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Apostle Suleiman Forewarned Me Of Wike’s ‘Betrayal’, Says Amaechi

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Amaechi vs WikeGovernor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State on Saturday said that he had been forewarned a long time ago by a popular prophet that the Supervising Minister of Education, Chief Nyesom Wike, would stab him in the back.

A believer in prophecies, Amaechi, who was speaking at the Saint Barth’s Anglican Church, Bera-Ogoni in Gokana LGA of the state, at the thanksgiving by Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, said that the Edo State-based cleric, Apostle Joseph Suleiman, predicted in 2011 that Wike was going to betray him.

The prediction, according to him, was made soon after he recommended Wike, who was then the Chief of Staff, Government House, Port Harcourt for ministerial appointment.

In a twist of fate, the minister has now become the governor’s worst nightmare ahead of the 2015 election.

Amaechi noted that he has done so much for Wike to repay him with evil.

He recalled that his intervention when the people of Obio/Akpor Local Government Area vowed to deny Wike a second term as chairman of the council over alleged disrespect for elders, arrogance and poor performance saved the minister’s political career from going under prematurely.

He said: “Senator Magnus Abe said he does not believe in prophesies, but a prophet came and told me not to make Nyesom Wike a minister, because he would betray me. The name of the prophet is Apostle Suleiman. I told the prophet to pray against it.

“When I confronted Nyesom Wike in the presence of Chima Chinye, he swore with his children that he would not betray me. Any man that swears with the lives of his children is a wicked man. He does not appreciate those children at all”.

Amaechi, who is the Chairman of Nigeria Governors Forum, said: “I am a prophet on my own. I prophesy to people. I told you before that I fasted for 10 months and I saw a lot of things, beyond what the prophet told me.

“I saw all the things that came to pass in my governorship. In fact, the prophet told me then that I would be governor and after that, these were things that would happen; and I told him that they were already revealed to me”.

However, Wike has consistently denied the allegation of betraying his former boss, saying he was one of the very few that stood by him when the legal battle to claim his governorship mandate lasted.

At the thanksgiving, Abe, the senator representing Rivers South-East in the upper chamber of the National Assembly, narrated his close shave with death when policemen of the Rivers State police command, allegedly acting on the orders of the then police commissioner, Joseph Mbu, shot him with rubber bullets on January 12 during a botched rally organized by the pro-Amaechi group, Save Rivers Movement (SRM), and had to be flown to London for further medical treatment.

He returned to Nigeria about a week ago.

In apparent reference to claims that he feigned the severity of the incident, Abe displayed the doctor’s report from the Princess Grace Hospital, London confirming that he was indeed shot.

The senator said: “Anybody who says I do not have any cause to thank God, is an idiot. I just want all of you to join me to thank God for saving my life. People were here, busy organising demonstrations, to show that nothing happened to me. I do not begrudge them, because we live in a society where human lives are not valued.

“If it is where human lives are valued, nobody would do that, when someone has gone through the pains I went through. When I got to a society where they value human lives (United Kingdom), their reaction was quite different from the reactions from my home country. That is the difference between Nigeria and places that value human lives”.

In his brief exhortation, the Bishop, Diocese of Ogoni (Anglican Communion), the Rt. Rev. Solomon Gberegbara, thanked God for saving Abe’s life and prayed for His continuous protection to the family of the ex-Rivers SSG.

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Fayemi Presents Over N109 billion As Budget Estimate For 2021

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Fayemi Presents Over N109 billion As Budget Estimate For 2021

Governor Fayemi

Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi has presented the proposed budget for the 2021 fiscal year in the State.

The Governor on Monday presented a budget estimate of over N109 billion for the 2021 fiscal year.

Governor Fayemi, while presenting the budget at the State House of Assembly complex yesterday in Ado-Ekiti described the 2021 budget as “Budget of Recovery and Economic Restoration.”

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The budget has a recurrent expenditure of N57, 997,898,982.62k while the capital expenditure has N51, 668,386,739.99k.

Fayemi, said the budget proposal presented contains the policy thrust, programmes, and vision of his administration for 2021, saying efforts shall be made to source the needed resources to fund the budget.

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National Broadcast: PDP Slams Buhari Over ‘Disappointing, Empty’ Speech – PDP

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National Broadcast: PDP Slams Buhari Over 'Disappointing, Empty' Speech – PDP
National Broadcast: PDP Slams Buhari Over 'Disappointing, Empty' Speech – PDP

Muhammadu Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has blasted President Muhammadu Buhari over his nationwide broadcast over the ongoing #EndSARS protest rocking the country.

Recall that Buhari in his speech called for an end to the protest, adding that his government had already accepted and started implementing demands of the protesters.

He, however, failed to acknowledge the shooting of protesters by soldiers of the Nigerian Army at the Lekki Toll Gate on Tuesday night.

Also Read: President Muhammadu Buhari’s speech – Full text

Reacting in a statement on Thursday night by its spokesperson, Kola Ologbodinyan, the PDP said Buhari’s address was depressing and failed empathy test.

The party appealed to Nigerians, particularly the youth, to remain calm and allow a return to normal life in the collective quest for peaceful co-existence in the overall interest of the nation.

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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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