President Buhari resumes, Senate drops Nigerian Peace Corps Bill and other major headline stories you missed today!

Dear KFBers, we have got loads of interesting stories in tonight’s #MajorHeadlinesYouMissedToday feature…enjoy! 

President Buhari resumes, meets with AGF Abubakar Malami, GMD NNPC 

After taking some days off to rest, President Buhari today resumed work and had his first meeting with the Attorney General of the Federation and Chief Justice of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, at the presidential officice in Aso Rock, Abuja.

Addressing state house correspondents after his closed door meeting with President Buhari, Malami ‎who is a member of ‎the Presidential committee investigating suspended Secretary to the Government Federation SGF, Babachir Lawal and suspended director-general of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ayo Oke, said the report of the committee would be submited tomorrow, May 3rd.

President Buhari also had a closed door meeting with the Group Managing Director of NNPC, Maikanti Baru. 

OBJ, Abdusalam and IBB hold private meeting in Niger State 

Three former Nigerian leaders, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, General Ibrahim Babangida (rtd) and General Abdulsalami Abubakar (rtd) yesterday met behind closed doors in Minna, Niger State. 

It was gathered that the meeting which lasted for over two hours was held at the hilltop home of former military president, IBB.

 Senate Drops Nigerian Peace Corps Bill

The Senate, on Tuesday, suspended passage of the conference report on the Nigerian Peace Corps Bill, over the allegation of fraud in the recruitment exercise by the organisation which is being prosecuted in a court.

The bill sharply divided senators at the plenary.

Both the Senate and the House of Representatives had separately passed the bill before the harmonisation of its provisions.

  “I Don’t Sleep At Public Functions, I Only Pretend” – Governor Ganduje 
Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, says he is not bowing to blackmailers who said he was not working but sleeping. He stated this during an interactive session with labour unions as part of May Day celebration at the Government House, Kano.‎

The governor said his political opponents could not differentiate between sleeping and pretending.‎

His words: “My opponents always complain that I sleep at public functions but I want them to try and differentiate between the two.

“Political blackmail is not an issue to me because I am used to it and will continue to work for the good people of the state.”

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