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Latest News In Nigeria, October 1, 2022: Top 10 Headlines For Saturday

Welcome to AllNews morning roundup of the top 10 latest Nigerian news today, Saturday, October 1, 2022.

PHOTOS: Policemen Storm Lekki Toll Gate Ahead Of Peter Obi Rally

The Rapid Response Squad (RRS) has been dispatched by the Lagos State Police Command to the Lekki Toll Gate ahead of the planned rally by Peter Obi's supporters.

The area has been taken over by the RRS and Taskforce operatives to ensure that the scheduled convergence by 'Obidients' does not take place on Saturday, October 1. Read more here.

Anambra: Missing INEC Staff Found Dead

A staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Anambra State Duruocha Osita Joel who was reported missing has been found dead in controversial circumstances.

The National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee of INEC, Barr. Festus Okoye made this known in a statement on Friday. Read more here.

VIDEO: APC Member Reveals Tinubu's Location, Says He's Resting

Ayo Oyalowo, a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has revealed that the party's presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu, is currently in London.

Tinubu's absence from the peace accord signing on Thursday caused a major stir and has made him a trending topic on social media. Read more here.

2023: Stop Flouting Traffic Rules — FRSC To Politicians

Politicians in Ogun State have been warned by the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) to desist from flouting traffic rules and regulations as the campaigns for the 2023 elections kick off.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the appeal was made by the FRSC Ogun Sector Commander, Ahmed Umar, in an interview with the outlet on Friday in Ota, Ogun. Read more here.

World Bank Releases $750 Million To Enhance Nigeria’s Business Environment

$750 million has been released by the World Bank International Development Association (IDA) credit to the Nigeria State Action on Business Enabling Reforms (SABER) Program-for-Results.

The World Bank made this known on Thursday via a statement on its website. Read more here.

Enugu Rangers Unveils 13 New Players For 2022/2023 NPFL Season

Enugu Rangers has unveiled new players that have put pen to paper to defend the colours of the Flying Antelopes for the 2022/2023 Nigerian Professional Football League season.

The unveiling was done on Thursday, at the club’s players' camp. Read more here.

Akon Highlights Burna Boy, Davido, Wizkid's Strengths [Video]

American artiste Akon has praised Nigerian singers Wizkid, Davido and Burna Boy for taking Afrobeats globally.

In an interview with famous American Radio host Sway Calloway, Akon spoke about how the three giants are changing Nigerian music. Read more here.

Elon Musk's Text Leaks: All You Need To Know

In preparation for the Elon Musk v. Twitter trial, which is set to begin in a few weeks, a fresh, very juicy document has come to light.

A collection of messages between Musk and important Twitter officials, including the company's creator Jack Dorsey, board chair Bret Taylor, and CEO Parag Agrawal, have been revealed. Read more here.

COVID-19: Indonesia Authorises First Domestic Vaccines

Indonesia has approved its first locally developed COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use.

The head of the country's public health agency said this on Friday, hailing it as a step toward "the nation's independence in access to medicine. Read more here.

LIFE: Ibrahim Gusau; Politician Turned NFF President 

On Friday, Ibrahim Gusau former minister of Agriculture and industries emerged as the new Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) President replacing out-going Amaju Pinnick.

Although given the order by the court for the body not to conduct any election or hold off, it remains to be seen if his emergence will stand. 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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