These are the Top newspaper headlines in Nigeria for today;
“Unbelievable, supporting a neighbouring country at the expense of her citizens who wallow in abject poverty. What sought of holier than thou attitude is this? We haven’t finished fixing the ailing economy and our money is used to purchase vehicles for another country. It’s the lack of shame they have, to say this, that beats my imagination. The APC-led administration has really failed her citizens. What do we call this callousness?
But it was doubtful if Nigeria, currently producing about 1.4 mb/d, including condensate would meet its target because of increased pipeline vandalism, oil theft and illegal refining in the Niger Delta.
“Governor Matawalle was equally the Governor who practically demonstrated and translated his concern to action by, not only paying several visits to Niger to share intelligence support but also donating five brand new Hilux vans to the Country for border patrol.
A fine of N5 million each has been imposed on Trust Television Network (Trust TV), MultiChoice, Startimes and TSTV over the broadcast of a documentary on bandits terrorising Zamfara and other parts of the North-West.
“We are excited to announce that of the four leading presidential candidates we sent invites to, two have confirmed to us that they would be available to speak at the 62nd NBA Annual General Conference holding at the Eko Atlantic City in Lagos. We await a response from the other two and we are hopeful that it would be positive,”.
“It has not only affected me psychologically but also Wole Olanipekun & Co and my family. It has bred bad blood and, to my great pain, thoroughly embarrassed our Firm’s Founder, the innocent and dignified Chief Wole Olanipekun SAN, OFR and as well as everyone else at the firm”.
“Anyone with useful information as to his whereabouts should contact the EFCC or the nearest police station,” the Commission said in a statement on Twitter.
“In the past two years we have spoken on the nation’s security challenges and offered concrete suggestions on how to confront them, but all suggestions have been ignored. Now is the time for patriots and statesmen and friends of Nigeria to rally and defend the ideals of our republic, the ideals of peace, and the ideals of modernity and civilization.
Wike is expected to back Atiku in the 2023 general elections but indications have emerged that the Rivers State Governor is unhappy after being passed over for the party’s vice-presidential ticket.
They are Wemimo Abbey, Co-Founder and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Esusu, Odunayo Eweniyi, Co-Founder And Chief Operating Officer, PiggyTech Global Limited and Olugbenga Olufemi, Founder And Chief Executive Officer of Reddi.
The feud between Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar and Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike deepened yesterday as the Board of Trustees (BoT) rejected Wike’s supporters’ demand for the resignation of the National Chairman, Dr. Iyorchia Ayu.