Today, Thursday, September 1, 2022, SIX9JA News examines the news headlines creating headlines on the front pages of Nigeria’s major newspapers.
The PUNCH: A meeting of former presidential aspirants of the All Progressives Congress scheduled for Abuja on Wednesday failed to hold. The postponement of the meeting was announced a few hours before its commencement.
The Guardian: The war of words between the two contending forces in the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was renewed yesterday, as PDP national chairman, Iyorchia Ayu, the man in the center of the controversy between the party’s presidential flag-bearer, Atiku Abubakar and Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, described persons calling for his resignation as ‘children.’
Vanguard: The crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, deepened yesterday as the party’s National Chairman, Senator Iyorchia Ayu, yesterday, dismissed calls for his removal from office by Wike and members of his camp, wondering where they were when he and other Nigerians formed the party.
This Day: Next year’s general election, which kicks off with the presidential run on Saturday, February 25, is 177 days away today. But the current standing of the major presidential candidates and their parties gleaned from assessment of public opinion, is still too close to call, even though campaigns are yet to officially begin.
The Nation: The crisis that has hit the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) escalated yesterday as the National Chairman, Dr. Iyorchia Ayu, drew the battle line with aggrieved chieftains calling for his resignation. He described those calling for his removal as children who did not witness the birth of the main opposition party.
Daily Trust: Nigerians are passing through difficult times as the cost of living continues to rise, Daily Trust reports. Their purchasing power is also dwindling amidst rising inflation, which hit 19.6 percent as of July 2022.
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