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Our land under siege – Plateau community

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Our land under siege – Plateau community

Following resurgent assaults in specific networks of Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State, the Miango Youth Development Association has shouted out to the worldwide web to safeguard their territory, including that they are being threatened every day by suspected herders.

The gathering additionally claimed that the withdrawal of the military team in Sector 6 codenamed Operation Safe Haven (O.P.S.) in Jos and environs, just as Mango District of Bassa L.G.A., has uplifted assaults on their kin.

The gathering through its Publicity Secretary, Zongo Lawrence Nebat, said the administration has bombed in its obligation to ensure its kin.

Nebat stated, “Multi-day after the withdrawal of part 6 S.T.F. Command, Jos in Irigwe chiefdom, on third May 2019 by 10 pm, shooters attacked two towns of Bassa Local Government, Hukke and Rikwechongu, suspected to be Fulani herders. They slaughtered two individuals, a portable cop murdered by gunfire and a 63-year-elderly person was scorched to the point of being unrecognizable in his room.

He included that, “A 10-year-old young lady made due with shot injuries in Hukke, 75 houses with sustenance put away, and two places of worship were torched and bulldozed, they demolished ranch produces worth a large number of naira and a ton of residential creatures were executed, monies stolen and no any intercession from the Federal Government or an official statement by Nigeria Police Force to affirm the episode.”

The Association prevented the slaughtering from securing dairy animals in Irigwe chiefdom, expressing that no herders in the zone stopped such protests.

“We will jump at the chance to make it visible once more; we don’t know about any bovine murdered in Irigwe chiefdom by our young people. We realize the Fulani’s who are with us and none of them grumbled of missing dairy animals.

“How on earth would we be able to kill 319 dairy animals daily with blades, it is inconceivable, we are not butchers but rather ranchers. If the central government repays the Fulani’s for false cases, we should be rewarded as well”, he kept up.

“A great many houses were torched and bulldozed with holy places; many ranches produce crushed worth a large number of naira many endure wounds and hospitalized. We lost many of our kin due to the exercises of the Fulani state armies in the previous three years.”

The gathering additionally asserted that “Annihilation assault by the Fulani local armies is an ethnic purifying in Bassa as well as in rustic territories of Bokkos, Mangu, Riyom, Barkin Ladi, Jos South, Jos North L.G.A. of the State and different pieces of the nation ruled by indigenous ranchers.”

Nebat approached the universal network and other concerned people to help Irigwe chiefdom to engage their ranchers and remake houses consumed by the private armies for more than three years and research the killings.

He encouraged Irigwe adolescents to keep on being well-behaved natives and not to bring the law into their hands, however, to act naturally defensive.

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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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We will attack DSTV, MTN, Shoprite, Stanbic IBTC, others if they don’t leave Nigeria – Yoruba youths

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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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