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IGP reverses self, recalls Imo CP

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The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, on Friday caved in to pressure from governorship candidates in Imo State and recalled the redeployed Commissioner of Police, Dasuki Galadanchi.
This was two days after the State Commissioner of Police and all the senior Police officers in the state were transferred out of the State in an unprecedented shakeup in the Command.
Governorship candidates of political parties in the state had described the mass transfer as a ploy to manipulate the election in favour of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Also recalled were three Deputy Commissioners of Police and eleven Assistant Commissioners of Police redeployed to various states by the IGP.

The IGP had on Wednesday transferred the Imo State CP, Galadanchi to Bauchi state and posted the current commissioner of Police in charge of the Kogi state Command, Ali Janga to the state.
But 48 hours after the IGP cancelled the controversial transfer.
It was gathered that a signal came on Friday morning stating that all the transferred police officers should return to their former offices with immediate effect.
When our correspondent visited the Police Command headquarters in Owerri, Police officers were in a happy mood as they discussed the development.

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NIGERIAN PPRESIDENT OF IGBO EXTRACTION: NOT ON A PLATTER OF GOLD

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By: Hon. Egbuna Amuta

Never in the history of Nigeria, has the chances of an Igbo person becoming the president of the country, been as precarious as it is today. The position of vast majority of Ndigbo, who are the dominant ethnic nationality of Southeast geopolitical zone, in the last general elections was unambiguous. They outrightly rejected the All Progressives Congress, APC, which is the present ruling political party in the country. Igbo people in the Southeast and other parts of Nigeria voted massively for the main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
The All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, originally founded and dominated by the Igbo intelligentsia somehow got punished by the Southeast electorate during the Presidential and National Assembly polls because of their perception that the present hierarchy of the party was sympathetic to President Mohammadu Buhari of the APC. They were doubtlessly emotional and sentimental over the fact that the Vice Presidential candidate of the PDP, Mr. Peter Obi, is an Igbo man. The calculation of vast majority of Ndigbo was that the PDP had better chances than APGA to win the Presidential poll.
Notwithstanding that, APGA bounced back in the State House of Assembly polls to reassert its dominance in Anambra state. At the end of the general polls, it was evident that in spite of the fact that APGA candidates were not declared winners of the three senatorial seats in Anambra, which is its home base, the party made impressive inroads in some states such as Taraba and Benue, the main political base of its Presidential candidate, retired Major General John Gbor. The party also won in some Federal and State Assembly constituencies in Bayelsa, Abia and Imo states. Therefore, it is not in doubt that, this time around, APGA would have more members in the House of Representatives in the incoming ninth National Assembly than previously.
Besides, there are strong indications that given the weight of evidences of electoral heist witnessed during the Presidential and National Assembly elections in Anambra state, the party is likely to reclaim its mandates in one or two of the three Senatorial Districts in the Election Petition Tribunals and the Court of Appeal.
Regardless of these, it is a truism that APGA is the only political party in Nigeria in which the Igbo race truly have a very strong voice. This is not the case in either the APC or PDP which are manifestly owned and controlled by politicians and retired army generals of Hausa/Fulani and Yoruba ethnic stocks, who are arch rivals and co-conspirators against the Igbo nation. Recall that in 1999 and 2003, the co-conspirators brazenly denied a former Vice President and an Igbo man, late Dr. Alex Ekwueme, the presidential ticket of the PDP, a party he actually founded. By intrigue, they also sidelined Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu who won the presidential ticket of the defunct All Peoples Party, APP, in the party’s 1999 Convention at Kaduna. Instead, the powers that be in the country contrived an alliance between defunct APP and Alliance for Democracy, AD, which threw up Chief Olu Falae as the presidential candidate of the coalition. Falae contested the 1999 presidential election against Chief Olusegun Obasanjo who was obviously the preferred choice of the Abdulsalami Abubakar military junta, retired army generals and the erstwhile People Democratic Movement, PDM led by Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. The arrangement was such that head or tail, a Yoruba must take over from the then military head of state, retired General Abubakar.
Perceptive political pundits are of the opinion that despite their pretences, neither the APC nor PDP would give their presidential ticket to any Igbo man or woman in the 2023 general elections. Their deductions are drawn from the political realities of the outcome of the 2019 general elections in the country. Even though APGA gave its presidential ticket to a man from the North Central geopolitical zone, in the just concluded general polls, Ndigbo are undoubtedly in charge of the party.
This is the main reason why most Igbo speaking people should root for the party in future elections in Nigeria. Even if APGA, with massive support of Ndigbo, fails to win the 2023 presidential poll, the party would surely be in a better stead to negotiate a mutually beneficial and respectful alliance with either of the two major parties in the overall interests of the Igbo nation. Imagine what would have happened if vast majority of Ndigbo in the five Southeast states and other parts of Nigeria had voted for APGA in the recent general elections? Neither Buhari of APC nor Atiku of PDP would have won the election in the first ballot. The duo and their parties would have been compelled to negotiate with APGA for an alliance in a supplementary election and formation of coalition government.
Disregard the fact that an Igbo man from Rivers state, Chief Uche Secondus is the national chairman of the PDP, the plain truth today, is that mainstream Ndigbo are not actually regarded or respected by the real owners of the PDP and APC. The onus is therefore on the Ohaneze Ndigbo to muster courage and confidently adopt the All Progressives Grand Alliance as the main political party of the Igbo nation, just as the Afenifere did with AD in 1999. The Yoruba sociocultural group has consistently lent total support to their people’s fundamental interests in Nigeria’s politics. It is on record that Afenifere and AD, in 2003 threw their full weight behind former President Obasanjo, even though the latter was the presidential candidate of the PDP.
The Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, has equally always supported any presidential candidate “they can trust” to do their biddings. In 1999, they and their military cabal “hand picked” Obasanjo and also made sure in 2015 that ex-President Goodluck Jonathan was defeated by President Buhari.
With the abysmal performance of the APC in the Southeast in the 2019 general elections, it would be foolhardy for anyone to think that the party would hand over its presidential ticket on a platter of gold to “Onye Igbo” in the 2023 presidential election.
Therefore, the only dignified option for Ndigbo is to join APGA, galvanise and make it a formidable political party for negotiation of their fundamental interests in Nigeria. It is indeed time for the Igbo intelligentsia to re-embrace the political philosophy of the first President of Nigeria, late Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, to ensure that they are not entirely schemed out of the highest echelon of government in the country. In the country’s First and Second Republics, Dr. Azikiwe used the Igbo dominated National Council of Nigerian Citizens, NCNC and Nigerian Peoples Party, NPP, respectively to deliberately and consciously ensure that his people played crucial roles in the political affairs of Nigeria. As a matter of fact, the present Igbo elite in the PDP and APC are advised to shun political opportunism or short cut to political power. They should like Azikiwe, face realities and work very hard for the political salvation of their race in the context of a united Nigeria.
HON. EGBUNA AMUTA is the Senior Special Assistant on Grassroots Media Mobilisation to Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra state.

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European Union Congratulates President Buhari on Re-election

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The European Union has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his re-election as the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and expressed willingness to work with his government.
In a letter dated March 22, 2019 and jointly signed by Donald Tusk for the European Council and Jean-Claude Juncker for the European Commission, the Union said:
“On behalf of the European Union, we would like to congratulate you on your re-election as the President of Nigeria.
“We look forward to your leadership in strengthening democracy and uniting the country in line with the principles and spirit of the 2019 Abuja Peace Accord, and the EU is willing to work with your government to follow up on the recommendations of our Election Observation Mission.”
The European Union also reiterated Nigeria’s important position in world affairs and the Union especially.
“What happens in Nigeria matters to the rest of the world, including to Europe. Your commitment to an inclusive government offers an opportunity to take Nigeria forward in a way that meets your objectives of strengthening the economy, fighting corruption and improving security.
“The European Union has always partnered with Nigeria and its people. We look forward to continued and increased cooperation on bilateral and international matters,” the statement said.
The Union wished President Buhari more success in promoting peace and prosperity for all Nigerians as he enters the new mandate.
Femi Adesina
Special Adviser to the President
(Media and Publicity)
March 23, 2019

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5TH Anniversary: Stakeholders Hail Obiano On Achievements

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As Governor Willie Obiano marks fifth anniversary of his administration on Sunday, the citizens have applauded the Obiano administration for consolidating on the achievements it recorded in
the state four years ago.

Political Correspondent, Chukwuemeka Modilim gathered the views of residents of Awka about the first year of Governor Obiano’s second term in office and reports that on the seventeenth of March 2018, Governor Willie Obiano was sworn-in for a second term in office after his re-election that was considered a landslide victory as he cleared all the twenty-one local government areas of the state with appreciable margins.

The people re-elected Governor Obiano owing to his spectacular performance in his four pillars of development.

Governor Obiano after his swearing-in for a second term promised that his tenure would witness improvement in the provision of Infrastructure, Entrepreneurship and Agriculture.

Commenting on first year of Governor Obiano’s administration in the State, a legal Practitioner, Mr. Obinna Mbanugo expressed joy that Anambra State has been peaceful and secured as the huge investment in security, installation of CCT cameras and street lights in parts of the state have made Anambra the safest state in Nigeria, West and Central Africa.

A feat he noted earned Governor Obiano the award of best Governor on “Security Architecture in West and Central Africa from Africa Security Watch 2018 urging him to do more in the areas of youth empowerment and road construction.

On his part, the Chairman, Nigeria Union of Journalists, Anambra State Council, Comrade Emma Ifesinachi observed that Governor Obiano has sustained the tempo of development he achieved in his first tenure in the areas of Agriculture and Education, stressing that Anambra State keep flooding the market with a wholly indigenous brand of rice known as Anambra rice which is competing favorably with other brands in the market.

Comrade Ifesinachi added that Anambra has maintained her enviable position in WAEC and NECO examinations, while secondary school students and teachers keep excelling in national and international completions.

In his reaction, Reverend Jonathan Ikpeoyi while praising the Governor for prompt payment of workers’ salaries, wages, gratuities and pensions, also commended him for commencing the third phase of the twenty million naira community choose your project initiative which he maintained will accelerate the development of rural areas.

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Why APGA As A Political Party Must Not Die (III) By Law Mefor

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Ndigbo, going by early census projections should number 30m and 50m globally. This population is more than the population of so many big countries like Argentina and Australia, to mention a few. We are therefore not talking of just an ethnic group but a whole race .

 

There is an important Igbo adage, which, translated, goes thus: who does not know where the rain started beating him will not know where he took shelter. The historical tour de force taken in these foursome treatises is to connect our past with the predictable future. Like Socrates said, an unexamined life is not worth living. Men of the future must not only understand their past but also the forces that forge the present.
Socrates’ claim that the unexamined life is not worth living makes a satisfying climax for the deeply principled arguments that Socrates presents on behalf of the philosophical life. The claim is that only in striving to come to know ourselves and to understand ourselves do our lives have any meaning or value. Ndigbo, going by early census projections should number 30m and 50m globally. This population is more than the population of so many big countries like Argentina and Australia, to mention a few. We are therefore not talking of just an ethnic group but a whole race that is so poorly organized politically and fragmented.
The resourcefulness of Ndigbo to survive and grow everywhere they find themselves has always attracted mixed expressions. They are described as ‘innovative’ and ‘entrepreneurial’ and at other times they are seen as ‘over-ambitious’ and ‘domineering’, especially by the other ethnic nationalities who tend to fear the fast pace of progress and success of Ndigbo living in their local communities.
Such oddities have made Ndigbo in Nigeria to be endangered species, more or less, grossly misunderstood and even sometimes dreaded by their neighbours. This is not wolf crying but a stark reality. Professor Chinua Achebe summarized it thus: “The one thing all Nigerians are united about is their hatred for the Igbo”. Even if Chinua Achebe was being a bit extreme, his remark is not far-fetched.
Many Igbos have tried to rationalize their existential threats away. Yet, these threats are mutative and clear and present dangers, and keep repeating themselves in many forms with their dangerousness remaining strikingly the same.
The most recent should be the Quit Notice given to Ndigbo living in the North by northern youths under the watch of their elders. Where the said Quit Notice was given was in an official facility and till date, there is no official disclaimer of the quit notice from the northern elders. Rather than call their wards to order, they gave tacit approval by acquiescing to the rascally call in both body language and not so muted declarations. It is their inordinate reaction to the unarmed struggle of Nnamdi Kanu and IPOB.
After Nigeria’s independence, Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe celebrating, said: my stiffest earthly assignment is ended and my major life’s work is done. My country is now free. On AIT, daily, Zik is featured still saying: “It does not matter to me who becomes Nigeria’s first prime minister… so long Nigeria is free, I am satisfied.” Soon after Zik made that historic declaration and the nation gained independence, he had cause to later lament against replacing British colonialism with indigenous colonialism championed by the Hausa-Fulani. Zik’s fear, which has been fully fulfilled, made nonsense of all his sacrifices to liberate and keep Nigeria one.
For me and to most Igbos, Zik and Ojukwu were possibly the greatest Igbo men that ever lived. Zik of Africa represents the ultimate urbane, cosmopolitan Igbo possibility, Emeka Ojukwu representing the zenith of Igboness and its can-do spirit. The inimitable Emeka Ojukwu, barely 33 then, particularly led Ndigbo and the old Southeast to resist extermination already being delivered to them in installments in pogroms repeatedly visited on them before the genocidal Nigeria-Biafra Civil War that claimed millions.
Frantz Fanon unforgettably said, each generation must, out of relative obscurity, discover its mission, fulfill it, or betray it.

George Orwell of the famous Animal Farm also said: “The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those who speak it”. But the truth, if carefully and objectively canvassed, can sometimes engage even a base mind. For truth to set Ndigbo free, they need to know which falsehoods have been holding them down. It is better canvassed even where its unpleasantness is the obvious result.
Of verity, only the truth shall set Ndigbo free; free from internal colonialism(as Zik feared) and free from economic dependence outside Alaigbo and from want and insecurity. Only the truth can bind their wounds and ensure an enduring, equitable and progressive polity, where the best can strive to become better and weak made strong and offered bragging rights of belonging to one of the greatest and biggest of the Black Race. The Nigeria project is still worth it and for Ndigbo to really have a usable stake in it; they have to be fully politically organized. APGA is that natural political platform.
The Igbo Presidency Project is also a political possibility, desired by so many but canvassed by so few, which is also possible only if Ndigbo are better politically organized. The perception held by Nigerians, especially those who fought in the Nigeria-Biafra war, is that the Republic of Biafra, as conceived and propagated by General Emeka Ojukwu was ingenious.
To some, it was also disingenuous and was nothing but a fiasco and a disaster, especially when factors like international alliances and big oil politics are considered. But fact is: it was a war for survival more than it was a war for territorial integrity. That is why Biafra is not dead at least as an idea; Biafra can never die. All Igbos are Biafrans regardless of what they individually antithetically profess for fear or for their private economy and security!
Gowon’s bland declaration of No Victor No Vanquished and the ambiguous and amorphous 3 Rs – Reconciliation, Rehabilitation and Reconstruction – proved to be mere lip service. The praying general even left out the most important R, namely: Reintegration. Ndigbo indeed need a political platform (APGA) to call their own if they will negotiate from a position of strength how best to weave and mesh again into Nigeria.
Instructively, on December 01, 2015, Vanguard newspaper reported the wartime Nigerian military head of state, General Yakubu Gowon, as saying: “A Nigerian President of Igbo extraction is desirable in 2019, after President Muhammadu Buhari. An Igbo presidency will boost the unity of Nigeria”.
Another military President of Nigeria, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida had equally said in an interview about the same time that he would back an Igbo for the presidential seat if he finds a credible personality. The sincerity of these two eminent Nigerian leaders may be yet unascertainable but the issue they canvassed cannot be diminished or wished away. It is the main object of this treatise to point that APGA can serve as the bargaining chip in giving Nigeria a President of Igbo extraction.
Ostensibly, the Nigerian-Biafra Civil War, 6 July 1967 – 15 January 1970, was a war fought to counter the secession of Biafra from Nigeria. Within a year, the Federal Military Government surrounded Biafra, capturing coastal oil facilities and the city of Port Harcourt. The economic blockade imposed during the ensuing stalemate led to severe famine – accomplished deliberately as a war strategy as enunciated and promoted by Chief Obafemi Awolowo. To Awo, the resultant deaths of about 2 million Biafrans, mostly women and children who were never involved in combat, were justified. After all, according to him, in war, all is fair, even dying more from imposed starvation and diseases than from bullets and bombs!
Emeka Ojukwu became the embodiment of Igbo struggle for emancipation and thus became deified in the minds of his people. After the war, their survival spirit resurrected in Enugu Rangers Intl Football Club of Enugu. Rangers was more than a football team to Ndigbo and till today, that feeling lingers in the older generations. It was a rallying point for the defeated Biafrans and where they continued the war in other forms.
For good measure, just reminisce on the rapturous roars whenever Rangers entered the stadium in single file led by captain Christian Chukwu those days, those spotless all-white outfits giving a god-like aura. Such Rangers regulars like Ezeani, Damian Odoh, alias Araby Cho-cho, a hard-tackling defensive midfielder, Nwosu at left-centreback, Ihechukwu Ezidinmma, Mecha at left back, Ufele (RB) and Chukwu (RCB), the legendary Emmanuel Okalla was in goal to inspire confidence in Ndigbo of immediate postwar.
In midfield, the defensive anchorman was the powerfully built Nwabueze “Bulldozer” Nwankwo; the playmaker was Kendo Illodigwe; on right wing, Emeka Onyedika(built like a tank and mercurial at full darting touchline runs), on the left wing, Ogidi Ibeabuchi; Matt Obianika and Chimezie Ngadi were forwards. These men were more than footballers to Ndigbo those days and they left a legacy that helped Rangers to remain the only Nigerian team yet to go on relegation.
The only thing reminiscent of Rangers after the war was the coming of APGA. Somehow, because the PDP moored in the Southeast before it, the zone serving it as real anchorage has not fully materialized.
You can see that Emeka Ojukwu easily emerging and sustaining as the face and soul of APGA is rooted in its origin and essence and none other could have done it in his place even though he was not a founding member.
The clarion refrain, ‘APGA bu nke anyi’ simply means that APGA is the political party Ndigbo can truly call their own. It does not however make APGA an Igbo party per se. It is just a party where Ndigbo cannot be shunted out as they did to Dr. Alex Ekwueme and more recently, to Sen. Ike Ekweremadu, in the PDP.
The concluding Part Four is on the task before the Dr. Victor Oye APGA leadership, going forward. The wars of attrition and all the intraparty feuds have to stop to pave way for the urgent task of rebuilding the Party.


• Dr. Law Mefor, is a concerned APGA member; Tel.: +234-803-787-2893; email: drlawmefor@gmail.com.

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The anachronistic federal system of government being practiced in Nigeria today has apparently marginalised more ethnic nationalities than intended by past military regimes which actually distorted real or fiscal federalism practiced in the country before the violent overthrown of the country’s First Republic in 1966.

The distortion of federalism in our country was made imperative by the command structure of the military juntas who ruled Nigeria for more than twenty years out of about fifty nine years of Nigeria’s independence since 1960. The 1979 and the amended 1999 Constitutions of the Federal Republic of Nigeria with which the country was governed in the Second and the present Fourth Republics respectively were actually written under military regimes. Therefore, the Nigerian version federalism has a lot of army influence. Besides, the first President of Nigeria in the present republic, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, incumbent President Mohammadu Buhari and the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Dr. John Gbor, are retired army generals. They may not have been completely debriefed of their military orientation, hence their inability or reluctance to return Nigeria to practice of true federal system of government as was the case in the country before the first military coup. Again, many of the political players today were retired military officers and their associates. The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar is a retired customs officer. He therefore has paramilitary background.

The oil boom in the 1970s soon after the Nigerian Civil War also contributed to the adversity suffered by federalism in our country. With too much petrodollars in the coffers of military regimes which were in charge of the federal government and its federating units, state governments became lazy and shirked responsibility of internal revenue generation. This was because state governments unfortunately began to rely entirely on the federal government to get allocations for capital and recurrent expenditures.

Now that foreign exchange is dwindling fast as a result of decline in oil prices, production and sales, the federating units are feeling the heat.

IT THEREFORE BECOMES ESSENTIAL FOR NIGERIA TO RESTRUCTURE AND RETURN EFFECTIVELY TO PRACTICE OF TRUE FEDERALISM, IN WHICH STATES OR ECONOMIC ZONES, AS IS BEING CHAMPIONED BY THE ALL PROGRESSIVES GRAND ALLIANCE, APGA, SHOULD BE IN TOTAL CONTROL OF NATURAL RESOURCES IN THEIR DOMAINS.

Notwithstanding his military background, the APGA presidential standard bearer, General Gbor, who has apparently debriefed himself of military influence, believes that state or economic zones should be compelled by law to remit certain agreed percentages of their internally generated revenues to the central treasury, to be used for the common good and statutory services of the federation. General Gbor’s view is unambiguously written in his mission statement entitled; MY COVENANT WITH NIGERIANS, with which he plans to govern the country if his joint ticket with Chief Jerry Chukwueke, succeeds in the February 16, 2019 presidential election.

As a matter of fact, further constitutional amendments is imperative so as to restore genuine autonomy to the states. Under this arrangement, Bills such as the anti-grazing laws passed by some state governments especially in North Central Nigeria would be made meaningful, implementable and sustainable. Cattle Ranching which is in vogue in the developed world and many predominantly muslim Arab countries should be vigorously encouraged and promoted in Nigeria.

This will definitely form part of the Restructuring Agenda of the All Progressives Grand Alliance. Unlike the PDP and APC, APGA sincerely believes that fiscal federalism would promote the principles of justice, equity and fairness in the country and ultimately guarantee enduring peace, unity and socioeconomic prosperity of Nigeria, especially in a post crude oil economy.

Vision Gbor/Chukwueke 2019 Team.

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The names of the team for APC Presidential Campaign for women and youths have been announced by Mr Suleiman Haruna, the Director of Information to Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja.
The teams would be inaugurated by President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday at the State House Conference Center by 2:00pm.
The team would ensure the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the February general elections.
The names included wife of the president, Mrs Aisha Buhari, wife of the Vice President Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo, and other prominent women, youths, artists, politicians, businessmen and women, serving and retired top public officers, among others.
1. EXECUTIVE TEAM LEADERS
1. H.E Dr. Mrs. Aisha Buhari ……………… Chairperson
2. H.E Mrs. Oludolapo Osinbajo …………… Co-chair
3. H.E. Mrs. Adejoke O. Adefulure ………. Vice Chair (South)
4. H.E. Mrs. Mairo Al-Makura…………… Vice Chair (North)
5. Haj. Salamatu Baiwa Umar – Eluma……… National Coordinator
6. Barr. Juliet Ibekaku-Nwagu ……….. Dep. Nat. Coordinator – South
7. Haj. Binta Muazu …………………….. Dep. Nat. Coordinator – North
2. ZONAL LEADERS
1. H.E. Mrs. Rashida Bello……………… North Central
2. H.E. Mrs. Hadiza M. Abubakar………… North East
3. H.E. Dr. Zainab Bagudu……………. … North West
4. H.E. Mrs. Nkechi Rochas Okorocha South East
5. H.E. Mrs. Florence Ajimobi…… …… South West
6. H.E. Mrs. Judith Chibuike Amaechi … South South
3. ADMINSTRATIVE SECRETARIAT
1. Dr. Hajo Sani
2. Dr. Nasir Ladan
3. Zainab Kassim
4. Rose Audu
5. Fatima Rafindadi
6. Dr. Nasiru Ajoge
4. ADVISORY COUNCIL
1. Solomon Dalung
2. Col. Hameed Ali (Rtd)
3. IGP Suleiman Abba (Rtd)
4. Brig. General Lawal Jafaru Isa
5. General Abubakar Alkali
6. General Buba Marwa
7. H.E Sen. Ali Modu Sherrif
8. H.E Orji Uzo Kalu
9. Dr. Mohammed Mahmud
10.H.E. Dame Pauline Tallen
11.Haj. Naajatu Mohammed
12.Professor Pat Utomi
13.Dr. Nasiru Ladan
14.Col. Abdallah (Rtd)
15.AIG Sani Ahmed Daura (Rtd)
16.Prince Tonye Princewill
17.Festus Keyamo SAN
18.Muiz Banire SAN
19.Barr. Obla
20.Amb. Justice Muhammadu Dodo
21.Amb. Mohammadu Rimi Barade
22.Amb. Aminu Dalhatu
23.Amb. Aminu Iyawa
24.Amb. Baba Jidda
25.Amb. Yusuf Tuggar
26.Amb. Deborah Iliya
27.Amb. Suzanne Aderonke Folarin
28.Amb. Ayuba Ngbako
29.Amb. Oji Nyimenuate
30.Mr.Terry Waya
31.Rear Admiral Dutse James
32.Alh. Bashir Ibrahim
33.Alh. Nasiru Danu Dan Amanar Dutse
34.Al Amin Kamselem
35.H.E Mahmud Aliyu Shinkafi
36.Engr. Ife Oyedele
37.Ibrahim Dasuki Nakande
38.Gen. India Garba
39.Hon. Kawu Sumaila
40.Hon. Umar Dambo
41.Senator Abu Ibrahim
42.Chief Sam Sam Jaja
43.Colonel Mohammed Abdul (Rtd)
44.Engr. Samuel Ajagbe
45.Hon. Igo Aguma
46.Chief Precious Osaro Ngelale
47.Saleh Ahmadu
48.Alh. Bello Isa Bayero
49.Chief Felix Idiga
50.Dr. Noble Abe
51.Patrick Pascal
52.Longes Anyawu
53.Barr. Honor Ihuoma Onyebuchukwu
54.Yusuf Adamu
55.Yewande Amusan
56.Engr. Umar Abubakar
57.Rilwanu Umar
58.Alh. Mohammed Sani Musa
59.Agatha Benson
60. Alh. Rabiu Isyaku Rabiu
61. Hon. Ahmed Wadada
62. Chief Rapheal Ikurusi Sambo
63. Saidu Uba Malami
64. Sani Sarkin Gobir
65. Gambo Lawan Kareto
66.Suleiman Umar
67.Dr. Cairo Ojougboh
68.Chief Emma Ejiofo
69.Dr. Betty Nnadi
70.M.B. Shehu
71. Bello Waziri
72.Chief I. Mokelu Onwa
73. Amb. Fatima Adfa
74. Gbemi Saraki
75. Wada Ibrahim Kawu
76. Mrs. Fatima Balla
77. Juliet Ibekaku-Nwagu
78. Sen. Abubakar Umar Gada
79. Faruk Salim
80.H.E Sullivan Chime
81.Sen. Ovie Omoagege
82.Rt. AVM Terry Okorodudu
83.Hadi Ukashatu
84.Mustapaha Habib
85.Comrd. Garba Mustapha (4+4)
86.Dr. Macaulay Aigbe Ojeaga
87.Alh. Gambo Lawan Kareto
88.Ahmed Gulak
89.Jessica Ine
90.Sen. Ini Okori
91.Scott Tommy
92.Alh. Bashir Ibrahim
93.Maimo Mohammed
94.Sen. Andy Uba
95.Alh. Sani Anka
96.Iro Dan Puloti
97.Engr. Iliya Saleh
98.Sen. Bello Tukur
99.All APC SSAs, SAs, PAs, to the President
A. DIRECTORATE OF OPERATIONS
1. Dr. Mohammed Mahmud
2. Haj. Salamatu Beiwa Umar Eluma
3. Dr. Nasir Ladan
4. Dr. Ibrahim Dauda
5. Bala Usman
6. Barr. Mary Eta
7. Haj. Sadiya Farouk
8. Eng. Aliyu Aziz
9. Hadi Uba
10.Dr. Kamal Mohammed
11. Zainab Kassim
12.All APC Women Leaders at all levels
13.All APC Women/Female Heads of government agencies and Parastatals
14.All APC Female Candidates
15.All APC Youth leaders at all levels
B. ALL ELECTED OFFICIALS OF APC: At all levels
C. DIRECTORATE OF CONTACT & MOBILISATION
Director: Hon. Nasiru Ali Ahmed
Dep. Director: Barr. Mary Etta
1. Mrs. Alayangi Sylva
2. Mrs. Unoma Akpabio
3. Mrs. Saida Bugaje
4. Ms. Joy Nunieh
5. Mrs. Olufunsho Amosun
6. Haj. Nana Shettima
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The body of Alhaji Shehu Shagari, Nigeria’s Second Republic President has left the National Hospital Abuja for Sokoto.
The former leader who had received an avalanche of tributes from political foes and friends will be buried today in Shagari village in Sokoto state.
He died on Friday at the hospital at the age of 93.

Among the late tributes today was that of Governor Mohammed Badaru of Jigawa, who said Shagari’s selfless service to the nation was exceptional.
Badaru, who spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) through his Special Assistant, Media and Publicity, Alhaji Bello Zaki, said the country has missed an elder statesman.
“ He served this country as a classroom teacher, a legislator, a minister and at the exalted position of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
“ Apart from this rare feat, Shagari served the traditional institution as the Turakin Sokoto, Ochiebuzo of Ogbaland, the Ezediale of Aboucha and the Baba Korede of Ado Ekiti,” the governor said.
Badaru commiserated with the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, President Mohammadu Buhari, the immediate family of the deceased and all Nigerians.
Shagari was the President of Nigeria from 1979 to 1983 under the defunct National Party of Nigeria.

Captain Bala Shagari and his son Bello Shagari at the National Hospital in Abuja

President and Founder of The Albino Foundation, Mr Jake Ekpelle (R) condoling with retired Capt. Muhammad Bala Shagari (L), the first son of the First Executive President of Nigeria, Alhaji Shehu Shagari, at the National Hospital in Abuja on Saturday

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Statement by the Anambra State Commissioner for information & Public Enlightenment, C. Don Adinuba, on new measures which the state government has adopted to boost peace and security.

1. To make Anambra remain the safest and most peaceful state in Nigeria which will help realize the vision to make it the foremost investment destination in the country, the Anambra State government is increasing its air surveillance during the Christmas and New Year period.
2. Helicopters to patrol all parts of the state are being deployed. The helicopters will sometimes fly at low altitudes. This is to enable the pilots and other security agents flying with them to have a bird’s eye view of the security situation in every place.
3. They will monitor the movement of individuals and even cattle. They will also monitor motor traffic. They will provide reports constantly to appropriate agencies for prompt action.
4. The state government, therefore, urges the people of Anambra State and individuals and groups passing through the state not to panic or be afraid. The ubiquitous presence of helicopters is in their interest.
5. The helicopters are the latest in a series of far-reaching measures which the Willie Obiano administration has adopted to make the Christmas and New Year celebrations most rewarding for our people, as they travel in their millions from all parts of the world to their homeland, often accompanied by friends and well wishers.
6. The state has in the last one week seen a large number of Armoured Personnel Carriers (APCs) operated by specially trained officers of the Nigeria Police Force. The APCs are deployed to the streets of Awka, Onitsha and Nnewi. They work side by side with well-manned security vans and cars which are well equipped.
7. The government also wishes to inform all Ndi Anambra that it is about to start the installation of the most advanced Closed-circuit Television (CCTV) cameras in the world in the three leading cities in the state. The installation will be in conjunction with the Boston Innovation Centre in Massachusetts, United States. The agreement for the supply of the special CCTVs and the subsequent installation was signed between the Boston Innovation centre and the Anambra State government when Governor Obiano visited the United States last October to see for himself how our state could benefit more from advanced research and innovation, for which Massachusetts is world famous.
8. After the pilot scheme in Awka, Onitsha and Nnewi, the sophisticated CCTV cameras will be installed in other parts of the state. The devices will assist Ndi Anambra secure important public assets like electric facilities which are vandalized from time to time. The task to reposition Anambra in the international community has started in earnest, and Ndi Anambra are enjoined to continue to support the state administration as they have always done admirably.
9. As we join the rest of Christendom to mark the birthday of our Lord Jesus Christ and to observe the beginning of a new year, Ndi Anambra should not panic at the unusual presence of helicopters, APCs, security vans and cars as well as state of the art CCTV cameras because they are being deployed for the benefit of all.
We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New year.

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C. Don Adinuba
Commissioner for Information & Public Enlightenment.

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The #Netpreneur Pick for the Week is Omotola (@omohtee12 ),CEO & Founder, Toj Fabrics.

@omohtee12 sells affordable and classy men fabrics!.

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In 2016, she was Entrepreneur of the Year and featured on Choiseul 100 Africa list consecutively from 2016 to 2018. She received the ‘Achiever in Agriculture’ Award and was on the 2014 Forbes 20 Youngest Power Women in Africa list. She is also a mentor on the Future Global Leaders Fellowship.

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Uzodinma is an award-winning writer, filmmaker, and medical doctor. He is the CEO of The Africa Center in New York, promoting a new narrative about Africa and its diaspora through a focus on culture, policy and business. He is the author of three books: Beasts of No Nation (2005), a novel also adapted into a major motion picture; Our Kind of People (2012), a non-fiction account of HIV/AIDS in Nigeria; and Speak No Evil (2018), a novel about coming-of-age in Washington, D.C. His books have been mentioned by Time Magazine, The New York Times, Entertainment Weekly, The Times and Rolling Stone. ‘Uzodinma Iweala completed his undergraduate studies at Harvard University and he earned a medical degree at Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons.’

 

 

ENTER NIGERIA Winning Sunday with The Young Netpreneur for the Week :Ken Nwadiogbu @kennwadio

 

Ken Nwadiogbu (b. 1994) is a Nigerian born Multidisciplinary Artist, popularly known as KenArt, whose practice is primarily centered around hyper-realistic drawings and works on paper.
Nwadiogbu believes that the society speaks- This voice inspires his art, which evaluates, interrogates and challenges socio-political structures and issues within the society. In his reply to this society, he is able to inspire one or two people to also re-valuate their socio-political structures as we know it. The desire to change his society and the way people think is what drives him to create art every day. Gender equality, African cultures, and Black power are a few aspects of his current research and artistic practice.
Nwadiogbu was born in Lagos, Nigeria and holds a B.Sc in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Lagos, Nigeria. His art career started in the university, and with no formal training, has pushed him to become one of the most interesting young contemporary artists from Nigeria, creating works that question life- calling out some of the problems and becoming very grounded in human consciousness..
Nwadiogbu has been featured in lots of local and international group exhibitions and fairs, including the Insanity exhibition, sponsored by Frot Foundation, in Omenka Gallery, Nigeria; the TMC’s It’s Not Furniture, curated by Winifred Okpapi; the Artyrama’s group exhibition curated by Mr Jess Castellote; Art X Lagos, sponsored by Artyrama Gallery, in Lagos, Nigeria; the Moniker Art Fair, sponsored by Creative Debuts, in Brooklyn, NYC; the Anti-Trump show organised in UK; the Afriuture Exhibition by Ramati Art Africa in association with Commonwealth Africa Summit, in Toronto, Canada; amongst many others. He has been televised and publicized on different platforms like Guardian Life, Tush Magazine, WIRED Magazine, Candid Magazine, Bored Panda, BBC, CNN, and more as well as inspiring and encouraging young creatives through public speaking appearances like TEDx. He co-founded Artists Connect NG, the largest Nigerian artist gathering that took place at Lekki Leisure Lake, in Lagos, Nigeria.
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