Latest News in Nigeria Today Wednesday 12th June 2019
These are the Latest News in Nigeria Today from Guardian newspaper.
By Festus Ahon & Alemma Aliu
ASABA—GOVERNOR Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State and former Chief Whip of the Senate and a chieftain of Action Democratic Party, ADP, Senator Roland Owie, have congratulated newly elected Presiding Officers and members of the 9th National Assembly on their successful inauguration.
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Okowa, in a statement, congratulated Senator Ahmed Lawan and Senator Ovie Omo-Agege on their election as President and Deputy President of the Senate respectively, while felicitating with Mr Femi Gbajabiamila and Mr Idris Wase on their emergence as Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives respectively.
Continue reading Okowa, Owie congratulate Lawan, Omo-Agege, Gbaja, Wase at Vanguard News.
By Dirisu Yakubu
ABUJA—National Working Committee, NWC, of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday congratulated the 9th National Assembly for its successful inauguration.
The party commended the newly elected Senate President, Ahmed Lawan;Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege, as well as the newly elected Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila and Deputy Speaker, Idris Wase, for their victory in the keenly contested elections.
In a statement signed by its spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan, the party vowed to stand on the side of decency and utmost respect for the institution of the National Assembly and “the values we hold as a people.”
The statement further read: “Our party charges the federal lawmakers, as representatives of the people, to place the welfare, wishes and aspirations of Nigerians above every other consideration by ensuring a strong and independent legislature that upholds the tenets of democracy and the dictates of our constitution.
Continue reading PDP congratulates 9th Assembly leadership at Vanguard News.
Holders the United States began their defence of the women’s World Cup trophy in style on Tuesday as Alex Morgan scored five times in an incredible, record-setting 13-0 destruction of hapless Thailand in Reims.
Continue reading Women’s World Cup: Thailand thoroughly thrashed as USA create record at Vanguard News.
Abuja—Multinational Joint Task Force, MNJTF, has uncovered plans by Islamic State of West Africa Province, ISWAP, to launch recruitment drive in the coming months through misinformation embedded with radicalisation programmes.
ISWAP in 2016 pledged allegiance to Boko Haram terrorist group.
The MNJTF urged traditional, religious, community leaders and parents to closely monitor their wards to prevent them from being recruited by the terrorist organisation.
According to a statement by the MNJTF’s spokesman, Col.
Continue reading MNJTF alerts parents, leaders of ISWAP’s recruitment plans at Vanguard News.
You cannot shave a man’s head in his absence — M.K.O. Abiola, winner of the 1993 presidential election
Continue reading June 12: Barbers at work at Vanguard News.
Executive Director, Closeguard Technology, ChukaOkoye, has accused security personnel of being unreceptive to ideas on how to tackle insecurity in the country, especially with the use of modern technology.
Continue reading Tech security vendors wary of collaboration with security operatives – Okoye at Vanguard News.
The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said the state government has strengthened institutions in the state to enforce the Child Rights Law, to ensure that children are protected from abuses, especially child labour, which robs them of their childhood and deprive them of the opportunity to lead a fruitful, rewarding life.
Continue reading World Day Against Child Labour: Obaseki insists on sanctions for erring parents at Vanguard News.
By Fred Oghenesivbe
The huge successes recorded during the first tenure of His Excellency, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, came about as a result of visionary leadership and total commitment towards the socioeconomic advancement of Deltans.
Success is never achieved through wishful thinking or procrastination of any kind. Rather, it is the deliberate effort, consistent prayers and hard work geared towards set out goals. The first tenure was christened SMART agenda with Prosperity for All Deltans as its mantra.
Continue reading Gov Okowa’s 2nd tenure: Top priorities and the stronger Delta vision at Vanguard News.
ENUGU-AS part of efforts to recognise longevity, Amokwe ancient kingdom in Udi Local Government Area of Enugu State, South- East Nigeria, says plans are afoot by the community to recognise its indigenes that have clocked 90 years and above.
Continue reading Enugu community to honour, indigenes from 90 years, above at Vanguard News.
ONITSHA – About N6.9 million would be required to equip all the departments of the modern skills acquisition center built by the Onitsha Catholic Archdiocese for the inmates of the Nigerian Prisons Service, Onitsha, Anambra State.
Continue reading N39m completed Onitsha prisons skills acquisition center to be equipped with N6.9m at Vanguard News.
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