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Governor Fayose accuses President Buhari of rewarding looters who decamped from PDP

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Ekiti state governor, Ayodele Fayose says President Buhari is presiding over essentially the most corrupt authorities in Nigeria’s historical past. Fayose mentioned this in an announcement issued on Monday by Lere Olayinka, his particular assistant on public communications and new media.  

He alleged that Buhari’s combat in opposition to corruption is selective because it “protects and rewards” looters who decamped from Peoples Democratic Social gathering (PDP). He mentioned the primary looters listing launched by the federal government was politically motivated whereas the second was an afterthought “to cowl the disgrace” of the federal government as a result of Nigerians questioned the primary.  

“With the Transparency Worldwide’s Corruption Notion Index, saying that corruption has grow to be extra endemic in Nigeria than it was within the final 16 years, with the nation transferring 12 locations under its ranking, a honourable authorities would have stopped utilizing combat in opposition to corruption as its main achievement and releasing names of individuals which are nonetheless underneath trial as looters simply to cowl up its failure,” the assertion learn.  

“Nigerians have seen via their deceit and can now not purchase that faux picture of integrity they’re making an attempt to promote.  “For any lists of alleged looters to be credible, the President, who’s defending looters ought to be primary whereas these looters in his authorities ought to observe.  “His nomination kind was purchased with proceeds of corruption and people who purchased the shape and financed his election had been paid again with the return of all their seized properties, ministerial appointments and even disappearance of prosecution witnesses in EFCC instances.  Fayoser accused Buhari of his complicity in “fanning the flames of corruption” by citing particular instances which in line with him are nonetheless “unresolved.”

 

The assertion learn: “A authorities that reinstated and promoted Abdullahi Maina, who was declared wished for corrupt practices by the Worldwide Police Organisation, (INTERPOL) and dismissed in 2013 for alleged N2.1 billion pension fraud and used APC broom to comb the $25 billion contracts rip-off within the NNPC underneath the carpet is nothing however a authorities of plunderers and that’s the clear definition of Buhari’s authorities.  “It was on this identical authorities that the minister of well being, Isaac Adewole suspended the Nationwide Well being Insurance coverage Scheme Government Secretary, Professor Usman Yusuf for alleged corruption and the President recalled him even with out the data of the minister.  “Up until at present, nothing has occurred to the probe panel on the alleged N500 million bribery mentioned to have been paid to the President’s Chief of Employees (COS), Abba Kyari by officers of MTN to affect authorities to discontinue its heavy stance on the $5 billion advantageous imposed on the corporate.  

 

“Subsequently, irrespective of how onerous they struggle now, they will now not hoodwink Nigerians with their deceit of combat in opposition to corruption. Even APC Senator, Shehu Sani as soon as mentioned that the President makes use of insecticide to combat corruption involving his perceived political opponents, however use deodorant when it comes it impacts his personal males.”



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APC Calls For Omo-Agege’s Prosecution Over Mace snatching

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has condemned in totality, Wednesday’s attack on the Senate and the snatching on the Mace of the senate.

This is even as it has called on all security agencies to take all necessary actions to recover the stolen mace and ensure that the perpetrators and their sponsors are brought to justice.

In a statemnet issued by Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, National Publicity Secretary of the APC, the party said that the attack ammounted to an attack on the nation’s democracy.

“The attention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been drawn to the invasion of the Nigerian Senate by suspected thugs who disrupted Wednesday’s plenary and made away with the mace.

“The APC hereby condemns this action and views it as an attack on our democracy and a desecration of the hallowed institution of the National Assembly.

“We therefore call on security agencies to take all necessary actions to recover the stolen mace and ensure that the perpetrators and their sponsors are brought to justice.

Meanwhile, the Nigerian Police has arrested Senator Ovie Omo Agege for leading the hoodlums into the Senate chamber during plenary to snatch the Mace which is the symbol of authority of the upper legislative chamber.

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Mace Theft: Police Arrest Senator Omo-Agege

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The lawmaker was suspended by the Senate for 90 days last week. He, however, attended the plenary today.

The Senate had accused him of leading the armed men who stormed the chamber and snatched the mace while plenary was on.

After the plenary, policemen ushered Omo-Agege from the door of the chamber into a waiting pickup van.

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Thugs Disrupt Senate Plenary, Steals Mace

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The Senate plenary was today disrupted after suspected thugs invaded the chamber and made away with the mace.

The incident happened few seconds after a suspended Senator, Ovie Omo-Agege entered the chamber.

About 10 suspected thugs who came to the venue with the senator forced their entrance into the chamber.

Seconds later, the thugs ran out of the chamber with the mace causing pandemonium in the Senate.

They left the National Assembly with the mace in a black SUV.

The mace is the symbol of authority of the parliament.

One of the security personnel at the entrance of the National Assembly said the thugs told him and other officers they were with the senator.

“We tried to stop them but they told us they were with him (Omo-Agege),” he said.

The Senate has accused a lawmaker, Ovie Omo-Agege, of leading hoodlums to seize the mace, which serves as the chamber’s symbol of authority.

In a statement after the incident on Wednesday, Senate spokesperson, Sabi Abdullahi, said the incident is an act of treason.

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