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BMO wants President Buhari sack critic Seun Onigbinde

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has rejected the appointment of Seun Onigbinde, an arch critic of President Muhammadu Buhari, as Technical Adviser to the Minister of Budget and National Planning.
President Goodluck Jonathan

Ex-AGF: Why former President Jonathan refused to sack 3 Northern governors over Boko Haram

The real reason why the former president, Goodluck Jonathan, declared a state of emergency in the three northern states of Adamawa, Yobe and Borno State without removing the governors and the local government chairman has now been made public by the former Attorney General, Mohammed Adoke.
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.

NFIU denies requesting bank details of federal lawmakers, judges, others

The Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) has stated that it did not write to banks demanding the bank accounts of leaders of the National Assembly and the Judiciary.
Former Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha has urged his supporters to resist further attacks from the government. He said he would no longer tolerate unwarranted assaults on his person and relatives.

Biafra: Senator Okorocha reveals when he’ll join IPOB

The immediate past Governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha, has declared that he will not hesitate to join the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, if the Nnamdi Kanu-led group is able to convince him to do so.
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.

NFIU: We have access to bank accounts of all public officers

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.

NFIU denies asking banks for account of National Assembly principal, judiciary officers

The Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) has distanced itself from reports that it has written to banks asking them to make available the “account details of principal officers of the National Assembly and the Judiciary.”
Ahmed Lawan and Ovie Omo-Agege

National Assembly principal officers, members’ bank accounts under investigation

The Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) has started the “secret” investigation of bank accounts of the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan; his deputy, Ovie Omo-Agege; Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila; his deputy, Idris Wase, as well as the principal officers and members of the National Assembly.
Sam Ohuabunwa

Sam Ohuabunwa: Accent to pharmacists council bill will curb drug abuse, misuse

President, Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN), Sam Ohuabunwa, has made a case for presidential accent to the Pharmacists Council Of Nigeria Bill into law as a panacea to the growing incidences of drug abuse and misuse menace in the country.
Algerians shout slogans and raise signs and national flags as they protest outside the city hall in the northern coastal city of Oran, about 410 kilometres west of the capital Algiers, on March 1, 2019, during a rally against ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s bid for a fifth term in power. The demonstrations came a week after tens of thousands of people rallied in the North African state against 82-year-old Bouteflika’s decision to stand in the April 18 election.AFP

Algerians take to the streets to oppose presidential poll

Algerians returned to the streets Friday, protesting proposed presidential elections after parliament passed bills that could pave the way for the announcement of a vote to take place in December.

Edo Assembly crisis: Court ruling won’t make us go for inauguration – member-elect

The member-elect for Egor Constituency in the Edo State House of Assembly, Mr. Crosby Eribo, has said that the Federal High Court ruling in Port Harcourt would not resolve the crisis in the Assembly.
Godwin Obaseki

Edo Assembly crisis: Edo governor hails judiciary for upholding rule of law

The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has hailed the judiciary for upholding the rule of law over the Edo House of Assembly issue, noting that the state government received the ruling with humility and respect for the judicial arm of government.

Ministry: Why 7.5 percent VAT is necessary

The federal government has defended its decision to increase Value Added Tax (VAT) from 5 to 7.5percent.
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.

VP Osinbajo warns against fake news, pledges improved engagement with media

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has urged media practitioners to address the issue of fake news and provocative information.

Bello Adoke: Why ex-President Jonathan pardoned DSP Alamieyeseigha

Former Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Bello Adoke, has given ‘real reasons’ the late governor of Bayelsa State, Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, who was convicted for corruption, was pardoned by the Federal Government, six years ago.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP, NLC kick over VAT increase

The Senate Committee on Finance is to invite the Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, and the Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Babatunde Fowler to throw more light on the reasons for the proposed increase of Value Added Tax (VAT) from current 5 per cent to 7.2 per cent.
Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah

Xenophobia: Senator Ubah lauds Air Peace, urges support for local investors

The Senator representing Anambra South in the National Assembly, Ifeanyi Ubah, has commended the Chairman of Air Peace Airlines, Allen Onyema, for his exceptional display of patriotism.
The much-anticipated inauguration of the Edo State House of Assembly has allegedly been performed, behind closed doors.

Court stops National Assembly from taking over Edo Assembly

A Federal High Court in Port Harcourt on Thursday restrained the National Assembly (NASS) from interfering in the affairs of Edo State House of Assembly.
Timothy Olawale - Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA)

NECA: 7.2% VAT will render new minimum wage useless

The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association has said the implementation of the 7.2 per cent Value Added Tax approved by the Federal Executive Council will make nonsense of the recent increase in minimum wage.

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50 shops razed in Jos market fire

No fewer than fifty timber shades and carpentry workshops were burnt down on Saturday in a market midnight fire in Jos, capital of Plateau State.
President Muhammadu Buhari has sent felicitations to the monarch of Nupe Kingdom in Niger, Etsu Nupe, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar as he marked 16 years on the throne and celebrated 67th birthday.

President Buhari congratulates Etsu Nupe on double celebrations

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent felicitations to the monarch of Nupe Kingdom in Niger, Etsu Nupe, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar as he marked 16 years on the throne and celebrated 67th birthday.

Bayelsa PDP crisis: Ex-ward chairmen rallies support for Senator Ewrudjakpo

Former ward chairmen of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from the across the 105 wards in the state under the aegis of Patriots have condemned in very strong terms the continued attack on the person of the Senator representing West Senatorial District, Senator Lawrence Ewrudjakpo over his nomination as the running mate to the PDP candidate, Senator Douye Diri in the November 16 governorship election.
Elvis Omoiro

Senator Omo-Agege calls for “thorough investigation” on Buhari, APC supporter’s attack

Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has called for “thorough investigation” over the attack on a supporter of President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Elvis Omoiri, in Effurun, Delta state.
Neymar

Neymar: ‘Personal reasons’ behind desire to quit Paris Saint-Germain

Neymar claimed he can handle hostility from Paris Saint-Germain fans and "personal reasons" were behind his desire to quit the club.