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What Nigerian newspapers are saying according the summary from Nigerian Newspapers and latest news from nigeria today are as follows:
1. Adams Oshiomhole, a former governor of Edo State, has acknowledged he is unsure whether Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the APC’s presidential candidate, is in Nigeria. This was said by Oshiomhole on Wednesday night while Fielding questions from newsmen. Read More
2. Bashir Sheriff Machina, an APC senatorial candidate for Yobe North, yesterday praised the Federal High Court decision designating him as the party’s legitimate senatorial candidate and referred to it as a triumph for justice. Additionally, he urged Yobe North residents to uphold the law and maintain calm. Read More
3. Following an attack on the local police station, tension was apparent in Iganna, a town in the Iwajowa Local Government Area of Oyo State. The attack on Tuesday night featured some criminals who were apprehended by a police team looking for unregistered motorcycles in the State.
4.Following the controversy engulfing the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governors backing Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike on Wednesday abstained from the party’s official Presidential Campaign Council inauguration. The governors are Wike, Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, Samuel Ortom of Benue State, and Seyi Makinde of Oyo State. Read More
5. Obi supporters can’t gather at Lekki tollgate – Court
On Wednesday, a Federal High Court in Lagos ruled that the Labour Party and its followers might travel through the Lekki Toll Gate but not congregate there for the “#Obidatti23 Forward Ever Rally” set for October 1, 2022.
In addition, Justice Daniel Osiagor gave orders to Usman Baba, the Inspector General of Police, and Abiodun Alabi, the Commissioner of the Lagos State Police, to make sure the directive was followed.
However, the party has criticized the decision, attributing its plight to the opposition. Read More
6. In honour of the 62nd anniversary of the country’s independence, the Federal Government has declared Monday, October 3, a public holiday. The pronouncement was made by the interior minister, Rauf Aregbesola, in a statement released on Wednesday in Abuja by the permanent secretary of the ministry, Dr. Shuaib Belgore. Read More
7. On Wednesday, a petrol-laden truck lost control and fell on a bridge near the Maboro River in Kogi State, killing more than 20 people by burning them to death. According to a witness, the incident took place about 3.30 pm.
8. Yesterday, at Umunze in the Orumba South Local Government Area of Anambra State, gunmen opened fire leaving five soldiers and one unidentified civilian dead. The shooters opened fire on the victims when they were in a Toyota Sienna bus while they were hiding in the street in front of a local new generation bank.
9. The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has started to recover funds given to businesses, state Government to prepare for the disastrous repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. State governments, businesses, and individuals were given access to an estimated N9.3 trillion intervention facility.
10. The Federal Executive Council, or FEC, yesterday gave the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, or NDLEA, N580.50 million in order to purchase four armoured vehicles.
11. US rapper Coolio dies at 59
US rapper Coolio, one of the most well-known figures in hip-hop in the 1990s, has passed away, his manager announced on Wednesday.
Born Artis Leon Ivey Jr., the 59-year-old was well known for songs including “Gangsta’s Paradise” and “Fantastic Voyage.”
Longtime manager Jarez Posey informed the Associated Press that the man passed away at a friend’s house in Los Angeles. His death’s cause was not immediately apparent.
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12. Taiwan ex-military chief urges combat preparedness amid rising China threats
Admiral Lee Hsi-ming, a former senior defence official in Taiwan in an interview with newsmen stated that he is worried that the country’s troops are not prepared to fend off China and that a new defence strategy is required.
Since last month, tensions have been rising close to Taiwan as China has conducted a series of military drills that have grown more intense. This has led many analysts to believe that Beijing will continue to exert strategic pressure on the area.
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