Reports on the Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) preparations for a possible presidential run-off dominated the front pages of Nigerian newspapers. Saturday Punch says police are committed to arresting and prosecuting people who vandalize campaign posters and billboards. The newspaper reports that the United States Department of Justice said itRead More →

The relentless burnings at Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) offices across the country and their implications for the 2023 elections have dominated the front pages of Nigerian newspapers. The Nation reports that Usman Baba, Inspector General of Police, has revealed that suspected terrorists arrested under the Federal Capital Territory (FCT)Read More →

The conviction of Abdulrasheed Bawa, chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), for the anti-corruption agency’s refusal to obey a court verdict, has made headlines in Nigerian newspapers. The Punch reports that the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has called for psychiatric assessment of gubernatorial and presidential candidates aheadRead More →

MASSENA—Johnson Newspaper Corp. announced on Friday that it would close its print shop here. The company began printing in Massena in 2002, after consolidating the Ogdensburg and Malone print shops. Alec E. Johnson, president and chief operating officer, told staff that the plant will be closing because the equipment isRead More →

The crackdown on money changer operators by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) amid the depreciation of the naira has dominated the front pages of Nigerian newspapers. The Nation says All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate Bola Tinubu said his party was unbeatable in Lagos. The newspaper reports thatRead More →