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■ December 19, 2016
Published by Family Writers
Ondo State born publisher of SaharaReporters, an online platform that is notorious for blackmailing top public officials, especially those sympathetic to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been caught in the web of a $350,000 (N169 million) bribery scam.
In an attempt to distract Nigerians from the gravity of electoral crimes committed by agents of the Federal Government caught on video across Rivers State during the last Saturday’s National and State House of Assembly rerun elections, Minister of Transportation and immediate past governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi and Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dakuku Peterside paid Omoyele Sowore a sum of $350,000 on Tuesday.
Sources who confirmed the deal said the $350,000 was sourced from NIMASA and Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), with NIMASA Releasing $220,000 as payment for “international image laundering consultancy” while NDDC paid $130,000 for what they called; “publicity retainers.”
One of the sources said N6 billion was gotten from NIMASA and NDDC to fund the Rivers State rerun elections.
Omoyele Sowore’s assignment was to use his Sahara Reporters to publish anything that will shift the attention of the public from the shameless involvement of federal government security agents in ballot snatching, hijacking of ballot boxes and indiscriminate shootings during the Rivers State rerun elections.
A few hours ago, Sahara Reporters went to town with its modulated audio, trying to hoodwink the public into believing that Governor Nyesom Wike was caught on tape arranging bribery of INEC officials.
In carrying out this brief, Omoyele Sowore who is a master in blackmail and “Jankara Journalism” deployed technologies called Natural Voices and Comparator feature from AV Voice Changer Software Diamond cook up modulated audio fables to hoodwink the unsuspecting public.
Natural Voices is a software that can re-create voices and even bring the voices of long-dead important persons back to life. It can turn printed text into synthesised speech, making it possible for anyone to use recordings of a person’s voice to utter new things that the person never said.
AV Voice Changer Software is well-known for its voice adjusting ability. It is a speech software, which is good at reproducing the sounds, inflexions and intonations of a human voice.
Source: WaZoBia Reporters