Welcome to AllNews morning roundup of the top 10 latest Nigerian news for today, Saturday, May 7, 2022.
Here is the Latest News In Nigerian headlines:
President Buhari Rejects Southeast Leaders’ Plea On Kanu’s Release
President Muhammadu Buhari has rejected the request by Igbo leaders for the release of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu, insisting that he must defend himself in court.
On Friday, traditional, religious and political leaders from the Southeast made the appeal when they met with Buhari at a Town Hall meeting in Abakaliki, Ebonyi. Read more here.
N810 Million Profit Recorded By Coronation Insurance
A profit of N810 million has been posted by Coronation Insurance after tax in the first quarter of 2022, which indicates a 27% increase compared to the N639 it reported in the first quarter of last year.
According to the report, the increase was due to the back of significantly improved income for the period. During the period in view, the insurer raked more than it did a year ago. Read more here.
Gunmen Kill Hotelier In Delta Community
A hotelier based in Agbarho Community, Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State, Chief Thorpe Edijana, has been shot dead.
The deceased was killed by the gunmen who invited him from Thorpesky Global Hotel located along Agbarho/ Ughelli Expressway through a telephone call from his hotel to his house. Read more here.
55-Year-Old Man Paraded By NSCDC For Vehicle Theft In Ibadan
The Oyo State Command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has paraded a 55-year-old man for alleged vehicle theft.
The man was paraded on Thursday by the Oyo NSCDC Command for stealing a Toyota Pienie vehicle. Read more here.
Nine Dead, 40 Injured In Explosion At Hotel In Cuba
At least nine people were killed and 40 others injured after an explosion rocked a hotel in Cuba’s capital Havana.
Cuban state TV reported late Friday that the blast was caused by a truck that had been supplying natural gas to the hotel, but did not provide details on how the natural gas ignited. Read more here.
Nigeria’s Crude Oil Reserve Increases To 37 Billion Barrels – NUPRC
The Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) said that the nation’s oil and condensate reserves status as of Jan. 1, 2022, is 37.046 billion barrels.
This represents a slight increase of 0.37 percent compared to 36.910 billion barrels as of Jan.1, 2021. Read more here.
Spotify To Discontinue Its Pandora-Like Stations App On May 16
Streaming platform Spotify has announced that it will discontinue its pandora like station app on May 16th. The app and web player will no longer be available after this date.
The Stations app was created for users who prefer a more radio-like experience versus searching for music or creating their own playlists. Read more here.
Disney Plus Coming To South Africa In May
The Mouse House’s streaming platform Disney + is launching in South Africa on May 18, with over 1,000 films, 1,500 series, and 200 exclusive originals made available for fans.
In a press release made available to AllNews Nigeria, it was disclosed that subscribers will have access to Star Wars’ The Book of Boba Fett and both seasons of The Mandalorian. Read more here.
Actor Chiwetalu Agu Bedridden For Days After Spiritual Attack
Actor Chiwetalu Agu has shared a touching story about being spiritually attacked and being bedridden for days.
The actor took to Instagram to share a video of all the demonic items that were removed from his body. Read more here.
2023: Funds Used In Purchasing Presidential Forms Are Being Monitored — EFCC
As more and more individuals purchase the presidential forms ahead of the 2023 election, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it is monitoring the source of the funds.
Abdulrasheed Bawa, EFCC’s Chairman, disclosed this while making an appearance on Channels Television’s Today’s Politics programme on Friday. Read more here.
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