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Latest News In Nigeria, March 18, 2023: Top 10 Headlines For Saturday

Welcome to AllNews morning roundup of the top 10 latest Nigerian news today, Saturday March 18, 2023.

2023: Women Group Deploys 350 Election Observers

The Nigerian Women Trust Fund (NWTF) Gender and Election Watch (GEW) Room says it has deployed no fewer than 350 accredited observers across the six geo-political zones for Saturday’s elections.

The GEW made this known in a pre-election statement on the elections on Friday, signed by the Chief Executive Officer of NWTF, Mufuliat Fijabi. Read more here.

Group Empowers 1000 Displaced Persons In Katsina

A group, Heal, Nourish and Empower, says it has initiated a humanitarian programme to empower 1,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Katsina State.

The Convener of the Project, Hajia Fatima Mamman-Daura stated this at the inauguration of the programme on Friday in Katsina. Read more here.

2023 Elections: Buni Calls For Peaceful Electoral Process

Yobe State Governor Mai Mala Buni has urged the people of the state to conduct themselves peacefully during Saturday’s Governorship and House of Assembly elections.

Buni made the appeal in a statement issued by his Director- General, Press and Media Affairs, Mamman Mohammed on Friday in Damaturu. Read more here.

MC Oluomo Speaks Following Backlash Over Recent Threat To Igbos [Video]

MC Oluomo has denied threatening Igbos in Lagos State, claiming that he was joking in the video that has gone viral.

Oluomo urged his supporters to vote for Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu in a viral video posted on Thursday, March 16. Read more here.

Don't Blame Us For Power Outage In Imo — EEDC To Customers

The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) has clarified that it is not responsible for the recent seven-day power outage in the State.

This is contained in a statement by the spokesperson of the Company, Emeka Ezeh, and made available to newsmen in Owerri, on Friday. Read more here.

Roberto Martinez Names Ronaldo In Portugal's Squad For Euro 2024 Qualifiers

Cristiano Ronaldo has been named in Portugal's squad by new coach Roberto Martinez for their Euro 2024 qualifiers against Liechtenstein and Luxembourg.

Martinez on Friday said Ronaldo "is very important for the team" and doesn't "look at the age" despite question marks about the international future of the Al Nassr forward. Read more here.

Actor Bolanle Ninalowo Celebrates Chidi Mokeme On His Birthday

Actor Bolanle Ninalowo has taken to instagram to celebrate his colleague Chidi Mokeme's 51st birthday today, March 17.

The father of two took to Instagram to honor Chidi Mokeme by posting a photo of him. Read more here.

Minister Inaugurates Northeast Galaxy Backbone Office In Gombe

The North East Regional Office of Galaxy Backbone was officially opened on Friday in Gombe by Prof. Isa Pantami, the Minister of Communication and Digital Economy.

Pantami stated the initiative would assist all six of the states in the region while speaking at the occasion. Read more here.

Uganda: Six Men Arrested Over Homosexuality

Police in Jinja City, Uganda have arrested six men on allegations of engaging in homosexuality after their video recording went viral on social media.

Their arrest comes after a 17-second video clip of the four having sex surfaced on various social media platforms. Read more here.

EFCC Arrests Serial Visa Scammer In Abuja

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested one Enock Ogungbamigbe, a renowned visa serial scammer, who specialises in duping Nigerians desperate to migrate to Canada through fake visa and job offers.

The 32-year-old who owns a Garden in Mpape, a suburb of Abuja, was picked up at Transcorp Hotel, Abuja by operatives of the anti-graft agency, when he responded to an appointment which unknown to him was a bait, to procure a visa for an applicant intending to migrate to Canada.  Read more here.

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