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2019 Election : Ebonyi gov lauds Tambuwal, says ‘he has all it takes to lead Nigeria’

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The governor of Ebonyi state and chairman of the South East governors’ forum, Engr. Dave Umahi has declared that Sokoto governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has all it takes to lead Nigeria.

Governor Umahi who hosted Tambuwal and his presidential campaign team at the State House on Friday said the former Speaker of the House of Representatives has the leadership qualities to lead Nigeria, especially at a critical thing like this.

Umahi who was represented by his deputy, Dr. Kelechi Igwe praised Tambuwal for promoting peace, securing lives and properties as well as ensuring infrastructural development in Sokoto state.

“Your democratic credentials are not questionable, your respect for the rule of law is not in doubt. Your records as the Speaker of House of Representatives and the governor of Sokoto state are obvious and testament of your qualities,” he said.

Igwe said that delegates from the state would follow the directive of Umahi in voting for presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Port Harcourt.

Tambuwal told his host and the delegates that he is on a mission to rescue Nigeria from abject poverty, abuse of power and incompetent leadership of the present government of the All Progressives Congress.

Tambuwal said Nigeria is on its way to another recession as the economy is in comatose without defined direction and policies.

“We have a responsibility to rescue our country from the drifting at the moment. I am sure we know what is going on in Nigeria; we are all feeling the pain of poverty in our country; the absence of the rule of law and the abuse of power by the current administration.

“That is why I said we need to rescue this country from collapsing. What is currently going on in the country is not the best, and must not be allowed to continue. We need leader that has complete knowledge of this country; that will be fair to all, irrespective of where you come from; irrespective of your religion,” said the Sokoto-born lawyer

He urged the delegates to support his mission by electing him as the presidential candidate of the PDP during the convention in October. He promised to provide a credible leadership that will unite the country, promote the economy and protect all.

“This is the time for us to work harder as Nigeria has become a laughing stock in the comity of nations. This is obvious by commentaries and news analysis. We must rescue our country from this slide. The unity of Nigeria is threatened. We need a leader that will put aside primordial sentiments, when it comes to getting the best brains to work for the best interest of our country, and when assigning national assignments; all these I will do if you elect me as the candidate of our party, and by the grace of Almighty God the president of Nigeria,” he added.

His campaign team is expected to visit other states in the coming days.

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Atiku’s America visit: Check your BP, Frank urges Buhari, APC leaders, supporters

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To avoid unforseen circumstances, the former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has advised the leaders of the ruling party, including President Muhammadu Buhari and its supporters to ensure a check of their Blood Pressures over Thursday’s visit to America by the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.

Frank said the advice becomes necessary because the former Vice President was demonized through some propagandists in the ruling party that Alhaji Atiku will be arrested in United State of America anytime he visits the country, adding that the recent development has proven otherwise.

Reacting in a statement Frank signed on Friday, he said Atiku’s Thursday’s visit to America and his acceptance by the US government has shown the world, especially Nigerian voters that all campaign of colony against the Waziri Adamawa were just propaganda to demonise him, which Nigerians should disregard.

According to Frank, going to America wouldn’t have being an issue if not for the challenge APC threw at Atiku and to prove to the world that he (Atiku) has never been indicted of corruption allegation anywhere in the world.

Frank said Thursday’s night must have been a sleepless one for some leaders of APC who had lied to their supporters about Atiku.

“APC made it a campaign issue that Atiku can never step on American soil without being arrested. In fact, I have read so many APC supporters who vowed to vote for Atiku if he does. Now, I believe they can now deal with it.

“Obviously stunned by the reality, I advice those of you still in APC or supporting President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election bid to have a change of mind now by joining the moving trains because the development has nailed the coffin of the APC’s propaganda.”

While thanking the American government for its fairness and refusal to succumb to blackmails by the APC apologists, Frank said that Atiku’s visit to America is about economy development of Nigeria, creating conducive businesses environment and create massives jobs for Nigerians.

He added that Atiku Abubakar’s presidency will strengthen the relationship between Nigeria and the United State of America if elected.

“Recall a statement credited to the Minister of Information and Culture, calling of the US not to give Atiku a Visa to the country. Lai Mohammed also stated that if Atiku is given a visa it will amount to an endorsement by the US government.

“The Minister should now know as predicted by him that by the special grace of God America will endorse Waziri Adamawa because he is a better candidate than President Muhammadu Buhari.”

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Bayelsa is the new model of transformation- Dikson

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The governor of Bayelsa state, gov Henry Seriake Dickson has disclosed that the state is the new model of transformation in Nigeria today.

Gov Dickson who was a recipient of the prestigious Daily Asset newspaper award in Abuja, as the man of the year 2018 noted that a visit to the state will convince every doubt.

The governor who was represented by the commissioner of Information and strategy Daniel Iworiso Markson emphasized that the state does not go shopping for award.

According to the information commissioner, the restoration agenda places top priority on free education as a means to place bayelsa on the world map.

“Let it be on record the we do not go shopping for awards, the awards have been coming and are still because of the tremendous work ongoing in our state.

“The people of Bayelsa are privileged to have a governor like the country man governor at the helm of affairs, Bayelsa state is the new model of transformation in Nigeria. You need to see the state 7 years ago when we came into office but coming back to Bayelsa today, you will find it hard to recognize.

“In the state today, we have an international airport, we have one of the best public schools in the country where we are giving young people free education from primary to secondary. So this award is just a testimony to the fact that the world recognizes what we have done in Bayelsa and what we are still doing”.

The governor who thanked the organizers of the award said that recognition such as this will spur his administration to work harder.

Other recipient of the daily asset award include Speaker, House of Reps, Rt Hon Yakubu Dogara, Governor Benue state, Dr Samuel Ortom, Governor of v state, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa and post humous award was given to late miss ochanya Elizabeth, as the daily asset young person of the year 2018 for being asexually abused by her guardian among others.

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Plagiarism Controversy: APC in a Manifesto Mess, Accused Hackers of Conspiracy

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It was mild drama as the ruling All Progressive Congress( APC)caught in another plagiarism controversy mess as it was accused of plagiarism in its manifesto that was themed “keeping America safe and secure” . It was a featured on its website in a section which was dedicated to energy policy ahead of a general election slated for February.

It was speculated with the title , “Our first priority is keeping America safe and secure”, and featured rambling copy critics said was likely lifted from other websites.

It is no longer news that the Ruling party ,headed by president Muhammadu Buhari was accused in the past of plagiarism,notably the president swearing in speech in 2015.

The former aide for ex-Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri,who in the past has been one of the famous critics accused the APC of “obviously” lifting the language “from Donald Trump”, though it is not clear when or even if the US president ever used the wording.

Refuting the allegation, was the APC spokesperson, Lanre Issa-Onilu, who blamed it on hackers and mischief makers and stated on Twitter that the website had been “hacked” and “unauthorised content” posted on it, adding that the party won’t allow the desperate people to succeed in their evil plots.

It was gathered that the content was quickly change and replaced with new innovation and inscriptions.

Nigerian could still recalled that ,it is not the first time the APC has been accused of plagiarism where in 2016, president Buhari was forced to apologise after it was revealed that a number of contents in a speech launching his presidential campaign had been lifted from the then American president , Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential victory speech.

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