*NEWS HEADLINES*-08 SEP 2020
Nigeria records 155 new cases of COVID-19, total confirmed cases now 55160.
COVID-19 pandemic waste heightens pollution crisis.
Ongoing strike may reverse COVID-19 gains, fuel medical tourism.
Patients stranded, discharged prematurely as doctors begin nationwide strike.
FG orders striking doctors back to work, meets NARD today.
Ethiopian flight arrives Abuja amid pomp, passengers decry Coronavirus test fee.
Buhari cautions against tenure elongation as Akufo-Addo emerges new ECOWAS Chair.
Fuel subsidy removal irreversible, electricity tariff hike necessary – Buhari.
Knocks, kudos greet Buhari’s defence of fuel, electricity tariff hike.
FG, Okonjo-Iweala seek global support as election for WTO top job begins.
Malami summoned to give evidence in ongoing Magu trial.
Afenifere rejects constitution review.
CAN, Sultan to NASS: Listen objectively to Nigerians on CAMA controversy.
Inter-religious Council, Adeboye urge review of CAMA 2020.
We’ve eliminated over 95% of trade barriers along borders of member states – ECOWAS.
FG secures $6.15bn for Nigeria’s power infrastructure.
Review levies on imported electricity meters, EMMAN urge FG.
Nigeria’s fuel import bill rises 42% to N1.09trn.
Revenue: 122 agencies fail to remit N1.2m surpluses.
CBN’s interventions halt Naira slide.
Nigerian banks debut quick response code payment in Ghana.
*ACROSS THE STATES*
Obaseki misused his chances for re-election – Ize-Iyamu.
I will accept defeat in fair contest – Obaseki.
Edo 2020: Conferment of Oyakhire title on Ize-Iyamu, legitimate – Ora Chief.
Imo North: APC screening C’ttee disowns party Senatorial Candidate, Ibezim.
7 buildings, 20 families trapped in Imo landslide.
Enugu community leaders raise the alarm over dangerous underground cable.
2023: Oke-Ogun traditional rulers pledge support for Makinde.
Anxiety as NURTW members lay siege to Ondo.
Lawmakers, opposed to Ajayi’s impeachment, protest exclusion from Akeredolu’s car largesse.
Sanwo-Olu seeks more prayers amid COVID-19.
Baba Ijebu’s frozen account won’t affect Lagos Stadium renovation – Ministry.
Ogun reopens schools Sept 21, operate 3-hour timetable.
Mechanic village inferno: Bayelsa Govt sets up Probe committee.
24 die in Jigawa floods.
Negotiation: Sokoto bandits denounce violence, release 8 captives.
Female inheritance: Supreme Court, Igbo culture in head-on collision.
Man axes mother of 2 for shrinking his manhood with mysterious powers.
Family sacks mother of 8-year-old rape victim for seeking justice.
Navy arrests more ratings who tortured peacemaker to death in Lagos.
Herbalist rain curses to protect Jegede’s billboard in Ondo.
Edo suspected ritualist lures 7-year-old with rice, egg, defiles her.
Man electrocuted in Delta.
Gunmen kill 2 policemen, injure 4 others in Abia.
EFCC arrests 3 suspected ‘Yahoo Boys’ in Abuja.
Fire guts 50 shops, houses in tanker explosion.
Fleeing car snatcher kills pregnant woman, motorcyclist in Delta.
You’re a bastard, Ibeyiome blasts Daddy Freeze, accuses him of insulting Oyedepo.
Nigerians take sides as Pastor Ibiyeome attacks Daddy Freeze over Oyedepo.
Offa bank robbers stole 21 AK-47 during operation – DPO.
Blue-eyed Lady: Gov’s wife hands over new accommodation to couple.
BBNaija: Nigerians blast Erica fans for opening GoFundMe Account, donating over $14k to her after disqualification.
US election polls: Biden holds 7-point lead over Trump.
Trump is a racist mobster, says ex-lawyer in book.
Wild fires burn through record areas in California.
US influencer Ethan is Supreme dies aged 17.
British police open murder probe after ‘random attack’.
Australian reporters leave China ‘amid standoff’.
NTTF appoints Adesoji Adetayo as Tech Director.
Super Eagles star, Moses Simon drills boreholes for Benue Community.
Table Tennis: Aruna Quadri leads Africa to W’Cup.
Barcelona boss, Koeman orders Suarez to train alone.
England players ‘smuggle’ girls into camp, sent home.
Boxing: Wilder injured bicep ahead of fury fight.
Ruiz loss ‘highlighted everything I’d been concerned about’, says Joshua.
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