Naija News looks at the top happenings making headlines on the front pages of Nigeria’s national newspapers today Monday, November 15th 2021.
The Independent National Electoral Commission may be forced to use serving members of the National Youth Service Corps to monitor political parties’ direct primaries across the country if President Muhammadu Buhari signs the Electoral Act Amendment Bill, The PUNCH has learnt.
The first term of a new academic year is midway across the country with many students going to school without textbooks. Some have just a few exercise books to write notes, no thanks to the high costs of books in the country. Vanguard reports
The Nation says that the fresh $16.23 billion and 1.02 billion euro loans, and the $125 million grant approved by the Senate for the Federal Government will be used for project funding in power, digital economy, industries, education and transportation sectors.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) is enmeshed in a wide-scale certificate forgery and age falsification scandal, involving dozens staff, Daily Trust authoritatively gathered
According to Daily Independent, the loan-to-deposit ratio (LDR) penalties being paid by banks in the country for their failure to meet with the regulatory requirement set by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) may likely continue as banks see it as a better way to keep their non-performing loans (NPLs) under control.
The harsh operating environment aggravated by COVID-19 disruptions and foreign exchange liquidity crisis has caused the fortunes of local manufacturing firms to plunge by 50 per cent in the first half (H1) of 2021. The Guardian reports.
Thank you for reading, that all for today, see you again tomorrow for a review of Nigerian newspapers.