Nigerian Newspapers: 10 Top Headlines You Need To Know This Sunday, Dec 3, 2023

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10 Top Headlines from Nigerian Newspapers for this Sunday, December 3, 2023

Good morning! Here’s a roundup of the latest news from Nigerian Newspapers:

PDP Acting Chairman Declares No Suspension or Dismissal for ‘Disloyal’ Members: The Acting Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Umar Damagum, has asserted that the National Working Committee under his leadership will not suspend or dismiss any perceived ‘disloyal’ member. This statement follows calls from some stakeholders within the PDP to sanction individuals like former Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike.

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Fire Incident at Federal Secretariat, Abuja: On Saturday, a fire incident occurred at the Federal Secretariat in Abuja, reportedly caused by an explosion in the electrical utility room. Muhammed Ahmed, the Director of Communications at the Office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation, confirmed the incident, stating that the fire resulted from an explosion in the utility room.

Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu Highlights Igbo Contribution to Modern Lagos: President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, stated in a viral press briefing video that Igbo forebears are the “pioneers” and “heroes” of modern Lagos State. This comes as a response to comments by the Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, generating controversy about the origin of Lagos State.

Federal Government Releases 11 Inmates in Enugu: As part of the prison decongestion programme, the Federal Government has facilitated the release of 11 inmates from the Enugu Correctional Centre. The beneficiaries were drawn from Enugu, Nsukka, Oji River, and Ibite-Olo custodial centres.

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Appeal Court Upholds Abia Election Tribunal Decision: A three-man panel of the Appeal Court in Lagos upheld the decision of the Abia Election Petition Tribunal, affirming Dr. Alex Otti as the winner of the March 18, 2023, Abia governorship election.

Tragic Road Crash Claims Lives of Three Oyo Traditional Rulers: Three traditional rulers from Oriire Local Government Area of Oyo State lost their lives in a road crash on Friday, with nine others sustaining injuries. The monarchs were en route to a social function when the accident occurred.

Low Turnout in Ekiti State Local Government Election: Yesterday’s local government election in Ekiti State witnessed a low turnout, with most people staying away from the polling units across the 16 council areas. This marked a significant departure from the large turnout observed during the previous presidential and state assembly elections.

NDLEA Arrests Indian Hemp Farmer in Sokoto: The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Sokoto State arrested Anas Sani, a 32-year-old man discovered to be an Indian hemp farmer. The arrest was made in the Sanyinna area in Tambuwal Local Government Area following an intelligence report.

Ondo State Worker Slumps and Dies in Office: A worker identified as Matthew, at Bolorunduro in Ondo East Local Government Area of Ondo State, reportedly slumped and died in his office after coming to work on Friday.

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Enugu State Seals Hotels for Tax Evasion: The Enugu State Internal Revenue Service sealed several hotels for tax evasion in compliance with a court order obtained on November 29. Guests and workers were reportedly locked in by officials conducting a revenue drive on Friday.

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Stay tuned for more updates on the latest happenings in Nigeria.

That is all the latest news in Nigeria now on “Top Headlines from Nigerian Newspapers on Sunday Morning, December 3, 2023.

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