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Politics / Re: 2023: Udom Presents Umo Eno As ‘God Anointed’ Candidate by Arewagang: 2:51pm On Jan 31
eldoradoxx:
Election was held and concluded at that political meeting as far as who the next Governor of Akwa Ibom State is concerned. The real power brokers have decided. It is just like going against Tinubu and Governor Advisory Council of Lagos decision on who becomes Governor of Lagos State. Onofiok Luke cannot go against PDP or he will be left in the cold like Akpabio.

Onofiok Luke isn't even a better option or a better candidate to succeed Udom. These people that play ethinic cards whenever they find themselves in position authority.
I know a time like this was gonna come sooner or later. I remember the day I went to see this man in his office at the National Assembly and there were asking if I was from the Etinan Federal Constituency. That was the day I lost all hope on all leaders in Nigeria because no one of them is better.

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Politics / Re: Some Northerners Made It Difficult For Jonathan To Defeat Boko Haram – Babangida by Arewagang: 2:57pm On Jan 30
Loveurneighbour:
Former governor of Niger State, Babangida Aliyu, shares his thoughts with AISHA WAKASO on the zoning of the presidency, insecurity in the country and other issues

As a former governor, what will you say were some of your legacies in Niger State?

I have set a standard for any governor to be judged in terms of what he has done or what he has not done. We mobilised the people to appreciate what governance is all about particularly by creating that fourth tier of government which is the ward level, where we went to make them feel like there is also a government at the ward level. When I see people tell me they would not have been in school if not for my coming as a governor, believe me it’s a relief from the other noise that comes from people. I see a retired person telling me thank you very much, you have paid us everything that was due to us.

When I became Niger State governor, I discovered that there were some of them who after 12 years of retirement had not even collected a kobo and many of them really died but we paid their families or their next of kin. I am happy that after we left, people were able to judge, they have been judging in our favour. After you leave office, you hear a lot of things but on the average, you find that people are even calling you to come back. I am happy that God has given me the opportunity to serve Niger State at that level.

You once described Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo as the best candidate for the APC. Some think as a PDP chieftain, you were unduly meddling into the ruling party’s affairs, what would you say about this?

I am a Nigerian and every Nigerian should be interested in who leads Nigeria. We have seen where in a situation of coup-d’etat we had no much to say in such situations but now that we are in a democracy, every Nigerian should be able to know the kind of people that lead us. More so, when it is said that people get the kind of government they deserve, meaning if you are a bad people, there is no way you can produce good government or good leaders. Therefore, my interest is that whether it is PDP or APC, let good people be recognised and be the ones elected into offices. A situation where our system has made it almost impossible for good people to present themselves for election and only those who have declared for party are entitled is not good. There is no room for independent candidate because of the nature of the people in the party. We don’t sit to say look, what kind of qualities are we looking for in governance? We need to appreciate, why is it that today, over 50 years after the assassinations of our leaders, we still remember them more? Why is that so? It is simply because they have shown some credible integrity; they have shown the qualities of good governance we require today.

For me, it is not a question of you are in the party, you must not talk about the other party, and in a situation where everyone thinks he must be the president of the country, it is not right.

There must be a yardstick where you will know that that office is not for you because of this and that, but when everybody wakes up and wants to be president, then you know that they want to be president for the wrong reasons. If you look at today, amongst all those who have indicated interest either publicly or privately, I’ll have Osinbajo because we have seen what he has done so far as the Vice President and the few times he has acted, what has transpired. Then I have my friend in Ekiti, Kayode Fayemi in the same APC. For me, I think there is a limit as to who and who should be where and at a given time but the presidency of this country should not be seen as a position where people would say they must be president. I don’t think that’s right and I will advise Nigerians that whether they are in the party system or not, to be very much interested in who governs us.

You also said recently that the PDP had zoned the presidency to the North, only for your party to deny your claim. What is your take on this?

As far as I know, there was never a meeting to say this has been zoned to this particular place. If some people felt that by zoning the chairmanship to the North will automatically mean that the presidential candidate must automatically come from the South, this has now been blunted by saying anyone from any corner of the country can now contest. We can’t have a situation where every little thing is looked at in the prism of “we must breakup, we must do this, and we must do that.” I know that some people don’t know how to argue their own case; they always go to the extreme but we can’t afford that at every moment. We question the sovereignty and that is why I believe that we agreed that every person can contest. That may not stop the PDP later on, maybe when we see that the whole purpose of a party is to win election, to articulate its position and sell it to the people and win election. You don’t have a party simply for having a party. A party is supposed to articulate, aggregate the interest of the people and really win elections and if you can’t win elections after a given time, you better change your tactics.

Insecurity has been a major challenge in the North. Some local government areas in Niger State have been taken over by terrorists. How do you think this challenge can become a thing of the past?

It is really unfortunate that we have allowed the situation to reach this level, and let me say again, I don’t want to be misconstrued as being in that group- this is a cumulative issue. When Boko Haram started and Umaru Musa Yar’Adua and Goodluck Jonathan’s government started doing something about it, it fell on former President Jonathan to carry on. Many northerners misconstrued his (Jonathan) position at that time and for political purposes, they threw many arguments that made it impossible for the proper articulation and proper implementation of policies that would have got rid of Boko Haram and now, we still have them till today. The banditry that many of us thought was impossible to happen, I am yet to hear from anybody about the statement credited to Kawu Baraje, our former PDP national chairman in Kwara State, when he stated that they brought the bandits or Fulani from other places. I think based on the thinking that probably former President Jonathan wouldn’t have handed over power even if they had won, but he handed over. He congratulated them even before the conclusion proper counting of votes which then took away whatever purposes of bringing those people would have served and I would have thought that if that is true, then those who brought them in would compensated them to go back to where they came from.

I believe if the governors had really done a lot from 2015 to date, we would have got rid of the banditry but today, it’s so unfortunate that you probably have to be praying when you leave Abuja for Kaduna or Kaduna to Abuja or indeed, particularly in the northern states. Any road that you follow, you probably need a lot of prayers and this is contrary to the position before where many of us were driving from one place to the other, used to sleep in the daytime so we can drive at night when there will be less traffic, less noise. Now, even in the day time, you can’t drive freely and comfortably. So, I believe that the first port of call for fighting insecurity is the governors. Maybe you heard me in Kano when I was saying could one be greater than 19 because at one time, even though the circumstances were different, we had one man for 19 states and now, we have 19 governors and still, we have more problems than we did the last time.

We need to look at how our people are really enjoying their lives and unemployment. Before, we used to beg parents to allow them take their wards to school. Now, they have allowed them to go to school. Many of them have been uprooted from their local culture, many of them are farmers and now, they can’t go back to their farms. They have had their degrees or whatever courses they have gone for and now, unemployment is facing them for five years, six years and thereafter, we are not thinking of any innovation to engage them.

Confession TIME oya let go deir
Politics / Re: Abba Kyari, Obi Cubana Attend IGP Alkali Son’s Wedding (Photos) by Arewagang: 8:19am On Jan 30
Shevchenkko:
People like you who like to cover evil never end well. Be guided

Don't mind him, if the news was about Diazini Halison Madueke he would have had his erection all night.
Politics / Re: Abba Kyari, Obi Cubana Attend IGP Alkali Son’s Wedding (Photos) by Arewagang: 7:45am On Jan 30
HonNL:


Daily Nigerian





Even Cubans dey fear to use isi agu and sow his agbada, but can easily sow and wear an agbada with the arewa insignia designs. These Igbo sef, however rich they claim to be, they will always asslick Fulani butts for pecuniary favours and fear
Politics / Re: Fashola: Buhari Has Done More Than US Govt In Terms Of Infrastructure by Arewagang: 8:09pm On Jan 27
Mr. Electricity is not rocket science, but he failed woefully as Power Minister, an opportunity he was expected to use and proved to the world that indeed, the power sector under him could actually be fixed within six months, as he had boasted.
Politics / Re: #FreeJaruma: Sowore Blasts Ned Nwoko After Jaruma Was Remanded In Prison by Arewagang: 8:00pm On Jan 27
ebukajay184:
#FreeJaruma: Sowore Blasts Ned Nwoko After Jaruma Was Remanded In Prison

Activist and publisher, Omoyele Sowore, has called for justice for the Aphrodisiac seller, Hauwa Muhammed aka Jaruma who has been remanded in the Suleja correctional center over a post she made about business tycoon and actress Regina Daniels' husband, Ned Nwoko on social media, IGBERETV reports.

Nwoko who had written a petition against Jaruma accused the popular Kayanmata seller of publishing falsehoods on her Instagram page against him and his wife, Regina.

Jaruma was arraigned before an Abuja Upper Area Court on charges centering on defamation of character, false news publication and intimidation. Police Prosecutor, E. A Inegbenoise, told the court that Nwoko had reported the matter through a written petition from his lawyer to the FCT Police Command for proper investigation on January 20, 2021.

While Inegbenoise pleaded with the court to allow Jaruma to remain in police custody pending investigation, her lawyer, James Odibe, who made an oral bail application, urged the court to grant the defendant bail on self-recognition or in the alternative, in the most liberal terms. The presiding judge, Justice Ismailia Abdullahi ordered that Jaruma be remanded in Suleja Correctional Centre pending the bail hearing on Friday, January 28. Abdullahi then adjourned the matter till February 23, 2021, for trial.

Reacting to this development via his Instagram page, Sowore stressed that defamation is a civil matter and that Jaruma must be freed.

He wrote;


https://www.instagram.com/p/CZL4h5orGO8/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link

Mr. Sowore, there is what is called criminal defamation under Section 391 of the Penal Code (Northern States) Federal Provisions Act.
Activist is not madness okay!
Politics / Re: Nigerian Lawyers In Canada Stand By Kaycee Madu by Arewagang: 9:45pm On Jan 25
Una don carry una madness and yeye association ener Canada
Politics / Beware Of Any Call From One Person. by Arewagang: 10:20pm On Jan 23
If you must succeed as a politician as the 2023 general elections draws closer, beware of a call from "one somebody like this". And don't say you were not warned.
Politics / Re: AFCON : Reno Omokri Trolls Buhari over call to Super Eagles by Arewagang: 10:06pm On Jan 23
Like Anthony Joshua prostreding with his belts before, Sai Baba and later lost his fight, like the Super Chicken oh' sorry, Eagles, listening to the infamous phone call from Sai Baba and later lost to Tunisia.
Sports / Re: Breaking News!!! Nigeria Battle Tunisia by Arewagang: 2:48pm On Jan 23
KingOfBoyz1:
Say no to weed. Tunisia not Algeria
What will it cost you if you correct someone who made a honest mistake without a word of abuse?
Mind you, it takes only a weed smoker to know another.
It wouldn't cost you life to exibit civility. Learn to be polite too, it is a good virtue
Politics / Re: Zamfara: Bandits Rape Our Wives, Daughters For Failing To Pay N2m Levy by Arewagang: 12:57pm On Jan 23
dre11:
Bandits Raping Our Wives, Daughters For Failing To Pay N2m Levy Per Community —Zamfara Residents



https://tribuneonlineng.com/bandits-raping-our-wives-daughters-for-failing-to-pay-n2m-levy-per-community-zamfara-residents/

You people should stop this lies na
Is it the same Zamfara your Governor said last week that he now sleeps with his two eyes close because the security situation has become better.
Sports / Breaking News!!! Nigeria Battle Tunisia by Arewagang: 12:49pm On Jan 23
Nigeria tradetackle Tunisia today in a war of field supremacy. The winner of today's battle will give a kind of clue as to, who shall smile home with the AFCON trophy.

Drop your predictions and stand a chance to win #1,500.00 value of recharge card for any correct prediction at the end of the encounter.
Goodluck to all!
Politics / Re: Chibuike Onyeukwu: Ihedioha Did Not Dump Christian Faith by Arewagang: 8:12am On Jan 22
There is absolutely no need for a rebuttal on this none issue.
So many of these hypocrites castigating Emeka Ihedioha for praying, the way he did with Tambuwal, also go to native doctors shrine, even with their professed tag of being Christian's, now does such visits turns them to shrine worshipers and adherents?
Politics / Re: Olamide Francis: Nigerian Senate, Most Expensive Rubber Stamp by Arewagang: 1:00pm On Jan 21
seunaj:
This is a video released by the bandits asking returning students kidnapped on Kebbi high way to strip naked. They will rape those females blue black, infect them with infections & diseases and still collect ransom. This senate that was supposed to give Buhari altimatum have denied the people. They are not there for the people that elected them into office at all, they are there for their stomach. E nogo better for any Nigerian who will vote in 2023 because of bribe.
Those of you supporting this evil government. Imagine for a second that one of these girls is your daughter or your sister. Just picture her in that video for a second.
The other one is that of a married Hajiya narrating how she was kidnapped and raped multiple times by the so called bandits/terrorists(in her words).
Many more are being perpetrated daily off camera

Send the link to the video to me on 08108072967
Politics / Re: President Buhari Unveils 1 Million Bags Of Rice Pyramids In Abuja (Pictures) by Arewagang: 7:38pm On Jan 18
LordviccoDaGuru:


https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=1500650140318084&id=100011193364134&sfnsn=scwspwa

https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=298794725614391&id=100064515979967

Countries are celebrating breakthroughs in technological advancement, vibrant economy and some dunce gathered in a place to take photographs as they celebrate mediocrity in HD
Politics / Re: Buni Hails Buhari On Improved Security by Arewagang: 8:16pm On Jan 16
Kwanza:


https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=298893205610957&id=100064708387203
Lalasticlala
Mynd44

Una for ask am where im dey sleep with his two eyes close first, person (Buni) wey do japa from im state since and is long leaving in Abuja is now trying to be politically correct

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Politics / Re: N1,000,000 Giveaway - Name Another Country A Leader Uses Bullion Van On Election by Arewagang: 7:45am On Jan 16
VaselineCrew:
Name another country were a party leader uses bullion van in his house on the eve of an election.



Op na Jamb question be ds na!
Na Nigeria of course

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Politics / Re: Dream..last Night....... Tinubu by Arewagang: 11:04am On Jan 15
benjamin1997:
mind you , am not a supporter of any political party or presidential aspirant.
but some nights ago , i had a dream and for so long now i have been pondering over it.
The dream goes like this .. .....
-in a very big compound filled with filths and weeds ,the whole nigerians where inside this compound and buhari was in-charge , everyone was complaining about the stinking filths and the weeds that where taking over the whole compound , suddenly buhari left the compound and another man(tinubu)took over and cleared the whole weeds and quenched the filths ,everywhere became clean and was smelling good again and many were happy.
but a section of people(igbo) in the compound were still not happy over the man now in_charge(tinubu), they where complaining,backbiting ,grudging and lamenting that they want to leave the compound , after several conplaints , the man incharge(tinubu) now allowed them to leave and they left the compound slowly -
......that was the dream i had some nights ago, even before tinubu went to the president and declared interest to contest for the presidential seat.

THANKS...



Hmmmm!
But, who do u ds kain strong tin
No worrii, go treat the maleria first & go back to sleep u go dey alright las las
Politics / Sturbon Pigeons Again At The Armed Forces Remembrance Day. by Arewagang: 10:53am On Jan 15
Even pigeons no wan comot for cage enter an unsecured Nigeria environments, so tee one person come use white stick dey chase the pigeons make dem for try fly out.
Na evey year PDP go dey carry pigeons come to embarrassed bihari
Politics / Re: Which Federal Agencies Deserve To Be Scrapped? by Arewagang: 8:04am On Jan 15
The NPF
EFCC
NYSC
ICPC
FRSC
NSCDC
NIA
The Nigerian SENATE &
The Federal HOR

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Politics / Re: Buhari: I Hope God Listens To Our Prayers On Insecurity by Arewagang: 7:57am On Jan 15
helinues:


What sort of rubbish is this?

God expectations is for Nigeria security officers to send those miscreants to him first.

Have you people done that before expecting God to answer your prayers?

Without killing those miscreants and arrest those who are sponsoring them, then don't expect any miracle from God.

Btw, God do not support incompetency

For the first time I have seen a sensible post from you...
But tell your darling daddy that he is just a confused and a failure personified mumu man.
I remember when this mediocre and his gang of roughs were castigating Jonathan seeking the face of God over the mild insecurity situation in 2015 and the barrage of insults and criticism they heaped on him for calling on God for help.
Tell me any leader or king that can succeed or has ever succeeded without God's backing

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Politics / Re: Adamu Garba: I Will Win Against Tinubu And Atiku Put Together Come 2023 by Arewagang: 7:42am On Jan 15
DropsMic:
I have nothing to say to this one.

When a malam wears suit.
Becoming a president in this part of the world has become an all comers affairs.
Politics / Re: Boko Haram Abducts Mobile Police Officers In Borno by Arewagang: 2:04pm On Jan 14

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Politics / Re: Bola Tinubu: How I Made My First Million by Arewagang: 11:32am On Jan 14
AnonPoet:
This was written by Samuel Ogundipe Of Peoples Gazette.


https://www.premiumtimesng.com/news/top-news/201165-i-made-first-millions-tinubu.html?s=09

Very shadow response
Completed a degree in what at Chicagosomeone should help me and ask our incoming town union president
Politics / Re: Ahmad Lawan: We Will Reduce Level Of Nigeria's Borrowing by Arewagang: 11:14am On Jan 14
Politics / 1000 Names On Jonathan's Watched List. by Arewagang: 6:47am On Jan 14
Untill apc clear the air on the allegations of imaginary 1000 Nigerian names on Jonathan's watchlist, which were to be killed by snippers, and how many on the said list were actually killed as was alleged by the devilish party, I can never take apc for a serious party other than the lying factory machine that it is,
Politics / Re: Okeybakassi - Go And Get Your PVC, Because Your Vote Will Count. by Arewagang: 6:20am On Jan 14
unitedigboworld:
Okeybakassi advice student, graduate and business men and women who don't believe in voting with an excuse that your vote will not count to go get their PVC.

https://www.instagram.com/p/CYrhKH0Kla0/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link

What have you benefited from your bihari you worked for in 2015 & 2019
Politics / Re: 2023: Afenifere Finally Reacts To Tinubu's Presidential Ambition by Arewagang: 9:45pm On Jan 12
Linx1234:
Afenifere, the Yoruba socio-cultural group, has described Bola Tinubu, the former Governor of Lagos state interest to run for the presidency come 2023 as a welcome development.

In a statement signed by its Secretary-General, Bayo Aina, he said the Southwest had been placed in a position to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023.

Tinubu had informed Buhari of his intention to run for the presidency in 2023.

He disclosed this after a meeting with the President at the State House, Abuja, on Monday.

However, Aina said Afenifere would work with .......... https://janefblog.com/2023-afenifere-finally-reacts-to-tinubus-presidential-ambition/

Which faction of Afenifere Is Pa Ayo Adebanjo faction or the Aina gang of clowns
Politics / Re: 2023: I Have Not Endorsed Any Candidate - Wole Soyinka by Arewagang: 9:30pm On Jan 12
BeeBeeOoh:
"For the avoidance of doubt, I have not even thought 2023, much less inserted candidates into coveted positions."



https://www.premiumtimesng.com/news/top-news/505504-2023-i-have-not-endorsed-any-candidate-soyinka.html

Una just dey form King makers up pan down even rennound cultist too
Politics / Re: FG Deactivates Sowore’s National ID Card, Voter Card, Passport - SR by Arewagang: 9:27pm On Jan 12
seborrhic:
I can bet anything this is another concocted tale by this story fabricating,blackmailing blogger.
How can all your IDs be deactivated over a story that was not even true in the first place.
Yes,the Buhari government is the worst thing to happen to Nigeria but people should not allow one frustrated individual to be using it to fo ol them for his own selfish desire.
Sowore is a lying,disturbed human being.
I even wonder who reads his fabricated stories in SR any longer.

His stories are now fabricated because there no more about Jonathan & his wife.
One thing I know is that when you ganged up against someone who has done you no personal wrong be rest assured that your own is gonna come when you least would have expected it.

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Politics / Re: FG Deactivates Sowore’s National ID Card, Voter Card, Passport - SR by Arewagang: 9:20pm On Jan 12
Sowore hasn't seen nothing yet in the hands of bihari & apc.
It was sowore that brought bihari through his smear campaign of calumny against Jonathan, his wife Patience & his government.
So bihari can even crushed sowore's head for all I care

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