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Latest News In Nigeria, June 8, 2023: Top 10 Headlines For Thursday

Welcome to AllNews morning roundup of the top 10 latest Nigerian news today, Thursday June 8, 2023.

President Tinubu, Governors Converge In Abuja

President Bola Tinubu held his first meeting with the state governors of the federation on Wednesday at the State House in Abuja.

Since his swearing-in as the nation's leader, Tinubu has been up and about in the Federal Capital Territory, choosing his Chief of Staff and Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF). Read more here.

Abia Government To Review Lease On Cattle Market, Quarries

The new administration in Abia State has said that it will review the lease on popular Lokpanta Cattle Market in Umunnochi Local Government Area.

The state government also disclosed that revenues accruing from the market and quarry sites in Umunnochi will be properly harmonised to block revenue leakages in line with Governor Alex Otti’s zero-tolerance for fraud. Read more here.

FCT PHC Intensifies Effort To End Obstretic Fistula

The FCT primary healthcare has expressed its determination to collaborate with relevant stakeholders towards ending the scourge of vesico-vaginal fistula in the territory.

Director Healthcare of the FCT Primary Health Care Board, Dr Rukayat Wamako disclosed this on Wednesday at the launch of the Comprehensive and Inclusive Women's Health in Nigeria.  Read more here.

Nasarawa Assembly Member Dragged To Court Over Certificate Forgery 

Member representing Keana Constituency at the Nasarawa State House of Assembly (NSHA), Adamu Omadefu has been dragged before a Federal High Court sitting in Lafia over alleged forgery of secondary school certificate. 

Omadefu who is serving his second term was sued alongside the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as 2nd and 3rd defendants in the suit respectfully.  Read more here.

Allied Integrated Limited To Host Brand Innovator's Summit

Allied Integrated Promotion and Management Limited has revealed its plan to host the African brand innovators’ summit.

According to the organisers, the annual event is a three-tier event comprising of a conference, strategic sales and marketing deliveries, and premium brand presentation, and themed, ‘Overcoming brand pitfalls in African market’. Read more here.

Enyimba, Bendel Insurance Share Spoils In NPL Play-Offs

The match between Enyimba and Bendel Insurance in the Nigeria Premier League (NPL) play-offs ended in a one-all draw at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena, Onikan, Lagos on Wednesday.

Enyimba wasted no time getting in front as Sadiq Abubakar's superb curler from inside the box broke the deadlock in the 23rd minute. Read more here.

Obi Cubana, Wife Celebrate Wedding Anniversary

Obi Cubana and his wife, Ebinna Iyiegbu, have taken to social media to celebrate their 15th traditional wedding anniversary.

The couple, who have been counting down to their big day, took to Instagram to share love-filled photographs of themselves. Read more here.

Implications Of Strike By Bolt, Uber Drivers

The strike by e-hailing company drivers Bolt and Uber, Rida, and Indriver, among others, began on Wednesday in order to resolve grievances over commission, working conditions, benefits, and other labour-related issues.

Industrial action has the potential to severely disrupt ride-hailing services, causing inconvenience for passengers and companies that rely on these platforms.  Read more here.

Iran To Build Regional Natural Gas Hub

Iran is working with Russia, Qatar, and Turkmenistan to establish a natural gas hub in the Persian Gulf, according to Iranian Oil Minister Javad Owji on Wednesday.  

“With the cooperation of Russia, Turkmenistan, and Qatar, we are trying to have a gas hub in the Asaluyeh region, and its preparations are being planned,” Iranian media quoted Owji as saying on Wednesday. Read more here.

Ramaphosa, Putin Discuss Africa’s Role In Ceasefire In Russia, Ukraine Conflict

According to the Kremlin, Presidents Cyril Ramaphosa and Vladimir Putin held a telephone call on Wednesday, June 7, 2023, regarding Africa's role in brokering a ceasefire between Russia and Ukraine. 

According to Reuters, the Russian government stated that Putin and Ramaphosa addressed the "well-known" African offer to mediate the Ukraine crisis. Read more here.

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