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MASSOB opts out IPOBs sit at home order on October 1

Benjamin Ukpabi

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Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) has opted out of the sit-at-home order handed down by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on October 1 to protest various killings and injustice done to the people of South East.

The group Leader, Uchenna Madu, yesterday, in a statement, declared Nigeria as a failed state at 60, after independence and does not worth celebrating.

“We declare Nigeria as a dead state which has nothing to celebrate. At 60 years of independence, Nigeria is still struggling to stand up. Other nations, that got political independence with Nigeria at same period like Malaysia, have gone very far in global recognition.

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Though the British colonial masters did not design Nigeria to flourish and progress as a reputable entity.

“Under President Muhammadu Buhari, the Nigeria state has turned to Fulani empire where every other major and minor ethnic nationalities are not regarded. Fulani acknowledge their cows more than other ethnic nationalities in Nigeria.

“Any exercise that will derail the organised protest strike against the incessant increase of fuel prices and electric bills by the Nigeria Labour Union, Trade Union and Civil Society Organisations is working against the overall interest of the citizens. October 1 is a day of national protest against the insensitivity of the President Buhari’s administration.

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“Biafra sit-at-home exercise is not significant on Nigeria’s special day. Whatever exercise Biafrans observe on October 1 will be viewed as supporting the dead Nigeria. May 30 is Biafra day anniversary,” Madu said.

Also, the Coalition of South East Youth Leaders (COSEYL), an umbrella body of various youth leadership in the country has urged the public, especially youths to disregard the order in the interest of peace and harmony.

In a statement signed by the President General, Goodluck Ibem and Secretary General, Kanice Igwe, the youth leaders said such orders had resulted to bloodshed in the past and, therefore, advised that it is not necessary complying with such again.

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ASUU, FG clashes over N30billion allowance

Wisdom Nwachukwu

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The Academic Staff Union of Universities and the Federal  Government had a meeting on Wednesday for the third time which ended in a gridlock, as the two parties failed to reach an agreement on the payment platform for salaries and benefits.

Asuu insist that the federal government should pay 30billion to the union and her members alone, the federal Government responding to this said that the request was not feasible. The government they are willing to pay N30billion to all unions in universities, not ASUU alone, and also willing to pay another N20billion as revitalization fund.

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige said “This government is not against revitalization but this government says that because of the dire economic situation occasioned by COVID-19, we cannot really pay in the N110b which they are demanding for revitalization.

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“We offered N20b as revitalization fund. On Earned Academic Allowances, the government offered N30b to all the unions in the universities, making it N50b altogether.

“ASUU is saying that the N30b should be for lecturers alone, irrespective of the fact that there are three other unions. So there is a little problem there. We don’t have any money to offer apart from this N30b.”

Ngige added  that if the crisis continue, the Federal government will be forced to take legal action against the union, if they insist on their strike and refuse to take their offer.

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Samuel Chukwueze build and furnishes a bungalow for a widow

Wisdom Nwachukwu

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The Villarreal forward Samuel Chukwueze has completed a three bed room flat for a widow in his home town Ugba community in Abia state.

The super Eagles star star scored his first goal of the season in Villarreal’s 2:0 defeat over valladoid early this, he has also been shortlisted for la Liga team of the week.

The Nigerian born forward Samuel Chukwueze showed his love for his community by building a bungalow( three bed room flat) for Mrs. Theresa Ikoro of Amaokwe Ugba Ibeku in Umuahia Abia state.

The 21 year old forward has been linked with a sensational move to Manchester united due to his performance

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Kanye West Admits defeat in the 2020 US elections

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Kanye West Admits defeat in the 2020 US elections

Kanye West threw in the towel on his presidential run in the 2020 election and hinted at another long-shot bid four years from now — though he didn’t get many votes this time.

Kanye West made the concession in a tweet after appearing on the ballot in 12 states in the presidential election between Democratic nominee Joe Biden and President Donald Trump.

“WELP,”   West said in the tweet. “KANYE 2024.”

Kanye West appeared on the ballot in 12 states and notched more than a thousand votes in all of the contests, according to preliminary tallies by The Associated Press.

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In Colorado, West got nearly 6,000 votes in a state that went to Biden. In Vermont, another state that went to Biden, Kanye West got more than 1,200 votes, according to the tally.

In Arkansas, he got 3,979 votes; in Idaho, he got 2,309 votes; in Iowa, he got 3,179 votes; in Kentucky, he got 6,259 votes; in Louisiana, he got 4,837 votes; in Minnesota, he got 6,796; in Mississippi, he got 3,009 votes; in Oklahoma, he got 5,587 votes; in Tennessee, he got 10,188 votes; and in Utah, he got 4,053 votes, according to the preliminary tallies.

Kanye West announced earlier Tuesday that he voted for himself, the first time he cast a ballot in a US presidential election.

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“God is so good . . . Today I am voting for the first time in my life for the President of the United States, and it’s for someone I truly trust…me,” he tweeted.

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