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Latest News In Nigeria, December 9, 2022: Top 10 Headlines For Friday

Welcome to AllNews morning roundup of the top 10 latest Nigerian news today, Friday, December 9, 2022.

CBN: Emefiele Summoned By Reps Over Withdrawal Limit Policy

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, has been summoned by the House of Representatives over the recent policy on the limit on cash withdrawals.

The development was disclosed on Twitter and comes after a resolution was made by the lawmakers during plenary on Thursday. Read more here.

2023: We Are Looking At Increasing Minimum Wage If Elected — Labour Party

The Labour Party has disclosed that it is looking at increasing the minimum wage in the country if elected into power in the 2023 elections.

In his recently released manifesto, the party's presidential candidate, Peter Obi, addressed the payment of hourly wages against the current monthly format in the country. Read more here.

Nnamdi Kanu Orders 'Biafrans' To Ignore Sit-At-Home Order

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has ordered a 'Biafrans' to ignore the purported five-day sit-at-home directive.

The younger brother of the IPOB leader, Prince Emmanuel Kanu, made this known after visiting him at the headquarters of the Department of State Services (DSS). Read more here.

DSS Orders Petroleum Marketers To Revert To Approved Pump Price Within 48 Hours

The Department of State Services (DSS) has ordered all the stakeholders in the fuel supply chain 48 hours deadline to restore normal supply of petroleum products at officially approved rate across the country.

The DSS warned that after the expiration of the deadline, anyone found to be acting as a saboteur to the supply of petroleum products in the country would be treated as a threat to national security and would face the wrath of the law. Read more here.

ACCI Says Cash Withdrawal Limits Will Constrain Business Transactions

The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) has reacted to the new policy of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on cash withdrawal limits saying the new policy will constrain business transactions.

This is contained in a statement issued on Thursday in Abuja by the President of ACCI, Dr Al-Mutjaba Abubakar. Read more here.

Luis Enrique Leaves Position As Spain National Coach

Former Barcelona coach Luis Enrique has left the Spanish national team as Head Coach days after losing to Morocco in the round of 16 of the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar.

The announcement was made on Thursday on the national team's website. Read more here.

VIDEO: Celine Dion Cancels Tour After Being Diagnosed With Incurable Disease

Veteran Canadian singer Celine Dion has cancelled her European tour after she was diagnosed with an incurable disease called Stiff Person Syndrome (SPS).

SPS is a rare neurological disorder in which the person experiences progressive rigidity and stiffness, turning the individual into a human statue. Read more here.

Sub-Saharan Africa 5G Subscriptions To Hit 150 Million – Report

Swedish multinational telecommunications corporation Ericsson has predicted that by the end of 2028, there will be 150 million 5G subscriptions in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), up from seven million in 2022.

This was announced by Ericsson on Thursday at a webinar organised to discuss its most recent Mobility Report for 2022. Read more here.

Uganda: First Batch Of Ebola Vaccines Arrives For Trials

Uganda has received a shipment of 1,200 ebola vaccine doses from the World Health Organization today, December 8, 2022.

Three vaccine options will be considered for use in the clinical trial: one from the University of Oxford and the Serum Institute of India, another from the Sabin Vaccine Institute, and a third from Merck & Co Inc. Read more here.

NUPRC: Oil Production In November Rose From 14.6% To 1.41 Million Barrels Per Day

The Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) has revealed that Nigeria's daily oil output increased 14.63 percent in the month of November 2023 to 1.414 million barrels from 1.23 million barrels recorded in October.

Based on the Commission's estimates from yesterday, the number includes 228,489 barrels of both blended and unblended condensate oil. 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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