2023: Presidency should be zoned to South-East…for equity, justice, – Balarabe/newsheadline247
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2023: Presidency should be zoned to South-East…for equity, justice – Balarabe

Balarabe Musa, a former governor of the old Kaduna State, has proposed that the presidency should be zoned to the south-east region part of Nigeria in 2023. The former governor pointed out that it was necessary to ensure equity, justice, and fairness among Nigerians and in the interest of the country in general. Balarabe believes Read more

Biafra: Obasanjo, Gowon, others dragged to court for roles in civil war /newsheadline247
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Biafra: Obasanjo, Gowon, others dragged to court for roles in civil war

….CG-IPOB asks court to determine whether Igbos should remain in Nigeria On Wednesday, a new group from the East Region of Nigeria – the Customary Government of the Indigenous People of Biafra, CG-IPOB, emerged and dragged former Head of State General Yakubu Gowon, rtd, former President Olusegun Obasanjo and Attorney-General of the Federation to a Federal Read more

Second batch of 314 Nigerians arrive from South Africa/newsheadline247
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Xenophobia: Lagos govt gives fresh batch of returnees N20,000 each

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday gave N20,000 to each member of the second batch of 319 Nigerians evacuated from South Africa. The fresh batch of returnees arrived a week after another 178 Nigerians fleeing xenophobia came back from South Africa. The returnees arrived at the Cargo Wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, Read more

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News Just In: EFCC arraigns officials’ of P&ID, which wants Nigeria’s $9 billion, for fraud

The Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is arraigning four suspects for their alleged involvement in the Process and Industrial Development Limited (P&ID) deal. The suspects are being arraigned on Thursday at the Federal High Court in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory. However, two people were taken to the dock at the proceedings presided over by Read more

Group insists no distrust between Buhari, Osinbajo, says relationship remains mutual/newsheadline247
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Group insists no distrust between Buhari, Osinbajo, says relationship remains mutual

The Initiative to Save Democracy (ISD), a pressure group, has said that the relationship between President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo remains mutually respectful. The group’s President, Mr Oladele Peter, in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja, condemned individuals and groups sowing seeds of discord between both leaders. The statement came at the Read more

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Alleged N500m Grass-cutting Fraud: EFCC tenders telephone conversation evidence against Babachir Lawal

Justice Jude Okeke of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), High Court, Maitama, on Wednesday, heard how evidence linking the company used by the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, to allegedly defraud the federal government to the tune of N500 million was extracted from a telephone. Mr Lawal and his younger Read more

Buhari sacks Head of Service, Oyo-Ita, approves Yemi-Esan’s appointment/newsheadline247`
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Buhari sacks Head of Service, Oyo-Ita, approves Yemi-Esan’s appointment

STABILIZATION OF THE FEDERAL CIVIL SERVICE President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Dr. Mrs. Folashade Yemi-Esan as the Acting Head of the Civil Service of the Federation with immediate effect. Dr. Mrs. Yemi-Esan, who is the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum Resources takes over from Mrs. Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita, who has been directed Read more

Second batch of 314 Nigerians arrive from South Africa/newsheadline247
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Second batch of 314 Nigerians arrive from South Africa

The second batch of Nigerians who fled South Africa as a result of xenophobia has landed at Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos state. A total of 314 Nigerians boarded the Air Peace flight from Johannesburg to Lagos, newsheadline247 gathered. Their arrival was reportedly delayed as a result of the initial refusal of South African Read more