Welcome to AllNews morning roundup of the top 10 latest Nigerian news today, Friday March 24, 2023.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has directed candidates who registered for the 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination(UTME) optional mock examination to start printing their notification slips on Thursday, March 23, 2023.
The development is in line with the preparation towards the examination scheduled on March 30, 2023. Read more here.
Following the declaration of Saturday’s election by the Independent National Electoral Commission which produced the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Peter Mbah in Enugu as the winner of the race, the Labour Party has rejected the result.
INEC on Wednesday evening had declared the winner amidst the controversies surrounding Nkanu East Local Government Area, where the results were recalculated over allegations of over-voting, among others. Read more here.
Former Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu and his wife Beatrice have been found guilty in the organ trafficking case by a court in the United Kingdom.
The 60-year-old and his spouse were convicted in the first verdict of its kind under the Modern Slavery Act after they facilitated the travel of a young man to the UK, which the court saw as an act of exploitation. Read more here.
No fewer than 28 persons, including a cleric, suspected to be “Yahoo-Yahoo boys” have been arrested in Ilorin, the Kwara State Capital by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC).
The arrest was made possible following an intelligence report on the activities of internet fraudsters operating at Mandate Area, Ilorin, by operatives of the EFCC Ilorin Zonal Command. Read more here.
The Statistics Department Quarterly Report of the Insurance Market has revealed that the total assets of the insurance industry stood at N2.33 billion in the fourth quarter of 2022, which represents a 4.4 per cent increase when compared to what was recorded in the previous year.
The report, in a bulletin of the Insurance Market Performance, was made available by the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) on Thursday in Lagos. Read more here.
Barcelona face a new challenge as UEFA, the governing body of football in Europe, has announced the opening of an investigation against the club for a potential breach of its rules in the Negreira corruption case.
The case involves millions of euros allegedly paid to a former referee and member of the committee of referees in exchange for reports on the arbitration. Read more here.
Former Big Brother Naija winner Whitemoney has fired back at Nollywood actress Victoria Inyama after she made a comment about him on social media.
Inyama had responded to a video of Whitemoney where he advised men to use their money to attract any woman they want. Read more here.
Social network giant, Snap on Thursday unveiled AR Enterprise Services (ARES) features to companies in order to assist them in attracting more customers.
Augmented reality (AR) is already well known among Snap users thanks to Lenses and Filters. Now, Snap is providing marketers with a "Shopping Suite". Read more here.
Nigeria loses billions in revenue by relying on international and indigenous oil companies to determine the amount of crude oil they produce.
Since the country analyzes its crude oil before exporting, the same requirement should ordinarily be applied to the fuel it imports into the country. Read more here.
Five people were left dead including a Tongaat taxi boss and his security entourage when they came under fire on Thursday, minutes after leaving a meeting to discuss violence and shootings in the taxi industry.
According to police, the shootings occurred at three different locations in Tongaat. Read more here.
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