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‘Buhari is showing his true colour with Death threats’ – Atiku

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2023: ATIKU AND THE AGE OF METHUSELAH POLITICS

The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, yesterday said President Muhammadu Buhari was showing his “true colours and complete disregard for the constitution” by saying ballot boxes’ snatchers would be doing so at the expense of their lives.

Atiku, in a statement by his Special Assistant on Public Communication, Phrank Shaibu, said threatening people with death in the context of an election “is incitement to electoral violence.”

Atiku, who kicked against the plan to deploy soldiers for the 2019 general elections, describing it as an anomaly in democracy, also condemned alleged “intimidation tactics of the Federal Government.

Responding to Buhari’s remark that the military and the police had been directed to be ruthless at ballot boxes’ snatchers, Atiku said deployment of troops “creates an atmosphere of warfare, which in turn heats up the polity, which is why it is not a common occurrence in other climes during elections.”

He also kicked against alleged “arrest of perceived members of the opposition ahead of elections,” describing it as anti-democratic.

“We were shocked to hear General Buhari live on national television threatening to kill people for an offense where no such proscription exists under law. The last time we looked, the death-penalty was not a sanction of the 2010 Election Act. In fact, threatening people with death in the context of an election is incitement to electoral violence, which is an offense under that Act,” he said.

He said he was not surprised that such a remark was coming from “the leader of a political party that has threatened that foreigners who intervene in the forthcoming elections should be sent home in body bags.

“The reason the APC-controlled federal government will want to deploy the military is not to stem the rising cases of violence, but for the simple reason that the APC wants to use the military to intimidate the opposition and pave the way for rigging.

“Once again, General Buhari is showing his true colours and completedisregard for our constitution and the laws of this country. He is getting confused with when he was President under military rule. His fig leaf of being a ‘reformed democrat’ has been blown away by this latest statement leaving his democratic credentials as Unclad as the day he was born.”

Atiku recalled that during his interview on “The Candidates” last month, he had hinted of the establishment of the Electoral Fraud Commission to deal, in line the laws of the land, with matters relating to electoral offences.

Sahara weekly online is published by First Sahara weekly international. contact saharaweekly@yahoo.com

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Alhaji Ibrahim Dende: A Fruitful Tree Planted By The Rivers of Water By oba soyebo

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Alhaji Ibrahim Dende: A Fruitful Tree Planted By The Rivers of Water

By oba soyebo

 

 

A lie repeated a thousand times becomes truth. This is why right of reply is important to set the record straight. Recently, it appears that there’s a coordinated effort to damage the reputation of Alhaji Ibrahim Egungbohun, better known as IBD Dende in the print media. From story of his fake arrest in Dubai to another tissue of lie branded investigative journalism – where the fake news merchant tried unsuccessfully to pin a non-existent rice and gun smuggling crimes on the high-flying businessman. Like every other media attack, the latest onslaught is dead on arrival. A clear conscience fears no accusation. However, for public accountability, let’s set the record straight. And demystify the tissue of lie circulating in the media about Alhaji Dende’s business activities.

Who is Alhaji Ibrahim Egungbohun aka IBD Dende and what does he do for a living?

Alhaji Ibrahim Egungbohun aka IBD Dende, a native of Ebute-Igbooro in the Yewa axis of Ogun State is a successful businessman who plays big in the Nigerian business community. Like every success story, IBD started from the bottom, served under people’s tutelage and learned the rope for many years before his dawn of grace. Since he started out with clearing and forwarding, his entrepreneurial footprint has extended through Hospitality, Quarry&Mining to Automobile sale and Real Estate. Under his guidance, the business empire has grown to become one of Nigeria’s fastest growing privately-owned company with subsidiaries including IBD-Impex, the hospitality arm of the group. Under the subsidiary, IBD-Impex – the IBD Hotels owned by the group has certainly grown to becoming a leading brand in the hospitality industry in Ogun State. From its operational base both in Ilaro and Abeokuta, the capital of Ogun State, IBD Hotels leads the pack when it comes to the highest quality of hospitality service. Aside from boosting the local economy via massive employment, IBD Dende business interests mostly located in Yewa land provide significant support for communities in Yewa land. Better known for his resilience and commendable work ethics, IBD Dende has been relentless in his pursuit of excellence. Through his positive attitude to life and unwavering commitment to business expansion, he has equally succeed in other businesses including Real Estate and Quarry and Mining. Not the type to blow his own trumpet, IBD Dende plays big in the Quarry business. Over the last few years, he’s been quietly executing big budget projects across the country. In the real estate, IBD Dende is no pushover as well with multi-million naira real estate projects littered across choice locations in Nigeria and other neighboring countries. He’s taking over the real estate industry like a veteran. Described as one of Nigeria’s shrewdest serial entrepreneurials, IBD Dende is into automobiles as well. He is not your regular run-of-the-mill car dealers by the road side. His Apapa car port boasts hundreds of luxury automobiles fit only for the rich and affluent.

For IBD Dende, it has been a story of upwards and onwards. Certainly his meterioc rise has caught the attention of his detractors. They’re obviously worried about his rising profile and for whatever reasons best known to them – they’re employing every trick in the book to bring down. He’s even alleged to be nursing a governorship ambition come 2027. Baseless. IBD Dende is blessed. And everything he possesses, he earned by sweat. The compassionate businessman, IBD Dende, makes his wealth work for humanity. IBD Dende, a tree planted by streams of water, which yields its fruits in season and whose leaf does not wither has done a lot in the area of service to humanity. Call him one of God’s gifts to Yewa land and humanity and you won’t be wrong. Through his IBD Foundation, a non-profit organization he has touched thousands of lives through countless humanitarian ventures ranging from provision of scholarship, footing of medical bills, promotion of talents through musical shows and entrepreneurial development through skills acquisition and too many to mention. IBD Dende also owns a football club where he has been scouting and developing football talents for a fulfilling professional career in international football.
On account of his philanthropic ventures, Alhaji Ibrahim Dende has received many awards from prestigious organizations both locally and internationally. He is a proud recipient of several awards including the certificate of honour from Toronto Police as a role model and for enriching the lives of those in need.

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Derek Ajibola returns with new single ‘Plenty’

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Derek Ajibola returns with new single 'Plenty'

Derek Ajibola returns with new single ‘Plenty’

 

 

 

 

Afrobeat sensation, Derek Ajibola has returned with his latest single, “PLENTY,” a captivating track that celebrates the allure and splendor of womanhood.

 

Derek Ajibola returns with new single 'Plenty'

“PLENTY” is a testament to Ajibola’s artistry and his ability to craft music that resonates deeply with listeners, delivering an irresistible fusion of vibrant rhythms and heartfelt lyrics.

 

 

 

Now available on all major digital streaming platforms, “PLENTY” invites audiences to immerse themselves in its infectious melodies and uplifting messages.

 

 

“Whether you’re a fan of Afrobeats or simply appreciate great music, this song is bound to leave you captivated and wanting more,” Ajibola boasted.

 

 

“PLENTY”: A NEW MUSICAL MAGIC BY DEREK

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WE HAVE NO ALLEGATION OF FRAUD AGAINST EX- COMMISSIONER, OTHERS, OGUN ASSEMBLY CLARIFIES INVITATION

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WE HAVE NO ALLEGATION OF FRAUD AGAINST EX- COMMISSIONER, OTHERS, OGUN ASSEMBLY CLARIFIES INVITATION

WE HAVE NO ALLEGATION OF FRAUD AGAINST EX- COMMISSIONER, OTHERS, OGUN ASSEMBLY CLARIFIES INVITATION

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sahara Weekly Reports That Ogun State House of Assembly Committee on Public Accounts and Anti-Corruption, led by Hon. Damilare Bello today continues with its sittings with a clarification that the invitation extended to the former Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Abdul-Waheed Odusile and the SSA to the Governor on Media, Emmanuel Ojo was not an indictment but rather to seek clarifications on the audit report of the Ministry.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WE HAVE NO ALLEGATION OF FRAUD AGAINST EX- COMMISSIONER, OTHERS, OGUN ASSEMBLY CLARIFIES INVITATION

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hon. Bello issued the clarification today during the Committee’s meeting with the officials of the State Hospitals Management Board at the Assembly Complex, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Committee Chairman in company of other members including Honourables Musefiu Lamidi, Dickson Awolaja, Wahab Haruna, Yusuf Amosun, Folawewo Salami, Lawal Samsideen and Waliu Owode noted that the sitting was not meant to witch- hunt but to put the various Ministries, Departments and Agencies of Government on their toes in the prudent management of government resources.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

He recalled that at the last sitting of the Committee, there was a misinformation in some sections of the media insinuating fraudulent practices, cautioning that the Committee had not indicted anyone but merely considering issues raised in the audit reports with a view to addressing them.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

He stated, “on Monday at our last sitting, there was a misinformation that this Honourable House has indicted the ex- Commissioner and the SSA (Media), we have not indicted anyone. We have only used the media to invite them for clarification on the Auditor General reports in line with our constitutional responsibilities.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

It is important to note that the this House has no reason to witch-hunt anyone. We are only making sure the people see our Governor working alongside with the legislators with the right procedure to achieve all the Government lofty policies and programmes”, he stated.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

He urged the public to disregard the scandal rumour, saying not everything found on the media space might be the right picture of things coming from the Assembly.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

He called on Heads of MDAs to work together with the Assembly in blocking all leakages and help promote accountability and transparency in the running of government in the State.

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