10am Update: 4 Things To Know This Monday Morning

Good Morning! Here are the summary of today update in Nigeria…

Former Minister, Gbagi places curse on himself, see why

Ex-Minister of state for petroleum, Olorogun Kenneth Gbagi, denied the reports against him over the issue he was accused that he stripped three woman and a male.

But Kenneth Gbagi called on God to punish him if he ever did touch any girls or was involved in their being stripped naked.

Gbagi went further to blame the alleged incident that happened in his hotel at Effurun, Uvwie Council Area of Delta State, on people against his 2023 gubernatorial aspiration.

The dehumanizing treatments the four staff, Gloria Oguzie, Victor Ephraim, Roselyn Okiemute and Archibong Precious, allegedly suffered recently in the hotel have continued to receive condemnations.

Nigeria To Benefit From $900bn Global Shipping Business – AfCFTA

Onyung, disclosed the deliberations and ratification of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AFCFTA) continues..

The president of ship Owners Association of Nigeria (SOAN), Dr Mark Onyung, said that Nigeria would benefit greatly from over $900 billion daily global shipping business.

Meeting was had this weekend at Lagos with the visiting secretary of AFCFTA, said SOAN would diversify many of their ships have been moving oil to other parts of the world.

Nigeria: Labour was hails for suspending planned strike – NNPC

The issue of strike in Nigeria have been going on recently in Nigeria as Labour decided to strike over hike in electricity tariffs and pump price of PMS commonly referred to as petrol. (NAN)

But Mr. Mele Kyari, Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has hailed the decision of labour leaders to suspend their planned protest scheduled to have commenced Monday.

Mr Mele Kyari took to his Twitter handle on Monday to praised the leadership of the unions for choosing the pursuit of common good.

He added that, ” Being a former union leader, I understand the difficulties of labour leadership when faced with choices between stark realities and legitimate follower expectations.

Nigeria reports 126 new coronavirus cases, 2 deaths

Local health authorities report, Two more people losing their lives to Covid-19 and the virus infecting another 16 people in Nigeria, while the death toll reached 1,108 and nationwide infections rose to 58,324.

“Till date, 58,324 cases have been confirmed, 49,794 cases have been discharged and 1,108 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory,” the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said in recent update.

With over 19,200 cases, the commercial capital Lagos remains the worst-hit city of West African country.

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