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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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    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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