Naija News looks at the top happenings making headlines on the front pages of Nigeria’s national newspapers today Friday, April 8th 2022.
The PUNCH: The National Assembly has begun moves to thwart the actions of some members of the federal executive who are bent on removing Section 84(12) from the Electoral Act 2022.
The Guardian: Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, again came down hard on the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) over the appointment of ex-Osun State deputy governor, Chief Iyiola Omisore, as its National Secretary. He expressed willingness to be involved in legal proceedings to unravel the killers of a former Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Bola Ige.
Vanguard: Terrorists who attacked the Abuja-Kaduna train have threatened to kill those in their captivity unless the government meets them.
This Day: As the battle against crude oil theft, a development that has resulted to severe revenue to the country as well as its inability to meet its production quota, the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) yesterday disclosed that it had launched a special operation code named ‘Operation Dakatar da Barawo’ in order to curb crude oil theft and illegal oil bunkering in the Niger Delta region.
The Nation: An expectant mother and her husband, a couple and two sisters are among those being held by terrorists who attacked an Abuja-Kaduna train, it was learnt yesterday
Daily Trust: The President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Mr Amaju Melvin Pinnick, has come under sustained pressure from Nigerian football stakeholders who want him to resign immediately from his exalted office.
Thank you for reading, that all for today, see you again tomorrow for a review of Nigerian newspapers.