Naija News, read Top Headlines today, Friday, 13 January 2023 below.
Below are the Newspaper Headlines & Naija News today from Nigerian Newspapers. Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers:
1. The Independent National Election Commission (INEC) has extended the deadline for the collection of Permanent Voter Cards (PVC) by one week IDOMA VOICE reports that the commission made this known in a statement issued on Thursday by its spokesman, Festus Okoye.
2. The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN) on Thursday revealed how much the Federal Government has realized from forfeited assets. According to Malami, the federal government has gathered the sum of N1, 823,788.146.86 from forfeited assets.
3. The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has on Thursday assured the Nigerian people that the new naira note is authentic.
The Apex bank insisted that the new note is not bleaching as widely speculated in the public.
.4. The Ohinoyi of Ebiraland, Ado Ibrahim has replied to a query issued to him for refusing to attend a reception held to welcome President Muhammadu Buhari to Kogi State.
Naija News recalls that the monarch was absent at a reception of Buhari for project commissioning in Okene local government area of the State about two weeks ago.
5. The Labour Party Presidential Campaign Council (LP PCC) has lamented the lackadaisical attitude of Staff attached to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) saddled with the responsibility of distributing Permanent Voters Cards (PVC).
6. The All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu, has sparked reactions over a derogatory statement to Igbos during his campaign rally in Enugu State. IDOMA VOICE earlier reported that the APC presidential candidate was received at the Enugu International Airport by Governors Hope Uzodinma of Imo State, Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State, former Senate President, Ken Nnamani, and other APC chieftains in the South East.
7. The African Action Congress (AAC) presidential candidate, Omoyele Sowore, has opined that Nigerians who have plans to vote for the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu, in the 2023 election aren’t tired of suffering.
8. Lagos and Kano States have topped the list of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) voters register.
IDOMA VOICE reports that Lagos tops the list with 7,060,195 registered voters followed by Kano with 5,921,370.
9. The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar has been challenged to step down from the presidential race if he has any shame. This comes after Michael Achimugu on Monday opened up on the former vice president’s grand corruption, and further threatened to expose his alleged dark past.
10. The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday declared that his government would not take the foot off the pedal in delivering the gains of democratic rule to the people. Speaking during his meeting at the Aso Rock Villa in Abuja with executive members of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), President Buhari assured that infrastructure, security, and economy will remain the focus of his administration.