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My Vision For Better Nigeria Very Clear, Achievable – Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari 

President Muhammadu Buhari says his vision and objectives for Nigeria are very clear and he is on course to achieve them.

The President stated this when he received members of the Christian Association of Nigeria, led by its President, Rev. Samson Ayokunle, in State House, Abuja, on Friday.

President Buhari stated that he had been doing his best to fulfil his electoral promises of securing the country, fighting corruption and resuscitating the economy.

According to him, fighting corruption takes longer time especially with the need to adhere to the rule of law.

He said: “It is on record that some cases initiated by the anti-graft bodies since 2003 are yet to be concluded.

“We will, however, not be discouraged. Where monies have been recovered, such monies will not find their way back to the looters as I have directed the EFCC to account for every money it has recovered and put them in a dedicated account.’’

Responding to the request of CAN for an overhaul of the intelligence gathering system, President Buhari said the “burden of intelligence gathering involves everyone especially district heads , traditional rulers, opinion leaders and religious leaders that are very close to the grassroots.’’

He added that bandits who were operating in various communities live among the people and enjoined leaders of thought in various communities to avail security agencies of information about the criminals.

President Buhari also told the visitors that he had assurances from the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, that the 2019 elections would be free and fair as he had been victim of fraudulent elections and beneficiary of free and fair election in the past.

“When I decided to put on this Agbada to see what the people are seeing in it, I tried three times, 2003, 2007 and 2011, but the fourth time, in 2015, I succeeded.

 

“We thank God and technology in the form of permanent voters card and card reader, because what they used to do was to look at constituencies, award the votes and then they will say whoever didn’t agree should go to court.

“When people are looking for what to eat, where do they have the money to go to court to pay the SANs?,’’ he said.

On farmers and herders clashes, President Buhari told the visitors that government was working towards finding a lasting solution to it.

The CAN delegation had lauded the President for his efforts in fighting corruption, the initiatives to stem the tide of unemployment and the various efforts aimed at revamping the economy.

They also commended the administration’s efforts toward the fight against Boko Haram terrorists and the implementation of the Bank Verification Number and the Treasury Single Account.

They, however, called on the President, to, ensure that the security agencies remain non-partisan as the nation heads to 2019 elections.

The CAN leaders enjoined the president to restore peace to troubled spots in Northern parts of the country especially in the Garshish District of Plateau State.

They called on him to institute a judicial panel of enquiry to look into the killings in the North Central particularly the murder of retired Maj-Gen. Idris Alkali and the Royal Highness of the Adara Kingdom in Kaduna, Dr Maiwada Galadima.

According to them, President Buhari should ensure that Nigeria does not go back into recession; urgently resolve the issue of minimum wage and to task the security agencies to ensure the release of Miss Leah Sharibu and other Chibok girls still in captivity.

(NAN)

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Nengi Reacts To A Tweet Wathoni Made About Her In 2017

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BBNaija star, Rebecca Hampson Nengi reacts to a tweet made by fellow ex-housemate, Wathoni Ayansi about her in 2017.

Taking to her Twitter handle, Nengi wrote;

“Just saw this tweet Wathoni made about me in 2017.. made me smile @wathonianyansi love you b”

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Taking to Twitter, they said;

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#LekkiMassacre: CNN Dares Nigeria Government, Updates Second Report (Video)

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The Cable News Network, CNN seems not done with the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government with the television channel releasing another report on the shooting at the Lekki toll gate during the End SARS protests.

Recall that the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, called out CNN over its report on the incident.

He added that CNN was biased in its report and needs to be sanctioned.

The Minister also addressed a letter to the management of CNN in Atlanta.

The network, however, on Tuesday released the second report with more damning footage showing soldiers shooting at unarmed protesters on October 20, 2020.

The second report also shows the Commander, 81 Division, Brig.Gen Ahmed Taiwo, admitting before the judicial panel in Lagos that military men had live ammunition in their weapons while at the tollgate.

CNN also noted that the statement of Brig.Gen Taiwo contradicts that of the Minister who had claimed last week that the army fired blank bullets.

It was also revealed in the new report, the moment when protesters were running as soldiers open fire at the tollgate.

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