Naija News looks at the top happenings making headlines on the front pages of Nigeria’s national newspapers today Saturday, May 28th 2022.
The PUNCH: Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar; Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike; his Sokoto State counterpart, Aminu Tambuwal; and a former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, are among the frontline presidential aspirants who will contest the primary of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party today (Saturday).
The Guardian: The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), yesterday, bowed to pressure and extended the deadline for political parties to conduct their primaries for the 2023 general election.
This Day: After crisscrossing the country for weeks, consulting with delegates and stakeholders, 14 politicians aspiring to be the presidential candidate of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 2023, will from today face 810 delegates in Abuja who will pick one of them.
The Nation: After months of rigorous campaign, the 14 aspirants jostling for the presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in next year’s election will submit themselves for assessment today in Abuja.
Daily Trust: Reports of governorship primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have continued to trickle in since the exercise ended Friday night with some of the aspirants springing surprises by defeating formidable contenders.
Saturday SUN: Like a heavily pregnant woman gripped with apprehension over her fate until she is delivered, Nigerians have been anxious over the two aspirants out of the about 38 that will fly the presidential flags of the two major political parties, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2023 election.
Thank you for reading, that all for today, see you again tomorrow for a review of Nigerian newspapers