Latest News in Nigeria Today Friday 1st November 2019
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We’re committed to making Lagos a Smart City — Kadri Hamzat
Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr Kadri Hamzat, has restated the present administration’s commitment to making Lagos a Smart City.
The deputy governor said this at the 2019 Nigeria Computer Society (NSC) Lagos Information Technology Conference and Annual General Meeting with the theme:’Information Technology: The enabler for a Sustainable Lagos Economy”.
Represented by the state Commissioner for Science and Technology, Mr Hakeem Fahm, Hamzat said that achieving smart city was a call to action and a core challenge of the administration.
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We’ve rescued, rehabilitated 11,600 trafficked persons in 20 years – Mrs Titi Abubakar
Wife of former Vice President, Titilayo Abubakar, has said nearly 11,600 victims of human trafficking and child labour have been rescued, rehabilitated and empowered through Women Trafficking and Child Labour Eradication Foundation (WOTCLEF), an initiative she founded in 1999.
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Non issuance of degree certs to 1,227 UNIPORT graduands: Reps angry with VC for shunning hearing
Committee on Public Petitions of the House of Representatives is angry with the Vice-Chancellor of the University of PortHarcourt, Professor Ndowa Lale for not honouring their invitation to a hearing.
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Reps C’mttee vows to fight human trafficking, child abuse, rape, others in Nigeria
Committee on Women in Parliament of the House of Representatives yesterday vowed to human trafficking, child abuse, rape and other forms of violence against women and the girl child.
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Navy arrests 5 vandals, recovers stolen petrol
The Nigerian Navy operatives attached to the Forward Operating Base (FOB), on Thursday arrested five suspected pipeline vandals with 136 jerry cans laden with Premium Motor Spirit (PMS).
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Edo Central APC reaffirms support for Obaseki over investment in infrastructure, others
Members of the Edo Central All Progressive Congress (APC) have reaffirmed their support for the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration for his investment in the institutional and infrastructural development in the 18 Local Government Areas (LGAs) across the state.
In a meeting of political leaders, community representatives and stakeholders across Edo Central senatorial district, they noted that the governor deserves uninterrupted two terms in office by virtue of his reforms, which would stand the test of time.
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9th House ‘ll amend constitution, electoral act, others — Gbajabiamila
Speaker of the House of Representatives Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has assured that the 9th House will pursue the amendment of the constitution and the Electoral Act.
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E2%80%95-lai-mohammed/ We achieved a lot in culture and tourism sector ― Lai Mohammed
Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed said the ministry has made remarkable achievement. He said this while also revealing the plans of the Federal Government to launch National Policy on Culture, Tourism and finalise work on Motion Picture Council of Nigeria and others.
Mohammed stated this when he played host to Culture, Arts, Tourism and Entertainment Writers Association, Abuja (CATEWAA) on Thursday in Abuja.
News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that CATEWAA comprises journalists from different media organisations covering Culture, Arts, Tourism and Entertainment beats.
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Lagos police rescues 15 persons chained in church
The Lagos State Police Command, on Thursday, said it had rescued about fifteen inmates, who were chained in an illegal healing church at the Isheri Oshun area of the state.
Situated at 26, Alafia Street, Oriofe Ijegun Isheri, the place known as Blessings of Goodness Healing Church was operated by one Prophet, Joseph Ojo, 58.
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The Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Bala Elkana, confirmed the incidence and added that the owner of the prayer house and ten others have been arrested.
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By David O Royal
The Supreme Court of Nigeria in Abuja on Tuesday declared that women in Nigeria who have clitorises longer than 7,5 centimetres (3 inches) can now be legally considered as men.
This was a very controversial ruling which however led to jubilation
A 36-year old Isioma Adeyemi had requested to change her legal status from female to male due to the length of her clitoris.
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This request was however granted by five-member Supreme Court panel, led by Justice Mary Odili who ruled that her request was “perfectly sound and legitimate”, ordering that her legal status be changed immediately.
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