On Tuesday, the House of Representatives urged the federal government to immortalize the late Lt. Gen. Oladipo Diya, who died Sunday. During the plenary session, MP Kolapo Osunsanya, representing Ijebu Ode/Odogbolu/Ijebu North East Federal Constituency, moved after a minute’s silence for the late former Chief of Staff and decided to send a delegation to visit the family of the deceased in Lagos. Also read:Police arraign House lawmakers, seize $498,100 die General Dia He was the…"House of Reps urge Nigerian govt to immortalise late Diya –"
Population growth and increased time spent online are contributing to the rise in child pornography as the number of investigations increases in the West Bank. The West Coast RCMP doubled its number of child pornography investigations last year compared to 2021, jumping to 39 from 19 the previous year. Possession, distribution and production of child pornography make up the majority of cases handled by its Serious Crimes Unit, which also investigates attempted murder, aggravated assault…"‘Check your kids’ phones’: West Shore police urge action as child porn cases double"
Nigerian Christians in Jordan urge citizens to shun disobedience, promote national growth –
Nigerian pilgrims in the Holy Land urge fellow citizens to always pray against violations of God’s word for meaningful growth in the country. Pilgrims were individually interviewed by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday as they join the ninth batch of the 2022 pilgrimage to Mount Nebo in Jordan. They urged citizens to pray against anger, disobedience to God’s word and other factors that could lead to disunity among Nigerians. Mr. Olarewaju Ayodele,…"Nigerian Christians in Jordan urge citizens to shun disobedience, promote national growth –"
The House of Representatives on Thursday urged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to address the difficulties Nigerians face while using electronic banking platforms. Earlier, Sergius Ogun, a lawmaker representing Esan Northeast/Southeast federal constituency in Edo state, passed a motion in the plenary session in Abuja. The redesign of the naira note has led to an increase in the use of electronic channels, including point-of-sale (PoS), debit cards, and USSD platforms for banking transactions. Lawmakers…"Reps urge CBN to address difficulties in online banking transactions –"
A coalition of high-tech industries in the United States is urging President Joe Biden to get tough on Canada’s approach to digital services. The group said the proposed digital services tax unfairly targets U.S. companies and is off-side with international efforts to establish global standards. In a letter to Biden, they also complained about two controversial federal bills: the Online Streaming Act, known as Bill C-11, and the Online News Act, known as Bill C-18.…"Take hard line on Canada’s digital tax, online laws, tech associations urge Biden"
by Janice McKay March 17, 2023 at 1:07 pm The Community Safety and Media Relations Officer for the South Bruce OPP reminded residents that St. Patrick’s Day can be a fun celebration, but people need to make sure they also have a chance to enjoy the next day by making sure they get home safely. South Bruce OPP Constable Kevin Martin said a DUI charge meant an immediate 90-day license suspension, seven-day vehicle impoundment and…"South Bruce OPP urge safe St. Paddy’s Day celebrations"
Author: Terna Chikpa, Jalingo Election observers working in Taraba state on Friday urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to step up to its constitutional obligations in the upcoming gubernatorial and state assembly elections to ensure free, fair and credible elections. The International Center for Standards Development and the Global Initiative for Future Leaders, in collaboration with other INECs, have accredited observers led by Comrade Fidelis Nweke. Meanwhile, briefing reporters in Jalingo expressed displeasure as…"election observers urge INEC to step up for credible polls –"
Arewa youths reject demands for INEC chairman’s resignation, urge Atiku, Obi to rethink –
The Arewa Youth Consultative Forum (AYCF) on Sunday rejected calls by opposition parties for the resignation of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) chairman Professor Mahmood Yakubu. The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and the Labor Party last week called for the resignation of the INEC chairman over alleged irregularities in the country’s presidential and parliamentary elections last month. The parties rejected the INEC declaration of All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate Bola Ahmed Tinubu as the…"Arewa youths reject demands for INEC chairman’s resignation, urge Atiku, Obi to rethink –"
After Bola Ahmed Tinubu was declared president-elect by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Nigerians were urged to put politics behind them in favor of a government under his leadership. Forge ahead for a new Nigeria. The call was made by the Bauchi State Division of the APC National Youth Caucus while responding to the events leading up to the announcement of the presidential election results International Electrotechnical Commission. Comrade Alkaseem Nuhu Abdukadir, Country Chair…"APC youths berate Obasanjo, urge Nigerians to unite, build a new nation –"
A New York congressman wants to win over the U.S. secretary of state to oppose what he calls Ottawa’s “discriminatory” campaign against foreign property owners. Rep. Brian Higgins asked Secretary of State Anthony Blinken to formally oppose Canada’s new federal tax on underutilized foreign-owned housing that expires in April. The one percent levy applies to foreign nonresident owners of certain Canadian property located in an area with a core population of at least 10,000 people.…"Oppose Canada’s ‘xenophobic’ foreign property tax, U.S. critics urge Biden admin"