Today’s News Headline [9th November,2023]

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FG panels ask varsities to recover N62.9m salary advances

The Whitepaper report of the Presidential Visitation Panels to federal universities which was released earlier in 2023 has revealed that some staff members at the Federal University of Agriculture, Ab… 9th November 2023

LASG plans stable electricity for Imota rice mill

The Lagos State Government has said it will ensure that the Imota Rice Mill in the Ikorodu area of the state and communities in its environs get a stable electricity supply to enhance the operations o… 9th November 2023

PDP supporters protest judgments sacking Plateau lawmakers

Hundreds of Plateau youths, including women, on Wednesday, protested in different locations in Jos, the state capital, over what they described as a “conflicting tribunal and Court of Appeal judgmen… 9th November 2023

Senate probes alleged admission racketeering, summons JAMB registrar

The Senate has launched an investigation into allegations of admission racketeering in universities across the country, following a motion by Senator Onyeka Nwebonyi (Ebonyi North) during Wednesday’… 9th November 2023

NPAN returns Kabiru as President, Emuwa joins exco

The Chairman of Media Trust, Publishers of the Daily Trust Newspapers and Trust Television, Kabiru Yusuf, was on Tuesday returned to office as the President of the Newspaper Proprietors’ Association… 9th November 2023

Hajj institutes graduates 54 trainees

The second batch of graduates of the Hajj Institute of Nigeria – initiated by the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, has completed the training programme with the award of professional certificate… 9th November 2023

MacArthur Foundation’s holds anti-corruption conference

The behavioural change cohort of the MacArthur Foundation has announced its Behavioural Change Conference and Exhibition 2023, with the theme, ‘Fostering a Corruption-Free Nigeria.’ A statement on… 9th November 2023

Uzodimma, others absent at peace accord, Diri, Sylva clash

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Hope Uzodimma, who is the Governor of Imo State, the candidates of the Labour Party, Athan Achonu, All Progressives Grand Alliance, Tony Ejiogu, and New… 9th November 2023

Community laments ‘bridge of death’ in Ebonyi

An age-long wooden bridge of Akadoro River in Umubu-Ekka in Ezza North Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, which is said to have caused the death of five persons in the recent time has aroused the … 9th November 2023

PDP scores Uzodimma low

Ahead of this weekend’s governorship election in Imo State, the state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, has accused the state governor, Hope Uzodimma, of wasting the time of the people of the… 9th November 2023

Again, court adjourns kidnapped Anambra LP gov candidate’s case

The absence in court of counsel to the first defendant, Mr China Gift Esq., in a case of alleged kidnapping of the gubernatorial candidate of Labour Party, LP, in the 2021 governorship election, Obior… 9th November 2023

Google adds generative AI to search in Nigeria

Google has rolled out its Search Generative Experience in Nigeria and other Sub-Saharan African countries as an opt-in experiment in Search Labs. The feature, which was announced on Wednesday, is an A… 9th November 2023

Judge grants Emefiele bail, condemns prolonged detention

Justice Olukayode Adeniyi of the Federal Capital Territory High Court in Abuja, on Wednesday, released on bail the embattled former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, who had be… 9th November 2023

FCTA tackles maternal mortality with health insurance scheme

The Mandate Secretary, Health Services and Environment Secretariat of the Federal Capital Territory, Dr Adedolapo Fasawe, says the FCT Administration is determined to initiate a special health insuran… 9th November 2023

Ogun pledges support for poultry farmers

Ogun State Commissioner for Agriculture, Bolu Owotomo, says Governor Dapo Abiodun’s administration remains committed to supporting farmers through special intervention programmes that will enhance t… 9th November 2023

APC battling financial crunch under Ganduje – Ex-deputy chair

A former Vice Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (North-West), Malam Salihu Lukman, says the ruling All Progressives Congress is facing financial challenges under the watch of its National Chai… 9th November 2023

61 directors fail exam, lose bid to become perm sec

No fewer than 61 directors failed the written examination for the appointment of new permanent secretaries in the federal civil service which was held on Monday, November 6, 2023, The PUNCH reliably l… 9th November 2023

Tinubu demands accurate census, appoints 20 NPC commissioners

President Bola Tinubu, on Wednesday, pledged his support for the National Population Commission to conduct a credible population and housing census, stressing that accurate data are essential for the … 9th November 2023

Benue lobbying bandits to stop killings, drop arms – Commissioner

The Benue State Government, on Wednesday, said it was making efforts to win the confidence of bandits so they could come out of the forests and embrace peace. The Special Adviser to Governor Hyacinth … 9th November 2023

Israeli-Hamas: Deaths near 12,000, UN mourns employees

Fighting raged in Gaza on Wednesday more than a month after Hamas’s shock October 7 attack triggered a furious response from Israel aimed at destroying the Islamist militant group. More than 1,400 p… 9th November 2023


Labour vows to ground Imo flights

Aviation unions across the country have jointly declared the suspension of all flights to Owerri, Imo State, from every airport in Nigeria effective from Wednesday. This decision follows the recent un… 9th November 2023

Oil marketers sell off outlets over PMS scarcity

Oil marketers are beginning to sell off their filling stations over scarcity of Premium Motor Spirit also known as petrol, coupled with the inability to afford products from private depots due to infl… 9th November 2023

Encourage local production to boost e-commerce, startup urges govt

The founder of Oke Arin markethub, Mr Olu Jacobs, has tasked the government to ramp up local production capacity to enhance e-commerce efficiency. He stated this during the recent launch of Oke Arin m… 9th November 2023

Wabote inaugurates academy

The Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, Simbi Wabote, has inaugurated the Corporate Head Office and Training Academy of the hospitality conglomerate, Genesis … 9th November 2023

Kaduna Electric sacks 39 workers

Kaduna Electric has announced the dismissal of 39 members of its staff for various offences which were in breach of the company’s employee policy. The company’s Head of Corporate Communication, Ab… 9th November 2023

‘Demand for Nigeria’s oil to drop by 61%’

The Chairman of AA Holdings, Austin Avuru, has projected that demand for Nigeria’s crude oil would drop by 61 per cent in the international market by 2060. He said this at the pre-conference worksho… 9th November 2023

Autopsy reveals three police bullets in my late brother’s waist – Sibling

One of the siblings of late Chibueze Nwakor, who was allegedly killed by policemen, has narrated how three police AK-47 bullets were found on the deceased’s corpse after an autopsy was conducted by … 9th November 2023

$51bn foreign debt: FG rues dwindling revenue, Reps condemn needless loans, contracts

The Federal Government has described as worrisome the rise in public expenditure amid dwindling revenue accruals. The Accountant General of the Federation, Mrs Oluwatoyin Madein stated this on Wednesd… 9th November 2023

Obi faults Tinubu’s N2.17tn supplementary budget

The presidential candidate of Labour Party, Peter Obi, has faulted the signing into law of the N2.17trn supplementary budget by President Bola Tinubu on Wednesday. In his reaction, he claimed, in a st… 9th November 2023

GSK: Shareholders express concerns over N1.274bn unclaimed dividends

Glaxo SmithKline Consumer Nigeria Plc’s N1.274bn unclaimed dividend has caused concern among shareholders after the company announced its delisting from the Nigerian Exchange Limited and cessation o… 9th November 2023

Mecure lists on NGX, plans IPO

MeCure Industries Plc has revealed its plans to raise funds via an Initial Public Offer as it is listed on the Nigerian Exchange Limited. It stated this during its Facts Behind The Listing presentatio… 9th November 2023

Stocks can give better returns than crypto, say stakeholders

Stakeholders in the capital market have said that the equities market can provide better returns for young Nigerians compared to cryptocurrency and foreign exchange trading. This was disclosed at the … 9th November 2023

D&B Nigeria expands risk management solutions

Dun & Bradstreet, a global provider of business decision data and analytics for almost 200 years, has unveiled new products in Nigeria to minimise business risks and maximise opportunities. It sai… 9th November 2023

N1tn lost annually to poor maritime infrastructure, others, say shipowners

Old banknote remains legal tender, says CBN

Poor regulation threatens soybean export – Operators

Edo State investment in palm sector hits $660m

China-Nigeria trade volume hits $17bn – Consul-General

Nigerian green economy worths $250bn, says Providus Bank boss

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