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Sowore: I’m Not Afraid Of Being Jailed For Revolution – Aisha Tells Buhari

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Co-convener of Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) Hajia Aisha Yesufu has told President Muhammadu Buhari that nothing would deter her from joining other like minds in calling for a revolution in Nigeria, saying she is not afraid of being jailed.

BBOG is a diverse group of citizens advocating for speedy and effective search and rescue of all girls abducted by the dreaded Boko Haram fighters in the North East

The human right crusader while describing the arrest of Omoyele Sowore as unconstitutional and undemocratic, said security operatives in Nigeria should warm up to arrest more people, “Nigerians will not stop demanding for their rights,” she said.

She said she is in full support of the #RevoltuionNow protest instigated by the founder of Sahara Reporters.

Sowore was arrested and detained before the D-day. He is in DSS detention facility in Abuja at the time of this report, “The revolution that Sowore called is imminent in Nigeria. It is either we go for a bloodless revolution or we go for a bloody revolution,” she said.

I’m ready to be jailed for revolution, BBOG campaigner Aisha Yesufu tells Buhari

Mrs Yesufu added that Nigerians are ready and willing to go to jail rather than watch the country return to dark days of military era.

She pointed out that Nigerians are not slaves, “No Nigerian is more Nigerian than any Nigerian. The President occupied the highest political office in the land but we the citizens occupied the highest office in the land and we would speak for him to hear,” Sahara Reporters quoted her as saying.

Yesufu who spoke on how Nigerians are now taking laws into their own hands described the horrific situation as one of the signs of revolution, “Revolution has started in the country with the killing of a policeman by an angry mob who went to arrest ‘Yahoo boys’ in Lagos and mistakenly shot a woman in her shop.

“We saw the gridlock that happened along Abuja-Kaduna road a few days ago when a policeman had asked a driver to give him money.”

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A truck driver was reportedly killed because “The man did not have enough (money) and this policeman took out a gun and shot the man in the head and he died. The drivers occupied the whole area for over 20 hours. That is a revolution happening. It is already happening,” she said.

The co-convener of # BringBackOurGirls vowed that she and other activitsts in the country are ready to take the risk in keeping democracy in Nigeria.

“We will ensure that we protect it and we will ensure that our children get a nation where they can hold their heads high up.

“I have consistently said if educated Nigerians do not go for a bloodless revolution where it is done with words and intellect. Where we ensure that systems are put in place that should work for the nation, whether we like it or not we might be sent one day into a bloody revolution where the poor get tired and their back get to the wall and come after every one of us,” she was quoted as saying by Sahara Reporters.

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BREAKING: Traditional Ruler, Oluwo Divorces Jamaican Wife

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The Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale Akanbi, has divorced his wife, Chanel Chin, saying “she is now an ex-Queen of Iwoland.

Though the reason for the separation between the traditional ruler and his ex-wife, a Jamaican who had a boy named Oduduwa for him could not be ascertained, a statement signed by the monarch’s Chief Press Secretary (CPS), Mr Alli Ibraheem confirmed the development.

According to the statement: “This is to inform the general public, most especially friends and associates of the Oluwo of Iwoland, His Imperial Majesty, Oba (Dr) Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi, Telu I, that Ms Chanel Chin is an ex-queen of his majesty.

This information is necessary for the attention of the general public to avoid representation on proxy or accordance of respect attached to the sacred stool of Oluwo to her.

“For personal irreconcilable differences, Chanel Chin ceased to be his Majesty’s queen. We equally enjoin the public to disregard any business transaction or request with her using the office of his majesty. We wish her the best in her new journey,” the statement concluded. It would be recalled that Oba Akanbi got married to Chanel Chin shortly after he ascended the throne of his forefathers in November 10, 2015.

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2023 Presidency: Jonathan, Others Destroy Zoning Formula – Arewa Youths

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The Arewa Youths Consultative Forum (AYCF) has accused a former president, Goodluck Jonathan and all those who helped him to get to power in 2011 of breaking the zonal arrangement for a rotational presidency.

The accusation was made by AYCF’s national president, Yerima Shettima, when he visited Legit TV studios on Tuesday, December 10 in Lagos.

Speaking on Legit TV’s live programme, Political Arena, Shettima argued that Jonathan was supposed to just finish Yar’ Adua’s term after the latter’s death and move on, rather than choosing to stay on.

Former president, Goodluck Jonathan, is accused of destroying the zoning arrangement by contesting in 2011 instead of stepping aside for a northerner.

Shettima noted that by staying on in power after using up Yar’Adua’s two years, Jonathan took an additional 4 years away from the region.

This incident, Shettima said, completely ended the gentleman’s agreement between the north and the south on rotational leadership at the centre.

“Jonathan had that remnant of two years from Yar’Adua’s regime and subsequently in 2011, ordinarily, in the spirit of a rotational presidency, or whatever-whatever, ordinarily in normal circumstances, one would have expected Jonathan to step aside and allow another northern person to come onboard.

But Jonathan still went ahead (to contest for the presidency). And that was the moment when the issue of a rotational presidency was completely jettisoned. It is not even on record anymore. At that level, I believe strongly that the agreement had been broken.”

Asked if he blamed Jonathan for the collapse of the zoning arrangement, Shettima replied, “I blame those who stood at that time to do what they did.”

Arewa youths believe that the gentleman’s agreement to rotate the presidency between the north and the south has been broken completely – AYCF’s national president, Shettima, said the blame for this should be placed on all of those that helped Jonathan become president in 2011 – Shettima believes that because of this and more, the north deserves to remain in power for longer than 2023 when President Buhari ends his term

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BREAKING: I Am Still Alive And Healthy – IBB

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Rumour of the death of former military president, General Ibrahim Babangida, has rented the air in the last couple of hours

DAMMYLINK can confirm that the Former President is alive and well. However, one of his media aides, who is also a journalist with Nigeria Info 99.3FM, Yemi Saka has posted on his Facebook wall to debunk the rumor.

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