Monday, September 24, 2018

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    Sowore to workers: Expect N100,000 minimum wage when I become president

Sowore to workers: Expect N100,000 minimum wage when I become president

Omoyele Sowore, a presidential aspirant of the African Action Congress (AAC), says he will ensure civil servants in the country receive N100,000 as minimum wage from 2019, if he is elected Nigeria’s president.Speaking at a town hall meeting organised by the party in Badagry, Sowore said Nigerians were indirectly going into slavery by traveling to different countries in search of [...]

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    TRENDING VIDEO: Nigeria will export marijuana if I become president, says Sowore

TRENDING VIDEO: Nigeria will export marijuana if I become president, says Sowore

Omoyele Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters, says Nigeria will export marijuana if he gets elected as president of the country.The presidential aspirant for the 2019 election said this while speaking at an event organised by Centre for Social Justice on Wednesday.He said people are making billions from the plant while Nigeria is lagging behind."We have to start taking care of [...]

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    Sowore calls Nigeria Air pre-election propaganda, says it only exists on Facebook

Sowore calls Nigeria Air pre-election propaganda, says it only exists on Facebook

Omoyele Sowore, 2019 presidential aspirant, has criticised the new national carrier, describing it as a propaganda move by the All Progressives Congress (APC).According to Sowore, Nigeria Air which was launched in London only exists on Facebook.The Sahara Reporters publisher made the comments on Monday in Abuja during a meeting with members of the #TakeItBack Movement.He said: "Nigeria Air doesn't exist, [...]

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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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