Naija News looks at the top happenings making headlines on the front pages of Nigeria’s national newspapers today Wednesday, December, 22nd 2021.
A large number of senators have vowed to override the veto of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on the Electoral Act amendment bill. This is just as The PUNCH learnt that Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, had begun making moves to prevent the embarrassment of the President.
According to The Guardian, the Senate has extended implementation of the 2021 budget to March 31, 2022. The resolution at plenary, presided over by Senate President Ahmad Lawan, is to ensure execution of developmental projects across the federation.
Senators on Tuesday commenced moves to override President Muhammadu Buhari on the Electoral Act Amendment Bill with the collection of signatures, Daily Trust gathered last night
Kaduna State governor, Nasir el-Rufai, on Tuesday said there was nothing like repentant bandits, noting that the only repentant bandit is the one that is dead, Daily Independent reports.
According to Tribune, Nobel laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to reopen the murder case of former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Chief Bola Ige. Ige was shot dead in his home in Ibadan, Oyo State, on December 23, 2001 at the age of 71
Senators may today draw battlelines with President Muhammadu Buhari over the veto of the Electoral Amendment Bill 2021. Majority of them want to press for the overriding of the president’s veto, in exercise of the National Assembly’s power to overrule the president on passed bills, Daily Sun reports.
Thank you for reading, that all for today, see you again tomorrow for a review of Nigerian newspapers.
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