FG Embargoes Foreign Training, Travel for Public Officers
The Federal Government on Thursday through the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation (HoS), Mr. Danladi Kifasi, in a statement signed by the Assistant Director (Media Relations), Office of the HoS, Mr. Mohammed Manga, announced the placement of an embargo on foreign training and international travel for public servants.
Kifasi in a circular titled: “Restrictions on Foreign Trainings and International Travels by Public Servants,” issued to all ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs), said that government had embarked on a number of measures to help manage the situation.
He also listed some guidelines/instructions which shall be applied before any public officer shall travel out of the country on government expense stated further that “proposals for participation or attendance of international conferences, seminars, workshops, study tours, training, presentations of papers, negotiating/signing of Memoranda of Understating (MoU) abroad at government expense, shall no longer be allowed except those that are fully funded by sponsoring/invitation organizations.”
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Nkwocha gets coaching job
Perpetua Nkwocha who part of the Falcons team to the 2014 African Women’s Championship in Namibia where the four-time African Woman Player of the Year led the team to win their seventh title, recently signed a contract with Swedish second division side, Clemensnas IF, as a player-coach
The announcement was made by the club on Monday on their website, “Clemensnäs IF welcomes Perpetua Nkwocha, “Peppe” as coach of the ladies DIV2.
“We are very pleased and proud that Peppe wants to start as player-coach of our association. We look forward to the coming season.”
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Woman allegedly stabs husband to death at their home in Bayelsa
Henry Gagariga on the 4th February was allegedly stabbed to death by his wife Victoria Ambakaderimo after a quarrel at their home in Akenfa, Bayelsa state. Victoria allegedly stabbed him in the throat.
According to their friends, this was not the first time she’d stab him but this time, he lost his life.
She is currently being held at Akenfa police station in Bayelsa state over his murder.
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Food vendor keeps late brother’s skeleton in wardrobe for two years
The corpse of Stephen Aloefuna, a former footballer with Rangers International Club in the 80s, was hidden in the family house for the past two years until it had decomposed to a skeleton.
Ngozi Aloefuna, a food vendor in Anambra State, and also a sister to the late footballer, was discovered to have been in custody of the remains of her brother who died of mental illness about two years ago.
Residents of Amikwo Village, Awka South Local Government Area, where the incident happened were shocked at what happened.
It was gathered that Ngozi tried all she could do for him to recover from his sickness but all her efforts proved abortive. So, when he died. For the past two years, the corpse was denied a proper burial and abandoned in the room, where it decomposed to bones.
She explained to reporters that shortly after her brother’s death, she called their elder brother, that was living outside the state but he warned her not to disturb his peace.
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