One Faints As Bodily Challenged Protest In Abuja
Bodily challenged individuals from the Niger Delta area stormed the Nationwide Meeting to protest as they claimed they’re being uncared for.
One of many protesters, who stormed NASS complicated, based on Punch fainted throughout the protest. As on the time of filling this report, efforts are being made to revive the but to be recognized protester.
They mentioned they have been being marginalized and uncared for by their representatives within the Nationwide Meeting, noting that they have been being denied their rights regardless of being educated.
Isoko youths don’t have any plan to vandalize oil amenities ― Youth chief
By Festus Ahon, Asaba
The Interim President of the Isoko Improvement Union Youth Wing, IDU-YW, Comrade Hyacinth Ede Ewariezi, Wednesday, stated Isoko youths don’t have any plans to vandalize or commit any type of financial sabotage towards the Nigerian State as being speculated in some quarters.
Ewariezi in a press release after an emergency assembly by the youths frowned at a media report credited to at least one Amos Ogbokor-Etaluku whereby he threatened to close down oil and gasoline amenities in Isoko, including that he (Ewariezi) “is the legit and acknowledged President of the Isoko Youths and reinforce that the stated Amos Ogbokor-Etaluku and his co-travellers would not have the mandate of the Isoko youths and folks and doesn’t have the authority to deploy the youths in the direction of vandalism and different financial crimes.
“We, due to this fact, name on the Federal Authorities of Nigeria, the Delta State Authorities, the Division of State Service (DSS), the Nigerian Military and all related safety companies to right away invite and examine the risk to close down oil and gasoline amenities by some faceless and misguided components led by one Amos Ogbokor-Etaluku who illegally parades himself because the President of the now-disbanded Isoko Nationwide Youth Meeting (INYA).
“The Isoko youths underneath my management has no plan in anyway to vandalize or commit any type of financial sabotage towards the Nigerian State, noting that even on the peak of militancy within the Niger Delta, Isoko Youths had been identified for peaceable and non-violent agitations as towards the Brazen destruction of oil amenities witnessed in different elements of the area.
“I’m the legit and acknowledged President of the Isoko youth and reinforce that the stated Amos and his co-travellers would not have the mandate of the Isoko youth and folks and as such doesn’t have the authority to deploy the youths in the direction of vandalism and different financial crimes.
“I’m Comrade Ede Ewariezi Hycinth, the Interim President of Isoko Improvement Union (IDU) Youth-Wing. I’m writing to the federal government and each related safety companies to maintain the information straight with none ambiguity. That I’m conscious of a sure publication just lately made by one Amos Ogbokor-Etaluku, whereby he threatened to close down oil installations in Isoko if sure circumstances weren’t met.
“First, I wish to put it on report that the stated Amos is an impostor with none backing of the Isoko folks. The INYA which he claims to characterize has been disbanded by your complete Isoko Nation within the Basic Convention of the Isoko Improvement Union (IDU) which befell on the 26th of December, 2020. This was as a result of the IDU and by extension your complete Isoko ethnic nationality noticed that the actions of the group portended grave hazard to the Isoko Nation.
“Within the stated convention, your complete Isoko Nation unanimously agreed that the IDU-YOUTH WING be constituted and empowered to talk for the Isoko youths henceforth. This was agreed by all of the 23 clans Presidents-Basic and all the standard rulers in Isoko nation that had been current within the convention.
“That I used to be appointed the IDU (the apex socio-cultural group of the Isoko Nation) because the Interim President to guide the youth physique and I’ve the authority, backing and IDU suggestion letters to all of the Safety Brokers, Federal, State and native governmental company. These behind the stated publication and their sponsors ought to be warned by the related safety brokers as a result of such publication is able to igniting extra disaster in an already risky space.
“It’s true that the federal government should do extra in the direction of restoring sustainable peace and prosperity in Isoko land. Our youths should be adequately empowered and gainfully engaged to realize their full potentials. However in attaining this, we is not going to be dragged into sheer criminality equivalent to vandalism of oil and gasoline belongings located in Isoko land and different financial crimes.
“These calling for such legal behaviours and actions usually are not considering real peace in Isoko as a result of they don’t have the mandate of the folks. We can’t be calling for peace in a single breath and in one other breath placing an choice on the desk that can put our youths within the trenches towards the armed forces. For us, we are going to go for a really civilized and elaborate method in the direction of peace fairly than complicating the problems.
“Let me additionally add that the stated Amos Ogbokor-Etaluku was among the many delegation of the disbanded INYA who signed a pact with the boys of the 222 battalion of the Nigerian Military at Agbarha a while in the past, to the impact that they are going to be of fine behaviour and can by no means be a part of a protest, demonstration or every other gathering that’s able to inflicting social unrest in Isoko. I’m by this publication calling on the safety companies to make sure that acceptable motion is taken towards these people ought to there be any type of deliberate vandalism of oil and gasoline belongings on this locality.
“The Isoko Youths additionally will wish to rapidly observe that the apex youth physique is in help of any name for the composition of a Governing Board for the NDDC. Nevertheless, you will need to observe that part 171 (1-4) of the 1999 Structure of Nigeria is evident on the powers of the President to nominate. Whereas the NDDC is evident on the composition of the Board, the Act can not supersede the Structure.”
So Unhappy! Police Van Crushes Mom And Baby to Dying In Warri Whereas Chasing Yahoo Boys (Graphic Images)
The police van burnt by an indignant mob
Graphic pictures have emerged exhibiting a mom and her baby crushed to demise by law enforcement officials in Warri, Delta state.
It was gathered that the police operatives hooked up to the Ebrumede Police Division in Warri had been chasing after web fraudsters aka yahoo yahoo boys once they crushed the harmless girl and her child after getting concerned in an accident.
An indignant mob that gathered set the police hilux on fireplace with intensified name to the brand new Delta State Police Commissioner to do one thing concerning the incident.
Businessman drags AEDC to courtroom, calls for N10m damages
A businessman, Jerry Okolo on Wednesday dragged the Abuja Electrical energy Distribution Firm (AEDC), earlier than an FCT Excessive Court docket, Gudu, for alleged unlawful billing.
Okolo, who instituted the swimsuit towards the defendant alongside along with his landlord, Abimaje Ebute as co-claimant, can also be demanding N10 million as normal damages for the alleged unlawful and illegal actions of the defendant.
The claimants are additionally praying for N5 million as damages for inconveniences and losses incurred by them.
As well as, they’re looking for the cost of N500,000 as the price of prosecuting the swimsuit.
When the matter which was slated for listening to earlier than Justice Module Osho-Adebiyi got here up, Okolo was referred to as to offer his proof in chief.
He urged the courtroom to undertake his written assertion on oath and tendered some paperwork which had been duly marked as exhibit by the courtroom.
A number of the paperwork tendered had been copies of month-to-month estimated electrical energy invoice, purchases receipt of electrical energy token, and receipt of a reconnection charge.
The claimants’ counsel, Frank Nnaba thereafter proceeded to ask Okolo what he needed the courtroom to do for him.
He mentioned he needed the courtroom to undertake the identical as his assertion on oath.
Cross-examination, nonetheless, couldn’t go on because the defendant was not current in courtroom and there was neither a authorized illustration.
The decide, subsequently, adjourned the matter till Feb. 18 for the continuation of trial.
The Information Company of Nigeria (NAN), studies that within the final adjourned date of Nov. 12, 2020, the defendant counsel, Ifeanyi Aborgu, who had promised that the defendant was going to achieve the claimants to resolve the problem, nonetheless, had not achieved so.
Within the claimant’s assertion of declare, it was alleged that the defendant had been sending an estimated electrical energy invoice to the home situated at FHA, Lugbe, Abuja since 2014, though the home was hardly occupied by any occupant since 2018 when Okolo was transferred out of Abuja.
In keeping with the declare, Okolo mentioned he wrote to the defendant that the estimated billing needs to be stopped and a pre-paid meter put in, but it surely was by no means achieved.
As well as, he alleged that though he involves the home on a quarterly foundation, the invoice saved coming and he was charged N23,814.39 in one of many months he was away.
He mentioned the electrical energy provide to the home was disconnected in Aug. 2019 after months of non-payment from him.
Okolo affirmed within the declare that he paid the sum of N5,000 as a reconnection charge and on Dec. 24, 2019, a pre-paid meter was lastly put in.
He added that by then, the defendant mentioned he was indebted to them to the sum of N171,000.00 which was the gathered payments for the interval he was disconnected from the electrical energy provide.
Okolo mentioned in furtherance to the alleged indebtedness, each time he made purchases of electrical energy token from the defendant, 60 p.c of the quantity is deducted by the use of cost for the alleged N171,000 debt
He mentioned it was this continuous deduction that necessitated the swimsuit and damages he incurred when his issues obtained destroyed as a result of disconnection whereas he was away.
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