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Latest News In Nigeria, June 12, 2022: Top 10 Headlines For Sunday

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Welcome to AllNews morning roundup of the top 10 latest Nigerian news today, Sunday, June 12, 2022.

Here is the Latest News In Nigerian headlines:

2023: Eneukwu Congratulates Tinubu Over APC Presidential Ticket

The Deputy National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) South, Chief Emma Eneukwu has hailed Chief Bola Tinubu as the best presidential candidate in Nigeria ahead of the 2023 general elections.

In a congratulatory message on Friday, Eneukwu described the former Lagos State governor as a unifier who will also replicate the success story of Lagos across the country, noting that candidates of other political parties are no match to him. Read more here.

Court Jails Businessman For Six Months For Fertiliser Adulteration

A Jigawa State Mobile Court presided over by Magistrate Mannir Sarki Abdullahi has jailed one Baffa Haruna Turaki to six months or to pay a fine of N80,000 for adulterating fertiliser.

Haruna Turaki, a resident of Hadejia local government, Jigawa State was arrested on 4th June 4, 2022, by personnel of Nigeria Civil Defence Corps. Read more here.

Ondo Government Cancels June 12 To Mourn Owo Massacre

The Ondo State Government has announced that it has cancelled the 2022 June 12 celebration, which was originally scheduled for Sunday, June 12, 2022.

The cancellation it announced became necessary due to the terror assault on worshippers at Saint Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Owo on Sunday, June 5, 2022. Read more here.

Osun 2022: PDP, APC In Allegation Row Over Election Rigging

The Governorship Campaign Council of Osun Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has revealed that it has uncovered a fresh plot by the Governor Adegboyega Oyetola-led All Progressives Congress (APC) administration to rig the forthcoming gubernatorial election in state.

This is at it also claimed that the Osun governor Adegboyega Oyetola was coercing civil servants across the state to surrender their Permanent Voter’s Cards (PVCs) under the cover of a questionable screening. Read more here.

Ekiti 2022: Youths Pledge Support For Segun Oni

The youths of Ifaki-Ekiti, the hometown of the governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Chief Segun Oni, have pledged to vote for him during the Jun 18 election.

A cross-section of youths who spoke to newsmen on Friday expressed their readiness to support Oni to become the next governor of the state. Read more here.

Kidnapped Ebonyi Government House Photographer Regains Freedom

Ebonyi State government house photographer, Uchenna Nwube who was kidnapped three days ago has regained his freedom.

The photographer, attached to the government house press unit, was kidnapped on Wednesday evening, June 7, at about 7 pm along Okigwe/Aba/Enugu expressway. Read more here.

Gunmen Attack Imo FM Station, Kidnap Journalist

Gunmen have reportedly attacked Boss Radio 98.9FM, Owerri, Imo State and kidnapped Prof. Jachimike Adiele, an On-Air Personality (OAP) with the station.

The OAP was abducted from the radio station after anchoring a programme. Read more here.

Telegram Announces Plan To Introduce Paid ‘Premium’ Subscription With Extra Features

Telegram founder Pavel Durov revealed on Friday that the app will offer a Telegram Premium subscription option later this month.

Durov did not go into detail about the plan's exact benefits but assured that it will give paying users additional features, speed, and resources, as well as first access to the app's newest products. Read more here.

2022 Digital PayExpo: Experts Urge Regulators To Address Digital Identity Challenges

Some financial experts have urged the regulators to work with large-scale agent banking, e-currency, and digital finance service providers to address digital identity challenges and increase financial inclusion in Africa, particularly at the grass-root level.

They made the announcement on Friday the second day of this year's Digital PayExpo in Lagos, where they gave a presentation and participated in a panel discussion. Read more here.

India: 130 Arrested In Protests Over Remarks Against Prophet Muhammad

Indian police have arrested 130 during protests over ruling party member's derogatory remarks about the Prophet Muhammad.

The Agence France-Presse (AFP) reports on Saturday that there have been widespread protests in the country since last week when a spokesperson for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party commented on the relationship between the prophet and his youngest wife on a TV debate show. Read more here.

These are the Latest News in Nigeria headlines this morning. Visit our website www.allnews.ng for the more latest news in Nigeria and around the world.


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