Newspaper Headlines: FG approves the return of toll payment on highways – TheCable

The announcement by the federal government that it will soon lift the suspension on Twitter in Nigeria dominated the headlines of the Nigerian newspapers
Daily Independent reports that the federal government is set to lift the suspension on Twitter in Nigeria. The newspaper says Shell has agreed to pay Ogoni people the sum of N45 billion for oil spillage, 11 years after court judgment.
The Punch reports that Usman Ogar, Nigerian envoy to Indonesia, will return to the country today, as the Asian country defended the assault on a Nigerian diplomat. The newspaper says 31 northern lawyers have volunteered to defend Abba Kyari, suspended deputy commissioner of police, over his indictment in Hushpuppi’s fraud.
The Nation says toll payment has returned on 5,050km federal highways. The newspaper reports that the All Progressives Congress (APC) received petitions from 14 states on the recently conducted ward congresses.
The Guardian reports that more Nigerian youths have taken to gambling and cybercrime to escape social exclusion. The newspaper says the World Health Organisation (WHO) has listed three drugs for COVID-19 patients.
The Nigerian Tribune reports that Rochas Okorocha, former governor of Imo state, has lost the bid to stop the demolition of his property in Owerri, the state capital. The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says company tax rose to N472.07 billion in the second quarter of the year, the newspaper reports.
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