NATIONAL NEWS 30TH MAY, 2021

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HERE ARE THE HIGHLIGHTS

  • LAWMAKER WARNS NIGERIA GOVERNORS AGAINST INCREASED P.M.S PUMP PRICE.
  • PHILANTROPIC MOVT GIVES MOTORCYCLE TO MEMBERS TO EASE COST OF LIVING.
  • SUSPECTED GUNMEN KILL EX-PRESIDENT’S AIDE IN IMO.
  • ON SPORTS, OLISEH REVEALS STORY BEHIND HIS DISMISSAL FROM FORTUNA SITTARD

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DETAILS OF THESE AND MORE IN A MOMENT. PLEASE STAY TUNED.

CONSTITUTION REVIEW

THE CONTINUED REFUSAL OF PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI TO ASSENT TO THE SOUTH-EAST DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION BILL WHICH HAS BEEN PASSED BY THE SENATE IS CAUSING WORRY.

A FORMER SENATE COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN ON ETHICS, PRIVILEGES AND PETITIONS, SENATOR SAMUEL ANYANWU DISCLOSED THIS DURING HIS PRESENTATION AT THE PUBLIC HEARING ON THE REVIEW OF THE 1999 CONSTITUTION IN OWERRI, THE IMO STATE CAPITAL.

HE SAID THE COMMISSION WOULD HAVE TAKEN CARE OF THE ONGOING UNREST AND AGITATION IN THE ZONE HAD THE PRESIDENT ASSENTED TO THE BILL.

THE LAWMAKER ALSO ADVOCATED AN ADDITIONAL STATE FOR THE SOUTH-EAST REGION, ADDING THAT MARGINALISATION OF THE ZONE WAS UNACCEPTABLE.

ON THEIR PARTS, CAN PRESIDENT, REV DR SUPO AYOKUNLE AND VICE CHANCELLOR, BOWEN UNIVERSITY, AS WELL AS CHANCELLOR OF THE UNIVERSITY, DR. AMOS KUNAT CALLED FOR SINCERITY OF THE GOVERNMENT  TO THE COUNTRY’S CONSTITUION.

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PMS/PUMP PRICE

CHAIRMAN OF THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON THE FEDERAL ROADS MAINTENANCE AGENCY, SENATOR GERSHOM BASSEY, HAS CAUTIONED THE 36 STATE GOVERNORS AGAINST PUSHING FOR AN INCREMENT IN THE PUMP PRICE OF THE PREMIUM MOTOR SPIRIT, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS PETROL.

THE NIGERIA GOVERNORS’ FORUM HAD ON MAY 20, 2021 CONSIDERED REPORT OF A COMMITTEE HEADED BY THE KADUNA STATE GOVERNOR, MALLAM NASIR EL-RUFAI, AND ACCEPTED ITS RECOMMENDATION THAT SUPPORTED A FULL DEREGULATION OF THE PETROLEUM INDUSTRY.

THE EL-RUFAI PANEL WAS SAID TO HAVE SUGGESTED THAT THE PUMP PRICE OF THE PRODUCT SHOULD HOVER AROUND 385 NAIRA PER LITRE.

HOWEVER, DURING AN INTERVIEW WITH NEWSMEN IN ABUJA, BASSEY ASKED BOTH THE FEDERAL AND STATE GOVERNMENTS TO APPLY CAUTION AND ENSURE THAT ANY DECISION ON PETROL WAS TAKEN WITH A HUMAN FACE.

ARMY/COMMITMENT

THE NIGERIAN ARMY HAS REITERATED ITS COMMITMENT TO RID THE COUNTRY OF CRIMINAL ELEMENTS.

NIGERIA’S CHIEF OF ARMY STAFF, MAJOR GENERAL FARUK YAHAYA STATED THIS DURING THE PASSING OUT PARADE OF THE 80 REGULAR RECRUITS INTAKE AT THE NIGERIAN ARMY DEPOT, ZARIA IN KADUNA STATE.

MAJOR GENERAL FAROUK WHO WAS REPRESENTED AT THE EVENT BY THE GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING ONE MECHANIZED DIVISION OF THE NIGERIAN ARMY, MAJOR GENERAL DANJUMA  ALI-KEFFI, EXPLAINED THAT THE MILITARY WILL NOT REST ON ITS OARS UNTIL THE ENTIRE COUNTRY IS SAFE FOR ALL CITIZENS TO LIVE IN.

WHILE ADDRESSING THE SOLDIERS, THE GOC REMINDED THAT THE CONTEMPORARY SECURITY CHALLENGES ORCHESTRATED BY BANDITS AND TERRORISTS ACROSS THE COUNTRY DEMAND THAT THE ARMED FORCES MAINTAIN A WELL-TRAINED AND DISCIPLINED FORCE.

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HE THEREFORE VOWED THAT THE ARMY WILL NOT RELENT UNTIL IT HAD CRUSHED BOKO HARAM TERRORISTS AND MEMBERS OF THE BANNED INDIGENOUS PEOPLES OF BIAFRA IPOB CAUSING UNREST IN THE COUNTRY.

ONDO/MOVEMENT NG

AS PART OF EFFORT OF THE MOVEMENT NG IN ENSURING ERADICATION OF POVERTY IN ONDO KINGDOM AND ITS ENVIRONS AS WELL AS LOVE FOR MANKIND,THE FOUNDATION HAS DONATED MOTORCYCLE  TO ITS MEMBERS SO AS TO EARN A LIVING DURING THIS TRYING TIME.

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF THE FOUNDATION, ENGINEER AYOTUNDE BALLY DURING PRESENTATION OF THE MOTORCYCLES TO THE BENEFICIARIES SAID THE GIFT WAS TO RELIEF THEIR PAINS OF THE PEOPLE AND TO SERVE AS MEANS OF LIVELIHOOD FOR THEM.

BALLY, WHO DISCLOSED THAT SEVERAL DEVELOPMENTAL PROJECTS HAD BEEN IN STOCK FOR THE PEOPLE OF THE ANCIENT KINGDOM, ENJOINED NIGERIANS TO RISE TO THE NEED OF THE VULNERABLES IN THE SOCIETY.

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APPRECIATING THE KIND GESTURE, SOME OF THE BENEFICIARIES, FASANYAN FRANCIS MENTOR AND AKINFE EBUNOLUWA FELIX DESCRIBED THE DONOR AS AN AGENT OF POSITIVE CHANGE THAT HAS CONTRIBUTED IMMENESELY TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF YOUTHS IN THE KINGDOM.

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MOVEMENT NG IS AN INITIATIVE ESTABLISHED TO BRING YOUTH TO USE THEIR CAPACITY TO ENHANCE SUSTAINANBLE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, WHICH STARTED ITS DEVELOPMENNTAL WORKS WITH FARMERS, MARKET WOMEN, YOUTH AND THE VOLUNERABLE IN THE SOCIETY.

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STILL TO COME:

  • SUSPECTED GUNMEN KILL EX-PRESIDENT’S AIDE IN IMO.
  • ON SPORTS, OLISEH REVEALS STORY BEHIND HIS DISMISSAL FROM FORTUNA SITTARD.

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IDI-IROKO BORDER.

PANDEMONIUM BROKE OUT AT IDIROKO, IPOKIA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF OGUN STATE WHEN SOME YORUBA NATION AGITATORS STORMED THE AREA AND FORCEFULLY OPENED ITS LAND BORDER.

THE LAND BORDER HAD BEEN CLOSED BY THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SINCE 2019 WHEN IT DIRECTED THAT ALL FORMS OF IMPORTATION BE DONE THROUGH THE SEAPORTS.

ACCORDING TO A VIDEO CIRCULATED ON SOCIAL MEDIA, A MAN IN A YELLOW T-SHIRT WAS SEEN SHOOTING A GUN SNATCHED FROM AN IMMIGRATION OFFICER INTO THE AIR TO THE ADMIRATION OF OTHERS AT THE SCENE.

THEY WERE, HOWEVER, SWIFTLY REPELLED BY OPERATIVES OF THE NIGERIA CUSTOMS SERVICE WHO WERE MANNING THE BORDER TOWN BETWEEN NIGERIA AND THE REPUBLIC OF BENIN.

DURING THE PROTEST, THE AGITATORS DESTROYED THE GATES AT THE BORDER, SCREAMING AND ASKING PEOPLE TO BEGIN THEIR IMPORTING BUSINESS THROUGH THE ROUTE.

IMO/KILLING

FORMER POLITICAL ADVISER TO EX-PRESIDENT, GOODLUCK JONATHAN, AHMED GULAK HAS BEEN MURDERED BY GUNMEN IN OWERRI, THE IMO CAPITAL.

REPORT SAID GULAK, A FORMER CHIEFTAIN OF THE PEOPLES DEMOCRATIC PARTY, PDP JOINED THE ALL PROGRESSIVES CONGRESS, APC IN 2018 WAS SHOT DEAD BETWEEN THE TIME FRAME OF SATURDAY, MAY 29 NIGHT AND THE WEE HOURS OF SUNDAY, MAY 30.

GULAK’S DAUGHTER, MUNEERA CONFIRMED HIS DEMISE ON TWITTER WHILE THE IMO STATE POLICE COMMAND PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, SP BALA ELKANA, SAID GULAK WAS KILLED BY THE ARMED BANDITS WHO INTERCEPTED HIS VEHICLE ON HIS WAY TO THE AIRPORT ON SUNDAY, MAY 30.

ALSO REACTING, NIGERIA INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY LINKED  ASSASSINATION OF FORMER POLITICAL ADVISER TO THE INDIGENOUS PEOPLE OF BIAFRA, IPOB.

HOWEVER, THE PROSCRIBED SECESSIONIST GROUP, LED BY NNAMDI KANU, DENIED THE ALLEGATION.

ENTERTAINMENT

FROM THE SHOWBIZ WORLD, NIGERIA POPULAR SINGERS, SIMISOLA KOSOKO, POPULARLY KNOWN AS SIMI AND ADEKUNLE GOLD HAVE REND THE SOCIAL MEDIA WITH DIFFERENT PICTURES OF THEIR DAUGHTER, ADEJARE IN CELEBRATION OF HER FIRST BIRTHDAY.

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SPORTS

FORMER SUPER EAGLES MIDFIELDER, SUNDAY OLISEH HAS REVEALED THAT RACISM, UNPAID ALLOWANCES, AND OTHER UNPROFESSIONAL CONDUCT FROM FORTUNA SITTARD’S TURKISH OWNER FORCED HIM OUT OF THE CLUB THREE YEARS AGO.

FOR DETAIL OF THIS AND MORE, OLORUNTOBI IDOWU IS STADING BY.

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TO ROUND OFF THE NATIONAL NEWS, HERE IS THE RECAP OF OUR TOP STORIES

  • WE INFORMED YOU THAT CHAIRMAN OF THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON THE FEDERAL ROADS MAINTENANCE AGENCY, SENATOR GERSHOM BASSEY, HAS CAUTIONED THE 36 STATE GOVERNORS AGAINST PUSHING FOR AN INCREMENT IN THE PUMP PRICE OF THE PREMIUM MOTOR SPIRIT, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS PETROL.
  • WE BROUGHT TO YOU THAT AS PART OF EFFORT OF THE MOVEMENT NG IN ENSURING ERADICATION OF POVERTY IN ONDO KINGDOM AND ITS ENVIRONS AS WELL AS LOVE FOR MANKIND,THE FOUNDATION HAS DONATED MOTORCYCLE  TO ITS MEMBERS SO AS TO EARN A LIVING DURING THIS TRYING TIME.
  • WE ALSO INFORMED YOU THAT FORMER POLITICAL ADVISER TO EX-PRESIDENT, GOODLUCK JONATHAN, AHMED GULAK HAS BEEN MURDERED BY GUNMEN IN OWERRI, THE IMO CAPITAL AND CONFIRMING THIS, THE STATE POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, SP BALA ELKANA, SAID GULAK WAS KILLED BY THE ARMED BANDITS WHO INTERCEPTED HIS VEHICLE ON HIS WAY TO THE AIRPORT TODAY WHILE, THE NIGERIA INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY LINKED  ASSASSINATION OF THE FORMER POLITICAL ADVISER TO THE INDIGENOUS PEOPLE OF BIAFRA, IPOB BUT THE GROUP, LED BY NNAMDI KANU, DENIED THE ALLEGATION.
  • LASTLY, ON SPORTS, WE LET YOU KNOW THAT FORMER SUPER EAGLES MIDFIELDER, SUNDAY OLISEH HAS REVEALED THAT RACISM, UNPAID ALLOWANCES, AND OTHER UNPROFESSIONAL CONDUCT FROM FORTUNA SITTARD’S TURKISH OWNER FORCED HIM OUT OF THE CLUB THREE YEARS AGO.

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