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Today's Headlines: Bandits have families, stop killing them -Gumi; APC Has Failed Nigerians – Wike

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Bandits have children, families, stop killing them: Gumi

Islamic cleric Sheikh Ahmad Gumi has asked that bandits ravaging villages, abducting school children and killing Nigerians be respected and accorded human rights.

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“The bandits also have empathy as we have; they have families, children. The first step is to use psychology on them. They aired their grievances and are ready to change. 

“They should be respected and should be given all the human rights everybody has,” Mr Gumi said Thursday at a peace conference by the Center for the Advancement of Human Dignity and Value held at Arewa House in Kaduna.

APC Has Failed Nigerians – Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has said that the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led federal government, has failed Nigerians.

Wike said this yesterday in Port Harcourt, while speaking at a reception organised for stalwarts of the APC and the African Action Congress (AAC), who defected to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).

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Prominent among the defectors were three former members of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ogbonna Nwuke, Hon. Iboroma Akpana and Hon. Emmanuel Deeyah.

Others were former Speaker of the Rivers State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Stephen Ezekwem as well as two former members of the House, Hon. Emmanuel Okata and Hon. Ibiso Nwuche.

Independence Day: Kwara Gov, Speaker Task Nigerians On Patriotism

Kwara State governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, has congratulated Nigerians on the 61st independence day anniversary, saying the country remains great and full of potentials, irrespective of its current challenges of nationhood and development.

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Also, the speaker of the State House of Assembly, Engr Yakubu Salihu- Danladi, has stressed the need for Nigerians, irrespective of race and religion to be more united and patriotic.

“I join Mr. President and the rest of the country to felicitate our compatriots, especially the people of Kwara State, on the 61st independence anniversary. There is no pretending that our country is undergoing a truly challenging phase in national development. However, I am upbeat that we will emerge better, stronger, more united and prosperous as a people,” Governor AbdulRazaq said in a statement.

[email protected] 61: Global Rights expresses pain over tough, dark times

As Nigerians mark 61 years of independence, Friday, fAs Nigerians mark 61 years of independence, Friday, from colonial rule on October 1, 1960, a human rights organization, Global Rights Nigeria, have expressed pain over tough and dark times Nigerians currently go through currently. 

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rom colonial rule on October 1, 1960, a human rights organization, Global Rights Nigeria, have expressed pain over tough and dark times Nigerians currently go through currently.  

This was contained in a statement signed by the Executive Director, Global Rights Nigeria, Abiodun Baiyewu, where it pointed out litany of worrisome happenings affecting the peace, safety, rights, stability, progress and prosperity of citizens.

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