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SERAP gives Abuja council chair 14 days to withdraw life pensions for ex-officials

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has sent an open letter to Mr Abdullahi Adamu Candido, chairman of the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), urging him to use his good offices and leadership position to “urgently withdraw and revoke the bill/edict for the unconstitutional and illegal payment of life pensions to former chairmen, vice-chairmen, speakers and other officials of AMAC.” SERAP said: “if the bill/edict is not withdrawn within …

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Police arrest man for allegedly threatening to kidnap, murder boss; Suspect says it’s ‘act of Satan’

By Stanley Nwanosike Enugu, Oct. 12, 2019 The Police Command in Enugu State has arrested one Nnaji Nwabueze who allegedly threatens to kidnap and murder unsuspecting members of the public using text messages and the internet. The Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Ebere Amaraizu, who said this in a statement …

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Why Oyo state is spending CBN’s N7.6 bn loan on Farm Settlements—Makinde; Says: ‘I stopped previous govt from squandering loan’

  The Government of Oyo State has explained “certain misinformation, misconception and outright mischief in the interpretations being given to the N7.6 billion Agriculture loan, which the state government on Thursday secured the nod of the State House of Assembly to access.” A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to …

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Elections: PDP inaugurates national reconciliation committee, campaign councils for Kogi, Bayelsa

By Emmanuel Oloniruha Abuja, Oct. 11, 2019 The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has inaugurated a national reconciliation committee and campaign councils for Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections, scheduled for Nov. 16. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the reconciliation committee is headed by a former Senate President, Sen. …

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