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Latest News In Nigeria, November 24, 2022: Top 10 Headlines For Thursday

Welcome to AllNews morning roundup of the top 10 latest Nigerian news today, Thursday, November 24, 2022.

ASUU: FUTA Protests Half-Salary Payment By FG

Following the payment of half salary to lecturers in Nigerian universities in October, members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) chapter on Wednesday protested to express their objection to the no-work-no-pay policy by the Federal Government.

The protesting lecturers who marched through the institution's campus said the peaceful protest was intended to express their dissatisfaction with the federal government's payment of half-salary and the failure to pay lecturers for eight months. Read more here.

Buhari Reveals Why He Backed Redesign Of Naira Notes Locally

President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed why he approved the redesign of naira notes locally, saying it would help control currency in circulation, reduce the overall cost of currency management, and also preserve the collective national heritage, 

Buhari who unveiled the new naira notes on Wednesday expressed delight that the redesigned currencies were locally produced by the Nigerian Security Printing and Minting (NSPM) Plc. Read more here.

Nasarawa: Police Bursts Baby Factory, Rescues Victims

The Nasarawa State Police Command has uncovered a suspected baby factory operating under the guise of an orphanage in Karu Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.

This was made known in a statement by Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) DSP Ramhan Nansel, on Wednesday in Lafia the state capital. Read more here.

Security Agencies Visit Enugu Community After Mass Killing By Herders

Heads of security agencies in Enugu State, today, visited Aguemede community in Ehamufu, Isi-Uzo local government area of Enugu State after the killing of several unarmed villagers by Fulani herdsmen on Tuesday.

Among the team which was led by the Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Ammani, include the Garrison Commander, 82 Division Garrison Command of the Nigerian Army Enugu, the Assistant Director of Operations, Department of State Services Enugu and teams of Police/Army personnel, in company of the Executive Chairman of Isi-Uzo LGA. Read more here.

Kaduna Electric Says Free Metres No Longer Available

The management of Kaduna Electric has disclosed that it has concluded phase zero of the National Mass Metering Programme (NMMP) provided by the Federal Government, which means any customer who needs a metre would have to purchase one through the ongoing Meter Asset Provider Scheme (MAP).

 Abdulazeez Abdullahi, the company’s Head of Corporate Communication disclosed this in a statement issued to the News Agency of Nigeria, Kaduna. Read more here.

Spain Crush Costa Rica In 7-0 Romping In World Cup Opener

Spain crushed Costa Rica in a very entertaining and overly dominating 7-0 performance to kick off their World Cup 2022 campaign with six different scorers at the Khalifa International Stadium.

It was a very easy game for Spain and an enduring 98 minutes of play for Costa Rica who couldn't get a single shot, not even a single shot on target. Read more here.

Singer Peter Okoye Slams Trolls Who Accused Him Of Being An Ingrate

Singer Peter Okoye has lambasted trolls who say he is an "ingrate" who made it in Lagos while urging him to return to his native state of Anambra.

The musician added in a tweet posted on his handle this morning that individuals who taunt him with the "making it in Lagos" comment are still broke in the same Lagos. Read more here.

Bayelsa Reveals Receipt Of Arrears Of 13 Per Cent Oil Derivation Refunds From FG

The Bayelsa government acknowledged on Tuesday that it had been getting reimbursements from the Federal Government for arrears of 13% of oil derivation proceeds.

However, it did not specify how much had been given. Read more here.

2023: How Space Technology Can Support Free, Fair Elections - NASRDA

The National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) has stated that the ability to monitor elections for even minor irregularities using space technology is possible.

In an interview on Wednesday, Dr Bonaventure Okere, the director of NASRDA's Center for Basic Space Science (CBSS), made the remark. Read more here.

DR Congo, Rwanda Resume Peace Talks Amid Heightened Tension

Congo leader Felix Tshisekedi and Rwandan Foreign Minister Vincent Biruta went into talks on Wednesday in Angola amid heightened tensions in eastern DRC.

According to an AFP correspondent, Tshisekedi and Biruta were welcomed at a hotel in the nation's capital, Luanda by Angolan President Joao Lourenco, who is serving as a mediator between the two neighbours. Read more here.

These are the Latest News in Nigeria headlines this morning. Visit our website www.allnews.ng for more latest news in Nigeria and worldwide.

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