Naija News looks at the top happenings making headlines on the front pages of Nigeria’s national newspapers today Thursday, March, 17th 2022.
Governors scheming to remove the Chairman, Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Committee of the All Progressives Congress, Governor Mai Mala Buni, failed in their attempt as the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), put his foot down on Wednesday, insisting that he should be allowed to continue as the chairman of the party, The PUNCH reads.
President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, waded into the leadership crisis rocking the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), backing Governor Mai Mala Buni as chairman of the Caretaker and Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) and sanctioning the March 26, 2022 national convention, The Guardian reports.
Also The Nation leads with a report that the leadership impasse in the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been halted by President Muhammadu Buhari. The President asked party members to support Yobe State Governor Mai Mala Buni as chairman of the ruling party by maintaining the “status quo”.
A sudden rise in the price of diesel, the fuel that powers a large part of the industrial and commercial activities in the Nigerian economy, has had its ripples felt throughout the economy, from manufacturing giants through medium-sized enterprises to small-scale organisations, Daily Trust reports.
The bottom of Daily Independent reads that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has pegged the price of presidential forms for N40 million. Governorship, N21 million, Senate, N3.5 million, House of Representatives, N2.5 million, House of Assembly, N600,000.
Thank you for reading, that all for today, see you again tomorrow for a review of Nigerian newspapers.