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Video: Support Oduduwa Republic or Forget about 2023, Igboho allegedly warns Yoruba Leaders

•Threatens Yoruba politicians with death over Oduduwa Republic, elections in Nigeria Jude Johnson Videolink:  https://youtu.be/WHXrs3HGI0s Yoruba activist and pan-Oduduwa Republic agitator, Sunday Adeyemo, has threatened to eliminate politicians of Yoruba extraction, who solicit for the support of South West sons and daughters, in the build-up to the 2023 general election. In an undated video

2017: Buhari Presents N7.28tn “Budget of Recovery and Growth” to NASS

...Paschal Okeke The President of Nigeria,  Muhammadu Buhari, has formally presented a N7.28 trillion federal government budget for 2017 to the joint session of the National Assembly for approval. Buhari while presenting  the “Budget of Recovery and Growth", said it was higher than the N6.07 trillion 2016 Appropriation by about 19.95 per

Pakistan Airline Chief resigns following crash

The Chairman of Pakistan’s International Airlines (PIA), Azam Saigol, has resigned as Pakistanis woke to the news of a crash last week that killed all 48 people on board. The PIA spokesman, Danyal Gilani, said that the the airline chief had resigned late Monday. “The PIA chairman resigned due to personal reasons,”

US Sanctions Two Congo DRC Government Officials

•Targeted for undermining democratic processes ...Jude Johnson The United States (US) Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has sanctioned two Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) government officials  pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13413, as amended by E.O. 13671. The Acting Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence at

Trump picks ExxonMobil CEO as Secretary of State

Trump picks ExxonMobil CEO as Secretary of State The United States President-elect Donald Trump has picked ExxonMobil CEO, Rex Tillerson, as his Secretary of State. Mr. Trump had praised Mr. Tillerson’s business acumen and “broad experience and deep understanding of geopolitics’’. He cited the 64-year-old Republican as one of the world’s most successful

NEWS SUMMARY: FEW THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY

...Cpt. Hashim Abdullahi 1. PIPELINE VANDALISM: FG TO ESTABLISH SPECIAL PARAMILITARY FORCE. The Federal Government is to establish a specialised paramilitary force in the petroleum industry next year in a bid to ensure zero vandalism of pipelines and put an end to similar acts of sabotage of oil installations, particularly in the

Senate to investigate NNPC, NPDC over non remittance of $3.47billion

The Nigerian Senate has ordered its committees on finance, petroleum upstream and downstream to investigate the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC) over the non-remittance of $3.47billion to the federation account.   The resolution by the senate was sequel to a motion by Dino Melaye, senator representing

Buhari, W/African Leaders Arrives Gambia to Urge Jammeh to Step Down

...Jude Johnson The President of Nigeria,  Muhammad Buhari and  other West African leaders, led by Liberia's president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, have arrived The Gambia, to help ensure push for peaceful democratic transition of power  in the country. The West African leaders efforts is to convince long-time President Yahya Jammeh to step down

Navy Promotes 73 Senior Officers

•15 Rear Admirals, 39 Commodores ...Jude Johnson The Nigerian Navy has approved the promotion of 73 senior officers to various higher ranks including the Director of Information (DINFO), Christian Ezekobe, who was elevated from Commodore (one-star General) to Rear Admiral (two-star General). Ezekobe in a statement on Saturday, said the exercise saw the

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