October 7, 2022

Iranian President refuses interview with CNN’s Amanpour after her refusal to use Hijab
Iran Revolutionary Guards seeks clampdown on fake news after protests over woman’s death
At UN Assembly new British PM, Liz Truss, slams Russia’s President Putin
EU prepares fresh sanctions against Russia, pledges more military support to Ukraine
Congo DR president tackles Rwanda for backing rebels
Lawyer Kayode Ajulo claims three northern governors ready to support Obi in 2023
Group slams Dogara, Babahir Lawal over opposition to APC Muslim-Muslim ticket
PDP crisis: Atiku spokesman, Bwala tackles Wike for playing God
Court dismisses suit challenging Akpabio’s nomination as APC candidate in Akwa Ibom
Supreme Court dismisses suit demanding zoning of PDP presidential ticket to South-East
CBN threatens to deduct money from loan debtors’ accounts
Oil theft killing economy, as 265 illegal refineries uncovered in SPDC corridor
AfDB’s Akinwumi Adesina says Nigeria needs help
NGX: Investors lose N124.9bn to sell-off in BUA Cement, Guinness
Ibukun Awosika, nine others get new positions at cryptocurrency firm, Binance
INVESTIGATION: How Kano SUBEB awarded contracts to inactive contractors, non-existent schools
SPECIAL REPORT: Hike in gas price forces more Nigerians to use coal, sawdust, as smoke kills 93,300 yearly
INVESTIGATION: How roadside foods endanger consumers’ life with trans fat in northern Nigeria
INVESTIGATION: Untold story of Ondo oil producing communities battling poor health system
FEATURE: Ogun residents, waste collectors trade blames, as refuse litter environment
FACT-CHECK: Is Angolan currency stronger than naira, dollar as claimed by a Twitter user?
FACT-CHECK: Is this viral image from wedding of footballer, Sadio Mane?
FACT-CHECK: Omokri compares Nigeria’s ranking on terrorism under Jonathan and Buhari. How correct is he?
FACT-CHECK: Did Court of Appeal affirm Segun Showunmi as PDP guber candidate in Ogun?
FACT-CHECK: Did Tinubu promise to extend sharia rule to Southern Nigeria?
Full house in Super Eagles camp ahead Algeria friendly
More players expected in Super Eagles camp as training begins ahead Algeria friendly
Amusan’s 100mH record ratified by World Athletics
S’Africa to bid for FIFA Women’s World Cup hosting rights
SportsBusiness: Barcelona report £86m profit for last fiscal year
Fintech startup, Lazerpay, launches upgraded payment platform
Ghana’s SecondSTAX secures $1.6m pre-seed funding. 2 other stories and a trivia
Amazon, Microsoft, Google under probe for alleged anticompetitive behaviour
Nigerian fintech startup, Bamboo, expands operations into Ghana. 2 other stories and a trivia
YouTube rolls out 45% ad incentive to win TikTok market. 2 other stories and a trivia
Naira remains stable at official, parallel markets
Naira reverses gain, weakens at official market
Naira gains marginally as CBN goes after vendors of new notes
Naira starts new week on a low, as FX supply drops further
Naira falls to N707/$1 at black market, as forex scarcity persists
These top 10 stories across the nation’s newspapers might interest you.
1. PDP CRISIS: Fani-Kayode reaches out to Wike’s camp to support Tinubu
Former Aviation Minister and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Femi Fani-Kayode has appealed to the camp of Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike to ally with Bola Tinubu, the presidential candidate of APC. Read more
2. Attempt to associate my plans with APC’s policies height of Lai Mohammed’s aversion for truth – Atiku
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, on Thursday accused the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, of deceiving Nigerians with his claim on the achievements of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration. Read more
3. Tambuwal emerges new chairman of Nigeria Governors’ Forum
The Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, on Thursday emerged the new Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF). Read more
4. Wike vows to stay in PDP, insists on Ayu’s resignation
The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, declared on Thursday he would remain in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and fight for its survival. Read more
5. NNPP’s National Assembly candidates join APC in Osun
Four National Assembly candidates in the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) for Osun State switched to the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday. Read more
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6. Lagos Assembly passes victim, witnesses’ protection bill
The Lagos State House of Assembly on Thursday passed a bill on the protection of witnesses and victims in the state. Read more
7. NGX: Investors lose N124.9bn to sell-off in BUA Cement, Guinness
The equity capitalization in the Nigerian capital market crashed to N26.53 trillion at the close of trading on Thursday. Read more
8. CBN issues “no objection” to FBN Holdings’ acquisition of Access Pension
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has approved the acquisition of Access Pension Fund Custodian Limited by First Pension Custodian Nigeria Limited (First Pension). Read more
9. Troops arrest 17 suspected oil thieves in Delta, 2 others
Troops of Operation Delta Safe have arrested 17 suspected oil thieves and dismantled several illegal refineries in the South-South in the last two weeks. Read more
10. Police rescues 12 kidnapped persons in Enugu
Police operatives in Enugu have rescued 12 kidnap victims and foiled an attempt on some residents of the state in the last one week. Read more
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