Youths urged to evolve innovative ideas for national devt.

Taiwo Oluwadare, Ibadan

Youths in the country have been implored to be innovative and creative in promoting entrepreneurial skills and national development and therefore eschew illegal activities that can inhibit desirable development.

Oyo State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Prof. Adeniyi Olowofela gave this charge, on Tuesday, during a workshop organised by the Faculty of Engineering of The Ibarapa Polytechnic, Eruwa ,titled ‘Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship for national development’.

According to Prof. Olowofela, all the technological innovations especially the ones from Asian countries were discovered through reverse engineering, while noting that Nigerian youths could achieve similar feat through accessing libraries or use of the internet to get directory on these technological innovations instead of diverting the energy on illicit businesses online.

The Commissioner further said, “Youths that engage in illicit use of internet (Yahoo…

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Court orders Navy to release Ayade’s aide, two others

Judex Okoro, Calabar

The Federal High Court, sitting in Calabar, on Tuesday, ordered the Nigerian Navy to release, with immediate effect, one of Governor Ben Ayade’s aide, Mr. Daniel Asuquo, and two others to the Nigeria police, declaring their continued detention was illegal.

Since December 9, 2017, Asuquo and two others had been detained by the Navy over alleged bunkering activities.

In a judgment by Justice I .E Ekwo, he held that the continuous detention of Mr. Daniel Asuquo and keeping him incommunicado since December 9, 2017 was unconstitutional, null and void as it contravened sections 35 (1), 36(1), 37 and 41 (1) of the 1999 constitution as amended.

Justice Ekwe directed that Asuquo and two others be released forthwith to the police or any other prosecuting authority for the purpose of prosecuting them if anyone of them committed any offence.

“The arrest and detention of Mr. Daniel Asuquo and two others their residence at N0 7 ,Mesembe Avenue on the 9th of December,…

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Buhari’s body language gave rise to wanton killings, says Sule Lamido

Tunde Omolehin, Sokoto

A former governor of Jigawa State and presidential aspirant in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the forthcoming general elections, Alhaji Sule Lamido, has blamed President Muhammudu Buhari’s alleged inaction on the current wave of killings in the country.

He claimed that the president’s body language of hate was what gave rise to wanton killings, armed banditry and kidnapping in some states of the country.

Lamido stated this, on Tuesday, in Sokoto, during a consultation visit to party stakeholders.

According to him, “Every nation takes the character of its leader. If the leader of a country is very humane, caring, loving, supportive and compassionate, that is what the offsprings will be.

“But if the leader is a leader of pains and hate, who believes in unleashing pains on people, then it is expected that the country will be in violence and acrimony.

“As at now, Buhari’s body language of hate is what gives rise to wanton killings, armed…

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