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Today's Headlines: Buhari Makes 3 New Appointments, Senate Embarks On Seven Weeks Break

Buhari Makes New Appointment

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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of three people into three government agencies as executive officers.

Mr Willie Bassey, Director of Information, Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, made this known in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja.

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Senate Embarks On Seven Weeks Break

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The Senate on Wednesday commenced a seven-week annual recess. 

This followed the adjournment of the plenary by Senate President Ahmad Lawan till September 20, 2022.

Makinde Reinstates 129 Sacked Teacher's

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Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has approved the reinstatement of 129 public primary school teachers, who were unlawfully sacked by the previous administration.

This is contained in a statement issued by Dr Nureni Adeniran, the Executive Chairman of, the State Universal Basic Education Board, on Wednesday in Ibadan.

Shun Cultism, NYSC DG Tells New Corps Members

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The Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps, Brig.- Gen. Muhammad Fadda, has called on the 2022 Batch ‘B’ Stream II corps members to shun cultism, drug abuse and other vices.

He also told them to use the platform to promote national unity.

Fadda spoke just as the Chief Justice of Sokoto State, Muhammadu Sa’aidu Sifawa, represented by a senior magistrate, Junaidu Altine, administered the oath of allegiance on 406 corps members comprising 278 males and 128 females in Sokoto.

APC Working Against Nigeria’s Unity: Yakubu Dogara 

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Former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has condemned the decision of presidential candidate Bola Tinubu and the All Progressives Congress (APC) to field a Muslim/Muslim ticket in 2023. The action threatens the unity of the country, he says. 

Speaking at the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN)’s 12th General Assembly and Leadership Transition Ceremony, Mr Dogara declared that political permutations which do not reflect religious balance in the country are against the unity and stability of the country.

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