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Today's Headlines: Bawa Cries Out Over Death Threat, Count Me Out Of 2023 Governorship Race–Dasuki

Bawa Cries Out Over Death Threat.

The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, has claimed he has received death threats since he assumed office.Bawa explained that it is the case of corruption fighting back.

He stated this on Tuesday, while answering questions on Channels Television’s ‘Sunrise Daily’ programme.

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“Last week, I was in New York, as all Nigerians are aware of. A very senior citizen received a phone call from somebody that is not even under investigation. What he (the caller) said to him on the phone is that; he is going to kill the EFCC chairman, the young man.

Count Me Out Of 2023 Governorship Race–Dasuki

Sokoto Commissioner for Finance, Hon. Abdussamad Dasuki, has said that he is not in the race for the 2023 governorship seat.

Dasuki said this while appearing on a local radio station where he spoke on the achievements of Governor Aminu Tambuwal, as part of activities marking 2021 Democracy Day.

Responding to a question on the 2023 governorship election and whether he would join the race to succeed Governor Tambuwal, Dasuki said, “I am not in the race. Please count me out of 2023 governorship contest.”

Gbajabiamila urges Lawyers to fix dysfunctions in profession.

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has stressed the need for Lawyers to fix dysfunctions in the legal profession and undermine its prestige before they could begin to play proper role in the task of nation building.

Gbajabiamila who spoke yesterday while presenting his keynote address at the 2021 Nigerian Bar Association-Section on Legal Practice (NBA-SLP) conference held at Ibom Icon Hotel and Golf Resort Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, said the nation is desperately in need of honest brokers to mediate a national dialogue to resolve issues plaguing the nation and give the nation a new lease of life.

Orji Uzor Kalu speaks on Biafra, tell Igbos what to do.

Former governor of Abia, Orji Uzor Kalu has weighed in on the recent agitations for a sovereign state of Biafra, advising Igbosto embrace unity and be committed to one Nigeria.

In a statement via his social media page, Kalu admonished Igbos and Nigerians at all to eschew all forms of violence and be mindful of utterances so as not to relive or pursue a repetition of the 1967 civil war.

Buhari flags off NLNG train 7 project in Rivers.

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The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Tuesday, flagged off the construction of the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas train 7 project located in Bonny, Rivers State.

Buhari congratulated the NLNG and its shareholders for proving that a Nigerian company can operate a world-class business in safety, profitability and responsibility.

He said the focus of his administration was to boost the development of Nigeria’s abundant gas resources, strengthen the gas value chain, develop the most needed infrastructure and enhance safe operations in the sector as outlined in the national gas policy of 2017.

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