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Latest News In Nigeria, December 2, 2022: Top 10 Headlines For Friday

Welcome to AllNews morning roundup of the top 10 latest Nigerian news today, Friday, December 2, 2022.

Former Information Minister Remains In Prison For Failing Bail Conditions

A Former Minister of Information and Zamfara Central Senatorial Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ikira Aliyu Bilbis, who was granted bail on Thursday remains in jail.

The Zamfara State Upper Shari’a Court 11 in Gusau, the state capital had granted him bail but the conditions are yet to be met. Read more here.

Osun Government Reveals State Indebted To Tune Of N76 Billion

The Osun State Government has announced that it has uncovered a huge debt in salaries, pensions, and insurance commitments incurred by the administration of Adegboyega Oyetola amounting to N76 billion.

The revelation according to a statement by Olawale Rasheed, the spokesperson of the state governor, was made by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Bimpe Ogunlumade, while briefing officials of the new administration on the financial status of the state on Thursday.  Read more here.

Katsina: Bandit Collaborators Arrested With N19.5 Million

Troops of Operation Hadarin Daji have arrested five bandit collaborators at Daudawa village in Faskari Local Government Area of Katsina State with the sum of N19.5 million in their possession.

This was made known by the Director, of Defence Media Operations, Major General Musa Danmadami, at the bi-weekly update on military operations across the country, on Thursday in Abuja. Read more here.

Kogi: Over 43,000 People Living With HIV — Commissioner

Dr Zakari Usman, the Commissioner for Health, Kogi State has said that the state has at least 43,373 carriers of HIV.

Usman disclosed this on Thursday in Lokoja at a news conference organised as part of activities to mark the 2022 World AIDS Day, themed;“’ Equalise’’  Read more here.

Debt: AEDC Disconnects Power Supply To Niger

Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) has disconnected the electricity supply to the Niger government, its ministries and parastatal agencies over unpaid N1.3 billion electricity bills.

Aminu Ubandoma, Legal Officer at the AEDC, disclosed this on Thursday, during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Read more here.

Fuel Scarcity: We Have Two Billion Litres Of Fuel In Store, Says NNPC

Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC Ltd) has stated that it has two billion litres of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) in stock.

This is contained in a statement by Adeyemi Adetunji, Executive Vice President, Downstream, NNPC Limited. Read more here.

Morocco Power Past Canada To Top Group F, Second African Country In R16

Morocco powered into the last 16 of the World Cup as group leaders for the first time in 36 years on Thursday with a 2-1 victory over eliminated Canada.

Goals from Hakim Ziyech and Youssef En-Nesyri ensured the North Africans finished top of Group F ahead of 2018 World Cup runners-up Croatia. Read more here.

Portable Laments Over Fuel Scarcity [Video]

Singer Portable has lamented the country's fuel crisis as he enters a long line at the filling station while sweating profusely.

The musician resorted to Instagram to underline the difficulty of finding fuel on his own. Read more here.

IT Sector Boosts Nigeria’s GDP, Says Pantami

Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Pantami, announced that the IT sector has constantly contributed to Nigeria's Gross Domestic Product (GDP), with 18.44 per cent in the second quarter of 2022.

According to Pantami, with the execution of the National Digital Economy Policy and Strategy (NDEPS) 2020–2030, the industry is quickly moving toward the actualization of the government's plan for the digital economy. Read more here.

Fighting Resumes In Eastern Congo

Fighting with heavy weapons resumed on Thursday in eastern DRC between the M23 rebels and the Congolese army after five days of a truce following the decisions of the Luanda summit on November 23.

This summit agreed to a ceasefire beginning Friday, May 25 at 6:00 p.m. (4:00 p.m. GMT), to be followed two days later by the withdrawal of the M23 from areas conquered for several months in the province of North Kivu. Read more here.

These are the Latest News in Nigeria headlines this morning. Visit our website www.allnews.ng for the latest news in Nigeria and worldwide.

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