Top 10 stories from across Nigerian Newspapers, Tuesday April 26th 2022 – Ripples Nigeria

Congo DR president tackles Rwanda for backing rebels
Japanese man sets himself ablaze over Shinzo Abe’s state funeral
Uganda confirms Ebola outbreak, one dies
Equatorial Guinea abolishes death penalty
21 killed as lightning strikes eastern Indian state of Bihar
NNPP’s National Assembly candidates join APC in Osun
Babachir Lawal renews attack on APC, accuses party of plotting to divide North with same faith ticket
Kogi Assembly summons three mining firms in IGR probe
Buhari seeks debt cancellation from China, US, others
ASUU to appeal court judgment ordering it to end strike
First Bank cancels Naira card usage for foreign transactions
Losses in Jaiz Bank, Cadbury, others sink Nigeria’s capital market
Access Bank gets CBN approval to compete against Flutterwave, GTCO’s Habari Pay
Nigerian govt’s debt servicing hits N1.87trn in H1
Oscar Onyema under fire, as lawsuit, investment loss, poor earnings trail NGX Group
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?
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
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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Ghana’s mPharma acquires large stake in Nigeria’s HealthPlus. 2 other stories and a trivia
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
Naira depreciates further against dollar, as CBN injects $7.6bn to defend currency
These top 10 stories across the nation’s newspapers might interest you.
1. 2023: Why I didn’t shun calls to vie for President – Osinbajo
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said on Monday it would be an injustice if he had rejected the calls by Nigerians to vie for the presidency in 2023 with his vast experience in the last seven years. Read more
2. MURIC rejects Sanwo-Olu for second term, insists on Muslim governor in 2023
An Islamic advocacy group, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), has rejected the endorsement of Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, for a second term insisting that it was the turn of a Muslim to be governor after two Christians had ruled consecutively. Read more
3. ‘Anything short of presidency for South-East in 2023 a great injustice,’ Says ex-APGA chairman, Umeh
The former National Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, (APGA), Victor Umeh, said on Monday the time was ripe for the South-East to produce the country’s president. Read more
4. Northern Elders Forum denies endorsing Saraki, Mohammed as PDP consensus candidates
The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has distanced itself from allegations of endorsing former Senate President Bukola Saraki, and Governor of Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, as the consensus presidential candidates of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) saying such endorsement has nothing to do with the Forum. Read more
5. PDP would have given Tinubu its 2023 presidential ticket if… – Gov Mohammed
The Bauchi State governor, Bala Mohammed, said on Monday the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) would have given its presidential ticket to former Lagos State governor, Bola Tinubu, if he was a member of the party. Read more
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6. NGX: Shareholders make N45.1bn amid losses by Unity Bank, Japaul Gold
The equity capitalisation rose to N26.17 trillion on Monday as the Nigerian capital market extended its bullish run with N45.13 billion gain for investors at the close of the day’s business. Read more
7. Elon Musk completes deal to buy Twitter for $44bn
South African-born billionaire businessman, Elon Musk, on Monday completed take over of the microblogging platform, Twitter, in a deal valued at $44 billion. Read more
8. Lagos gets largest share, as NNPC releases one billion litres of petrol
The Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Ltd has announced a record supply of Premium Motor Spirit also known as petrol across Nigeria to forestall any scarcity. Read more
9. Victims of Imo illegal refinery fire disaster for mass burial today
Victims of an explosion at an illegal refinery located in a forest in Abaezi community in the Ohaji Egbema local government area of Imo State, will be given a mass burial today, Monday April 25. Read more
10. NPFL table-toppers Rivers Utd, Plateau Utd bag home wins
Leaders of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), Rivers United bagged a 3-0 victory over Niger Tornadoes in their matchday 25 clash on Monday night. Read more
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