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Nigerians React As Court Sacks Dino Melaye As Senator

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Nigerians have taken to their Twitter handle to react after an election tribunal dismissed Dino Melaye as a Senator and ordered a fresh poll in Kogi west senatorial district.Nigerians while reacting to the ruling have expressed divergent views.

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While some are of the opinion that Dino Melaye would still emerge victorious if a fresh poll is conducted others have expressed humour by sharing that the 9th Assembly would miss the controversial lawmaker for his comic act.

What Nigerians are saying:

I heard Dino Melaye is in sifia pains 😥 God be with you @dino_melaye.
Stay strong! pic.twitter.com/I9kd5PNnGR

— Dami OmoEgba (@officialOluwabi) August 23, 2019

Dino Melaye after hearing he has been sacked from representing the people of Kogi West Senatorial District…

Just the other day he was mocking Godswill Akpabio but now he is no longer a Senator meanwhile Akpabio is now a Minister.

Karma is a bitch pic.twitter.com/XrzfALn4ww

— Pecky #BBNaija (@PeckyOfficial) August 23, 2019

Even if they conduct the election 1millions time u will win him am not afraid because the kogi west loves u

— faith chubiojo ihiabe (@ihiabe_faith) August 23, 2019

I shouted it during the general election, when Dino Melaye was busy announcing his own results online as if he was INEC. Anyway, maybe he was an Online-@inecnigeriapic.twitter.com/qvagUeXaXz

— Ifeanyi Stephen (@Ifeanyi80640776) August 23, 2019

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National Broadcast: PDP Slams Buhari Over ‘Disappointing, Empty’ Speech – PDP

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National Broadcast: PDP Slams Buhari Over 'Disappointing, Empty' Speech – PDP
National Broadcast: PDP Slams Buhari Over 'Disappointing, Empty' Speech – PDP

Muhammadu Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has blasted President Muhammadu Buhari over his nationwide broadcast over the ongoing #EndSARS protest rocking the country.

Recall that Buhari in his speech called for an end to the protest, adding that his government had already accepted and started implementing demands of the protesters.

He, however, failed to acknowledge the shooting of protesters by soldiers of the Nigerian Army at the Lekki Toll Gate on Tuesday night.

Also Read: President Muhammadu Buhari’s speech – Full text

Reacting in a statement on Thursday night by its spokesperson, Kola Ologbodinyan, the PDP said Buhari’s address was depressing and failed empathy test.

The party appealed to Nigerians, particularly the youth, to remain calm and allow a return to normal life in the collective quest for peaceful co-existence in the overall interest of the nation.

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PDP Asks Buhari To Stop Killing Of #EndSARS Protesters Across Nigeria

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PDP Asks Buhari To Stop Killing Of #EndSARS Protesters Across Nigeria

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the killing of peaceful #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate, Lagos.

This was contained in a statement titled “EndSARS- Lekki Massacre,” signed by the PDP National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, late on Tuesday.

Ologbodiyan said, “The Peoples Democratic Party, condemns in very strong terms, the killing of peaceful protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos as well as other parts of our country.

Also Read: Shehu Sani Condemns Shooting Of #EndSARS Protesters At Lekki Toll Gate

“It is shocking that security agents and, in some cases, thugs, were reportedly deployed to end the lives of promising Nigerians. This, to say the least, is saddening.

“Those responsible for the heinous murder of the innocent and harmless Nigerians must account for their nefarious acts.

“The PDP calls on President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately direct an end to these wanton killings across our nation.

 

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#EndSARS: Gov Bello Warns Protesters Against Overthrowing Buhari

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#EndSARS: Gov Bello Warns Protesters Against Overthrowing Buhari

Governor Bello

The Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello has declared his intention to lead the #EndSARS protest against police brutality ongoing nationwide.

He stated this during an interview with Africa Independent Television AIT on Monday night.

Bello called on his fellow state governors to tack charge in their respective states so as to prevent loss of lives and properties due to attacks by hoodlums.

Also Read: Fayemi Names Members Of Judicial Panel On Human Rights Violations By Police

He, however, warned Nigerian youths to resist the temptation of using the current situation in the country to seek an undemocratic change in leadership.

The Governor warned that those interested in the presidency must wait till 2023 and go through democratic processes.

He urged the protesting youths to leave the streets and embrace dialogue.

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