Today’s News Headline [6th December,2023]

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Cabal running Akeredolu’s govt, stealing funds – PDP

The opposition Peoples Democratic Party in Ondo State, on Tuesday, said the state has been grounded economically by an alleged cabal, which hijacked the government of ailing Governor Rotimi Akeredolu…. 6th December 2023

ASUU decries lecturer shortage, infrastructure decay in varsities

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, on Tuesday, raised the alarm that most departments in Nigeria’s public universities were short-staffed due to the resignation of lecturers in search of gree… 6th December 2023 y

FG returns 4,081 workers to IPPIS, okays payment

The Federal Government has cleared 4,081 civil servants out of a total of 17,000 originally delisted from the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System. The civil servants have now been re-e… 6th December 2023 y

Kogi LG chair auctions govt property few days to leaving office

Less than one month to the end of his tenure, the Chairman of Ijumu Local Government Area, Kogi State, Taofiq Isah has allegedly auctioned properties worth hundreds of millions of naira belonging to t… 6th December 2023 y

Retired police superintendent turns beggar in Niger

Standing tall at over six feet with a bulky build which gave away his years as a Two-Star Traffic Warden police officer, Sunday Ogwo Okpalle, now slightly bent, having lost the ramrod gait which accom… 6th December 2023 y

Over 9,000 civil servants fail promotion exam

No fewer than 9, 000 civil servants who sat the 2022 Federal Civil Service Promotion examinations failed. This is according to a list obtained by The PUNCH from the Federal Civil Service Commission. T… 6th December 2023 y

Soun of Ogbomoso plans 150m empowerment scheme

The Soun of Ogbomoso, Oba Ghandi Olaoye, has budgeted N150m to empower the people of the ancient town in Oyo State. This is part of activities lined up for the presentation of staff to the monarch by … 6th December 2023 y

32 states battling diphtheria, says Red Cross

The President of the Nigerian Red Cross Society, Prince Oluyemisi Adeaga, has said that the Diphtheria outbreak is currently affecting 32 out of 36 states in Nigeria. Adetayo stated that the outbreak … 6th December 2023 y

12-year-old wins MTN spelling bee

12-year-old Daniel Nkanu has been announced as the winner of the 2023 edition of the MTN mPulse Spelling Bee competition. Daniel, a student of Intimacy with Christ International, Nasarawa, won the com… 6th December 2023

COP28: Tinubu returns to Abuja from Dubai

President Bola Tinubu on Tuesday evening returned to Abuja from Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, where he had been attending the COP28 Climate Summit. He arrived at the presidential wing of the Nnamdi… 6th December 2023 y

Obaigbena, Izeze, Awoyinfa, others for DAME honour

The Chairman of ThisDay/Arise Media Group, Mr Nduka Obaigbena will receive the 2023 Lifetime Achievement Award at the 32nd edition of the annual Diamond Awards for Media Excellence on Sunday in Lagos…. 6th December 2023 y

Mbah presents 521.5bn budget, education gets N172bn

Governor Peter Mbah of Enugu State, on Tuesday, presented a N521.5bn budget for the 2024 fiscal year before the state House of Assembly. The budget proposal, which he christened “Budget of Disruptiv… 6th December 2023 y

Withdraw court cases, PDP orders members

The Peoples Democratic Party National Working Committee has directed all party members to withdraw pending intra-party lawsuits. The PUNCH reports that the PDP acting National Chairman, Umar Damagum, … 6th December 2023 y

Alia shuns opposition, instals Benue LG caretakers

Benue State Governor, Rev. Fr Hyacinth Alia, on Tuesday,  swore in caretaker committees to run the affairs of 21 out of the 23 local government areas of the state. The state House of Assembly had ear… 6th December 2023 y

Abdulmumin gets Nigerian Legion colonel rank

The Nigerian Legion, an offshoot of the three armed forces which included, the Army, Navy and Airforce, has disclosed plans to decorate AbdulMalik Abdulmumin with the rank of a Colonel. The Chairman o… 6th December 2023 y

Osun APC, PDP trade blame on Ilesa water project

The Osun State chapter of the All Progressives Congress has accused Governor Ademola Adeleke of bungling the multi-billion naira Ilesa Water Project. A statement by the party’s chairman, Mr Tajudeen… 6th December 2023 y

IOM rescues 145 Nigerian migrants stranded in Libya

The Federal Government in collaboration with the International Organisation for Migration evacuated another set of stranded Nigerians from Libya under the IOM Voluntary Humanitarian Return programme. … 6th December 2023

S’Court dismisses case against Uzodimma, fines Ozekhome N40m

The Supreme Court, on Tuesday, dismissed an application seeking the removal of Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State from office. The apex court, which described as vexatious and frivolous the applicati… 6th December 2023 y

‘North needs credible census to plan well’

The Makurdi, Benue State-based businessman and notable philanthropist, Isaac Akinkunmi, has called for a credible population census across the northern parts of the country, saying it would provide va… 6th December 2023 y

Nasarawa enrols 130 Almajiris in health insurance scheme

The Nasarawa State Government has disclosed that no fewer than 130 Almajiri teenagers have been enrolled into the state’s Health Insurance Agency as part of its efforts at improving their health sta… 6th December 2023

2024: Tinubu, Shettima’s trips to gulp N15b

New minimum wage must reflect economic realities – NLC

Tinubu won’t weaponise religion, ethnicity, says SG

Govt dislodges Ikorodu roadside traders

Kaduna village bombing: Death toll hits 120, villagers allege military bombed twice

2024: Tinubu, Shettima’s trips to gulp N15bn

New minimum wage must reflect economic realities – NLC

Tinubu won’t weaponise religion, ethnicity, says SGF

Govt dislodges Ikorodu roadside trader

Kaduna village bombing: Death toll hits 120, villagers allege military bombed twice

Operators rally FG for $2bn coffee industry growth

NADDC urges institute to adopt technology

Bolt suspends

Jetour introduces luxury SUVs to Nigerian market

Over 400,000 commuters use Blue Rail Line – LAMATA

LCCI blames poor policy for auto industry growth decline


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