Nigeria’s former Vice-President has kicked off his bid to develop into President in 2023 by inaugurating Atiku Help Teams throughout the 36 states of the Federation, in accordance with TheNation.
The Atiku Help Group was launched in Abuja underneath the management of Alhaji Abubakar Kabir Babawo as Director Normal and Atiku Aminu Mohammed as Chairman of the group.
The mission of the Group is to undertaking the previous Vice-President’s visionary concept of sustainable nationwide growth as he prepares to formally declare his intention to contest the 2023 Presidential election.
The North-Central coordinator, Hon Anngu Orngu mentioned, he accepted the appointment entire heartedly to affix the Atiku Help Group (ASO) due to the Visionary mindset the previous vice chairman has for the nation and Nigerian Youths.
Orngu mentioned: “Bettering the livelihood of Nigerians is of utmost precedence to Atiku Abubakar. He has demonstrated this in quite a few capacities which is why we the Nigerian youth need him to be president come 2023.
“We won’t relaxation until he’s elected the president of Nigeria. If he’s elected because the president of Nigeria, he shall be pro-active in addressing the insecurity challenges dealing with the nation, entice international investments and provides assist to thousands and thousands of small and medium scale enterprises along with 40% youth inclusiveness in authorities”.
Orngu additional lamented on the poor state of economic system, insecurity and hardship witnessed by Nigerians underneath the Buhari authorities.
Those that emerged as state Coordinators and Zonal Exco’s contains: North Central Zonal Coordinator, Hon.Comr. Orngu Anngu, Deputy Zonal Coordinator, Hon Isiaka Mogaji, Girls Chief, Hon Mabe Ameh, Benue State Coordinator, Comr. George Odoo Ezekiel, Niger State Coordinator, Hon. Hassana Shuaibu Dada, Kwara State Coordinator, Hon Segun Olawoyin, Kogi State Coordinator, Hon Ocheni Titus Okayi, Nasarawa State Coordinator, Hon. Abubakar Agwai, FCT Coordinator, Hon. Agajo Daniel, Plateau State Coordinator, Hon. Solomon Ballason Shitnan.
50-year-old Man Brutalizes Spouse Over Ceiling Fan In Lagos
Peter Otobene, a 50-year-old furnishings maker has been accused of bodily assaulting his spouse, Omowunmi, over a ceiling fan at their dwelling in Festac city, Lagos.
It was gathered that the unlucky incident occurred on Sunday night, January 24, 2021.
Based on a supply, the mom-of-7 has been enduring home violence in her marriage for the previous 20-years.
“I don’t know the place he was coming from, my mum was sitting within the sitting room when he entered. He instantly switched off the fan for no cause, so my mother went to place it on. He then went exterior and switched off the entire gentle. Once more, my mother acquired as much as swap it on as a result of all over the place was scorching and my youthful ones have been sleeping.
By the point she got here again, my dad descended on her, grabbed her throat and was attempting to suffocate her. He hit her on her face as she struggled to set herself free.
This isn’t the primary time, the truth is he all the time threaten to kill her, he has cutlass each the place in the home and he generally chase her with it.
He’s an animal and I don’t wish to go in opposition to the Bible by combating with my father, that’s why I’m interesting to the suitable authorities to step in and guarantee my mom will get justice. She has suffered so much,” the supply mentioned.
Yoruba elders lament insecurity throughout Nigeria
*Insist on restructuring of safety structure
By Joseph Erunke
ABUJA- Some elders within the South West below the aegis of Coalition of Oduduwa Elders (COE),have expressed their frustration over what they known as the worsening insecurity within the nation, saying Nigeria might quickly stop to exist until proactive steps are taken by President Muhammadu Buhari to salvage the state of affairs.
Their place got here following the stress being generated throughout the nation occasioned by violent assaults and burning of homes and automobiles in Oyo State.
To this finish,the Yoruba elders have reechoed their name on the president to instantly sack the service chiefs, who they alleged,have misplaced grip of the nation’s modern safety affairs and somewhat, have interaction younger and energetic officers with huge data of modern-day safety points to deal with the event.
The stated the safety state of affairs within the area and the nation at massive, requires pressing and deliberate motion on the a part of President Muhammadu Buhari.
The elders insisted that if motion was not taken to stem the tide, Nigeria was doubtless going to witness one other civil battle, which has the potential of threatening her existence.
In a press release signed by their Nationwide Coordinator, Dr. Tunde Aremu, the elders alleged that suspected terrorist parts – within the mould of international herders – had been infiltrating the South West with out molestation.
They accused the Armed Forces of failing in its major obligation of defending the nation’s territorial integrity in opposition to exterior aggression.
Particularly, the coalition maintained that the Yorubas have the inalienable proper to boost issues in regards to the failure of presidency to guard them and their communities in opposition to armed males.
The Oduduwa elders have, nonetheless, sued for peaceable co-existence between the Yorubas in addition to residents, saying violence remained antithetical to significant growth.
As a means out of the safety state of affairs within the nation, the coalition has joined well-meaning Nigerians and teams to name for the rapid alternative of Service Chiefs with a brand new set of officers with recent perspective on proactive defence and safety administration.
The assertion learn partially: “As stakeholders in Yoruba land and the Nigerian venture as a complete, now we have watched with eager curiosity the unfolding occasions within the nation, particularly as they relate ro the South West area, and we want to advise Mr president to urgently take steps that may restore public confidence within the nation.
“We are saying this with all sense of duty, as our investigations present that failure to take motion on the a part of Mr. President might be an invitation to a different civil battle, the top of which we can not predict.
“Our nation is sitting on a keg of gunpowder, a time bomb in case you like, and if nothing is completed urgently, we might face one other civil unrest, because the residents are bored with the actions and inactions of the president within the space of safety of lives and property. This has to alter now earlier than it’s too late.
“We dare say that the challenges confronted by Nigerians at present, are a fallout of presidency’s failure to safe communities, and there’s an pressing want for rapid and complete restructuring of all the safety structure of the nation.
“We mince no phrases in saying that restructuring should start with the sack of the nation’s Companies Chiefs, and replavement with younger and extra competent officers”.
On the violence that rocked Oyo State just a few days in the past, the group stated thus: “We spoke in opposition to the violent assaults of some Fulaniis within the South West yesterday, as a result of it’s irresponsible to criminalise individuals on the premise of their tribe or faith.
“Nevertheless, the individuals of South West and each faith breaking below the burden of insecurity in Nigeria, have real rights to complain”.
They stated that is “due to the entire collapse of safety as a result of docility of the present Service Chiefs” who, “as a substitute of specializing in defending the nation’s territorial integrity, are busy pursuing tenure elongation”.
They alleged additional: “Foreigners enter into our land and kill our residents at will. Within the South West, individuals can neither journey freely, and even entry their farms owing to the presence of international terrorists.
“It’s, nonetheless, curious that even after admitting so-called international terrorists are answerable for the assaults in Nigeria, the Service Chiefs are nonetheless unable to arrest this ugly state of affairs.
Court docket Orders Launch of El-Zakzaky’s Spouse
Shiekh Ibrahim Elzakzaky and spouse
Zeenat, the spouse of Shiekh Ibrahim Elzakzaky has been ordered to be launched.
The order for her launch was given by a Excessive Court docket sitting in Kaduna.
Elzakzaky is the chief of Islamic Motion in Nigeria, IMN.
Zeenat is to be launched to bear therapy after contracting coronavirus.
It will likely be recalled that final Thursday, Mohammed, son of the IMN chief, stated his mom, Zeenat, examined constructive for COVID-19 on the Kaduna correctional centre, the place he demanded for her launch for therapy and authority refused.
Femi Falana, counsel to El-Zakzaky, nevertheless introduced a medical report back to again up his case for the discharge of Zeenat.
The Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) requested the courtroom to permit Zeenat search medical therapy exterior the correctional centre in line with measures put in place by the Nigeria Centre for Illness Management (NCDC).
Within the ruling delivered on Monday, the courtroom nevertheless requested that, Zeenat be moved to a authorities isolation facility to start therapy instantly.
Gideon Kurada, the presiding choose, granted the request after Chris Umar, the prosecuting counsel, concurred with Falana’s submission.
The Controller of Kaduna Correctional Service, Ibrahim Labbo Maradun had Friday final week denied the report of Zakzaky’s testing constructive. He stated the results of her check was nonetheless being awaited as at Friday.
In the meantime, the check consequence obtained by The Nation, stamped by the Kaduna State Ministry of Well being COVID-19 Laboratory on 20th January, 2021, exhibits that the IMN chief’s spouse is COVID-19 constructive.
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