Sunday, February 5, 2023


Good day below are summary of News stories across Nigeria and abroad: 

1. The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu, has tackled President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration over the new naira redesign and the current fuel scarcity. Tinubu, who spoke during his campaign rally in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, alleged that some individuals were sabotaging his presidential ambition through the new naira redesign and the scarcity of petrol. DAILY POST

2. The United States has announced visa restrictions on some Nigerians accused of undermining democracy, noting that this was part of the action to advance democracy and tackle corruption in Nigeria. PUNCH

3. The National Judicial Council has recommended the appointment of nine heads of courts and 84 other judicial officers as part of efforts to prepare for challenges that may arise for the judiciary in the coming general elections. The recommended persons would after appointments serve at the federal and state high courts in the country. PUNCH

4. The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate for the March 11 governorship election in Abia State, Prof. Uchenna Ikonne is dead. According to report he died on Wednesday at the National Hospital, Abuja. DAILY POST

5. The House of Representatives has urged the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Limited as the sole importer of petrol to urgently ease off queues in filling stations. The House on Wednesday also urged relevant security agencies to fish out oil marketers and other economic saboteurs that may be responsible for the fuel scarcity in the country. CHANNELS

6. Former Chelsea player Gus Poyet has told Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag to give young Uruguayan winger, Facundo Pellistri a chance in the first team. According to him, the youngster could actually serve as a replacement for Cristiano Ronaldo who is now plying his trade at Al Nassr in Saudi Arabia. DAILY POST

7. Nollywood actress and producer Olawunmi Toriola has announced a divorce from her husband. The actress, who made the announcement on Tuesday in a trending post on her Instagram page, added that she had been separated from her husband over a year ago. DAILY POST




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