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Nigerian Newspapers Daily Front Pages Review | Wednesday, 12 January, 2022



Nigerian Newspapers Daily Front Pages Review

Naija News looks at the top happenings making headlines on the front pages of Nigeria’s national newspapers today Wednesday, January, 12th 2021.

According to The PUNCH, there are strong indications that the Yobe State Governor and Chairman of the Caretaker Committee of the All Progressives Congress, Mai Mala Buni, has intensified moves to prevent the party’s national convention scheduled for February from holding.

Politicking for 2023 general elections has begun at full throttle. Barely 24 hours after National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Ahmed Bola Tinubu, announced his intention to contest the presidential election, governor of Ebonyi State, Dave Umahi, has also joined the race, as he, yesterday, declared his decision to vie for the number one seat. The Guardian reports.

Mohamed Salah was a shadow of himself as Nigeria’s Super Eagles opened their Africa Cup of Nations campaign on a winning note beating the most successful side in the competition 1-0. Vanguard reports that the match lived up to the hype of what was expected from both teams that have ten titles between them.

All Progressives Congress (APC) governors have resolved to seek President Muhammadu Buhari’s intervention in the resolution of conflicts arising from preparations for the party’s national convention, The Nation learnt yesterday

This Day reports that a former Head of Interim National Government (ING), Chief Ernest Adegunle Oladeinde Shonekan, has died. Shonekan died yesterday in Lagos of natural causes, his family said. He was aged 85 years.

There is fresh rumpus in the All Progressives Congress (APC) over which zone should produce President Muhammadu Buhari’s successor as Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State on Tuesday announced his intention to vie for the presidential seat, Daily Trust says.

Monday’s declaration by Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, former Lagos State governor, that he will run for the presidency in 2023 on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) will not deter Vice President Yemi Osinbajo from also contesting, Daily Indepen­dent gathered.

Thank you for reading, that all for today, see you again tomorrow for a review of Nigerian newspapers.

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