Viral video: Police debunk masked lady’s allegation of opulence against Inspector

The Lagos State Police Command, on Thursday, debunked allegation raised by a masked lady in a video on the social media accusing a police Inspector, Marcel Nnabugwu, of living in opulence and above his means.

The lady in the said video which had since gone viral on the internet, had alleged that Nnabugwu owns a property at No. 27, Remi Fani-Kayode Street, GRA, Ikeja worth N250 million, as well as exotic car with a customised license plate number titled “MCON”.

The lady had further alleged in the video that the moment the officer in question enters into any night club, the club shuts down to all customers to attend to his needs.

She had also estimated the officer to worth over N2 billion, claiming that he spent millions of Naira during his 30th Birthday party recently, and thereafter requested the police authorities to investigate the source of wealth of the officer whom she further alleged to be serving in Mopol 18 Owerri.

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NASENI DG resumes office for second tenure

Samuel Bello

The Federal Government has re-appointed Prof. Mohammed Haruna as Executive Vice Chairman of National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) for a second tenure of  five years.

Deputy Director Information and Protocol of the agency, Mr. Olusegun Ayeoyenikan, made this known in a statement, on Thursday, in Abuja.

The agency faced internal crisis following the delay by President Muhammadu Buhari in deciding the tenure of Prof. Haruna.

Haruna, who was received in the agency by the outgoing acting Executive Vice Chairman of the Agency, Aliyu Adnan, amidst jubilation by friends, staff, Union members, affirmed his determination to make more impacts on indigenous development of industrial tools and machine parts, which will be recognised not only in Nigeria, but globally.

According to him, what was paramount for all employees of NASENI including himself was to move the agency forward and to make it not 
only a hub for technological development but also…

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Why does Neymar showboat?

Neymar sprang up onto one knee and counted them on his fingers.
“One, two, three,” he shouted, in screeching English. He threw his upturned palms to his side and asked the referee’s assistant, “How many more?”

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Why does Neymar showboat?

Neymar sprang up onto one knee and counted them on his fingers.
“One, two, three,” he shouted, in screeching English. He threw his upturned palms to his side and asked the referee’s assistant, “How many more?”

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Flooding: Oyo government to dredge 64 rivers in Ibadan

The Oyo State Government has concluded arrangements to dredge 64 streams and blocked drainage across the state as part of efforts to prevent flooding.

A statement signed by the State’s Commissioner for Environment and Water Resources, Chief Isaac Ishola in Ibadan on Thursday confirmed the government’s decision.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the dredging is expected to be undertaken by the ministry in conjunction with the Ibadan Urban Flood Management Project.

Ishola stated that the Project Implementation Unit safeguard team would be displaying Environmental and Social Management Plan for dredging of streams and clearing of blocked drains.

“The effort to be undertaken in line with the Safeguard requirement of IUFMP sub-projects is to sensitise the general public on the social and environmental impact of the project,” he said.

He noted that the ESMP action would mitigate the negative impact of the project as stipulated by the guidelines of World Bank Projects.

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Flooding: Oyo government to dredge 64 rivers in Ibadan

The Oyo State Government has concluded arrangements to dredge 64 streams and blocked drainage across the state as part of efforts to prevent flooding.

A statement signed by the State’s Commissioner for Environment and Water Resources, Chief Isaac Ishola in Ibadan on Thursday confirmed the government’s decision.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the dredging is expected to be undertaken by the ministry in conjunction with the Ibadan Urban Flood Management Project.

Ishola stated that the Project Implementation Unit safeguard team would be displaying Environmental and Social Management Plan for dredging of streams and clearing of blocked drains.

“The effort to be undertaken in line with the Safeguard requirement of IUFMP sub-projects is to sensitise the general public on the social and environmental impact of the project,” he said.

He noted that the ESMP action would mitigate the negative impact of the project as stipulated by the guidelines of World Bank Projects.

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