- SOUTHERN GOVERNORS CALL FOR SHIFTING OF PRESIDENCY TO REGION IN 2023.
- POLICE TO RECRUIT NEW OFFICERS SOON.
- BANDITS AGAIN ATTACK BETHEL SCHOOL IN KADUNA, ARMY FOIL SAME IN OYEDEPO’S SCHL.
- ON SPORTS, PINNICK ASSURES SUPPORTING NIGERIA PLAYERS TO JOIN BIG CLUBS.
The pan-niger delta forum, pandef has rejected the recently passed petroleum industry bill, pib, describing its provisions as unjust, satanic and provocative.
Pandef through its national leader, edwin clark made the rejection at a media briefing in abuja, saying the bill as passed was part of a larger plot to continue the subjugation of the people of the region by international oil companies and their northern collaborators.
He therefore envisaged that the oil companies will face difficult operational environment if the bill is not revisited and concerns of the people of the region properly addressed.
The inspector-general of police, usman baba has announced that fresh recruitment into the nigeria police force will start soon.
Baba made the announcement during his working visit to plateau state police command in jos, the state capital, saying the force and the police service commission, psc are working closely on the process.
Lamenting the loss of officers across the country the police boss hailed fallen heroes who sacrificed their lives but assured that eligible children of the deceased would be considered during the recruitment.
While stressing the need for attitudinal change by officers, the igp restated his commitment to improve the welfare and working conditions in the force but implored them to work diligently and professionally.
Emir of gumel in northern jigawa, ahmed sani has expressed concerns over the quality and quantity of the federal government’s school feeding program in the country.
Sani when he received state delegates of the national orientation agency, noa at his palace in the state, described the federal government’s school feeding program as a major step towards improving education in the country.
He noted that the program is one of the best programs of the government that will help to improve nigeria’s education if implemented correctly, saying with an empty stomach, pupil cannot have the consciousness to learn or even understand lessons.
No fewer than 26 kidnapped students of bethel baptist high school, maraban rido, chikun local government area of kaduna state have returned while 100 are still missing.
State police public relations officer, asp mohammed jalije confirmed this while speaking with newsmen, saying the exact number of students abducted by the bandits were yet to be ascertained.
Jalije explained that tactical police teams went after the kidnappers and rescued the 26 students including a female staff of the school while the teams are still on the rescue mission to save others.
The ppro therefore encouraged parents not to be deterred by the recent bandits’ activities in the state targeting schools and learning institutions as strategic measures will be emplaced to forestall further occurrence of such dastardly act of criminality against innocent children.
Kaduna state house of assembly speaker, yusuf zailani has raised alarm that bandits and kidnappers are targeting key sectors of the state.
Zailani raised the alarm in a statement signed by his special assistant on media and publicity, ibrahim danfulani.
Suspected bandits was said to have stormed bethel baptist high school, kaduna and kidnapped an unspecified number of students.
Reacting, the speaker said he was greatly worried by the fact that the recent abductions are targeted at key sectors of the society but assured protection of lives and property of residents of the state, urging those perpetrating the criminal acts to repent.
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Hundreds of women, including parents of kidnapped bethel baptist school students have blocked the ever-busy kachia highway in maraban rido, protesting over the incessant kidnapping of their children in kaduna state.
Report said over 100 students of bethel baptist high school kaduna were abducted in the early hours of today and reacting to the abduction, the women placed logs of wood, preventing people from plying the road.
Following the high level of discomfort the development had caused commuters, a military convoy arrived at the scene and opened the road for free vehicular movement.
President of the nigeria football federation, nff, amaju pinnick, has warned players based in nigeria, that he will not allow them move to mushroom clubs abroad.
Pinnick gave the warning while addressing home-based super eagles players in los angeles, also urging football agents to stop taking players to unknown leagues in europe.
He however, promised to help players from the nigeria professional football league join top clubs in major leagues, not to one mushroom club that they are better off.
The nigerian army has foiled attacks on a popular secondary school owned by the living faith church worldwide, founded by bishop david oyedepo, faith academy in kaduna.
Report said the incident happened in the early hours of today monday, july 5, 2021, shortly after bandits stormed bethel secondary school, maramara chickun local government area of the state, where an unspecified number of students were kidnapped.
In the last few days, following the activities of bandits who have continued to wreak havoc, kaduna state has witnessed several attacks and abductions.
Meanwhile, it was gathered that faith academy had, prior to the attack, ordered students to go home, leaving only the ss3 students who were preparing for final year exams.
Southern governors have jointly agreed that nigeria’s next president should emerge from the southern region.
Chairman of the southern governors’ forum, oluwarotimi akeredolu, disclosed this while reading from a communique jointly signed by the governors after a closed-door meeting in alausa, lagos state.
The governors also set september 21, 2021, as the deadline for the promulgation of anti-open grazing law among its member states.
The governors as well affirmed their commitment to the unity of nigeria on the pillars of equity, fairness, justice, progress, and peaceful co-existence between and amongst its people.