These 10 top stories from Nigerian newspapers will interest you
1. Reps approve Buhari’s $5.8bn loan request
The House of Representatives on Tuesday approved President Muhammadu Buhari’s request to borrow $5.8 billion from multilateral lenders. Read more
2. 2023: I will consult widely before declaring for presidency –Tinubu
The National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, said on Tuesday he would consult widely before making a decision on whether to vie for the presidency in 2023. Read more
3. Uzodinma a failure, yet to take one positive action in Imo – Okorocha
The former Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, on Tuesday renewed his attack on Governor Hope Uzodimma, saying the incumbent does not believe in the state and its progress. Read more
4. DSS denies claims of starving Nnamdi Kanu, says he gets VIP treatment
The Department of State Services (DSS) has denies claims by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) that the agency has been maltreating and starving its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, in its custody. Read more
5. NSA Monguno names three Islamic groups as sponsors of terrorism in Nigeria
The National Security Adviser (NSA) Babagana Monguno, has named three Islamic groups, the Jama’at Nasr al-Islam Wal Muslimin (JNIM), Islamic and Muslim Support Group (GSIM), and the Islamic State in Greater Sahara (ISGS), as sponsors and backers of terrorism activities in Nigeria and other countries in the Sahel region. Read more
6. Nigeria’s stock market down by 0.22% as investors lose N48.83bn
The Nigerian stock market slipped back into the negative territory on Tuesday following the crash in equity capitalization by 0.22 percent at the close of the day’s business. Read more
7. NNPC reveals plans to crash prices of cooking gas
‘The Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) on Tuesday detailed its plans to ensure a reduction in the prices of cooking gas amidst concerns by the populace over its inflation. Read more
8. EFCC arraigns Fani-Kayode over alleged procurement of fake medical report
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday arraigned the former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, at the Special Offences Court in Ikeja, Lagos, over alleged procurement of a fake medical report. Read more
9. OMICRON: U.K removes Nigeria, others from its red travel list
‘The United Kingdom has removed Nigeria and ten other countries from its list of countries whose citizens were banned from entering the country. Read more
10. Premier League fixtures threatened as 42 players, staff test positive for COVID-19
The English Premier League fixtures are looking to be tampered with after COVID-19 outbreak sees 42 players and staff across the 20 clubs test positive. Read more
Join the conversation
Support Ripples Nigeria, hold up solutions journalism
Balanced, fearless journalism driven by data comes at huge financial costs.
As a media platform, we hold leadership accountable and will not trade the right to press freedom and free speech for a piece of cake.
If you like what we do, and are ready to uphold solutions journalism, kindly donate to the Ripples Nigeria cause.
Your support would help to ensure that citizens and institutions continue to have free access to credible and reliable information for societal development.
FEATURE: Ogun residents, waste collectors trade blames, as refuse litter environment
TIJANI ABDULKABEER, a journalist from the University of Ibadan, during a recent trip to Sango Otta, Ogun State took a look...
INVESTIGATION: How online fraudsters siphon victims’ funds through ‘SportyBet’ platform
As Nigeria transits into a cashless society, the evolution also creates opportunities for internet scammers to take advantage of unsuspecting...
SPECIAL REPORT: Enugu govt watches as waste takes over state, threatens public health, environment
In this report, Arinze Chijioke looks at how delays in evacuation of waste in Enugu State encourages indiscriminate waste disposal, its health implications, and how...
SPECIAL REPORT: Illegal miners degrade Ekiti community, engage in child labour
The activities of illegal miners in a community in Ekiti State have caused degradation of the environment, as miners engage...
SPECIAL REPORT: Inside the illegal trading of forest woods in Cross River community
“With a N20,000 bribe, an external buyer can influence the youth in host communities , Cross River State, to cut...