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COMMAND YOUR DAY PRAYER POINTS FOR TODAY FRIDAY 12TH JULY, 2024 (+YORUBA EDITION)

COMMAND YOUR DAY PRAYER POINTS FOR TODAY FRIDAY 12TH JULY, 2024 (+YORUBA EDITION)


BY OLUSEGUN TIMOTHY O.


READ: REVELATIONS 3:7




1.  Lord I thank you because you will open door of goodness for me.


2.  Every hand that shut the success against me dry by power of holy Ghost


3.  Every strong doors of iron shut against my destiny be broken by fire.


,4.  O Lord let the door of blessings open for me in this second face of the year.


5.  Door of grace, mercy and favor, open for me and my family in Jesus name. Amen.


               YORUBA EDITION


1.  Oluwa modupe nitoripe E o silekun ohun rere fun mi.


2.  Gbogbo owo ti o ti ilekun aluyo mo mi, gbe nipa Agbara Olorun.


3.  Gbogbo ilekun irin ti ati mo ayonmo mi, ja pelu ina si wewe.


4.  Oluwa jeki ilekun ibukun si sile fun mi ni abalakeji Odun yi ni Oruko Jesu.


5.  Ilekun ore ofe, Anun ati ojurere si fun Emi ati ile mi ni Oruko Jesu, Amin.


     Jesus is Lord no controversy.


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BY OLUSEGUN TIMOTHY O.


READ: REVELATIONS 3:7




1.  Lord I thank you because you will open door of goodness for me.


2.  Every hand that shut the success against me dry by power of holy Ghost


3.  Every strong doors of iron shut against my destiny be broken by fire.


,4.  O Lord let the door of blessings open for me in this second face of the year.


5.  Door of grace, mercy and favor, open for me and my family in Jesus name. Amen.


               YORUBA EDITION


1.  Oluwa modupe nitoripe E o silekun ohun rere fun mi.


2.  Gbogbo owo ti o ti ilekun aluyo mo mi, gbe nipa Agbara Olorun.


3.  Gbogbo ilekun irin ti ati mo ayonmo mi, ja pelu ina si wewe.


4.  Oluwa jeki ilekun ibukun si sile fun mi ni abalakeji Odun yi ni Oruko Jesu.


5.  Ilekun ore ofe, Anun ati ojurere si fun Emi ati ile mi ni Oruko Jesu, Amin.


     Jesus is Lord no controversy.


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PRESS STATEMENT: KUNLE AJAYI, ONDO AAC GUBERNATORIAL CANDIDATE, COMMENDS THE SUPREME COURT ON THE AFFIRMATION OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT AUTONOMY

PRESS STATEMENT: KUNLE AJAYI, ONDO AAC GUBERNATORIAL CANDIDATE, COMMENDS THE SUPREME COURT ON THE AFFIRMATION OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT AUTONOMY

KUNLE AJAYI 

The Gubernatorial Candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC) in the November 16th Ondo State Elections, Kunle 'Wizeman' Ajayi commends the Supreme Court for it's affirmation of Local Government Autonomy. 


 In it's lead judgement read by Justice Emmanuel Agim, the apex court observed that the refusal of state government on financial autonomy for local governments has gone on for over two decades.


The Supreme Court also said Local governments has since stopped receiving the money meant for them from the state governors who act in their stead. The supreme court therefore ordered that the 774 local government councils in the country should manage their funds themselves.


This is also a great victory for the National Association of Local Government Employees (NULGE) and workers generally in Nigeria as their long fights has now come to success.


The AAC candidate believes that Local Government is the closest to the people and should be the centre point of development. Sadly, governors have been usurping this for primitive accumulation of wealth and power. So, the position of the Supreme Court will engender democracy and help more Nigerians to hold their Leaders accountable. 


This judgement is also a great loss to Lucky Aiyedatiwa and other governors who had gone to court to battle against Local Government Autonomy. We warned them that the truth will prevail. These governors hate democracy and believe that Nigerians must be exploited more in order to satisfy their greed. Now, they have lost woefully!


We call on Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa to dissolve Ondo State Independent Electoral Commission (ODIEC) immediately. The agency is more or less a section of the ruling party and it's quite anti-democratic!


We remember with nostalgia how our party, the African Action Congress (AAC) was robbed in the last Ondo State Local Government Elections in 2020. And we are happy that we protested this in a long and well detailed petition, but sadly, the late Governor Rotimi Akeredolu never constituted the Elections Tribunal to look into our grievances. Such is the tyrannical methods governors use in hoodwinking democracy from below. 


Finally, the African Action Congress (AAC) urge INEC to immediately meet with all Local Government stakeholders and draw a timetable for a uniform Local Government Elections nationwide. We will continue to push for real democracy even when rogue forces are so reluctant to give up!


Signed,

Abiodun Lijofi,

Spokesperson,

Ajayi/Dada IrapadaOndo Gubernatorial Campaign Committee.

11th July, 2024.

KUNLE AJAYI 

The Gubernatorial Candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC) in the November 16th Ondo State Elections, Kunle 'Wizeman' Ajayi commends the Supreme Court for it's affirmation of Local Government Autonomy. 


 In it's lead judgement read by Justice Emmanuel Agim, the apex court observed that the refusal of state government on financial autonomy for local governments has gone on for over two decades.


The Supreme Court also said Local governments has since stopped receiving the money meant for them from the state governors who act in their stead. The supreme court therefore ordered that the 774 local government councils in the country should manage their funds themselves.


This is also a great victory for the National Association of Local Government Employees (NULGE) and workers generally in Nigeria as their long fights has now come to success.


The AAC candidate believes that Local Government is the closest to the people and should be the centre point of development. Sadly, governors have been usurping this for primitive accumulation of wealth and power. So, the position of the Supreme Court will engender democracy and help more Nigerians to hold their Leaders accountable. 


This judgement is also a great loss to Lucky Aiyedatiwa and other governors who had gone to court to battle against Local Government Autonomy. We warned them that the truth will prevail. These governors hate democracy and believe that Nigerians must be exploited more in order to satisfy their greed. Now, they have lost woefully!


We call on Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa to dissolve Ondo State Independent Electoral Commission (ODIEC) immediately. The agency is more or less a section of the ruling party and it's quite anti-democratic!


We remember with nostalgia how our party, the African Action Congress (AAC) was robbed in the last Ondo State Local Government Elections in 2020. And we are happy that we protested this in a long and well detailed petition, but sadly, the late Governor Rotimi Akeredolu never constituted the Elections Tribunal to look into our grievances. Such is the tyrannical methods governors use in hoodwinking democracy from below. 


Finally, the African Action Congress (AAC) urge INEC to immediately meet with all Local Government stakeholders and draw a timetable for a uniform Local Government Elections nationwide. We will continue to push for real democracy even when rogue forces are so reluctant to give up!


Signed,

Abiodun Lijofi,

Spokesperson,

Ajayi/Dada IrapadaOndo Gubernatorial Campaign Committee.

11th July, 2024.

Nigeria's Supreme Court grants full autonomy to Local Governments

Nigeria's Supreme Court grants full autonomy to Local Governments

 Supreme Court Orders FG To Pay Allocations Directly To LGAs

Bars Governors from sacking LG Chairs 

 



The Federal Supreme Court of Nigeria has granted a full financial autonomy to the local governments in the country.


In a suit between the federal government and state governments, the Supreme Court ruled that the federal government should pay monthly allocations directly to the local governments account. It also bars the State Government from arbitrary removal of the local governments' chairmen.

The Supreme Court has also barred governors from dissolving democratically elected officials for Local Governments.



The Court also orders the Federal Government to henceforth withhold allocations to Local Governments governed by unelected officials appointed by the Governor.

In a landmark judgement on Thursday, Court said not doing so, would amount to a breach of the 1999 Constitution.

Earlier, federal government was ordered by the Supreme Court to henceforth pay allocations directly to local government councils from the federation account.

The seven-member panel of justices held that state governments have continued to abuse their powers by retaining and using the funds meant for LGAs.

Going by this landmark judgement, the elections into the local governments will invariably become a subject of independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).


In most of the states of the federation , governors are running the local governments by caretakers or elections are Long overdue but we're not conducted .


These are the states running local governments with caretaker committees;


1. Rivers – Rivers Governor Siminalayi Fubara appointed caretaker committees for the 23 local government areas as he continues his battle with his predecessor, Nyesom Wike, for the control of the political structure in the oil-rich state.


2. Jigawa – On June 28, 2024, the government of Jigawa State dissolved the elected council chairmen of the 27 local governments. 


3. Anambra – On June 20, 2024, Governor Charles Soludo, through the House of Assembly, confirmed the appointment of transition committee chairmen and councillors for the 21 local government areas. 


4. Zamfara – In Zamfara, the last grassroots poll was held on April 27, 2019, and the State returned to appointees after the chairmen’s tenures expired. In May 2024, the Assembly approved a six-month extension for the caretaker committee.


5. In Benue, however, elections are scheduled to be held on July 6, 2024, for LG council chairmen.


6. Bauchi – Last year, Bauchi State Governor, Senator Bala Mohammed, sworn in 20  appointed local government area caretaker committee chairmen with their deputies. 


7. Plateau – June 2023, Governor Caleb Mutfwang of Plateau inaugurated the Interim Transition Committee chairpersons for its 17 local government areas at Government House Jos.


8. Abia – In December 2023, Abia Governor Alex Otti, inaugurated the 17 local government transition council chairpersons. 


9. Enugu – In March 2024, Enugu State Government ordered local government chairmen in the 17 councils to hand over administration to heads of personnel management after the expiration of their tenures. 


10. Katsina


11. Kano – In March 2024, Gov. Abba Kabir Yusuf of Kano State recommended names of Interim Management Committee members for Local Government Areas of the state to its House of Assembly for screening and confirmation.


12. Sokoto


13. Yobe – In April 2024, Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni, approved the dissolution of all the 17 local government councils of the state, and also directed all local government chairmen to handover the affairs of their respective local governments to Directors of Personnel Management. 


14. Ondo – Ondo State Government also constituted Caretaker Committees for the 18 Local Councils and 33 Local Council Development Areas, (LCDA). 


15. Osun – In February 2024, Osun Assembly extended the tenure of office and re-appointed caretaker committees of 30 Local Government Areas and 39 others running Modakeke Area Office and Local Council Development Areas in the state.


The extension was subsequently secured for the caretaker chairmen, vice chairmen, scribes and their members’ fresh six months tenure, beginning in February and ending in August 2024.


16. Delta 


17. Akwa-Ibom – Governor Umo Eno last year through a letter with reference number GHU/AKS/S/104/VOL.1/607, addressed to the Speaker, Hon. Udeme Otong, informed the House of Assembly that there was no provision in the 2023 budget for the conduct of local government elections. 


He urged the Assembly to pass a resolution authorising him to set up interim administration at the 31 local government areas at the expiration of the tenure of the elected council officials. 


18. Cross River


19. In Imo State, the last council poll was conducted on August 25, 2018, which was the first in seven years.


20. In Kwara State, the last council election was in November 2017 with caretaker committees in charge since 2020.

 Supreme Court Orders FG To Pay Allocations Directly To LGAs

Bars Governors from sacking LG Chairs 

 



The Federal Supreme Court of Nigeria has granted a full financial autonomy to the local governments in the country.


In a suit between the federal government and state governments, the Supreme Court ruled that the federal government should pay monthly allocations directly to the local governments account. It also bars the State Government from arbitrary removal of the local governments' chairmen.

The Supreme Court has also barred governors from dissolving democratically elected officials for Local Governments.



The Court also orders the Federal Government to henceforth withhold allocations to Local Governments governed by unelected officials appointed by the Governor.

In a landmark judgement on Thursday, Court said not doing so, would amount to a breach of the 1999 Constitution.

Earlier, federal government was ordered by the Supreme Court to henceforth pay allocations directly to local government councils from the federation account.

The seven-member panel of justices held that state governments have continued to abuse their powers by retaining and using the funds meant for LGAs.

Going by this landmark judgement, the elections into the local governments will invariably become a subject of independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).


In most of the states of the federation , governors are running the local governments by caretakers or elections are Long overdue but we're not conducted .


These are the states running local governments with caretaker committees;


1. Rivers – Rivers Governor Siminalayi Fubara appointed caretaker committees for the 23 local government areas as he continues his battle with his predecessor, Nyesom Wike, for the control of the political structure in the oil-rich state.


2. Jigawa – On June 28, 2024, the government of Jigawa State dissolved the elected council chairmen of the 27 local governments. 


3. Anambra – On June 20, 2024, Governor Charles Soludo, through the House of Assembly, confirmed the appointment of transition committee chairmen and councillors for the 21 local government areas. 


4. Zamfara – In Zamfara, the last grassroots poll was held on April 27, 2019, and the State returned to appointees after the chairmen’s tenures expired. In May 2024, the Assembly approved a six-month extension for the caretaker committee.


5. In Benue, however, elections are scheduled to be held on July 6, 2024, for LG council chairmen.


6. Bauchi – Last year, Bauchi State Governor, Senator Bala Mohammed, sworn in 20  appointed local government area caretaker committee chairmen with their deputies. 


7. Plateau – June 2023, Governor Caleb Mutfwang of Plateau inaugurated the Interim Transition Committee chairpersons for its 17 local government areas at Government House Jos.


8. Abia – In December 2023, Abia Governor Alex Otti, inaugurated the 17 local government transition council chairpersons. 


9. Enugu – In March 2024, Enugu State Government ordered local government chairmen in the 17 councils to hand over administration to heads of personnel management after the expiration of their tenures. 


10. Katsina


11. Kano – In March 2024, Gov. Abba Kabir Yusuf of Kano State recommended names of Interim Management Committee members for Local Government Areas of the state to its House of Assembly for screening and confirmation.


12. Sokoto


13. Yobe – In April 2024, Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni, approved the dissolution of all the 17 local government councils of the state, and also directed all local government chairmen to handover the affairs of their respective local governments to Directors of Personnel Management. 


14. Ondo – Ondo State Government also constituted Caretaker Committees for the 18 Local Councils and 33 Local Council Development Areas, (LCDA). 


15. Osun – In February 2024, Osun Assembly extended the tenure of office and re-appointed caretaker committees of 30 Local Government Areas and 39 others running Modakeke Area Office and Local Council Development Areas in the state.


The extension was subsequently secured for the caretaker chairmen, vice chairmen, scribes and their members’ fresh six months tenure, beginning in February and ending in August 2024.


16. Delta 


17. Akwa-Ibom – Governor Umo Eno last year through a letter with reference number GHU/AKS/S/104/VOL.1/607, addressed to the Speaker, Hon. Udeme Otong, informed the House of Assembly that there was no provision in the 2023 budget for the conduct of local government elections. 


He urged the Assembly to pass a resolution authorising him to set up interim administration at the 31 local government areas at the expiration of the tenure of the elected council officials. 


18. Cross River


19. In Imo State, the last council poll was conducted on August 25, 2018, which was the first in seven years.


20. In Kwara State, the last council election was in November 2017 with caretaker committees in charge since 2020.

Deceptions of the West and why Cease Fire May be impossible in Russia/Ukraine War - Putin

Deceptions of the West and why Cease Fire May be impossible in Russia/Ukraine War - Putin

Ukraine says 37 killed in Russia missile strike 


Putin 

Russian President Vladimir Putin has repeatedly stated his position and that of the Russia federation on a possible ceasefire along the contact line with Ukraine and why it may be impossible based on repeated deceptions by the NATO allies propelling Ukraine.


According to President Putin: "When our troops were near Kiev, we received a proposal and even a plea from our Western partners to cease fire and stop hostilities in order for certain things to be done on the Ukrainian side. We did it."


"There was a moment when we did it. The Ukrainian side did not cease hostilities. Later we were told that the official Ukrainian authorities could not control all their military units, because there were allegedly those that were not subordinate to the central authorities. This is what we were told, no more and no less. This is first."


" Second, we were asked to move our troops away from Kiev in order to create conditions to finally sign a peace treaty. We did this and faced deception once again: all the agreements reached in Istanbul were thrown in the trash. Such things happened repeatedly."


"Therefore, we cannot just declare a ceasefire hoping that the opposing side will take some positive steps."


"We also cannot allow the adversary to take advantage of this ceasefire to improve its positions, rearm itself, fill up its army through forced mobilization, and get prepared to continue the armed conflict.We must ensure that the opposing side agrees to take steps that would be irreversible and acceptable to the Russian Federation."


" Therefore, a ceasefire is impossible without reaching this agreement" , Putin said  .






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Ukraine says 37 killed in Russia missile strike 


Putin 

Russian President Vladimir Putin has repeatedly stated his position and that of the Russia federation on a possible ceasefire along the contact line with Ukraine and why it may be impossible based on repeated deceptions by the NATO allies propelling Ukraine.


According to President Putin: "When our troops were near Kiev, we received a proposal and even a plea from our Western partners to cease fire and stop hostilities in order for certain things to be done on the Ukrainian side. We did it."


"There was a moment when we did it. The Ukrainian side did not cease hostilities. Later we were told that the official Ukrainian authorities could not control all their military units, because there were allegedly those that were not subordinate to the central authorities. This is what we were told, no more and no less. This is first."


" Second, we were asked to move our troops away from Kiev in order to create conditions to finally sign a peace treaty. We did this and faced deception once again: all the agreements reached in Istanbul were thrown in the trash. Such things happened repeatedly."


"Therefore, we cannot just declare a ceasefire hoping that the opposing side will take some positive steps."


"We also cannot allow the adversary to take advantage of this ceasefire to improve its positions, rearm itself, fill up its army through forced mobilization, and get prepared to continue the armed conflict.We must ensure that the opposing side agrees to take steps that would be irreversible and acceptable to the Russian Federation."


" Therefore, a ceasefire is impossible without reaching this agreement" , Putin said  .






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Russian Vladimir Putin congratulates Iran’s new president, hopes for closer ties

Russian Vladimir Putin congratulates Iran’s new president, hopes for closer ties

Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated Iran’s reformist candidate Masoud Pezeshkian on his victory in a presidential runoff, the Kremlin said on Saturday.


“I hope that your tenure as president will contribute to a reinforcement of constructive bilateral cooperation between our friendly peoples,” Putin said in a message to Pezeshkian.


Russia an Iran, the target of stiff Western sanctions, can “coordinate efforts to resolve international issues in a constructive manner,” Putin said.

Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated Iran’s reformist candidate Masoud Pezeshkian on his victory in a presidential runoff, the Kremlin said on Saturday.


“I hope that your tenure as president will contribute to a reinforcement of constructive bilateral cooperation between our friendly peoples,” Putin said in a message to Pezeshkian.


Russia an Iran, the target of stiff Western sanctions, can “coordinate efforts to resolve international issues in a constructive manner,” Putin said.

COMMAND YOUR DAY PRAYER POINTS FOR TODAY SATURDAY 6TH JULY, 2024 (+YORUBA EDITION)

COMMAND YOUR DAY PRAYER POINTS FOR TODAY SATURDAY 6TH JULY, 2024 (+YORUBA EDITION)

BY OLUSEGUN TIMOTHY O


READ: ISAIAH 40:30



1) Lord thank you for restoring my lost years.


2) You are my hope O Lord, may I not be disappointed.


3) O Lord take me out of the midst of ordinary people and cause me to sit with me prince.


4) I received great grace to fly on high in Jesus name.


5) Father Lord renew my strength, so that the challenges of life will not overcome me


6) Anointing to Excel come upon me and my family in Jesus. Amen.


               YORUBA EDITION


1) Oluwa modupe fun idapada Odun ti moti padanu.


2) Baba mi Iwo ni ireti mi Oluwa, mase jeki n gba ijakule.


3) Oluwa mumi kuro laarin awon eniyan lasan, ki osi mumi joko pelu awon omo alade.


4) Mogba ore ofe nla lati fo loke ni Oruko Jesu.


5) Baba mi ati Olorun mi, tun okun mi se, ki idojuko maba bori mi.


6) Ifami ororoyan titayo wa si ori mi ati ile mi in Oruko Jesu. Amin 


     Jesus is Lord no controversy.


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BY OLUSEGUN TIMOTHY O


READ: ISAIAH 40:30



1) Lord thank you for restoring my lost years.


2) You are my hope O Lord, may I not be disappointed.


3) O Lord take me out of the midst of ordinary people and cause me to sit with me prince.


4) I received great grace to fly on high in Jesus name.


5) Father Lord renew my strength, so that the challenges of life will not overcome me


6) Anointing to Excel come upon me and my family in Jesus. Amen.


               YORUBA EDITION


1) Oluwa modupe fun idapada Odun ti moti padanu.


2) Baba mi Iwo ni ireti mi Oluwa, mase jeki n gba ijakule.


3) Oluwa mumi kuro laarin awon eniyan lasan, ki osi mumi joko pelu awon omo alade.


4) Mogba ore ofe nla lati fo loke ni Oruko Jesu.


5) Baba mi ati Olorun mi, tun okun mi se, ki idojuko maba bori mi.


6) Ifami ororoyan titayo wa si ori mi ati ile mi in Oruko Jesu. Amin 


     Jesus is Lord no controversy.


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