Today’s News Headlines [15th January,2024]

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2024 UTME: JAMB approves free registration for people with disabilities

Senate president, govs celebrate fallen heroes

I want to be remembered for good work – Fubara

Govt plans to stop single-use plastics

Tinubu’s trips gulped N3.4bn in six months – GovSpend

EFCC: Nigerians want ex-govs to account for N772bn

S’Court verdict: We didn’t trade off Kano — APC

Residents decry rate of cultist activities in Ijegun Egb

How we delivered FG’s privatisation agenda for 7 yrs — Ex-BPE boss

Lecturers in Nigerian varsities’re dictators — UniAbuja VC

Asagba of Asaba calls for development of cities

Fraudsters hack ex-lawmaker’s phone, defraud friends of millions of naira

SERAP to Akpabio, Abbas: Cut N344.85bn NASS budget

Alleged fraud: FGC Ijanikin suspends students over parents’ petition to EFCC

Torrential rains leave at least 11 dead in Brazil

Soldiers reject N12m bribe, intercept 296 cannabis wraps

Troops of the Nigerian Army have apprehended an 18-year-old named Michael Atanda and a 58-year-old, Adigun Olatunji, for trying to smuggle a substance believed to be cannabis into the country. They we… 15th January 2024

Passengers stranded as BRT drivers down tools over pay

Passengers using the Lagos State Bus Rapid Transit were stranded on Sunday as drivers of one of the companies operating the service, Primero Transport Services Limited, embarked on a strike over alleg… 15th January 2024

Popularity earned Ighodalo Edo Central’s endorsement, says Ikimi

The Chairman of the Edo Central Peoples Democratic Party’s Special Committee, Chief Tom Ikimi, says the district endorsed the governorship ambition of a former chairman of Sterling Bank, Asue Ighoda… 15th January 2024

Metropolitan Club bids Bemil founder farewell

Family members and friends of the late Olajide Martins paid their final respects at a heartfelt moment on Friday at the Bemil Chapel of the Epiphany in Ojodu Berger. Martins, who died on December 11, … 15th January 2024

Reps shift resumption to Jan 30

The House of Representatives has announced an extension of its ongoing recess, with the resumption of members now slated for Tuesday, January 30. The PUNCH had reported that the National Assembly proc… 15th January 2024

Sanwo-Olu seeks support for armed forces

The Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Sunday, called on residents of the state to continue to support the armed forces and their families. The governor, who spoke at the 2024 Armed Fo… 15th January 2024

Tinubu shunned Ganduje’s pressure to influence S’Court judgment – Kano gov

The Kano State Governor, Abba Yusuf, has hailed President Bola Tinubu and Vice President Kashim Shettima for not succumbing to alleged pressure to influence the decision of the Supreme Court in the Ka… 15th January 2024

Colombia landslide death toll hits 36

The death toll from recent landslides in northwestern Colombia rose to 36 as rescuers continued to look for at least seven people. This is according to an official tally Sunday. Earlier, officials had… 15th January 2024


Many state govts not paying insurance premium – Conau Group chair

Chairman, Conau Group, Cyril Ajagu, speaks with NIKE POPOOLA on the challenges facing insurance sector and other economic issues How can the potential of the insurance industry be maximised? Insurance… 15th January 2024

Flush out quacks, developers tell govt

Developers have called on the government to flush out developers without license to curb the deterioration of the real estate sector. This call was made at the two-day real estate marketplace, organis… 15th January 2024

FG, stakeholders set for second phase dry season farming

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security under the National Agricultural Growth Scheme and Agro Pocket Programme, has met with critical stakeholders to strategise on the implementation of… 15th January 2024


Afreximbank, UBA disburse NNPCL over $2bn oil-for-cash loan

2024 budget offers opportunities for investors – FirstBank CEO

Foreign investment can boost hospitality industry by 400% – Stakeholders

Optiva Capital eyes $5bn diaspora investment with new product

Ogunlesi’s net worth hits $2.3bn after GIP sale – Report

NOVA Merchant Bank raises salaries by 50%, vanguard news.

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