Across the thirty-six states of Nigeria, these are the five biggest stories you shouldn’t miss out on:
National Assembly to pass PIB by April
Members of the National Assembly have stated that they will pass the Petroleum Industrial Bill by April – Premium Times reports
Minister of State of Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, disclosed this on Thursday, 25th March, while briefing State House correspondents at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Zulum: Power should go to the south in 2023
Babagana Zulum of Borno has declared that presidential power should move to the south, come election 2023 – The Cable reports
Governor Zulum disclosed this on Thursday, 25th March, while speaking at the presentation of a book by Dakuku Perterside, former director-general of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA).
Speaking at the event, Zulum said: “The issue of power rotation is a covenant between us hence the need to shift the power to the south.”
Sanwo-Olu charges Eagles to beat Benin, Lesotho
Lagos Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has charged the Super Eagles to defeat Benin Republic in the expected Group L Africa Cup of Nations qualifier – The Punch reports
The Eagles, who will however be playing their first competitive game in Lagos against Lesotho in their last group game at the Teslim Balogun Stadium.
Beach Clean-up initiative gets governance board
The beach clean-up exercise initiated by Chief Executive Officer at Sterling Bank Plc, Abubakar Suleiman, has revealed the addition of seasoned environmentalists as its governing board members – The Guardian reports
Taiwo Adewole, Bilikiss Adebiyi-Abiola, and Akanbi Williams will make up the board and they have been charged to provide support, guidance, and oversight to the continent’s most ambitious clean-up programme.
Announcing the committee, Abubakar said in part: “Their vast experience in recycling, environmental management, and science will hugely benefit our movement of almost 2000 volunteers committed to keeping beaches clean and safe from a leadership perspective.”
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