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LEKKI SHOOTING : I Saw At Least Four Dead Bodies – Eyewitness

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LEKKI SHOOTING : I Saw At Least Four Dead Bodies - Eyewitness

After DJ Switch and Ideh Chukwuma (Onesoul) shared their stories, more victims have come out to share their experience of what happened at Lekki Toll Gat on 20, 10, 2020. 

They claimed many protesters were killed.

One of them, Anthony Ogbe, who said he was shot in the chest on the night, is currently receiving free treatment at Grandville Medical and Laser Centre, Lekki.

He said several hospitals rejected him before he ended up at Grandville.

In a short video shared by a non-governmental organization (NGO), Kokun Foundation, Ogbe said he was one of those shot by soldiers.

“It was a soldier that shot me at Lekki. I was rejected from different hospitals before I got admitted here and my life was saved,” he said.

He said he was being treated free of charge.

“They didn’t collect money to treat me; neither do they know my people.

“I was taken to the theatre so that they could bring the blood that is in my chest out, and that is what is passing through this pipe.

“I thought I had died, because my blood was just gushing out like pump. I never knew I would still be alive.

“We thank God for this hospital. Glory be to God.”

An eyewitness who gave his name as Joseph said he escaped from the scene unhurt

He told Isha Sesay during an Instagram live interview that he ran and laid on the ground behind some of the soldiers.

Joseph said he noticed that some of the soldiers were hooded, adding that one of them pointed a gun at him where he laid on the ground and ordered him to stand up.

According to Joseph, he saw at least four dead bodies carried away by the soldiers from his hiding point, adding that 15 persons were confirmed dead during the incident.

He did not say who did the confirmation.

He claimed seeing soldiers gun down five people by a small waterside close to the tollgate.

He said: “Around 3pm on Tuesday, we heard news right on the ground of the tollgate where all of us were cleaning. We were volunteers.

“We also heard that there was an initial plan that some soldiers were going to come for this Crocodile Smile operation so the billboard that was displaying went off around 3:30pm.

“Then, the LCC security agent came out. I saw them with my own eyes removing the cameras. So, I confronted one of them, they said they were putting it off because some of the stuffs had broken down and by 6pm, we expected the street light to turn on as usual, but no street light was on and it was turning dark.

“I started feeling something was wrong. We had this mobile toilet that was stationed around the place and truck normally came to offload it. So, when a truck came, we thought it had come as usual to offload and put new ones, but the toilet was taken away without replacement.

“All of a sudden, we heard gunshots from VI axis. They were shooting sporadically. We had a large crowd so the lady that was on the speaker was like everyone should calm down, that apparently this should be the Crocodile Smile people shooting.

“She asked us to come together and sit on the ground with our flags raised up so they would know we ain’t here for fight but for peace.

“Everyone sat on the floor and we raised our flags up. We were singing the national anthem. They came shooting directly at us and it was scary. So some people were running away.

“I ran with my people to a safe place. We lay on the floor and one of the soldiers was close to me with a pointed gun, saying what did I want, and that I should get up. I told him I could not get up. Right in front of me, I saw someone drop dead.

“I also saw someone wearing mask (hood) in soldier uniform. They were concentrating on the large crowd this time around. They warned them to either run away or be killed.

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“They killed some people right in front of us. They didn’t say anything; they were just shouting, ‘Move!’

“We didn’t know they put off the cameras because they already knew the soldiers were coming. We asked everyone to lie down, begging the LCC to turn on the light but they refused until some people started dropping dead.

“We asked them if we could take these people to the hospital. They refused, but one of them said they should allow us.

“We carried the injured with the flags from the tollgate to Lekki Roundabout. Still, other people were getting injured. So, after dropping some of the injured in an available cab, I had to go back to help others.

“On my way going, one of the soldiers asked me to go back or he would waste me. I had to beg with the flag I was holding.

“One of the military guys told the others to drop their guns so we should run. The leader asked me to jump the fence and run, which I did. The ambulance came but unfortunately the military men chased them back.

“I saw the bodies of the dead protesters taken away by the soldiers. I saw at least four. At a point, they begged us to leave but we didn’t. We sang the anthem with our flags up in the air. They also used teargas on us.

“I saw 15 bodies initially. Later they were confirmed dead. About 25 of them were rushed to the hospital.”

Asked if he was not scared that his face was exposed in the interview, Joseph said he was not because he was speaking the truth.

“There were some people who hijacked the protest, but there were good people like us at the tollgate who didn’t do anything. The street boys were the ones stealing and causing havoc.

“Other than the protest being hijacked, something happened before Tuesday when a truck came carrying eight concrete pillars of poles, bashing some cars and some people were actually injured.”

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I am Paschal Ogechi Obi Chikero . I have written and published three books , I wrote Festus Keyamo's biography- Lion In Isolation .I have been a Reality TV show Producer/Creator, an Actor and Film Script Writer.

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Grace Nation :The Most Organised Kingdom On Earth Is The Kingdom Of God – Dr Chris Okafor

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Dr Chris Okafor, Lagos popular Televangelist and the senior Pastor of Grace Nation international aka Liberation city has re affirmed that spiritual Government is Greater and more powerful than the Government of the Physical because spiritual controls the Physical.

 

Speaking During the Midweek Prophecy, Healing and Deliverance (PHD) Service on 26/05/2022 at the international Headquarters of the church in Ojodu Berger Lagos Nigeria, The Generational Prophet of God Dr Chris Okafor who speaks on the Topic “Dealing with the Invisible Barriers” says the most organised kingdom on earth is the Kingdom of God.

Grace Nation :The Most Organised Kingdom On Earth Is The Kingdom Of God - Dr Chris Okafor

Grace Nation :The Most Organised Kingdom On Earth Is The Kingdom Of God – Dr Chris Okafor

The Apostle of altars stated further that satan is powerless and has no plan or ideals on his own but copy from people and try to work on it, but if you understand the technically know how to render him useless through prayers and instructions from a true servant of God, satan and his cohort shall be defected.

READ : Spirit And Prosperity Conference : : Enugu is on Holy Ghost fire As Dr Chris Okafor shakes City with Miracles, Deliverance

Dr Okafor reiterated that if you are constantly hindered, it is a sign that your destiny is serious and Great, therefore you must change your Prayer pattern to focus more on your goals and objective why because Satan can hinder anybody.

The realms of the Prophetic took a more drastic dimension, as God uses his servant Dr Chris Okafor to stop inherited death pattern in some families, , family altars too were destroyed, while over 40 woman carried their miracles babies.

Meanwhile the monthly Night of Prophesy and Solution for the month of May has been postpone to the Month of June, this is to enable the ongoing work on expansion of the church Auditorium continue without delay.

Unconfirmed report from the set man says the Generational prophet of God Dr Chris Okafor might use the Period of the Night Vigil to address and Pray for all Liberationite Across the world via Online

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Nigerian News Round Up For May 27, 2022

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Making it at the top of Nigerian news today is Goodluck Jonathan.

NAIJA NEWS NG reports that the former Nigerian President has secretly submitted his presidential nomination and expression of intent forms to APC.

Goodluck Jonathan Submits Nomination Forms To APC

Goodluck Jonathan Submits Nomination Forms To APC

 

He submitted the N100 million forms to National Chairman of the ruling party, Abdullahi Adamu on Thursday.

“Members of President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabal are still pushing for Jonathan to become the party’s consensus candidate.”

We also gathered that a High Court in Yenegoa, Bayelsa State would rule on the case on if Jonathan is constitutionally qualified to run for President again.

 Peter Obi Shocks The Nigerian Political Space By Dumping PDP

Soludo Says Unknown Gunmen Are Igbos

Soludo Says Unknown Gunmen Are Igbos

Soludo Says Unknown Gunmen Are Igbos

Anambra State Governor Chukwuma Soludo has said the people behind Unknown Gunmen in the South East are Igbos .

The killing of unknown gunmen have consistently topped Nigerian news for years now.

“Let’s be clear about something. These criminals wreaking havoc in Anambra, albeit in various groups and gangs, are Igbos (mostly from other South-East states) whose true motivation is lucrative criminality and the propagation of their pagan religion in the region. Regrettably, every criminal gang (including cults) declares itself to be a “liberation movement.” It’s becoming increasingly difficult to tell the difference between real agitators and criminals. Regrettably, criminals now have complete control of the space,” he added.

Soludo also said Anambra is a primary target for Unknown Gunmen because it is the most lucrative location in South East, Nigeria for kidnapping for ransom .

He added that they have foreign donors .

They claimed to be “fighting for the people,” yet he claims they kill the same individuals at random, destroying their livelihoods and preventing their children from attending school.

“What has agitation got to do with kidnappings including the kidnapping of priests of God, invasion of churches and tabernacles including desecration of the Alters of God? Why is it that everywhere they gather and in every camp they operate, there is a Deity/idol to which they routinely offer blood in sacrifice?”

 “From accounts of those kidnapped and later freed the stench of dead bodies in the camps cry up to heaven. We see videos of them and their idol worship; we note their threats to priests and bishops, including threatening to take over some churches?” he asked.

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Nigerian Government Slams Homicide Charges Against Osinachi’s Husband

Nigerian Government Slams Homicide Charges Against Osinachi’s Husband

Nigerian Government Slams Homicide Charges Against Osinachi’s Husband

Another top Nigerian news is the Federal Government of Nigeria filing 23 count charges against gospel singer, Osinachi Nwachukwu’s husband, Peter before a Federal High Court in Abuja.

You would recall that it has been alleged that the late Nigerian gospel singer who died on April 8, died of complications from injuries sustained after Peter Nwachukwu assaulted her .

 National Hospital ,Abuja Speaks On Osinachi’s Corpse Singing ‘Ekwueme’ In The Night

According to court papers filed on May 20, 2022, by Mrs Yewande Gbola-Awopetun, Head, Sexual and Gender-Based Violence, Department of Public Prosecutions of the Federation, Ministry of Justice, Mr Nwachukwu was charged with culpable homicide contrary to section 221 of the Penal Code which is punishable with death.

 

Count one reads,

 

“That you Peter Nwachukwu, 56, male, on the 8th of April, 2022 at Aco Estate, opposite police station, Lugbe, Abuja, FCT, within the jurisdiction of this honourable court, did commit an offence to with: culpable homicide punishable with death in that you caused the death of Mrs Osinachi Nwachukwu by your various acts of violence and aggravated assault with the knowledge that her death would be the probable consequence of your acts.”

 

Count two,

 

“Statement of offence: Wilfully placing a person in fear of physical injury contrary to section 4(1) of the Violence Against Persons (Prohibition) Act, 2015 and punishable under the same section of the Act.”

Sack Nigerian CBN Governor, He Is A Member Of APC – Falana To Buhari

Sack Nigerian CBN Governor, He Is A Member Of APC - Falana To Buhari

Sack Nigerian CBN Governor, He Is A Member Of APC – Falana To Buhari

Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana , has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to sack CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele, because he is a card carrying member of the All Progressive Congress, APC .

Femi Falana said this in Ado-Ekiti while speaking at the South West youths and women conference on Thursday 26th of May .

He added that INEC should stop keeping sensitive election materials at the CBN as Emefiele remains its governor .

 

Falana said;

 

“INEC is trying; it has deployed technology to get rid of rigging, but we can no longer keep sensitive election materials in the vault of the CBN.

“This is because the governor of the CBN is a card-carrying member of the All Progressives Congress.

“It has never happened anywhere in the world; this is very dangerous. The CBN governor’s power is enormous under the CBN Act, so he can’t be a politician.

“We can’t look for an alternative place to keep our electoral materials; it is the CBN governor that must be removed and whether President Buhari likes it or not, Emefiele must go.

“Some Civil Society Organisations have filed a motion against him and we will pursue it to a logical conclusion.’’

 

He also suggested that electoral offenses tribunal be established across Nigeria to prosecute offenders and stem out election manipulation and bloodshed .

He added; 

 

“People commit electoral crimes because they are aided by politicians.

“Statistics showed that 750 electoral offenders were arrested in 2011; 900 such offenders were arrested in 2015, and in 2019, a total of 1,120 were arrested.

“Majority of them were not prosecuted; the police even filed motions to terminate some of the cases and discontinued prosecution.’’

 Tonto Dikeh Confirms She Is Enjoying Her Life After Backsliding As Born Again Christian
Tonto Dikeh confirms she is no longer a born again Christian

Tonto Dikeh confirms she is no longer a born again Christian

Nigerian actress, Tonto Dikeh , while replying a comment on Instagram confirmed that she is enjoying the life of a born again Christian who backslides .

You would recall that she used to call herself “radical for Jesus “ . She said is enjoying being “outside”

 

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Peter Obi Shocks The Nigerian Political Space By Dumping PDP

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Peter Obi has shocked the Nigerian political circle with a letter of resignation from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP .

He has informed the PDP that he is pulling out of the presidential primary scheduled for Saturday, May, 28 2022.

Mr Obi’s exit, coming on the eve of hotly-contested presidential primaries, came as the politician expressed fears he might be humiliated at the convention in Abuja.

Mr Obi confirmed his exit to Peoples Gazette on Wednesday evening, saying he caught wind of a gang up against him.

He did not immediately disclose his next platform.

The development is expected to put additional spotlight on the PDP’s primaries scheduled to be held in Abuja this weekend, where Mr Obi was initially seen as a front runner in a race that includes Atiku Abubakar, Nyesom Wike, Dele Momodu, Bukola Saraki and other bigwigs.

READ : Peter Obi Speaks Against Killings By Unknown Gunmen In The South East

A spokesman for the PDP did not immediately return a request seeking comments.

A source familiar with the development said Mr Obi feared he might not do well at the convention, despite his widespread popularity and fame amongst everyday Nigerians.

In a letter to the party chairman, Mr Obi appreciated his membership and left open future collaboration in service to the country.

The letter said: “I am writing to intimate you of my resignation from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), which was conveyed to the Chairman of Agulu Ward 2. Anaocha LGA

“Anambra, effective Friday 20 May, 2022. Consequently, am by this letter informing you of my withdrawal for the PDP Presidential Primaries.

“It has been a great honour to contribute to nation-building efforts through our party. Unfortunately, recent developments within our party make it practically impossible to continue participating and making such constructive contributions.

“Our national challenges are deep-seated and require that we each make profound sacrifices towards rescuing our country. My commitment to rescuing Nigeria remains firm, even if the route differs.

“I wish to thank you personally for your graciousness and leadership. I wish you well and best of luck in the service of country.

 

Peter Obi’s supporters have expressed their support for his move. Read below :

NEFERTITI
@firstladyship
Peter Obi has finally dumped the PDP. He has pulled out of their presidential primaries as well. While we wait the big announcement, this is good for his candidacy. Contesting on the platform of an ‘untainted’ party will be a morale booster. The fire in us is unquenchable💪

Comrade Deji Adeyanju
@adeyanjudeji
Dear Peter Obi supporters, keep the fire burning.

Bello Shagari
@Belshagy
The passion of Peter Obi’s supporters is inspiring.
NEFERTITI
@firstladyship
PDP = APC

Peter Obi = OPPOSITION

Our support for Peter Obi is on fire. Our resolve is unquenchable.💪
The frontline presidential aspirant feared he might be humiliated at the opposition party’s convention this weekend, Peoples Gazette heard.

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