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Latest News In Nigeria, August 16, 2022: Top 10 Headlines For Tuesday

Welcome to AllNews morning roundup of the top 10 latest Nigerian news today, Tuesday, August 16, 2022.

Kenya 2022 Elections: Primate Ayodele’s Prophecy On William Ruto’s Victory Fulfilled

Another of Primate Ayodele's 2022 prophecy has been fulfilled as William Ruto has emerged the winner of the just concluded Kenya presidential election.

William Ruto's victory comes in what was one of the most tension-filled elections Africa has had in recent times. Read more here.

2023: How An Igbo Can Be President Of Nigeria — Pastor Giwa

Pastor Adewale Giwa of the Awaiting The Second Coming Of Christ Ministry has stated that the only way an Igbo to be president of Nigeria is for the country to disintegrate.

The cleric referenced the nation's amalgamation, saying that it has not been favourable to the Igbos and that they got the lowest figures in the just concluded voter registration exercise. Read more here.

Lagos Government To Curtail Sexual Harassment In Tertiary Institutions

The Lagos State government has emphasised its commitment to curtail sexual harassment in tertiary institutions.

Lagos State Commissioner of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation (WAPA), Bolaji Dada reiterated the government's resolve at a one-day stakeholders' meeting put together by WAPA in conjunction with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) on Monday. Read more here.

ASUU Requests Edo Government, NUC Intervention In AAU Crisis

The Benin zone of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has enjoined the Edo State government and the National Universities Commission (NUC) to urgently intervene in the ongoing industrial crisis at the Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma.

The coordination of the zone, Prof. Fred Esumeh, who made this request at a news conference on Monday in Benin, said the appeal became necessary after the blackmail against the Benin chapter of ASUU in the university. Read more here.

Farmers Get N75.9 Billion Loan From CBN In Two Months

A total amount of N75.9 billion was been disbursed as a loan to farmers by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) between November and December 2021 under its Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP).

The fund aims at supporting the cultivation of over 383,000 hectares of maize, rice and wheat during the year's dry season, bringing the cumulative disbursements under the Programme to N927.94 billion to over 4.5 million smallholder farmers cultivating 21 commodities across the country. Read more here.

BBNaija Season 7: See Who Is Up For Week 4 Eviction

Chizzy, Daniella, Kess, Modella, Pharmsavi, Amaka and Groovy have been put up for eviction.

Eloswag won the Head of House game played earlier and by virtue of winning, he has the power to nominate five housemates from the Level Two house for possible eviction. Read more here.

How Falconets Defeated South Korea At FIFA U-20 World Cup — Coach Danjuma

Falconets coach Christopher Danjuma has opened up on the team's 1-0 win over South Korea in their second Group C encounter at the 2022 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup in Costa Rica.

It will be recalled that the Falconets won their first match of the competition 1-0 against France courtesy of a goal from Sebastine Flourish. Read more here.

Eterna Reaffirms Commitment To Expanding Gas Usage In Nigeria

Eterna Plc has announced that it is investing in the colocation of compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied natural gas (LPG) skids across certain of its retail locations in the nation.

This was said on Monday in Lagos during a news briefing by Benjamin Nwaezeigwe, the organization's recently appointed Chief Executive Officer. Read more here.

Report Says Trump Secretly Approved Israel's Annexation Of Palestine

Former U.S. President Donald Trump sent a secret letter to then-Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, approving his controversial annexation plan of Palestinian territories.

The Jerusalem Post said on Monday that the three-page letter, dated Jan. 26, 2020, says; "Israel would be able to extend sovereignty to parts of the West Bank if Netanyahu agreed to a Palestinian state in the remaining territory." Read more here.

Court Remands Scores Of Farmers For Culpable Homicide

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Makurdi on Monday ordered the remand of eight farmers in a correctional centre for allegedly killing one Oyigocho Asu.

The defendants, Ngbede Paul, Boniface Ocholukpafu, Audu Ekwule, Ochohu Inalegwu, Peter Imanche, Odoba Adikwu, Gabriel Joseph and Nathaniel Gabriel, hail from Abugbe, in Agatu Local Government Area of Benue. Read more here.

These are the Latest News in Nigeria headlines this morning. Visit our website www.allnews.ng for more latest news in Nigeria and worldwide.

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