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Angry villagers block Osinbajo’s convoy in Abuja



Angry villagers block Osinbajo’s convoy in Abuja

Oppressed nonconformists hindered the guard of Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo, along Umaru Musa Yar’Adua Expressway, in Abuja, yesterday morning, to request the Presidency’s mediation in supposed land getting in the Federal Capital Territory.

The VP was going to the airplane terminal when his caravan kept running into a blockade at Goza town hub of the street.

Inhabitants of Gbagyi town had combined on the spot, which is the real street associating the air terminal to the city, to dissent claimed intrusion of their territory by the military.

Osinbajo’s security assistants endeavored to calm the nonconformists yet fizzled. This constrained Osinbajo to land from his vehicle.

A portion of the dissenters hailed his activity as he moved toward them.

Osinbajo sued for quiet and guaranteed the dissenters that their complaints would be tended to.

Persuaded by his petition, the general population enabled his escort to pass yet denied access to different vehicles.

From that point, the Chief Of Army Staff, Lieutenant-General Tukur Buratai, denied their charges.

Buratai talked at the establishment laying function for the development of the Army Command Estate and Headquarters Directorate of Army Legal Services, at Giri, along the Nnamdi Azikiwe universal Airport Road, where he advised the dissenting young people not to challenge any longer as their activities would not yield result.

Buratai, who said the bequest land was distributed to the military in 1979, said the military got its Certificate of Occupancy that equivalent year and that every one of the archives of the property was with the Abuja Geographical Information Service of the FCT.

“We paid the levy that was intended for the re-affirmation and got our affirmation. In other words that we have lawfully and auspicious ensured this specific land.

“Along these lines, any move to disturb our exercises here (progressing development take a shot at the land) will be pointless. We have all the lawful sponsorship.”

Buratai clarified further that, “this specific estate (land) was conceded to the Nigerian armed force in 1979. “Nonetheless, we got the official distribution with the Right of Occupancy (C of O) in 1997 by the Federal Capital Administration.

“In 2011, when all land in the domain were renounced, and proprietors of land were coordinated to re-guarantee their territory, the Nigerian armed force, alongside different administrations, Navy and Air Force, appropriately connected for the re-affirmation.”

He urged those claiming the military snatched their territory to channel to their grievances to the fitting quarters instead of dissenting and blockading interstates.

“The dissidents ought not to enable themselves to be tricked and bring the laws into their hands.”

To guarantee trespassers don’t infringe on the 4,000 hectares of land, the military has burrowed channels around the whole region and started development of office and private convenience, to suit the recently settled base camp of Army Aviation Corps, Women Corps, Space Command, just as officers and warriors quarters, the Nigerian armed force Farms and Ranches Limited; among different foundations of the military.

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Buhari approves new appointment




President Muhammadu Buhari approved the appointment of Captain Musa Nuhu as the new Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA).

Latest Nigeria newspaper report that It will replace Captain Muthar Usman. Until his appointment, Nuhu was the Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

He is an airline pilot, security expert, leading quality control auditor, and artificial intelligence expert. Nuhu has a master’s degree. Bachelor of Business in Aviation and was in the Presidential Air Fleet as Captain and security officer.

Latest Nigeria newspaper report that He also worked at Nigeria Airways, Aero Contractors and Petrowest, among other organizations.

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Declare state of emergency on education – CLO tells Gov Emmanuel




The Civil Liberties Organization, a chapter of the state of Akwa Ibom, has asked Governor Udom Emmanuel to declare a state of emergency in the state’s education sector.

The president of CLO in the state, Franklyn Isong, said this in his office in Uyo, the state capital while informing journalists as part of activities to commemorate World Teachers’ Day with the theme “Young teachers: the future of the profession.”

He said the need became necessary to stop the serious decomposition of infrastructure and insecurity in state public schools.

Isong criticized the content of the education presentation recently organized by the state government, describing it as “urbanized” and not with the intention of capturing the deep crisis that was shaking the sector in the state.

He said: “It is worrisome and sad that most public schools in some communities in Akwa Ibom state are in ruins, insecure and left to the destiny of the communities without government attention.

“All that is needed is for the Governor to take bold steps by declaring a state of emergency in the education sector to build more classroom blocks in rural and urban schools, provide good infrastructure such as science equipment, libraries, laboratories, as well as review the education curriculum to ensure a better and safe future for children in the state of Akwa Ibom. ”

He thanked the state government for tameing the right to basic education of the Akwa Ibom child in free and compulsory education and urged the state government to do what is necessary.

“The right to basic education of all Nigerian children, as enshrined in the Child Rights Act of 2003 in Article 15 (1), had been tamed under the Akwa Ibom State Child Rights Act, to ensure that every child in the State of Akwa Ibom the right to compulsory, free and qualitative basic education. ”

Isong added that; “In the Fundamental Principles and Directives of State Policy, as set out in Chapter 2, Section 13 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria of 1999 (as amended), the government has the responsibility to ensure that the education of Nigerian children be free and qualitative. ”

He also urged the government to address the numerous complaints of delays in the payment of pensions and unpaid tips to relatives of late elementary school teachers with delays in 1991 and to provide an improved social assistance package for teachers in public schools throughout the state.

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We will attack DSTV, MTN, Shoprite, Stanbic IBTC, others if they don’t leave Nigeria – Yoruba youths




After the xenophobic attacks against Nigerians and Nigerian companies in South Africa, the Oodua Youth Coalition, OYC, has granted South African companies and businesses seven ultimata to leave Nigeria.

Latest Nigeria newspaper report that the group president, Oluyi Akintade Tayo, the refusal of the interested parties to give in to the notice of resignation will mean death.

While expressing disappointment at the attitude of South Africans against Nigerians living and working in South Africa, particularly what they described as the continued silence of the South African government on development, the group emphasized that during the apartheid era, which was the time Difficult of In the rainbow country, Nigeria was firm with them.

The statement says: “Oodua Youth Coalition (OYC), the most crucial youth group in Nigeria that projects and protects the Yoruba nation in the country, is sad and angry because South Africans, with the support of the country’s authorities, are coordinating the looting and burning of Nigerian businesses and mutilations and murders of our brothers and fathers on earth.

“It is unfortunate that South Africa, which under the apartheid regime had the support and solidarity of the Nigerians and the government while the white supremacists reigned supreme, is now turning to inflict physical and psychological pain and injury to the people whose parents committed great harm.” part of wages and profits and the community to end the apartheid reign.

“The circulating video in which Mr. Bongani Mkongi, the Vice Minister of Police of South Africa, defended the attacks against Nigerians and other Africans confirmed our previous fear and doubts about the guilt of the South African authorities. It is disconcerting that the country whose former leader, the late Nelson Mandela, recognized Nigeria’s efforts to elevate the South African-led government, is expelling other Africans, mostly Nigerians, energetically and with shame.

“We have tolerated the excesses of these South Africans whose businesses have prospered in Nigeria without any physical and psychological attack. For months, the coalition has written several letters to the South African consulate in Nigeria requesting meetings to chart a way forward and find a lasting solution for these unfortunate and barbaric incidents that have still been ignored or have run into a brick wall.

“OYC, after an emergency meeting, has concluded plans to, as a matter of urgency, attack all South African companies and facilities in Nigeria, especially in the southwest region of the country. DSTV, MTN, SHOPRITE, STANBIC IBTC, and other outlets are our goals.

“Therefore, we give these South African companies a maximum of seven days to leave Nigeria or forget them, since our coalition, with other groups and comrades throughout the country, will attack them and burn them to ashes,” reads the notice.

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