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Latest News In Nigeria, June 29, 2022: Top 10 Headlines For Wednesday

Welcome to AllNews morning roundup of the top 10 latest Nigerian news today, Wednesday, June 29, 2022.

Court Denies Nnamdi Kanu Bail

Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has been denied application for bail by a Federal High Court in Abuja.

AllNews Nigeria reports that the judge, Binta Nyako, deemed the application to be an abuse of the legal system after it had previously been rejected in her decision on Tuesday. Read more here.

Ekweremadu: Organ Donor's Privacy Data Privacy Breach Being Investigated By FG

The federal government is currently investigating the breach of data privacy of David Nwamina, the young man at the centre of the organ harvesting allegation involving former Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu.

Per reports, the investigation is being conducted through the Nigeria Data Protection Bureau (NDBP), coming on the heels of Nwamina's passport surfacing online. Read more here.

Hajj: Kano First Batch Of Intending Pilgrims Leave For Saudi Arabia

Four hundred and five intending pilgrims have left for Saudi Arabia in this year's maiden Hajj flight on Tuesday.

While bidding them farewell, the state Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje who was represented by his deputy, Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna at the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport, urged them to be good ambassadors of the country by obeying the laws of the holy land. Read more here.

Zamfara Signs Death Penalty For Terrorists, Others

Governor Bello Matawalle has signed the death penalty for anyone found guilty of terrorism, being part of a cult group or cattle rustling in Zamfara state.

The state Assembly had on Monday passed the bill to the Governor for assent after a house sitting attended by all members in Gusau. Read more here.

Certificate Of Registration Of Two Insurance Companies Cancelled By NAICOM

The certificates of registration of Standard Alliance Insurance Plc, RIC – 091 and Niger Insurance Plc, RIC – 029 have been cancelled by the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM), with effect from June 21.

This was revealed in a statement issued by Rasaaq Salami, Head, Corporate Communications and Market Development of NAICOM in Abuja on Tuesday. Read more here.

Okagbare's Additional Ban Affects Nigeria's 4x100m Team For World Championship

The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) has further found that already-banned sprinter Blessing Okagbare guilty of additional anti-doping rule violations and will affect Nigeria's 4x100m squad’s qualifying team for World Championships.

According to a statement on the website of AIU, the violations were specifically evading sample collection and tampering or attempted tampering with the doping control process. Read more here.

'Glamour Girls' Hits Netflix Global Top Ten List Amid Criticisms, Producer Reacts

Nollywood film Glamour Girls is defying expectations in terms of streaming numbers as it has made it to the top of Netflix's list amid criticisms from fans.

The latest Nigerian film to premiere on the streaming platform trended during the weekend for what many called a bad plot. Read more here.

Firmware Attacks Pose Significant Threat To Laptops, PCs – HP Report

American multinational Information Technology company, HP Inc., in its research, has said that 83 per cent of IT leaders concluded that firmware attacks against laptops and PCs now pose a significant threat.

HP Inc. made this known in the latest report released by the HP Wolf Security Department on Tuesday. Read more here.

Marginal Oilfields: Ijaw Leaders Urge Petroleum Ministry To Respect Court Order

Some Ijaw leaders in Bayelsa have urged the Minister of Petroleum Resources to respect a substituting order of the Federal High Court, Yenagoa on the ongoing Marginal Oilfields Licensing rounds.

The Court sitting in Yenagoa had restrained the Federal Government from issuing licences on marginal oilfields in the Niger Delta pending the determination of a pending suit. Read more here.

Zimbabwe Set To Introduce Gold Coin To Curb Inflation

Zimbabwe is set to introduce gold coins that will enable investors to store value within the country as inflation spirals out of control.

This is also as the local currency continues to rapidly devalue against major currencies. The move comes after inflation for June jumped to 191.6% from 132% in May. 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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