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Naija News: Nigerian Newspapers headlines for today, June 27, 2023

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1. President Bola Tinubu is expected to return today, Tuesday, from London in preparation for the Eid-el-Kabir celebrations. The Presidency had previously announced that the President had traveled to the UK from France, where he had attended a summit on ‘A New Global Financing Pact’ hosted by French President Emmanuel Macron.



2. On Monday, power distribution companies reversed their earlier statement regarding a planned tariff hike set to commence on July 1, 2023. They clarified that the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission had not yet approved the proposed increase.


3. Recent findings indicate that President Bola Tinubu’s administration inherited 38 unfinished road projects worth N979 billion from the previous Muhammadu Buhari government. These projects were identified through an analysis of the 2023 budget and cross-referenced with the national monitoring and evaluation platform, EYEMARK, launched by Buhari in December of the previous year.



4.  The Federal Government has issued an immediate suspension of construction activities along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway until July 2, 2023. According to a statement from Olukorede Kesha, the Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, the directive was prompted by the heavy traffic congestion experienced by road users traveling through Lagos and Ogun states.


5. On Monday, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) confirmed the arrest of Ifechukwu Makwe, who had allegedly posed as a Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agent and defrauded a Spanish individual of €5.7 million. Makwe, apprehended in the Guzape area of Abuja, was reported to have employed various identities in carrying out the fraudulent activities. The arrest was made possible through credible intelligence on his internet-related fraudulent schemes.

6. President Bola Tinubu expressed his administration’s commitment to collaborate closely with the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency and international partners in combating drug abuse.



He called on stakeholders to adopt a people-centered approach in addressing drug addiction, emphasizing that addicts are human beings deserving of understanding and support to recover from the detrimental effects of substance abuse.



7. On Monday, the National Security Adviser (NSA) Nuhu Ribadu, Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Maj.-Gen. Christopher Musa, and Inspector-General of Police Olukayode Egbetokun reassured Nigerians that a more secure country is on the horizon. They pledged to quell threats and achieve stability within the nation.


8. The Federal Government has declared Wednesday, June 28, and Thursday, June 29, 2023, as public holidays to commemorate this year’s Eid-el-Kabir celebration. The government extended felicitations to the Muslim Ummah both within the country and abroad on the occasion of this festivity.




9. Troops belonging to the 5 Battalion under the 16 Brigade of the Nigerian Army have seized an armory suspected to belong to militants and illegal bunkerers in the Azuzuama community of Ijaw South Local Government Area, Bayelsa State. The gun storage facility was captured on Sunday after the troops overpowered the suspects using superior firepower, causing them to scatter in disarray, as stated by Army spokesman Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu on Monday.



10. The Lagos State Police Command has initiated an investigation into the killing of a naval rating in the Ajeromi-Ifelodun Local Government Area of the state on Sunday. The naval rating, who was stationed at the Lagos Logistics Depot of the Navy, was fatally shot by gunmen in the community. Efforts are underway to apprehend the perpetrators of the crime.

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