Welcome to AllNews morning roundup of the top 10 latest Nigerian news today, Wednesday, February 8, 2023.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun State has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for initiating processes to appeal the judgement of the Osun Gubernatorial Election Petition Tribunal.
This is as the party maintained that the judgement for rally atacked the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS) machine. Read more here.
Labour Party Presidential Candidate, Peter Obi, on Tuesday, refused to show up at his Presidential rally in Damaturu, Yobe State Capital.
Obi and his running mate, Dr Datti Baba Ahmed were expected to visit the state for the presidential campaign, scheduled to hold at Summit Conference Hotel in Damaturu by 11 am. Read more here.
The Zamfara Government has collabotated with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Gusau on the possible ways to make the new naira notes available in commercial banks across the state.
This is contained in a statement on Tuesday, in Gusau, by Babangida Zurmi, Director-General Press Affairs to the State Deputy Governor, Sen. Hassan Nasiha. Read more here.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has revealed that the naira redesign won’t affect the 2023 general election, as it will provide required cash and other supports needed for smooth conduct of the poll.
The CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele, made this known when Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and his management team visited him in Abuja on Tuesday. Read more here.
The first Saudi side to reach the final, Al Hilal was led by two penalties from Salem Al Dawsari and a close-range strike from Luciano Vietto. Read more here.
The Founder of Regalo Hope Foundation, Chineye Onuorah, has called for functional guidance and counselling units to encourage students to voice out their struggles.
Onuorah in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday requested the employment of experienced and approachable teachers to handle these units, decrying the absence of functional units in some schools. Read more here.
Peter Okoye has slammed Seun Kuti, an Afrobeat singer, for calling Labour Party presidential candidate Peter Obi an opportunist.
Seun Kuti previously stated that it takes the effort of dedicated Nigerians, not an opportunist like Peter Obi, to save Nigeria. Read more here.
The Nigerian Exchange Ltd. (NGX) has established the NGX Digital and Technology Products Advisory Panel (The Panel) as part of efforts to further its digital transformation agenda.
In a statement released by Clifford Akpolo, The Exchange made this remark. Read more here.
The Federal Government has issued a grave warning to any person or organisation that tries to take advantage of or worsen the suffering of common Nigerians by upsetting the chain of supply and distribution of fuel.
This comes as the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Ltd. (NNPCL) stepped up its efforts to maintain the 450.92 million litres weekly evacuation of Premium Motor Spirit to various petrol outlets across the country. Read more here.
New Zealand has recovered 3.2 tonnes of cocaine worth more than $300 million, found floating in the Pacific Ocean.
Police said the cocaine which was found kilometres northwest of New Zealand was recovered in a joint operation with the New Zealand Customs Service and Defence Force. Read more here.
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