Saturday, January 19, 2019

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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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    Tinubu, Ambode absent at Fashola’s book launch

Tinubu, Ambode absent at Fashola’s book launch

The atmosphere at the MUSON centre in Onikan, Lagos, where Babatunde Fashola, the immediate-past governor of the state, held a book launch on Tuesday, was far from what it was during his time in office.Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC); Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of Lagos; and all the governors of the ruling party were surprisingly absent.John [...]

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    Tinubu: Buhari deserves at least 100 days of honeymoon

Tinubu: Buhari deserves at least 100 days of honeymoon

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), wants Nigerians to give President Muhammadu Buhari "at least 100 days of honeymoon" to implement his programmes for the country.Reacting complaints on the pace of the current administration, Tinubu said Buhari deserves enough time.He was speaking with journalists at the presidential villa in Abuja on Tuesday after a meeting with Buhari.“Let [...]

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    Buhari: I was scared of contesting 2015 election

Buhari: I was scared of contesting 2015 election

President Muhammadu ‎Buhari says the outcomes of the three elections he contested in the past almost discouraged him from participating in the 2015 poll.Buhari contested and lost presidential elections in 2003, 2007 and 2011.Commending leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the role they played in ensuring the victory of the party in the last election, Buhari asked them to drop [...]

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    APC NEC meeting: Buhari rues Akande’s absence

APC NEC meeting: Buhari rues Akande’s absence

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said he wished Bisi Akande, pioneer interim chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), attended the national executive committee (NEC) meeting of the party.Though not a member of NEC, which is for elected members of the party, Akande could attend the meeting based on his clout.Bola Tinubu, national leader of APC, was also absent at Friday's [...]

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    Court adjourns Tinubu’s N150bn AIT suit to Sept 30

Court adjourns Tinubu’s N150bn AIT suit to Sept 30

An Ikeja high court on Tuesday adjourned the N150 billion libel suit filed by Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), against African Independent Television (AIT) to September 30.Iyabo Akinkugbe, the presiding judge, adjourned the suit for further direction on the court processes served by counsel to both parties in the suit.Tinubu had instituted the suit against [...]

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    Saraki: I respect Tinubu, I will soon meet him

Saraki: I respect Tinubu, I will soon meet him

Despite rebelling against the wish of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Ahmad Lawan to be senate president, Bukola Saraki says he still holds Bola Tinubu, national leader of the party, in high esteem.Tinubu was himself opposed to Saraki’s bid to lead the senate but Saraki defied the directive of APC to align with Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to clinch the [...]

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