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Today’s Headlines:FG Appoints Adepoju As Acting Comptroller-General Of Immigration, Nigerian Media Cannot Be Complete With His Works – President Tinubu Mourns AIT Founder, Dokpesi



FG Appoints Adepoju Acting Comptroller-General Of Immigration

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The federal government through the Civil Defense, Correctional, Fire and Immigration Services Board has appointed Deputy Comptroller General of Immigration, Adepoju Carol Wura-Ola as the acting Comptroller General of Immigration.

A letter dated May 26, 2023, signed by the Secretary of the board, Ja’afaru Ahmed, a copy obtained by Daily Trust on Monday in Abuja, said the appointment takes effect from Tuesday 30th May 2023.

The statement reads: “I write to convey the approval of the Chairman of the Board for you to cover duties of the Office of the Comptroller General, Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) as the most senior Deputy Comptroller General (DCG).

Tinubu Mourns AIT Founder, Dokpesi

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Nigerian President, Bola Tinubu, has mourned the loss of Raymond Dokpesi, founder of DAAR Communications and African Independent Television (AIT), saying he would be missed so much.

Dokpesi died on Monday at an unknown Abuja hospital.

Tinubu’s condolence message was included in a statement made by his media officer, Abdulaziz Abdulaziz, in Abuja.

The president lamented the media mogul’s death as a major loss to Nigeria’s media business and the country.

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UK, US, Saudi Arabia, Others In Bilateral Meetings With Tinubu

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Few hours after he was sworn in as the 16th President of Nigeria, several countries formally presented their goodwill messages and letters of support and solidarity to President Bola Tinubu at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

The letters were presented to the president by the special envoys and heads of missions of the countries after his inauguration as the 16th President of Nigeria.

A statement issued from the President’s office and signed by Tunde Rahman, listed some of the foreign countries to include the United Kingdom, United States, Saudi Arabia, Japan, Brazil, South Korea, Israel, Cape Verde, Somalia and Nicaragua.

EFCC Moves To Arrest, Prosecute Ortom After Handover- Sources

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has concluded plans to arrest and intimidate the immediate former Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom.

Sources told SaharaReporters on Monday that the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state is behind it.

According to the sources within the APC fold, the leader of the party in the state, Senator George Akume is part of the plot against Ortom. Ortom leaves office today, May 29, as his successor, Rev Fr Hyacinth Alia, takes over.

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