Nigerian Newspapers Update – 10 Key Highlights for Tuesday, February 6, 2024

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Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Tuesday February 6, 2024. 

 

Good morning! Here’s a concise roundup of today’s key stories from :

 

 

1. NAFDAC Bans Alcoholic Beverages in Small Sachets: The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has prohibited the production of alcoholic beverages in sachets less than 200ml. The ban comes after the five-year grace period for manufacturers to cease production elapsed on January 31, 2024.

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2. Naira Strengthens Following Assurance: The naira witnessed a 1.09% increase at the official forex window after reassurances from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Olayemi Cardoso, regarding efforts to address currency volatility.

 

3. First Lady Oluremi Tinubu Optimistic About Economic Policies: Nigeria’s First Lady, Oluremi Tinubu, expressed confidence that President ’s policies will alleviate the economic challenges faced by Nigerians. She shared this optimism during a meeting at the State House on her Renewed Hope Initiative.

 

4. Protest in Minna Over High Cost of Living: Residents of Minna, Niger State, took to the streets protesting the exorbitant cost of living, expressing concerns that it is adversely affecting the well-being of many Nigerians.

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5. Rev Fr Ejike Mbaka Urges Tinubu to Address Insecurity: Catholic Priest Rev Fr Ejike Mbaka called on President Bola Tinubu to fulfill campaign promises, particularly in addressing the increasing levels of insecurity and hardship in Nigeria.

 

6. King Charles III Diagnosed With Cancer: Buckingham Palace revealed that King Charles III has been diagnosed with cancer and has commenced treatment. The cancer was discovered during a recent hospital procedure.

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7. Veteran Actor Jimi Solanke Passes Away: Legendary poet, playwright, and folk singer, Jimi Solanke, died on February 5. He passed away while being rushed to Babcock University Teaching Hospital.

 

8. Police Launch Manhunt for Kidnappers in Kogi: The Kogi State Police Command is actively searching for the kidnappers of 14 Abuja-bound travelers abducted at Inyenle Eteke, Ogugu, Olalamaboro Local Government Area.

 

9. Cult Clashes in Abeokuta: 11 Arrested: The Ogun State Police Command confirmed the arrest of 11 suspects in connection with cult clashes that occurred in different parts of Abeokuta on Sunday, resulting in four deaths.

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10. Concerns Over Osimhen’s Availability for AFCON Semifinal: Striker Victor Osimhen’s participation in the Super Eagles’ Africa Cup of Nations semifinal against South Africa is uncertain due to abdominal discomfort. The Napoli striker did not travel with the team to Bouaké for the Wednesday clash.

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