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Top 10 stories from across Nigerian Newspapers, Saturday May 21 2022



Top 10 stories from Nigerian newspapers

These top 10 stories across the nation’s newspapers might interest you.

1. 2023: APC disqualifies Gov Ayade’s consensus guber aspirant, Otu, over criminal allegation

The All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant in Cross River State, Senator Bassey Out, has been disqualified from the 2023 governorship race in the state. Read more

2. Southern, Middle Belt leaders warn APC, PDP against fielding northern presidential candidates in 2023

The leaders of the Southern and Middle Belt Forum (SMBLF) on Friday insisted on a power shift to the Southern part of the country in 2023. Read more

3. It’s unfair to say Buhari ignores victims of insecurity in Nigeria,’ Presidency defends UAE trip

The presidency on Friday described as unfair claim that President Muhammadu Buhari was not responsive to victims of various deadly attacks in the country. Read more

4. IPOB bans political rally in South-East

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Friday banned all forms of political rally in the South-East. Read more

5. Kano Assembly member returns to APC two days after defecting to NNPP

A member of the Kano State House of Assembly, Ali Ibrahim Isah Shanono, has returned to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) two days after he defected to the New Nigeria People Party (NNPP). Read more

Read also: Top 10 stories from across Nigerian Newspapers, Friday May 20th 2022

6. NGX: Investors lose N159.3bn as Transcorp, UBA record high trading

Investors at the Nigerian capital market lost N159.3 billion on Friday following the crash in the equity capitalization by-0.55% at the close of the day’s business. Read more

7. Most farmers see Agric loan as ‘national cake’, CBN laments

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has lamented that the majority of farmers who benefited from the Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP) have not repaid the loans. Read more

8. Sokoto lifts curfew imposed after unrest over arrest of suspected killers of Deborah

Aminu Tambuwal, the governor of Sokoto State, on Friday, lifted a curfew imposed on the city of Sokoto following the murder of Deborah Samuel. Read more

9. Eight women die in Kogi auto crash

At least eight women were confirmed dead in an auto crash at Logo area of Kogi on Thursday. Read more

10. Flying Eagles win WAFU B Championship after beating Benin in final

Flying Eagles of Nigeria have emerged champions of the WAFU B Championship after they defeated Benin Republic in the final on Friday night. Read more

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