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Boko Haram Insurgency Blamed On Some Politicians

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Presidential candidate of the African Liberation Party, ALP, in the 2011 general elections, Chief Emmanuel Okereke, has blamed Boko Haram insurgency on politicians who are desperate about ruling the country.

He made the comment in Abuja, yesterday, while addressing a group under the aegis of Southern Youths For Peace Initiatives, which had bestowed an Award of Excellence on him. According to Okereke, the insurgency was created by the politicians to intimidate President Goodluck Jonathan from seeking a second term in office.

The politician, who is also the Director-General of Taskforce on Illegal Importation of Small Arms and Light Weapons, also said that the abduction of the over 200 schoolgirls in Chibok, Borno State was masterminded by the politicians to discredit Jonathan’s administration, so that he can lose support locally and internationally in his re-election bid.

Okereke, who insisted that the activities of the sect was the handiwork of “desperate politicians scheming for power in the 2015 general elections”,recalled that Borno State Government had earlier been advised by the West African Examination Council, against taking exams because of the tensed insecurity in the area.

He also decried the pressure being mounted on President Goodluck Jonathan to visit Chibok community in Borno State, where Boko Haram terrorists abducted the girls, saying such was unnecessary.

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  1. Masta Gulumba

    July 19, 2014 at 9:03 am

    Mr Chicken, you forgot and turned your back against the wind. No wonder so in Nigeria there is someone from the South East a Director General on Task Force on Illegal Importation is Small Arms, Bombs, APC’s, Light Weapons and Ammunition into Nigeria while you the the Chief Importer. No wonder those caught transporting arms and ammunition from the sea ports up North were all his kith and kins. Those caught planting bombs were from his geopolitical zone. Even his Church Pastor or Poster was caught IED

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Gunmen Abduct Wife Of Akeredolu’s Chief Of Staff

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 Gunmen Abduct Wife Of Akeredolu’s Chief Of Staff

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Kidnappers on Friday abducted the wife of Olugbenga Ale, Chief of Staff to Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu.

According to reports, she was kidnapped around Owena after the Joseph Ayo Babalola University while on her way back to Ondo from Lagos State.

Also Read: Unknown Gunmen Kill Ondo Traditional Ruler, Olufon Of Ifon

The police spokesman in the state, ASP Tee-Leo Ikoro, confirmed the news to Channels Television on Friday.

This development is coming about twenty-four hours after a first-class traditional ruler in Ondo State, the Olufon of Ifon in Ose local government, Oba Isreal Adeusi, was murdered by suspected kidnappers.

 

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TECNO Stormed Computer Village with BBNaija’s OZO to Wrap up its Black Friday Sales Activities

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The month of November is always known for its intense sales activities because the best deals of the year come
during the Black Friday Period. For TECNO, Africa Number One mobile brand, it was the time to reward its
customers with massive discounts and various gift items while also unveiling some of its new devices.

The brand in collaboration with SLOT stormed computer village as part of the events to wrap up its black Friday
sale activities, hosted BBNaija’s Ozoemena Chukwu to a hangout at SLOT Ikeja.

Fans and customers had a fun time interacting with the handsome celebrity while enjoying discount offers on
TECNO devices. Different deals and gift items were up for grabs as customers who made purchases at the store
enjoyed 50% discounts on Spark 5, Camon 16 Series and 100% cashback on the Spark 5 Pro.

The major highlight of the event was the presentation prizes to lucky winners. Customers who participated in
the spin the wheel game won gifts items such as Bluetooth Speaker; Power Bank and kettle while those who
participated in the Scratch and Win Promo won for themselves different deals ranging from 50% to 100%
cashback.

TECNO also introduced two latest devices-the Spark GO 2020-powered by Google Android 10 Go Edition and a
TECNO POVA. POVA means ‘Powering Optimal Value and Ambitions’ is a rebrand of the popular battery series
formerly known as Pouvoir was inspired by the zeal to deliver budget-friendly smartphones with superior
gaming experience.

The first of its kind 6.8-inch TECNO POVA, is powered by Mediatek Helio G80 octa-core processor and hyper-
engine game technology that transforms gameplay experience giving ultimate stability and a high refresh rate.
Additionally, users will benefit from the “Game Space,” “Game Mode,” and “Game Assistant 2.0” features,
allowing them to switch to the “do not disturb” function, a much-anticipated experience all gamers will
absolutely enjoy.

The TECNO POVA is also equipped with a power-packed multitasking effect ramped up by 6GB RAM and 128GB
of internal memory. The device also has a 6000mAh super big battery, 18W Dual IC Flash charger, a standby
time of 30 days and the ability to play music for 8 days straight, on just a single charge. It’s the perfect
smartphone offering a way to worry less about low battery.

The new devices are available for purchase this November and for the rest of November, customers will enjoy
amazing discounts, instant and mega prizes on TECNO devices.

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BREAKING: Court Jails Rep Member For Lying

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BREAKING: Court Jails Rep Member For Lying

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A member of the House of Representatives, Victor Mela has been sentenced to one-month imprisonment by a Magistrate Court in Wuse, Zone 6.

The lawmaker who represents Billiri/Balanga federal constituency was, however, given an option of fine.

Also Read: North Is The Worst Place To Live In Nigeria -Sultan of Sokoto

Recall that on November 10 that a magistrate court found the lawmaker guilty of lying under oath while filling the CD001 INEC form prior to the 2019 elections.

The magistrate had, however, set a different date for sentencing of the lawmaker after his lawyer pleaded for leniency.

Mr Mela swore to an affidavit thrice, denying citizenship of another country whereas he has a British passport.

 

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