Naija News looks at the top happenings making headlines on the front pages of Nigeria’s national newspapers today Friday 5th August 2022.
The PUNCH: Loyalists of the Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike have called for the restructuring of the Peoples Democratic Party’s leadership to accommodate more southerners, saying the party as presently constituted is pro-North.
The Guardian: After weeks of brickbats since the conclusion of the presidential primary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the aggrieved governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, and the party’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, yesterday evening met behind closed doors in Abuja.
The Nation: The dust over the presidential primary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the choice of Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa as running mate by its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has not settled.
Daily Trust: Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has underscored the need for transparency in the management of resources meant for the acquisition of hardware for the defence and security agencies.
Daily SUN: National Security Adviser (NSA), Major Gen. Babagana Monguno, has assured that the 2023 general elections must hold and in an atmosphere devoid of violence and malpractices. He spoke against the backdrop of fears raised by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and other stakeholders that rising insecurity across the country may mar peaceful conduct of polls next year. He assured of determination of President Muhamamdu Buhari to bequeath a legacy of strong democratic institutions and values.
Thank you for reading, that is all for today, see you again tomorrow for a review of Nigerian newspapers.