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Why Tinubu fell during Democracy Day celebration in Abuja – Presidency

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The Presidency has uncovered why Bola Tinubu stumbled and fell on Wednesday during the Democracy Day celebration held at the Eagle Square in Abuja.

Goodlife detailed that Tinubu slipped while boarding the parading vehicle.

Special Assistant to the President via Social Media, Dada Olusegun said Tinubu fell since he missed his step while climbing the parade vehicle however there were no issues as he quickly went on with the function.
He noted that it was only a minor occurrence.

Mr President missed his step while climbing into the truck at the June 12 Democracy Day celebration and tripped. It was a mild misstep. He immediately went on with the ceremonial rounds. No issues,” he wrote.

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Ex Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria; Godwin Emfiele Conceded N300M Bail over Naira Upgrade Case

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At the FCT High Court previous Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele has been conceded bail worth N300 million on Wednesday in the wake of being accused of the unlawful redesign of the naira notes.

Emefiele supposedly approved printing N684.5 million at a rate of N18.96 billion and furthermore approved the withdrawal of N124.8 billion from the Revenue Fund of the Federation without legitimate approval.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) blamed Emefiele for ignoring lawful bearings during the execution of the naira trade strategy under previous President Muhammadu Buhari’s organization.

They asserted he continued with the naira upgrade without the essential endorsements from the CBN Board and President Buhari.

Emefiele pleaded not guilty to the charges and was addressed by (SAN). The court conceded him bail like a past decision by Justice Hamza Muazu, requiring two guarantees with property inside the FCT esteemed at N300 million.

These guarantees need to handover their property records, ongoing identification photographs, and identity cards or passports with the court registry. Furthermore, Emefiele was disallowed from leaving the country without court authorization.

The preliminary was concluded until May 28, with this being Emefiele’s third discrete charge.

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Prince Harry, Wife Meghan Markle Land in Nigeria

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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex Prince Harry and Meghan Markle arrived in Abuja on Friday in the wake of taking an British Airways flight which had been postponed on the grounds that the pilot became sick, so a substitution must be organized rapidly.

Upon their landing in Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, they were welcomed by Nigerian authorities not long before 5 am. Hence, they were accompanied through side door of a waiting dark minibus.

The motivation behind their visit, is to advance the Invictus Games and is because of Harry’s experience with the Nigerian group and General Christopher Musa during last year’s competition in Germany. Harry had referenced Meghan’s help for Group Nigeria, given her legacy from the country.

Brigadier General Tukur Gusau, a representative for the protection, referenced that they would rest first. Their underlying commitment was booked for late morning at the Guard Base camp. Following that, they were set to make a trip to Kaduna to meet injured soldiers at a military hospital, and afterward return to Abuja for additional engagements.

The couple’s visit to Nigeria was at the invitation of General Musa. Their schedule included visiting a school, meeting Injured service members at a military hospital, taking part in occasions for the charity organization Nigeria: Unconquered (which collaborates up with the Invictus Games), and going to a gathering regarding military families.

On Saturday, they were planned to attend addiional occasions for Nigeria: Unconquered and a gathering facilitated by General Musa for military families. Meghan was likewise scheduled to co-have an occasion with Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala from the World Exchange Association.

Their Sunday plans included partaking in a basket-ball center, going to a social gathering, attending a cultural reception, and joining a polo pledge fundraiser for Nigeria: Unconquered.

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