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The brief: Ministers’ sack; Emir’s ordeal; Unenforceable law

There is the likelihood that President Muhammadu Buhari will sack more ministers when the ongoing performance appraisal is completed.

Almost two months after he was kidnapped, the Emir of Bungudu, Alhaji Hassan Attahiru is still in the kidnappers den by gunmen and even despite the payment of N20 million ransom.

The Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki, said he’s yet to send the Anti-Open Grazing Bill to the House of Assembly simply because, he doesn’t want to enact an unenforceable law.

Retreat: Ministers’ Sack Looms As Buhari Supervises Appraisal

There is the likelihood that President Muhammadu Buhari will sack more ministers when the ongoing performance appraisal is completed.

The president alluded to this on Monday at the opening of a two-day Mid-Term Ministerial Performance Review Retreat organised to assess the achievements of the nine key priorities of the administration and the performances of top government functionaries.

Despite N20m Ransom, Bungudu Emir Still With Abductors

Almost a month after he was kidnapped by gunmen along Kaduna-Abuja Expressway, the Emir of Bungudu in Zamfara State, Alhaji Hassan Attahiru, remains with his abductors even after the payment of N20 million ransom.

The emir was abducted when bandits waylaid a convoy of vehicles he was travelling in from Kaduna to Abuja on September 14.

Anti-Open Grazing: It’s Senseless To Enact Unenforceable Law – Obaseki

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State on Monday said he was yet to send the Anti-Open Grazing Bill to the House of Assembly because he would not want to enact an unenforceable law.

He explained this in Benin, the state capital, at a public hearing on the bill, organised by the state government.

PODCAST: How Far IDPs Go For Survival

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Buhari Directs Local Production Of Weapons

President Muhammadu Buhari said the Ministry of Defence had been instructed to create a modest military industrial complex for the local production of weapons to meet some of the requirements of the Armed Forces.

He disclosed this in Abuja at the opening of a two-day Mid-Term Ministerial Performance Review Retreat organized to assess progress made towards the achievement of the nine key priorities of his administration.

We’ll Protect Children From School Attacks – FG

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo Monday said Nigeria would continue to enact laws and policies to ensure children were protected and have access to education.

He said the Federal Government would put in place a national policy to guide its implementation to protect children from attacks in schools.

2022 Budget: NFF Proposes N641m, N30m For Sporting Activities, Purchase Of Fixed Assets

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has proposed to spend a total of N1,256,758,296 in the 2022 fiscal year.

This was contained in the budget estimates submitted by President Muhammadu Buhari to the National Assembly last week Thursday. The NFF budget is part of the Federal Ministry of Youths and Sports Development’s total budget of N193,315,083,317.

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