Naija News looks at the top happenings making headlines on the front pages of Nigeria’s national newspapers today Saturday, December, 11th 2021.
According to The PUNCH, the pioneer Interim National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Chief Bisi Akande, has given an insight into the severe pressure mounted on the party by influential persons to make sure Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), now the President, did not emerge as the party’s candidate for the 2015 election
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday ordered National Security Adviser Babagana Monguno, Police Inspector General Usman Alkali Baba, and Department of State Services (DSS) DG, Yusuf Magaji Bichi to proceed to Sokoto and Katsina states to conduct an impact assessment of the security challenges in the axis, The Nation reports at its top left corner.
Over 250 people have been killed in 2021 as a result of boat mishaps in Nigerian waters, an investigation by Daily Trust has revealed.
According to Sun, Pan-Yoruba socio-cultural and political organisation, Afenifere, has said it was not desperate to have a Yoruba man as Nigeria’s president in 2023. The group said it would rather favour a president that emerges from any part of the South
Protesters stormed the ancient city of Kano on Friday to express their displeasure over incessant killings occurring in the country, especially those rocking the entire North. Most of the protesters were chanting songs of peace, lamenting that the country was crumbling under the weight of insecurity, Tribune reports.
Thank you for reading, that all for today, see you again tomorrow for a review of Nigerian newspapers.
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