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Nigerian Newspapers: 10 Things You Need to Know Today, March 7, 2024

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Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines for Today, Thursday, March 7, 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:

 

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Here are the top Nigerian newspaper headlines for Thursday, March 7, 2024:

National:

  • Tinubu Signs Executive Orders to Revamp Oil and Gas Sector (Premium Times)
  • Lawmakers Accuse Shaibu of Leaking Government Secrets, Begin Impeachment Process (Punch)
  • Minimum Wage: Labour Slashes Demand to N500,000 (Punch)
  • Reps Demand Decongestion of Overcrowded Prisons (Punch)

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Business:

  • Transcorp Power’s Valuation Climbs to N1.98 Trillion After Lagos Listing (Premium Times)
  • Financial Inclusion: Ekiti to Engage 1,000 Youths for Agency Banking Programme (Premium Times)

South-West:

  • Reps Probe Killing of University Worker by Lion in OAU Ife (Premium Times)
  • Ekiti APC Chairman is Dead, Fayemi, Others Mourn (Premium Times)

South-South:

  • Court Dismisses Sylva’s Request for Dissolution of Bayelsa Election Tribunal (Premium Times)
  • NUC Grants Operational Licence to New University in Edo (Premium Times)

South-East:

  • Truck Kills Graduate Awaiting NYSC Call-up (Premium Times)
  • Enugu Communities Decry Pollution of Water Sources by Coal Miners (Premium Times)

1. The Federal Government has issued a stern warning to Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos), holding them accountable for poor power supply. Power Minister, Adebayo Adelabu, threatens tough sanctions, including license revocation.

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2. A brewing crisis between the APC and Plateau State Governor, Caleb Muftwang, unfolds over the delay in inaugurating 16 members by House of Assembly Speaker, Gabriel Dewan. The National Working Committee accuses the governor, escalating tensions.

 

3. Vice President Kashim Shettima mourns the demise of former Access Holdings Plc CEO, Herbert Wigwe, and family. Shettima praises Wigwe’s conquering spirit in a statement, extending condolences.

 

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4. Minister of Finance, Wale Edun, attributes current inflation to excessive naira printing during President Buhari’s administration “without productivity.

 

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5. The UN confirms the abduction of around 200 female Internally Displaced Persons in Borno State. Resident Coordinator Mr. Mohamed Malick Fall expresses concern over the incident.

 

6. Edo State House of Assembly initiates impeachment proceedings against Deputy Governor Philip Shaibu. Speaker Blessing Agbebaku reads the petition during a plenary session.

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7. Organized Labour signals intent to advocate for a N500,000 minimum wage as zonal public hearings on the new wage structure commence in Lagos, Kano, Enugu, Akwa Ibom, Adamawa, and Abuja.

 

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8. Zamfara State Government pledges to prosecute 10 suspects linked to the killing of Islamic scholar Abubakar Mada in Mada town, Gusau Local Government Area.

 

9. In response to rising insecurity and recent attacks in Benue State, the Senate resolves to engage President Bola Tinubu urgently for lasting solutions.

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10. Passport booklet scarcity looms due to a cash crunch and outstanding debts. Bureaucratic bottlenecks hinder the remittance of Nigeria Immigration Services‘ share of revenues, causing delays in issuing passports.

 

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