Nigerian Newspapers: Headlines that will interest you today, Thursday
Good day, good citizens of Nigeria. Here are headlines from Nigerian Newspapers that may interest you today, Thursday, June 2, 2022.
1. APC exco, govs divided over Buhari’s succession plan, screening report ready [Punch Newspaper]
There were strong indications on Wednesday that the All Progressives Congress national officials were divided over a plan by the President, Major General Muhammadu (retd.), to pick his preferred presidential candidate for the party.
Earlier on Wednesday, the APC National Vice Chairman (North-West), Mallam Salihu Lukman, in an open letter to Buhari, warned that picking a successor would be costly and risky for the President and the party. Read more.
2. 2023: ‘What has he forgotten in the Villa?’, Sen Bulkachuwa slams Jonathan’s rumoured presidential ambition [NewsWireNGR]
Asenator representing Bauchi North District, Adamu Muhammad Bulkachuwa, has slammed the rumoured ambition of former president, Goodluck Jonathan, to return as president under the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the 2023 presidential election draws near.
Bulkachuwa while speaking on Arise TV on Wednesday about issues surrounding the ruling party’s readiness ahead of its convention starting on June 6 asked, “What has he (Jonathan) forgotten in the Villa that he wants to go back and take?”. Read more.
3. “Don’t vote for party again in Nigeria, vote for people with vision” – Pastor David Ibiyeomie [NewsWireNGR]
The founder of Salvation Ministries, with headquarters in Port-Harcourt, Pastor David Ibiyeomie, has advised Nigerians ahead of the forthcoming general election in 2023.
In a video going viral online, the clergy warned Nigerians about collecting bribe in order to vote for a particular candidate. Read more.
4. FG bans ‘bushmeat’ as NCDC confirms 21 cases of Monkeypox in Nigeria [NewsWireNGR]
The Federal Government has banned hunters and dealers of “bushmeat” from the practice forthwith to prevent any possibility of “spillover” of Monkeypox in Nigeria.
This was ordered by the called Federal Ministry of Agriculture & Rural Development (FMARD), through the Department of Veterinary & Pest Control Services. Read more.
5. Scores kidnapped by terrorists who attacked travellers along the Kaduna-Birnin-Gwari Road [NewsWireNGR]
Several people have been reportedly kidnapped by bandits who attacked travellers along the Kaduna-Birnin-Gwari Road in Kaduna State.
According to online viral videos and accounts shared on twitter, the terrorists blocked the highway on Tuesday and in the process, set about eight vehicles ablaze. Read more.
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