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10 things you need to know today Tuesday 21/09/2021

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1. More hard times in Nigeria in the months ahead as the Federal Government yesterday made known to the public that it is ending the N30 billion monthly subsidy by January 2022, Ahmed Zakari, The Special Adviser announced this at a stakeholders’ engagement meeting, organised by the Nigerian Electricity Commission (NERC) in Lagos.

2. Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, yesterday signed the bill prohibiting open grazing in Lagos into law. The Governor assented the bill at the Lagos House on Monday.

3. Telecommunications networks have been shut down in 14 of the 23 Local Government Areas of Sokoto State as part of the efforts to check banditry. Governor Aminu Tambuwal announced this in an interview on Monday.

4. Operatives of the Ilorin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested 30 suspected cyber fraudsters in a sting operation at the Kwara State University, KWASU, Malete. EFCC Head, Media and Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren, revealed this in a statement on Monday, adding that the action followed weeks of surveillance on the suspects.

5. In Big Brother Naija, the set of people for the final possible eviction in the Shine Ya Eye season are; Whitemoney,Pere, Angel, Saga, Queen and Nini. This was announced by Big Brother on Monday, day 58 of the show and beginning of the penultimate final week.
6. More difficult times await Nigerians in the months ahead as the Federal Government yesterday announced that it is ending the N30 billion monthly electricity subsidy by January 2022. The Special Adviser to the President on infrastructure, Ahmed Zakari, discl. Activists under the aegis of TakeItBack movement have mobilised for a fresh protest at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on September 24, 2021. The movement announced its plan to hold a protest in a statement titled, ‘Protest Call At The UN General Assembly’, by its Global Director of Mobilisation, Gbola Owoborode, on Monday. President Buhari is attending there.

7. The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation on Monday said that the total revenue generated from the sale of petroleum products for the period of May 2020 to May 2021 stood at N2.35tn. A statement by the Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division of the Corporation, Garba-Deen Muhammad, said the figures were contained in the May 2021 edition of the NNPC Monthly Financial and Operations Report.

8. Men of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested a 45-year-old man, Olaoluwa Jimoh, for allegedly impregnating his biological daughter. The suspect was arrested last Thursday following a complaint by the victim that her father was fond of sleeping with her, adding that he later got her pregnant. The state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, disclosed this in a statement on Monday.

9. The Federal Ministry of Education has spoken to the Permanent secretary of the ministry concerning missed examinations. Mr. Sonny Echono stated this while monitoring some examination centres in Abuja yesterday. He said;     Candidates in the south East who missed the 2021 West Africa Senoir School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE) will be given a second chance to write the examination      .

10. Members of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) in Imo State on Monday boycotted courts to protest the killing of one of their colleagues who was killed by unknown gunmen a few days ago. Chairman of NBA in Imo, Jude Ikechukwu Ogamba, told newsmen in an interview that the boycott was for three days.

 

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Six suspected kidnappers arrested in Adamawa

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The Adamawa State Police Command has arrested six suspected kidnappers who attacked Ngurore police station in Yola-South and kidnapped a nursing l mother.

NAN reports that the incident occurred on Oct.10 and the victims were rescued.

The Commissioner of Police in the State, Mr Mohammed Barde disclosed this during a courtesy visit by the Adamawa Police Community Relations Committee (PCRC) on Thursday in Yola.

He said that the command was ready to deal with any kidnapping, armed robbery and other criminal activities in the State.

Barde called for continued support of the committee by providing useful information to the police to ensure peace and security across the 21 Local Government Areas of the state.

He assured them that such information would be treated with confidentiality.

The commissioner advised the PCRC to remain united in the discharge of their duties and discouraged them from having different factions.

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BREAKING: Nnamdi Kanu: IPOB gives conditions to dialogue with Buhari govt

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The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Thursday gave the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government conditions for dialogue.

IPOB’s spokesman, Emma Powerful said the group would listen to the Federal Government when its leader, Nnamdi Kanu is released unconditionally.

Powerful also noted that the Federal Government should set a date for the referendum of Biafra.

In a statement he signed, Powerful insisted that Kanu committed no crime to warrant being arrested and prosecuted.

He maintained that Kanu should not be detained while terrorists are roaming the streets freely.

According to Powerful: “Our leader Mazi Nnamdi Kanu committed no crime to deserve persecution by the federal government that is openly hobnobbing with real terrorists and Fulani bandits but crushing peaceful agitators.

“We demand unconditional release of our Leader. He should not be in detention while real terrorists and mass murderers are parading freely on the streets.

“Nigeria government should prepare a date for the referendum on Biafra for people to decide where to stay either in Biafra or Nigeria.Those who want to sabotage Biafra freedom should wait for the referendum date.

“IPOB demands nothing other than unconditional release of our great leader, Mazi Nnamdi KANU, and a date for the Biafra referendum.

“We are not interested in any dialogue unless our Leader, Mazi Nnamdi KANU is released before we can sit with anybody for discussion.”

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Sex tape: Nobody is holy, even Tiwa Savage – Reality Tv star, Ka3na

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Reality Tv star, Ka3na Jones has opined that nobody no matter how perfect their life seem to be, is holier than another.

Ka3na made this known in a post via her Instagram account while reacting to the recently released alleged sex tape of Nigerian singer, Tiwa Savage and her boyfriend.

She further noted that nobody is perfect, be it man or woman, adding that the difference is that some are been captured on camera while some do theirs behind the scenes.

“I hope y’all have seen that nobody is holier than another.

“Be It African bad girl or Big Brother Naija housemates. A woman is a woman; the difference is that some people’s dirty doings haven’t been captured on camera. Nobody holy pass,” she wrote.

Recall that ka3na was criticized and dragged online after she had sex with Praise while at the Big Brother house.

She also claimed that Praise didn’t even last for 5 seconds after things turned sour between them.

 

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