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Latest News In Nigeria, September 23, 2023: Top 10 Headlines For Saturday

Latest News In Nigeria, September 23, 2023: Top 10 Headlines

Welcome to AllNews Morning roundup! Check out today's top 10 Nigerian newspaper headlines for Saturday, September 23, 2023, on www.allnews.ng and stay updated on local and global news.

Federal Government Issues Warning To Fuel Stations Over Pump Alteration

The Federal Government, represented by the Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA), has issued a stern warning to fuel station operators found guilty of tampering with their petroleum pumps.

Farouk Ahmed, the Executive of NMDPRA, made this announcement during a recent meeting with commissioners of the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) in Abuja, as reported by the News Agency of Nigeria. Read more here.

Fake Facebook Accounts Impersonating Senior Police Officers Exposed

The Nigeria Police Force has issued a public alert warning people about phoney Facebook profiles posing as Senior Police Officers, including DIG Frank Mba, the Deputy Inspector-General of Police.

The fraudulent accounts were found after a preliminary cyber scan by the Force's Cybercrime Unit. Read more here.

10 Die From Diphtheria In Jigawa

The Jigawa State Ministry of Health says 10 people have died from Diphteria amongst an the 91 suspected cases recorded so far.

This was revealed by the Ministry's the Permanent Secretary, Dr. Salisu Mu’azu while addressing newsmen in Dutse. Read more here.

Alaafin: Attack On Sunmonu Condemnable — OUJ

The attack on Senator Monsura Sunmonu over the selection of the new Alaafin has been condemned.

The condemnation was made by a group, Oyo United for Justice (OUJ). Read more here.

Olayemi Cardoso Resumes Duty As Acting CBN Governor

Dr Olayemi Cardoso, on Friday, formally assumed duty as the acting Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

On September 15, 2023, President Bola Tinubu appointed Dr. Olayemi Michael Cardoso to serve as the new Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). Read more here.

MTN Nigeria Foundation Awards 360 Scholarships

MTN Nigeria's Foundation has provided scholarships to 360 students, including the blind and students studying Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).

Aishatu Sadauki, the foundation's Director, urged the recipients to be resilient as they launched on the path in her address at the scholarships award event in Abuja. Read more here.

NGX Ends Friday In Red, All-Share Index (ASI) Drops 1.39 Per Cent

The Nigerian Exchange (NGX), which concluded Friday's trading session in the red, was dominated by bearish investors.

The All-Share Index (ASI) traded 1.39% lower to close at 67,324.59 index points as opposed to 68,271.14 index points registered in the trading session the day before. Read more here.

Somalia: Authorities Request UN To Delay Withdrawal Of AU Forces

Somalia authorities are requesting the United Nations for a postponement of the departure of African Union peacekeeping personnel from the nation.

The nation has requested that the next phase of the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) troops' departure be postponed by three months. Read more here.

Sancho's Future At Man Utd Depends On Him — Ten Hag

Erik ten Hag insists Jadon Sancho's future at Manchester United depends on the winger's actions.

United banished Sancho from the first team due to his refusal to apologise publicly for a social media post in which he accused manager Ten Hag of lying about the reasons for his exclusion against Arsenal earlier this month. Read more here.

Don Jazzy Is A Real One — Korede Bello

Nigerian singer Korede Bello has showered his former record label boss, Don Jazzy, with heartfelt praise and appreciation.

Korede Bello, who was signed to Don Jazzy’s Mavin Records, took to social media to express his admiration for the music producer and entrepreneur. Read more here.

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