Breaking News in Nigeria Today : Wednesday 17th January 2024

Breaking News in Nigeria Today Wednesday 17th January 2024

Here are some of the Breaking News in Nigeria Today Wednesday 17th January 2024 on some of the nation newspapers .

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Peter Obi Calls On Tinubu To Tackle Nigeria’s Insecurity

Peter Obi, the Labour Party (LP) Presidential candidate in the 2023 general election and former Governor of Anambra State, has called on President Bola Tinubu to as a matter of urgency address the pervasive insecurity bedevilling the country in order to keep his campaign promises to the people. Given the circumstances Nigeria finds itself in,…
New Telegraph.

AFCON 2023: Mali 2-0 South Africa

Hamari Traore and Lassine Sinayoko’s second-half goals launched Mali to their Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) campaign with a 2-0 victory against South Africa. When the teams met in Korhogo for Group E, Captain Traore gave his team the lead in the 60th minute, and striker Sinayoko soon added another. The former Brighton forward Percy…
New Telegraph.

Protest rocks Kaduna community over attacks

Unable to bear it any longer, some communities in Kaduna State have taken to the streets to protest the incessant attacks and abductions by bandits in their communities. Some of the communities that took their protest to the Emir of Zazzau in Zaria yesterday were that of Tunburku village in Kidandan ward of Giwa Local…
New Telegraph.

24 hours after inauguration, Uzodimma sacks cabinet

Barely 24 hours after he was sworn into office for a second term, the Imo State Governor, Chief Hope Uzodimma, has dissolved the expanded executive council of his administration. This emerged as the governor promised that the new cabinet would be constituted in no distant time. The governor said he considered a constitutional obligation for…
New Telegraph.

Study: Nighttime light linked to eye disease risk

South Korean researchers have found that people living in areas of the country with the highest levels of street lights and other artificial light had more than double the odds for age-related macular degeneration (AMD), compared to those living in areas with the lowest levels. They published their findings January 16 in ‘JAMA Network Open’….
New Telegraph.

Alleged $9.6bn Scam: How top govt officials aided P&ID directors–Babangida, EFCC investigator

Mr Umar Babangida, an investigator with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday, revealed how top government officials aided Process and Industrial Development (P&ID) Ltd.’s directors in the alleged $9.6 billion scam against Nigeria. Babangida, who was the 2nd prosecution witness (PW2) in the ongoing trial of fleeing James Nolan, an Irish national, told…
New Telegraph.

Revenue: FG to earn N771.5bn from port levies in 2024

The Federal Government has proposed to raise N771.5 billion from levies from seven sources in the port industry this year. The levies are being raised to address the weak domestic revenue mobilisation, dwindling oil revenue occasioned by industrial scale oil theft and inadequacies in the tax administration system. Findings revealed that Common External Tariff (CET)…
New Telegraph.

NCS Reveals Plan To Increase Personnels’ Salary

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Comptroller-General, Bashir Adeniyi, on Tuesday declared intentions of the service to raise employees’ pay. Adeniyi who made this disclosure while speaking in an interview with Arise Television said the service still places a high premium on employee welfare. “Several massive capacity-building programmes have been organised locally and internationally for our…
New Telegraph.

Banditry: Military to establish more bases in Kaduna –Sani

The Kaduna State Governor yesterday convened an emergency security meeting as part of his response to the resurgence of attacks in the state and declared that there will be establishment of more military Forward Operation Bases across the state to tackle the menace. This was as he also charged security operatives in the state, to…
New Telegraph.

Fubara swears in 16 new permanent secretaries

Rivers State Governor, Siminalayi Fubara, yesterday sworn-in 16 new permanent secretaries, urging them to be professional in the discharge of their duties, to ensure effective service delivery. Fubara gave the advice shortly after the permanent secretaries were sworn-in at the Government House in Port Harcourt. The governor said that the permanent secretaries were chosen not…
New Telegraph.

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