Naija News looks at the top happenings making headlines on the front pages of Nigeria’s national newspapers today Tuesday, December, 14th 2021.
No fewer than 3,125 innocent persons were killed and 2,703 abducted by bandits in northern Nigeria in the last 11 months, a tally by The PUNCH has shown.
In an anti-climax of the sort, the Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) on COVID-19, which had been primed to affirm a retaliatory travel ban imposed last week on Nigeria by the United Kingdom (UK), Canada and Saudi Arabia, yesterday, deferred its pronouncement until its next meeting on Monday, December 20, The Guardian reveals.
The Federal Government yesterday, Vanguard reports, sent a strong warning to the four countries which recently placed Nigeria on their “red list” in the wake of the discovery of COVID-19 Omicron variant.
According to Daily Trust, the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, has said Nigerians will pay more taxes.
There was confusion early Monday morning as the United Arab Emirates (UAE) stopped international carriers from airlifting Nigerians to Dubai or any of its seven Emirates, Daily Independent reports.
AT least one person has died in the United Kingdom after contracting the Omicron COVID-19 variant, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday, the first publicly confirmed death globally from the swiftly spreading strain, Tribune reports.
Thank you for reading, that all for today, see you again tomorrow for a review of Nigerian newspapers.
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