HausaToday looks at the top happenings making headlines on the front pages of Nigeria’s national newspapers today Tuesday, April 26th 2022.
The PUNCH: There are strong indications that the All Progressives Congress may disqualify political appointees contesting the 2023 elections who have not resigned their appointments. The PUNCH, on Monday, gathered that the party would not risk being disqualified by fielding political appointees in contravention of Section 84 (12).
The Guardian: At a time when Northern leaders are divided over the issue of consensus Presidential candidate, leaders of Afenifere, Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) and Middle Belt Forum (MBF), Pa Ayo Adebanjo, Chief Edwin Clark and Prof. Bitrus Pogu, yesterday, accused the North of plotting to abort shifting power to the South.
Daily Trust: Most airlines have increased their fares ahead of the Eid-el-Fitri festivities, checks by the Daily Trust have revealed. Therefore, Nigerians travelling for Sallah would have to contend with high airfare or go by road as the airlines have significantly jacked up charges across boards.
The Nation: Some former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors yesterday denounced the consensus candidacy being promoted by four presidential aspirants of the party. They argued that such an idea was capable of causing disunity that could affect the opposition party’s chances of winning next year’s elections.
Daily SUN: Barring a last minute change of heart, former president, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, will in a matter of days declare for the 2023 presidential election on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC)
Thank you for reading, that all for today, see you again tomorrow for a review of Nigerian newspapers.