The return of queues at many gas stations and the circulation of gasoline containing quantities of methanol above Nigeria’s specifications dominated the front pages of Nigerian newspapers. The Nation reports that President Muhammadu Buhari is under pressure to reject the Revised Election Law Amendment Bill. The newspaper reports that theRead More →

The political permutations of the February 26 national convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have made headlines in Nigerian newspapers. The Punch reports that the APC could zone its presidency seat in the center-north. Senate Speaker Ahmad Lawan said the National Assembly will forward the amended electoral bill toRead More →

Reactions following the planned removal of fuel subsidies by the federal government appeared on the front pages of Nigerian newspapers. The Punch reports that the federal government has asked governors to mandate mandatory COVID-19 vaccination for workers in their states. Rotimi Akeredolu, governor of Ondo, has pledged to end attacksRead More →

Problems with the country’s economy, particularly its growing debt profile and high inflation rate, dominated headlines in Nigerian newspapers. The decision of southwestern governors to launch a regional organization dubbed “Ebube Agu” to address the region’s security challenges also grabbed headlines. Business Days says Nigeria’s finances are in tatters asRead More →