Meet The Ethiopian Men Who Compete To Be The Fattest By Drinking Cow Blood & Milk

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According to DailyMail,  the tribe, which lives in a remote corner of Ethiopia's Omo Valley, is home to an unusual ritual which sees young men gorge on cow's blood and milk in a bid to be crowned the fattest man.
 
Six months after starting the regime, the men emerge to show off their newly engorged physiques and for a winner to be chosen. 
 
 
The champion fat man is then feted as a hero for the rest of his life.
 
Bizarre it may sound, See the pictures below
 
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Nigeria’s inclusion to BRICS countries requires strong industrial sector — MAN

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The quest of having Nigeria included in the league of BRICS countries will remain a mirage without a virile productive sector.

The out-going chairman, Manufactucturers Association of Nigeria, MAN Apapa branch, Mr. John Aluya, made the remark at the association’s 42nd  Annual General Meeting in Lagos.
He said that the ambition will only be achieved through diversification of the economy.

In his words, “As it appears, there is growing clamour to add Nigeria amongst the BRISC league of developing economies (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) to read BRINCS (Brazil, Russia, India, Nigeria, China and South Africa).

“This can be achieved through the diversification of the economy by re-invigorating established sectors such as the manufacturing sector as no nation can be said to be developing without a strong and virile manufacturing base.” “It is critical to state that adopting ssome strategies for achieving a sustainable growth of the manufacturing sector may require massive investment in the critical power and energy sector, which is on-going, if we are to join the league of emerging economies of the world.

“There is also a great need to invest massively in human capacity development of indigenous technology and local raw materials extraction and processing. Among others, adequate security to protect investment, good regulatory system, eliminating inconsistency in government policies, eliminating multiple taxation and extortion, as well as the payment of unofficial fees for public services, streamline and harmonise our tax administration system and review our investment laws in a manner that would facilitate expatriate quota processing,” he added.

He stated that the federal governemt must adopt measures to bring down interest rate to single digit as high interest rates stifle the survival and profitability of all manufacturers.

He opined that having identified the manufacturing sector as the driver for economic growth, wealth creation and employment, it must be accorded its due regard and priority in the scheme of things.

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Stella Odua testimony: N255m cars not for me

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ABUJA- MINISTER of Aviation ,Princess Stella Oduah, Thursday told members of the House of Representatives Committee on Aviation that the alleged purchase of N255million BMW  armoured cars were not bought for her personal use.

Oduah who astonished stakeholders with this disclosure  at the investigative hearing on the issue in her 12 page presentation said:

“As you all are aware, what necessitated this public hearing were the events that followed a false and malicious online publication that I had compelled the NCAA to purchase for me two BMW bullet proof cars at the cost of $1.6million.  ”

“Let me state emphatically that from the onset that the allegation concerning the purchase of the two bullet proof cars for me by the NCAA is false in its entirety. ”

After reading her presentation, Rep Zakari Lafia Mohammed asked her whether it is a  loan or lease that her agency obtained from FBN, she said it is the same. She said the money NCAA would pay would still be below the N240million at the end of the year.

On whether she acted within the ambit of the law  in giving approval beyond N100 million , she said she approved the money and asked the NCAA to do the needful.

What is the needful?

The Committee and the minister disagreed on what “to do the needful” meant.

She had claimed that  in her  approval she said kindly do the needful.

Rep Mohammed took on her that saying the needful means  go ahead to implement.

Responding, Oduah said”no you are wrong on that the needful does not mean full approval. ”

The NCAA  DG Folu Akinkuotu was asked whether he  did the needful, he said he was not in-charge at NCAA when the order was given for the purchase.

The permanent secretary of the Ministry, George Ossi  was tackled for misleading the minister by not appropriately advising her.

The committee said the permanent secretary ought to have asked the NCAA to do the right thing.

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Crises have slowed down economic development – Jonathan

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ABUJA — President Goodluck Jonathan, yesterday, lamented that the crises in some parts of the country has slowed down economic development. He stated this while being presented with the 2013 Africa Peace Award from the United Religions Initiatives URI, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. According to the president, internal stability is essential for the development of the country saying that, “there can be no meaningful economic development where people are fighting.”

Jonathan said: “Even when countries are fighting at the end of the day they will still come to the dialogue table to resolve. Problems could hardly be resolved through the barrel of the gun. Even if you have the most sophisticated weapon to fight, you will still come to negotiate otherwise you can never live in peace.

File: Scene of the blast at St.Theresa Catholic Church, Madala

“If you go to the Southern part of this country you hear about kidnapping and if you go to the North you have the issue of Boko Haram. For us to develop our country we must all embrace peace. There is no way the government can perform magic when the people are shooting guns, because economic growth and development is in the hands of the private sector.”

The President added: “There cannot be economic development without peace. For you to develop economically there must be peace and political stability. So the leadership of African Union and ECOWAS have changed and we believe that we must help ourselves and help our states and govern our states the way it should be governed. If there are crisis we should intervene and that has been helping us significantly.”

The president who dedicated the award to Nigerians promised that he will continue to focus on providing the enabling environment in the country for businesses to thrive.

He said: “This award is dedicated to my people and my country Nigeria. We couldn’t have been qualified for this award if my people did not encourage me. In Nigeria God has given us that unique privilege to be fairly more robust than some of our African countries and we are one of the African countries that the whole work look up to, to assist in one way or the other. So this award is for Nigeria and not for Goodluck Jonathan.

“We would continue to do our best. For me as an individual, I will continue to play my role in spite of the challenges. Let me use this unique opportunity to call on all Nigerians and all the people of the world to embrace peace. You cannot talk about development when you are fighting,” the President emphasised.

The Regional Director of URI, Ambassador Mussie Hailu while presenting the award to the president said it was in recognition of President Jonathan’s immense contributions to religious harmony in Nigeria and peace keeping operation under the United Nations.

According to him, “we have been following with great interest the great role the President play in his country, West Africa and Africa as a whole since he took office as President of Nigeria. We commend his leadership qualities in West African sub region in particular as ECOWAS Chairman and also lauded the current transformation agenda of his administration.”

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God‘ll judge Katsina-Alu for lying against me – Salami

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ABUJA — Former President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Isa Ayo Salami, who was suspended from office by the National Judicial Council, NJC, over alleged judicial misconduct, yesterday, said he has handed over the erstwhile Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Aloysius Katsina-Alu to God, for not only lying against him, but also for his alleged attempt to pervert the course of justice.

Salami, who finally opened up  on what actually transpired between him and the ex-CJN, leading to his suspension on August 18, 2011, maintained that he has no regret for any action or judgment he delivered while in office, saying “a judge must, above all, stand taller than the pressure that he would continuously face in the exercise of his duties.”

Speaking at the official presentation of a book entitled ‘Isa Ayo Salami: Through Life and Justice’,  in Abuja, yesterday, the former PCA, however, regretted that he was unjustly treated by the NJC despite the fact that he spent about 45 years of his life in active judicial service for the country.

 

He stated this on a day a former CJN, Justice Mohammed Uwais, accused the NJC of injustice and double standard in the way it handled the feud between Salami and Katsina-Alu, saying, “It is disturbing, to say the least, that the NJC, whose membership consists of eminent and experienced judges and lawyers, should act in the manner they treated Justice Salami.”

His words: “What was the reason for the suspension? Briefly, there was a disagreement between the then CJN and Justice Salami on how to treat a complaint from Sokoto concerning an election matter that was pending before a panel of Court of Appeal. The disagreement was taken before the NJC. A number of committees were set up by the NJC to examine one aspect or another of the complaint. None of the committees found Justice Salami of any infraction but the NJC, in considering the report of the last committee to be set up by it, directed that Justice Salami should tender an apology to the then CJN within seven days.

“Justice Salami refused to do so, since he was not found guilty of any misconduct. Without the NJC asking him to explain why disciplinary action should not be taken against him for disobeying its directive, Justice Salami was served with a letter suspending him from office, pending his removal from office by the President as recommended by the NJC.”

Uwais, further faulted the NJC for referring the matter to President Goodluck Jonathan, stressing that going by the provision of section 153(2) of the Constitution, the President, has no power to remove the ex-PCA from office adding that “suspension from office is an act of discipline”.

Narrating the behind-the-scene activities that took place between him and Katsina-Alu over plot to pervert Justice, Salami said: “It is obvious that people want to know what the fuss was actually about, and briefly put, this is it. I was invited by the then CJN, Justice Katsina-Alu to his chambers on February 8, 2010, using Justice Dahiru Musdapher’s phone, and when I got there, I met them together (Justice Musdapher was the next in line to him at the Supreme Court).

“He (Katsina-Alu) instructed me to direct the justices on the Sokoto Appeal to dismiss the appeal of the Democratic People’s Party, DPP, Governorship candidate and I responded that I could not do so.

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Nyiam exposed FG’s hidden plan with confab – Oshiomhole

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ASABA — Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State, yesterday, said a member of the Presidential Advisory Committee on National Dialogue, Col. Tony Nyiam (rtd) has exposed the planned national conference as a fraud, saying excesses of the former army officer showed the conference was being planned to fail.

Oshiomhole’s assertions nonetheless, several participants at the Benin hearing from across the South-South geo-political zone blamed the governor for exceeding the bounds of official decorum and stoking the anger of the audience with his unsavory comments after holding up commencement of the sitting by three hours. They also blamed those supportive of the administration in Benin for instigating the violence against those who booed the governor that day.

Among eyewitnesses at the Imaguero College venue of the aborted hearing, who spoke on the development to Vanguard, yesterday, was former Minister of Information, Professor Sam Oyovbaire, who described Governor Oshiomhole as tactless in his conduct that day. He also flayed Col. Nyiam for not exercising discipline in his reaction.

But other eyewitnesses at the venue such as the Regional Coordinator, Niger-Delta Civil Societies and Ethnic Nationalities Congress, Sir Casely Omon-Irabor, National coordinator of the Forum for Justice and Human Rights Defence, FJHD, Mr. Oghenejabor Ikimi, a leader of the Edo Youth Congress, Mr. Kola Edokpayi and deputy chairman of Edo State Civil Societies Organization, Comrade Omobude Agho, both of whom were beaten by thugs at the venue and former Secretary of Ijaw Youth Congress, IYC, Mr. Paul Bebenimibo, rose in defence of Nyiam

Reacting to Col. Nyiam’s defence of his action, Oshiomhole in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Peter Okhiria said:
“Our attention has been drawn to the lame and odious response of Col Tony Nyiam to his shameful action at the sitting of the Presidential Advisory Committee on National Dialogue in Benin City, on Monday October 28 where he fully exposed his hand as a biased member of a committee which should be above political, ethnic and indeed other sentiments.

“We wonder when Nyiam became the President’s spokesman as to want to drag the President’s name into his shameful act. We are, however, not surprised, going by his antecedents; the Benin incident was just another manifestation of Nyiam’s lack of respect for constituted authority and his love for disunity.

“Nyiam said Governor Adams Oshiomhole was “talking down on the people”. We wonder when airing one’s opinion or saying ‘I believe that the outcome of this conference will not be different from that of other conferences we have had in the past’ means talking down on the people.

“Nyiam deserves our pity. He might still be hallucinating, thinking he is an Army officer who must be obeyed. We recognize that no military officer worth his salt would openly disagree with a superior or a governor at a forum such as the one in Benin City, but again, we recognize that the maxim “Officer and Gentleman” does not apply to Nyiam as he has once again displayed to the people in the open.

“We find it interesting that Nyiam has exposed the undercurrent motive of the conference which has also confirmed Governor Oshiomhole’s initial fears about viability, necessity and desirability of same.

“In as much as we believe that Nigeria is in dire straits, the Governor still insists that a talkshop with no agenda is not necessary at this time.”

Oshiomhole, Nyiam were wrong  — Oyovbaire

Prof Oyovbaire, who spoke on phone said: “It was wrong for Col Nyiam to have participated in the disruption or trying to stop the governor from continuing with his speech,” adding that he (Oyovbaire) managed to escape when things became rowdy.

He said information that reached him was that the National Dialogue Committee had earlier met with Governor Oshiomhole in his office, where he lectured them on the undesirability of the conference, and some of them were not comfortable with his remarks.

“Having spoken to the committee members in his office, which delayed the commencement of the sitting, I think it was a tactical mistake or tactless on the part of the governor to have come to the sitting to begin to make such statements, as if he is trying to get populist attention,” he said.

Oyovbaire pointed out that whatever Oshiomhole tried to convey with the tone of his statement and sarcastic remarks, “Nyiam as a former military officer, scholar and member of the panel should not have reacted the way he did.”

 

Oshiomhole got it wrong  —Omon-Irabor

Omon-Irabor, who spoke to Vanguard in Warri said: “We were there as early as 9.00 am and the protocol officials told us that the governor pleaded with conference organizers that the conference should kick off at 1.00 pm, instead of 10.00 am and we registered and waited.

“Already, we knew All Progressives Congress, APC, (Oshimhole’s party) had barred the states it controls from participating in the confab and Oshiomhole had told his people not to attend the event. His coming was, therefore, a surprise because the seats reserved for Senators and other top officials were not occupied.

“We expected Oshiomhole to make a remark and go, but he went into a full criticism of the Federal Government with very derogatory remarks of President Goodluck Jonathan and said he was surprised to see eminent Nigerians gathered to engage in an exercise in futility,” Omon-Irabor said.

FJHD coordinator, Ikimi on his part said:
“The Governor’s personal presentation that the proposed Conference was a sham and a deceit by the Federal Government to hoodwink the people did not go down well with the popular opinion of delegates  present, the above action provoked a number of delegates who resorted to booing the Comrade Governor who was unable to proceed with his presentation.

“However, for peace to reign frantic efforts were made by eminent personalities, including members of the Presidential Advisory Committee, to persuade the Comrade Governor to discontinue his presentation, but all proved abortive.

“I sat on the front row with some of the personalities and I did not see Colonel Tony Nyam (Rtd) or any member of the Presidential Committee leading thugs or exchanging words with the Comrade Governor.

“I think the Comrade Governor should have tactically beat a retreat since the general mood of all the representatives of ethnic nationalities and civil society groups present was in favour of a national dialogue and the least the people wanted to hear was not how a political party and its members felt about the proposed conference”, he said.

Continuing, Ikimi said: “Immediately, the Comrade Governor was ushered out of the venue by his security aides, thugs entered the venue and queried why their governor was humiliated and in the process one Kola Edokpayi, an accredited member of the Edo Youth Congress at the venue was shot by thugs when he had gone to ease himself outside. The said Kola Edokpayi returned into the hall in a pool of blood, and the chairman had no option than to draw the meeting to an abrupt end.”

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Niger holds world’s highest childhood pregnancy rate, says UN

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Geneva – The 20,000 girls below the age of 18 who give birth every day in developing countries make them and the countries they live in to face economic disadvantages, a UN report said on Wednesday.

The report said that it made them face much higher health risks than older mothers.

Every year, 7.3 million children become mothers in developing countries, the UN Population Fund (UNFPA), said in its annual report that was launched in several cities, including Geneva.

Some 70,000 mothers between 15 and 19 die from complications after birth each year.

Having children at a young age prevents girls from entering the work force.

If girls waited until the age of 20 before having babies, the gross annual income would be boosted by more than 7.7 billion dollars in India and 3.5 billion dollars in Brazil, the report found.

At the same time UNFPA chief Babatunde Osotimehin stressed that poverty was an important cause of childhood pregnancies, along with discrimination against women.

“Too often, society blames only the girl for getting pregnant,’’ he said.

“The reality is that adolescent pregnancy is most often not the result of a deliberate choice, but rather the absence of choices, and of circumstances beyond a girl’s control.”

The report said Niger had the world’s highest childhood pregnancy rate, with 51 per cent of women in their 20s reporting that they gave birth before turning 18.

In Asia, Bangladesh has the highest rate at 40 per cent.

In other regions, Nicaragua holds the record in Latin America at 28 per cent and Yemen in the Middle East at 25 per cent.

The U.S. accounts for half of the annual 680,000 teenage pregnancies in industrialised countries, the UNFPA said.

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ICC delays President Kenyatta’s trial to February 2014

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THE HAGUE (AFP) – The International Criminal Court on Thursday postponed Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta’s trial on charges of crimes against humanity by three months to February next year.

Kenyatta is accused of masterminding some of the 2007-8 post-election violence in Kenya that left over 1,000 people dead and several hundred thousand displaced.

The Hague-based tribunal said in a statement it “decided to postpone the trial’s commencement in the case against Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta to 5 February 2014″.

The decision came after Kenyatta’s lawyers asked for a delay to his trial, which had been due to start on November 12 after already being repeatedly delayed, and the prosecution said they had no objection.

His lawyers last week asked for the trial to be postponed, citing the “national and international crisis” triggered by last month’s deadly siege at Nairobi’s Westgate shopping centre.

Prosecutors then said that while they did not accept that Kenyatta’s “presidential duties are a reason to delay the trial,” they would also like a delay in order to be able to present witnesses in the order they want.

The court “expressed its deep regret that repeated adjournments of the trial have been necessary because one or both parties have required more time to prepare,” the statement said.

Both parties should “accelerate their preparation in order to ensure that no further postponements are required,” it added.

Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda had said that if the trial were postponed, it should start instead on February 3, 2014, while the defence has asked for a delay until February 12, 2014.

Kenyatta, who was elected president in March, has long argued that his trial would hamper his running of the country.

His lawyers argued that last month’s militant attack on Nairobi’s Westgate shopping mall by Al-Qaeda-linked militants in which at least 67 people died meant he was urgently needed at home.

The attack was carried out by neighbouring Somalia’s Shebab, which has threatened to launch further attacks.

Kenya’s Vice President William Ruto went on trial at the ICC last month on similar charges.

The court has been caught up in accusations that it is targeting African leaders, with the African Union calling for immunity for heads of state and asking the UN Security Council to suspend ICC proceedings against Kenya’s leaders for a year.

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N255m BMW bullet proof cars were not bought for me-Oduah

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ABUJA-MINISTER of Aviation,Princess Stella Oduah Thursday told members of the House of Representatives Committee on Aviation that the alleged purchase of N255million BMW armoured cars were not bought for her personal use.

Oduah who astonished stakeholders with this disclosure at the investigative hearing on the issue in her 12 page presentation said:

“As you all are aware, what necessitated this public hearing were the events that followed a false and malicious online publication that I had compelled the NCAA to purchase for me 2 nos BMW bullet proof cars at the cost of $1.6million. ”

“Let me state emphatically that from the onset that the allegation concerning the purchase of the 2 nos bullet proof cars for me by the NCAA is false in its entirety. ”
After reading her presentation, Rep Zakari Lafia Mohammed asked her whether it is a loan or lease that her agency obtained from FBN, she said it is the same. She said the money NCAA would pay would still be below the N240million at the end of the year.

On whether she acted within the ambit of the law in giving approval beyond N100 million , she said she approved the money and asked the NCAA to do the needfull.

What is the needfull?
The Committee and the minister disagreed on what do the needfull meant.

She had claimed that in her approval she said kindly do the needfull.

Rep Mohammed took on her that saying the needfull means a go ahead to implement.

Responding, Oduah said”no you are wrong on that the needfull does not mean full approval. ”

The NCAA DG Folu Akinkuotu was asked whether he did the needfull, he said he was not In-charge at NCAA when the order was given for the purchase.

The permanent secretary of the Ministry, George Ossi was tackled for misleading the minister by not appropriately advising her.

The committee said the permanent secretary ought to have asked the NCAA to do the right thing.

The PS claimed that due diligence ought to have been done by the agency before applying for the approval.

He claimed that he was not available at the time everything happened .

The DG said he would have followed the procurement Act if he were the one the directive was given to do the needfull.

He said the acting DG Joyce Daniel Nkemakolam ought to explain why he did not do that.

Nkemakolam said we interpreted the directive to mean to go through it in line with the procurement Act. He said they did the due diligence but they had a mindset that they were within the budget limit.
But he was asked why he didn’t do due diligence to ensure that it was in tandem with the procurement law, he said he thought since the agency had got the approval of the National Assembly there was no need for such diligence.
He was asked why he initiated a memo to approve 54 vehicles when what the National assembly approved was 25 vehicles.

He was reminded that what was approved was N240million and not N643million.

NCAA was asked whether the board sought approval of the president to approve the car loan. Nkemakolam said he was working on the mindset that they were still within the approved limit.
He said that what NCAA discussed with First bank was a lease. He was asked the date the board of NCAA approved the loan facility.
The DG was asked how many trainings did he organise for NCAA staff , he said he relied on experts.
He said that his mindset has always being that they did not exceed the amount approved.
He was asked whether the NCAA board approved the money.
He said the NCAA has interim board. He said that he was working on account that it was a lease not loan.

The drama continued with Rep Manwe asking the former DG of NCAA to disclose who uses the controversial bullet proof cars since the Minister bluntly confessed that they were not bought for her use.

“Who is using the vehicles now since the Minister said they were not purchased for her?” he asked.

To the DG, that was one question that got him jolted. Minutes passed before he could provide an answer. And when he finally found his voice, he said “Anybody can use the vehicles when they are in the pool. They are operational vehicles.”

But the Lawmaker wouldn’t give up. He continued with a rider to the question.

“Do you mean that a messenger or cleaner in the agency can use the cars?” He asked.
At this juncture, the hearing room became deadened in silence with the DG losing his voice for the second time.

And when again, he found it, he answered this way: “those categories of vehicles are for VIPs which include the Minister, including you, the Honorable.”

Just then a blast of laughter erupted in the hall which to some extent provided some comic relief to everyone in the hall.

But Rep Manwe wouldn’t stop. He asked again, “can we have the log book of the movement of the car?
With a subdued babbling voice which came in separate minutes, the DG answered ” I am not a transport officer. I don’t know whether they are still keeping those log books.”

When it now became obvious that the DG was exhaustive of all the answers he had, the Lawmakers mandated the agency to bring the man who received the vehicles at the point of delivery by Coscharis Motors.
With that, the hearing came to a close.

In her closing remark, the chairperson, Onyejeocha assured Nigerians that justice would be done to the report of the hearing.

“Fact speak for itself. We have tried to listen to people: Coscharis, the Minister, NCAA, First Bank , BPP and Customs, and we have their submissions with us. We will consider what we have whether it is in line with the extant laws and financial regulations.

We assure everyone and all Nigerian that we will do justice to this hearing,” Onyejeocha said.

Speaking with some Journalists shortly after the hearing, the Minister, Oduah expressed gratitude to the National Assembly for giving her an opportunity to present her own side of the story.

 

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New PDP Refutes Gov. Aliyu’s Resignation from nPDP, G7 Governors

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The Alhaji Kawu Baraje led PDP also known as the ‘nPDP’ has denied the alleged resignation of Governor Babangida Aliyu which was published in a national daily newspaper recently.

The splinter PDP’s National Publicity Secretary, Eze Chukwuemeka Eze on inquiry by NF-Reports, described the publication as “a tissue of lies of the reporter and those behind it”.

Mr Eze said, “It may interest you to note that the first thing we did this morning when we read the report was to contact H.E. Gov. Babangida Aliyu of Niger State through our National Chairman, Alh. Aubakar Kawu Baraje and according to our Chairman, the Gov. vehemently denied and refuted such an absurd and false report and assured us that he will be the last person to leave the G7 Governors particularly now that our struggle to reposition PDP is about to yield the desired result.

The nPDP spokesman noted that the report was “one of those evil machinations by the failed politicians on the side of Tukur's faction to cause disunity in a group that God in answer to the prayers of Nigerians brought to restore hope back to our dying democracy. In this regard, we will like to assure Nigerians that this is a fight we shall see to its logical end not minding all the evil plots against us as a group”.

“Be assured that we are very selective of who becomes our member, this is to ensure that we have very patriotic Nigerians that are very desirous of building a new Nigeria envisaged by the founding fathers of our country particularly our great party” he explained.

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Anthony-Claret is a software Engineer, entrepreneur and the founder of Codewit INC. Mr. Claret publishes and manages the content on Codewit Word News website and associated websites. He's a writer, IT Expert, great administrator, technology enthusiast, social media lover and all around digital guy.
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