Nigerian Newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Tuesday Evening


Buhari Promises To Leave A Legacy Of Credible Elections In Nigeria, West Africa

“There will be multiple political activities in some ECOWAS member states, including Nigeria, where general elections are due to be held in February and March 2023. Let me seize this opportunity to reiterate my commitment to free, fair, and transparent elections and smooth transitions. This is one legacy that I want my administration to bequeath, not only to Nigeria but to the region as a whole.” READ MORE

INEC Assures On Replacement Of Burnt PVCs

Similarly, the former Akwa Ibom State Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) for INEC Mike Igini has disclosed that the recent attacks on the offices of the electoral umpire are attacks on democracy but vowed that non-state actors can’t stop the conduct of the 2023 general elections. READ MORE

CJN Ariwoola Raises Alarm, Says Supreme Court Overwhelmed By 6,884 cases

 “The Nigerian public needs to be reminded of the need to do less litigation and embrace more of alternative dispute resolution to free the courts of this unnecessary over-stretching of human and material resources. READ MORE

FG Approves 14-Day Paternity Leave For Civil Servants

“Government has also approved Paternity Leave for serving male officers whose spouse delivers a baby. The period of the leave shall be fourteen working days. The leave shall not be more than once in two years, and a maximum of four children. READ MORE

IGP, Usman Alkali-Baba Bags Three Months Prison Sentence For Contempt

“If at the end of the three months, the contemnor remains recalcitrant and still refuses to purge his contempt, he shall be committed for another period and until he purges his contempt.”  READ MORE

Sultan Of Sokoto Vows To Continue Speaking Truth To Power

“Conscience is an open wound, only truth can heal it. We have to tell our leaders the home truth. Sometimes when we say the truth as it is, some leaders don’t feel so good about it but we will continue saying the truth,” he said. READ MORE

3 Nigerian Stowaways Found In Spain After 11-Day Voyage From Nigeria

Upon discovering them, the stowaways were immediately taken to the hospital and treated for acute dehydration. It remains unclear whether the men spent the journey perched on the rudder. READ MORE

2023: Shettima Unveils APC CrowdFunding App

Shettima, who spoke on behalf of the Presidential Candidate of the party, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, who was absent at the event also said the duo have leadership qualities which stand them tall above contestants from other parties, adding that leadership goes beyond giving dubious statistics in a subtle attack and reference to the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Mr Peter Obi. READ MORE

Ekiti Assembly Reverses Suspension Of 3 More Lawmakers

Their reinstatement followed the adoption of a motion moved by Leader of the House, Bode Adeoye at plenary on Tuesday. The Motion, seconded by Biodun Fawekun was unanimously adopted by members of the House. READ MORE

NPHCDA Raises Alarm, Says Nigeria Yet To Achieve 70% COVID-19 Vaccine Coverage

“But 62 per cent of the country’s eligible population is at least partially vaccinated against COVID-19. “The country has fully vaccinated half of the total population eligible for COVID-19 vaccination. READ MORE

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