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Latest News In Nigeria, March 31, 2023: Top 10 Headlines For Friday

Latest News In Nigeria, March 31, 2023: Top 10 Headlines For

Welcome to AllNews morning roundup of the top 10 latest Nigerian news today, Friday March 31, 2023.

Court Orders 20 Strokes For Man In Possession Of Weapons

A Shari’a Court sitting in Kano has ruled that 22-year old Salisu Sani be remanded for six months in a Correctional Centre and 20 strokes of the cane for possession of a long sharp knife.

Sani, who lives at Kwalwa Quarters, Kano, was convicted on a count charge of possession of dangerous weapon. Read more here.

FCT Senator-Elect Pledges To Work Across Party Lines

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Senator-elect, Hajia Ireti Kingibe, has expressed gratitude to all supporters who made concerted efforts to ensure her win in the just concluded elections, pledging to work with all and sundry irrespective of party affiliation.

Kingibe made this known on Thursday in Abuja during a press conference, noting her victory will not have been possible except for  the support of numerous persons across party lines. Read more here.

Court Strikes Out El-Zakzaky's Suit Against Federal Government

The Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed a suit filed by leader of the proscribed Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenah, seeking an order compelling the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS ) to reissue them international passports.

Presiding Judge, Justice Obiora Egwuatu ruled that the couple failed to provided sufficient evidence to show that their passports were either seized, destroyed, lost or that the relevant agency is unwilling to reissue travel documents to them. Read more here.

Premium Pension Limited Records N10 Billion Revenue

Premium Pension Limited, one of the leading Pension Fund Administrators in Nigeria, has recorded an 18.34 per cent increase in revenue from N8.483 billion in 2021 to N10.039 billion in 2022.

The growth in revenue has resulted in a Profit Before Tax (PBT) of N3.988 billion, which indicates a 32.99 per cent increase when compared to what was recorded in the previous year, while Profit After Tax (PAT) stood at N2.654 billion, representing 35.51 per cent above previous year levels. Read more here.

Abuja Car Thief Arrested, Charged To Court

A suspected criminal who is alleged to have stolen two cars and some household items has been arrested by the Nasarawa State command of the Nigeria Police Force. 

In a statement made available to newsmen in Lafia on Thursday, the state’s Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Ramhan Nansel, said the suspect who had been on the watchlist of the police, was tracked down and arrested in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, after painstaking efforts by officers of the command. Read more here.

Man Utd Announces Net Profit Of £6.3 Million Amidst Takeover Bids

On Thursday, Manchester United announced its Q2 2022 financial results, revealing a net profit of £6.3m ($7.78m) for the three months ending on December 31, 2021.

The result marks a significant improvement compared to the same period the previous year, during which the club recorded a £1.4m loss. Read more here.

Korra Obidi Buys New Home In Los Angeles {Video}

Dancer Korra Obidi has spent millions of dollars on a new home in Los Angeles, California.

The dancer announced the good news on her Instagram page a few hours ago. Read more here.

Minister Expresses Regret Over Energy Efficiency Of Nigeria's Air Conditioners

Dr Adeleke Mamora, the Minister of Science, Technology, and Innovation (STI), has expressed regret over the low energy efficiency ratio (EER) of the Nigeria's air conditioners.

Mamora made the announcement on Thursday in Abuja during the National Stakeholders' Consultative Workshop on Energy Efficient and Climate-Friendly Cooling in Nigeria. Read more here.

FG To Sanction Oil Marketers After 633 People LosetTheir Lives In Oil Operation

The Federal Government issued a warning on Wednesday in response to the increasing number of fatal accidents involving tanker drivers, filling stations, and depots, which have claimed 633 lives in less than four years.

With regard to their negligent management of health, safety, and the environment, particularly while shipping and unloading petroleum products, it pledged to penalise responsible oil marketers working in the downstream sector. Read more here.

Kamala Harris Hails Tanzanian President As Champion Of Democracy

US Vice President Kamala Harris on Thursday hailed Tanzania's President Samia Suluhu Hassan as a "champion" of democracy in the latest leg of her landmark trip to Africa.

Harris, the first Black and first female US vice president, spoke alongside Tanzania's first female ruler, Samia. Read more here.

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