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N65 Billion Contracts: Senate Summons NDDC Boss

The Senate has called Enyia Akwagaga, acting Managing Director of 

the Niger Delta Development Commission, to show up before it on 

Tuesday over the honor of N65 billion agreements. 

Matthew Urhoghide, Chairman Senate Committee on Public Accounts, 

brought Akwagaga over his nonattendance at the becoming aware of the board on 

the agreement. 

The agreements were granted among 2017 and this year for clearing 

water hyacinth and desilting streams in the area. 

Urhoghide said the Committee knew that N2.5 billion was assigned 

for the agreement, and that N65 billion has supposedly been spent so 


He said that if the data was demonstrated, it would imply that the 

financial limit for the agreement was surpassed. 

Urhoghide stated: "We need to determine if due procedures were pursued 

in the honor of these agreements, especially the data that we 

have available to us that they surpassed spending limits. 

"What we can be sure of is that N2.5 billion was planned for the desilting and 

clearing o…

Abuja Kidnappings: We Have Arrested 14 Suspects, Say Police

The Nigeria Police Force says it has captured 14 presumed ruffians 

threatening Abuja city. 

The supposed ruffians and other speculated offenders were marched by 

the FCT Police Command on Friday. 

Bala Ciroma, the Commissioner of Police, said among the suspects are 

10 individuals who were captured regarding the ongoing kidnappings 

in Kuje while one was captured regarding the abduct occurrence 

on September 14 at Asokoro. 

He gave their names as Mohammad Umar, 22; Mohammed Abdusalam, 18; 

Abdullahi Bashir, 17; Abdulrazak Ibrahim, 20; Ibrahim Dogosika, 20; 

Idris Ori, 30; Friday Taiye, 22; Abdullahi Ibrahim, 30; Garba 

Abubakar, 25 and Abdullahi Mohammed, 35. 

Ciroma likewise said 12 vehicles were recuperated from eight speculated vehicle snatchers.

On second day of Chicago educators strike, association says progress is 'exceptionally insufficient'

Chicago Public School instructors rampaged for the second day of their strike on Friday. 

Dealings among educators and the city's school area are as yet in progress, and keeping in mind that there seemed, by all accounts, to be some advancement, the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) said they're not near arriving at an arrangement. 

"They're discussing class size. [Chicago Public Schools] is offering some exchange and that is a first," Chris Geovanis, representative for CTU, revealed to ABC News Friday. "It's deficient however it's a beginning." 

Instructors are battling for littler class sizes, additionally staffing and better wages. In excess of 25,000 thousands educators hit the picket lines on Thursday following quite a while of bombed arrangement endeavors. 

Classes in the country's third biggest school locale were dropped Thursday and Friday because of the strike. 

Chicago Public Schools (CPS) presented a composed proposition on decreasing class…

Kashmiris down shades, avoid schools in 'demonstrations of disobedience'

Shabir Ahmad shades his shop at 9:30am consistently, timing only two hours of work, as a feature of a progressing "common noncompliance development" in Indian-managed Kashmir against the depriving of the district's self-sufficiency. 

Over the most recent four days, Shabir, who sells window ornaments and bedsheets, has not earned a solitary penny, however the 60-year-old retailer demands the "quiet dissent" by dealers is significant "for the fate of their kids". 

"Our lives are done now and we dread for the tomorrow of our youngsters," he told Al Jazeera as he sat in his shop situated in the core of old Srinagar's Nowhatta territory that has been the focal point of conflicts between the adolescent and Indian military. 

"All methods for fight for us have been gagged and this is the best way to stand up to." 

Dealers in the area have been maintaining their organizations for only two hours from 7:30am to 9:30am as a characteristic of d…

26-year old Nigerian, Jessica Edosomwan among 18 most needed female criminals in Europe

26-year old Nigerian lady, Jessica Edosomwan was recorded on Friday, Ocotber eighteenth by Europol as one of the 18 most needed female criminals by French specialists. 

She is asserted to have been a piece of a posse of human bootleggers who utilized a type of black magic known as 'juju' to constrain youthful Nigerian young ladies into prostitution. Working in each significant French city the group housed the young ladies in horrible conditions, charging them extreme rents. 

The people in question, who were controlled by a more established lady known as 'la Mama,' were then undermined in the city. The cash they made was then sent back to Nigeria through a casual installment framework known as 'hawala'. 

Jessica Edosomwan has been on the kept running since 2017 and could be in France, Belgium or Germany, Europol said. Jessica's case was featured by Europol's 'Wrongdoing has no sex' crusade, in which the essences of criminals are aesthetically veiled…

I Don't Wear Panties To Public Gatherings - Actress Ashley Stephanie

Just as of late, Cameronian vocalist cum entertainer, Ashley Stephanie got highlighted in a Nigerian film, where she played Femi Jacobs side chick, from that point forward, the web has been agog thinking about what's happening between two skilled on-screen characters. 

In a talk with Pearls News, Ashley said in spite of the fact that she's not in an association with Femi Jacobs however she's a sucker for genuine affection. 

Talking on the famous people that propelled her to easily consolidate music and motion pictures, Ashley Stephanie referenced any semblance of Beyonce and Kelly Roland. 

Considering what the leggy artiste won't do for the sake of design? Hear her: "I can't be found wearing pantz or a G-string to a design appear."

Developing number of Republicans battle to protect Trump on G-7 decision, Ukraine and Syria

A developing number of congressional Republicans communicated irritation Friday over what they see as President Trump's shaky conduct, a sign that the president's stranglehold on his gathering is beginning to debilitate as Congress plunges toward a noteworthy reprimand vote. 

In interviews with in excess of 20 GOP legislators and congressional assistants in the previous 48 hours, many said they were spurned by Trump's choice to have a universal summit at his very own hotel and frustrated by acting White House head of staff Mick Mulvaney's affirmation — later pulled back — that U.S. help to Ukraine was retained for political reasons. Others communicated resentment regarding the president's deserting of Kurdish partners in Syria. 

One Republican, Rep. Francis Rooney (Fla.) — whose area Trump conveyed by 22 rate focuses — didn't discount casting a ballot to arraign the president and contrasted the circumstance with the Watergate outrage that finished Richard Nixon&#…

UK Brexit confrontation: All the most recent updates

The United Kingdom's parliament is gauging the Brexit arrangement concurred between British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the European Union. 

The 650-seat House of Commons' supposed "Super Saturday" session is required to close with a decision on the reexamined withdrawal understanding. 

In any case, Johnson's adversaries have laid a parliamentary booby trap that could yet disappoint his arrangements and power him to send individuals from parliament home without deciding on his arrangement, introducing a further Brexit delay. 

The revision, presented by previous Conservative MP Oliver Letwin and supported by a cross-party coalition of resistance officials, would constrain Johnson to demand an expansion to Brexit before the finish of Saturday in the event that it passes. The legislature has said it will pull the decision on the reexamined withdrawal understanding if Letwin's proposition is affirmed. 

In the midst of the high political dramatization, the clock …