The brief: Traumatized children; Arbitrary deductions; Lip service | Dailytrust

The brief: Traumatized children; Arbitrary deductions; Lip service

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike

President Muhammadu Buhari says over 12 million Nigerian children, mostly girls, are currently traumatised and afraid of going to school, as a result of the incessant attacks on the education system.

The Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) will not accept arbitrary deductions of funds from the federation account.

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has advised the federal government to stop paying lip service to granting financial autonomy to the judiciary.

Over 12m Children Traumatised, Afraid Of Going To School – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says over 12 million Nigerian children, mostly girls, are currently traumatised and afraid of going to school, as a result of the incessant attacks on the education system.

He said this in Abuja on Tuesday at the flag-off of the 4th International Conference on Safe Schools Declaration.

Bandits Impose Levies On Sokoto Communities, Issue Ultimatum For Payment

Bandits operating in the eastern part of Sokoto State have imposed levies on the locals to pay before next Friday or risk attack, Daily Trust can report.

A resident of the area revealed that locals are also barred from their farms by the bandits pending payment of the prescribed levies.

Paris Club Refund: We’ll Not Accept Arbitrary Deductions From FG – Govs

The Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) will not accept arbitrary deductions of funds from the federation account.

NGF Chairman and Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, said this in Abuja on Tuesday addressing newsmen on the sidelines of the 27th Nigerian Economic Summit.

Stop Paying Lip Service To Judicial Autonomy, Wike Tells FG

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has advised the federal government to stop paying lip service to granting financial autonomy to the judiciary.

He said the federal government with decrepit high court buildings across the country could not truly claim it fully supported financial autonomy for the judiciary.

PODCAST: All You Need To Know About The eNaira

On Monday, President Muhammadu Buhari unveiled the eNaira, Nigeria’s digital currency. According to the government, this new development will increase Nigeria’s GDP by $29 billion over the next 10 years.

What exactly is the eNaira? How does it operate? Will it benefit Nigerians? Click this link to listen to the podcast.

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Some People Will Be Happy When I’m No More – Tiwa Savage

Tiwa Savage, Nigerian music star, has said some people will be happy when she is no more.

The diva said she was sad when she lost her dad and Obama DMW, Davido’s associate, who is also known as “44”.

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