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Northeast governors say amount allocated to their geo-political zone is inadequate


GOVERNORS of Nigeria's six states in the northeast geo-political zone have decried the allocation of N43.32bn ($113m) to the North East Development Commission in the 2021 federal budget saying it is not enough to execute the required capital projects.



Bianca lashes out at Igbo leaders for keeping silent in the face of federal government marginalisation


NIGERIA'S former ambassador to Spain Bianca Ojukwu has lashed out at Igbo leaders for keeping silent on the face of the continued marginalisation of the people of the southeast geo-political zone by the federal government.



Senate debate reveals that there are now as many as 350m illegal arms available in Nigeria


AS many as 350m illegal arms are now available across Nigeria according to senate majority leader Senator Yahaya Abdullahi who revealed that about 70% of all the illicit weapons in the West African sub-region are now in the country.



Kano State Hisbah Board warns radio station that Islam forbids the use of the term Black Friday

KANO State's Islamic observance policing body the Hisbah Board has written to commercial radio station 96.9 Cool FM cautioning it on the use of the term Black Friday saying that it is forbidden in Muslim environment.



Ahmed Musa debunks claims he is eyeing a move to Championship Sheffield Wednesday


SUPER Eagles skipper Ahmed Musa has played down reports linking him with a move to English Championship side Sheffield Wednesday saying he would rather join a Premier League side.



African Development Bank partners with allies to float Fund for Agricultural Finance in Africa


CONTINENTAL lender the African Development Bank (AfDB) is partnering with several stakeholders to design a pan-African private equity fund for agriculture to be known as the Fund for Agricultural Finance in Africa (Fafina).



PDP applauds UK parliament saying it wants to see more countries apply sanctions against Nigeria


NIGERIA'S main opposition the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has applauded the resolution by the British parliament to sanction any federal government official found to be responsible human rights violations during the recent Lekki Toll Gate massacre.



Shehu Sani reveals that train breakdowns happen because refurbished locomotives are bought from China

FORMER lawmaker representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District Senator Shehu Sani has expressed concern over the frequent breakdown of trains along the Abuja-Kaduna train rile saying it is happening because the authorities are buying refurbished locomotives.



Nnamdi Kanu's trial to continue in his absentia with next hearing of the case set for Nov 26

INDIGENOUS People of Biafra (Ipob) leader Nnamdi Kanu is to be tried in absentia on charges of treasonable felony which he is facing but for which he jumped bail and fled abroad before the cases could be determined.




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