Thursday, November 15, 2018

Tag "Bola Tinubu"

    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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    I’m not planning to replace Osinbajo, says Tinubu

I’m not planning to replace Osinbajo, says Tinubu

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says he is not planning to replace Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo.Tinubu said this in response to a report that he may be picked as the running mate of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019.Buhari and Tinubu fell out shortly after the 2015 election but both men have been holding frequent meetings of [...]

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    Automatic ticket: We must NOT go the way of PDP, Tinubu replies Okorocha

Automatic ticket: We must NOT go the way of PDP, Tinubu replies Okorocha

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the party must not derail in its all-inclusive policy of internal democracy.Tinubu said this while reacting to comments credited to Rochas Okorocha, governor of Imo state, who criticised his opposition to an automatic ticket for President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019.The APC leader had said if Buhari decides to re-contest, [...]

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    Tinubu opposes Okorocha, says no automatic ticket for Buhari

Tinubu opposes Okorocha, says no automatic ticket for Buhari

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says President Muhammadu Buhari cannot get an automatic ticket for the 2019 election.Tinubu made the statement less than 24 hours after Rochas Okorocha, governor of Imo state, said 34 governors had endorsed Buhari for a second term.Speaking in Akure, capital of Ondo state, on Wednesday, Tinubu said "governors cannot appropriate [...]

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    Nigeria’s best rating in anti-graft war was under Jonathan, Omokri replies Tinubu

Nigeria’s best rating in anti-graft war was under Jonathan, Omokri replies Tinubu

Reno Omokri, former media aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has hit back at Bola Tinubu for alleging that there was grand corruption in the administration of his then principal.Omokri said contrary to Tinubu's claim that there was unprecedented graft during Jonathan's time in office, the country got its best rating in anti-graft war under the former president.While speaking in Abuja [...]

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    Tinubu: Jonathan’s govt won gold medal in corruption — money ran away faster than Usain Bolt

Tinubu: Jonathan’s govt won gold medal in corruption — money ran away faster than Usain Bolt

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has said the Goodluck Jonathan administration won a gold medal in corruption.According to Tinubu, money "ran away" from Nigeria's coffers faster than Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt during the last administration.Tinubu said this on Thursday while giving a keynote speech at the presentation of 'Making Steady, Sustainable Progressive for Nigeria’s Peace [...]

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