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Latest News In Nigeria, September 29, 2022: Top 10 Headlines For Thursday

Welcome to AllNews morning roundup of the top 10 latest Nigerian news today, Thursday, September 29, 2022.

Independence: FG Declares Public Holiday As Nigeria Clocks 62

As Nigeria celebrates its 62nd anniversary on October 1st, the government has declared Monday, 3 October as a public holiday.

Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, made the announcement in a statement issued on Wednesday in Abuja by the Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Dr Shuaib Belgore. Read more here.

ASUU: FG Can End Strike In One Day — Osodeke

The President of the Academic Staff Union of University (ASUU), Professor Emmanuel Osodeke has said one day is enough for the federal government to resolve the issue with the union and see to the end of the strike.

Speaking in a video by Arise Television, the President said if the government was interested in resolving the impasse, it should not take one to two days to find a solution. Read more here.

2023 Guber: Enugu Traditional Rulers Endorse Peter Mbah 

The Enugu State Traditional Rulers Council has endorsed the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Peter Mbah.

The monarchs also pledged to give him the support that would lead to his victory in the forthcoming general elections.  Read more here.

UNIBEN Announces Post UTME Dates Amid ASUU Strike

Amid the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), the management of the University of Benin (UNIBEN) has announced the dates for its Post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and Direct Entry screenings for the 2022/2023 academic session.

The announcement was made in a notice by the institution's Registrar, Ademola Bobola on Wednesday in Benin. Read more here.

Money Lending: Comply With CBN Standards, FCCPC Tells Unregulated Institutions

Unregulated digital money lending entities have been urged by the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) to comply with Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) standards.

The Executive Vice Chairman of FCCPC, Babatunde Irukera, said this on Wednesday. Read more here.

Defensive Headaches For Xavi As Injury Rules Out Bellerin Ahead Of El Clasico

Xavi Hernandez will be facing a lot of selection headaches going into October as Hector Bellerin joins the list of injured players at Barcelona.

The international break has been a disaster at Barcelona with several of their first-team defenders out on injury particularly Jules Kounde and Ronald Araujo. Read more here.

Davido Unfollows First Baby Mama Sophia Momodu

Davido has unfollowed his first baby mama Sophia Momodu days after making up with his third baby mama and ex-fiancee Chioma Rowland.

The singer and Sophia Momodu, the mother of his first child, Imade Adeleke, were on speaking terms when they split in 2021. Read more here.

iiDENTIFii Raises $15 Million To Combat Cybercrime In Africa

Innovative biometric technology company iiDENTIFii says it has raised $15 million to combat cybercrime with biometric authentication and for company growth in Africa.

The fund was headed by African investment firm Arise, whose cornerstone investors included Rabobank Partnerships, Norfund, NorFinance, and FMO, according to founder and CEO Gur Geva on Wednesday. Read more here.

Electric Cars Unaffected By Grid Collapse - Oando V-P

Oando Clean Energy Ltd. Vice-President (V-P) Ademola Ogunbanjo has announced that the national grid's frequent failures won't hinder the availability of electricity for electric cars in the future.

Ogunbanjo made the claim at the Renewable Energy Association of Nigeria (REAN) Stakeholders Conference with the theme: "Renewable Energy - The Future Is Here," which took place at the Lagos Continental Hotel, Victoria Island. Read more here.

Many Killed As Ugandan Army Helicopter Crashes In DRC

A Ugandan army spokesman confirmed on Wednesday the crash of one of the country’s military helicopters in eastern DR Congo.

The spokesman, Felix Kulayigye, told The Associated Press: "We are still waiting" for more details about the crash earlier this week." 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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