Today’s News Updates[ 10th October,2023]

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Don’t connive with oil thieves, NSCDC warns officers

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Rivers State Command, said it made 194 arrests and secured 14 convictions for various crimes in the last three months. The command also read the Riot Act … 10th October 2023

FG denies subsidy return, more fuel stations shut

The Federal Government, on Monday, denied reintroducing the subsidy on Premium Motor Spirit, popularly called petrol, amid the closure of many filling stations nationwide due to various challenges in … 10th October 2023

Bauchi gov empowers vigilantes with N10m, 30 motorcycles

The Governor of Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed, on Monday, announced the donation of N10m and 30 motorcycles to vigilantes and local hunters in the Lere community, Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area of … 10th October 2023

Don’t leave PWDs behind, NCC tells publishers

The Nigerian Copyright Commission has called on all agencies in the knowledge ecosystem to encourage inclusive publishing and ensure that more books that cater to the needs of the visually-impaired an… 10th October 2023

Tinubu appoints Durotoye, four other media advisers

President Bola Tinubu, on Monday, appointed the presidential candidate of the Alliance for New Nigeria in the 2019 elections, Fela Durotoye, and four others to his media advisory team. Tinubu approved… 10th October 2023

Adeleke assures investors of friendly environment

Osun State Governor, Ademola Adeleke, has expressed the readiness of his administration to provide a secure and supportive atmosphere for investors to flourish in the state. Adeleke gave the assurance… 10th October 2023

Yobe records 117 diphtheria deaths, 1,796 suspected cases

The National Primary Healthcare Development Agency, on Monday, confirmed that 117 children died following a diphtheria outbreak in Yobe in 2022. The agency, however, said that 1,600 children had recov… 10th October 2023

Sanwo-Olu urges compliance in mitigating climate change challenges

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has underscored the importance of adhering to physical planning laws and regulations for the realisation of sustainable cities across the globe. Speaking … 10th October 2023

Obaseki to clear 28 years gratuities backlog

The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has approved the payment of a 28-year backlog of gratuities for pensioners in the Edo State Local Government Staff Pension Board. In a statement on Monday, the … 10th October 2023

Korean ruling party meets Ganduje, seeks ties with APC

The Ambassador of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea to Nigeria, Jon Tong Chol, on Monday, led the leadership of his country’s ruling party, Workers Party of Korea, to the National Chairman… 10th October 2023

FG inaugurates 40 houses for Zamfara IDPs

The National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons has inaugurated more than 40 fully completed houses at the resettlement city for IDPs in Zamfara State. The Deputy Direc… 10th October 2023

Enugu hunts illegal miners, plans reform

The Enugu State Government, on Monday, expressed its resolve to clamp down on illegal miners in the state and stop environmental degradation. The state Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, D… 10th October 2023

Ogunbanjo was a legal titan, says Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has mourned the death of the foremost corporate lawyer, Chief Chris Ogunbanjo, describing him as “a titan and a brilliant attorney.” Ogunbanjo died at the weeken… 10th October 2023

Christopher Ogunbanjo: Foremost corporate lawyer transits to eternity

Dr Christopher Ogunbanjo touched many lives. He was a “quiet philanthropist”, as former President Olusegun Obasanjo described him. It is therefore not surprising that many statesmen, stakeholders,… 10th October 2023

LASG rescues distressed American woman

The Rescue Team of the Lagos State Ministry of Youth and Social Development has rescued and rehabilitated a female American citizen found wandering in the Ijegun area of the state. The team rescued th… 10th October 2023

Sanwo-Olu promises to rebuild Army primary school

The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has pledged to rebuild the Nigerian Army primary school demolished during the expansion of the Lagos-Badagry Expressway. The governor said this when th… 10th October 2023

Business News

Clear forex backlog to boost naira confidence, Lemo tells CBN

10th October 2023

Stakeholders advice insurance operators on growth strategies

Alake decries mono-cultural economy, promises shift to solid minerals

Transfer NSITF contributions to RSAs, PenCom tells workers

Forex traders contest for $2,000 in FXTM’s competition

FG unveils draft regulations for upstream oil operations


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