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Respect Rights Of Protesters- UK To Buhari , Keyamo Gives Update On Electricity Tariff Hike, EndSARS : Trey Songs Calls Out Buhari ,I’m shocked Akure people turned against me – Akeredolu

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EndSARS: Respect rights of protesters – UK tells FG

The United Kingdom has told the federal government to respect the rights of protesting Nigerians amid the ongoing EndSARS protests.

Catriona Laing, British high commissioner to Nigeria who commended the federal government’s decision to disband the special anti-robbery squad (SARS), stated that the IGP’s commitment to ensure accountability for human rights violations is essential to restoring public confidence.

 

She asked the federal government to respect the rights of protesters while also urging them to remain peaceful during the protests.

 

NAIJA NEWS NG brings you Laing’s tweeted;

 

Welcome the government announcement on the future of #SARS – an important first step. The IGP’s commitment to ensure accountability for human rights violations is essential to restoring public confidence in @PoliceNG

Hearing reports of violence affecting ongoing protests. Urge authorities to respect the right to protest and protestors to remain peaceful. @UKinNigeria . READ MORE >>>>

 

Atiku Reacts To Disbandment of SARS

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, on Sunday said that the dissolution of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) has offered Nigeria the opportunity to envision a police and policing system that will fulfill the interest of Nigerians.

In a statement issued by his Media Office and signed by Mr Paul lbe, in Abuja on Sunday, Abubakar said that the envisaged comprehensive overhaul of the police should take into consideration the needs of regional, state and council components.
He, however, observed that redeploying the bad eggs from the disbanded SARS to other units of the Police may not augur well as they are capable of polluting those units.

Abubakar said that the affected officers need to be properly screened and retrained to ensure that they do not come into their new assignments with the same mindset for which the disbanded unit was notorious for.

He proposed an independent judicial inquiry into the activities of SARS that would ensure “justice for victims of extrajudicial killings and punishment for officers involved in such dastardly acts.” READ MORE>>>>>

SARS: Senate President reacts, says Buhari listened to peoples voice

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has reacted to the disbandment of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad by President Muhammadu Buhari, saying he listened to the voice of the Nigerian people over their dissatisfaction with the operations of the operatives of the Nigeria Police Force.

Lawan said with the courageous decision to dissolve the police unit, the President and his government have shown themselves as responsive to the feelings of the people.

“I am applauding the President because it is a demonstration of good leadership to yield to the demand of the populace in difficult situations like this,” Lawan said.

He also commended the Inspector-General of Police for the decision and challenged him to come up with measures for the transformation of the Nigeria Police into effective law enforcement and crime-fighting agency that is also a true and respected friend of the Nigerian people.

The Senate President said the measures should fully address all the issues that earned the dissolved SARS the odium of the Nigerian people, and in particular of the articulate Nigerian youths. READ MORE>>>

EndSARS : Lagos Gov, Sanwo-Olu advises Buhari on how to reform police

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The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said the Nigeria Police Force, NPF, needs a strong reform.

Sanwo-Olu said the police can be adequately reformed through proper funding.

The governor stated this while commending President Muhammadu Buhari for ensuring that the demands of Nigerians are met, in the wake of protests against the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS.

President Buhari had ordered the Inspector General of Police to dissolve the SARS unit of the Force.

 

In his response, Sanwo-Olu, in a tweet wrote: “A week ago, I spoke to the IGP and there has been a lot of work going on behind the scenes.

“We thank the FG for listening to the voice of the people via peaceful but powerful protests showing the people’s commitment to protecting each other irrespective of gender or tribe.

Hike in petrol, electricity tariff: Keyamo gives update after FG, Labour meeting

Festus Keyamo, Minister of State, Labour and Employment, has given an update on the meeting between the Federal Government and labour unions over the new price of fuel and electricity tariff.

Keyamo disclosed that representatives of government and labour adopted resolutions in the area of VAT being used to temporarily subsidize tariffs.

According to Keyamo, the new agreement involves using Value Added Tax (VAT) from Nigeria Electricity Supply Industry (NESI) to give relief to customers within the Bands A, B, and C affected by the recent cost-reflective electricity tarrif.

It would be recalled that as part of the agreement between the organized labour and FG on the 28th of September, a committee chaired by The Minister of Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo has been meeting on the electricity tariff.

In a tweet by Keyamo on Sunday, the committee which has representatives of Labour, government and Electricity Distribution Companies, has now reached the new agreements.

According to the agreement, the relief will be for a period of 2-3months, where customers will get N10.20 per KWh which will be sourced from the proceeds of NESI VAT. READ MORE >>>

The people are saying you’re full of sh*t – Trey Songz calls out Buhari

American superstar singer, Trey Songz who lent his voice to the #EndSARS protest days ago has lashed out at President Buhari.

 

Reacting to a tweet in which President Buhari revealed that he met with the Inspector-General of Police Adamu Mohammed amid the ongoing protest, the singer told Buhari that the people say “he is full of shit”.

Also commenting on the disbandment of SARS, Trey Songz expressed shock of same police officers being re-employed following their deployment to other police units.

Bisi Alimi, others call out Aisha Yesufu for being a homophobe as she is praised by others for bravely championing end SARS protest

A powerful photo of Aisha Yesufu facing armed police officers, her fist raised in the air, has been making the rounds after she bravely stepped forward during the end SARS protest despite threats from police.

 

But not everyone is impressed with her bravery, especially members of the LGBTQ community and allies.

 

As Nigerians on Twitter retweeted Aisha Yesufu’s iconic photo and praised her, gay rights activist, Bisi Alimi dug up old posts where the social activist was being homophobic.

 

In one such tweet from 2019, Aisha Yesufu referred to homosexuality as a “menace” that needs to be “eradicated.”

 

Resharing Aisha’s tweet, Bisi Alimi wrote: “To many Aisha Yesufu is a hero! I understand that, but to me and people like me, she is nothing but a raging homophobes who is developing strategy to eradicate homosexuals in the north.

 

“Yes #EndSARS but I will not join in hero worshiping Aisha.”

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End SARS: Ganduje’s aide, Tanko Yakasai reacts to suspension after attacking Buhari

Salihu Tanko Yakasai, Media Adviser, media, to the Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has reacted to his suspension.

Recall that Ganduje had suspended Yakasai for criticising President Muhammadu Buhari over the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, unit of the Nigeria Police Force, NPF.

Yakasai, while responding to the anti-SARS protest had said the Buhari-led government had zero empathy for citizens.

This led to the governor ordering his suspension.

Yakasai’s suspension was made public by the state’s Commissioner for Information, Muhammad Garba.

Garba, in the statement had said the aide was suspended for his unguarded utterances, adding that the suspension was with immediate effect.

However, Yakasai, in a tweet thanked all those who reached out to him, following his suspension.

“I want to sincerely extend my heartfelt appreciation to all those that supported me yesterday, particularly those that called, or sent messages through several platforms, and those on the Time Line. I was overwhelmed and I tried to reply to all but couldn’t. Thank you from the bottom of my heart,” he tweeted . Source 

 

Ondo Election: I’m shocked Akure people turned against me – Akeredolu


Less than 24 hours after his emergence as winner of the governorship election held on Saturday, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has expressed shock over the number of votes he received in three of the 18 local government areas of the State.

According to Akeredolu, who described the election results of Akure South, Akure North and Ifedore local governments where he lost as a shock, he had thought that he would win across the 18 council areas of the State.

The governor disclosed this during an interview on Channels Television.

Recall that Akeredolu who was the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, defeated his rival, Eyitayo Jegede who is the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as well as his deputy, Agboola Ajayi who flew the flag of Zenith Labour Party, ZLP at the polls.

Akeredolu maintained that he worked in the three local governments situated in the Central Senatorial district where the PDP candidate, Jegede hails from.

“When it comes to the issue of winning 15 local governments, it’s just a slight improvement of what I did the last time. The last time I won 14. Talking seriously, I thought I was going to win the 18 local governments. READ MORE >>>

 

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

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.

Any Nigerian Who Doesn’t Want An Igbo President Is Selfish – Nigerian Singer, Paul Play Dairo

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 Shocks The Nigerian Political Space, Dumps PDP

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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