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BREAKING: PDP senator declares support for Ahmad Lawan, gives reasons

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A government official, Sen. Subside Nwaoboshi has proclaimed help for Ahmad Lawan’s Senate Presidency offer. Nwaoboshi (PDP-Delta) made this known while preparation reporters in Abuja on Friday, NAN reports. He said from his evaluation of the considerable number of contenders for the position, Lawan would be advised to accreditations.

“In 2015, I made my help unmistakable that I was going to help the occupant Senate President even before different people came to join and my forecast happened. “I have called you individuals again this year to make my position evident because I trust that after the election, what should’ve central on my psyches is Nigeria.

“Not a party, not a religious association but rather what we believe is useful for Nigeria. “To that degree, I have been supposing, I have been observing every one of the applicants, and a significant number of them have come to counsel with me, talk with me on the telephone, visited me by and by both on the chamber and outside the house.

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“Along these lines, I feel it is essential for me to make my position unmistakable so a portion of these inquiries, individuals are posing can be settled. “Presently, this is my position. When I have faith in a reason, I would dependably work to need to propel that reason. “For the Senate administration, I have made it obvious to my companions that I will bolster Sen. Ahmad Lawan for the administration of the ninth Senate,” he said.

He said his choice was educated by Lawan’s skill, knowledge, and capacity to convey others along regardless of gathering alliance or ethnicity. “It is for the accompanying reasons. I have discovered that Sen. Lawan has been in the Senate for as long as 20 years and in that capacity, he has assembled a great deal of authoritative involvement in the House of Representatives and the Senate.

“The leader of the Senate is the executive of the national get together who should comprehend the operations of the two chambers and Lawan has an understanding from the two rooms. “Additionally, as a pioneer, I found in his ability, insight, and he acknowledges the perspectives on others, and he tunes in to better contentions.

“Any pioneer who will manage on that chamber must almost certainly suit different people and should be insightful. “Commit no errors, I never bolstered him in the eighth, and I had my reasons however I likewise trust that in this one I am settling on a decent decision in supporting him,” he said.

He advised against unguarded explanations that may influence the generosity the legislators choose had for Lawan, including that it was their privilege to pick their pioneers. Nwaoboshi focused on that the governing body had its system for picking and evacuating its pioneers, prompting that as opposed to passing on directions, partners should counsel with the officials to be.

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He stated, “I should offer kudos to the APC Deputy Chairman, North, Distinguished Sen. Shuaibu. He created a comforting impression, saying authority must counsel and arrange not to sit in your home and state it must be this individual. No one is a tyke.

“That is the reason you see that even the individuals who are backing Lawan are pulling back, particularly inside my gathering. In as much as we concur that whoever will be Senate president will originate from your audience, it isn’t for you to let us know is this individual or he will never have anything to do with us.

That isn’t statesmanly. We will pick our pioneer, and when we discovered that the individual is never again serving the Nigerian individuals, we have our component. “The Senate is comprised of men who have separated themselves in their different professions. So you do or sit I’m your office or in your high paradise and manage to them who will be their pioneer.

“The vast majority of the obstruction that individuals see particularly in my gathering. It isn’t because somebody is scrutinizing Lawan’s fitness that he doesn’t have the experience or knowledge. “The Senate ought to be left to pick their pioneer.” On his triumph at the Court of Appeal, Nwaoboshi said he was sure of winning, including that, “I realized that judgment wouldn’t stand.” He guaranteed that should the issue go up to the Supreme Court, and he was sure about triumph.

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Buhari approves new appointment

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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

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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

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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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