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Why I ran for president – Moghalu gives the most brilliant reason

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Why I ran for president - Moghalu gives the most brilliant reason

The presidential candidate of the Young Progressives Party(YPP), Kingsley Moghalu says he ran for president in 2019 so he could bring on board thousands of highly talented compatriots of all backgrounds to transform Nigeria.

The presidential candidate in a tweet on Monday said that Nigeria can only be transformed with knowledge and skill, combined with vision and strategy.

He made reference to Indonesia’s Suharto, who did it years ago with the “Berkeley Mafia”.

He tweeted: I ran to be President of Nigeria to bring on board thousands of highly talented compatriots of all backgrounds to transform Nigeria. Knowledge and skill, with vision and strategy, will transform our country! Indonesia’s Suharto did it years ago with the “Berkeley Mafia”.

Suharto was an Indonesian military leader and politician who served as the second President of Indonesia, holding the office for 31 years, from the ousting of Sukarno in 1967 until his resignation in 1998, according to Wikipedia.

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BREAKING: IGP Replies Amnesty, Says Policemen Didn’t Shoot #EndSARS Protesters

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BREAKING: IGP Replies Amnesty, Says Policemen Didn’t Shoot #EndSARS Protesters

IGP Adamu

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu has denied reports by global rights organisation, Amnesty International, that police officer shot at #EndSARS protesters.

The Police chief expressed that Amnesty’s report of October 21, 2020, that police personnel shot at peaceful protesters as “untrue, misleading and contrary to all available empirical evidence.”

This was contained in a statement on Friday titled, ‘EndSARS Protests: Police Personnel Were Professional And Exercised Maximum Restraints – IGP Tells Amnesty Int’l’.

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Adamu explained that contrary to reports, police officers “acted professionally, exercised commendable restraints and some paid the supreme price for peace during the recent protests and ensuing violence in some parts of the country.”

He revealed that 22 police officers died during the protests, while 205 police stations and formations were damaged by a section of the protesters.

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WTO: Gov Ikpeazu Drums Support For Okonjo-Iweala’s Appointment

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WTO: Gov Ikpeazu Drums Support For Okonjo-Iweala’s Appointment

Okezie Ikpeazu

Governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu has drummed support for Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s appointment as the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation, WTO.

Ikpeazu expressed that Okonjo-Iweala’s victory will be a huge win for women and trade.

He made this remark in a tweet on his official Twitter page.

This is coming at a time the United States of America rejected her emergence, arguing that the WTO must be handled by someone who is experienced in trading, hence their preference for South Korea’s Myung-hee.

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He wrote:

“The victory of @NOIweala will be a huge win for Women, Trade (a pillar of our Government), Africa & the World.

“As one eminently qualified for the position of Director General of @wto, we expect all 164 members to support her, including the great United States of America.”

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Buhari Congratulates Oba Of Lagos On His Birthday

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Buhari Phones Oba Of Lagos On His Birthday

Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari called the Oba of Lagos, Rilwanu Babatunde Akiolu, on Thursday to felicitate with him on the occasion of his 77th birthday.

President Buhari appreciated the role that the Oba of Lagos has played in nurturing the peace and development of Lagos State and the nation as a whole.

The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday evening.

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He added that the president also commiserated with him on the recent episode of violence that led to the loss of lives and property in Lagos.

”The President recalled his long association and friendship with the Oba and appreciated the personal role that the latter has played in nurturing the peace and development of Lagos state and nation as a whole,” Shehu said.

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