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Latest News In Nigeria, September 27, 2022: Top 10 Headlines For Tuesday

Welcome to AllNews morning roundup of the top 10 latest Nigerian news today, Tuesday, September 27, 2022.

Electricity: National Grid Collapses Yet Again

The national grid has collapsed yet again and several parts of the country have been thrown into darkness.

The development was disclosed on Monday by the Enugu Electricity Distribution Company PLC (EEDC), adding that the entire southeast region has been affected. Read more here.

2023: Why We Are Supporting Peter Obi — Afenifere

Pan-Yoruba socio-political group Afenifere has disclosed why it is backing the Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi in the 2023 elections.

The group reiterated its support for the former Anambra State Governor in a statement on Monday. Read more here.

NOA To Politicians: Campaign With Ideas Not Thugs

The National Orientation Agency (NOA) has reminded politicians and their supporters of the dangers of hate speeches, and incitive words as they head to campaigns on Wednesday.

The Agency also noted that there's need for campaign with ideas, not political thugs. Read more here.

Expert Calls For Improved Insurance Awareness Of Farmers To Boost Penetration  

Ekerete Gam-Ikon, an insurance expert has said that enlightening farmers or scaling up insurance awareness will spur more of them into developing agricultural insurance policies.

Gam-Ikon, the Convener of ‘Insurance September’ while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Monday said that most farmers did not understand the structure of agriculture-based insurance policies. Read more here.

Barca Confirms Defender Araujo Will Undergo Surgery, Could Miss World Cup

Barcelona Uruguay centre-back Ronald Araujo has decided to undergo surgery for the injury in his adductor longus tendon avulsion during international duty and could miss the World Cup later in November 2022.

Barca hierarchy have been stunned with news of injuries during the break as several important players including new signing Jules Kounde has sustained an injury. Read more here.

Grammy Academy CEO Considering Adding Afrobeats Category

Grammy Academy CEO Harvey Manson has revealed that the Academy is considering adding an Afrobeats category to its prestigious award.

While speaking to the press at the Global Citizens concert in Ghana, Manson revealed that the academy has kicked off the first process in the long road to adding an Afrobeats category to the Grammys. Read more here.

WhatsApp To Roll Out Sharable Call Link Feature

Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Monday announced that WhatsApp will receive a new feature to enable users to invite someone to join a call only with a single tap on a shared link.

To use Call Links, users must have WhatsApp's most recent version. Read more here.

Nigeria's Fuel Subsidies Exceeded 525 Trillion Naira

The cost of Fuel subsidies in Nigeria increased to 525.714 trillion naira ($1.22 billion) in August, increasing the total amount spent in 2022 to 2.568 trillion naira according to data provided to the government by NNPC,

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation's (NNPC) finances are being squeezed by the rising costs of maintaining low gasoline prices in Nigeria . Read more here.

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz Tests Positive For Corona Virus

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has tested positive for the coronavirus, his spokesman said on Monday.

Government spokesman Steffen Hebestreit said Scholz had mild symptoms and immediately entered isolation. Read more here.

BBNaija Season 7: Chizzy Becomes Final Head Of House

Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) ‘Level Up’ rider Chizzy has emerged as the final Head of House as the show is now in its final week.

On Monday evening, the finalists (Phyna, Daniella, Adekunle, Bella, Bryann, Chizzy and Rachel) excluding Chichi who was the incumbent Head of House, played a game of building a tower. 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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