Today’s News Headlines[ 23rd October,2023]

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Foundation holds cancer awareness walk

The Founder, Atinuke Cancer Foundation, Atinuke Lawal, has called on the government and individuals to continue to support the fight against cancer. Lawal said this on Saturday, during the Atinuke Fou… 23rd October 2023

Lagos shuts more markets over pollution

Some markets within the Trade Fair Complex in the Ojo Local Government Area of Lagos State, including the Auto Spare Parts and Machinery Dealers Association and the Balogun Business Association market… 23rd October 2023

Israeli-Hamas: Biden, Pope, protesters want ceasefire

Pope Francis and United States President Joe Biden discussed the Israeli-Hamas conflict and other wars in a telephone conversation on Sunday, the Vatican said. The conversation lasted about 20 minutes… 23rd October 2023

FG plans palliatives for military veterans

The Ministry of Defence, through its Steering Committee on Social Safety Net, Saturday evening, flagged off enrolment of veterans for palliatives to mitigate the hardship occasioned by the fuel subsid… 23rd October 2023

Edo LG honours Dele Giwa

The Chairman of the Etsako Central Local Government Area of Edo State, Solomon Obomighie, has instituted an essay competition in honour of the late renowned investigative journalist,  Dele Giwa, kill… 23rd October 2023

Customs repel B’Haram attack, one officer killed

The Nigeria Customs Service, on Sunday, said its operatives foiled an attack by suspected Boko Haram insurgents on its office in Geidam, Yobe State. The National Public Relations Officer, NCS, Abdulla… 23rd October 2023

Ologbotsere title hereditary in Itsekiri kingdom – Emami

Itsekiri oil magnate and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress in Delta State, Chief Ayirimi Emami, says the traditional chieftaincy title ‘Ologbotsere’ is hereditary in the Itsekiri kingdo… 23rd October 2023

Adeleke promises infrastructure upgrade for Osun schools

Osun State Governor, Ademola Adeleke, has expressed commitment to the upgrade of infrastructure in state-owned higher institutions to enable the schools to fulfil their mandate. Adeleke, who spoke at … 23rd October 2023

Lagos warns against illegal land reclamation

The Lagos State Government has warned developers operating in the state against illegal dredging and land reclamation. The Commissioner for Waterfront Infrastructure Development, Ekundayo Alebiosu, ga… 23rd October 2023

Kaduna seals school over student flogged to death

The Kaduna State Schools Quality Assurance Authority has sealed Al-azhar Academy in Zaria following the alleged flogging of a JSS 3 student, Marwan Sambo, to death. The News Agency of Nigeria reports … 23rd October 2023

Accord Party demands credible Kogi poll

Ahead of the November 11 governorship election in Kogi State, the Accord Party has expressed its readiness, while calling for the cooperation of all stakeholders to ensure a credible poll. The Accord … 23rd October 2023

Institute demands National Building Code overhaul, cites flaws, others

The Nigerian Institution of Structural Engineers has called for the review of the National Building Code noting the code was flawed. They made this call at the 36th conference which coincided with the… 23rd October 2023

Communities lament roads destroyed during flyover construction

Some communities in the New Oko-Oba and Abule Egba have appealed to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to urgently repair the roads destroyed during the construction of the Abule Egba flyover. In a letter to… 23rd October 2023

Dislodged from hideouts, insurgents take over farms, put Borno farmers to flight

Insurgents who fled cities following military operations in Borno State are taking refuge in farms and making life unbearable for farmers, UTHMAN ABUBAKAR writes With a grief-laden voice, Alhaji Goni … 23rd October 2023

Lions Club seeks support to tackle hunger, others

The Ikeja Viva L’amour Lions Club has called for financial support to tackle some societal problems. The newly installed President of the club, Mrs Ngozi Nkoloenyi, in her acceptance speech as the 1… 23rd October 2023

EU, Netherlands back Nigeria on job creation

The European Union and the government of the Netherlands have expressed their commitment to support Nigeria “to create jobs for its teeming youthful population as a means to eradicating poverty, une… 23rd October 2023

Five die, 15 injured in Lagos-Ibadan highway crash

No fewer than five persons were said to have died in an auto crash that occurred at the Kara Bus Stop section of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Sunday. About 15 others reportedly sustained varying deg… 23rd October 2023


Insecurity won’t halt developmental strides in Niger State – Gov Bago

Abule-Egba flyover: Communities beg Sanwo-Olu over roads damaged by construction

Eno to foreign investors: Consider Akwa Ibom for investment

 Akwa Ibom State governor, Pastor Umo Eno has called on foreign investors to consider the State as a destination for their investments and leisure in Nigeria.

People not supporting my pet project because I’m Atiku’s wife — Titi Abubakar

Pipeline contract: Don’t allow economic saboteurs use you, NDPF tells ex-militants

FG re-opens Third Mainland Bridge after repairs

We’re working towards affordable houses in Ogun — Abiodun

Use N500m fine for inmates’ welfare, Falana tells Interior minister

Vacate Yorubaland now, Sunday Igboho tells killer herdsmen

Tough Economy: Schools now accept payments in Esusu style

Otukpo bank robbery: Benue Deputy Gov visits survivors, offers financial assistance

Expected exchange rate after N1000/$

Eligibility: Court okays suits seeking to sack new EFCC chairman, Olukoyede

Dele Giwa’s assassination: 37 years after

High cost of borrowing: FG targets domestic market to fund N9.05trn budget deficit

FG reopens Third Mainland Bridge after repairs

Sylva promises to tackle problem of flooding, coastal erosion in Bayelsa

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress(APC) for the Nov.11 governorship election in Bayelsa, Timipre Sylva, says he will tackle the problem of flooding and coastal erosion in the state if elected.

October 23, 2023

Ibrahim Gambari: Navigating the South Africa-Nigeria high seas, By Owei Lakemfa

PROFESSOR Ibrahim Agboola Gambari, a giant in diplomatic circles on Wednesday, went down memory lane. He had been United Nations, UN, envoy to Myanmar, its Special Adviser on Africa, the Joint African Union-UN Special Representative for Darfur and former President of the UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF. He said, back in 1991, former Head of State […]

October 23, 2023

Reports of attempt on my life false —Yahaya Bello

The governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, has vehemently denied rumours and circulating reports suggesting that there have been assassination attempts on his life.

Certificate: Address forgery issues, Atiku tasks Tinubu

The Atiku Media Team has urged President Bola Tinubu and his team to stop chasing shadows, spare Nigeria’s image further damage by coming clean on the controversies surrounding his life.

Boko Haram insurgents attack Customs office in Yobe, kill operative

Suspected Boko Haram insurgents have reportedly attacked an office of the Nigeria Customs Service in Geidam town, Geidam Local Government Area of Yobe State, killing one operative, Usman Gombe.


Conference to focus on creative industry’s untapped potential

Harnessing the prospects of Nigeria’s creative industry will be at the front burner when interior design stakeholders meet at this year’s annual conference. According to a statement by the organis… 23rd October 2023

For insurance industry, poor awareness slows growth

The Nigeria’s insurance industry has recorded moderate growth in business expansion but still has low penetration when compared with other African countries, NIKE POPOOLA reports As of the end of Ju… 23rd October 2023

Gbajabiamila advocates collaboration to combat money laundering

The Director General of the National Lottery Regulatory Commission, Lanre Gbajabiamila, has called for the formation of continental and regional associations to combat incidences of money laundering, … 23rd October 2023

FG to construct 34,500 homes nationwide

President Bola Tinubu has approved the construction of 34,500 homes nationwide to boost access to decent, quality, and affordable housing for all Nigerians. The Minister for Housing and Urban Developm… 23rd October 2023

Oil imports, others widen FX parallel market premium – PwC

It has been revealed that the increase in oil importation, consumption of foreign transportation, education, medical tourism and financial assets will continue to widen the gap between the official fo… 23rd October 2023

Building collapse: Victims’ families, survivors lament over compensation

In the shadows of a cityscape forever scarred, where concrete giants once stood tall, the echoing cries of heartbroken families persist, demanding a reckoning long overdue. Months have passed, but the… 23rd October 2023

Obasanjo, Abiodun to attend Canada trade expo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State and the Chief Executive Officer of Pelican Valley Nigeria Limited, Babatunde Adeyemo, are among the dignitaries expected to grac… 23rd October 2023

Effect renovation on distressed buildings or face removal, Lagos warns

The Lagos State Government, through the Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development today, has admonished owners of distressed buildings to effect their renovation or face removal. The Commiss… 23rd October 2023

FG, PWC partner on solid minerals roadmap

The Federal Government, through the Ministry of Solid Minerals Development, has pledged its commitment to work with foremost consulting firm, PricewaterhouseCoopers, in executing policies under the se… 23rd October 2023

Firm partners Aerofield Homes on luxury apartments

Aerofield Field Homes, Lagos has signed a pact with the Odu’a Investment Company Limited over the construction of luxury apartments in Ikeja, GRA, Lagos State. In a statement by the Media Consultant… 23rd October 2023

Stakeholders express concern over bank fraud, poor policy implementation

Some stakeholders in the banking sector have said that increasing incidences of bank fraud and the poor execution of government policies as sources of major concern in the country. These thoughts were… 23rd October 2023

Adbond Harvest gives tips on maximising land value

A real estate firm, Adbond Harvest and Homes has said that adopting an agro-to-home use of landed property presents an opportunity to optimize the use of landed property, especially ones yet to be dev… 23rd October 2023

NIPOST trains staff, promises to upgrade infrastructure

In a bid to improve its operation, the Nigeria Postal Service organised two-day training for its 41 staff in its financial service department, vowing to improve its infrastructure for the benefit of t…

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