Naija News looks at the top happenings making headlines on the front pages of Nigeria’s national newspapers today Wednesday, June 29th 2022.
The PUNCH: The immediate past Chief Justice of Nigeria, Ibrahim Muhammad, is expected to get a N2.5bn severance package from the Federal Government. Muhammad’s resignation on health grounds was announced on Monday, less than a week after the 14 Supreme Court Justices accused him of financial malfeasance and maladministration.
The Guardian: Nigeria is gradually inching towards a financial ‘blockade’ at the international financial market, as its working relationship with international development and funding partners, including the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), deteriorates to its worst level in recent years.
The Nation: President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday waded into the All Progressives Congress (APC) post-primary crisis to avert further defections by its aggrieved senators. The President met with 15 of 22 aggrieved senators protesting their loss of party tickets at the shadow polls, urging them to pull the brake on their defection plans.
Daily Trust: Few days to the commencement of this year’s hajj, there are fears that thousands of Nigerian pilgrims may miss the exercise, Daily Trust can report. As of the time of filing this report, less than half of the 43,000 pilgrims from Nigeria had been airlifted. Thank you for reading, that is all for today, see you again tomorrow for a review of Nigerian newspapers.
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