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WHY IJEBU NORTH, IJEBU EAST, OGUN WATERSIDE PEOPLE SHOULD VOTE FOR RT. HON. ADESEGUN ABDEL-MAJID ADEKOYA| OPINIONS

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WHY IJEBU NORTH, IJEBU EAST, OGUN WATERSIDE PEOPLE SHOULD VOTE FOR RT. HON. ADESEGUN ABDEL-MAJID ADEKOYA| OPINIONS

WHY IJEBU NORTH, IJEBU EAST, OGUN WATERSIDE PEOPLE SHOULD VOTE FOR RT. HON. ADESEGUN ABDEL-MAJID ADEKOYA| OPINIONS

By Solanke Ayomideji Taiwo

 

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Ogun state is blessed with some of the finest and brightest politicians the country could possibly boast of. The man of the moment, the one regarded as the Master Political Strategist from Ijebu axis as we speak is none other person than Rt. Hon. Adesegun Abdel-Majid Adekoya, And of course, you can go on counting him among the impressive assemblage of politicians who represent proudly the future of Ogun politics; a brilliant and articulate Lawmaker called Hon. Adesegun Abdel-Majid Adekoya popularly known as ATTACKER is selfless to his immediate community with philanthropic spirit to ensure everyone is doing good in their respective field of endeavours.

 

 

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WHY IJEBU NORTH, IJEBU EAST, OGUN WATERSIDE PEOPLE SHOULD VOTE FOR RT. HON. ADESEGUN ABDEL-MAJID ADEKOYA| OPINIONS

 

 

He needs no introduction. Hon. Adesegun Abdel-Majid Adekoya is the Lawmaker representing Ijebu-North/Ijebu-East/ Ogun-Waterside federal Constituency of Ogun State. He has been a fantastic representative of his people. Currently in his second term, he has done remarkably well. It is no wonder that his people don’t joke with him. The young admire him, the elderly adore him. His humility makes it so very easy for them to warm up to him. You can never catch him going about with an air of arrogance, he understands clearly that to be a successful politician, you must be warm and open to your people and give them unhindered access to you. And that is exactly how Adesegun Abdel-Majid Adekoya relates with his people. This is why, in Ijebu-East, Ijebu-North and Ogun Waterside federal constituency today, you could get yourself into trouble if you go around the constituency casting aspersions on their beloved son, Hon. Adesegun Abdel-Majid Adekoya.

 

 

 

 

The huge support and love he enjoys from his people shows through massive empowerment and human capital development, and unprecedented projects put together in his second term. Not only did over a thousand people come out to benefit from the massive youths empowerment where a good number of youths took home laptops and other gadgets to boost their training, Cosmetics training with free equipment, kampala production programme with cash for startups of business. Many associations, groups pledged support and appreciation to the man they have all grown to respect as a person and as their representative at the Federal House of Representatives. And he reciprocated their love. He gave back to them just as much love and affection that he got from them. Adesegun Abdel-Majid Adekoya mingled with the crowd freely and personally attended to many of the indigenous people who hunt games in the grassroots. He is particularly patient with the elderly and shows them such profound love that had many nodding their heads in obvious appreciation of his love for the weak and the aged. He would hold their hands, hug them and lead them to their seats. He is such a focused representative who never mixes pleasure with work. His parliamentary representation has never been matched.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To prove even further that the respected Lawmaker is fast becoming one of the political personalities to reckon with in Ogun state, he attracted three federal institutions of learning to Ijebu axis
These are College of Entrepreneurship and Skills Acquisition, Ijebu-Ife, The Para-Millitary School in Ijebu-Igbo, and Federal Technical College in Ako axis. The Establishment Bills for the Institutions have all passed the second reading on the floor of the House. He also single-handedly handled the construction of Orimolusi palace in Ijebu-Igbo, giving it moder touches with an elevator.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

He has facilitated numerous roads for communities within Ijebu North, Ijebu East and Ogun Waterside whereby he turned the clay roads to beautifully and long-lasting tarred roads.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Abeokuta people cannot forget the multi-million naira Cardiothoracic Centre singlehandedly facilitated for the Federal Medical Center, Idi-Aba, by Rt. Hon. Adesegun Abdel-Majid Adekoya to ease the pain of receiving treatments by the people of Ogun state.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The numbers of motorised borehole facilitated by Adesegun Abdel-Majid Adekoya cannot be quantified to ease the hardship of water supplies in the local communities.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

It is very obvious that Adesegun Abdel-Majid Adekoya remains the best lawmaker to vote for in 2023, if the people of Ijebu-North, Ijebu-East and Ogun Warerside federal constituency want a continuity of the dividends of democracy that he has been providing for them over the years.

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PUBLIC NOTICE: URGENT APPEAL FOR PEACE AND SECURITY IN RIVERS STATE: A CALL TO ACTION FOR THE PRESIDENT*

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**PUBLIC NOTICE: URGENT APPEAL FOR PEACE AND SECURITY IN RIVERS STATE: A CALL TO ACTION FOR THE PRESIDENT**

Dear Esteemed Citizens of Nigeria,

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As concerned citizens and representatives of the Dwellers of Coastal and Waterways Communities of Africa (DCWCA), our hearts weigh heavy with concern for the safety and security of our beloved nation, particularly in Rivers State. Recent developments have seen allover the internet news online a troubling plot that threatens to undermine the peace and stability painstakingly built by our coastal communities.

We are gravely disturbed by reports indicating a sinister scheme aimed at disrupting the commendable efforts of Royal Fouchee Security Limited, spearheaded by the esteemed Alhaji Mujahid Dokubo Asari. It pains us deeply to learn that the very guardians of our security, the Nigeria Security Agencies, are allegedly orchestrating an assault on the dedicated workers of Royal Fouchee Security Agency and other private security entities in Rivers State.

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In this hour of uncertainty, we turn our eyes to the highest office of the land, the esteemed President of Nigeria, with an impassioned plea for intervention. Mr. President, we beseech you to heed our call and use your authority to halt any actions that may endanger the lives and well-being of our coastal citizens. Your decisive action is imperative in preventing further escalation of tensions and preserving the peace that is the lifeblood of our coastal communities.

While we cannot definitively prove the political undertones behind these alarming developments, the whispers of suspicion linger in the air. It is incumbent upon our leaders to rise above partisan interests and prioritize the safety and security of every Nigerian, particularly those in our coastal regions who are vulnerable to various challenges.

Let us not forget the lessons of our past, where political differences were allowed to sow seeds of discord and division among our coastal brethren. Instead, let us unite in solidarity, transcending political boundaries to safeguard the sanctity of our democracy and the welfare of our coastal people.

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Mr. President, we implore you to intervene swiftly and decisively, sending a clear message that the security and well-being of every coastal Nigerian is non-negotiable. Your actions today will shape the destiny of our nation and reaffirm our collective commitment to peace, unity, and progress.

With unwavering hope and trust in your leadership,

Dwellers of Coastal and Waterways Communities of Africa (DCWCA)
[Tom Inko-Tariah ACI arb
President/CEO]

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Edi Abali Group Raises Alarm Over Security Threat to Ancestral Home, Assets of Alhaji Mujahid Abubakr Dokubo-Asari

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Edi Abali Group Raises Alarm Over Security Threat to Ancestral Home, Assets of Alhaji Mujahid Abubakr Dokubo-Asari

 

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Sahara Weekly Reports That The Edi Abali Group has raised an alarm concerning a security threat to the ancestral home and assets of Alhaji Mujahid Abubakr Dokubo-Asari, the Paramount Ruler of Edi Abali Group of War Canoe and Chieftaincy Houses in the Kalabari Kingdom of Rivers State, by the military.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Edi Abali Group Raises Alarm Over Security Threat to Ancestral Home, Assets of Alhaji Mujahid Abubakr Dokubo-Asari

 

 

 

 

 

In a public notice issued by the Edi Abali Group it states that credible intelligence has revealed plans by elements within the 103 Battalion of the Nigerian Army in Obuama to provoke a confrontation and disrupt the peace in the area.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

According to the notice, the plot specifically targets Alhaji Mujahid Abubakr Dokubo-Asari, who is currently out of the country. The army allegedly plans to exploit his absence in order to create a crisis that could be wrongly attribited to the community members, resulting in attacks on innocent individuals. The Edi Abali Group clarifies that there are no issues between their community, the army, and Alhaji Mujahid Abubakr Dokubo-Asari or his company, Royal Fouche Services Limited.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The notice highlights that the tensions arose after Alhaji Mujahid Abubakr Dokubo-Asari spoke out about the involvement of some elements of the Nigerian Army in oil bunkering activities in the Niger Delta. These activities reportedly deprived the government of the much-needed revenue, leading to displeasure among these elements. The group believes that they are deliberately instigating a crisis involving the personnel of Royal Fouche Services to justify an attack on innocent indigenes of the Kalabari communities, particularly in Obuama where Alhaji Mujahid Abubakr Dokubo-Asari is based, as well as the 103 Battalion.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mr Mpakaboari Pankin Braide said,

 

 

“The army in Obuama is aware of his absence from the country and plans to exploit this to create a crisis, which will be wrongly attributed to community members, leading to attacks on innocent individuals.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Edi Abali Group calls upon the Nigerian Army to be aware of this plot and to ensure that they are not manipulated into compromising peace and security in the area. They also highlight the proven record of collaboration between Alhaji Mujahid Abubakr Dokubo-Asari and Royal Fouche Services Limited with security agencies in combating terrorism, kidnapping, and insurgency.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The group aims to inform the public, as well as the people of Kalabari and Rivers State, about this planned provocation targeting innocent individuals, including Alhaji Mujahid Abubakr Dokubo-Asari. They emphasize his commitment to supporting President Bola Ahmed Tinubu-led Federal Government and Governor Sim Fubara-led Rivers State Governments in ensuring the safety and security of all Nigerians.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Said Mr Mpakaboari Pankin Braide

Secretary Edi Abali Group Of War Canoe and Chieftaincy Houses,

 

 

 

 

 

 

“We want the public, people of Kalabari and Rivers State to be aware of this planned provocation targeting innocent individuals, including Alhaji Mujahid Abubakr Dokubo-Asari, who remains committed to supporting the President Bola Ahmed Tinubu-led Federal Government and Governor Sim Fubara-led Rivers State Governments in ensuring safety and security for all Nigerians.”

 

 

 

 

 

Released and signed by;

Mr Mpakaboari Pankin Braide

Secretary Edi Abali Group Of War Canoe and Chieftaincy Houses

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Nigeria: The Changing Governance Story

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Today, however, Nigeria is home to the largest single-train refinery in the world, with the capacity to process 650,000 barrels of crude per day

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Nigeria: The Changing Governance Story

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By Temitope Ajayi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sahara Weekly Reports That Tracking many stories of remarkable progress currently taking place in Nigeria can be a challenging task. This is so because these important stories are lost to some who daily indulge in the cacophony of adverse reports. These negative news often dominates the headlines.

 

 

 

 

Nigeria: The Changing Governance Story

 

 

 

 

 

With a 24-hour news cycle that tends to focus mainly on distasteful narratives, several Nigerians have been made to accept the view that nothing good is happening in their country.

Those who rely on the mainstream media and social media as the only sources of news and information they consume are the worst hit by the cycle of misinformation that portrays our country as descending rapidly to the edge of the precipice. However, the reality is different: the country is making progress in leaps and bounds.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Late Swedish physician and Professor of International Health at Karolinska Institute, Hans Rosling, his son, Ola Rosling, and daughter-in-law, Anna Rosling, extensively dwell on this subject in “Factfulness: Ten Reasons We’re Wrong About the World – and Why Things Are Better Than You Think,” a book published in 2018. In the book, the authors demonstrate that most people are made to hold the wrong notion about the state of the world because the media project data, analyse trends and select stories to make people assume that things are getting worse around them. The authors assert that a majority of people view the world as poorer, less healthy, and a more dangerous place to live in than it actually is. In other words, many people believe they are living in a worse period in the history of mankind because of misinformation.

 

The same situation the Roslings describe in their book is at play in Nigeria, where individuals, interest groups, activists, analysts, self-serving politicians, and opposition elements constantly project and amplify negative stories.

It is as if we are in a race with those who can say the most horrible things about our country. Yet, we have an abundance of good stories to tell the world. We seem so numb to the good news that we are dismissive of breakthroughs and innovative trends. For instance, we downplay the significance of Dangote Petroleum Refinery and its possibilities to reflate the economy.

 

Many people forgot so soon that we had been importing petroleum products for over three decades because the state-owned refineries are moribund. Our national economy bled, and the country was in a fiscal cul-de-sac for those years as a result of subsidy payments on petroleum products.

 

Today, however, Nigeria is home to the largest single-train refinery in the world, with the capacity to process 650,000 barrels of crude per day. Cynics do not see this as a breakthrough.

 

Nigerians who are 60 years old and below started seeing modern rail infrastructure in 2016 when the All Progressives Congress-led administration of former President Muhammadu Buhari commissioned the standard gauge rail system, beginning with the Abuja-Kaduna route, later Lagos-Ibadan and then the Warri-Itakpe.

 

The national rail modernisation project is progressing with Kano-Katsina-Maradi and Kano-Kaduna standard gauge rail projects at different stages of completion. The contractor working on the rehabilitation of the Port Harcourt-Maiduguri narrow gauge recently announced the completion of the Port Harcourt-Aba section. While the Federal Government is rallying stakeholders to promote economic integration across the country, the Lagos State Government recently launched two metro rail lines -Blue and Red Rail lines – as part of the state’s elaborate master plan to build a modern and efficient megacity. Like Lagos State, there are visible signs of remarkable, quantifiable progress in several other states, including Kaduna, Kano, Akwa-Ibom, Rivers, Kebbi, Borno, Gombe, Oyo, Ekiti and Ogun, among others.

 

A few weeks ago, the President Bola Tinubu-led administration embarked on the construction of the 700 kilometres Lagos-Calabar Coastal Highway that will connect nine coastal states in another bold move to bolster economic growth further and open up the country to productive economic activities.

 

While it may be very easy for critics and other armchair analysts to ignore these developments and their significance to remaking Nigeria, there is no gainsaying that these projects and many more that are ongoing or about to be instituted across critical sectors are the core of President Tinubu’s Renewed Hope Agenda. Indeed, it is hard to process why the so-called critics and cynics can not see the Lagos-Calabar Highway project as a clear demonstration of the President’s commitment to harnessing the potential of our renascent Blue Economy.

 

Despite what is bandied by the most vociferous critics

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