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Obadiah Mailafia ‘Profusely Apologised’, Playing To The Gallery – DSS
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Obadiah Mailafia ‘Profusely Apologised’, Playing To The Gallery – DSS

The Department of State Services (DSS) on Friday said a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Dr Obadiah Mailafiya, is playing to the gallery and desperate to breach peace in the country. Mailafiya, had in a recent interview, alleged a Northern Governor was Commander of the Boko Haram terrorist group. He was subsequently invited by the Plateau State office of the DSS for questioning and later released. Public Relations Officer, National Headquarters, Abuja of the DSS, Dr Peter Afunanya, in a statement on Friday pointed out this was an indication of an earlier warning about desperate efforts by some notable personalities to use their exalted positions to cause total breakdown of law and order. Afunanya said Mailafiya had “profusely apologised” during ...
Tinubu Set To Be Used And Crushed By Some People – Obadiah Mailafia
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Tinubu Set To Be Used And Crushed By Some People – Obadiah Mailafia

Obadiah Mailafia, a former deputy governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), says there are some unidentified people who want to use Bola Tinubu, a former governor of Lagos state, and “crush him.” In an interview with PUNCH , Mailafia said though, Tinubu could discern talents and mentor them to leadership roles, he has been “abjectly naive.” The former deputy governor of CBN said this when he was asked to comment on a statement credited to Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, on zoning arrangements for the office of president. Mailafia described the governor of Kaduna as “a man of ambition who is susceptible to grand self delusions of the order of Bonaparte.” “The 1999 constitution does not require ‘zoning’ as such. However, I believe that evolving constitutional conve...