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nigeria

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Update posted 3 weeks ago

Petition to The General Public, UNICEF, United Nations

Feed the hungry and cloth the cold.

Nigerians are hungry, and this is no exaggeration or fairy tale. Insecurity, food shortages, non-paymtent of salaries, loss of jobs and intense recession and other distractions are compromising the food security and nutrition of millions in the country.Many people are stuck in the poverty trap from which there is no immediate hope for liberation. Hunger is currently a national emergency, scattered across the length and breadth of country are men, women and children living or dying of acute hunger or starvation. Experts say the amount of food needed by the average person varies according to age, sex, body size, physical activity and, to some extent, climate. But millions of Nigerians are subsisting on significantly less than the recommended 2,100 kilocalories that the average person requires to allow a normal, healthy life. While the hunger situation may not be the same as high profile crises in war-torn areas or those hit by natural disaster, which starve a population of food, the nation's hunger emergency is nevertheless paramount. No thanks to the hunger situation, almost 30 percent of Nigerian children are underweight. Statistics from UNICEF, reveal that Nigeria is facing a crisis of malnutrition and has recently overtaken India with the highest number of stunted children, the figures are daunting. With a population of over 190 million, the proportion of the undernourished in total population over the last two years averages 7.0 percent. The number of people undernourished has decreased steadily over the years from 28.0 million in 1990-1992 to 11.2 million in 2000-2002; 2005-2007, 9.3 million; 2010-2012, 10.2 million; 2014-2016, 12.9 million, 15.4 million; 2017-2018. According to UNICEF 205 children could die a day if nothing is done to stop starvation in Nigeria. Under the World Food Programme (WFP), The Nigerian Food and Security Sector has collaborated with the Nutrition Sector -“The Food Security Sector and the Nutrition Sector has increased collaboration over the course of 2017, including initiating the process of developing joint Food Security and Nutrition products to illustrate where joint programming exists and identify opportunities for joint programming going forward. The Nigeria Food Security Sector and Nutrition Sector joined colleagues from other countries at a joint meeting in Rome in May 2017 that resulted in a Call for Action endorsed by agencies working in both humanitarian Nutrition and Food Security programming. This Call for Action identifies several steps that should be taken to improve collaboration between Nutrition and Food Security sectors in promoting joint programming and integrated responses that are based on vulnerability and composite indicators, addressing all the factors that contribute to increased malnutrition, disease, and mortality within humanitarian contexts. While we wait for all higher bodies involved to make changes, you can make your own little change, which also makes a great impact. You never know you could be saving a life today by signing this petition! Hence it is an enabler in raising funds For providing meals to the poor. Remember ever one deserves to live a healthy life!

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Started 7 months ago

Petition to President Muhammadu Buhari, Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

Ibrahim Magu, Acting Chairman of EFCC Must Go

Innoson Saga: Proof EFCC is headed by an incompetent Officer EFCC Tuesday arrested a Chief Innocent Chukwuma, CEO of Innoson Group of Companies and an employer of thousands of Nigeria. Reason left by the anti-graft Agency was that he was invited by the Agency for questioning in a case between Innoson and a Nigerian bank. A claim the business man refuted and requested for proof of invitation. This case being referred to here is already in the supreme court after the business had some business transactions with the man but noticed excessive charge, sued the bank and won the bank in a lower court. EFCC again proved it is headed by incompetent officers without rule of law by going to the house of Mr. Chukwuma at around 5:00am on Tuesday to arrest this international business man and a great citizen of Nigeria from the Igbo extraction whom have never for once been indicted for illegal financial transactions nor corruption. The Agency not already arrested Chief Innocent Commando style, they also maltreated a family member in the process causing great defamation on his person and sending a negative impression to his international and local business partners. This said matter is already in Supreme court and in favor of Chief Innocent Chukwuma , yet EFCC waded in, does it mean they have no respect for the judiciary or rule of law? Is this how Nigeria government intend to promote local content? By using EFCC to malign the people or opposition. I don't really understand what the acting EFCC chairman is upto. I also don't know whose master script he is acting out. Over the months, cases of fraud and misappropriation of funds has been brought to EFCC but nothing has been done or any arrest made just because those cases are against some men in power or their affiliates. Today, EFCC is now a witch-hunting organization being used be the powers that be to intimidate and molest hardworking individuals in Nigeria but allowing indicted criminals to go about freely and we think Nigeria is getting better under this administration. I propose all Nigerians stand against this EFCC chairman. It's high time he is dishonorably released from his duties. Is he not the same man Nigeria senate rejected? Why will the executive be bent on using him? Is it that their is no other capable hand to manage the anti-graft commission? Or should it be that no other individual is ready to act the script of the Executive prompting them to keep the embattled EFCC chairman. Enough is enough. The EFCC chairman must go. Let the Executive do the needful if actually they have no special interest on Magu. Magu should go. He is not competent to head an anti-corruption organization. He is denting the image of Nigeria and using the Commission to intimidate hardworking individuals and those against the Executive arm of the Nigerian government. #MaguMustGo Watch Senate plenary section on the EFCC illegal arrest of Chief Innocent https://youtu.be/bCzEmUclga4 If this petition is won, there will be sanity in the way corruption cases are handled in Nigeria. The selective style of fighting corruption headed by the EFCC Chairman is affecting the intergrity of the commision. This will also allow for the trying and prosecution of top government individuals indicted for corruption but the EFCC taking little or no step to prosecute indicted individauls.

The Total Entrepreneurs
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