Sunday, September 23, 2018

Tag "Bola Tinubu"

    As APC waits for Godot, Tinubu can only go so far

As APC waits for Godot, Tinubu can only go so far

The All Progressives Congress is like a pot on a pressure cooker. It is in an uneasy state. It is clear to see why. These days, the party has been on the defensive in terms of its governance—not a good omen for its future.The founding fathers are equally divided along the old order of Action Congress of Nigeria (CAN) and [...]

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    You can be a poor citizen of Nigeria and not know

You can be a poor citizen of Nigeria and not know

Asiwaju Adekunle Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s wife did say that the poor still trusts and supports PMB. The question is: who precisely are the poor citizens of Nigeria? One, they are the ones who are hard-up, underprivileged and poor in knowledge, poor in money, poor in coherent decision-making, poor in wisdom…, so in other words, those who still trust and support [...]

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    Osinbajo, Omoboriowo, Dangote… meet the Nigerians who will give Buhari a chance at re-election

Osinbajo, Omoboriowo, Dangote… meet the Nigerians who will give Buhari a chance at re-election

It is no longer news that President Muhammadu Buhari will be standing for the February 2019 presidential election. And as much as many Nigerians may say the president has underperformed in the past three years, the president and his team believe another term will be an opportunity to do more.In the last two weeks, we carefully observed those members of [...]

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    Remi Tinubu: I was hurt by how my husband was trashed after 2015 elections

Remi Tinubu: I was hurt by how my husband was trashed after 2015 elections

Remi Tinubu, senator representing Lagos central, says she was "hurt" by the treatment meted to her husband Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), after the 2015 elections.The senator said her husband was "trashed" despite helping the APC win the presidency."I was hurt what they did to my husband after the campaign. He didn't say a [...]

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    Shehu Sani: APC doomed if Tinubu ‘rescue mission’ flops

Shehu Sani: APC doomed if Tinubu ‘rescue mission’ flops

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, says it will be disastrous if Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), fails in his mission to reconcile aggrieved members of the ruling party.Two weeks ago, President Muhammadu Buhari appointed Tinubu to carry out the task.Speaking with journalists on Sunday, Sani expressed hope that Tinubu would be able to build "a seventh [...]

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    PDP to Tinubu: Buhari most qualified to join retirees club

PDP to Tinubu: Buhari most qualified to join retirees club

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says President Muhammadu Buhari is most qualified to join retirees club.The opposition party said this in reaction to a comment credited to Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who said ex-president Olusegun Obasanjo and Ibrahim Babangida, former head of state, should join the retirees club.The duo, in controversial statements, had asked [...]

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    I sympathise with APC, says Tinubu

I sympathise with APC, says Tinubu

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has expressed sympathy with the ruling party.Speaking at a meeting with APC's national working committee (NWC) in Abuja on Wednesday, Tinubu said there would be challenges in carrying out change in different sectors of the country.The national leader said the party needs to look inward and should be repositioned if [...]

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    Tinubu meets Oyegun, APC leaders as reconciliation begins

Tinubu meets Oyegun, APC leaders as reconciliation begins

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), met with John Oyegun, APC chairman, and members of the party's national working committee (NWC) at the headquarters of the ruling party in Abuja.Top on the agenda of the meeting was the task which President Muhammadu Buhari gave to Tinubu to reconcile aggrieved members of the ruling party.When he visited the [...]

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    Tinubu: Buhari joined politics to save Nigeria

Tinubu: Buhari joined politics to save Nigeria

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says President Muhammadu Buhari joined politics to save the country.Speaking after meeting with Buhari at the presidential villa in Abuja on Tuesday, Tinubu described the president as “one of those rare beings around”.The APC leader was accompanied by Bisi Akande, former interim chairman of the ruling party.“He (Buhari) has experienced both [...]

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    Tinubu asks Obasanjo, Babangida to join retirees club

Tinubu asks Obasanjo, Babangida to join retirees club

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC), has asked former military President Ibrahim Babangida and ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo to join the club of retirees.Tinubu said this on Tuesday while addressing state house correspondents at the end of a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari.Bisi Akande, former interim chairman of the APC, accompanied Tinubu to the meeting.Asked to react [...]

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    Buhari picks Tinubu to resolve conflicts in APC

Buhari picks Tinubu to resolve conflicts in APC

President Muhammadu Buhari has designated Bola Ahmed Tinubu to resolve the disagreements in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).Garba Shehu, senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity, made this known in a statement released on Tuesday.Tinubu, national leader of the APC, is expected to reconcile aggrieved members of the party and facilitate mediations.The statement read: "As part [...]

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    Tinubu: If Ekwueme was allowed his rightful role in PDP, Nigeria would’ve been better

Tinubu: If Ekwueme was allowed his rightful role in PDP, Nigeria would’ve been better

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says Nigeria would have been a better place if the late former Vice-President Alex Ekwueme was allowed to play his rightful role in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).In a tribute to the deceased on Monday, Tinubu said those who cherish democracy must not forget the former vice-president.The APC leader said [...]

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    Tinubu: My visit to Buhari has nothing to do with OBJ’s letter

Tinubu: My visit to Buhari has nothing to do with OBJ’s letter

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says his visit to President Muhammadu Buhari had nothing to do with former President Olusegun Obasanjo's letter.On Tuesday, Tinubu met with Buhari alongside Bisi Akande, a leader of the APC, shortly after Obasanjo wrote the president a "heavy-duty" letter.In the letter, Obasanjo asked Buhari to retire from public office.Some Nigerians [...]

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    Tinubu, Akande ‘sneak out’ of Aso Rock after meeting Buhari

Tinubu, Akande ‘sneak out’ of Aso Rock after meeting Buhari

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC), and Bisi Akande, former interim chairman of the ruling party, sneaked out the presidential villa in Abuja at the end of a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday.Both leaders, who arrived at the presidential villa around 3:50pm, left Buhari’s official residence, where the meeting held, at 4:50pm.State house correspondents [...]

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    Ibori ‘reunites’ with Tinubu, Orji Kalu

Ibori ‘reunites’ with Tinubu, Orji Kalu

A picture of James Ibori, ex-governor of Delta state, with two of his former colleagues, is currently trending on social media.The two colleagues are Bola Tinubu, former governor of Lagos state, and Orji Uzor Kalu, one-time governor of Abia.The trio presided over their respective states between 1999 and 2007.It is not clear where and when the picture was taken but [...]

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    Tinubu: APC’s stainless kitchen can accommodate as many cooks as possible

Tinubu: APC’s stainless kitchen can accommodate as many cooks as possible

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the ruling party has a stainless kitchen that can accommodate "as many cooks as possible".Speaking on Saturday during a mega rally held to receive Adebayo Alao-Akala, former Oyo governor, and hosts of others into the APC, Tinubu said opposition parties in Oyo state are dead."We have a stainless kitchen [...]

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