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PDP Challenges Oshiomhole To Present Primary Six Certificate

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…Obaseki Approves 12.75k Ososo-Okpella Road Construction

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has dragged the former national chairman of the All Progressives Congestion (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole to the court of public opinion, urging him to present his primary School Leaving Certificate if he actually went to school.

The Chairman of PDP Campaign Council for Edo Governorship election, Chief Dan Orbih, disclosed this on Monday, July 3rd, while addressing party members and supporters in (Ward 5) Ososo and (Ward 10) Dangbala, Akoko-Edo Local Government Area of Edo State.

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Orbih also urged Oshiomhole, former Governor of Edo State to disclose to Nigerians the cause of quarrel with his successor, Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State whom he described as a worthy Alumnus of Nigeria premier University of Ibadan (UI).

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“They said Governor Godwin Obaseki who graduated from University of Ibadan has a Certificate. I made bold to say that I challenge Adams Oshiomhole to show us his primary six Certificate,” he said

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He urged Oshiomhole to “allow Edo people to decide who governs them In four years, Godwin Obaseki has done more than what Oshiomhole did in Eight years”.

On his part, the PDP Candidate for the September 19 Governorship election , Mr Godwin Obaseki announced that the construction of the 12.75km Ososo-Okpella road which was abandoned by previous administration will begin before the end of the year.

The incumbent Governor who highlighted his achievements, said that he secured the commitment from the Chairman of the BUA cement Plc, who promised to undertake the project.

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Obaseki also disclosed his government’s plans to carry out maintenance work at the Ojirami Dam established by the administration of late Brig. General Samuel Ogbemudia (Rted) towards addressing acute water supply in the rural areas.

Earlier, the Deputy Governor of Edo State, Philip Shaibu, urged the youths to shun electoral violence and resist attempt by “maverick politicians who may wish to induce them to undermine the sanctity of the ballot during the election.

He, however, urged the electorate to support the policies of the incumbent governor by voting for PDP and defend their votes in the election.

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According to him, “Do not accept any arms from them. If anyone wants to lure you to carry arm against yourself, tell that person to call his Children abroad and give it to them and fight for them”.

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FG Extends Kaduna-Abuja Train Resumption

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The Ministry of Transportation, on Sunday, in Kaduna, extended the resumption date for the Kaduna-Abuja train Service

Recall that the train service was suspended in March 2022, after bandits attacked its passengers, killed 25, wounded several others and Kidnapped over 50 passengers.

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However, early this month, the federal government had promised that the Kaduna-Abuja train service would resume before the end of November.

But the Minister of Transportation, Mu’azu Sambo, while on inspection tour to examine its readiness for operation before the commencement of operations, said certain things needed to be in place before resumption.

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He said the FG has introduced a new system of purchasing tickets, which he said is the beginning of security checks that would assist the government to know who boards the train at every point in time.

Although he declined speaking on the actual resumption date, but assured the public that it wouldn’t be far from now.

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Dangote Plans Fresh 300,000 Jobs For Nigerians

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Africa’s foremost industrialist, Aliko Dangote, is optimistic that the new multibillion naira investment in the sugar sub-sector would help provide no fewer than 300,000 jobs in Nigeria.

A statement from the Corporate Communication Department of the company quoted the Group’s President Aliko Dangote as saying that the company was providing fresh funds and thus expanding its operations in the sugar sub-sector.

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Mr Dangote, who was speaking at the Flagg off Ceremony of the 2022/2023 Crushing Season and Outgrower Scheme Awards in Numan, Adamawa State, said the opportunities would include both direct and indirect jobs.

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Dangote, who is Africa’s top philanthropist, expressed optimism that the massive investment will create over 300,000 jobs for Nigerians.

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He said, “We are making a massive investment in Adamawa State through expansion of DSR Numan’s sugar refining capacity from 3000tcd to 6000tcd, 9800tcd, and to 15,000tcd. DSR will be able to create about three hundred thousand jobs, direct and indirect, with positive multiplier effects on the economy nationwide.”

The Dangote Group is the biggest employer of labour in Nigeria outside the government.

Dangote was appointed Chairman, National Job Creation Committee in 2010 to assist the Federal Government in providing more employment opportunities for Nigerians.

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The Dangote President had also announced that his company was doubling its spending on CSR schemes in host communities in Adamawa State, the location of its 32,000 hectares integrated sugar complex.

Speaking in Numan, Minister of Industry, Trade, and Investment, Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo, described the Dangote Sugar Refinery as the biggest contributor to the development of the sugar development effort of the Federal Government.

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The Minister also commended Mr Dangote for the massive support through his Corporate Social Responsibility scheme.

In the same vein, the Dangote Refinery and Petrochemicals is expected to create some 250,000 job opportunities when completed next year.

Already, Dangote Cement Plc is one of Africa’s biggest job providers in the manufacturing sector.

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Igbos Inaugurate Biafra House In US, Give Reasons

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Igbos residing in the United States, US, have inaugurated the Biafra House in Oxon Hill in Maryland, Washington DC.

It was gathered that the Biafra House was inaugurated to serve people who believe in Biafra and friends of the nation.

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This was authoritatively disclosed to DAILY POST by a source.

The source, who pleaded anonymity, said: “The Biafra House is officially opened for business to the public, including Government Administrative Matters, Diplomatic Protocol, International Relations, and Security, amongst others.”

The Biafra House was formed to help Igbos in the US and Diaspora interact with the international community.

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According to the source: “The Biafra House will be interacting and providing services to local, as well as governments and the International community through partnerships, pending when the United Nations and other world bodies may compel the government of Nigeria to effect a plebiscite for Biafran people.

“Biafra House is where Biafrans in the United States and the World can seek Diplomatic and Consular services, as it’s open for five business days a week and within the New York time zone.”

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“Again, The Biafra House will be interacting and providing services to local, as well as governments and the International community through partnerships, pending when the United Nations and other world bodies may compel the Fulani government of Nigeria to effect a plebiscite for Biafran people.”

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