Saturday, June 23, 2018

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    Balarabe Musa offers presidential ticket of PRP to Sowore

Balarabe Musa offers presidential ticket of PRP to Sowore

Balarabe Musa, a former governor of Kaduna state, has offered Omoyele Sowore, a presidential aspirant, the ticket of the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) for the 2019 presidential election.Receiving Sowore at his residence in Kaduna on Friday, the statesman said PRP would be willing to settle down for a presidential candidate that is fully prepared to take Nigeria out of its [...]

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    Sowore: Buhari has left power… I’ll take over in 2019

Sowore: Buhari has left power… I’ll take over in 2019

Omoyele Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters and a presidential aspirant, says President Muhammadu Buhari's trip to the UK is an indication that he has left Aso Rock.Speaking at town hall meeting in Abuja on Tuesday, Sowore said Buhari is not returning to power when he comes back to the country.He asked why the media team of the president did not [...]

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    Shi’ites appoint Sowore patron of Free Zakzaky Movement

Shi’ites appoint Sowore patron of Free Zakzaky Movement

Omoyele Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters and presidential aspirant for the 2019 election, has been named “Sarkin Yaki Free Zak-Zaky”.The Free Zakzaky Movement is agitating the release of Ibrahim Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), who has been in detention since December 2015.When Sowore met with supporters of Zakzaky on Tuesday, they thanked him for his efforts [...]

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    TRENDING VIDEO: Sowore, Shittu trade ‘verbal blows’ on live radio programme

TRENDING VIDEO: Sowore, Shittu trade ‘verbal blows’ on live radio programme

Omoyele Sowore, 2019 presidential hopeful, locked horns with Adebayo Shittu, minister of communication, when they both appeared on a radio programme on Saturday.Both men were guests on a socio-political programme on Fresh FM, Ibadan, Oyo state.Sowore said he is the giant that would kick President Muhammadu Buhari's government out of power in 2019 while Shittu mocked the Sahara Reporters publisher's [...]

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    Sowore: I can run Nigeria better than Buhari — even in my sleep

Sowore: I can run Nigeria better than Buhari — even in my sleep

Omoyele Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters and presidential candidate for the 2019 election, says even while sleeping, he can do better than President Muhammadu Buhari.On Tuesday, hundreds of his supporters and members of the #TakeBackNigeria Movement welcomed Sowore at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos.While addressing the crowd, Sowore who will be undertaking series of rallies and town hall [...]

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    Sowore’s movement: The only difference between APC and PDP is the name they choose to call themselves

Sowore’s movement: The only difference between APC and PDP is the name they choose to call themselves

#TakeBackNigeria, a socio-political group amplifying Omoyele Sowore’s candidacy for the 2019 presidential election, has described the ruling All Progressives Party (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as evil twins of corruption.Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters, in an interview with TheCable had said his efforts, since 1999, have been focused on ensuring that Nigeria’s democracy thrives and that those who [...]

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    #TakeBackNigeria knocks FG over ‘shambolic approach’ to African trade treaty

#TakeBackNigeria knocks FG over ‘shambolic approach’ to African trade treaty

#TakeBackNigeria Movement, a support group of Omoyele Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters, has criticised the Muhammadu Buhari administration's decision to back out of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement.The 2019 presidential hopeful said it's unreasonable for Nigeria to have backed out at the last minute.Forty-four African countries recently signed the agreement in Kigali, Rwanda. The Buhari-led administration had said it would carry [...]

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    INTERVIEW: My cabinet understudying each sector ahead of 2019, says Sowore

INTERVIEW: My cabinet understudying each sector ahead of 2019, says Sowore

For three decades, Omoyele Sowore has consistently screamed at the ineptitude of government institutions and overly corrupt politicians in Nigeria. As a student activist while at the University of Lagos, Sowore — who was the students’ union president — led a series of protests and demonstrations against the then military government.  His agitations for a better Nigeria and utter hatred for [...]

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    Sowore bounces back as fundraising account is restored

Sowore bounces back as fundraising account is restored

A Gofundme account opened to raise fund for Omoyele Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters and a 2019 presidential aspirant, has been restored after 48 hours of suspension. "A people determined can never be defeated!" Sowore wrote in an update announcing the development."A few hours ago, I wrote Gofundme to explain why they can't afford to let the politically exposed persons mess [...]

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    How about a Nigeria governed by President Omoyele Sowore?

How about a Nigeria governed by President Omoyele Sowore?

“Sho Baba!” That is Omoyele Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters, being hailed by his friends and fans.He is “my presido” to those who attended the University of Lagos at the time he was the president of the student union government (SUG).Easily identified with his signature looks that shows a pan-Africanist, Sowore, who shares his time between New York and Lagos, [...]

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    ‘Saraki didn’t sponsor thugs to beat up observers at Kwara court’

‘Saraki didn’t sponsor thugs to beat up observers at Kwara court’

Bamikole Omishore, special assistant on new media to Senate President Bukola Saraki, says his principal did not sponsor thugs to beat up observers at a high court in Kwara state.On Wednesday, there was pandemonium at the court when some thugs unleashed violence on people who came to observe proceedings in the libel case between the senate president and Omoyele Sowore, [...]

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    Sowore: Saraki fraudulently procured the order blocking Sahara Reporters’ accounts

Sowore: Saraki fraudulently procured the order blocking Sahara Reporters’ accounts

Omoyele Sowore, publisher of Sahara reporters, has accused Senate President Bukola Saraki of "fraudulently procuring" the court order which blocked the accounts of his organisation.On July 25, Adeyinka Oyinloye, justice of the Kwara state high court, ordered the freezing of two accounts - UBA and GTB - linked to Sowore.Saraki had filed charges of libel against the publisher at the court, [...]

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    Sowore: Previous regime stole so much that those currently in power have nothing to steal

Sowore: Previous regime stole so much that those currently in power have nothing to steal

Omoyele Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters, says officials of the government of former President Goodluck Jonathan stole so much that the current government officials do not get enough to steal.Speaking at the Tracking Faulty Towers workshop which held at the University of Kent, London, on Saturday, Sowore jocularly said President Muhammadu Buhari became sick as a result of the money [...]

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    Sowore: Melaye’s N50k book is ‘cut and paste’ of newspaper articles

Sowore: Melaye’s N50k book is ‘cut and paste’ of newspaper articles

Omoyele  Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters, says Dino Melaye's N50,000 is cut and paste of newspaper article.Speaking at the launch of Sahara Reporters' civic media lab in Lagos on Thursday, Sowore said this launch is unlike the red ribbon tape being paraded in Abuja, making specific reference to Melaye, senator representing Kogi west at the national assembly."What prof briefly mentioned [...]

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    Soyinka to Sahara Reporters: Be careful now that people know where to find you

Soyinka to Sahara Reporters: Be careful now that people know where to find you

Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka has told Sahara Reporters, an online newspaper and advocacy platform, that it has to become more careful, now that its location is known.On Thursday, Sahara Reporters launched its civic media lab, located on Isaac John Street in Ikeja GRA, Lagos.As a special guest at the event, Soyinka made jokes about his presence at the event, and [...]

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    Melaye to challenge Sowore at New York court

Melaye to challenge Sowore at New York court

Dino Melaye, a senator from Kogi west, says he will file a cyberstalking charge against Omoyele Sowore, publisher of Saharareporters, at a New York court on Friday.Melaye tweeted this on Tuesday.https://twitter.com/dino_melaye/status/846635865606688769Saharareporters had run a series of stories alleging that Melaye did not graduate from Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria.But Ibrahim Garba, vice-chancellor of the university, told the senate committee on [...]

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