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Today's Headlines: Why Buhari's Govt Will Not Reveal Boko Haram Sponsors -AGF, Buhari Hails Sunny Ade

Why Buhari Govt Will Not Reveal Boko Haram sponsors - Malami

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The Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami, has again reiterated that the Muhammadu Buhari administration will not name sponsors of terrorism at the moment.

According to Malami, this is so it won’t jeopardise investigations.

The AGF stated this while speaking to journalists in New York, according to a statement by his spokesperson, Umar Gwandu, on Wednesday.

The Federal Government has faced a lot of criticisms lately for not naming terror sponsors despite the help offered to Nigeria by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and other countries.

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Buhari hails King Sunny Ade

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The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari, has congratulated Nigeria’s music legend, King Sunny Ade as he clocks 75 today.

The president via a statement posted on a Facebook page of his Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, noted the many achievements of the veteran musician as he celebrates his birthday.

Obasanjo, Yar’Adua, Jonathan responsible for Nigeria’s high debt under Buhari – Senate

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The Nigerian Senate has blamed the country’s debt profile on past Presidents.

Chairman of the Senate Committee on Finance, Senator Solomon Olamilekan Adeola, blamed ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo, Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, and Goodluck Jonathan for Nigeria’s high debt profile.

Adeola said the high debt profiles accumulated between 1999 and 2015.

The lawmaker disclosed this on Wednesday during consideration of the 2022-2024 Medium Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper.

We can’t tell Buhari not to borrow ― Senate President

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President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Wednesday, justified the rising external debt profile of the country under President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

Senator Lawan in his concluding remarks shortly after the debates that followed Senator Olamilekan Adeola presentation of the Senate Joint Committee on the 2022-2024 Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and Fiscal Strategy Paper (FSP) dismissed comments by Senators that the wave of borrowing under the present administration was not sustainable.

INEC suspends voters’ registration in Niger

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The Independent National Electoral Commission has temporarily suspended the ongoing Continuous Voter Registration exercise in Niger State.

The state INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner, Prof Samuel Egwu, said this in Minna on Tuesday.

He said, “The first quarter of the registration exercise which commenced on June 28 with online registration will be temporarily suspended from September 21 till October 3, 2021."

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