Army Replies as to the military interference in Rivers election as the Acting Director of Operations, Nigerian Army, Brig.- Gen. Felix Omongue unveiled that Rivers would have consumed to fiery remains, notwithstanding the military’s brisk intercession amid the 2019 general decisions. Gen. Felix makes an announcement on Monday at Port Harcourt concerning the political disturbance ravaging the state, NIGERIA NEWS reports.
A lecturer at Saro Wiwa Polytechnic in Boro, Dr. Ship Ogberegbe was shot dead by some gunmen of Federal Anti-burglary Squad, FSARS amid the general election. The Police, Human Rights, Justice, and House Committee on Army is present in Rivers to research out the homicide of the lecturer.
The General said, “the Nigerian Army was the sole hero of 2019 elections. He said the political ground of River State was initially terrifying until the Nigeria Army interfere. He further stated that the local and international body recognized the military intervention as a good job but people viewed it otherwise.
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The Director of Operatives said the political affairs would have been more deadly had it been that the military reacts to the killing of 3 military officers in Abonnema, Asari Toru local government area during the presidential election. He said, “Only Rivers in Niger Delta zone is accusing the military of wrongdoings. The military has a standard of commitment (task), ”
The Rivers State Commissioner for Education, Dr. Gogo Jack, stated that about 187 individuals were captured and kept in the military office at Boro camp in Port Harcourt. He said money worth of 1.5 million was stolen from his home when his home was being searched.
Mr. Dokubo Ibim at Asari Toru Local Government Area confirmed 43 people killed, 24 injured and 14 brutalized and captured. The military personnel affirmed that the council is deferred to 8th of May, 2019.
Atiku and PDP are planning coup against president Buhari – Presidency
The Presidency raises fresh call that the Peeople’s Democratic Party (PDP) and it’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, were working to make Nigeria unmanageable coupled with the aim of ousting the President, Muhammadu Buhari.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, some days ago have alleged the PDP and former Vice President for plotting a coup. The Minister reiterated his stance at in his home state during the 2019 Edition of the Annual Ramadan Lecture held at Oro, Kwara State, declared that they were trying “reverse” democracy.
He alleged them of trying to heat up the polity so as to undermine the government of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). While he call on all Muslim Faithful to use this period of Ramadan in prayer for the country against the wiles of evil schemers.
He said: “This is the Holy month of Ramadan, and Muslim Faithful all over the world observe it with fasting, prayers, self-purification, renewed focus on religion and sense of community.
“It is therefore appropriate to use this occasion to call on all Nigerians to pray for our dear country, to pray for peace and unity.
“I make this request against the background of those who are daily plotting to exploit our national fault lines of religion and ethnicity, those who masquerade as democrats but can’t take electoral defeat, those who will not hesitate to collude with anti-democratic forces and dead enders to fan the embers of violence in the country and those who have elevated their personal ambition over and above our survival as a nation.
“As you are aware, a few days ago we raised the alarm that either by themselves or via their proxies, the PDP and it’s presidential candidate are doing everything possible to sabotage the Buhari Administration, generally overheat the polity and make Nigeria seemingly ungovernable.
“Of course you are aware of similar alarms that have been raised by the police, the military and the DSS.
“Since our intervention, pseudo and partisan analysts have teamed up with the spokesmen for the main opposition party and its presidential candidate to either exhibit their ignorance or to engage in red herring and name calling. We are neither distracted nor dissuaded.
“Our interventions are based on credible evidence, and no government with the kind of evidence that we have, of plans to subvert the power of the state, attack the nation’s economic live wire and generally unleash mayhem on the polity, will keep quiet.
“The security agencies are all alert to their responsibilities and will not sit by and allow anyone to reverse the gains of our democracy under any guise.
“I want to end my speech by thanking all Nigerians for their support and prayers for the Buhari Administration, and to urge them not to relent, especially in the run up to the May 29th inauguration of Mr President.”
The PDP presidential candidate in the recently concluded election said the accusation levelled against him was a plot to send him to jail. He said Lai Mohammed was known as a serial liar and his act wasn’t put to a halt even in this month of Ramadan.
He said, “My attention has been drawn to accusations by the Muhammadu Buhari led administration against the candidate of the Presidential Peoples Democratic Party in the 2019 elections and former vice president of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, alleging that he has made treasonable statements.
“It is not surprising that such a despicable lie is emanating from Mr. Lai Mohammed, President Buhari’s aptly named minister of information. Lai Mohammed is so associated with lies that even Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said, on Monday, May 13, 2019, as follows:
“People like Lai Mohammed, Abba Kyari, Adamu Adamu they are usually very well behaved during the Ramadan. But I’m not even sure that that is true anymore. “When we have a situation where even those who employed him know that Lai Mohammed is a liar, who will even lie during the holy month of Ramadan, then why should Nigerians be surprised at this latest lie?”
Why AAC susppends Omoyele Sowore from Party
The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the African Action Congress AAC has suspended it’s National Chairman, Omoyele Sowore.
The party announced this on Monday, May 13th, at the party’s NEC meeting in Abuja,
NEC disclosed that the former Presidential aspirant is being suspended for alleged anti-party activities, failure to convene NEC meeting and financial misappropriation.
The party has however appointed a new acting national chairman, Leonard Nzenwa, who has immediately been sworn-in.
The committee of AAC also announced that the suspension of the presidential candidate and other members of his executive takes effect from March 27 and it is to last for six months except overturned by a National Convention of the party.
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