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Latest News In Nigeria, June 23, 2022: Top 10 Headlines For Thursday

Welcome to AllNews morning roundup of the top 10 latest Nigerian news today, Thursday, June 23, 2022.

Osinachi Nwachukwu: Late Singer To Be Laid To Rest On Saturday

The body of late gospel singer, Osinachi Nwachukwu, will be laid to rest on Saturday, June 25, 2022, in Abia State.

Osinachi, who sang the popular song ‘Ekwueme’, died on April 8, 2022. Read more here.

INEC Extends Voters Registration By 60 Days

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has extended the ongoing Continuous Voters' Registration (CVR) exercise by 60 days.

AllNews Nigeria reports that the exercise was initially slated to end this month, June 2022, but due to the recent increase in registrants across the South-East states and Lagos most especially, the electoral body was forced to extend the deadline. Read more here.

22 APC Senators Threatening To Defect To PDP - Fani Kayode

A former Minister of Aviation and member of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has revealed that twenty-two senators are threatening to defect to the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP).

Kayode explained that the planned defection was because the aggrieved senators were denied the party's ticket for the 2023 elections. Read more here.

PENGASSAN Boss Reveals Reason For Fuel Scarcity In Nigeria

President of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN), Festus Osifo has revealed the real reason for the ongoing fuel scarcity in Nigeria.

Speaking during an interview on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily, Osifo highlighted the issue of ‘bridging funds’ between the Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA) and truck drivers who deliver the Premium Motor Spirits (PMS). Read more here.

EKEDC Laments Over Loss Of N4 Billion To Vandalism In Six Months

Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) has lamented about losing N4 billion to vandalism of its assets and electrical installations in the last six months.

Dr Tinuade Sanda, the Managing Director, EKEDC, made this known at a news briefing on Wednesday in Lagos. Read more here.

Boehly Replaces Bruce Buck As Chelsea's Chairman, To Spearhead Transfer Talks

Chelsea's new owner Todd Boehly named club chairman to replace Bruce Buck and will act as interim sporting director after the club confirmed the departure of Marina Granovskaia.

Granovskaia is stepping down from her role as director as part of a shake-up at Stamford Bridge, leaving co-controlling owner Boehly to spearhead Chelsea's negotiations in the transfer window. Read more here.

Why Hailey Bieber Is Being Sued By Fashion Label

Hailey Bieber and her new beauty brand Rhode Skincare are being sued for trademark infringement by an eight-year-old fashion company of the same name.

TMZ reports the brand suing claim that they attempted to acquire the trademark from design duo Purna Khatau and Phoebe Vickers in 2018 but they refused. Read more here.

YouTube Calls On Black Creators, Artists, Others For 2023 Black Voices Fund Class

Streaming giant YouTube has called for Black creators, artists, songwriters and others for Black Voices Fund, Class for 2023.

Solafunmi Sosanya, YouTube Lead for Nigeria, said on Wednesday that the fund created in 2020 would support Black creators, artists, songwriters, and producers with the resources and support that would enable them to thrive on YouTube. Read more here.

Oando Resolves Shareholder Dispute, Announces 2019, 2020 Results

Nigeria’s energy solutions provider, Oando has finally made public the long-awaited full-year 2019 and 2020 financial statements.

In a statement published on its website on Wednesday and received by Allnews Nigeria, the corporation verified the occurrence. Read more here.

US Senate Reaches Agreement On Gun Control

A bipartisan group of lawmakers in the United States has reached an agreement on major gun control legislation for the first time in nearly 30 years.

Aljazeera on Wednesday reported that the 80-page bill includes measures to tighten background checks on young people buying weapons, more background checks, and the temporary removal of weapons from those considered a danger to others or themselves. 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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