Nigerian News From EkohotBlog: Major Headlines Today Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

Welcome to EKOHOTBLOG roundup of top Major Nigerian headlines for today, Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

1. Lagos, Chinese Govt To Partner On Skills Exchange

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said his administration’s development agenda was aimed at leveraging the population of the State for sustainable socio-economic development.

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2. Wife Stabs Husband To Death, Over Child’s Birthday Party

A 23-year old woman identified as Stella Peter has stabbed her husband to death over his refusal to give her enough money for their one-year-old daughter’s birthday party.

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3. Details Of Buhari’s Meeting With Police Service Commission

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday charged members of the Police Service Commission to redouble their efforts in ensuring that the Nigeria Police Force delivers on its responsibilities.

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4. Minimum Wage: Labour Threatens Strike

The Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council (JNPSNC) has called on Nigerians to appeal to the Federal Government to implement the new minimum wage with adequate consequential adjustments to avoid the looming industrial crisis.

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5. Gov. Dickson Issues Stern Warning To PDP Leaders

The Governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson, on Tuesday, warned the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) against unauthorised use of his name as Chairman of the party’s Governors Forum to issue statements.

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6. Kogi Guber: INEC Expresses Concern Over Possible Violence

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Kogi, Prof. James Apam, on Tuesday, expressed worries over possible violence during the Nov. 16 governorship election in the state.

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7. Housewife Lands In Jail For Pouring Hot Water On 10-Month Old Baby, Nursing Mother

A Chief Magistrates’ Court, sitting in Zaria, Kaduna State, has remanded a housewife, Mrs Nnennaya Edmond, in prison for allegedly pouring hot water on a nursing mother and her 10-month-old baby.

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8. Sacked LASU-ASUU Officials Seek Sanwo-Olu’s Intervention

Tony Dansu, the embattled Secretary of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Lagos State University (LASU) Chapter, has pleaded with Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to come to the rescue of the dismissed executive members of the union.

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9. 26-Year-Old NYSC Member To Become Youngest Commissioner In Kwara Cabinet

Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has forwarded the names of five women to the State House of Assembly as commissioner-nominees, including a 26-year-old Joana Nnazua Kolo from Edu Local Government Area of the state.

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10. World Ozone Day: LASG Urges Citizens To Be Environment-Friendly

The Lagos State Government joined the rest of the world to celebrate the 2019 International Day for the preservation of Ozone Layer and urged all residents to be environment-friendly, stressing that the fight against abuse must be jointly pursued by both the government and citizens of the State.

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11. European Parliament Approves Lagarde As Next ECB Chief

The European Parliament on Tuesday approved outgoing IMF chief Christine Lagarde as the next boss of the European Central Bank, which last week announced massive stimulus for the sluggish eurozone despite divisions among its governors.

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12. Champions League: Napoli Humbles Defending Champion Liverpool

Defending Champion Liverpool lost 2-0 to Napoli as the Reds began their Champions League campaign with defeat in Group E opener.

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13. Champions League: Barkley Misses Penalty As Chelsea Lose At Home To Valencia

Frank Lampard begins his Champions League campaign as a manager with a defeat Valencia claimed a 1-0 victory over the Blue at Stamford Bridge.

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14. Champions League: Reus Misses Penalty As Barcelona, Dortmund Played Goalless Draw

German Shot-stopper Marc-Andre ter Stegen was the hero of the night as he saved Marco Reus’ penalty Barcelona and Borussia Dortmund played a goalless draw in their Champions League opener in Group B

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15. Shan George Rain Curses On Femi Branch Over Instagram Post (Video)

Popular Nollywood actress Shan George has laid curses on actor Femi Branch over an Instagram post that claimed that Actor’s guild of Nigeria (AGN) came to the actress’ aid while she had spine surgery.

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16. Hollywood Comedian Kevin Hart Hit With $60m Lawsuit Over Sex Tape

Montia Sabbag who happens to be sex tape partner to American stand-up comedian, Kevin Hart has sued the actor for 60 million dollars.

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17. Burna Boy Recounts How He Lost His Range Rover To Police Days After Purchase

Afro-Pop Singer Damini Ogulu, better known as Burna Boy, in an interview with WSHH’s Worldstar On Wax has revealed why police took over his Range Rover days after he purchased it.

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18. Watch As Lizzy Anjorin Blasted Toyin Abraham, Calls Her ‘Bastard’

The drama continues as Nollywood actresses Lizzy Anjorin takes another swipe at Toyin Abraham, calling her bastard.

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19. #BBNaija 2019: Mercy Purchases Immunity To Reach Final Week Without Fear Of Eviction

Housemate Mercy has made it to the final week of Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) show without eviction fears as she purchased immunity with Bet9ja coins obtained in the show.

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