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May 29: Scrap allocation of security votes to governors – CISLAC tell Buhari



The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Center (CISLAC) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to move in the direction of halting distribution of security votes to state governors amid his second term in office.

Official Director, CISLAC, Mr. Auwal Rafsanjani uncovered this at a news meeting labeled “Setting the Anti-debasement Agenda for the Incoming Administration” in Abuja on Friday.

As per Rafsanjani, the call ended up essential since state governors routinely guarantee not to be responsible for the security device in their states while they get colossal totals as security cast a ballot, this asks for a clarification.

“CISLAC and other typical society bunches have been reliable in proposing prompt arrangements which are to boycott silly security cast a ballot which accounts altogether for around N241.2billion.

“This is a total that surpasses 70 percent of the yearly spending plan of the Nigeria Police Force.

“As the president starts his second residency, there is have to make safeguard spending plans progressively available for an open investigation.

“Designate regular citizen oversight accountable for military obtainment and empower the way of life of revealing defilement inside the positions and records of the Nigerian Armed Forces,” he said.

Rafsanjani said that pollution in the safeguard and security division contribute fundamentally to the human misery and monetary stagnation crosswise over Nigeria.

He said while the Nigeria guard spending plan took off more than 500 percent over the most recent ten years, frailty and breakdown of the standard of law in individual pieces of the nation had proceeded with unabated.

He said that the ongoing disclosure by the Inspector-General of Police that 1,071 people were executed while 685 were seized in the first quarter of 2019 is disturbing.

He said that CISLAC lamented the dismissal of the changed bill by the House of Representative that would have handled a portion of the issues.

“These were suggestions explained and gotten from a wide scope of partners working over the counter defilement issue raising worries with regards to the handiness and validity of the thought process of having security cast a ballot set up,” he said.

Rafsanjani said the gathering desires Buhari to in the following four years guarantee the entry of the Petroleum Industry Bill and other related enactments to settle in changes in the area.

He said for Nigerian majority rules system and administration to be safeguarded, the starting points of colossal resources of genuine Nigerian proprietors should have been revealed.

“Give me a chance to review that out of the 110 Nigerians present in the scandalous Panama papers outrage; unequivocally zero has been indicted.

“In different nations, governments fell, people were considered responsible while in Nigeria, they are even respected by blinded bodies electorate,” he said.

Rafsanjani said that the following period of Buhari’s debasement battle ought to be tied down on clear enemy of defilement system, dynamic contribution of residents among others.

He said that the battle ought to organize aversion and authorization to win back open help.

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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.

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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.

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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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