Saturday, November 17, 2018

Tag "Eagle Square"

    APC: Don’t drag us into Kwankwaso’s inability to use Eagle Square

APC: Don’t drag us into Kwankwaso’s inability to use Eagle Square

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says attempts to link the party to the inability of Rabiu Kwankwaso, former governor of Kano state, to use the Eagle Square for his presidential declaration is "mischievous".Kwankwaso, a presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), was denied access to the Eagle Square after he had paid N2.2 million for the use of the [...]

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    Atiku: Buhari used Eagle Square to declare for president — denying Kwankwaso unfortunate

Atiku: Buhari used Eagle Square to declare for president — denying Kwankwaso unfortunate

Atiku Abubakar, former Vice-President, says denying Rabiu Kwankwaso, ex-governor of Kano, the use of Eagle Square for the declaration of his presidential ambition is "unfortunate".In a tweet on Wednesday, Atiku condemned the "last-minute cancellation" of the approval granted to Kwankwaso.He said President Muhammadu Buhari used the same premises for his presidential declaration in 2014 during a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) [...]

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    Eagle Square belongs to all of us, says Saraki on Kwankwaso’s declaration drama

Eagle Square belongs to all of us, says Saraki on Kwankwaso’s declaration drama

Senate President Bukola Saraki has condemned the refusal to allow Rabiu Kwankwaso, former governor of Kano, use Eagle Square to make the declaration of his presidential ambition.He said the move sends a wrong message about the country’s democracy.Yusuph Olaniyonu, special adviser on media and publicity to the senate president, made this known in a statement on Wednesday.The senate president said [...]

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    Kwankwaso’s request to use Eagle Square for presidential declaration ‘rejected’

Kwankwaso’s request to use Eagle Square for presidential declaration ‘rejected’

Rabiu Kwankwaso, former Kano governor, has been informed that he cannot use Eagle Square and the Abuja International Conference for his presidential declaration.According to a statement by the Kwankwaso Campaign Organisation, the senator's request was rejected in a letter signed by Usman Mukhtar Raji for the facility manager of Integrated Facility Management Services Ltd.The company manages both the Abuja International [...]

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    Buhari’s supporters clash in Abuja

Buhari’s supporters clash in Abuja

Some supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari clashed at the Eagle Square in Abuja on Tuesday.The aggrieved youth were to attend a rally in support of Buhari's re-election bid but trouble started when souvenirs were being distributed by the organisers.Some protested that those in charge of the distribution were not fair.Efforts to restore normalcy did not yield the desired result as [...]

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    Crowd overpowers security personnel at PDP convention

Crowd overpowers security personnel at PDP convention

A crowd of supporters broke into the Eagle Square, Abuja, venue of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) convention, on Saturday.The crowd comprising young persons had waited there for hours because the security personnel prevented from going into the venue.However, they suddenly broke loose when the gate was opened for a convoy of a yet to be identified politician.Before the development, [...]

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    PMB: Times are tough but Nigerians are strong

PMB: Times are tough but Nigerians are strong

President Muhammadu Buhari says nature propels Nigerians to overcome adversities and still thrive, no matter how tough a situation might be.Addressing workers at the Eagle Square, Abuja, during the May Day celebration on Sunday, Buhari said challenges will always arise in life, but the way one tackles them determine the outcome.He blamed the economic situation of the country on maladministration [...]

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    Buhari: I belong to nobody

Buhari: I belong to nobody

President Muhammadu Buhari sent a strong signal across to the nation during his inaugural address at Eagle Square on Friday, saying he belongs to nobody.Buhari, who said Nigerians would not regret electing him as president, said he would not settle old scores.“I belong to everybody and I belong to nobody,” he said."Nigerians will not regret that they have entrusted national responsibility [...]

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    Why is Nigeria’s Jonathan worried?

Why is Nigeria’s Jonathan worried?

Goodluck Jonathan is worried. As he sat down at the Eagle Square on November 11 to formally declare his intention to seek re-election, Jonathan cut a forlorn figure, which he attempted to mask with occasional smiles too artificial to be believable.Jonathan's staunchest governor-ally, Godswill Akpabio, spoke with confidence: "Mr President, we know that the route to 2015 is not going [...]

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    Akpabio: PDP will capture 29 states in 2015

Akpabio: PDP will capture 29 states in 2015

Godswill Akpabio, governor of Akwa Ibom state, says the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) would win 29 states at the election.The party presently controls 21 of the 36 states in the country.Speaking at Eagle Square, Abuja, on Tuesday during the second-term declaration of President Goodluck Jonathan, Akpabio said the opposition party had nothing to offer Nigerians.He admitted that “the journey to [...]

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