Top 10 stories from across Nigerian Newspapers, Wednesday October 26th 2022 – Ripples Nigeria

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Death toll in Indonesia earthquake rises above 300
HURIWA charges Buhari to release IPOB leader, Kanu, as Xmas Gift to South-East
Sen Adeleke takes oath of office as new Osun governor
Aisha Yesufu knocks Aisha Buhari over arrest, detention of Twitter user, Aminu, for alleged defamation
OSUN: Oyetola hopeful of return as Adeleke set to take over today
Group slams Wike over ‘undemocratic’ Executive Order, vows to challenge it in court
BUSINESS ROUNDUP: Nigeria’s GDP slows to 2.25% in Q3; Agric sector drags despite interventions; other stories
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Nigerians’ rush for foreign trips, studies behind Naira’s struggle – Emefiele
Agric sector yet to reach potential despite CBN’s N1tn interventions
CBN releases guideline for establishment of banks, others
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
SPECIAL REPORT: Hike in gas price forces more Nigerians to use coal, sawdust, as smoke kills 93,300 yearly
FACT CHECK: Did Tinubu recently collapse at a rally in Abuja?
FACT CHECK: Did El-Rufai ask northerners not to vote for Tinubu?
FACT CHECK: Is this a crowd of Atiku’s supporters in Bauchi as claimed by PDP?
FACT-CHECK: Is this viral video of N5000, N2000 notes real?
FACT-CHECK: Was ESN formed by South-East governors as Peter Obi claimed?
Morocco secure stunning 2-0 win over Belgium at World Cup
World Cup: Messi helps Argentina beat Mexico, Lewandowski nets dream goal
Bosso invites 40 players to camp ahead U-20 Nations Cup
England play goalless draw with USA at World Cup
World Cup: Senegal beat hosts Qatar to keep hopes alive
Apple, Google to face probe in UK over industry dominance
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Twitter goes soft, pledges ‘general amnesty’ on suspended accounts
Nigeria’s Pivo Africa secures $2m seed fund. 2 other stories and a trivia
Naira gains against major foreign currencies
Naira weakens at official market
Naira gains, trades N770/$1 at parallel market
Naira records gain against US dollar
Naira appreciates again at black market, as dollar supply rises
These top 10 stories across the nation’s newspapers might interest you.
1. Filling stations shut, queues return as private depots raise fuel price
Queues have returned to filling stations in some locations in Lagos and Ogun State, while some retail stations have closed down due to scarcity of fuel (petrol).Read more
2. INEC to conduct governorship elections in Bayelsa, Imo, Kogi November 2023
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will conduct governorship elections in Bayelsa, Imo, and Kogi States on November 11, 2023.Read more
3. Devastating floods in Nigeria is a result of climate change, Buhari tells ex-UN Sec Gen
President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that Nigeria is already feeling the effects of climate change, as seen by the widespread flooding in the country, creeping desertification, and escalating drought in the north.Read more
4. Ekiti Gov, Oyebanji, denies reports of pressure from predecessor, Fayemi, to appoint cronies
Newly sworn-in Governor Biodun Oyebanji of Ekiti State has debunked reports about pressure from his predecessor, Kayode Fayemi, his wife, Mrs Bisi Fayemi and former deputy governor in the state to appoint their cronies into his cabinet.Read more
5. Imo Assembly confirms three commissioner nominees
The Imo House of Assembly on Tuesday confirmed three commissioner nominees presented by Governor Hope Uzodinma.Read more
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6. NGX: Investors gain N177.8bn after increase in BUA Cement, Union Bank’s share price
Investors at the Nigerian capital market went home with N177.8 billion following the rise in equity capitalization by 0.73 percent at the close of trading on Tuesday.Read more
7. Dangote to borrow N112bn for completion of refinery project
Dangote Industries Limited has resolved to borrow N112 billion from investors to complete its refinery project.Read more
8. NAWOJ, NHRC call for arrest of father who assaulted two-month old baby, broke arm for disturbing his sleep in Imo
The Imo State chapter of the Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ), and the National Human Right Commission (NHRC) have called for the arrest and prosecution of a middle-aged man, Confidence Amatobi, for allegedly assaulting his two-month old son and breaking his arm which led to its amputation.Read more
9. Nigerian govt confirms 612 dead, 2,776 injured in floods
The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiyya Umar Farouq, said on Monday at least 612 people had lost their lives and 2,776 others injured in flood incidents across the country this year.Read more
10. UCL: Chelsea pip Salzburg to reach last-16, Man City draw to top group
Chelsea defeated RB Salzburg 2-1 to advance to the round of 16 of the Champions League on TuesdayRead more
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Counterpart funded road projects between the world Bank and Enugu State government have started to fail, as the state government…
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In an effort to address issues hindering quality education, the Kano State Government in 2020 awarded N88,406,667.10 for the construction…
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