Oct. 10 major Nigerian media outlets

The following are highlights of leading Nigerian media outlets on Monday.


— The Presidency has clarified that the recent raid of official quarters of some judges and their arrest by operatives of the Department of State Services were specifically targeted at corruption, not at the judiciary as an institution.

A presidential aide on Media and Publicity Mallam Garba Shehu, in a statement late Sunday, described the incident as a surgical operation. (Daily Trust)

— The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Sunday raised the hope that the lingering Naira-Yuan swap deal will be achieved as part of strategies to reducing the huge dollar demand pressure on the local currency.

The CBN Governor Godwin Emefiele gave the indication at the ongoing International Monetary Fund/World Bank Group yearly meetings in Washington DC. (The Guardian)

— Electricity supply in the country declined to 3,568 megawatts on Sunday as against the peak generation of 4,000 megawatts recorded on Saturday, the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has stated. (Vanguard) Enditem

Source: Xinhua/NewsGhana.cm.gh

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