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Defection: PDP Not Intimidated By APC, Says Shagari

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APC vs PDPAlhaji Mukhtari Shagari, the Sokoto State Deputy Governor, says the recent defection of some politicians to another party was not intimidating the Peoples’ Democratic Party.

Shagari, who is the leader of the party in the state, said this on Saturday in Sokoto in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria.

“This is because other people have also come back to the PDP, and this is also across Nigeria.

“Moreover, the constitution of the country has given everybody the right to associate with whoever he wants”, he said.

The deputy governor also said the PDP in Sokoto state had remained united and resolute.

“We are poised to win the elections in 2015 at all levels”, he said.

In a separate interview, Alhaji Ahmed Gusau, a former Deputy Governor in the state, said also that the PDP umbrella could accommodate everybody interested in being part of the group.

Also, in another interview with NAN, a former Director-General of the National Institute of Transport Technology, Zaria, Alhaji Mahe Dange, said PDP was not intimidated by defections.

“The PDP cannot be intimidated by a baby.

“PDP is like a grown-up person, an experienced person and an educated person. So, can such a person be intimidated by a baby? It is impossible”, he said. (NAN)

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  1. hytch

    January 12, 2014 at 10:16 am

    PDP is a party that gives me enjoy,now I see PDP as a group dat accommodate different people,making them stand as one.

  2. de proph

    January 12, 2014 at 10:34 am

    suported

  3. Jaun†y™

    January 12, 2014 at 12:02 pm

    Shame to A.P.C, for acceptin all those defectin from PDP, cos the same pple who are punishin us in naija are the ones defectin to A.P.C,,so A.P.C is nofin but a looser!

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PDP Asks Buhari To Stop Killing Of #EndSARS Protesters Across Nigeria

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PDP Asks Buhari To Stop Killing Of #EndSARS Protesters Across Nigeria

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the killing of peaceful #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate, Lagos.

This was contained in a statement titled “EndSARS- Lekki Massacre,” signed by the PDP National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, late on Tuesday.

Ologbodiyan said, “The Peoples Democratic Party, condemns in very strong terms, the killing of peaceful protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos as well as other parts of our country.

Also Read: Shehu Sani Condemns Shooting Of #EndSARS Protesters At Lekki Toll Gate

“It is shocking that security agents and, in some cases, thugs, were reportedly deployed to end the lives of promising Nigerians. This, to say the least, is saddening.

“Those responsible for the heinous murder of the innocent and harmless Nigerians must account for their nefarious acts.

“The PDP calls on President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately direct an end to these wanton killings across our nation.

 

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#EndSARS: Gov Bello Warns Protesters Against Overthrowing Buhari

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#EndSARS: Gov Bello Warns Protesters Against Overthrowing Buhari

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The Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello has declared his intention to lead the #EndSARS protest against police brutality ongoing nationwide.

He stated this during an interview with Africa Independent Television AIT on Monday night.

Bello called on his fellow state governors to tack charge in their respective states so as to prevent loss of lives and properties due to attacks by hoodlums.

Also Read: Fayemi Names Members Of Judicial Panel On Human Rights Violations By Police

He, however, warned Nigerian youths to resist the temptation of using the current situation in the country to seek an undemocratic change in leadership.

The Governor warned that those interested in the presidency must wait till 2023 and go through democratic processes.

He urged the protesting youths to leave the streets and embrace dialogue.

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#EndSARS: Protesters Rain Curses On Me: Femi Adesina

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#EndSARS: Protesters Rain Curses On Me – Buhari’s Aide, Adesina

Femi Adesina

Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina has revealed that he has been receiving curses from Nigerians through phone calls and text messages over a false report that he advised his principal to shun protesters.

Adesina stated in an article he wrote titled: “An Enemy of the People’ published on Thursday evening.

Also Read: #EndSARS: Nigerians Recount Their Horrible Ordeals In The Hands Of Thugs In Police Uniform

Adesina denied that he advised President Buhari for whatever reasons on the End SARS protesters, but said an online platform falsely accused him that he told Buhari to “ignore the protests and not give in to the demands of ‘Twitter warriors’.

He explained that his telephone numbers were posted on social media, thereby, making people reach out to him with curses.

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