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Today's Headlines: National Assembly Passes New Bill; Obaseki Mocks Oshiomhole, Pastor Ize-Iyamu

National Assembly Passes New Bill:Photo Credit: Sahara Reporters.

SaharaReporters learnt that the CIFIPN Bill 2021 was passed into law, after it was read for the third time.

It was gathered that the bill was first introduced by the eighth assembly, which had control from 2015 to 2019, but it could not pass the anti-corruption bill, because of the delay in the presidential assent.

According to the CIFIPN President, the law would produce “professionals in the usage of Forensic Science and technological tools in the investigation of frauds.”

Obaseki mocks Adams Oshiomhole, Ize-Iyamu over congratulatory messages:

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has mocked former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole and his rival Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, over the congratulatory messages sent to him on Monday.Photo Credit: P.M News.

Obaseki who faulted the congratulatory messages noted that if the opposition leaders were really serious about their congratulatory messages, they should have printed them on their letter-headed papers, with their signatures on them, rather than posting it on the internet.

Matawalle suspends emir, district head:Photo Credit: Punch News.

The Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle, has suspended the Emir of Dansadau in Maru Local Government Area of the state, Alhaji Hussaini Umar.

Also suspended is the District Head of Nasarawa Mailayi in Birnin Magaji LGA, Alhaji Wakkala.

This was contained in a statement by the Governor’s Special Adviser on Media and Public Enlightenment, Zailani Bappa.

The statement said, “The District Head of Dansadau, Alhaji Nasiru will oversee the affairs of Dansadau emirate pending the outcome of an investigation”.

Police caution Abians against false alarm:

Photo Credit: Peoples Gazette.

The police in Abia have warned residents against raising a false alarm about imminent attacks by killer herdsmen.

The command’s spokesman was reacting to the rumour that went viral in Umuahia on Monday night that killer herdsmen had invaded the capital city and its adjoining villages and were ready to attack the people.

The report sparked fear among residents, with many making midnight telephone calls and short messages to friends and relatives, urging them to be alert and vigilant.

JUSUN vows to intensify strike:

The Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) says it will take the ongoing strike to “another level” in order emphasise its demand for financial autonomy for judicial workers.Photo Credit: The Cable.

The union had shut all courts around the country since April 6 in protest against governors’ failure to implement financial autonomy.

Speaking with TheCable after JUSUN’s national executive council (NEC) meeting on Tuesday, Jimoh, treasurer of the union, said the governors have not taken concrete actions to reflect financial autonomy for judicial workers.

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