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AllNews Wrap-Up: Latest Nigeria News Headlines For Tuesday, September 8th, 2020

AllNews Nigeria brings you the latest Nigeria news headlines compilations and roundup of the top Nigerian newspaper stories online for today, Tuesday, September 8th, 2020.

1. International Literacy Day: Kwara First Lady Urges Stakeholders To Ensure Quality Education

The Kwara First Lady, Dr. Olufolake AbdulRazaq and founder of Ajike People Support Centre has called on policymakers, stakeholders to join forces to ensure children have access to quality education to mark the International literacy day.

2. Buhari's Birthday Message To Bishop Okonkwo At 75

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Presiding Bishop of The Redeemed Evangelical Mission (TREM), Dr. Mike Okonkwo, on his 75th birthday. In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina in Abuja on Tuesday, Buhari joined family, friends, and associates of the Christian leader to celebrate with him, the News Agency of Nigeria reported.

3. Fuel Price Hike In Nigeria: Student Association Begins Massive Protest In Osun

The National Association of Nigeria Students (NANS), Osun State, on Tuesday, protested against the hike in petrol price, electricity tariff, and cable TV subscriptions among others. AllNews recalls that the Federal Government last Wednesday, through the Petroleum Pricing Marketing Company (PPMC), increased the ex-depot price of petrol from N138 to NN151.56 per litre, forcing marketers to increase pump price from N148 to N162 per litre.

4. 2023 Election: Outcome Of Ondo Governorship Poll Will Determine South-West Chances At 2023

The Executive Governor of Ondo State Rotimi Akeredolu has said that the outcome of the October 10 governorship election in the state will determine the chances of the Yoruba nation at the 2023 presidential election.

5. Ngcareers Addresses Jobberman Acquisition, Job Listing Market

Ngcareers have addressed the acquisition of the company by job site and career development company, Jobberman. Ngcareers was acquired at an undisclosed amount which is expected to be around millions of dollars. The acquisition by Jobberman is the first of its kind in the job listing market which is saturated by small job listing firms. Jobberman and Ngcareers were rivals and leading job sites in Nigeria before the acquisition. Jobberman now owns 100% of Ngcareers.

6. Watch Teaser For Kunle Afolayan’s Movie ‘Citation’

Veteran filmmaker Kunle Afolayan has given movie lovers a glimpse of what to expect in a teaser for his most-anticipated effort titled “Citation” Afolayan shared the teaser on his official Instagram handle on Monday, days after unveiling the surprise cast which sees chairman First Bank Plc, Ibukun Awosika.

7. Veteran Nollywood Actor Babalegba Is Dead

Veteran Nollywood actor Yekini Omobolanle better known as Babalegba has died after a reported battle with an ailment. The news of Babalegba’s demise was announced on Facebook by Emmanuel Adejumo, son of another veteran Nollywood actor, Baba Sala.

8. Police Appoint SP Olumuyiwa Adejobi As New Lagos State Command PPRO

The Nigerian Police Force has appointed Olumuyiwa Adejobi, a Superintendent of Police and the former spokesperson of the Ogun State police command as Police Public Relations Officer of the police in Lagos State. Giving an update on the change, his predecessor, Bala Elkana, said Mr. Adejobi assumed duty on Monday.

9. Another 'Top Union Bank' Official Accused Of N80m Fraud

A top official of Union Bank of Nigeria identified as Kolapo Oduwole has been arraigned before the Katsina State High Court on a six-count charge of forgery and fraud in the sum of N80,000,000 (Eighty Million Naira).

10. Chelsea Loans Kenedy As Kepa's Replacement, Edouard Mendy, Close To Signing Deal

Chelsea has been the busiest club in the English Premier League (EPL) in this transfer window signing huge names like Timo Werner, Hakim Ziyech, Thiago Silva, Ben Chilwell, Havertz, and Malang Sarr. There arises the need to also trim the squad and Kenedy is the first out with a loan deal at Granda as Kepa possible replacement - Edouard Mendy is almost a done deal.

These are the latest Nigerian newspaper headlines this evening. Visit our website www.allnews.ng for more latest news in Nigeria and around the world.


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