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No Oil Money Again, FG Printed N60bn To Share In March – Obaseki

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Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo has warned that there would soon be no crude oil revenue for Nigeria to spend, adding that the federal government had to print extra N60 billion for states to share in March.

The governor made this statement on Wednesday during a meeting with the state’s Transition Committee in Benin.

Mr Obaseki noted the Nigerian economy can no longer rely on global oil prices because major oil-producing companies are now investing in alternative sectors, Channels news reported.

The governor further expressed his concern over the habitual borrowing system of the government, he explained that by the end of the year that there would be additional N16 trillion debt owed by the Nigerian government.

He mentioned that the situation may cause a collapse in the economy of the country and the value of naira because there is no way of paying back borrowed loans.

“In another year or so, where will we find this money that we go to Abuja to share every month? Last month, we got FAAC for March. The federal government printed an additional ₦50 to ₦60 billion to top-up for us to share,” he said.

“We say remove subsidy, they say no. This April, next week again, we will go to Abuja and share. By the end of this year, the total borrowing is going to be in excess of ₦15 to ₦16 trillion.

“My worry is that we will wake up one day like Argentina, the naira will be ₦1,000, ₦2,000 and will be moving because we don’t have money coming in. You are just borrowing, borrowing and borrowing without any means or idea of how to pay back.”

Speaking further, the governor explained that the people are concerned about the 2023 election while they keep blaming the president for the current state of the nation’s economy.

Also, the governor commended the effort of the Independent National Electoral Committee for adopting technology to bring a change to the voting system in the country so it will be difficult to rig election results.

“INEC itself had also begun its own process of change. They have been worried, scandalised by what happened in Kogi and Bayelsa and were trying to redeem themselves.

“So using technology, they made sure that as soon as you finish voting in the polling unit, that result was uploaded straight into a portal so they can see the pattern which makes it difficult to change results at the collation centers.’’

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Outrage Over Sunday Igboho’s Outburst On Adeboye’s Son Death

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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 Responds To Kanu, Igboho’s Cessation Calls

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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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Army Arrests 10 Boko Haram Suspects Inside Kano Mosque

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The Nigerian Army on Saturday evening stormed a Boko Haram suspected mosque located at Filin Lazio, Hotoro in Kano metropolis and arrested no fewer than 10 suspects.

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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