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LEADERSHIP Federal Government Seeks Alternative To $15bn Lake Chad Recharge Wants faster project implementation from Islamic Bank Earns $296,143 as dividend The federal government has hinted of plans for an alternative to recharge the Lake Chad basin through inter basin water transfer from Congo basin. NEW TELEGRAPH Behold Nigeria’s Poorest Ex-Governor Balarabe: I lived on…”
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May 23, 2017 11:54 am

LEADERSHIP

Federal Government Seeks Alternative To $15bn Lake Chad Recharge

  • Wants faster project implementation from Islamic Bank
  • Earns $296,143 as dividend

The federal government has hinted of plans for an alternative to recharge the Lake Chad basin through inter basin water transfer from Congo basin.

NEW TELEGRAPH

Behold Nigeria’s Poorest Ex-Governor

  • Balarabe: I lived on contributions by friends when I left office

It sounds unbelievable, but former Second Republic Governor of old Kaduna State, Alhaji Balarabe Musa, is Nigeria’s poorest former governor. The left-wing politician, who was elected Governor of Kaduna State during the Second Republic on the platform of the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) and held office between October 1979 until he was impeached on June 23, 1981, does not put value on material things.

THE PUNCH

Resist Any Coup Attempt, Balarabe Tinubu, NBAVP, Reps Tell Nigerians

A National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu; the Vice-President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Mr. Monday Ubani; and the House of Representatives, on Monday, told Nigerians to resist any attempt to remove the current democratic government in the country by force.

VANGUARD

How Osinbajo, Sultan, IBB, Abdulsalami, Others, Saved Sanusi

  • As Kano Assembly Calls Off Probe

Kano State House of Assembly, yesterday, called off the probe of the Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi 11, over Kano Emirate finances, following the intervention of some prominent Nigerians.

 

 

THE GUARDIAN

Lagos Residents will resist military coup, Tinubu Vows

  • Ambode pledges robust transformation of state
    • ‘No investor yet for Fourth Mainland Bridge project’

The national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, stated yesterday that residents of Lagos would resist any coup or any such undemocratic action. He maintained that Lagos State would not provide a fertile ground for a coup.

 

DAILY SUN

N6bn probe: Sanusi begs

  • Kano Assembly suspends investigation
  • Osinbajo, IBB, Abdulsalami, Dangote intervene

The Kano State House of Assembly, yesterday, announced its decision to suspend the ongoing probe of Malam Muhammad Sanusi II, the Emir of Kano.

NIGERIA TRIBUNE

MASSOB: Biafra Independence Day: Police arrest 159, protests in South East, South South

ACROSS the South-South and South-East states on Monday, 159 arrests were made by the police as members of Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) celebrated the “Biafra Independence Day.”

THE NATION

Tinubu Warns Military Rule Advocates: Don’t Try It

  • Deputy speaker, ex-AIG: no room for anti-democratic action

THOSE secretly pushing for a military solution to Nigeria’s problems yesterday got a piece of advice – forget the idea.

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