Naija News Headlines: 10 Things from Nigerian Newspapers You Need to Know Today, December 9, 2023

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Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines – Saturday, 9th December 2023.

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers:

CBN Raises Alarm Over Increased Circulation Of Fake Naira Notes .


The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has issued a warning about the rising circulation of counterfeit naira notes, especially higher denominations, in various markets and commercial centers. Nigerians are urged to adopt alternative means of payment. Read Central Bank of Nigeria Issues Warning on Increase of Counterfeit Naira Notes

Ondo Commissioner Writes Aiyedatiwa, Alleges Akeredolu’s Signature Is Forged On Official Document Ondo State Commissioner for Energy and Mineral Resources, Razaq Obe, alleges the forgery of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu’s signature on an official document related to the ministry. Forensic experts confirmed the suspicious signature, leading to concerns of document manipulation.

‘Army Bombed Kaduna Villagers Against Air Force Advice’ – Sources Officers from the Nigerian Air Force express frustration over the recent airstrikes in Kaduna, allegedly conducted by the Nigerian Army. The incident resulted in casualties during the Maulud celebrations. Disagreements arise over the precision and execution of air operations.


Two Southeast Governors Working Against Nnamdi Kanu’s Release – Ohanaeze Claims Ohanaeze Ndigbo alleges that two Southeast governors, senators, and Igbo leaders are obstructing the release of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). The group claims these individuals aim to transfer Kanu to Kuje Prisons rather than facilitating his release.

‘Akeredolu Is Not As Strong As He Was, But Won’t Resign As Ondo Governor’ – Commissioner Ondo State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Bamidele Ademola-Olateju, dismisses rumors of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu’s resignation due to health concerns. The commissioner emphasizes that the governor is not incapacitated and continues to fulfill his official duties.

Army Airstrike In Kaduna Not Ethnic Cleansing – Gov Sani Kaduna State Governor, Uba Sani, asserts that the recent accidental bombing in Tudun Biri village by the Nigerian Army is not linked to ethnic or religious cleansing. Governor Sani emphasizes the commitment to religious and ethnic harmony in Kaduna State.

Presidency Clarifies Commencement Of Pullako Initiative In Kaduna, Zamfara, Others The presidency clarifies that the Pullako initiative, initiated by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, is a non-kinetic approach to addressing challenges in the North West. The initiative aims to tackle issues such as kidnapping and banditry in Sokoto, Kebbi, Zamfara, Katsina, Kaduna, Niger, and Benue States.

Sultan Of Sokoto Calls For Justice In Kaduna Airstrike Incident The Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, calls for justice for the victims of the recent military airstrikes in Tudun Biri village, Kaduna State. The Sultan emphasizes the need for a thorough investigation and justice for the affected individuals.


Pro-Wike’s Rivers Lawmakers Request Granted As Court Restrains Fubara, Police, NASS, Others A Federal High Court in Abuja orders Rivers State House of Assembly members aligned with Governor Nyesom Wike to continue holding plenary pending the determination of a motion on notice.

The court restrains the Rivers State Government from withholding funds meant for the Assembly and prevents the National Assembly from taking over its functions.

Kogi Governorship Election Taught Us Lessons – Dino Melaye Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the Kogi State governorship election, Dino Melaye, reflects on the election outcome. Melaye acknowledges the lessons learned and emphasizes the importance of fair democratic processes in gubernatorial races.



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