Nigerian Newspaper: 10 things you need to know this Tuesday morning

Nigerian Newspaper: 10 things you need to know this Friday morning

good morning! Below is today’s summary from a Nigerian newspaper.

1. The Nigerian National Petroleum Company on Thursday announced that it will end imports of refined petroleum products by December 2024 as all refineries in the country will be operational by that time. He also predicted that the national oil company’s revenue would increase to N4.5 trillion by the end of 2023, adding that the restructuring of Port Harcourt Refinery Company under the management of NNPCL would be completed by December this year.

2. The Minister of Interior, Olubunmi Tunji Ojo, has directed the Inspector General of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Khalil Nababa, to investigate allegations that some staff members are supporting terrorists. Chief of Defense Staff Gen. Chris Musa had accused some corrections officials of colluding with inmates to finance terrorist activities.

3. The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Thursday confirmed the election victories of Governors Abdullahi Sule and Inuwa Yahaya, the governors of Nasarawa and Gombe states respectively. Both governors were elected on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress.

4. The Peoples Democratic Party of Nasarawa State has expressed dissatisfaction with Thursday’s judgment of the Court of Appeal recognizing the victory of Governor Abdullahi Sule. The State Election Petitions Tribunal, headed by Justice Ezekiel Ajayi, in a split judgment removed Mr. Sule and declared Mr. David Ombugadu of the PDP the winner of the governorship election. However, the Court of Appeal reversed this decision.

5. The Kano state branch of the All Progressives Congress on Thursday warned that supporters of the ruling New Nigeria Peoples Party are planning a large-scale protest on Saturday targeting its members. APC members called on the police and other security agencies to take proactive steps to avoid loss of life and property.

6. Labor Party’s Imo governorship candidate, Asan Achonu, and a large number of his supporters on Thursday stormed the National Headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Abuja to obtain certified true copies of the just-concluded poll results in the state. requested the submission of

7. Governor Charles Soludo of Anambra State has said that President Bola Tinubu’s administration inherited a declining economy. The former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) said part of the problem was that the bank was illegally printing banknotes in complete violation of the 2007 law governing the financial institution.

8. The Minister of Labor and Employment, Simon Lalong, received his certificate of reinstatement as Plateau South Senator in the Upper House of the National Assembly. Both the court and the Court of Appeal declared the former governor the winner of the February 25 Plateau state senatorial election.

9. Senate President Godswill Akpabio has called on the Federal Government to redirect environmental funds to tackle life-threatening environmental issues. Mr Akpabio gave this advice on Thursday while entertaining officials of the Department of Ecological Projects, led by Permanent Secretary Malam Shehu Ibrahim, in the Senate.

10. Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has directed the immediate freezing of all state and local government accounts. This was disclosed in a statement by the Treasurer, Asiwaju Ashiru Idris, in the state capital, Lokoja, on Thursday.


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