Nigerian Newspapers Daily Front Pages Review | Monday, 13th June, 2022
Naija News looks at the top happenings making headlines on the front pages of Nigeria’s national newspapers today Monday, June 13th 2022.
The PUNCH: There are indications that the All Progressives Congress presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, may unveil his running mate on Wednesday. The PUNCH learnt that Tinubu would conclude consultations with the party’s stakeholders, including governors on Tuesday and would announce his running mate on Wednesday.
The Guardian: Yesterday marked the 29th commemoration of Nigeria’s freest and fairest election and fourth celebration of Democracy Day since President Muhammadu Buhari moved it from earlier date of May 29 in honour of the late Moshood Kashimawo Olawale (MKO) Abiola. In commemoration of June 12, notable Nigerians, including Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka; Senator Shehu Sani, Peter Obi and Mike Ozekhome have emphasised the need to make democracy work for all, urging leaders to discard divisive tendencies for the progress of the country.
This Day: Seventeen of the 18 registered political parties have elected their candidates for next year’s presidential election. One party, Action Peoples Party (APP), will not present a presidential candidate for the poll, as the time given by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for political parties to conclude their primaries elapsed on June 9.
The Nation: Governors of Southwest states are reorganising the security arrangement to stave off another terrorist attack. This follows the June 5 attack on St. Francis Catholic Church, Owo, Ondo State by those described by the Federal Government as aided by the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP).
Daily Trust: Some citizens from across the country have called for more dividends of democracy and increased security. They spoke in commemoration of the June 12 Democracy Day in Nigeria. The day is celebrated in honour of the June 12, 1993, presidential election widely acclaimed to have been won by the late Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale (MKO) Abiola of the Social Democratic Party (SDP).
Thank you for reading, that is all for today, see you again tomorrow for a review of Nigerian newspapers.