11’0 CLOCK NEWS UPDATE 25-09-2021

BUHARI/NEW YORK PM

PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI, AT A BILATERAL MEETING WITH MARK RUTTE, THE PRIME MINISTER OF THE NETHERLANDS, IN NEW YORK, UNITED STATES, HAS ASSURED THAT NIGERIA IS DEALING WITH TERRORIST ELEMENTS TROUBLING THE COUNTRY.

THE SPECIAL ADVISER TO THE PRESIDENT ON MEDIA AND PUBLICITY, FEMI ADESINA, INDICATED THAT THE BUHARI AND RUTTE’S MEETING TOOK PLACE ON THE SIDELINES OF THE 76TH UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN NEW YORK.

ACCORDING TO ADESINA, PRESIDENT BUHARI, MAINTAINING THAT HIS ADMINISTRATION HAD BEEN PREOCCUPIED WITH SECURITY, AND IS GETTING SOMEWHERE.

ADDING THAT, THE NORTH-EAST AND THE SOUTH-SOUTH, WHICH WERE THE ISSUES IN 2015, WERE STABILIZING, WHILE EFFORTS HAD BEEN INTENSIFIED TO RESTORE CALM TO THE NORTH-WEST, NORTH-CENTRAL, AND OTHER RESTIVE AREAS.

FRSC/RECRUITMENT

THE FEDERAL ROAD SAFETY CORPS FRSC HAS WARNED THE GENERAL PUBLIC TO DISREGARD THE TRENDING ONLINE ALERT ALLEGING A RECRUITMENT SCREENING EXERCISE BY THE CORPS.

THE CORPS PUBLIC EDUCATION OFFICER, BISI KAZEEM, ISSUED THE WARNING IN A STATEMENT SIGNED AND MADE AVAILABLE TO NEWSMEN IN ABUJA.

ACCORDING TO HIM, THE ATTENTION OF THE FRSC WAS DRAWN TO THE FAKE NEWS MAKING ROUNDS THAT THE CORPS RECRUITMENT SCREENING EXERCISE WOULD COMMENCE FROM SEPTEMBER 24 TO SEPTEMBER 29.

KAZEEM WHILE EXPLAINING THAT THE EXERCISE HAD ALREADY BEEN CONDUCTED ON SEPTEMBER 6 AND CONCLUDED ON SEPTEMBER 12, IMPLORED  THE APPLICANTS AND THE GENERAL PUBLIC TO AVOID DESPERATE MOVES THAT MIGHT BAIT THEM INTO THE SNARE OF DECEITFUL PEOPLE AND  SHUN ALL FALSE ALERTS REGARDING JOB SCREENING EXERCISES.

INDIA/US

DOZENS OF INDIAN AMERICANS HAVE GATHERED AT LAFAYETTE SQUARE, THE PARK IN FRONT OF THE WHITE HOUSE, TO PROTEST AGAINST THE VISIT OF INDIAN PRIME MINISTER NARENDRA MODI TO THE UNITED STATES.

REPORT SAYS THE PROTESTERS WERE SEEN CHANTING SLOGANS AND HOLDING PLACARDS THAT READ SAVE INDIA FROM FASCISM, ALSO CASTIGATING MODI OVER HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS, PERSECUTION OF MUSLIMS AND OTHER MINORITIES, NEW FARM LAWS, AND THE CRACKDOWN IN INDIAN-ADMINISTERED KASHMIR.

SINCE HIS ELECTION AS INDIA’S PRIME MINISTER IN 2014, MODI HAS BEEN ACCUSED OF PRESIDING OVER AN UNPRECEDENTED RELIGIOUS POLARISATION IN HIS COUNTRY, WITH SEVERAL LAWS DISCRIMINATING AGAINST MINORITY GROUPS, MAINLY ITS 200 MILLION MUSLIMS.

IN THE MEANTIME, MODI WHO WILL ALSO ADDRESS THE ONGOING UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN NEW YORK TODAY IS CURRENTLY IN THE US TO ATTEND THE QUADRILATERAL SECURITY DIALOGUE WITH PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN, AUSTRALIAN PRIME MINISTER SCOTT MORRISON AND JAPANESE PRIME MINISTER YOSHIHIDE SUGA, THE FOUR-NATION QUAD ALLIANCE AIMS TO CHECK CHINA’S GROWING MILITARY AND ECONOMIC POWER GLOBALLY.