News Headlines [7th November,2023]

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I have best plans for Imo – SDP candidate

The governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party in the November 11 governorship election in Imo State, Bright Ekwebelem, has said that his administration will restore peace in the state if e… 7th November 2023

Niger sets up refugees commission

The Niger State Governor, Mohammed Bago, has set up the state’s Refugees Commission, decrying the high number of Internally Displaced Persons in the state. He announced a take-off grant of N500m and… 7th November 2023

Sanwo-Olu seeks residents’ support for cleaner Lagos

The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has called on residents of the state to support his administration’s vision for a cleaner Lagos. The governor, who spoke via his verified X (formerly… 7th November 2023

Youth group urges minister to tackle drug abuse

A youth development organisation, the National Association of Youth Assembly, Lagos State chapter, has urged the Minister of Youth Development, Dr. Jamila Ibrahim, to address the issue of drug abuse a… 7th November 2023

Military, police vow tough actions for ballot box snatchers, others

The military and the Inspector-General of Police, Kayode Egbetokun, have declared a battle against hoodlums who may be planning to snatch ballot boxes during Saturday’s governorship elections in Kog… 7th November 2023

Experts demand strong action against soot, illegal refineries

The Nigerian Thoracic Society and respiratory experts have called government at all levels to show strong political will in dealing with the causes of soot in Nigeria, especially in Rivers State, wher… 7th November 2023

US security advisory needless, discourages investors – FG

The Federal Government on Monday expressed concern over the November 3 security alert issued by the United States warning against travel to Nigeria, noting that it generated panic and undermined inves… 7th November 2023

TASUED explains fee hike from N65,000 to N240,000

The management of Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijagun, Ogun State, on Monday, explained that it could not help the hike in the school fees, saying that it reflects the obvious economic situati… 7th November 2023

Borno farmers plan resistance as terrorists kill 13

The killing of farmers by terrorists in Boko Haram-infested Borno and Yobe states may soon assume a more frightening dimension as the farmers have now begun resolving never again to flee from any terr… 7th November 2023

UN advocates data journalism, accountability-based reporting

The United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator, Matthias Schmale, has charged journalists to educate the public using data while they hold political officials accountable through their repor… 7th November 2023

Kebbi awards N3.9bn road contract

The Kebbi State Government has signed a contract agreement worth over N3bn for the rehabilitation of four township roads in Yauri. The signing of the agreement, which was performed by the Commissioner… 7th November 2023

Israeli-Hamas: S’Africa, Chad recall envoys, EU pledges more aid

South Africa and Chad announced they would recall diplomats from Israel for “consultation” in response to the Israel-Hamas war. “The South African government has decided to withdraw all of its d… 7th November 2023

Two die in Canadian embassy fire, Tinubu mourns

President Bola Tinubu, on Monday, extended his heartfelt condolences to the Canadian government and persons affected by a fire incident at the Canadian High Commission in Nigeria’s Federal Capital T… 7th November 2023

Lagos slashes BRT fares by 25% after passengers’ outcry

Following passengers’ outcry over the reversal of the 50 per cent rebate on the fares of Lagos State-regulated Bus Rapid Transit and rail transport, the Lagos State Government, on Monday, announced … 7th November 2023

LASG bags award for healthcare access

The Lagos State Government has received the Healthcare Equity and Access Award as a recognition for its dedication to healthcare access and equity in the state. The award was received on behalf of the… 7th November 2023

INEC amends Bayelsa candidates list, includes Sylva

The Independent National Electoral Commission has released an amended list of candidates for the November 11 Bayelsa governorship election. The amended list uploaded on the commission’s website on M… 7th November 2023

Sanwo-Olu mourns as Soludo loses 92-year-old father

The Anambra State Governor, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, has lost his father, Pa Simeon Soludo (Ichie Akukananwa 1). Pa Soludo died in the early hours of Monday, according to a short statement issued by the… 7th November 2023


OGIRS launches enforcement drive to recover outstanding revenues

Tinubu, drive domestic refining, end imports

BDC operators caution currency speculators as naira gains

Dangote repatriates $688m from African operations

Tackle high inflation, Sanusi tells CBN

Focus on solid minerals to boost revenue, ASHON tells FG

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