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    ‘I’ll teach you a lesson you will never forget’ — Buhari replies Obasanjo

‘I’ll teach you a lesson you will never forget’ — Buhari replies Obasanjo

President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed to teach ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo "and his co-travellers" a political lesson they will never forget.In a statement which Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, issued on his behalf, Buhari accused the former president of being hostile to leaders he has no control over.He described him as someone who lacks the moral standing to criticise his administration.The statement [...]

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    APC to Obasanjo: After Feb 16, you will realise you’re not God

APC to Obasanjo: After Feb 16, you will realise you’re not God

Lanre Issa-Onilu, spokesman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says former president Olusegun Obasanjo is haunted by his actions while in office, especially with regards to the conduct of elections.Issa- Onilu said Obasanjo "would realise that he is not God" after the presidential election.He was reacting to allegations by Obasanjo that the APC-led federal government had concluded plans with the Independent [...]

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    LISTEN: Amaechi praises Obasanjo in new audio, says he’s the only true Nigerian

LISTEN: Amaechi praises Obasanjo in new audio, says he’s the only true Nigerian

Rotimi Amaechi, director general of President Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation, has described former president Olusegun Obasanjo as a patriot.The former Rivers governor said Obasanjo is the only Nigerian that loves the country.Amaechi, who is the minister of transportation, made the remark in an audio clip released by Reno Omokri, former media aide of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan."I don’t think Nigeria can [...]

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    Atiku: Buhari’s govt is one of the biggest disasters to hit Nigeria

Atiku: Buhari’s govt is one of the biggest disasters to hit Nigeria

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says the All Progressives Congress (APC) government led by President Muhammadu Buahri is one of the biggest disasters to have befallen Nigeria.Atiku, who spoke through Phrank Shaibu, his special assistant on public communications, said Buhari’s first term in office is a sad reminder of Nigeria's arrested development since 2015 when [...]

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    Keyamo mocks Atiku: He looked frightened throughout desperate US trip

Keyamo mocks Atiku: He looked frightened throughout desperate US trip

Festus Keyamo, spokesperson of the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign council, has mocked the recent trip by Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to the US. Atiku recently travelled to the US for the first time in 13 years.Commenting on the trip, Keyamo described it as a "clandestine visit" with the "trappings of a fugitive sneaking [...]

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    ‘Osinbajo’s Trader Moni idiotic’, ‘expect the worst from INEC’ — nine highlights of OBJ’s latest letter

‘Osinbajo’s Trader Moni idiotic’, ‘expect the worst from INEC’ — nine highlights of OBJ’s latest letter

In a critical open letter, former president Olusegun Obasanjo has roundly chastised President Muhammadu Buhari and his administration.Obasanjo came down heavy on the president in his state of the nation address tagged 'Points for Concern and Action'.In the strongly-worded letter, he accused Buhari of taking Nigeria back to the era of late military president Sani Abacha.Although Buhari was the main subject [...]

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    ‘Nigeria is back to Abacha era’ — Obasanjo hits Buhari again

‘Nigeria is back to Abacha era’ — Obasanjo hits Buhari again

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo says Nigeria is back to the Abacha era when state institutions were used to fight perceived enemies of the head of state.Sani Abacha, a general, was the military head of state from November 1993 till his death in June 1998 and was accused of using dictatorial powers to rule the country.Obasanjo made the remark in an [...]

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    Rann bombing: Falana accuses air force of cover up, demands compensation for victims

Rann bombing: Falana accuses air force of cover up, demands compensation for victims

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, has called on the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to compensate victims of the accidental bombing in Rann, Borno state.At least 120 people were wounded and 52 killed in January 2017 when a Nigerian air force jet accidentally bombed an internally displaced persons (IDP) camp in the town.In a letter dated January 17, 2019, and [...]

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    FG releases N9bn to pay scholarship allowances owed Nigerian students

FG releases N9bn to pay scholarship allowances owed Nigerian students

The federal government says it has released N9.5 billion for the payment of backlog of scholarship allowances owed Nigerian students at home and abroad up to December 2018.Adamu Adamu, minister of education, disclosed this during a press conference in Abuja. NAN reports that the minister was represented by Asta Ndajiwo, director, Federal Scholarship Board.He said the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari [...]

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    Lalong: Why Buhari didn’t address the crowd at Plateau APC rally

Lalong: Why Buhari didn’t address the crowd at Plateau APC rally

Simon Lalong, governor of Plateau, says President Muhammadu Buhari's inability to address the crowd at the All Progressives Congress (APC) rally in Jos is nothing new.Buhari, the presidential candidate of the APC, was in Jos on Saturday in continuation of his nationwide campaign for the elections.According to NAN, the Rwang Pam Township Stadium, venue of the event, was jam-packed with [...]

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