Naija News looks at the top happenings making headlines on the front pages of Nigeria’s national newspapers today Sunday, April 17th 2022.
The PUNCH: President Muhammadu Buhari will not force any of his ministers and other aides, who have political ambitions, to quit their jobs, Sunday PUNCH has learnt.
The Nation: The consensus option being canvassed by some of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirants appears dead despite spirited efforts by its protagonists to make it happen.
Daily Trust: With the recent three power grid collapses in less than 30 days, there are worries that acts of power infrastructure vandalism is on the rise. The latest system collapse occurred on April 8, 2022 around 6.30pm as the national power grid plunged from 2,400 megawatts (MW) some 30 minutes earlier to a zero level, causing widespread outage.
Sunday Independent: With the rate of inflation at 15.92 percent, it is indeed a bleak Easter celebration for Nigerians as the cost of food, clothing, and other household items are out of the reach of the people. As Nigerians celebrate Easter, traders across markets in Lagos State lament that there are no signs of festivity as patronage is very low.
The SUN: Rivers State governor and Peoples Democratic Party presidential aspirant, Ezenwo Nyesom Wike, has kicked against the move by some members of the party to achieve consensus in the election of the party’s presidential standard bearer.
Thank you for reading, that all for today, see you again tomorrow for a review of Nigerian newspapers.