Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has sent another list of commissioner nominees to the Kwara State House of Assembly
The FidelinfoNews gathered that the nominees are; Deborah Aremu – Irepodun, Banigbe Remilekun Oluwatobi – Isin, Senior Ibrahim Sulyman – Ilorin West, Saba Magret – Edu, Ahmed Maryam Hassana – Patigi
It will be recalled the the Governor had earlier sent a list of 7 nominees which was approved by the assembly.
Kwara Fire Fighters Rescue 40 Year Old Trapped In Flood
A 40 years old man was on Thursday rescued from rising floodwaters in Kwara State by men of the State Fire Service.
“About 18:10hrs of yesterday evening, 6th May, 2021 during the heavy downpour, the Brigade was summoned to a rescue operation around Royal Sekina Hotel, along Ajase-Ipo Road in Ilorin Kwara State,” a statement by the spokesperson of the Kwara State Fire Service, Hassan Adekunle, reads.
“On getting to the incident, a man of about 40-year-old had been trapped inside the flood. Most importantly, the victim man called Abdulwahab Olarewaju was able to recover well alive by our firemen from this turbulent flood.”
He quoted the fire service boss, Prince Falade John Olumuyiwa (CFO), as urging resident “to always be safety cautious especially during the rainfall”.
BREAKING: Former Minister ‘Mama Taraba’ Is Dead
Aisha Alhassan, former Nigerian Minister for Women Affairs is dead.
Alhassan, known widely as Mama Taraba, was appointed as Minister in 2015 by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The FidelinfoNews gathered that She died at 61 in Cairo, Egypt.
Officials of the Peoples Democratic Party in Taraba State also confirmed her death to one of our correspondents.
AlHassan is a former Minister of Women Affairs and former Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria from Taraba North Senatorial District.
She contested for the same seat on the platform of the UDP in the 2019 general elections after resigning as a minister in the regime of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) on July 27, 2018.
The former senator was born on the 16th of September, 1959 in Jalingo, Taraba State, to Alhaji Abubakar Ibrahim, Sarkin Ayukan Muri.
EFCC Denies Offering N1 Million To ‘Yahoo Yahoo’ Informants
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has said that it has not issued any notice on social media promising a financial reward for anyone with information that could lead to the arrest of internet fraudsters, popularly known as Yahoo Boys.
The anti-graft agency said the “clarification became necessary following phone calls by citizens wanting to cash in on notices in the social media by fraudsters promising a reward of One Million Naira (N1,000,000) for friends, family, and relatives of Yahoo Boys who hand them over to the EFCC.”
One of the notices with hashtags #EFCC and #beagoodcitizen said, “If you have a Yahoo Yahoo boy as family, friend or relative, kindly hand them over to us, and get a massive reward of 1million naira.”
The EFCC, in a statement by the Head, Media and Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren, advised the public to disregard the notices because they are alien to the Commission.
Uwujaren said, “Promoters of the hashtags are currently under surveillance and every effort will be made to bring them to justice.
“While the Commission welcomes information that could lead to the arrest of cybercrime suspects, it has no policy of financial reward for such informants.
“The fight against corruption and other forms of economic crime is a patriotic duty and Nigerians are encouraged to embrace it with altruism.
“The whistleblower policy of the Federal Government which the Commission is among the agencies saddled with its implementation is applicable only to public sector corruption.
“The public is warned that the Commission will not be responsible for anyone who falls for this obvious scam.”
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