Naija News looks at the top happenings making headlines on the front pages of Nigeria’s national newspapers today Saturday, 2nd July, 2022.
The PUNCH: The presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress for the 2023 election, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, may in the next few days name either Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State or his predecessor, Senator Kashim Shettima, as his running mate, investigations by Saturday PUNCH have revealed.
The Guardian: Nigerians from across the country are lamenting the hardships in the land, crying out for urgent measures by the government at all levels to mitigate their suffering which they said was becoming intolerable. They warned that failure to genuinely tackle the myriad of difficulties and deprivation the citizens are suffering could inflict dire consequences on the country in no time.
Vanguard: In the 2015 general election, a northerner, General Muhammadu Buhari, as the flag bearer of the All Progressives Congress defeated the incumbent, a southerner, Dr Goodluck Jonathan of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
The Nation: Pressure is mounting on the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, and the party’s National Chairman, Dr Iyorchia Ayu, to urgently address the festering crisis sparked by the recent nomination of Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa as presidential running mate.
Daily Trust: As the Eid-el-Kabir festival inches closer, Muslim faithful are grumbling over the high cost of rams. Even though many of those who are used to slaughtering animals to commemorate the season are still hopeful of buying the sacrificial animal, some of them said their poor economic status amid rising inflation are threatening to mar this year’s celebration.
Thank you for reading, that is all for today, see you again tomorrow for a review of Nigerian newspapers.