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Latest News In Nigeria, April 1, 2023: Top 10 Headlines For Saturday

Latest News In Nigeria, April 1, 2023: Top 10 Headlines For

Welcome to AllNews morning roundup of the top 10 latest Nigerian news today, Saturday April 1, 2023.

Benue: APC Accuses Ortom Of Embezzlement Through Hasty Contract Awards 

The All Progressive Congress (APC) has accused the Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom of embezzling state funds under the guise of contract awards.   

This was disclosed by the party state chairman, Austin Agada, during a press briefing in Makurdi, the Benue State capital on Friday. Read more here.

Army Veterans Call For Review Of Retirement Age

The Nigerian Army Veterans on Friday called for a review of the retirement age of serving personnel with a view to maximize the potential of trained specialists.

The veterans made the call in a communique issued at the end of the First Quarter Year 2023 Veterans Affairs Seminar/Workshop and read by Col. Victor Ibeh, Deputy Director, Veterans Affairs Directorate, Army Headquarters, Abuja. Read more here.

LP Dismisses Report Of National Chairman's Suspension

The Labour Party has dismissed reports of the purported suspension of its national chairman, Julius Abureby its Ward Executive in Esan North East Local Government Area of Edo State, saying the masterminds are being sponsored by opposition parties.

The LP said no reasonable party member would be thinking of suspension when they are pursuing their presidential mandate in the Election Petition Tribunal and all other mandates including the Governorship, Senate and House of Representatives that were brazenly stolen. Read more here.

Ariwoola, Tinubu: US-Based Nigerian Writes UK Government, Seeks Probe, Visa Revocation

Emmanuel Ogebe, a Nigerian lawyer based in the United States, has penned a letter to the British authorities asking for a probe into the alleged meeting between the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Kayode Ariwoola and the President-elect, Bola Tinubu in London.

Ogebe is seeking action on the part of the Uk government after it was alleged that Ariwoola and Tinubu met secretly to discuss the legal issues surrounding the case challenging the latter's election victory. Read more here.

NAFDAC Seals Water Factory In Imo Over Illegal Production

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has arrested one person for allegedly being involved in illegal water production and sealed the factory.

Usman Ameh, NAFDAC’s Chief Laboratory Technologist, led a team of NAFDAC officials from the Agency’s Investigation and Enforcement department, Apapa, Lagos to seal the factory located in Owerri West Council Area of Imo on Friday. Read more here.

Saliba's Season Isn't Over — Mikel Arteta

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta is hopeful that William Saliba's season is not over despite the Frenchman being ruled out of Arsenal's game against Leeds on Saturday.

Saliba sustained a back injury during Arsenal's defeat to Sporting Lisbon in the Europa League and subsequently missed the 4-1 win over Crystal Palace.  Read more here.

Wizkid Shows Support For Davido's New Album

Wizkid has showed his support for Davido over his new album.

Surprising many, the Grammy winner shared a screenshot of Davido's new album, 'Timeless', while urging his fans to support the singer. Read more here.

Uniccon introduces First Blockchain Technology To Advance Inclusiveness In Africa

In order to promote the inclusion of Africans and the use of specialised technology in the region, the UNICCON Group of Companies has introduced its first blockchain technology, called "SmartAfri Labs."

The launch took place on Friday in Abuja at Uniccon's headquarters. Read more here.

Sylva Resigns As Petroleum Minister To Run For Governor Of Bayelsa

Chief Timipre Sylva, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, has resigned from his position to contest for governor in Bayelsa.

According to information gathered by NAN in Abuja on Friday from unconfirmed sources, the minister has given President Muhammadu Buhari his letter of resignation. Read more here.

Teen Girl Dies, Six Others Injured After House Collapse

Police in Masaka, Uganda are investigating circumstances under which a house collapsed on Friday, killing a seven-year-old girl and injuring six others.

The dead, Mayimuna Nansamba, lived in the Mukudde Cell of Masaka's Nyendo-Mukungwe Division. Read more here.

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