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Techscoops has complied the top stories of this morning from the leading Nigeria Newspapers online. Punch news today, Vanguard news, Daily post news & more.

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2023 Presidency: Amaechi finally resigns, sends message to Buhari

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An All Progressives Congress, APC, Presidential aspirant, Rotimi Amaechi has officially resigned as the Minister of Transportation.

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Amaechi said he resigned from Buhari’s cabinet to focus on his Presidential ambition.

There have been speculations over Amaechi’s resignation, following Buhari’s directive to his Ministers.

 

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FG extends money laundering law to casinos, others, bans shell accounts

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The Federal Government has introduced stricter regulations in the operation of casinos in Nigeria, as part of its fresh move against money laundering.

This is just as a new law recently passed by the National Assembly prohibits ownership and operation of shell accounts in the country.

The President Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), had on Thursday assented to the Money Laundering (Prevention and Prohibition) Bill, 2022, the Terrorism (Prevention and Prohibition) Bill, 2022, and the Proceeds of Crime (Recovery and Management) Bill, 2022.

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Man United to offer Osimhen N75m weekly pay

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In an effort to land Nigeria international Victor Osimhen, English Premier League giants, Manchester United, are ready to offer the striker a deal believed to be around N60.6m weekly deal. Osimhen has been a subject of multiple transfer reports having been linked with several top Premier League sides including Liverpool, Arsenal and Newcastle United.

Timetable: INEC talks tough as 18 parties fail to conduct primaries

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The Independent National Electoral Commission has vowed not to extend the June 3, 2022 deadline for primaries even as it was observed on Monday that none of the 18 political parties had conducted their presidential primaries three weeks to the deadline.

A document obtained from INEC on Monday showed that the Accord Party scheduled its primaries for June 2 while the Action Alliance fixed its own for June 3.

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ASUU strike Update: Students protest in Ondo, Oyo, Ogun

Travellers on the Sagamu-Benin and  Akure-Ilesa expressways had a hectic time getting to their destinations as students blocked the ever busy roads in Ogun and Ondo states in protest against the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).

Motorists and commuters in Ibadan, Oyo State also had a taste of hardship caused by students who caused gridlocks on major roads in the city.

 

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