Socio-Economic

Breakfast News; (19 September- 04 October 2019)

Celebrating Nigeria’s Independence

LEADERSHIP
. President Muhammadu Buhari meets with SA’s President Cyril Ramophosa.
. Senate to invite attorney- general of the federation, others over $9.6bn P&ID case.
. Atahiru Jega has asked Nigerians to vote out bad leaders and advise the FG to use recovered loot to alleviate hardship.
. OPC condemns Nigerian government over Sowore’s continued detention.

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
. The Central Bank of Nigeria to increase charges on PoS transactions.
. On Boarder closure, Emir Sanusi says nations sharing boarders with Nigeria are not helping to develop its economy and local products.
. Pastor Tunde Bakare urges FG to completely overhaul the educational system in Nigeria to produce quality graduates.
. I will take 100 million Nigerians out of poverty- President Buhari.
. Prof Yemi Osinbanjo has praised the country’s young musicians and the many dance steps they help to innovate, which is now seen all over the world. 
. Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu says igbo’s should demand for an eastern President come 2023.
. Nigeria spent N2.87 billion in 8 years (2010-2019) for Independence Day celebrations.
. Nigeria is amongst our strongest partners in Africa- Donald Trump.
. Nigeria might be highly indebted as it was in 1999, if FG does not find sustainable revenue generation, economic expect warns.

SECURITY/INSURGENCY
. Fasoranti, Falae and others raise concern over Nigerian’s worsening insecurity.
. EFCC arrest former chairman of Pension Reform Task force, Abdul-Rasheed Maina. 
. EFCC re-arraigns former Benue Governor, Suswan.
. Ondo State police detain and arrest organizers of “Osibanjo 2023 for president” campaign.
. Police arraigns journalist, Agba Jalingo after 34 days in detention in Cross River.
. In Borno state, army releases 25 children after clearing them with suspected ties to Boko Haram terrorist group.

MEDIA
. Court grants Sowore bail with stringent conditions. 
. Tribunal upholds Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa’s re-election.
. National Youth Council condemns Idris Okuneye popularly known as Bobrisky. Accuses him of promoting immorality in the society. 
. Eight people die in a head on collision in Adamawa state.
. The judiciary seems to be under intense intimidation by the executive arm of government- Affiong Affiong. 
. Nigerians are serving 1,000 to 500 years imprisonment in Ghana- David Umehi.
. With immediate effect, Gov of Edo State, Obaseki fires all his senior special assistants and special assistants.


GOSSIP
. El- Rufai enrolls son in kaduna public school. 
. Sade Adu’s child completes transition from female to male.
. Fatoyinbo ask court to dismiss Busola Dakolo’s suit, demands N50m for damages.
. Danfo Driver star, Mad Melon dies
. My generation is too weak, cowardly to fight for Nigeria- Don jazzy
. Tasha evicted from the Big Brother house for assaulting Mercy.
. Bolts responds to multiple debit concerns, says customer payment information has not been compromised.

HEALTH
. Gunmen invade, loot medical facility in Borno Sate.
. UN tell President Buhari to stop forced eviction in Nigeria.
. Unemployment becoming a vicious disease under Buhari’s government- Chris Ngige.
. Nigerian children starved, chained and sexually abused in kaduna House of Horror.

Quotes

“To serve our fatherland, With love and strength and faith. To serve with heart and might, One nation bound in freedom, peace, and unity. Do not forget your promise”

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