Naija News looks at the top happenings making headlines on the front pages of Nigeria’s national newspapers today Tuesday, 26 October 2021.
According to The PUNCH, President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday, unveiled the Central Bank of Nigeria’s digital currency, also known eNaira, in a keynote event attended by top government functionaries at the State House, Abuja
Nigeria central bank digital currency (CBDC), the eNaira, has gone live after an official launch by President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, The Guardian reports.
Chairman of the Nigeria Economic Summit Group, NESG has called on the Federal Government, non-state actors, and ordinary Nigerians to act with what he described as “fierce urgency” to secure the future of the country, Vanguard reports.
The Nation reports, that President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday acknowledged that in the build-up to the 2023 elections, Nigeria’s politics will be “necessarily rowdy”.
In line with efforts to enhance the payment system and boost transactions, Buhari launched the Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC), also known as eNaira, in Abuja. ThisDay says.
No fewer than 18 people were reportedly killed in the early hours of Monday as armed bandits invaded Maza-Kuka Community, Mashegu Local Government Area of Niger State, Daily Trust reports.
Buhari, during the launch of the eNaira digital currency, stated that it will group the country’s GDP by $29billion in 10 years. Daily INDEPENDENT says.
Daily Sun leads with controversial Islamic cleric Sheikh Abubakar Gumi warning that “Nigeria’ll end if Buhari brands bandits terrorists”
According to Nigerian Tribune, The Niger Delta is demanding 50% increase in derivation fund.
Thank you for reading, that all for today, see you again tomorrow for a review of Nigerian newspapers.