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Fayose causing confusion in our party – PDP

The National leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party has accused Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State of causing confusion in the party.

Vanguard

Mr Babachir Lawal, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) has called on commentators on the current subsidy removal to refrain from comments that can deliberately incite the public.

The Sun

Modu Sheriff is a stranger in PDP – Babatope

The Acting National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Modu Ali Sheriff has been described as a stranger in the party.

Thisday

I Will Speak On Recovered Loot On May 29 – Buhari

President, Muhammadu Buhari, says he will on May 29 speak on the recovered stolen funds from persons that had been indicted in the fight against corruption. 

Daily Times

Fulani herdsmen must go, Ebonyi CAN insists

Ebonyi State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), on Thursrday insisted that Fulani herdsmen should leave the state, following their nefarious activities, which had, in recent times, endangered the life and property.

Daily Trust

Bayelsa APC accuses tribunal of bias

An ex-officio member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Bayelsa State, Engineer Akpoebi Benson, has accused the state’s election petition tribunal, sitting in Abuja, of bias and perversion of justice.

Leadership

We Reject N145 Fuel Price Increase, Reverse Now, ReNAN Tells FG

As more reactions continue to trail the removal of fuel subsidy and increase of pump price on Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) from N86.50K to N145.00 per litre by President Muhammadu Buhari, the Rescue Nigeria Anti-corruption Network (ReNAN), has rejected the increment and calls for reversal.

Tribune

Oba of Benin is dead

The Iyase (Prime Minister) of Benin Kingdom, Sam Igbe, has formally announced the passage of the Oba of Benin, Oba Erediauwa.

The Nation

Boko Haram: Troops arrest wanted Boko Haram suspect in Sambisa forest

The ongoing Operation CRACKDOWN on Boko Haram by the Nigerian Troops in Sambisa Forest is yielding significant success according to the military.

 

 

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Shehu Sani Mocks FG Poverty Alleviation Scheme

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Shehu Sani Mocks FG Poverty Alleviation Scheme

Shehu Sani

Civil Rights activist and former Senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial district, Shehu Sani has mocked the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration plan to lift Nigerians out of poverty.

Recall that President Buhari administration has constantly reiterated plans to lift 100 million Nigerians out of poverty in 10 years.

Also Read: #EndSARS: Hoodlums vandalize Senator Gershom Bassey’s family house in Calabar

However, the last few days have seen Nigerians discover warehouses where COVID-19 palliatives are stored by state governments which have led to the raiding of the warehouses by Nigerians.

Reacting to the development, the former lawmaker described the move to be the consequence of Nigerians being tired of having to wait for 10 years to be lifted out of poverty.

See his tweet below:

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Nigerians React As Festus Keyamo Shades Youths Over #EndSARS Protests

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Nigerians have expressed their distaste for the tweet posted by Festus Keyamo over the #EndSARS protests that has led to lives and property being destroyed by hoodlums.

The Minister of State, Labour & Employment took to his Twitter page on Friday morning to post a tweet that reads thus:

“This morning, I woke up and remembered the African proverb: WHAT AN OLD MAN CAN SEE SITTING DOWN, A YOUNG MAN CAN’T SEE EVEN IF HE CLIMBS THE HIGHEST IROKO TREE. Good morning, Lagos. Good morning, Nigeria.”

Read AlsoMinister Of Labour, Festus Keyamo Backs #EndSARSProtest

A Twitter user identified as Adesina Oluwafemi berates the SAN for being a part of bad governance. “Mr. Keyamo. I am astonished at your statement. I am equally as old as you are if not older and I feel the pain of this our youth. I even have classmates that I can’t boast of. All these is because of bad governance which u are a part of“, he wrote.

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Nigerians React As Army Says Videos Of Lekki Shooting Are Photoshopped, Fake

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Nigerians React To Defence Spokesperson's Statement That Videos Of Lekki Shooting Were Photoshopped

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Nigerians have reacted to the video of Nigeria’s defence spokesman, John Eneche, saying that the videos of the Lekki Tollgate shooting were photoshopped. In the video, he said it was analysed and the analyst concluded that they were all doctored.

His statement has generated reactions from Nigerians. Taking to Twitter, many Nigerian users on the micro-blogging platform have dismissed his statement as false because it is impossible to photoshop a live video on Instagram.

Read AlsoEnd SARS: Gen. John Enenche Reacts To Lekki Toll Gate Shootings

Information Nigeria recalls DJ Switch was hailed by Nigerians for her bravery as she waited at the scene of the incident to give everyone a live footage via her Instagram page.

A user identified as Tolani tweeted:

“Dear generation old Nigeria… you cannot photoshop Instagram live. Your ‘analyst’ has 419’d you sir.”

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