Naija News looks at the top happenings making headlines on the front pages of Nigeria’s national newspapers today Sunday 4th December 2022.
The PUNCH: The Nigerian Navy has accused the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Limited of not revealing the true cause(s) of crude oil theft in the country, but reeling out exaggerated figures to save its face. This disclosure was made to the Senate Committee on Economic and Financial Crimes by the Navy Chief of Training and Operations, Rear Admiral Solomon Agada, during an interactive briefing of the relevant agencies implementing the Proceeds of Crime (Recovery and Management) Act, 2022 at the National Assembly. Our correspondent exclusively observed the proceedings
This Day: The Court of Appeal in Abuja has affirmed the candidature and nomination of the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the July 16 governorship election in Osun State, Adegboyega Oyetola, and his running mate, Benedict Alabi. Oyetola and Alabi are the immediate past governor and deputy governor of Osun State.Meanwhile, the Osun State Election Petition Tribunal yesterday admitted in evidence the file with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) containing the secondary school certificate and testimonial of Governor Ademola Adeleke of the state.
Daily Trust: There are concerns over renewed attacks on facilities of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the South East region of the country as the 2023 general elections approaches, Daily Trust on Sunday reports. Daily Trust on Sunday reports that INEC facilities have come under attacks in South East States leading to destruction of thousands of Permanent Voters Cards and other electoral materials.
Sunday SUN: Lagos State governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has expressed optimism that he would win next year’s governorship election in the state because of his performance in the first term. The governor, who made this expression at the official flag off of his campaign held at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena, Onikan, yesterday, said that his scorecard would earn him a second term.