October 5, 2022

UK approves US request for extradition of WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange
Two killed, one wounded in Alabama church shooting
Three Moroccan amputee footballers abscond in Poland
‘Europe will disappear if West sends nuclear weapons to Ukraine,’ Russia warns
Death toll from Darfur’s violence hits 125
SMBLF fumes, says Okowa wrong to accept offer of running mate to Atiku
PFN vows to mobilise Christians against Muslim-Muslim ticket
HURIWA warns S’East politicians of imminent disgrace over silence on terrorist activities
Bianca Ojukwu defends Peter Obi after Fr Mbaka’s ‘stingy man’ criticism
‘Ayu single-handedly picked Gov Okowa,’ Afegbua claims PDP set to boil
Nigeria’s South-East worst hit as price of petrol rises by 2.99%
Manufacturing sector leads as VAT rises to N588.59bn in three months
Elon Musk slammed with $258bn lawsuit for promoting Dogecoin
Nigeria records $3.5bn FX repatriation in two months —Emefiele
FIRST BANK: Femi Otedola’s disruption bringing more losses than gains for shareholders?
FEATURE: Ogun residents, waste collectors trade blames, as refuse litter environment
INVESTIGATION: How online fraudsters siphon victims’ funds through ‘SportyBet’ platform
SPECIAL REPORT: Enugu govt watches as waste takes over state, threatens public health, environment
SPECIAL REPORT: Illegal miners degrade Ekiti community, engage in child labour
SPECIAL REPORT: Inside the illegal trading of forest woods in Cross River community
FACT CHECK: True or false? Yahaya Bello claims security has improved in Kogi since he became governor?
FACT CHECK: Did a brave Nigerian policeman hunt down one of the terrorists who stormed Owo church?
FACT CHECK: What we found about Helen Paul’s Professorial appointment
FACT CHECK: Did a Rev. Father take AK 47 to church after mob killed Deborah in Sokoto?
FACT CHECK: Did Buhari approve ₦456bn for ASUU to end strike?
Nadal eyes Wimbledon appearance after undergoing treatment for foot problem
Curry named MVP as Warriors beat Celtics to claim fourth NBA title in eight years
Egypt part ways with head coach after three games in charge
Arsenal to face Palace in opening game of Premier League season
Peseiro lauds Super Eagles for picking all six points from AFCONQ games
Morocco’s Jobop secures $1m in seed round. 1 other story and a trivia
Kenya’s CBEA secures $25m. 2 other stories and a trivia
Microsoft replaces Internet Explorer, amid Google competition
Whatsapp launches feature to help users switch between phones
Mauritius-based venture capital fund, Launch Africa Ventures, closes $36.3m fund. 1 other story and a trivia
Naira continues recovery at official market, appreciates to N420
Naira gains value against Dollar, Euro, Pound at official exchange market
Bankers in search of dollars go after parties’ delegates, as Naira crashes to new low
Naira appreciates across markets
Naira falls against dollar, Euro, Pound at official market ahead of APC’s primary
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These top 10 stories across the nation’s newspapers might interest you.
1. Atiku picks Governor Okowa as running mate for 2023 election
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar has picked the governor of Delta State, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa as his running mate for the 2023 presidential poll. Read more
2. Court stops Bauchi govt from prosecuting ex-govs Yuguda, Mohammed for alleged N321.5bn fraud
Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, restrained the Bauchi State government from prosecuting former governors Isa Yuguda and Mohammed Abubakar for alleged misappropriation of the state’s funds and assets. Read more
3. HURIWA accuses Buhari, APC, of agenda to Islamize Nigeria with Muslim-Muslim ticket
Civil rights advocacy group, the Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has alleged that President Muhammadu Buhari and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) are planning to Islamize the country by plotting to impose a Muslim-Muslim ticket for their presidential candidate in the 2023 election. Read more
4. Guber poll: INEC warns officials on unethical conduct in Ekiti
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, on Thursday charged officials and staff of the commission on professionalism and ethical behaviour in Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti State. Read more
5. Father Mbaka renews ‘fight’ with Peter Obi, says ex-Anambra gov not fit to be president
Father Ejike Mbaka, the Spiritual Director of the Adoration Ministry, Enugu (AMEN), has again attacked the person of Peter Obi a former governor of Anambra State and presidential candidate of the Labour Party for the 2023 election. Read more
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6. Gains in Japaul Gold, Chams fail to lift Nigeria’s capital market as shareholders lose N196.3bn
Investors in the Nigerian capital market lost N196.9 billion as a sell-off among investors continued on the trading floor on Thursday. Read more
7. Petrol price may increase to N180/litre in Lagos, Ibadan, other S/W areas
Residents living in the South-West parts of the country might witness an increase in fuel prices after the South West zone of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) said on Wednesday that it may direct its members in the zone to increase the pump prices of Premium Motor Spirit (P.M.S), as well as the A.G.O popularly known as Diesel. Read more
8. Yobe deputy governor’s children die in Borno auto crash
The Yobe State Deputy Governor, Idi Barde Gubana, last Saturday lost his two children in an auto crash along the Maiduguri-Kano Road in Borno State. Read more
9. Police rescues abducted wife of APC chairman in Niger
Police operatives in Niger have rescued Habiba Baffa, the abducted wife of the All Progressives Congress (APC) chairman in Magama Local Government area of the state, Usman Baffa. Read more
10. Arsenal to face Palace in opening game of Premier League season
The first fixture of the 2022-23 English Premier League season is billed to take place on Friday, 5 August when Crystal Palace host Arsenal. Read more
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