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Ohanaeze reacts to Obasanjo’s letter, identifies only solution to insecurity in Nigeria



The sociocultural organization Igbo, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has reacted to the last open letter written by former President Olusegun Obasanjo to the government led by President Muhammadu Buhari on the current state of insecurity in the country.

The group urged the federal government not to dismiss Obasanjo’s advice, but to address the fundamental issues raised by the former Nigerian leader.

Chuks Ibegbu, Ohanaeze’s Undersecretary of National Advertising, who spoke with reporters on Wednesday morning in Umuahia, the capital of the state of Abia, nevertheless rebuked Obasanjo, claiming that he (the former President) was an integral part of the problems that currently afflict Nigeria.

Ibegbu pointed out that despite Buhari’s letter to the presidency headed by insecurity on the land, the implementation of the national national confab report of 2014 remained the only solution to the economic and security challenges that currently plague the country. country.

His words: “The concern of former President Olusegun Obasanjo can not be easily ruled out. Because, what is happening today in this country is worrisome. No Nigerian who is not afraid of what is happening in the country, from the point of view of security.

“But, I want to be dispassionate about this, Obasanjo himself contributed to Nigeria’s current problems, Obasanjo was the product of the cacophony of leadership that has ravaged this country in the last thirty to forty years, not everyone who has the courage to Write the letter, this is the second letter that you are writing to the administration headed by President Buhari, I want to thank you for that.

“And I want to ask the current leaders of the country not to reject the letter.” Look at the merits, some of the points described in that letter, and also, see the areas that need to be addressed.

They should not politicize it. The Nigerian government and its citizens look at the genuine aspect of their letter. The critical aspect of your letter can be addressed, and the Buhari government should study it.

“You should not throw the water with the bathtub. To the extent that Obasanjo is an integral part of the challenges that this country is going through during the military and civil regime, of which he was a part.

We are aware of the saga of the third term. We are aware of so many other misfortunes that Nigeria suffered during her regime.

“Then, the seed of what we are going through now, was placed by Obasanjo and later. But, nobody should dismiss his advice. The government led by Buhari should not see it as another letter from Obasanjo.

The government should study it, so that the challenges of insecurity, the challenges of the economy, the challenges of overpopulation, the challenges of murders and the challenges of murderous herders.

“Above all, I must point out that the 2014 national confab report contained solutions to the problems of this country. We can not throw it away We are running away from reality in Nigeria.

We cheat ourselves. We continue going around and around the circle, until we address the fundamental issues. The leaders of this country are ruining this country.

“Nigeria is a blessed country, blessed materially and otherwise. But, the political leaders of this country are insincere with themselves. They keep sticking their heads in the sand. That’s what they’re doing.

They know the solutions to our problems. But for political reasons, because of primordial ethnic sentiments and religious fanaticism, they did not address these issues. The 2014 confab report is the solution to our problems. “


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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