Daily review of the front pages of Nigerian newspapers

Naija News examines the major events making the headlines in Nigeria’s national newspapers today Wednesday, August 3, 2022.

The punch: The Nigeria Railway Corporation has suspended the Lagos-Kano and Ajaokuta rail services over fears of terrorist attacks. Multiple sources within the Ministry of Transport and the NRC told one of our correspondents that rail services would not resume until security along the Lagos-Kano road and Ajaokuta station was cleared. guarantee.


The Guardian: Days before the fifth generation (5G) network is rolled out in Nigeria, surveys have shown that licensees MTN Nigeria and Mafab Communications may not be ready to roll out the service from August 24, due to infrastructures and persistent licenses. challenges.


This day: The Vice Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Kashim Shettima, has assured Nigerians that if elected, the Bola Tinubu administration will be inclusive, fair and equitable for all Nigerians regardless of their tribal, religious or political affiliation.


The nation: The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is about to review the preliminary voter register for revalidation. The objective, according to sources close to the electoral agency, is to clean the register, detect and eliminate double registrations.


Daily Trust: Nigerians are finding it increasingly difficult to access the US dollar at the official Central Bank of Nigeria rate for eligible transactions, Daily Trust discoveries revealed. Those most affected are those traveling overseas who experience delays in accessing Business Travel Allowance (BTA), Personal Travel Allowance (PTA) and funds to pay for care medical and others.

Thanks for reading, that’s all for today, see you tomorrow for a review of Nigerian newspapers.

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