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Things you need to know today Tuesday 29/11/2022



1. The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, on Monday, warned Nigerians that if the Federal Government kept withholding their pay, a new crisis would break out in the country’s universities. The University of Ilorin, ASUU Chairman, Prof. Moyosore Ajao, raised the alarm at a special congress of the local branch held at the university’s main auditorium on Monday.

2. The All Progressives Congress and the Osun State House of Assembly yesterday tackled the new Osun State Governor, Ademola Adeleke, over the six Executive Orders he signed on Monday. They condemned the new governor for reversing some appointments and job recruitments made by his predecessor, Gboyega Oyetola.

3. The Nigerian National Merit Award has stated that the 32 nominees for the 2022 edition were not qualified. The quasi-academic agency said the nominees did not pass the prerequisite exam.

4. Aminu Mohammed, the student arrested for allegedly criticising First Lady Aisha Buhari on Twitter, says he was beaten and taken to the Presidential Villa in Abuja. According to his father, Mohammed, who is a student of the Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa State, said this when he called him from detention.

5. The Federal Government has advised Nigerians traveling to US, UK and some European countries to be wary of thieves targeting their passports, money and other valuables. Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, gave the advice on Monday in Abuja while speaking at the fifth edition of the President Muhammadu Buhari Administration scorecard, 2015-2023.

6. The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, has refuted allegations of budget padding by some ministries, departments and agencies. The minister noted that the funds in question were only wrongly captured in the budget estimates submitted to the National Assembly.

7. Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, is set to suspend his campaign and town hall engagements for at least eight days to embark on a tour of some selected Western countries. The candidate, according to a series of tweets by the APC Presidential Campaign Council, would be out of the country between December 4 and 12.

8. The Abuja division of the Court of Appeal has affirmed the judgment of a Federal High Court in Damaturu, Yobe State, which declared Bashir Machina as the genuine candidate for the All Progressives Congress (APC), Yobe North senatorial district. In a ruling, Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem of the appellate court dismissed the appeal filed by the Senate President, Ahmed Lawal, for lacking in merit.

9. Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has said Nigeria, under the leadership of All progressives Congress (APC), is bleeding and required a qualified individual to rescue it from collapsing. He said the people were hungry, while insecurity has taken over every part of the country.

10. Former governorship aspirant of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Kaduna State, Sani Mahmood Sha’aban, yesterday, dumped the party. The son-in-law to President Muhammadu Buhari said he decided to dump the party because it has no regard for the rule of law.

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Gunmen kill Police Inspector in Aba



Suspected members of the Eastern Security Network, ESN, have been accused of killing a police Inspector at Ndiegoro Police Station in Aba, Abia State.

The incident reportedly happened at about 12:30 pm on Tuesday in Ohanku Road, Iheorji junction in Aba.

During the incident, two of the attackers were neutralized by the police in the ensuing gunfight.

NAN disclosed that the Abia State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Geoffrey Ogbonna confirmed the incident.

Ogbonna said some policemen from Ndiegoro Police Station were on patrol around Iheorji when they came under attack by people suspected to be ESN/IPOB members.

“During a gun duel, one of the Policemen paid the supreme price while two of the gunmen were neutralized.

“As they shot the policeman, they also collected his Police AK-47 riffle”, he said.

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BBTitans: I don’t enjoy sex, I am bisexual – Nana



Big Brother Titans housemate, Nana has said that she does not enjoy sex.

Nana revealed this during a conversation with Yvonne and Olivia.

She also disclosed that she is bisexual and had do a lot of dirty things to survive.

“Because I want money, I’ve met a lot of men in different sizes. So even if you are what, I have met your size. Just do the whatever and stand up.

“I don’t enjoy sex, I don’t feel it. It got f*cked up when I had to start doing women. You Know when I said I’m bisexual?” she said.

Meanwhile, Nelisa had earlier revealed that Tsatsii is bisexual.

She said Teatsii has started showing her bisexual side.


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Zamfara police arrest 2 gunrunners, recover 325 rounds of live ammunition, AK47 rifles



Tactical operatives of the Zamfara State Police Command have arrested two gun runners, Emmanuel Emmanuel and his female counterpart, Nana Ibrahim along Gusau – Wanke – Dansadau road, conveying 325 rounds of live ammunition and 1 Magazine for Ak 47 rifle.

A press statement signed by the Command’s spokesman, S P Mohammed Shehu said the arrest was sequel to intelligence information received about the supply of the exhibits from Benue State to an undisclosed bandit’s camp in Zamfara State.

“Spot search by the operatives led to the recovery of the above exhibits. In the course of interrogation, suspects confessed to having engaged in several gun-running businesses with bandits operating in Zamfara and other neighbouring states. Efforts are ongoing to apprehend their partners and charge them to court for prosecution.”

The statement noted that the commissioner of Police, Kolo Yusuf has assured the sustained commitment of the Police to protect lives and property and urged the public to collaborate with the security agencies in this regard.

The Commissioner appealed to law-abiding citizens of the State to always give vital information that can lead to the arrest of criminals to the security agencies.

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