Good day, good citizens of Nigeria. Here are headlines from Nigerian Newspapers that may interest you today, Monday, March 28, 2022.
1. New National Working Committee: APC inaugurates appeal panel Tues, PDP says Adamu has fraud charges [Punch Newspaper]
The All Progressives Congress will tomorrow (Tuesday) inaugurate an appeals committee to address any disagreements arising from its national convention.
This is just as The PUNCH reported that the Senate would declare the seat of the Nasarawa West Senatorial District lawmaker, Senator Abdullahi Adamu, vacant after he emerged as the new National Chairman of the APC. The Independent National Electoral Commission is expected to conduct a by-election to replace him.
2. Buhari: Our Unity at Convention Signposts Victory in 2023 Polls [ThisDay Newspaper]
President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, said the unity of purpose displayed by the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at its national convention on Saturday was indicative of the party’s promising success in the 2023 general election.
Buhari congratulated the newly elected APC national chairman, Senator Abdullahi Adamu, and the 79-member National Executive Committee (NEC) elected at the convention. But he blamed the media for reporting imaginary division within the ranks of the ruling party.
3. Convention aftermath: Focus shifts to Buhari’s successor [Vanguard Newspaper]
After the much-postponed national convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, the focus has shifted to who will pick the party’s presidential ticket at the primaries to be held in May.
Currently, the party has no fewer than nine presidential hopefuls and some of them played crucial roles in the emergence of the new National Working Committee, NWC, led by Senator Abdullahi Adamu, which was sworn-in at Eagle Square, Abuja, yesterday.
4. US sanctions 6 Nigerians found guilty of funding Boko Haram [NewsWireNGR]
The United States (US) has identified and sanctioned six Nigerians found guilty of sponsoring terrorist group, Boko Haram.
This was disclosed by the U.S Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control, OFAC, in a statement, on Friday.
On the list were Abdurrahman Ado Musa, Salihu Yusuf Adamu, Bashir Ali Yusuf, Muhammed Ibrahim Isa, Ibrahim Ali Alhassan, and Surajo Abubakar Muhammad. Read more.
5. BRT embarks on 3-day skeletal operation over high cost of diesel [NewsWireNGR]
Primero Transport Services Ltd. an operator of the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) in Lagos State, has blamed high cost of diesel for skeletal operations on Ikorodu-TBS routes.
Mr Mutiu Yekeen, Head, Corporate Communications of the firm disclosed this in a statement on Sunday in Lagos. Read more.
6. 2023: If ‘Uncle Tinubu’, Rochas ticket emanates, I’ll clinch it — Okorocha boasts [NewsWireNGR]
Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike, has declared his interest to contest for the 2023 presidency under the platform of the main opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
He made his intention known during a PDP stakeholders’ gathering on Sunday in Makurdi, capital of Benue state. Read more.
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