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Obasanjo playing politics with letter — Tinubu

National Leader of All Progressives Congress, APC, Senator Bola Tinubu has said that the former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo was playing politics with the open letter he wrote to President Muhammadu Buhari which has generated controversy, adding that if the Former President had meant well, he would have met with the President to talk about the issues he raised in the letter since he was Senior to Buhari both in the army, as head of State and as President.

Punch

Ooni ordered his guard to push me at public gathering, Oluwo alleges

The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Adewale Akanbi, has alleged that the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, ordered his bodyguard to push him out of the way during the meeting of traditional rulers in the country held in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital.

Thisday

Saraki Offsets WAEC Fees of 432 Students

The President of the Senate, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has paid the 2018 West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) examination fees of a total of 432 indigent students in Kwara Central Senatorial District.

The Sun

Politicians Buy Arms For Herdsmen – Bodejo, Miyetti Allah President

Since the New Year, 2018 was ushered in, no issue has dominated public discourse as the killings following the clashes between farmers and the Fulani herdsmen in various parts of the country. But one man whose name is considered to be at the centre of the conflict is the National President, Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore Socio-cultural Association, Bello Abdullahi Bodejo (Lamido Fulbe). He spoke to WILLY EYA on various issues and concluded that the anti- open grazing law enacted by some states caused the crises and insisted that it should be reversed.

Daily Times

N10m bribery: EFCC files criminal charge against CCT Chairman Umar

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has filed two-count criminal charge against the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), Mr. Danladi Yakubu Umar before an Abuja High Court over his alleged involvement in N10million bribery.

Guardian

Court sentences businessman to four years in prison for rape

An Upper Area Court III sitting in Kasuwan Nama in Jos North Council of Plateau State yesterday sentenced a 31-year-old businessman, Joseph Vongjem, to fours years in prison for rapping a 13-year-old girl.

Daily Trust

National party backs restructuring, resource control

The Sustainable National Party (SNP), one of the 21 newly registered political parties, yesterday, threw its weight behind those clamouring for restructuring and resource control by states.

Tribune

Fashola has exposed Buhari, Lai Mohammed ―Reno Omokri

FORMER President Goodluck Jonathan said on Friday that a statement credited to the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola on February 1 has vindicated the former administration on the management of the economy.

The Nation

Buhari not a murderer, says Presidency

The Presidency has condemned an opinion article published by a national daily, (not The Nation) associating President Muhammadu Buhari with the killings in Benue and calling him a murderer.

 

 

 

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#EndSARS: ‘Protesters Are Not Here To Cause Chaos’ – Shehu Sani

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ASUU Struggle Is Legitimate And Morally Right, Says Shehu Sani

 

#EndSARS: 'Protesters Are Not Here To Cause Chaos' - Shehu Sani

Shehu Sani

Former lawmaker, Senator Shehu Sani has expressed that the #EndSARS protesters demanding widespread police reform and good governance across the country are not chaos makers.

This is coming at a time when there have been reports of the government planning to deploy troops of the Nigerian military to control the situation which has heightened the tension in the country.

Also Read: BREAKING: #EndSARS Protesters Shut Alausa Secretariat

Reacting to the reports, the former lawmaker from Kaduna stated that the protesters are not mischief-makers as being reported in some quarters but rather people who want the chaos in the country to end.

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BREAKING: Abuja #EndSARS Protesters Block Kuje, Airport Road

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BREAKING: Abuja #EndSARS Protesters Block Kuje, Airport Road

#EndSARS protesters

#EndSARS protesters have blocked the Kuje road leading to the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua expressway.

The protesters also blocked the Airport road, preventing motorists from the right of way.

Although it has been reported that Soldiers have blocked the initial venue of the planned #EndSARS protest in Abuja.

Also Read: #EndSARS: For Some Of Us, SARS Has Been Beneficial – Gov Sule

The military officers were stationed at the popular Aya roundabout early Monday morning, with a roadblock and barricade.

Also, police officers are stationed in front of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) headquarters with Armoured Personnel Carrier and water cannons.

The protesters gathered at the Kuje road and the Airport road to press home their demands.

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BREAKING: #EndSARS Protesters Shut Alausa Secretariat

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BREAKING: #EndSARS Protesters Shut Alausa Secretariat
BREAKING: #EndSARS Protesters Shut Alausa Secretariat

#EndSARS protesters

The demand for widespread police reforms by #EndSARS protesters enters its 12th day and it doesn’t seem as if the protesting youths are backing out soon.

On Monday morning, the protesters stormed the Lagos State Secretariat, Alausa and prevented workers from gaining access to the premises.

Also Read: #EndSARS: Defence Minister Warns Protesters Against Breaching National Security

They blocked all the entrance to the Secretariat and motorists and pedestrians were turned back from coming out and going into the premises.

The Governor’s road had remained one of the major venues where the protesters gather every day with some even sleeping overnight to continue the protest the next day.

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