Top 10 stories from across Nigerian Newspapers, Saturday, July 6, 2024

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Here are the top 10 stories making headlines across the country.

1. Court orders final forfeiture of convicted pension thief, Maina’s properties

Justice Joyce Abdulmalik of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, ordered the final forfeiture of at least 20 properties linked to the convicted former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), Abdulrasheed Maina.Read more

2. Nigeria’s defence spokesman claims troops killed 177 terrorists in one week

The Defence Headquarters claimed on Friday troops deployed to various theatre commands across the country killed 177 suspected terrorists last week.Read more

3. Reps probe alleged diversion of contractors’ N1.5bn in Ministry of Women Affairs

The House of Representatives has resolved to probe the alleged diversion of N1.5 billion meant for the payment of contractors by principal officers of ministry of women affairs.Read more

4. EFCC tightens security at Lagos office over planned protest

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has bolstered security measures at its Lagos office over a planned protest.Read more

5. Obidients attribute UK Labour Party win to Obi’s rallying call

Supporters of the presidential candidate of the Labour Party in the 2023 presidential election, Peter Obi, popularly called Obidients, have attributed the landslide victory of the UK Labour Party candidate, Keir Starmer, over Conservative Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, to the call by Obi on Nigerians resident in the UK to vote for Starmer.Read more

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6. Fubara’s loyalists to challenge Appeal Court ruling on Rivers Assembly

A faction of the Rivers State House of Assembly led by Victor Oko-Jumbo on Friday vowed to challenge the verdict of the Appeal Court which declared Martins Amaewhule as the authentic speaker of the House.Read more

7. New NGX Limited CEO, Jude Chiemeka charged with driving growth of group

The newly confirmed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Nigerian Exchange Group, Mr Jude Chiemeka has been charged with the onerous task of propelling the NGX towards long-term success.Read more

8. Nigeria’s equities market closes week on negative note as investors lose N23bn

The Nigerian equities market closed the week on a negative note as investors lost N23 billion at the close of trading on Friday.Read more

9. NSCDC hands over re-arrested inmate to NCoS in Imo

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Friday handed over a prison inmate to the Nigeria Correctional Service (NCoS) in Imo State.Read more

10. Ronaldo, Portugal out after shootout loss to France in Euro Quarters

Cristiano Ronaldo is out of the European Championship as Portugal were beaten on penalties by France in their quarter-final clash on Friday night.Read more

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