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Latest news in Nigeria, December 10, 2023: Top 10 headlines for Sunday

Latest news in Nigeria, December 10, 2023: Top 10 headlines

Welcome to the AllNews Morning roundup! Check out today's top 10 Nigerian newspaper headlines for Sunday, December 10, 2023, on www.allnews.ng and stay updated on local and global news.

Borno govt moves to decongest Maiduguri, signs MoU for new roads

The Borno State Government in its move to decongest the Maiduguri city has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the construction of three major roads in the state.

The 7.26 kilometer roads were billed at N10.9 billion with Dan Nene Construction Company taking lead of the projects. Read more here.

Premium Times on voyage of mischief —Atiku

The Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last general election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has said a national tabloid, Premium Times, was on a “voyage into mischief”. 

According to a statement by Paul Ibe, Atiku’s Media Adviser, the former Vice President was reacting to a report by the Premium Times titled ‘Atiku Refuses to Release Own Records Despite Exposing Tinubu’s’. Read more here.

Insecurity: VP Shettima calls for global alliance against domestic threats

Nigeria's Vice President, Kashim Shettima has called for global alliance against domestic threats to safeguard lives and preserve peace in the country.

The vice president who noted the challenges of terrorism, climate change and cyber crime, among other global crises said there was a need for African countries to work together in facing the challenges. Read more here.

Israeli army chief urges intensification of military campaign in Gaza

Israel's Army Chief advocates for a more forceful approach in the military campaign within the Gaza Strip, emphasizing the need to escalate efforts in light of recent developments.

Lieutenant General Halevi underscores the increasing success in neutralizing terrorists, with growing numbers killed, wounded, and surrendering. Read more here.

Why Kogi east can't win guber election - Dino Melaye

The Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi State, Senator Dino Melaye, has enumerated lessons learnt from the November 11 governorship election in Kogi State, indicating that the people from the Kogi East Senatorial District suffered defeat because they did not collaborate with other zones.

He said one key take home from the governorship election was that Kogi East people now know "more than ever before" that they cannot win the governorship seat without support from other Senatorial districts. Read more here.

Nigerian Army denies meddling in land, leadership tussle in Edo community

The 4 Brigade, Nigerian Army, Benin, Edo State, on Saturday, denied allegations that it's involved in land and leadership tussle in the Obagie-Nevbuosa community in Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area of the state.

It stated that no amount of blackmail will deter its personnel from routing out criminal elements in the state. Read more here.

Bauchi man arrested for raising false alarm, disguises to beat his wife as armed robber - Police

The Bauchi State Police Command has arrested a 35-year-old man who disguised himself and assaulted his wife in the state. 

The suspect identified as Tijjani Ahmadu Diye was arrested by detectives attached to the A Divisional Police Headquarters in the state. Read more here.

Kano guber tussle: Kannywood pleads with Tinubu, stakeholders against judicial interference

Ahead of the Supreme Court judgment on the Kano State Governorship Election, some members of the Kannywood industry have appealed to President Bola Ahmed Tinubu against judicial interference.

AllNews.ng reports that the Kannywood is the Hausa-film industry with base in Kano State, Northwest, Nigeria.  Read more here.

Atiku speaks on controversy surrounding his refusal to release academic records

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), former Vice President Atiku Abubakar through his media adviser, Paul Ibe has slammed Premium Times over a report by the media outlet stating that Atiku has refused to release his academic records. 

Premium Times earlier today stated that Atiku refused to reveal all of his academic records when the platform requested them. Read more here.

Zulum commissions ICAN regional office in Maiduguri

The Governor of Borno State, Babagana Umara Zulum has commissioned the regional office of the Institute of Chattered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) in Maiduguri, the State's capital.

Represented by his Deputy, Umar Usman Kadafur on Saturday at the ceremony, Zulum expressed his excitement, noting that the office would address the challenge of traveling to Lagos to enjoy the institute's services. Read more here.

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