Naija News looks at the top happenings making headlines on the front pages of Nigeria’s national newspapers today Monday, December, 6th 2021.
According to The PUNCH, the Federal Government on Sunday ruled out the possibility of restricting foreign travellers from visiting Nigeria despite travel bans on the country by Canada, the United Kingdom, Indonesia, Singapore and Hong Kong
The British High Commission, yesterday, said it would “pause making decisions” on visitor visa applications from all red list countries, which includes Nigeria, The Guardian reports.
In a policy many have described as racist, misguided and discriminatory, Britain’s ban on Nigerians from travelling to the United Kingdom (UK), while allowing many western countries, where Omicron is also present is sparking fury among Nigerians across the country who are stoutly condemning the British government’s action, accusing it of racism. They wonder how the British government came to such drastic measure especially when it is not supported by science, This Day reveals.
According to Daily Independent, the Federal Government has revised the validity period of pre-boarding COVID-19 protocol for polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test for all travellers entering or exiting Nigeria from 72 hours to 48 hours from the time of departing.
Eight children who on Saturday went missing while returning from an Islamic school in Ja Michael area on the Badagry expressway in Lagos State have been found dead. Nigerian Tribune reports.
Thank you for reading, that all for today, see you again tomorrow for a review of Nigerian newspapers.
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