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    Health minister: What we discussed with Buhari in Aso Rock

Health minister: What we discussed with Buhari in Aso Rock

Osagie Ehanire, minister of health, says he was in Aso Rock to answer questions President Muhammadu Buhari had to ask on COVID-19 in Nigeria.  TheCable had reported that Ehanire, alongside Chikwe Ihekweazu, director-general of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), met with Buhari at his residence in the state house on Saturday afternoon to brief him on developments concerning the disease in [...]

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    Buhari’s office or study? Confusion over State House fumigation sparks Twitter storm

Buhari’s office or study? Confusion over State House fumigation sparks Twitter storm

How can President Muhammadu Buhari be at work in the office on Thursday when the same office was fumigated? This seemingly harmless question has sparked a Twitter storm and led to a trending hashtag #TheBuhariChallenge. In a picture released by presidency on Thursday night, Buhari was seen working from the study at his residence in the State House. TheCable confirmed that the president [...]

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    Buhari goes back to office — and fumigation of Aso Rock begins

Buhari goes back to office — and fumigation of Aso Rock begins

President Muhammadu Buhari was in the office on Wednesday after testing negative for the coronavirus, TheCable can report. However, he worked from home on Thursday as the office was closed for fumigation. The president worked till Wednesday afternoon before retiring to his residence. He had been absent on Tuesday after Abba Kyari, Buhari's chief of staff, tested positive for the virus. As a precaution, [...]

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    Uche Jombo: Buhari’s media team should be replaced over ‘covik one nine’ video

Uche Jombo: Buhari’s media team should be replaced over ‘covik one nine’ video

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    Who will explain coronavirus to Buhari? 

Who will explain coronavirus to Buhari? 

Coronavirus (COVID-19), an exorable doom, threatens life on the planet. It is exorable because it is conquerable. This explains why world leaders are taking the charge to combat this ominous apocalypse. It is a time for leadership from the fore-end; a time when citizens must hear their leaders speak to them; see them take action, making assurances and fulfilling those [...]

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    Buhari ordered Sanusi’s dethronement, says Kwankwaso

Buhari ordered Sanusi’s dethronement, says Kwankwaso

Rabiu Kwankwaso, former governor of Kano state, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of giving the order to dethrone Muhammadu Sanusi II as emir. Speaking in an interview with the BBC Hausa, Kwankwaso alleged Buhari instructed officials of the state to depose the ex-monarch. Sanusi was on Monday dethroned by the Kano executive council led by Abdullahi Ganduje over allegations of insubordination. He has [...]

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    Buhari: We’ve recovered over N3.7bn from NDDC contractors

Buhari: We’ve recovered over N3.7bn from NDDC contractors

President Muhammadu Buhari says law enforcement agencies have recovered over N3.7billion as well as various assets worth billions of naira from contractors and former directors of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). According to a statement issued by Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, on Tuesday, the president disclosed this at the inauguration of NDDC advisory committee, comprising the nine governors of the [...]

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    Oshiomhole: I worry about what I will be remembered for as APC chairman

Oshiomhole: I worry about what I will be remembered for as APC chairman

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says he is more worried about what he would be remembered for than on how long he spent as chairman of the ruling party. Oshiomhole said this after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa on Thursday. A federal high court in Abuja had ordered his suspension on Wednesday and [...]

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    Are we having the funeral of APC so soon? 

Are we having the funeral of APC so soon? 

I think solidarising in struggle is more rancour-proof than banding in victory. In 2013, the PDP galloped from one crisis to another until it imploded and lost power at the centre in 2015. The APC appears to be toeing the same path. Since the party cruised to power, it has been embroiled in tremulous wrangling. To say the obvious, the APC [...]

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    ‘We made efforts to prevent it’ — Buhari breaks silence on coronavirus

‘We made efforts to prevent it’ — Buhari breaks silence on coronavirus

President Muhammadu Buhari says he is saddened by the case of coronavirus in Nigeria despite the efforts to prevent it. Buhari said this in his first public comment on the disease since it was recorded in Nigeria on Friday. A 44-year-old Italian had flown into the country from Milan, Italy, through the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, before heading to Ogun state [...]

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    Where is Babachir Lawal? Is he still on trial? 

Where is Babachir Lawal? Is he still on trial? 

On December 14, 2016, the senate asked Babachir Lawal, secretary to the government of the federation (SGF), to immediately resign from office. This followed the recommendation of its ad hoc committee on the humanitarian crisis in the north-east, which had investigated the management of funds for internally displaced persons in the region by the Presidential Initiative on the North-East (PINE). [...]

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    ICYMI: A southerner should succeed Buhari, says el-Rufai

ICYMI: A southerner should succeed Buhari, says el-Rufai

Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna, says the presidency should go to the south after the tenure of President Muhammadu Buhari.   Speaking in an interview with Vanguard, el-Rufai said it is an "unwritten consensus" that the presidency rotates between the north and the south, adding that  "everyone understands it". The former minister said every politician should honour the consensus, except there is "an [...]

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    Lagos APC: Tinubu has what it takes to lead Nigeria

Lagos APC: Tinubu has what it takes to lead Nigeria

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos state has described Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the party, as the Moses who will lead Nigeria to its promise land. Speaking at a press conference on Monday, Lanre Ogunyemi, general secretary of the party in the state, said Tinubu has contributed to modern Nigeria. Flanked by the new executive members of the party, Ogunyemi [...]

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    Lai: Buhari won’t resign because of security challenges

Lai: Buhari won’t resign because of security challenges

Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says President Muhammadu Buhari will not resign because of the security challenges in the country. Speaking in Abuja, on Thursday, the minister said the president has the mandate of Nigerians to rule until 2023. He warned those calling for the resignation of the president and the service chiefs to be mindful of their comments. “As I said earlier, [...]

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    Buhari: All govt transactions will be done in the open soon

Buhari: All govt transactions will be done in the open soon

President Muhammadu Buhari says very soon, all government financial transactions will be done in the open and available for Nigerians to monitor. According to Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, Buhari said this at the passing-out parade of detective inspector course five of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Kaduna on Tuesday. The president said his resolve is to ensure that no [...]

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    ‘His place in history is guaranteed’ — Buhari mourns Victor Olaiya

‘His place in history is guaranteed’ — Buhari mourns Victor Olaiya

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