Friday, July 19, 2019

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    Tinubu: Nigerians must speak against corruption in high places

Tinubu: Nigerians must speak against corruption in high places

Bola Tinubu, former governor of Lagos state, has called on Nigerians to speak against financial recklessness and corruption in high places.In a statement to mark the 23rd anniversary of June 12 election, Tinubu said the country’s democracy was sown during the June 12 struggle.He also appealed to Nigerians not to forget patriots “who lost lives and limbs in that epochal [...]

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    Buhari begs national assembly to pass NDDC budget

Buhari begs national assembly to pass NDDC budget

President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to the national assembly to pass the statutory budget of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), 2016.The president also urged the lawmakers to consider four other bills which he had sent to them.The bills are: money ‎laundering and prevention bill of 2016‎, bills for acts for domestication of agreements for avoidance of double taxation between Nigeria [...]

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    Tinubu: I can swear Buhari will NOT steal

Tinubu: I can swear Buhari will NOT steal

‎Bola Tinubu, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says he can vouch for President Muhammadu Buhari when it comes to managing Nigeria's funds.Speaking at the headquarters of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), on Friday, Tinubu described Buhari as honest and straightforward.The APC chieftain said that he was at the union's headquarters to appeal to the NLC to shelve [...]

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    Jonathan’s SURE-P was a monumental fraud, says Tinubu

Jonathan’s SURE-P was a monumental fraud, says Tinubu

Bola Tinubu, a chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), has described the Subsidy Re-Investment Programme (SURE-P) of the immediate past administration as a “monumental fraud.Former President Goodluck Jonathan established the scheme in 2012, explaining that the money realised from the savings of fuel subsidy removal would be spent on critical infrastructure projects and social safety net programmes.However, Tinubu [...]

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    I was under serious influence during Tinubu’s trial, says CCT judge

I was under serious influence during Tinubu’s trial, says CCT judge

Danladi Umar, chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), on Tuesday, said that he was under "serious" influence in the trial of Bola Tinubu, former governor of Lagos state and national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC).He, however, added that despite the "influence" he was able to deliver justice in the case.Tinubu was tried at the tribunal in [...]

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    Tinubu: Fuel price hike is necessary pain

Tinubu: Fuel price hike is necessary pain

Bola Tinubu, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has appealed to Nigerians to take the difficulties that might arise as a result of the new pump price of fuel as a sacrifice for a better future.In a statement issued by his media office, the two-term governor of Lagos state, commended President Muhammadu Buhari for taking “a bold step”, [...]

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    OBITUARY: Adeniji-Adele… the prince who would miss his son’s ‘coronation’

OBITUARY: Adeniji-Adele… the prince who would miss his son’s ‘coronation’

Until he had his last breath in faraway India on Thursday, Prince Ademola Adeniji-Adele was a force to reckon, with not just in political but also sports circles of Lagos state.The son of Musendiku Buraimoh Adeniji-Adele, the 20th oba of Lagos, the deceased also had his days as an activist. He was in the forefront  of the battle against the military [...]

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    Buhari strict on money issues, says Osinbajo

Buhari strict on money issues, says Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday said President Muhammadu Buhari is very strict on issues that have got to do with money.Speaking at the launch of `Essentials of Beauty Therapy’, the first book of Aisha Buhari, wife of the president, Osinbajo said much donations should not be expected from him because he was on half salary, just like the president.Osinbajo [...]

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    Amosun, Fashola, Fayemi absent as south-west APC leaders welcome Osoba

Amosun, Fashola, Fayemi absent as south-west APC leaders welcome Osoba

The shape of 2019 politics in the south-west appears to be forming gradually with the gathering of the chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos on Sunday.Political associates of Bola Tinubu gathered in Ikoyi to welcome Segun Osoba, former governor of Ogun state, back to APC.Osoba left APC for the Social Democratic Party (SDP) after falling out with Ibikunle Amosun, [...]

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    Tinubu: I will never forget how a naval officer slapped me when I was a cab driver

Tinubu: I will never forget how a naval officer slapped me when I was a cab driver

Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), has opened up on his experiences on the journey to the top, recalling how a naval officer slapped him in his days as a cab driver in the US.In a special interview with TheNews, Tinubu also spoke on how he did menial jobs to survive during his undergraduate [...]

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    Tinubu: If politics weren’t sexy, why’s Remi in it?

Tinubu: If politics weren’t sexy, why’s Remi in it?

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says politics today is sexy, adding that if politics were not sexy, his wife Remi would not be in politics.Rendering his appreciation at The Bola Tinubu colloquium, which held in Abuja on Tuesday, his 64th birthday, the former governor of Lagos state appreciated Yemi Osinbajo, whom he referred to as [...]

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    Tinubu: Kachikwu has strayed from the calling of APC govt

Tinubu: Kachikwu has strayed from the calling of APC govt

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has accused Ibe Kachikwu, minister of state for petroleum resources, of straying from the calling of the current administration.Reacting to the comments of the minister on the ongoing fuel scarcity across the country, Tinubu said though he is a member of the ruling party, his allegiance belongs to Nigerians.Kachikwu, who [...]

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    Buhari has abandoned us, says Tinubu’s daughter

Buhari has abandoned us, says Tinubu’s daughter

Folasade Tinubu-Ojo, Iyaloja-general of Nigeria and daughter of Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says President Muhammadu Buhari has abandoned Nigerian market women who supported him in the last general election.Tinubu-Ojo, who led a group of women to the APC national secretariat in Abuja on Thursday, said that the market women yearned to be carried along [...]

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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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