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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, April 18, 2022.

1. INSECURITY: Catholic, Anglican Bishops attack FG [Vanguard Newspaper]

Catholic and Anglican Archbishops from across the country yesterday in their Easter messages decried the high level of insecurity in the country, with some calling on President Muhammadu Buhari to resign, having failed to protect lives and property, which they felt was the fundamental reason for the existence of government. Read more.

2. Presidency: PDP opts for indirect primary, may prune 17 aspirants [Punch Newspaper]

There are strong indications that the Peoples Democratic Party has settled for indirect primary to pick its 2023 presidential candidate on May 29.

It was also gathered that the opposition party was looking at ways of reducing its current 17 presidential aspirants by encouraging consensus talks among them so that some of them would step down.

3. Zamfara ex-governor, Yari, former senator, Marafa, others dump APC for PDP [NewsWireNGR]

Former Governor Abdul-Aziz Yari of Zamfara and Senator Kabiru Marafa have dumped the All Progressive Congress (APC) and joined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), according to the PDP Chairman in Zamfara, Col. Bala Mande (rtd).

Mande stated this during a news conference at the end of the State Working Committee meeting of the party on Sunday in Gusau. Read more.

4. 2023: I’ll replicate what I’ve done in Rivers if elected president — Wike [NewsWireNGR]

Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike, has said that he would replicate Rivers’ socio-economic growth and infrastructural development in Nigeria, if elected President in 2023.

PDP Presidential aspirant said this on Saturday in Jos when he addressed delegates expected to decide the fate of Peoples Democratic Party aspirants ahead of the 2023 general elections. Read more.

5. Sokoto House of Assembly Speaker Dumps APC for PDP [NewsWireNGR]

Speaker, Sokoto State House of Assembly, Aminu Muhammad Achida, has dumped the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).

The speaker presented the letter of his defection to the Assembly during the plenary session on Thursday. Read more.

6. Nigerian lady narrates how she almost got raped in Zanzibar; Hotel, Tanzania govt react [NewsWireNGR]

A Nigerian lady, Zainab Oladehinde, has narrated “the most painful and traumatic experience” she had ever faced in her entire life.

The horrible experience according to her story happened when she went to Tanzania on a vacation to celebrate her 23rd birthday at Zanzibar, a popular tourist resort in the country. Read more.

7. Speaker of the Bauchi State House of Assembly has dumped the APC for the PDP [NewsWireNGR]

Speaker of the Bauchi State House of Assembly, Hon Abubakar Suleiman has dumped the All Progressives Congress, APC, for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

He declared that he is now a member of the PDP during the Ramadan breaking of fast hosted by the Governor with stakeholders from four local government areas of Ningi, Toro, Warji and Dass. Read more.

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