The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudiness and sunshine from Saturday to Monday across the country.
NiMet`s weather outlook released on Friday predicted cloudy skies on Saturday with spells of sunshine over the northern region with prospects of thunderstorms over parts of Kaduna, Sokoto, Zamfara and Kebbi States in the morning hours.
It said that isolated thunderstorms were expected over parts of Bauchi, Gombe, Kaduna, Adamawa, Taraba, Katsina, Kano, Yobe and Jigawa States later in the day.
“Cloudy atmosphere is anticipated over the North Central region with prospects of rain showers over parts of the Federal Capital Territory, Kwara and Niger States in the morning hours.
“Later in the day, thunderstorms and rains are envisaged over parts of Plateau, Kogi, Niger, Benue, the Federal Capital Territory and Kwara States.
“Cloudy atmosphere is expected over the inland states of South and coastal states in the morning with chances of light rains over parts of Ondo, Oyo, Osun, Anambra, Imo, Enugu, Bayelsa, Akwa Ibom, Cross River and Rivers States.”
It anticipated thunderstorms and rains over parts of Ebonyi, Imo, Anambra, Abia, Edo, Ogun, Oyo, Ekiti, Ondo, Osun, Lagos, Bayelsa, Delta, Akwa Ibom, Rivers and Cross River States later in the day.
According to NiMet, cloudy atmosphere with intervals of sunshine was expected over the northern region on Sunday with prospects of thunderstorms over parts of Kaduna, Adamawa, Bauchi, Gombe, Jigawa, Zamfara and Taraba States in the morning hours.
The agency forecasted thunderstorms over parts of Borno, Yobe, Adamawa, Taraba, Kano, Katsina, Sokoto, Kebbi, Gombe and Bauchi States in the afternoon to evening hours.
“Cloudy atmosphere is anticipated over the North Central region with prospects of thunderstorms over parts of the Federal Capital Territory, Plateau, Kwara, Niger and Nasarawa States in the morning hours.
“Later in the day, thunderstorms with rains are envisaged over parts of the Federal Capital Territory, Benue, Kwara, Nasarawa, Kogi, Kwara and Plateau States.
“Cloudy atmosphere is expected to prevail over the Inland of the South and the coast with prospects of rains over parts of Abia, Ebonyi, Lagos, Rivers, Akwa Ibom and Delta states in the morning hours, “ it said.
NiMet envisaged intermittent rains over parts of Ebonyi, Imo, Abia, Edo, Anambra, Ondo, Oyo, Ogun, Cross River, Enugu, Ekiti, Delta, Rivers, Akwa Ibom and Bayelsa States later in the day.
It predicted cloudy skies with sunshine intervals over the northern region on Monday with prospects of morning thunderstorms over parts of Sokoto, Kebbi, Katsina, Kano, Kaduna, Zamfara and Taraba States.
The agency forecasted prospects of thunderstorms over parts of Zamfara, Bauchi, Gombe, Taraba and Borno later in the day.
“Thunderstorms with rains are anticipated over parts of the Federal Capital Territory, Niger, Nasarawa, Kogi, Benue and Plateau in the morning hours.
“Later in the day, thunderstorms are expected over the entire region. Cloudy atmosphere is expected to dominate the inland cities of the South and the coastal states.
“There are chances of intermittent rains over parts of Abia, Enugu, Anambra, Imo, Ogun, Oyo, Rivers, Cross River, and Akwa Ibom during the morning hours, “ it said.
NiMet anticipated chances of thunderstorms with rains over parts of Oyo, Osun, Ekiti, Edo, Anambra, Imo, Abia, Ebonyi, Enugu, Delta, Bayelsa, Akwa Ibom, Lagos, Rivers and Cross River later in the day.
The agency said that moderate to heavy rainfall could lead to flash floods.
“The public is advised to take necessary caution, avoid driving and walking through flood waters. Strong winds are likely to precede and accompany the thunderstorms, citizens are advised to take necessary safety precautions.
“Disaster Risk Managers, Agencies and individuals should be proactive, to avert loss of lives and property during the rainy season.
“All Airline operators are advised to avail themselves of weather reports and alerts periodically from NiMet for effective planning for their operations,” it said.
LG Chairman Assures Corps Members Of Security Of Lives In Bauchi
Mr Markus Lusa, the caretaker Chairman of Bogoro Local Government Area of Bauchi state has assured the corps members serving in the area of security of their lives and property.
He made the assurance on Thursday during a town hall meeting between the corps members and the Bogoro local government council stakeholders, organised by the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in the area.
Lusa, who explained that the council was always partnering with all the security agencies in the area, added that the council was ready to partner with NYSC to better the lives of the corps members serving in the local government.
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Represented by Mr Markus Nahemia, the Director, Administration and General Services, Bogoro LGA, Lusa urged the corps members to be patient as all their previous demands would be met in due time.
Earlier, Mr David Dauda, Bogoro Local Government Inspector (LGI) of NYSC, enjoined the stakeholders in the area to encourage corps members by financing community development projects that would have a positive impact on the lives of the members of their host communities.
He appreciated the government and the people of Bogoro for being corps members friendly, adding that the LGA could best be described as a home away from home to Corps members.
In his remarks, Mr Saul Mamman, the Education Secretary, Bogoro Local Education Authority, said that assisting corps members to execute community development service projects would lead to greater social impact and sustainable change in the local communities.
Speaking on behalf of the corps members, the Corps Liaison Officer (CLO), Bogoro Local Government, Mr Daniel Obioma described the programme as apt and timely.
While commending the people of the area for being accommodating and hospitable to corps members, Obioma said that the event would assist them in discharging their duties effectively.
Subsidy: CSO Threatens To Thwart Labour’s Oct 3 Planned Indefinite Strike
A Civil Society Organisation, CSO, operating under the aegis of Civil Society and Workers Dialogue Forum (CSWDF), has expressed its disapproval of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, and the Trade Union Congress, TUC’s planned indefinite strike scheduled to commence on Tuesday, October 3, 2023.
The organisation described the proposed strike as sabotage and deliberate mischief, saying the union wasn’t sensitive to its part of dialogue with the Federal Government over the fuel subsidy removal impasse.
Reacting to the planned strike in a statement jointly signed and issued on Thursday by the group’s convener, Abubakar Ibrahim and co-conveners, Bashir Faisal and Rafiu Shaibu, they assured of their support if the two workers’ unions decided to toe the path of nobility.
According to the CSO, the Nigeria Labour Congress fully agreed to the withdrawal of fuel subsidy, which they also earlier advocated for, adding that “having the subsidy that has been draining government for centuries removed, it should be supported by all stakeholders”.
The group, having acknowledged the difficulty faced by Nigerians, explained that the Federal Government has made deft moves in rehabilitating the refineries to reduce the cost of petrol and gas importation.
It added that the recent distribution of palliative to the tune of N5 billion to each of the 36 states of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT are part of mitigation measures until things normalise as no government anywhere in the world derives pleasure in the suffering of its people.
“The wage increase of workers is being negotiated with NLC constituting membership of the committee, hence, we are appalled at what the proposed strike intended to achieve.
“As opposed to the past, the NLC has always been on the negotiation table before any decision was taken by this administration.
“We recalled that in June this year, the Union was in talks with the FG over fuel subsidy removal without carrying other stakeholders along, which we protested our exclusion.
“Having agreed with President Bola Tinubu’s administration, only for the workers Union to recant and propose an indefinite strike is counter-productive and we will mobilise our members across the 36 States and FCT for anti-NLC protest.
“This statement should serve as official notice to the Director of State Service DSS, IGP and other security agencies, that we are going to mobilise to streets against NLC on 3rd October, 2023,” the CSO stressed.
The group recalled that some states have purchased buses for public transportation and have also added funds to the federal government’s offer to them, insisting that the proposed strike was inappropriate.
Nigerian Artistes In Strange Covenant With Devil – Nigerian Prophet
The spiritual head of the Wisdom Church of Christ International, Prophet Bisi Olujobi, has said some Nigerian artistes have entered a strange covenant with the devil.
The Prophet said this in a statement he made available to DAILY POST on Thursday.
According to him, the artistes, in the desperation to achieve stardom, seek favour from the devil.
However, he noted that these celebrities did not know that the devil would take something back for every favour received from him.
“The devil cannot give anything without taking something reasonable in return. That is the game of the devil which they (Nigerian artistes) fail to realize,” he disclosed.
Olujobi called on Nigerian artistes and their African counterparts to return to God, who he described as the giver of all gifts.
The cleric said the strange covenant between the artistes and the devil would be the reason behind the untimely end of some of them in their prime.
“Nigerian artistes and their African counterparts have to return to God, the giver of all gifts, as many of them have entered into strange covenant that will eventually cut off their light at their peak,” he stressed.
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