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Fuel Scarcity: Many Travelling Home for Christmas Stranded at Motor Parks Due to Fuel Scarcity

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Fuel Scarcity: Many Travelling Home for Christmas Stranded at Motor Parks Due to Fuel Scarcity

As the ongoing scarcity of petrol continues to bite harder, passengers travelling for Christmas were stranded at Mararaba motor park in Nasarawa State on Sunday. NAN reports that as a result of the scarcity of petroleum products, transporters seem to be cashing in on the development, with fares increased arbitrarily.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondent who visited some of the parks on Sunday reports that travellers had given up on the trip and returned home due to shortage of vehicles at the parks. Mr Ernest Obi, a businessman who was supposed to travel to Enugu state said he would not be able to embark on the journey.

He said he spent four hours at the Mararaba motor park but was unable to get a vehicle. “I cannot imagine what people are going through. Our staying in this country is becoming unbearable.

“I came to the park as early as 7 a.m. and this is noon. I have not seen a vehicle to convey me to my village. “You can see the crowd yourself. Why is it that this scarcity occurs around the Christmas season every year?” Another intended traveller, Miss Joy Andrew said the Christmas period was a time and opportunity for most people to travel and meet loved ones and parents. Andrew, who was seen leaving the park, told NAN that she would try again in the night. “

I think I will take a night bus after what I have experienced. May be it will be better,” she said. She added that the situation had also caused a lot of exploitation on travellers by drivers and bus owners. “This situation is making the drivers to exploit commuters as many of them have increased the price of transport fare. “The drivers have doubled the fares. I used to pay N2,500 from this park in Mararaba to Benue.

But today, the drivers are asking for between N4,500 and N5,000,” she said. Another intended traveller, Miss Jacinta Uche said: “the situation in the Mararaba motor park is so bad. I got here as early as 6 a.m. thinking that I will avoid the rush. “But to my surprise, I met so many other passengers who said they got here before me. There are few cars at the park and those that are available, have doubled their fares.

“I will be going back home. This year’s Christmas will be dull for me because I don’t think I will make it to the village,” she said. NAN also reports that the fuel scarcity had caused traffic gridlock on the Abuja-Keffi expressway as commuters spend hours in the traffic.

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Anambra 2021: Insecurity Can’t Stop Anambra Election – Ifeanyi Ubah

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Anambra 2021: Insecurity Can’t Stop Anambra Election – Ifeanyi Ubah

Senator Ifeanyi Ubah (YPP-Anambra South) has expressed confidence that the Anambra governorship election would go ahead despite mounting security challenges.

Powerofnaija.com reports that the Southeast has been rocked with many killings. The Nnamdi Kanu-led Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has been accused by security agencies of carrying out the attacks and killings.

Speaking to newsmen on Wednesday, Senator Ubah said that the current insecurity in the region would not affect the conduct of the polls.

We are used to holding elections during crisis situations. This is a constitution process which must be completed. We will do everything possible to make sure that we have a very smooth poll on November 6,” he said.

The lawmaker dismissed reports that his party, the YPP, was behind the crisis rocking the region contrary.

He said: “The YPP has the blessings of God and everybody needs to queue behind the party. We meant well for Anambra State. Other parties didn’t mean well for the Anambra State that’s why they are having a crisis.

For them to be having a crisis means that their foundation was not solid. We don’t have any crisis in the YPP and we are very strong. We are not behind their predicament.”

Ubah also ruled out the possibility of defecting from the party before or after the election.

“I won’t defect because of my belief in the party. I will stand by the part any day, any time and anywhere.

“I initiated a motion which led to one of the biggest bills in the 9th Senate. I am also the co-sponsor of the bill for the Deep Offshore and Inland Basin Production Sharing Contracts Act 2004 (Amendment Bill, 2009).

“The bill is generated for Nigeria every year, over N700billion. This is something that Nigeria should be proud of. That is what YPP has given to Nigerians,” he stressed.

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Gospel Music Producer, Ebenezer Ayeni, Dies From Gunshot Wound One Week To His Wedding

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Gospel Music Producer, Ebenezer Ayeni, Dies From Gunshot Wound One Week To His Wedding

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Ebenezer Ayeni, a gospel music producer, has sadly passed away.

The man died from gunshot wounds after he was attacked by armed robbers in Ibadan, Oyo state on Thursday June 10.

According to his friends who have taken to social media to mourn him, Ebenezer who was set to tie the knot with his lover next week was attacked by the armed robbers who invaded his home. He was said to have been rushed to the University College Hospital Ibadan and another private hospital but was rejected as the hospital staff allegedly demanded for police report before they could treat his gunshot injury.

He died hours later in the pool of his own blood.

His body has since been deposited in the morgue.

His friends have taken to social media to express their sadness over his sudden demise.

One of his friends, MC ShayorComedian, wrote: ”Man of God like I used to call you, Ebenezer Ayeni NIGERIA HAS HAPPEN TO YOU TOO AND MY HEART BLEEDS.

Your Government has failed you

UCH has failed you

NIGERIA has failed you

I was still discussing with Bishop Shane Anifowose Oluwasinaayomi How we will dance and spray you money next week Saturday

 

Your wedding clothe that I bought is ready.. I spoke with your wife to be she said I told her I was coming on Wednesday and I said yes.. said I should wake u up for her…… Baba wake up oo will still believe in miracle and God still answers prayers u can still wake up to surprise us.How do you want the young ones you are gathering and putting on the right path to feel?

How do u want Bolarinwa Kehinde Ajipe feel who will feel that space you occupied in her Heart?

And to all Nigeria youth out there na once person dey die, at this point I don’t care what happens to me again, as long as it won’t happen to my next generation let me do the fighting now and die and nothing happens to the people coming behind me #UchFailedUs #jraphahospitalfailedus #nigeriafailedus #Mcshayorsayyourmind

Eben you can still wake up, my eye is full of tears right now and I can’t control my self

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World’s Famous Televangelist TB Joshua Dies In His Sleep!

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World’s Famous Televangelist TB Joshua Dies In His Sleep!

…How he predicted his death at 58th birthday.
…Dies at exact one week to birthday…
Popular Televangelist, Temitope Bamidele Joshua, who is the founder of Synagogue of All Nations has died.
He was said to have conducted a service yesterday and retired to his bed, on my to be declared dead this morning.
Temitope Balogun Joshua, commonly referred to as T. B. Joshua, was a Nigerian charismatic pastor, televangelist and philanthropist. He was the leader and founder of The Synagogue, Church of All Nations, a Christian megachurch that runs the Emmanuel TV television station from Lagos.
Hr has predicted his death at 58 and at exactly one week to his birthday, June 12, he died.
Details later…
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