Buhari’s victory is a victory for democracy, says Gbajabiamila

The Speaker of the House of the Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has described the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari at the Supreme Court as a victory for democracy.  Gbajabiamila, who said though the victory of the President at the February presidential polls was never in doubt, however, expressed his appreciation of the final victory, whereby Nigerian democracy was tested by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar.  In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Lanre Lasisi, the Speaker said, “I want to…

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Police disperse #revolutionnow protesters in Lagos

Security operatives dispersed RevolutionNow protesters during a demonstration in Lagos on Monday, August 5, 2019. The RevolutionNow protest is a nationwide demonstration called by online newspaper publisher, Omoyele Sowore, against the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government that was re-elected in February. The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, had in a statement on Sunday described the planned protest as a call that amounts to “treasonable felony and acts of terrorism”. He warned the organisers, sponsors, allies, supporters, associates and sympathisers of the protest to desist from embarking on it. “The Police will…

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