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Cross River Board To Prosecute Suspected Vandals, Debtors

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In Cross River, the state’s water board has pledged to prosecute anyone involved in illegal connection of water and vandals.

The Managing Director of the board, Prof. Godwin Igile, made this known yesterday in Calabar as part of the event.

He said that the board, which distributes 180.000 cubic metres of water every day from its seven water plants across the state, had faced a lot of challenges in maintaining the facilities due to vandalised installations.

Igile, who said the practice had hindered the efficient water distribution across the state, warned that the board would not hesitate to punish offenders when caught.

He said: “Those who illegally connect water would soon be arrested because they are thieves and those who consume water without paying are also thieves. We have partnered the internal revenue service to raise a revenue court to prosecute offenders.”

Igile stressed that the N250million target proposed by the state government was still achievable, with the completion of six other water plants across the state.

He said more households would soon be connected to boost the revenue earnings of the board.

“Despite the increase in our electricity tariff from N9 million to N15 million monthly and our chemical supply from N10 million to N16 million, with the challenges of illegal connection and indebtedness, we are still able to produce the cheapest water in the country,” he added.

In Nasarawa State, the newly appointed Commissioner of Water Resources and Rural Electrification, Dr. Abdulkarim Cana, explained that he inherited a decayed water ministry.

Source: Guardian

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Governor Seyi Makinde walks around the streets of Ibadan to pacify residents

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Governor Seyi Makinde walks around the streets of Ibadan to pacify residents

Nigerian Businessman, Politician and Philanthropist Seyi Makinde who is the governor of Oyo State is currently the talk of social media

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State was seen walking around the streets of Ibadan on Wednesday October 21, trying to reassure and pacify citizens due to the nationwide chaos prompted by the endsars protest.

In the footage recorded by an onlooker, Makinde could be seen surrounded by his security entourage as he walked up to the protesters who cheered as he waved at them.

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I am a soldier but I can’t support bad thing – Nigerian man claiming to be a soldier publicly condemns killing of protesters (video)

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I am a soldier but I can’t support bad thing – Nigerian man claiming to be a soldier publicly condemns killing of protesters (video)

A man currently trending online after claiming to be a Nigerian soldier has come out to condemn the shooting of protesters by military men.

In a video that has gone viral, the man who did not give his name and neither did he hide his face, said he cannot stand by and watch as people kill his brothers and sisters whom he left behind to fight Boko Haram.

”You can’t be killing my brothers and sisters. I left them behind to find Boko Haram. You can’t be killing them and you want me to have joy. I don’t have joy in this country. Whatever the youths are doing I am in support of them.

I am a soldier but I can’t support bad thing” he said

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Aba Town Hall set on fire by an angry mob

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Aba Town Hall set on fire by an angry mob

Following the on-going chaos in Lagos State after the Nigerian army opened fire on unarmed protesters at Lekki tollgate.

There are reports of the Aba Town Hall being set on fire by an angry mob in spite of the curfew imposed in the city by Governor Okezie Ikpeazu yesterday October 20.

Some of those at the scene were heard shouting “it is happening, enough is enough” as the Town Hall burnt.

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