Soyinka, who noted that Gambari wouldn’t make any difference, spoke during an interview programme titled, One-On-One, aired on Plus TV Africa. I know Gambari very well, he’s a friend of mine, I know the family, I love the family and so on. But I know Gambari, he’s part of the structure. But I know Gambari, very, very well. This young man worked in the petroleum sector.
June 05, 2020 23:48 UTC
Sunday Aborisade, AbujaAn ambassadorial nominee, Mr Ismail Abba, has said Nigerians in China are having disputes with the authorities there because of their inability to abide by the Chinese stringent laws. The nominee said from his diplomatic experience in the Foreign Affairs Ministry, a lot of Nigerians usually had problems in any country where there were strict laws. He said they found it difficult to cope “because many things Nigerians take for granted in their own country are taken seriously in other climes.”He further stated, “The challenges that Nigerians are having in China are not limited to China alone. “I discovered in the course of my career because I had worked on the consulate immigration desk, I found that anywhere that you have strict law and order, a lot of Nigerians would have problems. “ This is because a lot of things we take for granted here, others don’t; that is the number one problem.
June 05, 2020 23:48 UTC
He tells RAPHAEL EDE in his workshop in Aji, Umu-Ida in the Igbo-Eze North Local Government Area of Enugu State, how he lost his sight and learnt to fix motorcycles and other thingsHow did you become visually impaired? I didn’t learn it; I started by repairing bicycles in 1993. It is difficult to believe you didn’t learn how to fix motorcycles and bicycles…I cannot explain it because nobody taught me. Since you started repairing motorcycles and others, was there any time you had difficulty on the job because of your visual impairment? Many mechanics around here bring motorcycles they are unable to fix to me.
The court remanded him in Ilesha Prison and he spent a year and some months there. While my husband was on bail, we appeared before High Court 6 in Osogbo about three times. Before I was arrested and sent to prison, my husband had stopped going to court. His lawyer came to our house and informed me that my husband and his brother had stopped appearing in court. I always asked prison officials for the date my matter would come up, but they used to tell me no date had been picked for the matter.
Bola Bamigbola, OsogboAnother set of 63 northern youths heading to mining sites in Ilesha and Ile-Ife have been intercepted in Ikire, Osun State. Fifty-three of the youths, aged between 16 and 23 years hidden in a truck, were intercepted by men of Amotekun Corps on enforcement of border closure in Ikire town. Shittu said the youths identified themselves as labourers who worked in mining sites in Zamfara State. He added that the youths were heading to mining sites in Ilesha and Ile-Ife. “Our men at a roadblock in Ikire intercepted the truck where 53 youths from Zamfara were hiding, and while they were being checked, another 10 youths from the same state who were about to walk past the roadblock were also stopped.
Some suspected Fulani herdsmen recently invaded Tse Vambe community in the Guma Local Government Area of Benue State. So, while the children were on the farm, two of the herdsmen came out of the bush and started shooting and chasing them. How did you know the people who killed your son are Fulani herdsmen? As for the community, we have done a lot to seek justice over the incessant attacks by Fulani herdsmen. I think the herdsmen have an agenda they want to carry out in Benue State.
Ebenezer BajelaVeteran Nigerian women’s table tennis player, Funke Oshonaike, says she developed hatred for sex after she was raped as a young girl. Terrible experience for me and it affected my sex life. I hated sex. I don’t want to tell my entire story for now because of my autobiography that’s coming soon,” Oshonaike stated. She also pleaded with parents to raise their male kids in the right way, saying it would help prevent the scourge.
The incident, which started June last year, has created panic among dwellers while parents of the victims languish in pain. “While Alimat was with her friends playing outside, there was power outage. “I have heard a lot of stories; I was told of parents who found their missing children five years after. Agbodemu said, “We need the cooperation of all parents, community leaders and security agencies. The Ojomo of Otto and Lagos Mainland, Chief Lamina Akin, said the community had been infiltrated by strangers who might be responsible for the missing children.
“The aviation industry is requested to start developing protocols to allow for domestic flights to resume anytime from June 21 onwards. For instance, India, Poland, Turkey and Pakistan have resumed domestic flights while some countries such as South Africa have also planned to reopen their airports to domestic flights in June. However, the fact that domestic flights are resuming does not mean the COVID-19 pandemic has ended. “I guess airlines may provide face masks for every passenger before boarding but it’s better to bring along one’s face masks. As domestic flights prepare to resume in Nigeria from June 21, this might be some of the new measures by airlines.
June 05, 2020 23:15 UTC
Justin Tyopuusu, John Charles and Maiharaji AltineAt least 43 persons have been reportedly killed and scores injured following renewed attacks in several communities in Benue, Taraba and Zamfara states. In Tungwa and Utsua-Daa communities in the Bali local government area of Taraba State, 11 persons were said to have been killed. In Kwande, three herdsmen were reportedly burnt and seven persons missing in a clash between herdsmen and farmers at Tyowem border community between Taraba and Benue. “I got the report that some people crossed from Benue State to Nasarawa State and killed three herdsmen and took away their bikes,” Galama said. The Police Public Relations Officer in Taraba State, DSP Catherine Anene, said she was only aware of crisis in Kwande where people were injured.
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Bless the wisdom of the ages continually pointing humanity to a conscious approach to life. It’s easy to rush life when our emotions are misplaced. Not rushing life is NOT living in denial of your reality but living your story the best way you can. It’s hard to miss your way in life when it’s grounded in values. “It is due to the uncertainty of life that everything is also possible.”You will find harmony (within) by flowing with and not fighting against the tides of life.
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The House of Representatives Committee on Power, says the House has concluded plans to investigate all privatisation in the sector to ensure that the challenges being presently faced are resolved. “The house has just been mandated to investigate all power sector privatisation from the public enterprises to the Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos). According to Abdulaziz, the government, regulator and TCN management will all play key roles in ensuring the transformation of the power sector. ‘We are also going to prioritise on expanding our capacity via new projects that will span across the entire nation. “These are some of the considerations that will help in achieving the goal in improving the performance of the transmission sector,’’ the TCN boss said.
June 05, 2020 19:30 UTC
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, says President Muhammadu Buhari has approved reappointment of Prof. Umar Danbatta as Executive Vice Chairman (EVC), Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC). Pantami made the disclosure in a statement signed by Mrs Uwa Suleiman, spokesperson for the ministry, on Friday in Abuja. The minister said it was an effort to consolidate the gains made in the telecommunications sector in line with the National Digital Economy Policy and Strategy of the country. He also informed that Danbatta’s reappointment was based on his recommendation in line with the Nigerian Communications Act, 2003. He, however, enjoined him to ensure that the interests of telecommunication consumers, Nigerians and investors were adequately protected.
June 05, 2020 18:45 UTC