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Nigerian Newspapers Daily Front Pages Review | Tuesday, 22 March, 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 Tuesday, March, 22nd 2022.

The All Progressives Congress National Convention Screening Sub-Committee, on Monday, in Abuja, invited all aspirants vying for party offices at the national and zonal levels to its screening slated for today (Tuesday), The PUNCH says.

Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja yesterday sacked 20 Cross River State lawmakers for defecting from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC), The Guardian reports.

According to Vanguard, as the three zones of the South jostle for the presidential ticket of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC for the 2023 poll, top party sources told Vanguard, yesterday, that the South-West zone is favoured to get the slot, a claim that is causing a stir in the party.

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) remains divided along the North/South lines over its presidential ticket zoning, The Nation says. Yesterday, the Southsouth leadership of the party made up of governors, federal lawmakers, former governors and other stakeholders demanded that the zone should be handed the ticket “in the spirit of fairness, equity and justice.”

High price of diesel and low level of loading of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) also called petrol by tankers at the private depots are reportedly responsible for the current scarcity of petrol in Abuja and other northern states, investigation by Daily Trust revealed.

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday ordered the deployment of more security personnel from Nigeria Police Force, Department of Security Services (DSS) and Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) with additional arms and ammunitions to tackle the growing insecurity in Imo State, according to Daily Independent.

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

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