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AllNews Wrap-Up: Latest Nigeria News Headlines For Today, Sunday, 23 January, 2022

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AllNews Wrap Up For Sunday

AllNews Nigeria brings you the latest Nigeria news headlines compilations and roundup of the top Nigerian newspaper stories online for today, Sunday, January 23, 2022.

Here are the Latest News In Nigeria headlines:

#JusticeForJubril: How Senior Student Slit Junior's Throat In Elkanemi College

A senior student of Elkanemi College of Islamic Theology Maiduguri has cut open the throat of Jubril Sadi Mato, a junior student of the school.

Jubril, who is currently on admission at the intensive care unit of the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital, was being punished by the senior student for refusing to run errands for him, reports said.

The incident happened on Saturday, January 15, 2022, and the school management concealed it with the aim of keeping it away from the public, one of Jubril's family members told AllNews Nigeria...READ MORE

Activist Advises Nigerians Not To Take Bello's Presidential Aspiration Seriously 

Rights activist and convener of Concerned Nigerians, Deji Adeyanju, has described the presidential ambition of Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State as sheer deceit.

Some interest groups have been clamouring for Yahaya Bello to contest the 2023 presidential primary of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) even as his campaign posters have flooded several cities.

While the governor has not officially declared his interest in the presidential race, he has continued to emphasise that Nigeria needs a youthful president like him...READ MORE

Local Government Refuses To Pay Retirees Despite Governor's Order

The Mohammed Danlami-led Executive Council of Nasarawa Eggon Local Government has denied retirees their 2-month arrears. 

This is against the directive given by Governor Abdullahi Sule a week ago to the third tier of government to clear outstanding arrears of workers for November and December 2020. 

Only a few local governments had complied fully notably Doma led by Architect Usman Sarki Ahmad of the All Progressives Congress (APC)...READ MORE

Ortom Flags Off Digital Aerial Photography In Benue

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has flagged off the digital aerial photography of communities and towns in the state through the Benue Geographic Information Service, (BENGIS).

The digital aerial photography which involves capturing images for town planning and surveying purposes across the state by BENGIS was held on Saturday, at the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) premises, Makurdi Airport. 

State Project Manager of BENGIS, Mario Bajouk briefed the Governor on arrival at the Makurdi Airport on the extent of work already done in terms of areas covered while presenting pictures to the Governor...READ MORE

Nigerian Prisons To Be Given Facelift To Forestall Jail Breaks — Comptroller

The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) has unveiled plans to forestall jailbreaks, attacks and boosts the welfare of staff and inmates across all custodial centres.

The Comptroller General, NCOs, Haliru Nababa, said this in his New Year message to the staff and inmates on Friday in Abuja.

Naba appreciated all officers and men of the NCOs for working tirelessly under challenging conditions to ensure total delivery of the service’s mandate in previous years...READ MORE

Osun APC Ward Congress: Court To Rule On Jurisdiction On Wednesday

A Federal High Court hearing the suit filed by 2,517 members of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in 26 Local Government Areas of Osun State to challenge the ward congress of the party, held on July 31, 2021, has adjourned the case till Wednesday.

The adjournment came after the parties in the suit argued for and against the preliminary objection raised by the defendants to challenge the jurisdiction of the court on the case. 

Respondents in the case are the National Secretariat of the APC, Chairman of Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Committee of the APC, Governor Mai Mala Buni, Chairman of the Ward Congress Committee, Gbenga Elegbeleye, Chairman of Ward Congress Appeal Committee in the state, Ambassador Obed Wadzani, the Osun chapter of the party and Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)...READ MORE

Davido, Wizkid Finally Set Differences Aside [Video]

Two Afrobeats Maestros Davido and Wizkid finally squashed their age-long beef in a nightclub in Lagos on Friday night, 21st January 2022.

A viral video on the internet shows the two singers hugging it out after ignoring each other on social media for a long time.

Davido and Wizkid kept whispering into each other's ears as they passionately hugged for what seemed like forever...READ MORE

I Miss Being A Bachelor — Singer D'banj

Nigerian singer and entertainer D'banj has stated that even though he is happy to be married, he misses being a bachelor.

The Koko master made the comments while speaking on being unveiled as a judge on Nigerian Idol, saying he married his best friend and for the right reason.

“It is very important for me when I say that I am so happy I got married for the right reason. There are reasons people do certain things and if one does it for the wrong reason, it would affect one...READ MORE

PVCs Issued In 2011 Needs No Revalidation — INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has urged Nigerians to disregard misleading storey trending in some reports that Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) issued in 2011 needed revalidation.

The commission gave the advised through a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to INEC Chairman, Rotimi Oyekanmi, in Abuja on Friday.

Oyekanmi said that PVCs issued by INEC in 2011 and after could still be used by their respective owners to vote in all elections, including the upcoming Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Area Council Elections, the Ekiti and Osun Governorship elections, as well as the 2023 General Election...READ MORE

Actress Regina King Loses Son, Cause Of Death Revealed

The Harder They Fall star Regina King has confirmed the death of her 26-year-old son Ian Alexander Jr.

Disclosing the news to People magazine, the actress revealed that the family was devasted by the tragedy and called for the public to allow them the much-needed privacy.

“Our family is devastated at the deepest level by the loss of Ian", she said. "He is such a bright light who cared so deeply about the happiness of others. Our family asks for respectful consideration during this private time. Thank you.”..READ MORE

These are the latest Nigerian newspaper headlines this evening. Visit our website www.allnews.ng for the more latest news in Nigeria and around the world.

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