Previous President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, has entrusted Nigerians to implore and bolster the Federal Government to beat the spate of grabbing, psychological oppression and banditry in the nation.
He portrayed as troubling the spate of kidnappings and instability in the nation, saying that weakness has been there before now, however, has now expected a more extensive measurement.
Jonathan said this on Friday, in Abuja at the third session of the tenth Synod of the Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, held at St. Mathew’s Church, Gwarimpa Estate.
It has as its subject: “Hireling Leadership.”
The previous President utilized the event to prevent charges from claiming withdrawal of billions of naira from the country’s treasury while in office, depicting it as false and misdirecting, NAN reports.
He, nonetheless, recognized that the little accomplishments recorded amid his five-year residency was through petitions and the help of God.
The Primate of the Church of Nigeria Anglican Communion, The Most Rev. Nicholas Okoh, spoke to the Federal Government to facilitate an activity on the arrival of Leah Sharibu, the remaining Chibok young ladies and others in the Islamic group’s enclave.
He said the wounds perpetrated on the young ladies and their close families and the country was excruciating.
“We offer to the experts to accomplish more to save them safe and discharge them to their families,” he said.
As indicated by him, the waiting condition of instability in our nation, unjustifiable assaults, kidnappings by equipped highwaymen has entered a weird measurement.
Okoh further noticed that there had been an improved relation among herders and neighboring networks, imploring that it will be a changeless and veritable end to such inconveniences.
The primate approached the present organization to save Nigerians from the hand of “generator economy,” taking note of that individuals are currently tired with the expense of diesel and support cost of producing sets, adding that Nigeria has demonstrated to be a steadfast business sector for generators.
The Cleric additionally prompted the Federal Government to set up apparatus for quick usage of new Minimum Wage and not overlooking the predicament of the retirees.
The Bishop, while x-raying the highlights of worker pioneers, charged governments at all dimensions to endeavor to redo the economy to create productive work for the joining adolescents.
He, in any case, uncovered that there was an earnest requirement for the government to look after equity, reasonableness, and guarantee that shrewd was routinely discovered and rebuffed.
Okoh said that legislators, who go about as God ‘s operators of change, would be lauded for guaranteeing fairness and the reasonable administration of the assets, for the benefit of all.
He said it was dismal that the nation was in dire need of administration situated government officials, statesmen, and ladies.
As indicated by him, Nigeria has overabundance supply of remuneration incited legislators including Christians, including that these frames of mind won’t change the country.
He prompted government officials to be a worker head that will be a model of authority, including that lawmakers ought to distinguish and address the issues of the electorate.
“Under the worker administration model, control originates from picking up the trust and backing of individuals and is given openly as a blessing. Power is a method for helping other people and not an end in itself.
“It’s to be practiced for the benefit of others. It’s solitary an instrument, and the improved welfare of individuals controls its actual test,” he clarified.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that ‘Synod’ originates from the Greek words ‘syn’ and ‘odds’, signifying ‘to walk together along a way.’
“A Synod, at that point, is an association. It is law based, as every segment of the Church has a voice in deciding the bearing and administrative structure for the Anglican Church of Nigeria,” he said.
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.
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.
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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