Thursday, January 17, 2019

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    VIDEO: Buhari sings Christmas song

VIDEO: Buhari sings Christmas song

You must have lost the number of times you've heard President Muhammadu Buhari speak but you can count the times you have heard him sing, if at all there has been any.In this video, Buhari joined Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo  and Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), in singing a Christmas song to Nigerians.Watch:[...]

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    At Christmas, Buhari asks Nigerians to show the world something good can come out of the country

At Christmas, Buhari asks Nigerians to show the world something good can come out of the country

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked Nigerians to embrace love, peace and hospitality during Christmas.In his message to the nation on the occasion of Christmas, Buhari urged the populace to reflect on the “message of hope, compassion, salvation, reconciliation, forgiveness and peace that Jesus Christ embodies and conveys.”He asked Nigerians to show the world that something good can come out of [...]

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    WAEC certificate: Presidential candidate sues INEC over non-disqualification of Buhari

WAEC certificate: Presidential candidate sues INEC over non-disqualification of Buhari

Chuks Nwachukwu, presidential candidate of All Grassroots Alliance (AGA), has asked a federal high court, Abuja, to disqualify President Muhammadu Buhari from seeking re-election.In the suit filed against the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Nwachuku prayed the court to disqualify Buhari for failing to produce his authentic certificate.Buhari’s West African Examination Council (WAEC) certificate has been a controversial issue since the [...]

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    Farmers support Buhari’s reelection with N1.77bn

Farmers support Buhari’s reelection with N1.77bn

The Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) and Fertilizers Producers and Suppliers Association of Nigeria (FEPSAN) have donated N1.77 billion to fund the re-election campaign of President Muhammadu BuhariThe associations disclosed this during a gala night organised by beneficiaries of the federal government’s anchor borrowers programme, at the state house conference centre, Abuja.Aminu Goronyo, RIFAN president, said with a membership [...]

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    Buhari: We’re setting aside $1bn for fuel subsidy in 2019 budget

Buhari: We’re setting aside $1bn for fuel subsidy in 2019 budget

President Muhammadu Buhari says the federal government has set aside N305 billion or $1 billion for fuel subsidy payments in the 2019 budget.Speaking to the joint session of the national assembly  on Wednesday in Abuja, the president said the amount will be used to cater for NNPC "under-recoveries"."We have allowed N305 billion, equivalent to $1 billion for under-recoveries by NNPC [...]

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    Group tackles Amnesty International over report on farmers-herders conflict

Group tackles Amnesty International over report on farmers-herders conflict

The Amnesty International has continued to receive knocks over its report: tagged “Harvest of Death Three Years of Bloody Clashes between Farmers and Herders in Nigeria".The London-based organisation which focuses on human rights was criticised even by the federal government.In a statement issued on his behalf by Garba Shehu, his spokesman, President Muhammadu Buhari said, “it is geared towards damaging [...]

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    Give me more time, Buhari pleads with Nigerians

Give me more time, Buhari pleads with Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerians to give him more time to execute the plans he has for the country.Buhari said this after a special parade that the guards brigade of the Nigerian army organised in commemoration of his 76th birthday.The president, whose mood was light,  jocularly asked a reporter why he reduced his age."Why would you reduce my age [...]

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    Garba Shehu blames Jonathan for Buhari’s delay in appointing ministers

Garba Shehu blames Jonathan for Buhari’s delay in appointing ministers

Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, has blamed ex-President Goodluck Jonathan for President Muhammadu Buhari's delay in appointing members of his cabinet.It took the president six months to unveil his cabinet and this attracted widespread criticisms.Speaking when he featured on Sunrise Daily, a programme on Channels Television, on Monday, Shehu said the refusal of Jonathan's government to cooperate with the transition committee [...]

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    I’m not Buhari’s spare tyre, says Osinbajo

I’m not Buhari’s spare tyre, says Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says he is not a spare tyre to the president, emphasising that his roles as the number two citizen are spelt out in the constitution.Osinbajo said this during the vice-presidential debate organised by the Nigerian Elections Debate Group (NEDG) and the Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria (BON).He said this differs from the constitution of other countries.Asked how taking the [...]

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    Plateau commissioner: All votes in our state will go to Buhari in 2019

Plateau commissioner: All votes in our state will go to Buhari in 2019

Yakubu Dati, Plateau commissioner for information, says President Muhammadu Buhari will win 100 percent votes in the state during the 2019 presidential election.Although the All Progressives Congress (APC) won the governorship election, ex-President Goodluck Jonathan got more votes than Buhari during the 2015 elections.Speaking to journalists in Kaduna, where he attended the 47th meeting of the national council on information, [...]

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    2019: Nigerians need to be reminded of our achievements in oil sector, says Buhari

2019: Nigerians need to be reminded of our achievements in oil sector, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigerians need to be reminded of the progress of the ministry of petroleum resources and the oil sector, before the 2019 elections.Speaking at the ministry of petroleum resources staff awards on Thursday, Buhari said Nigerians must be reminded of the challenges and milestone recorded by his government.The president, who was represented by Boss Mustapha, secretary to the [...]

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    Atiku to Buhari: I have signed the peace deal, sign electoral amendment bill

Atiku to Buhari: I have signed the peace deal, sign electoral amendment bill

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the amended electoral bill into law.Abubakar said this shortly after he signed the peace accord for the 2019 elections.The accord was organised by the National Peace Committee. Abubakar was absent on Tuesday when some presidential candidates, including Buhari, signed the deal.Paul Ibe, Atiku’s [...]

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    Dele Momodu: I weep for Buhari… his wife has cried out endlessly

Dele Momodu: I weep for Buhari… his wife has cried out endlessly

Dele Momodu, a Nigerian journalist and author, says he wishes President Muhammadu Buhari could liberate himself.Momodu said this in reaction to the critical comments Aisha Buhari, the president's wife, made about him recently.She had asked Nigerians to stand up to the two people who are allegedly hindering the progress of her husband’s administration.“If 15.4 million people can bring in a government [...]

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    Civil rights group writes AGF, insists on proscription of IMN

Civil rights group writes AGF, insists on proscription of IMN

The federal government has been asked to proscribe without delay the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), otherwise known as Shi’ites.A pro-democracy civil society organisation known as Global Integrity Crusade Network (GICN), which made this call on Monday, said it has been observing with “disenchantment” how the sect has been allegedly breaching peace and making life unbearable for innocent citizens.The rights [...]

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    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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