Start your day with the latest news in Nigeria on the Naija News roundup of top newspapers headlines for today, Friday, 7th October 2022.
The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Monday, October 10 public holiday to mark this year’s Eid-ul-Mawlid celebration in commemoration of the birth of Prophet Muhammad.
This online news platform understands that the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, who declared Monday Public Holiday on behalf of President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government, congratulated all Muslims both at home and in the Diaspora for witnessing this year’s occasion.
The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has threatened to fine Titi Abubakar, wife of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar, for bringing her handbag at a recent event in Abuja.
The statement was made by Prince Olumuyiwa Adejobi, Police Public Relations Officer, in a tweet on Thursday in response to a Twitter user who voiced concerns about the policewoman spotted holding Mrs Abubakar’s purse as she was making a speech at the event in Abuja on Wednesday.
The discovery of an illegal 4km pipeline from forcados in Delta State, Southern Nigeria, was revealed by Mele Kyari, Group Chief Executive Officer of Nigeria National Petroleum Company Limited. Kyari stated that the illegal pipeline and cargo port had been in operation for the previous nine years.
Kyari made the announcement while speaking before the Senate’s Upstream, Downstream, and Gas Committee. He regretted that, despite the fact that oil theft has been taking place in Nigeria for more than 22 years, the rate at which it has lately escalated was unprecedented.
The new season of the show which will see housemates from both countries, is set to launch next year.
Africa’s biggest reality TV franchise, Big Brother, has announced calls for entries for a new special season to hold in 2023.
Nigeria Singer, Temilade Openiyi, AKA Tems, won the ‘Best Collaboration Category at the BET Hip Hop Awards.
Tems won the award for contributing to Future’s ‘Wait For U’ ft Drake.
The Kogi State government has accused Aliko Dangote, the founder and chairman of the Dangote Group, of transforming Obajana into a crime hotspot.
This comes after unidentified gunmen allegedly hired by the Dangote Cement firm shot a yet-to-be-identified teenager who joined in solidarity with the House of Assembly’s motion to close down the company.
Khloe Kardashian, a reality TV star, has attacked her ex brother-in-law, Kanye West, for his continual attack on her family over custody of his children.
Kanye West, Kim Kardashian’s (Khloe’s sister) ex-husband, has made many public assertions that he has been denied access to their four children.