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1. JUST IN: Governor Akeredolu Set For Return, Wife Confirms
Betty Anyanwun, wife of Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu has confirmed that the Ondo State Governor is set to return to Nigeria anytime soon, ENigeria Newspaper reports.

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu had embarked on a medical leave after he was down with an undisclosed ailment that left him incapacitated and unable to discharge his duties as governor. READ MORE

2. Climate Change Update: Reasons Why Pregnant Women, Children May Begin To Die Early In Nigeria
In the Climate Change update for Today, Monday, September 4, 2023, reports show that the lives of pregnant women and children are now at risk in Nigeria, as they may begin to die early, ENigeria Newspaper reports.

In the climate change update today featured on ENigeria Newspaper, some Environmental experts raised alarm on the effect of negative effects of climate change on the lives of Nigerians including pregnant women and children. READ MORE

3. 63-Year-Old Rat Poison Seller Graduates From LASU After Spending 19 Years In School…
A 63-year-old rat poison seller in Nigeria has graduated from Lagos State University LASU after spending about 19 years in the university, ENigeria Newspaper reports.

The rat poison seller, Balogun Olujide who plies his trade at the BRT bus terminal in Oshodi reportedly gained admission into the Lagos State University (LASU) during the 20024.20025 academic session to study a four-year degree program only to graduate in 2023, ENigeria Newspaper understands. READ MORE

4. Oando Acquires Agip Oil Company, As Internal Crisis Rages On…
Crisis-laden Oando Plc concludes plan to acquire Agip Oil Company, even as legal tussle with shareholders rage on, ENigeria newspaper reports.

This is as Oando Plc continues to battle internal skirmishes which ENigeria Newspaper understands is not ending anytime soon. READ MORE

5. Investigation Exonerates Dangote From Viral Allegation Of Hike In Cement Price
An independent investigation appears to have exonerated billionaire businessman, Aliko Dangote and his Dangote Group from an alleged deliberately orchestrated hike in Cement prices in Nigeria.

ENigeria Newspaper reports that billionaire Aliko Dangote whose fortune has continued on a downward trajectory lately was called out by angry Nigerians who accused him of selling his Dangote Cement at an exorbitant rate of N5,200 while it sells the same quantity of cement at N1,500 in the Republic of Benin, a neighboring country with Nigeria. READ MORE

6. Five names were dropped in the new list of commissioner-nominees sent by Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to the House of Assembly. The affected nominees are Folashade Adefisayo (Education), Solape Hammond (SDG), Aramide Adeyoye (Works and Infrastructure), Lekan Fatodu, and Rotimi Ogunwuyi. They were replaced by six new names – Afolabi Tajudeen, Akinyemi Ajigbotafe, Tolani Sule-Akibu, Yekini Agbaje, Iyabode Ayoola, and Sola Giwa.

7. The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has said that foreign firms repatriated $5.86bn from the Nigerian economy between October 2022 and March 2023. About $5.13bn was repatriated as dividends by foreign investors.

8. Security agencies have said they will not condone any unlawful action by troublemakers ahead of the delivery of the judgment of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja on Wednesday, Brig. Gen. Tukur Gusau, the Director, Defence Information, gave the warning on Monday, telling those who might be planning to cause violence on that day to discard the idea.

9. Former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Bode George has taken a swipe at the economic policies of the Bola Tinubu-led Federal Government, saying it is hurting Nigerians. The elder statesman also warned the judiciary not to allow itself to be used to disrupt the electoral process as it delivers judgment on the Presidential Election Petition.

10. Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and 14th Emir of Kano, Sanusi lamido Sanusi, yesterday, took a swipe at the administration of former President Muhammadu Buhari over the bad shape of the economy. Obasanjo declared that the former president’s government was allegedly a reckless spender. Sanusi lamented that Nigeria led a false life under the Buhari administration.

11. The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, will today (Tuesday) begin a two-day warning strike after shunning a meeting with the Federal Government over increasing hardship and suffering across the country caused by the removal of fuel subsidy. The NLC had on Friday, given notice of a two-day warning strike to protest the excruciating suffering in the country.

12. The National Union of Banks, Insurance and Financial Institutions Employees, the umbrella organisation representing workers in the banking and insurance industry, on Monday vowed to take part in the NLC strike. A statement signed by the General Secretary of NUBIFIE, Mr Mohammed Sheikh, underscored the importance of their participation in the two-day warning strike by the NLC, citing the need to draw the government’s attention to the dire economic situation faced by Nigerians.

13. The Federal Government, in a meeting with the Trade Union Congress, TUC, on Monday, set a two-week timeline on wage award, tax exemptions and allowances to public sector workers to “cushion the pains and anguish they are going through as a result of subsidy removal.” The government also agreed to iron out the modalities of accessing the intervention fund that was recently announced as palliative to Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises.

14. The National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, has said that the revenue from Value Added Tax (VAT) and Company Income Tax, CIT, grew Year-on-Year (YoY) by 17 percent to N3.48 trillion in the first half of 2023 (H1’23) from N2.97 trillion in the corresponding period of 2022, H1’22. Details of data released by the NBS also showed that VAT revenue stood at N1.49 trillion in H1 ’23, rising YoY by 25 percent from N1.19 trillion in H1’22.

15. Special Adviser to President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, has admitted that President Bola Tinubu has received an invitation to join the G-20 and is currently considering the membership benefits of the gathering of the world’s largest economies.

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