BREAKFAST NEWS 21-08-2021

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HERE ARE THE HIGHLIGHTS

  • ALLEGED BOKO HARAM SPONSORS SUE AGF TO COURT.
  • ON ENTERTAINMENT, BBNAIJA HOUSEMATE BLAMES PARENTS FOR NEGLIGENCE TOWARDS CHIDREN’S MENTAL HEALTH.
  • ON SPORTS, CAF PLANS TO INCREASE AFCON PRIZE MONEY.

AGF/B-HARAM FINANCERS

ALLEGED BOKO HARAM FINANCIERS HAVE DRAGGED THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE FEDERATION, AGF AND MINISTER OF JUSTICE, ABUBAKAR MALAMI, BEFORE A FEDERAL HIGH COURT SITTING IN ABUJA WITH 53 DIFFERENT SUITS OVER THEIR UNLAWFUL DETENTION BY THE NIGERIA GOVERNMENT.

THE ALLEGED BOKO HARAM FINANCIERS HAD STATED THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT VIOLATED THEIR INDIVIDUAL FUNDAMENTAL HUMAN RIGHTS BY DETAINING THEM BEYOND THE STIPULATED CONSTITUTIONAL PERIOD AND WITHOUT INITIATING CRIMINAL CHARGES AGAINST THEM FOR WHATEVER CRIMES.

REACTING TO THIS, THE AGF DISCLOSED THAT THE PLAINTIFFS WERE HAULED INTO DETENTION ON ACCOUNT OF ALLEGEDLY OFFERING MATERIAL AND FINANCIAL SUPPORT TO THE DREADED BOKO HARAM TERRORISTS UNLEASHING MAYHEM ON NIGERIAN CITIZENS MAINLY IN THE NORTH EASTERN PART OF THE COUNTRY.

HOWEVER, THE PRESIDING JUDGE, JUSTICE AHMED MOHAMMED CONSOLIDATED SOME OF THE SUITS DUE TO THEIR SIMILARITIES, THEREFORE FIXED SEPTEMBER 1, 2021 FOR FURTHER MENTION OF THE MATTERS.

LAAH/VOTE

THE SENATOR REPRESENTING SOUTHERN KADUNA SENATORIAL DISTRICT, DANJUMA LAAH HAS URGED ELECTORATES TO USE THEIR PERMANENT VOTER CARDS TO OUST ELECTIVE LEADERS THAT HAVE FAILED TO GIVE QUALITY REPRESENTATIONS AT ALL LEVELS.

SPEAKING TO NEWSMEN AT THE STATE’S TOWN HALL, THE SENATOR CALLED ON THE CITIZENS TO BUILD THE HABIT OF QUESTIONING THEIR POLITICIANS ON PROJECTS DONE OR NOT DONE, ADVISING THEM ON TRACKING AND MONITORING THE PROJECTS FOR MORE TRANSPARENCY.

HE FURTHER URGED YOUTHS NOT TO ALLOW POLITICIANS USE THEM AS THUGS IN DISRUPTING THE ELECTORAL PROCESS IN THE FORTHCOMING 2023 GENERAL POLL.

APGA/WAEC

THE CANDIDATE OF THE ALL PROGRESSIVES GRAND ALLIANCE, APGA, PROF. CHUKWUMA SOLUDO HAS CRITICIZED HIS FELLOW GOVERNORSHIP CANDIDATES FOR DECLARING ONLY WEST AFRICAN EXAMINATIONS COUNCIL, WAEC CERTIFICATES AS THEIR HIGHEST EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENTS.

SOLUDO MADE THE CRITICISM AT THE INAUGURATION OF THE APGA NATIONAL CAMPAIGN COUNCIL IN ANAMBRA, NOTING THAT THE STATE HAD OUTGROWN BEING GOVERNED WITH SUCH LOWLY EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION.

HOWEVER, THE APGA CANDIDATE REVEALED HIS CONFIDENCE IN WINNING THE STATE’S ELECTION TAKING PLACE IN NOVEMBER 6, 2021, AS THEY HAVE ALL THE CREDENTIALS TO DEFEAT OPPOSING PARTIES.

IT WOULD BE NOTED THAT, INDEPENDENT NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION, INEC DECLARED SOLUDO AS THE PARTY’S FLAG BEARER AFTER SERIES OF LEGAL BATTLES.

BENUE/OPEN GRAZING

BENUE STATE GOVERNOR, SAMUEL ORTOM HAS VOWED THAT THE STATE WILL NOT GO BACK ON ITS LAW PROHIBITING OPEN GRAZING.

GOVERNOR ORTOM MADE THE PLEDGE IN A STATEMENT ISSUED TO NEWSMEN, REITERATING THAT THERE IS NO LAND FOR GRAZING RESERVES OR CATTLE ROUTES IN BENUE STATE.

THE GOVERNOR WHO SAID THOUGH THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT CONCEALED THE NAMES OF THE STATES WHERE PRESIDENT BUHARI HAD ORDERED THAT GRAZING RESERVES BE FOISTED ON THE PEOPLE, HOWEVER STATED THAT IT IS THE COLLECTIVE DECISION OF BENUE PEOPLE THAT THE STATE SHOULD BE COUNTED OUT OF THE PROPOSED GRAZING RESERVES PROGRAMME.

NUJ/INSECURITY

FOLLOWING THE FREQUENT ATTACKS ON STUDENTS AND STAFF OF THE UNIVERSITY OF JOS IN THE CHALLENGING SECURITY SITUATION BEDEVILLING PLATEAU STATE, THE NIGERIA UNION OF JOURNALISTS, NUJ HAS CALLED ON THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO CONVERT THE RACE COURSE IN JOS NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT ALSO KNOWN AS FILLIN SUKUWA TO A MOBILE POLICE BARRACKS TO PROTECT STAFF AND STUDENTS ON THE TWO CAMPUSES OF THE INSTITUTION.

IN A STATEMENT SIGNED BY NUJ CHAIRMAN, PLATEAU STATE COUNCIL, PAUL JATAU AND SECRETARY, PETER AMINE, THE UNION ASKED THE GOVERNMENT TO PUT MODALITIES IN PLACE TO COMPEL THOSE WHO ENCROACHED ON THE UNIVERSITY OF JOS LAND TO VACATE.

WHILE NOTING WITH DISMAY THAT THE UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY HAS BECOME A TARGET FOR MISCREANTS THAT DO NOT VALUE HUMAN LIVES AND PEACE, THE UNION THEREFORE CALLED ON THE GOVERNMENT TO AS A MATTER OF URGENCY, REGULATE THE ACTIVITIES OF TRICYCLE OPERATORS IN JOS AND REDUCE THE NUMBER OF TRICYCLES TO 500 WITH SPECIFIC REGISTRATION NUMBERS AND DESIGNATED ROUTES OF OPERATION.

ON ENTERTAINMENT

ONE OF THE HOUSEMATES IN THE ONGOING REALITY TV SHOW, BIG BROTHER NAIJA, CROSS HAS REVEALED THAT HE ATTEMPTED TAKING HIS OWN LIFE TWICE BEFORE JOINING THE SHOW.

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 ONE OF THE HOUSEMATES IN THE ONGOING REALITY TV SHOW, BIG BROTHER NAIJA, CROSS HAS REVEALED THAT HE ATTEMPTED TAKING HIS OWN LIFE TWICE BEFORE JOINING THE SHOW.

CROSS MADE THE REVELATION DURING A DIARY SESSION WITH BIG BROTHER, SAYING HE HAD ATTEMPTED TO COMMIT SUICIDE TWICE BUT AT THE END OF THE DAY HE SURVIVED BECAUSE HE BELIEVED IN HOPE.

THE BBNAIJA HOUSEMATE, WHO WAS SPEAKING ON A TASK BY BIG BROTHER TITLED MENTAL HEALTH FOR PRESENTATION IN SUBSEQUENT SHOW, BLAMED NIGERIAN PARENTS FOR NOT BEING SERIOUS ABOUT THEIR CHILDREN’S MENTAL HEALTH.

WHILE URGING THE NIGERIAN HEALTH SECTOR TO TAKE THE ISSUE OF MENTAL HEALTH SERIOUSLY AS A MEANS OF ALLEVIATING SUICIDE ATTEMPTS, NOTED THAT NIGERIANS NEED PHYSICIANS IN THE COUNTRY TO BE SERIOUS ABOUT THE ISSUE WHILE HE EXPRESSED HOPE OF DOING HIS BEST WHEN HE BECOMES A FATHER.

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SPORTS

THE CONFEDERATION OF AFRICAN FOOTBALL, CAF HAS REVEALED PLANS TO INCREASE THE PRIZE MONEY FOR THE WINNER OF THE AFRICA NATIONS CUP, AFCON.

AKINSEYE AKINMOLAYAN IS STANDING BY FOR DETAILS OF THIS AND MORE STORIES FROM THE WORLD OF SPORT.

THE CONFEDERATION OF AFRICAN FOOTBALL, CAF HAS REVEALED PLANS TO INCREASE THE PRIZE MONEY FOR THE WINNER OF THE AFRICA NATIONS CUP, AFCON.

CAF PRESIDENT, DR PATRICE MOTSEPE DISCLOSED THIS IN YAOUNDE, THE CAPITAL CITY OF CAMEROON DURING THE DRAWS FOR THE AFCON 2021, STATING THAT THE PRIZE MONEY FOR CHAMPIONS WILL BE 4.5 MILLION DOLLARS.

MOTSEPE NOTED THAT CAF WANTS TO MAKE AFCON SELF-SUSTAINING, COMPETITIVE AND EXCITING AS OTHER FOOTBALL COMPETITIONS AROUND THE WORLD HOPING THAT AN AFRICAN COUNTRY WINS THE FIFA WORLD CUP.

THE PRESIDENT FURTHER STATED THAT, CAF IS DISCUSSING WITH AFRICAN GOVERNMENTS TO INCREASE THEIR BUDGET FOR FOOTBALL TOWARDS ACHIEVING THIS OBJECTIVE, THEREFORE CALLING ON PRIVATE SECTOR TO INVEST IN FOOTBALL BY PARTNERING WITH THE CONFEDERATION.

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