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Newspaper Headlines: Some of our staff are informants to bandits, says Katsina varsity VC

Reports on plans to establish a federal ministry of livestock ministry, and calls for the suspension of the Samoa Agreement, dominate the frontpages of the dailies.

The Punch reports that Mele Kyari, group chief executive officer (GCEO) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited, said the company is in talks for another oil-backed loan to boost its finances and allow investment in its business. The newspaper says Olubunmi Kuku, managing director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), said only three of 22 airports under its management are profitable.
Daily Trust reports that the house of representatives has asked the federal government to suspend implementation of the Samoa Agreement. The newspaper says President Bola Tinubu is mulling the creation of the ministry of livestock development.
The Guardian reports that the senate has raised the alarm that the country has no food in its reserve. The newspaper says farmers in Oluwa forest reserve in Odigbo LGA of Ondo have condemned the alleged sale of over 2,000 hectares of land to a private company by the state government.
The Nation reports that non-academic workers of public universities in the country on Tuesday embarked on a one-day warning protest over the non-payment of their four-month salary arrears. The newspaper says Festus Osifo, president of the Trade Union Congress (TUC), said a new minimum wage bill will soon be sent to the national assembly.

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