Latest News in Nigeria Today Wednesday 4th December 2019
These are the Latest News in Nigeria Today on Wednesday 4th December 2019 .
NEITI boss, others laud unveiling of RemTrack
Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI), Mr. Waziri Adio and civil society organizations have lauded the unveiling of RemTrack, a mobile application for tracking transparency and accountability issues in the oil and gas sector.
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JAAC: Edo LGAs get N3.15bn allocation in November
The Edo State Joint Account and Allocation Committee (JAAC) has declared N3.15 billion as the total allocation accrued to the 18 Local Government Areas (LGAs) in the state for the month of October and shared in November.
Addressing journalists at the end of the JAAC meeting presided over by the Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, at the Government House, in Benin, the Chairman of Oredo LGA, Mr Jenkins Osunde, said the total deduction made from the gross allocation was N1.76 billion.
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US backs hate speech bill as Keyamo, PANDEF differ
WARRI—Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, and Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo(SAN), yesterday, disagreed over the proposed Hate Speech Bill.
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Wight Shipyard to build four ferries
BRITISH shipbuilding company Wight Shipyard Co. has secured an order for four vessels for Malta’s Captain Morgan Holdings Ltd, a subsidiary of Fortina Investments Ltd.
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Port security supports NPA’s cancellation of secured anchorage
THE Port Facility Security Officers Forum of Nigeria, PFSOFN has thrown its weight behind the stoppage and cancellation of the Secured Anchorage Area, SAA saying that it is absurd to have allowed such an arrangement in the first place.
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Zimbawe’s Mugabe ‘left US$10 million, but no will’
The former and founding president of Zimbabwe, late Robert Mugabe left US$10 million in a Bank account along with a number of immovable and movable properties.
Mugabe’s family noted they were unable to locate a will that will guide it on how to share the politician’s wealth.
The development prompted the nation’s Master of High Court to call for an edict meeting to appoint an executor according to Zimbabwe’s Herald report.
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NEITI sets up joint committee to implement audit reports
By Udeme Akpan
The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) has established a joint committee to execute the recommendations contained in its audit reports.
The Executive Secretary of NEITI, Waziri Adio, disclosed this at the public presentation of REMTRACK – an ICT driven application developed by a non-governmental organization known as OrderPaper – to track the progress of implementation of the findings and recommendations contained in the NEITI reports in Lagos yesterday.
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Evidence of Trump misconduct ‘overwhelming’: impeachment report
The evidence for impeaching President Donald Trump for misconduct in office and obstruction is “overwhelming,” the final report on the House investigation into the US leader said Tuesday.
The 300-page report, meant as the basis for articles of impeachment, accused Trump of endangering national security and of an unparalleled effort to stifle the probe into claims he pressured Ukraine for dirt on a Democratic election rival.
“The impeachment inquiry has found that President Trump, personally and acting through agents within and outside of the US government, solicited the interference of a foreign government, Ukraine, to benefit his reelection” next year, the report said.
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More than 23 killed, 123 injured in Sudan factory fire
A fire at an industrial area in Sudan has killed no lesser than 23 people and injuring nearly 130 persons.
The incident happened in Khartoum, Sudan’s capital after a fire triggered by an explosion tore through the factory, the nation’s government confirmed.
Thick plumes of black smoke billowed into the sky after the blaze broke out at a tile manufacturing unit in an industrial zone in north Khartoum.
The death toll may increase as the victims are still being treated at local hospitals.
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Former CBN governor urges reform of Nigeria’s foreign service
Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi has called for the reform of Nigeria’s Foreign Service to ensure effective application of Nigeria Foreign Policies, stating that the Foreign Policies also needed to be reviewed.
Sanusi made the call on Tuesday in Abuja during the launch of the maiden Foreign Policy Journal by the Association of Retired Career Ambassadors of Nigeria (ARCAN).
According to him, some of the challenges facing the foreign service includes incoherence in Nigeria’s foreign policy, appointments of politicians as ambassadors rather than career foreign service officers.
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