Today’s BIG NEWS headlines from Nigeria and around the world, Monday, July 18, 2022

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Today’s BIG NEWS headlines from Nigeria and around the world, Monday, July 18, 2022

These are the big news across Nigeria and around the world that might interest you today, Monday, July, 18, 2022.

1. Omo-Agege promises better deal for oil-bearing communities in Niger Delta

The Deputy Senate President and Delta APC Governorship candidate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has expressed concern over acts of injustice meted out to oil-bearing communities in the country, particularly in the Niger Delta.

2. Peter Obi, Baba-Ahmed visit Obasanjo to rally support ahead of 2023 election

The Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi, and his running mate, Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed, on Sunday visited former President Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta, Ogun State.

3. 2023: Ortom predicts PDP’s takeover of Aso Rock after victory in Osun election

The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on Sunday predicted the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) victory in the 2023 presidential election.

4. NLC announces two-day protest in solidarity with ASUU

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has declared that a two-day nationwide rally in support of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) ongoing strike action will commence Tuesday, July 26, 2022.

5. Yakubu Maikyau emerges new NBA president

Yakubu Maikyau, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), has been elected as the 31st President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA).

6. ‘PDP ready to rescue Nigeria in 2023’, Gov. Okowa boasts in aftermath of party victory in Osun

Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, has boasted that his party was on a rescue mission in 2023.

7. Roundup: Eid-El-Kabir holiday affects Nigerian stock market, as investment falls to N7.51bn

Investors had only three days to trade on the Nigerian Stock Exchange this week, following the Eid-El-Kabir public holiday between July 11 to 12, 2022.

8. Access Bank to deny non-customers access to dollar, limits students’ FX allocation

Access Bank Plc has declared its intention to block dollar requests for individuals without accounts in its system.

9. IGP commends security agents over peaceful conduct of Osun election

The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, has commended the police and other security operatives over the peaceful conduct of Saturday’s governorship election in Osun State.

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10. NDLEA arrests woman with Indian hemp hidden in fetish bowls at Lagos airport

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have arrested a 27-year-old woman, Opoola Mujidat, for alleged possession of an illicit substance at Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos.

11. NPFL Final Day: Remo Stars win to finish third; Katsina Utd, Heartland relegated

The Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season has come to an end on Sunday as all teams played their final games.

12. Three dead in shooting at US mall: officials

Three people were killed and another three injured Sunday at a mall in the US state of Indiana, officials said, the latest in a spate of gun violence in the country.

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