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Expectations Vs Reality: If You Must Give Lagos The Credit Then You Can As Well Give Tinubu The Credit

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Since we have established the fact that the 2023 General elections are the major subjects we have at hand then we can as well discuss the expectations and reality as we march towards 2023.

Whatever that is threatening us as a Nation, be it food security, housing, insecurity, banditry, insurgency, name it the solution lies only in a near-perfect government in place.

For me, the only way we can be able to benefit from the desired changes we seek still remains in the kind of leadership we put in charge of our resources.

One major election that is of interest to everybody irrespective of location, religion and nationality is the 2023 presidential election.

Would Nigeria get it right this time around? What have we learnt and how can we make amends?

The 2023 presidential election is not expected to generate much furore like the way it does today because apparently, politicians that seek electoral offices ought to have a record of performance as a template to be evaluated.

Again the performance is not really concentrated on the party alone but majorly on the individual, governance is 80 % on the integrity and reputation of the leader you vote in.

Political parties especially the major ones we have today(the APC and PDP) are practically one and the same.

As a matter of fact, 70 % of APC governors, senators, reps members and ministers we have today were once in PDP.

Nigerians fail to always distinguish between expectations and reality. What we expect might be what gladdens our heart but the reality might very well be the opposite. And fortunately or unfortunately reality is what counts.

I have been a very strong advocate of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and daily I give my reasons for my support.

Least I forget the youths are totally out of the equation as we approach the 2023 PRESIDENTIAL elections, now the time frame has knocked them out of contention, so in reality, I won’t waste my precious time discussing what is fruitless.

Although I am happy that lots of youths are participating in other elections that involve other political offices.

So who does the cap fit? Good question, first and foremost the reality proves that the likely contestants for the 2023 presidency are either past governors or serving governors, only Atiku and Osinbajo seems not to have fallen in this category of never serving as a Governor.

Anytime I make a post I see confused fellows that don’t even have a presidential choice yet shouting, Tinubu can not be president he has Lagos in his pockets. They keep shouting that Tinubu has enslaved Lagos bla bla bla.

Yesterday I listened to a confused friend who argued all day how Tinubu has Lagos under his firm grip.

When he finished his sermon I asked him why are you vilifying Tinubu when it comes to Lagos economy and yet refuse to give him the credit that Lagos is among the fastest-growing city in the world with one of the best economies in Africa.

I keep saying the heart of some people are desperately wicked, you hate someone over a State you give credit to as the only State in Nigeria where everything works.

You claim Tinubu is killing Lagos yet you don’t give credit to Tinubu for the GREATNESS of LAGOS,  just see how pessimistic and dangerously wicked you are. Who does that?

Hypocrites, if Tinubu is that bad why is Lagos better than the rest?

They will tell you don’t compare Lagos with Edo State bla bla bla, Lagos has a seaport, Lagos has this Lagos has that, and I ask what stops your government from not having theirs? Lagos is not the highest earners of federal allocation.

Now let us retrace our steps and ask ourselves what led to the struggle that Lagos is today an INSTITUTION that works? For over three years, Obasanjo denied Lagos its Federal allocation over the creation of LCDAs by Tinubu.

You see when I point out such fact,” BODY GO JUST DEY PEPPER’ these detractors and THEY BEGIN TO throw tantrums at my personality, they won’t look at the message but rush to attack the messenger.

Can Edo, Delta State, Kwara or any other State survive six months without allocation? I am asking for my late father.

Tinubu challenged the “gods” then (PDP) and looked inwards, more like when they say I AM AN INDEPENDENT WOMAN.

I was listening to Destiny Child’s “Survivor” and I have decided to share some of the lyrics here.

“Now that you’re outta my life, I’m so much better…You thought that I’d be weak without ya, but I’m stronger..You thought that I’d be broke without ya, but I’m richer…You thought that I’d be sad without ya, I love harder…You thought I wouldn’t grow without ya, now I’m wiser!
You thought that I’d be helpless without ya but I’m smarter……

I’m a survivor (what), I’m not gon’ give up (what), I’m not gon’ stop (what), I’m gon’ work harder (what)”

Google the lyrics survivor by Destiny’s Child and you would be thrilled.

They said it all… PDP wanted to teach Lagos a lesson and wanted it to be weaker but they came out stronger, they wanted them to be poorer but they came out richer……

Tinubu was the one who laid the foundation for a strong and independent Lagos and you claim he is evil.

Name your former or serving governor that can survive without federal allocation and come out richer?

Tinubu is way ahead of the game, Tinubu would take Nigeria to a state of independence from the fraudulent colonist that perpetually keeps Nigeria under bondage, the heartless bandits and insurgents etc.

If you must give LAGOS the credit then you must give TINUBU THE CREDIT.

Tell us what your governor did with your State that you choose him ahead of Tinubu? Lagos is great, Lagos is the home of the hardworking, Lagos is bla bla bla and yet you say Tinubu is wicked and same time holding Lagos to bondage and yet the Lagos that you say is in bondage is among the fastest-growing cities in the world.

These detractors come from a State, they should tell us what progress their State made when their hero was a Governor?

They keep masturbating on Tinubu while he turns into a national movement and a rallying point for the progressives.

Name any likely aspirant that seeks the 2023 presidential election and tell me who amongst them has an enviable record of performance like Tinubu? Lagos is built on continuity hence the foundation is growing stronger.

Go to Lagos on a tour today and go back a year later you will be marvelled. Can that be said of so many other states?

Some after 6 months the road you passed to visit the city may not be available again, then the government would blame the past governor for the decay even when the governor has spent above 6 years in office.

When there was no allocation to Lagos for years did you hear Tinubu shouting that there was no money to pay salaries and pensions?

But today some governors will pay salaries and take to social media in celebration. Look at the kind of projects that local government executives in Lagos execute and compare them to some State projects?

Make dem clear road for Jagaban jor, in terms of sense for head Jagaban no get mate. Haters will never want to face reality.

Osigwe Omo-Ikirodah writes in from Abuja.

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A viral video of Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho, where he said he would not greet or sympathise with General Overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, over the demise of his son, Dare, has sparked outrage.

Igboho stirred the hornets’ nest when he rained curses on any leader or cleric who refuses to support the secession agenda, saying God will kill their children and wives.

The Nation reports Igboho’s aide, Olayomi Koiki, in the video had asked him (Igboho) to commiserate with Adeboye over the death of his son, Pastor Dare Adeboye.

But the visibly infuriated Igboho asked if the man of God had declared his support for the Yoruba nation.

He said: “Has Baba supported the Yoruba nation that we will now be greeting him? We don’t need to greet Adeboye. What is my own with that? We are not doing church here. This is not religion.

“What we are doing is not about religion. Even our clerics are blocking our path. We don’t need to commiserate with Adeboye, what’s my business with that

“Adeboye has never spoken about the Yoruba issue. Look at how huge his congregation is, why hasn’t he spoken for the Yoruba Nation? We don’t need to commiserate with him.

“God himself will judge those who have not supported us, may He continue to kill their wives and children since they don’t want us to reach our promised land.”

The viral video has set many tongues wagging especially on social media with many berating Igboho for using uncouth words and cursing leaders.

Many others cautioned him for showing disrespect to the bereaved.

David Ewetan said: “Death knows neither the strong nor weak, faithful or unfaithful… After he mocked a mourning father, hope Yoruba nation will save him and his family from their own death? Those words from him are void of class. Everything is not about politics.”

Agbolade Segun stated: “When you believe too much in charms, you begin to lack empathy and misbehave… Thinking you’re something when you’re just ordinary dust. Lack of knowledge is a cancer.”

Emmanuel Adejare argued: “Mr Sunday, you are not God, and Pastor Adeboye would never join words with you.. He is not stopping you from getting Yoruba Nation so why all this mess? My people perish bcos of lack of wisdom.. you are not bigger than God.”

Dasola Adeyemo lamented: “This is just too much, not even at a grieving period like this. Not publicly announcing or talking on social media means one is not supporting Odua Nation. Pls bro mind your speech.”

Adebayo Adejumo noted: “People should ignore this uncouth simpleton. This is not in our (Yoruba) culture to deride the bereaved and subject them to barbarity of this magnitude.

“Even if The Adeboyes are his sworn enemies, it won’t amount to this vituperative recklessness. Does he, Igboho knows what would be of him the next second? This is what we get in a society that is so deprived of responsible characters.”

Gabriel Omowonuola said: “You want Yoruba nation you relocated your wife and children to overseas. Bring them back to Ibadan and the rest of us go follow you.”

Johnson Nwachukwu tweeted: “Honestly Sunday igboho miss fired in this one, even in a battle respect are accorded the dead on the enemy side because death smiles at all of us.”

Source: The Nation

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Prophet TB Joshua of Synagogue Church of All Nation, SCOAN, has assured that Nigeria will not disintegrate.

Joshua said though Nigeria would be covered by a cloud of “crisis, murder, killings, destruction” but would not disintegrate.

Addressing members of his church, the prophet said: “I want to assure you, nothing will happen to Nigeria. Nigeria will remain one.

“Beyond this crisis, Nigeria is beautiful. Your prayer now is that you should witness it so that this crisis will not take you away.

“It is decreed that this nation will be reckoned with as a powerful nation.”

The prophet’s message is coming amid calls for the break up of the country.

People like Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, IPOB, and Sunday Igboho have been at the forefront of canvassing for Nigeria’s disintegration.

Their calls followed the worsening case of insecurity occasioned by kidnapping, banditry, terrorism and general criminalities.

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Reports have it that the operation was conducted in a very professional manner without drawing the ire of Muslims who were just breaking their fast.

According to New Telegraph, the mosque was said to belong to some men from Borno State who had fled the troubled North-East due to the Boko Haram insurgency.

It was further learnt that the troops took away some unidentified items from the surroundings of the mosque.

However, when contacted, Captain Uba, the army spokesperson in Kano, said he had not been briefed on the development, and promised to get back.

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