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APC Slams Ohaneze For Endorsing Jonathan




The All Progressives Congress (APC) in the South-East, yesterday, slammed the leadership of apex Igbo socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo for endorsing President Goodluck Jonathan.

Spokesperson of the zonal APC and chieftain of Ohanaeze, Osita Okechukwu, wondered why the group would endorse Jonathan, when the 2nd Niger Bridge his administration promised to build was not in the budget.

“Jonathan, in 2011, promised to revamp Enugu Coal facility to complement electricity generation. Till today, it remains a campaign promise.

“If he had fulfilled the promises, jobs would have been created and it will have a multiplier effect on the economy of the zone.

“Look at the Enugu Airport, his administration has been mouthing as international. He has not provided the necessary parameters to make it an international airport.

“These parameters include making Enugu a trade free zone. Our people should not be deceived any longer. How many international carriers fly in and out of Enugu? It is because it remains a mantra that the airport is international.

“Look at the 2nd Niger Bridge; if built, it will be the only bridge in the country that is a toll fee bridge, but funds for the construction is not in the budget.

“Our people will pay for the construction. Go to Loko/Owede Bridge linking River, Benue to Nasarawa which is of the same size and length with the 2nd Niger Bridge. It is nearing completion because Jonathan put it in the budget three years ago.

“How can Ohanaeze say they are endorsing a man who does not love the Igbo? Why will Igbo pay for the construction of the 2nd Niger Bridge? Why will they construct the bridge with borrowed funds?

“Look at electricity tariff in south-east. It is the highest nationwide. The manufacturers in the region are threatening to pull out.

“Jonathan had to award the electricity of the zone to Enugu Electric Distribution Company, EEDC, that failed in the biding process. Ohanaeze leadership is self-serving and that’s a pity,” Okechukwu said.

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  1. ndubuisi chinedu

    March 10, 2015 at 10:18 am

    APC are full of hate. When somebody decide to vote Jonathan again for second team, it is now a problem for them.

  2. Divine West

    March 10, 2015 at 10:19 am

    Jonathan will still win weather you people like it or not. Shameless APC

  3. Bassey

    March 10, 2015 at 10:20 am

    He has already mind up his and there nothing you can do about it.

  4. Emeka Nwaeke

    March 10, 2015 at 11:16 am

    These are the words also associated with APC, “Attacks”, “Slams”, “Counter”, “CRITICISE”… Nothing good comes out of their pen.

  5. Enumah

    March 10, 2015 at 11:20 am

    I was wondering why our darling APC had not come out to criticize this move after several slamming of the implementation of the National conference report in the SouthWest, we’ll be expecting to see more of these. GEJ carries the day at last though.

  6. Etega

    March 10, 2015 at 11:26 am


    • chris Ekpo

      March 10, 2015 at 2:03 pm

      spoken well man, they have nothing else to do or say, any article about APC is either taking one shot after another at GEJ, you will never see or hear what they want to offer. but they criticize thats all.

  7. akpoguma david

    March 10, 2015 at 1:57 pm

    Shuuu all these men can yarn oppata, and dem no ghet level oh, give chance for my presido jor..

  8. fred ibiwari

    March 10, 2015 at 2:07 pm

    Nothing else to say, either jonathan did this, or jonathan did that, give us reasons why you are better, not throwing useless temper tantrum that won’t yield anything.

  9. uduak akpan

    March 10, 2015 at 3:23 pm

    give reason why GMB should be president APC

  10. emmanuel bassey

    March 10, 2015 at 3:29 pm

    shameless apc can’t give us reason why we should vote GMB

  11. uzo okoro

    March 10, 2015 at 3:32 pm

    APC take heart nothing is left for you guys now than propaganda

  12. kemi emmanuel

    March 10, 2015 at 3:33 pm

    Mr President carry go

  13. ubong ekanem

    March 10, 2015 at 3:37 pm

    APC are confused party,why not do your own campaign and leave Mr President alone

  14. nmekamegbulem

    March 10, 2015 at 3:53 pm

    Osita Okechukwu, you’ve mentioned 3 major things started by Jonathan but not yet completed, please mention the ones started by the north for all the years they’ve been in power. Any major establishment in the east was built or done by the time Nigeria is operating regional government, meaning all was done by our own brothers who are the regional leaders then. If you appreciate the little given to you, more will be given, thus says the word of God. You’ve been blinded by the little money entering your pocket from APC purse and forgot where you’re coming from. Even if Jonathan needed to be changed, Buhari will be the last person Igbos will choose. He hated Igbos to the core. He should account for Igbos 300 soldiers he wasted close to the civil war under his watch. He should also come and tell the Igbos what he did to us when he was ptdf chairman. Any Ibo man campaigning for Buhari is a sell out and should be stoned.

  15. kingsley

    March 11, 2015 at 2:38 am

    May ur life continue to fluctuate like nigeria electricity,May ur entire family continue to be corrupt,May your wife,husband,children,cousins and brothers continue to be a victim of Boko harram and kidnappers,May you continue to look for good job and experience poverty and penury in the Next 4 years IF YOU VOTE FOR shall it be!GBAM!!

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



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



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


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



Gov Yahaya Bello
#EndSARS: Gov Bello Warns Protesters Against Overthrowing Buhari

Governor Bello

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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