The brief: South-East’s exit; Human investment; Revenue allocation | Dailytrust

The brief: South-East’s exit; Human investment; Revenue allocation

PRESIDENT BUHARI LAUNCHES eNAIRA. 0A&B. President Muhammadu Buhari with the Vice President Prof Yemi Osinbajo SAN and The CBN Governor Mr. Godwin Emefiele as President unveile the eNaira at the State House Abuja. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. OCT 25TH 2021
PRESIDENT BUHARI LAUNCHES eNAIRA. 0A&B. President Muhammadu Buhari with the Vice President Prof Yemi Osinbajo SAN and The CBN Governor Mr. Godwin Emefiele as President unveile the eNaira at the State House Abuja. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. OCT 25TH 2021

In a bid to contain the violence and destruction allegedly occasioned by the agitation for secession championed by IPOB, some members of the Coalition of Northern Groups have asked a Federal High Court in Abuja to Exit the South East from Nigeria.

The former Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Professor Usman Yusuf, has urged the federal government to invest in the people rather than in infrastructure.

From Nigeria’s North West, Kano State Government has demanded a one per cent special status in the federal revenue allocation formula.

Northern Coalition Asks Court To Exit S/East From Nigeria

Some members of the Coalition of Northern Groups have asked a Federal High Court in Abuja to compel the National Assembly to hasten the exit of the South East from Nigeria before concluding the ongoing constitutional amendment.

The plaintiffs, led by Nastura Ashir Shariff, Balarabe Rufa’I, Abdul-Aziz Sulaiman and Aminu Adam, in a supporting affidavit, said their action was informed by the need to contain violence and destruction being allegedly occasioned by the agitation for secession championed by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).

Invest In People Than In Infrastructure – Ex-NHIS Boss Tells FG

The former Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Professor Usman Yusuf, has urged the federal government to invest in the people rather than in infrastructure.

He spoke while addressing a coalition of Northern groups in continuation of the Maitama Sule Leadership lecture series.

Kano Demands 1% Special Status In Revenue Allocation Formula

Kano State Government has demanded a one per cent special status in the federal revenue allocation formula.

The demand was made in a memorandum presented by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG) and Head of Kano State delegation, Alhaji Usman Alhaji, Wazirin Gaya, during the North West Zonal public hearing on the review of the current vertical revenue allocation formula organised by the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission in Kaduna on Monday.

Aside Ransom, Here’s How Bandits Raise Money

The Kaduna State Government has exposed other sources of revenue of bandits terrorising its residents.

The major revenue source of the outlaws, according to the government, is ransom collected from relatives of hostages.

Ministry Postpones NBBF Elections Indefinitely Over Protracted Crisis

The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports development has postponed indefinitely elections into the executive committee of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) scheduled for October 30, 2021 in Benin City, Edo state.

This was disclosed via a press statement issued by the permanent secretary of the ministry Ismaila Abubakar on Monday following the protracted crisis that has bedeviled the federation.

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I’m Never Getting Married, Says Burna Boy

Damini Ogulu, Nigerian music star popularly known as Burna Boy, says he is not getting married.

The Grammy award-winning singer stated that whenever he tells his mum he’s never going to get married, she always gets red!

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