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Today's Headlines: Buhari Presides Over Security Meeting; Kanu's Trial Adjourned Till November 10

Buhari presides over security meeting in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting with security and intelligence chiefs in the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Though the agenda of the meeting was not made public at the time of filing this report, it may not be unconnected with the security situation in the country.

The security heads were expected to brief the President at the meeting and it was also expected that the meeting would have a review of recent security developments across the country.

Court adjourns Nnamdi Kanu’s trial till November 10

The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court on Thursday adjourned the trial of Biafra separatist leader Nnamdi Kanu till November 10.

Mr Kanu was presented for the continuation of the trial earlier today by the State Security Service after the court scolded the secret police for disregarding a previous order to produce the activist in court.

Criminals connive with traditional rulers, security agents in Bauchi – Gov Mohammed alleges

Bauchi State governor, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, has alleged that criminals, including bandits, connive with some traditional rulers and security agents to perpetrate criminal activities in the state.

The governor stated this while addressing the State Executive Council (SEC) members at the Government House, Bauchi.

FG assures defunct DPR, PEF, PPPRA staff of job security

The Federal Government has assured staff of the defunct Department of Petroleum Resources, Petroleum Equalisation Fund, and Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency.

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, said this on Wednesday in Abuja when he met with employees of the affected agencies, where he assured the workers that they would be absorbed into the new agencies.

He said, “I want to assure you that staff have nothing to worry about because the law is very clear on the position of the staff of all the agencies. No job will be lost in this process, no remuneration will be lost in this process.

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