Nigerian Newspapers Daily Front Pages Review | Thursday 23rd March, 2023
Naija News looks at the top happenings making headlines on the front pages of Nigeria’s national newspapers today Thursday 23rd March 2023.
The PUNCH: The Central Bank of Nigeria has finally concluded plans to release all N1,000, N500 and N200 notes in its custody to Deposit Money Banks, The PUNCH can report authoritatively. This decision is expected to end months of hardships and pains Nigerians have been going through following a controversial CBN naira redesign policy that has caused a severe shortage of old and new naira notes across the country.
The Guardian: The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, and his party have made good their threat to challenge the February 25 presidential election, which saw the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declare Asiwaju Bola Tinubu of the All Progressive Congress (APC) as the winner.
The Nation: Workers yesterday vowed to stay at home from next week until further notice over the worsening naira scarcity. They said they can no longer pay for transportation fares to work
Daily Trust: The declaration of Abba Kabir Yusuf of the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) as the governor-elect of Kano State on Monday was what he had been clamouring for since 2019, but with the intrigues leading to his declaration, this may be the new phase of the fight to “reclaim” the mandate, Daily Trust reports.