Newspaper headlines: PDP governors decide to change direction in 2023

Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s launch of the Lagos Ride with 1,000 cars appeared on the front pages of Nigerian newspapers.

Punch reports that the Senate has said it will appeal the court’s judgment ordering the removal of Section 84(12) of the Elections Act 2022. The newspaper also reports that Lagos State has ordered the closure of the bridge of Eko after the Apongbon fire.

The Guardian reports that the death toll has risen to 37 in southern Kaduna as youths attack herder settlements. The newspaper also reports that the governors of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have decided to change the direction of the country in 2023.

Daily Trust reports that former Vice President Atiku Abubakar unveiled a five-point agenda as he announced his candidacy for the presidency in 2023. The newspaper reports that Nigeria has lost over two million birds from 391 farms because of the flu.

The Nation reports that PDP governors have pleaded with Nigerians to give the party another chance to lead the country. The newspaper also reports that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is ready to extend more loans to Nigeria.


The Nigerian Tribune reports that the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Executives Association of Nigeria (PENGASSON) attributes the fuel shortage to lack of foreign exchange. The newspaper also reports that traditional devotees have disassociated themselves from the group that invaded Obafemi Awolowo University with charms to protest against the new Vice Chancellor.