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Insecurity: South West govs asked to be vigilant, proactive

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The Head of Harmonized Vigilante Group in the South West, Alhaji Rilwan Hussein Yahasalam, has approached governors of the South West states to be cautious and proactive despite accusing security ruptures in the locale. He said the condition of kidnappings and banditry by and by in every one of the states that make up the political zone requires most extreme watchfulness and snappy activity.

Yahasalam, in an announcement, made accessible to reporters in Osogbo, the capital of Osun State on Saturday, communicated worry over the general instability around the nation and late security risk in the South West. He said the unremitting instances of guiltiness in various networks of the district, which frequently ascribe to Fulani herders show that there is new measurement to security design of the area, which must be paid attention to turn away horrendous event.

As indicated by him, the ongoing instances of snatching and vicious burglary on roadways inside the South West have ingrain dread in numerous individuals, particularly representatives and men, including ranchers, who have nearly surrendered their homesteads for fear of being grabbed or mutilated by presumed Fulani herders.

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“We have specific security circumstance within reach; our networks are not anymore protected because of crimes of criminals and hijackers suspected to be Fulani herders. “The heretofore languid and serene locale is currently stepped by step getting to be unpredictable and sensitive, while political pioneers in the area imagine as though nothing is going on.

“It isn’t in uncertainty that things may deteriorate if political pioneers in the locale keep on keeping up this frame of mind and neglect to act quick, the circumstance is to be sure declining. “A teacher at Obafemi Awolowo University, who was kidnapped as of late along Ife-Ibadan street explicitly referenced Fulani herders as his abductors, in which over N5m was gathered as the payoff.

“It is the in a similar course that two authorities of Federal Road Safety Corps were captured and recovered paid before they could verify their discharge. “It was additionally announced that more than 30 furnished herders on Sunday hindered the segment of Ilesa-Akure express street at Erinle, shooting sporadically until security agents in the caravan of one of the governors in the locale came to remove them.

” It is debilitating that all these are occurring in the zone and no single capture has been made. This issue is indeed influencing the financial existence of the general population in the area, and an incredible threat for the nation everywhere “, the announcement read. Yahasalam, in any case, included that even though, the Police and other security organizations were attempting endeavors to halt the circumstance from the beginning, there is a requirement for community-oriented efforts towards battling wrongdoing from other non-state entertainers, particularly neighborhood vigilante gatherings.

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He reviewed how such condition of instability surfaced during the 90s and mid-2000, in which the mediation of his gathering, as a team with security organizations, in the end, checked the threat. “We have had a circumstance like this previously, where speculated Fulani herders were waylaying individuals along Gbongan-Ibadan street, it was the coordinated endeavors of Police and our gathering that put a stop to that guiltiness. “Along these lines, presently that there is another measurement to security break in the state, with more modernity in their task, the administration must search internally to handle the flow challenge with more life.”

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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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