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Nigerian Newspapers Daily Front Pages Review | Wednesday, 15th 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 Wednesday, June 15th 2022.

The PUNCH: Groups including the Christian Association of Nigeria and the Catholic Society of Nigeria have warned political parties against fielding a Muslim-Muslim ticket in the 2023 presidential election. They gave the warning as the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), the All Progressives Congress governors and the party’s presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Tuesday intensified moves to pick Tinubu’s running mate ahead of Friday’s deadline by the Independent National Electoral Commission.

The Guardian: As the waiting game continues 48 hours to the deadline given by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for parties to submit names of their presidential candidates and running mates, the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Iyiochia Ayu, has expressed confidence that the party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, will, today and tomorrow, present a running mate Nigerians will relate well with and vote into office.

The Nation: A Panel has recommended Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike as running mate to Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar. It took the decision yesterday after a marathon meeting of the National Advisory Committee, an ad-hoc panel set up by the party leadership to recommend a suitable running mate for the candidate, took the decision yesterday.

This Day: The Presidency, yesterday, dismissed insinuations about President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision-making process, saying the president is in charge, and has been responsible for all decisions taken by his administration in the last seven years without interference from any third party or cabal. Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, stated this yesterday in a release.

Daily Trust: Nigeria has lost a $1.7 billion London court case against JP Morgan Chase & Co for the bank’s role in the transfer of millions of dollars to a former oil minister convicted for corruption.

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

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