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Osinbajo: FG will Get Justice for Nigerian Traders in Ghana



VP Yemi Osinbajo has guaranteed Nigerian brokers in Ghana that they would get equity.

Osinbajo, who gave the confirmation on Tuesday evening during a gathering with delegates of the Nigerian people group in Ghana, said their prosperity was the central government’s anxiety.

An announcement gave yesterday by the VP’s representative, Mr. Laolu Akande, said the gathering zeroed in on the difficulties confronting Nigerians living in Ghana, including the Ghanaian power’s ongoing choice to close down Nigerian organizations in the nation following their powerlessness to pay the inappropriate $1 million hammered on them.

Akande said Osinbajo while reacting to the issues raised by pioneers of the Nigerian people group at the gathering, especially grievances of abuse by Ghanaian specialists guaranteed them of the national government’s duty to manage the issues altogether.

“I will unquestionably pass on the profundity of your complaints to the president. I am certain that he will be profoundly upset to hear that in spite of the confirmations that he had gotten, (from the Ghanaian government) there are still issues and intricacies,” he said.

He said Osinbajo told the gathering that the postponement in settling the issues may have been brought about by regulatory bottlenecks.

He, nonetheless, guaranteed that apparatus would from this time forward be set up to determine the issue.

“I anticipate getting the subtleties and ensuring that we can start to determine a portion of these issues as fast as could reasonably be expected. However, I figure you should likewise perceive that as a rule, governments will in general be exceptionally moderate.

“Cycles are moderate, administrations are moderate, yet we will ensure that we do the absolute best we can to get you your privileges so that at any rate, you are managed legitimately,” he included.

Talking on the endeavors made before and even as of late to determine the emergency, the VP stated: “I have followed intently advancements here, and huge numbers of the episodes that you have portrayed, I am now exceptionally acquainted with. Indeed, the President had solicited that a survey from all that had occurred be finished.”

“There have been immediate interchanges between our Leader and President Akufo-Addo. Our Leader has addressed him about this, he has submitted a conventional question to him, and that discussion has been going on. What the Ghanaian government promised to do, on three events, was that the shops will be resumed. Truth be told, I am somewhat astounded that it has not occurred in light of the fact that my comprehension was that, that would have been finished.

“In this way, I think what we have to do forcefully is to catch up with the Ghanaian government and to see that these things are finished.

“I am certain you know about the way that there was a gathering between the Priest of Exchange and Industry of Ghana and a group drove by our own Clergyman of Industry, Exchange and Interests in Abuja. That occurred on September 3, while the Hon. Speaker of the Place of Agents, Femi Gbajabiamila was meeting with his partner here.

“Presently, it is clear from what you have said here that there is so much that had turned out badly over a significant stretch of time and we truly need to address these worries in as point by point a way as could reasonably be expected. Furthermore, what I can say to you is this is an issue that worries the legislature extraordinarily… your government assistance concerns us enormously.”

He, nonetheless, encouraged all influenced dealers through their affiliations and pioneers to present a more definite letter containing the quantity of influenced shops and other significant data that would empower the Nigerian government follow-up successfully their Ghanaian specialists.

“Maybe, it may be significant on the off chance that we have explicit subtleties of the shops that should be resumed, so we can check and state the number of (I imagine that sooner or later we had a rundown of around 160 or somewhere in the vicinity, shops). In this way, I figure we ought to have a rundown of points of interest so that regardless of whether we are informed that something has been done, we can cross-check and make sure that it has really occurred.”

The VP at that point asked Nigerians living in Ghana to remain decent and to grasp serene concurrence, while including that the two governments would resolve the distinctions.

“I imagine that is up to us now, to our two governments, and to those of you who live here and Ghanaians who live in Nigeria, to guarantee that we can achieve harmony and to live with one another.

Governments have genuine parts to ensure the lives of residents particularly unfamiliar residents,” he included.

Osinbajo who was in Ghana to speak to Buhari at the ECOWAS highest point of the Authority of Heads of States and Governments, said ECOWAS emphasis on the reclamation of a common guideline in Mali, stayed hallowed.

Osinbajo told columnists in Ghana not long after the highest point, that the more than five-hour meeting was exceptionally productive, including that ECOWAS would not acknowledge an undemocratic principle in the nation.

He stated: “I think the situation of the Authority of Heads of Express, (the most noteworthy organ of ECOWAS) is exceptionally clear, principally that ECOWAS won’t acknowledge a difference in government forcibly and that this will be totally unsatisfactory.

“With the end goal of what has occurred in Mali, the temporary government must be going by a regular citizen, and furthermore the overall rule that denotes a change period ought to be inside a limit of around year and a half.”

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Rotimi Amaechi uncovers biggest obstacle to Nigeria’s development



The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has indicted ethnicity for the inactive tempo of development in Nigeria.

Amaechi, in an opinion on Friday, revealed that rail projects around Nigeria were built for the improvement of the country’s economy rather than racial biases.

The former Rivers State Governor recognized what he called politicising of railway development as one of the main challenges thwarting the government’s effort to boost the economy.

The minister, who was speaking as a guest lecturer at the Annual Public Lecture of the Department of Economics at the University of Lagos, commented that transportation as a criterion involved logistics.

Ameachi said, ”It’s a key element in driving the development of economies all over the world and it creates possibilities for other sectors; therefore, you cannot even create employment if you don’t create logistics.

“Nigerians are too ethnically conscious. You think first of your ethnicity before you think as a Nigerian.

”Ethnicity is putting pressure on the economics of railway construction. What you hear is, ‘I am a Yoruba man, I am a Hausa man, I am an Igbo man.”

“Railway is fuelled by economic activities, it is not fuelled by tribes.

“Ethnicity isn’t the way to go. Those who flare the embers of ethnicity are those who were profiting from the government in the past, but are no longer profiting from the government.” He added.
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Ondo university vows to rusticate students over indecent dressing 



Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State has thoroughly warned its entire students against indecent dressing that it will no longer condone such act from its undergraduates of the institution.

The Senate of the institution has put rustication as a form of portends for any student involved in any form of indecent dressing.

The authority of the institution, which gave the stern warning in a circular, disclosed that failure to comply with the directive would attract rustication from the school for a semester.

The circular with reference number AD/ REG/CIR/58/VOL. VI/309 was signed by the registrar of the school, Olugbenga Arajulu .


According to the circular, indecent dressing that would no longer be allowed on campus include, “wearing of skimpy skirts and blouses; leaving cleavages open by female students; and wearing of braids or dreadlocks, earrings, nose rings, tattered jeans, sagging etc by some male students.

“Any student of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, who violates the above Senate decision on indecent dressing is deemed to have committed a misconduct and he/she shall be sanctioned accordingly. Please be guided.” school management informed the students.

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Katsina:Three women are arrested by police for concealing petrol in bags for bandits



Just on thursday, a team of policemen, operating along Katsina-Jibia road arrested a mother, her daughter, alongside another woman, for hiding petrol in their bag to take to bandits in the forest.

The Spokesman, Katsina Police Command, SP. Isah Gambo paraded the three suspects at the state police headquarters on Thurday.

The suspects, who admitted to have committed the offence in contravention of the executive order and other extant laws of the federation, are all said to be residents of the Malali Quarters, in Katsina metropolis.

“These women that you are seeing here were arrested along Jibia-Katsina road with these bags pretending to be normal travellers going to Magama in Jibia, a border town with Niger Republic.

“What they do is engaging in smuggling of petrol to bandits in Jibia forest but nemesis caught up with them and they were arrested with these exhibits.

“These exhibits you are seeing are not just travelling bags but they are loaded with petrol meant to be taken to the forest for the bandits.

“The suspects are Umma Bello, 45 years of Malali Quarters here in Katsina metropolis, Nusaiba Muhammad, 16 years and Dija Umar 50 years all of the same address.

“It may interest you to know that the suspects while confessing to have committed the offence also revealed that many of them in the area are involved in the business.

Futhermore, SP Isah Gambo said “What they do is to engage the services of ‘okada’, motorcycle riders to buy the fuel for them in their motorcycle tanks from filling stations and then take it back to Malali quarters for them where they siphon the fuel from the motorcycle tanks and then arrange them into bags like these to avoid the eagle eyes of the security agencies while taking it to the forest to sell to bandits,”

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