Naija News looks at the top happenings making headlines on the front pages of Nigeria’s national newspapers today Wednesday, March, 23rd 2022.
The lingering foreign exchange scarcity in the country has continued to worsen even as the exchange rate on the parallel market is inching towards N590/$1, The PUNCH has learnt
As All Progressives Congress (APC) National Convention Screening Committee began its work on Tuesday evening, there are strong indications that all the national chairmanship aspirants will be cleared to face the delegates despite talks of consensus option. The Guardian learnt that the Governor Aminu Masari-led screening committee has been advised to make the exercise “accomodate aspirants for the entire party positions.”
Some top shots of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, have faulted reports that an unwritten agreement and understanding among founders of the party in 2013 ceded the 2023 presidential ticket of the party to the South-West geo-political zone, Vanguard reports.
According to The Nation, the North-South divide in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over zoning of the 2023 Presidential ticket is widening. Presidential aspirant Aminu Tambuwal, Sokoto State governor, said yesterday that instead of talking about zoning, the party should give the ticket to the candidate that can win the election.
The new governor of Anambra State, Professor Chukwuma Soludo, yesterday said although the problems confronting the state remained daunting, with the backing of the people, the new government was poised to record huge successes, according to This Day.
Governors and other key chieftains of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) are plotting against the nomination of persons into key National Working Committee (NWC) positions by President Muhammadu Buhari ahead of the party’s national convention holding on Saturday, Daily Trust reports.
Thank you for reading, that all for today, see you again tomorrow for a review of Nigerian newspapers.