Top 10 stories from across Nigerian Newspapers, Wednesday September 7th 2022 – Ripples Nigeria

32 children confirmed dead in Indonesia stadium stampede
Ousted Burkina Faso junta leader, Damiba steps down, flees to Togo
174 football fans dead, 180 injured, as riot, stampede breaks out at Indonesian stadium
Gunshots rock Burkina Faso day after coup
Burkina Faso’s military ruler ousted in fresh coup
Nigerian govt disowns viral National Honours list
‘Rely on what’s tangible’, Gov Umahi tells Nigerians in aftermath of Tinubu’s ‘proof of life’ video
Peter Obi hails toddler who joined rally
Father Mbaka in trouble again, sacked as Adoration ministry head, sent to monastery
‘Buhari will secure Nigeria, make it safer before leaving office’ —CoS, Gambari
GTCO, NGX Group, Nigerian banks are stocks to watch this week
Motorcycles import into Nigeria drops by N92bn as govts restrict riders’ activities
New private investors to buy N11.17bn worth of Fidelity Bank stake
NNPC Limited acquires Oando filling stations, others
BUSINESS ROUNDUP: Nigerians borrow to survive hard times. Fraudsters target GTBank accounts… Other stories
INVESTIGATION: How N70m road construction created more hardship for Sokoto residents
INVESTIGATION: Inside Kwara school where students are used as labour on teachers’ private farms
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
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?
Osasuna end Real Madrid’s perfect start to season
James Ewruje emerges champion of Lekki scrabble classics
Haaland, Foden net hat-tricks as Man City beat United in thrilling derby
FIFA reacts as scores killed following stadium disaster in Indonesia
EPL: Chelsea beat Palace, Arsenal thrash Spurs, Liverpool held in Brighton thriller
TechNigeria: A weekly digest of what went down in Nigeria’s tech space
Afreximbank to boost international Trade with new product, AfPAY. 2 other stories and a trivia
Technext unveils GIGX, Polygon as official sponsors of blockchain gathering, Coinference 2.0
Nigerian-founded Calendly acquires Prelude to expand into recruitment industry. 1 other story and a trivia
Uganda-based fintech, Numida, secures $12.3m led by Serena Ventures. 2 other stories and a trivia
Demand pressure pushes naira to new low of N740 per dollar
Naira increases in value against Pounds, Euro, but falls against dollar
Naira falls at official market, increases in value at black market
Naira gains at official, black-market
Naira crashes to all-time record low against dollar
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These top 10 stories across the nation’s newspapers might interest you.
1. ASUU rejected Nigerian govt’s offer of 23.5% salary increase – Education minister
The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu said on Tuesday the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) rejected a 23.5 percent salary increase offered by the Federal Government for staff in the nation’s federal universities. Read more
2. Atiku disowns 2023 campaign fund raisers
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, on Tuesday distanced himself from groups raising funds for his 2023 election campaign. Read more
3. Former Edo Assembly speaker, Elizabeth Ativie, dumps APC
The former Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Ms. Elizabeth Ativie, has dumped the All Progressives Congress (APC). Read more
4. IPOB sets up judicial system, vows to arrest, prosecute people, security agents who commit crime in S’East
The proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOP), says it has set up a judiciary system and will commence the arrest and prosecution of criminals in the South-East region. Read more
5. Again, EFCC detains Ogun Assembly Speaker
The Speaker of the Ogun State House of Assembly, Olakunle Oluomo, has been taken into custody by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for the second time in four days for alleged fraud. Read more
6. Nigeria’s capital market loses N190bn amid losses in NGX Group, Sovereign Insurance
The market capitalization in the Nigerian stock market crashed to N26.77 trillion at the close of business on Tuesday. Read more
Read also: Top 10 stories from across Nigerian Newspapers, Tuesday September 6th 2022
7. GTCO to pay N0.30kobo dividend per share, as net profit falls
The net profit of Guaranty Trust Holding Company (GTCO) depreciated by -2.33% in the first half of 2022, despite its net interest income rising during the same period this year. Read more
8. Truck crushes motorcyclist to death in Anambra
An articulated truck on Tuesday crushed a motorcycle operator to death in Anambra State. Read more
9. NAPTIP rescues 9 victims of human trafficking in Kano
National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking In Persons (NAPTIP) has rescued nine victims of human trafficking in Kano State. Read more
10. Chelsea begin Champions League campaign with shock loss to Zagreb
Premier League club, Chelsea have kicked off their Champions League campaign on a disappointing note on Tuesday night. Read more
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