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Atiku Has The Capacity And Personality To Be President in 2019 – Ibrahim Mai-Sule

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Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar’s quest for the presidency got a significant boost from the North when Nigeria’s former ambassador to Indonesia and member of the defunct Constitutional Conference, Ambassador Ibrahim Mai-Sule proclaimed that the Ad­amawa-born politician can succeed President Muham­madu Buhari because he has all it takes.

The respected diplomat and politician also dismissed the decades-old long myth of one monolithic North and stated it was now a dead horse.

With the peculiar insight of a diplomat he stated that the crisis in the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, is firmly linked with mem­bers of the n-PDP group who migrated to APC and helped it topple former President Goodluck Jonathan. He said they have now infected the party with cancer.

According to the ambas­sador, “I think the north will seriously think of what to do in 2019; whether they want to continue with the same person or bring in another person…The fact is that Ati­ku is well qualified to be Ni­gerian President. He has the credentials and the capacity.

“He was elected Vice-Pres­ident for eight years and has made the political atmos­phere very lively, especially during the Obasanjo’s Third Term agenda. If you put what Bola Tinubu had become po­litically and you put all these together, I think Atiku has become somebody who has the capacity and attributes.”

Further laying out the ba­sis of his position, stated that Atiku has both the ex­perience and capacity. His words: “He has age on his side. He has experience, ca­pacity to provide leadership, to carry people along. Look at all the people that worked with Obasanjo, he remained the rallying point.”

Responding to former President Olusegun Obasan­jo’s allegation Atiku is cor­rupt, Ambassador Mai-Sule said that, “I think he is one of the most highly probed pol­iticians in this country and yet, they have found nothing against him.

“It is two of them that are in a better position to say why it is so. Tony Anenih equally said Atiku stopped him from being party chair­man and so, he stopped him from becoming president.

“But the important thing is that nobody has found him culpable. When people look for what to use to pull you down and it is not there, they will look for something else and pull you down.

“Atiku’s problem was more of perception. He has always been an entrepre­neur right from early stag­es in life. He is a self-made person.”

On the idea of a mon­olithic Northern Nigeria which represented a major conceptual plank influenc­ing the region’s political in­fluence, he stated that the concept was effectively dead.

Source: BreakingTimes

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  1. sirOscie

    December 13, 2016 at 11:45 am

    Totally on point Ibrahim Mai sule…
    Atiku has the capacity and should be given a chance to lead Nigeria to a greater height.

  2. Zirem

    December 13, 2016 at 12:58 pm

    For where we are as country-dwindling economy, ethnic and religious intolerance-Atiku is our best bet. His CV for a the presidential seat is impeccable.

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Lady buys carton of indomie with COVID-19 sticker in Akwa Ibom

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Lady buys carton of indomie with COVID-19 sticker in Akwa Ibom

A Nigerian lady has lamented over the insensitivity of some Nigerians who go about selling what rightfully belongs to the citizens of the country.

In a Facebook post, the lady, Inemesit Green-Nathaniel said she bought a carton of Indomie and removed a new sticker found on it. It turned out to be a covid-19 sticker, stating that the indomie is not for sale.

 

To her utmost surprise, after removing the “indomitable” sticker, she found COVID19 sticker, underneath it.

“I don’t really know what took my mind to this pack of indomie in my house, I decided to remove this new sticker from it, lo and behold at the back of it I saw Covid 19, Not for sale.

So all this while I have been buying my own right? So if you are looking for warehouse in Akwa ibom, our own palliatives has been sold out to us. HOW HEARTLESS CAN PEOPLE BE?”, She lamented.



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Lekki Toll Gate Future Proceeds Should Go To Victims Of Police Brutality: Tinubu

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Lekki Toll Gate Future Proceeds Should Go To Victims Of Police Brutality: Tinubu

Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, former governor of Lagos state has stated that the future proceeds from Lekki toll gate be donated to victims of late endSARS protest in Lagos.

The National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress stated this in a statement made available to newsmen in Lagos.

 

 

Read his statement below;

“Today, I speak to those who believe in the importance of, and want to know, the truth,” Tinubu said.

“The slander aimed at me is based on the untruth that I own the toll gate concession. The hate mongers prevaricate that I ordered the Lekki assault because the protests had caused me to lose money due to the interruption of toll gate activity,” Tinubu said.

“The toll gate is a public asset. Given what has happened, I would like to propose to the government that the toll gate be left closed for an indefinite period.

“If it is reopened, revenues should be donated to the confirmed victims of the Lekki attack as well as to other identifiable victims of police brutality in Lagos.

“Let government use the money to compensate and take care of those who have lost life or limb in the struggle for all citizens to go about the quiet, peaceful enjoyment of life without fear of undue harassment at this or that checkpoint,” he said.

“Although equipped with prior notice of the imminent trespass, I did not call anyone to seek or request for the army or police to deploy let alone attack, kill, or injure those who razed and vandalized these properties.

“I did not want any bloodshed. These elements, mostly hirelings of my political opponents, wreaked their havoc and destroyed those buildings and facilities and I thank God that the employees of these two media institutions managed to escape largely unharmed,” he said.

”In good opinion, it is illogical that he allowed damage to his investments but ordered: “soldiers to repel peaceful protesters from the toll gate where I have no financial interest”.

“Why would I be so moved as to instigate the army to attack peaceful, law-abiding people at the toll gate where I have no pecuniary stake, yet lift not a single finger to stop hired miscreants bent on setting fire to these important media investments?”.

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Nigerian leaders constantly leaves me heart broken – Singer Orezi

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Nigerian leaders constantly leaves me heart broken – Singer Orezi

Orezi, famous  Nigerian singer has stated that the fraudulent and corrupt activities of Nigerian leaders constantly breaks his heart.

The singer made this known in a series of tweets he sent out recently.

According to him, political leaders should be held accountable and made to face justice when found culpable of a crime.

He wrote,

“The only reason this politician do this and have the nerve to sleep well at night is because they are not sleeping in KIRIKIRI YET , they commit all this sorts of crimes against the same people who put them in power , Oppress them and the JUDICIARY SYSTEM STILLS FAVOURS them.

“I REPEAT UNTILL OUR POLITICIANS START GOING TO JAIL FOR ALL THIS BROAD DAY LIGHT CRIMES WITH EVIDENCES STARING AT US IN THE EYE NIGERIA WILL NEVER BE GREAT

“This past week has been my worst as a Nigerian living in Nigeria , I have been sad , angry , pained , cried , I can’t mehn !! TIRED GOD GIVE US THE STRENGTH !! ITS NOT EASY, EVERYBODY GO GET YOUR PVC !! na the only way oooo ”.

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