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Newspaper Headlines: FG may review licences of DisCos, GenCoS over poor performance

Newspaper Headlines: FG may review licences of DisCos, GenCoS over poor performance
October 28
07:34 2021

The reactions to the suit filed by Uche Secondus, suspended national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), against the party’s national convention appeared on the cover pages of Nigerian newspapers.

The Punch says the PDP is appealing to Secondus to drop its suit in order to save the party’s October 30 national convention. The newspaper says the eNaira app has been removed from the Google Play store after 48 hours.

Daily Independent says the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has obtained approval to fix 21 federal roads at N621.2 billion. The newspaper reports that the last-minute efforts of the PDP to dissuade Secondus have failed as the appeal court is set to give its verdict today.

The Nation says governors are lobbying federal lawmakers against the enactment of direct primary as the only mode of primary for political parties. The newspaper reports that Ohanaeze Ndigbo has called for a political solution to the threat issued by the Indigenous People of Biafra (BIAFRA) over the Anambra governorship election.

The Guardian reports that the International Labour Organisation (ILO) has called for universal availability of COVID-19 vaccines ahead of the G20 summit. The newspaper says the federal government is set to review the licences of electricity distribution and generating companies.

Daily Sun reports that the federal government has spent N1.35 trillion on fuel subsidy this year alone. The newspaper says the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has apologised to Nigerians over the difficulty faced in downloading the eNaira app.


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