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Today’s Headlines: President Buhari Makes New Appointment, Obi Reveals What Nigeria Needs In 2022

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President Buhari Makes New Appointment

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Dr. Doyin Salami as his Chief Economic Adviser in a bid to address the current economic crisis in the country.

(Photo Credit: Daily Post Nigeria)

The development was made known on Tuesday in a statement issued by the Special Adviser to the President

on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina.

Until his new appointment, Dr. Doyin was the Chairman of the Presidential Economic Advisory Council (PEAC).

The 59-year-old economist was a 1989 doctorate graduate in Economics of Queen Mary College, University of London.

He is Managing Director and Head Markets Practice at KAINOS Edge Consulting Limited, and a member of the Adjunct Faculty at the Lagos Business School (LBS), Pan-Atlantic University, where he recently attained the rank of Senior Fellow/Associate Professor.

(Photo Credit: Afriknews)

Peter Obi Reveals What Nigeria Needs In 2022

(Photo Credit: Daily Post Nigeria)

Peter Obi, a former Governor of Anambra State, has revealed that Nigeria needs to invest in security in the year 2022.

Obi, who described 2021 as a difficult year for Nigerians in all ramifications, said this on Monday while answering questions from newsmen at the Sam Mbakwe International Airport, Owerri.

Speaking on what is needed for Nigeria to move forward in the New Year, the Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2019 general election, said the security of lives and property should be a priority for the country to move on.

Lukaku Apologises Over Interview, To Remain At Chelsea

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Although Romelu Lukaku’s interview irked Chelsea’s board and coach, Thomas Tuchel, and led to him being omitted from the squad for the clash against Liverpool, the forward will remain at the club, according to reports.

Lukaku granted an interview to Sky Italy where he said he was not happy with his situation at the club and that the formation Tuchel had adopted had him playing a fringe role.

After a meeting with the coach and the club’s board, Vanguard has learned that Belgium forward apologized and has returned to training with his teammates ahead of their Premier League clash against Tottenham.

23 Players Arrive Super Eagles Camp, Ighalo, Four Others Expected

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The England-based trio of Kelechi Iheanacho, Alex Iwobi, and Wilfred Ndidi were amongst nine players who arrived at the Super Eagles Bolton White Hotel camp on Tuesday in Abuja ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon.

Other players who arrived in the early hours of Tuesday morning include three other English-based players, namely Frank Onyeka (Brentford FC, England); William Ekong (Watford FC, England) and Oluwasemilogo Ajayi (West Bromwich Albion, England).

Others include Kenneth Omeruo (CD Leganes, Spain); Olaoluwa Aina (Torino FC, Italy) and Kelechi Nwakali (SD Huesca, Spain).

Interim coach, Augustine Eguavoen was only able to train with 14 players on Monday at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, prior to the arrival of the nine players which brought the total number of players in camp to 23.

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