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Second Republic Lawmaker, Junaid Mohammed is Dead
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Second Republic Lawmaker, Junaid Mohammed is Dead

Second republic lawmaker, Junaid Mohammed is dead at the age of 73. The trained medical doctor died at an isolation centre, but did not test positive for Coronavirus. His son Suleiman who confirmed the death, said Junaid died on Thursday night February 18, the age of 73 after a brief illness which lasted for three days. Before his death, Junaid was one of the founding members of the People’s Redemption Party (PRP) in 1976 under the leadership of the late Aminu Kano. He also served as the national deputy chairman of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in the north-west.
2023 presidency: Atiku, Tinubu’ll govern Nigeria better than Buhari – Junaid Mohammed
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2023 presidency: Atiku, Tinubu’ll govern Nigeria better than Buhari – Junaid Mohammed

Junaid Mohammed, Second Republic lawmaker, has said both Bola Tinubu, National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and Atiku Abubakar, ex-Nigerian Vice President would govern the country better than President Muhammadu Buhari. Mohammed said both Tinubu and Atiku has the capacity to govern Nigeria better than Buhari. Speaking with DAILY POST, the former lawmaker said both the APC and the PDP chieftains were not nepotistic while in government. Mohammed lamented that Buhari’s appointments has the imprints of those around him. According to Mohammed: “The problem will be if PDP put him forward, the strength he has in the party now is not what he had during the party’s convention in Port Harcourt. “Two, it’s an open secret that Tinubu is desirous of contesting the 2023 p...
2023 Presidential Election: Buhari Plotting To Bar Some Politicians – Junaid Mohammed
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2023 Presidential Election: Buhari Plotting To Bar Some Politicians – Junaid Mohammed

Dr. Junaid Mohammed, elder statesman and Second Republic federal lawmaker, on Tuesday said President Muhammadu Buhari and those around him have concluded plans to bar certain Nigerians from contesting in 2023 general elections. While urging those behind the plot to perish the idea, he said doing so is totally undemocratic and unconstitutional and may put the nation’s democracy in grave danger. Speaking with Daily Independent, Junaid, who refused to mention names of those involved, said certain individuals have hijacked the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and are working to use the party to advance their personal interests. While condemning the dissolution of the ward, local, state and zonal structures of the APC, Junaid said members of the party have elevated President ...
Nigeria Will Never Know Peace If Buhari, APC Remain In Power – Junaid Mohammed
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Nigeria Will Never Know Peace If Buhari, APC Remain In Power – Junaid Mohammed

Second Republic lawmaker, Dr. Mohammed Junaid, has said that as long as President Muhammadu Buhari and All progressives Congress, APC, are in power, Nigeria will never know peace. According to him, the task of governing the country is beyond President Buhari. Dr. Junaid stated this while reacting to the weekend killings of over 43 persons in Zabarmari in Jere Local Government Area of Borno State. Mohammed Junaid said: “I think Nigerians by now must have been sick and tired of the story of the massacre of innocent people in North-East, particularly in Borno State. “And certainly, Nigerians cannot pretend to be unaware of the bandits in North-West, particularly Zamfara, Katsina, Sokoto and Kaduna states. “So any attempt by Buhari, this lousy government to pretend that they we...
PDP Already Committed Its Presidential Ticket To The North – Junaid Mohammed
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PDP Already Committed Its Presidential Ticket To The North – Junaid Mohammed

Dr. Junaid Mohammed, elder statesman and Second Republic federal lawmaker on Monday said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has already committed its presidential ticket for the 2023 general elections to the North. Prominent northern candidates likely to contest the 2023 presidential election on the PDP platform are Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the party's candidate in the 2019 presidential election, Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state, Ahmed Makarfi former Kaduna state governor, Alhaji Sule Lamido, former governor of Jigawa and Dr. Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo, former Gombe state governor. Junaid who also said President Buhari lacks the capacity to lead the APC to victory in 2023 said any politician who realises that his ambition cannot be realised in the political party he belongs to s...
#EndSARS: No Amount Of Attacks Can Deny Tinubu Right To Contest In 2023 –  Junaid Mohammed
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#EndSARS: No Amount Of Attacks Can Deny Tinubu Right To Contest In 2023 – Junaid Mohammed

Junaid Mohammed, elders statesman and Second Republic federal lawmaker on Wednesday said last week’s attacks on the investments of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, former Lagos State governor and National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the aftermath of the #EndSARS protests were politically motivated. Speaking in an interview with INDEPENDENT, Junaid said as a citizen of Nigeria who has contributed in no small measures to national development, Tinubu has a right to aspire for the highest office of the land and no amount of sponsored attacks can deny him that right. He said: “First and foremost, I condemn in its entirety the motivation or the reason for the people who carried out the attacks. No matter what one’s attitude towards Tinubu, one cannot justify the attacks on him...
Obaseki’s Victory Shouldn’t Be Seen As Humiliation Of Tinubu – Junaid Mohammed
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Obaseki’s Victory Shouldn’t Be Seen As Humiliation Of Tinubu – Junaid Mohammed

Dr. Junaid Mohammed, elderstatesman and Second Republic lawmaker on Thursday said the defeat suffered by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidate in the Edo governorship election, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu shouldn’t be seen as a humiliation of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the party’s National Leader. The election was won by Governor Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who polled 307,955 votes against Ize-Iyamu’s 223,619 votes. Four days to the election, Tinubu had made a broadcast to Edo people, asking them to reject Obaseki on Saturday, alleging that the Edo governor has been undemocratic since he was first elected in 2016. However, speaking in a chat with Daily Independent, Junaid said Tinubu as a politician has a right to choose any candidate that will ...
Buhari’s Promise To Lead Boko Haram War Is Now Haunting Him – Junaid Mohammed
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Buhari’s Promise To Lead Boko Haram War Is Now Haunting Him – Junaid Mohammed

Junaid Mohammed, elder statesman and Second Republic member of the House of Representatives on Wednesday said President Muhammadu Buhari shouldn’t have promised Nigerians to lead the war against Boko Haram from the front. He said the statement made by the President is now coming back to haunt him. While delivering a speech at Chatham House International Affairs Institute in London in February 2015, Buhari had promised to lead from the front in the fight against Boko Haram if elected President. “Let me assure you that if I am elected president, the world will have no cause to worry about Nigeria as it has had to recently; that Nigeria will return to its stabilising role in West Africa; and that no inch of Nigerian territory will ever be in the hands of the enemy. I, Muhammadu Buhar...
Oshiomhole Was Wrong Choice As APC National Chairman – Junaid Mohammed
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Oshiomhole Was Wrong Choice As APC National Chairman – Junaid Mohammed

Junaid Mohammed, elder statesman and Second Republic federal lawmaker has said the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) will continue to be in crisis because its national chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole was handpicked and not the popular choice of the party members. Junaid, who spoke on the latest crisis in the party where Oshiomhole escaped being removed by a hair’s breadth, said the fact that he still struggling to cement his leadership in almost two years in office shows that he was a wrong choice that is not accepted by the majority of APC members. Speaking in a chat with INDEPENDENT, Junaid also blamed Oshiomhole for the crisis in Edo state, saying the fact that he assisted Governor Godwin Obaseki to power does not mean the governor should do his bidding. He said: “A...
Insecurity: Adeboye Can’t Pretend Not To Know What Is Happening – Junaid Mohammed
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Insecurity: Adeboye Can’t Pretend Not To Know What Is Happening – Junaid Mohammed

Junaid Mohammed, elder-statesman and Second Republic lawmaker on Wednesday said Pastor Enoch Adeboye cannot claim he is ignorant of developments in President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration with one of his protege, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo as the number two man in the country. Adeboye had led a protest last Sunday against mindless killings in the country where he carried a placard and called for an end to bloodshed in the country. The cleric stressed that whether a Christian or a Muslim, “every life is precious to God.” Shortly before the walk against insecurity, Adeboye, who said every soul lost to insurgency was precious to God, prayed that evildoers in the country should be exposed. Reacting to the protest, Junaid in a chat with Daily Independent said “I don’t like talking ...
Igbo Political Leaders Haven’t Learnt Any Lesson From Civil War – Junaid Mohammed
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Igbo Political Leaders Haven’t Learnt Any Lesson From Civil War – Junaid Mohammed

Junaid Mohammed, elder statesman and Second Republic House of Representatives member in this interview with TEMIDAYO AKINSUYI, speaks on latest developments in the polity especially the recent Supreme Court rulings, lessons from Nigerian Civil war and other issues. Excerpts: The Federal Government and the six governors of South West states last week agreed to formalise the South West Security Network, Operation Amotekun. What is your perspective on this? In politics, there is always the possibility of give and take. If there is mutual understanding among political actors, the sooner they come together, understand and address the concerns of what is agitating their minds, the better. This meeting between the governors and the Vice- President should have come much earlier before th...
Emir Sanusi Asked To Be Osinbajo’s VP When Buhari Was Sick – Junaid Mohammed
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Emir Sanusi Asked To Be Osinbajo’s VP When Buhari Was Sick – Junaid Mohammed

Junaid Mohammed, a second republic lawmaker, says Muhammadu Sanusi II, emir of Kano, lobbied for the position of vice-president when President Muhammadu Buhari was hospitalised in London. Osinbajo presided over the country when Buhari treated an undisclosed ailment in London in 2017. Speaking with TheInterview, Mohammed said the emir asked Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo to consider him for the nation’s number two position in the event that the president dies. The former lawmaker also alleged that Sanusi met with some south-west leaders to canvass support for a presidential candidate aside Buhari. “Once Buhari was sick, very sick in England, he went to Osinbajo, this current Emir Sanusi; he was sure that Buhari was going to die. And if Buhari dies, he would like Osinbajo to ...
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My First Wife Is An Igbo Woman, I Don’t Hate Igbos – Junaid Mohammed

Junaid Mohammed, elder statesman and Second Republic lawmaker on Tuesday said he doesn’t dislike Igbos as being erroneously claimed by some Nigerians based on his views on certain political issues. Speaking with Daily Independent, Junaid Mohammed said those accusing him of hate speech for saying he will not endorse an Igbo man for Presidency are free to charge him to court. “If they like let them take me to court. I said I will not support them on the grounds they are canvassing.” “They are saying they should be made President of Nigeria because they are Igbos. And I said no. They need to elevate the Presidency of Nigeria to a higher level rather than just making it a matter of tribal, cultural, or religious convenience”. “Many people don’t know that I have a daughter who h...
Why Nnamdi Kanu Should Be Arrested If He Steps Into Nigeria – Junaid Mohammed
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Why Nnamdi Kanu Should Be Arrested If He Steps Into Nigeria – Junaid Mohammed

Elder statesman and the Second Republic lawmaker, Junaid Mohammed on Wednesday said the Federal Government should ignore the condition given by Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) for returning to the country. Kanu who recently lost his mother, Ugoeze Nnenne Kanu and is seeking to return to Nigeria for the funeral had said that he was ready to face trial if his safety would be guaranteed by the court. However, speaking in a chat, Junaid said Kanu who committed a criminal offence by jumping bail has no right to give the federal government any condition for his return to the county to face trial. “First and foremost, who is he? What is IPOB itself? One, he jumped bail which is a criminal offence. Now he is saying his mother is dead and he mus...
Bode George Tells Junaid Mohammed His Utterances Unbecoming Of A Statesman
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Bode George Tells Junaid Mohammed His Utterances Unbecoming Of A Statesman

Chief Olabode George, a former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has cautioned Junaid Mohammed to be mindful of his utterances which may further threaten the fragile unity of Nigeria. Speaking in an interview with Daily Independent, George described as falsehood the statement by Junaid that the 2014 national conference was a fraud because certain issues that were not agreed at the conference were smuggled into the final report through the back door. “Junaid Mohammed must calm down and watch his statements. Those are not words from a statesman. I am highly disappointed ” he said.
North Will Remove Any President Who Attempts To Implement 2014 Confab – Junaid Mohammed
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North Will Remove Any President Who Attempts To Implement 2014 Confab – Junaid Mohammed

Junaid Mohammed, elder statesman and Second Republic federal lawmaker was a delegate to the 2014 National Conference convened by the Goodluck Jonathan administration. In This interview with TEMIDAYO AKINSUYI, he spoke on why the recommendations of the conference can’t be implemented and other issues. Excerpts: insecurity in their states, some governors have been negotiating with bandits and in some cases, giving them money. Do you think this is a right approach? It is not. I believe it is a very dangerous trend. It shows that the governors are not sincere and they have underfinanced the security system even though they make billions of naira in the name of maintaining security. Essentially, they have been stealing the money which was earmarked for security. So, I don’t accept the...
‘Igbos Can Go To Hell If Denied 2023 Presidency, Nobody Will Beg Them’ – Junaid Mohammed
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‘Igbos Can Go To Hell If Denied 2023 Presidency, Nobody Will Beg Them’ – Junaid Mohammed

Elder statesman and Second Republic lawmaker, Junaid Mohammed, on Tuesday said the Igbos are free to carry out their threats of secession if denied the Presidency in 2023. He admonished politicians from the South-Eastern part of the country who are nursing the idea of becoming President in 2023 to perish the thought. Speaking in a chat with Daily Independent, Junaid said currently the South -East has not put forward a credible person who is qualified to lead Nigeria. ” I challenge Igbos to secede if they are denied Presidency in 2023. If they don’t secede, let them go to hell. They have tried secession before but they were defeated and failed and they lost over one million people”. “If they want to secede again because of 2023 politics, they are more than welcome. You think any...
Osinbajo’s Loyalists Should Stop Raising False Alarm – Junaid Mohammed
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Osinbajo’s Loyalists Should Stop Raising False Alarm – Junaid Mohammed

Junaid Mohammed, a Second Republic lawmaker on Wednesday said loyalists of Vice- President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo should desist from raising false alarm over an alleged rift between Osinbajo and President Muhammadu Buhari. “Osinbajo has performed for the country and for Buhari because of the President’s physical infirmity since he became president. Osinbajo could not have carried out those roles without the permission and authority of the President, his boss. If there is anything wrong in the course of doing his job, it is the responsibility of the President and not the media to call him to order”. “If the two most important people in the country have a problem between themselves which I don’t believe they have, it is the duty of the party to resolve any issues they have”. ”But ...
Nnamdi Kanu Can Be Extradited To Nigeria – Junaid Mohammed
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Nnamdi Kanu Can Be Extradited To Nigeria – Junaid Mohammed

Elder statesman and Second Republic federal lawmaker, Junaid Mohammed, has said Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) can be extradited to Nigeria to answer for some of his crimes against the country. Speaking in a chat with INDEPENDENT, Junaid, however, said the extradition should be done in accordance with the laws of the country where Kanu is currently hiding. He also warned against an attempt to abduct him like Umaru Dikko, a former Minister of Transportation. “He can be extradited to Nigeria to be dealt with if it can be proven beyond a reasonable doubt,” he said.
“Withdraw Your Threat On IPOB,” – Fani-Kayode To Junaid Mohammed
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“Withdraw Your Threat On IPOB,” – Fani-Kayode To Junaid Mohammed

Former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has urged a second Republic lawmaker, Junaid Mohammed, to withdraw his threat on the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). Mohammed had threatened that IPOB members would pay with their blood if they attempt to attack President Muhammadu Buhari in Japan. “IPOB will pay with their blood if they attempt an attack on Buhari,” he said. The group’s leader, Nnamdi Kanu, had on Saturday called on Biafrans to ‘arrest’ and ‘disgrace’ Buhari when he arrives Japan for the seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7) holding in the City of Yokohama from August 28 to 30. In several tweets on Wednesday, Mr Fani-Kayode said Mohammed’s threat shows that Nigeria is on the “brink of a terrible conflagration which could be...
IPOB Will Pay With Their Blood If They Attempt Attack On Buhari – Junaid Mohammed
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IPOB Will Pay With Their Blood If They Attempt Attack On Buhari – Junaid Mohammed

Elderstatesman and Second Republic lawmaker, Junaid Mohammed on Tuesday said members of the Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB) will pay with their bloods if they attempt to launch an attack on President Muhammadu Buhari in Japan. Speaking in a chat with Daily Independent Junaid however described the threat of the group as ‘shakara’ saying they lack the means, arms and personnel to carry out their threats.
No Army Can Stop Yorubas When They Are Ready To Fight – Yinka Odumakin
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No Army Can Stop Yorubas When They Are Ready To Fight – Yinka Odumakin

Yinka Odumakin, National Publicity Secretary of Afenifere on Wednesday said no army can suppress Yorubas when they have chosen to fight as a last resort. Speaking in an exclusive interview with Daily Independent, Odumakin was responding to a claim by Junaid Mohammed, a Second Republic lawmaker who said Afenifere leaders will be the first to flee when war starts in Nigeria. Odumakin said Yorubas are civilised people who engaged in all forms of dialogue but will choose war as a last resort. “Alhaji Junaid Mohammed is a very educated man. I know him very well and we have sat together for discussions. He is a very brilliant mind but he is talking like an ignorant person. Yorubas will run for war? The last civil war they created in Biafra, who are the people who won the war? Benjam...
Insecurity: Buratai A Political Soldier, Can’t Be Relied Upon – Junaid Mohammed
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Insecurity: Buratai A Political Soldier, Can’t Be Relied Upon – Junaid Mohammed

Junaid Mohammed, Second Republic House of Representatives member has described Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai as a political soldier who cannot be relied upon to quell insurgency and the insecurity challenges in the country. Speaking in an interview with Daily Independent, Junaid said whenever Buratai claims Boko Haram has been defeated, the insurgents replied him by carrying out deadly attacks which often leads to high military and civilian casualties. “Don’t mind what this current Chief of Army Staff, Buratai has been saying. Every time he wants to make noise about the state of insecurity in the country, he says Boko Haram has been completely decimated and destroyed. “Anytime, he makes that noise, it seems he is coordinating his reckless statements with Boko ...
Afenifere Tackles Junaid Mohammed Over Noise Makers’ Comment
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Afenifere Tackles Junaid Mohammed Over Noise Makers’ Comment

THE pan-Yoruba socio-political organization, Afenifere, yesterday, berated a Second Republic lawmaker, Dr. Junaid Mohammed, for describing leaders of the group as noisemakers. Mohammed, in an interview with a national newspaper (not Vanguard), had accused some leaders of Afenifere of making provocative statements. He said the Yoruba leaders learned no lesson from the Biafran war, describing them as “noisemakers” who will be the first to flee if war breaks out. But Afenifere’s National Publicity Secretary, Mr. Yinka Odumakin, described Mohammed’s remarks as unfortunate, saying “Dr. Junaid Mohammed is the greatest noise maker from Arewa land.” Odumakin said: “What is so pathetic is that his house is not rhythmic. He shouts here today and blows there tomorrow. He makes all manner...
I Will Rather Have Tinubu As President Than Igbo Man – Junaid Mohammed
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I Will Rather Have Tinubu As President Than Igbo Man – Junaid Mohammed

Junaid Mohammed, a Second Republic lawmaker at the weekend said he will throw his weight behind Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) if he decides to contest the presidency in 2023. Speaking in an interview with Daily Independent, Junaid said he will rather have Tinubu to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari than any of the candidates in the South East. He said ” If Tinubu wants to be the President of Nigeria and he asks for my advice, I will say go ahead because I will rather have Tinubu as President than have some of the people in the South-East who are ambitious and want to blackmail Nigeria into ceding power to them”. “I know that no matter what happens, even if Tinubu were to be drunk, he will be a better President than Goodlu...
Afenifere Leaders Will Be The First To Flee If War Breaks Out – Junaid Mohammed
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Afenifere Leaders Will Be The First To Flee If War Breaks Out – Junaid Mohammed

Dr. Junaid Mohammed, a controversial Second Republic House of Representatives member, in this exclusive interview with TEMIDAYO AKINSUYI, speaks on the state of insecurity in the nation, calls by the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) on Fulani herdsmen in the South to return to the North, and other issues of national interest. Excerpts: It is almost five months that President Muhammadu Buhari was declared the winner of the 2019 presidential election. Having been inaugurated almost two months ago, he is yet to constitute his cabinet. Are you worried by that development? I am worried not because I am a member of the APC. In fact, I have never been a member of the APC but I am worried because in a democracy, the outcome of an election has very serious consequences and after election, the ...
New Kano Emirates: Ganduje Has Done Right Thing – Junaid Mohammed
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New Kano Emirates: Ganduje Has Done Right Thing – Junaid Mohammed

Second Republic Lawmaker, Dr. Junaid Mohammed, has applauded Kano Government for responding to the yearning and aspirations of the natives and splitting sprawling Kano Emirate into more. Mohammed, who spoke with Vanguard last night, said the governor of the state, Ganduje, has done no wrong by taking the bold initiative to respond to the age-long desire of the majority of the people of Kano. “If the governor does not create Emirates, who will do so,” the politician asked rhetorically when confronted with the question whether Ganduje was right in the first place to dismember Kano Emirate and appoint new Emirs. “Governor Ganduje is simply responding to the age-long and popular demand of the people of the state and he should be applauded for this bold and courageous action, which h...
Reno Omokri Mocks Tinubu’s 2023 Presidential Ambition
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Reno Omokri Mocks Tinubu’s 2023 Presidential Ambition

Tinubu has been used once again and about to be dumped. Why did Tinubu fool himself for the second time? yorubas open your eyes. North is smarter than SW, while SE and SS are steps ahead of the North politically. I like Junaid Mohammed and Babachir Lawal. They just waited for Bola @AsiwajuTinubu to convince his people to vote for the munafiq called @MBuhari and today, at different occasions, they both unleashed their bombshell-SOUTH SHOULD FORGET ABOUT 2023. I am laughing #NextlevelRegret
South Should Forget 2023 Presidency – Junaid Mohammed
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South Should Forget 2023 Presidency – Junaid Mohammed

Junaid Mohammed, a Second Republic member of House of Representatives has stated that the South should forget 2023 Presidency as the North will present a candidate in the election year. The former lawmaker who claimed that zoning and rotation of power have collapsed and as such any region with the political strength can claim the coveted position, also accused Ohanaeze of collecting millions of naira to support Atiku Abubakar’s presidential bid. Speaking with Vincent Kalu, Junaid Mohammed who stated that the South should forget 2023 Presidency, added that the 2019 election had people who were responsible for maintaining law and at the forefront on mangling the election and upturning peoples mandate. On equity in 2023, he said; I don’t want to hear about this equity and justice...
R-APC: Why Buhari’s Associates Are Dumping Him
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R-APC: Why Buhari’s Associates Are Dumping Him

Junaid Mohammed who is one of the loudest political voices in the northern part of the country believes Buhari isn't interested in hearing the truth. A Second Republic lawmaker, Dr. Junaid Mohammed has revealed why President Muhammadu Buhari was losing some of his associates ahead of the 2019 presidential election. Mohammed described President Buhari as a man who does not maintain friends. Speaking to reporters on why Buba Galadima, a one time close associate of the President, led the Reformed All Progressives Congress out of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Mohammed said Buhari was a man who hated hearing the truth about himself. The former lawmaker said, “He wants yes men and not those who will tell him home truth, he doesn’t like people like that.   “He wants what he ...
Obasanjo’s Letter: Why Buhari Will Continue To Fail – Junaid Mohammed
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Obasanjo’s Letter: Why Buhari Will Continue To Fail – Junaid Mohammed

Dr. Junaid Mohammed has reacted to the viral bombshell letter written to President Muhammadu Buhari by Elder statesman and former president, Olusegun Obasanjo. Mohammed, a second republic senator maintained that President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration has failed and will continue to fail. He pointed out that nothing good will come out of the president’s government. Chief Obasanjo, on Tuesday, wrote a lengthy letter criticizing President Buhari’s government and giving reasons why Buhari should not re-contest in 2019. He also criticized the two most prominent parties in the country saying that he “will gladly join such a Movement when one is established as Coalition for Nigeria, CN, taking Nigeria to the height God has created it to be. From now on, the Nigeria eagle must contin...
Muhammadu Buhari In Danger Over 2019 Election – Junaid Mohammed
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Muhammadu Buhari In Danger Over 2019 Election – Junaid Mohammed

A Second Republic lawmaker, Dr. Junaid Mohammed, has told President Muhammadu Buhari that he (Buhari) is walking towards failure ahead of 2019 presidential election. Speaking with Vanguard, Mohammed noted that the president had not helped matters by not building his party, the All Progressives Congress, APC, at the national and state levels. According to the former lawmaker, instead of building the party, the president had rather positioned his family and friends around him to shape his politics. He said, “No successful party, if you look at history, had been able to survive a major crisis from within its ranks and this is what we are seeing in the APC today. “APC was formed in a hurry and the structures were not put well in place. You have to spend a lot of time to build the p...
Quit Notice: Arrest Of Arewa Youths Will Lead To Problems – Junaid
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Quit Notice: Arrest Of Arewa Youths Will Lead To Problems – Junaid

A Second Republic lawmaker and Northern elder statesman, Junaid Mohammed, has warned that the arrest of any member of the Arewa youths that issued quit notice on Igbos would lead to serious crisis in the region. He gave the warning when he spoke with Punch yesterday, accusing the Federal Government of demonstrating irresponsibility in its selective handling of the threats from the southern and northern regions of the country. He said, “The threat to arrest the youth, in my opinion, is not only counter-productive but also inappropriate. “This is because ideally, with the position of things, every Nigerian has the right to live and conduct their businesses in any part of the country. “But the Federal Government left their toes behind when they allowed the IPOB, which is being fin...
Buhari Favouring Yorubas, Done Nothing For The North – Junaid Muhammed
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Buhari Favouring Yorubas, Done Nothing For The North – Junaid Muhammed

A second republic lawmaker, Dr. Junaid Mohammed, has noted that President Muhammdau Buhari has been busy favouring the Yorubas of the Southwest. He said the President has not done even a single road in the north, recalling that this was exactly how former President Goodluck Jonathan abandoned the South-south during his 6 years in office. He said this while assessing Buhari’s two years in office as Nigeria’s President. He said the president failed woefully in shoring up the economy while wasting more time in criticising the Jonathan administration. He scored Buhari 60 in the fight against insurgents and 50 in war against corruption in the country, while complaining that a lot of money had been stolen under the guise of fighting terrorism and rehabilitation of the victims of th...
FFK: If Anything Happens To Buhari, Osinbajo Will Take Over, Nothing Will Happen
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FFK: If Anything Happens To Buhari, Osinbajo Will Take Over, Nothing Will Happen

Fani-Kayode: If Anything Happens To Buhari, ‘Osinbajo Will Take Over’ And ‘Nothing Will Happen   JUNAID MOHAMMED'S BUNKUM AND THE FINAL BATTLE FOR NIGERIA'S INDEPENDENCE "If anything happens to Buhari the north will insist on being in power till 2027.....those who see Buhari as their representative and are not being treated justly are going to claim their own rights and the only way you are going to resolve the issue is that after Buhari’s administration, you have it zoned to the north for eight to 10 years"- Dr. Junaid Mohammed, Punch Newspaper, 14th May 2017. This is bunkum! There is no such thing as "insisting" on anything in a democratic setting. Dr. Junaid Mohammed is out of touch with reality and he speaks only for the lunatic ultra-conservative wing of the core nor...
Buhari’s Presidency Is Dead —Junaid Mohammed
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Buhari’s Presidency Is Dead —Junaid Mohammed

Honourable Junaid Mohammed, second republic lawmaker and convener, Coalition of Northern Politicians, Academics and Businessmen, speaks with Senior Deputy Editor, TAIWO AMODU, on the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo and the cabal that has held the country hostage. Excerpts: THE state of health of President Muhammadu Buhari seems to be shrouded in secrecy, with his aides giving conflicting remarks. Nigerians are much worried that the present situation speaks volumes about the administration’s claim to transparency. What is your take? It is unfortunate. Just as the average politician, what Buhari said during the campaigns is in conflict with what he does after coming to power. I sympathise with Nigerians for voting Buhari. Buhari the aspiring pol...

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