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    Tinubu: My CSO died of COVID-19 complications but I’m negative

Tinubu: My CSO died of COVID-19 complications but I’m negative

Lateef Raheem, the late chief security officer (CSO) to Bola Ahmed Tinubu, had COVID-19, the media office of the former Lagos state governor has said. But Tinubu and his wife, Remi, have both tested negative to the disease, Tunde Rahman, his spokesman, said in a statement issued on Monday afternoon. Another aide tested positive and has been isolated while his contacts are [...]

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    COVID-19: History will not be kind to us if Nigerians go hungry, Tinubu tells FG

COVID-19: History will not be kind to us if Nigerians go hungry, Tinubu tells FG

Bola Ahmed Tinubu, former governor of Lagos state, says history will not be kind to the federal government if it fails to protect citizens from hunger and disease during the current COVID-19 pandemic. In a document released on Wednesday to suggest economic stimulus programs to help the economy recover after the COVID-19 pandemic, Tinubu said the goal must be for citizens [...]

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    PHOTOS: ‘Political smiles’ as Ribadu reunites Atiku, Tinubu, Osinbajo

PHOTOS: ‘Political smiles’ as Ribadu reunites Atiku, Tinubu, Osinbajo

The wedding ceremony of Mahmud Ribadu in Abuja on Saturday reunited some of Nigeria's biggest politicians from both the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Mahmud is the son of Nuhu Ribadu, the pioneer executive chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and former presidential candidate of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN). Some of the dignitaries [...]

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    Tinubu to Atiku: Join APC to move this nation forward

Tinubu to Atiku: Join APC to move this nation forward

Bola Ahmed Tinubu, former Lagos state governor and All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain, has invited Atiku Abubakar to join the All Progressives Congress (APC) to move the nation forward rapidly. Congratulating the APC and President Muhammadu Buhari for a "well-deserved legal affirmation of a hard-won electoral victory", Tinubu also commended PDP and Atiku for their tenacious pursuit of what was their [...]

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    ‘Lagosians are pencils in the hands of Tinubu’ – reactions to APC guber primary

‘Lagosians are pencils in the hands of Tinubu’ – reactions to APC guber primary

Reactions have continued to trial the social media space since the national working committee of the All progressives congress declared  Jide San-olu as the winner of the Lagos state primary election. As it stands , Akinwunmi Ambode can no longer seek  reelection on the platform of the party that brought him to power in 2015. Here are some reactions from twitter.   https://twitter.com/Donfizzle91/status/1047453922661683201 https://twitter.com/SidneyMunza/status/1047452645110272001 https://twitter.com/azuosumili/status/1047421419695611904 https://twitter.com/realoladele/status/1047457511417307136 https://twitter.com/UtomiGabriel/status/1047455000589475840 https://twitter.com/bisimagic1/status/1047454666693517312 https://twitter.com/omotibo1/status/1047453639600734208 https://twitter.com/filasammytk/status/1047452802690240518 https://twitter.com/lord_seun/status/1047458787668500481 https://twitter.com/nakebeach/status/1047460369118257153 https://twitter.com/cabeecroft/status/1047461702307131392 https://twitter.com/okextraa/status/1047462082453487619 https://twitter.com/creativerealens/status/1047461786956513281 https://twitter.com/amon_alfred/status/1047462677134671872 [...]

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    Tinubu: What the most powerful man in Babylon must know

Tinubu: What the most powerful man in Babylon must know

I have been thinking about Jagaban, Bola Ahmed Tinubu lately. I think he deserves an encomium for tipping into the expansive shoes of the sage, Obafemi Awolowo, by forging a united bunch out of disparate broomsticks. But honestly, I do not think he has the intellectual grit, ideological purpose and discipline of the late former premier of the western region. Jagaban [...]

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Fresh intrigues as APC NEC bids to extend tenure

There are indications that the National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressive Congress (APC) might be lobbying for an extended tenure. According to The Nation, this move comes despite president Muhammadu Buhari’s advice against it a fortnight ago. The NEC’s intention came to light in a letter sent to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), notifying the agency of its plan [...]

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    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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APC threatens to sue PDP, Fani-Kayode for libel

The All Progressive Congress (APC) has asked the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Femi Fani-Kayode, its presidential campaign director of media and publicity, to produce evidence of their claim that Yemi Osinbajo took an oath to resign for Bola Tinubu to become vice-president in the event that Muhammadu Buhari wins the March 28 presidential election or face court action. The APC [...]

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APC says it will not be intimidated by Jonathan

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said the party's leadership and its members  will not be intimidated by the attempt of the Jonathan administration to harass the opposition, especially in the run-up to the general election. In a statement issued in Lagos on Thursday by Lai Mohammed, its national publicity secretary, the party stated that the alleged “military siege on Bola [...]

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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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