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Atiku Exposes Alleged Deceptions: 10 Claims About Tinubu’s Administration in 117 Days

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By: Nasiru Eneji Abdulrasheed
Atiku Exposes Alleged Deceptions: 10 Claims About Tinubu’s Administration in 117 Days

The role of the government is to serve its citizens and promote their welfare. However, the current administration has been accused of employing propaganda, a tool often used to manipulate and mislead the public, to further its agenda. The allegations present a disturbing pattern of misinformation that is worth investigating.

Several claims of alleged falsehoods have been brought to light by Phrank Shaibu, Special Assistant on Public Communication to a former Vice President. These allegations, if true, paint a picture of a government more interested in maintaining appearances than addressing the genuine concerns of its citizens. Here are the key claims:

Petrol Subsidies

Despite the administration’s claim that petrol subsidies have been abolished, critics argue that the current situation tells a different story. The high oil prices and rising cost of diesel suggest that petrol is still being subsidized, contradicting the administration’s assertions.

Visa Ban Lifted?

The administration claimed that a visa ban imposed on Nigerians by the United Arab Emirates had been lifted. However, this claim was later refuted by UAE authorities, raising questions about the administration’s integrity.

First African President at NASDAQ

The administration further claimed that the President was the first African to ring the NASDAQ bell. However, records indicate that this achievement actually belongs to Malawian President Jakaya Kikwete in 2011.

Biden’s Request

A statement was released claiming that US President Joe Biden had requested a meeting with the President. This claim was later revealed to be false, further casting a shadow over the administration’s credibility.

Restructured Exchange Rate

The administration claimed to have restructured the exchange rate to a dependable one-figure floating of the Naira. Critics argue that this claim is false due to the disparity between the exchange rates on the I.E. Window and the parallel market.

Nigerian Air Force and Terrorists

The government claimed that the Nigerian Air Force had neutralized terrorists in Niger State. Later reports, however, contradicted this claim, indicating that the actual victims were innocent civilians rather than terrorists.

Further Claims and Warnings

Additional claims of falsehood include the Central Bank of Nigeria’s announcement to inject 10 billion into the foreign exchange market to clear the FX backlog, the administration’s pledge to serve without prejudice, and the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited’s assertion of obtaining an Afrexim loan of $3bn to stabilize the Naira. The Student Loan Act was also highlighted as a key deceit of the administration.

Shaibu has urged Nigerians to beware of the government’s alleged propaganda and has encouraged the media to maintain their credibility by fact-checking government claims.

Implications of Propaganda

Propaganda undermines trust in government and can lead to public cynicism and apathy. It also hinders informed decision-making and prevents citizens from holding their leaders accountable. In the long run, this could have serious implications for democracy and good governance.

The allegations of propaganda against the current administration are serious and warrant careful scrutiny. The media and the public must remain vigilant and critically evaluate the claims made by the government. Only then can a culture of transparency, accountability, and good governance be fostered.

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