Naija News looks at the top happenings making headlines on the front pages of Nigeria’s national newspapers today Tuesday, January, 4th 2021.
According to The PUNCH, medical experts have warned that Nigeria risks a further surge in COVID-19 cases following complete disregard for safety protocols at crowded fun spots, including beaches, during the New Year celebrations.
A strange succession crisis has hit Ibadanland, following the passage of the Olubadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji. Although the next-in-line to the throne, the Otun Olubadan, High Chief Lekan Balogun, is perceived as the natural successor, former Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice Michael Lana has written to Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde not to approve his appointment, if selected by the Olubadan-In-Council, The Nation reports.
More facts have emerged on why a notorious bandit in Zamfara State, Bello Turji, 0unconditionally released 52 persons who had been under his captivity for a long time, sources familiar with the matter told Daily Trust.
THE next general election is less than two years away. In the eyes of the law and the average Nigerian, incumbent governors have up till next year May to deliver on their mandate. But those familiar with the mindsets of political office holders know that governance often takes flight two years to the next elections, according to Nigerian Tribune.
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has placed a ban on the recitation of the Nigerian national anthem in schools and on Fulani bred cows in the South East, Daily SUN reports.
Thank you for reading, that all for today, see you again tomorrow for a review of Nigerian newspapers.
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