Saturday, November 17, 2018

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    Tinubu: Battle with Jonathan my toughest ever

Tinubu: Battle with Jonathan my toughest ever

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), has revealed that the race to unseat former President Goodluck Jonathan was the toughest of his political career.Tinubu, known to be a dogged politician who has fought many battles, told The Sun in an interview that Jonathan’s camp bombarded people with the kind of money that required letting go of [...]

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    Dokpesi begs Tinubu for forgiveness

Dokpesi begs Tinubu for forgiveness

Raymond Dokpesi, founder of DAAR Communications, has tendered an apology to Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC) over ‘Lion of Bourdillon’, a documentary aired on African Independent Television (AIT) in the buildup to the 2015 election.Tinubu had filed a N150 billion libel suit against ‎DAAR Communications, alleging that the documentary was libelous and aimed at tarnishing [...]

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    Tinubu: PDP trying to tear Buhari and me apart

Tinubu: PDP trying to tear Buhari and me apart

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says some aggrieved members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are trying to “drive a wedge” between him and President Muhammadu Buhari.The APC chieftain said the unnamed individuals, who had not recovered from their loss in the 2015 election, have launched a campaign of falsehood against him as part of [...]

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    Don’t hurt people while reviving the economy, Tinubu tells FG

Don’t hurt people while reviving the economy, Tinubu tells FG

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has advised the federal government to avoid hurting the people in its bid to restructure the economy in light of the sharp decline in global oil prices.He asked the government to adopt creativity in addressing the challenges, saying the time had come to implement the diversification of the economy, which [...]

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    Inside Nigerian cemeteries: Snake forest, ‘mad chairman’ and the dead killing the living

Inside Nigerian cemeteries: Snake forest, ‘mad chairman’ and the dead killing the living

“May the soul of the faithful departed rest in perfect peace. Amen.”These were the closing words at the burial of Anthony Ademodi, a 40-year-old who had just died after brief illness and was being buried at the Ikoyi cemetery, Lagos, Nigeria.The family and friends of the young man, who was eulogised to have lived “a short but selfless life”, were [...]

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    Obafemi Martins visits Ooni of Ife

Obafemi Martins visits Ooni of Ife

Obafemi Martins, Nigeria and Seattle Sounders striker, visited Adeyeye Adewusi, the newly crowned Ooni of Ife at his palace on Friday.Martins posted a video of his meeting with the monarch on social network.He is seen sitting on bare floor right next to  Adewusi, with the king offering him what seemed like advice.Obagoal, as his Nigerian fans call him, and 'goal [...]

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    Buhari’s wife visits Tinubu at Bourdillon

Buhari’s wife visits Tinubu at Bourdillon

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), played host to Aisha Buhari, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari at his Bourdillon residence in the Ikoyi area of Lagos on Saturday.According to Sunday Dare, spokesman of Tinubu, the president’s wife visited the notable politician to commiserate with him over the death of Haliru Dantoro, emir of Borgu kingdom in [...]

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    Tinubu, Darey, Olamide win at 2015 AFRIMA

Tinubu, Darey, Olamide win at 2015 AFRIMA

Bola Tinubu, former governor of Lagos state and the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) joined Olamide, Darey Art Alade, Yemi Alade and other Nigerian acts as the won big at the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA).Tinubu was awarded as the pillar of culture in Africa, while Olamide came up as the best male act for West Africa [...]

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    Atiku ‘reunites’ Saraki with Tinubu

Atiku ‘reunites’ Saraki with Tinubu

Until Friday, Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), and Senate President Bukola Saraki were last seen together during the buildup to the general election.Both men toured the length and breadth of the country, canvassing votes for the ruling party, but all that ceased shortly after APC won the presidential election.The decision of Saraki to defy the leadership [...]

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    Tinubu: Fashola made me a proud grandfather

Tinubu: Fashola made me a proud grandfather

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says he has no doubt that Babatunde Fashola will excel in his new ministerial assignment.Referring to the minister as his political product, Tinubu recalled how he was antagonised over the choice of Fashola as his successor.Tinubu was speaking at the launch of the Mile 12-Ikorodu road widening and Bus Rapid [...]

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    Tinubu opts for Kaduna as APC chieftains flood inauguration of Buhari’s ministers

Tinubu opts for Kaduna as APC chieftains flood inauguration of Buhari’s ministers

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), was not among the chieftains of the ruling party who witnessed the inauguration of the federal executive council in Abuja on Wednesday.John Oyegun, the party’s national chairman; Segun Oni, APC deputy national chairman (south); Bisi Akande, former governor of Osun state; Niyi Adebayo, former governor of Ekiti state, Tony Momoh, [...]

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    Ashafa: Tinubu’s men were brilliant at screening

Ashafa: Tinubu’s men were brilliant at screening

Gbenga Ashafa, representative of Lagos east senatorial district at the national assembly, has commended Babatunde Fashola, former governor of Lagos state, for his performance during the ministerial screening.Ashafa said Fashola, alongside Kayode Fayemi, former governor of Ekiti state and Lai Mohammed, national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC),  who all performed brilliantly are “graduates of Bola Tinubu School [...]

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    I won’t join issues with you, Saraki tells Tinubu

I won’t join issues with you, Saraki tells Tinubu

Senate President Bukola Saraki says he will not respond to the scorching comments of Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), about him in recent times.Ever since Saraki emerged head of the 8th senate, against the wish of his party, Tinubu has not hesitated to antagonise him anytime the opportunity presented itself, the latest being Sunday.Debunking the allegation that [...]

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    Unlike Buhari, I am not under constraint to reconcile with Saraki, says Tinubu

Unlike Buhari, I am not under constraint to reconcile with Saraki, says Tinubu

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), is still unhappy with Senate President Bukola Saraki over his emergence as head of the red chamber against the wish of the party.Saraki went into an alliance with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to beat Ahmad Lawan, who had the endorsement of the party.The situation led to a crisis in [...]

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    Tinubu: Atiku and I ‘not struggling’ for APC BoT

Tinubu: Atiku and I ‘not struggling’ for APC BoT

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says he is not engaged in political struggle with Atiku Abubakar, former vice-president, over the chairmanship of the ruling party’s board of trustees.Addressing journalists at the presidential villa after a private meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, Tinubu described reports of infighting over position in the APC as "rumours".“Don’t listen to rumous, there [...]

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    Tinubu meets Buhari at presidential villa

Tinubu meets Buhari at presidential villa

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday held a private meeting with Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), at the presidential villa.Also at the meeting was Bisi Akande, former interim national chairman of the APC.Although, the details of the meeting are vague, it is most likely related to the naming of members of Buhari's cabinet this September.However, speaking [...]

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