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Isreali Set To Withdraw From UNESCO.

Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, said on Thursday that his country would withdraw its membership from the UN cultural agency UNESCO.

“Netanyahu instructed the Foreign Ministry to prepare Israel’s withdrawal from the organisation in parallel with the U.S.,’’ the prime minister’s office said.

Netanyahu in a statement praised the U.S. decision earlier Thursday to pull out of UNESCO citing an “anti-Israel” bias.

“This is a courageous and moral decision, because UNESCO has become the theatre of the absurd and because, instead of preserving history, it distorts it,” he said.

Also, the U.S. withdrawal from UNESCO is the “price to pay for discrimination against Israel,” Israel’s UN Ambassador, Danny Danon, said in a statement in New York.

“UNESCO has become a battlefield for Israel-bashing and has disregarded its true role and purpose. Today’s decision is a turning point for UNESCO.

“The organisation’s absurd and shameful resolutions against Israel have consequences. Today is a new day …

Bonny - Bodo Road Flag Off By Federal Government.

The Federal Government says it is a firm believer of the potentials of the private sector to deliver the infrastructure Nigeria requires.
Vice President Yemi Osibanjo stated this during the Flag-Off Ceremony of the Bonny Bodo Road in Grand Bonny.
According to him Government alone cannot plug the infrastructural deficit of the country that is why the Federal Government welcomes the Private Sector to take the lead.

“We give them the assurance that we will be with them every step of the way as enablers” he said.

According to him the Bonny Bodo Road Project is a Public Private Partnership between the Federal Government of Nigeria and the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas Company (NLNG) where the Federal Government is to bear 50% of the cost and the NLNG bears the rest.

He said the road will provide direct jobs for engineers, artisans, and labourers and indirect jobs for food vendors, suppliers, transporters, quarry operators and others in the construction value chain.

In his remarks the State Ch…

Kemi Olunloyo Has Been Temporarily Rreturned To Jail.

No More Journalism Practice In Nigeria – Kemi Olunloyo Says
Self acclaimed investigative journalist and blogger, Kemi Olunloyo has temporarily returned to jail as she faces defamation and cybercrime charges.

No More Journalism Practice In Nigeria – Kemi Olunloyo Says
Controversial blogger, Kemi Omololu Olunloyo will be spending the next 24hrs behind the cold bars and floor of the prison cell in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

Ms. Olunloyo has been accused of defaming Salvation Ministries founder, David Ibiyeomie. She is currently standing trial in court. It would be recalled that the Canada returnee earlier spent about 3 months in prison after failing to fulfil her bail conditions.

Ms. Olunloyo swiftly took to her Instagram account to share an update about her court proceeding as seen below:

“The judge granted me a new bail of 150k plus two sureties and stated that attorney Fatai Lawal should have been punished. Everything is closed now so they are taking me to PRISON for another 24 hour thin…