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Resign For Failing To Secure Nigeria, NNPP Chieftain Tells Buhari

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A chieftain of the New Nigerian Peoples Party (NNPP), Olusegun Bamgbose, has urged President Muha-mmadu Buhari to vacate the Aso Villa, having failed to secure the country.
According to Bamgbose, if Buhari fails to buckle up in 2021, there would be protests in Nigeria which the government may not survive, adding that the “#EndSARS protests will be a child’s play.”
The senior lawyer warned the President against underrating what Nigerians can do if they are pushed to the wall, reminding him that the citizens have the capacity to remove him from power without seeking the attention of the National Assembly.
In an interview with newsmen, yesterday morning, Bamgbose, noted that Nigerians didn’t elect Buhari to condemn the activities of the callous criminals, or condole the families of the victims, but to crush the criminals.
“Boko Haram insurgents, bandits, gunmen and what have you, have established their presence in the country,” Bamgbose, a 2023 presidential hopeful noted.
“Many have been killed, security men not excluded. President Buhari need be told that Nigerians are no longer comfortable with ugly excuses for his inability to protect lives and properties of Nigerians.
The killings are still well pronounced.
“We never elected Buhari to condemn the activities of these callous criminals, or condole the families of the victims; we elected him to crush these heartless criminals.
“Let me remind President Buhari that he should not underrate what Nigerians can do if they are pushed to the wall. Nigerians have the capacity to remove Buhari from power, without seeking the attention of the National Assembly.
“In 2021, Buhari should buckle up to avoid protests as a result of the insecurity situation in the country. This government may not survive any protests as a result of the insecurity situation of the country.
“#EndSARS protest will be a child’s play. Nigerians voted for Buhari in 2015, believing that as a retired General of the Army, he will be able to decisively tackle insecurity in the country, but very unfortunately insecurity is yet to be tamed.
“We have the human and material resources to confront and crush insurgency, but one wonders where we are getting it wrong.
“Buhari has not deemed it noble to address the nation or honour the invitation of the National Assembly, as per the security situation of the country.
“This is so sad. How long are we going to be at the mercy of these merciless murderers? It’s time for Buhari to act like a General or get prepared to vacate Presidential Villa.
“I’ll say it for the umpteenth time that, as elected President of Nigeria, I’ll only need nine months to crush the insurgency. I will be prepared to come up with an undertaking, that if I’m unable to achieve this, I’ll honourably resign and if I fail to do such, the National Assembly should impeach me.
“I’ve no business occupying the Presidential Villa if I can’t protect lives and properties of the citizens. My occupation of State House is of no use if I can’t protect lives and properties of Nigerians.”

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Group Applauds MOSOP Over Stance On Oil Production In Ogoniland

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The Coalition of Supporters of Democracy and Good Governance, has commended the Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People(MOSOP) for maintaining its stance on not allowing the resumption of oil and gas production in Ogoniland in Rivers State, and applauded the President of the body, Prof Wai Anda Ogosu for his rigid and uncompromising position on the matter despite deluge of pressures from different quarters.
The group, which made the commendation in a statement issued in Port Harcourt and signed by its Coordinator and leader, Comrade Gashon Bob Achor, said MOSOP under the leadership of Prof Ogosu has continued to show the Ogoni people a sense of purpose and direction.
According to the group, the insistence by the MOSOP President that there would be no resumption of oil and gas production in Ogoniland until the complete clean-up of the polluted environment is highly commendable.
Achor also noted that the demand for the exoneration of the slain Ogoni 9, including renowned environmentalist, Kenule Saro-Wiwa is a right step in the right direction, which is supposed to be acceded to and granted by the Federal Government.
This, when granted, he said is capable of bringing the Ogoni people back to the discussion table for the resumption of oil and gas production in the area.
The leader of the group, therefore, called on the Ogoni people to take advantage of the quality leadership Prof Ogosu is providing to unite against those he described as environmental polluters and political buccaneers who do not have the interest of the people at heart.
Achor also indicated that the MOSOP President, who is a Professor of Environment has always advocated against further degradation of the Ogoni environment and that of the Niger Delta, and enjoined the people to continue to support and rally round him.
He said Prof Ogosu has always called on political gladiators in Rivers State to sheathe their swords in order to pave way for the development of the State, and commended him for his conciliatory and peaceful disposition.

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Elder Statesman Tasks Abah Ogwuile House On Unity, Peace

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Descendants of Abah Ogwuile Royal Lineage of Obolo in Andoni Local Government Area of Rivers State have been urged to be vanguards of peace in the local government area and the entire Obolo nation.
Newly elected President of Abah Ogwuile Royal Lineage, a socio-cultural organisation in Andoni Local Government Area, Sir Clifford Njah said this shortly after his election as the new president of the lineage.
He said it beholves on them to preach peace and unity in the Obolo nation as without peace there cannot be development.
According to him,all hands must be on deck to take the lineage to an enviable height, noting that unity is needed if the lineage and Obolo nation must move forward.
He also promised an inclusive leadership as far as the lineage is concerned.
Among those elected are Sir Clifford Njah, President; and Apostle Fyneface Ayayi,  Vice President.
The rest are Hon  Mbaba Charles Mbaba,  Secretary; Chief John A Nteogwuile, Treasurer; and Chief Enereujama Cletus Nkpan  Akong, Publicity Secretary.

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Police Uncover Fake Sachet Water Company In Lagos

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The Lagos State Police Command has busted a fake sachet water-producing company at Oluwole Market in the Apapa area of the state.
The suspects were said to be fraudulently using another company’s brand name to sell their products.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin, who disclosed this in a post on his X.com handle said the perpetrators also duplicated the NAFDAC number of the company.
Hundeyin noted that their activities were discovered after a tip-off by residents in the community.
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He wrote, “Thank you, Lagosians, for giving us information and safeguarding the health of others.
“These suspects fraudulently used the brand name and NAFDAC number of another sachet water producing company to produce their sachet water inside Oluwole Market, Apapa.”
In the video attached to the post, one of the suspects caught on duty was seen conducting a team of policemen around the facility where they operated.
The suspect also showed them some of the bags of sachet water stored in the refrigerator, opening about three while the officers inspected.
A heap of other bags of sachet water was also seen stored in a separate room in the facility in the video. The suspect went further to operate the machine used in producing them on the instructions of the officers present.

Meanwhile, Hundeyin who spoke to PUNCH Metro on Monday about the discovery said the security operatives invaded the company on Friday, July 19.

According to him, only one worker was found in the building while the owner of the facility absconded.

“The facility was raided on July 9 and only was suspect was arrested in the process. The owner is now at large and efforts are ongoing to apprehend him. The suspect is in our custody and helping with investigations.”

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