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Home Office threaten to deport disabled Nigerian who has been living in the UK for 38 years

DISABLED Nigerian Anthony Olubunmi George who has lived in the UK for the last 38 years faces deportation to Nigeria despite the fact that he is 61 years old and has suffered two strokes and cannot r4emember having any living relatives in Nigeria.

 

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British aviation regulator reports Air Peace to NCAA claiming it breached safety regulations

BRITISH aviation authorities have reported Air Peace to the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) in Abuja claiming that the airline has been violating safety regulations at Gatwick Airport where it operates its London-Lagos operation from.

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Nigerian artist Olaolu Akeredolu-Ale selected to design this year's English FA Cup

NIGERIAN artist Olaolu Akeredolu-Ale popularly known as Olaolu Slawn has been commissioned by the English Football Association to design a one-off trophy for this year’s FA Cup that will involve the two Manchester sides slugging it out for the accolade.

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I am waiting for one governor to take the bull by the horn and unveil a Tropical Farming Equipment Company in which his state has a minority stake

Ayo Akinfe

[1] It is a given that if Africa as a continent wants to get off her knees, she simply needs to start adding value to what she produces. If we do not do that, we have no moral right to complain about exploitation

[2] To kick-start this process, we need to introduce an immediate ban on the export of primary agricultural produce. It should be a criminal offence punishable with at least 10 years imprisonment to export farm products without at least adding 50% value

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As part of his Renewed Hope Agenda programme, President Tinubu should invite Nigeria’s 36 governors to Aso Rock and read them the riot act

Ayo Akinfe

[1] As a people, I do not think that we have got the message that it is the states that are supposed to generate wealth for Nigeria, not the federal government. In a federation, the centre owes its existence to the federating units and not the other way round

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Atiku indicates that he might support a 2027 presidential bid by Peter Obi if the join forces

FORMER vice president Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has indicated that he might support another presidential bid in 2027 by former Anambra State governor Peter Obi should he decided to return to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and stand as its candidate.

 

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I hope President Tinubu realises that for his Renewed Hope Agenda policy to have credibility, it needs to include a railway freight programme that halves the number of trailers on Nigeria’s roads

Ayo Akinfe

[1] On a daily basis, Nigeria witnesses horrific accidents on her roads, many of them involving trailers. Surely, our transport policy has got to be based on moving freight off the road and on to rail to help cut such deaths

[2] No country anywhere on earth has ever industrialised without a modern and efficient railway service. Nigeria’s lack of a modern railway network is a mirror reflection of how unserious we are when it comes to manufacturing

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Britain expresses satisfaction with the improvements Nigeria is making to combat insecurity

BRITAIN has expressed satisfaction with the improvements Nigeria's government has made with regards to addressing the country's security challenges over the last year as well as the strides that that have been taken to improve transparency and accountability in governance.

 

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I would like to see President Tinubu send a waste-to-energy bill to the National Assembly as part of his plans to electrify Nigeria and reduce our carbon footprint at the same time

Ayo Akinfe

[1] Every state capital must be home to at least one waste-to-energy (WtE) plant that processes urban garbage into electricity

[2] Every industrial park must have a WtE facility where its waste is converted into power

[3] Every WtE facility will have a micro grid attached to it that can distribute the generated power within the state in which it is located

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Hospital and Prison Action Network provides accommodation in Abeokuta for Nigerians deported from the UK

LONDON-based Nigerian charity the Hospital and Prison Action Network (HPAN) has concluded the construction of 12 self-contained flats in Abeokuta the Ogun State capital to serve as accommodation for any Nigerian deported from the UK and in need of somewhere to stay.

 

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