Naija News looks at the top happenings making headlines on the front pages of Nigeria’s national newspapers today Wednesday, January, 19th 2022.
The leadership of the All Progressives Congress may have decided to zone the National Secretary position of the APC to the South-East while the North-Central will get the chairmanship of the party. The deputy national chairman (South) is expected to go to the South-South, The PUNCH has learnt.
As the Federal Government continues to explore new measures of raising revenue through tax reforms, there are concerns that no amount of tax revenue will be enough to finance the magnitude of fiscal indiscipline by the executives, if the cost of governance is not addressed, even as debts mount, The Guardian reports.
According to Vanguard, the enforcement of the sit-at-home order declared by the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, took a bloody twist yesterday in Nsukka as gunmen enforcing the order killed two persons at Nkpologwu, Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of Enugu State.
All Progressives Congress (APC) governors at the weekend foiled a plan to shift the party’s convention. The governors at a meeting in Abuja voted for the convention to hold on February 26, and sent emissaries to President Muhammadu Buhari on the need for the convention to hold as decided, The Nation learnt.
Daily Trust reports that the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Hajiya Zainab Ahmed, is yet to comment on the position of Senate President Ahmed Lawan that President Muhammadu Buhari did not direct anyone in his administration to implement the removal of petroleum subsidy.
Thank you for reading, that all for today, see you again tomorrow for a review of Nigerian newspapers.