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9th Assembly: Lawmakers move property as NASS assumes new look



The National Assembly complex is getting a cosmetic touch up as laborers were seen in essential focuses around the premises remodeling structures that had lost shape and fixing new ones.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that one of the structures, a statue of the mace, the image of the power of the lawmaking body, which is deliberately put at the passageway to the complex, was being repainted.

Additionally, the indirect prompting one of the passageways from behind is being reproduced among other remaking works.

In the interim, legislators, especially those not coming back to the Ninth get together, have begun moving their belongings from the complex.

The departure began decisively on Friday with workplaces, which were formerly decorated with a few adornments and photos, being practically uncovered with just a couple of things having a place with the National Assembly been located.

Besides, bolster staff was seen destroying undesirable archives and bundling important ones into packs. Sen. Matthew Urhoghide (PDP-Edo) disclosed to NAN journalist that nothing was surprising about the improvement.

He said it was a custom, did at regular intervals given the progress of government. He noticed that “it is not much. When one session of the get together is ending up, there will be a rise in another course.

“The development of materials, books and the majority of that aren’t uncommon. The residency is 2015 to 2019, and it is the day the President will be confirmed that the date for the disintegration of the Eight Assembly and initiation of Ninth Assembly will be reported.

“In perspective on that everybody must be arranged so that when he articulates it, inside multi-day or two the time will be up.

“Our partners, especially those that are not returning need to get their possessions out of the premises.

“Indeed, even those that are returning need to move because the workplace course of action depends on positioning and positions that we hold.

“The upper floors are for representatives that are returning, and the lower levels are for the new ones.

“In this way, we expect that by one week from now, the workplaces that we have to get into, begin getting more clear,” he said.

On the conviction that a portion of the things being moved had a place with the national get together, the administrator said no official would convey oneself so low to trucking ceaselessly public gathering property.

He said,” we have been given freedom shapes that will, and everyone will be cleared. “Workplaces will be visited, and inventories that were taken in 2015 will be considered a gander at. On the off chance that there are things you have to pay for you do that, and they realize how to get the cash for the individuals who are intrigued.

“Along these lines, representatives are sufficiently stately and would not take whatever does not have a place with them without the vital understanding.

“Is it seat that one would take or TV or ice chest or table. There is nothing here to be made. I outfitted this office with my cash. Along these lines, on the off chance that I divert my rug, it is mine. “The national get together did not outfit the workplaces.”

On remodels going on in the premises, the administrator said the administration of the national get together was getting readied to get the ninth Assembly individuals.

“You know there must be some recharging of structures, what not. The buildings are getting more current and better, ” he said.

Sen. Bukar Abba Ibrahim (APC-Yobe), said the improvement was essential to clear route for initiation of the ninth get together.

As indicated by him, suggestions that administration properties are being moved out by administrators isn’t valid.

He brought up that they were given arrangements of what had a place with them, the things they could purchase and rundown of things they ought not to contact.

“On the off chance that anyone does anything in opposition to this arrangements, at that point it is criminal,” he said. Solomon Adeola (APC-Lagos) said the development of things was because the initiation of the ninth gathering was close. He stated, “it is especially for those not returning. They need to begin moving their things to account for the new legislators.

“The national get together is arriving at an end by June 9, and there will be another arrangement of officials going ahead board from June 11. “In this way, it is normal that every single present official empties their workplaces.

“There is in no way like congruity. There will be a fresh out of the box new get together, and workplaces will be assigned anew. So all the keys must be given over before the finish of this session.”

The National Assembly is a bicameral governing body with the Senate or Upper Chamber and House of Representatives or Lower Chamber.

It was set up under area 4 of the 1999 Constitution(Amended), with 109 congresspersons and 360 places of agents individuals. The national get together is designed according to the Federal Congress of the United States of America, guaranteeing equivalent portrayal of the 36 states in the Senate regardless of size in the Senate and corresponding description in the place of delegates.

As far as a duty, the get together has forced to make laws just as oversight exercises of organizations of government. It is additionally enabled to set up boards of trustees to examine bills in addition to other things.

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Buhari approves new appointment




President Muhammadu Buhari approved the appointment of Captain Musa Nuhu as the new Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA).

Latest Nigeria newspaper report that It will replace Captain Muthar Usman. Until his appointment, Nuhu was the Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

He is an airline pilot, security expert, leading quality control auditor, and artificial intelligence expert. Nuhu has a master’s degree. Bachelor of Business in Aviation and was in the Presidential Air Fleet as Captain and security officer.

Latest Nigeria newspaper report that He also worked at Nigeria Airways, Aero Contractors and Petrowest, among other organizations.

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Declare state of emergency on education – CLO tells Gov Emmanuel




The Civil Liberties Organization, a chapter of the state of Akwa Ibom, has asked Governor Udom Emmanuel to declare a state of emergency in the state’s education sector.

The president of CLO in the state, Franklyn Isong, said this in his office in Uyo, the state capital while informing journalists as part of activities to commemorate World Teachers’ Day with the theme “Young teachers: the future of the profession.”

He said the need became necessary to stop the serious decomposition of infrastructure and insecurity in state public schools.

Isong criticized the content of the education presentation recently organized by the state government, describing it as “urbanized” and not with the intention of capturing the deep crisis that was shaking the sector in the state.

He said: “It is worrisome and sad that most public schools in some communities in Akwa Ibom state are in ruins, insecure and left to the destiny of the communities without government attention.

“All that is needed is for the Governor to take bold steps by declaring a state of emergency in the education sector to build more classroom blocks in rural and urban schools, provide good infrastructure such as science equipment, libraries, laboratories, as well as review the education curriculum to ensure a better and safe future for children in the state of Akwa Ibom. ”

He thanked the state government for tameing the right to basic education of the Akwa Ibom child in free and compulsory education and urged the state government to do what is necessary.

“The right to basic education of all Nigerian children, as enshrined in the Child Rights Act of 2003 in Article 15 (1), had been tamed under the Akwa Ibom State Child Rights Act, to ensure that every child in the State of Akwa Ibom the right to compulsory, free and qualitative basic education. ”

Isong added that; “In the Fundamental Principles and Directives of State Policy, as set out in Chapter 2, Section 13 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria of 1999 (as amended), the government has the responsibility to ensure that the education of Nigerian children be free and qualitative. ”

He also urged the government to address the numerous complaints of delays in the payment of pensions and unpaid tips to relatives of late elementary school teachers with delays in 1991 and to provide an improved social assistance package for teachers in public schools throughout the state.

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We will attack DSTV, MTN, Shoprite, Stanbic IBTC, others if they don’t leave Nigeria – Yoruba youths




After the xenophobic attacks against Nigerians and Nigerian companies in South Africa, the Oodua Youth Coalition, OYC, has granted South African companies and businesses seven ultimata to leave Nigeria.

Latest Nigeria newspaper report that the group president, Oluyi Akintade Tayo, the refusal of the interested parties to give in to the notice of resignation will mean death.

While expressing disappointment at the attitude of South Africans against Nigerians living and working in South Africa, particularly what they described as the continued silence of the South African government on development, the group emphasized that during the apartheid era, which was the time Difficult of In the rainbow country, Nigeria was firm with them.

The statement says: “Oodua Youth Coalition (OYC), the most crucial youth group in Nigeria that projects and protects the Yoruba nation in the country, is sad and angry because South Africans, with the support of the country’s authorities, are coordinating the looting and burning of Nigerian businesses and mutilations and murders of our brothers and fathers on earth.

“It is unfortunate that South Africa, which under the apartheid regime had the support and solidarity of the Nigerians and the government while the white supremacists reigned supreme, is now turning to inflict physical and psychological pain and injury to the people whose parents committed great harm.” part of wages and profits and the community to end the apartheid reign.

“The circulating video in which Mr. Bongani Mkongi, the Vice Minister of Police of South Africa, defended the attacks against Nigerians and other Africans confirmed our previous fear and doubts about the guilt of the South African authorities. It is disconcerting that the country whose former leader, the late Nelson Mandela, recognized Nigeria’s efforts to elevate the South African-led government, is expelling other Africans, mostly Nigerians, energetically and with shame.

“We have tolerated the excesses of these South Africans whose businesses have prospered in Nigeria without any physical and psychological attack. For months, the coalition has written several letters to the South African consulate in Nigeria requesting meetings to chart a way forward and find a lasting solution for these unfortunate and barbaric incidents that have still been ignored or have run into a brick wall.

“OYC, after an emergency meeting, has concluded plans to, as a matter of urgency, attack all South African companies and facilities in Nigeria, especially in the southwest region of the country. DSTV, MTN, SHOPRITE, STANBIC IBTC, and other outlets are our goals.

“Therefore, we give these South African companies a maximum of seven days to leave Nigeria or forget them, since our coalition, with other groups and comrades throughout the country, will attack them and burn them to ashes,” reads the notice.

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