Nigerian Newspapers: 7 Things You Need To Know This Friday Morning

Good morning! iexclusive News Nigeria brings to you today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers..

Good morning! iexclusive News Nigeria brings to you today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers:

1. President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed the desire to conclude his tenure successfully because “age is telling on him”. Buhari, who clocked 79 on December 17, 2021, said this while reacting to a question during an interview on Thursday.

2. Explosives were thrown into Dikenafai Police Station in Ideato South Local Government Area of Imo State, on Thursday. Confirming the incident, Police Public Relations Officer, CSP Mike Abattam, said policemen engaged the hoodlums in a gun battle.

3. The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) has threatened to call for a boycott of all businesses operated by Igbos all over the North. The CNG gave the warning in reaction to the so-called cattle ban by the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).

4. At least 60 people were reportedly killed in attacks across villages in Zamfara State. Some of the affected communities were identified as Kurfa Danya, Kurfa Magaji Rafin Gero, Tungar Isa and Barayar Zaki in Bukkuyum and Anka Local Government Areas of the state.

5. The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said no date has been fixed for the commencement of the sale of the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) forms. The board’s Spokesperson, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, said this in a statement released in Abuja, on Thursday.

6. Bitcoin billionaires continue to amass during the dip. As Bitcoin (BTC) filled the $42 thousand December price wick this morning, Bitcoin whales were busy stacking sats.One Binance address added 43,000 BTC on Tuesday at an average price of $46,553.68, bringing the wallet’s total value to $5.5 billion.

7. The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) generated the sum of N2.240 trillion in 2021. The Amount, according to the Public Relations Officer (PRO), Compt. Joseph Attah, exceeded the target of N1. 678 trillion, set for the year by 33.49 percent.



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