Top Nigerian Newspapers headlines for today Wednesday June 7, 2023 and top Naija headlines news today.
What are the Nigerian newspapers headlines for today
1) The House of Representatives has requested that the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited undergo a forensic audit to determine its assets and liabilities, as well as its current market value. According to the House, the audit is required due to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation’s transformation into a limited liability company.
2) The Senate rejected the controversial National Water Resources Bill, 2023, on Tuesday, after it was placed on the order paper for concurrence and passage. In 2017, former President Muhammadu Buhari presented the contentious bill to the National Assembly, which seeks to transfer control of water resources from the states to the Federal Government.Read More
3) The House of Representatives declared on Tuesday that the alleged launch of Air Nigeria at the end of the administration of Muhammadu Buhari was a fraud. Parliament requested that President Bola Tinubu halt the process and investigate those involved. Read More
4) On Tuesday, the governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, proclaimed and inaugurated the tenth Lagos State House of Assembly. Mudashiru Obasa, who represents Agege 1 Constituency in the Lagos State House of Assembly, has been re-elected for a third consecutive term as Speaker of the House.
5) On Tuesday, the government of Edo State expressed sympathy for the citizens affected by the removal of fuel subsidies, which has led to an increase in the cost of goods and services. Due to the increase in transportation costs, the state’s governor, Godwin Obaseki, announced that civil and public servants would work three days per week instead of five.
6) On Tuesday, the governor of Kaduna State, Uba Sani, announced that he and other governors from the Northwest have decided to abandon the previous plan to pay bandits. This was consistent with his assertion that his administration would prioritize rural development in order to improve the standard of living of rural residents and combat insecurity in the state.
7) Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission of denying him access to electoral documents despite his payment of N6 million. Atiku is contesting INEC’s declaration of Bola Tinubu as the winner of the February 25 presidential election.
8) The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kano State has described the state government’s demolition of structures built on public property as “barbaric behaviour.” However, the party urged everyone affected by the demolitions to “exercise patience, maintain calmness, and explore all legal means to protect their properties and seek legal redress for the damage done and losses incurred.”
9) The Senate has approved the request of President Bola Tinubu to appoint twenty special advisers. Tuesday in the upper legislative chamber, Senate President Ahmad Lawan read the President’s request aloud and it was approved through a voice vote. Read More
10) On Tuesday, at least two people were killed in a fresh land dispute between the communities of Abaomege and Ishinkwo in the Onicha Local Government Area of Ebonyi State. A community source who spoke on the condition of anonymity for fear of retaliation stated that the two individuals were shot and killed as they returned from a fishing trip.