Today’s News Headlines [18th September, 2023]

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Hit the ground running, Sanwo-Olu tells cabinet

The Lagos State Government, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has urged the newly inaugurated State Executive Council members to “hit the ground running”. The governor also urged the cabinet members to “un…18th September 2023

UNGA78: Tinubu, Embalo to attend foreign investment forum

President Bola Tinubu and his counterparts from Malawi, Zambia and Guinea Bissau will attend the annual Foreign Investment Network’s International Trade/Investment Forum & Award Reception at the…18th September 2023

Air strikes destroy over 30 illegal refineries in Rivers

Air strikes from the air component of Operation Delta Safe have destroyed no fewer than 30 active illegal oil refining sites in Cawthorne Channel and Bille, in the Degema Local Government Area of Rive…18th September 2023

Obasanjo must apologise to traditional rulers — PDP chieftain

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ondo State, Mr Olumide Akinrinlola has condemned former President Olusegun Obasanjo for allegedly insulting some monarchs in Oyo State. Obasanjo, in a vi…18th September 2023

Need to chart sustainable growth path

The economy has remained prostrate since the pronouncement of the removal of fuel subsidy at the inauguration of the President over three months. Inflation continues on the upward trend while the exch…18th September 2023

Lagos seeks residents involvement in environmental clean-up

The Lagos State Government has urged residents of the state to participate in the clean-up of their environment, saying it is their civic responsibility. Speaking at the weekend while joining the glob…18th September 2023

Clerics lament nation’s growing insecurity

The Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria has lamented the “escalating insecurity situation in the country,” calling on governments at all levels to “stand up to their primary responsibility of…18th September 2023

‘2,168 repentant ex-B’Haram fighters re-integrated in eight years’

No fewer than 2,168 ex-Boko Haram members have passed through the De-radicalisation, Rehabilitation and Reintegration camp at the Kwami Local Government Area of Gombe State in the last eight years. Th…18th September 2023

Lagos postpones Third Mainland Bridge repair

The Lagos State Government has postponed the planned palliative works on the Third Mainland Bridge owing to the heavy downpour experienced in the state at the weekend. The government through its Publi…18th September 2023

Set up election tribunal, Edo chairmanship candidate tells judge

The chairmanship candidate of the Labour Party for the Oredo local government election held on September 2, 2023, in Edo State Daniel Onaghise, has petitioned the Chief Judge of the State asking him t…18th September 2023

RCCG names Olulana as Ghandi’s replacement 

A successor, Pastor Ayo Olulana, has been named by the Redeemed Christian Church of God to replace the Soun of Ogbomoso, Ghandi Olaoye, who left his position as a regional pastor in the church. The ne…18th September 2023

Residents lament as flood takes over Delta community

Residents of Polobubo community in Warri North Local Government Area of Delta State have called on the three tiers of government and oil multinationals to come to their rescue, following a devastating…18th September 2023

Researcher advises Lagos on Makoko slum

A researcher, Nura Nura Ali, has said that addressing the social, health and other challenges of Makoko, a slum community in Lagos State, would be easier to achieve if solutions are sought from the po…18th September 2023

Land dispute: Adeleke imposes curfew on two Osun LGs

Osun State Governor, Ademola Adeleke has imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew on Irepodun and Orolu local government areas of the state to prevent the escalation of communal clashes caused by land dispute in…18th September 2023

LAWMA promotes plastic recycling

The Lagos Waste Management Authority has called on residents of Lagos State to support its plastic recycling programme, saying it “plays a crucial role in mitigating environmental degradation and co…18th September 2023

Epidemiologist offers free medical treatment in Edo

In his effort to ensure that citizens of Edo State get needed medical attention, US-based epidemiologist, Emmanuel Osemota has given free medical treatment to over 1500 people in Benin. The free medic…18th September 2023

At least 20 mine staff killed in S. Africa road accident: officials

At least 20 employees of mining giant De Beers have been killed in a road accident in South Africa, local officials said Sunday. The bus involved was ferrying staff from the Venetia mine, one of the b…18th September 2023


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