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Nigerian Newspapers: Headlines that will interest you today, October 12



Good day, good citizens of Nigeria. Here are headlines from Nigerian Newspapers that may interest you today, Wednesday, October 12, 2022.

1. 2023: ‘Shut up’, Tinubu tells Nigerians demanding change of government [NewsWireNGR]

Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the 2023 presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has told Nigerians clamouring for another party aside from the APC to win the Aso Rock sit.

The former governor of Lagos state said this in a viral video where he was addressing women supporters.

In the video, Tinubu said; “If they say they want a change of government, just tell them, we like to be polite, but shut up your mouth”. Read more.

2. UK considers Study Visa restrictions as Nigerian students’ family increase by 686% [NewsWireNGR]

Nigerians seeking Study Visa in the United Kingdom (UK) may face restrictions as the nation is considering cutting its net migration.

This was noted in a report by the UK’s Home Office which noted that Nigerians which noted that “Nigerian nationals saw the largest relative increase in Sponsored Study grants compared with 2019, increasing by 57,545 (+686%) to a record high of 65,929, making them the third largest nationality group in the latest year.” Read more.

3. Full list of the 2022 National Honours Award recipients [NewsWireNGR]

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday presented National Honours Award to individuals who were considered exceptional in their service to the benefit of the country.

The Nigerian National Honours are a set of orders and decorations conferred upon Nigerians and friends of Nigeria every year. Read more.

4. Sam Amadi rejects Atiku’s appointment to PDP campaign council [NewsWireNGR]

Director, Abuja School of Social and Political Thoughts, Dr. Sam Amadi has rejected his appointment as Director of Research for the 2023  Election Presidential Campaign Council of the Peoples Democratic Party.

According to him, he was declining the offer because of conflict of interest emanating from various responsibilities in which he acts as a leader of different platforms where political neutrality and objectivity are required of him. Read more.

5. ASUU holds emergency meeting Thursday over suspension of strike [NewsWireNGR]

The striking Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, will convene emergency National Executive Council, NEC meeting on Thursday, to review recent developments, especially the positive response from the federal government to its demands. Read more.


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