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BREAKING!!! Protesters Set to Hit the Streets on June 12 over Hunger, Hardship

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A coalition of Nigerian civil societies has announced a mass protest scheduled for Wednesday, June 12, to decry the hardship and hunger under the President Bola Tinubu-led government.

According to reports the participating groups include the Take-It-Back Movement (TIB), African Action Congress party (AAC), Joint Action Front (JAF), Education Rights Campaign (ERC), Socialist Workers and Youth League (SWL), and PRP Vanguard.

In a joint statement titled “Enough is Enough to Hardship and Hunger, Great Nigerian People,” the organisations expressed their outrage over the soaring prices of essential amenities since May 29, 2023, when President Tinubu removed fuel subsidies.

According to them, the average Nigerian can no longer afford basic needs like food, transport, electricity, and school fees.

They said, “Hardly is any average Nigerian able to feed. We are hungry. Our children are hungry. Our youth are becoming criminals and prostitutes. Things are hard.

“Meanwhile, those who put us in this problem continue to feed on fat. President Tinubu, the First Lady and the First Son have turned Nigeria’s commonwealth into their private feeding bottle.

“The governors, senators, House of Representatives and House of Assembly members are collecting fat salaries and allowances.

“Their friends in business like Aliko Dangote and other thieves, are also smiling to the bank. Yet they tell us to tighten our belts.”

 

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FG to build six-lane super highway connecting five states, FCT – David Umahi

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According to Fmr Governor David Umahi, the Federal Government plans to construct a six-lane superhighway that will connect five states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

This project aims to improve road infrastructure, enhance transportation, and boost economic growth in the region. The five states that will benefit from this project are yet to be disclosed.

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Lagos State RRS Embark On Show Of Force In Lagos (Photos).

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Today, Lagos Rapid Response Squad (RRS) in conjunction with Lagos Neighbourhood Safety Agency (LNSA) embarked on a convoy patrol of some areas in the metropolis to reassure Lagosians of the safety of their lives and property.

The exercise, which was in line with the directives of the Lagos Commissioner of Police, CP Adegoke Fayoade, was led by the Commander, Rapid Response Squad (RRS), CSP Shola Jejeloye.

Areas covered by the team were Ikeja, Ojota, Third Mainland Bridge, Obalende, VI, Lekki, Apongbon, Ijora, Costain, Stadium, Ogunlana Drive, Itire, Ojuelegba, Palmgroove, Maryland etc.

CSP Jejeloye while addressing the men noted that the convoy patrol was meant to promote visibility policing and to keep the men at alert for emergencies.

He added that the exercise would be held regularly to keep the men in readiness for action.

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IMO APC CHAIRMAN CHAMPIONS UNITY AND PROGRESS AS OWERRE NCHI ISE CELEBRATE ORU OWERRE

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…. _As he Celebrates the Heritage and Inspiring Future Prosperity for Owerre Nchi Ise.._

As we gather to honor the vibrant cultural heritage of Owerre Nchi, I am delighted to extend my heartfelt greetings to all my fellow Owerre Indigenes. This celebration is a testament to our shared values of life, love, and unity, which continue to make Owerri Municipal and its surroundings a beacon of cultural richness within Imo State.

I am immensely proud of the significant infrastructural advancements our municipality and its neighboring areas have achieved. This progress is a direct result of the dedicated leadership of our Shared Prosperity and Godsent Governor of Imo State, Dist.Sen Hope Uzodimma, a true champion of Ndi Owerre. As we forge ahead, I urge everyone to maintain our steadfast support for his visionary governance, as it propels our state towards unprecedented prosperity.

In light of the upcoming Local Government elections on September 21, 2024, it is imperative that we, as a united community, elect representatives who will genuinely advocate for our interests and ensure that the benefits of democracy are delivered to us all. Your vote is not just a right but a powerful tool to secure a brighter future for our community.

In this season of celebration and unity, I want to remind every Indigene of Owerre Nchi Ise of their unique and invaluable role in our society. As a proud son of Owerre Nchi Ise, I take great joy in celebrating with you and wish everyone a delightful and memorable Oru Owerre Festival.

Let us continue to embrace and uphold the cultural norms and values that define our identity and heritage. Together, we can preserve the uniqueness of Owerre Nchi Ise for generations to come.

Owerre Oru O ! Oru Owerre…..

Your brother,

Hon. MacDonald Ebere, PhD
State Party Chairman, Imo APC
18/08/2024

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