AIR FORCE OFFICERS ALLEGEDLY SHOOT LECTU Owerri
AIR FORCE OFFICERS ALLEGEDLY SHOOT LECTURER DEAD IN IMO ‘FOR NOT IDENTIFYING HIMSELF’
Nigerian Air Force officers attached to the 211 Regiment of the NAF Base, Neze, Imo State, have been accused of shooting dead a Computer Science lecturer of the Federal Polytechnic, Nekede in Imo State.
According to reports, Okonye Steve Nduka was killed at about 7 p.m on the 25th of January, 2021 at Naze area of Owerri.
Comrade Okonye was allegedly gunned down by the trigger happy men along with an ex-student of same Polytechnic as they were on their way back from a church programme.
The Zonal secretariat of ASUP ZONE D has condemned the killing of Comrade Okonye, calling for justice for the victims.
A statement released via the official website of ASUP Nigeria reads:
“The killing of our member is a brutal reminder of the stained reputation of security agents in the country, particularly in the area of extra judicial killings.
“The reports of a possible case of mistaken identity as the reason for the shooting represent watery and unacceptable excuses as Comrade Okonye and the other occupants of his vehicle were unarmed and never resisted arrest when the trigger happy men pointed guns at them.
“The killing of Comrade Okonye, a budding academic by these men cannot be swept under the carpet as the Polytechnic community, as well as the people of Ukwuani in Delta State have been robbed of the contributions of this young comrade to society particularly in his area of professional competence.
“The Union is therefore calling on the government to institute a full scale “no holds barred” investigation into the killing of our comrade and his friend through an investigative panel, the unveiling of these gunmen and their prosecution to serve as deterrent to others who are in the business of molesting and killing harmless unarmed citizens for fun.
“This shall also serve to save the society from the continued menace of the unprofessionalism of these men who have turned same citizens they are paid to protect, to hunting games.
“The Union is equally demanding for compensation to the families of our fallen comrade and his friend as the families have been deprived of their bread winners in such avoidable and unacceptable circumstance.
“Our Union is also calling for the relocation of the 211 REGIMENT GROUP, Air Force base currently located close to the institution as the excesses of the soldiers have been a constant source of conflict between the soldiers and the Polytechnic community. We are convinced that the current location of the base and its proximity to the Polytechnic community is an error that must be corrected to forestall future killings as the soldiers have on several occasions been reported to have overstepped their bounds by molesting citizens without provocation.
“Our Union will continue to demand for justice to be served these errant gunmen reportedly operating as officers of the Nigerian Airforce from the 211 Regiment Group, as the safety of lives and property of our members can no longer be guaranteed with such armed men operating freely within the community.”
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NIN REGISTRATION: Federal Government extends deadline
The Federal Government has extended the National Identity Number, NIN, registration deadline by 8 weeks
This was contained in a statement signed by Mr. Kayode Adegoke, Head, Corporate, Nigeria Identity Management Commission, NIMC.
“The ongoing National Identification Number (NIN) and Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) integration exercise has been extended by 8 weeks, with a new deadline of April 6, 2021,” he said.
According to the statement, this message was conveyed by the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Pantami, during the meeting of the Ministerial Taskforce on NIN-SIM registration, which was held on the 1st of February, 2021.
Dr Pantami stated that the extension is to give Nigerians and legal residents more time to integrate their NIN with their SIM.
The meeting was chaired by the Honourable Minister and attended by key stakeholders, including the EVC/CEO of NCC, DG/CEO of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), DG/CEO of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) and the Chairman of the Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ALTON).
Others include the MD/CEOs of MTN, Airtel, 9Mobile, Ntel, Spectranet and SMILE, as well as the COO of Globacom.
It was reported that a total of 56.18 million NINs have been collected by the mobile network operators.
Each NIN is usually tied to an average of 3 to 4 SIMs and this infers that the current figure accounts for a significant portion of the existing SIMs.
This number of NINs collected represents a significant increase when compared with the 47.8 million reported by the Technical Committee on January 18, 2021.
“Furthermore, over 1060 registration centres for NIN have been activated and made operational by NIMC across the country, while Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) have opened hundreds of centres and are rapidly deploying resources to open thousands of other NIN enrolment centres across states of the country.
“This is in line with the policy of the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari to enhance security and make the process of obtaining NINs easier for Nigerians,” he said.
Dr. Pantami reiterated the need for Nigerians and legal residents who are yet to register for the NIN to be diligent and take advantage of the extension to enroll for their NIN and link with their SIMs.
The Federal Government applauded all Nigerians and persons of other nationalities for their understanding, cooperation “and for enthusiastically participating in the exercise.
“The minister implores applicants to follow the safety guidelines at all the NIN enrolment centers and ensure compliance with the booking system in place.”
INDIA :Seventysecond Republic Day,Three Hundred Sixth Day Corona Awareness, Village Talent Search & Opening of International News Channel
My village,my talent program was organised as Rajiv Gandhi Seva Kendra of Asanpur G.P Office under Dasarathpur block in the District of JajPur of Odisha state by the leading social welfare organization Chinmaya Foundation & it's subordinate institution Dolphin Dance School & Group .At the outset of the program on behalf of the foundation the international media channel "News The World Star International"was inaugurated taking the representation of 27th countries.It was chaired by Mr.Chinmaya Dash ,the National Chairperson of the Foundation .Mr.Pratap J Das ,the ex-research associate of Xavier University as well as the founder of the I-brain attend as the chief guest & the Director of Integrated Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (IIPMEAR) & Integrated Medical Research Council (IMRC) as well as the chairperson of Biswabharatee Foundation of Science & Education (BFSE) Dr.Gyanadhish Dash attend as the chief speaker at that meeting.Saint Nilu Baba,Reader of Political Science of Angalo Lakshman Balajee Mohavidyalaya Mr.Bharat Chandra Behera ,the founder of MangalPur V.Mart Showroom Social Worker Priyabrata Mohanty,Sarpanch of Asanpur G.P Mr.Dibakar Samal ,Artist Mr.Shashikanta Panda,Journalist Nihar Ranjan Samal, Journalist Sabyasachi Das, Social Worker Sanjay Kumar Nayak,G.P.Coordinator of my village:my talent Mr.Tukuna Jena attend the meeting.They viewed fraternity can be established in the society through social awareness.
In this occasion corona awareness the 306th day distribution of relief program was reviewed & observed the 72nd Republic Day of Bharat (India).More over the birthday of Mr.Chinmaya Dash ,the founder chairperson of Chinmaya Foundation was also observed.
Master Mihir Kumar,the Director of Dolphin Dance School & Group said that the talent of the rural people can be reflected through the "News The World Star International"through it's "My village:My talent Program"& they can be creat their identity internationally & it can connect thousand thousand numbers of villages which is unique effort .
In the second phase of the program more than two hundred rural talents were identified & were awarded with certificates.
Mr.Prabhat Das,Dhiren Jena,Biswajit Dash, Ramachandra Barik,Sangram Keshari Das,Pratik Das also attend & coordinate the ceremony.
As reported from : Office of the Chinmaya Foundation
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Rev Sister murdered after catching priest and nun in sex act finally gets justice
The dead nun's slippers were scattered on the convent kitchen floor -- one near the entrance, the other by the fridge.
Her white veil was found snagged on the door. An open bottle of water was leaking onto the tiles.
In the corner of the room was an ax.
Officers discovered the crime scene, described in court documents seen by CNN, at St. Pius X Convent Hostel in southern India on March 27, 1992.
Later that day, they found Sister Abhaya's body in a nearby well at the Indian convent, in the city of Kottayam, Kerala.
A post-mortem examination revealed she had nail marks on both sides of her neck and two lacerated wounds on her head. Her body had multiple abrasions and she had sustained a fracture to her skull.
Despite her wounds and the kitchen crime scene, no one was brought to court over Sister Abhaya's murder for 27 years. Instead, what followed was years of dead-end investigations, plagued with allegations of corruption.
Finally, last December, guilty verdicts were handed down to a priest and nun who had gone to extraordinary lengths to protect their illicit relationship. The court found Sister Abhaya had walked in on them while they were engaging a sex act in the kitchen, and killed her to conceal their sins. They were sentenced to life in prison.
After nearly three decades of fighting for justice, her family have one overriding question.
"Why did it take so long?" asks Sister Abhaya's brother, Biju Thomas.
When she died, Sister Abhaya was a student at a local college run by the Knanaya Catholic Church in Kottayam, then home to about 1.8 million people.
Among India's Hindu-majority population, 2.3% follow Christianity -- a figure that hasn't changed in more than two decades. But Kerala has a sizable Christian community, around 18% of its people.
According to India's Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which prosecuted the case, Sister Abhaya woke up at about 4:15am on the day of her murder to study for an exam.
She went to the ground floor kitchen to fetch some water and it was there prosecutors said she found Father Thomas Kottoor and Sister Sephy performing a sex act. Father Kottoor taught psychology at the school and Sister Sephy was in charge of the convent hostel where the act took place.
Prosecutors said the pair "maintained an illicit relationship".
The night before the murder, prosecutors said the priest snuck onto the convent grounds and stayed in Sister Sephy's room, which was on the ground floor of the hostel, near the kitchen.
When they realized the young nun had seen them in a compromising position, the pair hit her on the back of the head with a small ax kept in the kitchen, then threw her body into a well on the hostel grounds.
The details of what happened that night didn't come to light until years later, after immense pressure from activists and the young nun's family. Her father, in particular, refused to give up.
The first investigation into Sister Abhaya's death was opened by the Kottayam West Police Crime Branch on the day her body was found. A year later, it concluded the cause of her death was suicide.
But Sister Abhaya's father, Matthew Thomas, refused to accept their version of events and urged the CBI, the nation's premier investigation agency, to take over the case.
They picked it up in 1993, but for 12 years did not charge anyone for her death. Instead, between 1993 and 2005, the CBI filed four reports, including three closure petitions, urging the Chief Judicial Magistrate to drop the case.
In their first report, they agreed with Kottayam police that the cause of death was "suicide by drowning." However, it was not accepted by the Chief Judicial Magistrate, and the case was reopened.
Their second report, published in 1996, was inconclusive -- they could not determine if it was suicide or homicide. Investigators once again urged the case to be closed. This was once again rejected.
Their third report, published in 1999, stated it was a homicide but didn't nominate any suspects. This was rejected as "unsatisfactory" by the Chief Judicial Magistrate.
Yet another report was filed in 2005, reiterating the case was "untraced," as they could not identify any suspects. And once again, it was rejected by the Chief Judicial Magistrate.
After this, the investigation was transferred from the CBI New Delhi branch to the CBI in the southern city of Cochin in Kerala.
Finally, in 2009, the CBI formally charged Father Kottoor and Sister Sephy with murder, as well as another priest, Father Jose Poothrikkayil, who police said was involved in the killing.
All three denied the charge, as well as allegations of conducting an improper relationship.
They filed a dismissal request to get the case dropped, and it took another nine years before a judge ordered Father Kottoor and Sister Sephy to face trial. Charges against Father Poothrikkayil were dropped due to lack of evidence.
On August 5, 2019, the trial finally began.
Prosecutors argued that Father Kottoor and Sister Sephy went to remarkable lengths to cover up their relationship and crime.
According to the CBI, Sister Sephy underwent hymenoplasty, a cosmetic fix to restore or reconstruct her hymen, the day before her arrest in 2008, to make it appear that she was still a virgin.
In court, prosecutors accused police officers from the Kottayam West Crime Branch of tampering with evidence and destroying documents crucial to the investigation.
"It is reasonable to suppose that Father Kottoor had at his control the immense resources of the diocese in terms of money and material, and could command the obedience of priests, nuns, and laymen," the prosecution said.
Prosecutors alleged lead investigators, including the Superintendent and the Deputy Superintendent of the police, were instrumental in the cover up.
The judge agreed with the prosecution's assertions that early police investigators fabricated and destroyed evidence, including the plastic bottle, Sister Abhaya's slippers, and her white veil.
He ordered the state's police head to ensure that "such misdeeds on the part of the police" do not occur in future.
Only one charge was made against an investigating officer, but that was dropped in 2008 after he died.
At least one other lead investigator from the Kottayam West Police Crime Branch, who was accused of fabricating and destroying evidence, also died before the case concluded.
Father Kottoor maintains his innocence.
"I have done no wrong. God is with me," he told local reporters as he arrived in court on December 23 for the sentencing hearing.
His lawyer said the case relied entirely on circumstantial evidence. "There is no conclusive evidence," said Father Kottoor's lawyer, B. Sivdas. "And there was a delay in the investigation, a delay in finding the accused, there were so many loopholes. The court convicted them because the case became a sensation."
Sister Abhaya -- born Beena Thomas -- was a "polite and quiet child," according to her brother, Biju Thomas. They grew up in Kottayam, and were "devout Catholics and followers of Jesus Christ."
"I remember when she was about five or six, she began taking a huge interest in God and the Bible," said Thomas, now 51 and living in Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates. "She would read the Bible religiously, and take comfort in its teachings. Everyone loved her. She was always laughing."
Sister Abhaya was 19 when she was "called to a religious life," according to Thomas. The family had relatives in Germany and Italy who were also nuns. Thomas said that his sister admired the respect they received, and the work that they did.
"She wanted to be respected also, and devote her life to Jesus," he said.
Thomas was 24 when he was told that his sister had died by suicide. "I was so confused because she was happy, and she was following her dream. Why would she have killed herself?" he said.
Thomas traveled back to Kottayam town, from the state of Gujarat where he was studying, to be with his family and take care of his sister's funeral arrangements. Several days later, he visited her body in the morgue and read the postmortem report that revealed his sister had head injuries and nail marks to her neck.
"These to me showed that something had happened to her before she was thrown in the well," he said.
Sister Sephy filed an eight-page written statement stating that Sister Abhaya suffered from "psychological depression." She claimed that Sister Abhaya came from an "economically weak family and was not good enough in her studies."
Some other nuns were "staunch upholders" of the suicide theory, according to the final judgment. They "endeavored to give all support to the accused," the judgment said.
"It was very hurtful to hear those things said about my sister," said Thomas. "She didn't kill herself. She was silenced."
Sister Abhaya's father -- a low-wage farmer -- fought tooth and nail for his daughter, Thomas said.
"We were poor people, we didn't have much money," said Thomas. "But my father would travel for hours a day by bus to probe the police to reopen the case and give us the truth."
"He suffered a lot," said Thomas. "He always said 'someone killed my Beena. I am sure of it'."
Activist pushed for answers
Days after news broke of Sister Abhaya's death, the suspicious nature of the case piqued the interest of a young activist, Jomon Puthenpurackal.
"When I heard details about (Sister Abhaya's) case -- the overturned fruit basket, the ax in the kitchen, her slippers in different positions -- I knew immediately that something bad had happened to her," said Puthenpurackal, who said he was inspired by Kottayam-based freedom fighter, K E Mammen, to "do good in the world."
"I knew she hadn't committed suicide, like the police and the Church said," he said.
Puthenpurackal soon formed an Action Council to get justice for the murdered nun. He took a signed petition, along with Sister Abhaya's father, to the CBI, detailing all the allegations of corruption and listing key witnesses.
Every time the CBI filed a petition to close the case, Puthenpurackal kept the pressure on, using the Indian media to keep the case in the public eye, and urging investigators to dig deeper.
There was one witness, in particular, who had testimony Puthenpurackal felt was key to convicting the case. Adacka Raju was a "thief by profession," according to court documents. He had trespassed onto the hostel campus on the night of the murder to steal copper plates from the terrace, which he planned to sell, according to court documents.
Raju had stolen copper plates from the hostel twice before. But on his third attempt -- the night of the murder -- he told the court that he saw two men approaching the staircase. He identified one of them as Father Kottoor.
During the trial, defense lawyers vehemently argued against Raju's version of events and sought to discredit him, by branding him untrustworthy and a "man of no integrity." They also alleged that he was a witness planted by the prosecution.
The prosecution, however, said Raju was taken into custody by the Crime Branch and kept in the station for 58 days. He was subjected to "inhumane torture" by officers there, who tried to extract a confession to pin the murder on him.
"He stood his ground and did not budge even an inch," according to the prosecution. "He was offered a substantial monetary reward and a job for his wife and the meeting of the educational expenses of his children and a house to live in, but he did not succumb to these blandishments."
The police even arrested an acquaintance of Raju's, and tortured him for two days, according to court documents seen by CNN. The judge stated that the acquaintance's brother was also arrested and tortured for six days. He was repeatedly told to testify that Raju had committed Sister Abhaya's murder.
"Raju faced many difficulties in coming forward," said Puthenpurackal. "(The defense) completely dehumanized him. But he was one of the only witnesses who stood his ground, despite the mounting pressure."
"I dedicated my life to this case and I wanted to see it through the end," said Puthenpurackal, who continued to pursue the case even when it endangered his safety.
Father Kottoor threatened Puthenpurackal at a protest for Sister Abhaya. According to court documents, Father Kottoor warned Puthenpurackal that he would be "handled in the proper manner," also pointing out that "no one working against the church had ever been spared."
Because religious authorities in India are held in such high regard, victims often find it difficult to come forward if their perpetrators are involved with the church, according to the former president of the All India Catholic Union, John Dayal.
However, in recent years a number of victims in Kerala have come forward to seek justice.
In April 2019, Catholic Bishop Franco Mulakkal was charged with raping a nun multiple times between 2014 and 2016. A group of nuns who spoke against his alleged abuse claimed the church attempted to transfer them to other parts of the country, in a bid to silence them. Mulakkal, who is now based in the northern state of Punjab, has denied all allegations.
Former Catholic priest, Robin Vadakkumchery was sentenced to 20 years in prison in 2019 for raping a 16-year-old girl in Kerala. The incident came to light only after the victim gave birth in February 2017.
The victim and her parents attempted to redirect focus away from the priest. Her father went as far as telling the court that he was the one who raped his daughter.
Sister Abhaya's parents died in 2015, before their daughters' attackers were brought to justice.
"I just wish my parents could have been here to see it happen," said Thomas, Sister Abhaya's brother. "That's all they ever wanted."
Thomas said he "can rest in peace" and move on with his life, now that the case is finally over.
However, he said he still struggles to reconcile his sister's love for the church with the horror of what happened that night -- and the fact that those who purported to share her faith were the ones who "took her away."
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COURT OF APPEAL UPHOLDS HON JOHN IWUALA AS IMO APGA CHAIRMAN
The Court of Appeal, Owerri Division, Presided over by Justice Lukolu Sodibe, today 20th day of January, 2021, struck out the interlocutory appeal filed by some APGA members, trying to dismiss the order given earlier by Justice Ngozi Ukoha of the High Court of Owerri.
You will recall that in her ruling, Justice Ukoha ordered the Party to revert to *Status Quo Ante bellum* and restrained the products of the purported Wards, LGAs and State Congresses of APGA in 2019 from presenting, parading or holding themselves out as executives of the party until the substantive suit is heard and determined. *Status Quo Ante bellum* in this sense means that the Caretaker Committee set by the NWC of APGA prior to the Congresses must be in place and oversee the running of the party in the state pending the final determination of the substantive suit before the court.
The products of the purported Congresses appealed the ruling of the lower court seeking the vacation of High Court order of which today, the Court of Appeal dismissed the interlocutory appeal filed by the counsel to the appellants, Chief Emeka Nwagwu, SAN.
In his argument, Chuef Emeka Nwagwu, SAN said that the lower court has no jurisdiction to take the decision it took and therefore the order should be vacated.
Reacting to what Chief Emeka Nwagu, SAN said before the appeal court, Fintan Illika Esq. argued that the court has jurisdiction to make the order it made, citing section 87, sub-section 9 of the Electoral Act which allows the court to question if the procedures of any Political party congress was or was not followed or if it is against the party electoral guidelines and constitution. Fintan Illika Esq further argued that it is premature in this case for the appeal court to intervene in the matter as it has not been fully heard and determined at the lower court.
In their ruling today, the Justices at the appeal court presiding over the matter unanimously agreed and struck out the appeal filed by Emeka Nwagwu, SAN and ordered that the matter should be returned to the High Court for the substantive issues to be heard and determined.
By virtue of today's Court of Appeal ruling, Hon John Iwuala remains the state Chairman of APGA in Imo state while parties await the reassignment of the matter from Court of Appeal to High Court, Owerri.
Mbah Adrian Uche
Reporting live from Court of Appeal, Owerri Division
PRESIDENCY CAUTIONS MUSLIM GROUPS AGAINST THREATENING KUKAH
• _SOKAPU youths vow to retaliate attack on cleric_
The Presidency has condemned Sokoto-based Muslim Solidarity Forum (MSF) for calling on the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Dr. Matthew Kukah, to tender unreserved apology to the Muslims, or quietly and quickly leave the state, over his controversial Christmas essay.
Professor Isa Maishanu of MSF had described the essay as “malicious comment” against Islam.
In a statement yesterday by the Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media and Publicity), Garba Shehu, the Presidency said MSF’s comment “is wrong because it is not in line with the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.”
According to Shehu, under Nigeria’s constitution, every citizen has the right to, among others, freedom of speech and expression, the right to own property and reside in any part of the country, and the right to move freely without any inhibition.
“The Sultanate has historically had good relations with followers of all faiths. That is why Fr. Kukah was received on his arrival in Sokoto with friendship and tolerance.
“Under our laws, groups or factions must not give quit notices, neither should they unilaterally sanction any perceived breaches. Where they occur, it is the courts of law that should adjudicate,” he added, urging groups like MSF to share and uphold the country’s multi-religious principles.
BUT the Youth Wing of the Southern Kaduna Peoples Union (SOKAPU) has vowed to retaliate any form of attack on Kukah, over his recent message on Nigeria’s woes.
It was reacting to Maishanu’s statement, asking Kukah to vacate the Seat of the Caliphate.
National leader of the SOKAPU youth wing, John Isaac, pointed out that MSF was trying to incite the peace-loving people of Sokoto and some Northerners against the cleric over his Christmas essay, in which, “out of patriotism, he voiced out the obvious truth.’
The SOKAPU statement entitled ‘Enough of the Bigotry and Senseless Attacks on Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah, lamented: “Prof. Maishanu could descend so low, throwing caution to the wind and toeing the path of religious rascality and bigotry by deliberately attempting to paint the bishop’s message in religious colour and further inciting the general Muslim Ummah against the bishop.
Kukah had written in his Christmas essay: “Every honest Nigerian knows that there is no way any non-Northern Muslim President could have done a fraction of what President Muhammadu Buhari has done with his nepotism and got away with it.”
Isaac said the demeaning call by “the so-called professor” for Kukah to apologise to the Muslim Ummah or quietly leave Sokoto was not just ridiculous and unacceptable, but an affront to the rights of all Nigerians to live freely in any part of the country.
His words: “We believe that the reckless statement credited to the professor does not, in anyway, reflect the position of a responsible group such as MSF.
“While we call on the Department of State Services (DSS) to arrest Maishanu to serve as deterrent to those already misled by his unguarded statements and prevent a religious war.”
The youths and people of Southern Kaduna will not accept further attacks on the person and character of Bishop Kukah under any pretence, as neither Maishanu nor any person or group can mourn more than the bereaved, he added.
“The bishop’s message was directed at the powers-that-be and cannot in any way be said to have been directed at Muslims and Islam, a religion well-known to profess peace.
“The youths of Southern Kaduna, therefore, vow to retaliate any form of attack directed or aimed at putting the bishop in harm’s way by any group of ethnic loyalists, religious extremists and enthusiasts.”
18+: FED. APPOINTEE IN IMO PCC EXPOSES SELF INTEREST s3x TAPE WITH 2 LADIES [VIDEO]
Willy Amadi, a lawyer and and federal appointee in Imo State Office of the Public Complaint Commission has exposed himself in a leaked video he filmed himself.
In the leaked video that is now circulating on the internet, Amadi is seen in a room with what seem like two ladies making out.
The X-rated video has obviously attracted backlash.
You can watch below ?
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ORLUZURUMEE YOUTH ASSEMBLY
SUBJECT : CALL ON THE GOVERNMENT TO END THE MILITARY INCURSION IN OTHER TO AVERT FURTHER CONFLAGRATION.
We have watched with displeasure, the onslaught and militarization of Orlu local government and the attendant curfew in 11 out of the 12 local governments of the zone.
We the Orluzurumme youth assembly, the apex social cultural youth group in orlu zone, condemn in totality the killings of both our uniform personnel and innocent civilians and the destructions of properties in Orlu local government and its environs.
In other to avert a reoccurrence of what happened in Oyigbo, Rivers State after the End-Sars protest, we therefore call on the governor, His Excellency, Distinguished Senator Hope Uzodinma to firstly and immediately recall the military from the streets of Orlu and its environs.
Graphic imagery reaching us this morning, shows that the military has started moving from house in search of the members of the Eastern security network, we also however call on the governor to gradually begin a process of relaxing the curfew in the area, so that life and businesses can continue without further harassment.
In a bid to brokering a lasting peace in the zone, we urge the government to explore every known option available to her, especially a sincere dialogue, where all the parties can come to a round table for a discussion , because, jaw-jaw is always better than war-war.
Obinna Nnajiuba (Agbaogidi)
National Publicity Secretary.
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En Italia la economía cayó un 8,8% por la pandemia - Noti Fe
El Producto Bruto Interno (PBI) de Italia se contrajo un 8,8% en 2020 respecto al año anterior debido a la pandemia de coronavirus, informó este martes el Instituto Nacional de Estadística (ISTAT) …
El Producto Bruto Interno (PBI) de Italia se contrajo un 8,8% en 2020 respecto al año anterior debido a la pandemia de coronavirus, informó este martes el Instituto Nacional de Estadística (ISTAT) en sus datos preliminares. La caída, sin embargo, es menor al 9% que había previsto el Gobierno en su pasada actualización del Documento de Economía y Finanza (Def). En el cuarto trimestre, el PBI italiano descendió el 2% respecto a los tres meses anteriores y el 6,6% en comparación con el mismo periodo del año anterior. Según el ISTAT, la contracción se debe a la síntesis de una disminución del valor añadido en todos los principales sectores productivos, es decir, agricultura, silvicultura y pesca, industria y servicios. El ISTAT destacó que la economía italiana registró, tras la robusta recuperación del tercer trimestre, una nueva contracción en el cuarto trimestre debido a los efectos de las nuevas medidas adoptadas para la contención de la emergencia sanitaria. Según sus estimaciones, la variación del PBI para 2021, si la de los cuatro trimestres del año fuera igual a cero, podría situarse en una subida del 2,3%. El instituto comunicó que los resultados definitivos anuales para 2020 se darán a conocer el 1 de marzo, mientras que los trimestrales se presentarán el 3 de marzo. Según las últimas estimaciones del Banco de Italia, la economía de Italia también habría caído un 9,2% en 2020, mientras que crecerá un 3,5% en 2021. Italia, el primer país europeo en ser golpeado por la enfermedad de COVID-19, ha registrado casi 89.000 muertes desde su brote hace casi un año, el segundo mayor número de muertes en el continente y el sexto más alto del mundo.
CUIDADO: WhatsApp podría bloquearte si sigues haciendo esto - Noticias Barquisimeto
WhatsApp podría bloquearte sin previo aviso si tienes estas aplicaciones instaladas en tu teléfono celular.
WhatsApp, la app de mensajería más popular del mundo, ha emitido un comunicado que puede afectar a numerosas personas. La compañía ha lanzado un claro aviso a las usuarios que utilicen WhatsApp Plus o cualquier otra aplicación alternativa hecha por terceros: WhatsApp bloqueará a estas cuentas. En el comunicado de WhatsApp se deja claro que los usuarios que utilicen aplicaciones no admitidas por la compañía como WhatsApp Plus, GB WhatsApp o las que ‘muevan’ chats de Whats de un móvil a otro serán bloqueados. Según, WhatsApp estas aplicaciones no son oficiales, violan las condiciones de uso y no es posible validar sus prácticas de seguridad.. Leer también: Nueva actualización de Telegram permite trasladar los chats de WhatsApp a la App Por estas razones, en un primer momento, se suspenderían las cuentas de usuarios que las utilicen; en un segundo, serían dadas de baja. Whatsapp vs Telegram ¿Cómo saber que tiene la versión oficial de WhatsApp? Solo existe una versión oficial de WhatsApp. En las respectivas tiendas de aplicaciones la app oficial debe estar desarrollada por WhatsAp Inc. ¿Qué es WhatsApp Plus? Es una aplicación no oficial de WhatsApp. Según los desarrolladores, es una versión actualizada que mejora la app original. Una de las grandes diferencias es que con WhatsApp Plus tiene más emojis y que puedes enviar un archivo de hasta 1 GB. ¿Qué es GB WhatsApp? Es una modificación a la app original de WhatsApp que tiene funciones diferentes, sin embargo, no se puede instalar desde las tiendas de aplicaciones comunes, sino, que se tiene que descargar el APK y permitir la instalación de aplicaciones desde fuentes desconocidas. Leer también: Números telefónicos de usuarios de Facebook se venden en Telegram ¿Cómo desinstalar WhatsApp? Para desinstalar la aplicación solo tienes que dirigirte a tus ajustes-aplicaciones-WhatsApp-desinstalar.