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The murder of Bolanle Raheem by a police officer attached to the Lagos state command on Christmas Day dominated the cover pages of Nigerian newspapers.
The Punch says at least 6,047 bank verification numbers of customers have been placed under the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) watch list for fraudulent transactions. The newspaper reports that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned Nigeria over the dwindling oil revenue.
The Nation says there is disquiet in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over the decision of the five aggrieved governors to travel to London to decide on who to back for the 2023 presidential election. The newspaper reports that Nigerians are showing more confidence in domestic stocks as turnover in the stock market has risen to over N2.18 trillion in the past 11 months.
The Guardian says some Nigerians have decried the frustration encountered during the collection of permanent voter cards (PVCs) at the offices of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) while others commended the process. The newspaper reports that the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has warned pilots and airline operators to stay on the side of caution as adverse weather continues to disrupt scheduled operations globally.
Daily Trust says bandits have killed no fewer than four farmers and abducted over 100 others from 14 communities in Mashegu and Rafi LGAs of Niger state in the last three weeks. The newspaper reports that the federal government has taken a step to stop the non-remittance of the ticket and cargo sale charges by airline operators.
THISDAY reports that there is an increasing likelihood that the first ballot at the 2023 presidential election may not produce a clear winner. The newspaper says the Lagos state police command has arrested one of its personnel for killing Bolanle Raheem, a female lawyer, on Christmas Day.
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