Newspaper Headlines: Troops Destroy 44 Illegal Refineries, Arrest 29 Oil Thieves


National dailies are filled with reports of the Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) pledge to remove underage voters from its lists ahead of the 2023 elections.

The Punch says the federal government has deployed troopers, DSS officials to INEC offices nationwide for rogue attacks. Newspaper says Peter Obi supporters protest, allege underage registration, vote-buying plot.

The Nation says Aisha Buhari, the First Lady, Governors wives are gathering for Tinubu, Shettima in Ilorin, the capital of Kwara State. The newspaper reports that Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike is attacking People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar for criticizing Buhari over security chiefs.

According to Daily Trust, insecurity and energy crises are pushing 133 million Nigerians into poverty. The newspaper reports that the IGP calls itself intolerant governors, ordering the suspension of campaigns.

Daily Independent reports that troops have eliminated more than 50 terrorists in the northeast and northwest. The newspaper says INEC has pledged to punish officials who registered underage voters.

Management reports that Tinubu has ensured the southeast massive development, inclusion. The newspaper claims that party officials risk 6 months in prison for vague financial reports.

The Guardian says US supports INEC on BVAS and threatens to ban visas for election riggers. The newspaper reports that Lagos Airport has restored runway lights after 14 years.

Daily Sun says Miyetti Allah has informed the CBN that its members need more time to evacuate the money from the forest. The newspaper says troops destroy 44 illegal refineries, arrest 29 oil thieves and rescue 41 abductees.


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