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Guber Election: APC Commences Sensitisation In Anambra

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The National Organising Secretary of All Progressive Congress (APC), Sen. Osita Izunaso, said on Friday that the party was mobilising the people of Anambra for the Nov. 16 governorship election.

APC-GOVSIzunaso told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Awka on Friday that the party would participate fully in the election.

He said the party was not giving chances for failure following the announcement of the time table by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

We are here for the sensitisation of our party members in Anambra. We are here to let the people of Anambra know about the forthcoming governorship election in the state in November.

It is incumbent on us as a new party to come down and sensitise our people particularly the merging political parties that we have become one and that we are going to run that election as one,’’ he said.

Izunaso assured the members that the primary election under the new party would be democratic.

Our party constitution is definite about internal democracy and there is no missing word that if you want to fly the party’s flag, you must pass through some level of internal democracy.

There is no imposition of candidates; every aspirant shall be subjected to internal democracy. APC will ensure fairness and justice in all its dealings with members,’’ he said.

The secretary said that he was impressed with the turnout of people at its stakeholders meeting in Awka on Thursday, saying it showed the party already had the grassroots support in the state.

It is a manifestation of the yearnings and aspirations of the people; the people desired a change, the people want change and APC is here to give them that desired change,’’ Izunaso said

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  1. Afo Guarantor

    July 12, 2013 at 4:06 pm

    I wish them APC, best!

  2. omosanni

    July 12, 2013 at 8:31 pm

    se u c dis people we u c so een ! God guardiance are 4 u……………….n c u through

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God, pls help Nigeria” – Wizkid Tweets after Buhari’s speech

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God, pls help Nigeria” – Wizkid Tweets after Buhari’s speech

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, finally addressed the nation following the unrest that has happened in the country these past few days.

The President had a lot to say but some Nigerians were not satisfied with the speech and they took to social media to share their thoughts.

Popular singer, Ayo ‘Wizkid’ Balogun was one of these Nigerians and shortly after the speech, he wrote on Twitter ;

Sigh! God pls help Nigeria

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‘Waste of 12 minutes’- Nigerians react to Buhari’s national broadcast

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'Waste of 12 minutes'- Nigerians react to Buhari’s national broadcast

Media users have reacted after President Muhammadu Buhari addressed the nation.

The address took place at 7pm on Thursday, October 22. Two days after End SARS protesters were shot at the Lekki toll gate. The shootings degenerated into chaos.

While speaking to Nigerians today, the president stated that Nigerians “misconstrued” the “promptness” with which the government acted on the End SARS demands “as a sign of weakness”

He added that “human lives have been lost” and properties have been destroyed “in the name of the End SARS protests.”

He then listed the “measures and initiatives” the government has put in place for “youths, women and the most vulnerable groups in our society.”

He then called on youths “to discontinue the street protests.”

After Buhari’s speech, Nigerians took to Twitter to express despair and disappointment. Some pointed out that he didn’t address the Lekki shooting and the lives lost. Most said they have no more hope in Nigeria and expressed eagerness to leave the county.

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Maza Maza warehouse: Distribution of COVID-19 palliatives was halted due to #EndSARS protest – Lagos govt

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Maza Maza warehouse: Distribution of COVID-19 palliatives was halted due to #EndSARS protest - Lagos govt

The Lagos State Government has condemned the vandalisation of the warehouse at Mazamaza housing the food palliative packages donated to the government by the Private Sector Coalition against COVID-19 (CACOVID) group.

Recall that a mob on Thursday, October 22, vandalised the warehouse where COVID-19 palliatives are kept at Maza Maza in Amuwo Odofin Local Govt Area and looted palliatives. The warehouse is located on Benster Crescent, popularly known as Monkey village.

A statement signed by the Acting Commissioner, Agriculture, Abisola Olusanya, said the items belong to the Southwest, contrary to social media reports that they are all for Lagos, adding that distribution was on-going but had to be halted due to #EndSARS protests.

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu had on September 22nd 2020, formally taken receipt of the food palliatives from the CACOVID team meant for distribution to the indigent,” the statement reads.

The State had repackaged its share of the consignment and was distributing it before the protests that have affected activities in the State. The repackaging was being done to account for every beneficiary, according to the agreement with the CACOVID Group, which monitored the process,”

“The warehouse in question is not State-owned and its usage was made available to the CACOVID group. The distribution was on-going but had to be halted due to protests, before the invasion of the warehouse today.

“For effective distribution of the food palliatives, groups such as Transport Unions, Ethnic Groups, Religious Associations, Artisans and Tradesmen Association, Marketmen and Women Association, People Living with Disabilities, Orphanages and Old Peoples’ Homes among others were being used as the distribution channels to their members.

“The State Government, however, regrets the invasion of the warehouse and appreciates the support offered by the CACOVID group to the citizenry of Lagos.”

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