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Today's Headlines:FG Backs Malami Over State Of Emergency In Anambra;Wike Calls For Revenue Increase

FG Backs Malami Over Calls For State Of Emergency In Anambra.

The Federal Government has expressed support for the Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, on the possibility of declaring state of emergency in Anambra if the incessant killings and other criminal acts in the state persist.

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Speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN on Thursday in Abuja, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said Malami’s position was to avert a constitutional crisis in the state.

Malami, also the Attorney General of the Federation, had given the indication on Wednesday that the Federal Government would not rule out the option of declaring a state of emergency in Anambra State due to series of violence.

Wike Calls For Revenue Increase.

The Rivers State government on Thursday called for an increase in revenue allocation accruals to states to encourage them to build their own potential.

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Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike said this in his keynote address while declaring open the South-South Zonal Public Hearing on the review of the existing revenue allocation. NAN reports.

The event was organised by the Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation and Fiscal Commission, RMAFC in Port Harcourt while Wike was represented by the Deputy Governor, Mrs Ipalibo Banigo.

Where Nigeria's Next President Comes From In 2023 Not Important- Atiku Abubakar.

Former Vice-President and the 2019 presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has disclosed that the president in 2023 can come from any part of the country.

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Speaking on Thursday at the National Executive Committee, NEC meeting of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Abuja, Atiku said the geopolitical zone of the president is not the solution to the problems of the country.

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