Nigerian Newspapers: 10 issues it is advisable to know this Friday morning

Good morning! Right here is immediately’s abstract from Nigerian Newspapers

1. Fifteen individuals have been injured, with a number of vehicles and different property destroyed in Thursday’s gasoline tanker explosion in Lagos.

The incident occurred at Balogun Bus Cease in Ifako-Ijaiye Native Authorities Space within the State.

2. President Muhammadu Buhari’s spokesperson, Garba Shehu, has insisted that Nigeria is just not constructing a rail line into Niger Republic.

In a collection of tweets on Thursday, Shehu clarified the rail line will cease on the designated border level, saying that this was a part of an settlement reached between each nations in 2015 and coordinated by the Nigeria-Niger Joint Fee for Cooperation.

3. The Kogi State Authorities has declared two days of mourning for the 23 victims of Wednesday’s tanker explosion in Felele, Lokoja.

The state’s Commissioner for Info, Mr Kingsley Fanwo, who made the announcement in an announcement launched in Lokoja on Thursday, urged residents of the state to make use of the two-day mourning interval for a sober reflection in addition to pray for the victims and their relations.

4. The Abia State Authorities has introduced reopening of main and secondary colleges within the State on Monday, 28th September, 2020, to finish the third time period of 2019/2020 tutorial session with one week of revision courses.

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In an announcement signed by the State Commissioner for Info, John Okiyi Kalu, after the State Govt Council Assembly held on the Banquet corridor of Authorities Home, Umuahia, Thursday, the State Authorities disclosed that the third time period (promotion) examination which is anticipated to start out from Monday, fifth October to Friday, 16th October, 2020, will probably be used to evaluate pupils/college students primarily based on the tutorial from first and second time period, in addition to the radio and tv classroom program.

5. The UK Authorities has mentioned it’s stunned by the federal authorities’s stance, that it will contemplate disrespectful to Nigeria’s sovereignty, for any outdoors authority to sit down in judgment over the conduct of its residents and apply punitive measures similar to visa restriction, unilaterally.

The British Excessive Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing, said this whereas talking at an orientation programme for folks with incapacity searching for Chevening scholarship alternatives in the UK.

6. The Nigerian presidency has reacted to the letter from UK lawmakers, authorized specialists and campaigners.

A press release on Thursday by presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, informed them to work with Buhari and never fall for propaganda.

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7. The Gombe State Authorities has authorized the reopening of colleges throughout the State, after six months of COVID-19 break.

Dr Habu Dahiru, Commissioner of Training, disclosed this in a press briefing in Gombe on Thursday.

8. The Court docket of Enchantment sitting in Abuja has dismissed the enchantment filed by the United Peoples Congress (UPC) and its governorship candidate, Stephen Ibiene, towards the election of Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri.

Justice Adzira Mshella, who led different justices to ship judgement, in a unanimous determination, mentioned the swimsuit lacked diligent prosecution.

9. The Federal Highway Security Corps has confirmed the demise of 11 folks in an auto crash on Thursday in Calabar, Cross River State.

Sector Head of Operations, Deputy Corps Commander Matthew Egbe, informed newsmen that the unhappy incident occurred alongside the Calabar-Mbarakom-Awi freeway.

10. The Nationwide Industrial Court docket has granted an interim injunction restraining the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Commerce Union Congress (TUC) from embarking on a nationwide strike.

On Thursday, Justice Ibrahim Galadima mentioned the order was pending the listening to and willpower of the Movement on Discover.

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