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Nigerian Newspaper Headlines: What You Must Know This Morning

Good morning: Here is a summary of what you must know from Nigerian Newspapers today June 14, 2023:



Nigerian Newspaper Headlines & Naija News Today, Wednesday 6th July 2022

Good morning: Here is a summary of what you must know from Nigerian Newspapers today June 14, 2023:


  1. Senator Godswill Akpabio of the All Progressives Congress (APC) emerged Senate President of the 10th National Assembly, Senator Jibrin Barau a fellow APC member from Kano won the seat of Deputy Senate President.
  2. Guinness World Record on Tuesday officially declared Nigerian Chef Hilda Baci new holder of longest cooking time by an individual. Meanwhile, the chef who attempted to cook for 100 hours had almost 7 hours of her time deducted because she exceeded her rest period earlier in the challenge.
  3. The Commander of the Benin Zone of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Person, Nduka Nwanwenne says 25000 trafficked Nigerians are trapped in Mali. He disclosed this at a workshop organised for media professionals in Lagos. He said that the trafficked persons were women and girls.
  4. No fewer than 103 wedding guests lost their lives after a boat accident caused their deaths at Egbu village, in Patigi Local Government Area of Kwara State. We learned that the victims just attended a wedding ceremony at Egboti village in Niger State when the boats conveying them crashed.
  5. Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu on Tuesday informed the House of Assembly that he was embarking on a 21-day medical leave. He also added that his Deputy Governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa would act as governor in his absence.
  6. The Nigerian Bar Association told President Bola Tinubu, that the determination of what “constitutes “illegal orders” still remains a matter within the exclusive preserve of the courts of law”. The NBA said this in a letter on Tuesday signed by its president, Yakubu Maikyau, SAN. The letter was in reaction to a statement by the President, during his Democracy Day address, “that the unnecessary illegal orders used to truncate or abridge democracy will no longer be tolerated.”
  7. The Nasarawa State chapter of the Nigeria Medical Association has issued a 21-day strike ultimatum to the state government over the poor welfare packages of doctors across the 13 local government areas of the state.
  8. . The naira on Monday recorded gains at the parallel markets and steadied at the official. This momentum was recorded, on Tuesday, the first business day after former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Godwin Emefiele was suspended by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu. The local currency recovered from N767/$1 it traded at the weekend, to close at N754/$1 at the parallel markets as more dealers expressed optimism in the policy direction of the new government.
  9. The Labour Party (LP) and its candidate, Peter Obi, on Tuesday, presented an additional 191 exhibits from 157 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the federation, including INEC Result Viewing Portal (IReV) reports obtained from five states as part of exhibits to prove alleged malpractices during the February 25 presidential election.

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