Today’s News Headline [20th October,2023]

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Federal character policy hindering Nigeria’s development — Abaribe

The Senator representing Abia South Senatorial district, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, Thursday, said the current policy of appointing persons based on federal character rather than merit is a bane to ac… 20th October 2023

APC kicks as PDP demands medical panel on Akeredolu

The opposition Peoples Democratic Party in Ondo State, on Thursday, again expressed worry about what it described as the long absence of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu from the state over ill health. The P… 20th October 2023

How Obasanjo lost chance to become UN Secretary-General – Gambari

Diplomat and ex-Chief of Staff to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, has narrated how ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo 1991 lost out in the race to become the Secretary-General of the United Nations…. 20th October 2023

You can’t rule from anywhere – Ondo group replies Akeredolu

Some indigenous peoples of Ondo State under the aegis of the Ondo State Conscience Movement have condemned a statement by lawyers to Governor Rotimi Akeredolu that the governor can rule from anywhere…. 20th October 2023

Stockbrokers to review global market trends at annual conference

…as it moves to attract millennials, Gen Zs The Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers has said that it will be reviewing trends in the global financial market for the purpose of domesticating the bene… 20th October 2023

Tinubu names new heads for NTA, NBC, eight others

President Bola Tinubu, on Thursday, approved the appointment of eight new Chief Executive Officers for parastatals and agencies under the Federal Ministry of Information and National Orientation with … 20th October 2023

Strike: NLC accuses Lalong of undermining agreement with FG

The Nigeria Labour Congress has accused the Minister of Labour and Employment, Simon Lalong, of allegedly trying to scuttle the implementation of the recent agreement it had with the Federal Governmen… 20th October 2023

Your second-term victory certain, Dickson tells Diri

Former governor and senator representing Bayelsa West, Seriake Dickson, says he is confident that incumbent Governor Douye Diri will win the November 11 governorship election smoothly. He said the coa… 20th October 2023

Ogunbanjo lived exemplary life, says Abiodun

The Governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun, on Thursday, said renowned corporate lawyer and industrialist, Chief Christopher Ogunbanjo, who passed on on Saturday, October 7, 2023, “lived an exemplary … 20th October 2023

Plateau PDP, military disagree over member’s abduction

The Peoples Democratic Party in Plateau State has accused the military of abducting its chairman in the Jos South Local Government Area, Mr Dung Tari. Addressing a press conference in Jos on Thursday,… 20th October 2023

School gifts students 46 scholarships

Dowen College, Lagos, has given 46 scholarships to its students in celebration of the 26th Founders Day of the school. Speaking during the thanksgiving service and prize-giving, the principal, Dr Adeb… 20th October 2023

Resist drug cartels’ temptations, Marwa tells NDLEA officials

The Chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa (retd.), on Thursday, charged newly trained 2,500 personnel of the agency ready for deployment to stand firm and reject … 20th October 2023

Allegation I compromised judges false, malicious – SAN

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Damian Dodo, who was on Monday accused by the All Progressive Congress counsel, Echezona Etiaba, (SAN), at the Court of Appeal of being the channel to reach the appeal pa… 20th October 2023

NDDC boss urges Niger Delta support for Tinubu

The Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Dr Samuel Ogbuku, has called on the people of Obolo nation, cutting across nine Local Government areas in the region, not to waiver in … 20th October 2023

Oil spillage: Ondo community lauds court ruling

Residents of Ugbo kingdom of Ondo State, under the kingship of Oba Fredrick Akinruntan, have lauded a court ruling in favour of the community battling oil spillage. According to a statement made avail… 20th October 2023

Nigeria, others to get £150bn by 2027, says EU

Nigeria, alongside other African countries, will receive the sum of 150 billion Euros by the year 2027, through the European Union’s Global Gateway initiative. The PUNCH reports that the GGI is … 20th October 2023

Oyo vows to end quackery, seals off illegal healthcare facilities

The Oyo State Government on Tuesday, sealed off two private hospitals in Oyo town, restating there is no room for quackery and other illegalities in the state. The illegal hospitals sealed up by the s… 20th October 2023

Sanwo-Olu hails women’s contributions to development

The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Thursday, stated that the progress of Lagos State could be “intrinsically tied to the empowerment and participation of its women.” Speaking at t… 20th October 2023

Lagos installs live cameras to monitor traffic

The Lagos State Government, on Thursday, unveiled live camera update infrastructure to effectively manage traffic in the state. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, during the unveiling at the Radio House, Ag… 20th October 2023

LASG seeks efficient disposal of electronic waste

The Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency in collaboration with E-Waste Producer Responsibility Organisation of Nigeria, the Lagos State Waste Management Authority, the National Environmental St… 20th October 2023

Solaire Logistics boss gets recognition

The Board of trustee of Leadership Manpower and Management Development has honoured the Managing Director of Solaire Logistics and Supply Chain Ltd, Dr James Adeyemi with the Fellow Award and Doctor o… 20th October 2023

ICAN celebrates Akintola Williams’ achievements

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria has said that no society grows to an enviable height without the contributions of its citizens. The President of ICAN, Dr Innocent Okwuosa, stated thi… 20th October 2023

Isolo General Hospital MD retires after 32 years

The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Isolo General Hospital, Lagos, Dr Aderade Ijogun, has retired after 32 years in public service. Ijogun’s retirement was commemorated with a celebrati… 20th October 2023

Parallex Bank launches Lekki branch

Parallex Bank has reiterated its commitment to serving more customers, reaching more communities and contributing to the country’s economic growth. The Chairman of Parallex Bank, Dr Adeola Phillips,… 20th October 2023

Norrenberger unveils entrepreneurship fund for 5,000 youths

About 5,000 youths are to benefit from the N500m entrepreneurship fund unveiled in Abuja by Norrenberger, an integrated financial services group. According to the firm, the fund would serve as start-u… 20th October 2023

Water transport patronage falls as cost rises – LASWA

The General Manager of the Lagos Waterways Authority, Mr Oluwadamiloma Emmanuel, said patronage in water transportation in the state has dropped by about 25 per cent, blaming the situation on the remo… 20th October 2023

Caverton Marine gets ISO certification

Caverton Marine, a subsidiary of Caverton Offshore Support Group, has received the ISO 9001:2015 certification from the Standards Organisation of Nigeria. In a statement made available to journalists … 20th October 2023

Groups seek more women enrolment in health insurance

US investors eye opportunities in Nigeria’s pension fund, infrastructure

Terra Cube takes campaign to consumers

Bode George, others mourn foremost economist, Agusto

Govt should adopt partnership for economic growth, says ex-CBN boss

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