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Today's Headlines: Buhari Send Important Message To Nigerians, Bamgbose Blow Hot On APC

FG rejects generalised approach to financial reforms

The Federal Government on Monday rejected a generalised approach for financial reform initiatives in Nigeria, stressing that it would rather prefer specific measures to reform the country’s financial management system.

Accountant-General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris, made this public in Abuja while playing host to the Partners of Ernst & Young in his office led by the Advisory Leader, West Africa, Ben Afudego.

Judiciary shouldn’t select political leaders — Jonathan

Former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan said, on Monday, that the Judiciary should not select political leaders.. Jonathan, made this known at a youth foundation programme hosted by the founder of TOS Foundation, Osasu Igbenedion in Abuja, where he spoke as a guest.

He said, “The issue of the judiciary I don’t want to make a comment but one thing as a politician, let me reiterate what I have said somewhere that in Nigeria today, the judiciary selects political leaders. It is not the best.

Bamgbose Blow Hot On APC

Olusegun Bamgbose, chieftain of the New Nigerian Peoples Party, NNPP, has launched a scathing attack on the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, over its recent vote of confidence on President Muhammadu Buhari. Bamgbose described the party’s action as unfortunate, disturbing, insensitive and a show of shame, going by the economic and security situation in the country at the moment.

According to the senior lawyer, it was unthinkable, most unfortunate and very disturbing, that at a time when there is high level of insecurity, unemployment, poverty and hardship in the country, the ruling party could be so insensitive to pass a vote of confidence on Buhari.

We have no control over cement prices, says Dangote

Dangote Cement Plc on Monday refuted insinuations that it was the main force behind sharp increase in retail price of cement, saying it has no control over the industry price and retail price of cement.

The management of Dangote Cement said the price of a bag of cement from its factories and plants across Nigeria as at Monday was N2,450 in Obajana and Gboko, and N2,510 in Ibese, inclusive of Value Added Tax (VAT).

Buhari Send Important Message To Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerian Muslims to reject voices that seek to divide the nation.

Buhari made the call in a message on Monday to mark the beginning of Ramadan which was contained in a statement made available to journalists by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu.

Continue To Work Towards Repositioning PDP, Saraki Tells Arapaja

He made this known via his Twitter page on Tuesday while congratulating Arapaja on his emergence as PDP South-West Zonal Chairman.

Recall that Arapaja emerged winner of the election by defeating Eddy Olafeso with a total of 343 votes against his opponent’s 330 votes.

Saraki wished Arapaja, the PDP, and all the new zonal executives, all the best and urged them to be loyal and work for the success of the party.

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