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Kaduna Committed To Anti-Corruption War – El-Rufai

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Nasir El-RufaiGovernor Nasiru El-Rufai of Kaduna State on Thursday said his administration would deliver good governance to the people through a sustained fight against corruption in the state.

El- Rufa’i made the remarks during a rally tagged, “The National Day of Action against Corruption and for Good Governance”, organised by the joint labour unions in the state.

According to him, the APC-led government is the government of the masses and is committed to safeguarding the rights of all.

“As a public officer and servant to the people, it is my responsibility to ensure that the right thing is done always”.

The governor assured the state’s civil servants that their salaries would be paid before the Eid-el-Kabir celebration, saying “we won’t wait for Federal Government’s monthly allocation”.

El-Rufai assured the labour unions in the state that he would forward their demands to President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, Sept. 11.

In a joint statement, the unions called on the President to ensure that all funds identified to have been stolen from the common treasury were traced and recovered to the last kobo.

The statement was signed by the Chairman, Kaduna Council of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Malam Adamu Ango and his counterpart at the Trade Union Congress (TUC), Malam Shehu Mohammad.

The statement urged the federal government to ensure that the recovered funds were kept “in a special account and are appropriated for job creation, funding educational infrastructure and upgrading the health-care infrastructure”.

“We also support and call for the establishment of special anti-corruption courts to try corruption cases in the country”, the union leaders stated.

It recommended that all public officers, elected or appointed, should publicly declare their assets and liabilities upon assumption of office.

The statement said there was an urgent need to review and strengthen the nation’s anti-corruption laws to eliminate loopholes and allow for proper prosecution of offenders.

“Anti-graft agencies should be well funded and should as a matter of urgency, extend their searchlight to the other two tiers of government”, they stated.

The labour leaders commended President Buhari on his various actions against the menace of corruption in the country since his assumption of office. (NAN)

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Gunmen Abduct Wife Of Akeredolu’s Chief Of Staff

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 Gunmen Abduct Wife Of Akeredolu’s Chief Of Staff

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Kidnappers on Friday abducted the wife of Olugbenga Ale, Chief of Staff to Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu.

According to reports, she was kidnapped around Owena after the Joseph Ayo Babalola University while on her way back to Ondo from Lagos State.

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The police spokesman in the state, ASP Tee-Leo Ikoro, confirmed the news to Channels Television on Friday.

This development is coming about twenty-four hours after a first-class traditional ruler in Ondo State, the Olufon of Ifon in Ose local government, Oba Isreal Adeusi, was murdered by suspected kidnappers.

 

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TECNO Stormed Computer Village with BBNaija’s OZO to Wrap up its Black Friday Sales Activities

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The month of November is always known for its intense sales activities because the best deals of the year come
during the Black Friday Period. For TECNO, Africa Number One mobile brand, it was the time to reward its
customers with massive discounts and various gift items while also unveiling some of its new devices.

The brand in collaboration with SLOT stormed computer village as part of the events to wrap up its black Friday
sale activities, hosted BBNaija’s Ozoemena Chukwu to a hangout at SLOT Ikeja.

Fans and customers had a fun time interacting with the handsome celebrity while enjoying discount offers on
TECNO devices. Different deals and gift items were up for grabs as customers who made purchases at the store
enjoyed 50% discounts on Spark 5, Camon 16 Series and 100% cashback on the Spark 5 Pro.

The major highlight of the event was the presentation prizes to lucky winners. Customers who participated in
the spin the wheel game won gifts items such as Bluetooth Speaker; Power Bank and kettle while those who
participated in the Scratch and Win Promo won for themselves different deals ranging from 50% to 100%
cashback.

TECNO also introduced two latest devices-the Spark GO 2020-powered by Google Android 10 Go Edition and a
TECNO POVA. POVA means ‘Powering Optimal Value and Ambitions’ is a rebrand of the popular battery series
formerly known as Pouvoir was inspired by the zeal to deliver budget-friendly smartphones with superior
gaming experience.

The first of its kind 6.8-inch TECNO POVA, is powered by Mediatek Helio G80 octa-core processor and hyper-
engine game technology that transforms gameplay experience giving ultimate stability and a high refresh rate.
Additionally, users will benefit from the “Game Space,” “Game Mode,” and “Game Assistant 2.0” features,
allowing them to switch to the “do not disturb” function, a much-anticipated experience all gamers will
absolutely enjoy.

The TECNO POVA is also equipped with a power-packed multitasking effect ramped up by 6GB RAM and 128GB
of internal memory. The device also has a 6000mAh super big battery, 18W Dual IC Flash charger, a standby
time of 30 days and the ability to play music for 8 days straight, on just a single charge. It’s the perfect
smartphone offering a way to worry less about low battery.

The new devices are available for purchase this November and for the rest of November, customers will enjoy
amazing discounts, instant and mega prizes on TECNO devices.

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BREAKING: Court Jails Rep Member For Lying

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BREAKING: Court Jails Rep Member For Lying

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A member of the House of Representatives, Victor Mela has been sentenced to one-month imprisonment by a Magistrate Court in Wuse, Zone 6.

The lawmaker who represents Billiri/Balanga federal constituency was, however, given an option of fine.

Also Read: North Is The Worst Place To Live In Nigeria -Sultan of Sokoto

Recall that on November 10 that a magistrate court found the lawmaker guilty of lying under oath while filling the CD001 INEC form prior to the 2019 elections.

The magistrate had, however, set a different date for sentencing of the lawmaker after his lawyer pleaded for leniency.

Mr Mela swore to an affidavit thrice, denying citizenship of another country whereas he has a British passport.

 

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