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Ekiti Election Funding Scandal: Governor Fayose’s Aide Confesses In EFCC Detention

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Abiodun Agbele (a.k.a Abbey), an aide to Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State who was arrested last Wednesday in respect of his alleged role in the launder huge sums of money from of the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) between 2014 and 2015 , has started telling investigators how he was used by the governor and former Minister of State for Defence Mr. Musiliu Obanikoro. INFORMATION NIGERIA in this piece bring to you his revelations.

He said the money was sourced from the SAS Imprest Account of the ONSA under Col. Sambo Dasuki, immediate past NSA, before the 2014 governorship election in Ekiti State.

He also said out of the sum, about N1.219billion was transferred to Fayose through him and a company De Privateer Limited, which is owned by him.

He equally said that the ONSA allegedly wired the N4.745billion via Sylvan Mcnamara Limited, a phony company run by former Obanikoro and his sons.

According to the him, the N1, 219 billion, which was flown as cash in an aircraft air through Akure Airport, was not deposited in any account.

It was kept in a vault at a Zenith Bank branch and it took the bank officials about 10 days to count. The bankers refused to make entry until it was counted,

He also said that on June 26, 2014,  N137million was paid into Fayose’s account 10003126654 with Zenith Bank through Teller-0556814 by himself.

He equally said he  paid N50million into the same account On August 22, 2014.

He then said that he paid another N118, 760,000 into Fayose’s account on 27/8/14 and deposited another N100million from the N1, 219, 490,000 into Spotless Hotel Account run by Fayose and his wife, Helen Olayemi Fayose with Account No. 1010170969,

The governor and his wife are said to be the two directors and signatories of Spotless Hotel account,” according to him.

 

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Shehu Sani Mocks FG Poverty Alleviation Scheme

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Shehu Sani Mocks FG Poverty Alleviation Scheme

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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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