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APC Lawmaker Blames Buhari For Insecurity



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A member of the House of Representatives on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Yusuf Gagdi, has criticised President Muhammadu Buhari for the worsening insecurity in the country.

The lawmaker from Plateau State in the All Progressives Congress (APC) noted that the recent upsurge in insecurity in the country resulted from the inability of the Buhari regime to deal decisively with factors indicative of rising animosity in the country, mutual suspicion and religious frontlines.

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Yusuf who heads the House Committee on Navy, in an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari recalled that on the 29th day of May 2015, the president raised the hope of bringing back robust economic transformation devoid of corruption and insecurity via his three-point agenda when he spoke highly about defending and protecting the constitution.

According to the lawmaker, “By simple reflection, you swore to uphold the primary responsibility of government as enshrined in Section 14(b) thus the security and welfare of the people shall be the primary purpose of government.”

He lamented that President Muhammadu Buhari declared explicitly that equitable and efficient strategies would be adopted by all the machinery of government to end the wanton destruction of lives and property particularly those associated with the activities of Boko Haram which hitherto had extended beyond the North East to the North Central and other parts of Nigeria.

He regretted: “However, your Excellency, about six years down the line and having secured a second term mandate from Nigerians, it is heart-wrenching to note that insecurity has worsened in the country, leading to interrogative concerns by people.”

Yusuf Gagdi wondered what becomes of the value of food if farms are not safe for agriculture to thrive, asking on what is the significance of infrastructure devoid of security.

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He observed that the issue of insecurity has reached a point where the current strategies being adopted by the president’s administration have failed and are in no way adequate to guarantee safety.

He added that they can no longer hold water in a cup let alone in a basket.

According to him, the gaps are becoming wider by the day with serious concerns such as the plight of many school children still in the den of bandits, adding that brazen daylight attacks on communities and travelers have become almost unabated.

He lamented the recent shameful raid on the highly fortified Nigeria Defence Academy, Kaduna, noting that the attacks in Jos, Plateau State among others, have heightened the fear of insecurity in Nigeria.

The lawmaker observed that the recent merger of command and control of the special military Operations in Plateau State extending to parts of Kaduna State, and Taraba State code named Operations Safe Haven with the office of the General Officer Commanding 3rd Armoured Division, Rukuba, Jos has failed to yield the desired results when compared to the successes recorded during the pre-merger period.

He decried: “The unjust amnesty to repentant Boko Haram fighters under Operation Safe Corridor policy even when many displaced Nigerians have not been adequately rehabilitated and reintegrated in their homeland is torturing to the psyche of many Nigerians.”


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BREAKING: Abacha’s Ex-chief Of Staff Oladipo Diya Dies




Retired Lt.General Donaldson Oladipo Oyeyinka Diya, the former Chief of Staff in General Sani Abacha’s military government, is dead.

His death was confirmed by Prince Oyesinmilola Diya. He said the former military administrator of Ogun State passed on to glory in the early hours of 26th March 2023.

Born on the 3rd of April, 1944, Diya was military Governor of Ogun State after the Buhari-Idiagbon coup of December 31st, 1983.

Diya joined the Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna and fought during the Nigerian Civil War.

He later attended the US Army School of Infantry, the Command and Staff College, Jaji (1980–1981) and the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru.

While serving in the military, Diya studied law at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, where he obtained an LLB degree, and then at the Nigerian Law School, where he was called to bar as Solicitor and Advocate of the Supreme Court of Nigeria.

He held other top military posts like GOC, 82 Division and finally the Chief of General Staff (military Vice President) to Gen Sani Abacha

The statement read: “On behalf of the entire Diya family home and abroad; we announce the passing on to Glory of our dear Husband,Father, Grandfather,brother, Lt- General Donaldson Oladipo Oyeyinka Diya (Rtd) GCON, LLB, BL, PSC, FSS, mni.

“Our dear Daddy passed onto glory in the early hours of 26th March 2023. Please keep us in your prayers as we mourn his demise in this period. Further announcements will be made public in due course.

“Barrister Prince Oyesinmilola Diya, on behalf of the family.”

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Breaking: Appeal Court Retains Adeleke As Osun Governor



BREAKING: Adeleke Freezes Osun Accounts , Reverses Appointments After Swearing In As Governor
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The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has vacated the tribunal judgement that nullified the election of Governor Ademola Adeleke of Osun State.

The appellate court, in a unanimous decision by a three-member panel of Justices, on Friday held that the appeal Adeleke lodged to challenge his sack by the Osun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, was meritorious.

Aside from setting aside the judgement of the tribunal, the court, in its lead judgement that was delivered by Justice Mohammed Lawal, awarded N500, 000 cost against the All Progressive Congress, APC, and its candidate, Gboyega Oyetola

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BREAKING: PDP Suspends Anyim, Fayose



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Former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose; former president of the Senate, Pius Anyim; Prof Dennis Ityavyar and Aslam Aliyu were on Thursday suspended from the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP).

The PDP made the suspension on Thursday after an extensive review of the affairs of the party, pursuant to the provisions of the PDP Constitution (as amended in 2017).

The PDP also referred the Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, to the National Disciplinary Committee over his reported involvement in anti-party activities.

This was disclosed in a statement signed by the National Publicity Secretary, Debo Ologunagba.

“The PDP urges all leaders, critical stakeholders and teeming members of our party across the country to remain united and focused at this critical time,” the statement added.


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