Naija News looks at the top happenings making headlines on the front pages of Nigeria’s national newspapers today Sunday, December, 19th 2021.
According to The PUNCH, amid heightened anxiety over the decision of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on the Electoral Act amendment bill, the Presidency said on Saturday evening that the President would make his decision known soon.
As the constitutional window closes today for President Muhammadu Buhari’s assent to the 2021 Electoral Act Amendment Bill, dark clouds have continued to hover around the possibility of a credible and smooth 2023 general elections, The Guardian reports.
Daily Trust leads with a report on a lady, Blessing Ekawu, recently got married. Her groom works outside the shores of Nigeria, thus the need for her to travel and join him, in preparation for starting a new home. In August, she filed an application with the Nigeria Immigration Service in Abuja for the issuance of an international passport to enable her travel to the country of residence of her husband, but that dream has remained in limbo as she has been unable to obtain the passport till date.
According to Independent, the lawmaker representing Ekiti Central Senatorial district in the upper chamber of the National Assembly, Opeyemi Bamidele, has said that Governor Kayode Fayemi is not supporting any of the governorship aspirants in the All Progressives Congress (APC) for now.
The governors on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have their minds made up on the conduct of the national convention of the party next February to produce new set of national officers ahead of its presidential convention to be conducted same 2022, Tribune reports
Sunday Sun reports that the Coalition of Yoruba groups in the Diaspora under the auspices of Yoruba One Voice (YOV) has held that the Federal Government’s failure to officially designate bandits as terrorists, was deliberate and an attempt to realise Fulani’s agenda of recolonisation of Nigeria
Thank you for reading, that all for today, see you again tomorrow for a review of Nigerian newspapers.
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