HausaToday looks at the top happenings making headlines on the front pages of Nigeria’s national newspapers today Monday, April 25th 2022.
The PUNCH: The consultation between former President Goodluck Jonathan and some leaders of the All Progressives Congress for Jonathan to emerge as the presidential candidate has been rejected by support groups working for some presidential aspirants of the party.
The Guardian: Today is World Malaria Day (WMD). WMD is a day set aside by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to raise awareness on the mosquito-borne disease and examine efforts towards prevention, treatment, control and elimination of the illness, which according to the body led to 602,020 reported deaths in Africa last year.
The Nation: A row broke out yesterday within the ranks of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) over the endorsement of two presidential aspirants in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as North’s consensus candidates.
Daily Trust: The completion of the remaining two per cent of work on the 43-year-old Ajaokuta Steel Rolling Mill, as promised by the federal government, has been ruled out this year, despite a $10 billion (about N4.155 trillion) worth of investment.
Daily Sun: Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, has said Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal and former managing director, FSB International Bank, Mohammed Hayatu-Deen, were not only part of the initiators of the consensus option, but also agreed to accept the outcome of the exercise.
Thank you for reading, that all for today, see you again tomorrow for a review of Nigerian newspapers.