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Foreign

Overtourism:Greece Sets To Check Visitors

The Athens archaeological site which attracts visitors from around the world, keen to marvel at the ancient cultural spot, going forward, will take 20,000 only a day, to keep track of footfall and enforcing an hourly slot system. CNN reported that Greek culture minister Lina Mendoni said that the Acropolis currently has up to 23,000 daily visitors, calling this a “huge number. Mendoni said while the site is opened until […]

todaySeptember 4, 2023 32 2

Commentary

Imperative Of Harmonizing Retirement Age For All Workers

Imperative Of Harmonizing Retirement Age For All Workers   The agitation for upward review of retirement age from the statutory age of sixty in the country to sixty-five years appears to be getting the desired attention. As the Nigerian Labour Congress NLC under the leadership of comrade Joe Ajero had in the twilight of the last administration approached the former President Mahammadu Buhari with a view to harmonizing the retirement […]

todayApril 23, 2024 26

Foreign

Ten Dead After Malaysia Navy Helicopters Collide

Two Malaysian navy helicopters collided in mid-air as they flew in formation during a rehearsal for a military parade, killing all 10 crew on board. One of the aircraft clipped the rotor of the other before the two crashed into the ground, footage published on local media showed. The incident took place at 09:30 local time (02:30 BST) in the Malaysian town of Lumut, which is home to a Royal […]

todayApril 23, 2024 9

National

Deputy Speaker Decries Nig’s Ranking On Global Terrorism Index

Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Benjamin Kalu has stressed the urgency of finding innovative solutions to tackle the increasing security challenges in Nigeria. In his address of welcome at a one day National dialogue on State policing in Nigeria, Organised by the House of Representatives, Kalu explained that Nigeria’s current policing structure falls short of recommended ratios, with significant understaffing and resource deficiencies. He further stressed that […]

todayApril 23, 2024 8

Foreign

Top US Colleges Struggle Widening Gaza Protests

Protests against the war in Gaza have spread from Columbia and Yale to other universities as officials scramble to diffuse a burgeoning protest movement. On Monday night, police moved to break up a protest at New York University and made a number of arrests. Dozens of students were arrested at Yale earlier in the day while Columbia cancelled in-person classes. Similar "encampments" have sprung up at Berkeley, MIT and other […]

todayApril 23, 2024 4

National

NPF Convenes Summit To Address Housing Deficit

As part of efforts to address the significant housing deficit affecting its officers, the Nigeria Police Force has convened a Housing Summit to tackle the issue. The Inspector General of Police IGP, Kayode Egbetokun, stated that the summit aims to facilitate networking and strategic collaboration among stakeholders to advance his housing vision for the Nigerian Police. Kayode Egbetokun stated that in line with the renewed hope agenda of the President, […]

todayApril 23, 2024 9

National

FG To Partner Borno Ĝovt On Food Security, WASH Progs

  The Federal Government is to partner Borno State Govt on Food Security, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Programmes. Minister of Water Resources and Sanitation, Prof. Joseph Terlumun Utsev, stated this when he hosted the Governor of Borno State, Prof. Babagana Zulum in Abuja. Prof Utsev stressed that the collaboration would enhance food security, leveraging on the irrigation and River Basin potential in the state, in alignment with the Food Security […]

todayApril 23, 2024 8

National

State Police Solution To Nig’s Security Crisis – GEJ

  Former President Goodluck Jonathan has advocated the establishment of State police as the ultimate solution to Nigeria's security crisis. He made the call in Abuja at a one day dialogue on the establishment of State police organized by the House of Representives with the theme "Pathways to Peace': Reimagining Policing in Nigeria" According to him, the issue of state police is no longer negotiable, pointing out that there was […]

todayApril 23, 2024 6

National

Merger Of FRSC, NSCDC Into NPF Better Than State Police- IGP

The Inspector General of Police, Olukayode Egbetokun, has suggested merging the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, and the Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, into a department within the Nigeria Police Force, rather than establishing a State Police system. He made this proposal during the National Dialogue on State Policing, jointly organized by the House of Representatives and the Policy and Legal Advocacy Centre (PLAC) in Abuja. Represented by […]

todayApril 23, 2024 2

National

Dispel Fear Of Abuse Of State Police – Speaker

The Speaker of House of Representatives, Dr Tajudeen Abbas, has called on stakeholders to provide a framework that will dispel the fear of abuse of state police by governors. The speaker made the call at a one day national dialogue on state policing, with the theme: “Pathways to Peace: Reimagining Policing in Nigeria” in Abuja. Dr. Abbas said that there was need to proceed with caution as some Nigerians continue […]

todayApril 23, 2024

National

Adopt Measures To Mitigate Flooding -NIHSA

State governments have been urged to promote awareness and evolve comprehensive mitigation strategies to reduce vulnerability to floods. The Director Operational Hydrology of the Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA) Mr. Femi Bejide made the the call while Featuring on "Perspective" a Kapital FM current Affairs program in Abuja. Mr. Bejide stressed the need for disaster risk managers, policymakers, and other stakeholders to prioritize preparedness and flood control efforts to safeguard […]

todayApril 22, 2024 24

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