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News Updated: April 15, 2024

Latest news in Nigeria, April 15, 2024: Top 10 headlines for Monday

By Lawrence Agbo
April 15, 2024
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Welcome to the AllNews Morning roundup! Check out today's top 10 Nigerian newspaper headlines for Monday, April 15, 2024, on www.allnews.ng and stay updated on local and global news.

Halt new national ID card plans — HURIWA to President Tinubu

The Human Rights Writers Association (HURIWA) has urged President Bola Tinubu to halt plans for the issuance of a new National Identity Card, labelling the proposed exercise as a misappropriation of Nigerian resources and a ploy to drain public funds.

This was contained in a statement by HURIWA's National Coordinator, Emmanuel Onwubiko on Sunday. Read more here.

Edo State gov demolishes Shaibu's residence security post

The Edo State Network and members of the Public Works Volunteers, on Sunday, pulled down the security post in front of the residence of the former deputy governor, Philip Shaibu, in the Government Reservation Area, Benin.

Shaibu was impeached by the Edo State House of Assembly last Monday over the allegation of leaking official secrets and perjury. Read more here.

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Customs strengthens ties with Benin Republic to facilitate trade

The Nigeria Customs Service has reaffirmed its commitment to enhancing bilateral relations with its counterpart in the Republic of Benin to facilitate trade.

In pursuit of this objective, the Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Adewale Adeniyi, led a delegation to meet with the Director-General of the Customs Administration of the Republic of Benin. Read more here.

Nasarawa: Obi Ward APC chairman suspended

The Chairman of Obi electoral ward of Nasarawa State, Usman Akara has been suspended after a vote of no confidence was passed by 25 Executive Committee members of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

The 25 members of the Executive Committee, said Article 21(d)(vi) of the Constitution of the party gave them the power to remove the Chairman. Read more here.

EFCC reveals amount recovered in humanitarian ministry probe

A total of N32.7 billion and $445,000 has been recovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission from the Humanitarian Ministry.

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The anti-graft commission also accused the suspended Humanitarian Minister Betta Edu, her predecessor Sadiya Umar-Farouq, and National Social Insurance Programmes Agency Coordinator Halima Shehu. Read more here.

Police seize bus containing stolen bags of flour, sugar

The Lagos State Police Command's operatives have seized a Volkswagen bus loaded with stolen bags of flour and sugar. 

Benjamin Hundeyin, the command's Public Relations Officer, shared the news on his official X handle on Sunday. Read more here.

Rice tasks teammates on Bayern Munich clash after Premier League defeat

Arsenal midfielder Declan Rice has charged his teammates to channel their frustrations after Sunday's 2-0 defeat to Aston Villa against Bayern in the Champions League.

Two second-half goals condemned the Gunners to their first defeat of 2024 and the former West Ham star reacted after the setback. Read more here.

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Customs strengthens ties with Benin Republic to facilitate trade

The Nigeria Customs Service has reaffirmed its commitment to enhancing bilateral relations with its counterpart in the Republic of Benin to facilitate trade.

In pursuit of this objective, the Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Adewale Adeniyi, led a delegation to meet with the Director-General of the Customs Administration of the Republic of Benin. Read more here.

Troops neutralize terrorists transporting arms in Kaduna

Troops of the Nigerian Army have conducted an ambush, neutralizing two suspected terrorists transporting weapons in Rafin Sariki Village, located in the Giwa Local Government Area of Kaduna State. 

This operation, part of counter-terrorism efforts in the North-West, was announced by the Director of Army Public Relations, Onyema Nwachukwu, in a statement issued on Sunday.  Read more here.

NiMet predicts three-day sunshine, thunderstorms from Monday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency has forecasted a mixture of sunshine and thunderstorms across the country from Monday to Wednesday.

In its weather outlook released in Abuja on Sunday, NiMet predicts sunny conditions for Monday, accompanied by some cloud cover in northern cities and a chance of thunderstorms in parts of Taraba later in the day. Read more here.

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