Economic development

Breakfast News; (24-30, August 2019)

LEADERSHIP
. IMO government orders arrests of former governor, Rochas Okorocha. 
. President Muhammadu Buhari’s government is yet to pay 22 months salary arrears to workers of the Ministry of Education.
. President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the EFCC to investigate the activities which has led a UK court to ask for a seizure of $9.6 billion in Nigerian assets 
. Senate president visits six local government areas in Yobe to sympathize with fire and flood victims. 

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
. Bolt Nigeria formally known as Taxify launches operation in Port Harcourt. 
. CBN tells Nigerians to deposit bad Naira notes in banks before Monday. 
. Unilag to offer admission to 9,000 students in 2019/2020 academic session.
. 279 Local Government retirees in Yobe will be paid N367M as pension. 
. To encourage banks to increase lending, CBN and commercial banks agrees that loan defaults can be settled using deposits from other banks.

SECURITY/INSURGENCY
. EFCC arrest Oyediran Joseph who is wanted by the FBI.
. Kaduna Lawmaker abducted along Kaduna-Zaria road. 
. The Nigerian government records 1,460 deaths in 330 attacks by bandits in seven months.
. Sister-in-law of Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa kidnaped in Asaba. 
. FUTA student brutally assaulted for refusing to have sex with police officers. 
. EFCC storms Imo state, arrest over 20 Yahoo boys. 
Court remands herdsman for allegedly killing a farmer.


MEDIA
. Former super eagles captain, Mikel Obi set to quit Trabzonspor two months after joining the club. 
. Due to the death of a South African taxi driver, Nigerian businesses and properties suffer major loss in Pretoria.
. NCAA- Domestic airlines operating in Nigeria recorded 16,429 delayed flights between January to June 2019.
. US retaliates against Nigeria visa battle. Non-immigrants approved visa’s for Nigerian citizens will require an additional visa issuance or reciprocity fee effective 29th August. 
. Customs retires 304 Top officials

GOSSIP
. Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike denies demolition of mosque in Rivers, Describes it as unfortunate.
. Mob set suspected ritualist ablaze in Oyo state. 
. Fatoyinbo says the PFN panel appeared biased, reasons why he shunned the investigative exercise.

HEALTH
. A US National Children Hospital appoints a Nigerian, Dr Oluyinka Olutoye as its chief surgeon.

Quotes

Never depend on a single income. Create a second source of livelihood, No matter how small. Don’t get too comfortable behind a desk. Start a side hustle.

Jecinta Powell
Breakfast news flyer

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