VIDEO: Today’s Headlines: Nigeria’s Problem Can’t Be Solved Overnight—Obi; ADC Expels Kachikwu From Party

Today's Headlines: Nigeria's Problem Can't Be Solved Overnight—Obi; ADC Expels Kachikwu From Party

Nigeria Problem Can’t Be Solve Overnight—Obi

candidate, Peter Obi, has said that the problems facing Nigeria are not ones that can be solved overnight.

News Source: Sahara Reporters

Obi added that the numerous problems confronting Nigeria, though daunting, are solvable.

The LP candidate stressed the need for a leader who is competent and has the commitment to solve the problems.

Obi, a former Governor of Anambra State, stated this in an interview with CNN on Friday.

He opined that the challenges facing the country are solvable.

“If we have a leader that is competent, has the capacity, and commitment to deal with it, no one will solve it overnight. But there will be clear, visible, measurable attempts to dealing with it. And they are things that are solvable. There are things that can be dealt with decisively,” he said.

ADC Expels Kachikwu, Others From Party

Ahead of the 2023 elections, the African Democratic Congress (ADC) has expelled its presidential candidate, Mr. Dumebi Kachikwu from the party.

The National Chairman of the party, Ralphs Nwosu in a statement issued Saturday said Kachikwu was expelled for anti-party activities and violation of the party’s constitution.

News Source: Daily Post

He said the seven-man panel set up by the party which sat for six days submitted its report on Thursday.

Nwosu said the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party on Friday deliberated on the report and accepted the report of the panel with modification.

Other people expelled from the party are Kennedy Odion, Kingsley Oggah, Musa Hassan, Bello Isiyaka, Clement Ehiator, Kabiru Hussaini and Alaka Godwin.

Shooting Range: Army’s Bullets Hit Two, Residents Lament

Residents of some communities close the 2 Division Nigeria Army at Odogbo in Ibadan have called on the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), and Oyo State Governor as well as the Nigeria Army to save them from a volley of bullets that always stray into their houses from the shooting range in the barracks.

The appeal came after two residents of Arulogun community in the Akinyele Local Government Area of Ibadan were reportedly hit by stray bullets from the shooting range on Friday.

News Source: Punch Newspaper

The victims were identified as one Daniel, age 10, and a block maker, popularly known in the area as Baba Ajeri.

Our correspondent gathered that the two victims were rushed to the hospital in the barracks where army medical personnel reportedly treated them.

A community leader, Mr Timothy Fadairo, who spoke to our correspondent about the incident, said, “The boy, Daniel, came to spend the holidays with his aunty who resides here.

FG mum over Nigerians’ unclaimed UK assets

The Foreign Affairs Ministry and the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission on Friday kept mum over reports that some assets belonging to 56 dead Nigerians remained unclaimed in the United Kingdom.

A list containing the details of the deceased Nigerians which was last updated on September 8, 2022 was published by the UK Treasury Solicitor.

News Source: Punch Newspaper

Some of the names were Victor Adedapo Olufemi Fani-Kayode who died in 2001; Adenike Adebiyi died 2004; Akanni Jeremiah Adejumo died in 2017; Solomon Adekanmibi 2021; Richard Adesanya died 2011; Jeff Adhekeh died in 2021; Isaac Ademola Adio died in 2012; Julius Ajidahuan 2009 and Julius Taiwo Akinyeye from Ondo State who died in 1995 among several others.

Nigerian Out-of-school Children Hit 19.7million As Education Sector Collapses Under Buhari Government

Nigeria’s out-of-school children have now risen to an alarming 19.7million population, making the country to have the third largest out-of-school population in the world.

This was made known in the Global Education Monitoring Report developed by an independent team and published by the UNESCO Institute for Statistics on Friday.

News Source: Sahara Reporters

The new education data covers over 200 countries. UNESCO is an authoritative reference that aims to inform, influence and sustain genuine commitment toward the global education targets in the new Sustainable Development Goals framework.

The head Kano office of the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) in March 2022 had said 18.5 million children did not have access to education in Nigeria.

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