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FUEL SCARCITY AND ITS EFFECTS ON NIGERIAN POLYTECHNIC STUDENTS

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FUEL SCARCITY AND ITS EFFECTS ON NIGERIAN POLYTECHNIC STUDENTS.

 

 

National Association of Polytechnic Students (NAPS) is an umbrella body for Polytechnics, Monotechnics, Colleges of Health Sciences, Colleges of Technology, Colleges of Statistics, Cooperative Colleges and other allied tertiary institution awarding National Diploma (ND) and Higher National Diploma (HND) cut across the six (6) geo-political zones of the federation.
NAPS is the second largest student movement in Africa and blessed with the membership strength of over 21.8 million armless battalion students, schooling both at home and in diaspora.

 

FUEL SCARCITY AND ITS EFFECTS ON NIGERIAN POLYTECHNIC STUDENTS.

It is with total dismay and disappointment that we write to express our dissatisfaction on the lingering Fuel Scarcity that has rocked our beloved country.

Ever since the removal of fuel subsidy, the entire student and leadership of Nigeria Polytechnic sector have maintained calmness, this is because we have strong believe in the vision of our father President Bola Ahmed Tinubu and as such, we don’t want to be tagged as an enemy of development.
Unfortunately, our critical study have shown that the management of NNPC is nothing but a saboteur of this government, their actions and inactions over the issue of fuel subsidy is worrisome, especially now that it has become a reoccurring decimal in an administration that is less than two years, we see this as a deliberate act to smear the image and dent the administration of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

It may interest you to know that virtually all Nigeria Polytechnic, Federal, State and Private are in their second semester, this implies that most of our students are preparing to write their final exams, but unfortunately, over 75% can’t go to school because of fuel Scarcity, students can no longer afford to transport themselves to school since transport fare has unreasonably skyrocket, both students and staff have reduced their lecture days just in a bid to contain the excesses of NNPC.

It is on record that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu GCFR means well for Nigeria Students and ever since his emergence, he has never handled the welfare and well being of Nigeria Students with levity and as such, we see this “TOO FREQUENT” Fuel Scarcity as a calculated attempt to incite the general public, especially “WE” the concerned students against the government.

In lieu of this, we demand urgent explanation and lasting solution from the leadership of NNPC within 72hrs or the GMD NNPC, Mallam Mele Kyari should honorably resign and apologize to Nigerians for inflicting unnecessary pains and frustration on them at this time that the government is assiduously working round the clock to stabilize our economy and rescue the citizens from our common enemy which is insecurity.

An attempt for Mallam Mele Kyari to undermine our strength and resolve will attract the wrath of Nigeria Polytechnic Students in a nationwide protest starting from all our campuses to federal highways to demand the immediate and unconditional removal of Mele Kyari for a capable hands to take over.

Signed.

Comrade Ridwan Opeyemi Munirudeen
National President, NAPS

Comrade Adeniji Boluwaji Temitope
Senate President, NAPS

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Couple arrested for trying to sell two-year-old son to fund Canada trip

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Couple arrested for trying to sell two-year-old son to fund Canada trip

 

Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a couple (name withheld) attempting to sell their two-year-old son to travel to Canada.

The command’s spokesperson, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed this to the News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday in Lagos.

Hundeyin said that the couple, aged 28 and 22, were apprehended on Tuesday while trying to sell their child off.

He stated that around 2.45 p.m. on Tuesday, the Isolo Divisional Police Officer received information that the couple went to Isolo General Hospital and expressed their intention to sell their baby boy.

 

 

“Upon receipt of the information, operatives from the station moved swiftly to the hospital where they were about to sell their child.

“The baby’s age is two and he has been rescued. Upon interrogation, the couple confessed that they decided to sell the baby to enable the man to travel to Canada for a greener pasture.

“However, the investigation is ongoing,” he said.

 

 

 

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Lagos Lawmakers Invite Attorney-General Over Supreme Court Judgement On LGs

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Lagos Lawmakers Invite Attorney-General Over Supreme Court Judgement On LGs

 

commend Police for successful operation against kidnappers

– applaud First Lady Remi Tinubu for encouraging gardens

 

 

The Lagos State House of Assembly has invited the Attorney-General of the State, Mr. Lawal Pedro, to appear before it to explain the Supreme Court judgement on local governments in the country.

 

Lagos Lawmakers Invite Attorney-General Over Supreme Court Judgement On LGs

The lawmakers said there was a need for better understanding of the decision of the apex court in relation to some provisions in the Constitution of the country.

A seven-man panel of the Supreme Court had declared on Thursday that the 774 local government councils in the country should receive their funds directly from the Federal Government as well as manage such funds themselves being a tier of government.

The court further declared that allocations to local government councils run by caretaker committees were illegal.

Ruling after a voice vote by lawmakers at plenary on Thursday, the Speaker of the Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, ruled: “There is a need for us to seek clarification and understanding of this judgement. It will be good to invite the Attorney-General to brief us and give his understanding so that we do not run foul of the judgement.”

Meanwhile, the Lagos State House of Assembly has resolved to write a letter of commendation to the Inspector-General of Police, Kayode Egbetokun, over the successful operation by men of the force that led to the elimination of nine kidnappers in the state recently.

A letter of commendation is also to be sent to the Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Adegoke Mustapha Fayoade, for the efforts of the policemen which led to the fruitful operation.

Speaker Mudashiru Obasa, who presided over the plenary, said the police and men of the force who took part in the operation needed to be commended.

Dr. Obasa agreed with members of the House that letters be sent to Egbetokun and Fayoade further charging them not to relent in keeping the State safe for residents.

He stressed the need for stakeholders to fast-track considerations for the creation of state police to support the federal police system.

The Majority Leader of the House, Hon. Noheem Adams, had earlier recalled how the police launched the operation against some kidnappers in the Ladipo area of the state and eliminated nine of them.

According to him, there has been calm in the area since the operation was carried out.

Noheem added that the Ikorodu area of the state which hitherto had issues of kidnapping now enjoys relative peace.

In another development, the House of Assembly has applauded the First Lady of Nigeria, Senator Oluremi Tinubu, for seeking to encourage subsistence agriculture.

The Speaker said it was a beautiful idea to encourage Nigerians to have gardens in their houses arguing that this would help to create food sufficiency.

He recalled that schools had farms in the past adding that current situations call for a return to that period.

Eromosele Ebhomele
Chief Press Secretary to the Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly.

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3 ST, Discover Badagry Tours Roll Out Vacation Tour to 3 Countries

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3 ST and Discover Badagry Tours have rolled out amazing tour of the countries with mouth watering packages.

The vacation tour is centred on Benin, Togo and Ghana. Slated for six nights and 7 days from August 25th till 31st, 2024.

Here is the details of the amazing tour package:

 

 

3 ST, Discover Badagry Tours Roll Out Vacation Tour to 3 Countries

6 nights/7 days
25th—-31st August,2024

3 countries
Benin 🇧🇯 Togo 🇹🇬 and Ghana 🇬🇭

2 nights in each countries.

Package includes
-Transportation
-Border Logistics
-Accommodation
-Visitation to historical sites in all the countries
-White pool party
-Games
-Labadi beach groove .

Fee:
Single—#850,000
Couple—#1,350,000
Family of 4/5–#2,500,000.

Traveling documents:
International passport
Yellow card
Covid vaccination cards.

It’s going to be educating and entertaining.

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