Top 10 stories from across Nigerian Newspapers, Thursday September 1st 2022 – Ripples Nigeria

World’s longest-serving President, Teodoro Obiang, takes oath of office, for sixth term
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18-yr-old black college student elected mayor of Arkansas city
Iran executes protester, accuses him of injuring security operative
Another earthquake hits Indonesia’s West Java, second in two weeks
2023: Zulum vows to deliver 95% Borno votes to APC
Buhari charges APC to close ranks ahead of 2023 elections
APC flag-off governorship campaign in Gombe
PDP chieftain, Gwamna, joins APC in Gombe
10 governorship candidates sign peace accord in Adamawa
Nigeria sold N1.7tn worth of goods to African nations in 9 months – NBS
Sam Bankman-Fried eyes new business after FTX’s bankruptcy
Emefiele laments effects of forex scarcity on Nigeria’s economy
Nigeria’s debt rises further, hits N44.06trn
Ecobank fined N3.2bn for breaching NGX listing rules
Students suffer as contractors abandon Kano school projects after receiving over N70m
SPECIAL REPORT: World Bank road projects go bad in Enugu, as state govt fails to fulfill promise
INVESTIGATION: How N70m road construction created more hardship for Sokoto residents
INVESTIGATION: Inside Kwara school where students are used as labour on teachers’ private farms
INVESTIGATION: How Kano SUBEB awarded contracts to inactive contractors, non-existent schools
FACT CHECK: Was APC National Chairman, Adamu stripped in public as claimed in viral video?
FACT CHECK: Has Omokri dumped Atiku for Tinubu as claimed by Twitter user?
FACT CHECK: How true are claims by Dino Melaye on Tinubu’s mother, Atiku’s plans?
FACT CHECK: Did the CJN say he was happy Makinde is part of G5 Governors?
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World Cup: France defeat England to set up Morocco semifinal
BREAKING: Morocco set World Cup record after knocking Portugal out to reach semis
World Cup: Messi helps Argentina beat Netherlands on penalties to set up Croatia semifinal
BREAKING: Brazil out of World Cup after losing to Croatia on penalties
‘Whole of Africa, Arabia behind us’ – Morocco coach Regragui confident ahead Portugal clash
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Re-imagining Sustainability of Electricity: Schneider Electric calls for renewables adoption and digitalization.
Naira falls for 3rd straight day after CBN withdrawal policy
Naira falls again to US dollar, now 15th worst-performing currency
Naira crashes as CBN introduces new withdrawal limits
Naira recovers big at black market, sells at N721 per dollar
Naira falls across FX markets as dollar supply drops
These top 10 stories across the nation’s newspapers might interest you.
1. ‘When we formed PDP these children were not around. I won’t step down,’ Ayu blasts Wike, others
The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Iyorchia Ayu, on Wednesday rejected the calls for his resignation by some groups in the party. Read more
2. 2023: Okupe dismisses reports on Obi’s alliance with Atiku
A former presidential aide, Doyin Okupe, has dismissed reports on the alliance between the Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi, and his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) counterpart, Atiku Abubakar, ahead of the 2023 presidential election. Read more

3. 2023: Labour Party confirms Rhodes-Vivour as Lagos governorship candidate

The national leadership of the Labour Party (LP) has announced Mr. Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour as its gubernatorial candidate in Lagos State, for the 2023 elections. Read more
4. Atiku slams Nigerian govt over growing debt profile as economy, inflation spiral
Atiku Abubakar, the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) presidential candidate, has warned the Federal Government that taking on more debts will never be a solution to the nation’s debt problems. Read more
5. Since Nigerian govt can award security contract to Tompolo, then it should allow state policing —Akeredolu
Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has faulted the N4 billion pipeline protection contract awarded to former militant leader and founder of Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND), Government Ekpemupolo, also known as Tompolo. Read more
Read also: Top 10 stories from across Nigerian Newspapers, Wednesday August 31th 2022
6. NGX: Investors gain N104.5bn after uptick in Guinness, Transcorp, others
The Nigerian capital market rebounded from its two consecutive losses on Wednesday, closing with N26.88 trillion at the end of the day’s trading. Read more
7. Nigeria records $1.5bn capital importation in 3 months
Nigeria recorded a total of $1.535 billion in capital importation in the second quarter of this year. Read more
8. DSS dismisses report on abduction of innocent Nigerians by operatives
The Department of State Services (DSS) on Wednesday dismissed a report on the abduction of innocent Nigerians by its operatives. Read more
9. Police arrests suspected supplier of arms to terrorists in Zamfara
Police operatives in Zamfara have arrested a suspected gunrunner in the state. Read more
10. Halaand nets hat-trick in Man City win; Arsenal, Liverpool clinch victories
Manchester City forward, Erling Halaand bagged his second hat-trick in the Premier League as he helped his side to a 6-0 victory over Nottingham Forest on Wednesday night. Read more
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