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Insurgency: Japan Donates $2.3m Infrastructure Fund To Borno, North East Commission

The government of Japan has donated the sum of $2.3million infrastructure funds to the Borno State government and Northeast Development Commission (NEDC).

The fund is to strengthen healthcare provision and build the resilience of health systems in conflict-affected communities.

This was revealed on Tuesday during a meeting by the United Nations Office of Project Services (UNOPS) and NEDC officials and Borno State governor, Babagana Zulum.

The project which is implemented by the UNOPS is primarily aimed at scaling up oxygen supply and expand vaccine storage capacity in 139 healthcare centers and nine hospitals across Borno State.

The rollout phase for the oxygen plants is expected to commence by March 2022 and is expected to benefit 7.1million residents and Internally Displaced Persons IDPs across Borno State.
The rollout phase for the oxygen plants is expected to commence by March 2022 and is expected to benefit 7.1million residents and Internally Displaced Persons IDPs across Borno State.

Through the construction of oxygen systems in the state, the project launched virtually by Governor Zulum, fills critical gaps in clinical response to respiratory illnesses among residents of the state.

Borno State is one of the worst hit by the Boko Haram insurgency with many residents displaced and leaving in camps.

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Funny as it may sound Buhari, security chiefs meet after presidential villa breach

President Muhammadu Buhari has met with security chiefs and top government officials at the Presidential Villa.
In attendance at the meeting were General Leo Irabor, Chief of Defence Staff, Lt General Ibrahim Attahiru, Chief of Army Staff, Rear Admiral Awwal Gambo, Chief of Naval Staff; Air Marshal Isiaka Amao, Chief of Air Staff.

The Acting Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, Director General of the Department of State Services, Yusuf Bichi, also attended.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Secretary to the Government, Boss Mustapha, National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno, Chief of Staff to the President, Ibrahim Gambari and Ministers, were also present at the meeting.

The parley deliberated on insecurity in the country and steps being taken to curtail the situation.
Nigeria has been dealing with violent security issues including kidnap, killings, terrorism and arson targeting personnel and facilities.

Today’s meeting was held hours after the presidency confirmed the security breach at the State House.
Garba Shehu, a spokesman, admitted there was an attempt to burgle Gambari’s residence, located across from the villa.

The aide said the “foolish” act which occurred at 3:00am on Monday was unsuccessful.

The development has, however, sparked outrage among Nigerians, who are wondering how the seat of power, the most guarded environment in the country, was infiltrated.

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Bandits can now hit Aso Rock Villa as Presidency confirms Bandits attacked Presidential Villa,

The Presidency on Monday confirmed an attack on the residence of Ibrahim Gambari, Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari.
Presidential Spokesman, Garba Shehu confirmed the attack on Monday night on his verified Twitter handle.

Shehu said there was a ‘foolish’ attempt to burgle Gambari’s residence at 3am.

He, however said the attack was unsuccessful.

His tweet read; “ The Chief of Staff, Professor Ibrahim Gambari has confirmed that there “was a foolish attempt” to burgle his residence at 3:00am this morning but it turned out to be unsuccessful.”,
But the question in some quarters is that”Is this a bandits robbery attack or an Assignation attempt on Gambari’s Life?”
This signals a very dangerous boldness when bandits can now attack the sit of Power.
Developing story,updates soon.

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Nobody has confidence in Buhari let alone pass vote of no confidence – Afenifere leader, Adebanjo

Leader of Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, says the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has lost control of the country’s leadership, adding that nobody needs to pass a vote of no confidence in him before the whole world knows that he has failed Nigerians.
The 93-year-old Afenifere leader stated this in an exclusive interview with one of TNC24 sources news platform on Tuesday.

He was reacting to claims by presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, that disruptive elements were recruiting ethnic groups and politicians with the motive of convening conferences where a vote of no confidence will be passed in the President.
Adesina in a statement on Tuesday had also said the purpose of the move was to further throw the country into turmoil.
But speaking with Tnc24 sources on Tuesday evening, the nonagenarian Afenifere leader said the President already failed and there was no need for any group to gather anywhere to pass a vote of no confidence in him.

Adebanjo, who described the 1999 Constitution as a fraud, also urged the President to, as a matter of urgency, return the country’s constitution to the 1964 Constitution agreed on by the founding fathers of Nigeria including the late Sir Ahmadu Bello, Sir Obafemi Awolowo and Sir Nnamdi Azikwe.
No one again have confidence in Buhari before let alone pass any vote of no confidence in him. That is not the issue. The main thing is to restructure the country back to federalism and forget all these gossips by Adesina. We don’t have to pass a vote of no confidence for the world to know we don’t have any confidence in Buhari.”

“I don’t know of any group who wants to take over the government but I know those of us who want the country to be restructured in a peaceful manner.
Those of us in Afenifere and all other groups in the South who are agitating for restructuring are the friends of Nigeria, are the friends of Buhari. I hope it is not too late for Buhari to realise this,” he added.

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