Top 10 stories From Nigerian Newspapers Today, January 13, 2023

Top 10 Stories From Nigerian Newspapers

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Here are the top 10 stories from across Newspapers in Nigeria today, January 9, 2023 on business, politics, economy and entertainment.

1. Edo Train Attack: Security Operatives Seaching For Missing Passengers Missing

Security operatives have launched a manhunt for abductors of about 31 passengers who were taken away from the Tom Ikimi Train Station, Igueben, Edo State, on Saturday. Read more.

2. 2023: Tinubu Pledges To be Fair to All Nigerians

Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has pledged to be fair to all Tribes and honour his campaign promises to Nigerians if elected in the upcoming election.

Tinubu made the pledge on Sunday in Lagos, at an endorsement rally organised by the Arewa Community at Mobolaji Johnson Stadium, Onikan. Read more.

4. Obi Promises To Remove Fuel Subsidy, Carryout Key Economic Reforms
Presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Mr. Peter Obi, has disclosed that if elected, he has intention to remove fuel subsidy and channel the fund to critical sectors. Read more.

5. SERAP Urges Buhari to Reverse
Alleged Electricity Hike

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately reverse the unlawful, unjust and unreasonable increase in electricity tariff, that occured in December, 2023.

6. Shun Mischief makers, Atiku 100% Fit – Melaye

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The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has debunked a media report  that he was flown to London from Dubai for urgent medical attention.

Spokesperson and Director of Public Affairs PDP Presidential Campaign Management Committee, Senator Dino Melaye, in his reaction, described the report as lies that should be disregarded.

7. Insecurity: I’ll Dialogue with All Agitators For Peace, Stability – Obi

Presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Mr. Peter Obi, has said he would sit in a round table with all agitators across the country to find a lasting solution to insecurity in the nation if elected.
Obi stated this on Sunday during a presidential town hall meeting organised by Channels Television.

8. Old Naira Notes Withdrawal Counter Productive – Ndume

Former Senate Leader, representing Borno South Senatorial District, Ali Ndume, has faulted the deadline fixed the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for phasing out the Old Naira Notes.

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Ndume of the All Progressives Congress (APC) insisted that the January 31 deadline scheduled for removing the old N1,000, N500, and N200 notes is unrealistic and counter productive.

9. January 31 Deadline For Old Naira Notes Stands – CBN
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has stated that there will be no extension of deadline for phasing out the old Naira Notes, maintaining that the January 31 Deadline it gave still stands.

10. Edo Train Attack: Atiku Calls For State Police
Following the recurring incidents of attacks on trains, the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has stressed the need for the Federal Government to review the constitution and create state police to boost security in local communities.
Atiku made the call while condemning the attack and abduction of train passengers at a train station in Edo State on Saturday. Read more.

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