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Buhari Writes Senate, Wants Magu’s Chief Of Staff Confirmed As EFCC Secretary

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President Muhammadu Buhari has written the Senate requesting that Mr Olanipekun Olukoyede be confirmed as the Secretary of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

In a letter dated September 10, 2018, which was addressed to Senate President,

Dr Bukola Saraki, Buhari asked that Olukoyede, who is currently the Chief of Staff to the acting chairman of the EFCC, Mr Ibrahim Magu, be confirmed in accordance with Section 2 of the EFCC Act.

The letter read in part, “In compliance with the provision of Section 2 (3) Of the Economic and Financial Crimes (Establishment) Act 2010, I write to request for the confirmation of Olanipekun Olukoyede.

for appointment as the secretary of the EFCC.

“While looking forward to your usual expeditious consideration of the distinguished Senate, please accept, Mr Senate President, the assurances of my highest consideration.”

 

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Veteran actor, Bruno Iwuoha dies at 68

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Veteran Nollywood actor, Bruno Iwuoha, has died after losing a protracted battle with diabetes and blindness. He was aged 68.

He died at the National Hospital Abuja in the early of today Saturday, April 10.

The Abia-state born actor had been in coma for about three weeks before giving up. His body has been deposited at the hospital mortuary.

Film maker, Derek Zai has taken to their social media handle to mourn him. He wrote;

A good man, has gone home to be with his Father, daddy its so painful doing this, we love you but God loves you more”

Bruno Obinna Iwuoha acted in many films and also won several awards in his career.

He won the Best Supporting Actor award at the 3rd Africa Movie Academy Awards for his performance in the movie “Sins of the Flesh”.

Some of the other films where he featured are: World Apart, Magic Cap, Keeping Close, Another Bondage, Faces Of Love, Days Of Hatred,Two Bad Boys.

 

Veteran actor, Bruno Iwuoha dies at 68

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Lagos state governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu Has Reacts to the brutality against Occupy Lekki Tollgate protesters

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Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has condemned the brutal treatment meted out on protesters at the Lekki tollgate.

Reacting, the Lagos State governor ordered the state’s Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, to investigate the incident.

The state’s Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Gbenga Omotosho, disclosed this at a joint briefing by the state government and the Lekki Concession Company on Monday, Feb 15, in Lagos.

He reiterated that Lagos State government, under the leadership of Babajide Sanwo-Olu, would never trample on people’s rights.

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we may not need Amotekun, the time for state police is now – Governor Akeredolu

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Governor  Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State,  who hosted representatives of lawmakers of the All Progressives Congress South-West caucus in the House of Representatives who paid him a courtesy visit in his office on Tuesday, February 2, stated that there will be no need for Amotekun if there is state police.

He said;

”The most important thing you have said is that we have to think about our people first and in doing that, we have to make a declaration. We felt convinced that we can not have a situation where a first-class Oba is killed, a deputy registrar was killed, and the wife of the chief of staff was kidnapped. It’s one of the things that led us to create Amotekun.

“When we came up with Amotekun, people were scared they thought it was state police, but we stood our ground and Amotekun has come to stay. You have a duty to us, to our people and that has to do with the issue of state police. The time is now. This rampant security challenge is virtually everywhere. This issue of state police, we need to pursue.

“If we have the state police, we may not need Amotekun. It will be a great fight for our people. We must stand together. I commend the Governor of Kano State who said cows should not be moved to the south again for grazing.”

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