BANDITS THREAT; KADPOLY RELOCATES STUDENTS FROM BYPASS CAMPUS

The management of Kaduna Polytechnic have reschedule examinations and relocated students from is Sabon Tasha bypass Campus in Chikun Local Government Area to Tudun Wada main campus in Kaduna South Local Government Area following alleged bandits threat to attack the host community. Sources said the bandits have written to the host community of the institution, threatening to attack and kidnap more people. As precautionary measure, Kaduna Polytechnic management decided to close the campus there for any academic activities to forestall anything untoward. A lecturer in the school who spoke on…

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‘Those who have voiced opposition to Tinubu 2023 project are behind the seccession plan’ – Yoruba Welfare Group

…Says ‘Tinubu 2023’ is the reason behind Yoruba nation agitation The National President of the Yoruba Welfare Group, Comrade Adegoke Alawuje,has revealed that those who are against the coming of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu in 2023 are the brains behind the orchestrateded agitation for the Yoruba nation and many other crises in Yoruba land. Picture caption: Comrade Alawuje Comrade Alawuje made the submission at the weekend, when he formally responded to the arrest of the self-atyled Yoruna nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo, a.k.a Sunday Igboho, in the Republic of Benin. Recall that…

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Electricity: Consumers to pay more as FG sets to end N30bn monthly subsidy

Electricity consumers may have to contend with higher charges following the Federal Government’s decision to end most of its subsidy payments in the electricity sector come next year, 2022. Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo gave the hint while speaking yesterday, during the opening of the 14th Nigerian Association for Energy Economics/IAEE conference, with the theme: ‘Strategic responses of the energy sector to Covid-19 impacts on African economies‘, in Abuja. The government monthly subsidy for electricity is estimated at N30 billion. According to the Vice President, who was represented by the Special Assistant to the…

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Fleeing Nigerians besiege foreign embassies as economy falters, unemployment heightens – World Bank

Fifty percent of Nigeria’s 200 million people want out of the country for a better economic future abroad, an increase of nearly 20% since 2014, a new report by World Bank has shown. Consequently, it said, several foreign embassies in the country are having a hard time keeping with the pressure of requests by Nigerians. Its findings revealed that these include far-flung countries such as Ukraine and other eastern countries. The figure underpins the growing hopelessness in Africa’s country, beset by rising unemployment, escalating insecurity and high inflation. It said…

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“No more visits, come after me, if you can” – Pastor Bakare to Buhari

The Overseer of Citadel Global Community Church, Pastor Tunde Bakare, appeared to have fallen out with President Muhammadu Buhari, as he told his congregation that he would no longer visit him and even dared him to arrest him. Pastor Tunde Bakare, who was Buhari’s running mate in the 2011 election, said this in a sermon on Sunday. Although he did not mention Buhari pointedly, the references were clear as to whom his jibes are meant. “I dare you to come after me since that is the usual style now. You…

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‘Security chiefs building personal business with arms funds’, Shehu Sani alleges

Former Senator Shehu Sani has accused security chiefs of funneling funds meant for prosecuting the war against terrorists, bandits and other criminal elements, into building their personal business empires. The former lawmaker, who stated this when he featured on a teevision programme at the weekend, lamented the lingering security challenges in the country, saying citizens were being massacred daily because security agents and the government of the day had become hopeless and helpless. According to him, the level of killing was too high for government to talk about providing infrastructure…

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2023: PDP Govs. Forum urges NASS to entrench electronic transmission of results 

…Accuses Buhari, APC for converting Aso Villa to new APC HQ Governors elected on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party, otherwise known as PDP Governors’ Forum, (PDP-GF), yesterday called on the federal lawmakers to entrench electronic transmission of results for free, fair and credible elections in the country. The Chairman of PDP-GF and Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, disclosed this in a communique issued at the end of the 11th meeting of the Forum, which was held in Bauchi. The Forum requested the Independent National Electoral Commission,…

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DSS fails to produce Nnamdi Kanu in court, as Judge adjourns trial till October

…Police release Sowore, other protesters in Abuja The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has adjourned the trial of Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, (IPOB). Justice Binta Nyako adjourned the trial yesterday, at the resumption of proceedings at the court in the Federal Capital Territory, (FCT). The trial suffered a setback after the Department of State Services, (DSS) failed to produce Kanu in court. Justice Nyako faulted the action of the security outfit, noting that she had stayed back in her chambers waiting for the…

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Igboho: Olubadan’s delegation, others shut out, as trial continues ‘closed door’

The trial of self-styled Yoruba nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo, a.k.a Sunday Igboho, continued yesterday behind ‘closed door’, with journalists and his supporters shut out. It was gathered that his supporters thronged the  Cour D’Appel De Cotonou, where he is being tried, but they were not allowed to gain entrance. The report said Igboho’s supporters, which included the delegation sent by the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji were not allowed into the court’s premises. Recall that Igboho was arrested by Interpol along with his wife on July 20, while trying to board a plane…

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Banditry: Kaduna Govt suspends schools resumption indefinitely

…As another Kaduna traditional ruler is  kidnapped The Kaduna State government has suspended the resumption of schools across local governments of the state until further notice. Addressing a stakeholders’ meeting yesterday, the State governor, Nasir el-Rufa’i, stated that the government took the decision due to the ongoing aggressive military operation against bandits in most parts of the State. He informed the meeting attended by members of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), as well as professional and community-based associations that the operation was aimed at flushing…

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