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Blood, horror, war! Ten notable quotes that tell the story this week (photos)

Nigeria’s political and socio-economic landscape was fully charged in the passing week, with darts, bullets and deaths making the rounds.

Behind the actions and reactions which played out last week, below are 10 notable statements which bear the intensity of affairs within the country.

1. “I will come to his village on Friday; I’ll be in the night club because I’m sure we will win”

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– Former governor Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi is sounding a note of warning to Governor Nyesome Wike.

2. “From all indications, our President has abandoned governance

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– Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state condemning the foreign trips embarked upon by President Muhammadu Buhari.

3. “I will be merciless and relentless against looters”

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– President Muhammadu Buhari speaking on the ongoing anti-corruption war at an interactive session he had in Malabo with Nigerian residents in Equatorial Guinea.

4. “Let me tell you, Joshua…. You will fail”

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– Malawian president, Peter Mutharika, reacting to Prophet TB Joshua’s prophesy that he is going to die before April 1.

5. “Revoke this law now or die”

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– Apostle Johnson Suleiman is issuing a damming warning to Governor Nasir El-Rufai over his recent attempt to ban public preaching in the state without a licence.

6. “Anybody who thinks Amaechi will give them result sheets to swap, should be ready to swap their dead bodies”

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– Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state speaking during the grand finale of the Rivers East Senatorial District Campaign Rally of the PDP at Elele in Ikwerre LGA.

7. “If Amaechi dares come to anybody’s polling booth and you see him, beat him thorough”

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– Governor Wike ordering voters in Rivers state to beat Rotimi Amaechi if found in another polling station.

8. “I had to go against my family and party to support Buhari in that election”

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– Comrade Jerry Obasi, the deputy national secretary of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), lamenting on the state of the nation and urging President Buhari to sit-up.

9. “The economy has gone out of the hands of government”

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– Controversial statement allegedly issued by Lai Mohammed, the minister of information, in reply to critics of the government on the issue of crude oil and gas regulation.

10. “Those complaining especially the elite are members or loyalists of PDP”

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– Chris Ngige, the minister of labour and employment, taking a swipe at Nigerians for complaining of hardship under President Muhammadu Buhari.

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