Naija News looks at the top happenings making headlines on the front pages of Nigeria’s national newspapers today Friday, January, 7th 2021.
According to The PUNCH, the United States has warned Nigeria that the use of the Super Tucano must comply with international norms as articulated in the United Nations Charter. The US gave the warning on Thursday as the Nigerian military was set to deploy the Super Tucano aircraft in the North-West and North-Central after the Federal Government officially designated bandits in the regions as terrorists.
Pundits and economists alike are waiting to see on which side the argument to remove subsidy will prevail 10 years after protests against petrol subsidy removal empowered the present ruling party, which then was leading the opposition against the Jonathan administration, The Guardian reports.
Stakeholders in the Nigerian economy have faulted the Federal Government on the introduction of excise duty of N10/liter on non-alcoholic carbonated and sweetened beverages, noting that the move will lead to contraction of production output, loss of industry revenue and ultimately loss of jobs, Vanguard reports.
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday urged All Progressives Congress (APC) leaders to put their house in order so that the ruling party can retain power in next year’s election. According to The Nation, he warned against the persistent differences, disunity and lack of agreement, which could put the platform in jeopardy during election.
Migrating terrorists have killed dozens of people in Zamfara villages between Wednesday and Thursday, families of victims and traditional authorities told Daily Trust.
According to Daily Independent, President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday warned that the opposition can take over in 2023 if his party, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), failed to put its house in order.
Thank you for reading, that all for today, see you again tomorrow for a review of Nigerian newspapers.
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