Today’s News Headlines [19th September,2023]

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Oyo monarchs: I stand by my action, says Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Monday, insisted that he was not wrong to have ordered monarchs to stand up and show respect to the Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, saying governors deserve… 19th September 2023

Kidnappers demand N10m ransom for NTA employee, 10 others

Gunmen on Sunday kidnapped 11 people travelling from Onitsha in Anambra State to Makurdi, the Benue State capital along Ogbokolo/Otukpa federal highway. Among the victims was an employee of the Nigeri… 19th September 2023

OAU students threaten campus shutdown over tuition fee hike

The President, Great Ife Student Union of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, Akinremi Ojo, has said students of the institution may shut down activities on campus if the recent increase … 19th September 2023

AMCON demands debt repayment plan from Arik owners

The Managing Director of Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, Mr Ahmed Kuru, has asked the owners of Arik Air to present a credible debt resolution plan to the bad debts manager if it hopes to rec… 19th September 2023

Subsidy removal gains not reflected in Bayelsa allocation – Official

The Bayelsa State Government said that revenue saved from the Federal Government’s fuel subsidy removal policy had not been reflected in its monthly allocation. It, however, confirmed receipt of N2 … 19th September 2023

Anambra traders, drivers vow to end Monday sit-at-home

The leadership of the Anambra State Amalgamated Traders Association and the executive members of the Urban Drivers Welfare Association of Anambra State have restated their commitment towards ending th… 19th September 2023

FG unveils patient policy to prevent medical errors, others

The Federal Government on Monday said it has developed the National Policy and Implementation Strategy on Patient Safety and Healthcare Quality to improve the safety of all medical procedures and enha… 19th September 2023

Nasarawa Assembly gets 24 committee chairmen

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly has constituted chairmen of 24 Standing Committees, their members and secretaries, to coordinate the affairs of the legislature. The Speaker, Ibrahim Abdullahi, wh… 19th September 2023

Climate change: FUNAAB to empower farmers with agricultural app

Professor Adewale Dipeolu of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, has said that over 3,000,000 people stand to benefit from an agricultural app that will soon be developed as part of digit… 19th September 2023

Nigeria’s diphtheria outbreak worsening, cases hit 6,000 – MSF

An international medical humanitarian organisation, Médecins Sans Frontières, also known as Doctors without Borders on Monday said a serious diphtheria outbreak was tearing through Nigeria, where th… 19th September 2023

Ministry committed to making Lagos livable, says commissioner

The newly sworn-in Lagos State Commissioner for Local Government, Chieftaincy Affairs and Rural Development, Mr Bolaji Robert, alongside the Special Adviser on Rural Development, Dr Yekini Agbaje, has… 19th September 2023

FRSC decries knockdowns of patrol operatives, mourns officers

The Federal Road Safety Corps on Monday mourned two officers who were killed while on active service. The FRSC also decried the incessant knockdown of its personnel by reckless motorists while on duty… 19th September 2023

Pension board to commence e-verification for ex-servicemen

The Military Pension Board will begin electronic verification for retired military personnel in 2024. The exercise is expected to be held before the end of the first quarter of the year. The immediate… 19th September 2023

RCCG names Olulana as Soun’s replacement

The Redeemed Christian Church of God has named Pastor Ayo Olulana as the new Regional Pastor of Region Eight (Washington D.C. and Maryland) to replace the Soun of Ogbomoso, His Imperial Majesty Ghandi… 19th September 2023

Drama as Obaseki locks out embattled deputy from Govt House

The Deputy Governor of Edo State, Philip Shaibu was on Monday locked out of the State Government House. The deputy governor who arrived at the Government House around 8 am met the gate leading to his … 19th September 2023

LASG demolishes illegal structures on Lagos-Badagry road

The Lagos State Government has commenced the clearing of shanties and encroachment on the Lagos-Badagry Expressway. A Special Intervention Team set up by the state government to clear the shanties and… 19th September 2023

Ibadan church celebrates 170th anniversary

St. David Cathedral, Kudeti, Ibadan in Oyo State is set to celebrate its 170th anniversary. The church has also announced a series of activities to celebrate the anniversary in grand style. Amongst th… 19th September 2023

Alaafin: Selection didn’t follow due process, says Oyo Mesi faction

A faction of the Oyo kingmakers, Oyo Mesi, on Monday, said Governor Seyi Makinde had not approved the nominee forwarded as the next Alaafin of Oyo over failure to comply with due process. The kingmake… 19th September 2023

Retirement age: NASU knocks FG over exclusion of members

The Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions has expressed disappointment with the Federal Government for excluding its members from the retirement age extension for teacher… 19th September 2023

Train children to be courageous, experts advise parents

The Greenhood House School Initiative, Ikoyi, has encouraged Nigerian parents to be purposeful and intentional about parenting. Educators and parenting experts at Nigeria’s first parent conference, … 19th September 2023

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Business News

Oil companies, agencies owe FG $9.85bn revenue – NEITI

The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, on Monday, disclosed the total unremitted revenues to the federation by some relevant government agencies and companies in the oil and gas se… 19th September 2023

Assets MfB increases workers’ access to credit

Assets Microfinance Bank has launched a new product that offers personal loans to salary earners. In a statement made available to our correspondent on Thursday, the microfinance bank said that the ne… 19th September 2023

Stakeholders laud Cutix over quality delivery

Stakeholders have scored Cutix Plc for its successful operations in the country in the last 40 years despite the prevailing harsh economic conditions. Cutix Plc is a Nigerian company that specialises … 19th September 2023

IHS trains youths in SMEs management

IHS Nigeria has completed its training programme for over 25 young individuals in the Yaba Local Government area, as part of its ‘IHS Project Empower’ initiative. This effort was designed to empow… 19th September 2023

FCMB supports female entrepreneurs with loans, others

First City Monument Bank says it has launched the SheVentures Export Readiness Programme, a new initiative to support women-owned businesses in Nigeria looking to expand into global markets. According… 19th September 2023


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