Naija News looks at the top happenings making headlines on the front pages of Nigeria’s national newspapers today Saturday 10th September 2022.
The PUNCH: As crude oil theft and illegal refining continue in the Niger Delta region, the Nigerian Navy says it has destroyed no fewer than 347 illegal refineries in the last five months. It stated that the proliferation of illegal refineries had been an enabler of crude oil theft because access to crude supply through vandalism of pipelines had kept the illegal artisanal refineries alive.
The Guardian: The emergence of Liz Truss as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (UK) last Tuesday is fuelling fresh concerns in women’s circle in Nigeria over their low representation in the political space. Truss, 47, is the UK’s 56th prime minister and its third female political leader
This Day: King Charles III yesterday formally addressed Britons and the Commonwealth for the first time as King, in a pre-recorded address from Buckingham Palace’s Blue Drawing Room.Guns fired, bells tolled and mourning crowds greeted the new King as he led Britain into an uncertain new era.
The Nation: There are no signs of respite yet in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) despite the vote of confidence passed on the party’s National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Iyorchia Ayu, on Thursday by the National Executive Committee (NEC).
Daily Trust: The visa restriction imposed on Nigerians below 40 years, by the authorities of the United Arab Emirate (UAE) has put businessmen from Nigeria on edge. While it is still early to determine the long-term effect of the restriction, it is sending a shockwave through many businesses that rely on Dubai’s supplies.