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I’ll Meet You In Court – Fani-Kayode Replies Ali Modu Sheriff

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fani-kayode-apcThe threat by the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff that former Minister of Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, will not go scot free for accusing of him of being a Boko Haram sponsor, has been described as an empty threat by the latter.
Sheriff, whose emergence as the national chairman of PDP has been greeted with opposition from within the party, had shortly after his formal assumption of office on Monday in Abuja, told reporters that Fani-Kayode would not go scot-free for making false allegations against him.
According to the PDP chair, he cannot be a Boko Haram sponsor when the terrorist sect has killed members of his family and also marked him for assassination. He added that there is presently no court case against him due to his alleged sponsorship of the sect.
But the former minister, who vehemently opposed the choice of Sheriff, a two-term governor of Borno State as chairman of the PDP, insisted that a Boko Haram sponsor cannot lead the opposition party.
Fielding question from journalists shortly after the opening session of PDP Former Ministers’ Forum on Tuesday, Fani-Kayode said it was unfortunate that Sheriff, who came in as National Chairman to move the party forward, was issuing threats to members.
“This, I think is unacceptable and nobody is intimidated. The fact of the matter is that he (Sheriff) wants to set Nigeria on fire. He also wants to set PDP on fire and that fire is going to consume him and him alone”, the ex-minister said.

Fani-Kayode, who was spokesperson of the Jonathan/Sambo Presidential Campaign in the 2015 general elections, stressed his readiness to meet Sheriff in court, boasting that ‘I am not like anybody he has met before in his life, He will meet a resistance he never expected”.

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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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#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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