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Group Accuses South-West Of Promoting RevolutionNow Protest To Overthrow Buhari

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The South-West has been accused of endorsing the Omoyele Sowore RevolutionNow protest in a bid to overthrow President Buhari.

The claim was made by the group identified as Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG).

According to CNG, the RevolutionNow protest was a SouthWest conspiracy, hence Northerners refused to take part in the protest.

Spokesperson of CNG, Malam Abdul-Azeez Sulaiman in a statement explained that the group’s decision not to be part of the RevolutionNow marches across the nation was because “the North will not be part of any international conspiracy supported by South Westerners to destabilize the country.”

Sulaimon said: “It is quite unfortunate that the South-West which has been the single major beneficiary of the Buhari administration should also be in the forefront of efforts to discredit and bring him down by all means.

“This can be seen in the manner in which the bulk of political, cultural, religious and traditional leadership is standing solidly against the government with its open support for call for violent overthrow of the Buhari government by the #Revolutionow organizers.

“In particular, such individual beneficiaries of the government as Bola Tinubu, Fashola, Fayemi, Aregbesola, and others largely from the South-West were nowhere to be seen when their people and the southern-based media ignited tensions over the government’s Ruga initiative.

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“These same beneficiaries appear today in implicit support of the proposed insurrection by maintaining a conspiratorial neutrality while other southern influencers like Wole Soyinka, Bisi Akande, Falana, etc explicitly back the organizers”, the northern coalition stated.

Calling for an end to the Yoruba Northern alliance, the group said:

“We also wish to ask the president if in all honesty he still considers the South Western players as true friends who are genuinely desirous of his success. He should ask himself if the treatment he is receiving from them is worth the attention he had given the South West which involved colliding with his northern brethren to the point of elevating the status of June 12 as appeasement.

“To the entire northern leaders and elite, we categorically say that the current political alignment with the South-West is not paying and it never will. The vital task at this point is for the northern political leadership to renegotiate its current alliance with the South-West which has never been North’s political ally The alliance is already turning out to be unhealthy.

“We are calling on the northern elders and leaders to review the region’s position by realigning with our traditional political friends which had served the whole nation for decades before the coming of this unholy and unprofitable union with the South-Western block.

“This has become necessary with the way the South-West is going about the current friendship by being more openly antagonistic to northern interests even while they are the major beneficiaries of the Buhari administration. They, at the slightest of pretenses, openly denigrate the North, its people, its leadership and culture which must not be allowed to continue.

“The CNG, therefore, calls on the current leadership of the Northern Elders Forum under Professor Ango Abdullahi to mobilize relevant stakeholders towards bringing an end to the political partnership with the South-West and embracing the North’s initial political allies.”

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Controversial Prophet Emeka Odumeje Has A Message For His Critics

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Anambra-based clergyman, Prophet Emeka Odumeje, has no plans of slowing down when it has to do with controversies.

The man who is known for his questionable ways of preaching the word has a nessage for his critics.

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Why We Suspended Adams Oshiomole- APC

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The Edo State All Progressives Congress (APC), has explained why it suspended the National Chairman of the party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole.

Oshiomole was suspended over his role in the crisis rocking the state chapter of the party.

The decision to suspend Oshiomole follows a vote of no confidence passed on him by the Chairmen of the APC in the 18 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Edo State.

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A statement signed by the Edo APC Chairman, Anselm Ojezua and Assistant State Secretary, Ikuenobe Anthony said:, “consequent on the development, the State Executive Committee has adopted the vote of no confidence passed on him and the subsisting suspension order from the organs of the party in the state.”    

“Comrade Adams Oshiomhole is the one behind the crisis in Edo APC. We have passed a vote of no confidence on him and he stands suspended from the party. We don’t want what happened in Zamfara State or other parts of the country to happen in Edo State.”

The statement said the decision was necessary to prevent a repeat of what happened in Zamfara State, where the party was unable to field any candidate in elections.

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Edo APC removes Lawrence Okah; Secretary; Passes Vote of Confidence on Ojezua

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The Edo State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has removed the State Secretary of the party, Mr. Lawrence Okah.

The party also passed on a vote of confidence on the leadership of the state chairman, Mr. Anselm Ojezua.

In a statement signed by the Assistant State Secretary, Mr. Ikuenobe Anthony Esq., the party said the decision was taken after a meeting of the State Executive Committee, on Tuesday, November 12, 2019, where a vote of no confidence was passed on Okah.

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According to him, “The State Executive Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has this morning, 12th of November, 2019, passed a vote of no confidence on the State Secretary, Mr. Lawrence Okah, in accordance with Article 17 (v) of the constitution of the party.

He noted: “The effect of this is that Mr. Lawrence Okah ceases to be the State Secretary of the party henceforth.

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“An appropriate replacement will be effected in due course in accordance with Article 17 (vi) of the said constitution.”

On Ojezua, Anthony said, “The State Executive Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) this morning passed a vote of confidence on the State Chairman, Mr. Anselm Ojezua.”

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