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Xenophobia: I will never visit South Africa – Burna Boy warns Nigerians, attacks AKA, MI Abaga

Xenophobia: I will never visit South Africa – Burna Boy warns Nigerians, attacks AKA, MI Abaga

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Nigerian sensational singer, Burna Boy, has revealed that he experienced xenophobic attack during his last visit to South Africa. Burna, who was speaking on the killings of Nigerians in South Africa, said he experienced xenophobic attacks in 2017 and decided never to visit the country till the government resolves the situation and unites Africa. In a series of tweets on his Twitter page, Burna called out South African rapper, AKA over his recent comments on the attacks even as he warned MI Abaga over his allegiance to AKA. He further warned Nigerians in South Africa to protect and defend themselves with all they have. Burna Boy wrote: “Ok. I have been away from social media personally until today. Ordinarily at a time like this, I should come here and say something to try
Xenophobia: ‘MTN, DSTV, Shoprite should be closed’ – Orji Kalu calls for stiffer measures against South Africa

Xenophobia: ‘MTN, DSTV, Shoprite should be closed’ – Orji Kalu calls for stiffer measures against South Africa

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Orji Kalu, Chief Whip of the Senate, has condemned the attacks on Nigerians in South Africa, describing it as ill conceived, disheartening and wicked. In a statement issued on Tuesday in Abuja by Mr Kunle Oyekunle of Orji Kalu Media Office, the former governor of Abia questioned the essence of the renewed attacks on Nigerians. The gruesome killings, looting, arson of property belonging to Nigerians and attack of Nigerian Embassy in South Africa is ill-conceived, disheartening and wicked. “How can any sensible person attack and burn a fellow human being just because he or she has a feeling to do so? “Those mindless criminals who attacked and prevented law abiding Nigerians to freely conduct their businesses must be made to pay for their crimes. Arresting them is not enou
Biafra: Kanu discloses why Nigerian President will not return from Japan

Biafra: Kanu discloses why Nigerian President will not return from Japan

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Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has again come up with some claims about President Muhammadu Buhari. Nnamdi Kanu, in a statement he personally signed, said that President Buhari, who he described as Jubril-Buhari, has been encircled and trapped by members of IPOB in his (Buhari) hideout in a Yokohama hotel, adding that there is no escape for the Nigerian leader. The pro-Biafra leader, who claimed that the real Buhari was buried in Saudi Arabia, vowed that his group knows where the President’s presidential jet is and will never allow him to leave Japan. The IPOB leader claimed that even if they try to smuggle ‘Jubril-Buhari’ out by hiding him in a diplomatic bag, that they (IPOB) shall get hold of him. Kanu added, “How come all of
Dino Melaye reacts to tribunal’s ruling against his senatorial election

Dino Melaye reacts to tribunal’s ruling against his senatorial election

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The Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye has reacted to the Kogi State National Assembly/State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal’s nullification of his victory at the senatorial poll. DAILY POST had reported that Melaye polled a total of 85,395 votes to defeat his APC opponent who scored 66,902 votes.  But the APC candidate, Sam Adeyemi went on to challenge Melaye’s election on three grounds of irregularities, over voting and non compliance with the electoral act. On Friday, a three-man panel led by Justice A. O. Chijioke, in a unanimous judgment, accepted Adeyemi’s ground and ordered for a fresh election in the senatorial district. Reacting on Twitter, Melaye said he would get judgement at the Appeal court. He wrote, ”On Tribunal judgement. No cause for alarm
BREAKING: Tribunal sacks Dino Melaye, orders fresh election in Kogi West

BREAKING: Tribunal sacks Dino Melaye, orders fresh election in Kogi West

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The Kogi State National Assembly/State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal has nullified the election of Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi West senatorial district. DAILY POST had reported that Melaye polled a total of 85,395 votes to defeat his APC opponent who scored 66,902 votes.  But the APC candidate, Sam Adeyemi proceeded to challenge the declaration on three grounds of irregularities, overvoting and non-compliance with the Electoral Act. According to Vanguard, the three-man panel led by Justice A. O. Chijioke, in a unanimous judgment on Friday, accepted Adeyemi’s ground and ordered for another election in the senatorial district. Details later…
Buhari queries FIRS boss, Tunde Fowler

Buhari queries FIRS boss, Tunde Fowler

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Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS), Babatunde Fowler has been queried by President Muhammadu Buhari. The query signed by his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, was on poor revenue collections. Fowler, a former chairman of the Lagos Inland Revenue Services (LIRS) believed to have been recommended for the position by All Progressives Congress (APC) leader, Bola Tinubu, was asked to reply by Monday August 19, 2019. Titled; “RE: Budgeted FIRS Collections and actual collections”, the presidency is seeking explanation of what it suggested was insufficient tax collected between 2015 and 2018. It reads; “Your attached letter (FIRS/EC/ECW/0249/19/027 dated 26 July 2019) on the above subject matter refers. We observed significant variances between the budgeted collec
2023: Northern youths blast El-Rufai, speak on Tinubu’s ambition to succeed Buhari

2023: Northern youths blast El-Rufai, speak on Tinubu’s ambition to succeed Buhari

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Northern youths under the aegis of United Northern Youth and Students (UNYS) have berated Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai over his recent claim on zoning, ahead the 2023 presidential election. The UNYS also declared their position on ambition of former Lagos State governor and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, for Presidency in 2023. El-Rufai had recently called for the abolition of power rotation in the country. Coordinator of the youth group, Comrade Jabir Maiturare, stated this when he addressed a press conference in Kaduna on Friday. Maiturare said, “Let it be known that Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu has not declared to contest for any position yet. Instead, he is solidly behind President Muhammadu Buhari and giving him
APC will rule this country beyond 2023 – Nasarawa speaker

APC will rule this country beyond 2023 – Nasarawa speaker

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Ibrahim Abdullahi, speaker of the Nasarawa state House of Assembly, says the All Progressives Congress will rule Nigeria beyond 2023 - Abdullahi says President Muhammadu Buhari is laying a solid foundation for the party and the country - The speaker says President Buhari is one person that will not like to impose anybody on Nigerians in 2023 The speaker of the Nasarawa state House of Assembly, Ibrahim Abdullahi, has said that the All Progressives Congress (APC) will rule Nigeria beyond 2023 as President Muhammadu Buhari is laying a solid foundation for the party and the country. Abduallahi stated this on Wednesday, August 15, in his country home, Umaisha, Nasarawa state, while fielding questions from newsmen, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. Legit gathers that he a
Miyetti Allah speaks on ‘threat’ to stop cattle supply to Southern states

Miyetti Allah speaks on ‘threat’ to stop cattle supply to Southern states

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The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, has spoken on alleged threat to stop supply of cattle to the southern part of the country. Its Katsina State chapter debunked the rumors on Wednesday, explaining that it was not aware of such decision. State Chairman, Atiku Abubakar, told Vanguard that he had not heard or received any communication from its national leadership. The offical, however, assured that any information on the directive, if any, would be made public. Meanwhile, MACBAN has condemned what it called blanket criminalization of herdsmen nationwide. The group said there were good people among them, and that people should not take advantage of the infiltration of the group by some criminal elements to label all herdsmen as killers. Ch
PDP sweeps Bayelsa LG election

PDP sweeps Bayelsa LG election

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has been declared winner of all eight chairmanship positions in the 2019 Local Government Council Elections held on Saturday. The PDP also swept the polls in the councillorship elections, clinching all 105 seats. Returning Officers from the eight council areas took turns to announce the results of the election at the Bayelsa State Independent Electoral Commission, BYSIEC, collation center at the Yenagoa City Council late on Saturday night. DAILY POST, recorded that Diepreye Ubarugu of the PDP polled 42,539 votes to beat other contenders to emerge Chairman of Kolokuma-Opokuma LGA, while Dr. Bertola Perekeme scored 62,529 to clinch that of Ekeremor. Alali Embelakpor was declared winner of Sagbama Chairmanship election with 96, 468 votes. ...