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Latest News In Nigeria, December 8, 2022: Top 10 Headlines For Thursday

Welcome to AllNews morning roundup of the top 10 latest Nigerian news today, Thursday, December 8, 2022.

2023: Tinubu Reveals How He Became Wealthy

As the race for the 2023 presidency continues, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, has shed light on the source of his income.

While chatting with BBC Focus on Africa on Tuesday, Tinubu whose penchant for avoiding interviews has continued to ruffle feathers compared himself to the United States billionaire, Warren Buffet. Read more here.

Adeleke Speaks On Allegations Of Withdrawing N5 Billion From Osun Accounts

The Osun Governor, Ademola Adeleke, has denied withdrawing N5 billion from the state’s accounts as well as awarding the reconstruction of the road leading to the Adeleke University in Ede.

In a statement by his Spokesperson, Olawale Rasheed on Wednesday, he said the allegations being peddled on social media is a lie. Read more here.

Reactions Trail CBN's Weekly Withdrawal Limit Of N100,000, N500,000

The Central Bank of Nigeria's new policy on cash withdrawal limits on individuals and organisations has stirred massive reactions on Twitter.

The apex bank on Tuesday, December 6, 2022, issued a memo revealing that individuals will only be able to withdraw N100,000 per week (from over-the-counter, point-of-sale machines or automated teller machines), while organisations can access N500,000 per week. Read more here.

FCTA Warns Filling Stations Against Causing Gridlock

The transportation unit of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) transportation unit has tasked filling stations across the nation’s capital to ensure orderliness and free flow of traffic along routes where their facilities are located or risk being shut down.

The Deputy Director of Information in the Transportation Secretary’s office, Ughamadu Ifeanyi, issued the warning in a statement on Wednesday. Read more here.

NAFDAC Warns Nigerians Against Use Of Bleaching Creams

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned Nigerians against the indiscriminate use of bleaching creams, saying that the formulation and agents of most of the creams are dangerous to the skin.

The agency added that the abuse of cosmetics could lead to internal damage to body organs. Read more here.

Eto'o Issues Apology To Algerian Cameraman Over Assault

Samuel Eto'o, President of Cameroon Football Federation has issued an apology to a man he referred to as an 'Algerian' supporter after the Brazil-South Korea match in Qatar.

In a video surfacing on Tuesday, Eto'o was seen in a violent altercation with a man holding a camera. Read more here.

Actor Alexx Ekubo Calls Out Regina Askia Over Dbanj's Arrest

Actor Alexx Ekubo calls out his senior female colleague, Regina Askia, for interfering in Dbanj's detention.

Regina Askia had responded to the singer's arrest in an Instagram post. Read more here.

WhatsApp Launches 3D Avatars Worldwide

After appearing on Instagram, Facebook, and Messenger for several months, WhatsApp has begun distributing 3D avatars for its users all over the world that may be used as profile images or customised stickers.

Avatars are coming to WhatsApp, Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced on Wednesday in a Facebook post following a lengthy beta test that lasted for several months. Read more here.

FG Hunts Oil Thieves Amid Fear Of Losing $23 Billion Revenue

Major General Babagana Monguno, Nigeria's former National Security Adviser, has warned that if crude oil theft is not stopped, the country will lose $23 billion in revenue by 2023.

Monguno made this announcement when he established the nine-member Special Investigative Panel (SIP) on Oil Theft and Losses in Abuja. Read more here.

Johannesburg: Man Arrested For Stabbing Wife To Death

A man in Johannesburg was arrested on Tuesday hours after he allegedly killed his wife at their Emmarentia home.

The 40-year-old man was apprehended after a neighbour was alerted by the couple's child. 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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