Today’s News Headlines [6th November, 2023]

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Don’t limit appointments to NNPP members, IPAC urges Kano gov

The Inter-Party Advisory Council has called on the Kano State Governor, Abba Yusuf, to consider appointing members from other political parties into his cabinet to create an inclusive government. The … 6th November 2023

Commanders, others killed as military bombards terrorists

Airstrikes by the air components of Operation Hadarin Daji in the North-West and Operation Hadin Kai in the North-East have killed several terrorists and destroyed their enclaves. The airstrikes were … 6th November 2023

Nigeria fails global money laundering review at FATF plenary

Nigeria failed to scale a review of Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing Risk conducted by the global financial intelligence agency. A global agency,  the Financial Action Task Force faulted Nige… 6th November 2023

Oyingbo overpass will ease Third Mainland Bridge traffic – Sanwo-Olu

The Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Sunday, said the Oyingbo Overpass was strategic as it would ease traffic in the state, especially around the Oyingbo-Yaba-Adekunle area. Sanwo-Ol… 6th November 2023

NDDC urges unity for N’Delta development

The Chairman-designate of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Mr Chiedu Ebie, has urged Niger Delta stakeholders to forge stronger bonds and collaborate to pave the way for a brighter future for t… 6th November 2023

Israel gives condition for ceasefire, deaths hit 11,000

The health ministry in the Hamas-run Gaza Strip said Sunday that at least 9,770 people had been killed in the Palestinian territory since the war with Israel erupted last month. The ministry said at l… 6th November 2023

LAUTECH students sue Makinde for relocating agric faculty

Some students of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, Oyo State, have dragged Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, alongside three others to court for relocating the Faculty of Agricultura… 6th November 2023

IG redeploys Imo CP to FHQ

Ahead of the  November 11, 2023, governorship election in Imo State, the Inspector General of Police, Olukayode  Egbetokun has ordered the immediate redeployment of the state Commissioner of Police,… 6th November 2023

FG unveils Kaduna CNG conversion centre

The Presidential Compressed Natural Gas Initiative has inaugurated the Kaduna State CNG Conversion Centre as part of the Federal Government’s effort to mitigate the effect of subsidy removal. Accord… 6th November 2023

Ogun meets table water producers over cholera outbreak

As part of moves to curb the outbreak of Cholera in some parts of Ogun State, which has killed at least 12 people, the Ogun State Government, through the Ministry of Environment, is set to commence th… 6th November 2023

HPV: Adamawa to vaccinate 388,180 girls

The Adamawa State Primary Healthcare Development Agency says it is targeting 388,180 girls aged nine to 14 years for vaccination against the Human Papilloma Virus to prevent them from cervical cancer…. 6th November 2023

Fulani community endorses Ododo for Kogi gov

Ahead of the November 11 governorship election in Kogi State, members of the Fulani community in the state have endorsed the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Alhaji Usman Ododo. The spokesp… 6th November 2023

Dangote equips Lagos schools with solar power, others

As part of its educational support programme under its Corporate Social Responsibility, Dangote Cement Plc, at the weekend, handed over infrastructure to some schools in the Lagos Island area of Lagos… 6th November 2023

Court remands two for shooting Customs officers

The Federal High Court in Ibadan has ordered the remand of Waliu Oladeji and Lateef Odugbemi in custody for allegedly barricading the road and opening fire on Customs officers who were on duty in the�… 6th November 2023

Retired warders condemn contributory pension, demand withdrawal

Some retired officers of the Nigerian Correctional Service have appealed to President Bola Tinubu, the National Assembly and other stakeholders to remove them from the Contributing Pension Scheme. The… 6th November 2023

Diri ends re-election campaign, promises more projects

Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri, has pledged to prioritise the development of Yenagoa, the state capital, if re-elected in the upcoming November 11 governorship election. Diri of the Peoples Democr… 6th November 2023

Govt urges workers to prevent fire outbreaks in offices

The Lagos State Government has called on all its staff to do their best to prevent fire outbreaks in government offices and at their various homes. The Permanent Secretary, Office of Political, Legisl… 6th November 2023

Don urges societal support for mental illness patients

A professor of Counseling Psychology at the University of Ilorin, Alfred Adegoke, says people with mental illness need the support of the community and society rather than being stigmatised. He also a… 6th November 2023

UNILAG alumni celebrate pharmacist

The University of Lagos Alumni Association, Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, and Oraukwu Grammar School Old Boys Association have expressed their readiness to celebrate the Chairman of Greenlife Pha… 6th November 2023

Akwa Ibom REC not APC member – Chieftain

The Akwa Ibom State All Progressives Congress has said Etekamba Umoren, who was last week confirmed as the Resident Electoral Commissioner for Akwa Ibom State, is not a member of the APC. Following a … 6th November 2023


Nigeria loses $100bn annually to climate change – Report

Climate change costs Nigeria about $100bn annually, an Agora report has stated. “The report titled “Climate Change and Socio-Economic Development in Nigeria, “ noted that climate change was incr… 6th November 2023

FG preparing for population upsurge, says Dangiwa

The Federal Government says preparations are underway for the expected upsurge of Nigeria’s population. The Minister of Housing and Urban Development, Ahmed Dangiwa, stated that during the commemora… 6th November 2023

SMEDAN, Anambra sign N1bn pact to boost SMEs growth

The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria has signed a N1bn loan support agreement with the Anambra State Government to bolster the growth of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises in… 6th November 2023

Engineers urged to embrace AI in real estate

The Chief Executive Officer of Data Science Nigeria, Dr Olubayo Adekanmbi, has charged engineers to leverage Artificial Intelligence for the development of the building industry. He gave the charge at… 6th November 2023

Govt should stop quacks from building – NAEG President, Adeolu

National President, Nigerian Association for Engineering Geology, Waliu Adeolu, speaks with JOSEPHINE OGUNDEJI about the field of Engineering Geology, the causes of floods in the country, and the need… 6th November 2023

Hold NNPCL accountable for refinery renovations, says minister

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Heineken Lokpobiri, stated that the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited was responsible for the timely renovation of state-owned refineries. Lokp… 6th November 2023

FG policies, listings drive N1.7tn October’s gain on NGX

The market capitalisation of the Nigerian Exchange Limited appreciated by five per cent during the month of October to result in a gain of N1.707tn for investors. NGX market cap had closed September a… 6th November 2023

Guinea Insurance pays N142m claims, says chair

Guinea Insurance Plc has said it paid N142m claims to its customers in the 2022 financial period. The Chairman of the company, Mr Ugochukwu Godson, disclosed that while presenting the audited financia… 6th November 2023

Unity Bank to strengthen digital banking services

Unity Bank has revealed plans to strengthen its digital banking services as it recorded a loss of N47.917bn at the end of September 2023. In its unaudited nine-month results released to the Nigerian E… 6th November 2023

New millionaires emerge in FCMB promo

Two new millionaires have emerged in the ongoing First City Monument Bank Millionaire Promo Season 9. The two winners of the N1, 000,000 grand prize who emerged during the fourth electronic draw were … 6th November 2023

Tinubu to attend Arab-African summit in Saudi Arabia

President Bola Tinubu will, this week, depart Abuja for Riyadh, the capital of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, to attend the Saudi-Africa summit and the Arab African summit, both scheduled to hold on Nov… 6th November 2023

Wema ALAT offers Black Friday cashback

Digital bank, ALAT, a solution offered by Wema Bank, has offered cashback on transactions done via the bank’s Point of Sale machines using the bank’s cards throughout November. In a statement issu… 6th November 2023


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