The Punch says the police have declared a 24-hour curfew in Kano following the judgment of the tribunal sacking Yusuf from office. The newspaper reports that the Naira has tumbled to N960 against one dollar as the forex shortage worsens.
The Nation says the Ondo house of assembly has stepped up moves to impeach Lucky Aiyedatiwa, the state’s deputy governor, over alleged gross misconduct. The newspaper reports that Dele Alake, minister for solid minerals, says Nigeria’s solid minerals deposit is worth $700 billion.
Daily Trust reports that the Revenue Mobilization Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) says N5.2 trillion has been remitted to the federation’s account in six months. The newspaper says a US court has ordered Chicago State University to release the academic records of President Bola Tinubu.
The Guardian says the federal government plans a low-key celebration for this year’s Independence Day. The newspaper reports that the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has ordered electricity distribution companies (DisCos) to reimburse customers who have paid for the acquisition of meters under the Meter Assets Provider (MAP) initiative.
Daily Independent says Lagos state has raked in N400 billion in internally generated revenue in six months. The newspaper reports that Abbas Tajudeen, speaker of the house of representatives, says lifting Nigerians out of poverty would require a paradigm shift.
Yusuf Oketola is a trained journalist with over five years of experience in the media industry. He has worked for both print and online medium. He is a thorough-bred professional with an eye of hindsight on issues bothering on social justice, purposeful leadership, and a society where the leaders charge and work for the prosperity of the people.