Good evening! Below was the major bulletin for 6pm news on procyon radio
1. The 2023 gubernatorial candidate of the Labour Party (LP) in Kaduna State, Mr Jonathan Asake, says he is not in the race to scuttle the chances of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the All Progressives Congress, APC, to win in the state.READ MORE.
2. Former President Goodluck Jonathan has said the growing uncertainty in the welfare of public officeholders is fuelling corruption in the civil service.
3. A fire outbreak has razed an uncompleted building used as a diesel storage area, burning down five tankers containing 20, 400 litres of diesel in the Farawa Kwanar Yashi area of the Kano metropolis on Tuesday. READ FULL STORY.
4. Worried by the potential harm of taking part in the ‘Invisible Challenge’ on short-form video hosting service, TikTok, the Nigerian Communications Commission’s (NCC) Computer Security Incident Response Team has warned Nigerians that the viral challenge exposes devices to Information-Stealing Malware. READ MORE.
5. The recent report by the Nigeria Bureau of Statistics (NBS) that about 133 million Nigerians live in poverty is generating serious controversy, with the Federal and State governors now trading words. READ FULL STORY
6. The President of the Cameroon Football Federation, Samuel Eto’o, has apologised for physically assaulting a man at the World Cup on Monday.
In a statement on his Twitter handle on Tuesday, Eto’o said he was provoked by a fan who was “probably” an Algeria supporter as part of an ongoing harassment following Cameroon’s qualifying win over Algeria in March. CONTINUE READING
7. Flying Eagles head coach, Ladan Bosso, has revealed why he dropped 15 players from the team’s camp.
The affected players were decamped last weekend.
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8. China announced on Wednesday a nationwide loosening of Covid restrictions following protests against the hardline strategy that grew into calls for greater political freedoms.
Anger over China’s zero-Covid policy, which involved mass lockdowns, constant testing and quarantines even for people who are not infected, stoked unrest not seen since the 1989 pro-democracy protests. CONTINUE READING
9. A united state judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, for his alleged role in the 2018 murder of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Washington federal judge John Bates accepted a US government’s stance that Prince Mohammed, who was designated prime minister of Saudi Arabia in September, enjoys immunity in US courts as a foreign head of state. CONTINUE READING
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