Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Tag "David Cameron"

    BBOG: Cameron is right — bad governance caused Chibok abduction

BBOG: Cameron is right — bad governance caused Chibok abduction

The Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) movement says it supports the claim of David Cameron, former British prime minister, that bad governance caused the abduction and continued detention of the Chibok schoolgirls. Boko Haram abducted 274 of the girls from their school in Chibok, Borno state, in 2014, but 112 are still in the custody of the insurgents. In his memoir entitled [...]

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    APC to Jonathan: You shouldn’t have replied Cameron… Nigerians know about your negligence

APC to Jonathan: You shouldn’t have replied Cameron… Nigerians know about your negligence

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says former President Goodluck Jonathan should not have responded to the allegations of David Cameron, former UK prime minister. In his new book entitled: "For the Record", Cameron had accused Jonathan of not allowing the British government rescue some of the Chibok school who were kidnapped on April 14, 2014. But the former president described Cameron as [...]

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    Jonathan: I fired my service chiefs twice in five years

Jonathan: I fired my service chiefs twice in five years

Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan says he fired his service chiefs twice between 2010 and 2015 when he presided over the country. Jonathan said this while responding to some allegations in the memoir of David Cameron, ex-British prime minister. Cameron had accused the Nigerian leader of frustrating the efforts to release the schoolgirls Boko Haram abducted in Chibok, Borno state, 2014. He also said the [...]

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    ‘You are a liar’ — Jonathan fires back at David Cameron

‘You are a liar’ — Jonathan fires back at David Cameron

Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan has asked the public to take the claim in "For The Record", the memoir of David Cameron, former UK prime minister, with "a grain of salt". In the book, Cameron had said some British troops spotted the location of the abducted Chibok girls and offered to help in rescuing them but Jonathan refused. TheCable had earlier contacted Jonathan to [...]

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    David Cameron: We located Chibok girls but Jonathan didn’t allow us rescue them

David Cameron: We located Chibok girls but Jonathan didn’t allow us rescue them

David Cameron, former British prime minister, has alleged that ex-President Goodluck Jonathan did not give enough support to Britain during the abduction of 274 schoolgirls in Chibok, Borno state. The abduction, which took place on April 14 2014, had sparked a global outrage following which the international community offered to assist Nigeria. Jonathan, meanwhile, has denied Cameron's allegation, describing it as a [...]

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    MPs blame Cameron for Britain’s ‘flawed’ Libya intervention

MPs blame Cameron for Britain’s ‘flawed’ Libya intervention

A damning report by parliament’s foreign affairs committee has blamed former Prime Minister David Cameron for Britain’s 2011 military intervention in Libya ordered by. The report said Britain’s reliance on flawed intelligence hastened the North African country’s political and economic collapse. Britain and France led international efforts to help oust Libya’s then-leader Muammar Gaddafi in early 2011, using fighter jets to beat [...]

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    ‘With a heavy heart’, Cameron quits politics

‘With a heavy heart’, Cameron quits politics

Two months after he stepped down as the prime minister of Britain, David Cameron has resigned as a member of parliament (MP). The former prime minister said he took the decision “with a heavy heart”, added that he did not want to become a “distraction and a diversion” to the new government. Cameron stepped down on July 13 in the wake of [...]

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    My govt will be driven by interest, says Theresa May

My govt will be driven by interest, says Theresa May

Theresa May has taken over the reins of British government, vowing to tackle injustice in the society and to also preserve the union of UK. In her first remarks as prime minister, May commended her predecessor, whom she described as a modern leader. The former home secretary said she would make decisions based on the interests of struggling families, not the rich. “If [...]

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    I’ll step down on Wednesday – not in October – says Cameron

I’ll step down on Wednesday – not in October – says Cameron

Britain will have a new leader by Wednesday evening, Prime Minister David Cameron said on Monday, backing his successor Theresa May. Cameron said that he would meet his cabinet on Tuesday and take prime minister's question time on Wednesday before visiting Queen Elizabeth II to announce his resignation formally. “So, we'll have a new prime minister in that building behind me by [...]

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    Theresa May wins first election to replace David Cameron

Theresa May wins first election to replace David Cameron

Theresa May, home secretary of the United Kingdom, has won the first round of elections to replace David Cameron as prime minister. May,  who was tipped to be the second female prime minister of the UK, polled 165 votes, ahead of Andrea Leadsom, Michael Gove, Stephen Crabb, who polled 66, 48 and 34 votes respectively. Liam Fox polled 16 votes, and was therefore eliminated from [...]

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    Brexit vote is irreversible, says Merkel

Brexit vote is irreversible, says Merkel

Britain's decision to leave the EU is irreversible, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, says following summit talks in Brussels with British Prime Minister David Cameron and the bloc's other leaders. "I see no way to reverse that," Merkel says of the referendum outcome, while adding that the issue was not discussed with Cameron. "This is not the hour for wishful thinking the referendum [...]

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    Buhari regrets Cameron’s resignation, but hails his courage

Buhari regrets Cameron’s resignation, but hails his courage

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed regrets over the resignation of British Prime Minister David Cameron, but commended the outgoing UK leader for ‘‘putting the will of the people before his political future”. Cameron had announced that he will be stepping down in October, citing the loss in the European Union referendum as his reason. “I was absolutely clear about my belief that [...]

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    NSE down, naira up, Cameron out… global economy bleeds as Brexit bites

NSE down, naira up, Cameron out… global economy bleeds as Brexit bites

The Nigerian Stock Exchange is also on the receiving end of the exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union as the hitherto bullish market took a bearish turn. The Nigerian bourse shed about N150 billion immediately after the votes, as stock markets in the world over bled a sizable part of the market in just a few hours after [...]

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    46m people decide Britain’s fate across 41,000 polling stations

46m people decide Britain’s fate across 41,000 polling stations

A total of 46.5 million people across 41,000 polling stations are expected to take part in the historic referendum on whether Britain will stay or leave the European Union. Reports say torrential rains caused flooding in London and the South of the country, causing travel headaches and soaking people as they went to cast their ballots in a referendum that could [...]

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    Magu: Anyone invited by EFCC cannot come out clean

Magu: Anyone invited by EFCC cannot come out clean

Ibrahim Magu, chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says there is no one who would "come out clean" after honouring the invitation of the anti-graft agency. Speaking on Question Time, a programme on Channels Television, Magu said the commission carries out thorough findings before inviting suspects. He denied the allegation that the EFCC had turned into a tool for [...]

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    LADOL: Buhari has done well in his anti-graft war

LADOL: Buhari has done well in his anti-graft war

Amy Jadesimi, chief executive officer of Lagos Deep Offshore Logistics Base (LADOL) was a key participant at the International Anti-Corruption Summit in London. In an interview with BBC, Jadesimi said the comment of British Prime Minister David Cameron on Nigeria being "fantastically corrupt"reflects the perception that Nigeria face across the world. She said though Nigeria still has a lot to do in [...]

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