Today Nigerian Newspapers Headlines

Today Nigerian Newspapers Headline, Wednesday, 21 September 2022

These are the Top newspaper headlines in Nigeria for today, Wednesday 21 September 2022, reviewed by The Informant247 Nigeria News.

ASUU: NANS to shut down Yola airport Friday over lingering strike

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), says it will on Friday shut the Yola International Airport in Adamawa State over the lingering strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).

The Zone E chapter of NANS further said it will be in line with NANS nationwide ‘Occupy The Airport’ protest over the prolonged ASUU strike.

Strike: ASUU reaches agreement with Reps, awaits President Buhari’s approval

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) says it has reached a new agreement with the leadership of the House of Representatives on Tuesday after four hours of meeting at the National Assembly in Abuja.

The agreement is however subject to the approval of President Muhammadu Buhari, who is currently at the United Nations General Assembly meeting at the UN.

Acting CJN, Justice Ariwoola to face Nigerian Senators for screening, Wednesday

Justice Olukayode Lateef Ariwoola, the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, will be screened and his fate decided on Wednesday, September 21 by the Senate.

The Senate President, Dr. Ahmad Lawan, declared on Tuesday in plenary, the screening of Justice Ariwoola by the Senate.

Lawan appoint new senate Committees’ heads

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has appointed the immediate former leader of the Senate, Senator Yahaya Abdullahi (PDP Kebbi North), as the new Chairman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.

The position became vacant after Senator Abdullahi Adamu (Nasarawa West) was elected national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in March.

Tinubu my respected elder brother – Peter Obi

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, LP, Peter Obi has referred to the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Ahmed Tinubu as his “respected elder brother.”

According to Obi: “Tinubu is my respected elder brother. The only thing I’m saying is where we are today. It is a job that requires physical and mental energy, because the country is in a mess. It’s a 24-hour job.”

Nigeria’s public debt stock hits N42trn: official

Nigeria’s total public debt stock, which was N41.60 trillion (100.07 billion dollars) in March rose to N42.84 trillion (103.31 billion dollars) by June, the Debt Management Office (DMO) said on Tuesday.

The total debt represents the domestic and external debt stocks of the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN), the 36 State Governments and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), according to a statement obtained from DMO’s website.

Armed gang kills at least 3 in central Nigeria

An armed gang killed at least 3 people in an attack on a village in central Nigerian state of Benue, locals and police said on Tuesday.

Locals told newsmen that the incident, which occurred on Sunday night at Tse Ngban village Guma local government area, caused the villagers to desert their homes.

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