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Latest News In Nigeria, October 3, 2023: Top 10 Headlines For Tuesday

Latest News In Nigeria, October 3, 2023: Top 10 Headlines Fo

Welcome to AllNews Morning roundup! Check out today's top 10 Nigerian newspaper headlines for Tuesday, October 3, 2023, on www.allnews.ng and stay updated on local and global news.

Alison-Madueke: London Court Grant Ex-Minister Bail, Ordered To Wear Electronic Tag

On Monday, a London court granted bail to a former Nigerian Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, who is facing bribery accusations brought by the UK government.

According to Reuters, District Judge Michael Snow granted her bail with restrictions and conditions that included a curfew that required her to be indoors between 11 p.m. and 6 a.m. Read more here.

Governor Alia Makes New Appointment, Assign Portfolios

Benue State Governor Hyacinth Iormen Alia has announced a new series of fresh appointments, assigning persons to critical portfolios.

Alia assigned 11 assistants on Media and 17 special advisers in different fields. Read more here.

Jigawa Police Arrests Three Robbery Suspects

Jigawa State Police Command on Monday said its officers arrested three armed robbery suspects and recovered valuable items, including a stolen motor vehicle.

This was in a statement by the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Lawan Shiisu Adam to newsmen. Read more here.

NUPENG Threatens Strike Over Bad Roads

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has issued a warning that it may instruct its members to temporarily suspend and withdraw their services across the country in protest of the dire state of the nation's roads.

The statement comes from NUPENG's President, Prince Williams Akporeha, and General Secretary, Afolabi Olawale, who have attributed the tragic petrol tanker accident on October 1, resulting in the loss of five lives and valuable assets, to the deteriorated condition of the Benin/Warri highway. Read more here.

SME Operators Cry Out Over Forex Crisis

The National Association of Small Business Owners in Nigeria (ASBON) has expressed concerns over the grappling volatility of Fx market and the attendant effects on Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), micro and nano businesses.

Dr Femi Egbesola, the ASBON Boss, said this during an interview with Leadership. Read more here.

Man Utd Can Win Champions League This Season — Varane

Raphael Varane believes Manchester United have the quality to win the Champions League this season despite their shaky start to the 2023-24 campaign.

United recently fell to a 1-0 loss to Crystal Palace and have now taken just nine points from their opening seven Premier League matches. Read more here.

BBNaija All Stars: Ike Speaks On Ilebaye’s Win, Calls Himself Queen Maker

Evicted housemate Ike Onyema has bragged about his role in the success of Ilebaye who emerged as the winner of the BBNaija All Stars edition with a N120 million grand prize.

Ilebaye’s victory came after weeks of intense competition, where she surpassed strong contenders like Mercy Eke, Cee-C, Adekunle, Pere Egbi, and Cross Okonkwo. Read more here.

Nigeria's NASRDA Aims For $20 Million From Satellite Lab Development

National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) has said Nigeria might earn $20 million from the launch of a single satellite if it develops its Assembly, Integration, and Testing Lab (AITL).

Dr Halilu Shaba, the Director-General of NASRDA, told the NAN on Monday in Abuja that the agency was confident of completing the 25-year Space Policy Roadmap. Read more here.

OPEC Sees Second Consecutive Monthly Oil Output Increase In September, Nigeria, Iran Lead

OPEC oil output increased for the second month in a row in September, according to a Reuters survey, led by increases in Nigeria and Iran, despite ongoing curbs by Saudi Arabia and other members of the broader OPEC+ alliance to support the market.

According to the poll, the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries pumped 27.73 million barrels per day (bpd) last month, an increase of 120,000 bpd from August. For the first time since February, output increased in August. Read more here.

Egypt: Fire Engulfs Police Facility In Ismailia, 25 Injured

A massive fire broke out at a police station in the Egyptian Suez Canal city of Ismailia early Monday, hurting at least 25 people before firemen extinguished the blaze after several hours, according to emergency services and media.

Social media videos depicted the city's security directorate in flames. There was no immediate information on what started the fire. Read more here.

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