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Nigerian Newspapers Daily Front Pages Review | Saturday, 18 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 Saturday, December, 18th 2021.

The Federal Government has failed to officially designate bandits as terrorists three weeks after a Federal High Court ordered the government to do so. Saturday PUNCH learnt that since the judgment was delivered on November 26, 2021, the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), has yet to gazette the order as ordered by the court, thereby failing to give life to the order.

The President of the Federal Republic of Ambazonia (former British Southern Cameroons), Dr. Samuel Ikome Sako, has disowned the allegation that his country was responsible for the recent attack on Taraba community, describing the situation as unfortunate, The Guardian reports.

According to The Nation, following compliance with its March 2021 directive to top bankers to submit their assets declaration, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is now set to verify their claims.

This Day reports that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey yesterday promised to assist Nigeria tackle the numerous security challenges it is facing, saying he “understands the difficulties and solutions.”

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has vowed to resist pro­posed plans by the Federal Government to increase the pump price of petrol by 2022. To this end, it has mobil­ised its members to standby for a nationwide protest as from 27th January 2021, Independent reports.

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

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