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Southern Nigeria Governors Forum meets amid rising insecurity and secession threats

GOVERNORS from across the 17 states that make up southern Nigeria held a virtual meeting yesterday during which they expressed concern about the insecurity currently raging across Nigeria and the possible secessionist threat it poses.



Security beefed up around National Assembly after reports of an imminent Boko Haram attack

SECURITY has been beefed up around Nigeria's National Assembly complex in Abuja amid fears that terrorist sect Boko Haram is planning to launch an attack against the facility and several other public buildings.



Nigeria enjoys slight boost as crude prices climb to $70 a barrel but the fear of expensive petrol imports loom

NIGERIA'S economy has enjoyed a minor boost after global crude oil prices rose to almost $70 a barrel amid signs that the world economy is slowly picking up resulting in increased petroleum product consumption.



Reverend Mbaka said he was detained by Enugu catholic bishop for criticising Buhari

CONTROVERSIAL clergyman Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka has revealed that he disappeared for 24 hours earlier this week because he was detained by the Enugu Catholic bishop Most Reverend  Callistus Onaga for criticising President Muhammadu Buhari.



Borno lawmaker says Nigerian Army is so under-funded that soldiers now ration ammunition

NIGERIANS soldiers fighting Boko Haram in the northeast of the country are sop under-equipped that they army is having to ration ammunition between them according to the lawmaker representing Borno South Senatorial District Senator Ali Ndume.



Our National Assembly must pass this Nigerian Governors Citizens Charter Bill 2021

Ayo Akinfe 

[1] Every governor must generate at least his operating costs from internal revenue every year or a state of emergency will be declared in his state 

[2] Every state governor must attract at least $1bn worth of investment annually

[3] Every state governor must ensure that at least one third of his commissioner’s are female

[4] Every state governor must spend at least 20% of his annual budget on education


Enugu State dragged to court over non-payment of N10bn Paris Club refund consultation fee

ENUGU State government has been dragged to court by a consortium of consulting firms asking it to pay out the sum of N10.2bn ($26.72m) being the debt owed them regarding the Paris Club refund.



Abike Dabiri praises humanitarian group for delivering succour to the needy during these trying times

NIGERIA Diaspora Commission (Nidcom) chair Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa has commended  the International Humanitarian Action (IHA) for acting as an umbrella group in the industry and providing succour for over 235m people worldwide this year.



Parents of abducted students say Sheikh Gumi was the go-between who led them to the kidnappers

ISLAMIC cleric Sheikh Ahmad Gumi has been named as the go-between who helped parents of the recently-abducted students from Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation in Kaduna State after it emerged that he was the one revealing there the kidnappers could be found.



Reverend Father Mbaka resurfaces in Enugu ending speculation that he was in custody

CONTROVERSIAL clergyman Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka has resurfaced in Enugu over the last few hours after he was declared missing in controversial circumstances following his recent calls for President Muhammadu Buhari to resign.




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