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Nigerian Newspapers Daily Front Pages Review | Thursday, 27 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, 27th 2022.

According to The PUNCH, the Nigeria Governors’ Forum and the Nigeria Labour Congress on Wednesday took a swipe at the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation over what they described as the mismanagement of the fuel subsidy regime.

The controversies surrounding continued payment of fuel subsidy may not have ended as the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Limited, yesterday, presented a bill of N3 trillion for deliberations at the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari, The Guardian reports.

Direct deduction from the Federation Account to fund the police negates Section 4(1)(a) & (b) of the Nigeria Police Trust Fund (Establishment) Act 2019, a judge ruled yesterday, The Nation.

A day after the federal government announced its plan to delay implementation of the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA) and retain payment of petrol subsidy for 18 months, This Day reports that the government yesterday approved N3 trillion for the new subsidy regime. The Federal Executive Council (FEC) approved the sum at its weekly meeting in Abuja.

A former Senate President, Bukola Saraki and former Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, (APC, Imo) have declared to run for the country’s presidency in 2023,  the bottom of Daily Trust front page reads.

Honourable Bisi Kolawole, a former state chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti state, has emerged the winner of the governorship primary of the party, Daily Independent reports.

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