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Nigerian Newspapers Headlines For Today, Wednesday, 22 June 2022

These are the Top newspaper headlines in Nigeria for today, Wednesday 22 June 2022, reviewed by The Informant247 Nigeria News.

Fuel Scarcity: Petrol remains N165, Russia-Ukraine war increased diesel cost – FG

The Federal Government of Nigeria has stated that the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) remains N165 per litre.

The government also advised Nigerians against panic buying of petrol, assuring that over 2 billion litres were in various depots.

On Tuesday, the Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority, the Nigerian National Petroleum Company, and the Pipelines and Product Marketing Company visited jetties in Apapa, Lagos.

Buhari appoints new Secretary for Nigeria Police Trust Fund

President Muhammadu Buhari has given an approval to the appointment of Abdullahi Bala as the new Executive Secretary (ES) for the Nigeria Police Trust Fund (NPTF).

The Informant247 recalls that Ahmed Aliyu, had resigned his appointment to pursue his gubernatorial ambition in his state.

Abdullahi Bala is now expected to take over as the new Executive Secretary (ES) for the Nigeria Police Trust Fund (NPTF).

10 missing, 5 killed in fresh Benue attack

Nothing less than five persons died on Tuesday after some terrorists allegedly attacked the people of Guma Local Government Area of Benue State.

It was gathered that 10 people were reportedly nowhere to be found while a search was conducted in the bushes to find them.

Unknown gunmen abduct mother of APC senatorial candidate, Kiyawa in Jigawa

Some unknown gunmen have abducted 70-year-old mother of Tijjani Ibrahim Gaya, the Jigawa Central Senatorial District candidate for the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC).

The spokesperson of the police in the state, DSP Lawan Shiisu Adam, has confirmed the incident to newsmen.

Senate ready to set up medical centres in four states, amends Teaching Hospitals Act

The Senate, on Tuesday, approved four bills to set up Federal Medical Centres in four states of the federation.

The medical centres will be set up in Osogbo, Osun State; Onitsha, Anambra State; Gada, Sokoto State; and Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State, respectively.

This came following the consideration of four separate reports by the Committee on Health (Secondary and Tertiary).

Buhari gives fresh directives to security agents on Abuja-Kaduna train attack

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered that efforts toward securing the freedom of the kidnapped railway passengers who are still in custody, be increased, and the case should be brought to a close.

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, has via a statement revealed that the approval of the president has increased the efforts toward the rescue mission.

Senate appoints new Minority Leader, Whip

Senator Philip Tenimu Aduda (FCT) has been appointed the new Minority Leader.

This was announced and read by Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, during the legislative sitting on Tuesday, in the letter signed by the National Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Samuel Anyanwu.

Buhari replaces former ministers, sends new list of nominees to Senate

The Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari has produced the names of new nominees, who would replace the former ministers who recently resigned their appointments, to pursue their political ambitions.

Recall that some members of the president’s cabinet have resigned their appointments, to pursue their political ambitions during the primary elections of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.

Bandits attack intending pilgrims in sokoto

Some bandits on Monday, launched attack on intending pilgrims who were traveling to Sokoto from Isa Local Government Area.

The pilgrims were ready for take-off to the Holy Land today, Tuesday by 7:30am.

The bandits reportedly launched an attack on their convoy along Gundumi forest, but their security escorts stopped the attack.

ASUU Strike: Labour appeals to striking varsity lecturers to shift ground

The Trade Union Congress (TUC) has appealed to the striking University lecturers to shift ground in their demands by making some concessions so that students can return to school.

Mr Monday Ogbodum, Cross River chapter Chairman of the TUC, made the appeal in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Calabar on Tuesday.

Ogbodum said the Academy Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) had “clearly” made their points known to the world with the prolonged strike and advised government not to always allow issues to degenerate to strike before taking action.

Fuel scarcity: We can no longer sell at N165/litre, says IPMAN

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has explained why there is fuel scarcity in Lagos and other parts of the country.

In an interview with Channels Television, the Lagos Zonal Chairman of IPMAN, Akin Akinrinade insisted they were not on strike.

Abuja-Kaduna train attack victims bitten by snakes, may die soon – Negotiator

The negotiator for Abuja-Kaduna train attack victims, Mallam Tukur Mamu, on Tuesday, raised an alarm over the deteriorating health condition of the remaining victims in the kidnappers’ den.

Recall that the bandits earlier freed 11 of the victims after a deal with the government.

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