The Governor of Edo State, Governor Obaseki has given the inmates who escaped from the Benin Medium Security Correctional Centre, Sapele Road and the Oko Medium Security Correctional Centre up till Friday, October 23 to return voluntarily or face the wrath of the law.
According to Nigerian Tribune, the governor gave the three-day ultimatum in Benin on Wednesday, October 21, while on an assessment tour of the facilities in company of the the Controller of Correction, Edo State Command, Babayo Maisanda, who announced that six out of the 1,993 inmates who escaped during the jail breaks had voluntarily returned.
It would be recalled that some hoodlums who highjacked the peaceful #EndSARS protest in the state had on Monday attacked the two Correctional Centres and freed the inmates after unleashing terror on the facilities, its personnel and their properties, mostly, vehicles.
Emotional video of late Chisom Chukwuneke talking about her illness from hospital bed
Chisom Chukwuneke, a brilliant student who emerged the best 2019 candidate of the West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination, WASSCE, in her school, recently passed away after battling blood cancer.
Felix Chukwuneke, a Nigerian professor identified as the father of the deceased, took to Facebook to narrate how Chisom’s sickness started as leg pain.
He said this had prompted him to fly her to South Africa for medical care. She reportedly died after a prolonged treatment in South Africa.
Blood cancer, also called leukemia, is a disease in which the bone marrow and other blood-forming organs produce increased numbers of immature or abnormal leucocytes, thereby suppressing the production of normal blood cells.
Watch heartbreaking video below:
Sinach Gives scholarship to Boy Who Sells Satchet Water In Educative Way
Gospel singer, Osinachi Kalu Egbu aka Sinach as offered scholarship to a young boy who sells satchet water and educates people while selling it.
A video of the young boy where he was seen educating people on the inportance of water and its effect in the human body went viral, this prompted Sinach to ask for his contact details.
The boy’s marketing strategy included defining water, listing the qualities of good water, and discuss importance of water while focusing on its energy giving feature.
He would also go ahead to discuss the role water plays in helping the body system fight against coronavirus.
When he is sure to have fully educated his potential customer on why they need to drink enough water, he would then proceed to plead with his potential customer to buy water from him.
Sinach has met the little boy and also offered him scholarship so that his intelligence will not be wasted.
Get approval before using Youth Corpers uniform in nollywood movies — NYSC tells filmmakers
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has urged filmmakers to always seek proper approval before using corps members’ uniform while shooting their movies.
Mr Christian Oru, NYSC Assistant Director of Legal Services, said this in Lagos during a meeting between National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) and creative industry stakeholders on enabling laws and strengthening of professional guilds and associations
“For any film maker that wants any of his casts to wear the corps members’ uniform while shooting movies, we require that you write an application letter to NYSC to indicate your interest.
We also demand that you submit your script to us for proper vetting to know how NYSC will be represented.
We know the script is your copyright and we will do everything to ensure confidentiality,” he said.
Oru also noted that filmmakers will pay administrative handling charges before the use of the uniforms.
“We want a token from what you generate from the production of such movies where our uniforms are used, this is known as administrative charges.
This is because we spend money to produce these uniforms, we will like to work with you and we promise that we will all be on the same page to ensure we are developing the industry and the nation as well,” he said.
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