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Daily Watch – Buhari orders NNPC incorporation, Arsonists burn third INEC office in Enugu

The chairman of the Southern Governors’ Forum and Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, on Saturday stated that the Southern governors would not hesitate to resist any political party that looks northward for its Presidential candidate in the 2023 presidential elections. Akeredolu who stated this while featuring on a programme on Channels Television programme, “Politics Today” said all the governors from the three major parties in the southern region of the country have collectively and unanimously agreed on the zoning of the presidency in the next election in the country. He said the All Progressives Congress (APC), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) were unanimous in their resolution on the zoning of the presidency and would follow it to the letter. It will be recalled that the Southern governors in their meeting in Lagos in July had said the presidency should be zoned to Southern Nigeria in 2023 after the expiration of President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term. The governors also re-echoed their stand on the zoning of the presidency to the region in Enugu during their last meeting last Thursday. Akeredolu said: “If we have anything that we have agreed, that we have unanimity, it is ...
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Daily Watch – Buhari orders NNPC incorporation, Arsonists burn third INEC office in Enugu

The chairman of the Southern Governors’ Forum and Ondo State ...
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Daily Watch – World Bank dumps Ease of Business report, France claims death of ISIS Sahel leader

The Nigerian Air Force said on Thursday it may have ...
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Daily Watch – More states ban open grazing, Rivers takes VAT fight to Supreme Court

Attorney-General of the Federation Abubakar Malami says the FG is ...
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Daily Watch – Inflation rate eases, UAE names Nigerians in global terror sponsor list

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday asked the Senate to approve ...
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Daily Watch – Delta covid-19 strain dominant in Nigeria, IPOB disrupts WAEC exercise in Imo

Seventy-five children who were kidnapped from their school in Zamfara ...
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Daily Watch – Gunmen sack military base in Zamfara, Gunmen waylay Benue border community

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Muhammad has ...
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Daily Watch – Army seizes Boko Haram fertilizer stash, State AGs sue Malami over stamp duties

Nigeria’s 36 state attorneys general have sued Abubakar Malami, the ...
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Daily Watch – DSS argue ‘one chance’ criminals stole Igboho’s file, ECOWAS suspends Guinea over coup

The Department of State Services (DSS) told the Federal High ...
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Daily Watch – Masari regrets cavorting with bandits, Francophone Africa gets first unicorn

Anxiety has gripped residents of some communities in the Magboro ...
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Daily Watch – VAT bill passes second reading in Lagos, Draft NCC rules include ₦200k NIN fines

A bill seeking to empower the state government to collect ...
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Daily Watch – FG clocks ₦1.76 trillion revenue shortfall in H1, Guinean coup d’etat topples Conde

Despite requesting for a higher baseline in August, Nigeria failed ...
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Daily Watch – Kaduna bans livestock transport, Cote D’Ivoire reports ‘major’ offshore oil discovery

The Kaduna State Government has banned the transportation of livestock ...
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Daily Watch – Buhari announces first-ever cabinet shuffle, Zamfara shuts schools after latest mass abduction

The FG, on Tuesday, hinted that it might sanction anybody ...
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Daily Watch – Akeredolu signs Ondo anti-open grazing law, WHO says ‘no evidence’ Ivoirien patient had Ebola

Nigeria is prioritising AstraZeneca, Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson ...
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Daily Watch – CJN summons 6 CJs over political judgments, FIRS insists on collecting VAT

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) says it will continue ...
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Daily Watch – Gunmen kill Senator’s son, Americans indicted over illegal arms export to Nigeria

The Central Bank of Nigeria recently sent a presentation to ...
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Daily Watch – GDP sees strongest growth since 2014, Secret police disperses Saudi medical hopefuls

Nigeria’s gross domestic product (GDP) increased by 5.01 percent in ...
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Daily Watch – Nigeria signs military deal with Russia, Multichoice to deposit ₦900bn in tax case

The Presidency has again condemned the ‘promotion of ethno-religious politics ...
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Daily Watch – Cooking gas prices touch 2-year high, Gunmen raid Nigerian Defence Academy

Some newspapers have reported that an army officer, Major Christopher ...
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Daily Watch – Doctors reject new FG offer, Kenyan court rejects constitutional amendment bid

Fifteen more abducted students of Bethel Baptist High School, Maraban ...
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Daily Watch – Turbaning sparks outrage in Edo, US forces in DR Congo to fight jihadists

Nigeria is in talks with the World Bank’s private lending ...
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Daily Watch – Buhari racks up ₦15tn CBN tab, 47 die as Islamists clash with Burkinabe forces

Despite a curfew, gunmen suspected to be Fulani herders again ...
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Daily Watch – Fintechs face accounts freeze over forex, End of NNPC nigh

The consumer price index (CPI) which measures the rate of ...
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