Hello Nigeria, welcome to Naija News’ summary of the top newspaper headlines in Nigeria for today Monday January 10, 2022.
According to The punchThe National Primary Health Care Development Agency urged state governments to step up mass vaccination against COVID-19 as part of measures to combat the virus. The agency, in its latest opinion obtained by one of our correspondents in Abuja, also urged state governors to promulgate and enforce a vaccination mandate for local and state officials.
In December 2020, when President Muhammadu Buhari promised Nigerians, especially union leaders, that an autogas policy would ensure that vehicles on the country’s roads run on compressed natural gas (CNG), few people l ‘considered another government hot air to add to the administration’s list of broken promises, The Guardian reports.
The Nigerian Labor Congress (NLC) began massively mobilizing civil society organizations (CSOs) ahead of its nationwide protests scheduled for Jan. 27 and Feb. 1 against the proposed removal of oil subsidies by the federal government. The nation concluded that meetings between the congress and CSO leaders should be held tomorrow in Abuja and Friday in Lagos.
The Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) kicked off the first week of trading of 2022 on a positive note, with its market capitalization gaining 1.33 trillion naira. This followed demand from foreign investors and high net worth investors for Airtel Africa Plc, BUA Foods, Lafarge Africa Plc and FBN Holdings Plc, which increased the market capitalization to 23.628 trillion naira from 22.296 trillion naira. that the stock market opened with trading. first day, This day reports.
Eight months later, the panel set up by the Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, to investigate the alleged infringements of the suspended Director General of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has still not submitted its report. , Daily trust reports.
According to Daily IndependentAnalysts said the ambitious size of the country’s 2022 budget of N17.1 trillion and the unpredictable income outlook will increase the risk of a larger-than-expected budget deficit. They also lamented that the stock of external debt is expected to widen further as the 2022 budget forecasts total expenditure of 17.1 trillion naira and a deficit of 6.4 trillion naira, of which 5.1 trillion naira comes from ‘internal and external loans.
These are the headlines of today’s Nigerian newspapers. Read more Nigerian news on Naija News. See you tomorrow.