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1. Tambuwal swears-in 26 new commissioners
Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State on Friday swore-in 26 new commissioners in the state and urged them to work towards meeting the expectations of the people.
Tambuwal had on July 4, dissolved the State Executive Council.
NAN reports that some of the commissioners include Malam Abdullahi Maigwandu, Malam Abdulkadir Abubakar, Alhaji Sa’idu Umar, Hajiya Aisha Madawaki, Alhaji Sulaiman Usman and Alhaji Abubakar Tambuwal.
2. Buhari: IPOB speaks on what it will do to WAEC
The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has declared its plan to institute legal action the West African Examination Council, WAEC.
Special Adviser the President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, on Friday announced that the President had received the attestation certificate and confirmation of school certificate result from the West African Examination Council, WAEC.
However, in a statement made available to DAILY POST by IPOB’s media and publicity secretary, Emma Powerful, on Friday, he said the pro-Biafra group would take action against WAEC.
3. Oshiomhole speaks on APC crisis, lambasts Amosun, Okorocha
Adams Oshiomhole, the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman has expressed confidence that crisis in the party will be resolved.
He stated this on Friday in Abuja, while briefing newsmen on the state of affairs of the party in Rivers, Ogun and Imo states following issues arising from the party’s congresses and governorship primaries.
On Ogun, he said Gov. Ibikunke Amosun, through his “consensus arrangement”, announced those he wanted to be in elective positions in the state, including the Governorship, Senate, House of Representative and State House of Assembly.
4. Amaechi vs Abe: APC makes u-turn, opts for fresh congressies
The All Progressives Congress, APC, has said it would respect the Supreme Court judgment concerning Rivers State.
Speaking through the National Chairman of the party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, the party said it would abide by the court ruling and would soon put measures in place to conduct fresh congresses across the state.
Oshiomhole said this at a press conference in Abuja on Friday.
5. New minimum wage: FG speaks ahead of nationwide strike
Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige, says conciliation on the national minimum wage will continue on Sunday demospite the court injunction restraining organised labour from embarking on strike.
The National Industrial Court had on Friday ordered the organised labour not to go ahead with the nationwide strike scheduled for Nov. 6
Justice Sanusi Kado gave the order in a ruling on an ex parte application moved on behalf of the Federal Government by the Solicitor-General of the Federation and Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Justice, Mr Dayo Apata.
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