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Buhari Resubmits Rejected Octogenarian For Envoy Job

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President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday re-submitted the nomination of 82-year-old ambassadorial nominee from Imo State, Justice Sylvanus Adiewere, Nsofor who was earlier rejected by the Senate.

Nsofor, a non-career ambassador was rejected based on the report of its Committee on Foreign Affairs headed by Senator Monsurat Sunmonu noted that the man looked frail and tired and his responses to the issues raised were either not answered or devoid of details and mostly satirical.

Buhari in a letter dated 29th March, received on April 11, was read by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki during yesterday’s plenary.In the letter, the president replaced Ondo State nominee, Mr. Jacob Igbekele Daodu who was rejected by the Senate based on the report of the Department of State Services (DSS), with Joseph Olusola Iji and Suleiman Zarma Hassan (Gombe) who has been nominated for ministerial slot with retired Commodore Yusuf Jonga Hinna.

Buhari appealed to the senators to expediously consider the nominees. The president also submitted the names of Professor Ummu Ahmed Jalingo (North East), Professor Justitia Nnabuko (South East), Professor Mike Obadan (South South), Dr. Abdu Abubakar (North West) and Adeola Adetunji for confirmation as non-executive directors of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

Source: Guardian

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Governor Seyi Makinde walks around the streets of Ibadan to pacify residents

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Governor Seyi Makinde walks around the streets of Ibadan to pacify residents

Nigerian Businessman, Politician and Philanthropist Seyi Makinde who is the governor of Oyo State is currently the talk of social media

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State was seen walking around the streets of Ibadan on Wednesday October 21, trying to reassure and pacify citizens due to the nationwide chaos prompted by the endsars protest.

In the footage recorded by an onlooker, Makinde could be seen surrounded by his security entourage as he walked up to the protesters who cheered as he waved at them.

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I am a soldier but I can’t support bad thing – Nigerian man claiming to be a soldier publicly condemns killing of protesters (video)

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I am a soldier but I can’t support bad thing – Nigerian man claiming to be a soldier publicly condemns killing of protesters (video)

A man currently trending online after claiming to be a Nigerian soldier has come out to condemn the shooting of protesters by military men.

In a video that has gone viral, the man who did not give his name and neither did he hide his face, said he cannot stand by and watch as people kill his brothers and sisters whom he left behind to fight Boko Haram.

”You can’t be killing my brothers and sisters. I left them behind to find Boko Haram. You can’t be killing them and you want me to have joy. I don’t have joy in this country. Whatever the youths are doing I am in support of them.

I am a soldier but I can’t support bad thing” he said

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Aba Town Hall set on fire by an angry mob

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Aba Town Hall set on fire by an angry mob

Following the on-going chaos in Lagos State after the Nigerian army opened fire on unarmed protesters at Lekki tollgate.

There are reports of the Aba Town Hall being set on fire by an angry mob in spite of the curfew imposed in the city by Governor Okezie Ikpeazu yesterday October 20.

Some of those at the scene were heard shouting “it is happening, enough is enough” as the Town Hall burnt.

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