Naija News looks at the top happenings making headlines on the front pages of Nigeria’s national newspapers today Friday, December, 3rd 2021.
According to The PUNCH, state governments have said they will resume and increase mass testing for COVID-19 following the detection of the Omicron variant of the virus in the country.
As Nigeria joins the rest of the world today to mark the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD), the over 31 million community of Persons Living With Disabilities (PLWDs) in the country has called on government to quit paying lip service to their plights and match words with actions. The Guardian reports.
The Senate and Aviation Ministry may be on collision course over the new national carrier, Nigerian Air, being put in place by the ministry on behalf of the Federal Government, according to Vanguard.
President Muhammadu Buhari is under pressure to withhold assent to the Electoral Act Amendment Bill, The Nation learnt yesterday
Daily Trust reports that the crude oil market continues to suffer from bearish sentiments caused by the new Omicron COVID-19 variant, which has pushed crude oil prices below $70 per barrel.
According to Daily Independent, the choice of who becomes the flag bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2023 presidential election would be far from a mere walk in the park. It may be characterised by some degree of “normal” turbulence.
Thank you for reading, that all for today, see you again tomorrow for a review of Nigerian newspapers.
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