HausaToday looks at the top happenings making headlines on the front pages of Nigeria’s national newspapers today Sunday, 24th July, 2022.
The PUNCH: The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has again warned of a possible fifth wave of the Covid-19 virus in the country, given the resurgence in the number of confirmed cases. It disclosed that about 1,332 cases were recorded in one week.
The Guardian: As the 2023 general elections draw near, there are indications that the fortunes of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) may be adversely affected by the high rate of inflation and the party’s inability to live up to its campaign promises to Nigerians in 2015.
This Day: The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Tinubu, yesterday responded to the fireworks by his counterpart in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, accusing the presidential candidate of the main opposition party of offering him a vice presidential ticket in 2007.
The Nation: Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, yesterday dismissed as lies the statements by former Vice President Atiku Abubakar depicting him (Tinubu) as an apostle of Muslim-Muslim ticket in Nigeria.
Daily Trust: In years past, elections in Nigeria were characterised by ballot box snatching, violence and falsification of results, but with the introduction of technology and improvement in election security, political parties and politicians have adopted vote buying as a strategy to emerge victorious at the poll.
Thank you for reading, that is all for today, see you again tomorrow for a review of Nigerian newspapers.