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Peter Obi the Phenomenon: A full Revelation



The Nigeria internet space has over the last 3 months been taken over by a storm, so powerful is this storm that it wrecks anything and everything it comes in contact with. What started as a movement has gradually metamorphosed, it is now a phenomenon.


It has sent shivers down the spine of whomever is against it’s flow and it doesn’t hold back or show no mercy when it comes to punishing those who are ‘dis-OBI-dient’ to its cause. Ladies and gentlemen, for the first time in the history of Nigeria, there is a real awakening. Spurred by the successive bad governance the Nigerian people have had to endure for decades, it was only a matter of time before the people revolted to demand better governance, “enough is enough, it is time to give capable hands the opportunity to rule” said Yakubu, a truck driver in the urban fringes of Abuja. “I am tired of what this country has become, the people who are supposed to lead us are squandering our commonwealth and it seems there are no consequences, we need a man who will come to right all the wrongs and that man is…..”, these are the words of Chinelo, a hairdresser and beautician managing a kiosk in the urban conurbation of Surulere, a low income neighborhood in Lagos metropolis.

But what is at the epicenter of all this? How did this wave come to be in the first place and how did it become so powerful?

Well, it’s not subject to a ‘what’ but a ‘who’?

The story begins in 1961, on the 19th day of the seventh month, a baby boy was born to a relatively wealthy family in the commercial city of Onitsha, that baby would go on to be called Peter Gregory Onwubuasi Obi, the sixth of ten children, his father passed early when he was just 7 years old but their mother through sheer doggedness and a strong will, raised all ten children who all became success stories, two of them are late.

Obi had a privileged childhood, he grew in plenty, but because of his mother’s frugality, he wasn’t spoiled with money and thus learned first hand from his mother, financial discipline, a trait he will be known by going forward for the rest of his life. Peter Obi’s life trajectory from childhood to adulthood represents what an ideal child should be like, what a teenager should be, what a young adult should get involved in, and what a real man should reflect, he is almost flawless. Little wonder why he is so loved across all age groups, he has an appeal to the very young, the adults and the aged, his competence is very loud and clear, he is a force to reckon with.

But how did Peter Obi even come into the equation and national conversation to begin with? What happened? How did the everyday Nigerian come to the conclusion that he is the one true Messiah that they had been waiting on. Let’s go back to 2003 when he joined the race to become the governor of Anambra state.

In fact, let’s go back further to 2001 when elder statesman and firmer minister of health Prof ABC Nwosu was tasked with nominating 3 people for consideration for the governorship seat expected to be vacated by the underperforming Dr Chinwoke Mbadinuju, the governor of Anambra state at the time. Prof Nwosu obliged and submitted the three names as requested; Peter Obi, Peter Obi, Peter Obi. He told the stakeholders point blank that Peter Obi was the only one capable of running Anambra state at the time and that he wouldn’t consider anyone else apart from Obi. Peter Obi was 39 years old at the time.

Why was Prof Nwosu so convinced that Peter Obi was the man Anambra needed?

To answer this, we’d have to go back, again, this time to 1996 when he joined Fidelity bank’s board of trustees and became the bank’s youngest ever chairman at 34 till date. Prior to his banking career, he was an already established and successful businessman in Onitsha with major interest in imports, owning several sole distributorships of international brands and mega products in Nigeria and Africa.

Peter Obi took Fidelity bank from a regional bank to a national bank. Fidelity bank remains one of the most stable banks in Nigeria. Despite the many closures, mergers and acquisitions of many underperforming banks, Fidelity bank never had a reason to worry because Peter Obi was at the helm of it’s affairs, his legacy is still felt to this day. He took the bank from a very low profile tier 3 bank to a high profile tier 2 bank, it’s currently on track to become a tier 1 bank.

It was this combination of his performance at Fidelity bank, his successful business conglomerate and youth, that made Prof ABC Nwosu nominate him as his sole candidate. Nwosu literally begged Obi to contest for the hot seat even tho Chris Uba, the political bandit and younger brother to Senator Andy Uba the erstwhile personal aide to President Obasanjo, would eventually hijack the PDP in Anambra state to impose his own candidate; Chris Ngige. Peter Obi would eventually join APGA, a new political party co-founded in 2002 by Odumegwu Ojukwu, who would then serve as one of Obi’s political mentors. Obi would go on to contest under the umbrella of APGA, going head to head with the incumbent party PDP and the Chris Uba schemes.

Peter Obi went on to win the 2003 election with this new party even though it was rigged in PDP’s Chris Ngige’s favour and would go all the way to the Appeal Court to reclaim his mandate 3 years later in 2006. It was in his position as governor of Anambra state that he established his biggest legacy yet.

His achievements as governor is his bragging right and he doesn’t fail to remind doubters to “go and verify”, a phrase which supposedly challenges one to go to Anambra state and seek out his many projects and the overall condition of the state, a testament to his legacy. From security to infrastructure, education, health, commerce, investments and human capital development etc. Peter Obi revamped the state and revitalized the people which birthed a new Anambra state, literally.

So why do Nigerians, especially the younger generation go agog upon the mention of Obi? The question should be ‘why won’t they?’

Peter Obi inspires hope to the everyday Nigerian, they hear him speak and they see hope, possibilities and opportunities to make Nigeria great again. This is something non of the other candidates have managed to do. In fact, this is something that even past presidents and presidential candidates failed to do.

Peter Obi inspires HOPE, that’s all the average Nigerian can bank on as the current state of the economy is nothing to write home about. Peter Obi graciously doles out his plans for the economy and the Nigerian people without attacking his opponents despite their constant shade on him at every opportunity. It is this many attributes that endears him to the Nigerian youths.

One of the major reasons he has a massive following is because of his prudence and financial discipline. He has highlighted many times that the cost of governance is way too much in Nigeria for a country that has over 70% living below poverty line.

Peter Obi has no EFCC case with regards to his time as governor, he’s one of the only few governors that can boast with this. To put it in context, his immediate successor Willie Obiano was arrested by EFCC at the Abuja International airport a day after vacating office as governor after 8 years. His corruption free resumé is one of the major reasons he is trusted so much by his supporters.

His humility is also unmatched, despite being a billionaire, he flies coach, moves around without fanfare or security convoy, he places himself in a position to relate with the common man on the street and that alone has endeared him to the lower class who constitute the majority of Nigeria’s population.

To put it plainly, Peter Obi represents hope, potential, opportunity, faith, trust and belief, he is our last shot at making this country work, let us make this one count, for us and for our unborn children to come.

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The 2023 Presidential Election has been themed the ‘worst election in the history of Nigeria’ by most Nigerians & observers from across the globe.

Prof Mahmood Yakubu declared Tinubu president-elect amidst controversial circumstances

Many weeks have passed since Prof Mahmood Yakubu controversially announced the APC candidate, Bola Ahmed Tinubu as the winner of the polls and subsequently returned as the president-elect, but Nigerians won’t let this slide as a resolve has been made by the country’s very youthful population to restore the mandate which majority of them opine is rightfully the LP presidential candidate, Peter Obi’s.

As the ruling party, it was only normal that APC was fingered as the ‘usual suspect’, their corrupt counterparts, PDP has however managed to stay out of the spotlight, leaving APC to face the wrath and backlash of angry Nigerians alone. However, Reportera News investigative reports has revealed that not only APC rigged in the 2023 presidential election, but their longtime opposition, PDP. Peter Obi’s LP who banked on INEC’s promise on delivering a free & fair poll were the victim of Prof Mahmood & INEC’s gross ineptitude.

Whilst APC focused their nefarious activities in remote areas in the North West and South West regions of the country, PDP focused on the South South and the North East, to ‘harvest’ LP votes, primarily. Studies have indicated that Peter Obi’s LP won Akwa-Ibom, Bayelsa, & Taraba; 3 PDP states, but were unfortunately rigged out of the polls, giving PDP controversial victories in the states. The electoral heist also saw the transfer of LP votes to APC in Benue, Plateau, and Rivers. Nigerians have called for the arrest and criminal prosecution of INEC chairman Prof Mahmood Yakubu for electoral, LP has also petitioned the judiciary seeking the annulment of the election by the Court of Appeal which is set to begin trial on 30th May 2023.

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Exposed: INEC Didn’t Have To Wipe BVA Data For ‘Storage Space’



INEC chairman, Prof Mahmood Yakubu

The 2023 presidential election may have come and gone to some people, it however left a bitter taste in the mouths of most Nigerians who came out in their numbers to vote for their future only for the election results to be systemically rigged in favour of the ruling party, APC. To many, this is a nightmare that they’re hoping they’d wake up from, but to INEC it’s a bone they can’t spit nor swallow; this is because the manner with which the election was rigged is what experts call ‘lazy rigging’ due to the fact that they left far too many loopholes, subsequently leaving a trail of evidence to the public of the travesty disguised as election that occured on February 25th 2023.

This has left INEC in between crossroads as they are torn in the middle of defending the poorly conducted heist or admitting that the poll was flawed. The electoral body has however refused to lean towards the latter, arguing vehemently that they conducted a free & fair election, this obviously is a blatant lie based on the response of Nigerians who mostly feel that the results were rigged.

INEC has been dragged to court by the two main opposition parties, LP and PDP, however it is only the former who actually has a strong grip on their case since evidence has also shown that the latter committed the same electoral fraud that they accuse the ruling party, APC of.

Ekemp M8, the BVA used by INEC

BVA ‘Wahala’

One of the first requests of LP to the court was to have them inspect the BVAs to ensure that the INEC-published-results corresponded with the data available on the devices. However, INEC made a bogus claim that they had to wipe the presidential election results data to make storage space for the gubernatorial polls which happened almost a month after the presidential polls.

The Labour Party led by it’s presidential candidate, Peter Obi which on account of most Nigerians won the election are the major victims of this fraud have approached the courts to retrieve their stolen mandate, one which is expected to upheaval the status quo; in fact, many analysts have postulated that this trial is the biggest in the history of this nation.

In this article, Reportera News takes a deeper look at the device in question to determine if INEC’s claim could be substantiated and most importantly, proven to be truthful. Unfortunately, it isn’t; INEC lied inconspicuously and as a matter of fact, our investigation revealed that the device could handle upto 50 more elections of the same magnitude without needing to erase the data.


The model of the BVA devices used by INEC is an ‘Ekemp M8’, it’s a biometric tablet with a processor speed of 1.3GHz manufactured by the global electronic powerhouse, Samsung. It comes with a 2 Gigabyte storage space with options that goes upto 8 Gigabytes. The simply interpretation of this information is that the device can accommodate data for 50 different elections without needing a ‘reconfiguration’. This ultimately begs the questions;

what is INEC hiding?

Why are they scared to hand over the BVAs for inspection of it’s content if they affirm that the election was conducted in a free and fair atmosphere?

The answer is simple; there is no correlation between the fraudulently announced results and the results in the BVAs, they just do not match, hence their decision to withhold the device and avert exposing the electoral fraud they committed.

Specs of the Ekemp M8

our IT experts looked at the specifications of this device and have come to a technical conclusion that it was ‘illogical’ to wipe the data since the election would have taken at most 2% of the storage capacity using the average Polling Unit to voters ratio which is 300 voters per polling unit.

According to most Nigerians and available evidence, Peter Obi of LP won the 2023 presidential election

As Nigerians stay focused on the judiciary hoping that the INEC results are annulled unequivocally, INEC and APC have deployed many machineries to consolidate the fraud they did, one of which was Lai Mohammed’s Washington DC trip where he went on international media organization at the behest of his paymasters to spread false information on the election, an action that has received heavy criticism from Nigerians who think that it was a waste of public funds as the announcement could have been made here in Nigeria, albeit faux news.


Our verdict is very clear, there is absolutely no reason for INEC to erase, transfer, or reconfigure the data on the BVA since there was more than enough storage space and most importantly, the BVAs were the subject of investigation for electoral fraud, hence not meant to be tampered with as this could affect the outcome of the case.

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Rivers: Nyesom Wike And Sim Fubara, Rivers State Governor-elect Fight Dirty



L-R Sim Fubara, Nyesom Wike

A head of May 29, 2023 inauguration, the outgoing governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike and his ‘political son’, and current Governor-elect of the state, Sim Fubara have fallen out, Reportera News has learned.

According to reports from Rivers State, the rift is as a result of disagreement between the duo on the Party’s (People’s Democratic Party) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar.

According to reports from Rivers State, the rift is as a result of disagreement between the duo on the Party’s (People’s Democratic Party) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar.

Nyesom Wike political godfather of Sim Fubara

A source told Reportera in Port Harcourt that Wike is fuming that Fubara invited Atiku and other PDP leaders considered to be his enemies to the May 29 inauguration at Portharcourt without his consent. The source said that when confronted, Fubara told his close aides that he wouldn’t want to inherit the enemies of the outgoing governor and wouldn’t want to start fighting political wars early in his administration.

He opted for reconciliation with the party leaders both at the state and national, which didn’t go down well with the Port Harcourt hit man. This has created a huge crack between the two and we were told that Wike is withholding release of funds for the inauguration. The political battle between Wike and Fubara will be interesting.

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