Sunday, November 18, 2018

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    ‘I wish I could bring back my son’ – Tinubu breaks silence

‘I wish I could bring back my son’ – Tinubu breaks silence

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has broken his silence on the demise of Jide, his eldest son.The politician’s son died under controversial circumstances on Wednesday.Admitting that no father would want to be in his shoes, Tinubu said: “I wish I could bring back my son but I can’t.”He expressed gratitude to all those who have [...]

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    Buhari phones Tinubu over son’s death

Buhari phones Tinubu over son’s death

President Muhammadu Buhari has reached Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), through telephone over the death of Jide, his first son.Jide reportedly died under suspicious circumstances on Wednesday.“He was not sick. As at last night, he was full of life. But we leave everything to God,” a source had told TheCable.In a statement, Femi Adesina, presidential [...]

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    Tinubu’s son dies ‘under suspicious circumstances’

Tinubu’s son dies ‘under suspicious circumstances’

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has lost his first son.A source told TheCable that Jide, who was hale and hearty, died suddenly on Wednesday."He was not sick. As at last night, he was full of life. But we leave everything to God," the source said.Henry Ajomale, chairman of the APC, confirmed the tragic incident and appealed [...]

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    ‘Don’t discuss that one with me’ – says Tinubu on Buhari’s reelection

‘Don’t discuss that one with me’ – says Tinubu on Buhari’s reelection

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Monday asked state house correspondents not to discuss the reelection of President Muhammadu Buhari with him.Tinubu, one of the key persons behind the success of the ruling party in 2015, was said to have fallen out with the leadership of the APC after the last general election.But Tinubu has maintained that [...]

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    APC ‘gears up for 2019’, convenes second NEC meeting in two years

APC ‘gears up for 2019’, convenes second NEC meeting in two years

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has scheduled its caucus meeting for Monday, and its national executive council meeting for Tuesday.The NEC meeting has held once since the ruling party took over power in 2015.The only NEC meeting of the party held in the midst of the crisis which broke out as a result of the emergence of the leadership of [...]

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    I can rebel if necessary, says Tinubu after meeting Buhari

I can rebel if necessary, says Tinubu after meeting Buhari

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All progressives Congress (APC), says he is not known to shy away from speaking his mind, and rebelling if necessary.Addressing state house correspondents after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, Tinubu denied the report that his relationship with the president is no longer cordial.He said the meeting with the president was fruitful and also expressed confidence [...]

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    Buhari hosts Tinubu in Aso Rock

Buhari hosts Tinubu in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday held a meeting with Bola Tinubu, national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) at the presidential villa in Abuja.The president welcomed Tinubu after hosting some top members of the ruling party.They include John Oyegun, national chairman of the APC; Senate President Bukola Saraki; Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives and some [...]

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    I support Tinubu’s position on restructuring, says Ambode

I support Tinubu’s position on restructuring, says Ambode

Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of Lagos, says he is in support of the position of Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on restructuring.Last month, Tinubu said restructuring is the only way for the country to make real progress.Speaking at a town hall meeting on Tuesday, Ambode said Tinubu's position is that of the APC.He said the clamour [...]

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    Interest reduction, subsidy… Tinubu lists 7-point agenda for the economy

Interest reduction, subsidy… Tinubu lists 7-point agenda for the economy

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has proposed a seven-point agenda for the revival of the country’s troubled economy.Tinubu, who made the proposal while delivering a lecture in Lagos, said the decline in oil prices had revealed the sham of the country’s extant economic model.He listed a national industrial policy, infrastructure plan, tax credits and subsidies, [...]

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    Tinubu: Without restructuring, Nigeria cannot make real progress

Tinubu: Without restructuring, Nigeria cannot make real progress

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has said restructuring is the only way Nigeria can make real progress as a nation.Tinubu said "things will be in a constant state of disequilibrium and irritation" if the clamour and calls for restructuring are not heeded.He lamented the "undue concentration" of power at the federal level, saying it makes [...]

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    Tinubu: With Buhari back, we can accomplish excellent things

Tinubu: With Buhari back, we can accomplish excellent things

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the country can accomplish excellent things with the return of President Muhammadu Buhari. Buhari returned to the country on Saturday after a 103-day medical vacation in the UK.He left the country on May 7.In a statement, Tunde Rahman, Tinubu's media aide, quoted the former Lagos governor as saying Buhari's discipline, [...]

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    He’s our leader — I have no problem with Tinubu, says Banire

He’s our leader — I have no problem with Tinubu, says Banire

Muiz Banire, national legal adviser of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), says he has no problem with Bola Tinubu, national leader of the party.Banire, who served as commissioner in the two terms of Tinubu as Lagos governor, has been having a running battle with the leadership of the party in the state.However, the disagreement reached its height in the [...]

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    Lagos APC bent on ‘sanctioning’ Banire — despite opposition from national body

Lagos APC bent on ‘sanctioning’ Banire — despite opposition from national body

The Lagos state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) seems bent on sanctioning Muiz Banire, national legal adviser of the ruling party.   Banire, a former commissioner in the state, has been having a running battle with the leadership of the party in Lagos.However, the disagreement reached its height in the buildup to the last local government election in the [...]

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    We are doing well, says Tinubu as he casts his ballot

We are doing well, says Tinubu as he casts his ballot

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says his party is doing well in the ongoing local government election.Addressing reporters after voting at Alausa in Ikeja, Tinubu said his party has overcome the crisis that broke out after the primary election.He said conflict resolution is part of democracy, adding that “nobody abrogated anybody’s right”.“The exercise is going [...]

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    Tinubu: Ganduje is a loyal party man, he deserves another term

Tinubu: Ganduje is a loyal party man, he deserves another term

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC), has endorsed Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano, for a second term.Tinubu said this while condoling with Ganduje over the demise of Maitama Sule.The APC national leader said Ganduje is a straight forward and a dependable individual.He said Ganduje is an individual that would not break his promise.“We are with him [...]

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    Tinubu to federal lawmakers: Don’t allow excuses turn you to the house-of-do-nothing

Tinubu to federal lawmakers: Don’t allow excuses turn you to the house-of-do-nothing

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has urged federal lawmakers not to allow excuses hinder their performance.He urged them to come up with legislation that would help in promoting the country’s diversity for prosperity.Tinubu made the call when Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president, led senate and house of representatives committees on the review of 1999 constitution [...]

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