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Lawlessness in MAPOLY as Security men beat up student mercilessly over Nothing

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Only God knows how this ones will act if they should become security agents for the country. They are meant to protect and not to beat to stupor. It is not the first time they will be doing it as a lot of students testified against them.

“Here’s what happened. My name is John. On that fateful day, my group members for eed project and I went to  see our project  supervisor.  After seeing him we headed to the bus shed where we get vehicles to convey us home. I saw a cab, as I  tried entering, I  was blocked by a student who came down from the same cab, I asked for the reason for the obstruction,  he said he was talking with the driver.

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I  advised him to go to the driver side to talk to him, he didn’t respond. His friend came out from the other side of the door and started using foul language on me, I got angry but I understood the implications of fighting in school,  so I ignored him. I was tired and I wanted to get home quickly; it’s always a struggle to get vehicles home in the evening.

I was able to make my way into the cab by going under his arm. Before the cab moved. The guy who was obstructing me came to window side and started using threatening words. I felt uncomfortable. I came down and told him I’ll hold him responsible if any thing bad should happen to me. At that point he started moving closer to me, he was trying to put on a ring which I believe were charms because his friend had threatened  to hit my group members with charm, as he was getting very close I pushed him back. I never knew the school security were standing around that premises watching us the whole time and immediately they saw me push him, they didn’t ask me anything they decended on me, hitting me with guns and firewoods. They asked me to enter into their vehicle, which I obeyed. They continued hitting me until we got to their security unit of the school. They asked me to come down and lay down on the floor and they got another big stick to hit me, so big that they had to use both hand 2 hold it. They continued hitting me with the stick and gun to the extent that the gun they were hitting me with got spoilt and the sticks also got broken in which they changed it simultaneously and it was like they were going to kill me that day.
They accused me of several things; they said I was  a cultist, that I was not a student and that I was disturbing the peace of the school. I was able to defend myself in all these false accusations. They asked me to stand up and write a statement of what happened which I did, afterwards, they asked me to explain the event verbally to the administrative staffs at the security base. They were all quiet after I was done talking, they pleaded with me and asked me to forget all that had happened. They returned my phone that was seized initially and asked me to go.
I was wondering why they didn’t touch the guy who was obstructing my way into the cab. I got to find out that he’s one of them. They call themselves (security) OPC and the guy is a student OPC, that is why they didn’t touch him.
It is not the first time they have  brutalised students in this manner. They have been doing it and getting away with it but I thank God for my classmates who stood by me to say no to this and are making effort to let the world know what is going on.
I am into security too and I  believe the ethics of the job is to make peace and and hand over people with serious cases to the police, not to take laws into thier hands by beating up people.
These guys are illiterates, they are always high on drugs, and they are bullies. I have never had a reason to fight anybody in school, I  have never wrong them before, I’m not a cultist, I am not a trouble maker. I have proves to all ofthese.

 

Two days after this incident happened, the school had it matriculation ceremony. The Association Of Mass communication  Student’s General Secretary was sent on an assignment to cover the matriculation of the newly admitted  students for a forthcoming magazine that will be produced by the student in print class of HND2 masscomm. The Gen sec. and his crew were  taking shots and recording. All of a sudden, the assistant CSO spotted him and said ‘you are a stallite!’ he didn’t demand for an explanation from him, the assistant CSO held him by the trousers and slapped him before asking what he came for…. we don’t feel safe anymore in mapoly”.

 

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We Reduced Our Cement X- Factory Price To N3500, But Other Players Took Advantage Of Our Gesture’ -BUA Group

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We Reduced Our Cement X- Factory Price To N3500, But Other Players Took Advantage Of Our Gesture’ -BUA Group

The Group Executive Director of BUA Group, Kabir Rabiu, has reaffirmed that there was a price reduction for BUA cement from N5,500 to N3,500 per bag, with take-off date for the new rate from October 2nd, 2023.
We Reduced Our Cement X- Factory Price To N3500, But Other Players Took Advantage Of Our Gesture’ -BUA Group
Kabir Rabiu, while reacting to the question on if ‘the BUA Cement price bonanza was actually delivered or not’ in ARISE News segment of the ‘MACRO ECONOMICS OF CEMENT PRICES’, within the wider state of the economy, said the price reduction was carried out from October 2nd, 2023 in line with the commitment of Alhaji Abdul-Samad Rabiu, Chairman of the BUA Group to ensure the accessibility and affordability of the product for Nigerians.
According to him, “Federal Government can only do so much, but without the support of the other producers and middlemen being called to order, the average Nigeria will suffer”.
He said: “BUA cement price reduction actually did happened. Our chairman made the commitment, and we actually fulfilled the commitment by running it for five months.
“We reduced our cement across our plant to N3500, but that was actually x-factory price.
“But, as you know industries such as cement in Nigeria, when we do this kind of commitment, we were expecting other players to come along because if you look at the industry where we are operating our market share of 30 -32% and for us to make this gestures, other players were not doing it, and turn out to be very difficult for it to be fully implemented.
“And so, we ran the programme for almost five months, and because other players did not follow suit the distributors and the middleman began to take advantage of our gesture.
So, what happened was that even though we were selling the cement at N3500 in order to support the economy and the users, there was no direct benefits at least to the end users because other players were selling at previous higher prices.
And with that it turn out to be increasingly difficult for us to continue, and whilst we were doing that the cost began to go up, and we were forced to change our position a little bit.
And while we were doing that we also discovered that some of our plants had some issues and that reduced production.
“We do not know whether it was by choice or it was a sort of maintenance, and so that put an enormous pressureon our cement supplies to meet the increasing demand and therefore, even widen the gap between what we were selling in the market xfactory and what the market was”.
It would be recall that Rabiu, Chairman of BUA Group, in conversation with State House Correspondents following a visit to President Bola Tinubu in Lagos last year, stressed that despite various challenges, BUA is determined to ensure the accessibility and affordability of the product for customers.
He said: “You know the price that we have set will be N3,500 per bag. You know x factory of course plus VAT and then delivered to customers depending on the region,”
As you know, the factories that we have; one is in Edo, the other one is in Sokoto state. So for example, if you want us to deliver cement to you from Sokoto say to Lagos from Adamawa or to Maiduguri, the distance is quite far. So dependent on the distance and dependent on the location. You know the price changes but we intend to keep that promise”
According to him, the cement company site in Sokoto that would be inaugurated by January 2024 is expected to further expand the market across the country.
“We anticipate a combined annual production volume of about six million tonnes from these sites, which we expect to significantly impact the market. While facing some challenges, we are actively working to address and resolve them,” Rabiu stated
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Abdul Samad Rabiu, Elumelu, Dangote make Tinubu’s economic advisory panel

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Abdul Samad Rabiu, Elumelu, Dangote make Tinubu’s economic advisory panel

 

President Bola Tinubu has created an economic advisory committee comprising the federal government, sub-nationals and the private sector.

 

 

This resulted from talks between the President and key stakeholders at the State House, Abuja, on Sunday evening.

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The development came as the falling naira exchange rate, rising inflation and other economic headwinds have continued to worsen the cost of living crisis.

Some of the prominent members of the private sector that made the list include the Chairman of United Bank for Africa, Mr. Tony Elumelu, and the Chairman of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote.

 

 

Speaking at the meeting on behalf of the federal government, Tinubu said the goal “is to provide additional efforts” in stabilising the economy and ensuring the “best economic future” for Nigerians.

He said, “Let’s look at what we’re doing right and what we’re doing wrong to bring life back to the economy. As I have said many times, the people of this country are only the people we have to please.

“And we are very much concerned from students to mothers and fathers, farmers, the traders and realising that everyone of us will have to fetch water from the same well. We’re looking for additional efforts that’s might help the downtrodden Nigerians and we will provide hope and reassurance that economic recovery is on its way.

 

 

“We are not saying that we have all the answers. But we will not be blamed for not trying. We assure Nigerians that we will do our best to get our marshall plan in place and fashion out the best economic future for this country.”

At the meeting,  Tinubu discussed food security, job creation and the exchange rate.

Dangote, who was part of the private sector delegation on the committee, said Sunday’s gathering stakeholders the opportunity to clarify the specifics of their roles in President Tinubu’s Renewed Hope Agenda.

He explained, “I think we had a very good meeting. What we discussed is generally about the economy, food security and security of the nation. We discussed everything in detail.

 

 

“The economic presidential advisory committee which has been set up…will look at all the issues and address them, coming from job creation and food security.

“So, all these things have been discussed in detail. I can’t give you all the details right now, but we are hopeful and we’re a great nation. We have what it takes to turn around the economy and we’re going to do that.”

Meanwhile, Elumelu noted implementing the decisions made that the gathering “will have propel our economy and help alleviate the poverty in the land, help create employment and help put food on the table of Nigerians.”

 

 

The Chairman of the BUA Group, Abdul Samad Rabiu, revealed that the committee held frank and exhaustive discussions with the President on the foreign exchange rate.

Citing the recent volatility of the naira against the dollar, Rabiu said, “We discussed on how to bring the foreign exchange rate down because we all know that what is happening as regards the foreign exchange is artificial. It is manipulative and thank God the CBN is doing quite a lot.”

Meanwhile, states have expressed readiness to partner with the federal government’s welfare interventions to alleviate the hardship on Nigerians. They said the advisory committee’s decision would only yield results when execution is prioritised.

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State said, “As a governor, I can assure you that all hands on deck. All governors have resolved to join hands with Mr president to ensure that he provides the necessary intervention to cushion the effect of what we’re going through while we are waiting for the implementation and the evidence of the fiscal and monetary policies already in place.

“In my state and other states, we are bringing in rice, we’re bringing food items and selling at rates that can be obtained before the downslide of the naira. So we are going to be doing all these to bring succour to the common man until we begin to see the evidence of the fiscal and monetary policies.”

On his part, Governor Charles Soludo of Anambra State said the tripartite committee “will be meeting from time to time to evaluate how things are going and make recommendations to Mr. President and the nation as well.”

The Director-General of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, Mr Segun Ajayi-Kadir, affirmed that the private sector “will play a very significant role” in promulgating workable recommendations to the President on economic matters.

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