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COVID-19: Reps reveal plans for Nigerians



The Place of Agents has promised to make laws that would pad the impacts of COVID-19 on Nigerians.

Speaker Femi Gbajabimila talked on Saturday in Abuja at a retreat on the Updated Administrative Plan entitled ‘Our Agreement With Nigerians’.

It limits administrative activities to wellbeing, instruction, security, horticulture and the economy, NAN reports.

Gbajabimila said the administrators were contriving approaches to guarantee Nigerians endure the worldwide stun brought about by coronavirus.

He reviewed that the House before received an Administrative Plan that was aspiring in scope and imaginative in reason.

“In any case, in the entirety of our arranging and envisioning, we didn’t realize that the world will before long change definitely, in manners that we couldn’t then consider and with outcomes past our most out of control creative mind,” he said.

He noticed that taking into account the new real factors, the inquiry turned out to be the manner by which to a chieve desire in our current reality where the vulnerability invades.

The Speaker said the refreshed Authoritative Plan sets out the new needs of the Green Chamber and a game plan throughout the following year, and for the remainder of the ninth House.

Gbajabiamila clarified that the report was known as an agreement “since that is the thing that it is; a composed record of what we owe the individuals and how we plan to meet our commitments inside the most limited conceivable time”.

He included the reports speak to legislators’ expectation to be considered responsible “dependent on what we have uninhibitedly dedicated to accomplishing, which I am certain that we will acknowledge to the greatness of God and the enlightenment of our kin”.

Secretary to the Legislature of the Alliance, Manager Mustapha, said the new Plan comes when the world is confronting a dangerous crisis.

The Executive, Presidential Team (PTF) on COVID-19, focused on that a great deal should have been done to reposition the wellbeing part.

“Everything relies upon the enactments from the National Gathering”, he said.

The SGF praised the connection between the parliament and the official, saying that it had made great administration conceivable.

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Bandits attack police formation, kill 13 officers in Zamfara



Armed men suspected to be bandits have attacked the Kurar Mota community in Bungudu Local Government Area of Zamfara State, killing at least 13 police officers

We gathered that the incident occured on Sunday when the assailants invaded a police formation and gunned down officers on duty.

A residents who identified himself as Kabir Dansada, told Daily Trust that the armed men had earlier attempted to invade Magami, a community located 50km south of Gusau, the state capital, but were repelled by soldiers.

“They withdrew after they were overpowered by the soldiers there. They then rode to a community along Magami – Dankurmi – Dangulbi road and killed one person and torched four shops.”

“Thereafter, they moved to Kurar Mota community and attacked the police formation near the township clinic. The criminals then dashed into the forest”

“The slain officers and the injured ones were conveyed to Gusau in a convoy of police vehicles this afternoon. I saw several police vehicles move towards the area,” he said.

When contacted by our correspondent, the state’s Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, SP Muhammad Shehu said he would inquire and revert.


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Clean smelly Lagos gutters, stop making noise – Deji Adeyanju rebukes Joe Igbokwe



Deji Adeyanju, an Abuja-based human rights activist, has berated Joe Igbokwe, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, over his recent comments on social media.

Adeyanju said Igbokwe who should be cleaning smelly gutters in Lagos State is making noise on social media.

Igbokwe, who is the Special Adviser on Drainage and Water Resources to the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has been very outspoken on social media lately.

The APC chieftain celebrated the rearrest of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB.

He had explained that Kanu once asked IPOB members to kill him and his family members.

The governor’s aide also rebuked Kanu’s style of agitation, stressing that the IPOB leader never witnessed the Biafra civil.

Igbokwe further stressed that the Nigerian government has enough evidence to convict the embattled IPOB leader.

However, Adeyanju, in a tweet wrote: “Joe Igbokwe who should be busy cleaning smelly gutters in Lagos is still on Facebook making noise.”

Meanwhile, we observed that Lagos State has witnessed serious flooding due to rain fall and bad drainage management.


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Cultism: Four arrested during cult supremacy battle in Ogun



Four persons, who the police said are members of dreaded cult groups, were on Saturday arrested during a supremacy battle in Ogun State.

Police said the supremacy battle led to a gun duel between Aye and Eiye confraternities in the Atan-Ota area of Ogun.

The suspects, according to the Ogun Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, were identified as Olusegun Owoola (26), Gbenga Akinkade (34), Jinadu Waliu (30) and Sanni Hammed (27)

Oyeyemi informed us that they were arrested following a distress call received by the DPO of Atan Ota division, CSP Abolade Oladigbolu at about 4am on Saturday.

The two groups were said to have gone on a rampage at the Hotel road area of Atan, shooting sporadically.

The DPO had mobilized his men to the scene “where they met the two groups engaging themselves in a serious gun battle.”

According to Oyeyemi, “the police engaged the hoodlums and subsequently subdued them”, leading to the arrest of four of them.

Items recovered from them are a locally-made pistol, three live cartridges, two knives, an iron rod and assorted criminal charms.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun has directed that the case be transferred to the anti-cultism section of the State CIID for investigation.

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