Naija News looks at the top happenings making headlines on the front pages of Nigeria’s national newspapers today Thursday 11th August 2022.
The PUNCH: In light of Nigeria’s dwindling revenue, the continued payment of trillions of naira on fuel subsidy by the government and the attendant economic challenges, the World Bank on Wednesday raised the alarm that the country might be facing an existential threat.
The Guardian: Chairman of the Southern Governors’ Forum and Ondo State governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, yesterday, insisted that the presidency of Nigeria must come to the South next year not to thwart the power rotation arrangement in the country.
Vanguard: Amid tensions, some elders of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday, intervened in the crisis rocking the party by giving approval for the constitution of the presidential campaign council.
The Nation: Former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Chairman Abubakar Baraje yesterday justified the call for Dr. Iyorcha Ayu’s resignation as national chairman. Baraje said the agitation for Ayu’s resignation was not “out of place.”
Daily Trust: The Director-General (DG) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Organisation, Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State, has said that the Catholic Pontiff, Pope Francis, was not opposed to him serving as Director General of APC’s presidential candidate, Bola Ahmed Tinubu.