Latest News in Nigeria Today Tuesday 5th November 2019
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Human actions bane of environmental hazards – Stakeholders
Stakeholders who recently gathered at a one-day conference with the theme “Fight Against Environmental Hazards”, organised by Green Club, University of Lagos, Akoka, Yaba, have lamented effects of climate change which are responsible for pollution, flooding, erosion, ulcer among other health as currently experienced in the country.
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Ebonyi Chief Judge discharges inmate, grants bail to 10
The Ebonyi Chief Judge, Justice Anselm Nwaigwe, on Monday, discharged one inmate in a remand home during a jail delivery in the state.
Nwaigwe also granted bail to 10 inmates and remanded 13 others at the Federal Correctional Service, Abakiliki, where the exercise took place.
He said that the exercise would also be carried out at the Correctional Service centre in Afikpo on Tuesday and urged lawyers who had cases to be present.
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Cult Clash: 200 level female student, boyfriend reportedly killed in Kogi University
By Boluwaji Obahopo – Lokoja
A 200 level female student and her lover have been reportedly killed in a suspected cult clash in Kogi state University, situated in Ayingba.
It is also alleged that over 13 students of the University have been allegedly killed between Friday and (today) Monday.
Among those killed were Oloruntoba Godwin, a 300-level student of Geography and Ajikeye Richard of the department of Accountancy, also a 200-level student.
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Senator Ifeanyi Ubah Commends Buhari for Signing into Law, the PSC Bill
***Says it is the biggest and one of the most historic legislation to be signed into law in Nigeria
By Henry Umoru
Deputy Chairman, Senate Committee on Petroleum Resources Upstream, Senator Ifeanyi Ubah, Young Progressives Party, YPP, Anambra South has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for Signing into law, the Deep Offshore and Inland Basin Production Sharing Contract, PSC Bill.
Senator Ubah who was the co-sponsor of the bill said that the signed bill is the biggest and one of the most historic legislation to be signed into law in our country
In a statement he personally signed on Monday, and made available to journalists in Abuja, Senator Ubah said, “To the glory of God, today being November 4, 2019, President Muhammadu Buhari assented to the Bill amending the Deep Offshore and Inland Basin Production Sharing Contract Act which will generate at least $500m additional revenue for the Federal Government in 2020, and over $1bn from 2021.
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Like ASUU, CONUA opposes FG’s IPPIS
Wants varsity autonomy preserved
By Adesina Wahab
The Congress of University Academics, CONUA, has faulted the Federal Government on its planned inclusion of universities in the implementation of its Integrated Payroll Payment Information System, IPPIS, saying it will erode the little autonomy the universities enjoy now.
This formed part of the resolutions passed at the Congress of CONUA in Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Ile Ife, Osun State.
OAU is one of the five universities that formed CONUA after breaking away from the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, and it is where the National Coordinator of CONUA, Dr Niyi Sunmonu, teaches.
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Police commissioner, Mr Shina Olukolu speaks on 259 victims
By Ola Ajayi
The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr. Shina Olukolu, told newsmen at the scene that it was a 17-year-old escapee from another holding facility in Owode, Apata, Ibadan that gave them hint about the detention camp.
According to Olukolu, some of the victims, they had been held hostage for many years at the mosque.
The CP said: “It is the responsibility of the Nigerian Police Force to protect lives and property. This morning, November 4, 2019, I received a call via a young man, who informed one of my divisional police officers that there is an illegal detention facility somewhere at Owode, Apata in Ibadan, being run by someone, who claimed to have the powers to be able to change the anti-social behaviours of youngsters and others.
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E2%80%95first-son/ Late Mobolaji Johnson: I’m still speechless ―First Son
…We were just planning a courtesy visit on him when he passed on ―C’ttee of retired Generals
…Notable quotes from condolence register
By Olasunkanmi Akoni
Mr Seyi Johnson, the first son of the late Military Governor of Lagos State, Brig-Gen. Mobolaji Johnson is yet to come to terms with the death of his father.
Seyi, who received guests and sympathizers who thronged their Ilupeju home, when asked to describe his father and recall his last moment together before the unfortunate incident, said, “I don’t know what to say at the moment.
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Sanwo-Olu inaugurates committee on school rehabilitation, project audit
…Appoints Permanent Secretary, redeploys 3 others
By Olasunkanmi Akoni
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Monday, inaugurated a Standing Committee on Rehabilitation of Public Schools (SCRPS) in the state as well as the appointment of members of Committee on Project, Finance and Process Compliance Audit.
Meanwhile, Dr Shefiu Abiodun Muritala had taken the oath as new Accountant General of Lagos State.
Speaking at the event, held at the State House, Alausa, Ikeja, the Governor said the constitution of the committees was necessitated by the desire to deliver his promises to the residents, charging members to discharge their duties in the best interest of the State.
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Gov Emmanuel tasks political class against hate speech
…As Uniuyo awards Martha Emmanuel, John Momoh with doctorate degrees
The political class has been enjoined to be circumspect in their rules of engagement in an already toxic atmosphere so as not to further disunite the country in the name of partisanship.
Governor Emmanuel made the remark at the 25th Convocation ceremony of the University of Uyo held at the Main Campus of the Institution in Uyo.
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President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said the Ninth National Assembly will insist on accountability and transparency in the power sector, particularly in the application of funds proposed for it in the 2020 budget.
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