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Nigerian Newspapers Daily Front Pages Review | Tuesday 20th September, 2022


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Naija News looks at the top happenings making headlines on the front pages of Nigeria’s national newspapers today Tuesday 20th September 2022.

The PUNCH: About four billion people on Monday viewed the televised proceedings of the state funeral held for Britain’s longest reigning monarch, Elizabeth Alexandra Windsor, officially known as Queen Elizabeth II, who died on September 8, 2022, at age 96.

The Guardian: The presidential candidate of Labour Party, Peter Obi, yesterday, said government was behind oil theft in the country. Obi, who was the guest speaker at the second in the series of Private Sector Economic Forum of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) for presidential candidates, asserted that it was impossible for an ordinary Nigerian to steal oil without the cooperation of government.

The Nation: A pay raise is likely for workers in the public service to cushion the effect of the global economic downturn the Federal Government hinted yesterday. The government admitted that inflation has eroded the purchasing power of workers who are on N30, 000 minimum monthly wage.

Daily Trust: The Federal Government has revealed plans to increase the minimum wage of workers from the current N30,000. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, stated this in Abuja on Monday while addressing members of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) at a public presentation of a publication titled, “Contemporary History of Working Class Struggles.”

Daily Independent: Some Nigerian students under the auspices of the National As­sociation of Nigerian Students (NANS) on Monday made good their threat by barricading the entry and exit of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos. Their action led to disrup­tion of flight services by the airlines, while hundreds of air passengers missed their sched­uled flights and some of the air­lines departed the airport with half full aircraft

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