Good day, good citizens of Nigeria, here are 5 headlines from Nigerian Newspapers that may interest you today, Friday, November 19, 2021.
1. Fuel marketers predict N170/litre, claim supply drop, NNPC disagrees [Punch Newspaper]
The pump price of Premium Motor Spirit, popularly called petrol, may rise from the current N162-N165/litre to N170/litre, while its depot price is projected to increase from N159/litre to N165/litre, oil marketers said on Thursday.
2. AMCON empowered to sell debtor-firms, VIPs’ assets as Buhari signs bill [Punch Newspaper]
President Muhammadu Buhari, retd, has signed into law the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (Amendment) Act, amending the AMCON Act No.4, 2010.
3. States to get N18.2bn each in fresh budget support facility [ThisDay Newspaper]
All of the 36 states in the country are expected to get N18.2 billion each from the fresh N656 billion bridge financing facility that has been approved by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The fund is expected to help the state governments meet financial obligations, especially the previous budget support facility due for repayment.
4. NBS: GDP grew by 4.03% in third quarter [ThisDay Newspaper]
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) yesterday revealed that Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew by 4.03 per cent in the third quarter (Q3) of 2021, compared with the 5. 01 per cent recorded in the preceding quarter of same year.
5. EndSARS: FG waiting for panel reports from states — Buhari [Vanguard Newspaper]
President Muhammadu Buhari said yesterday he will await the steps taken by governors, before the Federal Government would take action on the reports of the judicial panels of enquiry set up by states. Read more.