Friday, July 19, 2019

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    Omokri: Jonathan approved N100bn loan for cattle ranches

Omokri: Jonathan approved N100bn loan for cattle ranches

Reno Omokri, a former aide of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has tackled Simon Lalong, governor of Plateau state, for saying Jonathan budgetted N10 billion for Ruga settlement.In a statement on Tuesday, Omokri said the former president approved N100 billion loan for states who wished to build cattle ranches for "modern processing" of beef.Omokri said the Ruga initiative did not originate from Jonathan's [...]

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    ‘The rape story rings very false’ — Reno Omokri defends COZA pastor

‘The rape story rings very false’ — Reno Omokri defends COZA pastor

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    Omokri just ’embarrassing Jonathan’

Omokri just ’embarrassing Jonathan’

A group known as The Global Economic Policy Initiative (GEPIn) says Reno Omokri, a former aide of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, is embarrassing the former president with his statements.In a statement on Wednesday, Bernard Okri, president of the group, accused Omokri of issuing misleading statements on behalf of Jonathan.In a bid to refute a claim by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo that Nigeria [...]

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    Magu ‘diverting attention from corruption under Buhari’

Magu ‘diverting attention from corruption under Buhari’

Reno Omokri, former aide of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, says the claim that N1.3 trillion was stolen between 2011 and 2015 was untrue.In a statement on Tuesday, Omokri said the claim by Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), is an attempt to divert attention from a recent report of US State Department "which directly indicted" [...]

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    Omokri tackles Momodu for asking Atiku to concede the election

Omokri tackles Momodu for asking Atiku to concede the election

Reno Omokri, former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has criticised Dele Momodu, celebrity journalist, for asking Atiku Abubakar to accept defeat and congratulate President Muhammadu Buhari.Momodu, an ally of Atiku, had asked the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate to concede the election based on election results being announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).The results of more than [...]

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    Reno Omokri accuses Tolu Ogunlesi of betraying Atiku in 2015

Reno Omokri accuses Tolu Ogunlesi of betraying Atiku in 2015

Reno Omokri, former media aide of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has accused Tolu Ogunlesi, a media aide of President Muhammadu Buhari, of betraying former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar.Ogunlesi, who is in charge of digital communications at the presidency, is said to have worked for Atiku as a media strategist.Writing via his Twitter handle on Monday, he alleged that Ogunlesi was also working [...]

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    Omokri: Even the blind can see the corruption in Buhari’s administration

Omokri: Even the blind can see the corruption in Buhari’s administration

Reno Omokri, former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, says the current administration is "laden with corruption" to the extent that the blind and deaf can see and hear it.Omokri made the remark in a Facebook post on Friday, while reacting to a statement by Garba Shehu, senior special assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on media and publicity.In a tweet on [...]

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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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