Thursday, December 6, 2018

Tag "Buhari"

    Buhari must go, says Atiku

Buhari must go, says Atiku

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says President Muhammadu Buhari has already lost his re-election bid.He said this in Ibadan, Oyo state capital, while flagging of his campaign in the south-west."Buhari must go! Buhari must go! Buhari must go!" he said as his crowd of supporters roared.He urged his supports and other Nigerians never to believe [...]

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    CUPP to Buhari: The best way to prove you aren’t cloned is to sign the electoral bill

CUPP to Buhari: The best way to prove you aren’t cloned is to sign the electoral bill

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has accused President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) of plans to frustrate the credibility of the 2019 elections.The group, in a statement by Ikenga Ugochinyere, its spokesman, said Buhari has deliberately refused to sign the electoral amendment bill, 2018.In September, Buhari turned down the bill for the second time, asking [...]

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    We welcome any support to rescue remaining Chibok girls, says Buhari

We welcome any support to rescue remaining Chibok girls, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says his government will not rest until the remaining Chibok girls still in Boko Haram's captivity are rescued.Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, quoted the president to have said this in Katowice, Poland, at a bilateral meeting with Switzerland President Alain Berset, on the sidelines of the UN Climate Change Conference.During the meeting, Buhari thanked Switzerland for its efforts [...]

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    ‘You must defeat Boko Haram’ — Buhari charges soldiers

‘You must defeat Boko Haram’ — Buhari charges soldiers

President Muhammadu Buhari has told soldiers that the war against Boko Haram is a "must win".The president said this on Wednesday while delivering the keynote address at the 2018 edition of the the chief of army staff annual conference (COAS) in Maiduguri, Borno state.Buhari had cancelled a private visit to Daura, his hometown in Katsina state, to attend the conference which was [...]

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    Ezekwesili kicks as Buhari snubs first 2019 presidential debate

Ezekwesili kicks as Buhari snubs first 2019 presidential debate

President Muhammadu Buhari, and former vice-president Atiku Abubakar, and some other leading candidates for the 2019 presidential elections are missing at the first 2019 presidential debate.The debate, which is currently holding in Abuja, and hosted by The Osasu Show,  and supported by ONE campaign, Connected Development (CODE), and YALI Abuja, has Oby Ezekwesili in attendance.Atiku, who is the Peoples Democratic [...]

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    Rewane: Atiku must tell us who he’s planning to sell NNPC to

Rewane: Atiku must tell us who he’s planning to sell NNPC to

Bismarck Rewane, the chief executive of Financial Derivative, says Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), must tell Nigerians, who he is planning to sell the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to.The Atiku policy document, released on Monday, highlights that the presidential candidate is seeking partial privatisation of the NNPC, regarded as Nigeria's cash cow.Reacting to [...]

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    Keyamo: To say Nigeria can be restructured in six months is the biggest lie

Keyamo: To say Nigeria can be restructured in six months is the biggest lie

Festus Keyamo, spokesman of the Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation, says anyone who promises to restructure the country between six to 12 months is telling "the biggest lie".Abubakar Atiku, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), had said he would restructure in six months if elected president.Both Buhari and Abubakar recently unveiled their proposals for the next four years if [...]

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    PHOTOS: Buhari returns — after five days in Paris

PHOTOS: Buhari returns — after five days in Paris

President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja from France where he attended the Paris Peace Forum.Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, announced his arrival via a post on his Facebook page.The president departed the country on Friday to participate in the forum organised by the French government and a number of non-governmental organisations (NGOs).He was accompanied by Kayode Fayemi, Ekiti governor, Willie [...]

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    NCDC on signed bill: Buhari has shown his commitment to health

NCDC on signed bill: Buhari has shown his commitment to health

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for signing into law, the Nigerian Centre For Disease Control and Prevention (establishment) act, 2018.Ita Enang, senior special assistant to the president on national assembly matters (senate), announced the signing of the bill in a statement issued in Abuja on Monday.The act was signed alongside four others—the Federal [...]

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    PDP to Prince Charles: Caution Buhari against rigging 2019 elections

PDP to Prince Charles: Caution Buhari against rigging 2019 elections

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked Prince Charles to caution President Muhammadu Buhari against rigging the 2019 elections.Charles and his wife, duchess of Cornwall, arrived Nigeria for a three-day visit on Tuesday.They were received by Buhari at the presidential villa, Abuja.Kola Ologbondiyan, national publicity secretary of the PDP, called on the prince of Wales to prevail on the president [...]

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    Minimum wage: Buhari’s endorsement of N30,000 shows he cares, says group

Minimum wage: Buhari’s endorsement of N30,000 shows he cares, says group

The New Initiative for Credible Leadership (NICL) has lauded the decision of the organised labour to suspend its planned nationwide strike.The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC)and other trade union bodies had planned to embark on an indefinite industrial action over their demand for an increment in minimum wage.The union, however, after the intervention of the federal government, called off its strike [...]

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    Why I accepted to be spokesman of Buhari’s campaign

Why I accepted to be spokesman of Buhari’s campaign

Festus Keyamo, a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), says he does his job as the mouthpiece of the Buhari Campaign Organisation (BCO), for free of charge.Keyamo was appointed as the spokesman of the group in in April.According to a letter signed by Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation and director-general of the campaign, Keyamo's  appointment covers the period before the president “gets [...]

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    ‘It’s less likely for Buhari to be defeated in 2019’ — US institute releases survey report

‘It’s less likely for Buhari to be defeated in 2019’ — US institute releases survey report

It is less likely for President Muhammadu Buhari to be defeated in the 2019 election, according to some respondents in a survey by the United States Institute of Peace (USIP). USIP said the report is based on its interactions with Nigerians from different sectors.This highlight report, which analysed the chances of violence marring the elections, is contrary to two recent predictions by The [...]

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    Buhari’s certificate controversy: The bane of poor record keeping in Nigeria

Buhari’s certificate controversy: The bane of poor record keeping in Nigeria

President Muhamadu Buhari has always insisted that his WAEC certificate was with the Secretary of the Military Board. But, in 2015, the military, through its then director of Army Public Relations, Olajide Laleye, denied that it was in possession of the certificate and that there was no record to show that Buhari submitted such important document.Even Government College Katsina, the [...]

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    Buhari: Why I am disappointed in national assembly

Buhari: Why I am disappointed in national assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari says he felt disappointed in the national assembly for delaying the passage of the 2018 budget by seven months.Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, quoted Buhari to have said this when he received a delegation of citizens of Niger state led by Abubakar Bello, the governor, at the presidential villa in Abuja on Friday.Buhari presented the budget to the [...]

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    Nigerian economy looking good, says Buhari

Nigerian economy looking good, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says the economy of Nigeria is looking good.According to a statement by Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, Buhari said this on Thursday when he received a letter of credence from Jesper Kamp, the new ambassador of the Kingdom of Denmark to Nigeria.Buhari also said his administration would continue to implement policies that will make the economy better.The president [...]

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