Friday, June 14, 2019

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    Garba Shehu: N’assembly’s delay in passing Budget 2018 should feature in Guinness records

Garba Shehu: N’assembly’s delay in passing Budget 2018 should feature in Guinness records

Garba Shehu, senior special assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on media, says delay in the passage of the 2018 budget by the national assembly should feature in the Guinness Book of Records.Shehu made the comment when he appeared on Sunrise Daily, a Channels Television programme, on Monday.He had been asked to react to reports that the 2018 budget was [...]

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    Garba Shehu: We can’t promise Boko Haram will be eradicated

Garba Shehu: We can’t promise Boko Haram will be eradicated

Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, says he cannot guarantee whether or not the President Muhammadu Buhari administration will put an end to Boko Haram insurgency. Speaking on Sunrise Daily, a programme on Channels Television, Shehu acknowledged that while the federal government is still cracking down on Boko Haram insurgency, new security challenges have emerged.Asked if terrorism has come to stay or it will [...]

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    Don’t drag Buhari into your campaign to intimidate judges, Garba Shehu tells PDP

Don’t drag Buhari into your campaign to intimidate judges, Garba Shehu tells PDP

Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, has asked the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) not to include President Muhammadu Buhari in its “campaign of character assassination” against Zainab Bulkachuwa, president of the court of appeal.The PDP had asked Bulkachuwa to withdraw from the five-member panel of the presidential election petitions tribunal, saying she would likely be biased while handling the tribunal’s proceedings.But in a [...]

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    ‘Don’t compare us to Miyetti Allah’ — Afenifere, Ohaneze warn Garba Shehu

‘Don’t compare us to Miyetti Allah’ — Afenifere, Ohaneze warn Garba Shehu

The Ohaneze Ndigbo and the Afenifere group have asked Garba Shehu, senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity, not to compare them with Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN).Shehu had said MACBAN is a socio-cultural group like Afenifere and Ndigbo and should not be criminalised.But reacting while speaking to journalists, Uche Achi-Okpaga, spokesperson of Ohaneze, said [...]

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    Garba Shehu: Miyetti Allah is like Ohanaeze and Afenifere

Garba Shehu: Miyetti Allah is like Ohanaeze and Afenifere

Garba Shehu, senior special assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on media and publicity, says the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) is a socio-cultural group and should not be criminalised.Speaking at a programme on Channels Television on Tuesday, the presidential aide said the herders' association is just like Afenifere and Ohanaeze Ndi Igbo groups.Shehu urged Nigerians to stop [...]

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    Garba Shehu: Nobody can question Buhari’s achievements

Garba Shehu: Nobody can question Buhari’s achievements

Garba Shehu, senior special assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on media and publicity, says nobody can question the achievements of the president.In a piece titled, “Buhari: Why and how he won,” Shehu said Buhari's achievement are there for all to see.He said the Buhari administration has spent four years in office without a major scandal which earned the president the [...]

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    Garba Shehu: Buhari didn’t need to inform n’assembly about UK trip

Garba Shehu: Buhari didn’t need to inform n’assembly about UK trip

Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, says it was unnecessary for President Muhammadu Buhari to inform the national assembly of his private trip to the UK.Speaking when he featured on Channels TV programme on Sunday, the presidential aide also said Buhari can work from anywhere if he so decides.The president left for the UK last week to spend 10 days on what [...]

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    Buhari not sleeping on duty, Garba Shehu replies Catholic bishop

Buhari not sleeping on duty, Garba Shehu replies Catholic bishop

Garba Shehu, senior special assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on media, says the north-eastern region of the country is better off under his principal.Shehu said this in reaction to comment by Stephen Mamza, Catholic bishop of Yola diocese. Mamza had said the unabated killings across the country is an indication that Buhari is "sleeping on duty."But Shehu said the remark [...]

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    Onnoghen’s conviction is victory for Buhari’s corruption fight, says Garba Shehu

Onnoghen’s conviction is victory for Buhari’s corruption fight, says Garba Shehu

Garba Shehu, the senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity, says the war against corruption is all encompassing and not designed to persecute anyone for political or other reasons.Shehu disclosed this in a statement while reacting to the conviction of Walter Onnoghen, suspended chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), in Abuja on Thursday.He said the conviction of Onnoghen [...]

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    Presidency: Why Leah Sharibu is still being held by Boko Haram

Presidency: Why Leah Sharibu is still being held by Boko Haram

The Nigerian presidency has explained why Boko Haram terrorists have not released Leah Sharibu, the girl who was captured in February 2018 from Science Secondary School in Dapchi, Yobe state.Garba Shehu, the senior special assistance on media to President Muhammadu Buhari, in a statement, said the fear of Nigeria’s military by the terrorists is what is making her release a [...]

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    Understanding the army’s role in defending Nigeria’s sovereignty

Understanding the army’s role in defending Nigeria’s sovereignty

BY PHILIP AGBESEI recall that a section of the polity has decided to drag the Nigerian Army into the murky water of politics for their selfish reasons. This arose from the charge given by the Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces President Muhammadu Buhari for the Nigeria Army to deal ruthlessly with those who intend to snatch ballot boxes [...]

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    El-Rufai issues death threat to foreigners ‘planning to intervene in elections’

El-Rufai issues death threat to foreigners ‘planning to intervene in elections’

Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, says any “foreign power” that intervenes in the general election would return to to their country in body bags.Speaking during an NTA Live programme on Tuesday evening, el-Rufai said as an independent and sovereign state, Nigeria would never bow to foreign powers.“Those that are calling for anyone to come and intervene in Nigeria, we [...]

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    Garba Shehu explains why Buhari urged Imo electorate to ‘vote who you want’

Garba Shehu explains why Buhari urged Imo electorate to ‘vote who you want’

Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, has defended President Muhammadu Buhari's decision to ask Imo electorate to vote candidates of their choice in the forthcoming elections.Shehu said the president addressed a mixed crowd across party lines and that campaigning for just the APC would be "insensitive".While speaking at the APC presidential rally in Owerri, Imo state capital, Buhari had asked those present [...]

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    South-east group hails army over Python Dance

South-east group hails army over Python Dance

The South East Revival Group (SERG) has spoken on the reintroduction of the military exercise, otherwise known as Operation Python Dance III in Nigeria, particularly the south east region.The group said the launch of the exercise has sent criminal elements out of the south-east.SERG pledged that the Igbos would give the troops support in the course of their operation to [...]

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    PDP crossing the line by personalising attacks on Buhari, says Garba Shehu

PDP crossing the line by personalising attacks on Buhari, says Garba Shehu

The presidency on Tuesday accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of trying "to bring down the roof on everyone" for selfish political reasons.Garba Shehu, senior special assistant on media and publicity to the president, said the PDP had embarked on activities capable of disrupting the nation’s democratic system.He condemned the attacks by the opposition on President Muhammadu Buhari and the [...]

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    Garba Shehu: PDP violated peace accord by accusing Buhari’s family of corruption

Garba Shehu: PDP violated peace accord by accusing Buhari’s family of corruption

Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, has called on the national peace committee to act on an alleged violation of the peace accord by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).The peace accord was signed by presidential candidates of different political parties ahead of the general election.In a statement on Tuesday, Shehu accused the PDP presidential campaign organisation of "bad faith, character assassination and [...]

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