Senator Shehu Sani has revealed that mass killings being reportedly carried out by herdsmen in the country were sponsored by some governors. President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday when he visited the Archbishop of Canterbury, alleged that former Libya President Muammar Gaddafi trained the killer herdsmen.
However, the Senator representing Kaduna Central in a series of tweets on his handle, alleged that governors operating the policy of conditional cash transfer should be held responsible for herdsmen killings. He thus called on the Federal Government to treat such governors as risk.
“The roots of Herdsmen mass murder and kidnappings in other parts of Nigeria is in the policy of ‘Paying Fulani Herdsmen’ by some Governors. They appeased a monster with public funds and now the monster is going door to door;Sahel,Savanna and mangrove forests,” the lawmaker tweeted.
“Any Governor of a state operating the policy of Conditional Cash transfer to Killer Herdsmen is their patron. And he must be seen and treated as a national security risk.”
ANY GOVERNOR OF A STATE OPERATING THE POLICY OF CONDITIONAL CASH TRANSFER TO KILLER HERDSMEN IS THEIR PATRON.AND HE MUST BE SEEN AND TREATED AS A NATIONAL SECURITY RISK.
— SENATOR SHEHU SANI (@SHEHUSANI)
APRIL 12, 2018
THE ROOTS OF HERDSMEN MASS MURDER AND KIDNAPPINGS IN OTHER PARTS OF NIGERIA IS IN THE POLICY OF ‘PAYING FULANI HERDSMEN’ BY SOME GOVERNORS.THEY APPEASED A MONSTER WITH PUBLIC FUNDS AND NOW THE MONSTER IS GOING DOOR TO DOOR;SAHEL,SAVANNA AND MANGROVE FORESTS.
— SENATOR SHEHU SANI (@SHEHUSANI)
APRIL 12, 2018
Reps Approve June 12 As New Democracy Day
House of Representatives on Thursday considered and passed a bill seeking to confer legal status on June 12 as Nigeria’s new Democracy from the known May 29.
It will be recalled that President Muhammadu Buhari had in May this year conferred a posthumous award on Alhaji MKO Abiola, the acclaimed winner of June 12, 1993 presidential election upon which the new Democracy Day and also proposed the day as such.
Titled “A Bill for an Act to Amend the Public the Public Holidays Act, Cap. P40 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004 to bring the Act in tandem with the current realities and exigencies of the modern times and to declare June 12 as Democracy Day in Nigeria and for Related Matters (HBs.918 and 1529)”, the bill was sponsored by Hon. Edward Gyang Pwajok and Hon. Kayode Oladele.
Photos As Fayose Escapes Unhurt After Crash With G-Wagon On Third Mainland Bridge
Former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has escaped unhurt after his G-Wagon Mercedes Benz was involved in an accident on the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos.
The involvement of the ex-governor in the accident was made known by his media aide, Lere Olayinka, on his Facebook page on Wednesday.
Olayinka wrote in the early hours of Wednesday: “Immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose was involved in auto accident on 3rd Mainland Bridge in Lagos few minutes ago.
“He is in stable condition as I write while he is receiving medical attention.”
About an hour after the first information was provided, Olayinka again wrote: “I am happy to inform members of the public that former Governor Ayodele Fayose is now fairly okay.
“The former governor thanked God for limiting the impact of the accident, particularly on occupants of the vehicle.
“As the Southwest Coordinator of the Atiku Presidential Campaign, who is committed to the task of enthroning a PDP government in 2019, Fayose has insisted on coming to Ibadan today, to prepare for tomorrow’s campaign rally and he is on his way to the ancient city.
“Thank you all.”
REDTV Rave Is The Official Headliner Gig Of 2018
The much anticipated and talked about REDTVrave3 finally rocked Lagos on Saturday, the first day of December. The online lifestyle network owned by the United Bank for Africa Group is one that is fast becoming a leader when you refer to lifestyle brands.
The REDTV rave which was attended by over 3500 youths in Lagos was one that is bound to be talked about throughout this festive season. It was a great opener for 2018 Christmas season of events in the very busy Lagos social calendar and it was lit!
With bright lights, bass echoing through the speakers and the Lagos party crowd lined up, the REDTV RAVE3 had all the checks of a perfect party.
As people trooped in, the lights shone brightly revealing classy décor, super branding and a finesse of UBA’s lifestyle brand in its element. Our favourite faces were in the house. From popular bloggers, media and pop culture influencers and vloggers, the scene electrified the youths who danced as though they had been waiting just to let go of every care in the world.
This party which has become the Christmas season opener to rival, started with the combo of Ajebutter 22, BOJ, SDC and Mologo. LADIPOE came in to surprise fans as he joined his friends on stage saying ‘ I was round the corner and heard about this hot event and I just had to pop in’.
After the DRB boys left the stage, Burna Boy sauntered into a wild crowd. Burna is the darling of this year and at his first outing this season, he brought over 3500 youths to a standstill. They were not disappointed by his performance and were still energized when Olamide came to shake the venue with his famous songs that had everyone screaming and jumping for joy.
DJ Sparrow, Bollylomo and SHODY the turn up king, all took turns to entertain the excited youths throughout the night of thrills.
The Chairman of UBA Group, Mr Tony Elumelu was in the crowd mingling with the youths and having a blast as were the bank’s CEO, Kennedy Uzoka and DMD, Victor Osadolor.
REDTV is an online lifestyle network that has brought you hit series like Our Best friend’s wedding, Inspector K and now, The Men’s Club. Its annual rave, the REDTV rave, has become a huge attraction on the Lagos party scene.
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