Naija News looks at the top happenings making headlines on the front pages of Nigeria’s national newspapers today Friday, January, 21st 2021.
According to The PUNCH, the National Economic Council has said it will take a decision on petroleum subsidy removal in June when the six-month period for subsidy payment in the 2022 budget elapses.
Nigerians may need to adjust their expectations ahead of possible removal of subsidy as the rising price of crude oil may push Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), otherwise called petrol, to N403 per litre, The Guardian reports
Petroleum subsidy will be over in June, the National Economic Council (NEC) hinted yesterday. Nasarawa State Governor Abdullahi Sule told reporters in Abuja after a NEC meeting that the provision for subsidy in the 2022 budget terminates in June, The Nation reports.
This Day reports that President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, while inaugurating some projects in different parts of Kaduna State, gave a generous pass mark to the Northwestern state governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai, saying he was writing history in letters of gold
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Kafanchan, Kaduna State, warned that nobody will be allowed to raise an army of thugs to force himself on the people, Daily Independent reports.
Thank you for reading, that all for today, see you again tomorrow for a review of Nigerian newspapers.
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