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NUPENG reacts to Buhari’s 72-hour ultimatum to clear Apapa, makes demands



The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, has spoken to Lagos State Government to help in the recovery of the Bola Ahmed Tinubu truck leave at Orile to decongest vehicles in Apapa.

NUPENG additionally emphasized its help for Presidential Task Force to clear Apapa Gridlock. Tayo Aboyeji, Chairman, NUPENG Lagos made the intrigue in Lagos on Saturday against the setting of NUPENG support for the Presidential Task Force to clear the Apapa gridlock.

Aboyeji said that the improvement of the Orile park would convey lasting answer for all traffic issue being encountering in Apapa. President Muhammadu Buhari had issued a-72 hour final proposal to truck drivers that left along Apapa, Lagos street to clear.

The President noticed that the get-away would help in clearing the Apapa gridlock and help in reestablishing peace to Apapa and its environs.

As per Aboyeji, tanker drivers are utilizing the recreation center, yet the rail line from mile 2 to CMS has taken a portion of it to leave, and the spot isn’t available to trucks.

In an announcement to GISTOK on Saturday, the association stated, “NUPENG is totally in help of tidy up of Apapa gridlock. We similarly bolster all the measure been set up by presidential Taskforce in free Apapa gridlock. “The recreation center will contain around 6, 000 trucks when finished the progressing recovery by State government.

“We (tanker drivers) has not been a piece of the issue but rather whatever measure we will collaborate with government.” Aboyeji encouraged the Presidential Taskforce to disband all checking focuses started by security operators to permit the free progression of traffic.

He said that NUPENG wouldn’t excuse any demonstration of blackmail from all illicit check focuses on Apapa courses. It would be reviewed that see issued by the President peruses, “A Presidential mandate has been issued for the quick clearing up of the Apapa gridlock and the rebuilding of peace to Apapa and its environs inside about fourteen days.

“The order orders the quick expulsion of all trucks from the extensions and streets inside Apapa and all abutting boulevards driving into the Apapa pivot.

“To encourage this vital task, administrators of trucks and tankers have additionally been coordinated to empty the Port Access Roads inside the following 72 hours.

“The gathering proffered enduring answers for the gridlock around the Lagos Ports, as the traffic clog has kept on limiting all activities and employment in the zone.”

A Presidential Taskforce, led by Osinbajo, was built up to guarantee the rebuilding of lawfulness to the region inside about fourteen days.

The Taskforce, “will report legitimately to the President, has included on its Terms of Reference the improvement of a productive and viable administration plan for the whole port territory traffic.

The terms likewise incorporate the payload, fuel appropriation, and business locale traffic; authorizing the lasting evacuation of every stationary truck on the Thruway.

Others incorporate the advancement of a viable manual truck call-up framework, pending the presentation of the electronic truck call-up framework and the execution of a useful Empty Container Return and Export Container Truck Handling Policy, among others.

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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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