Kano Govt Declares 10-Day Public Holiday For Children
The Kano State Ministry of Education has approved 10 days of Eid-El- Kabir Sallah break for all public and private primary and post-primary schools in the state.
This was just as the ministry warned that appropriate disciplinary action would be taken against defaulting students.
A statement issued by the spokesman of the state Ministry of Education, Aliyu Yusuf, on Wednesday, urged parents and guardians of pupils and students to take note that the break would commence on Thursday, July 7, to Sunday, July 17, 2022.
Tinubu Mourns Barkindo
Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the All Progressives Congress Presidential Candidate, has expressed sadness over the death of Dr. Mohammed Barkindo, Secretary-General of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries.
The OPEC Chief died Tuesday night after a whole of activities that saw him attend an energy sector event in Abuja and other engagements at the presidential Villa.
Tinubu, in a statement from his Media Office
Noted that the sudden death of the global oil chief at a time the country was preparing to celebrate his monumental achievements in OPEC ahead of the end of his second tenure in July is heartbreaking.
Peter Obi To Unveil Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed As Labour Party Vice Presidential Candidate On Friday
Kaduna-born politician, Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed, is to be officially presented as Labour Party vice presidential candidate on Friday, Peoples Gazette reports.
Mr Baba-Ahmed would be unveiled by the party’s presidential candidate Peter Obi as his running-mate for the 2023 presidential election.
The ceremony is billed to be held at the Transcorp Hilton, Abuja, by 10:00 a.m., The Gazette learnt.
Doyin Okupe, who stood in as a placeholder vice presidential candidate, had hinted on the announcement Thursday afternoon while withdrawing the candidature.
Mr Okupe, a campaign manager for Mr Obi, had been filled in to beat the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) deadline for the submission of a presidential running mate while Mr Obi headhunted for a suitable candidate of northern extraction to run with.
Over 20,000 Osun Students Endorse Oyetola For Second Term
Students under the umbrella of National Association of Nigeria Students/Joint Campus Committee, (NANS/JCC), Osun Axis, and the National Association of Osun State Students (NAOSS) on Thursday passed vote of confidence in the administration of Governor Adegboyega Oyetola, saying he deserves to be re-elected for a second term.
The students who had earlier embarked on a solidarity walk of few kilometers, said their endorsement was informed by the outstanding performance of the Governor in the past three and a half years.
IGP Orders Oil Poiice Commissioners To Boost Security
The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, on Thursday, promised Nigerians a safe Sallah celebration.
Baba directed Commissioners of Police to increase security in states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
In a statement by Force Public Relations Officers, Muyiwa Adejobi, the IGP assured of continued efforts aimed to decimate crimes and criminality.
The IGP charged the Tactical Commanders, CPs and their supervisory Assistant Inspectors General of Police (AIGs) to beef-up security ahead of Eid-el-Kabir.
Baba ordered them to prevent any untoward situation in their Areas of Responsibility (AoR) throughout the season and beyond.