Headlines From 5 Top Newspapers In Nigeria Today, 16th May, 2024

Here are front page headlines from 5 top newspapers In Nigeria today, 16th May, 2024.


1. The Nation Nigeria

  • Govt’s N48,000 offer breaks up new minimum wage talks
  • Marginal 0.49% rise in inflation rate raises hope
  • 530 CNG buses for deployment in Lagos, Oyo, Kwara, FCT, others
  • Tinubu reassures investors of liberalised energy business environment

The nation newspaper today

2. Punch Newspapers

The Federal Government promised to pay N48,000; an amount that is far below N615,000, which unions were demanding as the new national minimum wage. For this reason, Nigeria Labour Congress and Trade Union Congress dropped minimum wage talks on Wednesday. Angry with the offer from Federal Government, they left the meeting and called the press to express their feelings towards the offer as “an insult to the sensibilities of Nigerian workers.”

The punch newspapers

3. Vanguard Newspaper

After rejecting proposals for a new minimum wage of N48,000 and N54,000 from the government and the organised private sector (OPS) respectively, organized labor pulled out of the minimum wage negotiations yesterday.


Vanguard newspaper

4. Daily Trust

Yesterday, five new Rivers State commissioners who support FCT Minister Nyesom Wike resigned as Siminalayi Fubara, their leader, becomes at odds with the state governor. Among the commissioners are Ben-Golden Chioma, who is in charge of Environment, Gift Worlu, Housing commissioner, Jacobs Nbina still commissioner for Transportation, Prof. Chinedu Mmom, the commissioner for Education, and Mrs Inime Chinwenwo Aguma who heads Social Welfare and Rehabilitation ministry.

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Daily trust

5. This Day Newspaper

  • CBN Moves to Double Foreign Currency Remittances, Grants AIP to 14 New IMTOs
  • Atiku: FG’s Plan to Use N20 Trillion Pension Fund for Infrastructure Projects Misguided
  • Tinubu Inaugurates 3 Gas Projects, Pledges to Wean Nigeria from Overdependence on Petrol, Diesel
  • sweden announces Return of benin artefacts to oba of benin… Page 5

This day newspaper

Thank you for reading, that is all for today, can’t wait to see you again tomorrow another review of Nigerian newspapers.

Izuchukwu Ojibe

Ojibe Izuchukwu is a Nigerian student with a passion for media reporting and content writing.

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