- The bill for the uniform retirement age for judicial officers has been signed into law by President Bola Tinubu
- The bill which was signed into law on Thursday, June 8, was passed by the outgoing National Assembly, the ninth legislature
The President, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has signed a new bill seeking a raise regarding the judicial officers' retirement age.
Tinubu signed into law the bill on uniform retirement age for judicial officers on Thursday, June 8, 2023, The Cable reported.
Tinubu signs a new bill
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Details of Tinubu’s meeting with Wike, other G5 govs emerge
G5 members, popularly called the Integrity Group of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Thursday, June 8, met President Bola Ahmed Tinubu amidst speculations that the group may be planning to join the ruling party.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo, however, said the G5 members only visited Tinubu to brief him on the latest happenings and their stance on fairness, equity and justice in the country.
“The true heroes”: Fani-Kayode mentions 2 former governors who helped Tinubu become president
A former Nigerian aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, on Thursday, June 8, mentioned former governors, Nasir El-Rufai and Bello Matawalle as two politicians who helped President Bola Tinubu to power.
Writing on his verified Twitter handle, Fani-Kayode said he greatly respects Messrs El Rufai and Matawalle.
Fani-Kayode was reacting to the criticism received by El-Rufai, the immediate past governor of Kaduna state, following a controversial video that seemed to show him disrespecting Christians in Nigeria. Premium Times made a transcript of the video.
But Fani-Kayode said El-Rufai is neither a Muslim fundamentalist nor a fascist.
Enugu governor meets Tinubu, makes 1 strong demand
In another development, Governor Peter Mbah of Enugu state has opened conversations on the release of the self-acclaimed leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu.
Mbah requested President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to give the matter the utmost consideration to extend the hand of fellowship to the South-East people.
Mbah told State House correspondents, after a private meeting with the president on Thursday, June 8, that among the issues discussed was the possible release of the secessionist agitator who has had a series of favorable court judgement over his prosecution.