Top 10 Stories You Cannot Afford to Miss This Wednesday Evening, August 03, 2022
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Top 10 Stories You Cannot Afford to Miss This Wednesday Evening, August 03, 2022

Here is a round-up of stories we have tracked for your reading pleasure;

FG Confirms Purchase of N1.4 billion Worth Of Vehicles For Niger Republic Government

She added that the financial support, which is primarily for the purpose of enhancing capacity to protect their territory, based on a request by the Nigerien Government, is also in the best interest of the country.

Again, Falana Bombs Buhari Over Worsening Insecurity, Collapsing Economy

“In view of the fact that the civilian Joint Task Force operatives are given licences to bear arms and ammunition, I have asked state governments to sue the Federal Government for refusing to grant licences to the personnel of regional security outfits for allowing dangerous criminals to breach the constitutional rights of unarmed citizens to life and dignity.”

Security Crisis: Senate Leadership Meets With Service Chiefs

Speaking at the commencement of the meeting, Senate President Ahmad Lawan said the security challenges have lingered and the Senate had hoped that the situation would have been better.

Shake-Up In Immigration, 61 Comptrollers, 8 ACG Redeployed

The statement said that eight Assistant Comptrollers General (ACG) and 61 Comptrollers of Immigration (CIS) were affected by the posting order. It said that the ACGs deployed include: ACG KM Amao formerly the Comptroller of Ogun Command is moved to the General Services Division at the Service Headquarters Abuja.

Buhari Swears In Three New Permanent Secretaries

In attendance at the meeting are the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha; Head of the Federal Civil Service, Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan; and the National Security Council (NSA), Maj. Gen. Babagana Monguno (Rtd).

Obasanjo Sweats Over High Cost Of Diesel

“I am already sweating and if the situation does not go down, anybody that is using diesel, I don’t know your calculation, my calculation is that I cannot produce a kilo of fish with less than N1400. That’s about what it cost as of today. So, if I sell my fish around N1,400 I cannot make a profit,” the ex-President was quoted as saying in a statement by his media aide, Kehinde Akinyemi.

Onyekwere Wins Gold In Discus As Nigeria Medals Haul Hit 8 At CWG

Onyekwere became the gold medal winner after she threw 61.7 meters in her third attempt. Her 61.70m throw is also her season’s best.

BUA Donates Clinic, School Worth N280m to Sokoto Community

Banji, represented by the Director of Human Resources, BUA, Alhaji Altine Wali, said the company engaged in the relocation of settlements as part of the quarry expansion programme, cleared lands in the new Gidan Boka community and allocated lands to the affected families.

 Super Eagles Forward, Umar Sadiq Inches Closer To Borussia Dortmund Move

Dortmund are in need of a striker after selling their talismanic striker, Erling Haaland to Manchester City this summer and his replacement Sebastian Haller is expected to spend several months on the sidelines after he was diagnosed with a testicular tumour.

I Did Not Endorse Peter Obi, Labour Party – Ogbonnaya Onu

Onu in a statement on Wednesday said his loyalty remain with the ruling party, All Progressives Congress (APC), adding that all reports of his involvement in any form of anti-party activity should be disregarded.

He urged the public to note the distinction between him and a former presidential aspirant in the 2019 election, Dr. SKC Ogbonnia, who reportedly endorsed the Labour Party and Obi.

Port Harcourt Refinery to Begin Operations Q1 2023—FG

Managing Director of the Port Harcourt Refining Company Limited, Ahmed Dikko, who gave the assurance recently, said the Old Port Harcourt Refinery, referred to as ‘Area 5’, would be the first of three phases of the project.
With a refining capacity of 60,000 barrels per day, the facility would have a refining capacity of 210,000 bpd when entirely completed by the end of 2024.

 

Terror Attack: NRC Suspends Lagos-Kano, Ajaokuta Train Services

The Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) has suspended train service operations on the Lagos-Kano route.Also, there were reports of suspension of train services at Ajaokuta station, along the Warri-Itakpe route by the NRC after the attack on some passengers by gunmen on Monday.

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