Naija News looks at the top happenings making headlines on the front pages of Nigeria’s national newspapers today Tuesday, January, 25th 2021.
The Nigeria Labour Congress will continue with its planned nationwide protest on Thursday despite the announcement by the Federal Government that it would no longer remove the fuel subsidy for now, The PUNCH reports.
According to The Nation, apprehensive Nigerians heaved a sigh of relief yesterday after the government announced a stay of action on petrol subsidy removal. With this twist, the Federal Government will now make provision for subsidy payment after June, Minister Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, said.
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State, Daily Trust reports, has said he will not waste time to assent to the death warrant of Abdulmalik Tanko if it is brought before him.
Notwithstanding the restrictions and devastating effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the Nigerian economy, more than 14.2 million persons travelled by air in the country through domestic and international flights in 2021, This Day reports.
Nigerian Tribune leads with a report that the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, and her counterpart in the Ministry of Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, have said the Federal Government is not in a hurry to remove subsidy on petroleum products.
Thank you for reading, that all for today, see you again tomorrow for a review of Nigerian newspapers.
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