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Throwback Photos Of Awolowo The Day He Was Released By Yakubu Gowon

Chief Obafemi Awolowo was a Nigerian nationalist and statesman who played a key role in Nigeria's independence movement, the First and Second Republics and the Civil War. Awolowo was the centre piece of the first military coup even if he was in jail. The way the plotters acted, it was obvious they had soft spot for the former leader of opposition.

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Throwback Photos Of Awolowo The Day He Was Released By Yakubu Gowon

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Today's Headlines: FEC Approves N3.11bn For Education, Ban On Open Grazing Takes Effect In Delta

FEC approves N3.11bn for education, communication projects The Federal Executive Council approved N3.11 billion in contracts for the Ministries of Education, Communication, and the Digital Economy on Wednesday. Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information and Culture, revealed this to State House correspondents after the weekly virtual FEC meeting, which was presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the First Lady's Conference Room, Presidential Villa, Abuja.

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Today's Headlines: FEC Approves N3.11bn For Education, Ban On Open Grazing Takes Effect In Delta

POLITICS

Why Chief Obafemi Awolowo Was Jailed In 1963

Chief Obafemi Awolowo was imprisoned in 1963 and was not pardoned by the Nigerian government until 1966, after which he assumed the role as Minister of Finance. When the January 15, 1966 coup brought Ironsi into power, Chief Obafemi Awolowo was spending term in Calabar Prison.

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Why Chief Obafemi Awolowo Was Jailed In 1963

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: We’ll Borrow More - FG; Buhari, Jonathan Meet In Aso Rock

We’ll borrow more to finance N6.258trn 2022 budget deficit – FG Despite the outcry against frequent borrowing, the federal government Wednesday hinted of its plan to borrow more in order to finance the N6.258 trillion deficit in the proposed 2022 budget. This is coming In the heels of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) approval of N16.39 trillion for the 2022 Appropriation Bill.

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Today's Headlines: We’ll Borrow More - FG; Buhari, Jonathan Meet In Aso Rock

POLITICS

State Of Emergency In Anambra: Does Malami's Threat Expose The Federal Government's Failings?

After a meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) held on Wednesday, Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami SAN, pointed that the Federal Government may consider declaring a state of emergency in Anambra state in a bid to tackle insecurity in the region. Tensions are flying high in the southeastern state as the November gubernatorial polls approaches.

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State Of Emergency In Anambra: Does Malami's Threat Expose The Federal Government's Failings?

POLITICS

4 Things Buhari Has Done In Nigeria Since He Returned From Ethiopia A Few Days Ago (Photos)

President Muhammadu Buhari returned to Abuja on Tuesday, October 5, 2021, after attending the inauguration ceremony of Ethiopia's Prime Minister in Addis Ababa. Buhari, who travelled to Ethiopia on Sunday, October 3, 2021, spent about 48 hours in the country before returning to Nigeria.

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4 Things Buhari Has Done In Nigeria Since He Returned From Ethiopia A Few Days Ago (Photos)

POLITICS

Anambra: 2 Ex-Presidents Who Declared State Of Emergency In States During Their Tenures

Owing to the lingering insecurity crisis ravaging Anambra state, the Federal Government on Wednesday, threatened to declare a state of emergency in the state to ensure that the November 6 governorship election in the state takes place. Photo Credit: Punchng Abubakar Malami, the Attorney General of the Federation, AGF, made this known after the Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting in Abuja.

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Anambra: 2 Ex-Presidents Who Declared State Of Emergency In States During Their Tenures

POLITICS

Insecurity: Why Declaring A State Of Emergency In Anambra Might Not Be The Best Option At This Time

According to a report reaching us from Sahara Reporters, the Nigerian government said that a state of emergency may be declared in Anambra to ensure the protection of lives and properties during the state's governorship election on 6th November. This was revealed on Wednesday by the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubarkar Malami, at the Federal Executive Council (FEC) in Abuja.

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Insecurity: Why Declaring A State Of Emergency In Anambra Might Not Be The Best Option At This Time

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Today's Headlines; We'll Borrow More To Finance - FG; Wike Goes Aggressive On Land Reclamation In Rivers - SSG

Photos Credit: Google We’ll borrow more to finance N6.258trn 2022 budget deficit – FG DESPITE the outcry against frequent borrowing, the federal government Wednesday hinted of its plan to borrow more in order to finance the N6.258 trillion deficit in the proposed 2022 budget. Photos Credit: Vanguard

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Today's Headlines; We'll Borrow More To Finance - FG; Wike Goes Aggressive On Land Reclamation In Rivers - SSG

POLITICS

Anambra Gubernatorial Election : FGN Threatens To Declare State of Emergency

Federal Government of Nigeria has threatened to declare state of emergency in Anambra State to ensure that the November 6 gubernatorial election is hitch-free. According to TVC news, this was disclosed on Wednesday by the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, after the Federal Executive Council meeting, at presidential Villa, Abuja.

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Anambra Gubernatorial Election : FGN Threatens To Declare State of Emergency

POLITICS

OPINION: What Could Happen If Malami's Suggestion Of A State Of Emergency In Anambra Gets Effected

Shortly after the Federal Executive Council(FEC) meeting which was held yesterday, being 7th of October 2021, The Attorney General of the Federation, in the person of Malami, gave a caveat about the forthcoming Anambra state gubernatorial election which could either quell or worsen the state of security in Anambra state.

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OPINION: What Could Happen If Malami's Suggestion Of A State Of Emergency In Anambra Gets Effected

PARENTING

Two Reasons The FEC Has Approved 14 Days Paternity Leave For Federal Workers

Following the rigorous demands of parenthood, the Federal Executive Council (FEC), has approved the right to 14- day paternity leave for federal civil servants to permit them to bond with their children. According to a statement disclosed by Dr. Folasade Yemi-Esan, the Head of Service of the Federation, on Wednesday after the week's virtual FEC meeting presided by the vice president, Mr. Osinbajo, at the presidential villa, Abuja.

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Two Reasons The FEC Has Approved 14 Days Paternity Leave For Federal Workers

POLITICS

Why FG's plan to declare State of Emergency in Anambra State should not be faulted

According to reports we gathered from Tribune online, the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, has hinted that the federal government of Nigeria could declare a state of emergency in Anambra State, following the insecurity challenges that rocked the state. While speaking yesterday in Abuja after the Federal Executive Council meeting, Malami said thus "As a government, we have a responsibility to ensure the sustenance of our democratic order.

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Why FG's plan to declare State of Emergency in Anambra State should not be faulted

POLITICS

Federal government threatens to declare state of emergency in Anambra state

The Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, has said that state of emergency might be declared in Anambra state, if there is no governoship election in the state. Malami made the statement on Wednesday, October 6, after Federal Executive Council, in Abuja.

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Federal government threatens to declare state of emergency in Anambra state

POLITICS

Reno Omokri questions Federal government, over its alleged plan to declare state of emergency in Anambra.

Reno Omokri has questioned the Federal Government over its plans to declare state of emergency, in Anambra state, due to the current insecurity issues in the state. He said that the plan might ignite what might be difficult to put out. Recall that the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, had said that the federal government may declare state of emergency in Anambra state.

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Reno Omokri questions Federal government, over its alleged plan to declare state of emergency in Anambra.

POLITICS

Buhari's Government Plans To Declare State Of Emergency In Anambra

The Muhammadu Buhari-led administration has threatened to declare a state of emergency in Anambra State following worsening security situations in the state. Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, gave this indication on Wednesday after the Federal Executive Council meeting, FEC. Malami noted that the Federal Government is committed to ensuring a seamless poll in the state.

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Buhari's Government Plans To Declare State Of Emergency In Anambra

POLITICS

According to Malami, a state of emergency cannot be ruled out in Anambra

Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami Federal Government has threatened to declare a state of emergency in Anambra in order to ensure the state's governorship election on November 6. Abubakar Malami, the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, stated this on Wednesday following the Federal Executive Council meeting at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.

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According to Malami, a state of emergency cannot be ruled out in Anambra

POLITICS

FG speaks on the possibility of declaring state of emergency in Anambra State over insecurity.

The government of Nigeria has warned that it might declare state of emergency in Anambra State over the continued insecurity in the state. This was made known today Wednesday, October 6, 2021, by Abubakar Malami, the Attorney General of the Federation, after the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, FCT.

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FG speaks on the possibility of declaring state of emergency in Anambra State over insecurity.

POLITICS

FG affirms Commitment to making sure elections are held in Anambra state.

The Minister of justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami has said that adequate measures will be put in place by the government to see that the Anambra election takes place as planned even if there has to be declaration of state-of-emergency in the state. He made this statement after a virtual Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting which was presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja.

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FG affirms Commitment to making sure elections are held in Anambra state.

POLITICS

Buhari’s two years in second term most productive – Boss Mustapha

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha has stated that, President Muhammadu Buhari's last two years of administration have been productive and remarkable, Newspremises reports. Boss Mustapha who made the disclosure while speaking at the opening ceremony of the Mid-Term Ministerial Performance Review Retreat on Monday, said the last two years of the Buhari-led administration have been most productive.

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Buhari’s two years in second term most productive – Boss Mustapha