Monthly Archives: February 2020

SWAIAP Holds AGM Today Ahead of 2020 Inaugural Investiture

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SWAIAP To Take Far Reaching Decision By James Ezema The Society for West African Internal Audit Practitioners (SWAIAP) is set to hold its first Annual General Meeting (AGM) ahead of the society’s 2020 inaugural induction and investiture. The investiture tagged “Operation 1,000 inductees” and other internal audit matters, including the Society’s 2020 budget are expected to top the agenda at ...

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How Italian Coronavirus Victim Visited Ogun, Govt. Commences Line Listing to Detect Contacts

Ogun State Government has disclosed that the victim of Coronavirus (COVID-19) confirmed by the Federal Government on Friday, had visited the state during the week. The Italian, a consultant to Larfarge Africa Plc, had visited the cement factory in Ewekoro area of the state, on Tuesday, the government confirmed. The State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Tomi Coker who disclosed this ...

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Ugwuanyi Reconstitutes ESUT Governing Council, Reappoints Bishop Onah as Pro-Chancellor

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, on Friday, reconstituted the Governing Council of the Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT), reappointing the Most Rev. Prof. Godfrey Igwebuike Onah as Pro-chancellor and Chairman. In a statement by the State Commissioner for Information, Nnanyelugo Chidi Aroh, the governor also approved the appointment of Lady Jane Nnamani, Dr. Nicholas Onyebuchi Agbo, ...

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Inculcate Moral Values in Children, Okowa Charges Stakeholders

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has charged parents, guardians and teachers not to relent in teaching their children moral values and principles that would shape their future and produce a better society. He made the call in Asaba at the maiden edition of “Time Out with Role Model’’, a workshop organised by the State Orientation Bureau, and urged children ...

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Nigeria Confirms First Case of Coronavirus in Lagos, Plus What You Must Do

Nigerian government  on Friday announced the first confirmed case of the novel coronavirus in sub-Saharan Africa. “The case is an Italian citizen who works in Nigeria and returned from Milan, Italy to Lagos, Nigeria on the 25th of February 2020,” Health Minister Osagie Ehanire said in a statement on Twitter. “The patient is clinically stable, with no serious symptoms, and ...

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New Court of Appeal Division Commissioned in Gombe

…As Governor Inuwa Yahaya pledges support to ensure quick dispensation of justice Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State has expressed optimism that the new Court of Appeal division will help promote faster adjudication of judicial matters and increase access to justice for the people. Governor Inuwa Yahaya who gave this indication at the commissioning /inaugural Court Session of the ...

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Your Excellency, Your Government Should Start Filling Potholes

By Agba Jalingo    In a recent interview with NTA International which I watched, Governor Ayade said his government is not to fill potholes. He said his tenure was focused on turning Cross River state into a mega economy through industrialization. In the governor’s words: ‘If the Cross River people need a governor that wants to do potholes and those ...

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250,000 Rifles, 1000 APCs for Nigeria Police: When Will Police Bosses Grow and Go Beyond Archaic Policing? Intersociety Queries

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…Are the rifles and related weapons safely or porously managed? There is no other way to describe the Tuesday, Feb 25, 2020 request at Nigeria’s House of Reps by IGP Adamu Abubakar for ‘250, 000 rifles and 1000 APCs, etc’ than to link same link to ‘service mediocrity’. We further wonder when Nigeria Police Bosses and their military counterparts will ...

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Coronavirus: Nigerians in China Thank FG over Interventions

Sequel to various interventions of the Nigeria’s Federal Government (FG) to the welfare of Nigerians in China since the outbreak of the dreaded coronavirus, the Nigerians in Diaspora Organization (NIDO), China Chapter, has sent in an appreciation letter to thank President Muhammadu Buhari. According to a statement by Abdur-Rahman Balogun, the Head, Media and Public Relations Unit at NIDCOM, the ...

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Zamfara Governor Orders Principals, Feeding Officers to Eat Same Food with Boarding Students

Governor Bello Mohammed (Matawallen Maradun) of Zamfara State has given an express directive to all school principals and feeding officers in the state to henceforth eat the food they serve students or face dismissal. Governor Matawalle, who supervised the compulsory eating by Principal and staff of Government Science Secondary School Gusau and Government Girls Secondary School Gusau, was dismayed after ...

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Bisexuality: Nigeria Police Pushes For Arrest of Wanted Suspect

The Lagos State Command of the Nigeria Police has restated it’s resolve to rearrest one, Uche Udensi, a female,who was declared wanted since August 2019. The suspect was arrested in a case of homosexuality and bisexuality after the case was reported at the Ajah Police Station in Lagos. The suspect, Uche Udensi was allegedly arrested at a guest house at ...

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