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Terror Alert: IGP Reassures Abuja Residents

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Terror Alert: IGP Reassures Abuja Residents

 

The IGP, Usman baba says some arrests have been made in connection to the security threats in Abuja and its environs and that the suspects would soon be charged to court.

Terror Alert: IGP Reassures Abuja Residents

The Inspector General of Police, Usman Baba, says security agencies have successfully restored confidence and hope among residents of Abuja and its environs following earlier notice of terror threats issued by some embassies in the country.

 

Mr. Baba stated this when he addressed State House correspondents during the weekly ministerial briefing organized by the Presidential Communications Team on Thursday in Abuja.

 

The United States, United Kingdom, and other foreign missions in Nigeria had in October warned their citizens of possible terror attacks in Abuja.

 

The Nigerian government, however, frowned at the travel advisories and urged Nigerians and the citizens of the countries to go about their businesses without fear.

 

The National Security Adviser (NSA), Babagana Monguno, said the terror alert was needless as the hype and the sense of insecurity it created were unfounded.

 

The IGP dismissed the assertion that the police and other security agencies did not seriously consider the alarm raised by some embassies in Nigeria.

 

He, however, stated that the terror alerts raised by the embassies were blown out of proportion.

 

“Government has never dismissed it as an alarm but we only said it was blown or made in such a way that our people became apprehensive about the situation or the way it was done.

 

“The embassies have their own responsibilities to their citizens and they can make their advice and the government has not dismissed what has happened because they have also informed us of what they foresee as threats.

 

“And we on our parts have also looked at what they put as a threat as something that has been with us and efforts are being made daily to see if those threats are mitigated or prevented from happening and that is what has been happening in Abuja and all over the country.

 

“Sometimes, these threats or things happen but nobody has dismissed it as mere alarm and a lot of efforts have been made like you said to douse tension.”

 

The IGP further disclosed that some arrests had been made in connection to the security threats in the Federal Capital Territory and its environs, saying the suspects would soon be arraigned before the courts to face justice.

 

“Yes, actually arrests have been made for those we believe are planning to commit a crime in whatever form and we have made that arrest and as at when due.

 

“Those arrested will be charged to court by any of the services that have them.”

 

On the forthcoming 2023 general elections, Mr. Baba appealed to politicians and other stakeholders to cooperate with the police in ensuring the smooth conduct of the exercise.

 

Therefore, he reminded all political parties and actors to always abide by the rules and regulations guiding the conduct of rallies and campaigns.

 

“There are laid down means, ways, and procedures to do rallies and campaigns.

 

“On our part, we have gone out to appeal to politicians to play the game by the rules. And at the same time allow us to regulate political processions, campaigns, and rallies, to avoid clashes and so forth,” he said

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Enilolobo Lauds Tinubu’s First Year, 25th Anniversary Of The Mandate Movement

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Enilolobo Lauds Tinubu’s First Year, 25th Anniversary Of The Mandate Movement

 

In a commemorative event held at the Police Ground in Ikeja, Lagos, Hon. Abdullahi Ayinde Enilolobo, the Lagos State Chairman of The Mandate Movement, addressed the press to mark a trio of significant anniversaries: the 25th Anniversary of The Mandate Movement, the one-year anniversary of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s administration, and the 31st Anniversary of the June 12 election annulment.

 

Enilolobo Lauds Tinubu’s First Year, 25th Anniversary Of The Mandate Movement

Enilolobo’s speech emphasized the progress and ongoing challenges in Nigeria’s democratic journey. He reminded attendees of the slow but steady march towards a robust democratic system, likening Nigeria’s progress to historical precedents in the UK and the US, where democracy took centuries to fully develop.

“June 12th is a reminder of democracy’s enduring beauty,” Enilolobo said. “We haven’t achieved all our goals, but we are not regressing. Democracy is a continuous process, and the 2023 elections represented a significant improvement over previous ones.”

Reflecting on President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s role in Nigeria’s democratic evolution, Enilolobo highlighted Tinubu’s pivotal sacrifices during the pro-democracy struggles of the 1990s. He portrayed Tinubu as a key figure who risked everything to challenge Nigeria’s military dictatorship.

“President Tinubu stood out as a colossus during the fight for the June 12 election, risking his life and property for the sake of democracy,” Enilolobo noted. He emphasized that Tinubu’s presidency marked a departure from military rule, bringing a pro-democracy activist to the helm for the first time.

Enilolobo also praised several accomplishments of Tinubu’s first year in office:

Student Loan Initiative**: A milestone achievement with over 60,000 applications from underprivileged students.

Infrastructure Development**: The construction of the Lagos-Calabar Highway, expected to benefit over 50,000 Nigerians and boost economic opportunities.

Central Bank Reforms: Efforts to establish accountability and reduce politicization.

Oil Sector Improvements: Notable strides in combating oil theft and vandalism, with significant recoveries of stolen crude and operational refineries in Port Harcourt and Warri.

The event also celebrated the growth and influence of The Mandate Movement. Enilolobo announced plans for nationwide expansion, mobilizing diverse societal sectors to support democratic principles and the current administration.

“The Mandate Group is committed to defending the mandate of President Tinubu and promoting unity, justice, and liberty across Nigeria,” Enilolobo declared.

The gathering concluded with an optimistic call for continued dedication to Nigeria’s democratic development, reinforcing the collective efforts needed to sustain progress and overcome challenges.

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NNPP’s Vice Presidential candidate, Bishop Idahosa appointed Vice Chancellor of Weldious University, Cotonou*

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NNPP’s Vice Presidential candidate, Bishop Idahosa appointed Vice Chancellor of Weldious University, Cotonou*

*NNPP’s Vice Presidential candidate, Bishop Idahosa appointed Vice Chancellor of Weldious University, Cotonou*

 

 

The Vice Presidential Candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Bishop (Dr.) Isaac Idahosa has been appointed the Vice Chancellor of Weldios University, Cotonou in the Republic of Benin.

 

 

NNPP’s Vice Presidential candidate, Bishop Idahosa appointed Vice Chancellor of Weldious University, Cotonou*

Idahosa who is the General Overseer of God First Ministry, Lagos State, Nigeria, was the running mate to the Presidential Candidate of the NNPP, Sen Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso in the last general election.

He has been appointed as the Vice Chancellor of the school whose academic focus is to give its students access to cutting-edge technology and resources, including libraries, and computer centers.
Founded in January 2012 by Dr. Salomon D Guidi, the universally renowned institution became established and accredited as Heim- Weldios University in 2014.

The formal investiture ceremonies are set to take place Hilton Gardens Hotel in the Namibian capital, Windhoek on the 5th of July this year and the series of event is expected to take the form of a three day symposium.

Commenting on the development, Idahosa who attributed the development to ‘favour of God’ promised not to take it for granted, adding that the management and the owners of the top rate university has demonstrated their confidence in him.

“I am elated and I give thanks to God for this wonderful opportunity to serve God and mankind. To me, this is an extension of my ministry and I am cognizance of the responsibilities and the burden reposed in me. I also commend my boss, a dependable leader and leader of the downtrodden, Sen Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso for his confidence and trust in my personality.

“I will never in anyway take it for granted considering the fact that so much is expected from me by stakeholders of the great institutions who are looking up to me,” he said.
Idahosa further added that he would build on the foundation laid by past leaders of the school just as he also maintained that the developmental blueprint that he has put together for taking the school to greater height is properly implemented.

“Since my announcement, I have been putting my thoughts together in a workable blueprint which I believe will further take the school beyond its current threshold. I am looking at the possibility of making Weldios University not only the best in the continent of Africa but also ranking amongst some of the best in the world,” he said.

He however promised to ensure that all relevant stakeholders in the system are carried along in the task of reworking the institution, saying “I intend to commit all and sundry who have one thing or the other to do with the school to becoming valued stakeholders in the project.

“By this, I will ensure that everyone, I mean the Governing Council, the management, the staff members as well as the students are not only kept abreast of happenings and developments, they will also be part of policy formulation and implementation as well.”

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Goodwill Message from Otunba Fola Ogunmefun, National Head of NBM of Africa Worldwide, on the Occasion of June 12 Democracy Day Celebrations

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Goodwill Message from Otunba Fola Ogunmefun, National Head of NBM of Africa Worldwide, on the Occasion of June 12 Democracy Day Celebrations

Goodwill Message from Otunba Fola Ogunmefun, National Head of NBM of Africa Worldwide, on the Occasion of June 12 Democracy Day Celebrations

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fellow Nigerians,

 

 

 

 

Sahara Weekly Reports That On behalf of the Neo Black Movement (NBM) of Africa Worldwide, I extend warm greetings to all Nigerians as we commemorate Democracy Day on this significant June 12. This day serves as a powerful reminder of our collective struggle for democracy and the relentless pursuit of justice and equity for all citizens.

 

 

 

 

 

Goodwill Message from Otunba Fola Ogunmefun, National Head of NBM of Africa Worldwide, on the Occasion of June 12 Democracy Day Celebrations

 

 

 

 

 

As we celebrate this historic day, we must acknowledge the immense challenges our nation continues to face. The socio-economic hardships, pervasive insecurity, and rising unemployment have left many Nigerians struggling to make ends meet. These challenges have tested our resilience and resolve as a people.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We call on the government to prioritize the alleviation of these sufferings. It is imperative that our leaders take decisive and impactful actions to address these issues. Enhanced security measures, economic reforms, and policies that create job opportunities are essential steps toward a more prosperous and secure Nigeria. The well-being of the masses should always be at the forefront of governance.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Despite these challenges, we encourage all Nigerians to remain steadfast and hopeful. Our strength lies in our unity and our unwavering belief in the promise of our nation. Let us continue to support one another and work together towards a brighter future.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To our esteemed members of NBM of Africa, I urge you to remain law-abiding and uphold the values that our movement stands for. Our commitment to justice, equity, and the betterment of society must guide our actions. Let us lead by example and contribute positively to the communities in which we live.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

As we celebrate Democracy Day, let us remember that the journey to a fully realized democratic nation is ongoing. Our collective efforts, resilience, and determination will pave the way for a Nigeria where every citizen can thrive in peace and prosperity.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Happy Democracy Day, Nigeria!

 

With solidarity and hope,

 

Otunba Fola Ogunmefun

National Head, NBM of Africa Worldwide

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