How Nigeria’s 36 states shared N173.8 billion in September (By Premium Times)

1. From the data, the top 10 earning states from the federation account for the month are Delta, Akwa Ibom, Rivers, Bayelsa, Lagos, Kano, Kaduna, Borno, Oyo, Jigawa state in that order.

2. The report showed that the other deductions covered National Water Rehabilitation Projects, National Agricultural Technology Support, Salary bailout, Payment for Fertilizer, State Water Supply Project, State Agriculture Project and National Fadama Project.

3. NAN reports that at the last Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) meeting in September, federal, states and local governments shared N637.

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Monkeypox: DHQ breaks silence on allegations against Nigerian military (By Daily Post Nigeria)

1. “In this regard, quick impact medical outreaches are usually conducted during deliberate operations such as the war against insurgency and terrorism in the North East and routine training exercise like Egwu Eke II in the South East among others” the statement read.

2. Director of Defence Information, Major General John Enenche, in a statement on Saturday explained that the medical exercise in the South East was a normal medical operation that had been replicated in other parts of the country.

3. He said the Armed Forces of Nigeria has been in the global best military practice of impacting on the lives of Nigerians through medical outreaches.

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The forgotten Christians of Nigeria — faithful while enduring incredible persecution (By Fox News)

1. Speaking at a conference in London some years ago, Peter Akinola, the Archbishop of the Anglican Church in Nigeria, boldly chastised the West:.

2. The World Health Organization considers Nigeria the most dangerous country in the world to travel by road and, brother, I can tell you they are right.

3. The good one that brings freedom, education, health care, and the eternal hope of Jesus Christ; and the bad one that uses every coercive power it possesses to bully the Third World into implementing permissive policies on abortion and homosexuality.

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Nigerian Army ends operation python dance in Southeast (By Daily Post Nigeria)

1. In attendance ​w​ere representative of the Chief of Training and Operations Army Headquarters, Brigadier General Ndalolo, Defence Headquarters Observer Team led by Commodore Shammah, Security Adviser to Abia State Governor, Captain (rtd) Idonsi Awa and the Commanders of 14 and 34 Brigades​, ​Brigadier Generals AK Ibrahim and IH Bature.

2. ​, ​Eng​r Emmanuel Nwabuko expressed appreciation of the government and people of the State for the numerous achievements of Exercise EGWU EKE 11 in terms of improvement of peace, security and stability of the State.

3. ​”​the achievements recorded in the areas of attainment of the mission specific training objectives, improvement in peace and security, curtailing the menace of violent irredentist groups in the theatre of the ​e​xercise is remarkable​”​.

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GOC: Nigerian Army Committed to Welfare of Soldiers (By THISDAY Newspapers)

1. The General Officer Commanding (GOC), 1 Division Nigerian Army, Maj-Gen. Adeniyi Oyebade, has reiterated the commitment of the Nigerian Army to the welfare of soldiers and their professional development.

2. A statement signed by the Assistant Director, Army Public Relations, Maj. Clement Obiade, said the project was made possible through the intervention of the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, aimed at rehabilitating dilapidated facilities.

3. Oyebode, who charged the troops to always ensure maintenance of facilities provided for them, also commended the efforts of President Muhammadu Buhari towards ensuring that resources are provided not only for operational activities but also for the troops’ welfare.

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Monkey Pox: Don’t allow Nigerian Army treat your children (By Daily Post Nigeria)

1. Chukwuemeka Ezeife, a former Governor of Anambra State, has advised people of the South East against allowing medical personnel of the Nigerian Military treat their children.

2. “But on Wednesday, they went to schools in Anambra for the free medial treatment and everybody including school children were running helter-skelter, and parents were running to take back their children in the schools.

3. Speaking with The Sun, Ezeife said, “Last week, I was in Anambra, a traditional ruler called me and told me that his people were called to come out on Wednesday for free medical treatment by the military.

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Dozens of Boko Haram members convicted in mass secret trial in Nigeria (By The Guardian)

1. A total of nearly 400 people originally from Cameroon – 58 men, 86 women and 244 children – said they had been taken hostage by Boko Haram fighters during attacks on their villages and taken to Nigeria, where they were forced to join the jihadist group.

2. A Nigerian court has convicted 45 Boko Haram members in the largest ever mass trial involving the Islamist extremist group.

3. After spending two years with Boko Haram, the men decided to flee with their families and hand themselves in, according to several men who had surrendered and spoke to journalists at a ceremony in the town of Mozogo on Friday.

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Restructure Nigeria now – Olu Falae (By Daily Post Nigeria)

1. Look at Britain that is our former colonial power, they are of the same race, colour, religion, language and culture and yet today, you have four governments in Britain.

2. Speaking with Daily Sun, Falae said, “Most people are not interested in an election, if it is going to take place within this un-restructured Nigeria.

3. Elder statesman and former minister of finance, Chief Olu Falae has cautioned that Nigeria must be restructured before the next general elections in 2019. .

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Nigeria to start issuing visas on arrival for Africans: AU (By Washington Post)

1. ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Nigeria has decided to start issuing visas on arrival for all Africans, the African Union said Friday, in a major step toward the goal of free movement on the continent.

2. According to the African Development Bank’s 2017 Africa Visa Openness Report , Africans can get a visa on arrival in just 24 percent of other African countries, while North Americans, for example, have easier travel access on the continent.

3. “Free movement on the continent would entail the implementation of continent-wide visa-free regimes including issuance of visas at ports of entry for Africans,” the AU suggested in February.

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Fani-Kayode claims Nigerian Army injecting Igbo children with strange substance (By Daily Post Nigeria)

1. He wrote: “What strange substance is the Nigerian Army injecting into Igbo children and why are they doing so without the knowledge or permission of their parents?.

2. A video footage showing the unrest caused by the rumours in Anambra State , that the medical personnel of the Nigerian Army were allegedly injecting students in the state with the monkeypox virus has surfaced online.

3. Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has claimed that the Nigerian Army is injecting Igbo children with “strange substance”.

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