Ortom has turned Benue into Afghanistan – House of Reps aspirant, Agbese

Benue State under Governor Samuel Ortom is now at par with war-torn Afghanistan in terms of poverty, hunger and hardship, House of Representative aspirant, Philip Agbese, has said. Agbese, an aspirant for the Ado/Okpokwu/Ogbadibo federal constituency said the governor’s sheer disregard for human lives, gross incompetence and negligence of duty has led to the death of many Benue natives. Speaking with journalists on Friday, Abuse, a UK-trained legal practitioner and philanthropist lamented the governor’s refusal to pay pensioners and government workers for over three years. He said the hardship and…

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Group commends NYSC for promoting national integration in the southwest

The Coalition of Progressive Yoruba Youths (CPYY) has hailed the National Youth Service Corps scheme for fostering unity across the country, particularly in the southwest. The group gave the commendation after a strategic tour of the scheme’s operations in the region. Speaking at a press conference on Friday in Lagos, President, Kola Salau, saluted the NYSC authorities for prioritising the welfare and security of corps members at a time the nation is plagueed by multiple security and economic challenges particularly COVID-19. The Coalition of Progressive Yoruba Youths said it is…

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CORRUPTION AND MISAPPROPRIATION OF FUNDS BY DR. FEMI OKE-OSANYINTOLU LED LASEMA.

Our attention has been drawn to a series of corrupt and fraudulent practices of Dr. Femi Oke- Osanyintolu, the Director-General of Lagos State Emergency Agency LASEMA. Dr Osanyintolu, who since appointment has been running the agency without transparency and accountability and has become a threat to the safety of Lagosians, through his activities, which are becoming inimical to the efficiency of the agency. As a classical example of the many corruption going on in the commission, Dr Osanyintolu has continued over time, to arbitrarily singlehandedly misappropriate funds meant to decommission…

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