WEEKEND NEWS REVIEW

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DR. OBADAIAH MAILAFIA IS DEAD
In a statement released by Isuwa Dogo, the national publicity secretary, the Middle Belt Forum, he revealed that the cause of his death, was due to health complications after the Economist returned from a trip and also delay in his treatment by Doctors in Abuja.
 
BORROWING TO ACCUMULATE DEBT FOR NEXT GENERATION IS CRIMINAL – OBASANJO
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has reacted to the Federal Government’s plan to source for fresh loans, saying borrowing to accumulate debt for the next generation is criminal.
He noted to a TV channel that borrowing is not a problem, and stated that what could be a problem would be what one is borrowing for and the plan or capacity to pay back.
“But if you are borrowing and accumulating debts for the next generation and the next generation after them, it is criminal. What are you borrowing for?” Obasanjo asked.
 
YOUSEF EVICTED FROM BBNAIJA SHOW
Big Brother Naija Season 6 housemate, Yousef, has been evicted from the reality television show.
Born Yusuf Garba, the ex-housemate hails from Nassarawa State. Prior to joining the reality TV show, Yousef was a high school teacher, model and trainer.
When asked by the host, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, if he was disappointed by the eviction, Yousef said no.
He said, “I feel like I have been sliding through. I am happy I made it to the eighth week.”
BUHARI ARRIVES IN NEW YORK FOR UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY
President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in the United States of America, Channels Television has learnt.
The President touched down at the John F Kennedy International Airport in New York, at exactly 5:10 pm local time ahead of the high-level General debate of the United Nations Assembly on September 21, 2021.
He was received by Nigeria’s Permanent representative to the United States, Professor Tijani Bande and the Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama and will address the assembly during the general debates on Friday, September 24.
BUHARI APPOINT NNPC BOARD MEMBERS, APPROVES INCORPORATION OF AGENCY
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of the Board and Management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited with Senator Ifeanyi Ararume as Chairman.
Members of the board are; Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mr. Mele Kyari, as the Chief Executive Officer, Dr Tajudeen Umar (North East), Mrs Lami O. Ahmed (North Central), Mallam Mohammed Lawal (North West), Senator Margaret Chuba Okadigbo (South East), Barrister Constance Harry Marshal (South South), and Chief Pius Akinyelure (South West).

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