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Senator Bukola Saraki urges Nigerians to vote youthful president in 2019

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Senate President Bukola Saraki has urged Nigerians to vote for a digitised and youthful president in 2019, saying the nation needs a modernized president to move it forward.

He stated this yesterday in Calabar, Cross River State when he visited Governor Ben Ayade in continuation of his nationwide tour to seek delegates’ support across the country.

His words:

“The world over, there is a new world order out there, a new world order that requires a new type of leadership and a certain requirements for a president.

“A new order that requires a president that is mobile, digital and that has capacity and can plan for its people that have a destination. Across the world, people are waiting for when this new world order will come to Nigeria and the new order has come.”

He cautioned that Nigeria could not afford to make another mistake in voting a leader that would take the country back to the analog age next year.

“We cannot afford to make the mistake. It is not just about voting out the All Progressives Congress (APC). It is about restoring Nigeria.

“To do that, we need a capable president that knows what the issues are. Today we must develop this country and address the hunger and deprivation.”

Speaking, Ayade commended Saraki for visiting the state, maintaining that he (Saraki) has the intellectual capacity to lead the country in 2019.

He said having worked with the Senate President at the seventh senate, he was convinced that he has what it takes to lead Nigeria to the next level and pledged to support him.

Meanwhile, Saraki described Nigeria as a country in dire need of a youthful and energetic president with capacity to unite all segments and deliver the dividends of democracy.

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BREAKING: Okonjo-Iweala Elected WTO DG

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BREAKING: Okonjo-Iweala Elected WTO DG

 

BREAKING: Okonjo-Iweala Elected WTO DG

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria’s nominee for the office of the director-general of the World Trade Organisation, has emerged winner of the highly competitive race.

 Information Nigeria gathered that Okonjo-Iweala was chosen as the final candidate for the much-coveted role. She polled 104 votes from 164 member countries to defeat how South Korea’s trade minister at the final stage of the race.

She has broken many records, including becoming the first African to occupy win that office at the WTO.

The official announcement is expected to be made by the WTO at 3pm Nigerian time.

Details later…

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Fayemi Orders Resumption Of All Workers In Ekiti

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Fayemi Orders Resumption Of All Workers In Ekiti
Fayemi Orders Resumption Of All Workers In Ekiti

Governor Fayemi

Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi has instructed all workers in the state civil service that have been away from their duty post due to the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions to resume back to work.

The Governor issued the directive in a statement on Wednesday by the Head of the State Civil Service, Mrs. Peju Babafemi.

Also Read: Lekki Shooting: ‘Sanwo-Olu Has Been Thrown Under The Bus By Military’ – Fani-Kayode

Workers on grade levels 02–07 in the state workforce have been away from office since March 23, 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

However, they have now been directed to resume duties from Monday, November 2, 2020, and ensure full compliance with COVID-19 protocols and safety measures.

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Lekki Shooting: ‘Sanwo-Olu Has Been Thrown Under The Bus By Military’ – Fani-Kayode

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Lekki Shooting: 'Sanwo-Olu Has Been Thrown Under The Bus By Military' - Fani-Kayode
'Sanwo-Olu Has Been Thrown Under The Bus By Military' - Fani-Kayode

Femi Fani Kayode

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has reacted to the Nigerian Army’s statement that the Lagos State Government invited the army to enforce a curfew on Tuesday the 20th of October in the State.

Recall that on Tuesday, the 81 Divison of the Nigerian army stated that it was invited to enforce the curfew in Lagos by the state government, although it denied shooting at #EndSARS protesters in Lekki, Lagos.

Also Read: Hoodlums steal Obafemi Awolowo’s glasses from his statue in Lagos (Photos)

This came a day after Governor of Lagos, Babajide Sanwo-Olu stated that the army shot at protesters in Lagos.

Reacting to the statement from the army, the former minister wrote:

“The @HQNigerianArmy claim it was the LASG that asked for soldiers to be deployed at Lekki. The implications of this for
@jidesanwoolu are grave. He has been thrown under the bus by the military.”

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