Naija News looks at the top happenings making headlines on the front pages of Nigeria’s national newspapers today Saturday 13th August 2022.
The PUNCH: The chances of the All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party retaining power beyond 2023 in some of the states they govern currently is fading due to internal crisis and allegations of imposition.
The Guardian: Amid heightened romance with chieftains of the ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC) and internal frictions in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over the outcome of the party’s presidential primary in May, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has maintained that he would not dump the party for any reason.
This Day: Delta State Governor and the vice-presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa says Nigeria is currently too fractured and too polarised for an inexperienced person to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023.
The Nation: RIVERS State governor, Nyesom Wike, yesterday fired a fresh barb at the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP),Alhaji Atiku Abubakar,saying some of the people around the former vice president could make him lose next year’s election.
Saturday Sun: Strong indications have emerged that the National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Abdullahi Adamu, might be eased out soon, if plans by governors elected on the platform of the party and other stakeholders pull through.