Showing posts with label Council. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Council. Show all posts

Friday, October 18, 2013

SA Exit seat on UN Security Council, says the 15-member body is incapable of resolving world conflicts.

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia is rejecting its seat on the U.N. Security Council and says the 15-member body is incapable of resolving world conflicts.Saudi Arabia rejects seat on UN Security Council
The move came just hours after the kingdom was elected as one of many Council's 10 nonpermanent members.
Continue after the break.

Saturday, June 1, 2013

Council declares war against vendors in Onitsha

Newspaper distributors and vendors in Onitsha, Anambra State on Friday protested the mass destruction of newspapers by officials of the Onitsha North Local Government. The vendors, who organised themselves under the umbrella of Onitsha Newspapers Directors and Distributors Association, marched through the streets of Onitsha, Nkpor and Obosi, causing traffic jam on the road.

They carried placards with inscriptions like, ‘Anambra State government caution Onitsha North chairman,’ ‘Anambra State government, don’t declare war against vendors,’ ‘Governor Peter Obi caution your task force men,’ ‘Vendors are not part of the people polluting the environment,’ ‘Enough is enough to assault on the vendors, ‘Onitsha North chairman, is it part of your duty to stop the sale of newspapers in Onitsha?’

Monday, April 8, 2013

Kidnapped Nigerian Press Council Director Released

Chief P.O Agbebaku Izobo, the Ag Director/Liason officer of the Nigerian Press Council, who was abducted on the 26h of March by four gun men at Apple Junction, in the Amuwo Odofin area of Lagos, has been released by his abductors. Chief Izobo was freed yesterday and is currently recuperating in a hospital. 

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Nigerian Press, Chief P.O Agbebaku Izobo Council director kidnapped

Chief P.O Agbebaku Izobo, Ag Director/Liason officer of the Nigerian Press Council, was abducted on the 26h March by four gun men at Apple Junction, in the Amuwo Odofin area of Lagos on his was home from work. His abductors are now asking for N10million

Anyone with any useful info about him should please call 08033844970 or inform the nearest police station. See the press release after the Break..

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Lagos Council Chairman In Trouble Over Allegations Of Creating Office For Wife With Salary, Allowance

The Lagos State House of Assembly has set up a seven-man ad-hoc Committee to investigate an alleged financial impropriety leveled against the Chairman of Surulere Local Government Area, Honourable Tajudeen Ajide.

The House took the decision following debate on a petition read by the Clerk of the House, Mr Segun Abiru. In the petition, which was signed by all nine members of the legislative arm in the council, it was alleged that the Council Chairman, Honourable Ajide, had been conducting affairs unilaterally without recourse to the councilors.
The lawmakers alleged that the chairman had been awarding contracts to his cronies and obtaining bank drafts without the knowledge and approval of the legislative arm. The council boss was also alleged to have created an office for his wife, paid her salaries, allowances and imprest, as well as purchased cars for such office contrary to the law of the state.

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Teachers Council Blames Corpers For High Rate Of Mass Failure In Exams

A damning verdict has been passed on graduates who partake in the one year mandatory National Youth Service Corps by the Teachers Council which blamed the high rate of failure witnessed in various examinations on the youth corps members who are posted to teach without being qualified.
The Teachers’ Registration Council of Nigeria, TRCN, on Tuesday, while reacting to an allegation by the FG that they’re partly to blame for the mass failures, called on the leadership of National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, to stop the deployment of corps members, who lack basic knowledge of teaching, to teach in schools.


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