Nigerian Newspapers Highlights: 10 Things You Need To Know Tuesday Morning

5Here are the top stories making headlines in Nigerian newspapers this Tuesday:

1 Cost of Governance: The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the adoption of the Oronsaye Report to reduce the cost of governance. The decision follows the FEC meeting presided over by President Bola Tinubu.

2 Customs Suspends Sale of Seized Food Items: The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has suspended the sale of seized food items after a stampede at its Old Zonal Headquarters claimed lives in Lagos.

3 Nnamdi Kanu’s Bail Application: A Federal High Court in Abuja has fixed March 19 for ruling on a fresh bail application filed by Nnamdi Kanu, the detained leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).

4 NANS Urges NLC to Shelve Strike: The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has urged the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to reconsider its planned industrial action and opt for dialogue with the federal government.

5 State Police Advocacy: The Southwest conference of speakers advocates the immediate creation of state police and devolution of powers to address insecurity and socio-economic challenges in the country.

6 JAMB 2024 UTME Registration Ends: The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) announces the end of registration for the 2024 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

7 Cult Clash in Benue: Seven people reportedly killed in a rival cult clash in North Bank, Makurdi, Benue State, leading to the closure of a market in the area.

8 Social Security for Graduates: The Federal Government plans to extend social security payments to unemployed Nigerian youths with qualifications from NCE (National Certificate in Education) and upwards.

9 Protest Against High Cost of Living: Youths in Lagos State protest against soaring prices of foodstuff and the high cost of living, expressing dissatisfaction with the perceived hardship.

10 Arrests by NSCDC: The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) arrests 51 illegal miners and three suspected telecom mast vandals in Abuja, according to the FCT Commandant, Olusola Odumosu.

Stay informed with these key developments as you start your Tuesday morning.


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