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Newspaper Headline: Food prices soar as labour mobilises strike over subsidy removal

Newspaper Headline: Food prices soar as labour mobilises strike over subsidy removal
June 04
07:55 2023

The national dailies report the increment in food prices even as President Bola Tinubu continues to hold strategic meetings towards gratifying the demands of Nigerians.

Guardian reports that concerned stakeholders in the petroleum sector have identified oil theft as another major leakage the president must block urgently. The newspaper says the Ondo government has confirmed that Rotimi Akeredolu, the governor of the state, is alive.

Sun says gunmen kill over 25 in fresh attack on Benue community. The newspaper reports that Bala Mohammed, governor of Bauchi, replaces Seyi Makinde, governor of Oyo, as governors’ forum chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Daily Trust reports that Geoffrey Onyeama, the former minister of foreign affairs, has commended former President Muhammadu Buhari over his foreign policies. The newspaper says Usman Shuwa, the immediate past secretary to the Borno government, is dead.

Punch details how food prices have soared as labour mobilises for strike over removal of petrol subsidy. The newspaper reports that the president is expected to meet opposition lawmakers-elect on Monday.

The Nation chronicles the pains of new governors as they groan under heavy debts. The newspaper highlights that Buhari submits assets declaration form, showing zero debt.

Tribune reports that Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the PDP, said he would reclaim his mandate, saying Tinubu’s presidency is temporary. The newspaper says the federal government banned children below 11 years from writing unity schools exams.


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