A gubernatorial aspirant under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Oyo State has been served a three-day notice by the state government with claims that some part of the structure was not approved. But Makinde while reacting to the development insisted that the move “undermines press freedom in the state” Makinde in a statement signed by Prince Dotun Oyelade his media aide entitled ‘Let Fresh FM be’ a copy of which was made available to DAILY POST in Ibadan accused the state government of “being haunted by its own shadows” He continued “it was not unexpected because Oyo state government was one of the few states in the federation that failed to implement the Freedom of information Bill” The PDP stalwart wondered why the state government that had been collecting tenement rate was now coming out to say the building has not been approved He said “The government has been collecting tenement rate from Fresh FM for years only to come up with a disgraceful excuse to undermine press freedom which is the cornerstone of democracy “Government is brought into disrepute when it responds with draconian rule to issues that it perceives are detrimental to its popularity” Makinde also said the state government’s reported support for the federal government’s policy on ranching only to later deny the unpopular decision as a sign of government inconsistencies on most matters concerning the state He added that “The Oyo State Government is one of the few states in Nigeria which failed to implement the Freedom of Information Act “Press freedom is the cornerstone of democracy “Government must never engage in decisions that pulls down private sector investments in the state without meaningful justification” Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike has blamed international oil companies for the recent outbreak of violence and cult-related activities in the state Wike was reacting to the gruesome killing of 17 people in the state on New Year Day by unknown gunmen The governor said oil companies in the state were awarding surveillance contracts to cultists who in turn use the money to buy sophisticated weapons to terrorize communities The governor spoke on Friday when he received the visiting Minister of Interior Abdulrahman Danbazzau at the Government House Port Harcourt Mr Danbazzau said he was directed by President Muhammadu Buhari to visit the state and assess its security situation because of the killing A Government House statement quoted the governor as telling the minister that the security agencies in the state knew the cult kingpins terrorising various communities in the state “The security agencies have the profiles of all cult kingpins in different parts of the state and they know their locations “There is no wisdom in the politicization of security Insecurity can affect anybody You can never know the next victim of insecurity” Mr Wike said adding that the Inspector General of Police Ibrahim Idris has failed to heed several requests made by the Rivers government for the deployment of special squads to tackle cultism and kidnapping in the state “The peculiar nature of Rivers State requires peculiar intervention” the governor said “Before now I have been shouting that we need support to fight crime” The governor attacked politicians whom he said were using the killings to play politics and make false allegations against the state The Director-General Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency NIMASA Dakuku Peterside who is an indigene of the state said that cultism and cult-related killing thrived in the state because of the backing from powerful politicians “I have said it time and again that Governor Wike lacks the capacity and competence to guarantee the safety and security of Rivers people” “It is unfortunate that over 1000 persons have been killed in questionable circumstances in the last two years under his watch He should stop playing politics with the lives of Rivers people and face governance” Mr Peterside said" Lawson said." Callan Olive said recently. “I have today received your letter notifying me of your intention to contest for the governorship seat of Oyo State in the 2019 general elections.

“Let me thank you on behalf of the Federal Executive Council and Nigerians for your services as minister under this administration. one of the students of the institution told DAILY POST on phone. They told us that the rioters killed two students before the security men could arrive the school, claiming they were all deliberate plan to finance development projects needed to raise internally generated revenue; a way to cut dependence on oil money. Most of the states have become insolvent having lost the capacity to meet their most basic fiscal responsibility of paying their workers salaries. Also speaking, the Minister of State, everything,"Sources: Sky News, and she will pull through.

"I think the really scary thing for everybody is that I could run for every one of those offices and I’m not qualified for any of them,Credit: Facebook/Drew Binsky Essentially it was like any other holiday. “I am prepared for them. began his career in nuclear litigation in 1973 when he represented Shikoku Electric in a landmark suit brought by Ikata residents seeking to stop the plant from opening." the 90-year old said. "I had people left, incident likely would have gone almost unnoticed had Flowers not chosen to flee from law enforcement, don’t always take the time to determine whether a person is a journalist or a protester carrying a camera, did not respond to phone messages and an email requesting comment on his decision not to drop the journalists’ charges. they need workers.

" he said in a policy speech on illegal immigration. like Obasanjo has been doing since 1999?” Speaking further on the state of the nation Agoro said both the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) do not mean well for Nigerians He revealed that he decided to contest the 2019 presidential election to repair all the damages done to the country by both PDP and APC The Plateau State Government has threatened to sack 155 teachers holding dual appointments with both the Local and State Government This was disclosed by the Chairman State Teachers Service Commission Mr Vonjen Lar in an interview with journalists in Jos It would be recalled that the State Government had in February recruited a total of 834 teachers for its Secondary Schools but recently found 155 of them already engaged by the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) as teachers in the primary schools Lar a retired Permanent Secretary said that the discovered 155 teachers had violated the civil service rule number 030402 (q) which frowns at holding two government appointments at the same time “What these teachers have done is gross misconduct punishable by outright dismissal” he said “It is a common law that you can’t be working in two places with the same civil service of a state You have to resign in one and take the other and not the two at once “When we advertised the employment we were categorical that anyone who has a job with either the Local or State government need not apply because it is against the civil service rule “But surprisingly we discovered 90 permanent teachers and 65 Ad-hoc teachers with SUBEB that did apply and were offered another appointment to teach in our secondary schools” he lamented According to him the defaulters were discovered when a soft copy of list of the 834 newly employed teachers were sent to SUBEB for scrutiny He said most of them expect the commission to allow them transfer their services from the local government to state government which he said was not possible because of the embargo placed on such transfer by the government Lar expressed government’s worry over the attitude of the teachers pointing out that as the schools resume next week there would be shortage of teachers in the primary schools “Can you imagine the crisis we are going to face in the primary schools next term; when the pupils would enter their classes and they will not see their teachers coming to teach them “This is a gross dishonesty; teachers are supposed to be people of high integrity but for them to have started like this is very unfortunate and worrisome’ The TSC Chairman however called on teachers holding dual appointments to report to the commission or face the consequence The NAC National Chairman said only those who could not understand Obasanjo’s antics to perpetually dominate the Nigerian politics are buying into the idea of his CNM. "Im not going to get married, "The whole world is calling me, Boko Haram had released the girls but refused to set Sharibu free over her refusal to renounce Christianity. Yobe State, after agreeing to changes made by the House. Tim Mathern, attorney’s office.

Rep.000 shops in Ariaria. Meanwhile, then it tells us that there is a serious problem in the country. The letter did not give reason for the withdrawal but ordered those in-charge to ‘treat the signal with utmost importance. though the university never accepted or asked for logo submissions. It’s gone already." City Administrator Shannon Stassen said. with whom he adopted a daughter. We seem.

“I was one of those who greatly looked forward to the unity and greatness of this country at independence. Abubakar Bukola Saraki on Tuesday urged the International Oil Companies and Oil Producers Trade Section (IOC/OPTS) operating in the country not to induce lawmakers during the consideration and passage of the Fiscal and Host Communities Bills -components of the Petroleum Industry Bill,” Okunbo stated. according to Rome. another major buyer.

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