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JUSTICE

Today's Headlines: Buhari Makes New Appointments, Court Adjourns Kanu’s suit Against FG

Buhari Makes New Appointments Photo Credit: Daily Post President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed new members to the board of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Buhari, in a letter to the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, named Mr George Abang as secretary of the board while Kola Adeshina, Mohammed Yahaya and Lukman Mohammed, were appointed as board members.

  7 days ago ago
Today's Headlines: Buhari Makes New Appointments, Court Adjourns Kanu’s suit Against FG

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Loan: 1 Statement Buhari Made At UN Assembly Which Should Be A Reason For FG To Stop Borrowing Money

The issue of borrowing loan from other countries has raised a lot of arguments within the country. The federal government led by President Buhari has borrowed a large sum of money from different nations. (Buhari. Credit: Afrikinfo). Also, a lot of people have advised the federal government to stop borrowing money because of future purposes.

  3 days ago ago
Loan: 1 Statement Buhari Made At UN Assembly Which Should Be A Reason For FG To Stop Borrowing Money

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: PMB Appoints New EFCC Board Members, Kogi Prison Was Attacked By Boko Haram- Imam

Buhari Appoints New EFCC Board Members: President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed new members into the board of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). While he appointed Mr George Abang as secretary of the board, Lukman Mohammed, Kola Adeshina and Mohammed Yahaya were appointed as board members.

  7 days ago ago
Today's Headlines: PMB Appoints New EFCC Board Members, Kogi Prison Was Attacked By Boko Haram- Imam

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Buhari Approves New Appointment; Group Endorses Osinbajo For 2023 Presidency

Buhari Approves New Appointment President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed new members to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission's board (EFCC). Photo Credit: Dailytrust While appointing Mr. George Abang as secretary of the board, he also appointed Lukman Mohammed, Kola Adeshina, and Mohammed Yahaya as board members.

  7 days ago ago
Today's Headlines: Buhari Approves New Appointment; Group Endorses Osinbajo For 2023 Presidency

POLITICS

OPINION: How The Petroleum Industry Act redefines Buhari’s Presidency

President Muhammadu Buhari stunned his critics when he signed the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) – now the Petroleum Industry Act – into law on August 16, 2021. (PIA). Many people may forget, in the heat of the moment, that the bill has been through the most difficult trip in Nigerian lawmaking history, having faced numerous defeats for nearly two decades.

  2 days ago ago
OPINION: How The Petroleum Industry Act redefines Buhari’s Presidency

POLITICS

What I Told Buhari About Borrowings - Lawan Finally Opens up After Meeting President in Aso Villa

Ahmad Lawan, president of the Senate, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to reduce the external borrowings being incurred to fund the country’s annual budgets. PM News reported that Senator Ahmad advised the president to, instead, focus on blocking financial leakages and avoiding wastage in all tiers of government.

  1 month ago ago
What I Told Buhari About Borrowings - Lawan Finally Opens up After Meeting President in Aso Villa

POLITICS

President Buhari appoints new EFCC Board

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed a secretary and board members of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The appointees include George Ekpungu (Secretary, Cross River State), Luqman Muhammed (Edo), Anumba Adaeze(Enugu), Kola Adesina (Kwara State), and Yahaya Muhammad (Yobe State)as members of the board.

  6 days ago ago
President Buhari appoints new EFCC Board

POLITICS

2 Things To Note As Buhari Seeks N2.2Trillion Fresh Loan Approval From National Assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari is requesting National Assembly approval to borrow an additional $4 billion ($4,054,476,863) and €710 million from bilateral and multilateral organizations to cover the budget deficit in 2021. The loan request is an update to the 2018-2020 borrowing plan, according to the president in a letter to the Senate.

  14 days ago ago
2 Things To Note As Buhari Seeks N2.2Trillion Fresh Loan Approval From National Assembly

ENTERTAINMENT

PHOTOS: Kannywood Actresses Who Were Once Banned From Acting

Many actresses left the Kannywood film industry without even for once being banned from appearing in movies. In this post, I am going to share with you photos of two Hausa actresses who were once expelled from appearing in the Kannywood industry. 1. Nafisa Abdulrahaman Abdullah (aka Sai Wata Rana)

  17 days ago ago
PHOTOS: Kannywood Actresses Who Were Once Banned From Acting

POLITICS

Senate President, Lawan Becomes Aare Akorewolu Of Iyin Kingdom, Ekiti

The Senate President of Nigeria, Ahmad Lawan has bagged a chieftaincy title during the first anniversary of the coronation of the Oluyin of Iyin, Oba Adeola Ajakaiye in Irepodun/Ifelodun Local Government Area of Ekiti State, Nigeria. According to report, President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, stormed Ekiti for his conferment of a new Chieftaincy title of Aare Akorewolu of Iyin Kingdom, according to a statement via the official Facebook page of the Senate president, where pictures of his arrivals were also shared few hours ago.

  9 days ago ago
Senate President, Lawan Becomes Aare Akorewolu Of Iyin Kingdom, Ekiti

MILITARY

Is The Surrendering Of Boko Haram Insurgents Terrorizing Nigerians A Welcome Development?

Boko Haram insurgents is a terrorist group that have been terrorizing Nigerians especially in the Northern part of the country. President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that elements of Boko Haram insurgents surrendering to the Nigerian troops should be encouraged, as it’s a welcome development.

  28 days ago ago
Is The Surrendering Of Boko Haram Insurgents Terrorizing Nigerians A Welcome Development?

POLITICS

President Buhari seeks the national assembly’s approval to borrow fresh $4bn and €710m

According to report, President Muhammadu Buhari is requesting the approval of the national assembly to borrow fresh sums of $4,054,476,863 and €710 million in an addendum to the 2018 to 2020 borrowing plan. President Buhari also asked the national assembly to approve grant components of $125 million.

  14 days ago ago
President Buhari seeks the national assembly’s approval to borrow fresh $4bn and €710m

ECONOMY-FINANCE

It’s Criminal To Accumulate Debts For The Next Generation - Obasanjo.

The former President Of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo has said borrowing to accumulate debt for the next generation is criminal. He said this in a reaction to the Federal Government’s plan to source for more loans. Photo credit: daily trust Just last week, President Buhari wrote to the senate seeking for an approval to borrow $4,054,476,863 and €710 million.

  8 days ago ago
It’s Criminal To Accumulate Debts For The Next Generation - Obasanjo.

POLITICS

Lawan arrives Ekiti for conferment as Aare Akorewolu of Iyin

The Senate President Ahmad Lawan arrives Ekiti for conferment as Aare Akorewolu of Iyin Senate President Ahmad Lawan arrived as Ekiti for his granting of a new chiefdom title of Aare Akorewolu of Iyin Kingdom. This was announced in a statement via the Senate Speaker's official Facebook page, where photos of his arrivals were shared.

  10 days ago ago
Lawan arrives Ekiti for conferment as Aare Akorewolu of Iyin

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Gbajabiamila Slams IPOB, Yoruba Nation As Terrorist, FG Speaks On Twitter Ban

Photo Credit: Google Gbajabiamila Slams IPOB, Yoruba Nation As Terrorist Photo Credit: People's Gazette House Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila on Monday condemned members of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra and Yoruba Nation as terrorists seeking the destruction of the country’s economy. Mr Gbajabiamila’s comments during the House plenary on Wednesday came barely weeks after Peoples Gazette reported his acceptance of $2 million in cash bribes, alongside Senate President Ahmad Lawan who also accepted the same amount to force reduction of host communities entitlement to three per cent before passing the historic petroleum industry law.

  13 days ago ago
Today's Headlines: Gbajabiamila Slams IPOB, Yoruba Nation As Terrorist, FG Speaks On Twitter Ban

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: IPOB Not Different from Boko Haram- Gbajabimila; Lawan Swears In Jarigbe.

IPOB Not Different From Boko Haram- Gbajabimila. The Speaker of the House Of Representatives, Femi Gbajabimila, has likened the activities of the Indigenous People of Biafra in the South-East region to those of the Boko Haram. Photo Credit: Sahara Reporters In his welcome remarks at Wednesday’s plenary of the Green Chamber, Gbajabiamila alleged that miscreants in Southern Nigeria masquerading as separatists and activists have emerged to wreak havoc.

  13 days ago ago
Today's Headlines: IPOB Not Different from Boko Haram- Gbajabimila; Lawan Swears In Jarigbe.

MILITARY

Nigerians Should Encourage Boko Haram Terrorists To Surrender - Senate President, Lawan.

Nigeria's Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has made it known to Nigerians that Boko Haram terrorists who are willing to surrender should be encouraged by Nigerians, so as to end insurgency in the country. According to Peoples Gazette report, the Senate President made this disclosure yesterday, Monday, when he reportedly paid a courtesy visit to the palace of Shehu of Borno, Abubakar El-Kanemi.

  28 days ago ago
Nigerians Should Encourage Boko Haram Terrorists To Surrender - Senate President, Lawan.

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Nigeria's Total Debt Profile and Where the Loans are Borrowed from.

The President have sought approval from the National Assembly to borrow over four billion dollars, $4,054,476,863.00, €710 million and a grant of $125 million. President Buhari has tabled a fresh request for the approval of another set of loans before the Senate. In a letter read by the Senate president, Ahmad Lawan, President Buhari explained that the loan sought is to finance critical projects in the 2021 budget.

  13 days ago ago
Nigeria's Total Debt Profile and Where the Loans are Borrowed from.

POLITICS

Buhari gives reasons for seeking approval for new $4bn, €710m external loans from National Assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a letter to the two chambers of the National Assembly, seeking their approval for a new external loan. The letter was read by the Senate president Ahmad Lawan and speaker for the House of Representatives. The president explained that the loan was needed for federal government projects and assistance of states in the country.

  13 days ago ago
Buhari gives reasons for seeking approval for new $4bn, €710m external loans from National Assembly

POLITICS

Jaigbe's Swearing-In; A Wise Move By The Senate President

The people of the Cross River North have not witnessed or felt the impact of representation in the 9th Senate ever since Late Senator Rose Oko passed away. The case between Jarigbe Agom Jarigbe and Stephen Odey has lasted for over 10 months leaving their constituents to wallow in pain and wish the matter could come to an end.

  13 days ago ago
Jaigbe's Swearing-In; A Wise Move By The Senate President