Skip to main content

Boko Haram Will Never Stop If Jonathan Re-Emerges President—Governor Okorocha

Mr. Okorocha made the declaration in Akure, the Ondo State capital, during a visit to the state’s secretariat of the APC with his team to woo delegates to back him for the party’s presidential ticket.The party has scheduled its presidential primaries for December 10 in Lagos.Mr. Okorocha said President Goodluck Jonathan had proved incapable of handling the Boko Haram insurgency, adding that the Islamist group’s threat was becoming worse than the Nigerian civil war. He accused officials of the Jonathan administration of using the anti-insurgency campaign as a “commercial business like buying and selling.” He said the officials benefiting did not want the insurgency to stop because they were making money through the supplies of arms and other gadgets.

The governor maintained that it would be difficult for the present administration to fight if its still holdup to power in 2015 stressing that some people have already been making millions out of the opportunity created by the PDP led administration.

“If President Jonathan wins the forthcoming election Boko Haram would never stop and if PDP has what it takes to stop this carnage they would have done it a long time ago,” the governor said.
Governor Okorocha also blamed the PDP for the continued existence of the dreaded Islamist group whose attacks have claimed more than 30,000 lives. The APC presidential candidate accused the PDP of being “corrupt and incapable” of leading the country.
The governor added that Nigeria is in a turbulent period as a result of poverty, greed, injustice and impunity orchestrated by Mr. Jonathan’s administration. He said Nigeria was already in a state of war and that things might become worse in 2015 if Mr. Jonathan emerges as the president. He stressed that Northerners would not take it easy with Southerners in the country.
The governor accused the top leaders of the PDP of using Abuja as a center for spreading woes in the country, adding that Nigeria has become deeply polarized.
“I think it’s a wrong perception for people to be talking that the next president must come from the north or the south and should be a Muslim or Christian. This has further divided us and made the country a polarized nation,” said Governor Okorocha.
He said Nigeria needs a dynamic leader with unbeatable foresight and vision, adding that he was ready to defeat President Goodluck Jonathan if given the party’s ticket. He urged Nigerians to give APC a chance to govern the country.
“If you put Jonathan and me together in the election, I will defeat him in all the states of the federation,” he said.
He also appealed to APC delegates not to sell their future at the primaries, adding that they should rally around anyone who emerges as the party’s candidate in the 2015 presidential election.
“If [the] APC should lose the forthcoming election, there will never be [a] strong opposition again in the history of Nigeria and APC will die the way ANPP died because the party is the last hope of opposition in the country. And if we didn’t succeed now then forget about it in the history of the country,” Mr. Okorocha said.


Popular posts from this blog

The Rich Kids of Russia: Instagram mocks the children of oligarchs photographed posing beside luxury golden cars, mansions and private jets

An anonymous Instagram account revealing the lifestyles of the rich children of Russian oligarchs has become an internet sensation. The biography of the anonymous profile says it is dedicated to documenting the lives of the kids from Russia growing up in luxury.  The account specializes in collecting photos of rich Russian kids that they post online themselves, with everything from luxury cars through to selfies with expensive cars, boats or famous people.

$2million raised by Spark Internet Group

Jason Njoku, Bastian Gotter and Mary Remmy-Njoku launched Spark, the Lagos-based Internet Group that invests in Nigerian start-ups, a few months back. (If you missed it, read it HERE). They launched with a $1m investment fund and have just announced that due to huge interest in their company, they have secured another $2million from a pool of 17 international high net individual investors, based on a $10m valuation for the three month old company. It seems that the world now firmly has its eyes on Nigeria for exciting Internet companies to invest in!

Spark companies employ 130 people across the nine launched companies in Lagos, three of which have already secured second-round seed investments totaling an additional $700k from Njoku and Gotter. Continue...

Spark’s goal is to revolutionize Nigeria’s angel investment eco-system, focusing on the country’s Internet startup scene.   In an official press release, Jason Njoku of iROKOtv fame says: “Every Spark company we have invested in alread…


Peter Mbah was born on the 17th, March 1972
He started his primary education in 1978. He attended the Army Children School, Bori Camp, Port Harcourt where he obtained his 1st School Leaving Certificate in 1984. In the same year, he proceeded to Owode High School, Owode Egba, Ogun State and in 1990, he graduated with a Senior Secondary Certificate in Education (SSCE) (O’Levels).
An adventurous Mbah obtained a Certificate in German as Foreign Language from the VolkHoch Schule, Recklinghausen, Germany in 1992. Between 1997 and year 2000, he attended the University of East London, United Kingdom where he graduated as a lawyer (.L.L.B (Hons)) with a Second Class Upper Division. While at the School, Mbah was an outstanding President of the Student Law Society (1998-1999). During his tenure, the association won the Students Union’s prize and certificate of achievement for the “Most Productive Society of the Year”.