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President Buhari Appoints New EFCC Board Members

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President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed new members into the board of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).  While he appointed Mr George Abang as secretary of the board, Lukman Mohammed, Kola Adeshina and Mohammed Yahaya were appointed as board members. The appointments are subjected to the ratification of the senate. Buhari’s letter seeking confirmation of the nominees was read on the...

El Rufai Leads Northern Governors Bid To End Open Grazing As Kaduna’s N10bn Cattle Ranch Will Be Ready In Two Years

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Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State, on Tuesday, said the state has embarked on a N10 billion cattle ranch project to centralize all herders in Kaduna. El-Rufai, who spoke with newsmen shortly after a meeting with officials of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the party’s national secretariat in Abuja, said the project will be completed in two years. The governor...

Idris Isah Jere Takes Over As Immigration Boss As Muhammad Babandede Bows Out

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The Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Muhammad Babandede, has retired after spending 36 years in service. A Deputy Comptroller General in charge of Finance and Account, Idris Isah Jere, will take over in an acting capacity pending the appointment of a substantive Comptroller General by President Muhammadu Buhari. Babandede, who was appointed the Comptroller General of the NIS...

Buhari Appoints Yusuf Ahmed Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission (NAEC)

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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Prof. Yusuf Aminu Ahmed as Chairman/CEO of the Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission (NAEC) for an initial term of three years. This is contained in a statement signed by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha. He said the appointment is in accordance with the provision of Section 4 (1)...

Insecurity: Bandits Demand Rice, Spaghetti as Ransom Amid Biting Hunger

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The closure of many markets across the North West is taking a heavy toll on bandits. At least four governors closed markets in their states as part of measures to check banditry. Few days after the closure of markets in some rural areas in Sokoto, bandits demanded food to release their captives. A resident of Sabo Birni, who pleaded anonymity told our...

Gunmen Kidnap Former Akwaibom Senator

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Gunmen have kidnapped Senator Nelson Effiong, the senator who represented Akwa Ibom South Senatorial District in the 8th National Assembly. It was gathered that Senator Effiong, also a former speaker of the state House of Assembly, was seized by three armed hoodlums at his lounge, on Oron Road, Uyo on Sunday night. It was learnt that eight people were injured when...

Stop Giving Northern Candidates Preferential Treatment – El-Rufai Tells JAMB

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Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has asked the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board to make the cut-off mark scores of students from the north to be the same as their counterparts in the south. El-Rufai, during a live appearance on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily Monday, noted that standardization of the scores would make students from the North to be...

Anambra Guber: APC Flag Bearer Andy Uba Denies Allegation That He Will Introduce Open Grazing If Elected

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The Andy Uba Campaign Council has refuted assertions that Uba, an APC candidate for Anambra governorship elections, promised to introduce open grazing if elected governor. His campaign council called the assertions the “height of mischief for any person to say that” and blamed the rival All Progressives Grand Alliance for the claim. Director-general of the Andy Uba Campaign Council, Paul Chukwuma,...

BBNaija: I Feel Like The Most Hated Man In Africa – Boma

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Evicted BBNaija Housemate, Boma, says he feels like the most hated guy on the continent. Boma has been trending on social media since he was evicted from the game on Sunday. His romantic involvement with Tega, a married housemate, had triggered backlash. Speaking in an interview with Classic FM, Abuja, on Tuesday, Boma said he only acted a script. He said it...

Striking Doctors: FG Insists On No-Work-No-Pay Policy

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The federal government has insisted that the no-work-no pay policy will be enforced on the striking members of the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD). The government also said it would withdraw the case it instituted against the striking doctors only if they went back to their duty post. The NARD has been on strike since August 2, 2021 over “irregular...

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