Socio-Economic

Breakfast News; (24-31, October 2019)

LEADERSHIP
. Federal government stops lecturers’ salaries after ASUU’s rejection of new payroll system.
. Nasarawa governor warns headmasters, principals to stop collecting school fees.
. Kaduna government to pay salary arrears of new teachers.
. Federal government donates relief materials to flood victims in Adamawa.
. National Assembly urged to amend Land Use Act to reflect current realities.
. Kano governor considers death penalty for kidnappers.

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
. Ebonyi government to commence importation of electric cars, tricycles.
. Godwin Emefiele: Crude oil can never rise above $100 per barrel in our lifetime.
. Lagos Trade Fair: President Buhari urges Nigerian to patronise locally-made products.
. Allen Onyema: Air Peace to begin flight operations to Makurdi in November.
. Babatunde Fashola: N287 billion inadequate to complete Nigeria’s 540 roads.
. CBN: 28 million bank customers have no credit history.
. Godwin Emefiele: N100 billion needed to revive cotton, textile, garment sub-sector.
. Flood: Adamawa rice farmers want central bank to reschedule loan repayment plan.
. Nigeria, Vietnam agree on joint trade commission.
. Saudi Arabia to invest in Nigeria’s oil and gas sector.
. Godwin Emefiele: Border closure will tackle all security challenges if sustained for two years.

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SECURITY/INSURGENCY
. Police rescue 15 people chained up in Lagos church.
. EFCC: We arrested over 200 ‘Internet fraudsters’ in October alone.
. EFCC invites foreign auctioneers to sell Diezani’s 14.4bn jewelry collection.
. EFCC targets doctors issuing fake medical reports. To extend investigation to doctors issuing fake medical reports.

MEDIA
. Supreme Court dismisses Atiku Abubakar, PDP’s appeal.
. President Buhari mourns Mobolaji Johnson as he passes on.
. Lagos Assembly suspends former Governor Ambode’s probe indefinitely.
. Lagos government to auction 53 cars seized over traffic offences.
. Vincent Enyeama reveals NFF, Super Eagles captaincy saga prompted his international retirement.
. Teenager sentenced to five years for stabbing neighbour over football.
. APC chiefs asks Buhari to sack Akpabio for constituting NDDC committee.
. Court dismisses Ehiozuwa Agbonyinma, Omosede Igbinedion appeals.
. Ghanaian government begs Nigeria over border closure.
. Another fuel tanker falls in Onitsha.
. Customs seizes expired N2.7 billion rice.
. Nigeria recall Ahmed Musa for 2021 Africa Cup qualifiers.

GOSSIP
. Motorcyclist bags 14 years for defiling 9-year old boy on church’s altar
. Minister: We’ll sanitise social media, tackle fake news.
. Nancy Isime debuts her own show #thenancyisimeshow.
. Alleged pregnancy: Davison’s handcuffs his accusers and then pardons them.
. VP- stop harassing youths for carrying laptops.

HEALTH
. Federal government mulls one-year health insurance for corps members.
. Pharmacist Council of Nigeria : 14.4 million Nigerians engaged in illicit drug use.
. NAF screens over 2000 persons for cancer in Benue.
. US to provide drugs to 60,000 persons living with HIV in Lagos.
. NGO reaches seven million women with family planning services in 10 years
. NBTS: Regular blood donation reduces risk of heart attack.
. Imo begins another vaccine campaign.

Quotes

When we run, we forget to look at our immediate surroundings. Neglecting the ones who truly cheer us on the track. Take a breather or life will be forced to contain you.

Jecinta powell

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