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Clergy urges Nigerians to vote wisely in 2019



Clergy urges Nigerians to vote wisely in 2019


Gyang Bere, Jos

Founder of EBOMI Ministry, in Jos, Plateau State, Prophet Isa El-Buba, has urged Nigerians to come out in their numbers and vote during the 2019 general elections and to vote wisely too.

He also urged all eligible voters who registered with INEC and have not collected their PVCs to do so and vote wisely during the polls.

Prophet El-Buba made the call shortly after an Israeli University conferred on him a Doctorate Degree of Ministries, in Jos, the capital of Plateau state.

According to him, “I admonish all Nigerians to come out in their numbers to and exercise their franchise during the 2019 general election.

“Those who have not collected their PVCs should go to INEC office close to where they registered and obtain their cards to enable them vote.”

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He expressed dismay that the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari is the most corrupt Government the country has ever experienced and said something urgent need to be done to salvage the country from the menace.

“President Buhari’s administration is the most corrupt government Nigeria ever had, some people in the present administration are feeding fact on corrupt practices.”

The peophet alleged that the administration of President Buhari had lied to Nigerians that it defeated Boko Haram, but yet killing innocent Nigerians including armed soldiers.

He said Buhari lied to Nigerians on procurement of arms to fight Boko Haram insurgents, hence the continue killings, including over one hundred Nigerians soldiers.

Prophet El-Buba said the administration of President Buhari is the most corrupted and economically backward  Nigeria has ever experienced.

“Buhari is leading the most corrupt government in the history of Nigeria, some of his people in government are making huge money with the insurgency, at the detriment of lives of Nigerians.”

He recommended that President Buhari should sack all service chiefs for falling in their responsibilities to secure Nigerians, including lower rank soldiers confronting insurgents.

“If the administration of President Buhari is responsible, by now he should have fired all service chiefs in Nigeria, infarct, the service chiefs on their own should have resigned.”

Isa El-buba therefore call on Nigerian electorates to vote out President Buhari-led administration, explaining that lives of Nigerians was under threat.

He said he will personally lead a crusade to eliminate the Buhari administration come 2019, because the present administration in Nigeria do not value lives.

“I have volunteer to be a voice to the voiceless, an ear to the deaf, a husband to the widow, through the initiative for better Nigeria, an organisation I have founded, I have followers from all worthy of life, and together we shall make it.”

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“Impunity by the present political office holders must be stopped. We Nigerians need a total revolution.” He stressed.

Speaking on President Paul Biya, the clergy said he has over stay his welcome as President of Cameron.

On the 2019 elections, the cleric cautioned against rigging during the general elections by the ruling APC government, informing that what happened in Ekiti and Osun governorship elections earlier this year was a shame.

He said the continue detention of an Islamic cleric El-zakky is inhuman and suggested that he , by the Buhari government, Prophet El-Buba suggested that the detained Islamic cleric be place on house arrest rather than imprisoned.

Prophet El-buba said the incumbent Kaduna state governor Mallam Nasir El-rufia, was inviting anarchy in Kaduna state by picking a Muslim to deputise him in the 2019 governorship elections.

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Killing of Christians: Buhari lied to Trump – CAN fumes



Killing of Christians: Buhari lied to Trump - CAN fumes

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has reacted to President Muhammadu Buhari’s revelation of his conversation with United States President, Donald Trump, on the massacre of Christians in Nigeria, saying President Buhari was economical with the truth.

President Buhari had on Tuesday, revealed that at the heat of the bloody clashes between herdsmen and farmers in Nigeria, the United States President, Donald Trump, unequivocally accused him of killing Christians.

Buhari said these in his closing remarks at the two-day ministerial performance review retreat held at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Tuesday.

At a point, the President digressed from his prepared speech and narrated his encounter with Trump on the bloody clashes.

He said he managed to explain to the American leader that the clashes were not about ethnicity or religion.

He said, “I believe I was about the only African among the less developed countries the President of United States invited.

“When I was in his office, only myself and himself, only God is my witness, he looked at me in the face, and asked, ‘Why are you killing Christians?’

“I wonder, if you were the person, how you will react. I hope what I was feeling inside did not betray my emotion, so I told him that the problem between the cattle rearers and farmers, I know is older than me not to talk of him. I think I am a couple of years older than him.

“With climate change and population growth and the culture of the cattle rearers, if you have 50 cows and they eat grass, any root, to your water point, then they will follow it. It doesn’t matter whose farm it is.

“The First Republic set of leadership was the most responsible leadership we ever had. I asked the Minister of Agriculture to get a gazette of the early 60s which delineated the cattle route where they used meager resources then to put earth dams, wind mills even sanitary department.

“So, any cattle rearers that allowed his cattle to go to somebody’s farm would be arrested, taken before the court. The farmer would be called to submit his bill and if he couldn’t pay, the cattle would be sold, but subsequent leaders, the VVIPs (very important persons) encroached on the cattle routes. They took over the cattle rearing areas.

“So, I tried and explained to him (Trump) that this has got nothing to do with ethnicity or religion. It is a cultural thing.”

However, CAN’s Vice President and Chairman of the association in Kaduna State, John Hayab, was not impressed with Buhari’s submission, saying “Buhari and his government will never stop from amusing us with their tales by moonlight because what is happening in Zamfara, Sokoto, Katsina, Birnin Gwari, Southern Kaduna, Taraba, Plateau and others cannot be described as a cultural thing.

He told Punch correspondent in an interview: “President Buhari’s weak story about his conversation with President Donald Trump further confirms why his government does not care about the killings in our country by calling them cultural things.

“Just this (Tuesday) evening, I received a report from the Kaduna Baptist Conference President about the number of their members that have been killed by bandits in Kaduna State from January 2020 to date to be 105 and our President will call it a cultural thing? All we can say is may God save our Nigeria.”

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CAMA: Bishop blasts Christian lawmakers



CAMA: Bishop blasts Christian lawmakers

The Catholic Bishop of Nsukka, Most Rev. Godfrey Onah, has blamed Christians in the National Assembly (NASS), for the passage of the 2020 Companies and Allied Matters Bill (CAMA), signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari recently.

Bishop Onah, said in a remark during the Sunday Mass that if Christians in NASS had opposed the bill, it would not have been passed into law.

President Muhammadu Buhari had on Aug. 7, signed the CAMA bill into law, giving provision for religious bodies and charity organizations to be regulated by the registrar of the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), and a supervising minister.

“The question many Christians have been asking is, where were Christian legislators during the debate of this bill and its passage in the National Assembly?

“Because, if they had opposed this bill on the floor of the house, it would not have been passed and sent to the president for assent.

“I blame Christian legislators for doing nothing and allowing the passage of the 2020 CAMA Act,” he said.

“When I say that Christians are too divided and too selfish, don’t forget that the second in command in this country is a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, a professor of Law and a pastor.”

Onah, however, wondered what the Federal Government wanted to achieve in monitoring how the finances of churches in the country are managed when it contributed no dime to the church, NAN reports.

“Government should focus and monitor its ministries, agencies and other government institutions where it budgets billions of Naira annually and not church offerings.

“Had it been that the government gave allocations to churches and decided to monitor its usage, nobody will question the government,” he said.

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Nigerians spit fire over fuel, electricity prices hike



Increasing Fuel and Electricity Prices

Anger and condemnations, across the country, have continued to trail last week’s take off, of new increases in pump price of petroleum products and electricity tariffs, as directed by Federal Government.

Recall that the Petroleum Products Marketing Company (PPMC) official, D.O. Abalaka announced on Wednesday September 3, on behalf of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) that the new price of petroleum is now N151.56k per litre instead of N149 – N150 per litre which it was previously.

The new electricity tariff which the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) tagged “Service Reflective Tariff” has also come into effect. It requires consumers to pay N53.87 – N66.422 per kwh of electricity.

Outraged consumers of fuel and electricity have therefore warned government to get ready for collision with the masses if it fails to rescind these new prices.

Those who have expressed outrage over the new prices regimes include, the Organized Labour, Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), Nigerian main opposition political party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Nigeria Employers Consultative Association (NECA) and the Major Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN).

Others are: Petroleum Products Retail Outlets Owners Association of Nigeria, the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) and the Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce (NACCIMA).

The NLC said, “The frequent fuel price increase will no longer be accepted. We will not allow Nigerians fall victim of government ineptitude and negligence to make the country self-sufficient in terms of refining petroleum products at home.”

On its part, the PDP has described the price hike as “callous, cruel and punishing” and demanded an immediate reversal to avert a national crisis.

The All Industrial Global sees the incessant increase as a confirmation that deregulation means just price increase.

“This is unacceptable! Under a pandemic, we should put money in the pockets of citizens to revive collapsed livelihoods and preserve lives.” In its reaction, NECA said it has always urged Federal Government to adopt deregulation policy in the oil and gas downstream sector.

The MOMAN in its statement insists that monthly price variation of fuel was no longer sustainable. It urged PPRA to adopt quarterly price mechanism which would save the market the hassles of price volatility. The statements by IPMAN and NACCIMA also followed along the same line that the hike “…serves only to increase the severity and duration of the looming economic recession.”

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