A lawyer and retired Captain in the Nigerian Army, Captain Casmir Nwafor, has said that the major reason he left the army was because of the actions of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Nwafor in a statement said that he was in the army in 2015 when Buhari won the presidential election, saying that the president said certain things that didn’t go down well with him.
His words: “If you say, as Commander-in-Chief, that you are not recognizing my people, why am I in the army fighting for the country? I had to stay back because in short service you must stay 10 years.
Then, I had three years. Immediately the three years ended, I left.
By the president’s body language, by his appointments, he has shown the other parts of the country that they don’t belong.
Then, they are killing people here and there, in Benue, Plateau, you don’t care. You are talking about Ruga.
“The president’s body language and actions are fuelling the tension in Nigeria. Under this government, Nigeria has not been so divided, just like in 1967 when we had the civil war.
This is where we are heading. Nigeria is so divided because of the activities of one man, the president.
The other day they had security meeting. Almost all the Security Chiefs there are Fulani, Hausa or Muslim. There was nobody from the Southeast.
The Vice President who is from the Southwest has no say. In fact, most times, they don’t even call him for meetings.
Anything you are discussing and you don’t have the major tribes together, then there is going to be a problem.
Before, it was only Southeast. Now, everybody is becoming alienated and disenfranchised.”
Wike: We Will Not Yield To Pressures From Criminals To Relax Night Curfew
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has said he will not yield to the pressures from criminals to relax the night curfew declared across the state.
The Governor vowed that the curfew will continue following the gains that have been made since it was imposed.
The statewide curfew was imposed over a month ago in response to series of attacks by unknown gunmen on various police formations across the state.
Speaking during a statewide broadcast on Friday, Governor Wike said security agencies will continue to take the fight against criminals to their den until they are completely neutralized.
In words “as a matter of fact, they want us to prematurely terminate the statewide night curfew for them to have the leeway to operate again and roll back the gains of the last few weeks but we shall not give in to these pressures as the security of lives and property is more important for us to safeguard at all cost than the business of social interest of anyone else or group”.
“Let me, therefore, assure you that the curfew will not last one day beyond necessary as I appeal to all of us to endure the temporary inconveniences in the interest of the state and our collective wellbeing”.
The Governor also ordered the demolition of shanties and illegal structures along the Eleme-Onne axis of the East-West road in the state as additional measures to check insecurity.
The Governor said the demolition exercise will be carried out within two weeks from Friday.
Try Seeing Buhari In Positive Way – Ex Int’l Boxer Urges Nigerians
Nigeria ex International Boxer Mazi Ikechukwu Okoronkwo calls on Nigerians to see the positive side of President Buhari and support peace and Unity for National Growth and International Strength.
Sports Ambassador Mazi Ikechukwu Okoronkwo made the statement in Enugu Considering the regard of President Buhari administration over June 12 as Democracy day,
There is hope for continued Nigeria.
It is calculated that President Buhari have demostrated the strength of his administration in promoting Democracy considering the order of the day.
With the above understanding it is circulated that President Buhari Administration would always listen to South East regions State Government and various group of agitator and seek ways in administring true Democracy to the zone
It is believe that those that died during Nigeria/Biafra Civil war will always be remembered and a day set aside yearly to sympathize with the families.that the war affected.
The above will help to balance the equation.
Because from the way of Transparency system I have experienced in my oonvensation with Mr Sunday Dare The Hon Minister.
Ministry of Youth and Sports Development Abuja.
I saw in him the reflection of whom he is using his administrative Fiat ( empasis) President of Federal Republic of Nigeria Mmahumed Buhari GCFR transparency in Government matters
This Buhari administration look like they have regard for Common man.
Even though there are some. bad people using their position in the Government as Civil Servants or agency to do evil and to intimidate others with law enforcement agencies powers to gain personal interest.
It is our Responsibility as true and patriotic citizens to resist any evil act from such Government personality or individual who is departing from the rules of good service to the public
The above will help for National growth
The truth may be some how bitter for some people.
However I found out that if you stand for your right without shaking you will surely get Justice in Nigeria.
Spray Naira Notes, Go To Jail – CBN
Central Bank of Nigeria has condemned the rate at which Nigerians mutilate, deface, squeeze and even spray and sell the naira notes. The apex bank threatened that “abuse of the currency attracts a penalty not less than 6 months or a fine not less than N50,000 or both.”
Assistant Director at the Currency Operations Dept, Aladeen Badajo said this Thursday during commencement of CBN two-day sensitisation fair held in Abeokuta. The programme was meant to create awareness about its activities in relation to economic development initiatives.
In his presentation, Badejo urged the people to consider Nigeria’s currency as a symbol of national identity. Badejo who stressed the need to handle the banknotes with care and dignity expressed concern over huge amounts being spent reprinting them. He said, “Abuse of the currency attracts a penalty of not less than 6 months or a fine of not less than N50,000 or both.”
Acting Director, Corporate Communications Department, CBN, Osita Nwanisiobi said the bank attached great importance to sensitisation programmes. Nwanisiobi said the programme had become necessary to enable the bank acquaint the public with its economic development initiatives and to explain opportunities available and how every citizen could take advantage of them.
He added that the programme would also help to receive feedback from the public for consideration in development of other policies. The Director explained that the programme was in tune with the vision of the CBN Governor, which according to him is to operate a people’s Centred Bank
Nwanisiobi further explained CBN’s policies and initiatives were designed to address observed failures in some sectors and with a view to building a strong and sustainable financial system. He, therefore, urged members of the public not only to acquire info about the programmes but also take advantage of them.
The Development Finance Department of the CBN, Biodun Okunola explained that the bank had opened various fundings designed to boost the economy with the target to promote small and medium scale businesses.
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