Naija News looks at the top happenings making headlines on the front pages of Nigeria’s national newspapers today Thursday 6th April 2023.
The PUNCH: The House of Representatives members-elect of the Peoples Democratic Party, the Labour Party and other opposition parties have formed an alliance ahead of the inauguration of the 10th National Assembly, with the aim of determining the leadership of the parliament. Against the background of the moves by the ruling All Progressives Party to zone the house leadership, the opposition lawmakers insisted that they have the numbers to override the APC’s plans and do whatever they want.
The Guardian: Eight years after President Muhammadu Buhari promised to incentivise investment in the Nigerian maritime sector, including ports, and scale up the infrastructure to global standards, the sector continues to bear the brunt of abandonment and poor funding. From road networks to modern facilities, ports in Nigeria, the largest economy in Africa, have taken the back seat, behind Togolese, Ghanaian and Beninoise ports.
The Nation: To make the needed impact, President-elect Bola Ahmed Tinubu must decentralized power Nobel laureate Prof. Wole Soyinka canvassed yesterday. Soyinka, who again accused Labour Party (LP) Vice-Presidential Candidate Datti Baba-Ahmed of denigrating the nation’s judiciary, also said he would want a total reinforcement of the civil society.
Daily Trust: The Federal Government has secured the sum of $800 million from the World Bank under the National Social Investment Programme as part of palliatives to cushion the negative effects of the plan to remove subsidy on the petroleum products by June 2023.
Thank you for reading, that is all for today, see you again tomorrow for a review of Nigerian newspapers.
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