Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 6th January

The Nation

Kachikwu denies plans to hike petrol price

The Ministry of Petroleum Resources yesterday denied plans to hike the price of the Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) also known as petrol, contrary to earlier media reports.

Thisday

Don’t Hike Fuel Price, PDP Warns FG

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday told the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC)-led federal government to perish the thoughts of hiking the price of petrol from the already exorbitant N145 per litre, because such “will not only be criminal but inhuman and completely unacceptable.”

Punch

El-Rufai reshuffles cabinet following death of commissioner

Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir el-Rufai, on Friday announced the reshuffling of the state’s executive council.

Vanguard

Aisha Buhari thanks Nigerians for prayers toward son’s recovery

Wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has expressed gratitude to Nigerians for praying for her and her only son Yusuf, who recently was involved in a motorbike accident in the Gwanripa area of the Federal Capital Territory.

The Sun

I borrowed N10bn to clear salary backlog –Bello

Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello, has said he borrowed additional N10 billion to add to the November/December allocation as well as the over N1.2 billion from the last tranche of the Paris Club refund to clear four months backlog of salaries.

Daily Times

Shakeup as FRSC redeploys 109 personnel

The Federal Road Safety Corp (FRSC) has redeployed 109 personnel as part of efforts to enhance its operational efficiency.

Guardian

Reps member declares intention to occupy Imo government house in 2019

House of Representatives member representing Oshodi- Isolo Federal Constituency under the political platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Tony Chinedu Nwulu, yesterday declared his aspiration to contest the governorship election in Imo State come 2019.

Daily Trust

Aisha Buhari’s NGO donates to nursing mothers at Bwari hospital

Future Assured, a pet project of wife of the President, Hajiya Aisha Buhari, has donated baby items to nursing mothers at Bwari General Hospital.

Tribune

PDP to Osun gov: Explain N2.3 billion liability on dredging/flood control

The South West chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has challenged the Osun State governor, Mr Rauf Aregbesola to explain how he incurred a liability of N2.3 billion on dredging of streams in the state.

New Telegraph

Boko Haram leader ‘fatally injured’ –Army

The Nigerian Army yesterday, said a factional leader of the Boko Haram sect, Mamman Nur, had been wounded in “Ongoing artillery and aerial bombardments” within the Lake Chad region.

 

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