Nigerian Newspapers Daily Front Pages Review | Tuesday 28th March, 2023
Naija News looks at the top happenings making headlines on the front pages of Nigeria’s national newspapers today Tuesday 28th March 2023.
The PUNCH: The post-election crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party took a new turn on Monday as a Benue State High Court, Makurdi, restrained Senator Iyorchia Ayu from parading himself as the national chairman of the party. The restraining order marked the resumption of the hostility between a group backing the PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar and five governors who refused to campaign for him during the 2023 electioneering.
The Guardian: Former Prime Minister of Britain, Boris Johnson, yesterday, said Nigerians should have the right to choose their leaders saying that development can only thrive in a democracy. He also charged Nigerian politicians to ensure that millions of Nigerians realise their potential, identifying education and equal rights as part of the major conditions for unleashing potentials of citizens.
The Nation: The protracted crisis that has hit the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) took a legal dimension yesterday. A Makurdi High Court in Benue State issued an interim injunction restraining Dr Iyorchia Ayu from parading himself as the national chairman.
Daily Trust: Queues have persisted in commercial banks in major towns in the country, despite the repeated assurances of the availability of cash in various banks by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), findings by Daily Trust showed. An investigation by this paper revealed that the scarcity of the naira notes persisted as Nigerians hoard the currency while Point of Sale (PoS) operators are also mopping up the available cash from Automated Teller Machines (ATM).