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IFMSL vs AICL: Lagos Group Warns Wike for fighting APC loyalist over his selfish interest to own ICC 

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Sahara Weekly Reports That A group under concerned citizens of Nigeria umbrella nation wide said the Minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Barr Nyesome Wike is punitive and capable to divide Nigeria along regional and ethnics lines.

 

 

IFMSL vs AICL: Lagos Group Warns Wike for fighting APC loyalist over his selfish interest to own ICC 

 

 

 

The group during a world press conference with Dr Joseph Jabani to have addressed journalists at Carlton gate hotel FESTAC, Lagos cried for justice on behalf of Integrated Facilities Management Services Ltd ( IFMSL) Under the Good management of Its Managing Director Senator Abubakar Ahmed MoAllayidi whose contract with Abuja Investments Company Ltd (AICL) was illegally revoked.

 

Jabani said the implications of revoking the contract with IFML are dire, both domestically and internationally.

 

According to him domestically, it sends a message of instability and unpredictability to investors, shaking their confidence in the Nigerian government’s commitment to honoring contracts and fostering a conducive business environment.

 

And the International implications according to Jabani it tarnishes Nigeria’s reputation as a reliable partner for investment and collaboration.

 

“Overseas investors, who have been eyeing opportunities in Nigeria, may now reconsider their plans in light of this abrupt decision, leading to potential loss of investment and stunted economic growth.” He said

 

Called President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Senate president, Speaker Federal House of Representatives, Traditional Leaders, Council of Oba’s chiefs southern Region and the good people of Nigeria, about the unfriendly and aggressive tactics employed by Barrister Nyesom Wike in superintending over the FCT.

 

 

“His pattern of finding faults and instigating conflicts with thriving businesses based on personal interests and differences is not only alarming but detrimental to the economic growth and stability of the FCT.

 

” We are calling on President Bola Ahmed Tinubu and leaders of thought and good Nigerians to intervene in this matter and uphold the integrity of the contract with Integrated Facilities management services (IFML) Continuing the partnership with IFML is not just a matter of business but a demonstration of Nigeria’s commitment to honoring agreements and fostering a conducive environment for both local and international investors.

 

“We call upon the government to uphold the principles of fairness, transparency, and accountability in governance and to ensure that individuals like Minister Wike, who prioritize personal interests over the welfare of the nation, are held accountable for their actions.

 

“It is imperative that we protect the interests of businesses and investors in the FCT and create an environment that fosters growth, innovation, and prosperity for all. Minister Wike’s actions have no place in a government that seeks to promote progress and development, and it is time for the federal government to take decisive action to remedy this situation.” Jabani Stated

 

The text signed by Jabani continued to read that:

 

“Wike’s penchant for taking illegal and extra-judicial actions against businesses and individuals not only undermines the rule of law but also works directly against the interests of the federal government. His actions create an atmosphere of uncertainty and hostility that is detrimental to investment and development in the FCT.

 

“Nyesom Wike, in his usual combative style had announced in the media the purported cancellations of the facility management of the International Conference Center, for no justifications nor adherence to due process. Much as there was no justifications and fair-hearing, this purported action by Mr Wike is at best illegal, punitive, totally strange and at variance with any known protocols and procedures of handling such matters.

 

“For some years now, Integrated Facilities management services Limited (IFMSL) has diligently and effectively managed the International Conference Center, ensuring its smooth operation and upkeep. Under their stewardship, the center has flourished, becoming a beacon of excellence in hosting international conferences, events, and gatherings.

 

“The work of Integrated Facilities management services Ltd (IFMSL) has not only been exemplary but also crucial for the growth and development of Nigeria. Their dedication to maintaining the International Conference Center at the highest standards has attracted local and overseas investors, boosting economic activity and fostering international relations.

 

“The federal government must take swift and decisive make Barrister Wike to respect law and order, as well as contractual agreements and processes in the FCT ministry. Allowing him to continue unchecked will only lead to further erosion of investor confidence and cripple the potential for economic growth and prosperity in the federal capital territory.

 

“In conclusion, we further urge Mr. President to consider the long-term implications of this decision and act in the best interest of Nigeria’s economic prosperity and international standing.

Thank you so much for coming.”

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Northern group disowns Babachir Lawal, says Tinubu’s admin more fruitful than Buhari’s 8 years

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Some prominent Nigerians from the north have disassociated themselves from remarks credited to a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, about the administration of President Bola Tinubu.

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Under the auspices of the Northern Congress for Change (NCC), the group said Lawal doesn’t represent the interest of the north, noting that his assertions are unfounded and spurious.

Speaking at a press conference on Tuesday in Abuja, convener of the group, Dr. Ben Amodu, said that President Tinubu in less than one year in office has already outdone done better than his predecessor Muhammadu Buhari.

Amodu said the current administration has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to inclusive leadership, skillfully balancing the diverse socio-political and religious inclinations of the nation.

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The group, therefore, accused corrupt individuals like Lawal to be behind campaign against the President as they will remain inconsequential and irrelevant in a discussion of prosperous government.

“Despite the vociferous opposition from unpatriotic elements who have long benefited from the corrupt subsidy regime, President Tinubu remains resolute and focused on his comprehensive agenda, undeterred by the cacophony of criticism from those hell-bent on perpetuating the status quo,” the statement said.

“Under President Tinubu’s leadership, Nigeria is experiencing unprecedented economic growth. The administration’s policies have attracted foreign investment, boosted local production, and created jobs. The President’s commitment to diversifying the economy has yielded positive results, with sectors such as agriculture, manufacturing, and technology flourishing. The country is now on a path towards self-sufficiency and reduced dependence on oil revenue.

“We are witnessing a new era of economic prosperity, and we must commend the Group CEO of NNPC Limited, Mr Mele Kyari for his tireless efforts in transforming the oil sector. His visionary leadership and innovative initiatives have revolutionized the industry, placing Nigeria on the path to economic prosperity.

“We put it forward to everyone that, David Babachir Lawal’s statements are not only misguided but also hypocritical. As someone still reeling from the grass-cutting scandal and his failed support for Peter Obi, he lacks the moral authority, and temerity to criticize President Tinubu’s administration.

“Lawal’s involvement in the grass-cutting scandal and subsequent removal from office due to allegations of financial impropriety significantly tarnished his reputation. Lawal will always be Inconsequential and irrelevant in a discussion of prosperous government. His utterances are a desperate attempt to distract from his own failures and those of his preferred candidate.

“It is imperative to acknowledge that transformation and progress are often confronted with obstinate opposition. The criticisms voiced by Babachir David Lawal exemplify this phenomenon, wherein vested interests and reactionary elements seek to impede the march of progress.

“Nevertheless, we must not permit the dissonant voices of the past to stifle the remarkable advancements of the present. As we gaze into the future, a plethora of promising prospects await Nigeria. The President’s visionary blueprint for a thriving and harmonious nation is steadily materializing.

“We are beholding the emergence of a novel generation of leaders who are unwaveringly dedicated to the well-being and prosperity of the Nigerian populace. With the implementation of judicious policies and the sustained support of the citizenry, we possess the capacity to overcome any obstacles that may arise, ultimately propelling our nation towards a brighter tomorrow.

“The Northern Congress for Change implores Nigerians to disregard the unfounded and spurious assertions made by David Babachir Lawal, and instead, concentrate on the tangible progress and significant strides being made under the visionary leadership of President Tinubu. It is imperative to subject Lawal’s statements to rigorous scrutiny, considering his own chequered history and the consequences of his past affiliations and actions, which have been marked by controversy and divisiveness.”

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Inter-Tribal Group Commends Speaker Abbas For Disposition to Nation Building

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The Inter-Tribal Youth Associations of Nigeria has applauded the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Tajudeen Abbas, for his tireless efforts in fostering unity and promoting national cohesion through legislation and disposition.

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Inter-Tribal Group Commends Speaker Abbas For Disposition to Nation Building

 

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The group, representing various ethnic and cultural organisations across the country, made this known in a report on its one-year assessment of the 10th National Assembly.

In a statement signed by its leader, Dr. Jack Sunday Itodo, the youths said its conclusion was drawn from the opinion of over 50 lawmakers who unanimously described the Speaker as a detribalized Nigerian.

Itodo said Rt. Hon. Abbas’s unwavering commitment to nationalism and nation-building has been a beacon of hope and inspiration to every Nigerian.

Under his leadership, Itodo added that the House has become a symbol of unity and progress, where the voices of all citizens are heard and valued.

He further said that his penchant for unity is evident in the way he has conducted the affairs of the House, always seeking to build consensus and creating a sense of belonging among members, leading to a more harmonious and productive legislative environment.

“The Inter-Tribal Youth Associations of Nigeria applaud the Speaker, Rt. Hon. Tajudeen Abbas, for his unwavering commitment to nationalism and nation-building,” the statement said.

“His tireless efforts to promote unity, inclusivity, and progress in our dear nation are truly commendable. We appreciate his dedication to the Nigerian people and his role in fostering a sense of belonging and patriotism among citizens.

” We must acknowledge tireless efforts to bridge the gaps between our diverse communities, promote inclusivity, and foster a sense of belonging among all Nigerians are truly commendable.

“His dedication to the Nigerian people is evident in his selfless service, his passion for the common good, and his ability to bring people together towards a common purpose.

“We particularly appreciate Speaker Abbas’s efforts to promote national unity, his stance against divisive tendencies, and his commitment to the development and growth of our dear nation. His leadership has been a shining example of what it means to put the interests of the nation above personal or parochial interests.

“One of Speaker Abbas’s most significant achievements has been his ability to foster unity and inclusivity among lawmakers from diverse backgrounds. His leadership style, which emphasizes collaboration and consensus-building, has created a sense of belonging among members, leading to a more harmonious and productive legislative environment.

“Abbas’s achievements are a testament to his dedication, vision, and leadership acumen. As Nigeria continues to navigate the complexities of nation-building, the Speaker’s penchant for unity, inclusivity, and progress serves as a beacon of hope for a brighter future.

“His legacy will undoubtedly inspire future generations of leaders, cementing his place as one of Nigeria’s most effective and transformative Speakers. We, therefore, urge all Nigerians to join us in commending and supporting Speaker Abbas in his continued efforts to build a united, prosperous, and great Nigeria for all.”

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Kogi indigenes, concerned Nigerians stage pro-Yahaya Bello protest in London, urge Pres Tinubu to ensure adherence to rule of law

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Kogi indigenes, concerned Nigerians stage pro-Yahaya Bello protest in London, urge Pres Tinubu to ensure adherence to rule of law

Kogi indigenes, concerned Nigerians stage pro-Yahaya Bello protest in London, urge Pres Tinubu to ensure adherence to rule of law

. Lambast opposition for alleged desperation

Kogi indigenes and concerned Nigerians gathered under the banner of the “Alliance For Emancipation and True Change” to stage a peaceful protest in the United Kingdom, calling on President Bola Tinubu to intervene and ensure the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) remains impartial and free from political interference.

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They raised concerns that the Commission, with the handling of the corruption allegations against the former Governor of Kogi State, had given the impression of political persecution to Nigerians and the international community.

During the protest, held in London on May 20, 2024, the demonstrators stressed the importance of a fair and just prosecution process, in line with the rule of law, and condemned the alleged use of the EFCC by politicians to intimidate and harass perceived opponents.

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They cautioned against the politicization of the EFCC’s activities and called for a review of its operating procedures to ensure transparency and accountability.

Speaking during the procession, Dr Shaibu Ojogbane, Publicity Secretary of the Alliance For Emancipation and True Change, and Chukwunonso Ezeani, Director of Research & Public Affairs, reiterated the alliance’s support for the government’s anti-corruption efforts but called for greater oversight to prevent selective justice and abuse of human rights.

The group said, “The protest against the former Governor today, apparently sponsored by the Opposition in the state, indicates desperation on their part. We are aware that at least one of the opposition candidates is currently in London.

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”Alhaji Yahaya Adoza Bello has restated his readiness to answer questions regarding his period of leadership in Kogi state; all he asks for is that the rule of law be adhered to, as it is glaring that in this particular case, the commission is serving the interest of some powerful Nigerians beyond the eye meets.

”With this in mind, we state without any fear of contradiction that the commission must be called to order without delay.

”We trust that Mr President will act swiftly so this situation doesn’t degenerate into a massive calling out of the government on matters related to selective justice, abuse of human rights and other issues associated therein.”

They urged the president to intervene promptly to prevent further damage to the government’s reputation and ensure the EFCC operates with integrity and impartiality.

According to them, the Opposition has also continued to ride on the activities of the EFCC to malign Governor Bello by sponsoring ethnic onslaught against him even outside the country.

The protesters said they deemed it important to stage a peaceful protest on the side of justice so that Nigerians were not misled by a few people.

 

Kogi indigenes, concerned Nigerians stage pro-Yahaya Bello protest in London, urge Pres Tinubu to ensure adherence to rule of law

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