Naija News looks at the top happenings making headlines on the front pages of Nigeria’s national newspapers today Friday, March, 4th 2022.
State governors on Thursday lambasted the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited for not remitting any funds at last month’s Federation Accounts Allocation Committee meeting. The PUNCH reports that the Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum and Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, also wondered how the oil firm was bold enough to declare profit when it had not been meeting its obligations.
Few days after the Federal Government approved the request by the United States for suspended Commander of the Police Intelligence Response Team, DCP Abba Kyari, to be extradited over the $1.1million wire fraud allegedly perpetrated by Abass Ramon, aka Hushpuppi and four others, Vanguard gathered, yesterday, that there may be discreet moves by both the Police Service Commission, PSC, and and other Police authorities in Abuja to accelerate the processes involved in the outright dismissal of Kyari from the force, Vanguard reports.
Insecurity and neutrality of security agencies are key factors that will shape next year’s general election, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said yesterday, The Nation reports.
The planned evacuation of stranded Nigerians who fled to neighbouring countries in the wake of the Russia-Ukraine war suffered delay yesterday owing to operational hitches encountered by the airlines engaged, Daily Trust’s findings reveal.
Ahead of the 2023 general elections, hope appears dimmed for presidential aspirants on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who are from the Northern part of the country, as clamour for power shift to the South continues to gain traction, Daily Independent reports.
Thank you for reading, that all for today, see you again tomorrow for a review of Nigerian newspapers.