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Osinbajo Slams Jonathan For Attending OIC Meeting, Defends Buhari On Alleged Plans To Islamize Nigeria




Vice Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has berated President Goodluck Jonathan for being the first Nigerian leader to have attended the meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) since Nigeria was clandestinely enlisted by President Ibrahim Babangida in 1986.

Osinbajo said this on Tuesday, at an interactive session with professionals in Warri, Delta State.

Nigeria is one of the 57 member states of the OIC, an organisation that states that it is “the collective voice of the Muslim world” and works to “safeguard and protect the interests of the Muslim world in the spirit of promoting international peace and harmony”.

According to Osinbajo, those accusing the presidential candidate of the APC, Muhammadu Buhari, of being a Muslim fundamentalist, who might Islamize Nigeria are getting it all wrong.

“Throughout his period as military head of state, Buhari was under intense pressure to drag Nigeria into the OIC, but he never yielded, because he respects Nigeria as a secular state, in line with the constitution. Besides, his cook and driver are Christians.

“When Babangida eventually dragged Nigeria into OIC, none of his successors ever attended any of its meeting because they know to Islamise Nigeria is very difficult, as you need to first get the constitution amended. That process, you know, is almost impossible.

“But it is on record that in 2013, President Jonathan, undermining the constitutional limitation, ensured that Nigeria attended an OIC meeting,” he declared.

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  1. Destiny ahead

    February 4, 2015 at 8:51 am

    If Goodluck jonathan work worth to retain as nigeria president i know he will surly win dis coming election.

    My fellow nigerians we are growing everyday 16 years under PDP ubreller without positive change let be wise and change things withour vote may be God can sweep poverty,water problem,insecurity,electricity problem,corruption e.t.c through APC broom out of this great nation..

    Its my pleasure when i see graduate wear NYSC uniform but in painfulw when i hear that graduate are still searching for job after spending money and thousands of days in insitution. can someone tell me benefit of poor man in this Democracy or Crazydemo??

    If Goverment can make utility avaliable for people in d nation both young and elder will enjoy d nation it will even make work avaliable for graduate and non graduate n after all de standard of living of we de citizen will change…

    Nigeria is a great nation but we lack good leader to manage us,to make things esier for de masses…even when a team have good players without good manager it will be difficult for de team to be in top four of d table…

    If nigeria goverment refuse to improve the  standard of living for us,try to make your life standard by working hard and praying to meet future in pleasure way..

    Dont expect postive reward from your negative action.utilize your youth age whatever you do today will surly appare in near future..

    Better day is ahead,only if you accept what destiny bring.. if you dogde today pain dont expect pleasure of tomorrow..

    We are all going to benefit from better nigeria. let’s support who ever win election with our prayer..

    If wish to share smiler with this on whatsapp hi 00233230534493

  2. olatunji

    February 4, 2015 at 10:32 am

    God take control of this coming election, because You know the best for your people

  3. Mr Adeniyi Azeez

    February 4, 2015 at 10:35 am

    Don’t expect positive reward from your negative action.utilize your youth age whatever you do today will surly appear in near future..

    Better day is ahead,only if you accept what destiny bring.. if you dodge today pain don’t expect pleasure of tomorrow..This is real talk to all Nigerians.

  4. ota tade

    February 4, 2015 at 4:06 pm

    Osinbajo, my friend since 1992, please softly, softly. Pikin wey him mama carry for back no know how far the journey be. I tell you honestly, you are an expendable pawn in a diabolical game being played by blood thirsty demons. Wake up from your hypnotism and you will be o.k. Nigerians please vote for Jonathan for peace, progress, continuity and God’s destiny in our time.

  5. .Buhari2

    February 5, 2015 at 5:02 am

    Never knew people are soo dumb like this. We shou’d stop this party talk of 16 years. most of the Apc players now were key players of PDP then. Im not voting party, im voting individual

    • A. O. MOSES

      March 8, 2015 at 9:47 pm


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Youths Burn Down Sanwo-Olu’s Mother’s House In Lagos (VIDEO)



Youths Burn Down Gov Sanwo-Olu’s Mother’s House In Lagos (VIDEO)

Youths Burn Down Gov Sanwo-Olu’s Mother’s House In Lagos (VIDEO)Lagos youths have set the family house of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on fire.

This was after the Governor said that no nobody was killed during the shooting by soldiers at Lekki Toll Gate on Tuesday night.

Sanwo-Olu had debunked claims that the soldiers opened fire and killed some peaceful protesters.

Recall that men of the Nigerian Army reportedly opened fire on protesters following the declaration of 24 hours curfew by the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwolu.

Bullets fired by security operatives hit some persons and at least two persons have been confirmed killed by the police and many injured

Voices in viral footage blamed the shootings on soldiers.

However, the angry youth attacked several important places such as Nigeria Port Authority, TVC News, and the family house of the Governor where his mother resides.

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#LekkiMassacre: Hoodlums Storm TVC Station In Lagos; Set Properties On Fire (Video)



#LekkiMassacre: Hoodlums Storm TVC Station In Lagos; Set Properties On Fire (Video)
Properties in the conpound on fire

Properties in the compound on fire

Hoodlums have reportedly invaded the headquarters of popular news station, TVC, believed to be owned by National Leader of APC, Bola Tinubu.

According to reports, the staff of the news station are being trapped in the building located in Lagos.

Videos circulating online shows that properties in the compound have also been set ablaze.

The news station is currently off air and this comes hours after Nigerians accused the Lagos politician of having a hand in the #LekkiMassacre.

Information Nigeria recalls security agents had opened fire at peaceful #EndSARS protesters at Lekki Tollgate on Tuesday.

In a video circulating online, the anchors of one of the shows, ‘Your View’ were heard saying that there were hoodlums at their gate trying to break into the premises.

Read Also: #EndSARS: Nigerian Army Denies Shooting At Protesters In Lekki

Watch the video clips below:

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Several Injured As Thugs Attack #EndSARS Protesters, Governor Oyetola In Osun



Several Injured As Thugs Attack #EndSARS Protesters, Governor Oyetola In Osun
Several Injured As Thugs Attack #EndSARS Protesters, Governor Oyetola In Osun

#EndSARS protesters in Osun

The Governor of Osun State, Gboyega Oyetola on Saturday, escaped an attack by thugs which happened while he was addressing #EndSARS protesters in Osogbo, the state capital.

Some of the vehicles in the Governor’s convoy were also destroyed by the thugs but the Governor himself was evacuated to safety by his security team.

Also Read: #EndSARS: Hold Enugu State Govt Responsible If Anything Happens To Us – Phyno, Kcee, Zoro

As the convoy was leaving the protest venue, some of the youths continued to stone his vehicles.

While the protest was disrupted, Governor Oyetola assured the injured victims that the government would be responsible for their medical bills.

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