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Kogi State Screening Review And Complaints Committee Extends Work




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Kogi State Screening Review and Complaints Committee has released a new schedule for state and local government workers, who have complains or are affected by d screening exercise.

A statement signed by the Secretary to the Committee Barrister I.O. Alhassan said the Committee would attend to affected workers in Teaching Service Commission (TSC) between Monday 15th and Wednesday 17th next week.

Affected workers from Okehi  and Ibaji Local Governments would have their turn on Thursday 18th & Friday 19th  respectively.

The statement said Kogi State University workers  would be attended to on Saturday 20th while  workers from Mopa Muro Local Government Area would be attended to on Monday 22nd.

Workers from Idah LGA  would take their turn between Wednesday 24th and Thursday 25th of this month.

Workers from Yagba East LGA would be attended to on Saturday 27th, Ogori Magongo LGA workers  are slated for Monday 29th, while Yagba West LGA is on Tuesday 30th and Wednesday 31st.

According to the statement workers from  Adavi LGA are scheduled for Thursday 1st  and Friday 2nd  of September, while  Bassa Local Government would be attended to on Saturday 3rd September.

Ofu and Omala LGAs would have  Monday 5th and Tuesday 6th of September.

The Committee will attend to affected Okene LGA workers from Wednesday 7th to Friday 9th of September. Dekina Local Government workers would take their turn on Saturday 10th to Tuesday the 13th of September.

Lokoja Local government workers would have  Wednesday 14th while Ajoakuta, Kabba/Bunu, Kogi LGAs would have their turn beginning from Thursday, 15th September to Tuesday 20th September  respectively.

Igalamela/Odolu LGAs will be attended to by the Committee on Wednesday 21st to Friday 23rd.

Olamaboro would have  Saturday 24th while  Ankpa LGA would be attended to  between Monday 26th  to Wednesday 28th of September.

The Committee Chairman, Alhaji Yusuf Okala, has asked everyone to be weary of fraudsters, who promise to assist workers to solve their problems in exchange for money. He reassured Kogites that the process is transparent and fair. He asked anyone approached by such people to report to the Committee.


Men Are Scum ! Nigerian Gay Threatens To Expose Married Man Who Used, Dumped Him

Gbemileke Ajayi



A Nigerian gay who was used and dumped by his married partner who also is gay has threatened to expose him to his wife for dumping him.

Relationship adviser and blogger, Joro Olumofin shared the story of this young man on his Instagram page on Thursday.

Read his narration below:

You would recall that Nigeria’s former President, Goodluck Jonathan signed a bill that criminalizes same-sex relationships, defying western pressure over gay rights and provoking US criticism.

The bill, which contains penalties of up to 14 years in prison and bans gay marriage, same-sex “amorous relationships” and membership of gay rights groups, was passed by the national assembly.

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FG Declares Monday Public Holiday

Peter Okunoren



The Federal Government has declared Monday as Public Holiday to mark the 2019 Eid-ul-Mawlud which is in commemoration of the birthday of the Holy Prophet Muhammad.

Mr Mohammed Manga, Director Press and Public Relations of the Ministry of Interior, announced this in a statement on Thursday in Abuja, NAN reports.

He said the Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, congratulated the Muslim faithful on the occasion and enjoined them to live within the virtues and teachings of the Prophet.

He said imbibing the Prophet’s virtues of love, courage, and perseverance would guarantee peace and security in the country.

Aregbesola expressed confidence that the challenges confronting Nigeria at the moment would soon be over and therefore called on Nigerians to remain focused and determined.

He gave the assurance that with the immense potentials the country is endowed with; coupled with its human and natural resources, Nigeria will sooner than later join the league of developed nations.

“With love, commitment, self-sacrifice, patience and patriotism, we will certainly, build a greater Nigeria,” Aregbesola said.

The Minister restated the Government’s desire to ensure a peaceful and secure environment for all Nigerians.

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BREAKING: Sanwo-Olu Drops ‘Your Excellency’ Title, Says ‘It Is A Symbol Of Executive Arrogance’ [FULL STATEMENT]




The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has asked residents to stop using the title, ‘Your Excellency’ where he is concerned.

In a statement on Wednesday, the governor said he preferred to be addressed as ‘Mr. Governor’ to deepen the citizen-government relations.

He said “In the last five months that I have been privileged to exercise the mandate freely given to me by the great and hardworking people of Lagos State, it has come to my consciousness to review certain features of citizen-government relations which impede the genuine expression of the democratic spirit of our society and the meaningful exercise of the sovereignty of our people.

The office of the Governor has been celebrated as the paragon of excellence, a temple of perfection and a throne of purity. This demi-god mystique spreads over the entire machinery of the executive arm of the government, symbolizing an authoritarian disposition on the governed. It has deformed the orientation of elected and appointed persons who are paid from the taxes of the people to see themselves as oppressors who can do no wrong and must be served, rather than serve the people.

Whatever might have been the reason for this myth, let us be honest, the office is occupied by a mortal who has been called upon to serve the electorate with humility – and sincerity. The office of Governor is a public trust that calls for sacrifice, modesty, and willingness to add value to the lives of the people.

Fellow Lagosians, I have come to the conclusion that for us to change the narrative of governance, we have to strike down this seeming symbol of executive arrogance that commands popular obeisance and undermines the democratic role of citizens as the masters of those they have elected and appointed to serve.

It is a conviction that I believe will send the right signals to all politicians and civil servants that service to the people has brought us here. It is the duty we are obliged to do. It is the responsibility that we bear wherever we find ourselves; whenever we are called to serve.

Only God, the Almighty, the Creator, the Protector, is the Most Excellent. No man can share His eternal qualities.

Thenceforth, I wish to be addressed simply as Mr. Governor, a title that will constantly remind me that I have been chosen out of so many fellow compatriots to lead a collective salvage of our political economy. A salutation that sanitizes the paraphernalia of office and reminds us all of our imperfections and mortality. To give official effect to this announcement, I shall issue tomorrow an executive order that will formally ensure full compliance with this new policy.

Babajide Sanwo-Olu
Lagos State.

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