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President Buhari Approves Renewal Of Appointment Of 12 Non-Career Ambassadors

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President Buhari Approves Renewal Of Appointment Of 12 Non-Career Ambassadors

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the renewal of the appointments of 12 non-career ambassadors, assuring Nigerians of fairness in representation and inclusiveness in all matters of governance.

According to a statement by presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, the assurance from the President became necessary following recent complaints after the announcement of 41 non-career ambassadors that some states were not captured.

The renewal of the appointments followed a performance evaluation, which necessitated an approval for continuation in office of the ambassadors, and the President will still decide if they will remain in their current postings.

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The ambassadors whose appointments were renewed are:

Mrs Uzoma E. Emenike (Abia)

Yusuf M. Tuggar (Bauchi)

Muhammad B. Madugu (Bauchi)

Amb. Baba Ahmad Jidda (Borno)

Uyigue O. Oghogho (Edo)

Dr. Eniola Ajayi (Ekiti)

Deborah S. Iliya (Kaduna)

Mohammed D. Rimi (Katsina)

Prof. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande (Kebbi)

Dr Modupe E. Irele (Lagos)

Adeyinka Asekun (Ogun)

Sen. Goni Modu Zanna Bura (Yobe)

 

“The President, again, congratulates the ambassadors on the renewal, urging them to keep upholding and promoting the values of stewardship to Nigeria, while bridging good relations with other nations,” he added.

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Plateau begins trial of 300 suspected looters

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The Plateau State Government on Wednesday begun the prosecution of over 300 suspected looters and arsonists in the state.
They were accused of looting, criminal trespass and inciting public disturbance, among other charges.
The suspects, who had been in military and police detention after they were arrested in different parts of Jos and the Bukuru metropolis between Saturday and Sunday, were moved to the Bassa Local Government Area on Wednesday for arraignment.

The defendants were arraigned one after the other at Jebbu Bassa Area Court before several judges including Justices N S Dashe, Adar Roseline Baraje, and L B Longs as well as Lawal Sulaiman, among others.

In all the cases brought before the judges, the prosecutors from the state Ministry of Justice told the court that the accused persons committed the offences against the state and should be prosecuted according to the law.
The defence counsels, however, pleaded with the court to temper justice with mercy for the accused persons, particularly as they were first offenders.
The defence counsels also pleaded for short sentencing with an option of fine after their clients pleaded guilty to the offences.

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Nigeria Customs office adamawa Under attack by hoodlums

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Suspected Hoodlums, on Monday, looted Adamawa Custom Office, the eye witness said hoodlums where seen in their numbers breaking anything that stand in their way, carting away consumable and non-consumable items.

 

residents of Lagos and Ogun state turn vigilantes  as hoodlums raids

nigeria customs checkpoint at agbara attacked by suspected hoodlums/

attack on akbc and facilities in uyo watch video

lagos task-force arrests hoodlums cultists seize motorcycles

 

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NBC Fines Channels, AIT, Arise TV Over #EndSARS Coverage

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The National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, has sanctioned Africa Independent Television, AIT, Arise Television, and Channels Television for what it called a gross violation of the broadcast code, top of which is the use of unverifiable online video footages on social media.

The sanction, according to the Acting Director-General of the Commission, Armstrong Idachaba, will be a fine not less than two million Naira.

He warned that this will be the last warning before a heavier sanction will be introduced.

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