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A protestor gestures as he takes part in a demonstration in Durban, South Africa, on May 30, 2019 during a Freedom March for Biafra held worldwide and organised by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to mark the anniversary of the unilateral declaration of independence in 1967 that sparked a brutal 30-month civil war in Nigeria. (Photo AFP)

UNGA: IPOB vows to protest against President Buhari in New York

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has vowed to protest against President Muhammadu Buhari and his government during the 74th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in the US this week.
Omoyele Sowore

SERAP: Charges against Omoyele Sowore mockery of justice

SERAP said: “We urge you to use your role as a trustee of the public interest under section 174 of the Nigerian Constitution of 1999 (as amended) to end several of similar trumped-up cases going on in several states.”
The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) is set to commence a comprehensive audit and survey of downstream oil and gas logistic facilities, with a view to identifying the infrastructure gap in the sector

PPPRA: Daily petrol usage drops by 11 million litres after border closure

The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) has disclosed that the country’s daily consumption of petrol dropped from about 61 million litres to 50.22 million litres following the partial closure of Nigeria’s western border with Benin Republic and giving credence to claims that millions of litres are smuggled daily to Cameroon, Niger, Chad and Benin Republic.
The Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) has disclaimed reports that it requested the bank account details of officers of the national assembly and the judiciary.

Wealthy Nigerians on edge over NFIU searchlight

Recalcitrant tax defaulters, high-end politicians, top civil servants, businessmen and other wealthy Nigerians with questionable sources of income are now in panic mode as the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) and other anti-graft agencies began beaming their searchlight on them in line with the Federal Government’s effort to retrieve state funds tallegedly siphoned in shady transactions.

Nigeria’s democracy derailing – Catholic bishops

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) says Nigeria’s democracy is derailing under President Muhammadu Buhari.

Governor Obaseki’s ex-aide petitions President Buhari over ‘security breakdown’ in Edo

Former Chief Press Secretary to Governor Godwin Obaseki, John Mayaki, has petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari, over what he described as total breakdown of law and order in Edo State.
President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over Federal Executive Council (FEC) with Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, cabinet Ministers and some presidential aides were in attendance. The meeting started at 11am with the rendition of the national anthem.

Minimum wage: Only President Buhari can stop planned strike – Labour

Organised Labour has said only the personal intervention by President Muhammadu Buhari can stop the planned nationwide strike over consequential adjustment arising from the N30,000 new minimum wage.
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has upheld argument by President Muhammadu Buhari that it lacked the jurisdiction to entertain allegation of corrupt practices and voters’ inducement raised against Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the PDP.

Tony Momoh: VP Osinbajo not a houseboy that can be removed anyhow

Prince Tony Momoh, a former Minister of Information, on Sunday said there is no quarrel between President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo adding that all is well within the Presidency.

Kogi governor tasks youths on skills acquisition for self-reliance

Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi has urged youths in the state to engage themselves in a meaningful endeavour that would bring dignity and prosperity to them and the society at large.
President Muhammadu Buhari in his goodwill message to the Esogban by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, joined members of Edebiri family, friends and well-wishes in celebrating an important and respected son of Bini Kingdom’s rich culture and heritage.

President Buhari urged to address Almajiri problem in North

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene and find a solution to the vagrancy arising from the Almajiri system of Islamic education in northern Nigerian cities.
Prof. Charles Dokubo, Coordinator Presidential Amnesty Programme

Ex-militant leaders urge President Buhari to replace Amnesty chief

Aggrieved ex-militant leaders at the weekend appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the management of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), coordinated by Prof. Charles Dokubo, following alleged incompetence.
Justice John Terhemba Tsoho

FHC: No attempt to subvert Justice Tsoho’s emergence as substantive Chief Judge

The Federal High Court Abuja on Sunday said that there was no plot to undermine its acting Chief Judge (CJ), Justice John Tsoho, from becoming the substantive CJ.

PDP: President Buhari has no agenda for UNGA

The Peoples Democratic Party on Sunday said it was “lamentable” that President Muhammadu Buhari would be going to the United Nations General Assembly without articulating definite objectives, plans and proposals to attract tangible benefits to the nation.

Ministry collaborates with NCC to address unemployment

The Ministry of Youth and Sports Development says it would explore a “viable working partnership’’ with the National Communications Commission (NCC) to lift at least, 10 million Nigerian youths out of poverty.
President Muhammadu Buhari has departed Japan after participating in the seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development in the country.

President Buhari travels to US for UN General Assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari has on Sunday, departed Abuja for New York, United States of America to take part in the 74th Session of United Nations General Assembly.
President Muhammadu Buhari has departed Japan after participating in the seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development in the country.

President Buhari leaves for UN General Assembly in New York today

President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja today for New York, United States to participate in the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA74).

Recruitment: Police padded list with unqualified candidates – PSC commissioner

Austin Braimoh, a commissioner of the police service commission (PSC), has accused the Nigeria police force (NPF) of padding the recruitment list of 10,000 constables with unqualified candidates.

Nigeria may explode if we don’t tackle unemployment now – minister

The Minister of Labour and Productivity, Dr Chris Ngige, has warned that Nigeria may explode sooner if unemployment in the country is not tackled urgently.

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