Naija News looks at the top happenings making headlines on the front pages of Nigeria’s national newspapers today Saturday, November 20th 2021.
The PUNCH leads with the United States Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, saying America is keenly waiting for the federal and Lagos State governments to take action on the report of the judicial panel of inquiry, which probed the alleged killing of #EndSARS protesters by soldiers and policemen on the night of October 20, 2020 at the Lekki toll gate in Lagos.
Confronted with a fresh appeal for the release of the detained leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, President Muhammadu Buhari said yesterday that granting the request “has serious implications’ for the country. The Nation reports.
The substance, it was gathered, looks like an ice block, but can also be blue in colour. It is said to be one of the hardest drug addictions to treat. Sources said it could be dissolved in water and consumed hence the Igbo name Mkpuru Mmiri. The Guardian takes a look at hard drugs Crystal Meth.
Though, President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday declared that an unconditional release of the leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra, (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, currently standing trial for treason, runs contrary to the doctrine of separation of powers, and that such a demand was quite heavy, nonetheless, he said he would consider the plea for amnesty for him. This Day says.
Thank you for reading, that all for today, see you again tomorrow for a review of Nigerian newspapers.
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