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Nigerian Newspapers Daily Front Pages Review | Monday, 6th June, 2022




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Naija News looks at the top happenings making headlines on the front pages of Nigeria’s national newspapers today Monday, June 6th 2022.

The PUNCH: There was pandemonium at Saint Francis Catholic Church, Owa-luwa Street, Owo,  the headquarters of the Owo Local Government Area of Ondo State as gunmen attacked the church on Sunday. The attack on the church in Owo,  the hometown of the state Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, came barely a week after the Prelate of the Methodist Church of Nigeria, Bishop Samuel Kanu-Uche, was kidnapped in Abia State by gunmen the priest later identified as Fulani youths

The Guardian: It was supposed to be Pentecost Sunday when Catholics were expected to commemorate the solemnity of the occasion, but pains, agony, gloom and fear, yesterday, descended on the densely populated Owo in Ondo State, as yet to be identified gunmen opened fire on the congregation at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, which was celebrating the descent of the Holy Spirit on the disciples of Jesus after his ascension. The attack left at least 50 dead.

This Day: When completed, the construction of the 1,028-kilometre Abidjan-Lagos highway would benefit at least 40 million West Africans, the Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola (SAN), said at the weekend.

The Nation: President Muhammadu Buhari last night renewed his push for a consensus presidential candidate for the All Progressives Congress (APC). He expressed confidence that the ruling party would retain the presidential seat next year.

Daily Trust: The moves by the South West elders to come up with a consensus presidential aspirant for the region seem to have hit the rock as Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and the National Leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, are said to be adamant.

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

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