Thursday, February 6, 2014

Gov. Fashola hands over new Classrooms,says commitment to Education development remain unwavering.

The ultra modern Block of 18 Classrooms at Alice Ogbara Memorial Junior Secondary School, Sabo Oniba built by Mr. & Mrs. Modupe & Folorunsho Alakija and donated to the State Government on Thursday, February 6, 2014. INSET: Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola SAN (2nd left), his Deputy, Hon. (Mrs) Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire (right), Commissioner for Education, Mrs Olayinka Oladunjoye (2nd right) and the donor , Mrs. Modupe Alakija (left) watch as Baale of Sabo Oniba, Alhaji Saliu Balogun (3rd right) cut the ribbon to commission the classrooms.

“We have approved that 800 schools as a pilot phase, to be connected to Lagos State public water supply system”, he says
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN), Thursday handed over three new blocks of 42 ultra-modern classrooms at Iba Housing Estate Senior Secondary School, Ojo and Alice Ogbara Memorial Junior Secondary School, Sabo Oniba with a pledge that his administration’s commitment to the development of education remains unwavering.

The first two blocks of 24 classrooms handed over at Iba Housing Estate Senior Secondary School, Ojo, were constructed by the State Government while the other block of 18 classrooms was donated to the school by Mr. and Mrs. Modupe Folorunsho Alakija.

Fire guts Zenith Bank Dugbe Area branch Ibadan.

A fire has been reported at the Ibadan main branch of Zenith Bank at J. Allen, Dugbe. Fire fighters battle to gain entrance.
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Aregbesola is noise, propaganda & billboards —Omisore

 Culled from Vanguard
Erstwhile deputy govern
or of Osun State and subsequently, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriation, Senator Iyiola Omisore is in the front of the campaign by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP to unseat the incumbent All Progressives Congress, APC administration in Osun State. In this interview, Senator Omisore reviews the situation in the state and gives reasons why the PDP would do better in the state.

By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor

Ogun NANS Kick Against Loan Demand, Give Ogun State Govt 7 Days Ultimatum To Publish Debt Profile

The National Association of Nigerian Student (NANS), Ogun State section submitted a petition  regarding the state's initiatives to entice new loans. The student have required for a printed debt profile of the state.

On behalf of over 1 million physical, metaphysical and spiritual students of Ogun state, the Chairman of National Association of Nigerian Students (Ogun JCC), Comrade Falola A. Olasunkanmi said:
" We feel highly disturbed by the way and manner the state government is handling the finance of the state. This displeasure we have registered with the Speaker of the house of assembly on the recent request of the state governor to seek yet another 19billion naira loan while the state debt profile has continue to remain an occultic oath."
"The students will not stay back while our future and that of generation yet unborn is been put in captive. We will resist every attempt to turn the state finance and treasury to pocket money"

See the  statement  published  when you continue after the break.

SSS arrests Dokubo-Asari Dokubo over inciting comments

President of the Niger Delta Volunteer Force, Mujahid Dokubo-Asari, has been arrested by the men of the Department of State Security, DSS for making inciting comments on the 2015 election.

The former Niger Delta militant was arrested this morning, less than 24 hours after Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, called on security agents to arrest and caution him for repeatedly making inciting comments. He is currently being interrogated by SSS operatives.

Allied Atlantic Distilleries breaks new ground with ethanol plant

History was made recently with the inauguration of a multi-billion naira ethanol plant at Igbesa, Ogun State. The company, Allied Atlantic Distilleries Limited is the first ever cassava based Ethanol Plant producing Extra Neutral Alcohol in Africa (ENA) otherwise known as ethanol utilizing cassava as raw material. The plant, a product of backward integration initiativeof government is expected to supply raw material not only to distillersbut also pharmaceutical, cosmetics and other related industries. Continue...

13 yr old boy ra-pes his 8yr old sister after watching p*orn because he 'wanted to try it out'

A 13-year-old schoolboy raped his eight-year-old sister after watching pornography on an X-Box computer console, a court has heard.  The teenager told police he used the games console to view explicit material before he 'decided to try it out'. The boy said he targeted his younger sister because she was small and 'couldn't remember stuff'.
At Blackburn Magistrates Court yesterday the boy admitted rape, indecent assault and inciting his sister to perform a sexual act on him. 
The youngster, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, has been bailed to live with relatives away from his sister while a pre-sentence report is being prepared. Continue...

Photos Post: Soldier pictured stabbing man to death in front of a crowd

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Hungary approves deal with Russia on building 2 units of Paks Nuclear Power Plant

Today, the lower chamber of the Hungarian Parliament by the majority of votes has approved the terms of the intergovernmental agreement with Russia on the construction of two units of the Paks NPP. The document signed in January during the visit to Moscow of Prime Minister of Hungary Viktor Orban provides for the construction of two units with the capacity of 440 MW each with a possible financing of the project by the Russian side.

UN, Syria reach deal on civilian evacuation from areas of Homs - governor

The United Nations and Syria have reached a deal to allow civilians to leave areas of Homs under siege for more than 18 months, the city's governor said Thursday.

"The governor of Homs, Talal Barazi, told (state news agency) SANA that a deal has been secured with the United Nations, under which civilians will be guaranteed an exit from the Old City neighbourhoods very soon," the agency reported. Russia's Foreign Ministry said earlier on Thursday that an agreement to allow in humanitarian aid was also under discussion.

CNN insults Belarusian WWII vets with 'ugly' remark about Brest Fortress Monument

The Courage Monument in Belarus

CNN has insulted World War II veterans who defended the Belarusian Brest Fortress by calling the monument to the soldiers who sacrificed their lives fighting against the Nazi onslaught as "ugly."

CNN's Iain Aitch listed the stone soldier carving called Courage among what he called "the world’s ugliest monuments" and threw in some of the most unethical remarks about its exterior, misreading the expression on the face of a dying stone warrior as anger at the West or even "constipation."

Fire erupts at US nuclear waste plant

Firefighters scrambled Wednesday to contain a blaze at a US nuclear waste plant in New Mexico, while underground staff were evacuated and some taken to hospital, officials said.

Firefighters scrambled Wednesday to contain a blaze at a US nuclear waste plant in New Mexico, while underground staff were evacuated and some taken to hospital, officials said. The blaze erupted on an underground vehicle carrying salt at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) near Carlsbad, New Mexico, the US Department of Energy (DoE) said in a statement.  "Emergency response teams are responding to an operational emergency" at the plant, which is used to dispose of radioactive waste left from making nuclear weapons.

Man hurt in Kiev blast that ripped through Trade Union HQ

A general view of Independence Square during ongoing protests in Kiev, Ukraine

An explosion has reportedly ripped through the occupied Trade Union Headquarters in the Ukrainian city of Kiev that has been shaken by months of violent opposition protests. This is according to the press office of the Ukraine’s Interior Ministry.

Egypt army chief Sisi says will run for president

Egyptian army chief Field Marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has said he will run for president, a Kuwaiti newspaper reported on Thursday.

Al-Seyassah quoted Sisi as saying that he had no alternative but to meet the demands of the Egyptian people for him to run in the elections. Presidential elections in Egypt are due within six months.


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