Friday, April 19, 2019

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    Atiku: How INEC reduced my votes in 31 states

Atiku: How INEC reduced my votes in 31 states

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says data from the server of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) revealed how his votes were reduced in 31 states and the federal capital territory (FCT).Atiku made the claim in a petition he and his party filed before the presidential election tribunal.The PDP candidate said he defeated Buhari with [...]

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    PDP: Data from INEC’s server showed Atiku defeated Buhari with 1.6 million votes

PDP: Data from INEC’s server showed Atiku defeated Buhari with 1.6 million votes

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has claimed that he defeated President Muhammadu Buhari by 1,615,302 votes.Atiku made the claim in a petition he and his party filed before the presidential election tribunal.They said data from the server of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) shows the true and correct results from state to state computation.Atiku garnered [...]

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    PHOTOS: Buhari welcomes Sanwo-Olu to Aso Rock

PHOTOS: Buhari welcomes Sanwo-Olu to Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari received Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governor-elect at Aso Rock, Abuja, on Monday.Sanwo-Olu was accompanied by Obafemi Hamzat, his running mate in the election.The governor-elect tweeted saying, he and Hamzat had a fruitful meeting with Buhari.https://twitter.com/jidesanwoolu/status/1107682878970912772Below are photos of the duo in the president's office:[...]

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    Buhari may be poorer now than in 2015, says Osinbajo

Buhari may be poorer now than in 2015, says Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says President Muhammadu Buhari may be “poorer” now than when he was elected in 2015.Osinbajo said this at a dinner in honour of volunteer supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC), at the presidential villa, Abuja.The vice-president recounted how he saw Buhari’s assets declaration form in 2015.“When I looked at his assets declaration form, I was checking [...]

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    Amaechi’s ally: Buhari has turned his back on Rivers APC

Amaechi’s ally: Buhari has turned his back on Rivers APC

Chidi Lloyd, an ally of Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of turning against the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers state.The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had suspended the governorship and state house of assembly elections indefinitely, citing “widespread disruption”.But Lloyd, director-general of the campaign organisation of Tonye Cole, governorship candidate of the Amaechi faction of [...]

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    Tribunal grants Buhari access to electoral materials

Tribunal grants Buhari access to electoral materials

The presidential election petition tribunal has granted access to President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) to inspect the materials used for the presidential poll.The tribunal gave the order sequel to an ex parte motion filed by Buhari and his party.The president and the APC, through their lawyers, argued that they needed to inspect the materials in [...]

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    ‘It’s touching to lose precious lives’ — Buhari speaks on collapsed building

‘It’s touching to lose precious lives’ — Buhari speaks on collapsed building

President Muhammadu Buhari has sympathised with families of victims who lost their lives in the three-storey building that collapsed at Ita-Faaji, Lagos Island.Speaking through Femi Adesina, his special adviser on media and publicity, the president said he is extremely saddened by the incident which left fatalities, particularly children.The building, which houses a primary school on the second floor, caved in [...]

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    Buhari seeks confirmation of 30 nominees for RMAFC board

Buhari seeks confirmation of 30 nominees for RMAFC board

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the senate to confirm 30 nominees for the board of Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC).Buhari's request was contained in a letter read by Senate President Bukola Saraki on the floor of the upper legislative chamber on Wednesday.The president based his request on section 15 (41) of the constitution."In accordance with provision of section [...]

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    YIAGA asks Buhari to call military to order

YIAGA asks Buhari to call military to order

YIAGA AFRICA has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to call the military to order.The civil society organisation made the demand in its assessment of the ongoing governorship and state assembly elections.It said the military disrupted elections and intimidated voters and electoral personnel in some states."Security agencies especially the military should refrain from further disruption of elections in some states especially Rivers [...]

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    Buhari: I expected Atiku to go to court 

Buhari: I expected Atiku to go to court 

President Muhammadu Buhari  says he expected Atiku Abubakar to go to court after the results of the 2019 presidential election were announced. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared Buhari the winner of the February 23 poll.Buhari and his wife, Aisha, voted on Saturday at the Kofar Baru 003 polling unit, Daura, Katsina state, in the governorship and state assembly elections.Asked [...]

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    NLC: Payment of salaries one of our finest moments with Buhari

NLC: Payment of salaries one of our finest moments with Buhari

Ayuba Wabba, president of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), says one of the union's finest hours with President Muhammadu Buhari was when he released bail-out funds for states to offset arrears of salaries and pension.Wabba said this during a congratulatory visit by the leadership of the organised labour to the president in Abuja, on Thursday.Speaking during the visit, the labour [...]

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    Buhari: PDP still owes Nigerians explanation on ‘squandered resources’

Buhari: PDP still owes Nigerians explanation on ‘squandered resources’

President Muhammadu Buhari has told the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that it still owes Nigerians explanation on how it spent the huge resources that accrued to the country from oil sales between 1999 and 2014.The president spoke while addressing the leadership of organised labour which came to felicitate with him on his electoral victory at state house, Abuja on Thursday.Buhari [...]

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    Presidential candidate sues Buhari, Atiku for ‘exceeding N1bn campaign limit’

Presidential candidate sues Buhari, Atiku for ‘exceeding N1bn campaign limit’

Usman Ibrahim-Alhaji, presidential candidate of the National Rescue Movement (NRM), has approached a court seeking the disqualification of President Muhammadu Buhari and Atiku Abubakar, the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Ibrahim-Alhaji accused Buhari and Atiku of excess spending on campaigns during the presidential election.The plaintiff also wants the court to invoke section 91(2) of the Electoral Act, 2010 [...]

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    Buhari: I’ll work harder… this is my last lap

Buhari: I’ll work harder… this is my last lap

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that he will not let them down  in his second term which he described as "my last lap".He gave the assurance when the leadership of the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) paid him a congratulatory visit at the presidential villa, Abuja.Buhari promised to work harder in addressing the challenges facing the country."This is my last lap, I [...]

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    Omo-Agege: Buhari will decide who becomes the next senate president

Omo-Agege: Buhari will decide who becomes the next senate president

Ovie Omo-Agege, senator representing Delta central, says President Muhammadu Buhari will determine who becomes senate president in the ninth assembly.NAN quoted Omo-Agege as saying that anyone who will become senate president will have to be loyal to Buhari.He said they will all abide "and fall in line" with any decision the president makes on choice of senate president.The senator said [...]

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    LUTH cancer centre inaugurated by Buhari still under lock — three weeks after

LUTH cancer centre inaugurated by Buhari still under lock — three weeks after

The cancer treatment centre President Muhammadu Buhari inaugurated at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) is still under lock, TheCable can report.The president inaugurated the state-of-the-art centre on Saturday, February 9, with a pledge to ensure that facilities for the prevention, early diagnosis and treatment of cancer are available to more Nigerians.When TheCable first visited the facility two days after [...]

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