Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Land Grabbers To Face 21 Years Jail Term

Illegal land occupants also known as land grabbers will henceforth face 21 years jail term.
This was the law yesterday passed by the Lagos State House of Assembly prohibiting forceful entry and illegal occupation of landed properties in the state.

According to the Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, after the Bill had gone through the Third Reading and finally passed by a voice vote of all members present at plenary session, told the acting Clerk of the House, Mr. Azeez Sanni, to forward a clean copy of the bill to the state Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, for his assent.

NUC Declares NTI Degrees Illegal -channels Television.

Updated July 19, 2016

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has warned prospective students not to enroll in the degree and postgraduate diploma in education programmes by the Kaduna-based National Teachers Institute (NTI) as the programmes are illegal.

Nigeria Suffering From Stagflation And Inflation: CBN

GOVERNOR, Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Godwin Emefiele, on Tuesday, in a meeting with the Senators presented a lucid and comprehensive account of the performance of the Nigerian economy in the last one year he also told them about the situation of the economy and measures that were being taken by the Federal Government to remedy the situation.

Remi Tinubu Refuses Close Door Meeting With Dino Melaye

Remi Tinubu Refuses Close Door Meeting With Melaye,Says no parley with peoples enemy.

Senator Oluremi Tinubu has refused to sit in a meeting with Senator Dino Melaye saying it is absurd to sit with an enemy.  However, Senate President, Bukola Saraki has subsequently urged Senator Melaye to stay outside while he address Senator Tinubu...Also in the meeting are Senate Leader,Ali Ndume, Senator Rafiu Ibrahim.

Adeniyi Oyebade Indicted Of Shi'ite Killing By Kaduna Judicial Panel Of Inquiry

The General Officer Commanding the Nigerian Army’s 1st Division, Adeniyi Oyebade, a major general, authorized last December’s military operation that massacred at least 347 members of the Shi’a Muslim group in Zaria, and should be prosecuted, a judicial commission of inquiry into the killings, has said in its final report.
The commission of inquiry, set up by the Kaduna State government, indicted Mr. Oyebade and other senior army officers for the attack, PREMIUM TIMES can authoritatively report.
The panel’s report was submitted to Gov. Nasir el-Rufai on Friday, but its details are yet to be made public.

Buhari Under Fire Over Arms Panel’s Exemption Of Dambazau In Latest Probe Report

President Buhari has come under attack over reports suggesting his government may have deliberately doctored the latest report of the presidential arms audit panel.

The reports have cast doubt on the integrity of an administration that repeatedly defined honour and transparency in public service as part of its cardinal objectives, critics said.

FG Appoints Iyuke Principal Of PTI

The federal government has appointed a renowned South African based professor of Chemical and Process Engineering, Mr Sunny Iyuke, as new principal and Chief Executive Officer of Petroleum Training Institution, Effurun.

Until his appointment, he was the Head of School of Chemical & Metallurgical Engineering of the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa. He has produced several patents in nanotechnology locally and internationally including World Intellectual Property Organization of International Bureau.

Don’t Accuse My Ministers Of Corruption Without Evidence – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to “discerning” Nigerians to ignore orchestrated attempts to sully the integrity of ministers and other senior government officials, who are being tarred with the brush of corruption without any concrete evidence, a statement by presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, said Tuesday.

FG Set To Generate Electricity From Uranium

The Federal Government has commenced moves to generate electricity from nuclear materials, particularly through the exploration, exploitation and utilisation of uranium.

To achieve this, the government invited experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency to conduct a week training for nuclear practitioners and security officers in the country on the extraction, exploitation and utilisation of the substance.

Kerry Hit By Downing Street Door, Terrified During Presser With Johnson

In a metaphor that could presage the likely relationship between US Secretary of State John Kerry and his new British counterpart, Boris Johnson, the former had an awkward moment at 10 Downing Street on Monday.