US election: Russian President, Putin reveals who he will work with.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday said he was ready to work with any U.S. leader.
According to Russian news agency, the President said he would congratulate whoever emerges the winner of the U.S. presidential election once all the legal formalities are settled.
“We will work with anyone who has the trust of the American people,” he said.
The President further said the winner must be named either by the opposing party, which should acknowledge the victory of their opponents or after the final results of the election is confirmed in a legitimate, legal way.
Recall that the President’s spokesperson, Kremlin had earlier said that he is waiting for official results from the U.S Presidential election before sending a congratulatory message to a winner.
Killers of Nasarawa APC chairman won’t go scot-free -Gov.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi Sule, has reiterated his administration commitment to fish out perpetrators behind the murder of the state Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Mr. Philip Tatari Shekwo, in the state.
The vow was contained in a press statement signed by Mr. Ibrahim Addra, the Chief Press Secretary to governor Abdullahi Sule, on Sunday, and made available to The PUNCH in Lafia, the Nasarawa state capital.
The statement said, “We received with great shock and bewilderment the killing of the Nasarawa State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Philip Tatari Shekwo, in the hands of yet to be identified gunmen who forcefully gained entrance into his residence last night.”
According to the governor, he was personally traumatised by this gruesome and inhuman act that has left myself, Shekwo’s family members, the APC family and indeed all well meaning people shattered.”
“My prayers and thoughts go to the family of the late Shekwo. He was a great husband, a statesman, peaceful gentleman and loyal party man,” the statement added.
“I will like to assure all that the perpetrators of this dastard act will not go scot-free. Investigations have already commenced by our security agencies who will do all it takes to hunt down these criminals and bring them to justice.”
Police rescue kidnapped victim in Calabar, arrest three suspects.
The Cross River Police Command has rescued a kidnapped victim, Emmanuel Akpan-Udo and arrested three suspects connected with his kidnap.
The State Commissioner of Police, Mr Abdulkadir Jimoh, in a statement on Sunday in Calabar, said the suspects were arrested on Nov. 21 in Calabar, NAN reports.
Jimoh said the victims’ vehicle was also recovered during the operation that was carried out by officers of “A Division” in Calabar.
“Through painstaking investigation, officers of the A Division on Nov. 21 arrested three suspected kidnappers, rescued the victim, Emmanuel Akpan-Udo and also recovered his car.
The suspects include Blessed Etim-Sunday, 33, Samuel Udo-Udo, 27, and Ime John-Effiong, 23, a.k.a last born.
“They have also made useful statements and further effort is still been made to arrest other gang members,” he said.
How to curb rots in Nigeria's education, health sector - ASUU.
For Nigeria’s education sector to receive the desired facelift, a ban must be placed on the children of public office holders seeking foreign education.
The is the submission of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Akure zone on Sunday while claiming the move will help checkmate the decadence in the nation’s educational sector.
ASUU also called for measures to stop the political class and their dependents from seeking medical intervention outside the shores of Nigeria.
The submissions were contained in a statement issued by the Zonal Coordinator of the union, Prof. Olu Olufayo as well as the FUTA ASUU branch Chairman, Dr. Olayinka Awopetu.
According to the ASUU, such policies will help to reposition the failing nation’s educational and health sectors and stressed the political class were not committed to ending the ongoing ASUU strike since they are not directly affected.
“Until we domesticate two very important practices as laws in Nigeria, we may not get out of this doldrums -first, an act to compel all public office holders and government appointees to have their wards educated in Nigeria Public schools from primary to tertiary level.
“Secondly, an act to compel all political office holders, appointees and their dependents prohibiting them from seeking medical intervention outside Nigeria.
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