The brief: Harvest of deaths; INTELS contract; ‘Best friend’ | Dailytrust

The brief: Harvest of deaths; INTELS contract; ‘Best friend’

Despite being disqualified in the bid process, the Federal Government of Nigeria has taken a step ahead to award a service boat monitoring agent contract for another 25 years to the Integrated Logistics Services Limited (INTELS).

Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai has appointed Muhammad Hafiz Bayero who happens to be his son’s bosom friend as the administrator of the Kaduna Capital Territory.

A research by the SBM intelligence on Tuesday has revealed that a total of 1,153 civillians and 176 security personnel have been killed between July and September this year.

Despite Bid Disqualification: FG Moves To Award INTELS Multibillion Naira Boat Service Contract

The federal government is set to award a service boat monitoring agent contract for another 25 years to the Integrated Logistics Services Limited (INTELS) despite being disqualified in the bid process, investigations by Daily Trust revealed.

The contract between the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and INTELS for providing the authority with the service for monitoring boats expired in August 2020. The contract which commenced in 2007 lasted for 13 years.

Gunmen Ambush Police Patrol Team In Bayelsa, Cart Away Riffle

Gunmen suspected to be cultists have attacked a police patrol team on Kolo-Ogbia road in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.

A police inspector reportedly sustained injury in the attack while his riffle was seized.

How El-Rufai Created A Territory In Kaduna And Appointed Son’s Friend As Administrator

Muhammad Hafiz Bayero, a bosom friend of Bello El-Rufai, eldest son of the Governor of Kaduna State, is the administrator of Kaduna Capital Territory.

The territory is one of the three that came into existence under the administration of the incumbent governor of the state.

PODCAST: How Over 50% Women Are Offline

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said that about five out of every 10 women in Nigeria do not have access to the internet.

Research shows that about half of women that are online are less likely to use the internet to increase their income or participate in public life.

How true is this, considering the influx of women influencing and marketing their products online? Click this link to listen to the podcast.

1,153 Civilians, 176 Security Personnel Killed In 3 Months – Report

A total of 1,153 civilians, 105 soldiers, 67 police officers, two immigration officers, one civil defence officer and one customs officer were killed in violent incidents across Nigeria between July and September this year.

This was revealed in a report on Tuesday by SBM Intelligence, a research organisation that compiles and analyses data about happenings in Nigeria.

Sports Ministry Budgets N1.47bn For Construction, Upgrading Of 14 Stadia

Despite the deplorable conditions of sporting edifices across the country due to poor maintenance as reported by Daily Trust on Sunday, October 10, 2021, the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has proposed to spend N1.47bn on the construction, upgrading as well as completion of at least 14 sporting centres and mini stadia across the country.

This is contained in the 2022 budget estimates submitted by President Muhammadu Buhari to the National Assembly on Thursday, October 7.

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Protect Your Children At Any Cost

Williams Uchemba, Nollywood Actor, has called on Parents to protect their kids from sexual contents in children cartons and comics.

Uchemba made this call on his Instagram page on Tuesday, calling on parents to protects their children at all cost. According to him, the enemy is out to influence children through what they are watching.

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