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BREAKING: Sanwo-Olu signs Lagos budget into law

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The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Monday marked the state’s 2019 allotment bill of N873.5bn into law, as he added his mark to three different measures. The bill had been passed by the Lagos State House of Assembly over a month back and introduced to the previous Governor Akinwunmi Ambode for his consent.

Ambode had displayed the bill to the Assembly in February 2019. The monetary allowance put together by Ambode had a Capital Expenditure of N462.757 billion and a Recurrent Expenditure of 389.560 billion, while the cash-flow to the repetitive proportion of the financial backing remained at 54:46.

In the interim, the House, after accepting the report and proposals of its council, headed by Mr. Gbolahan Yishawu (APC-Eti-Osa II), introduced the venturing down on the full stories. Yishawu, while exhibiting the report, said the board of trustees watched, amid deep thought with different services, divisions and organizations, the need to move a few assets starting with one part then onto the next.

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As per him, the total income proposed for 2019 is accepted to be reasonable; however, the Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) Order should be diminished as the observational reports don’t bolster the dimension of gathering. He said this ought to be decreased from N91 billion to at most N60 billion.

Yishawu, who featured regions where incomes, subventions, and consumptions should have been decreased, expanded or included starting with one segment then onto the next, prescribed that all MDAs must work inside the empowering allotment law. Showing the outlines, Yishawu stated: “The whole of N395,993,387,020 is endorsed as the total intermittent consumption for the year finishing Dec. 31, 2019.

“The total of N478,866,073,705 be affirmed as the total capital consumption for the year finishing Dec. 31, 2019. “The entirety of N874,859,460,725 be affirmed as the absolute spending size for the year finishing Dec. 31, 2019,” he said. On approach issues, Yishawu prescribed for the House to coordinate that the surrendered Lagos State Metropolitan Development and Governance Project be finished before the year’s end.

He included that the service of monetary arranging and spending plan ought to guarantee that bookkeepers and arranging officers crosswise over MDAs were pre-prepared on the planning exercise. The administrator said that the inspected record of the state for 2018 ought to be submitted to the House.

“Hereafter, the officials for the services of monetary arranging and spending plan and Finance just as the Accountant General ought to advance quarterly reports on the money related status to the place to getting together. “The House should alert bookkeeping officers of MDAs that proper permissions will be allotted for the contradiction of the arrangements of this law.

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“The chief for money and the state bookkeeper general and the perpetual secretaries ought to guarantee arrival of assets to MDA as at when due and furthermore forward the quarterly report to the house on the monetary status of the state regarding incomes, use and obligations and the arrival of assets to MDA as per the appointment law,” he said.As indicated by him, the House should coordinate all MDAs to submit venture status writes about or before May 15.

The Speaker of the House, Mr. Mudashiru Obasa, praised Yishawu and individuals from the advisory group for a careful investigation of the monetary allowance, saying, “We can see that you completed a lot of employment with the report.” The Majority Leader, Mr. Sanai Agunbiade, who said that the reports were specialized and required appropriate discussion, moved that consideration on the story be transferred to one more day.

“I wish to move that further discussion on this report be ventured down for one more day,” Agunbiade stated, and he was upheld by Mr. Olusegun Olulade (APC-Epe II) Prior, the Chairman, House Committee on Finance, Mr. Yinka Ogundimu, introduced a report of the House of Assembly Bill Number 59 entitled “Open Procurement Agency (Amendment) Bill, 2018.

The House, afterthoughts on the bill, read for the third time, go into law “A Bill for a Law to Amend Lagos State Public Procurement Agency Law CH.L.56 VOL.6 Laws of Lagos State and for Connected Purposes. The House additionally read for the third time and go into law: “A Bill for a Law to Provide for the Registration of Domestic Staff Service Providers in Lagos State and Connected Purposes.”

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It additionally read for the third time and goes into law: “A Bill for a Law to Amend the Lagos State Public-Private Partnership Law CH.P.18 VOL. 9 Laws of Lagos State 2015 and for Connected Purposes”. A Bill for a Law to Amend the Lagos State House of Assembly Service Commission, Law CH. L34 Vol. 5 Laws of Lagos State 2015 and for Connected Purposes was similarly passed into law.

A Bill for a Law to Amend the Lagos State Neighborhood Safety Corps Law, 2016, for the Regulation and Control of Neighborhood Safety Corps Activities and Connected Purposes was additionally passed into law. The Speaker at that point coordinated the Clerk of the House, Mr. Azeez Sanni, to advance clean duplicates of the bills to the senator for consent.

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Buhari approves new appointment

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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

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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

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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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