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Today's Headlines: Southeast Deserve Justice-Ortom; Book On Insurgency In North-East Set For Launch

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South East deserves justice in Nigeria, Gov Ortom carpets FG

Benue State Governor, Dr. Samuel Ortom has called on the Federal Government to provide critical infrastructure and development projects to South East zone and as well allocate resources and key appointments to the region in order to end violent agitations.

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The Benue Governor also said that the federal government dignifies him by arm twisting and employing all sorts of intimidation against him each time he said truth distasteful to President Muhammadu Buhari-led government.

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Ortom said that his offence against the federal government was because he has consistently reminded the federal government that it must respect the rules of law.

Book On Insurgency In North-East Set For Launch Sept 25

A novel rendering insights into the insurgency in which Nigeria’s Noth-east region has been mired is set to be unveiled to the public on Saturday, September 25, 2021.

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Titled, “The Paths That Take Us,” the 315-page novel is authored by Aliyu Baba-Ari, an Aerospace Engineer who was 2020’s runner-up for Quramo Writers’ Prize.

Among the dignitaries expected at the book launch, which will take place at Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Centre, Abuja, are the Governor of Borno State, Babagana Umara Zulum; his Yobe State counterpart, Mai Mala Buni; Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, Maryam Yalwaji Katagum, and the First Lady of Kaduna State, Hadiza Isma El-Rufai.

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Others are all the Senators and Members of House of Representatives from the North-east zone.

Nigerian Government has spent N8.9trn on infrastructure in 2020 – Osinbajo

The federal government of Nigeria said it has committed N8.9 trillion to infrastructural development in the year 2020.

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, who disclosed this on Friday, in Uyo Akwa Ibom State capital while inaugurating the 21-storey Dakkada Tower constructed by Governor Udom Emmanuel, said the president Muhammadu Buhari-led government has invested more than previous administrations in terms of infrastructural development.

He added that last month, the federal Executive Council also approved the Lagos-Calabar rail project, which passes through Uyo as the major station.

Buhari pledges investment in food security

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) has pledged to investing in food security and nutrition knowledge dissemination, skills’ development, and information management systems to enhance agricultural productivity for national food security

Buhari said this on Thursday in New York while speaking at the Food Systems Summit as part of the High-Level meetings of the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly.

Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, disclosed this in a statement titled, ‘At UN summit on food systems, President Buhari restates commitment to national food security’.

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