Nigerian Newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Monday Evening


Appeal Court Affirms Bashir Machina As APC Candidate For Yobe North

The court upheld the judgment of the Federal High Court sitting in Damaturu, Yobe State which held that the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, is not the APC candidate for Yobe North Senatorial District in next year’s election into the National Assembly. READ MORE

Adeleke Dethrones Three Osun Monarchs, Sacks 12,000 workers

 “All employment in the service of Osun State Government made in any capacity into any capacity in all the Ministries, Departments, Agencies, Commissions, Boards and Parastatals after July 17th, 2022 be and are hereby nullified. READ MORE

 Following Racism Concerns, WHO Moves To Rename Monkeypox As ‘Mpox’

“Following a series of consultations with global experts, WHO will begin using a new preferred term “mpox” as a synonym for monkeypox. Both names will be used simultaneously for one year while “monkeypox” is phased out,” the statement reads. READ MORE

Appeal Court Rules Against Fresh PDP Primaries In Ogun State

However, delivering judgment on Monday in an appeal filed by the PDP, Folasade Ojo, judge of the appellate court, held that the high court erred. She held that only the National Working Committee (NWC) of the PDP has the power to conduct primaries.  READ MORE

Nigeria Warns Citizens About Money Passport Theft In US, Europe, Urges Citizens To Be Careful

“The most recent victims of this are travellers to the UK, most of whom were dispossessed of their belongings at high-brow shops, particularly in the high street of Oxford. We have therefore decided to advise Nigerians travelling to Europe and the United States to take extra precautions to avoid being dispossessed of their belongings. READ MORE

Police Arrest 30 Suspected Railway Vandals

 “Following the directives from the President, the Inspector General of Police, Usman Baba Alkali, directed the Railway Police Command to engage the Direct Action Response Tactics (DART), to effectively protect the railway corridors from vandals. READ MORE

Scientist Urges Policy Makers, Farmers to Embrace Gene Drive Technology

 “Gene drives are systems that warrant biased inheritance by improving the possibility of DNA sequence passing from one generation to the other via sexual reproduction and potentially throughout an entire population. READ MORE

Naira notes Redesign’ll Control inflation in Nigeria — Don

 Lawal said that the currency redesign was one of the measures to control the amount of money circulation. Other measures that would assist to enhance the economy, he said, include increasing the interest rate for savings to encourage people to keep money in banks. READ MORE

World Cup: Ghana Boost 2nd Round Chances By Beating Korea 3-2, Cameroon, Serbia Share Points

The Black Stars of Ghana rose from their 2-3 defeat to Portugal in the opening match of the ongoing FIFA World Cup in Qatar to beat Korea Republic by the same margin on Monday, and improve their chances of qualifying for the last 16 while Cameroon and Serbia settled for a pulsating 3—3 draw. READ MORE

Obasanjo, Akinwunmi, Others Eulogise IITA DG for improving Agriculture in Africa

 Represented by Dr Akinwunmi Adesina, the President, African Development Bank (AfDB), congratulated Sanginga having spent 11 years repositioning IITA and transforming agriculture in Nigeria and Africa as a whole. READ MORE

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