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Buhari Has Not Appointed Chief Of Staff — Presidency

The presidency has denied reports that President Muhammadu Buhari has named his chief of staff.

Rumours were rife on Monday that Mr. Buhari on Monday appointed a former military administrator of Kaduna State, Hamid Ali, as his Chief of Staff.
However, the president’s spokesperson, Femi Adesina, said no appointment had been made.
“No appointment yet,” Mr. Adesina said. He did not provide further details on whether an appointment would be made soon.
Mr. Buhari has been under pressure of late to announce his personal staff and cabinet positions, one month after his inauguration.
This newspaper had reported how the delay in the appointment of some key personnel by the president is slowing down the nation’s business.

Buhari orders re-issuance of Villa Press Pass to Deutsche Welle correspondent

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday ordered the re-issuance of Presidential Villa Press Pass to Deutsche Welle correspondent, Mallam Ubale Musa, who was expelled from villa by the previous administration.

Musa lost his accreditation at the Abuja event for asking a question deemed "inappropriate" of a state guest. At the press conference on Monday, May 11, 2015 the journalist raised critical questions about Chad and Nigeria's armed forces - part of a "Multinational Joint Task Force" aimed at opposing the terror group Boko Haram. Although Deby answered many of the questions and also expressed criticism of the Nigerian army in doing so, Nigerian security forces removed the DW reporter from the venue and revoked his accreditation for the State House, the seat of the president.

The Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President, Mr Femi Adesina, disclosed this while presenting the re-issued villa press pass to Musa at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Adesina …

REVEALED: “In three years, NNPC generated N8.1 trn, gavea Nigeria N4.3 trn, pocketed the balance”

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, generated about N8.1trillion between 2012 and May 2015, but paid only N4.3trillion to the federation account, Edo State governor, Adams Oshiomhole, said Monday, citing new details from the federal economic council meeting. The balance of the oil money — about N3.8trillion — was withheld and spent by the NNPC unilaterally without approval or National Assembly appropriation, the governor told journalists. Also, the governor confirmed at the meeting that from November 2014, about $2.1billion was withdrawn from the excess crude account without the approval of the National Economic Council, NEC. Mr. Oshiomhole, who, alongside the governors of Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai, and Zamfara governor, Abdulazeez Yari, briefed journalists, said following the discovery, the NEC has set up a four-member committee to comb the books of the NNPC to confirm its remittances and how the excess crude account was utilised. President Muhammadu Buhari dis…

Customs refutes lifting ban on furniture importation

The Nigerian Customs Service, NCS, yesterday, refuted media reports that the Federal Government has lifted the ban on the importation of furniture into the country.

Debunking the media report, Assistant Comptroller-General, Zone A of the NCS, Victor Gbemudu, described the report as false, adding that he was quoted out of context.
Gbemudu, however advised importers, their agents and freight forwarders to refer to the import guidelines, which stated that the ban on furniture is still in force, adding that “Please note that primarily, the Nigerian Customs Service statutorily enforces government fiscal policies while also ensuring trade facilitation at no loss of government revenue.”

Missing Chibok girls forced to kill Boko Haram victims - BBC

This is so sad

Oil Barons never sponsored me - Bukola Saraki

Press Statement from Saraki's office. Read below... Again, the attention of the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki  has been drawn to a malicious, false and totally reprehensible news report, wherein it insinuated that the election of Dr. Bukola Saraki as the Senate President of the 8th Senate was facilitated by Nigerians associated with dubious claims in the infamous oil subsidy.The news report went further to give a negative and dirty impression that the emergence of the President of the 8th Senate is aimed to sabotage the anti corruption posture of President Buhari led Federal Govt as well as sabotage the 'Change agenda' of the APC

One of such desperate attempts to justify this blackmail and others was the story published in newspapers of Monday June 29 2015 as contained in a statement issued by the former Interim National Chairman of APC, Chief Bisi Akande.

Ordinarily, we would have ignored the report, but for the sole reason that some undiscerning readers might mistake …

Photos: Police parade men who killed ex-FUTA VC, say "We strangled him to death"

The driver and security guard of former Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology Akure, Ondo state who was found dead inside a store in his home in Ijapo estate in Akure yesterday June 28th have given a vivid description of how they killed him.

Bamidele, who was fired by the late don for attempting to steal his car some months back, said he connived with Daniel Ita the security guard to carry out the act. He said Daniel lured the old man out of the main house before he strangled him to death.

“Daniel lured out Baba by telling him that there was an electrical spark in the house after I’ve stationed myself around the entry of the kitchen. Immediately Baba came out I grabbed him and strangled him to death. Daniel’s role was to put a piece of cloth in his mouth to stop him from shouting. After some few minutes, the old man gave up and we dragged him into the generator house and locked him inside the store that Sunday night. We left the house and locked the gate outside so tha…

"I've been to your house in London' - Atiku's son reacts to Dangote's claims that he doesn't own a home outside Nigeria

Even if he has a house in london. it's no big deal

Reports That Buhari Has Ordered Arrest Of His Brother-In-Law Is False

Reports that President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Department of State Sevice, DSS, to arrest his wife’s younger brother, Musa Yola, over suspicion of fraud, are untrue. PREMIUM TIMES contacted presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu, and he categorically denied the reports. “It is definitely not true, there is no iota of truth on this report there is no basis for the president to do that,” Mr. Shehu said. Also, the man who is said to have been arrested, Mr. Yola, called PREMIUM TIMES and said he was shocked to see reports of his purported arrests in the social media. “As we speak, I am in the President’s office and I was with him last night,” he said. Mr. Yola also said he has never been involved in forgery or fraud and has never been arrested by either the Police or SSS or any security agency for that matter. He also said he has never been to any police station or SSS office as an accused person. “I simply don’t know or understand who is behind these malicious rumours,” he said. Reports…

Gov. Wike, Patience Jonathan Fingered In N180bn UBEC Fraud

Few days after it was revealed that Rivers State Governor, Mr. Nyesom Wike did not return the 15 vehicles he took from the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) for his gubernatorial campaign, the embattled Governor has again been fingered in another multi-billion naira fraud at the Commission alongside the immediate past First Lady, Mrs. Patience Jonathan.
The fraudulent activities were said to have occurred in UBEC under the watch of Mr. Wike as Minister of State for Education.
A Lagos-based whistle-blower operating under the aegis of Nigeria Against Corruption Group (NACG) alleged in a statement issued and signed by its National Coordinator Mr. Tayo Olusola that Mr. Wike siphoned billions of naira under the UBE program when he was in charge of the Education ministry.
The statement reads: “Investigation conducted by us revealed that the Rivers governor and the former first lady, allegedly plundered over N180 billion from the UBEC purse using fronts in the commissions office.

It is on record that Aisha Buhari's brother has been involved in a fraudulent act before - Tinubu's media aide alleges

According to Olusegun Dada, the media aide to Bola Tinubu, Musa Yola, the immediate younger brother of Mrs Aisha Buhari, who was allegedly arrested last week for obtaining N300million from a businessman with a promise to get him an oil block from the new administration, was allegedly involved in a fraudulent act during President Buhari's campaign a few months ago. See more of his tweets below

El-Rufai appoints Hadiza of BBOG as chief of staff

Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufa,i has appointed a new Chief of Staff.
She is Hadiza Bala Usman, a well-known figure in the All Progressives Congress where she served in a number of committees and capacities, key among which were: the Administrative Secretary of the Buhari Presidential Campaign Organization, Member Secretary APC Elections Planning Committee, Member APC Strategy Committee.
She was also Director of Finance in the Nasir El-Rufai Campaign Organization, and later the Kaduna State APC Campaign Council.
Ms. Usman was born in Zaria where her father, the famous radical historian Yusufu Bala Usman, was lecturing at the university.
Dr. Yusufu Bala Usman himself later became Secretary to the Kaduna State government during the Balarabe Musa administration.
She started her primary education at ABU Staff School, attended ABU Demonstration Secondary School and earned a B.Sc. in Business Administration from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, in 2000. She later obtained an MA in Develo…

ISIS responds to US legalizing gay marriage by killing four gay men

Four gay men were executed by members of the Islamic State following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to legalize same-sex marriage nationwide on Friday June 26th.

As was reported by a Syrian Twitter user on a tweet posted on the #LoveWins hashtag and picked up by Gateway Pundit, the men were thrown off the roof of a highrise building in the Syrian city of Deir ez-Zor as a crowd gathered to watch below.

Several Islamists also reportedly sent out anti-gay messages on the social networking site using the hashtag #LoveWins. That hashtag was used by many worldwide to celebrate the ruling insame sex marriage

According to The Mirror, videotaped footage of the executions show that the men were forced to line up atop the five-story building before being thrown over the edge. There are no audible screams from the men as they plunge to their deaths, however spectators can be heard gasping as the bodies descended from the sky.
ISIS has long been critical of homosexual individuals, and has publicly …

BREAKING NEWS: President Buhari Appoints Col. Hamidu Ali As Chief Of Staff

Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari, has today, June 29, appointed Colonel Hamidu Ali, as his Chief of Staff, reports. The status of the former military administrator of Kaduna state was also immediately updated by Wikipedia, where it was stated that “he is currently the Chief of Staff to president Muhammadu Buhari” as there are limited sources to confirm the appointment. Thus, reports linking immediate past governor of Lagos state, Babatunde Fashola, to the coveted post may have been laid to rest as Sahara Reporters, via its twitter handle, also confirmed the new appointment. FLASH: Former MILAD of Kaduna state Col. Hamidu Ali of Chief of Staff to @MBuhari — Sahara Reporters (@SaharaReporters) June 29, 2015

5 things you shouldn't expect on your first night with him/her

First night is always anticipation and aspiration fully loaded. But one should go about first night experiences carefully and in a matured manner.
In an arranged marriage, there will be too many preconceived notions and too many expectations regarding marriage, in particular consummation. One of the things being the first night myths. Here's a list of things not to expect on your first night.
A rocking sex Come on. Think practical. Both of you are too tired to do anything after all those rituals and the reception. So give each other some benefit of doubt to each other and not expect any rocking performance. Try to be happy even if it were some nice sessions of cuddling and intimacy.
You need to experience orgasssm This also is like expecting too much from each other. Because giving each other the climactic pleasure comes after some time. So allow yourself to learn more on his or her preferences and turn on points and wait a bit for the momentum to pick up.
You need to fake an orgasssm Th…

Is your lover into you only for the sex? find out

Here are top 5 signs that scream you don't have a relationship beyond the bedroom.
You met at a house party. After a few pints, things got really cosy. Now you are constantly texting each other and have already met four times in a week.Each rendezvous has been a late night one, post work and spent mostly in bed. It's been weeks since you've known each other, but you haven't so much as gone to the neighbourhood cafe together. Is this a relationship or is she into you just for the sex.Here are the top five signs that could give you your answer:
You've never been on a date Initially, it may have seemed exciting, romantic even. Your interest, shall we say, would take the time out to text after a long day at work just to meet up. And, she'd trudge to your home, even if it was at 10.30 pm just to meet you. You thought it was a sign of true love. But here's a question you should ask yourself: if s he is so excited about meeting you, why will she not go out for dinner…

Argentinian kidnapped in Niger state says footballer Messi helped save his life

An Argentinian man named Santiago Lopez Menendez (pictured above), who worked as an agronomist for Nigeria Flour Mills and managed two farms, was kidnapped in Niger state on June 24th. (Read here). Talking to the press after he was rescued, he said footballer Lionel Messi helped save his life. Huh? Funny!

Mirror UK reports
Lionel Messi football genius isn't just great to watch - it's also now helping save lives. Santiago Lopez Menendez is a young Argentinian scientist who works in Nigeria. On 24th June, as was heading out to work in a field, he was kidnapped by a group of armed men. Thankfully, he was released unharmed three days later, after a ransom was paid. However, it wasn't just the money which saved his life. Menendez has told the press in Argentina that Lionel Messi is one of the reasons he's still alive. 

His captors were initially convinced Menendez was American, which he believes was the reason they were being particularly violent towards him.

Menendez was despe…