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Latest News In Nigeria, January 29, 2023: Top 10 Headlines For Sunday

Latest News In Nigeria, January 29, 2023: Top 10 Headlines F

Welcome to AllNews morning roundup of the top 10 latest Nigerian news today, Sunday, January 29, 2023.

New Naira Notes: Why CBN Should Extend Deadline — Atiku

Amid the palpable tension over the imminent deadline for the phasing out of the old N200, N500, and N1,000 notes, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar has stated why it should be extended.

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has reiterated its stance on the deadline, saying it sees no reason for an extension as banks continue to lament the unavailability of the redesigned notes. Read more here.

Adeleke: Protests Lock Down Osun Over Tribunal Judgement

Protesters on Saturday blocked major streets in Osun and were observed burning tires and singing anti-opposition songs to show their grievances against the Osun Election Petitions Tribunal judegment delivered by Justice Tertsea Kume. 

Most affected towns in the state include Osogbo, Ede, Ilesa, Ile-Ife, Ilobu, lla-Orangun, Ile-Ogbo, among others where protesters trooped out in their hundreds to the state capital , Osogbo to protest the Tribunal judegment.  Read more here.

Naira Swap: Buhari Assures Nigerians Of Seamless Procedure

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday assured Nigerians that the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and commercial banks are deploying several initiatives to speed up the distribution and circulation of the new naira notes and avoid cash shortage and chaos.

This is as Nigerians are making a last minute rush to dispense of the old N1,000, N500 and N200 notes in their possession, ahead of the January 31 deadline. Read more here.

Two Kidnappers Arrested In Niger State

Two suspected kidnappers have been arrested in Gurara Local Government Area (LGA) of Niger State by the State Police Command, rescuing seven victims, including six male and one female.

The Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the command, DSP Wasiu Abiodun, in a statement on Saturday said the arrests were made on Friday, based on intelligence received that two male adults were sighted lurking around Lambata-Bonu road, Gurara LGA. Read more here.

2023: Buhari's De-Popularity, Tinubu's Loss

The 2023 Presidential election, from all indications, promises to be one of the hottest contested in the history of Nigeria.

The opposition, PDP that was the ruling party for sixteen years feels it is time to return to power after just eight years as an opposition. Read more here.

Pedri Scores To Give Barca Scrappy Win Over Girona, Dembele Limps Off

Barcelona kept their winning streak with another narrow 1-0 win by Pedri who made his 100th appearance against Girona on Saturday.

Yet, the game will leave a bitter taste in Barca fans' mouth as superstar Ousmane Dembele was subbed off injured. Read more here.

Carter Efe Slams Yhemo Lee For Looking Down On Skit Makers, Comedians [Video]

Skit maker Carter Efe has slammed Yhemo Lee for trivializing the work of skit creators.

In a live Instagram video, the 'Machala' crooner expressed his displeasure with Yhemo Lee, whom he claims boasted at Cloud Africa that he makes more money in one night than content creators make in seven videos. Read more here.

Cross-Border Smuggling Preventing Fuel Distribution, Says FG

The Federal Government asserts that cross-border smugglers' actions, which divert petroleum products to be sold at a profit in neighbouring countries, have exacerbated the present Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) distribution problem.

This information was provided by the Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA) in a report it published on Friday regarding the nationwide supply and distribution of PMS. Read more here.

South African Arrested After Wife’s Body Was Found In Pit Toilet

The South African man was arrested after his wife’s body was discovered in a water-fill pit toilet a day after she withdrew her case of domestic violence.

The gruesome discovery was made on Saturday, January 28, 2023.  Read more here.

Osun Amotekun Nabs Notorious Child Rapist

Operatives of Amotekun in Osun State have arrested a man Yisa Aderibigbe for raping two minors in Osogbo.

He was arrested on Thursday after a tip-off by the residents of the area where he committed the act. Read more here.

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