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NURTW Ban Indefinitely In Lagos State

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The Lagos State Government has announced the indefinite suspension of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) at Eyin Eyo, Church Street, and Idumota Bridge on the state island. This was revealed by the Special Adviser to the State Governor on Transportation, Oluwatoyin Fayinka, during a stakeholder meeting at Alausa with NURTW, Central Busines District, CBD, and Lagos State Market Women Association (Iya Oloja General and Iya Oloja of Lagos Island).

Boko Haram Cases: Court Set To Resume Process – FG

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The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN) has today disclosed that a court sitting in Kainji, Niger state will soon embark sitting on pending Boko Haram cases to ensure that prosecution of the terrorist is dispensed. Malami made the announcement today when he received an Ambassador to the Netherlands, Eniola Ajayi. The Minister applauded the envoy for her effort and patriotism.

Jailbreaks: Correctional Service Redeploys DCGs In Major Shake Up

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The Nigerian Correctional Services (NCoS) has reshuffled its senior officers in a bid to curb the recent jailbreaks across the country, the NCoS spokesperson, Francis Enabore said. The Deputy Comptroller General of Corrections (DCG) in charge of operations, Ahmed Tukur, and the Deputy Comptroller of Corrections (DCC), Head of Intelligence and Investigations, Nkechi Nwanebo, have been asked to quit their roles and have been redeployed.

NURTW Ban Indefinitely In Lagos State

Crime Watch

The Lagos State Government has announced the indefinite suspension of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) at Eyin Eyo, Church Street, and Idumota Bridge on the state island. This was revealed by the Special Adviser to the State Governor on Transportation, Oluwatoyin Fayinka, during a stakeholder meeting at Alausa with NURTW, Central Busines District, CBD, and Lagos State Market Women Association (Iya Oloja General and Iya Oloja of Lagos Island).

Hanifa Abubakar: Kano Govt. Suspends Private Schools

Crime Watch

The Kano State Government has suspended the operational license of all private schools in the state, following kidnap and subsequent murder of five-year old school pupil, Hanifa Abubakar, by her teacher, Abdulmalik Tanko. The development provoked nationwide outrage with many calling for the suspect’s execution. The state’s Commissioner for Education, Sanusi Kiru, announced the suspension in a press conference on Monday. On the suspension of the operational licences for private schools, Mr Kiru said the government will set up a special committee for guidance on the next line of action.

Ponzi Schemes Operators To Bag 10 Years Jail Term - Reps

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The House of Representatives has passed a bill for the second reading, recommending a 10-year prison sentence for operators of Ponzi and pyramid schemes as well as other forms of fraudulent investments. The bill which was proposed by Chairman of the House Committee on Capital Market, Babangida Ibrahim, seeks to protect the integrity Nigerian Capital Market. Babangida Ibrahim noted that current trends in capital markets regulation, over 14 years after, have made it necessary to make major improvements to the Act so as to align the Nigerian market with international standards.

JAMB: 2022 UTME, DE Registration Commences February 12

Education

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) disclosed that the registration for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and the Direct Entry (DE) examination would kick off by February 12, 2022.

JAMB: We Have Not Commenced Sale Of 2022 UTME Forms

Education

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has warned potential candidates against being scammed because it has not yet commenced the sale of the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) and Direct Entry (DE) forms. This was disclosed in a statement signed by JAMB’s Head of Media and Protocol, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, which stated that any claims regarding the sale of forms, was fraudulent and should be ignored.

JAMB: Candidates Under 18 Years Not Required To Present Vaccination Card

Education

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has stated that candidates below the age of 18 years are not required to produce COVID-19 vaccination cards before being allowed into JAMB examination halls and facilities. This was disclosed in a statement signed by JAMB's head of the Media and Protocol Unit, Fabian Benjamin.

Boko Haram Cases: Court Set To Resume Process – FG

Security

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN) has today disclosed that a court sitting in Kainji, Niger state will soon embark sitting on pending Boko Haram cases to ensure that prosecution of the terrorist is dispensed. Malami made the announcement today when he received an Ambassador to the Netherlands, Eniola Ajayi. The Minister applauded the envoy for her effort and patriotism.

Jailbreaks: Correctional Service Redeploys DCGs In Major Shake Up

Security

The Nigerian Correctional Services (NCoS) has reshuffled its senior officers in a bid to curb the recent jailbreaks across the country, the NCoS spokesperson, Francis Enabore said. The Deputy Comptroller General of Corrections (DCG) in charge of operations, Ahmed Tukur, and the Deputy Comptroller of Corrections (DCC), Head of Intelligence and Investigations, Nkechi Nwanebo, have been asked to quit their roles and have been redeployed.

Mkpuru Mmiri: NDLEA Sets Up Task Force To Dismantle Meth Syndicate

Security

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has set up a special task force to track down and dismantle drug syndicates responsible for the production and distribution of methamphetamine, popularly called Mkpurumiri in the South East region of the country.

How They Plotted To Murder Me Following Summon By Enugu Catholic Bishop – Father Mbaka

Religion

Ejike Mbaka, spiritual director of Adoration Ministry Enugu Nigeria (AMEN), has alleged that there is a plot to murder him after he was summoned by the Catholic Diocese of Enugu in May 2021. Mbaka disclosed this when he addressed worshippers at the Adoration ground in Enugu on Saturday during his New Year message. He recounted that in May, some residents of Enugu took to the streets to protest over the whereabouts of Mbaka who was alleged to be missing. The priest later resurfaced and said he was summoned by Callistus Onaga, bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Enugu, who wanted to shut his ministry over his recent comments concerning Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), and his connection to the presidency. Father Mbaka, said the plotters were also planning to frame him using prostitutes. He claimed that the plot was to kidnap him and drag him through a spot where prostitutes reside in Enugu, after which he would be recorded naked.

2021 Christmas: President Buhari's Message To Nigerians

Religion

President Muhammadu Buhari felicitates with Nigerians on Christmas, assuring Nigerians that the Buhari-led administration is "resolute at ensuring that the standard of living for the average Nigerian is elevated".
In a special Christmas message, titled “PRESIDENT BUHARI’S 2021 CHRISTMAS MESSAGE”, the President assured Nigerians that the security challenges facing Nigeria will soon become history. He also said stated that with the renewed empowerment of security personnel, security challenges and trauma will soon be history.

Christmas, New Year Celebration: FG Declare Public Holiday

Religion

The Federal Government has today declared Monday 27th, Tuesday 28th December 2021, and Monday 3rd January 2022, as public holidays to celebrate 2021 Christmas, boxing day, and 2022 New Year celebrations. The Minister of Interior, Abdulrauf Aregbesola made this known in a statement issued through his permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Dr. Shuaibu Belgore. Aregbesola facilitated with the Christian faithful and all Nigerians both Home and Diaspora calling on Christendom to emulate the Christ-like life and humility.

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