Saturday, November 17, 2018

Tag "Buhari"

    Minister: Some governors are demanding removal of Oshiomhole

Minister: Some governors are demanding removal of Oshiomhole

Some governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) are demanding the removal of Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the party.A minister, who craved anonymity, disclosed this to reporters on Wednesday.The opposition against Oshiomhole is coming less than four months into his tenure. He took over the leadership of the party from John Oyegun in June.The minister said the aggrieved governors refused [...]

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    Ita Enang to lawmakers: Consider the requests before you… Nigerians are crying

Ita Enang to lawmakers: Consider the requests before you… Nigerians are crying

Ita Enang, senior special assistant to the president on national assembly matters (senate), has asked the national assembly to consider the budget of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as soon as it resumes.In an interview with journalist in Abuja on Monday, Enang said Nigerians were crying because the approval for borrowing and other requests before the lawmakers have not been [...]

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    Bakare: Atiku is a Wazobia man — it will be eagle versus eagle in 2019

Bakare: Atiku is a Wazobia man — it will be eagle versus eagle in 2019

Tunde Bakare, serving overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly (LRA), says former vice-president Atiku Abubakar will give President Muhammadu Buhari a tough fight for the presidency during the 2019 elections.Bakare said this after Abubakar emerged the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday, polling 1,532 votes to defeat his closest contender, Aminu Tambuwal, who polled 693 votes.Abubakar also [...]

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    El-Rufai: Buhari directed me to punish ‘traitor’ Shehu Sani for disloyalty

El-Rufai: Buhari directed me to punish ‘traitor’ Shehu Sani for disloyalty

Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, says President Muhammadu Buhari directed him to initiate the recall of Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central district, over acts of contempt and disloyalty. The governor disclosed this in a letter dated October 2 to the the president.In the letter, he listed the 'compendium' of sins committed by Sani against him, the president and the [...]

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    Kukah: No leader in the world as irresponsible as the Nigerian president

Kukah: No leader in the world as irresponsible as the Nigerian president

Matthew Kukah, bishop of the Catholic diocese of Sokoto, says no president in the world can be as irresponsible as a Nigerian president.  The cleric said this while delivering the annual lecture at the Ulefunta/Oyemekun festival in Akure, capital of Ondo state, on Friday.Kukah said Nigerian presidents are irresponsible with the use of power. He said the structure of the Nigerian presidential [...]

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    Buhari: We have challenges but God didn’t make a mistake with Nigeria

Buhari: We have challenges but God didn’t make a mistake with Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria might have its challenges but God did not make a mistake when he created the country.The president said this on Monday when he hosted William Kumuyi, general overseer of the Deeper Life Bible Church, at the presidential villa in Abuja.Buhari said God knows what he is doing and so Nigerians must appreciate Him for bringing [...]

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    Atiku ‘will beat Buhari’ if he clinches PDP ticket

Atiku ‘will beat Buhari’ if he clinches PDP ticket

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar stands a better chance of winning the 2019 presidential election, according to a poll conducted by Williams and Associates, a US-based opinion research and consulting company.The poll, titled "Public Attitudes in Nigeria" and conducted in August, predicted that Abubakar will beat other presidential aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Senate President Bukola Saraki, Rabiu Kwankwaso, ex-governor [...]

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    Buhari, Phyno, Messi… most googled people in Nigeria since 2008

Buhari, Phyno, Messi… most googled people in Nigeria since 2008

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    Buhari: Osun must not return to the dark days

Buhari: Osun must not return to the dark days

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged residents of Osun state not to allow the state return to what he described as the "dark days".Buhari said this on Tuesday when he led top members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to a mega rally for Isiaka Oyetola, the party's candidate.The president urged the residents to come out in their numbers and vote [...]

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    Buhari has failed in certain areas but will be re-elected in 2019, says Shehu Sani

Buhari has failed in certain areas but will be re-elected in 2019, says Shehu Sani

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, says despite the failure of President Muhammadu Buhari to address certain issues, he will win the 2019 presidential election.Speaking on Politics Today, a Channels Television programme, Sani said the president has recorded some achievements with which he can win the votes of Nigerians."I never had a doubt President Muhammadu Buhari will win the 2019 [...]

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    Man who climbed mast to protest ‘poor economy’ descends after 24 hours

Man who climbed mast to protest ‘poor economy’ descends after 24 hours

Nura Ilyasu, the man who climbed a telecommunications mast in Abuja, says he was on 7-day hunger strike to protest presidential impunity. Ilyasu climbed a telecommunications mast on Wednesday but descended after 24 hours. He said President Muhammadu Buhari did not deserve another term in office because of the "pervasive hunger and poverty" in the country. The 28-year-old man added that he was not [...]

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    PDP accuses FG of secretly releasing N16bn Paris Club refund to Osun

PDP accuses FG of secretly releasing N16bn Paris Club refund to Osun

The Peoples Democratic Party has accused the federal government of releasing N16.6 billion Paris Club refund to Osun state ahead of the September 22 gubernatorial election.In a statement issued by Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP national publicity secretary, the party said the purported illegal diversion of public fund is tantamount to corruption on the part of President Muhammadu Buhari.The party alleged that [...]

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    Buhari to attend international maritime conference

Buhari to attend international maritime conference

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday declare open the first International Association of Ports and Harbours (IAPH) African regional conference.The event, scheduled to hold at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja, will be chaired by Abdulsalami Abubakar, former military head of state.Addressing a press conference in Lagos on Friday, Hadiza Bala Usman, managing director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and [...]

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    ‘Buhari not yet a candidate’ — Keyamo replies critics of N45m nomination form

‘Buhari not yet a candidate’ — Keyamo replies critics of N45m nomination form

Festus Keyamo, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari's reelection campaign, says the electoral law on purchasing nomination forms is being twisted.Keyamo said this in reaction to criticisms trailing the purchase of a presidential nomination form for Buhari by the Nigeria Consolidation Ambassador Network (NCAN).On Wednesday, the group presented a cheque of N45 million to Adams Oshiomhole, APC national chairman, for the purpose of [...]

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    Buhari back to Abuja after attending China-Africa summit

Buhari back to Abuja after attending China-Africa summit

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday returned to Abuja from China where he attended the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) summit.The president departed Nigeria on August 31 alongside nine ministers and four state governors.He was also accompanied by Aisha, his wife and one of his daughters.Bashir Ahmad, personal assistant on new media to the president, announced his arrival via his Twitter handle."After a successful [...]

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    Ngige: Buhari healthier than 80 percent of Nigerians

Ngige: Buhari healthier than 80 percent of Nigerians

Chris Ngige, minister of labour and employment, says President Muhammadu Buhari is healthier than 80 percent of the Nigerian population.Ngige said this in reaction to concerns raised about the president's age and health, and how it may affect the discharge of his duties.Speaking with journalists in Awka, Anambra state capital, Ngige said as a doctor, he can boast of the president's [...]

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