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Monthly Archives: October 2020

Attacks against Tinubu must stop, no evidence of corruption against him- Group

A Political group, Tinubu Vanguard, has urged Nigerians to stop all forms of attack against Mr Bola Tinubu, and his assets. Director-General (D-G) of the group, Dr Johnny Ben, made the call in a statement on Saturday against the backdrop of recent attacks on assets that were purportedly traced to Tinubu. Tinubu, a former governor of Lagos state, is the ...

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2023: Will Tinubu fight back or take to his heel?

By Tunde Odesola With a trap-like mouth comprising 80 spiky teeth, death is the smile on the face of an adult crocodile. In a dramatised circus that pledged to protect lives, limbs and fatherland, the Nigerian military, on Saturday, October 17, 2020, embraced the crocodile and its smile when it launched Operation Crocodile Smile. Like the smile of the crocodile ...

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Protests: Ebonyi State gov urges FG to organise national conference

The Governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi, has suggested the federal government organizes a national conference where issues observed in the ENDSARS protest will be addressed. He made this known on Saturday at the proposed site of the international airport in Ezza South local government area of the state after he had inspected two police stations in Abakiliki city capital ...

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#ENDSARS PROTEST AND 20 TAKEAWAYS – BY LAI OMOTOLA

TO THE PROTESTERS 1. Every movement should have a leader or co-leaders. A movement without a leader is a mob 2. Every movement should have an ideology, a movement without an ideology lacks knowledge. Knowledge is power 3. No particular generation can make a change alone. We need the buy in of all generations 4. SARS in South is different ...

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Lekki Shootings: If I didn’t order the attack, who ordered it? Tinubu asked Sanwo-Olu

After some period of silence, the former Lagos State Governor, National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Tinubu have said that the reports making the rounds that  he jetted out of the country after the shooting of #ENDSARS protesters in Lekki. According to him, he is against the invasion and wanton looting of public and private assets ...

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“Obasanjo not fit to comment on Lekki shootings, he should keep quiet,”- Odi community leaders

Some top Leaders of Odi community in Bayelsa State have lashed out at former President Olusegun Obasanjo for commenting on Lekki shooting by the military. The community leaders under the aegis of Concerned Citizens of Odi berated Obasanjo and said the former leader lacks the moral right to speak on the activities of a military invasion. At the wake of ...

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PDP knocks Kwara State govt for breakdown of law and order

The Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) on Saturday blamed Kwara state government for the breakdown of law and other in Ilorin. The opposition party’s blame is coming following Friday’s looting of COVID-19 palliatives kept in a warehouse at the Ilorin airport. In a statement released in Ilorin by the party’s state Publicity Secretary, Mr.Tunde Ashaolu, PDP said that, if the state government ...

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State of the Nation: PDP puts all political activities on hold

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has suspended all its political and electioneering activities. The party disclosed this in a statement issued by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, in Abuja on Friday. Ologbondiyan said that the decision was a further mark of honour for Nigerian youths who were killed at the Lekki Toll Gate as well as other killings ...

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Our 21 Assembly members in Bauchi not decamping to PDP- APC

The opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bauchi State has disputed the rumours making the rounds in the state that 21 members of the state House of Assembly are defecting to the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP). The party dominates the Assembly with 21 members out of the 29-member House. Addressing journalists yesterday shortly after holding a meeting with APC ...

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ANALYSIS OF THE PRESIDENT’S SPEECH – BY LAI OMOTOLA

In the good old days when ever a President is about to make a speech; people are excited to hear from their President the atmosphere is energized. The reasons are simple; they see the President’s speech as a source of inspiration, hope and good news but today those have faded away. There is a huge disconnect between the leader and ...

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