Today’s News Headlines [30th November,2023]

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2024 budget: Defence, education, roads get N6.7tn, FG eyes N10.4tn tax

Robbers kill Ogun finance director in bullion van ambush

Aiyedatiwa returns to Ondo, heads exco meeting today

Federal hospital CEOs diverting drug funds, PSN alleges

25 die in Kwara tanker fire

Obanikoro testifies against Fayose, says ex-Ekiti gov got N1.2bn for election

13 die in Kazakhstan hostel fire

At least 13 people were killed in a hostel fire that broke out in Kazakhstan’s largest city Almaty before sunrise on Thursday, according to the city’s emergencies department. “In the… 30th November 2023

Ex-US Secretary of State, Henry Kissinger dies at 100

Henry Kissinger, the former US secretary of state whose unapologetic promotion of raw American power helped shape the post-World War II world, died Wednesday, his consulting firm said. He was 100. … 30th November 2023

FCTA defends N61bn supplementary budget, laments 800 court cases

The Federal Capital Territory Minister, Nyesom Wike, on Wednesday, explained his decision to engage Senior Advocates of Nigeria to handle 800 litigation involving the administration, lamenting that la… 30th November 2023

Lagos enlists Arewa’s help to end street begging

The Lagos State Government and the Arewa community in the state are partnering to end the menace of street begging in the state. This was as the state’s Ministry of Youth and Social Development held… 30th November 2023

NDA rejects 29,559 applicants, matriculates 441

The Nigerian Defence Academy, on Wednesday, matriculated 441 cadets into the various degree programmes as members of the 75th Regular Course of the nation’s foremost military academy. The Commandant… 30th November 2023

50 foreigners, others arrested for job racketeering

The Nigerian Army said it arrested 50 suspects, including foreigners, for alleged international job racketeering in Lagos. The Director, Army Public Relations,  Brig. Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu, who addre… 30th November 2023

Sokoto gov receives 51 abductees rescued by military

The Nigerian Army, led by the General Officer Commander 8 Division, Maj. Gen. Godwin Mutkut, has handed over to the Sokoto State government 51 rescued kidnapped victims. The GOC, represented by the Ga… 30th November 2023

Robbers kill Ogun finance director in bullion van ambush

The Commissioner of Police for Ogun State, Abiodun Alamutu, on Wednesday, night confirmed the killing of  Mr Taiwo Oyekanmi, the Director of Finance and Accounts attached to the office of  Governor … 30th November 2023

Aiyedatiwa returns to Ondo, heads exco meeting today

The Ondo State Deputy Governor, Mr Lucky Aiyedatiwa, returned to the state on Wednesday following last Friday’s meeting with President Bola Tinubu in Abuja. The President met with stakeholders in th… 30th November 2023

NDDC laments unpaid N2tn allocation

The Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Sam Ogbuku, on Wednesday, said the interventionist agency is being owed remittances totalling over N2trn by the Federal Government. Ogb… 30th November 2023

Politicians, bane of traditional institutions in S’East – Monarch

The traditional institution remains the fundamental foundation of every government, especially in the South-East of Nigeria, but it is on the brink of destruction by politicians. The Obi Gburugburu of… 30th November 2023

Otti commends pace of work on Enugu-PH expressway

The governor of Abia State, Dr. Alex Otti, has inspected the ongoing reconstruction work on the Enugu-Umuahia-Aba-Port Harcourt Expressway, expressing his satisfaction at the pace of work. This was ju… 30th November 2023

Opposition’s support: APC senatorial aspirant backs Nwifuru

An All Progressives Congress senatorial aspirant for Ebonyi South senatorial district, Dr Mike Obaji, has urged opposition elements in the state to cease fighting the state governor, Francis Nwifuru, … 30th November 2023

We inherited vandalised, deplorable govt house – Abia

The Abia State government has said that what it inherited from the immediate past administration was a vandalized old Government House and an uncompleted, unfurnished new Government House complex. The… 30th November 2023

Gale of defections threatens Ebonyi PDP’s survival

The Ebonyi State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, may not have breathed its last, despite the gale of defections that hit the main opposition party in the state in recent times. Findings by So… 30th November 2023

Pollution: Reps vow to stop oil firms’ divestiments

The National Assembly has said it will stop International Oil Companies operating in the Niger Delta from divesting their facilities if they fail to address the negative environmental impacts of their… 30th November 2023

Federal hospital CEOs diverting drug funds, PSN alleges

The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria has called on the Federal Government to probe alleged corrupt cases made against some of the Chief Executive Officers of the Federal Health Institutions. A commun… 30th November 2023

Enugu community youths beg govt for development

People of Umuopu, one of the largest communities in Enugu-Ezike, in Igbo-Eze North Local Government area of Enugu State are yearning for an intervention by the state government in their infrastructura… 30th November 2023

Lagos govt plans to sanitise real estate sector

The Lagos State Government has vowed to sanitise the real estate sector in the state, by weeding out sharp practices. This was as the state pledged to investigate allegations of victimisation in the d… 30th November 2023

Kanu’s release, insecurity top agenda at 4th Ofala Festival

It was a mixture of culture and tradition as stakeholders discuss various issues, including the unconditional release of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, and the … 30th November 2023

TUC seeks end to workplace violence, harassment

Israel president to discuss hostages on COP28 sidelines

Two die, eight injured in Jerusalem shooting

Israel-Hamas truce extended

FG orders Chevron to end dispute with host communities

Ex-US president, George Bush mourns Kissinger


Telecom firm pledges support for MVNOs network

Telecom Core Network infrastructure platform had announced that it planned to empower Mobile Virtual Network Operator and other service providers in the mobile, unified communications, broadband, and … 30th November 2023

SMEDAN seeks partnership to tackle MSMEs power challenges

Director of the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria, Director General, Charles Odii said it is addressing the power challenges faced by MSMEs in Nigeria. According to the Manufa… 30th November 2023

Norway’s Equinor sells 20% stake in Chevron Agbami field

Norway’s Equinor has concluded the sale of its 20.21 per cent stake in Chevron’s operated Agbami oil field. Equinor said on Wednesday that it had agreed to sell its share in the Agbami oil field t… 30th November 2023

10.84bn units of Consolidated Hallmark HoldCo listed on NGX

Following the delisting of the shares of Consolidated Hallmark Insurance, over 10.84 billion units of the newly constituted company, Consolidated Hallmark Holdings Plc have been listed on the Nigerian…

‘CBN reforms, opportunities for investment bankers’

Seplat, Insurance stocks drive equity market N132bn gain

New FRC boss unveils agenda, vows standards enforcement

Ogun seeks OPS funding for Olokola deep seaport

FG economic policies will boost FDI – Enugu gov

Minister advises engineers on infrastructure development


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