These are the Top newspaper headlines in Nigeria for today;
Ex-SGF Babachir Lawal’s Group Endorses Peter Obi For 2023
“As one of the foremost critics of APC’s single-faith presidential ticket and also in difference to those who have patiently waited for our guidance as to where to pitch our tent, after a painstaking review and analysis of the alternative presidential tickets, we now wish to recommend the Obi/Datti presidential ticket.
Naira Re-Designing: Currency Outside Banks Hits The Highest Record of N2.84trn In October-CBN
With the unveiling of new naira banknotes of N200, N500 and N1000 by President Buhari during the FEC meeting yesterday, currency outside the banks added N108.67billion to N2.84 trillion in October 2022 from N2.73 trillion in September, the CBN money and credit statistics have revealed.
Motorists Groan Over Fuel Scarcity as Queues Resurface in Lagos
Reacting to the situation, the National Operations Controller, IPMAN, Mr Mike Osatuyi, blamed the scarcity on private depots and the increasing difficulty in accessing petroleum products.
Apple Bids £5.8bn Purchase Of Man Utd
Apple is the largest tech company in the world with an annual revenue of almost £326b and an estimated net worth as of this month of £2tr. The California-based firm has no experience in owning a football club the size of United.
Appeal Court Upholds Conviction Of Maina’s Son, Reduces 14 Years Jail Term To Seven
The three-member panel reduced the jail term from 14 years to seven, saying the trial court should not have handed a maximum term on the ground that Faisal is a first-time offender.
Kenya Imprisonment: Nnamdi Kanu Sues National Intelligence Agency DG, Seeks N20b Compensation
In the suit, Ejimakor stated that the false imprisonment of the Claimant (Kanu) was without his consent; adding that the Kenyan government has publicly and categorically denied any role in the arrest and imprisonment of the Claimant in Kenya.
Appeal Court Sets Aside Bwacha, Binani’s Nullification
The unanimous decision of the three-man panel led by the lead Justice, Tani Hassan, set aside the lower court’s judgments on Thursday and ordered that their names be resubmitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as APC governorship candidates for both states.
New Naira Notes: CBN, EFCC, ICPC To Track Large Withdrawals
“We will restrict the volume of cash that people can withdraw over the counter. If you need to draw large volumes of cash, you will fill out uncountable forms; we will take your data, whether it’s your BVN or NIN so that our law enforcement agencies like EFCC and ICPC can follow you and be sure that you are taking that money for a good purpose.”
Court Sacks Tonye Cole As APC Governorship Candidate In Rivers State
Justice Emmanuel Obile in his judgment agreed with the PDP that Tonye Cole is not eligible to contest the governorship position. He thereafter directed INEC to delist the name of Tonye Cole from the list of eligible candidates for the 2023 Governorship election.
Court Fixes Judgment On Ogun PDP Governorship Ticket Tussle For Dec 1
After listening to the lawyers, including counsel for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Bashir Abubakar, the judge, Mr Ekwo, adjourned the matter until 1 December for judgment.