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All Nigerian Newspapers: Top 10 things you need to know this Tuesday morning

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By Akinsuroju Olubunmi

Top 10 things you need to know this Tuesday morning. In the latest developments from Nigerian newspapers, here are ten (10) key updates for this Tuesday morning:

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1. Senate Screens CBN Governor Nominee and Deputy Governors

The Senate is set to scrutinize the acting Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr Olayemi Cardoso, alongside four nominees for the positions of CBN Deputy Governors. This process is crucial in determining the leadership of the apex bank for the next five years.


2. NLC Criticizes Delay in Post-Subsidy Palliatives

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has voiced concerns over the Federal Government’s delay in negotiating post-subsidy palliatives for workers. This delay, occurring four months after the removal of the fuel subsidy, has compounded the challenges faced by citizens. The NLC is set to convene an emergency National Executive Council meeting to chart a course of action.


3. Tinubu Seeks Protection of Privileged Information

President Bola Tinubu has approached a United States District Judge, Nancy Maldonado, urging Chicago State University to safeguard his confidential information. He requests the release of only his certificate to the legal team of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar.


4. Appeal Court President Laments Election-Related Lawsuits

Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem, President of the Court of Appeal, expressed concern over the high volume of lawsuits stemming from elections in Nigeria. She emphasized how this caseload hampers judges from addressing other critical cases, including those with economic implications.


5. Lagos State Governorship Election Tribunal Affirms Sanwo-Olu’s Victory

The Lagos State Governorship Election Tribunal has upheld the re-election of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, dismissing the petition of the Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olajide Adediran.


6. Ondo Deputy Governor Seeks Court Intervention Against Impeachment

Ondo State Deputy Governor, Mr Lucky Aiyedatiwa, has approached the State High Court in Akure to halt the impeachment process initiated by the State House of Assembly against him. He urges the court to suspend the impeachment process pending the determination of his filed suit.


7. Federal Government Declares Public Holiday for Eil-ul-Maulid

The Federal Government has designated Wednesday, September 27, 2023, as a public holiday in commemoration of Eil-ul- Maulid celebration, marking the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (SAW).


8. Supreme Court Fire Incident Does Not Affect Presidential Election Documents

Dr Festus Akande, Director of Press and Information of the Supreme Court, assures that the fire incident at the Court’s building on Monday morning did not impact the documents related to the presidential election petition.


9. APC Rebuts Claims of Lies and Deceit by Atiku’s Aide

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has responded to Phrank Shaibu, Special Assistant on Public Communications to former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, criticizing his assertion that President Bola Tinubu’s administration thrives on lies and deceit.


10. Search Underway for Kidnapped Benue State Commissioner

The Benue State Police Command has initiated a search for the kidnapped State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Mr Matthew Abo, who was abducted on Sunday by gunmen. The command is committed to securing his safe release.


These are the significant updates making headlines in Nigerian newspapers this Tuesday morning. Stay tuned for further developments.

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