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IBB Commends House Of Reps For “Doing A Good Job”

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IBB-Yakubu DogaraA former military president, retired General Ibrahim Babangida has commended the leadership of Speaker Yakubu Dogara in the House of Representatives.

Speaking when he received members of the House of Representatives led by the Speaker in his Minna, Hilltop residence on Saturday evening, the former military president hailed the Dogara-led House of Representatives as “committed and dedicated”.

A statement issued by Mr. Dogara’s spokesman, Turaki Hassan, quoted Mr. Babangida as urging the House to continue to display commitment and dedication to their duties as legislators.

“I am grateful that you’ve found time to be with us this evening. I’m elated that you and your colleagues have had time to pay this visit”, he said.

“It’s always nice to see you all and the way you conduct yourselves for the purpose of piloting the nation. You can see knowledge and commitment being displayed during your various debates. Sometimes, tempers may rise but the ability to control situations is the hallmark of democracy. I want to commend the whole house for doing a good job.

“I think you have a unique advantage which we never had – we are analogue, you are IT compliant. I want you to please keep it up. I want to commend and congratulate you, Mr. Speaker, for your very able leadership and I hope you will continue to do the country proud.

“I want to thank you once more for coming to visit”, Babangida said.

On his part, Dogara stressed the need for inter-generational interaction, in order to make progress by learning from the past.

“We are here to pay our respects”, he said. “For us to make progress in this country, there has to be a meeting point between the past and the present, and seeking counsel helps us to be better guided”.

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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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#EndSARS: Protesters Rain Curses On Me: Femi Adesina

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#EndSARS: Protesters Rain Curses On Me – Buhari’s Aide, Adesina

Femi Adesina

Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina has revealed that he has been receiving curses from Nigerians through phone calls and text messages over a false report that he advised his principal to shun protesters.

Adesina stated in an article he wrote titled: “An Enemy of the People’ published on Thursday evening.

Also Read: #EndSARS: Nigerians Recount Their Horrible Ordeals In The Hands Of Thugs In Police Uniform

Adesina denied that he advised President Buhari for whatever reasons on the End SARS protesters, but said an online platform falsely accused him that he told Buhari to “ignore the protests and not give in to the demands of ‘Twitter warriors’.

He explained that his telephone numbers were posted on social media, thereby, making people reach out to him with curses.

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