Lagos State: Sweepers protest non payment of salaries

The Lagos House of Assembly has urged Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu to investigate the recent protest by street sweepers engaged by Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) over non-payment of their salaries. The resolution followed a motion, entitled; “Need to Enhance Waste Management In Lagos State,” moved by Mr Desmond Elliot (Surulere Constituency I) during plenary on Monday. Newsmen report that …

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RAPE:Reps vote against castrating rapists in Nigeria

Members of the House of Representatives have voted against a recommendation to castrate convicted rapists in Nigeria. James Faleke, representative of Ikeja Federal Constituency, Lagos, made the recommendation during plenary on Thursday, June 4, 2020. The recommendation comes on the back of a string of vicious sexual crimes that have attracted national attention over the past week. Faleke said anyone …

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Amotekun remains illegal — AGF, Malami insists

Despite street protests and widespread outpouring of regional support for it, the Federal Government for the second time in less than two weeks, declared the Southwest Security outfit, Operation Amotekun, as an illegal entity not known to the constitution of Nigeria and which had no license to operate in the country. The Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, made …

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Court affirms dismissal of KWASU lecturer for sexual harassment

The National Industrial Court, Abuja, today, affirmed the dismissal of Mr Anthony Corsy as the Kwara State University’s principal technologist over gross misconduct of cult membership and sexual harassment. Justice Oyejoju Oyewumi held that the court adopted two issues in order to determine the matter. Oyewumi held that the first issue was whether the suit was competent and the second …

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Almajiri: Declare child destitution, begging national emergency, Reps tell FG

Members of the House of Representatives have asked the federal government to declare child destitution and begging a national emergency. They also called on the governments at all levels to ensure that children were provided with opportunities to access basic education as guaranteed by the United Nations Convention;  While urging the Federal Ministry of Education to integrate the Almajiri Education …

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Tribunal to decides Ekiti election on Monday

Ekiti Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal will give its judgment in Abuja on Monday, ruling on whether Governor Kayode Fayemi was validly elected. Ahead of the judgment, the police on Sunday warned politicians and their followers in the state against unlawful protests. The Police Commissioner in the state, Mr Asuquo Amba, gave the warning while speaking with newsmen in Ado Ekiti. …

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EFCC SECURES 172 CONVICTIONS IN 10 MONTHS

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has recorded 172 convictions from January till date. This was revealed by The Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu, in Gombe today. Magu emphasized that every Nigerian should take ownership of the fight against corruption, adding that this is the right time to act to stem the tide of …

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OGUN SWEARS IN NEW CHIEF JUDGE

The former acting chief judge of Ogun state, JusticeMosunmolaDipeolu has been sworn in as the state’s new Chief Judge. The swearing in ceremony took place this morning at the Governor’s Office, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta. Recall that The Ogun State House of Assembly last week, confirmed Justice MosunmolaDipeolu as the substantive chief judge of the state. The lawmakers said Mrs Dipeolu, who …

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