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Nigerian Newspapers: Headlines that will interest you today, Monday

Good day, good citizens of Nigeria. Here are headlines from Nigerian Newspapers that may interest you today, Monday, February 21, 2022.

1. I’m ready to get dirty – Tinubu [Vanguard Newspaper]

Presidential aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Senator Bola Tinubu, yesterday, vowed to get dirty, if there are plans to halt his presidential ambition in 2023. Read more.

2. 2023: Alaafin of Oyo endorses Tinubu, calls on Yoruba ancestors for assistance [NewsWireNGR]

The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, has pledged his support for the presidential ambition of Bola Tinubu, National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Read more.

3. Britain’s 95-year-old Queen Elizabeth II tested positive for Covid-19  [NewsWireNGR]

Britain’s 95-year-old Queen Elizabeth II tested positive for Covid-19 on Sunday, a fortnight after marking 70 years on the throne, but aides said her symptoms were “mild”.

The news comes at a stressful time of scandal for the royal family and after Prince Charles, the queen’s eldest son and heir, tested positive on February 10, two days after meeting his mother at Windsor Castle. Read more.

4. LG Poll: Enugu government orders closure of markets, offices on Feb 23 [NewsWireNGR]

Enugu State Government has declared February 23 work-free day to enable residents vote for their choice candidates in the Local Government election.

This is contained in a statement on Sunday in Enugu by the Special Adviser to the governor on Information, Mr Steve Oruruo on Sunday in Enugu. Read more.

5. Convention: APC battles consensus crisis as Buhari, governors meet Tuesday [Punch Newspaper]

The All Progressives Congress governors and the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), will this week pick a new date for APC national convention, which was earlier slated for February 26.

The APC, which had invited the Independent National Electoral Commission to monitor its convention at the Eagle Square in Abuja, has failed to sell forms to any aspirant with less than six days to go.

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