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Foluke Daramola-Salako denies being paid to endorse Tinubu

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Nollywood actress Foluke Daramola-Salako has responded to the criticisms projected towards her and her colleague for singing Tinubu’s praise in a viral video in which they chant “Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.”

It was reported that the video offended many Nigerians who accused her of endorsing Tinubu. Foluke said, however, she did not receive any money, claiming, instead, that they were preaching peace.

She insisted that the video had nothing to do with politics nor her singing was intended to endorse Tinubu’s candidacy for the general election in 2023.

The 43-year-old actress said that despite her being a card-carrying member of the APC, she had not endorsed anyone at that time.

“I need to set the record straight, I never endorse anyone, please don’t get things twisted,” she said in a video uploaded to Instagram.

“What we went to do yesterday had nothing to do with politics, we are in a group advocating for peace and unity in Nigeria.

“Although I’m a card-carrying member of APC, we did not go in the capacity of endorsing Asiwaju Tinubu for President and it was not a Nollywood thing.

“I was not paid in any way for this, it was meant to be a unity and peace campaign nothing more.

“Don’t let us get it twisted, it does not have anything to do with politics or Nollywood, let’s be guided!”

Daramola-Salako is most notable for being nominated for Best Actress in a Supporting Role in 2013 at the Africa Movie Academy Award.

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JUST IN: “I will kill you” – Asari Dokubo threatens IPOB members [VIDEO]

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Asari Dokubo, leader of the Niger Delta Peoples Salvation Force (NDPSF), has threatened to kill any member of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) should he encounter them.

In a recent Facebook Live, monitored by POLITICS NIGERIA, where Dokubo was discussing the Biafra agitation, supporters of Nnamdi Kanu, the detained IPOB leader, had flooded his page and opposed his antagonism of the proscribed group. Abuses, curses and threats to Dokubo were dominant in the comments section of the ex-militant’s page. But the political figure responded with fire: “I told you, that I am one hundred percent with Wike [Nyesom, Governor of Rivers State]. And we killed you (referring to the killing by Nigerian forces of IPOB/Eastern Security Network, ESN fighters in Rivers State in May 2021),” he said.

“We hear that you are in Ubima, in Amaechi’s (Rotimi) place. Wait for me, I am coming. I know, that you are at Ubima. That you went and got some Ijaw people to give you protection. No Ijaw protection will work when I come. Because I will talk directly to those powers, and they will leave you and run, and I will kill you.

“You can’t have healthy moments with these fellows (IPOB proponents), the next thing, abuse. So, the best thing is to take them up.

“Now you have me to contend with. I will be killing you everywhere I find you.”

Furthermore, Dokubo criticised Igbo people for “not having the courage” to condemn IPOB proponents for “killing their own people”.

“Every Monday, I deal with you people (IPOB sit-at-home enforcers). Ask your ESN people, they will tell you. Ask your cannibals, they will tell you,” he said.

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Security Operatives Recover Over 500 Animals From Bandits In Niger

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Security Operatives in Niger State, have recovered over 500 animals after killing dozens of bandits in communities in Munya and Shororo Local Government Areas of the state.

The operations was said to have led to the interception of over 500 animals at Kuchi, Galadiman- Kogo, Allawa and Erena communities of Munya and Shiroro local governments areas of the state.

The animals were conveyed to Minna, the state capital, in company of local hunters.

Five of the cows died before arriving Minna due to the congestion in the truck and the distance covered.

The Commissioner of Local Government, Chieftaincy Affairs and Internal Security, Emmanuel Umar, said the animals recovered consisted of over 300 cows and over 100 sheep.

He said they would be kept under the care of the State Ministry of Livestock.

He said while many bandits were neutralized, some security operatives also lost their lives though he declined giving the number of security men who lost their lives.

He said arrangements had been made to take care of the families of the slain security operatives.

The Commissioner noted that the state government had also concluded plans to establish a committee to fashion out modalities to identify the real owners of the intercepted animals or otherwise auction them and remit the proceeds to the state treasury.

Mr Umar noted that the onslaught on bandits in the state would be sustained until the state was rid of bandits, animal rustlers, kidnapping and other criminal elements.

 

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Tinubu Jets Out Of Nigeria, Aide Confirms Health Status

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Presidential aspirant, Bola Tinubu, according to report, has travelled outside the country.

According to a source who claimed anonymity, hinted that Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu travelled overseas to rest and strategise.

“He (Tinubu) travelled abroad to rest after going around the country for consultations,” a source told Punch.

However, Tinubu’s spokesman said the APC stalwart would return to Nigeria next week.

He said: “Asiwaju’s trip to the UK (United Kingdom) is not to rest or because of any illness.

“While abroad, Asiwaju is maintaining a vigorous schedule of meetings and consultations on a range of important matters.

“Whether at home or abroad, the daily schedule of Asiwaju is vibrant and full. Most people couldn’t sustain his high level of activity. This speaks to his exceptional intellectual energy and his commitment to achievement.”

“Asiwaju will return to Nigeria next week once this set of meetings and talks abroad is completed,” he added.

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