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Today's Headlines:Nobody Allowed To Build Bank Vault At Home-Emefiele, APC Has Divided Nigeria-Atiku

Nobody Allowed To Build Bank Vault At Home -Emefiele

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The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele has said that no Nigerian is licensed to build bank vaults at home.

The CBN governor, who spoke after the apex bank’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting in Abuja on Tuesday, also said there is no going back on its January 31, 2023 deadline for the validity of the old N200, N500 and N1,000 notes.

He said there is no reason for the nation’s currency in circulation to rise from N1.4 trillion to N3.2 trillion in seven years, saying that some persons are hoarding the naira and embracing currency speculation.

“There is no reason why currency in circulation will grow from N1.4 trillion to N3.2 trillion in seven years,” the CBN governor said.

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APC Has Divided Nigeria - Atiku

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) administration has divided Nigeria along several faultlines including Christian-Muslim and north-south, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has observed.

He made the declaration while addressing a rally in Asaba, Delta State on Tuesday, reiterating his promise to restore national unity if he is elected president in February.

The former vice president said: “This APC government has disunited Nigeria, north-south, has disunited Nigeria Christian-Muslim, has disunited Nigeria in all aspects. It is our commitment to restoring the unity of this country.


We'll Focus On Utilizing Akampka Natural Resources For Real Growth - Onor

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Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Sen. Sandy Onor has promised to effectively utilize the natural resources in Akamkpa LGA for real growth and development of the area when he becomes governor.

Sen. Onor made the promise Tuesday during his meeting with traditional rulers in the local government as part of his campaign tour across the state .

He bemoaned that the people have not enjoyed the benefit of the huge natural resources scattered across the local government.


Adeleke Vs Oyetola: Osun Tribunal Delivers Judgement Friday

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The panel hearing petition by the All Progressives Congress and its candidate at the July 16 Osun governorship poll, Adegboyega Oyetola, will on Friday deliver its judgement.

The notice that the panel would deliver its judgement on Friday was displayed on the notice board at the entrance to the venue of the panel sittings, on Tuesday.

The APC and Oyetola are challenging the victory of Senator Ademola Adeleke of the Peoples Democratic Party, who was returned elected by the Independent National Electoral Commission.


No Tenure Elongation For Retiring Senior Cops - PSC

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The Police Service Commission has directed all senior police officers due for retirement to proceed, stating that it will not extend their tenures.

The PSC said the directive was borne out of media reports on whether or not retiring senior police officers’ tenure should be elongated due to the forthcoming 2023 general elections’ security management.

It further noted that it would not encourage the subversion of the laws guiding entry and exit into the public service, adding that the retiring senior police officers were not indispensable and that their exit would not in any way or manner affect the success of the 2023 general elections.


Politicians Only Interested In Vote Buying - Adeyanju Backs Emefiele On Deadline

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Popular socio-political activist, Deji Adeyanju on Tuesday backed the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Governor, Godwin Emefiele over his insistence on the deadline for the new currency.

Adeyanju said politicians pushing for an extension of the deadline are interested in vote-buying.

In a chat with DAILY POST, Adeyanju wrote: “I stand with Godwin Emefiele on January 31st deadline of new currency. The politicians fighting this are just interested in vote buying.”

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