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Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State accused the Federal Government of making illegal deductions from the federation account which has led to the pauperization of states, saying the NBA should speak up against the many illegalities being perpetrated by the Federal Government if democracy must grow in the country.

Vice President Mohammed Namadi Sambo has commended Governor Sullivan Chime of Enugu State for building a Police Heliport for the Police Command in the state, which he described as a feat that would step up efforts of the force in providing security and protection to the citizenry and ensuring law and order in the state.

The Conference of Islamic Organisations (CIO), a coalition of Muslim organisations, central mosques, Muslim professional bodies and faith-based organisations has described the $9.3m Cash-for-Arms-Deal as a criminal act.

The Publicity Directorate of the Peoples Democratic Party on Monday began a “comprehensive nationwide performance tour” to publicise projects executed by its elected and appointed officials at all levels of government.

Convinced that the report just released by the United Kingdom-based non-governmental group-Amnesty International on the widespread use of torture by the Nigeria police was evidently and empirically correct, the pro-democracy non-governmental organization-HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has challenged the Inspector General of Police Mr. Suleiman Abba to carry out comprehensive internal clean up exercise to name, shame and prosecute indicted operatives and officers rather than inundate Nigerians with empty rhetorics.

Nigeria has the capacity to become the hub of Aviation activities in the West African sub region, given the number of international operators currently using its airspace and the high number of prospective ones

The Federal Government has hailed Delta state Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan’s housing policy for civil servants.
The Phase One of the project, comprising 150 houses, was last year approved to be built with over N614.9 million.

Human rights activist and Lagos-based lawyer, Festus Keyamo, has picked holes in the position of the Federal Government regarding the $9.3 million cash that was seized by the South African Police, describing it as not only ludicrous, but also laughable.

It is perhaps such an uncanny truth that the ongoing Ebola Virus Disease [EVD] outbreak in Nigeria should be so thoroughly representative of the good, the bad and the ugly in our national life and body polity.