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Latest News In Nigeria, February 2, 2023: Top 10 Headlines For Thursday

Welcome to AllNews morning roundup of the top 10 latest Nigerian news today, Thursday, February 2, 2023.

Osun APC Pesidential Rally: State Government Approves Venue, Warns Residents To Stay Clear

The Osun State Government has advised residents of the state to stay away from the venue of the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign rally which will hold at the Osogbo stadium on Thursday.

The state government in a press statement signed by the spokesperson to the state governor, Olawale Rasheed on Wednesday described those coming for the campaign as violence-prone. Read more here.

2023 Elections: NBC Warns Media Houses Against Hate Speech

The National Broadcasting Commission has cautioned broadcasters covering the forthcoming general elections to abide by the provisions of the Nigeria Broadcasting Code.

 The NBC Director-General, Balarabe Ilelah, in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja reiterated the need to follow relevant regulations guiding the broadcast of elections in Nigeria. Reed more here.

Arm Yourselves With PVCs To Give Opposition Crushing Defeat - Yahaya

Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has called on the people of the region to get their voter's cards and defeat the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the forthcoming general elections.

The governor made the call on Wednesday at the APC square in the state's metropolis. Read more here.

2023: APC Speaks Following Tinubu's Attack On Buhari's Administration

The All Progressives Congress Campaign Council has issued a statement following the verbal tirade on the federal government by its presidential candidate Bola Tinubu.

Tinubu had lashed out at President Muhammadu Buhari's administration while addressing supporters at the APC presidential campaign rally in Calabar, Cross River State on Tuesday, saying it is to blame for the nation's woes. Read more here.

Enugu, Traders, Motorists Protest Hike In Pump Price, New Notes Scarcity

Some motorists and traders in Enugu State on Wednesday protested the increase in pump price and scarcity of new naira notes in banks.

The protesters said that the filling station owners kept hiking the prices on a daily basis while others hoard theirs. Read more here.

Moises Caicedo Resumes Training With Brighton

Brighton's teenage midfielder Moises Caicedo resumed training with the Seagulls on Wednesday after failing to move to Arsenal on deadline day.

The Gunners had two bids for the midfielder rejected by Brighton who were adamant that Caicedo won't leave the club despite Arsenal's proposition of a club-record transfer. Read more here.

Akpororo Fumes Over Scarcity Of New Naira Note [Video]

Nigerian comedian Akpororo is quite pissed that despite the scarcity of the new naira notes, money changers have it in abundance and are charging ridiculous amounts for it.

In a video via his Instagram page on Wednesday, he said that the money changers are charging exorbitant amounts for these new Naira notes. Read more here.

NCC Seeks Inclusion Of Girls In ICT

Prof. Umar Danbatta, the executive vice-chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has urged for the participation of girls in the ICT industry.

According to Danbatta, this is consistent with UN efforts to close the digital gender gap and empower females in technology. Read more here.

Affordable Fuel To Be Accessible In Two Weeks - IPMAN

The Independent Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) national operations controller Mike Osatuyi, has promised that Nigerians may expect to have more access to petrol in the coming two weeks.

Osatuyi made this claim during an interview on Wednesday at the Morning Show of Arise TV. Read more here.

Three South Africans Sentenced For Forced Marriage, Rape, Trafficking Of 13-Year-Old Girl

Gqeberha High Court sentenced three elderly men to direct imprisonment for their involvement in the forced marriage of a “mildly mentally disabled” 13-year-old girl, on Wednesday.

Bheki Nxasana, 66, Mxosheni Sibiya, 67, and Nomvo Nxasana, 68, are accused of arranging the forced marriage of a young orphaned girl. Read more here.

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