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When I become the President of Nigeria, every youth corp member’s allowance will be N50k monthly

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Has it been  possible for a non-politician to get into politics newly and become the president of a country ? – Yes. Donald Trump did it.

Another possibility is the case of a Sahara reporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore who carries on his campaign promises ahead of the 2019 presidential elections and this time has a big hook, he said

 ‘If You’re A Youth Corps Member (“Corper”) And You Agree To Serve Anywhere In Nigeria You’re Posted Your Take Home Allowance Will Be N50,000 starting From May 29, 2019, When I Become The President of The Federal Republic of Nigeria’.
‘It Will Be A New Day For The SHORTCHANGED Youths Of Nigeria. If Former Oil Minister Diezani And Her Cohorts Could Steal Over $2 billion For Themselves, Youth Corp Members Deserve Decent Renuemeration. Corpers Serving In Volatile States (Borno, Bayelsa, Rivers, Yobe, Zamfara, Benue, Plateau) Will Get Life Insurance Worth N10million In Case Anything Untowards Happen To Them. You All Are On Our Mind’.

Well, the above statement is not different from what other failing and failed politicians in Nigeria have said or will say.
So,

Omoyele also mentioned that

 ‘do You Know That Over 30,000 Niger Delta militants in the Federal “Amnesty Programme” Receive N135,00 per month? They get N65,000 as “Bush Allowance” and N70,000 as “Feeding Allowance”. This is separate from school fees in private schools and foreign universities, air tickets in addition to looting. The costs are ginormous to the extent that President Buhari had to fire PAUL Boroh a few days ago. Nigeria Can Certainly Afford N50,000 as starting “allawee” for its corp members. They deserve decent bush and feeding allowances too!’.

And that is indirectly true as militants or ex-militants are now big boys in their habitat. Cases of militancy being sponsored by politician is not known but there is a light in that.

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Confusion – Atiku in U.S – Dele Momodu, Atiku not in U.S – Media Aide

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Confusion arises as Dele Momodu and Paul Ibe make contradicting statement concerning the location of Atiku Abubakar – PDP presidential candidate for the upcoming general election.

Confusion - Atiku in U.S  - Dele Momodu, Atiku not in U.S - Media Aide

Dele Momodu

Dele Momodu said in a tweet post that Atiku Abubakar has landed in United States of America.

And this is following claims by APC, PDP’s major opposition party that Atiku Abubakar cannot obtain a US Visa prior to an alleged crime he committed on US soil.

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Paul Ibe who is Atiku’s media aide has contradicted what Momodu said while speaking to This day live over a phone call where he said,

“You know what the social media can do. You know the social media for what they are now. It is not true. His Excellency hasn’t gone anywhere,” – Paul Ibe.

Confusion - Atiku in U.S  - Dele Momodu, Atiku not in U.S - Media Aide

Confusion – Atiku in U.S – Dele Momodu, Atiku not in U.S – Media Aide

Who do you believe ?

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Dele Momodu is THE CEO of Ovation magazine, a world wide read publication. While Paul Ibe is the media aide to Atiku Abubakar.

Not long ago, TheCable reported that Atiku Abubakar is in U.S.A for a meeting with the US Chamber of Commerce and the US Africa Business Centre which is expected to hold at 1615 H street, NW 20062 on Friday, tomorrow.

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In conclusion, Atiku Abubakar, former Vice-president is in U.S.A now.

 

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The Plunging of our Nation – Solomon Ekeoma

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The Plunging of our Nation

Solomon Ekeoma Ogbu

The proclivity of our Nation plunging into a deeper sea is so high… The rate at which the country is being handled by some individuals who have no interest of the populace at heart is so alarming…

From the indifferent President who is so biased as it regards national issues and insecurity in Nigeria… Of course, he has negative his inaugural speech which he stated inter alia “I belong to no one… I belong to everybody…”

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The President has proven from recent national issues… Ranging from the IPOB proscription to the herdsmen’s unlawful acts, corruption of cabinet members et higher administrative officers to even the Boko Haram campaign at the North that he’s incapable of discharging his functions of his office as provided for in the constitution… Even to the recent JAMB-snake saga.

We have seen and experienced the alarming rate of corruption in Nigeria… This I must state has never been experienced in the history of Nigeria’s corruption cases. How can we talk of integrity of our “dutiful” President who has claimed blindness as regards certain National issues…

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It is therefore at this point I must state that we as the youth of Nigeria must stand against all forms of corruption… Our constitution makes us powerful than the government… For benefit of doubt, section 14 of the 1999 constitution can be referred to. It’s high time we stood against all those who have no interest in our country… Public interest should and must at every point in time override individual interest (salis populi est suprema lex)

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In lieu of this, I beckon on us all to get our PVC and vote out these guys out of office…
Let’s exercise our power, our sovereignty and every legal arsenal we have in our disposal…
Together we can do it!

On a lighter note… I’ll need to get bitter kola around my bank to protect my account from snakes.

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Nigerian Presidency reacts to Accusations that Amina Zakari is related Buhari

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Nigerian presidency took their verified social media handle to clear the air surrounding the appointment of Amina Zakari as INEC’s head of collation centre for the upcoming general election. They debunked claims by PDP that Amina is related to the President Buhari who is on the rerun for a second tenor under the APC.

Amina Zakari was recently appointed the head of collation center by INEC ahead of the general elections this year.

Nigerian Presidency reacts to Accusations that Amina Zakari is related Buhari

Nigerian Presidency reacts to Accusations that Amina Zakari is related Buhari

As shared by the Nigerian Presidency on twitter.

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In another mendacious press release, the PDP has continued their baseless accusations regarding Hajiya Amina Zakari, a commissioner in the INEC, accusing her of partiality and casting doubts about her integrity as an electoral commissioner. In their desperation, they forget that it was the PDP government that appointed her in the first place and they keep lying, as they have been caught doing on so many issues, by imputing a blood relationship between her and President Muhammadu Buhari. President Buhari and Commissioner Amina Zakari do not share a family relationship. An inter-marriage occurred in their extended families, so the imputation of blood relationship between the President and the electoral commissioner is a lie. What is even more curious about all the fuss coming from the PDP is that they, as a ruling party picked Mrs Zakari, judging her by her own merit and made her an electoral commissioner. She served so well with distinction as can be verified from the records that President Buhari approved the recommendation that she be reappointed, as he did other PDP nominees for second-term of four years. PDP, therefore, has no moral right to keep harassing this hardworking mother unless they have a hidden agenda. By this statement, the PDP is guilty of scoring an own goal and two, of harassing an innocent citizen on the basis of a lie, pure and simple.

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