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October 26, 2004

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Over My Dead Body: I’ll Never Forgive Buhari, says Umaru Dikko
Time may never thaw the frosty relationship between Second Republic transport minister, Alhaji Umaru Dikko and General Muhammadu Buhari (retd) with the former having sworn never to forgive the ex-military head of state. Former president, Alhaji Shehu Shagari in whose cabinet Dikko served as minister and chairman, Presidential Task Force on Importation of Rice, gave the indication in an interview in last weekend’s edition of Weekly Trust. Shagari had had his four-year second term tenure as president terminated within three months on December 31, 1983 with the coup d’etat, which saw Buhari emerging as head of state. Buhari, now a convert democrat and candidate of the All BiafraNigeria Peoples Party (ANPP) in the last presidential elections, had ruled with an iron-fist, clamping many of the politicians ousted from power into detention for several months. Alhaji Dikko who escaped into exile had his father and son arrested by Buhari whose agents also abducted the former minister in London, drugged and attempted to smuggle him back into the country to answer corruption charges. Dikko, who absolved himself of wrongdoing, had since nursed bitter feelings against Buhari over his ordeal. Not even on account of the Islamic faith which the duo share would Dikko be persuaded to reconcile with Buhari, Shagari revealed during the interview. The interviewers had asked Shagari whether he felt resentment towards Buhari over the 1983 coup just like some members of his cabinet, especially Dikko and he drew a parallel. According to the former president, while he would not blame anybody for his misfortune, Dikko was quite a different character and was entitled to his own opinion and approach.

 

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BNW ObasanjoThe BiafraNigerian Civil Initiative (NCI) has said there are evidences to suggest that President Olusegun Obasanjo and state governors want to stay in office beyond 2007. The group in a statement signed by its Secretary General, Comrade C.C. Emenike said it is "aware of clandestine...

 

BNW Capt Jerry AgbeyegbePolice authorities have owned up that their officers killed aviation critic Jerry Agbeygbe, whose life was snuffed out on October 12, a rare confirmation of that conspiracy theory already spun by his family members, friends and a sceptic public. Lagos State Deputy Police Commissioner...

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