Naija News looks at the top happenings making headlines on the front pages of Nigeria’s national newspapers today Sunday, January, 23rd 2021.
Confidants of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), are currently waiting for him to reveal his preferred aspirant among the presidential hopefuls in the ruling All Progressives Congress, Sunday PUNCH has learnt
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday, foreclosed any chance of returning to partisan politics, insisting that no amount of persuasion would make him rescind his decision, which is final, The Guardian learnt.
According to The Nation, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in next year’s election may emerge from the ranks of the party’s 13 state governors as they fine tune their strategy for the polls.
General Abdulsalami Abubakar is a distinguished elder statesman who was military head of state between 1998 and 1999, when he handed over to a civilian government. In this interview with Trust TV he went over the story of his life and some of the momentous episodes of his long military career.
Sunday Tribune leads with the national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Iyorchia Ayu, has described the administration of President Muhammad Buhari administration as clueless and “piling eternal debts for this and future generations.”
The choice of the next national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) appears to have been narrowed by the Presidency to Mallam Saliu Mustapha (MSM), the Turaki of Ilorin, serving Senator Sani Musa, from Niger State, and former governor, Tanko Al-Makura, Sunday Independent has learnt.
Thank you for reading, that all for today, see you again tomorrow for a review of Nigerian newspapers.
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