Good Morning! Here is today summary of the latest news in Nigeria.
Internal revenue dips as Nigeria’s inflation rises
This reports was released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) as they point out a dip in internally generated revenue.
They suffered a great lose during Covid-19, and Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy and most well known nation, and the biggest oil producer.
However, the Nigeria’s month-on-month inflation rose to 13.7 per cent in September as officials admitted Africa’s largest economy was facing troubles in the pandemic season.
This is the highest rise since March 2018 when it was 13.34 per cent. As the figure released by National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) indicated a dip internally generated revenue, but suggesting bad times for most businesses in the country.
Uddin Ifeanyi: Authority and incompetence
The #EndSARS movement going on in Nigeria would seem to lie the process of reconfigure the bad relationship between the individual and the state.
But how do you explain the fact that the protest’s main target is the state’s main instrument for authoritatively allocating domestic values?
There are so many questions attached to this #EndSARS movement.
Or the vehemence with which the police initially reacted to the protests? Either way, we end up being better served as a people, even if the minimum deliverable from the protests is simply to have drawn attention to how unacceptable the behaviour of some officers and men of the police’s special anti-robbery squad (SARS) was.
The best result of the protests would be the strengthening of individual rights against the claims of an increasingly overarching state.
Hoodlums vandalised four vehicles, says Ekiti CP – #EndSARS
According to reports, Tunde Mobayo the Ekiti State Commissioner of Police, has described as barbaric and wicked, base on attack on some police facilities by hoodlums in the state.
Four vehicles parked at the Ikere Area Command as well as Ikere Divisional Police Headquarters were vandalised during #EndSARS protest on Saturday.
It was disclosed on Sunday by Sunday Abutu, the Command’s Public Relations Officer that properties worth millions of naira were damaged by some youths during the attack.
The statement partly read, ”The command implore parents, guardians and all stakeholders to warn their wards to refrain from engaging in any form of violent protest, or act that could alter the peace of our dear society.
Asari Dokubo: Foeget Nigeria, let’s fight for Biafra – Niger Deltans
Asari Dokubo addressed people of Niger Delta on Facebook post on Sunday participating in the nationwide protests, which he said is a waste of time.
Alhaji Asari Dokubo who is a former Niger Delta militant leader, has called on people of the region to shun the protests against police brutality and scrapping of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS.
He said, focus on the reinvention of the Sovereign State of Biafra, because there is nothing to restructure about Nigeria, insisting that it is a waste of time .
Asari said that what the people need at the moment is political freedom and every other thing will come at the right time, “because you will control and hold your oil,” he said.
Ondo Christian Youths Join #EndSARS Protest
There is a tagged, “Akure Walk For Peace”, they marched with Nigeria’s flag as they held different prayer sessions on the streets of Alagbaka in Akure.
The Christians in Ondo State, who are from different denominations rose up to hit the streets of Akure on Sunday to join the protest against police brutality and insecurity in Nigeria.
While the founder of Agape Christian Ministry, Felix Adejumo, appreciated the youth for coming out to demand a better system that works for everyone.
He added that, Nigeria is wonderfully and richly blessed but needed competent leaders that would change the narratives, urging Nigerians to always pray for the country to be delivered from the hands of wicked leadership, corruption, and insecurity.