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FG to move teachers retirement age to 65 — Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says efforts are underway to increase the retirement age of teachers in Nigeria’s public service from 60 years to 65 years.

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Osinbajo disclosed this on Tuesday while hosting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, Oluwabunmi Anani, Maltina Teacher of the Year, 2020 Winner, as part of the 2021 World Teachers Day celebration.

Anani was accompanied on the visit to the Presidential Villa, by Uzodinma Odenigbo, Head of Public and Government Affairs, Nigerian Breweries Limited(NBL).

Anambra Security: IGP orders posting of new CP

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba has ordered the immediate posting of a new Commissioner of Police (CP) to Anambra state.

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The new CP, Echeng Eworo Echeng, takes over from CP Tony Olofu who has been redeployed to the Force Headquarters, Abuja.

The IGP has also ordered the deployment of a detachment of NPF Special Forces to Anambra State to bolster and complement the ongoing peace-building efforts of the Nigeria Police Operation Restore Peace in Anambra State.

Lawan Seeks Federal, State Govts Synergy For Development

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has called for partnership and cooperation between the Federal Government and the States, for the development of the country.

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“What the Federal government needs in the sub-nationals is partnership, cooperation and development together,” Lawan said shortly before he formally commissioned the 25Km Uyo-Ikot Ekpene road in Akwa Ibom State.

This was disclosed in a statement signed by the media adviser to the Senate President, Ola Awoniyi, on Tuesday.

The road is a Federal government project but the state government took it upon itself to complete the project with the expectation that the money expended by the state will be refunded by the Federal government.

Philanthropist Donates To Abuja Home Saving Special Children

The Emysharp Foundation, founded by an Abuja-based businesswoman, Mrs Emilian Anyaeche, has donated foodstuffs, drinks and other consumables to the Vine Heritage Home Foundation, located in Kiyi (Chikuku) village, Kuje area council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja.

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The orphanage home, which houses 167 children, takes care of special children like twins, triplets, albinos and those whose mothers die during their birth, by saving them from threat to their lives because of the circumstances of their birth and superstitious beliefs.

Speaking during a visit to the orphanage home on Sunday, Mrs Anyaeche prayed for the children to become successful in life, saying she will need some of them in later life to handle her legal briefs as lawyers whenever the need arise.

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