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Insecurity: Anyaoku sends powerful message to Buhari, NASS

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The former Commonwealth Secretary-General, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, urged President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Assembly to take urgent action to stop the current security situation in Nigeria.

According to him, such steps would prevent the country from slipping into anarchy.

Anyaoku, spoke yesterday at the launch of a book entitled Dadi, the Man, the Legend, written by Dillibe Onyeama, in honor of a former judicial icon, Judge Dadi Onyeama, in Abuja.

He pointed out that the emerging scenarios on earth were sinister signs that had to be verified without further delay.

Anyaoku said: “Let me now come to my message to President Buhari and all the members of our National Assembly. The message has two sides: Nigeria is on the edge; and our main national challenge is the management of the diversity of our country.

“Each diverse federal country throughout the world achieves political stability and socioeconomic development through the successful management of its national diversity. There are two common keys to this.

The first is to have an inclusive central government that gives the peoples of the federative parties a sense of belonging that, in turn, underpins the sense of unity and patriotism in all citizens.

“The second is to have an adequate delegation of powers in the federated units to allow them to manage their internal security and significant aspects of their socioeconomic development.

“However, today, Nigeria is on the edge, because no objective observer, including those of the government, can deny that the current state of affairs in our country is extremely worrisome.

“We see an unprecedented decrease in national unity; We see an unprecedented level of insecurity in life and property with the kidnappings and murders of human beings that occur virtually every day in many parts of the

country, including violence seemingly uncontrolled by the Fulani pastors, which has generated Controversial controversies about the policy proposed by the federal government of Ruga. .

“For the sake of peace and the integrity of the country, Ruga’s policy must be handled prudently and strictly in accordance with the provisions of our current constitution on land tenure.

And, we see that all these damaging developments are accompanied by a worsening of the level of poverty that is driving Nigeria to quickly become the world capital of poverty.

“I call on our President, the members of the National Assembly, the governors and, in fact, all our political elites not to continue denying the seriousness of these evident facts, if they are not addressed effectively, they are forced to put pressure on the country. ” On the verge of a national disaster. ”

The former Commonwealth scribe noted that Nigeria was already blessed with what was needed to meet security challenges before they got out of hand.

He also said: “Fortunately, to provide an insightful government that facilitates the effective approach of these challenges, Nigeria does not need to reinvent the wheel, if only the people in the government and all involved learn

from our history, thus avoiding validating the saying by the German philosopher, Friedrich Hegel, that “the only thing we learn from history is that we do not learn anything from history”.

“Because it is undeniable that the history of Nigeria has shown that the economy achieved a greater sense of national unity and more rapid progress in socioeconomic development during its period as a true federation of more viable federated units with greater devolution of powers to them as it was in the immediate post-independence years of the country under its 1960/63 constitutions.

“As I have said on many occasions, I believe that Nigeria’s current problems will be addressed more effectively if the country’s diversity is managed with a governance structure that is based not only on the current lessons of various successful federations, but also more importantly, of the happiest experience of Nigeria’s past during its immediate post-independence years. ”

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IPOB: Buhari Govt Plotting To Give Anambra To Candidate Willing To Establish Ruga For Herdsmen

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The Indigenous Individuals of Biafra, IPOB, has accused the Muhammadu Buhari-led administration of plotting to make use of safety operatives to impose a candidate prepared to determine Ruga in Anambra State.

Naija Information reviews that the outlawed group had declared a sit-at-home within the Southeast of its detained chief, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, just isn’t launched from the custody of the Division of State Service, DSS.

Many has interpreted the sit-at-home order as a name to boycott the Anambra state governorship election scheduled to carry on the sixth of November, 2021.

However IPOB in a press release on Thursday by its spokesperson, Emma Highly effective, has distanced the group from the upcoming election.

In line with the proscribed group, its sit-at-home order has nothing to do with the Anambra State governorship election.

The professional-Biafra group mentioned it’s centered on the unconditional launch of its chief and never the polls.

An announcement he signed and issued reads: “The worldwide motion and household of the Indigenous Individuals of Biafra (IPOB) ably led by our nice and indefatigable chief Mazi Nnamdi KANU want to make clear that opposite to speculations and blackmail, IPOB has by no means made any official assertion or referred to as for the boycott of Anambra State gubernatorial election approaching November 6 2021.

It would subsequently be incorrect for individuals to take a position or peddle falsehood towards us when there is no such thing as a foundation for such.

“For the sake of readability, what we mentioned was that your entire Biafra land could be locked down from November 5 to November 10, 2021 if by November four the federal authorities fails to launch our chief, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, unconditionally.

“Our place has nothing to do with the Anambra election. All we’d like is our chief’s launch who dedicated no crime to be held perpetually in custody. We now have gathered by intelligence the plot by Nigeria Authorities to maintain our chief in detention perpetually by frivolous court docket adjournments.

“Politicians should depart IPOB out of their predicaments. They need to cease dragging IPOB into their election. We knew their evil plans after they had been killing their fellow politicians and blaming it on IPOB. They need to depart us alone.

Utilizing social media to hyperlink IPOB to Anambra election exhibits most of them should not knowledgeable about plots by Nigeria Authorities and her safety operatives to hijack this election and provides it to whom they really feel to good the institution of Ruga in Anambra State. However that received’t work for them as a result of IPOB is forward of their sport plan.”

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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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