Malami Withdraws From Kebbi Governorship, To Remain As Nigeria’s Justice Minister, Attorney-General

Nigeria’s Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami, has pulled out of the Kebbi State governorship race, multiple sources told SaharaReporters on Friday. Malami had in April declared interest in the Kebbi State governorship race. He also distributed over 200 exotic vehicles to party members ahead of the governorship primary in the state. On Wednesday, he submitted his N50 million nomination form at the International Conference Centre. Several sources close to the minister said he withdrew from the race over fear that he may not get…

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Adenike Temidayo Oladiji Emerges FUTA’s First Female VC

FUTA GETS FIRST FEMALE VICE CHANCELLOR AS GOVERNING COUNCIL APPOINTS ADENIKE OLADIJI The Governing Council of the Federal University of Technology Akure, FUTA has appointed Professor (Mrs) Adenike Temidayo Oladiji of the Department of Biochemistry, University of Ilorin, as the Eighth substantive Vice Chancellor of the University. The Council presided over by the Pro-Chancellor, Chairman of Council, Ambassador (Dr.) Godknows Igali, ratified the appointment at its Special Meeting held on Thursday May 12, 2022. At the commencement of the process, the Council shortlisted 20 candidates out of the 27 male…

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UAE’s leader Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed is dead

The United Arab Emirates’ long-ailing ruler, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, died Friday, the government’s state-run news agency announced in a brief statement. He was 73. The UAE’s Ministry of Presidential Affairs announced a 40-day period of mourning and a three-day suspension of work in all ministries and the private sector beginning Friday, including flags to be flown at half-staff. He had long ceased having involvement in day-to-day affairs of ruling the country, with his brother, Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed, seen as the de-factor ruler. There…

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Bishop Kukah fumes over murder of Deborah Samuel for ‘blasphemy’ in Sokoto

Bishop Mathew Hassan Kukah of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto has expressed sadness over the killing of a female student of Shehu Shagari College of Education Sokoto State. Jkcyno news earlier reported that a female student who was identified as Deborah Yakubu (video) was lynched by some male Muslim students for allegedly insulting Prophet Mohammed in a WhatsApp platform. The unfortunate incident has continued to generate reactions from concerned Nigerians who are demanding justice for the 200-level student. Bishop Kukah in a statement he personally signed, called on relevant authorities…

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JP Morgan removes Nigeria from its list of emerging market recommendations

JPMorgan has removed Nigeria from its list of emerging market sovereign recommendations that investors should be ‘overweight’ in, saying the country had not taken advantage of high oil prices. Analysts use overweight and underweight to broadcast recommendations on buying or avoiding stocks of certain sectors. Analysts attach an overweight recommendation to a stock that they believe will outperform its sector in the near future. According to Reuters, the bank analysts said Nigeria’s national oil company (NNPC) did not transfer any revenue to the government from January to March this year due to petrol…

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Atiku Abubakar comes under serious scrutiny after deleted post of Deborah

Atiku Abubakar has received some serious backlash by most Nigerians after he deleted Facebook and Twitter post on Deborah’s killing after fanatics threatened his 2023 ambition. Atiku Abubakar  has deleted a post he made on his Facebook page and Twitter about the murder of Deborah Samuel after coming under a barrage of threats from fanatics of northern origin who asked him to forget his presidential ambition. Dear @atiku deleting the tweet won't change a thing. Guys keep retweeting abeg.😂 pic.twitter.com/bCIpQaSeBO — My Deen My Swag 💫 (@AM_Saleeem) May 12, 2022…

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