Naija News looks at the top happenings making headlines on the front pages of Nigeria’s national newspapers today Friday, 29th July, 2022.
The PUNCH: The immediate past Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, and a group, Incorporated Trustees of Rights for All International, have filed an originating summons before a Federal High Court in Abuja seeking an order declaring Nwajiuba as the authentic Presidential candidate of the APC.
The Guardian: The Federal Government, yesterday, admitted that Nigerians are tired of the current security challenges facing the nation. Rising from its closed-door meeting, which lasted more than five hours, the National Security Council acknowledged the deteriorating insecurity across the country, fueling fears among the population and making citizens to tend towards seeking self-help.
This Day: The National Security Adviser, Major General Babagana Monguno (rtd), yesterday, allayed general concerns over the growing insecurity in the country, when he said the military has already begun to develop new strategies to curb the tide of terrorism.Monguno, who spoke after the National Security Council (NSC) held its third meeting in one month, presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, at the State House, Abuja, admitted that Nigerians were tired of the current security challenges facing the nation and had begun to gravitate towards self-help.
The Nation: All Progressives Congress (APC) leaders yesterday began moves to avert the impeachment threat against President Muhammadu Buhari by Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) federal legislators over the worsening insecurity. It was also learnt that the impeachment plot by the opposition senators and House of Representatives members was part of a bigger agenda to outsmart APC in 2023 poll.
Daily Trust: Borno State Governor Professor Babagana Umara Zulum has expressed fears that dwindling resources and poverty, if not tackled, may force some Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) to join Boko Haram and its splinter group–the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) fighters.
Thank you for reading, that is all for today, see you again tomorrow for a review of Nigerian newspapers.