Today’s News Headlines [5th February,2024]

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Police parade suspect involved in killing of Ekiti monarchs

Lacazette lifts struggling Lyon past limping Marseille

Cartoon: How Nigerians await true leadership

Corporate results to stir fresh bullish trading

Davido misses out on Grammy award despite three nominations

Common Nigerians suffering hard times, leaders secured — Adeboye

Furore over 14 years unpaid salaries, gratuities of over 4000 ex-Premier Breweries staff

Over N1,000/$ first year; expect N3,000/$ in 2024/5

Hardship: Presidency attacks Atiku again over criticism of economy

Mutual Benefits assures customers of consistent value in products offerings

Power sector: I never called for subsidy removal — Adelabu

NDLEA intercepts 14.5 tons of Ghanaian Loud in Lagos

Edo 2024: PDP holds delegates congress despite protest

How villagers hid weapons after troops killed terrorists — CDS

Enugu sets up panel on property, land reconciliation, compensation

Davido shakes off Grammy defeat, congratulates Tyla on victor

Shaibu, others boycott Edo PDP congress, Makinde dumps committee

Ekiti ’ kidnappers insist on fried rice, energy drinks besides N15m ransom

192 died, 929 injured in Ogun road crashes 2023 – TRACE

How gunmen killed my colleagues, Ekiti monarch recounts narrow escape

By-elections: INEC suspends Plateau officer, thugs kill one in Kaduna

N750m Trader Money disbursement begins Feb – Commissioner

Nigerian cost of living lowest in Africa, says presidency

Plateau killings: Shariah council protests Muslims’ exclusion from probe panel

Tinubu, Obasanjo, world leaders mourn Namibian president

Shari’ah Council to EFCC: Expose religious sects sponsoring terrorism

The Supreme Council for Shariah in Nigeria, SCSN, has challenged chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ola Olukoyede, to expose the religious sects sponsoring terrorism in the country.

February 05, 2024

Ondo gov poll:  Akoko S-West APC leaders in endorse Aiyedatiwa

Notable leaders of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Akoko South-West area of Ondo State, have endorsed the governorship ambition of Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa.

February 05, 2024

24 shops razed in Sango market fire — Fire Service GM

The General Manager, Oyo State Fire Service, Mr Yemi Akinyinka, said on Sunday that a total of 24 shops were affected by the midnight fire incident at Sango Market in Ibadan.

Alleged utterances: Ndukuba lacks powers to suspend Adebogun — Falana

FOLLOWING suspension of Rev Olukayode Adebogun as a Bishop of the Church of Nigeria, over alleged breaches of the church’s Constitution and Canons, human rights activist, Mr Femi Falana, SAN, yesterday, said the Archbishop of Metropolitan and Primate of All Nigeria, St. Matthias House, Rev. Henry Ndukuba, lacked the power to unilaterally suspend Adebogun.

February 05, 2024

Olu of Warri to open Canaan Land golf tournament in Koko

The Olu of Warri, His Majesty, Ogiame Atuwatse lll, will on February 10, 2024 open the Mini Golf Classic of the Cannaan Land Golf and Country Club at Koko in Delta. State

February 05, 2024

N-Delta ethnic groups battle Ijaw over PAP coordinator

YOUTH leaders and stakeholders of other ethnic nationalities in Niger Delta have asked the Ijaw ethnic nationality to stop what they termed its entitlement mentality to the leadership of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, PAP, initiated by the Federal Government in 2009. 

February 05,2024.

Resident doctors demand policy statement on recruitment

The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors has expressed worry over the waivers granted to hospitals by the Federal Government for the employment of health workers in a bid to enhance healthcare del… 5th February 2024

Tinubu urged to probe $3.4bn IMF loan taken by Buhari

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has called on President Bola Tinubu to probe the whereabouts of the $3.4bn loan obtained in 2020 by the administration of former President Muhammadu Bu… 5th February 2024

BSN to honour Alakija, others on Founder’s Day

The Bible Society of Nigeria is set to honour businesswoman Folorunsho Alakija as a part of activities to mark its 15th Founder’s Day event. A statement on Sunday by the BSN Manager, Media and Publi… 5th February 2024

Govt empowers 250 indigent residents

The Lagos State Government, through the Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, has taken 250 residents through a four-week short-term skills acquisition programme to empower them economica… 5th February 2024

Buni, others mourn as ex-Yobe gov dies in S’Arabia

The first civilian governor of Yobe State, Bukar  Ibrahim, 75, died while receiving medical treatment in Saudi Arabia, Sunday afternoon, February 4. Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni, confirmed the … 5th February 2024

Benue APC alleges gov’s involvement in secretariat’s invasion

The All Progressives Congress in Benue State, on Sunday, claimed that the state government had a hand in the invasion of the party’s secretariat by soldiers last Thursday. Addressing journalists on … 5th February 2024

LASG rewards teachers, homes catering for PWDs

The Lagos State Government has recognised and rewarded teachers and homes catering for persons living with disabilities in the state. The General Manager, Lagos State Office for Disability Affairs, Mr… 5th February 2024

Military bombs Katsina terrorists’ hideout

The Nigerian Air Force, on Sunday, said several terrorists were killed during a joint operation by the air component of Operation Hadarin Daji and troops of the Nigerian Army. The service also said te…


Adewole resigns as MD of LivingTrust Mortgage Bank

Neveah redeems N2.92bn commercial papers

Dun & Bradstreet launches new solution for businesses

NGX RegCO, IFRS Foundation recommit to sustainability reporting

Fidson Healthcare profit dips to N3bn amid drug price hike

LASPPPA decries developers’ non-compliance with notice

Mutual Benefits assures customers of consistent value in products offerings

Why we launched Diaspora Investor Direct Investment — Kimemia Optiva Capital boss

Corporate results to stir fresh bullish trading

At the backdrop of the sustained bullish run in equities market, investors are anxiously waiting for the influx of companies’ results for the financial year 2023 to take more informed positions.

Insecurity: Tinubu advised to establish coast guard force

Against the backdrop of the incessant cases of crude oil theft in the country’s coastal areas, maritime security experts have called on8 to establish the Nigerian Coast Guard Corps to address the me… 5th February 2024

FG, states debts near N107tn, naira fall raises loans

Nigeria’s total debt (Federal Government and states’ loans) may hit at least N107.38tn soon following the approval of fresh borrowings for the Federal Government and new securitisation of the Cent… 5th February 2024

FCSC, NECA sue for industrial harmony

The Federal Civil Service Commission and the Nigerian Employers’ Consultative Association have called on employers, employees, and the government to be more innovative in deploying out-of-the-box id… 5th February 2024

Wema Bank rewards 116 customers with N8m

116 customers of Wema Bank were rewarded with about N8m in the sixth monthly draw of the bank’s 5 for 5 Promo Season 3. In a statement, the firm said the live draw, which was held at the Oba Adesida… 5th February 2024

Two jailed for vandalising EKEDC transformer

Hassan Saidu and Abdullami Aliu have been jailed for vandalising a transformer belonging to Eko Electricity Distribution Company in the Olodi Apapa area of Lagos. The two were found guilty on a five-c… 5th February 2024

FBA Foundation advises new graduates on career growth

The Funmi Babington-Ashaye Foundation Mentoring Programme has charged its new graduated mentees to imbibe good character and leverage it for successful leadership and career progression. According to … 5th February 2024

High exchange rate forcing consumer to buy local products — Operators

In this interview, entrepreneur and founder of bag-making brand, Uban Leathered, Ubok Ameh, tells FELIX OLOYEDE pitfalls startups must avoid to build their businesses for the long haul Tell us about U… 5th February 2024

Standard Chartered Bank warns against hoarding of dollars

Standard Chartered Bank has advised Nigerians not to hoard dollars at this point due to the volatility in the foreign exchange market. The lender gave this advice during its global market outlook on F… 5th February 2024

Earning season drives equity market to N1tn weekly gain

Trading activities in the past week ended on a positive note with investors gaining about N1.12tn, companies begin to reel out their financials. Both the Nigerian Exchange All-Share Index and market c… 5th February 2024

Parthian Partners pays third bond coupon

Parthian Partners Limited has completed the third consecutive coupon payment on its N10bn bond. In a statement recently, the Chief Financial Officer at Parthian Partners, Olayinka Arewa, said, “Navi… 5th February 2024

NCAA vows to sanction airlines over flight delays

The Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority has vowed to sanction domestic airline operators over the persistent flight delays, disruptions and cancellations that have affected the aviation industry. In a st… 5th February 2024

Lekki Gardens maintains BBB+ rating

The Global Credit Rating has affirmed real estate firm, Lekki Gardens’ national scale long-term and short-term issuer ratings of BBB+ and A2, respectively, with a stable outlook. In a statement on T… 5th February,

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