Top 10 Stories Across Nigerian Newspapers, Sunday March 6, 2022 – Ripples Nigeria

21 killed as lightning strikes eastern Indian state of Bihar
Germany turns to France, as Russia keeps gas supply low
US, Taliban swap prisoners as detained Guantanamo detainee is exchanged with Navy engineer
PHOTONEWS: Queen Elizabeth’s funeral in pictures
London stands still, as world leaders gather for Queen Elizabeth’s funeral
PDP national body moves to relegate Wike in battle to save Ayu
Court orders accelerated hearing in libel suit against three factional PDP members in Edo
2023: As Christians, we shouldn’t waste our votes —Dogara
I was quoted out of context, Peter Obi reacts to viral video of him speaking about Tinubu
Mostly unprepared clowns jostling for presidency in 2023 —Deji Adeyanju
NGX: Investors make N3.2bn as GTCO, First Bank top trading
Nigeria’s public debt rises to N42.84 trillion
Nigerians pay more as transport fares go up by 39.92%
Nigerians may enjoy easy Yuletide as NNPC pledges adequate fuel supply during ‘Ember Months’
Nigerians spend N393.14bn on electricity in six months
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
INVESTIGATION: How roadside foods endanger consumers’ life with trans fat in northern Nigeria
INVESTIGATION: Untold story of Ondo oil producing communities battling poor health system
FEATURE: Ogun residents, waste collectors trade blames, as refuse litter environment
FACT-CHECK: Is this viral image from wedding of footballer, Sadio Mane?
FACT-CHECK: Omokri compares Nigeria’s ranking on terrorism under Jonathan and Buhari. How correct is he?
FACT-CHECK: Did Court of Appeal affirm Segun Showunmi as PDP guber candidate in Ogun?
FACT-CHECK: Did Tinubu promise to extend sharia rule to Southern Nigeria?
FACT-CHECK: How true are claims by PDP guber candidate, Jandor, on Lagos debt profile?
S’Africa to bid for FIFA Women’s World Cup hosting rights
SportsBusiness: Barcelona report £86m profit for last fiscal year
Iwobi gives Lampard credit for current form at Everton
Madrid derby ends in Real’s favour as Atletico’s late fightback fails
Rivers Utd, Plateau Utd into next round of CAF Champions League
Nigerian health-tech startup, Remedial Health, secures $4.4M seed funding. 2 other stories and a trivia
Fintech start-up, erad, secures $2.4m in pre-seed round. 2 other stories and a trivia
TechNigeria: A weekly digest of what went down in Nigeria’s tech space
Ghana’s mPharma acquires large stake in Nigeria’s HealthPlus. 2 other stories and a trivia
Adobe acquires web design platform, Figma, in $20 billion deal
Naira starts new week on a low, as FX supply drops further
Naira falls to N707/$1 at black market, as forex scarcity persists
Naira appreciates 0.10% against dollar at official market
Naira depreciates further against dollar, as CBN injects $7.6bn to defend currency
Naira exchanges at N724 to a dollar
These top 10 Nigerian stories across the nation might interest you.
1. Amaechi decries slow pace of work on Kaduna-Kano, Port Harcourt-Maiduguri rail projects
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, on Saturday expressed concern over the slow pace of work at the Kaduna-Kano rail line handled by the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC). Read More
2. We’ll soon have to say goodbye to Nigeria as a nation if….—Obasanjo
Former Nigerian president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has grimly predicted the discontinued existence of Nigeria as a country due to the manipulation of the electoral process and the selfishness of its leadership. Read More
3. Abia PDP still consulting on 2023 governorship ticket – Ikpeazu
The Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, said on Friday the the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state was still in consultation with stakeholders over the party’s 2023 governorship ticket. Read More
4. Nnamdi Kanu sends message to supporters, says ‘dream republic near’
The embattled leader of proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has called on his supporters not to allow themselves to be distracted by “enemies who are against the struggle,” as their dream republic will soon emerge. Read More
5. Litre of petrol now N330, as NNPC commits N10bn daily to keep price low
Nigeria’s subsidy payment is now at N10 billion daily, as international oil price continues to surge.
On Friday, brent the oil benchmark for Nigeria’s oil closed the week at $118.1; this is the highest level in the last nine years and should have been a piece of good news. Read More
Read also: Top 10 Stories Across Nigerian Newspapers, Friday March 4, 2022
6. Third batch of 174 stranded Nigerians returns from Ukraine
The third batch of 174 Nigerians stranded in Ukraine returned home on Friday night.
The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission’s (NiDCOM), which confirmed the development on its Twitter handle on Saturday, said the returnees arrived at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja, at 11:50 p.m. local time from Budapest, Hungary, aboard an Air Peace flight. Read More
7. IPOB accuses Nigerian govt of plotting to arrest top members abroad
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Saturday accused the Federal Government of plotting to arrest and extradite some of its key members abroad. Read More
8. Lagos to probe distribution of petrol at party as gifts
With the effects of the current fuel scarcity grounding many businesses, Nigerians have resorted to buying in bulk for future usage. Read More
9. Russia targets media outfits with news law, blocks Facebook, Twitter, as CNN, Bloomberg pull out
The Russian government on Friday, passed a new law many see as meant to suppress free speech and making it a crime to criticize its invasion of Ukraine. Read More
10. Iheanacho bags assist, Ndidi stars as Leicester beat Leeds
Super Eagles trio of Kelechi Iheanacho, Wilfred Ndidi and Ademola Lookman were in action for Leicester City in their 1-0 victory over Leeds United on Saturday. Read More
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