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Today's Headlines: Buhari Preaches Against Military Takeover, Amaechi Speaks on Railway

Buhari preaches against military takeover

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President Muhammadu Buhari has raised the alarm over the recent trend of the unconstitutional takeover of power in some West African countries, urging world leaders to reject military coups.

According to Buhari, unconstitutional takeovers, sometimes in reaction to unilateral changes of constitutions by some leaders, should not be tolerated by the international community.

In his speech at the 76th Session of the UN General Assembly on Friday in New York, the president warned that the democratic gains of the past decades in West Africa ‘‘are now being eroded’’ due to these negative trends.

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Amaechi Speaks on Railway 

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Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, says Federal Government is leveraging alternative funding mechanism to rehabilitate old rail lines and modernise the rail system in line with its 25-year Strategy Vision.

Amaechi said this on Friday during the 2021 Annual Public Lecture organised by Department of Economics, Faculty of Social Science, University of Lagos, Akoka

According to him, federal government has recovered most of the failed locations on the Narrow Gauge corridor and also taking precautions in the Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) report on the standard gauge corridors.

Buhari Seeks Debt Cancellation For Developing Countries

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President Muhammadu Buhari has asked world leaders to consider debt cancellation for developing countries.

The president made the appeal in his speech at the 76th Session of the UN General Assembly.

Critics of the Buhari administration have accused him of sinking Nigeria into debt but the Federal Government has defended its borrowings.

While addressing the UN General Assembly, Buhari equally called for fair and equitable trade policies

We sold our ‘change’ agenda to Nigerians out of ignorance – APC Chieftain

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A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Farouk Aliyu, has admitted to the party’s ignorance of the country’s situation before selling its “Change!” mantra to Nigerians ahead of the 2015 General Elections.

With President Muhammadu Buhari as its candidate and its assurance of better security and socio-economic development to citizens in record time, the party won the election thus ending the 16 years rule of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Mr Aliyu said inadequate knowledge of the situation in the country at the time was a mistake the APC made during the electioneering.

He stated this during a political discussion on “Politics Today ” on programme on Channels Television on Thursday.

Nigerians are being killed, not only Christians, says Catholic bishop

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The cleric said Nigerians of all tribes and religions are being killed while he called on the citizens to promote peaceful coexistence.

He spoke on Friday in Abuja after a special mass celebration at Our Lady Queen of Nigeria Pro Cathedral.

The archbishop said peace and security are crucial to ensuring that the country remains united.

He appealed to Nigerians not to promote crises through religion.

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