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PDP ‘ll probe Buhari over Abacha loot – Secondus

The National Chairman, Peoples Democratic  Party, Uche Secondus, has said the party, if it wins the presidential election in 2019, will probe the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration on the way it spent the $322m looted funds recovered from the late dictator, Sani Abacha.

Vanguard

 Help Buhari sustain peace in APC, Oshiomhole begs party leaders

NATIONAL Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has said those who oppose the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari are the ones talking about legacy parties ahead the 2019 general elections.

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Bakare: I Met Buhari for Sending High Profile Delegation to My Mum’s Burial

The Overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare, yesterday in Abuja said he met with President Muhammadu Buhari in the Presidential Villa to thank him for dispatching a high profile delegation to the funeral of his mother penultimate weekend.

Daily Times

Ekiti: We will not be intimidated, despite attack on Fayose –PDP

AS the people of Ekiti State in South West Nigeria get ready to go to the poll tomorrow to elect their next governor to succeed the incumbent, Dr. Ayodele Fayose, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has advised its members in the state not to be intimidated by whatever the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC), which is the ruling party at the centre may want to do to intimidate them, as the party was ready to confront the APC or its agents and ensure a free and fair election in the state.

Daily Trust

Youth group frowns at Tambuwal over comments on killings

The Nigerian Youth Impact Movement (NYIM) has strongly frowned at the recent comment by Governor Aminu Tambuwal, blaming leadership failure on killings in the country.

The Sun

Without restructuring, Nigeria may soon break up – Gen. Momah

A former Minister of Science and Technology and one time Adjutant General and Commander, Training and Doctrine Command, Major-General Sam Momah, in this interview warned that Nigeria may cease to exist as a country if nothing is done to restructure it. Adding that, Nigeria may soon break up.

Leadership

Ekiti Decides, As Fayemi, Fayose Square Up In Old Rivalry

The long awaited July governorship election is finally here and this morning, the electorate of Ekiti State will troop out in the hundreds of thousands to elect a helmsman, who will be in charge of their affairs for another four years, beginning from October, 16, when the tenure of the incumbent governor, Peter Ayodele Fayose, will lapse.

Tribune

APC NWC to decide on mode of Osun gov primary on Monday

Ahead of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary for Osun State fixed for next week Thursday for the September 22 election,  party members are still uncertain on the option the Comrade Adams Oshiomhole led National Working Committee would use to conduct the primary.

The Nation

Oshiomhole parleys with Tambuwal, Kwankwaso

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC),Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has met with Governor Aminu Tambuwal of  Sokoto State and former Kano State Governor  Rabiu Kwankwaso in his latest round of peace talks with aggrieved members of the party.

 

 

 

 

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Shehu Sani Mocks FG Poverty Alleviation Scheme

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Shehu Sani Mocks FG Poverty Alleviation Scheme

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Civil Rights activist and former Senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial district, Shehu Sani has mocked the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration plan to lift Nigerians out of poverty.

Recall that President Buhari administration has constantly reiterated plans to lift 100 million Nigerians out of poverty in 10 years.

Also Read: #EndSARS: Hoodlums vandalize Senator Gershom Bassey’s family house in Calabar

However, the last few days have seen Nigerians discover warehouses where COVID-19 palliatives are stored by state governments which have led to the raiding of the warehouses by Nigerians.

Reacting to the development, the former lawmaker described the move to be the consequence of Nigerians being tired of having to wait for 10 years to be lifted out of poverty.

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Nigerians React As Festus Keyamo Shades Youths Over #EndSARS Protests

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Festus Keyamo

Nigerians have expressed their distaste for the tweet posted by Festus Keyamo over the #EndSARS protests that has led to lives and property being destroyed by hoodlums.

The Minister of State, Labour & Employment took to his Twitter page on Friday morning to post a tweet that reads thus:

“This morning, I woke up and remembered the African proverb: WHAT AN OLD MAN CAN SEE SITTING DOWN, A YOUNG MAN CAN’T SEE EVEN IF HE CLIMBS THE HIGHEST IROKO TREE. Good morning, Lagos. Good morning, Nigeria.”

Read AlsoMinister Of Labour, Festus Keyamo Backs #EndSARSProtest

A Twitter user identified as Adesina Oluwafemi berates the SAN for being a part of bad governance. “Mr. Keyamo. I am astonished at your statement. I am equally as old as you are if not older and I feel the pain of this our youth. I even have classmates that I can’t boast of. All these is because of bad governance which u are a part of“, he wrote.

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Nigerians React As Army Says Videos Of Lekki Shooting Are Photoshopped, Fake

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Nigerians React To Defence Spokesperson's Statement That Videos Of Lekki Shooting Were Photoshopped

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Nigerians have reacted to the video of Nigeria’s defence spokesman, John Eneche, saying that the videos of the Lekki Tollgate shooting were photoshopped. In the video, he said it was analysed and the analyst concluded that they were all doctored.

His statement has generated reactions from Nigerians. Taking to Twitter, many Nigerian users on the micro-blogging platform have dismissed his statement as false because it is impossible to photoshop a live video on Instagram.

Read AlsoEnd SARS: Gen. John Enenche Reacts To Lekki Toll Gate Shootings

Information Nigeria recalls DJ Switch was hailed by Nigerians for her bravery as she waited at the scene of the incident to give everyone a live footage via her Instagram page.

A user identified as Tolani tweeted:

“Dear generation old Nigeria… you cannot photoshop Instagram live. Your ‘analyst’ has 419’d you sir.”

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