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I don’t see the practicability of an election in 2023 without a change – Adebanjo

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Since Inception of the current regime of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR there has been an uproar of disbelief in the nation as to what was expected in line with what Change literally meant as he promised.

The nation has seen quite a lot of Security issues ranging from Bandits, armed men, herdsmen and lots more.

The challenging crisis are issues of political and constitutional misappropriations which favour only a certain area in the country.

This is one of the alleged reasons for the ENDSARS Protest in 2020 which was then hijacked by hoodlums. The Protest had been targeted at changing the change, but was unsuccessful after all.

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Chief Ayo Adebanjo, who is a leader of the Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, says that the 2023 presidential election is not feasible until there is a modification in the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

He said on an Interview “I don’t see the practicability of an election in 2023 without a change of the constitution with all the inequities and iniquities in it,” he said when asked of the criteria for Afenifere to back any presidential candidate in the coming election.

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He also added, that no good thing can come from the regime of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) until the restructuring of the country.

Adebanjo, who is the chieftain of the Aniefere socio-political group said “the president has his personal agenda for not wanting to restructure the country despite overwhelming clamour for it by the people of the South-West, South-East and the South-South geopolitical zones”.

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Breaking News: Uche Obguagu, 5 other Imo Assembly Members suspended.

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Few minutes ago, the member representing Ikeduru State Constituency in Imo State House of Assembly, Amb Uche Ogbuagu among other five House Members were suspended by the leadership of the House.

Lead Express gathered that the House Members after emergency sitting resolved to suspend the House members.

At the time of filing this report, this paper had not learnt the reasons behind the sudden suspension.

The six House Members suspended were; Hon.Uche Ogbuagu, Hon. Philip Ejiogu, Hon. Kennedy Ibeh, Hon Dominic Ezerioha, Hon Crown Onyemaechi.

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BREAKING: Army renames Operation Lafiya Dole in North-East

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The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru, has approved the renaming of the ongoing counterinsurgency operation in the North-East from Operation Lafiya Dole to Operation Hadin Kai, the Nigerian Army has said.

This was contained in statement on Friday signed by Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Mohammed Yerima.

The statement was titled, ‘Nigerian Army Renames Operation In The North East, Seeks Inclusiveness’.

It read, “The Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru has approved the renaming of the ongoing Counterinsurgency Operation in the North East from Operation Lafiya Dole to Operation Hadin Kai.

“This is premised on the fact that the Nigerian Army has made a lot of progress over the years and needs to re-align for better efficiency.

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“Also affected in the re-designation are the Army Super Camps which now reflect the nomenclature of the formations and units followed by the name of the locations they occupy while sub-units are redesigned as Forward Operating Bases followed by the name of their locations. All these changes are with immediate effect.

“The renaming is in line with the COAS Vision of having ‘A Nigerian Army that is Repositioned to Professionally Defeat all Adversaries in a Joint Environment’.

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BREAKING: Five dead as gunmen set ablaze Imo police area command

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Tension heightened in Imo State, on Monday, as unknown gunmen razed the Okigwe South Police Area Command situated in Orieagu in the Ehime Mbano Local Government Area of Imo State.

A police officer at the headquarters, who spoke to our correspondent in the evening, said that on arrival, the gunmen opened fire on the cops who challenged them.

It was learnt that the invaders freed all the suspects in the cells and carted away arms.

The source said that no fewer than five policemen were shot dead by the attackers as they torch the security facility.

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The source said, “Our area command headquarters in Okigwe south is on fire. Six policemen shot dead. They also freed the suspects before igniting a fire on the facility.”

When contacted, the police spokesperson in the state, Orlando Ikeokwu, said that five policemen were killed while one was missing during the attack.

He disclosed that the command had launched an investigation into the onslaught.

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