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PDP responds as Buhari says defilement compromises Feb 16 survey



Six days to the general races, President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday raised the caution that degenerate government officials could utilize their plunder to undermine Saturday’s races.

Buhari, in an opinion piece he actually composed, advocated his organization’s enemy of debasement war.

Be that as it may, the People groups Equitable Gathering said the President’s presentation was an indication that he feared an approaching annihilation in the February 16 presidential race.

The President, in any case, said that degenerate individuals had humongous assets available to them to take part in vote-purchasing and undermine the surveys.

Composing on the title, “Defilement undermines Nigeria – and its decision,” he expressed, “The fight against join must be the base on which we secure the nation, fabricate our economy, give nice framework and instruct the people to come.

“This is the test of our age: the variable on which our prosperity as a country will be resolved. Be that as it may, the personal stakes at play can make this battle troublesome. By method for their plundering, the degenerate have incredible assets available to them. Also, they will utilize them. For when you battle debasement, you can make sure it will battle back.

“It even compromises to undermine the February 16 survey and – by augmentation – our majority rules system. The Monetary and Budgetary Violations Commission has collected worries over laundered cash being piped into vote-purchasing.

“This is the issue of defilement. It shows how it prowls in all and each cleft of open life, controlling fair treatment in quest for self-safeguarding and propagation; ensuring individual, political and monetary interests to the detriment of the benefit of everyone.”

Buhari said as President he had attempted to wisely practice the trust vested in him to battle debasement, instability and an unjust economy.

He included, “Yet among them, one stands over the others as both are a reason and aggravator of the rest. It is, obviously, defilement.

“A strategy program that does not have battling debasement at its center is bound to come up short. The fight against unite must be the base on which we secure the nation, fabricate our economy, give good framework and instruct the people to come.”

‘Our pundits were against our central goal to stop defilement’

Buhari contended that the individuals who were against his organization did as such in light of the fact that they realized his main goal was to stop defilement.

He noted, “To be sure, the individuals who have condemned my organization’s enemy of defilement drive are the individuals who contradict its central goal. Furthermore, however their legal counselors may create costly plausible excuses, they can’t get away from that which ties them together: a heap of records and scarcely lawful (some obviously unlawful) components – regardless of whether that be the Panama Papers, the US Congress reports, shell organizations or seaward financial balances.

“Debasement erodes the trust on which the possibility of network is established, in light of the fact that one guideline for the few and another for every other person is unsatisfactory to anybody working sincerely.”

On the difficulties his enemy of defilement war confronted, he expressed, “However as we have escalated our war on debasement, so we have discovered that defilement improves to oppose the law. This isn’t the sole space of those Nigerians, yet the worldwide defilement industry: the disagreeable individual voyager of globalization.

“When the empowering influences are let in – as they have been before – the voracity of those they intrigue with develops. We have shut the entryway on them, yet shockingly there still remain people who are happy to open the windows.”

In any case, the President said he would not surrender but instead expand on his accomplishments.

“Solid advancement has been made, yet there is still a lot to do. We have repatriated countless dollars buried in remote banks. These assets have been straightforwardly conveyed on infrastructural activities and used to specifically engage the most unfortunate in the public eye. More is still to originate from our global accomplices in France, the Assembled Kingdom and the Unified Conditions of America.

“We have verified prominent feelings, yet more prominent cases remain. Attorneys table unlimited protests to deter court procedures, while their customers trust it keeps going until a ‘cordial’ President is casted a ballot into office. We should keep on fixing the legitimate system and guarantee the experts have the analytical forces available to them to verify sentences. At exactly that point will we start to kill the preferences the degenerate have.

“More apparition laborers must be expelled from government finance (nearly $550m has been spared from distinguishing ghost representatives). More can be recouped through our informant arrangement ($370m has been returned since its introduction in 2016). More is still to come. Yet, together, we will beat defilement.

“A Yoruba axiom expresses that just the patient one can drain a lion. Moreover, triumph over debasement is troublesome, yet not feasible. We should not wallow in our purpose. I realize numerous Nigerians might want to see quicker activity. I do as well. Be that as it may, so too should we pursue fair treatment and exercise restriction, guaranteeing claim never replaces proof. For that isn’t the Nigeria we should wish to assemble.

“There is no uncertainty that this organization has changed the manner in which we handle debasement. The decision before voters is this: Do we proceed ahead on this testing way against debasement? Or then again do return to the past, surrendered to the deception that it is only the manner in which things are finished? Or then again that it is simply excessively troublesome – excessively inescapable – to fix? I know which one I would pick. It is the reason I am approaching Nigerians for an additional four years to serve them.”

Panicky Buhari searching for reasons, says PDP

In any case, the PDP has asserted that President Buhari is searching for reasons to empower him to delay the races.

It said there were numerous records to demonstrate that the President was freezing that he would lose the decision.

The National Administrator of the PDP, Sovereign Uche Secondus, who talked with one of our reporters while responding to the President’s paper, said Nigerians “are currently tired of the equivalent awkward melodies originating from their Leader for very nearly four years.”

He said at this point, the President and his group must have supposedly observed the penmanship on the divider that “their days are finished.”

Secondus stated, “The President and the APC know that their days in government are numbered. They realize that they can never again delude the general population. Enough of untruths and purposeful publicity! They are searching for reasons for their approaching annihilation and furthermore delay the decisions.

“This is the motivation behind why the President that did not have room schedule-wise to visit the general population is presently discussing defilement. Is there any legislature that has ever been as degenerate as the Buhari Administration?

“This is an administration of misdirection. They have discovered that there are no more deceives reveal to Nigerians that could make them tumble to these arrangement of liars any longer. We will get Nigerian working once more.”

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2023 Presidency: Zoning can’t stop Tinubu – Ex-Minster



A former Minister of Works and National Chairman of South West Agenda for 2023, Senator Dayo Adeyeye, has restated that the truth that the quarter has produced the president withinside the beyond won’t forestall it from clinching the presidential price price tag if the All Progressives Congress zoned the price price tag to the South.

The former Minister opined that former Lagos State Governor, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, remains the best and the right man to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari after bowling out in 2023 based on experience and political networks.

Adeyeye spoke in Ado Ekiti on Tuesday during the official launching of the South West Agenda (SWAGA) 2023, a political platform rooting for the presidential aspiration of the former Lagos State Governor.

Adeyeye added that the APC leaders must respect the zoning of lresidency to the South in 2023, as a mark of respect for the silent agreement within the party at inception in 2013.

Adeyeye said: “And if the ticket comes to the South, the fact that the Southwest had produced the President before won’t prevent the Yoruba race from getting the APC ticket.

2023: APC governors kick against zoning.

“You could all remember that the late President, Umaru Musa Yar’Adua was from Katsina State and when the ticket went back to the North in 2007, they picked President Muhammadu Buhari from Katsina. They didn’t say his state had produced President before.

“What we need in Nigeria is someone like Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, who knows everybody. Someone who has planted and nurtured people across all the zones. Someone, who believes in making stars to unite Nigeria,” Adeyeye said.

Also , the former Senator representing Ekiti South Senatorial District, Senator Tony Adeniyi, alleged that members of SWAGA in Ekiti were being harassed and intimidated by APC members loyal to Governor Kayode Fayemi , saying these barrage of embarrassment must stop in the interest of APC.

“Before SWAGA was formed, we had ‘Tokan Tokan’ and original ‘JKF’, which are outfits loyal to Governor Fayemi.

“Is it an offence to associate with one of the foremost Nigerians like Tinubu? We are being treated here in Ekiti like orphans in the Sahara desert . We are being intimated and harassed by people who had contributed nothing to APC.”

Also, in his short lecture at the event, a Professor of Law at the Faculty of Law, University of Lagos , Prof. Yemi Oke, said he came to fraternise with the group as a Yoruba man , who believes in the Southwest agenda for the 2023.

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In his speech entitled: ‘Nigeria at a Crossroad, What Option for the Southwest Geopolitical Zone’, Prof. Oke, described Tinubu as the most qualified to lead Nigeria after President Buhari, so that all the faultlines and cleavages can be amended for national unity.

Commending Tinubu for working hard to sustain the country’s democracy, the Chairman, Inter-party Advisory Council in Ekiti, Hon. Ife Iyaniwura, said Tinubu has become a strong political stakeholder that people respect in the country.

“Asiwaju has been a phenomenon. He has shown it.”

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Open Grazing: I’m a herdsman but I ranch my cattle – Benue Varsity lecturer



A member of the Academic Staff Union of University, ASUU Benue State chapter, Dr Ogi John has declared support for ranching of cattle in the country.

Recall that following the incessant clashes between farmers and herders across the country, many prominent Nigerians called for a ban on open grazing.

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State in May 2017, signed the Open Grazing Prohibition Bill into law as a measure to tackle the farmers and herders crisis in the state.

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Similarly, governors in the Southern part of the country unanimously opted for ranching in a bid to end the insecurity in the region.

John Ogi, a senior lecturer in the university made his stance known in a post on his official Facebook page after visiting one of his farm in Anuja.

He said ranching remains the global standard of rearing cattle.

The post reads, “I am 100% in support of ranching, that’s the global best practice. I own cows and I ranch them, cattle business is a private business and cow owners must learn to protect their animals from destroying other peoples farm.

“Sunday visit to one of our farms in Abuja, part-time civil servant, full-time agro businessman”.

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Students of Rivers State College of Health block major roads, protest poor amenities



Students of the Rivers State College of Health Sciences and Technology on Tuesday, blocked the mile four axis of the Ikwerre street in Port Harcourt in protest towards bad simple services withinside the institution.

The protest prompted a heavy gridlock across the area, forcing motorists to apply opportunity routes. The college students who defied an early morning downpour to level the protest are disturbing for the availability of water and energy of their hostels through the institution’s control. Some of the leaders of the protest, who spoke with us additionally decried “non accreditation of a few guides presented withinside the institution,”leaving them jobless after graduation.

A protester said,, “have a take a observe the building, it’s far simply pleasant out of doors however whilst you cross in, its rubbish. The region is water logged, there has now no longer been mild for over weeks now not to mention water”. “So college students are sincerely stranded. Just to wash and feature their garments ironed has been a massive problem. “So we’re calling at the Rivers State authorities to return back and assist us.

The control of the college has failed us. “We are paying a massive quantity of costs right here however you can not see the impact withinside the control of the college”.

The college students threatened to hold the protest till their needs are met. Efforts to attain the institution’s provost proved abortive as his cellular strains had been unreachable.


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