The Late 5: These are the stories that drove conversation today

These are the top five stories that drove conversations today.

1. Mutiny: Falana writes Buhari, requests pardon for 70 soldiers

Human Rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to pardon 70 soldiers convicted of mutiny.

The soldiers were sentenced to life imprisonment, but their jail sentence was commuted to 10 years under the current administration.

2. Super Falcons confirm receipt of payment of allowances

Members of the Super Falcons on Tuesday confirmed that they had been paid their allowances by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).

The players had protested the non-payment of their allowances and bonuses after winning the African Women Cup of Nations (AWCON) in Cameroon.

3. Workers shut down Arik Airlines

The staff of Arik Air on Monday shut down its operations over non-payment of seven months salary arrears and other anti-labour practices.

4. Buhari meets Ghana’s President-elect, Akufo-Addo

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, played host to the President-elect of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa, Abuja.

5. Trump calls out Bill Clinton, says he “doesn’t know much”

President-elect of the United States, Donald Trump says former president, Bill Clinton has little knowledge on how to get people.

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