HausaToday looks at the top happenings making headlines on the front pages of Nigeria’s national newspapers today Tuesday 2nd August, 2022.
The PUNCH: The police have mobilised to foil plans by terrorists to attack the southern part of the country sequel to the infiltration of the region by suspected Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa Province terrorists. As part of the strategies to prevent terrorists’ attacks, the police chiefs in Lagos met on Monday just as the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps warned Nigerians against employing fleeing terrorists.
The Guardian: Though Nigeria is listed as one of the countries that have expressed interest in joining BRICS, a bloc of five major economies – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – whose focus is to reduce Western dominance and build a new economic order, its membership may have been stalled by its peculiar challenges.
This Day: The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing, yesterday, expressed interest about how the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, planned to address the country’s seemingly overwhelming security, economic, and development challenges if elected into office next year.
The Nation: A total of 96,303,016 eligible voters have registered to vote in next year’s general election, according to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The Northwest is top on the table with 22,672,373 prospective voters.
Daily Trust: The presidency has waded into the controversy raging between the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation Limited (NNPC) over the dwindling fortune of the naira, Daily Trust gathered from reliable sources yesterday.
Thank you for reading, that is all for today, see you again tomorrow for a review of Nigerian newspapers.