Tuesday, May 11

Tag: Public Assets

Imo Attack: Such Attitude Can Lead To Insurgency, Says Lawan
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Imo Attack: Such Attitude Can Lead To Insurgency, Says Lawan

Senate President Ahmed Lawan has described the recent attacks on public assets in Imo state as an attempt to distract the government, saying such actions can lead to insurgency. In the past days, there has been a series of attacks on government infrastructure in the state. On Monday, gunmen attacked correctional centre, and the police command headquarters in Owerri, the state capital. Over 1,500 prisoners were reportedly freed in the attacks. Speaking on Friday in Owerri where he inaugurated a road project, Lawan said those attacking government assets are enemies of the people. “We have been experiencing insecurity recently, especially in Imo state — the jailbreak, burning of police headquarters and so on and so forth. These may be attempts by enemies of the people to di...
We Won’t Allow Fifth Columnists Undermine Security In Lagos – Sanwo-Olu
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We Won’t Allow Fifth Columnists Undermine Security In Lagos – Sanwo-Olu

The wanton destruction of public assets in the violence that trailed the recent nationwide protests by the youth against police brutality has bolstered the Federal Government-led initiatives geared towards engendering peace and security in the Country Ministry of Interior, on Tuesday, held Stakeholders’ Engagement on Internal Security and Conflict Resolution in Lagos State, with the purpose to strengthening peace and security in the aftermath of the destruction. The Ministry engaged in consultations with the State Government, traditional rulers, civil society groups, religious institutions and youth groups on the need to adopt dialogue as key approach in channeling grievances and resolving conflicts. The consultative forum, held at Adeyemi Bero Auditorium in the Secretariat, A...
FG May Sell Public Assets To Fund 2020 Budget
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FG May Sell Public Assets To Fund 2020 Budget

Indications have emerged that more public assets may be put up for sale by the Federal Government as the Bureau of Public Enterprises reviews the 2020 Privatisation Work Plan. Checks by our correspondent revealed that work on the review of the privatisation work plan is ongoing.The revised 2020 budget has a deficit of N5.37tn. Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, had said the Federal Government intended to finance the deficit through domestic and foreign borrowing, as well as proceeds from privatisation of public assets. Our correspondent learnt that the BPE is reviewing the 2020 Privatisation Work Plan.The review of the work plan was informed by the drop in the projected revenue that will accrue to the Federal Government within the year. Directo...

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