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Another set of 173 Nigerians deported from libya

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Tuesday obtained two batches of 173 Nigerians stranded within the North African nation of Libya. The returnees, who arrived the nation in two flights, had been obtained by NEMA’s Coordinator for Lagos Territorial Office, Alhaji Idris Abubakar Muhammed, on the Cargo Wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Ikeja, the Lagos State capital. The returnees had been flown in aboard a chartered plane belonging to Al Buraq Air with flight quantity BRQ189.14 and registration quantity 5A-DMG.MRA. They landed at Ikeja round 04.52 a.m. While 162 of the returnees boarded the plane from Misrata 11, others returned by way of Bengazil and landed round 5.15 a.m. The profiling of the returnees indicated that 52 of them are feminine adults; ...

Nigerians need leaders of courage—Tinubu

All Progressives Congress (APC) National Stalwart Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has stated the individuals reserve the suitable to elect the kind of management they need. He stated management have to be visionary to realize the purpose of nation-building, whereas educated management would discharge its features successfully. Asiwaju Tinubu, who spoke yesterday at The Niche (an internet newspaper) annual lecture held on the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs (NIIA), Victoria Island, Lagos, was represented by a former Lagos State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Dele Alake. Speaking on the theme: Business and Accountable Governance: Obligation of Leadership, the APC stalwart stated it was higher for brave leaders to serve. He stated: “The management have to be visionary; it have ...

Lagos State Governor Sanwo Olu seeking for loan of N250 billion

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday requested approval for N250billion mortgage from the Lagos State House of Assembly. He made the request in a re-ordering letter, which was learn on the ground of the House on the plenary session. The letter was learn by the Clerk of the Assembly, Mr. Sani Azeez. The mortgage was damaged down as follows: a hard and fast price bond of N100billion from the capital market and an inner mortgage of N150 billion. In the letter, the governor mentioned the budgetary provisions for each recurrent and capital finances of Ministries, Departments and Agencies weren’t prone to be utilised earlier than the top of the yr and the sum of N34.050 billion might be re-ordered. Sanwo-Olu mentioned the federal government was constrained by the dearth...

I’m Not Living My Best Life – Don Jazzy Cries Out

Music mogul, Michael Ajereh Collins A.Ok.A Don Jazzy has come out to say he’s not dwelling his greatest life. Don Jazzy may need the celebrity and affluence any younger Nigerian individual may be hoping to get however the Mavins boss has mentioned there’s extra to that. Don Jazzy complained concerning the state of the poverty within the nation and feels helpless in attempting to assist the state of affairs and thus is just not capable of reside his greatest life. In a collection of tweet he posted, he hinted that Nigerian’s lifestyle is simply ‘sad’. He is presently in Berlin, Germany for undisclosed causes. His tweets reads:

Nigerians are not hungry—FG

The Federal Government appears unperturbed by the widespread condemnation of the present border closure, because it has categorically said that the train will stay till neighbouring international locations respect the legal guidelines of Nigeria towards meals smuggling. This is at the same time as he dominated out starvation points affecting Nigerians, claiming that Nigeria is meals enough. On August 20, 2019, Nigeria closed her borders in 4 geopolitical zones throughout the nation: South-South, South-West, North-Central and North-West. Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono, who spoke at a press briefing to mark the 2019 World Food Day, in Abuja, argued that it was laughable when Nigerians cry of starvation, as a result of, in accordance with him, they have no idea wha...

Dont increase prices of rice, CBN governor beg farmers

With the closure of the nation’s land borders and opening of wider market alternatives for native businessmen, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Monday requested rice farmers to not enhance the value of the staple meals within the curiosity of Nigerians. The apex financial institution governor, Godwin Emefiele, in a press release in Abuja, on Monday, beckoned on the Rice Millers Association of Nigeria (RIMAN) and different stakeholders within the worth chain to not hoard rice to create synthetic shortage and its attendant worth hike. The Nigerian authorities closed its borders on August 20 by way of an operation tagged Exercise Swift Response in an effort to sanitize the land frontiers and curb smuggling. Emefiele stated the federal authorities took the motion to advertise the expansion...

Igbos not treated fairly in Nigeria—Peter Obi

Former governor of Anambra State and vice presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Peter Obi, has mentioned each a part of the nation ought to be handled with fairness however that the South East has not been handled pretty. He mentioned this yesterday on the Arise News Morning present whereas answering questions on the potential for a South East presidency in 2023. He mentioned there have been individuals who might govern this nation successfully and who’ve the capability to show the financial system round for good, however that Nigeria’s flawed electoral course of wouldn’t permit it. “It is only fair that you treat every part of the nation fairly and equally. Are Igbos being treated fairly? The answer is no…For me, I believe we should restructure this cou...

Aspirant seek Bello’s disqualification over double registration

A governorship aspirant in Kogi State, Natasha Akpoti, has filed a swimsuit earlier than the Federal High Court in Abuja praying for the disqualification of Governor Yahaya Bello as a candidate within the forthcoming November 16 governorship election within the state. Akpoti, within the swimsuit marked FHC/ABJ/CS/122/2019 filed on Monday, anchored her prayer on Bellow’s alleged double registration as a voter. Apart from disqualification, the plaintiff additionally requested the courtroom to bar Bello, the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress within the forthcoming ballot, from holding public workplace for 10 years. She additionally prayed for an additional order compelling the Independent National Electoral Commission to “thoroughly investigate the act of double registra...

Local Government workers in Kaduna State attest to minimum wage implementation

Workers of Sanga and Kaura Local Government Councils of Kaduna State on Monday expressed gratitude to the management of their respective councils for implementing the brand new minimal wage. The staff, underneath the auspices of Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), expressed their pleasure in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). They mentioned the choice to implement the brand new bundle forward of Federal Government by the councils was an indication of sensitivity to the craving and aspirations of the employees. Mr John Mazo, the performing Chairman of NULGE in Sanga Local Government Area, described the event as coronary heart warming, including “the move, no doubt, will spur on the spirit of workers especially at the grassroots, towards better perfor...

Remove subsidy completely, Financial expert urges Buhari

A monetary professional, Chief Adegboyega Adegoke, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to take away subsidy on petrol as a result of it’s a waste of assets. Adegoke stated eradicating subsidy on petrol is important as a result of the present subsidy is a waste and never within the folks’s curiosity. The Executive Director, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of OES Energy Services addressed reporters in Ibadan. Adegoke maintained that the billions the Federal Government spends yearly on gas subsidy has no constructive influence on the poor as a result of it’s meant to counterpoint the few wealthy. He stated the federal government needs to be honest in eradicating the subsidy and use the cash to develop mass transportation, agriculture, construct colleges and hospitals that sha...

Buhari to spend N792m in upgrading and installing live television and internet service on presidential jet

President Muhammadu Buhari has earmarked N792m to improve and set up reside tv and web service on a jet, the BBJ (5N-FGT) which is among the many Presidential Air Fleets (PAF). This is contained within the funds of the State House Buhari introduced to a joint session of the National Assembly final week. The presidency additionally needs to hold out what it referred to as compliance with necessary improve and set up of web service on one other presidential plane, the G550 (5N-FGW) on the sum of N50million. For one other necessary upgrades on a PAF Aircraft, the Presidential Air Fleet is asking for N650m subsequent yr. The elite presidential air unit can also be proposed to purchase three workers automobiles for N43,500m set up a baggage conveyor belt truck for N20m, buy hearth combating car...

2face to perform at National Festival of Arts and Culture

Edo Government has stated that fashionable Nigeria music artist, Innocent Idibia, a.okay.a, 2face Idibia, will lead some Nigerian artists to the National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFEST), holding within the state from Oct. 19 to 26. A press release in Benin on Sunday by Mr Crusoe Osagie, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, stated all was set for a profitable internet hosting of the tradition fiesta by the state. He stated “We are set for the NAFEST holding within the state. If you go round Benin City, you’ll observe that town is effervescent. “It has taken a vibrant flip of branding, posters and billboards concerning the competition is all over the place for vacationers to acquire needed data. “This yr’s competition goes to have a Benin flavo...