Saturday, February 17, 2018

Tag "bola ahmed tinubu"

    APC, is the falcon now hearing the falconer?

APC, is the falcon now hearing the falconer?

The good book says when you hear rumour of war and counter wars, just know the end is near. The same goes for politicians. When you hear reconciliation and superlative promises, one should just know a common selfish interest of the group is at stake or election is pretty close. Yesterday, President Buhari mandated Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu to lead the [...]

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    OBITUARY: Deji Tinubu grabbed his chest, screamed and slumped — the sad final whistle

OBITUARY: Deji Tinubu grabbed his chest, screamed and slumped — the sad final whistle

Sudden death, in football terms, is not the end of life. It is the end of a stubborn match settled by penalty shoot-out. One team suddenly has the upper hand and the game is over. Winners jump for joy; losers collapse in tears. But it has nothing to do with death.The Nigerian sporting community would forever wish the sudden death [...]

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    Holyfield: I want to teach Nigerian kids how I became a heavyweight champion

Holyfield: I want to teach Nigerian kids how I became a heavyweight champion

Evander Holyfield says he hopes to teach Nigerian youth how he became the first ever multiple champion of the boxing heavyweight class.The four-time heavyweight champion, who has an impressive record of 57 fights with 44 wins, said his mission to Nigerian is to give back to society."I want kids to learn from me how I became four times heavyweight champion," [...]

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    Jonathan wants to arrest Tinubu, says APC

Jonathan wants to arrest Tinubu, says APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) is alleging that the Goodluck Jonathan government has concluded plans to arrest Bola Ahmed Tinubu, its national leader, and other financiers of the party.The party, which made this allegation on Saturday through Lai Mohammed, its spokesman, said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was plotting to “decimate the opposition and gain an undue advantage ahead of the [...]

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APC questions Fani-Kayode’s ‘mental health’

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says Femi Fani-Kayode, spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Campaign Organisation, may be abusing substance owing to the series of "incoherent" allegations he has levelled against the party.FanÍ-Kayode had alleged that Yemi Osinbajo, APC vice-presidential candidate, is a stooge of Bola Tinubu and would eventually pave the way for him to become vice-president.But the APC [...]

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    Tinubu to sue AIT for airing ‘defamatory documentary’

Tinubu to sue AIT for airing ‘defamatory documentary’

Bola Ahmed Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), is set to sue the management of the Daar Communications Limited, owners of the Africa Independent Television (AIT), for allegedly airing a defamatory documentary on Sunday.According to Tunji Abayomi, counsel to Tinubu,a letter asking Daar Communications to apologise for the content and to stop further airing was delivered to [...]

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    Ikimi playing out PDP script, says Tinubu

Ikimi playing out PDP script, says Tinubu

National leader of the the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, says former member Chief Tom Ikimi was never really committed to the party, as he only wanted its chairmanship as a bargaining chip for negotiations with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).In his resignation letter to the party last week, Ikimi criticised Tinubu, alleging that he scuttled his plans of becoming chairman [...]

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    Ikimi carpets Tinubu over ConocoPhilips deal

Ikimi carpets Tinubu over ConocoPhilips deal

Departing APC chieftain, Chief Tom Ikimi, has taken a swipe at former Lagos governor, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, over the recently approved $1.5 billion oil deal between Oando Plc and ConocoPhillips in the upstream sector.The deal, aggrieved APC members told TheCable, was struck in June at a secret meeting between Tinubu and minister of petroleum resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, at the Abuja [...]

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