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Nigerian Newspapers Daily Front Pages Review | Sunday, 2 January, 2022



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 Sunday, January, 2nd 2021.

According to The Guardian, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), yesterday, insisted that its opposition to the pending removal of fuel subsidy is rooted in ideological dispositions with emphasis on what it termed “deceit and duplicity associated with the politics of petrol price increase by successive Nigerian governments.”

Early morning airstrikes by personnel of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Saturday morning claimed the lives of two kingpins and about a dozen other bandits operating around Birnin Magaji Local Government Area of Zamfara State. Daily Trust on Sunday gathered that a notorious bandit, Alhaji Auta, was killed when a military jet dropped a bomb on him as he was being conveyed on a motorcycle from his camp to the location of his herds of cattle, early in the morning

There are feelers that the two major polit­ical parties in the country – the rul­ing All Progressives Con­gress (APC) and the oppo­sition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are somewhat apprehensive over the state of their parties as 2022, the crucial campaign year, steps in, Sunday Independent reports.

Ahead of next year’s general elections, the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, has warned the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that its plan to wait for the All Progressives Congress (APC) to zone its presidential ticket to the South so that the opposition party would go North would backfire, according to Sunday SUN.

Sunday Telegraph leads with a report that the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Ahmed Bola Tinubu, will contest the 2023 Presidential elections. He is already working out appropriate date to declare his entry into the race, according to the Director General, Ahmed Bola Tinubu Support Group Management Council, Abdulmumuni Jibrin Kofa

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

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