Nigerian Newspapers: Read Top Naija News Headlines Today, 22 June 2022
Happy morning! Here is a list of the top Naija News stories from Nigerian newspapers for today.
1. To end the case of the kidnapped railway passengers in Kaduna State, President Muhammadu Buhari has increased efforts through kinetic and non-kinetic means. In a statement headed “President Buhari Directs Urgency in Dealing with Kidnapped Railway Passengers’ Case,” Malam Garba Shehu, the president’s Senior Special Assistant for Media and Publicity, announced on Tuesday.
2. On Tuesday, the country’s fuel shortage got worse, forcing drivers to spend hours at gas stations in Lagos, the Federal Capital Territory, and other areas. For oil marketers, increasing the price of the product at the pump is the best way to address the nation’s growing fuel line problems.
3. Following the choice of his running mate, PDP presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar formed a committee to appease and win over Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike and some other irate party members. Atiku started the project because he believed that a united front would be necessary going into the general elections of 2023.
4. Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the standard-bearer for the All Progressives Congress, will win the 2023 presidential election with the support of 100% of the state’s voters, according to Cross River State Governor Prof. Ben Ayade. He addressed the press in Calabar yesterday and spoke.
5. A motion to override President Muhammadu Buhari’s veto of the change made to Section 84(8) of the Electoral Act of 2022 was rejected by the House of Representatives. Hon. Ben Igbakpa of Delta State had earlier made the motion.
6. The executive communication containing the nomination of six names as replacements for ministers who resigned to run for president was delivered to the Nigerian Senate yesterday. In a letter read by the Senate President, Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, President Muhammadu Buhari said the nominees would replace the former ministers that resigned from his cabinet.
7. According to President Muhammadu Buhari, Godwin Emefiele’s future will be decided by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) board. In response to queries from Bloomberg about the independence of the Central Bank, he said this.
8. Yesterday, the new Minority Leader was announced as Senator Philip Tenimu Aduda (FCT). The statement was made in a letter that the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, read aloud during Tuesday’s session.
9. Yesterday, President Muhammadu Buhari connected the Indigenous People of Biafra, or IPOB, to pipeline and oil theft. In an interview, Buhari said that IPOB’s acts of destruction and oil theft are to blame for Nigeria’s daily output limit not being met.
10. According to Godwin Obaseki, the governor of Edo State, Nigerians are looking for an alternative to the two leading political parties in the nation, the Peoples Democratic Party and the All Progressives Congress. Obaseki also highlighted that the country’s political landscape was changing in an interview with African Independent Television about the recently held Ekiti governorship election.
Here is a list of today’s top Naija News stories from Nigerian newspapers. On Touchaheart Nigeria, you can read more about Nigeria, Africa, and the rest of the world. I’ll see you tomorrow.