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‘DSS, Army officers didn’t steal N310m from Saraki’s house’

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The Media Office of President of the Senate on Sunday insisted that security operatives attached to Senator Bukola Saraki did not steal N310m from the Maitama home of the Senate President.

A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Senate President, Mr. Sanni Onogu, said no military officer was attached to Saraki.

The statement read in part, “The attention of the Media Office of the Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has been drawn to a rehash of mischievous and concocted allegations aimed at misleading the public with spurious claims that the Senate President allegedly owned the sum of N310m said to have been stolen from a bureau de change operator in November 2015 by suspected operatives of the Department of State Services and some Nigerian Army personnel.

“This office wants to reiterate that the Senate President had nothing to do with the said stolen money by suspected security agents, then and even now, as being maliciously peddled by some online media to tarnish his image.”

The media office recalled that the incident was reported by the media in December 2015 and when a section of the online media “which has become notorious for dragging the name of the Senate President into issues that he knows nothing about,” the DSS issued a statement in which it stated that it had arrested some of its men that partook in robbing a bureau de change operator in Abuja.

But the media office added that it also issued a statement in reaction to the “false report,” stating that the Saraki had nothing to do with the money allegedly stolen.

Onogu stressed, “We still insist that he has nothing to do with the money and we challenge those still rehashing the stale and fake news to avail themselves of the reports of the police and the DSS on the matter to avoid misleading members of the public unnecessarily.

“Let me state that the Senate President has no army personnel among his security details. Therefore, it becomes absurd for one of the suspect in the robbery to have claimed according to the report that the money was brought to the Senate President’s house from where they connived to steal it.

“The report remains a lie, which must be disregarded by the public; and should it be recirculated tomorrow, it will still remain a lie. At best, we count this unwarranted fake report as part of the April Fool ritual. But the public deserves a better deal from its sponsors and purveyors.

“Besides, the content and intention of the fake is nothing but baseless allegations emanating from the infantile minds of unreasonable interlopers hell bent on rubbing mud on the reputation of a distinguished Nigerian, who is today in his capacity as the Senate President, is working assiduously with critical stakeholders to stabilise and grow our economy. Enough is enough.”

Source: Punch

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Pasuma Says He Was Not Chased Out Of #EndSARS Protest In Lagos (Video)

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Pasuma Says He Was Not Chased Out Of #EndSARS Protest In Lagos (Video)

Nigerian musician, Wasiu Pasuma Wonder has debunked rumour of being chased out of protest ground in the Alausa area of Lagos state.

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A video that surfaced online yesterday showed the moment the Fuji veteran was booed out of the protest ground as protesters yelled at the top of their voices, Go! Go!!

In a new video posted on his Instagram page, the singer stated that he was never chased away by the protesters. According to him, he was well received by the youths after which he lent his voice in the fight for a better Nigeria.

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Pasuma wonder added that, as a father, he understands the grievances of the #endsars protesters and that he is in total support of the movement.

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Carol Afegbai Admits To Shooting Student in 2013, Daughter reacts by deactivating her Instagram account (Video)

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Carol Afegbai, mother of Nollywood actress, Lilian Afegbai has admitted to shooting a UNIBEN in 2013 as accused amidst the #EndSARS protest.

Following the protest against police brutality and extrajudicial killings in the country, Lilian Afegbai’s mother was dragged across social media platforms for having hands in the death of one Ibrahim Momoh in 2013.

In defense of her mother’s name, the actress took to social media to debunk the claim with proofs stating otherwise of how an officer who committed atrocity is currently serving jail time.

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In a video that surfaced online, the retired CSP Afegbai, however, admitted to shooting the student in the leg late at night after he tried to attack the police team at the checkpoint. According to her, Momoh bled to death after he was taken back to the police station after being shot.

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Watch the video below …

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Nigerian Dad knocks daughter for not joining #EndSARS protest

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Nigerian Dad knocks daughter for not joining #EndSARS protest

A Nigerian lady with Twitter handle @Eniola__F has shared screenshot of the chat between she and her father who lambasted her for not joining the ongoing protest against police brutality across the country.

The lady known as Eniola had taken a photo of herself at home and sent it to her dad via WhatsApp but instead of getting the usual appraisal, he criticized her over misplaced priorities.

She sent the photo which was taken by their car garage and told him to take a look at how beautiful she looks in the picture.

She wrote; “See your beautiful daughter.”

But her father who was unimpressed replied; “When others are doing #endsars.”

See their chat below:

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