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Latest News In Nigeria, March 25, 2023: Top 10 Headlines For Saturday

Welcome to AllNews morning roundup of the top 10 latest Nigerian news today, Saturday March 25, 2023.

Presidency Debunks Report Claiming Buhari Won't Handover To Tinubu

The presidency has debunked the report claiming that president Muhammadu Buhari does not intend to hand over to President-elect Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

The spokesperson to president Buhari, Garba Shehu, in a statement on Friday, described the report as fake and outrageous. Read more here.

Election Tribunal: Labour Party Out To Blackmail Judiciary — Keyamo

APC chieftain Festus Keyamo has accused the Labour Party of setting the stage to blackmail the judiciary in their quest to upturn Bola Tinubu's victory in the 2023 presidential election.

Keyamo petitioned the Department of State Services (DSS) on Thursday in a bid to get LP's presidential candidate, Peter Obi and his running mate, Kashim Shettima arrested over their recent utterances. Read more here.

Fintiri Commiserates With Family Of Late Ex-Deputy Speaker Ahmadu

The Governor of Adamawa State, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, has commiserated with the family of late former deputy Speaker of the state's House of Assembly, Aliyu Isa Ahamdu.

Late Ahmadu died on Friday aged 50 at the Boshang Hospital after a brief illness, leaving behind a wife and six children.  Read more here.

CBN Orders Banks To Work On Weekends

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has confirmed the evacuation of banknotes from its vaults to commercial banks across the country, thereby ordering all commercial banks to open for operation on Saturdays and Sundays to meet their customers' demand.

According to a statement issued by Dr Isa AbdulMumin, the Acting Director, Corporate Communications of the CBN, it is part of a coordinated effort to ease the circulation of banknotes of various denominations. Read more here.

Ex-Deputy Speaker: Adamawa First Lady Condoles Mubi Emirate, Family

The First Lady of Adamawa State, Hajiya Lami Fintiri, has condoled the Mubi Emirate and family of the ex-deputy Speaker of the state's House of Assembly, Late Aliyu Isa Ahmadu.

The First Lady visited the family after her husband, Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri visited to sympathise with the bereaved family. Read more here.

Son's Brace Not Enough As Colombia Grab 2-2 Draw In Klinsmann's First Game

Coach Juergen Klinsmann's first game in charge of South Korea's Taeguk Warriors ended in a 2-2 draw against Colombia despite Tottenham Hotspur forward Son Heung-Min's brace.

The Koreans started strong, with Son netting two goals in the first half to give his team a two-goal lead at halftime. Read more here.

Davido’s ‘A Timeless Night’ Concert To Hold In Three Cities

Afrobeats superstar Davido has announced that he will be performing in three different cities — New York City, London and Lagos — to mark the release of his fourth studio album ‘Timeless’.

The singer recently announced that the highly anticipated album will drop on March 31. Read more here.

Twitter Blue Current Wait Period For New Accounts Now 30 Days

Twitter announced on Friday that its paid service, Twitter Blue is currently offered for purchase worldwide and the cooling-off period for new accounts purchasing Twitter Blue was changed to 30 days.

A huge number of accounts began posing as companies, politicians, and celebrities when Elon Musk first introduced the Twitter Blue plan, which awarded verification marks. Read more here.

Two Police Officers Missing After Boat Capsizes In Kenya

Two police officers and a Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) official have gone missing after the boat they were travelling in capsized in Lake Victoria, Kenya on Friday.

According to police, the missing police were part of a team of eight officers from the Regular Police, Marine Police, and Administration Police who were conducting a joint operation in Lake Victoria off the coast of Mugabo beach. Read more here.

Two Robbers, 19 Others Arrested By Police In Nasarawa

Two suspected armed robbers, who were alleged to have been terrorising residents of Karu Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, have been arrested by the Police Command.

Parading the suspects at the Command’s headquarters in Lafia, on Friday
alongside 19 others also arrested for various crimes in the state, the Commissioner of Police, Maiyaki Baba, said the armed robbers had been giving residents of the area, sleepless nights before they were tracked down by its operatives.
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