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Presidency Orders Probe Into Allegations Of Sexual Abuse And Exploitation Of IDPs.

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The Inspector General of Police, Idriss Ibrahim and governors of all affected states have been ordered by the presidency to carry an intensive investigation as regards allegations of sexual abuse and exploitation of girls and women in the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps.

President Buhari in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, yesterday, vowed that the allegations raised by Human Rights Watch (HRW) would be investigated by his administration.

He added: “The welfare of these most vulnerable Nigerian citizens is a priority of his government.”

While expressing shock by the HRW report, he said Nigerians and the international community can rest assured that the allegations would be investigated.

In a related development, the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has set up a task force to look into the humanitarian crises in the Niger Delta region and the North East geo-political zone of the country.

While the 14-man task force on the North East is headed by Professor Mohammed M. Tabiu (SAN), that of the Niger Delta comprised the chairman, Albert Akpomudge (SAN) and 12 others.

Inaugurating the two committees yesterday, the NBA President, Abubakar Mahmoud (SAN) tasked the chairmen and members to bring their experience and time to bear on their assignments.

The North East task force was charged with the responsibility of providing free legal services to individuals and communities in the region who were victims of the conflict.

The task force for the Niger Delta was commissioned to provide legal assistance and support to NBA members, individuals and communities within the region affected by the conflict.

Other responsibilities include evaluating the implementation of the Niger Delta regional development master plan and determine if the Niger Delta Development Commission Act should be amended to reflect current trends in the region.

Mahmoud stated that: “The internally displaced persons in the region are estimated to be 2.3 million which is the third largest in the world after Syria and Columbia. Also, the insurgency in the North East has affected the independence of the legal profession and the welfare of our members.”

Source: vanguard.ng

 

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Gospel Artiste Olaoba Joins Mercy Chinwo’s Record Label

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Bidemi Olaoba, a gospel singer who is gaining popularity quickly, has just joined a new record label. The label is called Grace and Truth Nation (GNT) Nation. Pastor Blessed Uzochikwa and his wife, Mercy Chinwo, co-founded the record label. This is exciting news for both the singer and the record label.

Pastor Uzochikwa is the president of GNT Nation.

He released a statement to share his enthusiasm about Bidemi Olaoba joining the label. He said that Olaoba’s arrival is a very important moment for GNT Nation. According to Pastor Uzochikwa, the record label’s mission is to spread the message of Christianity through the power of gospel music. He believes that Olaoba will be a valuable asset in helping them achieve that goal.

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Media Personality, Stephanie Coker Opens Up On Her Battle With PCOS

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Stephanie Coker-Aderinokun, a media personality and actress, bravely discussed her challenges with PCOS and IVF in a recent interview with Chude Jideonwo. She revealed the emotional turmoil she faced after her second IVF attempt failed, confessing that she nearly resorted to taking her own life.

Stephanie disclosed that she invested a significant amount of money, over $40,000. She went as far as travelling to Los Angeles for an IVF procedure, only to have it end unsuccessfully last year.

After an unsuccessful round of IVF, she felt deeply discouraged and confided in a friend. She expressed a strange sense of rejection, feeling like even the baby didn’t want her. This was especially difficult because IVF was her only chance at having a child due to her PCOS.

The PCOS caused such severe bleeding that she was hospitalised, and at her worst point, she was confined to a wheelchair and even had to sleep outside in the garden to cope with the overwhelming internal heat. It had been a very physically and emotionally challenging time.

Furthermore, Stephanie Coker shared how the challenges escalated when her husband faced public scrutiny and lost his election. This intensified the backlash against them, adding another layer of difficulty to their already challenging situation.

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Nigerian Celebrities Dissatisfied With Reintroduced National Anthem

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Nigerians were surprised by a swift government decision to bring back the old national anthem, “Nigeria, We Hail Thee.” This change replaced the current anthem, “Arise, O Compatriots,” which had been in place since 1978.

The switch happened in just a few days: the House of Representatives passed a bill on May 23rd, the Senate followed suit a few days later, and President Tinubu signed it into law on May 29th, 2024.

This move sparked criticism from many Nigerian celebrities on social media. They felt the government’s priorities were misplaced.

Instead of focusing on changing the national anthem, celebrities argued that the government should tackle more pressing issues like insecurity, unemployment, and the struggling economy.

See some of their reactions below:

Adekunle Gold wrote: “No one thought Timi Dakolo’s Great Nation makes a better anthem?”

Kate Henshaw: “In the midst of excoriating hardship & lack of good governance on every level, but not to worry, going back to a colonial anthem will be a soothing balm and inject patriotism back into our veins, a much-needed drug.”

Illbliss wrote: “Of all things to address….. The f***ing National Anthem. At this point, they can change the flag to purple and burgundy, shoot the horses on the coat of arms, and let the dead eagle 🦅take flight.  Really sick of the incompetence.”

Noble Igwe wrote: “Exchange rate is skyrocketing, cost of living is so high, insecurity in many parts of the country but one year in office, however, let’s change the national anthem.

This is so sad and shameful.”

Toolz wrote: “I’m not learning any other national anthem…”

Charly Boy wrote: “Animals in Agbada fit make me start to sing our olden days National Anthem, imposicant. Vagabonds in power wan distract us from hunger, kidnapping, high cost of living by organizing useless priorities for us to follow so we no go dey talk as e dey pain us?

Who no know say APC na monumental failure in the history of politics for Naija. If one-year dey like dis, imagine how many of us go kpai in the nxt 3yrs. Nonsense. Dia fathers.”

Joeboy wrote: “Of all the problems Nigerians have to deal with, changing the national anthem is priority? Okay naw.”

Teni wrote: “Arise o compatriots, I’ll miss you, thank you for so many childhood memories. Till we meet again, love, SM.”

Lastly, Erigga wrote: “Now that we have the old national anthem, can we now have the old price for foodstuff and dollar?”

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