Newspaper headlines: Implement 2009 deal or close universities, ASUU tells FG

President Muhammadu Buhari’s medical trip to London, UK has dominated the front pages of Nigerian newspapers.

The Punch reports that the World Bank projects that Nigeria could spend N4 trillion on oil subsidies in 2022. The Union of Academic Staff of Universities has called on the Federal Government to implement the 2009 agreement or close the public universities, according to the newspaper.

The Nation reports that the All Progressives Congress (APC) zoning panel could submit its report if there is a disagreement. The newspaper says 1.5 million people have fled Ukraine due to the ongoing war with Russia.

The Guardian reports that Nigeria’s new national airline – Nigeria Air – could start operations in the second quarter of 2022. The newspaper reports that the World Health Organization (WHO) has published its recommendations and guidelines for the vaccine against malaria.

Daily Sun reports that Buhari passed the baton to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo as he left the country for a medical trip to London. The newspaper says women will stage nationwide protests against gender bills rejected by the National Assembly on Tuesday.

The Nigeria Tribune reports that there is a split within the APC’s interim committee over the party’s national convention. The National Drug Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) will on Monday indict suspended deputy police commissioner Abba Kyari and six others for their alleged involvement in drug trafficking, the newspaper reports.