Good day, good citizens of Nigeria. Here are headlines from Nigerian Newspapers that may interest you today, Tuesday, April 12, 2022.
1. 2023: Tinubu, Osinbajo groups clash, Aregbesola may back VP [Punch Newspaper]
Support groups loyal to Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on the one hand and those backing the All Progressives Congress national leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on the other, on Monday, engaged in a war of words on social media, television and radio following Osinbajo’s formal declaration of his presidential ambition.
2. 2023: There may be no elections if… — CAN, Sultan, Ohanaeze, NEF, others [Vanguard Newspaper]
Eminent Nigerians including the President of Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Samson Ayokunle, and the Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar, have warned that widespread insecurity across the country is the greatest threat to the forthcoming 2023 general elections.
3. “I have no son grown enough to declare”, says Bola Tinubu on Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s presidential bid [NewsWireNGR]
All Progressives Congress, APC Chieftain Bola Tinubu, also a presidential hopeful, says he has no son grown enough to declare for the 2023 presidential election.
The comment came a few hours after Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo joined the presidential race Monday. NewsWireNGR recalls that, Osinbajo was the Commissioner for Justice and Attorney General of Lagos when Tinubu was the state governor. Read more.
4. Pastor Tunde Bakare says he moved the motion for APC merger [NewsWireNGR]
Serving Overseer of The Citadel Global Community Church, Pastor Tunde Bakare, has declared his intention to contest the presidency in 2023 on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC.
The pastor, who disclosed his intention during a Zoom event organised by the PTB4-Nigeria movement on Saturday evening, claimed he was one of the founders of the APC and has never been part of any other party. Read more.
5. Many injured as MC Oluomo’s loyalists, NURTW members clash in Lagos [NewsWireNGR]
In a bid to take over parks from members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), loyalists of sacked Lagos council of the Union, MC Oluomo, Alhaji Musiliu Akinsanya popularly known as ‘MC Oluomo’, engaged the NURTW members.
Many people were reported injured in the incident which happened in Fagba area of Lagos on Monday. Read more.
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