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Outcome Of Buhari’s Virtual Meeting With Nigerian Governors

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President Muhammadu Buhari had a virtual meeting with all 36 governors of Nigeria on the way forward in containing the coronavirus pandemic.

According to the president, he has directed the Presidential Task Force on Covid-19 to work very closely with all State Governors in the fight against the virus.

Buhari also stressed the need to continue to educate Nigerians on the new reality and do as much as possible to stay safe.

In his words, “In my meeting with the Governors today, I informed them that I have directed the Presidential Task Force on Covid-19 to work very closely with all State Governors. To succeed in containing this pandemic we have to improve collaboration.

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“I also stressed the need for extensive public education and enlightenment. We need to continue to educate and persuade Nigerians to accept the reality of the situation, and do all that is necessary to stay safe.”

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Donald Duke: Security Operatives Selling Weapons To Boko Haram

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Former Governor of Cross River State, Donald Duke, has claimed that the Boko Haram terrorist group gets most of its weapons from security operatives.

Speaking on Channels Television, the former governor called on the President Muhammadu Buhari government to investigate the nation’s security forces and flush out the bag eggs.

He said: “Boko Haram insurgents who have been responsible for most heinous crimes, get their weapons from the security operatives.

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“Most of the weapons used by Boko Haram come from our armoury, we will need to look into that. Why are we selling weapons to the enemy?”

Speaking further, Donald Duke pointed out that the Nigerian military and police in the northeast must be adequately motivated to achieve results.

He also called for the use of intelligence to combat insecurity such as kidnapping across the country.

 

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Insecurity: Restructuring Not As Critical As Hunger And Poverty – Amaechi

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Insecurity: Restructuring Not As Critical As Hunger And Poverty – Amaechi

Rotimi Amaechi

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has stated that the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari is more concerned with getting rid of hunger and poverty than restructuring.

Amaechi a former Rivers State governor stated this on Sunday while speaking on Channels Television’s Sunday Politics.

The minister, however, admitted that there is nothing wrong with calls for the restructuring of the country.

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Amaechi said: “If to you what is important is restructuring, I don’t see anything wrong with restructuring. But I’m saying it is not the most critical problem we have.

“The most critical problem we have is hunger and poverty, which is breeding insecurity.”

 

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Insecurity: Buhari Can’t Protect Nigeria – Moghalu

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Insecurity: Buhari Can't Protect Nigeria - Moghalu

Kingsley Moghalu

A former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Professor Kingsley Moghalu has expressed that President Muhammadu Buhari is not capable of protecting Nigerians or confronting the security challenges facing the nation.

The former presidential candidate made this remark in his reaction to the killing of 43 rice farmers in Borno State by Boko Haram insurgents on Saturday.

Also Read: Boko Haram: ‘Be Hurt In Your Pursuit Of Justice For The Dead’, Ezekwesili Tells Buhari

He described the incident as a national tragedy which is a pointer to the fact that Nigeria is becoming a failed state under the leadership of President Buhari.

He also lambasted the government and security agencies, accusing them of intimidating and arresting peaceful #EndSARS protesters demanding better governance but unable to do anything to insurgents terrorizing the entire country.

He wrote:

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