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Expectations from Buhari’s New Government



Nigerians expect a remarkable change from President Muhammadu Buhari’s prospective cabinet and government.

With the races over and President Muhammadu Buhari sure of an additional four years on the driver’s seat of the world’s most crowded dark country on the planet since he has been returned by the Autonomous National Constituent Commission (INEC), Nigerians crosswise over various political partitions and different backgrounds are as of now anxious to realize what shape the new Buhari government would take even as they expect a superior act than they had in the primary residency of the organization of the President.

Obviously, Nigerians merit superior to anything they have had so far. Also, their desires were not unwarranted. Or maybe, the desires were because of the guarantees made by the decision All Progressives Congress (APC) while the gathering, at that point in resistance, battled to oust the then administering People groups Law based Gathering (PDP) going into the 2015 general race.

Indeed, even with the not exactly amazing by and large execution of the legislature as commentators of the organization keep on demanding, that more Nigerians chose to depend their votes with the administration, flagged a conviction and trust in a superior act given a second term in office.

A decent number of Nigerians that toed this line contended that four years was insufficient to properly pass judgment on crafted by the organization while other were influenced by the requirement for the legislature to be offered time to finish a portion of the continuous undertakings and projects it started.

Furthermore, since the command has been recharged, the onus is currently on President Buhari to modify the confidence of Nigerians in the Nigeria venture by running a dynamic and fruitful organization. Desires in numerous quarters incorporate the pressing need to reinforce state establishments that will maternity specialist the new Nigeria that many have dependably wanted.

Given the numerous emergencies, some of which were avoidable, that described the organization, Nigerians currently expect that the Buhari government would have taken fitting exercises from the encounters of the most recent four years and hit the ground running this time around.

Nigerians anticipate the new bureau and by augmentation government to have been made and prepared even before the May 29, initiation, with relegated portfolios. What acquired in 2015, when it took the president more than a half year to establish a bureau won’t be admissible this time around.

The contention that it took that long to shape a bureau, as a result of the decay it met on the ground would not hold water this time even among the staunchest supporters of the administration because of the way that the legislature is only proceeding all things considered no handover customs and if there was any, it would be at clerical dimension and ought not be a stroll in the recreation center.

Numerous political investigators, pundits and experts are likewise enthusiastically holding on to see those, who might make the bureau. On that score, the desire for some Nigerians is that the new bureau would be loaded up with technocrats and experts in their fields. What’s more, where there is the need to acquire government officials, such characters must gleam with sterling track records of achievements in their past open task and gloat thoughts that can push the country ahead.

A circumstance where around 70 percent of the present bureau is insignificant B team players would not be worthy to Nigerians. Aside from a couple of like the Pastor of Intensity, Works and Lodging, Babatunde Raji Fashola; Clergyman of Exchange and Speculation, Mike Enelamah; Priest of State for Oil Assets, Ibe Kachikwu; Priest of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi and Priest of Wellbeing Prof. Isaac Adewole, very little has been heard or found as far as achievements with respect to other bureau individuals.

For instance, very little can be said to have occurred in the work so far done to get the Ajaokuta Steel Complex to start full activity since after the Ekiti State Representative, Kayode Fayemi, who changed the substance of the service quit as Pastor of Strong Minerals Improvement. The equivalent applies to the fund service after the exit of Kemi Adeosun. Going ahead, Nigerians expect that each bureau part should procure his stripe.

Nigerians will be tremendously frustrated if the President takes an additional a half year to think of his bureau and the individuals who make the cut, in Fela Anikulapo Kuti’s talk are ‘ a similar old government officials wey disperse Nigeria before .’

Examiners demanded that the bore of individuals that should make the new bureau, whatever their calling must have the ability to drive supportable monetary development, work creation and capacity to upgrade great administration by means of conveyance of substantial profits of majority rules system to the mass of Nigerians and to an area of it.

Nigerians additionally anticipate seeing a collaboration between the Official and the Governing body. Curiously, the APC is again in the dominant part in the National Get together and it can’t be said that it has some adversary inside as certain analysts marked the active Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki.

Once more, enhanced with the encounters of 2015, and having put its home all together as the National Administrator of the APC, Adams Oshiomole would need numerous to trust, the desire is that the two arms of government will work in amicability and continuously as well, and keep away from some time squandering diversions that could deny Nigerians their desires.

Unassumingly, everyone’s eyes will be on the council to perceive how it bolsters the service of Strong Minerals Improvement to determine the subsidizing prerequisite required for the Ajaokuta Steel Complex to swing into 100 percent activity. This is even so as discoveries demonstrate that the present governing body isn’t in help of the thought arrangement that was advanced by the service before now.

For the impressive help that President Buhari and VP Yemi Osinbajo got from Nigeria, the pair should up their amusement as far as verifying the lives and property of Nigerians and everybody living in the nation. In such manner, the twin issue of religious rebellion in the North-east and the defilement must be tended to fittingly.

Nigerians likewise expect that President Buhari would make security another significant need in his second term. This would incorporate the unremitting instances of banditry in certain states in the North-west geo-political district, ranchers and herders conflicts just as the religious insurrection in the North-east of the nation.

The President should give the initiative of the country’s security device a coordinating request to up their diversion. The requirement for the Nigerian military to venture up their diversion turns into even more essential given accessible knowledge report of a recharged risk in the North-east with the affirmation that the fear gathering, Islamic State West Africa has set up its quality in the area.

Buhari’s organization must think of an additionally enduring answer for the Boko Haram test and this will incorporate an answer for the trench and money related impropriety ransacking the Nigerian military, accepted to be ‘not well prepared actually and institutionally’ of its bravery and demonstrable skill as being broadly acclaimed amid military mediations abroad.

Still on security, Nigerians will anticipate stamped improvement in interior security. President Buhari must put a conclusion to the unremitting conflicts between Fulani herders and ranchers which has brought about several passings especially, in the North-focal geo-political zone of the nation.

This, obviously, will require that the between office contention between the country’s security organizations turns into a relic of times gone by. The time of the Division of State Administrations (DSS) and the Nigerian Police Power (NPF) or the Monetary and Money related Wrongdoings Commission (EFCC) being at one another’s throats or always endeavoring to surpass each other must be transferred to the past even as insight sharing for the benefit of all ought to be the new mantra among the offices, likewise for the military in the battle against uprising in the North-east.

In the last examination, it merits emphasizing that destiny has favored President Buhari with a third opportunity to make great with Nigerians, revamp the economy, reinforce state establishments and bring together Nigeria behind the one Nigeria logic of the country’s establishing fathers, for the benefit of himself and all Nigerians.

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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.

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“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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