Nigerian Newspapers Daily Front Pages Review | Monday, 25 October, 2021

Nigerian Newspapers Daily Front Pages Review | Monday, 25 October, 2021

Ezenwoko’s Blog looks at the top happenings making headlines on the front pages of Nigeria’s national newspapers today Monday, 25 October 2021.

According to The PUNCH, telecommunication subscribers are clamouring for a two-month extension of the October 31 deadline for National Identity Number-Subscriber Identity Module data verification

The Guardian reports that Nigeria makes history today as it becomes the first African country to digitise its currency, an exercise the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has described as “one of the milestones of a long journey.”

There is tension in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over the national convention slated for Saturday in Abuja, The Nation says.

According to Nigerian Tribune, the prosecutor of the ICC is set to seek authorisation from the pre-trial chamber of the court to open an investigation into cases of abduction of schoolchildren in several parts of northern Nigeria, closure of schools, and the persistent failure of Nigerian authorities to end the abductions

Despite the implementation of the SIM linkage to NIN policy, kidnappers and bandits still use mobile phones with SIM cards to demand huge ransom from their victims’ families, Daily Trust reports.

With the rising clamour for the APC to field a Southern presidential candi­date in 2023, there have been reports that Tinubu and Osinbajo may clash as various groups are drumming support for them to contest, Daily Independent reports.

On the jail break, the Federal Government has vowed to capture escaped inmates, The Daily Times says

Thank you for reading, that all for today, see you again tomorrow for a review of Nigerian newspapers.

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