Today’s News Headlines [27th November,2023]

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Kwara to tackle open defecation with N200m

Kwara State State Government has expressed its readiness to collaborate with any donor agency to eradicate open defecation in the state. The state Commissioner for Water Resources, Yunusa Lade, gave t… 27th November 2023

Niger not against use of hijab – Bago

The Niger State Governor, Mohammed Bago, has said that the state is not against the wearing of Hijab by female Muslim adherents. Bago was responding to a social media report claiming that the state’… 27th November 2023

House holds retreat for committees’ chairs

A one-day retreat for chairpersons and deputy chairpersons of House of Representatives Committees is billed to be held in Abuja on Monday. Centred on the 10th House of Representatives legislative agen… 27th November 2023

It’s sad judiciary now entangled in politics – Kukah

The Archbishop of Sokoto Catholic Diocese, Bishop Matthew Kukah, has decried the involvement of the judiciary in politics. Kukah spoke at the 8th House of Justice Summit in Kaduna, where he was keynot… 27th November 2023

Israel-Hamas: Biden wants ceasefire extension, over 150 freed

United States President Joe Biden said on Sunday he hoped to see the ceasefire between Israel and Hamas extended. “That’s my goal, that’s our goal, to keep this pause going beyond tomorrow so th… 27th November 2023

Lecturers shortage hits varsities, ASUU blames japa, IPPIS

Universities in Nigeria are battling a severe shortage of staff as thousands of lecturers leave the tertiary institutions to seek greener pastures in foreign lands amid the high number of retirements … 27th November 2023

Gov bid: Hotel cancels Obaseki deputy’s venue booking

Ahead of Edo State Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu’s formal declaration of his governorship ambition today (Monday), Eterno Hotels in Benin City has cancelled his booking to use the hotel. The hotel,… 27th November 2023

Court stops society of engineers election

The Federal Capital Territory High Court in Abuja has barred the Nigerian Society of Engineers from conducting its election scheduled for November 29 and 30. Justice Venchak Gaba, in addition, stopped… 27th November 2023

Lawmakers push for 32 new federal varsities

No fewer than 32 bills have been tabled before the Senate and the House of Representatives for the creation of new universities, polytechnics, and colleges of education since the inauguration of the 1… 27th November 2023

Our first Airbus A220-300 aircraft, a game changer – Ibom Air

Ibom Air, the state-owned airline of Akwa Ibom, has taken delivery of the first Airbus A220-300 aircraft as part of its order for 10 from Airbus, describing the development as a game changer. It added… 27th November 2023

Foundation seeks $25m for sexual abuse victims

A non-profit organisation, Women in Successful Career, says it is working towards raising a $25m trust fund for victims of gender-based violence. The Executive Director of WISCAR, Amina Oyabola, who d… 27th November 2023

Monarch shares gas cylinders, warns against firewood

Chief Olalekan Bakare presenting a gas cylinder to a beneficiary at the ‘Trash for Gas’ programme in Ikate/Elegushi, Lagos No fewer than 200 families in the Ikate/Elegushi area of Lagos St… 27th November 2023

Police arrest 109 climate protesters in Australia

Australian police on Monday, said more than 100 climate activists have been arrested after staging a floating blockade of the country’s largest coal port. The arrested activists according to the… 27th November 2023

Obaseki woos Chinese investors

The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has continued his foreign investment drive, urging investors to take advantage of the business-friendly environment and other incentives provided by his adminis… 27th November 2023

‘Dealers influencing govt policy against tobacco’

A non-governmental organisation, Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa, has called for the regulation of the interference of the activities of the tobacco industry in government and… 27th November 2023

Sokoto to renovate ex-President Shagari’s burnt house

Sokoto State Governor, Dr Ahmed Sokoto, has directed the total renovation of the first residence of the late former President Shehu Shagari that was gutted by fire last week. The governor gave the dir… 27th November 2023

ECOWAS condemns plot to disrupt peace in Sierra Leone

The Economic Community of West African States has condemned the plot by some individuals to disturb the peace of Sierra Leonians. In a statement on Sunday, ECOWAS said, “The bloc has learnt, with ut… 27th November 2023

Kogi queries monarch for supporting candidates during poll

The Kogi State Government has issued a query to a first-class traditional ruler, the Ohimege Igu, Konto-Nkarfe, Alhaji Abdulrazaq Kotofor,  for allegedly being partisan during the just concluded gove… 27th November 2023

LASTMA urges officials to shun bribery

The acting General Manager of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, Olalekan Bakare -Oki, has urged LASTMA officials to shun bribery and corruption, highlighting the need for them to act civil… 27th November 2023

Lagos blames poor parking for Oshodi-Apapa road gridlock

The Lagos State Government has blamed the gridlock on the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway on the lack of parking space for tankers coming to the seaport for various businesses. The Special Adviser to Governor… 27th November 2023

Olanipekun seeks help for poor Nigerians

SERAP opposes fresh W’Bank loans for states

Obaseki projects N70bn IGR in 2024

Kalu mulls bill to nationalise Igbo apprenticeship system

‘Don’t discredit Buhari’s achievements’

Kano gov’s supporters protest in Ibadan


Zenith Bank unveils street Christmas light

Zenith Bank has started the Yuletide season by illuminating Ajose Adeogun Street and Roundabout in Victoria Island, Lagos. According to a statement on Sunday, the light-up ceremony was performed by th… 27th November 2023

Embrace AI, loan institute urges operators

The Chartered Institute of Loan & Risk Management of Nigeria has encouraged its members to embrace the use of Artificial Intelligence. The President and Chairman of Governing Council of the instit… 27th November 2023

‘Stable interest rate crucial for property market growth’

Stakeholders in the real estate sector have said interest rate stability is vital to strengthening the sector. They made this known at the West Africa Property Investment Summit, organised by Africa P… 27th November 2023

NCRIB, Insurfeel Initiative partner on student insurance

Lagos Area Committee of the Nigerian Council of Registered Insurance Brokers and Insurfeel Initiative are partnering to promote insurance education through the donation of free policies tagged, ‘Sch… 27th November 2023

Ayobo-Ipaja LCDA, academy train youths in solar systems

Ayobo-Ipaja LCDA in Alimosho Local Government says it partnered with Timiemma Solar Academy to organise a youth empowerment program on renewable energy and solar power systems. According to a statemen… 27th November 2023

Access Pensions takes financial literacy to 30 schools

Access Pensions has commenced an educational initiative to provide financial training to students in 30 secondary and primary schools across Nigeria. This is the first phase of its plan to educate ove… 27th November 2023

FG to review four housing laws, says Dangiwa

Companies raise salaries by N4.6tn in six months – NBS

Drive economy with housing, operators tell govt

Banking consolidation: Mega banks boast N10tn capital base, others seek fresh investors

Lasaco Assurance trains students in finance

Fadama Cares empowers 200,000 Ekiti farmers

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