Top 10 stories from across Nigerian Newspapers, Sunday, June 19th 2022 – Ripples Nigeria

Iran Revolutionary Guards seeks clampdown on fake news after protests over woman’s death
At UN Assembly new British PM, Liz Truss, slams Russia’s President Putin
EU prepares fresh sanctions against Russia, pledges more military support to Ukraine
Congo DR president tackles Rwanda for backing rebels
Japanese man sets himself ablaze over Shinzo Abe’s state funeral
Wike vows to stay in PDP, insists on Ayu’s resignation
Attempt to associate my plans with APC’s policies height of Lai Mohammed’s aversion for truth – Atiku
Abdulsalami counsels Nigerians against selling votes, violence in 2023
Nigerian govt blasts Atiku over comments about ‘bleak’ economy
Gov Wike summons first Rivers PDP stakeholders’ meeting since crisis broke in party
NGX: Investors lose N124.9bn to sell-off in BUA Cement, Guinness
Ibukun Awosika, nine others get new positions at cryptocurrency firm, Binance
CBN issues “no objection” to FBN Holdings’ acquisition of Access Pension
Elon Musk, Jack Dorsey, two others to testify at Twitter acquisition dispute
Fraudsters hack bank, steal over N523m in one weekend
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 Angolan currency stronger than naira, dollar as claimed by a Twitter user?
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?
Full house in Super Eagles camp ahead Algeria friendly
More players expected in Super Eagles camp as training begins ahead Algeria friendly
Amusan’s 100mH record ratified by World Athletics
S’Africa to bid for FIFA Women’s World Cup hosting rights
SportsBusiness: Barcelona report £86m profit for last fiscal year
Nigerian fintech startup, Bamboo, expands operations into Ghana. 2 other stories and a trivia
YouTube rolls out 45% ad incentive to win TikTok market. 2 other stories and a trivia
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
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Naira reverses gain, weakens at official market
Naira gains marginally as CBN goes after vendors of new notes
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
These top 10 stories across the nation’s newspapers might interest you.
1. INEC declares APC’s Oyebanji winner of Ekiti governorship election 2022
The Independent National Electoral Commisssion (INEC) has declared Mr. Biodun Oyebanji of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as winner of the 2022 governorship election in Ekiti State. Read more
2. NNPP in talks with Peter Obi, LP for possible merger —Kwankwaso
Former Kano State Governor and presidential candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso, has confirmed that his party is currently holding high powered talks with the Labour Party and its presidential candidate, Peter Obi, for a possible merger of the two parties for the 2023 general elections. Read more
3. Tinubu writes Buhari, praises President over neutrality in APC primary
Tinubu writes Buhari, praises President for maintaining neutral stance in APC primary. Read more
4. EFCC arrests agents over alleged vote-buying in Ekiti guber poll
Some party agents have been arrested by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), over alleged vote-buying at the ongoing governorship election in Ekiti State which kicked off on Saturday morning. Read more
5. INEC extends PVC collection in Osun ahead of governorship election
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has extended the collection of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) in Osun State ahead of the state governorship election slated for July 16. Read more
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6. Binance founder, Changpeng Zhao reacts as Bitcoin investors lose $43.3bn
The founder of cryptocurrency exchange, Binance, Changpeng Zhao, has reacted to the loss of investment by Bitcoin holders and others after the digital asset slumped below $19,000 on Saturday. Read more
7. Peter Obi reportedly returns from 3-day Egypt trip
The Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi, reportedly returned from a three-day trip to Egypt on Saturday. Read more
8. Catholic Church bans faithful from attending Fr Mbaka’s ministry
The Catholic Diocese of Enugu has barred Catholics in the region from attending all religious and liturgical activities of the Adoration Ministry of Father Ejike Mbaka, in efforts to curb his perceived excesses. Read more
9. College of Education teachers begin four-week warning strike over neglect of institutions, others
The Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union (COEASU) on Saturday declared a four-week warning strike to protest Federal Government’s neglect of the institutions. Read more
10. UK court shuts down church run by flamboyant Nigerian pastor over financial irregularities
A UK High Court has ordered the closure of the Salvation Proclaimer Ministries Limited, also known as SPAC Nation, which is managed by Tobi Adegboyega, a Nigerian-born preacher whose lifestyle has raised questions. Read more
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