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Jonathan Vows Nigerians’ll Not Be Ripped Off By New Power Sector Investors

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jonathan-portrait1President Goodluck Jonathan on Sunday said that the Federal Government would ensure that the new investors in the power sector would not rip off Nigerians.

Jonathan gave the assurance in his message at the Third Session of the sixth Synod of the Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion in Ihiagwa, Owerri, in Imo.

He restated the Federal Government’s commitment to improve infrastructure as well as ensure that the power sector performed better than the telecommunications industry.

Represented by Chief Chukwuemeka Nwogu, the Minister of Labour, Jonathan said the privatisation of the power sector would make electricity sufficient for the nation.

“There will be power all over the country; all we need is for everybody to support the government to achieve our goals,” he said.

The president also said government was working hard to reposition the railway sub-sector, adding that that trains were already operating on the North-South routes.

“The eastern corridor would soon be resuscitated. We are taking bold steps to tackle the problems of the country and by the grace of God, we will succeed,” he said.

On the proposed national conference, he said he was convening it to enable Nigerians to discuss the issues in the country.

“Let us talk and settle the issue of church burning, bombing, ethnicity and various other problems bedeviling the country. Everyone must be involved”, he said.

The Bishop of Egbu Diocese, Rt. Rev. Geoffrey Okorafor, prayed for the president and the nation, and sued for support of peace and development processes in the country. (NAN)

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Youths Burn Down Sanwo-Olu’s Mother’s House In Lagos (VIDEO)

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Youths Burn Down Gov Sanwo-Olu’s Mother’s House In Lagos (VIDEO)

Youths Burn Down Gov Sanwo-Olu’s Mother’s House In Lagos (VIDEO)Lagos youths have set the family house of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on fire.

This was after the Governor said that no nobody was killed during the shooting by soldiers at Lekki Toll Gate on Tuesday night.

Sanwo-Olu had debunked claims that the soldiers opened fire and killed some peaceful protesters.

Recall that men of the Nigerian Army reportedly opened fire on protesters following the declaration of 24 hours curfew by the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwolu.

Bullets fired by security operatives hit some persons and at least two persons have been confirmed killed by the police and many injured

Voices in viral footage blamed the shootings on soldiers.

However, the angry youth attacked several important places such as Nigeria Port Authority, TVC News, and the family house of the Governor where his mother resides.

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#LekkiMassacre: Hoodlums Storm TVC Station In Lagos; Set Properties On Fire (Video)

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#LekkiMassacre: Hoodlums Storm TVC Station In Lagos; Set Properties On Fire (Video)
Properties in the conpound on fire

Properties in the compound on fire

Hoodlums have reportedly invaded the headquarters of popular news station, TVC, believed to be owned by National Leader of APC, Bola Tinubu.

According to reports, the staff of the news station are being trapped in the building located in Lagos.

Videos circulating online shows that properties in the compound have also been set ablaze.

The news station is currently off air and this comes hours after Nigerians accused the Lagos politician of having a hand in the #LekkiMassacre.

Information Nigeria recalls security agents had opened fire at peaceful #EndSARS protesters at Lekki Tollgate on Tuesday.

In a video circulating online, the anchors of one of the shows, ‘Your View’ were heard saying that there were hoodlums at their gate trying to break into the premises.

Read Also: #EndSARS: Nigerian Army Denies Shooting At Protesters In Lekki

Watch the video clips below:

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Several Injured As Thugs Attack #EndSARS Protesters, Governor Oyetola In Osun

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Several Injured As Thugs Attack #EndSARS Protesters, Governor Oyetola In Osun
Several Injured As Thugs Attack #EndSARS Protesters, Governor Oyetola In Osun

#EndSARS protesters in Osun

The Governor of Osun State, Gboyega Oyetola on Saturday, escaped an attack by thugs which happened while he was addressing #EndSARS protesters in Osogbo, the state capital.

Some of the vehicles in the Governor’s convoy were also destroyed by the thugs but the Governor himself was evacuated to safety by his security team.

Also Read: #EndSARS: Hold Enugu State Govt Responsible If Anything Happens To Us – Phyno, Kcee, Zoro

As the convoy was leaving the protest venue, some of the youths continued to stone his vehicles.

While the protest was disrupted, Governor Oyetola assured the injured victims that the government would be responsible for their medical bills.

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