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Latest News In Nigeria, October 2, 2022: Top 10 Headlines For Sunday

Welcome to AllNews morning roundup of the top 10 latest Nigerian news today, Sunday, October 2, 2022.

62nd Independence: NNPP Says Nigeria's Greatest Achievement Is Being United Despite Challenges

The New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) has identified the greatest achievement of Nigeria is staying united for 62 years despite several challenges.

This was mentioned by the party's Vice Presidential candidate, Bishop Isaac Idahosa in a statement on Saturday in Abuja to mark the 62nd independence anniversary of the country. Read more here.

16-Year-Old Human Trafficking Victim Rescued By NAPTIP In Anambra 

A 16-year-old girl has been rescued from human trafickers in Mgbakwu, Awka North Local Government Area of Anambra State.

The girl was rescued by the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), which conducted the the operation with Anambra State Ministry Of Women And Social Welfare  and Anambra Vigilante Group (AVG) Awka.  Read more here.

Independence: Ganduje Urges Nigerians To Renew Faith

Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje says Nigerians need to stick together and build a stronger country while they renew their faith in their togetherness.

This was part of the Governor's Saturday speech at the Independence Day celebration. Read more here.

Group Urges Nigerians To Imbibe Spirit Of Tolerance For Peaceful Co-Existence

The Peace Network and Culture Initiative (PENACIN) has called on Nigerians to imbibe the spirit of tolerance for an enduring peaceful co-existence throughout the country.

The Executive Director of PENACIN, Onyeka Obi, made the call after the NGO mounted a Peace Pole at the OSISATECH Roundabout within Enugu metropolis as well as commenced May Peace Prevail on Earth Movement on Saturday. Read more here.

Berger Paints Plc Appoints New MD

The appointment of Alaba Fagun has been announced by Berger Paints Nigeria Plc as its Managing Director, with effect from October 4.

Ayokunle Ayoko, the company’s Secretary disclosed this in a statement on Saturday in Lagos. Read more here.

Flamingos Brush Aside Galatasaray Women's Team In World Cup Preparatory Match

World Cup-bound Nigeria’s U17 girls defeated Turkish women’s club Galatasaray Women 3-1 in a friendly match in Kocaeli on Saturday to prepare for the 2022 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in India.

Opeyemi Ajakaye scored Nigeria’s first in the 26th minute of the encounter, which was Flamingos’ first serious knock-about since arriving in Turkey on Tuesday for a 10-day training camp ahead of this year’s FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup finals in India. Read more here.

Gunfire, Confusion Grip Burkina Faso After Coup

Gunfire was heard in Burkina Faso's capital on Saturday, a day after President Paul-Henri Damiba was declared ousted. This is as self-declared leader Captain Ibrahim Traore, on Friday seized power in a military coup.

This becomes the second coup the West African country has seen this year. Read more here.

Kogi: Armed Robbers Attack Church, Injure Members, Steal Valuables

Armed robbers has attacked New Life Gospel Church, Sarikinoma, a suburb of Lokoja, the Kogi State capital.

The robbers were said to have come in at the early hours of Saturday while some elders of the church were holding vigil service. Read more here.

BNaija Season 7: Rachel, Chizzy Out Of The Show

The two riders of the Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) ‘Level Up’, Rachel and Chizzy, have been evicted from the reality show.

The show's host, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, went into the house to have a pre-independence dinner with the finalists where they discussed and tried to clear the issues the housemates have been having with each other. Read more here.

La Liga: Lewandowski Continues Goal Spree To Earn Barca 1-0 Win Over Mallorca

In-form Polish forward Robert Lewandowski scored his13th goal of the season to give Barcelona a 1-0 win at Mallorca in La Liga on Saturday.

The hosts were the better side, creating several good opportunities but goalkeeper Marc Andre ter Stegen was flawless, making brilliant saves to deny Jaume Costa, Antonio Sanchez and Kang-In Lee. 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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