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Governors Set for Showdown with Magu over Paris-Club Probe
The chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum, Abdulaziz Yari stated on Wednesday that Governors are getting set for a showdown with Ibrahim Magu over the plans of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to probe the disbursement of the recently released Paris-club refunds. He also reiterated that the governors will report Magu to the FG.
Again, Obasanjo Condemns Secessionists Agenda
The former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has condemned the recent calls for the breakup of the country saying that would not in any way benefit any section of the country. This he said when he visited Warri in Southsouth, Nigeria. Rather, he said Nigerians should desire a change of mindset in order to make the country better.
The Tricks of Customs e-auction
It is no longer news that the Nigerian Customs is set to commence the auctions of vehicles seized at the nations land and sea borders. More so, the Comptroller General of the Nigerian Customs has stated that the agency will try to maintain utmost fairness during the process. However, successful bidders are expected to make extra payments for vehicles that stay overtime at the ports.
Stakeholders Discourage Lynching of Badoo Suspects
The notorious and highly dreaded ritual cult group Badoo has extended activities to the neighboring towns. In one of the most recent attacks, members of the group broke into a church and killed two babies including their mother. This has resulted in more lynching of suspects in both states. However, stakeholders have repeatedly clamoured for reduction in the incidence of jungle justice.
Igbo’s Want Referendum, Not Restructuring- MASSOB
The Movement for the Realisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra MASSOB have rejected calls for restructuring saying only the gains of a referendum can benefit the Igbo. In recent times, the calls for a breakaway state of Biafra championed by IPOB leader Nnamdi Kanu has gained momentum with notable leaders of Igbo origin lending their support to the cause.
Ambode Vows to End Badoo Violence
The governor of Lagos state Akinwumi Ambode has vowed to end the menace of the Badoo violence just as notorious and highly dreaded ritual cult group continued to perpetrate its many evils. Furthermore, the governor charged the traditional rulers in the state to wake up from their slumbers and help to curtail the groups’ acts.
EFCC Re-arraigns Sule Lamido and 2 Sons
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has re-arraigned former governor of Jigawa State Sule Lamido and his 2 sons before an Abuja High Court on Friday over charges bothering on corruption and money laundering. However, they all pleaded not guilty.
Obasanjo Speaks against Breakup of Nigeria
The former president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has spoken against the breakup of Nigeria saying such a move will not yield dividends for any group from the country. This he made known when he visited Governor Umar Ganduje during a commiseration visit following the passing of Maitama Sule.
FG Sustains Drastic Measures to Improve Forex Supply
The Federal Government through its financial regulatory agency CBN has pumped another $195m into the Nigerian forex market. Thus, there are speculations the naira may appreciate further this week against the backdrop of weakened foreign currencies.
Badoo: How I Nearly Lost my Life to Lynching- Facebook User
A Facebook user Mr Akinrinlade Ayodeji has described how he was almost mistaken for a Badoo suspect near his residence in Ikorodu. This is just as the menace of the notorious group continues to spread like wild fire. But for the timely intervention of his neighbours who identified him, Mr Akinrinlade Ayodeji would have been burnt.
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