RCCG Jesus House Abuja
Evening of Worship with Nathaniel Bassey – 25th October 2017
DATE: Wednesday, 25th October 2017
VENUE: RCCG Jesus House Abuja,
Hall 3; 4th Floor
Silverbird Entertainment Centre.
Plot 1161 Memorial Drive,
The governor-elect of Ondo state, Chief Roitimi Akeredolu, on Friday took the Oath of Office before Justice O. Sanda. His Deputy Mr Agboola Ajayi was also inaugurated.
Senate President Bukola Saraki and former Governor of Ogun, Aremo Olusegun Osoba and some serving governors attended the ceremony.
Akeredolu promised to make the collective interest of the state his paramount focus.
He said after he took the oath of office on Friday in Akure that he would not renege on his promise made during campaign to the people. Read more
Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has assented to seven bills passed by the National Assembly. The bills which include Oath (Amendment) Act 2017, Defence Space Administration Act, Veterinary Surgeons(Amendment) Act) have now become Nigerian laws.
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters Senator Ita Enang confirmed Osinbajo endorsement of the bills.
Other bills signed by Osinbajo are National Film and Video Censors Boad, Pension Rights of Judges, Nigerian Institute of Social Science(Establishment ACT and Mortgage Institutions Amendment Act. Read more
…reveals new sanitation policy
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday insisted plans are afoot to remove yellow buses popularly known as Danfo from Lagos roads for a more efficient, well-structured and world class mass transportation system that would facilitate ease of movement within the city.
The Governor also said that his administration would soon roll out a comprehensive environmental sanitation policy that would make the city to be clean without much burden on the people in terms of taxes.
Speaking at the 14th Annual Lecture of the Centre for Values in Leadership (CVL) held at Muson Centre in Onikan with the theme: “Living Well Together, Tomorrow: The Challenge Of Africa’s Future Cities,” Governor Ambode admitted that the present connectivity mode in Lagos was not acceptable and befitting for a mega city, and as such a well-structured transportation mode would soon be put in place to address the challenge.
“When I wake up in the morning and see all these yellow buses and see Okada and all kinds of tricycles and then we claim we are a mega city, that is not true and we must first acknowledge that that is a faulty connectivity that we are running.
“Having accepted that, we have to look for the solution and that is why we want to banish yellow buses this year. We must address the issue of connectivity that makes people to move around with ease and that is where we are going. Read more
President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the National Assembly today, February 5, 2017, informing of his desire to extend his leave in order to complete and receive the results of a series of tests recommended by his doctors.
The President had planned to return to Abuja this evening, but was advised to complete the test cycle before returning. The notice has since been dispatched to the Senate President, and Speaker, House of Representatives.
Mr. President expresses his sincere gratitude to Nigerians for their concern, prayers and kind wishes.
Special Adviser to the President
(Media and Publicity)
February 5, 2017
The Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, has deplored state governments owing workers salaries and described it not good idea.
Ogunwusi host some management staff of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ile Ife, urged the affected states to think out of the box and pay their workers the outstanding salaries.
He said that state governments should not depend solely on monthly allocations from the federation accounts to run the affairs of their states.
“State governments should also think of what they can do on their own to generate additional revenue to complement whatever comes monthly to them from the federation account. Read more
Some Lagos residents on Thursday described the signing of the Lagos State Kidnapping Prohibition Bill, 2016 into law by Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode as “a step in the right direction’’.
They told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in separate interviews in Lagos that the state government should ensure strict enforcement of the law.
The governor had on Wednesday assented to the bill which provides life imprisonment for the act of kidnapping and death penalty for kidnappers whose victims die in their custody.
Mr Anthony Bassey, a civil servant, commended the state government for the law, saying that it would no doubt chase kidnappers away from the state. Read more
…Signs Anti-Kidnapping, Sporting Bills into law
…Gov’s assent direct response to kidnapping, says Speaker
Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday signed into law the anti-kidnapping bill recently passed by the State House of Assembly, with a pledge to ensure its full implementation to eradicate kidnapping once and for all in the State.
The Prohibition of the Act of Kidnapping Law imposes a penalty of life imprisonment on kidnapping for ransom. The law also stipulates that where a victim dies in the course of kidnap, the suspect is liable on conviction to death.
Speaking at the signing ceremony held at Lagos House in Ikeja, Governor Ambode said the spate of kidnapping in the State had gotten to a level that required decisive action from government, hence the need for the enactment of the law to send serious message to perpetrators of such heinous crime.
He said aside the enactment of the law, the State Government was also putting in place appropriate measures particularly in the schools and other vulnerable targets to prevent kidnapping and other security breaches.
The Governor said: “Security is of utmost importance to our administration and we are confident that this law will serve as a deterrent to anybody who may desire to engage in this wicked act within the boundaries of Lagos. Read more