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Top Nigeria Newspaper Headlines Today 10th July 2024 [Wednesday]

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Below is the summary of Top Nigeria Newspaper Headlines for Today 10th July 2024 being Wednesday.

Top Nigeria Newspaper Headlines Today 10th July 2024 [Wednesday]

1. President of the Trade Union Congress (TUC), Festus Osifo, has dismissed criticisms suggesting that the push for a new national minimum wage has weakened. Osifo stated that the Federal Government continues to engage in discussions with relevant stakeholders, including the Nigerian Governors Forum, local government administrators, the Organized Private Sector, and labor unions.

2. In a bid to resolve the ongoing farmers-herders conflict and restructure livestock farming, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has established the Federal Ministry of Livestock Development. He also inaugurated the Renewed Hope Livestock Reform Implementation Committee.

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3. Justice Kehinde Ogundare of the Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the final forfeiture of $16.5 million and N127 million, fraudulently diverted from the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), to the Federal Government. The judgment was delivered on Tuesday following an application by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

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4. The Minister of Power, Chief Adebayo Adelabu, on Tuesday, urged northern governors to combat the vandalization of electricity assets, in light of the recurring attacks on transmission towers in the North East.

5. The Vice-Chancellor of Federal University, Dutsinma (FUDMA) in Katsina State, Prof. Armaya’u Bichi, has alleged that some university staff are serving as informants to bandits. Speaking to newsmen on Tuesday, Bichi revealed that the contacts of suspected staff members have been handed over to security agencies for further investigation.

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6. On Tuesday, the House of Representatives called on the federal government to suspend the implementation of the Samoa Agreement, which has been contentious in recent days. The House resolved to scrutinize the agreement, signed by the federal government on June 28, 2024, to determine if there are any contentious clauses.

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7. To address the food crisis in the country, the Federal Government is distributing 60 trucks of fertilizer to each state. Additionally, each of the 109 senators will receive two trucks of fertilizer for their constituents, while each of the 360 members of the House of Representatives will get one truck for distribution in their constituencies.

8. A drug baron on the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency’s (NDLEA) wanted list, Joachin Mbonu, has been arrested. Mbonu was apprehended in his village mansion in Imo State on July 5. The agency’s spokesperson, Femi Babafemi, stated on Tuesday that Mbonu was arrested along with his associate.

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9. Six unidentified individuals were killed in a multiple fatal road crash near Green Energy Oil and Gas Station by Eke Awgbu, along the Agulu-Awgbu Road in Anaocha Local Government Area of Anambra State. The crash, which occurred around 10 am on Tuesday, involved about 11 people, three vehicles, and a motorcycle.

10. On Tuesday, the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) and the Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities (NASU) at Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, staged a protest. They demanded the immediate dismissal of the Ministers of Education and Labour and Productivity, accusing them of failing to address their grievances despite multiple promises.

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Okereke Gabriel is a sports reporter and analyst with years of experience in the industry. He is a graduate of Anatomy. He likes surfing the Internet, researching for new things about sports and education.

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