Saturday, February 16, 2019

Tag "Buhari"

    Fayose on Amina Zakari: Why not just appoint Buhari’s child as INEC chairman?

Fayose on Amina Zakari: Why not just appoint Buhari’s child as INEC chairman?

Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti, says the Independent and National Electoral Commission (INEC) should have appointed one of the children of President Muhammadu Buhari head of the electoral body.Fayose said this in reaction to the appointment of Zakari, a national commissioner at INEC, as chairman of the committee on collation centre for elections.Zakari is said to be related to Buhari.Her appointment has [...]

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    Keyamo to Atiku: Admit it’s over and endorse Buhari

Keyamo to Atiku: Admit it’s over and endorse Buhari

Festus Keyamo, spokesman of the campaign of President Muhammadu Buhari, has asked Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to accept defeat ahead of the 2019 presidential election and endorse Buhari.Keyamo said this while responding to Atiku's call for a probe of Buhari’s family over their alleged ownership of substantial shares in Etisalat and Keystone Bank.The senior [...]

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    Keyamo to Atiku: Produce evidence of corruption against Buhari or keep quiet forever

Keyamo to Atiku: Produce evidence of corruption against Buhari or keep quiet forever

Festus Keyamo, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation, has asked Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to quit peddling allegations against Buhari if he has no evidence.Keyamo said this in reaction to the demand by Atiku that Buhari’s family be probed over their alleged ownership of substantial shares in Etisalat Nigeria and Keystone Bank.The senior [...]

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    PHOTOS: Shagari ‘reunites’ Buhari and Tambuwal

PHOTOS: Shagari ‘reunites’ Buhari and Tambuwal

Since August when he dumped the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Aminu Tambuwal, governor of Sokoto state, has rarely been seen beside President Muhammadu Buhari.Tambuwal not only joined PDP but he attempted running against Buhari in 2019. The governor lost the PDP presidential ticket to former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar.During his time in the ruling [...]

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    CUPP on reelection campaign: Buhari and APC are acting without shame

CUPP on reelection campaign: Buhari and APC are acting without shame

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of prioritising his re-election campaign over the insecurity in the country.CUPP, in a statement issued by Ikenga Ugochinyere,  its spokesman, also said the president seemed bereft of ideas to combat the insurgents.The coalition faulted the appointment of Abdulrahman Dambazau, minister of interior, as the director of security of the All [...]

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    ‘Nigeria will miss your wise counsel’ — Buhari mourns Shagari

‘Nigeria will miss your wise counsel’ — Buhari mourns Shagari

President Muhammadu Buhari says the wise counsel of ex-President Shehu Shagari, will forever be missed by Nigerians. Buhari said this in his condolence message to the family of Shagari who died at the National Hospital, Abuja, on Friday.He was the first democratically elected president of Nigeria and was the sole president of the second republic."I mourn the departure of a patriot, who served [...]

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    Amaechi says Boko Haram hasn’t struck outside Borno under Buhari

Amaechi says Boko Haram hasn’t struck outside Borno under Buhari

Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, says the Boko Haram attacks in the north-east has only been within Borno state since President Muhammadu Buhari was elected in 2015.The minister said this while speaking at the commencement of the All Progressives Congress (APC) campaign for the 2019 elections.The programme held in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state capital, on Friday.Amaechi said the APC had [...]

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    Buhari kicks off campaign, says ‘no more handouts… Nigerians have to sweat for a living’

Buhari kicks off campaign, says ‘no more handouts… Nigerians have to sweat for a living’

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked Nigerians to embrace hard work and secure a source of living, saying there will be no shortcuts to acquiring wealth.The president said this on Friday in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state capital, while flagging off the reelection campaign of the All Progressives Congress (APC).Buhari said his government has made remarkable success in tackling insurgency and in ensuring food [...]

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    2019: Miyetti Allah picks Buhari over Atiku

2019: Miyetti Allah picks Buhari over Atiku

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari for the 2019 presidential election.Muhammadu Kirowa, MACBAN national president, made the announcement at the 2018 annual general meeting of the association.The association had earlier said it was yet to decide whom to support between Buhari and Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).While [...]

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    ‘You ought to be in jail’ — Buhari campaign lashes out at Atiku

‘You ought to be in jail’ — Buhari campaign lashes out at Atiku

Festus Keyamo, spokesman of the President Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation, says Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), would have been in jail if the system was working before Buhari assumed office.Keyamo said this while responding to Atiku's criticism of the president's comment that the system, not him is slow.Atiku had said the president was the problem [...]

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    Garba Shehu: Buhari is being controlled by Nigerians

Garba Shehu: Buhari is being controlled by Nigerians

Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, says President Muhammadu Buhari is being controlled by Nigerians who voted him into power.The presidential spokesman said this while warning the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) against making Buhari's family an issue in the 2019 elections.Shehu said the All Progressives Congress (APC) would gladly accept the challenge and retaliate if the PDP failed to adhere to the advice.He [...]

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    Shehu Sani to Buhari: Visit Zamfara before campaigning in Akwa Ibom

Shehu Sani to Buhari: Visit Zamfara before campaigning in Akwa Ibom

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to pay a condolence visit to Zamfara state before commencing his campaign rally.Buhari is billed to flag off his re-election campaign in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state capital, on Friday.But Sani asked the president to pay a visit first to crisis-torn Zamfara, before heading to Akwa Ibom.Violence broke out in Zamfara [...]

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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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