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Nigerian Newspapers: 10 Things You Need to Know Today, March 14, 2024

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Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines for Today, Thursday, March 14, 2024

Good morning, Nigeria! Welcome to the Ejes Gist News roundup of today’s top newspaper headlines. Here’s a concise roundup of today’s key stories from Nigerian newspapers:



🗞️ 1. COP28 Summit Controversy: Federal Government Clarifies Delegation Numbers Amidst criticism of Nigeria’s large delegation to the COP28 climate summit in Dubai, the Federal Government clarified that it sponsored 422 delegates out of the reported 1,411 Nigerians at the conference.

🚨 2. Nigerian Army Takes Responsibility for Kaduna Airstrike During Maulud Nabiy Celebration The Nigerian Army claimed responsibility for the bombing of villagers during a Maulud Nabiy celebration in Kaduna, stating that the airstrikes were inadvertent and targeting terrorists.

💳 3. Banking Halls Overwhelmed as Customers Rush to Link BVN and NIN A significant crowd besieged banking halls as customers hurried to link their Bank Verification Numbers (BVN) and National Identity Numbers (NIN) to their bank accounts, following a directive from the banking regulator.


⚖️ 4. Federal High Court Dismisses Matawalle’s Suit Over Official Vehicles A Federal High Court in Sokoto dismissed a suit filed by former Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle, over ownership of official vehicles he took away on leaving office last May.

🏛️ 5. APC Postpones Inauguration of Standing Committees The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) indefinitely postponed the inauguration of its newly constituted standing committees, citing rejections by some committee members.

🚫 6. Benue State House of Assembly Suspends Four Members Four members of the Benue State House of Assembly were suspended for three months for allegedly hindering the smooth running of the House.

⚖️ 7. Abia APC Challenges Court of Appeal Verdict Affirming Alex Otti’s Election Abia State APC and gubernatorial candidate, High Chief Ikechi Emenike, contested the Court of Appeal’s verdict affirming Dr. Alex Otti’s election, stating their intention to seek justice at the apex court.

👩‍✈️ 8. Tinubu Appoints New Comptroller-General and Deputy Comptroller Generals for NIS President Bola Tinubu appointed Mrs. Caroline Wura-Ola Adepoju as the substantive Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) and six Deputy Comptroller Generals.


🌐 9. APC in Bayelsa Alleges Plot to Frame Up Timipre Sylva by Governor Douye Diri Bayelsa APC claimed to uncover a plot by Governor Douye Diri to frame up APC candidate Timipre Sylva, using an anti-corruption agency to harass him and compel him to abandon the case challenging the election outcome.

🚑 10. Fatal Accidents in Lagos Claim Four Lives Four persons were confirmed dead in accidents across different parts of Lagos State on Monday, including a military man, his wife, and a motorcycle rider at the Dantata bus stop along the Badagry Expressway.

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