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Latest News In Nigeria, May 18, 2022: Top 10 Headlines For Wednesday

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Welcome to AllNews morning roundup of the top 10 latest Nigerian news for today, Wednesday, May 18, 2022.

Here is the Latest News In Nigerian headlines:

Kano Explosion: Number Of Dead Reaches Five

One more corpse has been discovered from the rubble of the gas explosion at Aba road of Sabon Gari in Fagge local government area of Kano State.

This brings the number of confirmed dead to five persons, though they are yet to be identified. Read more here.

Anambra: Nine LGAs Targeted By Gunmen In Latest Threat

Unknown gunmen have written letters to nine local government areas in Anambra State in what appears to be an impending attack.

The listed local governments are Ihiala, Aguata, Nnewi South, Awka North, Awka South, Idemili North, Idemili South, Orumba South, Orumba North, and Anambra East. Read more here.

Ghastly Motor Accident Claims 18 Lives On Abuja-Kaduna Expressway

No fewer than eighteen lives have been lost to a ghastly motor accident at Katari, a village along the Abuja-Kaduna expressway.

The accident occurred in the early hours of Tuesday, according to reports. Read more here.

DSS Nabs Notorious Ogun Land Grabber

Operatives of the Department of State Security (DSS), Ogun State have arrested Elijah Adeogun, a 40-year-old notorious land grabber.

Adeogun who is popularly known as the Killer was arrested with his accomplice, Oyeleken Oyeade at Araromi Estate, Iyesi, Ota, in the Ado-Odo/Ota local government area of the state. Read more here.

Sylva Lauds Seplat On Exxon Mobil Shares Acquisition

Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva has lauded Seplat Energy Plc on its recent acquisition of the entire share capital of Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited (MPNU) from ExxonMobil Corporation, Delaware, United States of America.

Sylva said such investments, which were underpinned by responsible policies that could ensure the achievement of net-zero carbon emission, were commendable and appreciated by the government and the good people of Nigeria. Read more here.

Osun Government Appoints New Accountant General

Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State has approved the appointment of Rasheed Olalere Alabi as the new Accountant General of the state.

The appointment which will take effect from May 21, 2022, is consequent upon the voluntary retirement of the incumbent Accountant-General, Moses Sunday Igbaroola, from the Civil Service on the attainment of the mandatory retirement age of 60 years. Read more here.

Foundation, UK Empower 4,000 Girls On Digital Skills

Cybersafe Foundation in collaboration with the United Kingdom (UK) has begun the empowerment of 4,000 girls in digital skills for them to be self-employed.

Founder,  CyberSafe Foundation, Confidence Staveley on Tuesday in Lagos said that 29 out of the 4,000 girls were disabled. Read more here.

Bandits Return To Kaduna-Abuja Highway, Abduct Scores

The return of bandits on the Kaduna-Abuja highway has led to the abduction of many travellers on Tuesday evening.

According to reports, the bandits blocked the road and operated freely for about an hour. Read more here.

Buhari Approves General Fada As 19th NYSC DG

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Brigadier-General Mohammed Fada as the new Director-General of the National Youth Service Corp (NYSC).

Fada is said to report for his new job on Wednesday. Read more here.

Davido's Daughter Imade Questions Mother About Man In Her Life [Video]

Imade Adeleke, the first daughter of Nigerian singer Davido, recently confronted her mother Sophie about the man in her life.

Her mother stated that she was single during a live video, and Imade interrupted to ask her a funny question. Read more here.

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


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