Breaking News in Nigeria Today : Tuesday 21st September 2021

Breaking News in Nigeria Today Tuesday 21st September 2021

Here are some of the Breaking News in Nigeria Today Tuesday 21st September 2021 on some of the nation newspapers .

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target=_blank rel=noopener>Lagos PDP: Five jostle for chairmanship position

ANAYO EZUGWU reports that all eyes are on the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State as five chieftains of the party declare interest to run for its chairmanship position   Ahead of the October 16 state congresses of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos, Oyo, Adamawa, Kebbi, Borno, Kogi, Osun, Kwara and Ebonyi

target=_blank rel=noopener>Okonjo-Iweala: Another honour for the Amazon

FELIX NWANERI writes on the recent recognition of Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance and current Director General of Word Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr. (Mrs.) Ngozi Okonjo- Iweala, as one of 2021 100 Most Influential People by United States-based Time Magazine     Former Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Dr. (Mrs.) Ngozi



target=_blank rel=noopener>Chevron targets $10bn in lower-carbon investments by 2028

Chevron Corp. plans to triple its total capital investment to $10 billion through 2028 to grow its lower carbon energy businesses.   The operator said it had set growth targets for renewable fuels, hydrogen, and carbon capture through 2030.   The company intends to grow renewable natural gas production to 40,000 MMbtu/d to supply a

target=_blank rel=noopener>Osun, Edo lead as INEC ends Q1 online CVR exercise

Osun and Edo states lead comfortably in the ongoing online continuous voter registration exercise (CVR) of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).   The commission, which yesterday, announced the end of the first quarter of the exercise, which started on June 28, said over three million fresh online preregistrants uploaded their data on its portal.

target=_blank rel=noopener>Wike: 1999 Constitution clear on VAT collection

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the law guiding the collection of Value Added Tax (VAT) by federating states is clearly spelt out in the 1999 Constitution as amended, and not an issue that should be politicised or looked at from the prism of religion or ethnicity.   The governor also

target=_blank rel=noopener>NNPC records $219.75m sales in May

…posts N295.72bn from petroleum products …records increase in pipeline vandalism   The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has recorded a total of $219.75 million export sales of crude oil and gas in May 2021, representing 180.29 per cent increase on sales from the previous month of April 2021.   This was contained in the May

target=_blank rel=noopener>FG to reconsider S’East candidates who missed WASSCE

The Ministry of Education has assured that candidates who missed this year’s West Africa Senior School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE) in the South East, will be given another opportunity to write the examination.   The Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Mr Sonny Echono, made this known while monitoring some examination centres in Abuja yesterday. Echono, who



target=_blank rel=noopener>PDP weighs options as Jonathan’s touted defection rattles party

Barring any fresh overriding interest, the Peoples Demo c r a t i c Party (PDP) is set to modify its initial unofficial stance and agenda for the 2023 presidential race, following recent developments in the political space.   Before now, the PDP, it was learnt, was considering picking its presidential candidate from the North,

target=_blank rel=noopener>Business offering: Truecaller lists Nigeria, others as major market boost

Truecaller has announced a milestone of 500 customers for its Truecaller for Business offerings.   According to the call identifier app, this success has been achieved within a few months of conscientious efforts by the team in helping brands connect with their customers better.   The businesses are from over 25 countries, including Nigeria, Kenya

target=_blank rel=noopener>Peter Obi 2023: It’s now or never!

For the eight years Mr. Peter Obi was the governor of Anambra State, I followed his political trajectory with interest and I am proud of the works he did and the things he accomplished.   After he left office, I had the privilege to review his handover notes and had listened to his many speeches

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