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Nigerian Newspapers Daily Front Pages Review | Thursday, 9 December, 2021



Nigerian Newspapers Daily Front Pages Review

Naija News looks at the top happenings making headlines on the front pages of Nigeria’s national newspapers today Thursday, December, 9th 2021.

The cost of Premium Motor Spirit, also known as petrol, imported into Nigeria from January to September this year surged by 55.56 per cent to N2.52tn from the N1.62tn spent in the same period of 2020, according to The PUNCH.

The Nation reports that the anti-terror battle of the Federal Government may suffer a setback, it was learnt yesterday. The Army has raised the alarm that many repentant Boko Haram fighters are backsliding and subverting the war against the insurgents and bandits.

According to This Day, the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Muhammad, yesterday issued a strong warning that the judiciary would begin to rise up against what he described as, “clandestine attempt” to silent it in the discharge of its lawful judicial functions.

The suspension of flights from Nigeria by the Saudi Arabian authorities on Wednesday has thrown tour operators, airlines and other service providers into confusion, Daily Trust reports.

The Federal Government has been enjoined by the River State Governor, Daily Independent reports, to take charge of its respon­sibility of catering for all Nigerians including the welfare of the men and officers of the security agencies in the country.

Tribune leads with a report that there may be stringent rules in the operation of bank accounts by Nigerians effective from next year. The Finance Bill 2021, an Executive Bill sent to the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari, if passed into law will make the presentation of Tax Identification Number (TIN) compulsory before opening bank accounts.

Thank you for reading, that all for today, see you again tomorrow for a review of Nigerian newspapers.

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