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John Odigie-Oyegun: An old warhorse drawn into new battle

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The crisp approaching emergency inside the pecking order of the decision All Progressives Congress (APC), which on Monday snowballed into mudslinging between its National Chairman, Comrade Adam Oshiomhole and his ancestor, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has been very captivating and engaging.

Those in the resistance Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) specifically more likely than not had enough portion of chuckling watching the trading of brickbats. It is their commonplace territory. It is a street they have ignored and once more. In this way, they definitely know precisely where and when the downpour began to beat the two screenwriter personae. Be that as it may, they can just watch and laugh as situations develop.

Similarly as the PDP experienced after its devastating thrashing in the 2015 general decisions, someone in the APC should likewise assume liability for the loss of seven states in this last race. What’s more, it isn’t amazing that the stewing emergency took a dumbfounding measurement following the profession of the Supreme Court invalidating all decisions won by the gathering’s applicants in Zamfara State, bringing to seven the complete number of states lost to the PDP.

This time, the trigger was a six-page letter composed by the Deputy National Chairman (North) of the gathering, Lawan Shuiabu, asking Oshiomhole to leave and permit the APC initiate a modifying procedure that can continue the life of the gathering past the residency of the present organization. He had, in addition to other things, blamed the national administrator for annihilating gathering union, which, as indicated by him, represented the loss of seven states to the resistance at the simply closed general decisions.

Be that as it may, in a quick response, a few defenders of the National Chairman from his command post rejected the case and blamed Oyegun for laying a ‘booby trap’ for Oshiomhole. Evidently drawn into the debate, Oyegun, in an announcement by his Media Adviser, Ray Morphy, portrayed the charge as over the top and puerile, encouraging Oshiomhole to acknowledge his absence of demeanor and ability to deal with the various interests and propensities that comprise the gathering.

His words: “The Oshiomole-drove official is about a year in office, for what reason does he think that its difficult to work without searching for reasons and substitutes? “It is a typical information that Oshiomhole ran the most false primaries in the historical backdrop of legislative issues in Nigeria. Review that INEC said so when it decreed Oshiomhole’s primaries as the most noticeably terrible up until now. The courts are stating something very similar today by upturning numerous APC primaries for being undemocratic and not exactly reasonable. Is it accurate to say that it was Oyegun who ran the primaries?

“Oyegun drove the gathering to reverberating triumph. Oshiomhole ought not devastate what others had toiled to manufacture. On the off chance that he needs instructional exercise on the best way to run a gathering, he ought to request it commonly. John Oyegun will gladly help; all things considered, no man might want to see his child disperse what he had toiled to construct.”

All these are simply negligible indications of the emergency of certainty that would decide the future survival of the gathering. As it’s been said, history instructs, however it has no student. In spite of the fact that the situation might be unique, it is clear that the powers behind the encourage ouster of the previous national executive and those against Oshiomhole are one and the equivalent.

The furious tempest is a reckoning of the malevolent primaries, which many gathering supporters accept was in charge of the poor excursion of the APC in certain states. As the individuals who control the switch of intensity are truly up in arm against the present authority, it would, in this way, be a lot simpler for the famous camel to go through the opening of the needle than Oshiomhole getting away from the huge mallet. They are the governors of the APC in their separate states. All through power, they use gigantic power and impact, and they would dependably go to any length to complete their desire.

Maybe, Oshiomhole would have changed the direction, yet for his over the top language which in a manner estranged many gathering individuals. Presently, incredible cast. The truth of the tranquility of the memorial park that pursued the unremarkable presentation of the gathering in the lost states is currently down on everyone. Under the current NWC, the gathering has botched another chance to mix the different inclinations that framed the gathering in the development to the last broad decision. Also, it would remain so for quite a while to come except if there is a typical purpose among the partners to fashion an assembled front against the rising fortune of the PDP.

The assignment even ends up harder now with the developing 2023 power game. The signs are inauspicious. Boss John Oyegun was chosen as regular citizen legislative head of Edo State on the stage of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) during the progress to vote based system propelled by General Ibrahim Babangida and served from January 1992 to November 1993. He was expelled from office after General Sani Abacha caught control. Afterward, he turned into a pioneer of the All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP).

On June 13, 2014, Odigie-Oyegun was chosen as national administrator of the APC. Bola Tinubu of Lagos State, the APC national pioneer, is accepted to have assumed a significant job in his development. The decision of Oyegun, from the for the most part Christian South of the nation, is determined to win both Christian and Muslim voters as a procedure to crush the officeholder President Goodluck Jonathan of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). He was constrained out of office by the connivance of certain governors, who blamed him for the powerlessness to keep up gathering discipline.

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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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