Naija News looks at the top happenings making headlines on the front pages of Nigeria’s national newspapers today Monday, June 20th 2022.
The PUNCH: The All Progressives Congress on Sunday took a swipe at the opposition Peoples Democratic Party over the result of Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti State. The party, in a statement in Abuja by its National Publicity Secretary, Felix Morka, said Nigerians were not deceived by PDP’s claim of being on a rescue mission in the country.
The Guardian: Worsening foreign exchange (forex) scarcity in the country, coupled with an unfavourable operating environment, weakened purchasing power and low demand for locally-assembled vehicles, have inflicted a toll on the automobile sub-sector, as Nigeria has expended over N4.12 trillion on the importation of used vehicles in the past 10 years.
ThisDay: President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Ekiti State governor-elect and All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Biodun Oyebanji, on his victory at Saturday’s governorship poll in the state. Buhari, however, advised Oyebanji to be magnanimous in victory, in a release yesterday by the president’s media adviser, Femi Adesina.
The Nation: Some parts of Lagos were on standstill yesterday afternoon for Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, who returned home to a rousing reception eleven days after clinching the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential ticket in Abuja.
Daily Trust: There is no reprieve yet for airline operators over the skyrocketing price of aviation fuel known as Jet A1 even as operators fear the worst is yet to come. This is just as diesel prices per litre hovers between N750 and N820, worsening many value chain indices.
Thank you for reading, that is all for today, see you again tomorrow for a review of Nigerian newspapers.