Connect with us

society

Group Disowns Wike Loyalists, Insists Plots By Ex-Gov’s Allies to Undermine Judiciary

Published

on

Group Disowns Wike Loyalists, Insists Plots By Ex-Gov's Allies to Undermine Judiciary

Group Disowns Wike Loyalists, Insists Plots By Ex-Gov’s Allies to Undermine Judiciary

 

 

 

The Concerned Rivers Citizens (CRC) has disowned a group of individuals claiming to be its members, but are in reality, loyalists of former Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike.

 

 

Group Disowns Wike Loyalists, Insists Plots By Ex-Gov's Allies to Undermine Judiciary

The group, led by Jackson Thomas and Kelvin Eguono, its President and Secretary-General, respectively, said the “impostors” had been expelled from the CRC for their selfish and malicious activities.

“We are shocked that these individuals would go to the extent of blackmailing Governor Simi Fubara in an attempt to please their paymasters while ignoring the real issues on the ground,” it said.

“We want to make it clear that we are not part of their scheme and do not support their actions.”

The CRC emphasised that it is a non-partisan body that promotes good governance and accountability and is not loyal to Wike or any other politician in the country.

“We are committed to promoting the truth and the rule of law in Rivers State, and we will not be swayed by personal interests or political affiliations,” it added.

The CRC said that its findings indicate that the judiciary is under massive attack from former Rivers State Assembly members who are desperate to secure a favourable judgment.

The group, however, urged the judiciary not to be compromised by these desperate politicians.

“We also advise these politicians to desist from their actions and seek the path of justice and truth,” the statement noted.

“The CRC warns the impostors to stop using its name to spread falsehood and propaganda. We will not hesitate to take legal action against them if they continue. “We will not allow these individuals to tarnish our reputation and undermine our work. We will continue to stand for the truth and fight for the rule of law in Rivers State.

society

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

Published

on

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

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.

 

 

 

Continue Reading

society

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

Published

on

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.

Continue Reading

society

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

Published

on

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

 

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.

Powered by: 3 ST and Discover Badagry Tours.

☎️ +234 803 422 5622
+234 907 109 0060

Olayinka HUNSU

Continue Reading

Cover Of The Week

Trending