FEC approves N5.7bn for gas, Pategi water project
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has endorsed N2.5 billion for 30-kilometer gas pipeline intended to pass on gas from the North-South joint hallway toward the West.
Board additionally endorsed N3.2 billion for stage 2 of the Pategi Water venture in Kwara State.
The venture, affirmed at its gathering yesterday, will empower the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) give pipeline establishment that will move gas through the North-South hallway toward the West passage together worked by Shell and Seplat.
The honor additionally accompanies about $32 million part and is required to be finished in around a year and a half.
Clergyman of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, who advised the Council, close by pastors, including the Minister of Water Resources, Suliaman Adamu, Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, Finance, Zainab Ahmed and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Bello Mohammed, after the 10-hour meeting managed by Buhari, stated:
“The essentialness of that will be that the more we can assemble gas to feedstock the pipelines that were manufactured, the simpler it will be to make that center we are searching for to move gas around the halls of Nigeria; North, South, East, and West as the case perhaps.”
This was as the administration has finished up designs for President Muhammadu Buhari, to dispatch the Clean Nigeria Campaign as a component of endeavors to end open crap in the nation by 2025.
The battle “Clean Nigeria, Use The Toilet,” is to be propelled at a date yet to be declared.
Nigeria still has 47 million individuals pooing transparently, while just 10 out of 774 nearby government territories are currently open poo free since the guide on sanitation 2016 to 2025 was propelled by President Buhari.
inhabitant had, in November 2018, propelled the National Action Plan for Revitalizing the Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), where he additionally pronounced a highly sensitive situation on water and sanitation segment in Nigeria. A significant part of the arrangement is for Nigeria to be open crap free.
The National Plan of Action is a critical political achievement towards accomplishing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 6 to achieve everybody, wherever with clean water and tolerable sanitation by 2030.
Adamu said Nigeria has a guide to end open poo 2016 to 2025, including that out of the 774 neighborhood government regions, just 10 are open poop free.
“Ten out of 774 neighborhood governments is extremely horrid, however, it is work in advancement. We have additionally gained some ground as 20 to 21,000 networks in the nation today are open crap free.
The issue is that despite everything we have 47 million individuals rehearsing open poo and Nigeria has been climbing the stepping stool since 2012 from being number four or five on the planet to having the positioning of number two. India is number one, however, India has been attempting to end open poop, over the most recent four years, they have assumed control more than 500 million out of open crap.
Furthermore, India intends to pronounce itself open poop free by October 2019. When that occurs, Nigeria will turn into the main nation on the planet that rehearses open crap. You will all concur with me this is a respect we would prefer not to have.
“Along these lines, Council affirmed various measures including the way that Mr. President will dispatch the Clean Nigeria Campaign on a a multi-day to be chosen. Along these lines, our crusade is ‘Spotless Nigeria, utilize the can.’
“The president and bureau individuals are to moved toward becoming ministers of clean Nigeria battle by giving the required administration and responsibility for effective usage of the crusade.”
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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