Today’s News Headlines [7th September,2023]

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NDDC seeks media support for N’Delta devt

The Niger Delta Development Commission has commenced an engagement with media outlets in the region to foster cooperation and enhance the dissemination of information regarding the commission’s oper… 7th September 2023

100 days: APC, LP slam Oborevwori’s performance

The Delta State Peoples Democratic Party has scored Governor Sheriff Oborevwori high even as the All Progressives Congress and Labour Party in the state described his first 100 days as days of borrowi… 7th September 2023

Isese: Talolorun’s lawyer sues for peace

Lawyer to Abdulazeez Adekola aka Tani Olohun, the embattled traditionalist standing trial for a defamation case at a Kwara State Magistrates Court, Barrister Muftau Olobi, has sued for peace among rel… 7th September 2023

Protest: UNILAG’s fee not highest, says management

The University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos, has said its fee is not the highest among federal universities in the country. Recently, UNILAG reviewed its obligatory charges but the National Association of N… 7th September 2023

Govt partners association on chemical control

The Lagos State Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Cleaning Practitioners Association of Nigeria to combat the proliferation of dangerous chemicals used in cleaning the envir… 7th September 2023

Lagos moves to end child deaths

The Lagos State Government has unveiled a document containing strategies to achieve the vision of reducing and ending preventable newborn deaths and stillbirths in the state. The document titled ‘La… 7th September 2023

LASG begins sensitisation on land use charge

The Lagos State Government has begun its sensitisation and awareness campaign on Land Use Charge matters for property owners in Lagos Island, Lagos Island East, Eti-Osa, Ikoyi Obalende, Iru Victoria I… 7th September 2023

NNPCL faults sale of NAOC assets to Oando

The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited has faulted the alleged sale of Oil Mining Licenses 60, 61, 62, and 63 to Oando Oil Limited by the Nigerian Agip Oil Company. NNPCL raised concerns abou… 7th September 2023

Ogun monarch sues for peace over tribunal judgment

The Alakemta, Oba Adetokunbo Tejuosho of Orile Kemta, Ogun State, has urged citizens to remain calm and trust the verdict of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal. The monarch spoke against the … 7th September 2023

Olu of Warri urges peaceful protest over PIA implementation

The Olu of Warri, His Majesty Ogiame Atuwatse 111 on Wednesday urged the Itsekiri people to sustain their ongoing peaceful protest against what they tagged the shoddy implementation of the Petroleum I… 7th September 2023

Rivers vows to protect public assets, resources

The Rivers State Government has said that it would not allow any of its land or resources to be annexed by any other state. The State Deputy Governor, Prof. Ngozi Nma Odu, stated this when she led a t… 7th September 2023

Atiku, Obi plan appeal as election tribunal dashes bid to sack Tinubu

•Atiku, Obi’s rigging allegations not proved, e-transmission not compulsory, says PEPT •It is victory for democracy, Tinubu, APC hail judgment, LP, Atiku fume, fault tribunal The presidential ca… 7th September 2023

Tribunals: APC loses two N’ Assembly seats, PDP wins one

The All Progressives Congress has lost two National Assembly seats, while the Peoples Democratic Party has gained one more seat as election petition tribunals across the country commenced giving judgm… 7th September 2023

FUOYE confirms missing student’s death, condoles parents

The management of the Federal University Oye Ekiti has announced the death of a student, Modupe Deborah Atanda, earlier said to be missing. A statement by the University’s Registrar, Mufutau Ibrahim… 7th September 2023

$14bn new investment at Nigeria-India roundtable excites Tinubu

President Bola Tinubu has pledged that Nigeria will give the best returns for any new investment as well as create the best business-friendly incentives for foreign businesses. The president said this… 7th September 2023

Reps invite ministers, AGF over failed mass transit scheme

The ad-hoc committee of the House of Representatives probing the mismanagement of mass transit scheme across the country has summoned Minister of Finance, Wale Edun, his Trade and Investment counterpa… 7th September 2023

A’Ibom allocates N5bn to palliatives, says gov

The Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Umo Eno, said on Wednesday that his administration had committed over N5bn to the palliative scheme in the state. Eno, who disclosed this in his address to mark his 10… 7th September 2023

Strike stalls Ogun tribunal judgment, banks shut in Sokoto

The judgment of the Ogun State National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal was, on Wednesday, stalled following the two-day warning strike embarked upon by the Nigeria Labour Congress. The NLC monito… 7th September 2023

Navy destroys 20,000-litre oil-laden vessel in Rivers

The Nigerian Navy on Wednesday set ablaze another vessel allegedly used for illegal oil bunkering at the Abuloma jetty in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The vessel, MV OFUOMA laden with about 20,000 ill… 7th September 2023

N’East insurgency claims 35,000 lives in 14 years — UNHCR

The United Nations High Commission for Refugees says no fewer than 35,000 persons have been killed since the inception of the insurgency in the North-East in 2009 to August 2023. UNHCR’s Head of Ada… 7th September 2023


igeria’s refining capacity crashes to 6,000b/d – OPEC

Nigeria’s crude oil refining capacity has further reduced to just 6,000 barrels per day, according to data obtained from the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries. In its latest Annual S… 7th September 2023

Inland waterways have revenue potential – Group

The Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association of Nigeria has stated that the country’s inland waterways have huge revenue potential. The President of WISTA Nigeria, Mrs Eunice Ezeoke,… 7th September 2023

Lack of investment affecting seafarers says captain

An experienced ship captain, Ogunsakin Rotimi, expressed concern over insufficient government investment in the maritime sector. According to him, this neglect has resulted in a decline in the skills … 7th September 2023

MMIA fire: Air traffic controllers relocate to mobile tower

Air traffic controllers at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, has been forced to relocate from the tower at airport’s terminal building to a mobile tower located around Caverton Heli…


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