SOURCE: DAILY TRUST
The Mainan Zazzau Communication Committee has called on Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state to toll the path of sanity and pragmatism on the issue of teachers’ sack.
They urged him to give the ‘incompetent’ teachers a grace period of six to 12months to go back to relevant institutions to update their knowledge and skills; rather than outrightly sacking them.
The Federal Government has recruited and trained 2,190 Community Tax Liaison Officers (CTLOs) under the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS), says the Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun.
Adeosun, in a statement by her Special Adviser, Media and Communications, Mr Oluyinka Akintunde, said that 1,710 CTLOs had already been deployed to 33 states, out of the number recruited and trained.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it has almost concluded discussion on the choice of a core investor for the proposed bio-fuel plant in Benue.
The Group Managing Director of the corporation, Dr Maikanti Baru, said this in a statement issued by Mr Ndu Ughamadu, NNPC Group General Manager Public Affairs Division in Abuja on Sunday.
Business at major computer villages is no longer boisterous as increase in online trade is taking the large cut from N1.5 billion daily devices sale revenue from their grip.
Some officials of the market in Lagos who spoke with Daily Trust said though traders from different parts of the country and from parts of West Africa still visited and transacted business in the Otigba Computer Village in Lagos, the frequency had since reduced due to patronage of online shops.
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar at the weekend met with Adamawa PDP executives at all levels, as well as state chairmen from the six states that constitute the North East, including the National Vice Chairman (North East) of the party.
Atiku had hours after dumping the APC on Friday relocated to Yola, the Adamawa State capital where he was consulting with various interests groups.