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1) The Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited and oil marketers were given a 48-hour deadline by the Department of State Services (DSS) yesterday to make Premium Motor Spirit, also known as petrol, available to Nigerians. The DSS spokesperson, Peter Afunanya, disclosed this information to reporters during a press briefing. Read More
2) A friend of PDP presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar, Senator Lee Maeba, had his Port Harcourt home attacked on Thursday, and he claims the assailant intended to kill him. About 30 suspected thugs attacked the home of the former senator for Rivers South East, wrecking about 5 cars in the process. Read More
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3) According to Mark Gbillah, the representative for the Gwer East/Gwer West Federal Constituency in Benue State, Godwin Emefiele, the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), is exceeding his authority by enacting the cash withdrawal limit policy. In a yesterday interview with Channels TV, Gbillah made this claim.
4) In its plenary session on Thursday, the House of Representatives requested that the Central Bank of Nigeria’s Governor, Godwin Emefiele, postpone the implementation of the policy pending the conclusion of the anticipated consultation on the adherence to the pertinent provisions of the CBN Act and the 1999 Constitution with regard to the apex bank’s monetary policies. Read More
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5) The Independent National Electoral Commission, or INEC, announced its intention to establish voting locations for more than two million internally displaced people across the nation before the 2023 elections. Voting locations will be found in IDP camps.
6) The lawyer for well-known musician Daniel Oladapo, also known as D’Banj, Pelumi Olajengbesi, has demanded the singer’s release from the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission’s custody. In a statement on Thursday, Olajengbesi claimed that D’Banj, who had been detained by the anti-graft agency on Tuesday, was not responsible for the allegations of fund misappropriation surrounding the social empowerment programme known as “N-Power Scheme.”
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7) The Edo State High Court, which is located in the Auchi region of the State, has sentenced Taofeek Isah to die by hanging. Jeremiah Okamudu and Miracle Pius received different jail terms from the court as well. The defendants were brought before the court on five counts, including rape, kidnapping, use of a dangerous substance in an attack, causing physical harm, and wrongful trial by torture.
8) Two men were ordered to remain in custody by an Ogba magistrates’ court in Lagos after threatening to post a woman’s nude photos on social media. It was claimed that the defendants, Joseph Chukwudi (23), and Hillary Ogbodo (23), took nude pictures of their female neighbour and threatened to post them online.
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9) General Lucky Irabor, the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), has promised that the military will rebuff pressure to tamper with the 2023 elections. Irabor noted that necessary measures were being put in place to ensure they obediently follow President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive to maintain neutrality. Irabor was the 61st guest at the Ministerial Media Briefing organised by the Presidential Communications Team yesterday.
10) The government of Rivers State has issued a warning to a group that is allegedly planning a campaign of defamation against Governor Nyesom Wike because of his involvement in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) G-5 governors’ collective demand for fairness, equity, and justice. Chris Finebone, the commissioner for information and communications, issued the warning yesterday in Port Harcourt during a press briefing.
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