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Latest News In Nigeria, October 6, 2022: Top 10 Headlines For Thursday

Welcome to AllNews morning roundup of the top 10 latest Nigerian news today, Thursday, October 6, 2022.

Abuja-Kaduna Train Attack: 23 Remaining Passengers Released By Terrorists

The 23 remaining passengers of the ill-fated Abuja-Kaduna train have been released by their abductors.

Per a Channels TV report, the release was announced by the Secretary of the Chief of Defence Staff Action Committee, Usman Yusuf. Read more here.

961 Meningitis Cases, 56 Deaths Recorded In Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has disclosed that about 961 suspected cases and 56 deaths of meningitis has been recorded in 32 states, including the Federal Capital Territory.

The NCDC made the disclosure in a press statement by its Director-General, Dr Ifedayo Adetiba on Wednesday. Read more here.

Many Escape Death As Tanker Falls, Spills Content In Anambra Motor Park

Many people escaped death on Wednesday in Awka, Anambra State after a tanker carrying petrol spilled its content at a busy area in the capital.

The incident caused panic as passengers, drivers, hawkers and others around the area scampered for safety. Read more here.

NABTEB: 2022 NBC, NBT Results Released

The National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB) has released the results of the 2022 In-School National Business Certificate (NBC) and the National Technical Certificate (NTC) examinations.

Registrar and Chief Executive of the board, Prof. Ifeoma Isiugo-Abanihe made the announcement on Thursday during a press conference in Benin. Read more here.

Enugu Working Towards Connecting 25 Communities To National Grid

The Enugu State Rural Electrification Board has disclosed that it is working towards connecting 25 more communities to the national grid.

Onyema Nwodo, the board's General Manager disclosed this during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu on Wednesday. Read more here.

Alonso Replaces Seoane As Leverkusen's Manager

Former Bayern Munich and Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso has been appointed as Bayer Leverkusen’s new coach, replacing Gerardo Seoane in the dugout.

“Bayer and Gerardo Seoane go their separate ways. World and European Champion Xabi Alonso becomes new head coach of the Werkself,” the club said on their Twitter account. Read more here.

James Bond: Producer Shares Update On Search For Next 007 Actor

As the question of who steps into the shoes of fictional British spy James Bond lingers, one of the producers of the franchise has shared details fans should know about.

Daniel Craig played the suave character for the last time in No To Time To Die (2021) and since then it has been speculation after speculation. Read more here.

FG To Raise Global Competitiveness Index, Build Six Technology Hubs

The Federal Government is concentrating on enhancing Nigeria's competitive index in the international market, according to Henry Ikoh, Minister of State for Science, Technology, and Innovation (STI).

The minister added that six technology centres had been established by the ministry around the nation. Read more here.

Compensation: NLNG Evaluating Senate’s Resolution On Host Communities, Says Official

The Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas Ltd. (NLNG) has announced that it is assessing a Senate resolution for the payment of N18.4 billion in compensation to 73 villages in Rivers, from Obiafu to Bonny.

General Manager of External Relations and Sustainable Development Andy Odeh made the announcement On Wednesday in Lagos. Read more here.

Ending Extreme Poverty By 2030 Out Of Reach — World Bank

The world is unlikely to meet a goal of ending extreme poverty by 2030, the World Bank has said.

In a new report released on Wednesday, the World Bank said higher food and energy prices had hindered a quick recovery after COVID-19 also dealt blow to global poverty in decades. 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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