Onuesoke backs Obaseki over state of economy
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain and former Delta State governorship aspirant, Chief Sunny Onuesoke, has declared support for Edo State governor Godwin Obaseki over his exposure of the deplorable state of the economy.
Recall that Godwin Obaseki at the state transition committee stakeholders meeting said Nigeria is in huge financial trouble saying the Federal Government had printed N60 billion in March to support allocation to states.
Commending Obaseki while addressing newsmen in Asaba, Onuesoke maintained that Edo State governor spoke well, stressing that someone needs to speak the truth.
He stated that already, there is hyperinflation and prices are sky-rocketing like never before, adding that unemployment will rise, higher insecurity and lack of development in the nearest future if the government did not do anything about it. The PDP chieftain explained that government has mortgaged the lives of Nigerians with huge debts.
Purposeful politics, recipe for effective leadership — Shina Peller
Rep. Shina Peller(APC-Iseyin/Iwajowa/ Itesiwaju /Kajola Federal Constituency) has called on Nigerians to embrace politics of purpose for effective leadership at all levels of government.
Peller said that one of the key problems of Nigeria was leadership, saying there was need for the people to embrace purposeful politics.
He called on media practitioners not to allow themselves to be used irresponsibly or callously by politicians to achieve their political interests at the detriment of the nation.
“I want to call the attention of Nigeria Union of Journalists and everybody present here to the key things that is affecting our nation, one of which is leadership.
FG must clear bandits in Niger State before they overrun Nigeria –Abdullahi, sponsor of controversial hijab bill
A member of the House of Representatives, Musa Abdullahi, who is representing Bida/Katcha/Gbako Federal Constituency in Niger State, speaks with LEKE BAIYEWU on the activities of the All Progressives Congress-led government, the National Assembly and his controversial Religious Discrimination (Prohibition and Prevention) Bill 2021.
As a member of the ruling All Progressives Congress, which is in the majority in the National Assembly, are you proud of being part of this government with the spate of insecurity across the country, even in Niger State where you come from?
I think this is one of such times that we must look beyond party affiliation because when you talk about security, it is something that affects everybody irrespective of party affiliation.
Nigerian youths are not ritual offerings, seek help – Soyinka tells Buhari govt
Following the killing of Greeenfield University, Kaduna students and a high level of insecurity in Nigeria, Nobel Laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka has urged the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government to seek help and stop playing with human lives in the country.
Soyinka stated this in a statement released on Saturday, titled: “The endless Martyrdom of youth.”
He warned the government to stop playing with the lives of youths , adding that they are the future of Nigeria not ‘Ritual offering’
Soyinka expressing his condolences to those bereaved said he mourns for ‘Nigerian youth so routinely sacrificed, burdened with uncertainty and traumatized beyond their capacity to cope.’
The statement read in part: “Abubakar Atiku has summed up the nation’s feeling; this most recent savagery against our youth is heartbreaking. More than the heart is broken, however, more than millions of individual hearts still lay claim to bonds in common humanity.
Buhari denounces killing of Kaduna Varsity students
President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the killing of three of the students kidnapped at Greenfield University, Kaduna State.
The president, in a statement issued by his Spokesman, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Saturday, described the students as bright youngsters who were cut down by evil people in their prime.
He said: “My thoughts are with their families in this time of grief. May their souls rest in peace.”
Buhari extended his condolences and that of the Federal Government to the relatives, associates of the murdered students and the Kaduna State government.
On the recurring incidents of kidnappings and killings in the state, the president said that they were “barbaric terror attacks.”
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