Tag: Agitation

Stop Lying To Nigerians, Boko Haram Is Not Defeated- Aisha Yesufu Tells Buhari

Stop Lying To Nigerians, Boko Haram Is Not Defeated- Aisha Yesufu Tells Buhari

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Aisha Yesufu, BringBackOurGirls, BBOG co-convener, on Tuesday lashed out at Buhari government over its claim that Boko haram has been defeated. The activist stated this on her Twitter account in reaction to the bomb blast at Adamawa mosque, Mubi. The incident claimed dozens of lives. According to Aisha, the government has not won war against Boko Haram and must act immediately to ensure security of Nigerians. She further expressed sadness at recurring devastating attacks. “What a tragedy! What sadness! Innalillahi wa inna ilaihi rajiun. “May the soul of those that died in the Mubi suicide bombings rest in peace. May the injured be healed. “The government must do more to protect citizens. “Enough of we have won the war propaganda. CITIZENS are dying. “The Nigerian
Acclaimed New Leader Of IPOB Claims He Knows Nnamdi Kanu Whereabouts

Acclaimed New Leader Of IPOB Claims He Knows Nnamdi Kanu Whereabouts

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The new acclaimed leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Ezenachukwu Okwudili, on Tuesday disclosed the whereabouts of Nnamdi Kanu. Okwudili claimed that the fugitive ex-leader of the pro-Biafra group fled to London using his British passport. In a broadcast on Radio Biafra, Okwudili said, “Those who benefited from inciting young Igbo youth to violence and death, the time of reckoning has come.” “We are putting an end to blood-shed while continuing with our struggle. Kanu has fled to London using his British passport and he is hiding after our successful takeover of the Radio and IPOB Leadership.” The radio broadcast also accused Law Mefor, the brother of Uche Mefor, Kanu’s former deputy, of collecting money from Igbo traders and businessmen as under the pretence of b
Dead Or Alive, Nnamdi Kanu Remains Our Leader- IPOB  Clears The Air

Dead Or Alive, Nnamdi Kanu Remains Our Leader- IPOB Clears The Air

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The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Wednesday dismissed insinuations in certain quarters that its leader, Nnamdi Kanu was sacked. IPOB maintained that the elusive Kanu remains, “indisputable leader and shall so remain until Biafra is restored.” In a statement by its Head of Directorate of State, Mazi Chika Edoziem and sent to DAILY POST, the pro-Biafra group said no one has ever thought of removing or replacing him. The group accused the Nigerian Government of sponsoring some individuals to concoct lies against it. The statement reads, “The highest decision making body of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) is the Directorate of State (DOS) headquartered in Germany and headed by Mazi Chika Edoziem, under the supreme command and leadership of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu the prophe
Buhari’s Visit To South-East Not For Politics- Buhari’s Spokesman

Buhari’s Visit To South-East Not For Politics- Buhari’s Spokesman

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Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, has denied claims that President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to the South-East region was politically motivated. He rejected the claims yesterday during an interview on Channels Television’s Politics Today. Recall that the President left Abuja on Tuesday for Ebonyi State, kicking off his first official visit to the South East since he assumed office in 2015. “If some people are infusing political motives, they have a right to their thoughts. As far as the President is concerned, this is a state in the country he has been invited to come on a state visit and commission some projects,” Adesina said. In the defence of his principal, the presidential spokesman explained that the state in question (Ebonyi) is under
Presidential Visit: Buhari Will Not Return Alive- IPOB Warns

Presidential Visit: Buhari Will Not Return Alive- IPOB Warns

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The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Monday warned President Muhammadu Buhari against his planned visit to the South East. Barring any last minute change, Buhari is expected to visit Ebonyi through Enugu on November 14, 2017 and Anambra on November 15. Reacting to the planned visit, IPOB warned that the said date will be “recorded in history as a very bloody day should that Jubril masquerading as Buhari attempt to land on Biafran soil.” The pro-Biafra group also said Ohanaeze and South East governors should be responsible to bear the consequences of their attack on the president. In a statement signed and sent to DAILY POST by its spokesperson, Emma Powerful, IPOB warned that “we will die with him should he set his foot on the sacred land of Biafra. HE WILL NOT GO BACK ALI
Ijaw Youth Council Vows To Protect Tompolo, Warns The Army

Ijaw Youth Council Vows To Protect Tompolo, Warns The Army

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The Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, Friday, said it was behind ex-militant leader, Government Ekpemupolo, otherwise known as Tompolo. The group warned ‘laptop fraudsters’ masquerading as militants in the region to leave him alone. President of the group, Pereotubo Oweilaemi, who made this statement yesterday, asked soldiers searching for members of the Niger Delta Avengers to stop harassing innocent riverine dwellers. Oweilaemi said, “For the umpteenth time, the Ijaw nation is appealing to the laptop fraudsters masquerading as militants in the region to leave High Chief Government Ekpemupolo alone. “They can engage in whatsoever business they so desire for the perpetration of their criminal agenda, but Tompolo’s name should not be dragged in. The Ijaw nation is standing be
Security Forces, Government Officials Creating Tension In The Niger-Delta- Clark

Security Forces, Government Officials Creating Tension In The Niger-Delta- Clark

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The National Leader of the Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, Senator Edwin Clark, has accused Nigeria’s security forces and government officials of causing unnecessary tension in the Niger Delta region. The elder statesman strongly frowned at the manner, with which the army allegedly terrorize the people, including women and children, with fighter jets and gunboats. Citing the recent suspension of ceasefire and threat to resume hostilities by the Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, he said, “When the Niger Delta Avengers gave notice of withdrawing its ceasefire and resuming hostilities for obvious reasons, the leadership of PANDEF quickly intervened, appealing to them to maintain status quo. It went further to send emissaries to the creeks to deliberate with the NDA.” “It is the ordinary peop
Amidst Catalonia Independence Crisis: Bacelona Only Want To Win Matches

Amidst Catalonia Independence Crisis: Bacelona Only Want To Win Matches

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Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde on Friday repeatedly avoided questions on the Catalonia crisis. Catalonia’s regional parliament on Friday approved a declaration of independence as Valverde was preparing Barcelona for an away game at Athletic Bilbao in Spain’s La Liga. He told reporters, “Everyone has their responsibility. “I am the coach of Barcelona and I will try to have my team win. “I’m just focused on winning this match. “Its not for me to draw conclusions, but like everyone I have my own opinion on the matter. “But I would like to remain solely focussed on the sporting side of things. “Nothing has happened yet and so far we are talking about assumptions (about the crisis). “It’s okay drawing conclusions but let’s just talk about reality. “And the reality i
Non-payment Of Salaries: House Of Reps To Investigate Kogi State Government

Non-payment Of Salaries: House Of Reps To Investigate Kogi State Government

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The House of Representatives has mandated its Ad Hoc Committee on Bail-out Funds to investigate non-payment of salaries of Kogi workers and report back within one week. The House also mandated the Central Bank Of Nigeria (CBN) to within one week report and explain the utilisation of Salary Bail-out Fund given to states. The directives followed a unanimous adoption of a Motion of Urgent National Importance moved by Rep. Sunday Karimi (Kogi-PDP) at the plenary presided by the Speaker, Mr Yakubu Dogara on Tuesday. Moving the motion, Karim said in spite of the federal statutory allocation, salary bail-out funds and Paris Club refund received by Kogi Government, non-payment of state and local government workers salaries still lingers. He said Mr Edward Soje, a Director in the Kogi C...
APC Government Is Sustained By Propaganda- Reno Omokri

APC Government Is Sustained By Propaganda- Reno Omokri

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Former aide of ex-president Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri, has taken a swipe at Femi Adesina, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari, who said Nigerians did not trust the immediate past administration. Adesina had said Nigerians did not protest against the hike in the price of fuel, because they trusted Buhari. But in a statement on Friday, Omokri said Adesina’s comment was a propaganda. He claimed that Nigerians did not protest against the fuel price hike by the Buhari administration as a result of fear. “First of all, it was not Nigerians that rose up again the Jonathan administration when that government increased the price of petrol on January 1, 2012. “It was actually members of the All Progressive Congress who sponsored the protest
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