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The Real Story behind Ambode’s Impeachment threat

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The fast-paced plot unfolding in the Lagos State House of Assembly which reached its crescendo  yesterday by the threat of impeachment on the embattled governor Akinwunmi Abode of Lagos State, before the expiration of his single term on 29 May, 2018, may not be unconnected with his latest refusal to give recognition to Tinubu supporters  within the Lagos State chapter of his party, APC, who impersonated themsellves as the Yoruba sociocultural group,  Afenifere.
One major weapon to get the public to the pro-impeachment side, according to investigation , is the raging issue of the budget of the state which the governor failed to present among many insignificant issues.
Our Investigation with top shots however revealed otherwise, as the issue of the budget and other enumerated issues by the assembly are nit the main reason why the house is moving to impeach the governor.
A top source in the dogfight told our Investigation team that the discontent of the acclaimed political leader of the APC in the state, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu  is over a request to the governor by his supporters  claiming to be  Afenifere who approached the Governor for financial assistance to the tune of Fifty Million Naira , a request  which the Governor declined is the main reason behind the impeachment threat.
It was learnt that a plan to host a pan Yoruba event  in Ibadan was hatched to endorse President Muhammad Buhari under the guise of the acclaimed and respected Afenifere and the governor had been requested to make available  fund to facilitate the program which he declined.
The Governor was reported to have said that if the group had come as Lagos APC or under the umbrella of politics,  he knows where to have directed them but coming as leaders and members of the Afenifere, a pan socio political group whose leadership is known to him and to whom those that approached  him do not belong,  he won’t attend to their request.
This denial which according to source was reported back to Asiwaju Bola Tinubu who got very angry and coupled with the earlier refusal of the governor to sponsor the campaign of the house of Assembly members for the 2019 elections. He met with his Governor Advisory Council and they  directed the House  to begin impeachment procedure against the governor giving the excuses that have  been highlighted.
It was also further discovered that the sum of fifty million Naira was eventually made available to the group to attend the program  tagged as the Pan African Yoruba summit in Ibadan by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, who was intimated about the refusal of Ambode to grant their request.
After collecting the sum,the organisers doled only N1,500 each to the crowd rented to the University of Ibadan Conference centre for the summit.
The “accountability” probe, according to a top anti-impeachment element, will likely be spread to other contractual issues with the assembly expected to pronounce the governor guilty of misapplication of state funds, among other impeachable offences to abe listed against him.
It was, however, gathered that a silent mobilisation might be ongoing among the rank and file of the party in the state to thwart the plot by bombarding the assembly ground during sitting and force a major commotion to emphasise their discontent with the humiliating treatment being meted out to the governor.
There are also corollary actions expected from the planned assembly invasion as well as collateral damage to governance in the state.
A source warned that the lawmakers might just walk into a trap with their impeachment agenda and could get themselves crippled in a way that many would end up losing their re-election bid.

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NNADI BENJAMIN CHIMA: A STALWART IN FINANCIAL STEWARDSHIP BY CHINEDU NSOFOR

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NNADI BENJAMIN CHIMA: A STALWART IN FINANCIAL STEWARDSHIP

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CHINEDU NSOFOR

 

In the intricate landscape of Nigeria’s financial sector, there are figures whose contributions stand as pillars of stability and progress. Among these luminaries, Nnadi Benjamin Chima emerges as a beacon of expertise and dedication, shaping the contours of reserve management with his astute leadership and unwavering commitment.

Hailing from the vibrant enclave of Enugu State, Nigeria, Nnadi Benjamin Chima embodies a legacy of excellence in finance and management. Armed with a formidable arsenal of qualifications, including an MSc in International Securities, Investment, and Banking from the prestigious ICMA Center at the University of Reading, UK, and an MBA in Banking and Finance from Imo State University, his academic prowess laid the foundation for a stellar career trajectory.

With a career spanning decades, Nnadi Benjamin Chima has left an indelible mark on Nigeria’s financial landscape through his multifaceted roles and accomplishments. As the Director of the Reserve Management Department, his strategic vision and operational acumen have been instrumental in steering Nigeria’s reserve management practices towards efficiency and resilience.

A testament to his meticulous approach is evident in his pivotal role in redesigning the Reserve Management structure and processes, collaborating seamlessly with stakeholders to optimize practices and enhance overall effectiveness. His adeptness in fostering collaborations extends beyond borders, as exemplified by initiatives with global institutions like JPMorgan, Goldman Sachs, and ICBC, which bolstered Nigeria’s foreign exchange market stability.

Nnadi Benjamin Chima’s leadership extends beyond the boardroom, as he actively participates in shaping policies critical to Nigeria’s economic stability. From contributing valuable insights to the Inter-Departmental Committee on Foreign Exchange Policy to evaluating strategies for protecting Nigeria’s oil revenue against volatility, his expertise in risk management remains unparalleled.

However, Nnadi Benjamin Chima’s contributions are not merely confined to policy corridors; they resonate with a spirit of service and excellence. His commitment to meeting deadlines, as demonstrated by ensuring Nigeria’s prompt payment of its IMF Quota in 2016, underscores his dedication to upholding Nigeria’s credibility on the global stage.

Amidst accolades and achievements, Nnadi Benjamin Chima remains grounded, epitomizing humility and resilience. His journey, marked by milestones such as receiving the Best Staff Award in the Foreign Operations Department, serves as an inspiration to aspiring finance professionals, underscoring the transformative power of diligence and dedication.

In the tapestry of Nigeria’s financial landscape, Nnadi Benjamin Chima’s narrative shines brightly—a narrative defined by unwavering integrity, steadfast leadership, and an unrelenting pursuit of excellence. As Nigeria charts its course towards economic prosperity, Nnadi Benjamin Chima stands as a stalwart guardian of its financial future, a custodian of trust, and a harbinger of progress.

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Dangote: NANS Write President Tinubu Over mismanagement Of CTIN Funds (Video)

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Dangote: NANS Write President Tinubu Over mismanagement Of CTIN Funds (Video)

Open Letter To President Bola Ahmed Tinubu GCFR 

Your Excellency sir. 

Mismanagement and Lack  of Transparency and Accountability in CTIN Funds Administration: A Call for Immediate Action:
We, the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), being the voice and representatives of the Nigerian Students, a large percent of youth constituency of our population and by extension defender of oppressed citizens and advocate of the Nigerian masses, the bearers of our nation’s future and voice of the voiceless young generation.
Dangote: NANS Write President Tinubu Over mismanagement Of CTIN Funds (Video)
Today we are raising our voices in protest, We are writing to you to express our deep concern and outrage regarding the mismanagement and lack of accountability within the Cement Technology Institute of Nigeria (CTIN), an organisation under Alh Aliko Dangote’s Leadership as pioneer and self imposed life Chairman.
The alleged misused, diversion and misappropriation of such strategic fund intended to provide training and development opportunities for Nigerian youth in the cement industry in line with the establishment goals of CTIN is a weighty one, in fact it’s a future-threatening act and an act of economy sabotage.
Certainly, the fund has been squandered, leaving a trail of broken promises and shattered dreams as nothing can be pointed at as an achievement in this regard.
The situation of countless Nigerian youths, who remains unemployed and lacking technical skills in a rapidly advancing global economy like ours, is a harsh testament to the repercussions of such mismanagement and embezzlement. Another hidden factor responsible for the unprecedented hike in cement price in the country.
We are living in a country where our potential is suppressed and our future is uncertain courtesy of greed and selfishness of a microscopic few in position of authority, while leaders of our industries such as Aliko Dangote with such a special intervention fund failed to do the needful but rather enrich themselves by diverting such funds intended for our growth and development for only God and Dangote known purpose and use.
We demand answers, we demand accountability, we demand explanation and we demand justice.

1. In clear terms, We urge Mr President to issue a directive to Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment to make public as a matter of urgency and national importance her role so far, the status, management, and usage of the over 20billion Naira (about $100 million as at then) contributed as levies on imported cement to CTIN for technical training purposes since over 10 years ago when Nigeria was still importing cement.
We know and we are fully aware nothing has been done with the fund in line with its purpose. This is money that should have gone to government coffers for investment in our vocational and technical education system.
Alh Aliko Dangote has been sole chairman since this institution was created by the Federal Ministry of Trade in conjunction with cement importers – hence why we are also demanding an explanation directly from Alh Aliko Dangote as to where is the said fund.
Your Excellency, to avert degeneration of this matter, where all Dangote industries will be occupied by Nigerian students nationwide, kindly advice Alh Aliko Dangote to  immediately engage an external independent forensic auditor to audit the  CTIN funds, and we also demand that anyone found guilty be held accountable for their actions.
We further demand swift action towards restructuring the leadership and governance of CTIN, nothing like life chairman, it should be democratic to prevent such overstay that is bringing severe mismanagement of what should be the People’s commonwealth from happening in the future.
We demand from Chairman CTIN Aliko Dangote , an explanation on his level of involvement as to what looks to the public as a mismanagement and misappropriation of the CTIN funds.
The Nigerian youth will no longer remain silent as our potential is suppressed and our futures are jeopardized by anyone.
This is not a plea for answers; this is a demand for accountability, transparency, justice and a rallying cry for all those who believe in Nigeria’s potential and the rights of its youth to education, opportunity, and a fair shot at success.
We will not rest until every penny of the funds is accounted for, and until those responsible for this shameful betrayal of trust by hiding these funds and not using them for their right purpose, are held accountable publicly.
We will use every available platform and legal recourse to seek justice and ensure that such a breach of public trust never reocurs.
Alhaji Aliko Dangote, CTIN members, Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Investment, the Nigerian youth are waiting, and we demand your swift and thorough public response within seven days of publication of this letter.
Yours in solidarity,
President, National Association of Nigerian Students
CC:
. Board of Trustees, Cement Technology Institute of Nigeria
– Ministry of Education.
– Ministry of Industry, Trade, and Investment,
– Members of the Press
– National Assembly

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MAKING AN IMPACT WITH CHORAL MUSIC, DR DK AND DR SHADE OLUKOYA SETS A NEW STANDARD

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MAKING AN IMPACT WITH CHORAL MUSIC, DR DK AND DR SHADE OLUKOYA SETS A NEW STANDARD FOR CHILDREN IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS ACROSS LAGOS STATE.

MAKING AN IMPACT WITH CHORAL MUSIC, DR DK AND DR SHADE OLUKOYA SETS A NEW STANDARD FOR CHILDREN IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS ACROSS LAGOS STATE.

 

 

For some weeks now the Dr. Dk and Dr. Mrs. Shade Olukoya Choral Competition for secondary schools in Lagos state has been on going, this is an event that discovers raw singing talents across the state, this competition is held Throughout the 6 educational district of the state and has featured over 164 participants from all the Lagos state educational districts both online and offline, with 14 participants emerging as the finalist.

 

MAKING AN IMPACT WITH CHORAL MUSIC, DR DK AND DR SHADE OLUKOYA SETS A NEW STANDARD FOR CHILDREN IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS ACROSS LAGOS STATE.

 

 

 

On the 25th of February, the final competition will hold at the grace hall of the MFM INTERNATIONAL HEADQUARTERS YABA LAGOS NIGERIA. it is not surprising that the pioneers of this one-of-a-kind life changing event is the General overseer of the mountain of fire and Miracle’s ministries worldwide DR. D.K OLUKOYA and his wonderful wife DR. SHADE OLUKOYA

 

 

 

This competition is put in place to discover great musicians at their prime and enable youngsters find their love in the music space while they win awesome cash prizes and other academic benefits.

The finals of this great event will take place on the 25th of February 2024 so come and be a part of history, this event is fully certified by the Lagos state government WATCH OUT YOUR STATE MAY BE NEXT.

 

 

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