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The Plunging of our Nation – Solomon Ekeoma

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The Plunging of our Nation

Solomon Ekeoma Ogbu

The proclivity of our Nation plunging into a deeper sea is so high… The rate at which the country is being handled by some individuals who have no interest of the populace at heart is so alarming…

From the indifferent President who is so biased as it regards national issues and insecurity in Nigeria… Of course, he has negative his inaugural speech which he stated inter alia “I belong to no one… I belong to everybody…”

The President has proven from recent national issues… Ranging from the IPOB proscription to the herdsmen’s unlawful acts, corruption of cabinet members et higher administrative officers to even the Boko Haram campaign at the North that he’s incapable of discharging his functions of his office as provided for in the constitution… Even to the recent JAMB-snake saga.

We have seen and experienced the alarming rate of corruption in Nigeria… This I must state has never been experienced in the history of Nigeria’s corruption cases. How can we talk of integrity of our “dutiful” President who has claimed blindness as regards certain National issues…

It is therefore at this point I must state that we as the youth of Nigeria must stand against all forms of corruption… Our constitution makes us powerful than the government… For benefit of doubt, section 14 of the 1999 constitution can be referred to. It’s high time we stood against all those who have no interest in our country… Public interest should and must at every point in time override individual interest (salis populi est suprema lex)

In lieu of this, I beckon on us all to get our PVC and vote out these guys out of office…
Let’s exercise our power, our sovereignty and every legal arsenal we have in our disposal…
Together we can do it!

On a lighter note… I’ll need to get bitter kola around my bank to protect my account from snakes.

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Atiku Abubakar reacts to postponed 2019 general election

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PDP presidential candidate for 2019 general election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has made comments to the shifting of general election which was supposed to hold today.

We like to recap that INEC shifted the General Election to 23rd February while gubernatorial elections hold on 9th March.

Atiku Abubakar via his social media handle dropped his thoughts on the postponed general election. He attributed the postponement as fraud, when he likened it to “the case of the hand of Esau but the voice of Jacob”.

Atiku Abubakar reacts to postponed 2019 general election

Atiku Abubakar writes.

Dear citizens of the Federal Republic of Nigeria,

As you know, the Independent National Electoral Commission has announced a postponement of the elections until 23 February and 9 March respectively. The Buhari administration has had more than enough time and money to prepare for these elections and the Nigerian people were poised and ready to perform their civic responsibility by voting in the elections earlier scheduled for Saturday, 16 February, 2019. This postponement is obviously a case of the hand of Esau but the voice of Jacob. By instigating this postponement, the Buhari administration hopes to disenfranchise the Nigerian electorate in order to ensure that turn out is low on the rescheduled date. Nigerians must frustrate their plans by coming out in even greater numbers on Saturday, 23 February and Saturday, 9 March respectively. Knowing that the Nigerian people are determined to reject them, they are desperate and will do anything in their power to avoid their rejection by the Nigerian people. Their plan is to provoke the public, hoping for a negative reaction, and then use that as an excuse for further anti-democratic acts. As such, I call on all Nigerians to be patient. We have tolerated the maladministration of this government for four years. We can extend our tolerance a few more days and give them our verdict via our votes. Maintain the peace and be law abiding. Do not react to this provocation with anger, violence or any action that might be exploited by those who do not want this election to hold.
Remain calm. We will overcome this. You can postpone an election, but you cannot postpone destiny.

Please come out to vote on Saturday, 23 February and Saturday, 9 March respectively. Frustrate those who do not want this election to hold by coming out in very large numbers. That is the best antidote to their plans. May God bless you and may God bless the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

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Dr. Chima Amadi unravels possible truth behind postponed 2019 General Election

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Dr Chima unravels what may look like a good reason why INEC postponed the 2019 General Election. INEC has not really been in complete control over the election and electoral materials, hence the burning, diverting and disappearance of materials.

Read what Dr. Chima Amadi wrote.

You think the postponement was ordinary? You sit down in your living room gulping down cheep beer and shouting “this incompetence must not be tolerated” but know absolutely nothing about how your country is being ran! When you had the CBN deliberately muddling the delivery of Sensitive materials, you think that’s ordinary? When the government was putting pressure on the Commission to go ahead with elections even when they knew that deployments had been hampered, you think that’s ordinary? When flights conveying sensitive materials Scheduled to land in some airports were diverted to other states that were so far away from their initial destinations, you think that’s ordinary? When Buharists were rejoicing that elections would be staggered, you think that’s ordinary? When unwholesome pressure was being Mounted on the Commission to still proceed with the elections when it was obvious that some states would not be participating, you think that’s ordinary? When the govt deliberately delayed the release of already budgeted funds till very late in the day thereby delaying The mobilization of vendors,you think that’s ordinary?When mysterious fires kept destroying INEC facilities and sensitive materials,you think that’s ordinary?You think it’s ordinary that Pilots conveying sensitive materials from the Nigerian Airforce were asked to return to base?
This postponement was the culmination of several clandestine actions to achieve a staggered election but the INEC stood Its ground. The Commission at a point wanted just one day to surmount the challenges but the “unseen forces” had apparently penetrated NURTW, the Union INEC contracted to move 429,000,000 ballot papers & frustrated that move. Then the issue of Card Readers. INEC needed a minimum of five days to configure the replacement Card Readers that were deployed to Anambra, Plateau and Abia. The INEC Chairman stood by Nigeria. In resisting the concerted attempt to get him to stagger the elections and foist an Osun strategy on Nigerians, it is time for Nigerians to stand by him. It is better to postpone than go ahead and risk a major national disaster.

Dr. Chima Amadi unravels possible truth behind postponed 2019 General Election

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