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Nigerian Newspapers Daily Front Pages Review | Monday, 16th May, 2022

HausaToday looks at the top happenings making headlines on the front pages of Nigeria’s national newspapers today Monday, May 16th 2022.

The PUNCH: The Christian Association of Nigeria on Sunday said it would explore all avenues to get justice for Deborah Samuel, a 200 level student of Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto, who was lynched last week for allegedly blaspheming Prophet Muhammad.

The Guardian: Though it took days to come, the Northern Governors’ Forum (NGF) has condemned the killing of Deborah Samuel Yakubu, a student of Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto State, on allegations of blasphemy.

The Nation: No fewer than 3,700 delegates will determine the fate of the 15 presidential aspirants in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The delegates will be more should President Muhammadu Buhari assents to the amended Section 84(8) of the Electoral Act before the primary scheduled for May 29-30.

Daily Trust: Intense lobbying has commenced in states and Abuja as top shots of the All Progressives Congress (APC) jostle to replace eight ministers who left the federal cabinet last week to pursue their 2023 ambitions. 

Daily SUN: Tension and fears of possible breakdown of law and order have gripped Maiduguri, Borno State, following reported attempt on the life of a lady alleged to have blasphemed Islam.

Thank you for reading, that all for today, see you again tomorrow for a review of Nigerian newspapers.

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Hassan Haruna Gobir

Chief editor and publisher at HausaToday. My main interest were on Everyday News, Culture and Traditions and History Corner.

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