Month: August 2019

BUHARI WADES INTO TIV/JUKUN CRISIS

■ Directs traditional, religious leaders to stop escalation President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Taraba and Benue State governors, traditional rulers, specifically the Tor Tiv and the Aku Uka of Wukari, religious and community leaders in the two states to meet urgently to bring an end to persistent violent clashes between Jukun and Tiv people. This […]

BAILOUT REFUND PALAVER

•Ebonyi to FG: ‘You’re the one to refund us’ •Kano, Oyo will be hard hit if decision is eventually implemented The last may not have been heard on the Federal Government’s demand of repayment of N614 bn it offered to 35 states under the National Budget Support Loan Facility. Each state, with the exception of Lagos, […]

FOOD IMPORT BAN: YOU’RE ON YOUR OWN, EXPERTS TELL BUHARI, WARN AGAINST EXECUTIVE RECKLESSNESS

“Don’t give a cent to anybody to import food into the country. Foreign reserve will be conserved and utilized strictly for diversification of the economy, and not for encouraging more dependence on foreign food imports bills”, this was the instruction of President Muhammadu Buhari to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, last […]

FG, LAWAN, ABARIBE, NDUME, OTHERS FLAY ATTACK ON EKWEREMADU IN GERMANY

Magnus Eze, Enugu, Fred Itua and Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Nduibuisi Orji, Abuja, Obinna Odogwu, Abakaliki and and Dickson Okafor AS widespread outrage trail the harassment and humiliation of Senator Ike Ekweremadu,  the Federal Government has called on the German authorities to ensure that the mastermind face the consequences of their actions. This is even as Senate President Ahmad […]

KUDOS, KNOCKS TRAIL PRISONS NAME CHANGE

Magnus Eze, Enugu, Femi Folaranmi, Yenagoa and Aidoghie Paulinus, Abuja Mixed reactions have trailed the the new Nigerian Prisons Service amended bill into law,  signed by President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday,  which changes the name of the Nigeria Prisons Services to Nigerian Correctional Service. In the amended law, the Nigerian Correctional Service facilities nationwide would […]

EL-ZAKZAKY LEAVES INDIAN HOSPITAL FOR NIGERIA WITHOUT TREATMENT

Following disagreement over medical personnel to attend to him, leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, has left India for Nigeria without treatment.The Shiite leader departed New Dehli, India by 5pm and is expected to touch down at the Nnamdi AzikiiweInternational Airport, Abuja before 2am.Revealing this development, President of the media […]

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