The PUNCH: The majority control of the All Progressives Congress in the Senate is currently under threat as no fewer than 20 APC senators have concluded plans to defect to the Peoples Democratic Party, Labour Party, New Nigeria Peoples Party and others.
The Guardian: Senior lawyers, yesterday, weighed in on the concept of ‘placeholder’ for vice presidential candidates and backed the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in insisting that there is no place in the regulations for an interim holder.
Vanguard: Indications emerged yesterday that the ongoing fuel scarcity in the country may not abate soon, as major stakeholders in the sector are currently expressing divergent views as to the cause(s) of the crisis.
The Nation: The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday moved swiftly to avert a likely slide into the minority in the Senate. Eighteen more senators elected on the platform of the party are believed to be heading out to join opposition political parties.
Daily Trust: Massive retirement looms in the military as the high command has ordered immediate retirement of all ‘soldiers with divided loyalty or disgruntled or unmotivated personnel’ in the army, navy and the air force.