Friday, January 11, 2019

Tag "Bola Tinubu"

    Oyinlola on Tinubu: Buhari is first presidential candidate ever to hire a proxy

Oyinlola on Tinubu: Buhari is first presidential candidate ever to hire a proxy

Olagunsoye Oyinlola, chairman of the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), says President Muhammadu Buhari should allow Bola Tinubu, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), contest the president election.Addressing journalists at a news conference in Abuja on Friday, Oyinlola said Buhari would go down in history as the first president to hire a proxy in a presidential contest.He [...]

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    PDP to Tinubu: Those you are dining with today can always use and dump you

PDP to Tinubu: Those you are dining with today can always use and dump you

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential campaign organisation has tackled Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), over his criticism of Atiku Abubakar.Tinubu on Tuesday questioned the integrity of the PDP presidential candidate.The ex-governor of Lagos also described the former vice-president as being directionless.Reacting in a statement, Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP spokesman, admonished Tinubu on behalf of the PDP campaign [...]

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    Tinubu: Leave a naira in a room with Buhari, you’ll meet it when you return

Tinubu: Leave a naira in a room with Buhari, you’ll meet it when you return

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says unlike President Muhammadu Buhari, the integrity of Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is questionable.The former Lagos governor said Buhari is a man of his word while Atiku sways back and forth on issues.Tinubu made the remark in a statement released by Tunde Rahman, his [...]

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    Tinubu will be fully in charge of my reelection campaign, says Buhari

Tinubu will be fully in charge of my reelection campaign, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), will be in charge of his reelection campaign.Buhari said this on Monday while launching the APC presidential campaign council at the Abuja International Conference Center.The president said he will actively participate in the campaign but will also focus on the business of governance during the period."Even [...]

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    Tinubu on 2019 polls: Nigerians must choose between moving forward and walking backwards

Tinubu on 2019 polls: Nigerians must choose between moving forward and walking backwards

Bola Tinubu, chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has advised Nigerians to "select the path of forward progress" during the 2019 elections.The former Lagos governor urged Nigerians to perform their civic duties by voting with the best interest of the country at heart.In his New Year message, Tinubu said: "We have a choice to make. The choice we make [...]

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    Tinubu, Dangote, Otedola lead APC presidential campaign

Tinubu, Dangote, Otedola lead APC presidential campaign

Aliko Dangote, Africa's richest man, Femi Otedola, billionaire businessman and Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), have been named members of the ruling party's presidential campaign council for the 2019 elections.Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, disclosed this in a statement issued on Friday.The council made up of at least 70 individuals.It is co-chaired by Buhari and Tinubu,with Vice-President [...]

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    Agbaje hits Tinubu: Pharaoh, you must let our people go

Agbaje hits Tinubu: Pharaoh, you must let our people go

Jimi Agbaje, governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos, has likened Bola Tinubu, chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), to the biblical Pharaoh of Egypt.Agbaje made the comparison in reaction to Tinubu's mockery of his stance that Lagos state needs freedom from Alphabeta Consulting.Tinubu had on Monday urged Agbaje to learn vulcanising or tailoring if he wants [...]

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    Tinubu mocks Agbaje: Those who said they wanted freedom should go and learn vulcanising

Tinubu mocks Agbaje: Those who said they wanted freedom should go and learn vulcanising

Bola Tinubu, chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has taken a swipe at Jimi Agbaje, governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), for saying he wants to free Lagos.Agbaje had said he will free the state from Alphabeta Consulting, a company which he claims receives a percentage of every dime Lagos earns in taxes and revenues.Tinubu, former Lagos governor, reacted to the [...]

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    Agbaje: Tinubu is my friend, but I’d free Lagos from Alphabeta

Agbaje: Tinubu is my friend, but I’d free Lagos from Alphabeta

Jimi Agbaje, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate in Lagos state, says he will free Lagos state from Alphabeta Consulting.According to Agbaje, Alphabeta Consulting receives a particular -- unknown -- percentage of every dime Lagos earns in taxes and revenues, which he says is against international best practices."I could be here all day talking about Free Lagos. Let me start [...]

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    Tinubu hits Atiku: You have enough party membership cards to build a house

Tinubu hits Atiku: You have enough party membership cards to build a house

Bola Tinubu, chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has taken a swipe at Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), over his history of changing political parties.Since he joined politics, Atiku has been a member of the APC, Social Democratic Party (SDP) and PDP.Speaking on Tuesday at a national consultative forum organised by the national committee [...]

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    Tinubu’s influence grossly overestimated, says Ezekwesili

Tinubu’s influence grossly overestimated, says Ezekwesili

Oby Ezekwesili, presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), says Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) does not have control of Alimosho, the largest local government area in Lagos state.Tinubu is believed to wield much power in south-west. He worked for the election of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2015.But in a statement [...]

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    Tinubu: I won’t work for Atiku in 2019

Tinubu: I won’t work for Atiku in 2019

Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says his relationship with Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is not about the 2019 elections.In a statement by Tunde Rahman, Tinubu's spokesman, the APC leader said his relationship with Abubakar is the same as other politicians he has met in his political journey.Rahman was [...]

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    Watch your tongue, PDP tells Tinubu over ‘unsavoury comment’ on Atiku

Watch your tongue, PDP tells Tinubu over ‘unsavoury comment’ on Atiku

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has warned Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), not to be part of the "smear campaign and unsavoury comments" against Atiku Abubakar, its presidential candidate.The party gave the warning while reacting to Tinubu's comment on Abubakar when he visited Aso Rock on Wednesday.Tinubu had said whether Abubakar and PDP leaders visited [...]

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    ‘Atiku free to strategise in jungle or Dubai’ — Tinubu spits fire after meeting with Buhari

‘Atiku free to strategise in jungle or Dubai’ — Tinubu spits fire after meeting with Buhari

Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has dismissed the threat posed by Atiku Abubakar, former vice-president and president candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).After meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, Tinubu was asked if he is jittery about the strategy meeting convened by Atiku in Dubai, UAE, to unseat Buhari.“We don't fear. Whether it [...]

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    No evil will befall Ambode, says oba of Lagos

No evil will befall Ambode, says oba of Lagos

Rilwan Akiolu, oba of Lagos, says Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), will be justified if he is angry over the affairs of the state.Tinubu had rejected the reelection bid of Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of Lagos state, throwing his weight behind Jide Sanwo-Olu who eventually emerged the APC governorship candidate.In an interview with PUNCH, Akiolu said [...]

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    NWC panel dissociates self from ongoing APC primary in Lagos

NWC panel dissociates self from ongoing APC primary in Lagos

The national working committee (NWC) panel in charge of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary election in Lagos state has dissociated itself from the ongoing exercise.The committee opposed the option A4 mode used in the election, expressing preference for secret ballot system.Option A4, still known as open ballot, is a system where voters queue behind the agent or representative of [...]

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