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Diezani Allegedly Forced Jonathan To Sack Stella Oduah

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The shocking details how former Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Alison-Madueke masterminded the sack of Stella Oduah as a minister have been revealed.
Senator Stella Oduah has revealed alleged details how former Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Alison-Madueke forced ex-President Goodluck Jonathan to sack her as minister of aviation in 2014.
Oduah, now a senator, made the allegation in an upcoming book, ‘On a Platter of Gold: How Jonathan Won and Lost Nigeria’, written by Bolaji Abdullahi, who himself served as a minister under Jonathan from 2011-2014.
The book will go on sale nationwide from November 30, 2017 after the launch, according to a report by TheCable. Oduah was reportedly sacked over a scandal concerning the purchase of $1.6 million BMW armoured cars bought for her by the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) in 2013.
Revealing the part Alison-Madueke played, Oduah revealed in the book that Alison-Madueke had appeared sympathetic and even promised to speak to her friends in the national assembly and the media “to back down” on the issue.
 
“I thought she had my back. I did not know at the time that she was actually fuelling it and orchestrating all the media attacks,” she told Abdullahi.
“I knew all along that Diezani could not deal with having another female around who had the kind of access I had to the president. But she went too far. She thought I was the one who leaked the issue of private jet  that put her into trouble with the House of Representatives (Diezani was accused of spending N10 billion on chartered jets). For her it was payback time.”
Twice, she had offered to resign before her sack but Jonathan asked her not to, according to her, yet the issue did not go away.
 
“Diezani was paying people to keep the story alive. At the same time, she was whispering in [the president’s] ears that he had to take action,” Oduah alleged.
Abdullahi wrote that Alison-Madueke asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to arrest Oduah, but the plan was countered by other members of the cabinet.
A presidential committee headed by Sambo Dasuki, then national security adviser, eventually indicted  Oduah.
When the president told her that she had to go, Oduah asked: “Did Diezani ask you to sack me?” Jonathan answered no, but there and then it was agreed that she should be eased out of government. On January 12, 2014, she was removed as minister.
Abdullahi, the author, was fired as minister of sport in March 2014 by Jonathan allegedly on account of his“godfather”, Bukola Saraki, who had joined other PDP rebels to defect to the APC.

Source: TheCable

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The wicked shall not go unpunished – Oyedepo tells hoodlums looting, vandalizing properties

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The wicked shall not go unpunished - Oyedepo tells hoodlums vandalizing properties

General Overseer of the Living Faith Church, Bishop David Oyedepo, has reacted to the ongoing vandalization and looting of government and private properties by hoodlums in the country.

Oyedepo declared that all the hoodlums taking undue advantage of the unrest in the country will not go unpunished.

The cleric made the declaration during his Sunday service on October 25.

The clergyman also prophesied that unrest in the country was over and that the peace of God has been restored back to the land.

“The sources of agitation will be wisely dealt with and favorably dealt with; the land shall rest again in the name of Jesus Christ.

“All the hoodlums who are taking advantage of this season, let hand be joined in hand, the wicked shall not go unpunished.

“Innocent people on the streets going about their own cause and businesses, they were in their shops, the only business they have.

“CAUTION! You don’t have a double life, you have only one, you don’t have a spare. Caution! I bind all activities of the devil behind every form of unrest being inflicted by hoodlums in the name of Jesus,” he prayed.

 

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I have no plans of relocating, Laycon tells fan

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I have no plans of relocating, Laycon tells fan

Laycon, winner of Big Brother Naija season 5 edition has made it known that he has no plans of relocating outside Nigeria, in spite of all that is embroiling in the country.

His statement comes after one of his Icon fans expressed that few of the ex-housemates are planning to relocate outside the country, asking what Laycon plans on doing.

Laycon, thereafter, restated his love and commitment to his fans, adding that for him to leave the country, he would have to go with all his fans.

 

 

The fan identified as Amara wrote on Twitter:

“Vee, Neo, Nengi, Ozo dey plan japaa, only Laycon still dey write motivational tweets. @itsLaycon which way na?!”

In response, he tweeted:

“If I wan japa, I gats carry all my icons with me… So until that one dey possible, I dey here with Una.”

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Untrained soldier flogs woman at ATM stand for telling him to join the queue

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Untrained soldier flogs woman at ATM stand for telling him to join the queue

A Nigerian lady, Ada-oma, has take to social media to recount her experience in the hands of a soldier with the Nigerian Army.

According to her, she was at an ATM machine of the UBA branch at Oshodi area of Lagos when a soldier  approched her, flouting the the rules of an existing queue.

The said soldier reportled assaulted Ada-Oma after she asked the uniform man to join the queue.

 

 

Taking to Twitter, she wrote,

“Hello Nigerians, I was just assaulted by an army official this morning 26/10/2020 at the ATM stand of @UBAGroup at their oshodi branch. i’m still shaking and crying as i write this because i have never felt this way in my entire life.

“I’m also scared writing this because he Threatened me. so my Life is your hands Nigerians.
I was on the ATM queue and this @NigerianArmy official asked me to move so he can pass, i asked him if he was on the queue that there is a queue, he asked me to move,i moved and continued asking him if he was on the queue, he flared up as you will see in the video below, and before i knew what happened he brought out his belt and hit me.

“This happened at your branch in oshodi and your security men were there. He hit me!!!!! I literally cried my way to the office. I never insulted him.

“Only asked if he was on the queue and he got angry and furious and violent. He threatened to make me bleed blood, in my own country because i asked if he was on the queue.I want justice.”

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