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Tag "Buhari"

    Galadima to Buhari: Swear with the Qur’an that you didn’t rig the election

Galadima to Buhari: Swear with the Qur’an that you didn’t rig the election

Buba Galadima, a former ally of President Muhammadu Buhari, has challenged him to swear with the Qur'an that he did not rig the 2019 presidential election.Galadima, who spoke in an interview with The Sun, said Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the PDP, won the election but it was allegedly rigged by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Independent National [...]

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    Buhari: Merchants of evil won’t overwhelm Nigeria under my watch

Buhari: Merchants of evil won’t overwhelm Nigeria under my watch

President Muhammadu Buhari says he will not allow those he described as "merchants of evil and death" to overwhelm the country under his watch. In the Easter message issued on his behalf by Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, Buhari said his administration will continue to provide honest leadership and secure the lives and property of Nigerians.Buhari said he would not treat with triviality, the [...]

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    ‘Why are we leaders of tomorrow?’ — reactions to Keyamo’s comment on WAEC certificate

‘Why are we leaders of tomorrow?’ — reactions to Keyamo’s comment on WAEC certificate

When he appeared on Channels Television on Sunday, Festus Keyamo, spokesman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) presidential campaign, said it's not compulsory to have the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) certificate to contest an elective position.Keyamo was reacting to the certificate scandal of Ademola Adeleke, governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun state.The senior lawyer's comment attracted different [...]

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    Keyamo: You don’t need WAEC certificate to become president

Keyamo: You don’t need WAEC certificate to become president

Festus Keyamo, spokesman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign, says a presidential or governorship candidate does not need to have the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) certificate to contest an elective position.Keyamo was reacting to the certificate scandal of Ademola Adeleke, governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun state.Several politicians have been caught in certificate scandal. There [...]

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    Osinbajo: Buhari has shown he’s a man of his words

Osinbajo: Buhari has shown he’s a man of his words

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says President Muhammadu Buhari has kept to his words on developing the Niger Delta region.Osinbajo said this in a speech at the maiden matriculation of the Nigeria Maritime University, Okerenkoko, Delta state.He said the institution is a proof of the "unwavering commitment" of the Buhari administration to the development and progress of the region.The vice-president was represented [...]

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    Buhari: I’m one of the unhappiest leaders in the world

Buhari: I’m one of the unhappiest leaders in the world

President Muhammadu Buhari says the spike in activities of bandits and kidnappers across the country has made him one of the unhappiest leaders in the world.Several states, including Zamfara and Kaduna, have come under repeated attacks by suspected hoodlums.The attacks have left many dead and properties destroyed.On Saturday, some protesters marched to the presidential villa in Abuja over the persistent killings [...]

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    PHOTOS: Senegalese president brings Buhari, Obasanjo together

PHOTOS: Senegalese president brings Buhari, Obasanjo together

President Muhammadu Buhari and ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo met at Diamniadio, a city in Senegal, for the inauguration of President Macky Sall.This is the first time that Buhari and Obasanjo would be seen together publicly since the Nigerian president won his reelection bid in February.Obasanjo had kicked against Buhari's second term, endorsing Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who [...]

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    Osinbajo: We’ll see significant improvement in two years

Osinbajo: We’ll see significant improvement in two years

Vice-president Yemi Osinbajo says Nigerians will see significant improvement in two years if the government sticks to its plans.Osinbajo spoke on Monday at the University of Lagos where he delivered the convocation lecture ahead of the institution's 50th anniversary.According to the number two citizen, the focus of the President Muhammadu  Buhari administration in the next four years will be to address [...]

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    Yakasai: APC might field Tinubu or Osinbajo in 2023

Yakasai: APC might field Tinubu or Osinbajo in 2023

Tanko Yakasai, elder statesman and political adviser in the second Republic, says the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) might field Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo or Bola Tinubu, a national leader of APC, in 2023.Speaking with The Interview, Yakasai said the region played a key role in the emergence of Buhari in 2019.On the possibility of the APC fielding a presidential candidate from [...]

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    Buhari launches pension scheme for workers in informal sector

Buhari launches pension scheme for workers in informal sector

President Muhammadu Buhari has launched the Micro Pension Plan (MPP) for workers in the informal sector.Buhari launched the scheme on Thursday in Abuja, where he personally registered Sagir Shawa, a tricycle (keke NAPEP) operator in Karu area of the federal capital territory (FCT).The MPP, an initiative of the National Pension Commission (PenCom), is aimed at providing pension services to self-employed [...]

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    Buhari: I’ve contested my last election… I’ll like to leave something behind

Buhari: I’ve contested my last election… I’ll like to leave something behind

President Muhammadu Buhari says the February 23 presidential poll is his fifth and last election and he wants "to leave something behind". Buhari spoke when he hosted the All Progressives Congress (APC) governors and senators-elect to dinner in the presidential villa on Monday.The president, who did not state what he would leave behind, told the lawmakers he could not do it [...]

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    Rewane committee submits minimum wage report to Buhari

Rewane committee submits minimum wage report to Buhari

The presidential technical advisory committee led by Bismarck Rewane, the CEO of Financial Derivatives, has submitted its report to President Muhammadu Buhari.According to the president, the report was submitted on Monday, with ways in which the federal government can generate revenue to pay the new minimum wage."On Jan 9, 2019, I inaugurated the Presidential Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation [...]

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    AfCFTA: Kagame speaks on Buhari and the Nigeria problem

AfCFTA: Kagame speaks on Buhari and the Nigeria problem

Paul Kagame, president of Rwanda, says Nigeria is sorting things out to get on the continental free trade area agreement, already signed by a majority of countries in Africa.Speaking at the Africa CEO forum on Monday, Kagame was asked if the "Nigeria problem" will not affect the conclusion and take off of the Africa free trade agreement.In March 2018, 44 countries [...]

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    Buhari on fake news: Digital space difficult to regulate

Buhari on fake news: Digital space difficult to regulate

President Muhammadu Buhari says it is difficult to regulate what comes out on digital platforms.Buhari spoke when the National Union of Journalists (NUJ) led by Chris Isiguzo, its president, paid him a visit at the presidential villa on Thursday.The president sought the cooperation of the journalists while urging them to do their bit by combatting fake news and reporting the [...]

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    CSOs ask Buhari to increase education budget

CSOs ask Buhari to increase education budget

Civil society organisations, education stakeholders and concerned citizens are calling on President Muhammadu Buhari to give priority to education in his second term in office.The stakeholders, in a joint statement, also expressed concern over the number of out of school children in the country, laying emphasis on the girl-child.According to the statement, the groups collected over 2,500 signatories in a [...]

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    PDP to Buhari: Atiku will soon reclaim his stolen mandate

PDP to Buhari: Atiku will soon reclaim his stolen mandate

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)  has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to stop "gloating" as Atiku Abubakar, its candidate in the presidential election, will soon reclaim his "stolen mandate" at the tribunal.The party was reacting to Buhari's statement that the PDP still had questions to answer on how it spent the huge resources that accrued to the country from oil sales [...]

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