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Today's Headlines: FG Makes New Appointment, Obasanjo Lands In Addis Ababa For Ethiopia's Election

FG Makes New Appointment

The Federal Government led by President Muhammadu Buhari through The National Road Safety Advisory Council has been inaugurated by the Vice President of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo.

(Photo Credit: Naija News)

The 29-member Advisory Council is a major aspect of the updated National Road Safety Strategy adopted by NEC and approved by the Federal Executive Council late last year.

Naija News understands the Road Safety Advisory Council is chaired by Osinbajo, while the Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr Boboye Oyeyemi will serve as Secretary.

The Vice President noted that the setting up of the council is a demonstration of the government’s commitment to addressing the challenges of road safety in the country.


Obasanjo Lands In Addis Ababa For Ethiopia's Election

Former Nigerian leader Olusegun Obasanjo, has arrived Addis Ababa to monitor Ethiopia’s general election scheduled for 21 June.

(Photo Credit: PM News)

Obasanjo is the head of the African Union Elections Observation Mission to the country.

The election was originally slated for August last year.

But the COVID-19 pandemic forced a postponement by 10 months.

(Photo Credit: Google)


Peace Corps Bill To Be Passed Soon - Doguwa

A bill for an Act to establish the Nigerian Peace Corps currently before the House of Representatives is to be passed soon, House Majority Leader, Alhaji Alhassan Doguwa, has said.

(Photo Credit: Vanguard Newspaper)

A statement by the Public Relations Officer of the Peace Corps, Mrs Millicent Umoru-Osakwuaoguwa, said that Doguwa gave the assurance during the reconstitution of the State Commands of the outfit for Jigawa, Kano and Katsina, held in Kano on Thursday.


Tanker Explodes In Ikeja, Lagos

A tanker has reportedly exploded on Thursday in Ikeja, the capital of Lagos state.

(Photo Credit: PM News)

According to reports, there is a raging fire near Sheraton hotel.

As at the time, this report was filed, firemen and rescue teams are yet to arrive.

(Photo Credit: Google)

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