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Today's Headlines: Senate Confirm Yahaya As Chief Of Army Staff, Jonathan Gets New Appointment

Senate confirm Yahaya As Chief Of Army Staff.

The Senate on Tuesday confirmed the appointment of Major General Farouk Yahaya, as the new Chief of Army Staff.

The red chamber took the decision following the consideration of the report of its joint committee on Defence and Army led by senators Aliyu Wamakko and Ali Ndume.

The President of the Senate had on June 2, referred the request of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), for Yahaya’s confirmation to the committees.

Jonathan Gets New Appointment.

Former Nigerian President, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Azikiwe Jonathan has been recently appointed as Chancellor of Cavendish University Uganda (CUU).

The appointment is one of the numerous international recognitions given to the former leader. Cavendish University Uganda which is a private University is one of the leading Universities in Africa.

The university started operating in 2008. At the opening ceremony, the former Zambian President, late Kenneth Kaunda was the Chancellor of the universit.

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Eliminate All Unknown Gunmen In Plateau State – Lalong Tells Police.

Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong has given a marching order for the police to fish out and dislodge all ‘unknown gunmen’ from the state.

The Governor issued the directive on Monday during the handing over of 50 patrol vehicles and 200 motorcycles to security agencies to boost the fight against insecurity in the state.

Lalong told the police that he wants the term ‘unknown gunmen’ who have been known to cause insecurity to become a thing of the past in Plateau.

APGA Risks Disqualification From Anambra Guber Election.

All Progressive Grand Alliance ( APGA) may not be able to take part in the forthcoming government election in Anambra State due to the internal crisis in the party.

This development is hinged on the position of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) that a faction of the party led by Victor Oye did not duly notify it of the plan to hold ward congresses ahead of the governorship poll within the 21 days recommended by its regulations and Section 85 of the Electoral Act.

Fulanis are our security, not enemies – Oluwo of Iwo.

The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrosheed Akanbi, has said Fulanis are not enemies to Iwo people, stressing that they help secure the community.

Akanbi said this while stating that his people enjoy a peaceful coexistence with their Fulani counterparts.

The monarch, in a statement he signed, disclosed how Fulanis in his domain repelled an invasion of bandits on his community.

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