Nigerian Newspapers: 7 Things You Need To Know This Tuesday Morning
1. Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, yesterday signed the bill prohibiting open grazing in Lagos into law. The Governor assented the bill at the Lagos House on Monday.
2. Telecommunications networks have been shut down in 14 of the 23 Local Government Areas of Sokoto State as part of the efforts to check banditry. Governor Aminu Tambuwal announced this in an interview on Monday.
3. More difficult times await Nigerians in the months ahead as the Federal Government yesterday announced that it is ending the N30 billion monthly electricity subsidy by January 2022. The Special Adviser to the President on infrastructure, Ahmed Zakari, disclosed this at a stakeholders’ engagement meeting, organised by the Nigerian Electricity Commission (NERC) in Lagos.
4. Candidates in the South East who missed the 2021 West Africa Senior School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE) will be given another opportunity to write the examination, the Federal Ministry of Education has said. Permanent secretary of the ministry, Mr. Sonny Echono stated this while monitoring some examination centres in Abuja yesterday.
5. Activists under the aegis of TakeItBack movement have mobilised for a fresh protest at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on September 24, 2021. The movement announced its plan to hold a protest in a statement titled, ‘Protest Call At The UN General Assembly’, by its Global Director of Mobilisation, Gbola Owoborode, on Monday. President Buhari is attending there.
6. Big Brother Naija Shine Ya Eye housemates Pere, Whitemoney, Angel, Nini, Saga, and Queen are up for the final possible eviction for the season. This was announced by Big Brother on Monday, day 58 of the show and beginning of the penultimate final week.
7. The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation on Monday said that the total revenue generated from the sale of petroleum products for the period of May 2020 to May 2021 stood at N2.35tn. A statement by the Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division of the Corporation, Garba-Deen Muhammad, said the figures were contained in the May 2021 edition of the NNPC Monthly Financial and Operations Report.