Naija News looks at the top happenings making headlines on the front pages of Nigeria’s national newspapers today Tuesday, February, 22nd 2022.
Following the Federal Government’s plan to extend the fuel subsidy regime by 18 months, the International Monetary Fund has said Nigeria will likely depend on overdrafts from the Central Bank of Nigeria to fund its proposed N2.55tn petrol subsidy bill, according to The PUNCH.
The last is yet to be heard on the crisis rocking the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) following the shift of its national convention to March 26. Within 24 hours, the party had announced different dates for the convention and zonal congresses, pointing to the fact that critical APC stakeholders might not have reached a consensus on time, The Guardian reports.
According to The Nation, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) convention has been shifted to March 26. The initial signal was an indefinite postponement before the Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) announced a date.
Daily Trust reports that fresh facts have emerged on why the national caretaker committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) under the leadership of Yobe State Governor Mai Mala Buni is delaying the conduct of the party’s national convention.
Yet-to-be-identified gunmen killed one of the officers of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on duty along the Ezzamgbo axis of the Enugu-Abakaliki Express road on Sunday morning. Tribune Online gathered that some of the officers on duty sustained serious injuries in the attack.
Thank you for reading, that all for today, see you again tomorrow for a review of Nigerian newspapers.