Bedtime Stories: Buhari Meets Gen. T.Y. Danjuma, FEC Approves N2.9 Billion For Printing Of Examination Papers, How Barcelona Could Line-up Against Andrea Pirlo’s Juventus

Buhari Meets Gen. T.Y. Danjuma At Presidential Villa

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, met behind closed doors with former Minister of Defence, Gen. T. Y. Danjuma (Rtd), at the State House, Abuja.

NAN reports that the agenda of the meeting was unknown to State House correspondents as at the time of filing this report.

It was gathered that the meeting may not be unconnected with the ongoing critical consultations with major stakeholders in the country aimed at finding lasting solutions to the nation security and socio-economic challenges…READ MORE>>>

 

Buhari Preaches End To Divisive Actions, Comments

President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday in Abuja appealed to Nigerians to desist from actions and comments that could jeopardise the unity and progress of the nation.

He spoke at the launch of the 2021 Armed Forces Remembrance Day (AFRD) Emblem and Appeal Fund.

Buhari said this year’s occasion reminds citizens of the need to guard jealously the unity of the country…READ MORE>>>

 

FEC Approves N2.9 Billion For Printing Of Examination Papers

The Federal Executive Council has approved N2.9 billion for the printing of examination materials.

Speaking with state house correspondents on Wednesday, the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, said the approval was granted at the council’s meeting which was presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Adamu who revealed that the printing contracts were awarded to a group of eight printers said the materials are meant for the Basic Education Certification Examination, the Senior Secondary Certificate Examination, and the National Common Entrance…READ MORE>>>

 

PDP Is Idle, Frustrated – APC

The All Progressives Congress, (APC) in Ekiti State has stated that its opposition, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is idle and frustrated and has resorted to empty threats and incitement as its weapon even as it warned that the law is there to tame and deal with any form of unlawful acts by any person no matter how highly placed.

Reacting to threats made by the state PDP in a statement it issued on Wednesday to take laws into their hands, the ruling party in the state said PDP had already taken laws into its hand by sponsoring the latest violence in the state which resulted in the arraignment of some PDP leaders. It added that nobody is too big to be dealt with by security agents.

The party’s statement signed and released by its Public Relations Officer, Ade Ajayi, in Ado Ekiti on Wednesday ,also reminded PDP members in the state of the woes inflicted on people of the state by the immediate past administration, which led the state to a debtor status…READ MORE>>>

 

Use End SARS Demands To Implement 2014 National Confab – ECWA To President Buhari

The Evangelical Church Winning All, ECWA, has called President Muhammadu Buhari to use the opportunity provided by the End SARS protests to urgently implement the recommendations of the 2014 National Conference.

The leadership of ECWA noted that the 2014 National Conference has over 600 resolutions, stressing that if properly implemented, it would seriously address most of the challenges the country is presently facing.

Rev. Stephen Panya, ECWA President, in a statement noted that the enormous challenges in the country if not properly handled, could lead to the total collapse of the system…READ MORE>>>

 

How Barcelona Could Line-up Against Andrea Pirlo’s Juventus

Barcelona face a strong test as they travel to Turin, Italy to face Serie A giants Juventus Wednesday night.

The Ronald Koeman-led side would be aiming to bounce back from their El Classico defeat against Real Madrid with victory against Juventus.

Both sides clash in Group G tonight. Barcelona were very convincing in the UEFA Champions League opener, with five different players getting on the score sheet in the 5-1 win over Hungarian giants Ferencvaros…READ MORE>>>

 

Hoodlums Abduct, Molest Reagent As Crisis Hits Ondo Community Over Throne Succession

Following the transition of Olusegun Akinbola, the traditional ruler of Alade Idanre Kingdom in Ondo state who died on October 16, there is an ongoing crisis in the kingdom.

Recall that the first daughter of the monarch identified as Temilowa Akinbola was crowned as regent two days after the demise of the monarch.

The palace has been invaded by hoodlums and the new reagent was attacked alongside her aged mother barely five days after her emergence…READ MORE>>>

 

Register Your Operations Within Two Weeks Or Risk Suspension – Gov Oyetola Tells Okada Riders

Osun State Government has given commercial motorcyclists popularly known as Okada riders two weeks ultimatum to register their members or risk suspension of their operations.

This is as the Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola disclosed that commercial motorcycles can only operate between 6 am to 8 pm henceforth.

He disclosed this while holding a meeting with the leadership of Commercial Motorcycle Operators in the State on Tuesday evening…READ MORE>>>

 

Mary Njoku And Husband, Jason, Test Positive For COVID-19

Nigerian film magnate and co-founder and CEO of iROKOtv, Jason Njoku and his wife, actress, Mary Njoku have tested positive for COVID-19.

Jason disclosed the news in a tweet on Wednesday. He, however, stated that he has no idea of how he contracted it…READ MORE>>>

 

EFCC Re-Arraigns Two Chinese Accused Of Offering N100m Bribe

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Sokoto Zonal Office, on Tuesday, re-arraigned two Chinese nationals, Meng Kun and Xu Koi, accused of offering a N100 million as a bribe to its zonal head, Abdullahi Lawal.

A statement signed by its spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren, said the duo were docked before Saleh Idrissa of the Federal High Court, Sokoto, on a three-count charge of conspiracy and money laundering to the tune of N50million.

The EFCC had arrested the defendants in May for allegedly offering a bribe to an official; in a bid to compromise ongoing investigations of a construction company, China Zhonghao Nig. Ltd…READ MORE>>>