Today’s News Headlines [29th September,2023]

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Ogun PDP, APC confident as tribunal rules Saturday

The Ogun State Election Petitions Tribunal on Thursday said that it had fixed Saturday, September 30, to deliver judgment in the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party and its governorship can… 29th September 2023

Blackout: Ogun Assembly lawmaker donates transformer to community

The Minority Leader of the Ogun State House of Assembly, Lukman Adeleye, fulfilled his promise to the people of Ikoto community in Odogbolu Local Government Area by donating a 500 KVA transformer. The… 29th September 2023

Political structures shouldn’t affect Igbo unity – Ohanaeze

The apex pan-Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has said political structures and zonal characteristics should not affect the unity of the Igbo as a whole. The group said this on the s… 29th September 2023

4,000 apply for Kano mass wedding, govt plans medical screening

The  Kano State Hisbah Board will, on Friday (today), commence the medical screening of 1,800 prospective couples selected for the first batch of mass wedding programme by the state government. The P… 29th September 2023

Impeached Ogun council chair perfects bail, leaves prison

The impeached chairman of the Ijebu East Local Government Area of Ogun State, Mr Adewale Adedayo, regained his freedom on Thursday after spending almost 48 hours in the Ibara Correctional Centre in Ab… 29th September 2023

Some NDDC workers act like politicians – MD

The Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Dr Samuel Ogbuku, has enjoined the newly promoted directors of the commission to make a difference in the discharge of their duties and… 29th September 2023

Demolition: Judge asks aggrieved traders, LG to reconcile

The Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja, on Thursday, ordered the Lagos Mainland Local Government to hold a reconciliation or deliberation meeting with the aggrieved traders from White Sand Market… 29th September 2023

FG orders NEMA to provide reliefs to flood victims

The National Economic Council on Thursday directed the National Emergency Management Agency to provide immediate intervention and relief to states affected by floods. It also resolved to develop and a… 29th September 2023

Indefinite strike: Labour protests as FG threatens union leaders with contempt charge

The National Deputy President of the Trade Union Congress, Tommy Etim, on Thursday, berated moves by the Federal Government to hamstring the Organised Labour from embarking on an indefinite nationwide… 29th September 2023

EFCC educates Nigerians on money laundering

The acting Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Abdulkarim Chukkol, cautioned Nigerians on Thursday to be wary of the proceeds of money laundering. Chukkol gave the advi… 29th September 2023

China water initiative targets 2.5 million Abuja residents

The Water Supply Division of the China Geo-Engineering Corporation Nigeria Limited says 2.5 million Abuja residents will benefit from its ongoing water supply project in the Federal Capital Territory…. 29th September 2023

Veterinary doctors advocate vaccination against rabies

The Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association has urged pet owners to keep their pets within their premises and ensure they are fully vaccinated against rabies. The National President of the association… 29th September 2023

Jonathan, Lumumba, Touray preach good governance

Pan-Africanist and global human rights activist, Patrick Lumumba, says trust deficit in governance in many African countries is impeding democracy and the development of the continent. Lumumba, who is… 29th September 2023

Academic record: Atiku asks court to overrule Tinubu’s objection

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has filed a fresh motion urging the United States Court to overrule President Bola Tinubu’s request to stop Chicago State … 29th September 2023

LAWMA shuts Tejuosho plazas over environmental abuse

The Lagos Waste Management Authority, on Thursday, sealed several plazas around the Tejuosho Market, Yaba, for environmental abuse, including improper waste disposal and trading activities obstructing… 29th September 2023

Agency educates state hospitals on procurement law

The Lagos State Public Procurement Agency has held a roundtable discussion with stakeholders in the hospital sector in the state to foster understanding and due process in public procurement in the he… 29th September 2023

Nigeria’s fuel quality, price attracting smugglers – Customs

The Nigeria Customs Service, on Thursday, said its latest findings showed that the quality and price of Nigeria’s Premium Motor Spirit, popularly called petrol, were the key factors causing the pers… 29th September 2023

Meta launches AI for generating images from text prompts

Meta has announced the launch of a new Artificial Intelligence model that will allow users to generate images from text prompts on its platform. The Chief Executive Officer and Founder of the firm, Ma… 29th September 2023

Olubadan mourns Eze Ndigbo of Ibadanland

The Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Lekan Balogun, Alli Okunmade II, on Thursday, described the sudden death of the head of the Igbo community in Ibadan, Eze Ndigbo in Ibadanland and Oyo State, Alex Anozi… 29th September 2023

Confusion over Kaduna tribunal ruling, APC, PDP claim victory

CONFUSION has continued to trail the ruling of the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Kaduna State after reports emerged that the election has allegedly been declared inconclusive by the three… 29th September 2023


Manufacturers spend N60bn on alternative energy in six months – MAN

Manufacturers spent at least N60.4bn on alternative energy sources in the first half of 2023, according to the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria. MAN, in its Half Yearly Economic Review, published … 29th September 2023

Telcos plan different tariffs for calls, data in states

Nigerians may soon be paying different prices in different states for calls, data, SMS, and other telecommunication services, telecommunication firms have said. According to the telcos, this measure i… 29th September 2023

FG targets 350GW of electricity by 2043

The Federal Government plans to achieve a target of 350 gigawatts of electricity-generating capacity by 2043. The Minister of Budget and Economic Planning, Abubakar Bagudu, said this when top manageme… 29th September 2023

Senator proposes bill for creative economy commission

The Senator representing Adamawa North, Ishaku Abbo, has sponsored a bill for the creation of a creative economy commission. In a statement on Wednesday, the lawmaker said the bill had scaled through … 29th September 2023

LIRS seeks consumption tax compliance from business owners

The Lagos State Internal Revenue Service has urged business owners including, restaurants, hotels, and event centers in the state on the need to comply with the monthly collection of a five per cent c… 29th September 2023

Developers seek policies to address housing deficits in Nigeria

The Chairman, PWAN Champion, Dr. Michael Akhuetie, has appealed to the government at all levels to put the right policies in place to enable the real estate sector to curb housing deficits in Nigeria,… 29th September 2023

Local businesses urged to compete in non-oil sector

Nigerian businesses have received a compelling call to seize the opportunities emerging from the African Continental Free Trade Area agreement by venturing into the non-oil export sector. Zenith Bank,… 29th September 2023

Mikano subsidiary gets ISO certification

Afrimedical Manufacturing and Supplies Limited, a subsidiary of Mikano International Limited, has received the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) 9001:2015 Quality Management System … 29th September 2023

Irish board launches €1m spirit campaign

The Irish Food Board in charge of promoting Irish food and drinks, Bord Bia, has officially launched its Spirit of Ireland drinks campaign in Nigeria. In a statement, the board said the trade mission … 29th September 2023

Palton Morgan increases housing access

Palton Morgan Holdings has lowered its housing purchase rates to help address the deficit gap. In a statement, the company noted that the United Nations estimates Nigeria’s population would rise to … 29th September 2023

Universal Insurance pays N1.2bn claims – Report

Universal Insurance says it paid N1.2bn claims to its policyholders in 2022 financial period. It disclosed this in a statement on its annual financial results for the period ended 31st December, 2022…. 29th September 2023

Zipline boosts logistics services

Zipline, a logistics delivery company, says it is currently delivering medicines and vaccines to over 1,000 health facilities in Nigeria, with plans to expand to more areas. According to a statement, … 29th September 2023

ElectHER advocates improved female representation

ElectHER, a non-partisan, is advancing for improved women’s participation in politics and in boardrooms. The founder and Chief Executive Officer of the organisation, Ibijoke Faborode, stated this re… 29th September 2023


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