Saturday, January 19, 2019

Tag "Muhammadu Buhari"

    I’m confident of winning the election, says Buhari

I’m confident of winning the election, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign council to work hard as he is sure of victory in the February poll.He made this call on Thursday at the inaugural meeting of the campaign council in Abuja.Buhari, who gave an opening remark before the meeting went behind closed doors, charged members of the [...]

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    Saraki: Buhari’s anti-graft war is more of propaganda

Saraki: Buhari’s anti-graft war is more of propaganda

Senate President Bukola Saraki says the anti-corruption war of the President Muhammadu Buhari government "is more of propaganda than reality".Saraki said this in an interview with Channels TV on Wednesday.The director-general of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential campaign organisation said the country has relapsed on its indices on corruption.The senate president said if Buhari is truly fighting corruption, he [...]

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    Buhari: We won’t share money from treasury to voters

Buhari: We won’t share money from treasury to voters

President Muhammadu Buhari says he will not approve the use of government's resources for campaign.According to Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, the president made the declaration at the close of the the federal executive council (FEC) in Abuja.He directed cabinet ministers to take advantage of technology to reach out to voters on the need to return the All Progressives Congress (APC) [...]

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    Atiku tackles Buhari: Is securing second term more important than Nigeria’s security?

Atiku tackles Buhari: Is securing second term more important than Nigeria’s security?

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says President Muhammadu Buhari has failed lift the morale of soldiers fighting Boko Haram insurgents.In a statement on Wednesday, Abubakar criticised Buhari over his absence at the funeral of five air force officers who died in a helicopter crash while providing support to troops in the north-east.They were buried at [...]

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    PDP to Tinubu: Those you are dining with today can always use and dump you

PDP to Tinubu: Those you are dining with today can always use and dump you

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential campaign organisation has tackled Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), over his criticism of Atiku Abubakar.Tinubu on Tuesday questioned the integrity of the PDP presidential candidate.The ex-governor of Lagos also described the former vice-president as being directionless.Reacting in a statement, Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP spokesman, admonished Tinubu on behalf of the PDP campaign [...]

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    PDP deputy national chairman defects to APC — one day after suspension

PDP deputy national chairman defects to APC — one day after suspension

Gamawa Babayo, deputy national chairman (north) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC).On Monday, Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP spokesman, announced the suspension of Babayo over allegations of dereliction of duty and anti-party activities.But on Tuesday, the suspended PDP chieftain alongside Mohammed Abubakar, governor of Bauchi state, met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Aso Rock [...]

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    EXTRA: Even Atiku knows that his money will be safe with Buhari, says Osinbajo

EXTRA: Even Atiku knows that his money will be safe with Buhari, says Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and their presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, can't deny that President Muhammadu Buhari is an honest man.Osinbajo stated this while addressing the `Drive 4 Buhari-Osinbajo’ rally organised by the 'I am Ready' campaign group alongside other support groups on Tuesday in Abuja.Referring to an earlier remark by governor Yahaya Bello [...]

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    Minimum wage: To stay in govt, NLC wants to force us to print more money, says Buhari

Minimum wage: To stay in govt, NLC wants to force us to print more money, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) wants to force his government to print more money to meet their demands.Speaking in an interview with Arise TV, the president asked the NLC how they expect his government and state governors to get N30,000 minimum wage, considering the struggle to pay N18,000."I have just mentioned how much this country was earning between [...]

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    I’ve been fair to south-east despite low votes I got from the zone, says Buhari

I’ve been fair to south-east despite low votes I got from the zone, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says he has been impartial in his appointments across the geopolitical zones despite the low number of votes he received from the south-east during the 2015 elections.Buhari made the comment in response to allegations of marginalisation of the Igbo in his appointments.The president touched on the matter during an interview aired on Arise Television on Monday.He said: "Somebody made [...]

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    Buhari: I’m not afraid of IGP… I’ll take action

Buhari: I’m not afraid of IGP… I’ll take action

President Muhammadu Buhari says he has not changed the service chiefs in order to avoid "competition within the service."Buhari said this in a recorded interview that was aired by Arise TV Monday night.Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin, chief of defence staff; Tukur Yusufu Buratai, chief of army staff, Ibok-EteIkwe Ibas, chief of naval staff; and Sadique Baba Abubakar, chief of air staff, [...]

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    Buhari’s integrity is legendary, says Lai

Buhari’s integrity is legendary, says Lai

Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says the integrity of President Muhammadu Buhari is legendary.Mohammed said this on Friday at the inauguration of those who will canvass votes for the re-election of Buhari and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo.The event held at the Buhari/Osinbajo Project 2019 Office in Ilorin, Kwara state.The minister said Buhari leveraged on his "legendary integrity" to reinvent governance.“These canvassers [...]

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    Buhari charges his supporters to redouble their efforts

Buhari charges his supporters to redouble their efforts

President Muhammadu Buhari has launched the women and youth presidential campaign team led by Aisha, his wife.Speaking at the launch which took place at the presidential villa in Abuja, the president asked members of the team to embark on door-to-door campaign for the success of the party in the coming general election.“In carrying out this assignment, I expect from members of this [...]

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    Miyetti Allah asks Nigerians to reject Atiku

Miyetti Allah asks Nigerians to reject Atiku

Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, a group of cattle breeders, has asked Nigerians to vote against Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), during the election.Speaking with journalists in Abuja on Thursday, Abdullahi Bodejo, national president of the group, accused Atiku of alleged hatred for Fulani.Bodejo said Atiku ought to be stripped of wazirin Adamawa, a prestigious traditional title."We are [...]

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    Bakare: I’ve told Buhari he’s 15th president, I’d be 16th (video)

Bakare: I’ve told Buhari he’s 15th president, I’d be 16th (video)

Tunde Bakare, serving overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly (LRA), says he has told President Muhammadu Buhari that he (Bakare) will become the 16th president of Nigeria.Bakare said President Buhari is the 15th president or head of state of the country, suggesting that he (Bakare) will be the next president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.The fiery preacher and lawyer [...]

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    PDP accuses Buhari’s family of diverting military funds, demands probe

PDP accuses Buhari’s family of diverting military funds, demands probe

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has demanded a probe of President Muhammadu Buhari's family over an alleged diversion of military funds.In a statement on Wednesday, Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP spokesman, accused the president's family of diverting N1.032 trillion meant for the purchase of weapons for soldiers to acquire shares in 9 Mobile and Keystone Bank.The PDP spokesman also alleged that the [...]

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    Mbaka endorses Buhari for second term

Mbaka endorses Buhari for second term

Ejike Mbaka, spiritual director of adoration ministry, has endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari's second term bid.Mbaka gave his endorsement in a New Year message to Nigerians.The Catholic priest said Nigeria has not had president who has undertaken agricultural programmes like Buhari.He said Buhari has addressed the herdsmen clashes between herdsmen and farmers and banditry."A president that is fighting corruption need to [...]

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