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Lekki tollgate killings have complicated matters for me – Tinubu

Written by on 26 October 2020

The national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has said the #EndSARS protest, and its fallout, including the shooting of the peaceful protesters at the Lekki tollgate by soldiers, has “complicated matters” for him. Tinubu lamented that he was first accused of sponsoring the #EndSARS protest, then later accused of sending soldiers […]

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#ENDSARS: President Muhammadu Buhari goofed — PANDEF

Written by on 23 October 2020

Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, has said President Muhammadu Buhari’s address to the nation on the #EndSARS protests was largely rhetoric, placid, and disappointing. National Publicity Secretary of the regional group, Hon Ken Robinson, in a statement, stated: “While Mr. President finally heeded calls for him to address the nation on the on-goings in the […]

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Ohanaeze decries attempt to pit Yoruba against Igbo in Lagos

Written by on 23 October 2020

The apex Igbo socio-cultural and political body, Ohanaeze Ndigbo has dissociated itself from inciting comments made by the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, over the ongoing carnage in Lagos State. President General, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief John Nnia Nwodo, said this on Thursday in a statement titled, ‘#EndSARS: Alleged destruction of Yoruba […]

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PDP move to prevent Umahi from defecting to APC

Written by on 22 October 2020

Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party have started reaching out to the Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, in a bid to stop his defection from the party newsmen gathered. A party source who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorised to speak to the media on the issue, confided in our correspondent, […]

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Presidential system not workable in Nigeria –Victor Attah

Written by on 22 October 2020

A former Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Obong Victor Attah, has called for the scrapping of the presidential system of government, saying it cannot succeed in Nigeria. He said Nigeria’s problem was beyond governance adding that what the country needs is a rebirth. Attah said this in an interview with newsmen in Uyo on Wednesday. […]

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Don’t let Buhari destroy our democracy – pro-democracy group writes US, UK

Written by on 16 October 2020

A pro-democracy group, Concerned Nigerians, has condemned the nomination of the Presidential Assistant on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie, as an Independent National Electoral Commission Commissioner by President Muhammadu Buhari. The group has also asked the United States, United Kingdom, and other development partners not to allow the President to destroy the nation’s democracy and the […]

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APC, PDP clash over attack on #EndSARS protesters in Lagos

Written by on 16 October 2020

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) engaged in exchange of words over the attack on #EndSARS protesters by armed thugs in Lagos State. The PDP had earlier accused Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu over the attack, giving him 24 hours to fish out the hoodlums that attacked the protesters in Lagos. APC […]

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CAN faults Onochie’s INEC nomination, describes it as executive recklessness

Written by on 16 October 2020

The Christian Association of Nigeria has faulted the nomination of a presidential aide, Lauretta Onochie, as a national commissioner of the South-South in the Independent National Electoral Commission, describing it as “an executive recklessness, a dirty slap on the populace, and a gross violation of the 1999 constitution (as Amended).” A statement by the President […]

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