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    Omokri: Even Buhari’s wife knows he lacks vision

Omokri: Even Buhari’s wife knows he lacks vision

Reno Omokri, ex-aide to former President Goodluck Jonathan, says even Aisha, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, knows her husband is "visionless".Omokri said this while reacting to the attack on Senate President Bukola Saraki by Garba Shehu, spokesman of the president.Reacting to Saraki's critical comment, Shehu described Saraki as a very dangerous person who can "go any length to promote his personal interests".But [...]

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    Omokri renders assistance to flood victim with ‘poetic pidgin’ English

Omokri renders assistance to flood victim with ‘poetic pidgin’ English

Reno Omokri, former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has offered to assist Kate Dekpe, a resident of Oviri-Agbarho, a submerged community in Delta state.Speaking to Quest News in a video, Dekpe narrated, in pidgin English, how she lost her birds to the disaster.“The flood started gradually. When It first started, I thought it affected just my neighbour. I did not [...]

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    Omokri to ex-IGP: I accept your challenge to a debate… I hope you won’t chicken out

Omokri to ex-IGP: I accept your challenge to a debate… I hope you won’t chicken out

Reno Omokri, former aide of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, says he is ready to debate Suleiman Abba, former inspector-general of police, over the 2015 presidential election.The duo has been entangled in a back and forth over Abba’s claim that the police forced Jonathan to concede defeat after losing the poll.In an interview with Daily Trust, Abba was quoted to have said: [...]

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    Ex-IGP blasts Omokri: Jonathan will be sad if I open up

Ex-IGP blasts Omokri: Jonathan will be sad if I open up

Suleiman Abba, former inspector-general of police, has issued out a warning to Reno Omokri, former aide of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan.Speaking with reporters when he visited the secretariat of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Lagos, Abba expressed dissatisfaction with the reaction of Omokri to an interview he granted to Daily Trust last month.In the interview, the former number one [...]

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    VIDEO: Protesters storm Nigeria’s high commission in London for Leah Sharibu

VIDEO: Protesters storm Nigeria’s high commission in London for Leah Sharibu

Some protesters recently stormed Nigeria’s high commission in London to demand that government speed up its effort to rescue Leah Sharibu, the only Christian among 119 students abducted from Government Girls Secondary School Dapchi, Yobe state, in February.All the girls who were captured were released after a month, except five who reportedly died in detention, but Sharibu was held back [...]

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    ‘I can never insult Atiku’ — Okupe makes U-turn after backlash

‘I can never insult Atiku’ — Okupe makes U-turn after backlash

Doyin Okupe, a former aide of ex-Presidents Goodluck Jonathan and Olusegun Obasanjo, has denied kicking against the presidential bid of former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar.Abubakar, a former chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) where he is one of the party's presidential aspirants.Okupe had said Abubakar becoming Nigeria's president even for a day would [...]

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    Omokri to Lai: APC defectors are the stones David will use to slay Goliath

Omokri to Lai: APC defectors are the stones David will use to slay Goliath

Reno Omokri, former aide of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, says those who defected from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are the stones that will dislodge the APC.He said this in reaction to a statement credited to Lai Mohammed, minister of information, who had described the defectors as ‘stones’ whom God has removed from the [...]

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    Omokri: PDP loyalists will remain in APC to destroy the party from within

Omokri: PDP loyalists will remain in APC to destroy the party from within

Reno Omokri, a former aide of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, says some loyalists of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will remain in the All Progressives Congress (APC) to destroy the ruling party from within.In a tweet on Thursday, Omokri said some of the senators who met with President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday night are only "fooling him".Omokri said the PDP has [...]

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    Omokri writes book about Leah Sharibu, says it exposes ‘cover up’ by Buhari’s govt

Omokri writes book about Leah Sharibu, says it exposes ‘cover up’ by Buhari’s govt

Reno Omokri, a former aide of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has written a book about Leah Sharibu, one of the Dapchi schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram.Sharibu was the only Christian among the 112 kidnapped by Boko Haram insurgents from Girls Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe state.While the others were later brought home, Sharibu was held back for refusing to denounce Christianity.Omokri's book [...]

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    Omokri: Nyame, Dariye convictions are anti-corruption feats of Jonathan, Yar’adua  — not Buhari

Omokri: Nyame, Dariye convictions are anti-corruption feats of Jonathan, Yar’adua — not Buhari

Reno Omokri, former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, says the Muhammadu Buhari administration should not take credit for the convictions of ex-governors Jolly Nyame and Joshua Dariye.Nyame was sentenced to 14 years in jail for diverting N1.64 billion as governor of Taraba while Dariye was handed a 16-year sentence for diverting N1.126bn from Plateau state's ecological funds.Omokri, in a statement [...]

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    Omokri to Garba Shehu: Don’t blame Patience Jonathan for Buhari’s woes

Omokri to Garba Shehu: Don’t blame Patience Jonathan for Buhari’s woes

Reno Omokri, former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has asked the government of President Muhammadu Buhari to leave Patience Jonathan alone "as she is not responsible for its failure".In an article titled ‘The Real Price of Changing the Change (1),’ Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, had said Patience Jonathan would be the happiest if Buhari is voted out in 2019.“The former [...]

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    Omokri to Garba Shehu: You lied! Buhari is not the first African leader to visit Trump

Omokri to Garba Shehu: You lied! Buhari is not the first African leader to visit Trump

Reno Omokri, former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has faulted Garba Shehu's claim that President Muhammadu Buhari is the first African leader to visit US President Donald Trump.Buhari is currently at the US to meet with Trump. It is his first visit to the White House — US seat of power — since Trump was elected.Shehu, who is the presidential [...]

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    Omokri to Buhari: Nigerian youth are lazy? You will hear from them in 2019

Omokri to Buhari: Nigerian youth are lazy? You will hear from them in 2019

Reno Omokri, former aide to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan, says President Muhammadu Buhari's comments that Nigerian youth are lazy is illogical.Omokri said contrary to the president's comments, young Nigerians are hardworking and enterprising.Buhari made the statement on Wednesday during the Commonwealth Business Forum in London.The president had said Nigerian youth just want to sit and do nothing, relying on the notion [...]

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    Omokri: Huge amount of cash wasn’t found at Jonathan’s residence

Omokri: Huge amount of cash wasn’t found at Jonathan’s residence

Reno Omokri, ex-aide of former President Goodluck Jonathan, says no cash what was found at any residence of Jonathan.He said this in reaction to a viral video on a purported raid of a residence of Jonathan where a huge amount of cash was found.In a statement on Tuesday, Omokri alleged that the video was circulated by agents of All Progressives [...]

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    Omokri: Osinbajo spreading lies! Jonathan did not share N150bn before 2015 polls

Omokri: Osinbajo spreading lies! Jonathan did not share N150bn before 2015 polls

Reno Omokri, ex-aide to former president Goodluck Jonathan, says a statement credited to Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo is false.On Monday, Osinbajo said Jonathan shared N150 billion two weeks before the 2015 polls.Reacting, Omokri said the "vice-president has again surrendered his lips to Satan to be used to spread slander and lies".The former presidency aide challenged Osinbajo to publish evidence that the [...]

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    Atiku’s comment sparks friction between Fani-Kayode, Omokri

Atiku’s comment sparks friction between Fani-Kayode, Omokri

Femi Fani-Kayode, former minister of aviation, and Reno Omokri, former aide of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, squared off on Twitter over the opinion of former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar on how herdsmen should be referred to.In an interview on March 8, Abubakar said it was wrong to refer to killer herdsmen as Fulani."It is a misnomer to use the term ‘killer herdsmen of Fulani [...]

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