Gov Plots To Dethrone Sultan of Sokoto As Bickering Worsens

‘Do not touch Sultan Abubakar,’ MURIC warns as Sokoto Governor deposes 15 traditional rulers   The cold war and sour relationship between the Sokoto state governor, Ahmed Aliyu, and the Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar, have degenerated with the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) declaring the plot of an impending dethronement of the Sultan by the governor. The sultan is regarded as the leader of Muslim faithful in Nigeria asides being a first class monarch in Sokoto state. Kano Orders Demolition Of Bayero Palace MURIC, made what it described as the…

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Recruitment: Provide Evidence Of Corruption, PSC Tells Police

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has challenged the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) to provide evidence to support the allegations peddled against it regarding the recruitment of constables. In a Friday statement by its Head of Press and Public Relations, Ikechukwu Ani, the PSC noted that it was obvious that the NPF was out to malign its reputation. “The Commission has at every turn suffered several indignities in its attempt to perform functions provided to it by the Constitution even after the Supreme Court decided the matter in its favour. “That…

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2024 Hajj Death Toll Exceeds 900

. Relatives of Nigerian pilgrims panic, reach out to NAHCON, States boards         Friends and family searched for missing hajj pilgrims on Wednesday as the death toll at the annual rituals, which were carried out in scorching heat, surged past 900. Relatives scoured hospitals and pleaded online for news, fearing the worst after temperatures hit 51.8 degrees Celsius (125 Fahrenheit) in Mecca, Islam’s holiest city, on Monday. About 1.8 million people from all over the world, many old and infirm, took part in the days-long, mostly outdoor…

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Reason EFCC, Flutterwaves Gave For Planned Establishment of Cybercrime Centre

To intensify the fight against internet crime and enhance the security of business transactions, unicorn payments technology company, Flutterwave, says it is partnering the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to establish and a state-of-the-art Cybercrime Research Centre. The fintech company with fortunes worth over $1bn headquartered in San Francisco with footprints in Nigeria and other African countries said the centre would also provide a “sustainable lifeline to youths across the country”. To this effect, the Silicon Valley-based company signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the anti-graft agency on…

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Nigeria Announces Plan To Send First Citizen To Space

The Nigerian Government has announced that it is sending its first citizen into space The Director General of the National Space Research and Development Agency, NASRDA, Mathew Adepoju, made this known at a press conference in Abuja on Wednesday. He said that the government had signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, with the Space Exploration and Research Agency, SERA, to facilitate the ambitious venture. READ ALSO: Makinde Approves Appointment Of Olakunleyin As 43rd Olubadan Untold Story Of Farooq Oreagba, Cancer Survivor Who Won Hearts At Ojude Oba Don’t Keep Cooked…

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Makinde Approves Appointment Of Olakunleyin As 43rd Olubadan

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has approved the appointment of Oba Owolabi Olakuleyin as the 43rd Olubadan of lbadanland. The governor gave the approval in a memo signed on June 14, 2024, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by Section 19 (Cap 28) Law of Oyo State 2000 as amended. In a statement signed by the governor’s spokesman, Sulaimon Olanrewaju, the Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Matters, Olusegun Olayiwola, indicated the approval. READ ALSO: ‘Meet Me In Court,’ Davido Sues Baby Mama, Sofia Momodu Former MTN Nigeria…

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’10 Days Added,’ Nigeria Extends 2024 Oil Bid Round Registration Deadline

The Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC), has announced an extension to the 2024 licensing bid round registration by 10 days. Commission Chief Executive Officer, Engr. Gbenga Komolafe, who shared this in Abuja on Tuesday, said the extension is to allow interested investors to take advantage of the expanded opportunities. Komolafe explained that in pursuit of the commission’s commitment to derive value from the country’s abundant oil and gas reserves and increase production, the commission has been working assiduously with multi-client companies, to undertake more exploratory activities, acquire more data…

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Putin Hails North Korea’s Support For Ukraine War

Russian President Vladimir Putin landed in North Korea early Wednesday, the Kremlin said, kicking off a visit set to boost defence ties between the two nuclear-armed countries as Moscow pursues its war in Ukraine. Just after the pre-dawn touchdown, Russian TV showed North Korean leader Kim Jong Un greeting Putin in the dark, on a red carpet at Pyongyang’s airport, with the pair shaking hands and embracing before a motorcade took Putin along streets lined with Russian flags. The trip is Putin’s first to the isolated nation in 24 years,…

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Motailatu Church @ 60: Aiyedatiwa Preaches Peace, Development

Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa of Ondo State has urged Nigerians to pray for peace in the country because “anywhere there is peace, there will be development”. He also praised members of Motailatu Church of God (MCG) over what he described as the support extended to his administration since he became the Governor of the Sunshine State. The Governor spoke on Sunday in Ondo City, during the Diamond Jubilee Celebration of the church. The spiritual event, held at the International Headquarters of the church, Saint Adekahunsi Cathedral, Oke-Iwosan, Ondo City, was witnessed…

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Bill On 8-Region Structure For Nigeria To Be Sent To Tinubu – Afenifere

A chieftain of the Yoruba socio-cultural association, Afenifere, Akin Fapohunda has said the draft of “A Bill for an Act to substitute the annexure to Decree 24 of 1999 with New Governance Model for the Federal Republic of Nigeria”, would be sent to President Bola Tinubu on Friday. The draft bill which is seeking a return to the regional form of government, with Nigeria divided into eight regions, also seeks among others, new extant laws to be cited as “The Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria New Governance Model…

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