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News Summary of August 9, 2023 in Nigeria

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News Summary of August 9, 2023 in Nigeria
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Lagos State government has announced that certain roads in the state will be closed for three days due to ongoing maintenance. The affected areas include Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Third Mainland Bridge, and Lagos Island.

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has intensified its efforts to enforce the presidential directives on the closure of the country's land borders. This move is aimed at curbing smuggling activities and promoting local industries.

The former governorship candidate of Abia State, Alex Otti, has settled the medical bills of patients at the Federal Medical Centre. He has also pledged to rebuild the Accident and Emergency Unit of the hospital.

Southern and Middle Belt leaders have called on political leader Bola Tinubu to urgently and peacefully address the crisis in Niger State. They have expressed concern over the violence and displacement of people in the region.

The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) is facing backlash over unpaid salaries, which has led to financial difficulties for some players. Many are calling for the NFF to resolve the issue and ensure that players are paid their dues.

The Bauchi State government has sacked a top civil servant over an alleged salary and pension scam. This move is part of the government's effort to tackle corruption and ensure transparency in the civil service.

The director-general of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has discussed measures to ease the impact of the recent fuel price hike with Bola Tinubu. They are exploring ways to mitigate the effects of the increase on the Nigerian population.

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) is seeking more collaborative measures to ensure compliance with the border closure. They are working with other agencies to strengthen border security and prevent illegal migration.

A Nigerian governor has announced palliatives for workers and students following the removal of fuel subsidy. The governor is implementing measures to alleviate the financial burden on the affected individuals.

A PDP chieftain has explained the facts behind the Niger vs Tinubu crisis and called on ECOWAS to address the situation. He highlights the urgency of resolving the conflict and ensuring the safety of the people in Niger State.

There are speculations regarding why Bola Tinubu selected a 41-year-old politician, Olubumi Tunji-Ojo, as a ministerial nominee. The article discusses possible reasons behind the decision.

A prophet who predicted Bola Tinubu's victory has revealed that he foresees a "tsunami" coming to Nigeria. He warns of impending challenges and calls for proactive measures to address them.

Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) is organizing a summer school for pupils to educate them on waste management and environmental sustainability.

The Chairman of Osun Water Corporation has emphasized the importance of youth empowerment in the state. He believes it is crucial for sustainable development and growth.

The Director-General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has stated that exclusive breastfeeding can lower the risk of breast and ovarian cancers. She encourages nursing mothers to prioritize breastfeeding for the health benefits it offers.

Nigeria has imposed new sanctions on entities and individuals involved in the crisis in Niger. This is part of the government's efforts to address the conflict and maintain stability in the region.

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