Igbos Should Stay Indoor Comment A Joke–MC Oluomo
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Musiliu Akinsanya a.k.a. MC Oluomo said his warning to Igbos not supporting the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the Lagos election, was a joke.
The Chairman of Lagos State Parks Management Committee issued a subtle threat at a gathering on Thursday.
Oluomo had told the people of Southeast supporting the opposition to stay indoors on election day.
The governorship and house of assembly poll will be conducted nationwide tomorrow.
In a video on Friday, Oluomo said he could not have threatened non-Yorubas as the APC needed the votes of other ethnic groups.
“I was talking to my sister, Mama Chukwudi (with him in the video), at a meeting I attended yesterday.
Zik Joined Ogboni In Lagos
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Lagos is too sophisticated for any group of individuals to divide along ethnic lines. Politicians are also tricksters, so the drums of war will not achieve anything at the end. The uninformed should learn from the experience of Dr.Nnamdi Azikiwe.
Zik was the first President of Nigeria. Born in Zungeru in the North and moulded in Lagos, he was determined to make it anywhere he stepped his feet. After studies abroad, Azikiwe returned to Africa and gained prominence in Ghana ( Gold Coast) as a newspaper editor.
Azikiwe left Accra for Lagos where he felt journalism could be combined with politics in those heightened years of nationalism. And it paid him. His tabloid, West African Pilot, appealed to everyone who wanted power to change hands from white to black.
Police Order Full Investigation Into Attack On Kaduna Governor’s Convoy
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The Police Command in Kaduna State, said it has ordered full-scale investigation into Thursday’s attack on the convoy of Nasir El-Rufai, Kaduna State Governor.
The order is contained in a statement issued by the Command’s Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Muhammad Jalige, on Friday in Kaduna.
Jalige said security operatives attached to the convoy have cleared the Bakin Ruwa axis of Rigasa, Nnamdi Azikiwe expressway in Igabi Local Government Area.
According to him, armed hoodlums, suspected to be members of the proscribed Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), attacked law-abiding citizens and had prevented motorists from plying the route.
He said the hoodlums in a large number were intercepted harassing innocent citizens on March 16, at about 15:35 hours when the convoy of Gov. Nasir El-Rufia arrived at the scene.
He explained that the hoodlums on sighting the convoy began firing weapons and threw stones which hit several private vehicles along with a few in the convoy.
FG Orders Total Closure Of Land Borders
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The Federal Government has ordered the closure of all land borders from 00.00 hours on Saturday, March 18 to 00.00 hours on Sunday 19th of March 2023.
The closure was informed by the Governorship and Assembly elections across the nation.
The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, Isah Jere Idris, announced the closure in a statement in Abuja.
The Comptroller-General who personally signed the statement, directed that “all Command Comptrollers, especially those in the border states are to ensure strict enforcement of the directive.
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