Some Labor Unions have lauded the Federal Government and the Financial Institutions for the smooth remove from the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) in the nation. The associations are the Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) and the Senior Staff Association of Statutory Corporations and Government Owned Companies (SSASCGOC).
Mr. Ibrahim Khaleel, NULGE president, and Mr. Ayo Olorunfemi, OSASCO General Secretary, gave the tribute in isolated articulations on Wednesday in Abuja. Khaleel said that the adherence of money related organizations to rules of NFIU on the Joint state-Local government assets would goad advancement and end uncertainty in the nation.
As per Khaleel, the smooth remove from the NFIU and how the banks have participated for its quiet take off is empowering, regardless of restriction, it looked from the governors, who feed fat on neighborhood government (LG) reserves. “The Federal Government, particularly President Muhammadu Buhari, ought to be recognized for remaining in favor of the general population, the principle of laws and the improvement of the nation, by demanding NFIU rules.
“Additionally, the Financial foundations must be recognized for exacting adherence to the principles, while we acclaim the Unit itself for driving the route in completing a generally excellent activity,” he said. Khaleel noticed that compelling guideline of discretionary withdrawals of LGA assets by state governments from the joint nearby government zones and state shared services by the Nigeria Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) would lessen plundering of committee accounts.
The NULGE President, nonetheless, depicted the usage as a goliath venture towards allowing money related self-rule to neighborhood governments. He additionally guaranteed Nigerians of the association’s availability to work with significant organizations of government to ensure that effective execution of the rules was accomplished.
“To empower the Federal Government, President Buhari, the banks and other money-related establishments and the NFIU itself, the association will prepare its individuals over the length and expansiveness of the nation to keep bird eyes on the activities of the assets going to LG from now on. ” I am guaranteeing you; we will guarantee that outrageous maltreatment of the framework and the assets is halted,” Khaleel said. Mr. Ayo Olorunfemi, OSASCO General Secretary, in his announcement, said the activity was excellent.
As indicated by him, the state governors have throughout the years disappointed improvement at the grassroots by declining to permit monetary independence for nearby committees. The SSASCGOC general secretary lauded President Buhari, for endorsing the rules, which had restored the confidence of Nigerians and the work development in the counter defilement battle of the present government.
NAN reports that NFIU is the Nigerian arm of the worldwide money related knowledge Units (FIUs) domiciled inside the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) as a self-ruling unit and working in the African Region. The NFIU looked to follow global guidelines to battle Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism and expansion. The governors had neglected to tie down a Court judgment to stop the rules, which started on June 1, 2019.
The NFIU had on May 6 issued the rule to diminish the vulnerabilities made with money withdrawals from nearby government assets all through the nation. This had re-established entirely the order of the activities of State and Local Government Joint Accounts to be utilized exclusively for the circulation of assets legitimately to the records of the nearby government’s regions.
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.
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.
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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