The Kaduna state governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has directed all political appointees to submit letters of resignation by 30th April 2019.
Samuel Aruwan, spokesman to the governor, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday in Kaduna.
He said the governor will exercise his constitutional prerogative to decide on re-appointments while giving the Kaduna State Ministry of Finance adequate time to compute severance payments and reconcile any liabilities.
The governor thanked all political appointees for their contributions and service to the state during his first term.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked President Buhari to tender his West African Examination Certificate, to the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal.
The party stated this while reacting to the comment made by the spokesperson of the Buhari Campaign Organization, Festus Keyamo, who in a recent interview with Channels TV, said having a WAEC certificate is not a prerequisite to run for President or Governor in Nigeria.
Parents of the Chibok girls still in captivity have accused the APC led federal government of using their daughters to clinch power but not to free them.
The spokesperson of parents of the abducted girls, Mr Ayuba Alamson said the APC has not done enough to dry the tears of the parents despite benefitting enough from their travails.
The Nigerian Police says its men will no longer be allowed to carry firearms during operations.
Instead, officers of the Police Force will now make use of electro-muscular disruption technology known as teaser in place of firearms.
President Donald Trump’s administration is considering new measures to crack down on countries whose citizens have a high rate of overstaying their visas in the United States.
Countries whose citizens overstay short-term tourist and business visas are
The Federal Government yesterday urged the Federal High Court in Lagos to issue a bench warrant against Innoson Nigeria Limited’s Chairman, Innocent Chukwuma and two of his employees.
They were charged with alleged fraud before Justice Ayokunle Faji. The police charged them with an alleged N2.4b shipping fraud, but the Attorney-General of the Federation later took over the matter.
Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN, on Tuesday accused the National Assembly of towing with the nation’s security.
While appearing as a guest on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily in Lagos, Falana faulted the lawmakers for not creating state police.
Liverpool legend Tommy Smith, one of the key figures in the club’s first golden era, died on Friday at the age of 74.
Smith’s no-nonsense performances at the heart of Liverpool’s defence saw him nicknamed the ‘Anfield Iron’ during his 18-year spell on Merseyside.
Making 638 appearances for the Reds between 1960 and 1978, Smith won a host of medals as the club rose to prominence both domestically and in Europe.