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We Must stop Criticizing Goodluck Jonathan – Rotimi Amaechi

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We Must stop Criticizing Goodluck Jonathan - Rotimi Amaechi

Unlike him, the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, advised that the Buhari‘s administration should focus on achieving its campaign promises and stop criticizing former President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration.

Rotimi Amaechi made the statement in Abuja as he received the report of the Inter-Ministerial Committee for the Finalization of the Draft National Transport Policy (NTP).

The Committee  comprised of a 19 man member which was drawn from all the transport sectors and agencies in the country.

Amaechi stressed the need for the current administration to invest more in the technological aspect of transportation. In his words;

“I agree with those who said we should stop criticizing the last government and that we should do our own.

“We need to leverage on what we know. People are shouting intermodal transport; I went to the new airport in Singapore and I didn’t find one person at the airport. As you walk in, technology takes over.

“They also said in the next few years, they would introduce driverless cars. We should also think outside the box about how to improve our transport sector and think less about how sun and moon affects the sector or building more bus stops.

“We should see how much investment we can put in the area of ICT. Intelligence transportation should not be ignored”.

 

“What we assure Nigerians is that under the Buhari administration; we would do everything possible to ensure that we maximize the resources that President by way of budget releases to each ministry”.

“I assure you that we would take the next step you want us to take.

“Usually, people take experts contribution for granted but the fact is, experts know better and if we don’t come to you, who would we go to?

“We will go through it and I will direct the Permanent Secretary to give a copy to the Minister of State for Aviation while I read a copy. Once we are through and we share our views, we will take it to cabinet for approval”.

Mfon Usoro, the chairperson of the Committee, also said that;

“Adoption and implementation of the NTP by all tiers of government will lead to a stronger Nigerian Economy and a profitable future for the entire transportation service sector and for the many sectors that rely on transportation in a diversified economy”.

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Ikoyi Whistle-blower Paid; Lawyer Confirms

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Ikoyi Whistle-blower Paid; Lawyer Confirms

Yakubu Galadinma, the lawyer to the Ikoyi whistle-blower who helped the Federal government of Nigeria recover over N13 billion stashed in an apartment in Ikoyi in April 2017 has confirmed that his client has been finally paid his commission.

According to Galadinma, his client was paid N421m and has traveled out Nigeria on Wednesday morning, December 13th, 2017. He said that his clinent is mentally sound contrary to the statement of Professor Itse Sagay that his client might go mad if paid the money in full.

Weeks ago, Professor Itse Sagay, the Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption said that the Federal government is hesitating to pay the whistle-blower citing that he might go mad after receiving his N860 million entitlement.

Guess the Government does not have a clue that there’re a whole lot they do not know about it’s citizens.

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Nnamdi Kanu Spotted in Ghana Buying Pizza

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Nnamdi Kanu Spotted in Ghana Buying Pizza

Paul Ujunwa Gloria, a Nigerian facebook user who is based in Ghana has alleged that she met IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu while he was buying pizza.

The Igbo who expressed her disappointment at the wanted IPOB Leader claimed that she saw him at Eddys Pizza in Ghana at about 8:45 pm, yesterday, 11 of December 2017.

According to Gloria, when she saw him and then spoke to him at first, Kanu refused to answer her, until she spoke in Igbo and he responded.

In Paul Ujunwa Gloria’s words;

“I met the Biafra leader Nnamdi kanu at Eddys pizza Gh at about 8:45pm date 11/12/2017. He was surprised i recognized him and didn’t want to speak to me at first until i spoke igbo and he responded.”

“After all the trouble he caused in Nigeria he has guts to eat pizza. How long will you keep hiding? He couldn’t even disguise well. Am sorry for those who trusted and believed in him. Rip to those who died for the cause of Biafra. Some persons might doubt me because i have no pictures to show for it.”

“Nnamdi kanu stop hiding and let your people stop blaming the Nigerian government. Am sorry to say but you are a Coward , a deciver and a betrayal ”

Nnamdi Kanu’s whereabouts has been unknown since a military operation was carried out at his home town in Umuahia, Abia state on September 14th.

See her post below:

Nnamdi Kanu Spotted in Ghana Buying Pizza Nnamdi Kanu Spotted in Ghana Buying Pizza

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Bus Driver Shot Dead by Policeman at checkpoint in Ekiti

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Bus Driver Shot Dead by Policeman at checkpoint in Ekiti

A trigger happy Nigerian police officer has reportedly shot dead a commercial bus driver identified as Mr. Olabode Ojo Segun, at a check point in Oye community, headquarters of Oye Local Government Area of Ekiti State on Tuesday evening.

According to an eyewitness, the driver had refused to drop the usual N50 for the officers on duty, an action got one of the officers infuriated and he then opened fire at the bus as the driver tried to speed away. The bus was said to be travelling from Ikare in Ondo State and the victim hailed from Ikare in Ondo State.

In the witness’ words;

“When the driver Mr Olabode was hit by the bullet, he lost control of the bus and it somersaulted, leaving the passengers therein.

“He was lying dead at the scene while in the confusion, every other person was crawling out of the crashed vehicle, seeking help.”

Confirming the incident, a Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), officer Mr. Mohammed Olowo, said that only the bus driver was shot at by a policeman.

Mr. Alberto Adeyemi, the Public Relations Officer of the Ekiti State, Police Command confirmed the incident and said the officer identified as Corporal Ayodele Famodimu, has been arrested and is already facing departmental orderly room trial.

In the words of Adeyemi;

“When the trial has been concluded, he would be dismissed after which he would be charged to court.”

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