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JUST IN!!! Sunday Igboho Speaks From Prison, Declares Operation No Going Back As Call For Yoruba Nation Gains Global Attention

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Olayomi Koiki, spokesman to Yoruba Nation activist, Sunday Adeyemo (Igboho) has reiterated the stance of the activist on the actualisation of the Yoruba nation.

Igboho, according to Koiki, said Nigeria as a country does not exist any longer for him as he believes the self-determination of the Yoruba nation will soon be achieved.

He stated that Benin Republic enjoyed better electricity than Nigeria – one of the reasons why Yoruba Nation’s agitation must be actualised.

The statement issued by Koiki reads, “I received a message from Chief Sunday Adeyemo aka Igboho via his lawyer from Benin Republic lawyer Olusegun Falola that he stands on his belief, self-determination for the Yoruba Nation, because there’s nothing like Nigeria again for him.

“He believes as a Yoruba man and the indigenous person of the land that it’s time for Yorubas to stand on their own as a Nation.

“He sends his greetings and appreciation to all the sons and daughters of Yoruba nation around the world, that you all have given him all the drive needed to stand his ground and he also reiterated that the Yoruba Nation Now; there is no going back.

”We must continue our peaceful awareness and campaign in accordance with the United Nation Charter, African Union Charter in seeking self-determination.

“Also towards the 1 million March coming up in New York at the United Nation 76th General Assembly organised by NINAS.”

Koiki said the activist asked him to thank major Yoruba leaders in the country who had shown one support or the other towards the activist in detention in the Benin Republic.

He said, “I am Olayomi Koiki, the spokesman for Chief Sunday Adeyemo (Igboho). Our father, Chief Sunday Igboho extends his greetings to all Yoruba indigenes all over the world.

“He also asked me to send my greetings to the King, Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Ogunwusi, he said I should really appreciate you for the support, he said he can see how you’re supporting him because his wife is delivering the messages.

“He said I should also thank the Oba Tejuoso who has arrived in Benin Republic though they haven’t seen each other. He also said I should thank our father, the Olugbon.

“Igboho also asked me to extend my greeting to Wole Soyinka, he said I should also thank President Talon of the Benin Republic, he said I should thank the Minister of Justice (in Benin Republic) because despite what’s happening, the security of Igboho’s wife is guaranteed.

“He said we should take a look at Benin Republic enjoying steady electricity supply. That’s what we desire in the Yoruba Nation we have been agitating for and we will get there very soon.”

Sunday Igboho was arrested alongside his wife in Cotonou, Benin Republic by security operatives in the West African country on July 19 after fleeing Nigeria to evade arrest by Nigeria’s secret police.

The Department of State Services (DSS) had declared Igboho wanted after its operatives carried out a bloody midnight raid on his residence in the Soka area of Ibadan, Oyo State.

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Just In: Nigeria’s IGP Brings Back SARS

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The Inspector-General of Police, Alkali Baba Usman has revived a notorious unit of the Nigeria Police Force, which was disbanded last year after #EndSARS protests, the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).

SARS was notorious for brutality, extrajudicial killings, and human rights abuses.

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In a statement obtained by SaharaReporters, the IGP was said to have released new terms and conditions on the operation of SARS officials.

The Police Force also made phone numbers available for citizens to report harassment.

According to Baba Usman, SARS has been reformed and the new rules of engagement are stated below:

“No SARS personnel is allowed to interface in any civil matter.

“They are not allowed to interfere in cybercrime (yahoo yahoo).

“No SARS personnel is allowed to conduct a stop and search exercise unless there is a distress call from victims or members of the public.

“They are not allowed to be involved in commercial matters, debt recovery, (landlord vs tenant issues).

“They are not allowed to interfere in any social/relationship cases (marital matters, boyfriend/girlfriend relationship).

“They are strictly for armed robbery and kidnapping cases!”

Also, citizens are encouraged to report cases of harassment by any of its officials to the following office: DIG, Department of Operations:

08037025670, IGP X-SQUAD 0902 690 0729, 08078662130, 08174041000 – CALLS.

0903 227 8905 – SMS.

0903 562 1377 – WhatsApp

Last October, there were massive protests in some states tagged #EndSARS, largely organised by youths, to call for an end to police brutality.

They also demanded that SARS, a police unit, notorious for human rights abuses, extrajudicial killings, and other atrocities should be disbanded.

But during the protests against police brutality, the Nigeria police unleashed more terror on peaceful protesters in many parts of the country, including at the Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos, the epicentre of the struggle.

The repressive regime of Muhammadu Buhari was forced to disband SARS.

It thereafter introduced the Special Weapons and Tactics Team, which many Nigerians described as not different from the disbanded SARS.

Meanwhile, the police inspector General, Baba Usman once said the disbandment of SARS had created a vacuum in policing the country.

He added that the morale of police officers in the country had been low since the #EndSARS protests in October 2020.

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Southerners Are Provoking Us So That We Can React And Make The Country Go Up In Flames- ACF Chairman

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The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) in a meeting held yesterday accused Southerners of provoking people in the North so that they can react and put the nation in state of crisis.

The National Chairman Chief Audu Ogbeh made this known while speaking extensively on the things bedeviling the northern part of Nigeria.

He spoke extensively on terrorism in the north as he wondered why Boko Haram and Banditry are prevalent in the region.

Chief Audu Ogbeh said that something must be done quickly so as to reduce the rate of insecurity in the region, adding that the North is sick.

He highlighted cases of kidnapping by bandits and the killing of northerners in the south, and called for a good cordial relationship between the north and other regions in Nigeria.

He likened the killing of northerners in the south and the agitation by secessionists as a means of sparking reactions from the north so as to cause crisis in Nigeria.

The National Chairman said that no amount of inhumane treatment melted on northerners in the south will make them react violently that may make the nation go up in flames.

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I Will Be The Last Person To Leave Nigeria If War Breaks Out — Oyedepo

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Bishop David Oyedepo, Founder and President of Living Faith Church Worldwide, has said he would be the last person to leave the country if war should break out in Nigeria.

Oyedepo made this known on Friday in Canaanland, Ota, Ogun State, during a church programme, “Prayers for the Nation”, organized by the church to mark Nigeria’s 61st Independence Day.

The African richest pastor, who said until the last person is killed he would not leave Nigeria, however, prayed to God to flush out lovers of war. He declared that anyone who moved to attack his church members will die on the spot.

“I have said before that God forbids war breaks out in Nigeria, I will be the last one to leave here. I am not saying that for fun, that is where my heart is, until the last person is killed and there is nobody else to help I won’t leave here.

“There shall not be war in Nigeria. Those who love war God will flush them out. We shall sing a new song in Nigeria.

“Anyone that dares a member of any household of a Winner, goes down for their sake. Anyone that sets his eyes on any Church to set on fire goes blind Church to set on fire goes blind on the spot,” he said.

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