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IBADAN, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- The Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) Bauchi state chapter, has praised Governor Bala Mohammed for signing a bill into law giving the legislature and judiciary financial autonomy. This is contained in a statement signed by the state Chairman, Mr Jubrin Sa’id in Bauchi on Friday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Mohammed on August 5, 2022, signed 11 other bills into law. Sa’id said the signing represents a watershed event in the annals of judicial service and the wider interest of justice in the state. He commended the Executive, Legislative and Judicial arms of government along…

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IBADAN, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- Abubakar Malami, Attorney-general of the Federation says the Federal government of Nigeria cannot intervene in the case of alleged organ harvesting involving Ike Ekweremadu, former deputy president of the senate. Speaking at a ministerial briefing on Thursday, Malami said it is not the practice of the government to intervene in judicial matters, whether local or international. The former Deputy Senate President and Beatrice, his wife, are facing charges of conspiracy to arrange/facilitate the travel of another person with a view to exploitation, namely organ harvesting. Recall the couple was arrested by the London Metropolitan Police in June…

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LAGOS, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- President Muhammadu Buhari met with the Chairman of BUA Group, Alhaji Abdul Samad Rabiu in Abuja PRESIDENT BUHARI RECEIVES COURTESY VISIT FROM BUA GROUP ALH ABDULSAMAD RABIU AND TEAM .. Alh Yusuf Binji, Alh Kabiru Rabiu, Chairman BUA Group Alh Abdulsamad Rabiu, President Muhammadu Buhari, Minister of Industry Trade and Investment, Otunba Niyi Adebayo, Mr. Aliyu Idi Hong, Mr. Ubon Udoh, Mr. Debo Agbonyin and Head Corporate Communication, Otega Ogra during a courtesy visit by the BUA Group Management Team at the State House, Abuja. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. AUGUST 12TH 2022. PRESIDENT BUHARI RECEIVES COURTESY VISIT…

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IBADAN, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- President Muhammadu Buhari has launched the National Crisis Management Doctrine (NCMD), aimed at bridging the gap created by extensive deployment of security services through fostering collaboration amongst Ministries, Departments and Agencies of government (MDAs). The NCMD, which was developed by the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) in coordination with relevant MDAs, would ensure greater successes in tackling national crisis. Speaking at the launch, the President in a statement by presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, commended the efforts of the National Security Adviser, Major-General Babagana Monguno (rtd), his staff and members of the working group…

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LAGOS, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) disclosed that it has no documents to indicate the N6.7 trillion fuel subsidy payment claim of the Federal Government. Godwin Emefiele, made the disclosure during hearing of the House of Representatives special ad hoc committee on petroleum products subsidy regime in Nigeria from 2017 to 2021. At the commencement of the investigative hearing, the CBN governor told the lawmakers that he could only answer questions that are related to technical matters concerning subsidy payments “I will be able to provide answers here. But if they are outside the technical…

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The United States Department of Justice is asking a Florida court to unseal the warrant that let FBI agents search former President Donald Trump’s home. If granted, the rare request would make the documents available to the public. Attorney General Merrick Garland also revealed he personally approved the warrant, which was executed at Mr Trump’s Mar-a-Lago property on Monday. The justice department has so far not revealed the reason for the search – but the unsealed warrant could. Mr Trump has until Friday to object to the unsealing – or could release details of the warrant himself. Monday’s FBI search…

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Johnson & Johnson (J&J) will stop making and selling its talc-based baby powder around the world from next year. The announcement comes more than two years after the healthcare giant ended sales of the product in the US. J&J faces tens of thousands of lawsuits from women who allege its talcum powder contained asbestos and caused them to develop ovarian cancer. But the company reiterated its view that decades of independent research shows the product is safe to use. “As part of a worldwide portfolio assessment, we have made the commercial decision to transition to an all cornstarch-based baby powder…

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IBADAN, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- President Muhammadu Buhari has reversed his approval on the acquisition of ExxonMobil Corporation assets by Seplat Energy Plc Buhari had on Monday approved the acquisition as announced in a statement signed by presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu. However, the Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) later expressed its displeasure at the approval, describing it as a regulatory matter. On Wednesday, Shehu said President Buhari had reversed his authorisation, choosing to support the position of the NUPRC. According to the media aide, the confusion trailing the deal was due to the non-coordination among the various agencies of…

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IBADAN, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- Bandits have attacked immigration officers, killing one and injuring two others in the Birniwa Local Government area of Jigawa State. State Comptroller of the Nigerian Immigration Service, ACG Ismail Abba Aliyu, stated this on Wednesday while briefing newsmen at the NIS Headquarters in Dutse. He said the bandits attacked the officers while on patrol along Galadi– Birniwa axis. According to him, the incident happened On Tuesday August 9, 2022, at about 2320hrs when the bandits numbering about five arrived at the patrol base on two motorcycles and attacked the officers. “One was carrying three people…

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IBADAN, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Dr. Habiba Muda Lawal, as Special Adviser to the President, Policy, and Coordination. This was contained in a statement by presidential aide Garba Shehu on Wednesday. “Before retirement, Dr Lawal had successfully supervised a team that ensured management, identification, planning, and execution of projects to mitigate serious ecological challenges across the country, with commendable results,” the statement added. “She attended Ahmadu Bello University Zaria from 1982 to 1986 for B.Sc. Chemistry; there, she won the Nigerian Tobacco Company Prize for the Best Year II Student 1984/1985, the Imperial Chemical Industries…

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