Friday, July 19, 2019

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    Yakasai: Obasanjo’s selfish letters landed him in prison

Yakasai: Obasanjo’s selfish letters landed him in prison

Tanko Yakasai, a founding member of Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), says writing "unpatriotic" letters is a peculiar attitude of ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo.Yakasai said this in reaction to the letter Obasanjo wrote to Buhari on the insecurity in the country.But speaking to journalists in Kano on Monday, Yakasai said the content of the letter may cause unrest in the country.He said all [...]

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    ‘Boko Haram injured my son’, ‘Stop ignoring the cries of Nigerians’ — seven things Obasanjo told Buhari

‘Boko Haram injured my son’, ‘Stop ignoring the cries of Nigerians’ — seven things Obasanjo told Buhari

Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo wrote an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday. This is the third letter the elder statesman would address to Buhari since the president got into office in 2015. In the last letter he issued in January 2018, Obasanjo had asked Buhari not to run, listing what he considered as the weaknesses of the president.In the letter [...]

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    FAKE NEWS ALERT: Did US lobbyist write to Saraki predicting Atiku’s loss?

FAKE NEWS ALERT: Did US lobbyist write to Saraki predicting Atiku’s loss?

A letter Brain Ballard, a top US lobbyist, purportedly wrote to Senate President Bukola Saraki, predicting the loss of Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is currently in circulation.Saraki is the director general of the campaign of Atiku.In the letter dated February 5, the firm of allegedly said its survey on the presidential election demonstrated that [...]

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    ‘You’re an election rigger without peer’ — Tinubu tackles Obasanjo in own letter

‘You’re an election rigger without peer’ — Tinubu tackles Obasanjo in own letter

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has accused former president Olusegun Obasanjo of being responsible for the flaws in Nigeria's political economy since 1999.In his state of the nation address tagged ‘Points for Concern and Action’, Obasanjo had expressed concern over the impartiality and competence of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct a credible [...]

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    Aisha Alhassan: I will quit Buhari’s cabinet when the time comes

Aisha Alhassan: I will quit Buhari’s cabinet when the time comes

Aisha Alhassan, minister of women affairs, says she will resign as a member of the federal executive council (FEC) when the time comes.Alhassan said this in reaction to reports that she had relinquished her position to contest Taraba governorship poll.She had written a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari to notify him of her intention to contest the election under the [...]

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    ‘Buhari up to the task’, ‘Things will soon get better’ – six points FG raised in response to OBJ

‘Buhari up to the task’, ‘Things will soon get better’ – six points FG raised in response to OBJ

The federal government says former President Olusegun Obasanjo may have been too busy to keep track of the development recorded by the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.It said this in reply to a special statement issued by Obasanjo, down-scoring the government.Obasanjo had advised Buhari against seeking re-election in 2019, while accusing him of nepotism, blame-game and poor governance.Replying via a statement, [...]

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    QUESTION: Three heavy shots in four days… should Buhari still run?

QUESTION: Three heavy shots in four days… should Buhari still run?

Blast after blast, the recent days have been "tough" as critics have consecutively come hard on President Muhammadu Buhari.Within a time span of seven days, supposed allies of Buhari, who were instrumental to his emergence as the winner of the 2015 presidential election, have turned their backs on him.Giving reasons ranging from nepotism, poor governance, and blame game, insecurity, unemployment, [...]

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    Herdsmen crisis: Osinbajo accuses Ortom of making false statement

Herdsmen crisis: Osinbajo accuses Ortom of making false statement

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has denied receiving any letter from Samuel Ortom, governor of Benue state, warning him of the attacks planned by herdsmen.In a statement by Laolu Akande, his spokesman, Osinbajo expressed shock over the governor’s claims, which he described as a “terrible falsehood”.Ortom had said he alerted President Muhammadu Buhari, Osinbajo, Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police, of the planned attacks by [...]

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    Man collapses after receiving sack letter in Kaduna

Man collapses after receiving sack letter in Kaduna

Abubakar Shu’aibu, a messenger at Government Secondary School, Sabongari Zaria, Kaduna state, reportedly slumped and went into coma on Tuesday, after receiving his sack letter.Shu'aibu, 47, is said to have served the state for 11 years.“We reported to work this morning and Abubakar Shu’aibu was invited to zonal education office; on reaching there, they served him with a sack letter," [...]

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    Did PMB just downgrade Osinbajo from ‘acting president’ to ‘coordinating president’?

Did PMB just downgrade Osinbajo from ‘acting president’ to ‘coordinating president’?

There seems to be ambiguity in President Muhammadu Buhari’s recent letter of “transfer of power” sent to the national assembly.Back in January when he left the country for medical treatment in the UK, he stated clearly in a letter to the legislature that Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo would “perform the duties” of his office while he was away.“In compliance with section [...]

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