Today’s News Headlines [14th November,2023]

UNICEF votes $1bn to tackle teenage pregnancy in Nigeria

The United Nations Children Fund, on Monday, lamented the prevailing increase in the number of adolescent children becoming mothers before the age of 18 years. It, therefore, called for immediate and … 14th November 2023

MTEF/FSP: Senate bars MDAs from spending IGR

The Chairman, Joint Senate Committee on the 2024-2026 Medium Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper, Senator Sani Musa, said no federal agency would henceforth be allowed to spend the re… 14th November 2023

Civil war veterans write Tinubu over unpaid pension

Forty years after the civil war, retired soldiers who fought on the side of the Federal Government have asked President  Bola Tinubu to see to the payment of their pension. They said 40 years after t… 14th November 2023

Council plans computer units for schools

The Chairman of Ikorodu Local Government, Mr Wasiu Adesina, on Monday, promised to set up computer units in the 16 primary schools across the local government area. Adesina made the promise when heads… 14th November 2023

African countries must stop listening to IMF, W’Bank – Falana

Human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana, has cautioned African nations against dancing to neo-colonial dictates of foreign bodies such as the International Monetary Fund and th… 14th November 2023

Group trains youths to solve environmental challenges

At least 80 students from the University of Lagos and some National Youth Service Corps members were, on Monday, trained by Riteonthebeach Initiative to identify areas to enhance their skill sets and … 14th November 2023

Reps ask ITF to account for N3bn

The House of Representatives has given the Industrial Training Fund till Tuesday to appear before its Committee on Finance to account for over N3bn traced to the account of the agency in the 2022 audi… 14th November 2023

LASG monitors schools’ compliance with child protection order

The Lagos State Government has commenced monitoring schools in the state for the implementation of the Executive Order on Safeguarding and Child Protection. The monitoring is being undertaken by the j… 14th November 2023

Sokoto lawmakers donates 200 motorcycles to police, others

As part of his efforts to combat insecurity and fulfil his campaign promises, a federal lawmaker representing Yabo-Shagari Federal Constituency in Sokoto State, Umar Yabo, has donated 200 motorcycles … 14th November 2023

US to support Nigeria’s creative industry

The United States has pledged its support for Nigeria’s creative industry to enhance its growth. The US Department of State Assistant Secretary for Economic and Business Affairs, Ramin Toloui, made … 14th November 2023

Lagos begins campaign for history preservation

The Lagos State Record and Archives Bureau has announced the launch of a year-long public initiative and donation drive aimed at preserving the rich historical heritage of Lagos State tagged, “Help … 14th November 2023


CBN, NBET others owe FG

FG urges agencies to tackle IT challenges

FX scarcity: Nigerian students in US rise by 37

NDIC to pay depositors of 20 failed banks N61.63bn

Local vehicle assemblers struggle amid $1bn investment, lament low demand

Shipping company records 94% revenue drop

NCAA seeks collaboration on airline connectivity

The Director-General of Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, Captain Musa Nuhu, has said effective collaboration between African airlines remains a viable solution to increase air travel connectivity wit… 14th November 2023

Hi-Tech wins FCMB’s maiden hackathon challenge

A digital platform, Padi4Life, created by Hi-Tech has won the maiden edition of the FCMB Hackathon Challenge. This was revealed in a statement issued by the bank on Monday, where it indicated that Tea… 14th November 2023

‘Nigeria’s entertainment, media sector to hit $13bn’

Nigeria’s entertainment and media sector is set to undergo remarkable expansion, with a projected revenue surge to $12.9bn by 2027, Pricewaterhouse Coopers said in its latest report. PwC’s African… 14th November 2023

NEFTI competition winner gets $5,000

The winner of the Short Film Nigeria Competition Category, Cheyi Okoaye, organised by Nigerian Emerging Film Talent International, has received $5,000 prize money. A statement by the organisers on Mon… 14th November 2023

NGX halts bullish run, records N130bn loss

The six days of positive trading on the Nigerian Exchange Limited halted on Monday, resulting in a N130 billion loss for investors. This marked a negative start to the week and the second day of beari… 14th November 2023

Stakeholders seek improved adoption of ESG in manufacturing

Some stakeholders in Nigeria’s manufacturing sector have said that there is a need to improve the adoption of the Environmental, Social, and Governance principles in the sector. This was revealed at… 14th November 2023

Guaranteed forex access will boost Nigeria’s economy –Japan

The Japanese government has said that if Nigeria is able to guarantee easy access to foreign exchange, it will boost the economy. This was disclosed by the Managing Director and Trade Commissioner, Ja… 14th November 2023

Sterling HoldCo eyes more subsidiaries

The shareholders of Sterling Financial Holdings Company Plc have commended the board and management of the company for their performance in managing the operations and earnings, and the diversificatio… 14th November 2023

ICAN commend members on resilience

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria has said that the resilience and commitment of chartered accountants were key to navigating the dynamic business environment. This was stated by the I… 14th November 2023

Palmpay wins excellence award

Africa-focused fintech company, PalmPay, says it has won the award of excellence in the Fintech Category at the recently concluded 2023 Digital Nigeria Conference organized by the National Information… 14th November 2023

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