Saturday, February 16, 2019

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    Keyamo replies Atiku: Buhari only joked — he didn’t ask for violence

Keyamo replies Atiku: Buhari only joked — he didn’t ask for violence

Festus Keyamo, spokesman of President Muhamamdu Buhari’s reelection campaign, says the president never called for violence in Zamfara state but was "only weighing in on a joke".Keyamo said this while responding to the comment of Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), at a rally in Port Harcourt on Monday.Atiku had accused Buhari of preaching violence, saying it is [...]

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    ‘You overstepped your brief’ — Keyamo hits US ambassador over comments on elections

‘You overstepped your brief’ — Keyamo hits US ambassador over comments on elections

Festus Keyamo, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari reelection campaign, says the United States has displayed its double standard for the world to see.Keyamo said this in reaction to a statement credited to Stuart Symington, US ambassador to Nigeria.Symington had warned public officials not to obey illegal directives issued in the name of the president, saying any politician whose utterances incite [...]

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    Keyamo shares picture of Galadima’s daughter at Buhari’s rally

Keyamo shares picture of Galadima’s daughter at Buhari’s rally

Festus Keyamo, spokesman of President Muhamamdu Buhari's reelection campaign, shared a picture of himself with Zainab Galadima at the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential rally in Lagos state.Zainab is the daughter of President Muhammadu Buhari's ally turned foe.Writing via his Twitter handle on Saturday, Keyamo said: "We are rocking at the Lagos rally and I am with the delectable and beautiful [...]

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    PDP: APC feverish over Atiku’s acceptance in Buhari’s stronghold

PDP: APC feverish over Atiku’s acceptance in Buhari’s stronghold

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the All Progressives Congress (APC) is "feverish" over the endorsement of Atiku Abubakar, its presidential candidate, by various socio-cultural groups.On Sunday, five socio-cultural organisations in the country namely the Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), Northern Elders’ Forum (NEF), Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Afenifere and Middle Belt Forum (MBF) adopted Atiku as their consensus candidate.The groups said [...]

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    ‘If Buhari is so vengeful, why is your daughter still at Aso Rock?’ — Keyamo tackles Galadima on live TV

‘If Buhari is so vengeful, why is your daughter still at Aso Rock?’ — Keyamo tackles Galadima on live TV

Festus Keyamo, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari re-election campaign, has tackled Buba Galadima, Buhari's ally turned his critic, over his claim that Buhari is vengeful.Speaking when the duo appeared on a Channels TV programme on Sunday, Keyamo said Galadima's daughter will not remain Buhari's aide if the president was vengeful.Zainab, a daughter of Galadima, works as special assistant to Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo.“Alhaji [...]

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    No fraud bigger than this, says Keyamo on endorsement of Atiku

No fraud bigger than this, says Keyamo on endorsement of Atiku

The All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign council has dismissed the endorsement of Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), by some socio-cultural groups.Festus Keyamo, the council spokesman, said the endorsement was engineered and carried out by PDP members and sympathisers.Earlier on Sunday, five top socio-cultural organisations in the country - namely the Pan Niger Delta Forum [...]

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    Keyamo: Atiku is a major contributor to our high unemployment problem

Keyamo: Atiku is a major contributor to our high unemployment problem

Festus Keyamo, spokesman of the reelection campaign of President Muhammadu Buahri, has alleged that Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), made a major contribution to the high level of unemployment in the country.Keyamo said this while reacting to claims made by Atiku and Peter Obi, his running mate, when they featured on The Candidates, a political [...]

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    No law compels Buhari to attend debate, says Femi Adesina

No law compels Buhari to attend debate, says Femi Adesina

Femi Adesina, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari, says the president never committed to attending the presidential debate.Buhari, who is presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), was absent at the debate which held on Saturday.Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had withdrawn from the exercise, citing Buhari's absence.Speaking when he featured on a Channels TV programme, Adesina [...]

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    Keyamo mocks Atiku: He looked frightened throughout desperate US trip

Keyamo mocks Atiku: He looked frightened throughout desperate US trip

Festus Keyamo, spokesperson of the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign council, has mocked the recent trip by Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to the US. Atiku recently travelled to the US for the first time in 13 years.Commenting on the trip, Keyamo described it as a "clandestine visit" with the "trappings of a fugitive sneaking [...]

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    Keyamo: PDP’s campaign groups cannot function without public funds

Keyamo: PDP’s campaign groups cannot function without public funds

Festus Keyamo (SAN), spokesperson of the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign council, says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is not a threat in the 2019 elections.He said the PDP would never serve as a threat to the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari.Keyamo made the remark on Thursday during the inauguration of the women and youth wing of the [...]

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    Senate confirms Keyamo as board member of NDIC

Senate confirms Keyamo as board member of NDIC

The senate has confirmed Festus Keyamo, spokesman of the President Muhammadu Buhari 2019 campaign, as a board member of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC).The lawyer was confirmed after Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president, put his nomination to a voice vote.The upper legislative chamber cleared Keyamo and six nominees following the presentation of a report by Rafiu Ibrahim, chairman, senate [...]

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    ‘Kenyatta didn’t, but he won’ — Keyamo says Buhari’s war room will decide if he debates

‘Kenyatta didn’t, but he won’ — Keyamo says Buhari’s war room will decide if he debates

Festus Keyamo, the spokesman of the Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation, says the Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya did not debate, yet he won the presidential elections.Keyamo said Buhari's campaign war room will be the ones to decide, collectively with the president, if he would be debating ahead of the 2019 presidential elections."In the past, Buhari has taken active part in televised [...]

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    Keyamo: PDP supporters designed the ‘next level’ logo tweeted by Buhari

Keyamo: PDP supporters designed the ‘next level’ logo tweeted by Buhari

Festus Keyamo, the spokesman of the Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation, says one of the brand logos for All Progressives  Congress (APC) "next level" campaign was designed by the opposition. While speaking via AIT on Tuesday, Keyamo dismissed the "next level" logo, which had been tweeted by the president, and retweeted by the presidency Twitter handle.He said the next level campaign logo [...]

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    Atiku campaign fumes: Why did service chiefs attend Buhari’s campaign kick-off?

Atiku campaign fumes: Why did service chiefs attend Buhari’s campaign kick-off?

Segun Sowumni, spokesman of the Atiku Abubakar campaign organisation, has condemned the presence of service chiefs at an event to showcase President Muhammadu Buhari’s achievements.The president also launched his campaign to get re-elected at the event tagged 'Next Level'. It was attended by chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC).Services chiefs present at the event were Gabriel Olonisakin, chief of defence [...]

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    Buhari to showcase achievements as 2019 campaign kicks off

Buhari to showcase achievements as 2019 campaign kicks off

President Muhammadu Buhari will showcase his achievements and projections for the next four years to Nigerians on Sunday.Festus Keyamo, spokesman of the President Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation, said the event for the presentation is themed "The Next Level".Keyamo said the event would hold at banquet hall of the presidential villa from 5pm to 8pm and beamed live on some television [...]

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    HSBC was in Nigeria to take funds out for money launderers, says Keyamo

HSBC was in Nigeria to take funds out for money launderers, says Keyamo

Festus Keyamo, the spokesman of the Muhammdu Buhari Campaign Organisation, says HSBC was in Nigeria to take funds out for money launderers.Speaking with Osasu Igbinedion on The Osasu Show, Keyamo said the exit of the global bank, which has a presence in 80 countries, does not erode investors confidence in Nigeria.Last week, TheCable reported the exit of the bank from [...]

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