Naija News looks at the top happenings making headlines on the front pages of Nigeria’s national newspapers today Sunday, November 7th 2021.
Emotions ran high on Saturday as families of those who died in the 21-storey building collapse on Gerrard Road, Ikoyi, Lagos, besieged Lagos Mainland Hospital morgue in the Yaba area of the state to identify corpses of their loved ones, PUNCH reports.
Amid multiple bloodbaths in the building-up to the election, a thick blanket of security provided by over 40, 000 armed and unarmed security operatives, and confusion occasioned by a sit-at-home order nearly imposed by a separatist group, the Independent People of Biafra (IPOB), residents of Anambra State, yesterday, filed out to vote for a new state executive. Read more in The Guardian.
Sunday Independent leads with the Anambra state governorship election taken place on Saturday as scheduled without serious incidents of violence as was feared by many stakeholders
The extension of Saturday’s governorship election in Anambra State by the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) sent a wave of suspense across the state as citizens may have to wait for another day due to the malfunctioning of newly introduced Bimodal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS) by the electoral body, Tribune reports
Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the National Chairman-elect of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Iyorchia Ayu, has said that the party under his leadership would ‘sharpen its programmes” and make it more appealing to the electorate, Sunday Sun says
Thank you for reading, that all for today, see you again tomorrow for a review of Nigerian newspapers.