Naija News looks at the top happenings making headlines on the front pages of Nigeria’s national newspapers today Sunday, May 15th 2022.
The PUNCH: Violence erupted in some parts of Sokoto metropolis on Saturday when some Muslim youths trooped to the streets to demand the release of the two suspects arrested in connection with the killing and setting ablaze of a 200-level female student of the Shehu Shagari College of Education, Deborah Samuel, over alleged blasphemy.
The Guardian: Violence broke out in some parts of Sokoto State yesterday as protesters, mostly Muslim faithful, took to the streets to protest the arrest of suspects involved in the killing and burning of Deborah Samuel Yakubu, on Thursday, over alleged blasphemy against Prophet Mohammed (SAW).
This Day: The apex regulator of Nigeria’s capital market, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), has issued fresh guidelines on the issuance and custody of digital assets in the country, a move that could bolster the adoption of cryptos in the country.
The Nation: Attorney General of the Federation and Justice Minister Abubakar Malami (SAN) and Labour and Productivity Minister Chris Ngige hit back yesterday at critics who had kicked over their return to the federal cabinet after unexpectedly pulling out of this month’s primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Sunday Independent: Amid the shocking decision of the National Executive Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to throw open the presidential ticket, there are hints that some party leaders in the South are considering the option of reaching a consensus in order to garner southern block vote and clinch the ticket for an aspirant from the South.
Thank you for reading, that all for today, see you again tomorrow for a review of Nigerian newspapers.