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Civil Right group backs President Buhari on legislative autonomy

A pro-masses group, Save the Poor Coalition (SPC), has hailed President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the Executive Order 10, 2020, which granted financial autonomy to the State legislatures and the judiciary.
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NBA commends Nigeria’s president for granting financial autonomy to state judiciaries

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for freeing state judiciaries from the financial grip of governors.
A member of the Police Service Commission, (PSC), Barrister Rommy Mom, has faulted House of Representatives for its moves to strip the Commission of recruitment and training powers and domiciled them with the Nigeria Police Force.

Rommy Mom faults House of Reps’ moves to strip police commission of powers

A member of the Police Service Commission, (PSC), Barrister Rommy Mom, has faulted House of Representatives for its moves to strip the Commission of recruitment and training powers and domiciled them with the Nigeria Police Force through a bill amending the Nigeria Police Act, which passed the third reading.
Speaker of Akwa Ibom House of Assembly, Mr Aniekan Bassey, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari, for signing into law Executive Order No. 10, of 2020.

Akwa Ibom speaker hails President over executive order on financial autonomy

Speaker of Akwa Ibom House of Assembly, Mr Aniekan Bassey, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari, for signing into law Executive Order No. 10, of 2020.
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Group: Executive order 10 restructuring for Nigeria’s poor masses

A pro-masses group, Safe the Poor Coalition (SPC), has applauded President Muhammadu Buhari for signing Executive Order 10, 2020 which granted financial autonomy to the state judiciary and legislature.
Plateau State Commissioner for Information and Communication Mr Dan Manjang has announced that the state will resume a total lockdown from midnight Sunday despite the Sallah public holiday.

Plateau to resume lockdown midnight Sunday

Plateau State Commissioner for Information and Communication Mr Dan Manjang has announced that the state will resume a total lockdown from midnight Sunday despite the Sallah public holiday.
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President Buhari bars ministers from removing heads of agencies, stipulates new procedure

President Muhammadu Buhari has restrained Ministers from directly removing Heads of Agencies and Parastatals they supervise stipulating a multi-layered procedure for such removal.

Benue governor signs executive order against violators of coronavirus safety measures

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has signed an executive order to ensure the prosecution of anyone caught violating the safety measures put in place to safeguard the health and protection of Benue people from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the PTF on COVID-19, Mr Boss Mustapha, who raised the concern on Thursday during the daily press briefing by the task force in Abuja.

 Nigerian government stops ministers from ‘removing heads of agencies without due process’

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Boss Mustapha, has stopped ministers from removing heads of public agencies in the country without due process.
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President Buhari grants financial autonomy to state legislature, judiciary

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed an Executive Order for the implementation of financial autonomy for the state legislature and judiciary.
Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo, on Sunday, announced that three coronavirus patients have been discharged after treatment in Imo State.

Imo governor abolishes pensions, gratuities for former governors, speakers, deputies

Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State has assented to a bill repealing the law that created pension allowances and gratuities for former governors, deputy governors, assembly speakers and deputy speakers.
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President Buhari signs executive order on financial autonomy of state legislature, judiciary

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, signed into law an Executive Order to grant financial autonomy to the legislature and the judiciary at the state level.
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Eid-el-Fitri: CAN felicitates with Muslims, seeks prayers for peace, unity

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) on Friday congratulated the Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar 111 and all Muslims for the completion of Ramadan.

NMA laments security maltreatment of members

The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), on Wednesday, lamented the maltreatment of its members on essential duties by security personnel and has directed doctors to leave all official duty and close when it is exactly 4 pm daily.

Lagos NMA directs members to stay-at-home from 6:00 pm Wednesday

The Lagos State chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has directed its members to sit at home from Wednesday, May 20, 2020, saying their safety of movement to work is no longer guaranteed.
MURIC Director, Prof. Ishaq Akintola, said this in a statement on Monday in Lagos.

MURIC demands special palliatives for imams, pastors

The Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, on Wednesday, advised State governments to consider “giving special palliatives to Imams and pastors” in order to cushion the effect of the lockdown occasioned by COVID-19.
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Rivers national assembly caucus condemns IGP’s task force

The Rivers State National Assembly caucus on Tuesday condemned the establishment of a parallel task force in the state as this will lead to an invitation to anarchy.

Ex-President Yar’Adua’s family supports FCTA coronavirus fight

The family of late former President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua has donated food and personal protective gears to the Federal Capi­tal Territory Administra­tion (FCTA) to support its palliative drive in the battle against COVID-19 pandem­ic in the nation’s capital.

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Lufthansa agrees on bailout with German government

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