Naija News looks at the top happenings making headlines on the front pages of Nigeria’s national newspapers today Friday, November 19th 2021.
According to The PUNCH, The pump price of Premium Motor Spirit, popularly called petrol, may rise from the current N162-N165/litre to N170/litre, while its depot price is projected to increase from N159/litre to N165/litre, oil marketers said on Thursday.
Three days after a leaked report of the Lagos State #EndSARS judicial panel went viral, which indicted the nation’s security forces of opening fire on the assembly of unarmed protesters and killing some citizens, President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday broke his silence when he told the visiting United States Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, that his government would allow the system to exhaust itself. The Guardian says.
Vanguard reports that the Federal Government yesterday said it would address the basic demands of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, next week.
The Nation leads with a report saying the move to stop the retention of the direct primary clause in the Electoral Act Bill collapsed yesterday
The three-day warning strike embarked upon by workers of the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has grounded train services across the country. Daily Trust reports.
According to Daily Independent, Nigeria’s economy grew slowly in the third quarter of the year when it fell to 4.03 percent from 5.01 percent recorded in the second quarter of the year, representing a drop of 0.98 percent.
Thank you for reading, that all for today, see you again tomorrow for a review of Nigerian newspapers.