Today’s News Headlines [28th November,2023]

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Judges shouldn’t determine poll winners – Bode George

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Olabode George, has described as unacceptable a situation where judges nullify elections and declare winners, as opposed to the popular choice of the… 28th November 2023

TB spread in Borno worrisome, says WHO

The World Health Organisation, on Monday, raised the alarm over the “increasing rate of tuberculosis infection in Borno.” The organisation’s Head of Mission/Country Representative, Dr Walter Mul… 28th November 2023

Reps begin N183.9bn COVID-19 funds mismanagement probe

The House of Representatives Public Accounts Committee, on Monday, kicked off a full-scale probe into the alleged mismanagement of COVID-19 intervention funds by ministries, departments and agencies o… 28th November 2023

NSCDC sets stolen crude ablaze in Imo

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps says it intercepted stolen crude oil from the Ogiata Local Government of Imo State. The NSCDC spokesperson, Babawale Afolabi, in a statement on Monday, sai… 28th November 2023

Fresh protest rocks Kano over A’Court judgment

Fresh protests erupted in Kano city and its environs on Monday afternoon with the demonstrators denouncing the recent judgment of the Court Appeal that sacked Governor Abba Yusuf of the New Nigeria Pe… 28th November 2023

Borno villagers jubilate over B’Haram commander’s killing

One of the existing most notorious Boko Haram commanders, Abu Asad, has been killed at the Mandara Hills axis of Borno State. Abu Asad, according to reports, was killed with scores of his combatants a… 28th November 2023

433 foreign-trained doctors fail MDCN qualifying exam

No fewer than 433 out of the 836 foreign-trained medical graduates who sat the qualifying examination organised by the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria failed, The PUNCH has gathered. The qualify… 28th November 2023

Committee unveils Alaba Lawson’s burial plans

The late Iyalode of Egba and Yorubaland, Chief Mrs Alaba Lawson, instructed that there should be no drumming during her burial, hence there will be no form of gathering for reception during the burial… 28th November 2023

Stakeholders’ engagement key to N’Delta development – Ogbuku

The Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Dr. Samuel Ogbuku, has said engaging critical stakeholders in the region is key to the development of the Niger Delta. He said such eng… 28th November 2023

Tinubu names Akinyelure NNPC chair, reappoints Kyari CEO

President Bola Tinubu, on Monday, appointed Pius Akinyelure as the new Board Chairman of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited with effect from December 1, 2023. This was as he reappointed t… 28th November 2023

I’m best to succeed Obaseki, Shaibu declares

The Edo State Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu, may be on collision course with his principal, Governor Godwin Obaseki after declaring his interest to contest the 2024 governorship election under the Pe… 28th November 2023

Soun gets staff of office Dec 16, court halts removal

The Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, will officially present the staff of office to the Soun of Ogbomosoland, Oba Ghandi  Olaoye, on Saturday, December 16, The PUNCH exclusively learnt, on Monday. �… 28th November 2023

COVID-19 reduced primary schoolteachers by 29% – UBEC

The Universal Basic Education Commission, on Monday, said the population of primary schoolteachers in the country reduced by 29 per cent in the wake of the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic. This was as the comm… 28th November 2023

UN, US hail Israel-Hamas ceasefire extension

The United Nations has hailed Monday’s two-day extension of a truce between Israel and Hamas in Gaza as a “glimpse of hope.” “It’s a glimpse of hope and humanity in the middle of the darknes… 28th November 2023

Ondo lawmakers meet today, may declare Aiyedatiwa acting gov

After the peace meeting with President Bola Tinubu in Abuja on Friday, members of the Ondo State House of Assembly will meet today (Tuesday), to discuss the polity in the state. A source in the Assemb… 28th November 2023

Tinubu swears in eight perm secs

President Bola Tinubu, on Monday, swore in the eight new Permanent Secretaries whose appointments he approved last Friday after they successfully scaled the federal civil service’s selection process… 28th November 2023

EFCC warns Nigerians: Beware ATM, POS scams on the rise

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says the rate of unauthorised withdrawals from bank accounts of customers has become alarming. The commission, through its Head, Media and Publicity, Dele … 28th November 2023

Agency recruits campus ambassadors against sexual violence

The Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Agency has concluded a two-day training for 30 campus ambassadors at the Lagos State University of Education. A statement on the government’s website on … 28th November 2023

S’Leone hunts soldiers behind barracks invasion, lifts curfew

The Government of Sierra Leone has partially lifted a curfew imposed after the clashes erupted in the city. Clashes had taken place in the country’s capital, Freetown, on Sunday which left 13 dead i… 28th November 2023

Journalist unveils memoir

A veteran journalist, Mr. Folu Olamiti, will unveil his memoir and part collection of articles and reportage of his 50-year career in journalism. A statement by the organising chairman, Mr Raheem Aded… 28th November 2023

UNILORIN approves 14-day paternity leave for workers

Attack on judges: Public sentiments can’t displace law, say CJN, NBA

Lagos task force crushes 1,500 seized motorcycles

Tinubu will take a decision on Nigeria Air, says Keyamo

A’Court sacks Kaduna Speaker, orders rerun

LASG orders removal of buildings on road setbacks


Clearing agents kick as shipping firm raises tariff by 25%

Licensed customs agents operating in the maritime sector have kicked against a 25 per cent tariff hike on imported vehicles and other consignments by Comet Shipping Agencies Nigeria Limited.  The shi… 28th November 2023

NGX cap drops by N132bn as Union Bank delists shares

The delisting of the shares of Union Bank of Nigeria from the Official Daily List of the Nigerian Exchange Limited, on Monday, resulted in a N132bn loss from the market capitalisation. In a notice to … 28th November 2023

Zenith Bank signs MoU to establish subsidiary in France

Zenith Bank Plc has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the French Government to establish a subsidiary in France. The Founder and Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc, Jim Ovia, CFR, and the French Mini… 28th November 2023

Nigerians spend N2.6tn on data, airtime in nine months

Nigeria’s $5bn furniture industry outlook positive amid bottlenecks

Ogun, aviation ministry discuss agro-cargo airport concession

Attract foreign investment, EY tells FG

15 stocks outperform NGXASI

Recapitalisation: Shareholders list conditions for banks

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