Naija News looks at the top happenings making headlines on the front pages of Nigeria’s national newspapers today Monday, January, 24th 2022.
A new amendment to the Electoral Act has precluded the possibility of voters challenging credentials submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission by candidates, The PUNCH has learnt.
The Organised Labour has intensified consultations ahead of its Thursday nationwide rallies against the proposed removal of petroleum products subsidy. Its Deputy President, Joe Ajaero, told The Nation at the weekend that letters had been sent to heads of the over 50 affiliates and state councils of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) asking them to host strategic meetings today on how to make the rallies successful.
As the 2023 presidential race gathers momentum, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, is all out to edge out former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, erstwhile Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and other contenders for the party’s ticket from the North, Daily Trust reports.
At the top left corner, the Nigerian Tribune says ahead of Thursday’s governorship primary of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), a member of the house of representatives and aspirant, Honourable Femi Bamisile, has revealed that the party should forget winning the June 18 poll, if it picked a candidate outside the southern senatorial district.
This year is expected to be the best of time for Nigeria as oil price is currently at a seven-year high but the anticipated gain of economic growth may elude the country because of scarcity of foreign exchange, high unemployment, fragile business environment, shaky macroeconomic conditions and uncertainty ahead of the 2023 general elections, analysts have told Daily Independent.
Thank you for reading, that all for today, see you again tomorrow for a review of Nigerian newspapers.