These 10 top stories from Nigerian newspapers will interest you
1. Insecurity thwarting Nigeria’s economic growth – Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari said on Friday insecurity is thwarting Nigeria’s growth. Read more
2. 1,074 new COVID-19 cases take Nigeria’s total to 88,587. Deaths, recoveries updated
Nigeria on Friday recorded 1,074 fresh COVID-19 cases. Read more
3. APC to begin membership registration January 25
The All Progress Congress (APC) will commence the registration of new members on January 25. Read more
4. NLC threatens strike, protests in states yet to implement minimum wage
States yet to implement the new national minimum wage and those owing workers salaries have been threatened with strike actions and protests in the New Year by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC). Read more
5. Buhari’s new year address empty, directionless – PDP
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday evening described President Muhammadu Buhari’s New Year address as empty and directionless. Read more
6. Nigerian govt relaxes directive on SIM cards, but…
The Federal Government has lifted the suspension placed on the replacement of Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) cards, after agitations by Nigerians. Read more
7. Jonathan charges Nigerians to maintain hope, strive for honour in 2021
Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday urged Nigerians to maintain the hope and strive for greater honour and glory despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic and insecurity. Read more
8. Amotekun takes off in Ogun January, residents to get identification cards
The Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun has announced that the Southwest Security Network, popularly called Amotekun would begin operations in the state later in January. Read more
9. EPL: Man Utd beat Villa to move level with Liverpool; Everton lose to West Ham
Manchester United defeated Aston Villa 2-1 at the Old Trafford on New Year’s Day to move level on points with Premier League leaders, Liverpool. Read more
10. Osimhen tests positive for COVID-19 after returning to Napoli from Nigeria
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