Saturday, June 23, 2018

Tag "Muhammadu Buhari"

    Asari-Dokubo backs down, promises to ‘support any government in power’

Asari-Dokubo backs down, promises to ‘support any government in power’

Mujaheed Asari-Dokubo, an ex-militant who previously threatened to unleash violence on the country if President Goodluck Jonathan lost the presidential election, has promised to support any government in power, even if it is not Jonathan'sA big supporter of Jonathan, Asari-Dokubo used all means at his disposal to campaign for the re-election of the president.But moments after it became clear that Muhammadu Buhari had [...]

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    Troops planning to rig for PDP in SW, says Buhari

Troops planning to rig for PDP in SW, says Buhari

Muhammadu Buhari, presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the federal government is planning to use soldiers who will be dressed in Department of State Services (DSS) uniforms to rig Saturday's election in the south-west in favour of the Peoples Democratic party (PDP).He also told President Goodluck Jonathan to call “his errant security agencies” to order in the spirit [...]

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    VIDEO: Buhari preaches peace ahead of presidetial election

VIDEO: Buhari preaches peace ahead of presidetial election

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    Patience: If Buhari wins, APC will jail me

Patience: If Buhari wins, APC will jail me

Patience Jonathan, Nigeria's first lady, feels she would be jailed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) if Muhammadu Buhari, presidential candidate of the party, wins Saturday's election.While speaking on Wednesday at the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) women presidential campaign rally in Oyo state, the first lady said the APC and its presidential candidate jailed the fathers and mothers of the Oyo [...]

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    APC: Jonathan to disqualify Buhari tomorrow

APC: Jonathan to disqualify Buhari tomorrow

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has warned against any "orchestrated, last-minute disqualification of its presidential candidate, Muhammadu Buhari, in order to pave the way for an easy victory for President Goodluck Jonathan or even another postponement of the elections".''If it is true, as it is being widely speculated across the country, that the Jonathan administration has procured a judgement to [...]

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    I’ll make naira equal to dollar, says Buhari

I’ll make naira equal to dollar, says Buhari

Muhammadu Buhari, presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has promised to ensure that the naira would be equal to the dollar in value if voted into office.NAN reports that Buhari said this on Monday during the south-east presidential rally of the party at Dan Anyiam Stadium, Owerri.“It is sad that the value of the naira has dropped to [...]

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    Atiku: Blame Amaechi for my absence at rallies

Atiku: Blame Amaechi for my absence at rallies

Atiku Abubakar, former vice-president of Nigeria, has accused Rotimi Amaechi, governor of Rivers state, of being part of the reasons why he has not been actively involved in the presidential campaign of the All Progressives Congress (APC).Atiku, who was named the vice-chairman (north) of APC campaign council, made his first appearance at the campaign rally of Muhammadu Buhari, the party’s [...]

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    North-based Igbo leaders back Buhari’s presidential bid

North-based Igbo leaders back Buhari’s presidential bid

Some Igbo leaders on Friday pledged their support for Muhammadu Buhari, presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC).The leaders, who represent the Igbo people in the 19 northern states, described Buhari as firm and principled.Sunday Eyama, president of the Igbo Delegate Assembly of the 19 northern states, led a delegation of Igbo leaders to Buhari’s campaign office in Abuja, [...]

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    Buhari vows to rescue Chibok girls if elected

Buhari vows to rescue Chibok girls if elected

Muhammadu Buhari, presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says he will do all it takes to rescue the abducted Chibok schoolgirls as well as tackle corruption and insecurity in the country if elected president.Speaking at a town hall meeting in Abuja on Wednesday, Buhari accused the federal government of lacking the sincerity of purpose required to tackle the problem of [...]

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    Fashola: Blame Jonathan for Lekki FCMB robbery

Fashola: Blame Jonathan for Lekki FCMB robbery

Babatunde Fashola, governor of Lagos state, believes that were it not for the visit of President Goodluck Jonathan to the state, the robbery incident at the branch of FCMB on Admiralty Way in the Lekki axis of the state would have been better handled.Three policemen and a 15-year-old fish hawker were shot to death during the incident, which coincided with [...]

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    Don’t allow PDP survive another four years, APC urges voters

Don’t allow PDP survive another four years, APC urges voters

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has vowed to put an end to the 16-year-reign of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Addressing a rally at the Liberation stadium in Port Harcourt, Rivers state, on Thursday, Muhammadu Buhari, APC presidential candidate, urged Nigerians to vote out PDP at all levels in the forthcoming election.“I will like you to go and seat even [...]

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    Jonathan, Buhari visit Lagos the same day

Jonathan, Buhari visit Lagos the same day

President Goodluck Jonathan and Muhammadu Buhari, the major contenders of the March 28 presidential election are currently in Lagos, the commercial nerve of the country.While Jonathan arrived Lagos from Ijebu Ode in Ogun state, where he went to seek the blessings of Sikiru Adetona, the Awujale and paramount ruler of Ijebuland, Buhari flew in from the rally of the All [...]

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    Amaechi: God has shown us who will be president… and it is not Goodluck Jonathan

Amaechi: God has shown us who will be president… and it is not Goodluck Jonathan

Rotimi Amaechi, governor of Rivers state and director-general of APC presidential campaign, says God has revealed that President Goodluck Jonathan would not win the March 28 presidential election.Speaking on Thursday at the APC south-south zonal rally in Port Harcourt, Amaechi urged the people to support Muhammadu Buhari, the party’s presidential candidate, saying Buhari has the interest of the nation at [...]

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Luckier than Saul, Fayose needs Solomon’s wisdom not to end like him

BY OLUKAYODE THOMAS Christians and followers of other religion are probably familiar with the story of Saul, the son of Kish, the first King of the Jews.From the tribe of Benjamin, the least of the 12 tribes of Israel, Saul did not in any way qualify to be chosen as King. When the Jews cried for one, the Almighty God, in [...]

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    GEJ deserves benefit of doubt, says Abdusalami

GEJ deserves benefit of doubt, says Abdusalami

Abdusalami Abubakar, former Nigerian head of state, has urged Nigerians to give President Goodluck Jonathan the benefit of doubt on his promise that the general election would hold on March 28 and April 11.Responding to questions from journalists in Kano on Tuesday, Abdulsalami said during the last edition of the presidential media chat, Jonathan promised that the Independent National Electoral Commission [...]

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    PDP govs ‘worried by the age of Buhari’s ideas’

PDP govs ‘worried by the age of Buhari’s ideas’

Godswill Akpabio, the chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said the party and its governors are not worried by the age of Muhammadu Buhari, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) but by the “age of his ideas”.While speaking at the PDP governors’ forum at Lagos on Tuesday, Akpabio said Buhari’s ideas were obsolete and his [...]

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