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National News: Comments on N/A resolutions

Comments on N/A resolutions

Senate President David Mark yesterday talked tough on the Minister of Information Mr. Laraban Maku saying he is given to unguarded and careless comments. The Senate President was reacting to Maku’s recent comments that resolutions of the National Assembly were not binding on the executive.

Daily Trust, Wednesday 26 September, 2012.News page 1

National News: Reps orders Navy to release arrested vessels

Reps orders Navy to release arrested vessels

The House of Representatives joint committees on petroleum downstream Navy and Defence yesterday directed the Navy authorities to release a foreign vessel MT ST Vanessa and its crew now in its custody over alleged illegal operations on the Nigerian territorial waters.

Daily Trust, Tuesday 25 September, 2012, Page 10

CISLAC CONDEMNS ASSAULT ON AND ILLEGAL DETENTION OF DEVELOPMENT WORKER IN ENUGU

CISLAC CONDEMNS ASSAULT ON AND ILLEGAL DETENTION OF DEVELOPMENT WORKER IN ENUGU
The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre condemns in the strongest of terms the unlawful, inhumane and crass act of assault and extortion unleashed on the staff of South Saharan Social Development Agency, a not for profit organization dedicated to improving the plight of women and children based in Enugu, Ms Ukaoma Nma. This was perpetrated by the leadership of the Enugu State Waste Disposal Agency, ESWAMA, on the 29th of August 2012.
CISLAC laments and is scandalized that the head of a government Agency, supposedly established to promote the health of the people, in the person of Mrs. Ogaku and her assistant Mr Nnamani could degenerate to uncivilized methods of harassment, brutalization, abduction and extortion reminiscent of military juntas under a democratic dispensation.
CISLAC is further agitated that this barbaric treatment was meted out to the hapless Development Worker for […]