Naija News looks at the top happenings making headlines on the front pages of Nigeria’s national newspapers today Monday 12th December 2022.
The PUNCH: Political parties have kicked against the new cash withdrawal limits introduced by the Central Bank of Nigeria, stating that it could choke the political process. Parties including the Peoples Democratic Party, Social Democratic Party, Africa Democratic Congress and African Democratic Party contended that the policy would affect the fundraising required by the candidates to sustain their campaigns ahead of the 2023 elections.
The Guardian: President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, left Nigeria for America to attend the United States-Africa Leaders Summit. The event, which holds from tomorrow (December 13 to 15), organised by U.S. President Joe Biden, will see African leaders discussing how to boost future Africa-U.S. relations.
The Nation: Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has said there is no justification for retaining the Presidency in the North in 2023. He urged those protesting against the same faith ticket to ponder on the neglect of zoning or rotation of the president between the North and the South. The governor said those saying that the country is not ripe for Muslim-Muslim ticket should be courageous to decry the abolition of presidential zoning in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Daily Trust: Details of the forceful attempt of members of the outlawed secessionist group, Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), to impose a complete shutdown on the South East region have revealed sordid tales of arson and bloodbath across the states. At the weekend, no fewer than 10 people were reportedly killed in Anambra, Enugu and Imo states as hoodlums held the three states hostage for most hours of Friday and Saturday
Thank you for reading, that is all for today, see you again tomorrow for a review of Nigerian newspapers.
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