Thursday, March 21, 2019

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    Buhari vs Atiku: The prophesies and a morning after…

Buhari vs Atiku: The prophesies and a morning after…

Let me tell you a few short stories: In 2015, shortly after President Muhammadu Buhari won the general election, he got two important goodwill messages; one from Tunde Bakare, the other from Femi Adesina. Both men had independently followed General Muhammadu Buhari for many years, and believed in his ability to change Nigeria. This was why Adesina, a revered journalist [...]

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    PHOTOS: Buhari rounds off campaign in Katsina as Atiku ends his in Adamawa

PHOTOS: Buhari rounds off campaign in Katsina as Atiku ends his in Adamawa

Whatever has a beginning has an end! For President Muhammadu Buhari and Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the journey which started in November ended on Thursday.Both men are now ready to go head to head in the election of Saturday.Buhari, who is contesting under the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), ended his campaign in his home [...]

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    Buhari to address the nation ahead of elections

Buhari to address the nation ahead of elections

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Thursday address Nigerians by 7pm.Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday.He said the address will broadcast on the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) and Radio Nigeria.The address coming 48 hours to the presidential and national assembly elections."All television, radio stations and other electronic media outlets are enjoined to hook up to the [...]

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    7 things GDP numbers tell us about Buhari’s reelection bid

7 things GDP numbers tell us about Buhari’s reelection bid

On Tuesday, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) released the gross domestic product (GDP) numbers, showing a 1.93 percent growth in the Nigerian economy for the year 2018.Financial analysts, public commentators, local and foreign media, and opposition bigwigs have said repeatedly that President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has done poorly with the revival of the economy.Former [...]

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    Elections are under threat, says Buhari

Elections are under threat, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says corruption poses a big threat to the general election and the country's democracy.The president said this in an op-ed titled "Corruption Threatens Nigeria – And Its Election".Buhari said while his administration is devising ways to tackle corruption, the social vice "innovates to resist the law".He added that he shares the same desire with Nigerians who wish [...]

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    PHOTOS: Buhari inaugurates cancer treatment centre in Lagos

PHOTOS: Buhari inaugurates cancer treatment centre in Lagos

President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated a cancer treatment centre in Lagos.According to Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA), the centre which is located at Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, is first of its kind in West Africa.The president, who was in Lagos for his re-election campaign, inaugurated the centre before heading to the venue of the rally.Among those at the event were [...]

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    Small Doctor endorses Buhari

Small Doctor endorses Buhari

Small Doctor, a singer known for his hit song ‘Penalty’, has endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo.The singer, real name Adekunle Temitope,  made the endorsement on his official Instagram account on Saturday. He also posted an animated video.  After Meeting With The BOSWGroup I Believe We Should Stand Up For What We Believe In. We All Should Support & [...]

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    EXTRA: Presidential aide campaigns for Buhari with picture from Atiku’s rally

EXTRA: Presidential aide campaigns for Buhari with picture from Atiku’s rally

Bashir Ahmad, personal assistant on new media to President Muhammadu Buhari, used a picture from the campaign rally of Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Taraba state to campaign for his principal.Atiku and his team visited Taraba on Tuesday. A newspaper advertorial placed the picture from the campaign on its front page, with a message thanking [...]

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    Eurasia Group: Atiku has gained momentum but Buhari will win

Eurasia Group: Atiku has gained momentum but Buhari will win

Eurasia Group, reputed as the world’s largest political-risk consultancy, says President Muhammadu Buhari will win the February 16 presidential election.In its final Eurasia Group Politics First election forecast seen by TheCable, the group, which was founded in 1998 by American political scientist Ian Bremmer, said Buhari has a 60 percent probability to win."Opposition candidate Atiku Abubakar has regained some momentum [...]

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    PHOTOS: Buhari pulls massive crowd in Adamawa — and Atiku ‘fights back’ in Katsina

PHOTOS: Buhari pulls massive crowd in Adamawa — and Atiku ‘fights back’ in Katsina

Exactly nine days to the presidential poll, the two leading candidates of chose to test their popularity in each other's stronghold.While President Muhammadu Buhari led the All Progressives Congress (APC) members to Yola, Adamawa state, on Thursday, Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) took the battle to Buhari's doorstep in Katsina.Atiku hails from Adamawa while Buhari is from [...]

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    Deaths recorded at APC presidential rally in Taraba

Deaths recorded at APC presidential rally in Taraba

At least two persons were killed during the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential rally in Jalingo, Taraba state, on Thursday.Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, who confirmed the incident, said the deaths were caused by overcrowding at the Jolly Nyame stadium where the rally held.In a statement, President Muhammadu Buhari expressed sadness over the incident,  saying he wished they were alive to [...]

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    SDP dumps Donald Duke, adopts Buhari as consensus candidate

SDP dumps Donald Duke, adopts Buhari as consensus candidate

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) has adopted President Muhammadu Buhari as its consensus candidate for the February 16 presidential election.The party made the decision on Thursday during its national executive council meeting in Abuja.Buhari is the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC).SDP NEC, however, explained that the adoption does not herald a merger with the APC.Prior to the development, Donald [...]

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    Shehu Sani: Culprits who worked for Obasanjo’s third term are now with Buhari

Shehu Sani: Culprits who worked for Obasanjo’s third term are now with Buhari

Shehu Sani, lawmaker representing Kaduna central senatorial district, says President Muhammadu Buhari has surrounded himself with culprits.In a Twitter post on Wednesday, the senator said those who worked for the third term agenda of former President Olusegun Obasanjo are presently in the All Progressives Congress (APC).He added that those who facilitated the sales of national assets are with the president."Dear [...]

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    ‘He doesn’t even know when he was elected’ — critics lash Buhari for saying he got into office in 2005

‘He doesn’t even know when he was elected’ — critics lash Buhari for saying he got into office in 2005

Critics of President Muhammadu Buhari have been all over social media commenting on the president's comment that he assumed office in 2005.Buhari said this at the presidential rally of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Ekiti on Tuesday.“I am very pleased the vice-president is here and the chairman of the National Economic Commission has told you in detail what we [...]

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    PHOTOS: Massive crowd welcomes Buhari to Kano

PHOTOS: Massive crowd welcomes Buhari to Kano

Hundreds of thousands of supporters of the All Progressive Congress (APC) trooped out to welcome President Muhammadu Buhari in Kano on Thursday.People lined on the streets from Malam Aminu Kano International Airport (MAKIA) to the palace of the emir of Kano.Buhari paid a courtesy visit to Muhammad Sanusi, emir of Kano, before heading to Sani Abacha Stadium, venue of the [...]

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    Garba Shehu defends Buhari’s alliance with Ganduje, says governor immune to prosecution

Garba Shehu defends Buhari’s alliance with Ganduje, says governor immune to prosecution

Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, says the endorsement of Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano, by President Muhammadu Buhari, is not a dent on the administration's anti-corruption war.Buhari raised Ganduje's hands during the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign rally in Kano on Thursday, signalling an endorsement of the governor's second term bid despite the corruption allegations levelled against him.Ganduje was seen [...]

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