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Naija News: Top 10 Newspaper Headlines Today, January 30th, 2023 

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Naija News: Top 10 Newspaper Headlines Today, January 30th, 2023 

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Good morning Nigeria, welcome to iexclusivenews roundup of Naija News and top newspaper headlines in Nigeria for today.

Below are the Newspaper Headlines & Naija News today from Nigerian Newspapers. Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers:

1. The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has extended the deadline for the use of old naira notes in Nigeria by ten days. the CBN governor, speaking to journalists Sunday morning, said he had President Muhammadu Buhari’s approval for the extension.He stated that the new deadline is now February 10th, rather than the previous deadline of January 31st.

2. Eight people including two children; a boy and a girl have died on Sunday, when a container fell on a commercial bus at Ojuelegba in Lagos. the Permanent Secretary, of Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Dr. Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, said that the truck bearing the container lost control while climbing the bridge. He stated that, “Upon arrival at the scene, a truck conveying a 20ft container was found to have landed on top of a commercial bus.

3. Contrary to insinuations that new Commissioners of Police have been posted to Lagos and Ogun states, facts emerged, yesterday, on the true position of things in the police hierarchy. The insinuations followed stories making rounds that former Force Public Relations Officer, Commissioners of Police, Frank Mba, and the Principal Staff Officer, PSO, Idowu Owohunwa, had been posted to head Lagos and Ogun state police commands respectively. Read More

4. Barely a few hours after Kano State Governor, Umar Ganduje advised President Muhammadu Buhari against visiting his State, he has now rescinded his early decision, saying the President was now free to go ahead with his scheduled Monday visit to the State. He changed his mind after he led a delegation from the State to meet with President Buhari in his country home in Daura, Katsina State, on Sunday.

5. A Federal High Court in Abuja will on Monday (today) deliver judgment on a request seeking to stop the conduct of the forthcoming presidential election scheduled for February 25. The court will also decide whether to sack the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), over alleged illegalities in the 2019 presidential election. The judgment billed to be delivered by Justice Inyang Ekwo is based on a suit filed by the presidential candidate of the Hope Democratic Party in the 2019 election, Chief Ambrose Owuru.

6. The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has condemned the silence of the Federal Government and the military since the death of over 40 pastoralists and butchers in Nasarawa State. A statement over the weekend by the Public Relations Officer, Muhammad Abdullahi, said the body wants an explanation for the “seemingly intentional killings” in Rukubi village under Doma Local Government Area.

7. The House of Representatives Committee investigating the removal of old currency notes from circulation has rejected the 10-day extension by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). Ado Doguwa, the Chairman of the Committee and Majority Leader of the House, in a statement on Sunday, rejected the extension and maintained that the CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele, must appear before the House.

8. At least 11 passengers were burnt to death beyond recognition in a fatal crash that happened on Sunday in Ondo State. The victims were said to be heading to Lagos in a luxury Marcopolo bus when they met their death on the busy Benin-Lagos highway.

9. Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to direct the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, to probe the attack on Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, LP. In an open letter on Sunday by Deputy Director, SERAP, Kolawole Oluwadare, he also charged Buhari to caution governors to end reported suppression of campaigns of opposition parties within their States.

10. Rampaging gunmen struck again on Saturday night, killing two soldiers and three policemen at the Enugu-Ebonyi border. DAILY POST gathered that the gunmen, who operated in a Toyota Sienna, first killed the two soldiers at a checkpoint in Enugu before proceeding to the Enugu-Ebonyi border.

That’s today’s summary of Newspaper headlines from Naija News. Read more Nigerian news, African news, and world news on iexclusivenews Nigeria. See you again tomorrow.