Ekiti CJ Pardons 44 Inmates

LEADERSHIP The Ekiti Chief Judge, Justice Ayo Daramola, on Thursday granted pardon to 44 inmates of the Ado-Ekiti Federal Prisons. Daramola freed the inmates when he led other judges, magistrates, police prosecutors, lawyers and other court officials on a visit to the prison. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that 308 inmates have their cases…

Senate Passes Bill Establishing Agency For Ethics And Values

LEADERSHIP The Senate on Thursday passed the Agency for National Ethics and Values Bill 2018. This followed the presentation of the report of Committee on Information and National Orientation at plenary. Presenting the report, Chairman of the committee, Sen. Suleiman Adokwe, said the bill sought to provide legal framework for practices in government and private…

2019: Ogun PFN Warns Against Vote Buying

LEADERSHIP Ogun state chapter of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) on Thursday decried the desperation of Nigeria politicians which has resulted in the entrenched practice of buying votes during every elections, saying such act portends danger for Nigerian’s democracy. PFN Chairman in the state, Apostle David Otaru who spoke with journalists in Abeokuta, Ogun state…

Traffic Congestion: Lagos Constitutes Joint Security, Stakeholders’ Operation

LEADERSHIP Amid traffic congestion that has made the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway a nightmare to motorists, Lagos State Government on Thursday said it has set up a joint operation involving security agencies and stakeholders in the maritime sector to remove all containerized trucks and tankers parked along the expressway commencing from Friday. Tagged ‘Operation Restore Sanity On…

39,000 Fake Cooperatives Societies Uncovered In Edo

LEADERSHIP Edo State Government said it has uncovered 39,000 fake Cooperative Societies that were registered for the purposes of raising funds for dubious reasons. It said the fake Cooperative societies were uncovered after an audit of registered cooperatives societies were carried out. State Commissioner for Wealth Creation, Employment and Cooperatives, Barrister Emmanuel Usoh, who disclosed…

$1bn ECA Funds For Insecurity Have Not Been Spent – NEC

LEADERSHIP …States to review cases of condemned prisoners  The  $1 billion from the  Excess Crude Account which was approved by the National Economic Council to fight insecurity has not been expended. This was disclosed by the Anambra State governor,Willy Obiana after the meeting of NEC Thursday presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the…

Palestinians In Jerusalem Demolish Own Homes Rather Than See Israelis Move In

LEADERSHIP Two Palestinian families on Thursday demolished the homes they had lived in for nearly two decades, saying they would rather destroy them than face the prospect of Israeli settlers moving in. Within two hours, two mechanical diggers smashed through the ceilings, walls and floors of the two buildings in Beit Hanina, a village on…

C/River Introduces Security Codes For Commercial Vehicles, Tricycles

LEADERSHIP In a bid to curb incessant criminality which has bedeviled the state in recent times, the Cross River State government has introduced security codes for commercial vehicles and tricycles which operate in the state. The security codes, which are inscripted on both sides of commercial vehicles and tricycles plying all streets and roads in…