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, September 15, 2022.

Atiku, Wabara meet aggrieved govs, Makinde demands Ayu’s exit [Punch Newspaper]

The newly appointed Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party and former Senate President, Chief Adolphus Wabara, has begun crucial moves to save the main opposition party from imminent collapse.

As a result, he is leading a delegation of the PDP BoT, comprising some former governors, ex-deputy governors, ex-ministers and other top party chieftains to meet three of the aggrieved PDP governors within 48 hours.

The meeting is meant to placate the aggrieved governors and prepare grounds for further negotiations that will stop the moves by the ruling All Progressives Congress governors to woo the PDP governors to their side as the race towards the 2023 poll intensifies.

The PDP has been enmeshed in a major internal crisis after its presidential primary election that produced former vice president Atiku Abubakar as its candidate. Read more.

Lawyers sue Kano government over alleged plans to sell Sharia’a Courts [NewsWireNGR]

The Commissioner for Justice, Musa Abdullahi-Lawan, says there is no plan by the Kano Government to sell some Shari’a Courts in the state.

Abdullahi-Lawan, who doubles is also the  Chairman, Technical Committee on Conversation and Redevelopment of Some Kano State Owned Properties, made this known in Kano on Wednesday. Read more.

PDP Crisis: Ayu must resign, that is the message — Makinde [NewsWireNGR]

The crisis in the major opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has taken a new twist as Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, called for the resignation of the National Chairman of the party, Senator Iyorchia Ayu.

The PDP Governors Forum chairman made the declaration during the South-West PDP stakeholders meeting with the presidential candidate of the party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. Read more.

Why Governor Ayade locked out civil servants working in the Government House [NewsWireNGR]

The Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade, on Wednesday morning, locked out civil servants working in the Government House, Calabar for coming late to work.

The governor, who was in the office before 8am, ordered the Chief Security Officer to lock the gate and not allow any one coming after 8am to enter the premises. Read more.

Buhari approves N28 billion for infrastructure in Abuja district [NewsWireNGR]

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved N28 billion for the provision of roads and other infrastructure in the Wasa District of Abuja.

The Abuja minister, Mohammed Bello, said this while addressing journalists at the end of Wednesday’s meeting of the council, chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari. Read more.

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