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Nigerian Newspapers : 10 things to know today, January 15, 2024

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Top Headlines from Nigerian Newspapers – January 15, 2024.

Greetings! As you begin your Monday, here are the noteworthy stories making headlines in Nigerian newspapers:

1. Tinubu to Attend Governor Uzodimma’s Swearing-In

President Bola Tinubu is scheduled to attend the second swearing-in ceremony of Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodimma, today at the Dan Anyiam Stadium in Owerri. This visit also involves the commissioning of key projects within the state.


2. Wike Challenges Detractors

Nyesom Wike, the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), asserts that attempts to undermine him will prove futile. During a New Year visit, Wike remains unwavering, emphasizing that previous efforts against him had met with failure.

3. Sunday Igboho Commends Tinubu’s Leadership

Renowned Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Igboho, extends commendation to President Tinubu for his initial actions in office. Igboho, during an interview monitored in Germany, expresses approval of the steps taken by the President.

4. Police Plan to Rescue Abducted Girls

Inspector-General of Police, Kayode Egbetokun, reveals a comprehensive plan to rescue six young girls abducted in the Bwari Area Council. The Force Headquarters is actively coordinating efforts to address the unfortunate incident and prevent any recurrence.


5. VP Shettima Heads to World Economic Forum

Vice President Kashim Shettima departs for Davos, Switzerland, to represent Nigeria at this year’s annual World Economic Forum. A statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity in the Vice President’s office, Stanley Nkwocha, confirms the trip.

6. Police Commissioner: No Phone Searches by Officers

Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Fayoade Adegoke, clarifies that police officers are not authorized to search the phones of Nigerian citizens. Adegoke emphasizes that the Police Force has a dedicated cyber section to handle phone-related suspicions.

7. Kano Governor Applauds Tinubu and Shettima

Governor Abba Yusuf of Kano expresses gratitude to President Tinubu and Vice President Shettima for not succumbing to alleged pressure to influence the Supreme Court decision on the Kano governorship election.

8. Free JAMB Registration for Persons With Disability

The Joint Admission and Matriculations Board (JAMB) announces that Persons Living With Disability can register for the 2024/2025 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination at no cost, promoting inclusivity in education.

9. Rivers State Police Kill Wanted Cult Leader

The Rivers State Police Command reports the successful operation resulting in the killing of a wanted cult leader, Silas Oderereke, and his accomplice during a shootout in Oderereke community, Ahoada West Local Government Area.


10. Oil Marketers Register with Dangote Refinery

Seven major oil marketers in Nigeria complete their registration with the Dangote Petroleum Refinery for the lifting and distribution of refined petroleum products. The Major Oil Marketers Association confirms plans to commence distribution once commercial terms are finalized.

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