Naija News looks at the top happenings making headlines on the front pages of Nigeria’s national newspapers today Tuesday, January, 11th 2021.
The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation Ohanaeze Ndigbo described the declaration of Tinubu to contest the Presidency in 2023 as against the rules of natural justice as unfortunate. It regretted that the former Lagos State Governor had chosen to add to the crisis of Nigeria instead of joining hands with patriots to save the corporate existence of the country, The PUNCH
After months of speculation, the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, yesterday, formally declared his intention to run for the country’s number one office in 2023, confirming The Guardian’s exclusive report that he has informed President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo of his ambition.
Still on the presidential ambition of Tinubu, Vanguard reports that the former Lagos governor on Monday said that he has informed President Muhammadu Buhari of his ambition to contest for the position of president in 2023.
Asiwaju Tinubu said it was a lifelong ambition and that he has the confidence, the vision and the capacity to build on the vision of President Buhari.
According to The Nation, states are to get N61.2 billion survival pill soon, the Federal Government said yesterday through the Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, Ambassador Mariam Katagum. Each of the 36 states will access a minimum of N1.7 billion in the various schemes being implemented with the N75 billion Survival Fund.
Governors who are members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) are divided over the convention of the party slated for February, this year, Daily Trust learnt on Tuesday.
Daily Independent reports that as Nigeria heads into the penultimate year of President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term with an ambitious fiscal expenditure plan and strong reform proposals, there is no doubt that Nigerians are expecting that the year 2022 will bring good tidings to the economy considering the fact that inflation is slowing down.
Analysts at Sigma Pensions led by its Managing Director, Dave Uduanu, in the outlook for 2022 titled, ‘Consolidating on recovery but persisting large imbalances present headwinds’, said funding the large fiscal deficit and coping with potential aftershocks of renewed attempts at reforming energy subsidies present downside risks to inflation and interest rates.
Thank you for reading, that all for today, see you again tomorrow for a review of Nigerian newspapers.
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