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Nigerian Newspapers Daily Front Pages Review | Thursday, 6 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 Thursday, January, 6th 2022.

The President, Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday restated his opposition to state police, saying it was not an option for addressing insecurity in the country. The PUNCH reports that Buhari also insisted that the establishment of grazing routes would solve the problem of farmers, herders’ clashes in the country.

President Muhammadu Buhari has restated his opposition to state governments having their own police. The President made this known in an interview with Channels Television aired last night. “State police is not an option,” he said in response to the question on the topic, The Guardian reports.

President Muhammadu Buhari for the umpteenth time, yesterday, rejected the clamour for state police as a solution to worsening security situation in the country, according to Vanguard.

According to The Nation, President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said he would not disclose his preferred successor for personal reasons. Besides, he said it would be too early to anoint a successor, adding that if he disclosed his preferred candidate, the person may be eliminated before the 2023 general election.

President Muhammadu Buhari has ruled out the option of releasing Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).

Daily Trust recalls that some Igbo leaders had visited the president at Aso Rock, where they pleaded that the IPOB leader, who is currently standing trial for treason should be freed.

Nigerian Tribune leads with the Federal Government declaring bandit groups as terrorist organizations in an official gazette released on Wednesday. The gazette titled, “Terrorism (prevention) proscription order notice 2921 dated November 25, 2921made available to newsmen yesterday, says, ” Orders declaring the activities of the “Yan Bindiga Group” and the “Yan Ta’adda Group” and other similar groups in any part of Nigeria as terrorism and illegal, proscribing their existence and restraining any person or group of persons from participating in any manner whatsoever in any form in the activities of any of the group.

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

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