Naija News examines the major events making the headlines in Nigeria’s national newspapers today Monday, May 9, 2022.

The punch: The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr Godwin Emefiele’s alleged involvement in politics on Sunday drew stronger condemnations, with senior lawyers and other prominent Nigerians calling for his immediate resignation.

The Guardian: After months of speculation, the selection of an expression of interest and nomination form by the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, to join the race to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari has sparked the anger of many, prompting frenzied reactions from politicians, financial experts and lawyers over whether or not the apex bank chief entered the race.

The nation: The All Progressives Congress (APC) has released nine guidelines for the conduct of presidential, gubernatorial and parliamentary candidates ahead of the primaries. The suitors were barred from going to court without first exhausting avenues of appeal and venting grievances

This day: Some African leaders have lobbied President Muhammadu Buhari to nominate African Development Bank (AfDB) President Dr. Akinwumi Adesina as a candidate for the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidency in the 2023 general elections .

Daily SUN: Barring any last-minute changes, the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) would meet on Wednesday to consider the report of its zoning committee headed by Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom.

Thanks for reading, all for today, see you tomorrow for a review of Nigerian newspapers.