These 10 top stories from Nigerian newspapers will interest
1. Senate rejects Buhari’s $700m loan request for water projects
The Senate on Wednesday rejected President Muhammadu Buhari’s request to secure another $700million loan from multilateral lenders for water projects in the country. Read more
2. Ex-Senate President, Anyim detained, released after two days by EFCC
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has released a former Senate President, Anyim Pius Anyim, after he spent two days in the commission’s custody. Read more
3. Court freezes Benue’s accounts over unpaid N333m loan
Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja, has ordered the interim blockade of the Benue State government’s accounts in some banks in the country over an unpaid N333million loan. Read more
4. Asari Dokubo’s group warns against boycott of Anambra election
The Biafra Customary Government (BCG), an organisation founded by ex-Niger Delta militant, Asari Dokubo, on Wednesday warned the people of Anambra State against boycotting the November 6 governorship election in the state. Read more
5. Seme border closure a disservice to Nigerians – Gani Adams
The Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Gani Adams, said on Wednesday the continued closure of the Seme border was a disservice to Nigerians living in the South-West part of the country. Read more
6. Investors lose N12.86bn as sideway trading dampens mood at Nigeria’s stock market
Investors at the Nigerian stock exchange cut down their participation at the bourse for the third consecutive day on Wednesday. Read more
7. eNaira app disappears on Google Playstore 48 hours after launch
The digital currency, eNaira’s app is no longer available for download on Google Playstore just 48 hours after the launch of the product. Read more
8. Varsity workers give Nigerian govt ultimatum to reverse sharing formula on Earned Allowance
The leadership of the Joint Action Committee (JAC) of the Non-teaching Staff Unions of Universities on Wednesday gave the Federal Government a two-week ultimatum to reverse the sharing formula for the Earned Allowances released to universities staff. Read more
9. NNPC gets Nigerian govt’s approval to deploy N621.2bn tax liabilities on road projects
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday gave the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) the approval to deploy its N621.2 billion tax liabilities on road projects across the six geopolitical zones in the country. Read more
10. Bayern suffer biggest loss in 43yrs, crash out of German Cup
German champions Bayern Munich were subjected to a humilating defeat on Wednesday night in the German Cup as they lost 5-0 to Borussia Monchengladbach. Read more
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