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BREAKING: Court reinstates Bwacha, Binani as APC guber candidates for Taraba, Adamawa

The Court of Appeal sitting in Yola on Thursday, put aside the High Court rulings which earlier nullified the first elections that produced Emmanuel Bwacha and Aishatu Binani as the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidates for Taraba and Adamawa States respectively. The court docket on Thursday ordered that their names must be forwarded to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as APC governorship candidates…

Nigerian Newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Wednesday morning

Good morning! Here is in the present day’s abstract from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. President Muhammadu Buhari will unveil the redesigned Naira notes on Wednesday [today]. Godwin Emefiele, Governor of the Central Bank introduced this through the Central Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee month-to-month assembly in Abuja yesterday. 2. A Federal High Court, Abuja, yesterday ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to instantly resume the continual…

Hunger amidst a lot: Nigerians risk health crisis as 133 million swim in poverty

Nigerians obtained with melancholy a report by the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, indicating that 133 million of the nation’s inhabitants reside in abject poverty. The report disclosed that 133 million Nigerians are multi-dimensionally poor. It mentioned the poverty was on account of an absence of entry to health, training, residing requirements, employment and safety. It additionally indicated that 65% of poor folks— 86 million…

Al-Mustapha accuses western nations of plot to prolong Boko Haram insurgency

The presidential candidate of Action Alliance (AA) and former Chief Security Officer to late army Head of State, Gen. Sani Abacha, Maj Hamzat Al-Mustapha, has alleged that there’s a grand plot by western nations to prolong the Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria. Al-Mustapha mentioned this on Tuesday in Abuja at a roundtable concerning the 2023 normal election. He claimed that whereas insurgency was hatched on…

BREAKING: Buhari to unveil new naira notes tomorrow – Emefiele

Godwin Emefiele, the Governor of the Central Bank has confirmed that President Muhammadu Buhari will unveil the designed Naira notes tomorrow Wednesday, November 23, 2022. Emefiele introduced this in the course of the Central Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee month-to-month assembly in Abuja. Recall that Emefiele had introduced in October that the apex financial institution would problem redesigned N200, N500, and N1,000 notes, efficient December 15,…

BREAKING: Court orders INEC to resume voters registration

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to instantly resume the continual voters registration (CVR) till 90 days earlier than the 2023 normal elections. Justice Inyang Ekwo, in a judgment, additionally directed the INEC to make sure that eligible Nigerians usually are not disadvantaged the chance to have the voter’s card for the forthcoming ballot. Justice Ekwo held…

Tax evasion: Reps Committee comes hard on FIRS Chairman, Nami, oil companies

The Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mr Muhammad Mamman Nami has been accused of conniving with oil companies working in Nigeria to evade tax remittances working into trillions of naira. Chairman of the House of Representatives Ad-hoc Committee Investigating the Structure and Accountability of the Joint Venture (JV) Businesses and Production Sharing Contracts (PSCs) of the National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL), Hon….

Nigerian Newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Tuesday morning

Good morning! Here is right now’s abstract from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. The Federal Government has assembled a authorized staff to problem the go well with filed by home airways searching for to cease the institution of a proposed nationwide carrier- Nigeria Air. It was learnt on Monday that the authorized staff of the federal government and a 10-man group representing the home airways, would meet…

Nigeria’s failure to take population growth seriously dangerous – Gbajabiamila

House of Representatives Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila, on Monday, stated Nigeria’s population growth should be taken seriously. The Speaker warned that failure to harness and maximize some great benefits of the altering population construction was dangerous. He spoke in Abuja on the “Parliamentary Summit on Fast-Tracking Nigeria’s Demographic Transition” organized by the National Population Commission (NPC) and the World Bank. Gbajabiamila charged the federal government in…

Ex-Akeredolu’s aide kidnapped, kidnappers demand N100m

Richard Omosehin, a former Senior Special Assistant to Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, has been kidnapped in Ondo State. His kidnap was confirmed on Monday by the Ondo State Police Command, which mentioned the incident was being investigated, with search efforts for the sufferer already began. Omosehin was kidnapped over the weekend at his house in Igbekebo, the headquarters of Ese Odo Local Government Area of the…

2023: Why Atiku won’t win presidential election – Kwankwaso

The New Nigeria Peoples Party’s presidential candidate, Rabiu Kwankwaso, has taken a swipe at Atiku Abubakar, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, saying any celebration that may’t management Lagos, Kano, and Rivers states ought to overlook in regards to the 2023 presidential election. Kwankwaso disclosed this on Monday on the commissioning of the Mgbutanwo Internal Roads in Emohua, Rivers State, on the invitation of…

BREAKING: Supreme Court orders retrial of Ogun PDP governorship legal battle

The Supreme Court on Monday in Abuja ordered that the legal motion which arose on the conduct of the first election of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the nomination of the governorship candidate in Ogun State be retried by the Federal High Court in Abuja. Justice Ibrahim Saulawa in a judgment delivered held that it was flawed of the Federal High Court in Abuja…

Skyrocketing costs, scarcity of rice, beans, yam, other foodstuffs hit popular Kaduna market

Market girls and foodstuff customers who got here to purchase foodstuffs on the popular Monday Market in Kurmin Gwari, Kaduna, may now not maintain their tears as foodstuff was not solely offered to the best bidders however offered out earlier than midday. Many retailers of rice, beans, garri, yam, and groundnut who had been within the market with the expectation to, as ordinary, purchase in…

BREAKING: Ekiti Assembly impeaches Aribisogan, elects first female Speaker

The Speaker of Ekiti State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Gboyega Aribisogan, has been impeached. Aribisogan was faraway from seat barely six days in workplace. He was impeached and suspended indefinitely by seventeen lawmakers, for blocking the passage of the 2022 Supplementary Appropriation Bill. Aribisogan was instantly changed by the Assembly Chief Whip, Rt. Hon. Olubunmi Adelugba from Emure Constituency, who was unanimously elected new…

BREAKING: Ekiti Assembly holds plenary amid tight security

A cross part of members of the Ekiti State House of Assembly are at the moment holding a plenary session amidst tight security. The meeting advanced is surrounded by armed policemen who barred each journalists and employees from gaining entry. Some political loyalists have been additionally seen in teams across the advanced. DAILY POST gathered that the sitting was in reference to the management tussle…

Lagoon of loss of life: Fears, concerns as many Nigerians take to suicide

There is concern amongst Nigerians that the Lagos Lagoon has turned a horny suicide spot for many who claimed they’re drained of residing and determined to finish all of it. Nigerians have misplaced rely of people who’ve left their homes to finish their lives within the Lagos Lagoon. While some unfortunate ones jumped into the river and died, others, as a result of of the…

Sunday Igboho’s delayed return linked to 2023 elections

Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly often known as Sunday Igboho, might not return to Nigeria till after the 2023 basic elections. A supply in Abuja instructed DAILY POST Sunday night time that each the federal government and a few highly effective politicians have been working to stall his entry. Last week, at Bishop Ajayi Crowther’s posthumous birthday celebration in Ibadan, Oyo State, Igboho hinted…

2023: Only way out of suffering is to vote APC out of power – Ayu tells Nigerians

Nigerians have been urged by the nationwide chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Iyorchia Ayu, to maintain the All Progressives Congress, APC, accountable for the woes of the nation. Ayu who mentioned that the APC-led authorities had prompted the folks immense distress, accused the ruling celebration of damaging the nation’s economic system. The PDP chairman said this in the course of the set up of…

2023 polls: Fear grips politicians over Naira redesign

There are indications that the transfer by the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, to redesign N200, N500 and N1,000 notes might have an affect on the forthcoming basic elections. DAILY POST remembers that the CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele had on October 26, announced the decision of the apex financial institution to redesign N200, N500 and N1000 notes. According to Emefiele, the brand new design will…

2023: We’ll monitor election closely – UK Govt reveals punishment for violence perpetrators

The United Kingdom has pledged to assist the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to make sure free, honest and credible elections in 2023. The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing, who gave the reassurance in an interview with NAN on Saturday, stated the UK would monitor the elections closely. The Commissioner revealed that the UK authorities would use its visa programme to punish whoever…

Presidency: You don’t have disgrace, fought Obasanjo in public – Tinubu attacks Atiku

The All Progressives Congress, APC, presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu, on Saturday, lashed out at his counterpart from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar. Tinubu described Atiku as a shameless man who fought former President Olusegun Obasanjo in public. He spoke through the APC presidential/governorship marketing campaign rally in Warri, Delta State. Tinubu mentioned Atiku fought his former boss over how they spent cash on…

BREAKING: Three policemen shot dead by unknown gunmen in Enugu

Three policemen of the Enugu State command have been shot dead by unknown gunmen at Agbani, headquarters of Nkanu West Local Government of the state. The incident, DAILY POST learnt, occurred on Saturday morning at a roundabout close to the Agbani Divisional Police station. The cops have been on stop-and-search obligation when the assailants sighted them and instantly opened hearth, bringing down the three safety…

2023: Why Soludo, Obaseki, Nnamani, others are ganging-up against Obi

In the final couple of months, it’s rising clear that Peter Obi and his supporters, the Obidents, are not going to fizzle out as predicted by a number of political pundits. In the South-east and South-south geopolitical zones, the unfold of the recognition of the Presidential candidate of the Labour Party has redrawn the political map forward of the final elections as campaigns thicken. Instead…

Nigerian Newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Saturday morning

Good morning! Here is at present’s abstract from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. The United Nations has introduced the discharge of $10.5 million US {dollars} (about N4.6 billion) for flood response in Nigeria. The UN, in a press release on Friday, stated the quantity will probably be used to present help to individuals affected and left weak by floods throughout the nation, together with these already ravaged…

BREAKING: Unknown gunmen kill Enugu former commissioner, brother

A former Commissioner for Rural Development in Enugu State, Hon. Gab Onuzulike has been killed by unknown gunmen. DAILY POST learnt that Onuzulike, who was additionally a former Chairman of Oji River Local Government Area was shot lifeless Friday night. A circulating ugly video exhibits the blood-soaked our bodies of the victims, with residents wailing. The incident occurred at Nkpokolo Achi whereas the ex-commissioner was…

Blame lazy leaders for 133 million Nigerians living in poverty – Experts

Economic consultants have blamed the leaders of each federal and state governments for 133 million Nigerians living in poverty. A Financial Inclusion/Wealth Management skilled, Mr Idakolo Gbolade and Professor of Management and Accounting at Lead City University, Ibadan, Godwin Oyedokun, made this disclosure to DAILY POST whereas reacting to the current National Bureau of Statistics, NBS Multidimensional Poverty report. DAILY POST reported on Friday that…

BREAKING: N544m grass cutting contract scandal: Court discharges, acquits Ex-SGF, Babachir Lawal

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory FCT, has discharged and aqcuitted a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Babachir Lawal from the N544M contract fraud offences introduced in opposition to him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. The Court on Friday held that the anti-graft company failed woefully to determine prima facie case in opposition to the Ex-SGF….

Naira redesign: We need extra three months – Miyetti Allah begs CBN

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, has urged the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, to increase the deadline for the circulation of the redesigned naira notes. The chief of the affiliation within the South-East, Gidado Siddiki, urged the CBN to increase the deadline by three months. Siddiki defined that the extension would give members of MACBAN extra time to deposit their cash…

Ignore Uzodinma at your own peril – Tinubu to Igbo business community

The All Progressives Congress, APC, presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu has cautioned the South-East in opposition to ignoring the Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma. Tinubu informed the “business and political leaders in the South-East to ignore Hope Uzodimma at their own peril.” He issued the warning at a city corridor assembly with South-East personal sector on Thursday in Owerri, NAN reviews. Tinubu assured the area that…

Concerns as 9th Senate lowers the bar of budget defence

Any parliamentary reporter would at all times be conversant with the phrase, “closed-door session or executive session”. During closed-door or govt periods, non actors in parliamentary discussions excused themselves for the parliamentarians to deliberate on confidential points. During this time, points mentioned are anticipated to be with ‘utmost fidei’ such that no one ought to hear about it. The confidentiality of the subject material varies,…