Monday, February 18, 2019

Tag "Bola Tinubu"

    Tunji Bello: Forget the half-truth in Buhari’s book, I know how Tinubu picked Osinbajo

Tunji Bello: Forget the half-truth in Buhari’s book, I know how Tinubu picked Osinbajo

Tunji Bello, secretary to the Lagos state government, says some portions in the book written in honour of President Muhammadu Buhari contain “half-truths”.The book, a biography entitled: ‘Muhammadu Buhari: The Challenges of leadership in Nigeria’, was authored by John Paden, a professor.Paden had punctured the widespread belief that Bola Tinubu, a former governor of Lagos, influenced the emergence of Yemi [...]

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    Tinubu-Oyegun feud healthy for APC, says deputy house whip

Tinubu-Oyegun feud healthy for APC, says deputy house whip

Pally Iriase, deputy whip of the house of representatives, says the "feud" between John Oyegun, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), and Bola Tinubu, national leader, is healthy for the party.Speaking on Thursday while fielding questions from journalists on his party's victory in Edo state, Iriase explained that not all disagreements within the party will destroy it.He urged Nigerians to look for [...]

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    EXTRA: Yahaya Bello crouches for Tinubu

EXTRA: Yahaya Bello crouches for Tinubu

Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi state, crouched before Bola Tinubu, former governor of Lagos, at the International Conference Centre (ICC) in Abuja on Monday.Both men were guests at the launch of ‘Muhammadu Buhari, the Challenges of Leadership in Nigeria’, a book authored by John Paden, a professor.The book chronicled the struggles, and the career of the president until May 29, 2016, [...]

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    Tinubu, Oyegun shake hands but avoid each other at Buhari’s book launch

Tinubu, Oyegun shake hands but avoid each other at Buhari’s book launch

Bola Tinubu, former governor of Lagos state, and John Oyegun, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), set aside their differences on Tuesday and shook hands during the launch of a book written in honour of President Muhammadu Buhari.But as the event, which held at the International Conference Center (ICC), Abuja, progressed, dignitaries, including Oyegun and Tinubu, who sat [...]

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    Tinubu: Buhari now slow but steady in his approach to governance

Tinubu: Buhari now slow but steady in his approach to governance

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says President Muhammadu Buhari is “slow but steady” in his approach to governance "now that he is older and given his experience".Tinubu was speaking on Monday during the launch of a book — 'Muhammadu Buhari: The Challenges of Leadership in Nigeria', written by John Paden, a professor of international studies — at [...]

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    Akeredolu: Ask Tinubu why he is calling for Oyegun’s head

Akeredolu: Ask Tinubu why he is calling for Oyegun’s head

Rotimi Akeredolu, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo state, says Bola Tinubu, a former governor of Lagos, should be asked why he demanded the resignation of John Oyegun, chairman of the APC.Citing the refusal of Oyegun to heed the recommendation of the party’s panel which annulled the APC primary election in Ondo, Tinubu said Oyegun was [...]

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    Tinubu: Oshiomhole’s good work helped APC retain Edo

Tinubu: Oshiomhole’s good work helped APC retain Edo

Bola Ahmed Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress says the achievements of Adams Oshiomhole, made it possible for the ruling party to retain Edo state.He described Godwin Obaseki, Edo state governor-elect, as a tested technocrat who's competent enough for the job.Following Obaseki's victory over Osagie Ize-Iyamu of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Tinubu released a congratulatory statement through [...]

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    EXCLUSIVE: Tambuwal gets Buhari’s nod to resolve Tinubu-Oyegun feud

EXCLUSIVE: Tambuwal gets Buhari’s nod to resolve Tinubu-Oyegun feud

The leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has engaged Aminu Tambuwal, Sokoto state governor, to mediate in the rift between John Oyegun, national chairman of the party, and Bola Tinubu, the national leader.Tinubu had accused Oyegun of manipulating the Ondo state governorship primary election.He then called on Oyegun to resign his position for allegedly leading the APC down the path of [...]

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    QUESTION: Is Tinubu vs Oyegun the beginning of the end for APC?

QUESTION: Is Tinubu vs Oyegun the beginning of the end for APC?

The crisis rocking the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) reached its height on Sunday when Bola Tinubu, national leader of the party, called for the resignation of John Oyegun as chairman.Oyegun had allegedly overruled the panel, which annulled the exercise that produced Rotimi Akeredolu, a former president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), as candidate of the party in the [...]

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    Oyegun: Asiwaju is our leader… I cannot speak evil against him

Oyegun: Asiwaju is our leader… I cannot speak evil against him

John Oyegun, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) says he "cannot be heard speaking evil against" Bola Tinubu, national leader of the party.On Sunday, Tinubu had called for the resignation of Oyegun over the Ondo primary, which be alleged was manipulated by the national chairman.Speaking with journalists on Monday, Oyegun said he would consult with party leaders before he [...]

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    APC spokesman: More people will join Tinubu in demanding Oyegun’s resignation

APC spokesman: More people will join Tinubu in demanding Oyegun’s resignation

Timi Frank, spokesman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says "more people will speak out" if John Oyegun, national chairman of the party, does not heed the call of Bola Tinubu, national leader of the party, to resign.Frank also said the feud between the duo God's "vindication" of his cries against Oyegun's leadership style.On Sunday, Tinubu had called for Oyegun's resignation following the outcome [...]

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    Cracks emerge in APC as Tinubu asks Oyegun to resign

Cracks emerge in APC as Tinubu asks Oyegun to resign

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All progressives Congress (APC), has demanded the resignation of John Oyegun, national chairman of the party.Tinubu made the demand in a detailed statement he released on Sunday night, following the controversies that heralded the emergence of Rotimi Akeredolu, former president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), as candidate of the party in the Ondo [...]

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    Tinubu: There’s stability in Lagos because of a solid foundation

Tinubu: There’s stability in Lagos because of a solid foundation

Bola Tinubu, former governor of Lagos, says there is political and economic stability in the state as a result of a solid foundation.Addressing reporters after observing Eid prayers at Dodan Barracks praying ground in Lagos, Tinubu said lack of solid foundation contributed to the nation’s current economic situation.He said economic restrategising and replanning were necessary to achieve sustainable national prosperity.“The [...]

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    This economic predicament is not our making, says Tinubu

This economic predicament is not our making, says Tinubu

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says Nigeria's economic recession is a phase that "virtually all nations" have gone through.In his Eid-el-Kabir message, the former Lagos governor noted that the economic crunch and nationwide belt-tightening is temporary.He urged Nigerians to view the hard times as necessary while stating that the "present circumstance" wasn't wished upon the populace by the [...]

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    Ondo primary: I know my supporters are in pain, says Tinubu’s candidate

Ondo primary: I know my supporters are in pain, says Tinubu’s candidate

Olusegun Abraham, the candidate endorsed by Bola Tinubu, former governor of Lagos state, in the primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo, says he is not unaware of the pains being felt by his supporters.Abraham lost the party’s ticket to Rotimi Akeredolu, former president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA).The aspirant commended the election committee chaired by [...]

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    The history you seek is not in Abuja, Tinubu tells Ondo gov aspirants

The history you seek is not in Abuja, Tinubu tells Ondo gov aspirants

Bola Tinubu, former governor of Lagos state, wants all those contesting the All Progressives Congress (APC) primary election in Ondo state to know that the key to victory is not in “Abuja or anywhere else for that matter”.The party chieftain advised the aspirants to work towards a common goal, saying they all know what is at stake.He said all those participating [...]

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