Welcome to AllNews morning roundup of the top 10 latest Nigerian news today, Saturday, June 25, 2022.
Amid the varied reactions trailing the arrest of former Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, has commented on the development.
Ekweremadu and his wife were apprehended by the UK police on Thursday and he is now a trending topic, with many Nigerians condemning him for the alleged human trafficking and organ harvesting charges against him. Read more here.
Actress Tonto Dikeh has joined the ranks of celebrities running for political office.
Many people were taken aback when the controversial actress announced her political ambition just moments ago. Read more here.
Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has declared June 27 and June 28 as work-free days to enable eligible voters in the state to register for their Permanent Voter Cards (PVC).
Speaking at the monthly prayer and fasting programme on Friday at the Government House Chapel Rayfield Jos, the governor described the democratic process as not just “a civil responsibility but also spiritual. Read more here.
Odu’a Investment Company Limited, an asset management firm, says the company has recorded 102 percent growth in its operating profit for the year, ended 2021.
Dr Segun Aina, the Board Chairman, OICL, made this known at the 40th Annual General Meeting of the company held in Lagos on Wednesday. Read more here.
The 65-year old American tactician made this announcement on Friday after a 2-1 win over Naija Ratels FC 2-1 In Friendly. Read more here.
Nigerian singer and actor Charles Oputa, better known as Charly Boy, has stated that he foresees a bloodless coup ahead of the 2023 presidential election.
The controversial celebrity bared his thoughts on social media while commenting on the political landscape of the nation as politicians and citizens gear up for next year's election. Read more here.
An indigenous oil firm, First Exploration and Petroleum Development Company Limited (First E & P), on Thursday, donated a solar-powered water project to Koluama 1 community in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa.
The Project is expected to provide the people and their environment with portable water to reduce cases of water-borne diseases. Read more here.
Morocco said 18 migrants died trying to cross into Spain's North African enclave of Melilla on Friday.
This is after a violent two-hour clash between migrants and border officers that also led to scores of injuries. Read more here.
The Police Command in Benue has confirmed the killing of two policemen on Makurdi-Lafia road by gunmen on Friday.
The police spokesperson, SP Sewuese Anene, confirmed this to newsmen on Friday in Makurdi. Read more here.
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