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Newspaper Headlines: NLC rejects N5,000 palliative for petrol subsidy removal

Newspaper Headlines: NLC rejects N5,000 palliative for petrol subsidy removal
November 25
08:00 2021

The controversy trailing the planned removal of petrol subsidy in 2022 by the federal government appeared on the cover pages of Nigerian newspapers.

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The Punch reports that Nigeria will spend N6.732 trillion on petrol within a period of one year once the federal government removes the subsidy in February 2022. The newspaper says the senate has alleged that some officials of the federal civil service are engaging in secret recruitment.

 

 

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Daily Sun reports that bandits are on the rampage in five communities in Niger state. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said the fraud in the banking sector is perpetrated by insiders, the newspaper says.

 

 

The Nation reports that the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has rejected the proposed hike in the price of petrol. Hadi Sirika, minister of aviation, said Nigeria Air, the country’s national airliner, is expected to generate 70,000 jobs for Nigerians, the newspaper says.

 

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Daily Independent reports that stakeholders in the information and communications technology (ICT) industry have warned that the county’s cyberspace is too open for attacks. The newspaper says the EFCC has placed Wille Obiano, governor of Anambra, on watchlist.

 

The Guardian reports that only three percent eligible Nigerians have been fully vaccinated ahead of the December 1 vaccination deadline for civil servants. The newspaper says Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governor of Lagos, presented a budget of N1.39 trillion to the state house of assembly.

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