Wednesday, November 14, 2018

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    Garba Shehu blames corrupt politicians for killings, insecurity

Garba Shehu blames corrupt politicians for killings, insecurity

Garba Shehu, senior special assistant on media and publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, has attributed insecurity and killings in the country to corrupt politicians.He said that the politicians involved were those who no longer had access loot the public treasury.Shehu said this on Monday in Abuja while speaking with journalists."The competition for power has become fiercer because the stakes are [...]

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    Garba Shehu: Those who lost out under Buhari are trying to blackmail him

Garba Shehu: Those who lost out under Buhari are trying to blackmail him

Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, says those who lost out under President Muhammadu Buhari are trying to blackmail him.Shehu said this in a piece he wrote on Sunday.He said the conferment of GCFR on MKO Abiola, presumed winner of June 12 election, brought the anger of many upon Buhari.On Wednesday, Buhari announced his decision to confer on Abiola, the highest honour [...]

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    Buhari trying his best… poor Nigerians support him, says Garba Shehu

Buhari trying his best… poor Nigerians support him, says Garba Shehu

Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, says the "popular support" for President Muhammadu Buhari is unlikely to dwindle ahead of the 2019 elections.Shehu, in a sequel to an earlier article titled 'Changing the Change', said the support for Buhari will grow because ordinary Nigerians acknowledge that he is doing his best.He said Buhari's greatest asset is his concern for the poor."The administration has [...]

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    Omokri to Garba Shehu: Don’t blame Patience Jonathan for Buhari’s woes

Omokri to Garba Shehu: Don’t blame Patience Jonathan for Buhari’s woes

Reno Omokri, former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has asked the government of President Muhammadu Buhari to leave Patience Jonathan alone "as she is not responsible for its failure".In an article titled ‘The Real Price of Changing the Change (1),’ Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, had said Patience Jonathan would be the happiest if Buhari is voted out in 2019.“The former [...]

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    The real price of ‘changing the change’

The real price of ‘changing the change’

Top opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) members have been granting press interviews and addressing zonal political rallies talking about “CHANGING THE CHANGE” in next year’s general elections, without defining what exactly that means.As the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) gears up to celebrate the completion of three years of the Buhari government in the centre on May 29th, Nigerians need [...]

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    Buhari: Back to our sick season

Buhari: Back to our sick season

It will seem that again, Nigeria is back to the narrative of her President’s health. Senior Special Assistant on Media to President Muhammadu Buhari, Garba Shehu, had on Monday issued a press release intimating the public of the president’s itinerary. He would be absent from the country for four days to attend to his health in the United Kingdom, so [...]

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    This secret itinerary must stop, says PDP on Buhari’s ‘technical stopover’

This secret itinerary must stop, says PDP on Buhari’s ‘technical stopover’

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says President Muhammadu Buhari’s "technical stopover" in the UK is a constitutional breach.Buhari left the US on Tuesday after meeting with President Donald Trump and some top businessmen.However, has has not been seen in Nigeria since then.Reacting to complaints over the president's absence, Garba Shehu, senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity, [...]

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    Omokri to Garba Shehu: You lied! Buhari is not the first African leader to visit Trump

Omokri to Garba Shehu: You lied! Buhari is not the first African leader to visit Trump

Reno Omokri, former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has faulted Garba Shehu's claim that President Muhammadu Buhari is the first African leader to visit US President Donald Trump.Buhari is currently at the US to meet with Trump. It is his first visit to the White House — US seat of power — since Trump was elected.Shehu, who is the presidential [...]

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    Salkida insists 98 Chibok schoolgirls are dead, challenges FG to release ‘proof of life’ video

Salkida insists 98 Chibok schoolgirls are dead, challenges FG to release ‘proof of life’ video

Ahmad Salkida, journalist known for having access to the dreaded Boko Haram insurgents, insists that 98 of 113 Chibok schoolgirls in captivity have died.In a series of tweets on Saturday, Salkida said many of the girls died as a result of crossfires from security forces that were supposed to rescue them.“I regret to state here that only 15 out of [...]

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    Garba Shehu: Buhari’s approval of $1bn for military equipment NOT final

Garba Shehu: Buhari’s approval of $1bn for military equipment NOT final

Garba Shehu, senior special assistant to the president on media, says the approval of $1 billion by his principal for the purchase of weapons to combat the Boko Haram insurgency is not final.On Wednesday, Masur Dan-Ali, minister of defence, said President Muhammadu Buhari approved the sum of $1 billion for the purchase of equipment for the military.The announcement sparked outrage [...]

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    Garba Shehu: Amnesty will make Boko Haram fighters useful to the nation

Garba Shehu: Amnesty will make Boko Haram fighters useful to the nation

Garba Shehu, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari, has described the amnesty the president granted to Boko Haram members as a “win-win situation.”While receiving the freed Dapchi schoolgirls on March 23, Buhari had said the federal government was willing to accept the unconditional laying down of arms by repentant insurgents.Speaking at an interactive session with state house correspondents during the weekend, Shehu [...]

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    Garba Shehu: Anyone complaining of hunger should go and work

Garba Shehu: Anyone complaining of hunger should go and work

Garba Shehu, senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity, has asked those complaining of hunger to "go and work".In an interview with Ben TV, Shehu said the current administration has invested in people and also infrastructure."Everyone complaining of hunger should go and work. And you know that this is the only government that has introduced social investment [...]

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    Garba Shehu mocks PDP: Even desperate thieves apologise when they are caught

Garba Shehu mocks PDP: Even desperate thieves apologise when they are caught

Garba Shehu, senior special assistant to the president on media, says the apology of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is a desperate attempt to recapture power.On Monday, Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), apologised for the mistakes his party made while governing the country.But Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture, asked the party to return the funds the [...]

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    Garba Shehu to PDP: Explain your role in Cambridge Analytica hacking scandal

Garba Shehu to PDP: Explain your role in Cambridge Analytica hacking scandal

Garba Shehu, senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity, has called on the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to explain its role in the Cambridge Analytica hacking scandal.He said the party's alleged involvement in the scandal shows "rigging is its main area of core competence".It recently emerged that a wealthy supporter of former President Goodluck Jonathan allegedly hired [...]

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    Garba Shehu: Buhari feels this is the best time to visit Benue

Garba Shehu: Buhari feels this is the best time to visit Benue

Garba Shehu, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari, says the president’s visit to Benue state is not politically inclined.Buhari is visiting Benue and other trouble spots across the country, following killings, most of which are as a result of clashes between herdsmen and farmers.However, some Nigerians are saying that Buhari’s visit to Benue – where 73 persons were reportedly killed by herdsmen [...]

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    Not Bakare, not Fela Durotoye… meet the men who will deny Buhari a 2nd term

Not Bakare, not Fela Durotoye… meet the men who will deny Buhari a 2nd term

I am not a fan of sequels. More often than not, they underperform, they fail to meet the expectations created by the first part. Sequel to novels, a sequel to movies, the sequel even to a political term of office. Hit the ground at best in the first term, and find your way out of office.Nelson Mandela understood this more [...]

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