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Good day people! This should have  come earlier but we wanted to ensure we get the best contents for you – that’s the reason we held back a little on the nation newspaper headlines today and Naija news now across Politics in Nigeria, Entertainment news, 9ja news today from Vanguard news, Punch news, Daily post news and more.

See The Nation Newspaper Headlines Today below:

Hausa community seeks reversal of Okada ban, promises Sanwo-Olu massive votes

Okada-in-Lagos - The Nation newspaper headlines today

Some leaders of the Hausa community in Lagos State have appealed to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to reverse the ban on Okada operations in six local government areas of the state. The leaders, who spoke in separate interviews with The PUNCH, on Wednesday, said Okada riders who hail from northern Nigeria contribute significantly to the voting population of Lagos and should not be economically strangulated.

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N80bn fraud: EFCC uncovers 17 properties linked to accountant-general

Accountant-General-of-the-Federation-Ahmed-Idris - Naija news now

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has traced at least 17 properties to the Accountant-General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris.

This is just as the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, suspended Idris who is currently being investigated for fraud to the tune of N80bn.

An official of the EFCC, who wished to remain anonymous, said the properties traced to Idris are located in Kano, Lagos, Abuja, Dubai and London.

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JET-A1, others may push flight above N100,000 – Domestic airlines

Aeroplane - Nation newspaper

Domestic airlines under the aegis of the Airline Operators of Nigeria have said that rising operational costs occasioned by aviation fuel price hikes, foreign exchange shortage, among others may push the base economy flight ticket to N100,000.

‘How to murder your husband’ writer on trial for murder of husband

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A writer who penned a piece titled “How To Murder Your Husband” is on trial in the United States for…killing her husband.

It is a case that has all the hallmarks of classic detective fiction — a huge insurance payout, an impecunious suspect who claims to have amnesia, a missing weapon, and surveillance footage that seems to have caught the culprit red-handed.

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Breaking: FG amends charge against Kanu, lists his lawyers as accomplices

Nnamdi Kanu news update - naija news now

The Federal Government is set to re-arraign the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB,  Nnamdi Kanu, on an amended six-count treasonable felony charge.

The amendment came on a day trial Justice Binta Nyako fixed to hear an application Kanu filed to be released on bail, pending the determination of the charge against him.

Don’t abandon me now – Atiku begs delegates

Atiku 2023 elections

2023 Peoples Democratic Party presidential aspirant, former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has pleaded with the party’s delegates in Katsina State to stand with him and not abandon him in the forthcoming presidential primaries.

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Airtel launches Nigeria payment service bank unit SmartCash PSB

Airtel Nigeria News online

SmartCash PSB joins 9PSB, the payments subsidiary of telecom firm Etisalat, as the second telco-run PSB to launch in Africa’s largest economy.

Airtel Africa has teed off operation in its recently licensed Nigerian payment service bank unit SmartCash PSB, the wireless operator said in a note to the Nigerian Exchange on Thursday.

Troops kill notorious kingpin, arrest suspects, rescue victims in Akwa Ibom

Troops on day 1&2 of Ex FLINTLOCK. USArmy Counter Terrorism exercise with Nigerian Navy SBS and 707 SF Bde are working as a Special Operations Task Unit alongside #Senegal, Morocco, Burkino Faso and Cameroon #USAfricaCommand #Flintlock20. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Twitter account of UK in Nigeria]

Troops of 2 Brigade Nigerian Army, in conjunction with the Nigeria Police, Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) as well as other security agencies, have killed the leader of a notorious gang, Otobong Moses, alias Otoabasi, during a raid at their hideout in Akwa Ibom.

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Techscoops Nigeria Celebrates One Year Soon, Promises Giveaway

Tolu - Techscoops Nigeria Newspaper

The publisher of Nigeria’s fast-rising online news platform Mr. Tolulope Olulana has said the publication will be celebrating its one year anniversary in the coming weeks.

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Mr Olulana  in a statement via the platform’s social media said that “Techscoops is soon one year and we will be rewarding our loyal readers for staying with us thus far” 

Techscoops a tech news platform that metamorphosed into general news following reader demand and garnered Google algorithm insights, will be a year old and would  run a giveaway campaign to celebrate this – Mr Tolu added.

 

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Newspaper headlines culled from Premium Times News, Punch news today, Vanguard news, Daily post news today.

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