Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Tag "Muhammadu Buhari"

    Buhari says he’ll sign ‘Not too young to run’ bill in a few days

Buhari says he’ll sign ‘Not too young to run’ bill in a few days

President Muhammadu Buhari says he will sign the 'Not Too Young to Run' into law in a few days.The president said this in his Democracy Day speech on Tuesday."In a few days I will be joined by many promising young Nigerians to sign into law the 'Not Too Young to Run' Bill," he said.Speaking on the farmers-herders clashes in some [...]

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    The real price of ‘change the change’ campaign (II)

The real price of ‘change the change’ campaign (II)

On Tuesday, May 29, 2018, the Buhari/Osinbajo led government will clock three years in office. With elections less than a year ahead, this period of people-oriented governance has been a great success. The administration has fared very well in various policy fronts. There is a long list of achievements to flaunt.The popular support for the administration, especially among the poor [...]

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    Yakasai: Jonathan’s Almajiri schools abandoned — that’s why we have more problems in the north

Yakasai: Jonathan’s Almajiri schools abandoned — that’s why we have more problems in the north

Tanko Yakasai, an elder statesman, says there are more problems in the north because the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari is not maintaining and funding the Almajiri schools built by ex-president Goodluck Jonathan.In an interview with PUNCH, Yakasai lamented that the current administration is not taking measures to address these problems."There are some universities established by the Goodluck Jonathan administration. [...]

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    Long live Saint Sani Abacha

Long live Saint Sani Abacha

If statistical estimation of Nigeria’s population of 60% youth is anything to go by, then a very few percentage of Nigerian youth, in their multiple of millions, witnessed the reign of terror of General Sani Abacha, Nigeria’s Head of State between 1994 and 1998. Thus, when President Muhammadu Buhari, last Tuesday, canonized the late General as one unfairly demonized, the [...]

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    Buhari group tackles Obasanjo: Answer the question — where’s the power?

Buhari group tackles Obasanjo: Answer the question — where’s the power?

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) says ex-president Olusegun Obasanjo is yet to answer President Muhammadu Buhari's question on the $16 billion power expenditure from 1999-2007.On Tuesday, Buhari queried the funds said to have been expended on power projects during the Obasanjo administration.“Where was the power after a former president claimed to have spent $16 billion on the project?" the president [...]

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    When two adults fart in public

When two adults fart in public

In the Yoruba culture, adults are rarely wrong. Of course, this does not say they are not wrong many times, it just means that when they are wrong, it is not in the place of a child to say it. It gets even more interesting: when adults fart in Yorubaland, a proper child or omoluabi, as we call it, is [...]

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    Abacha built roads, Obasanjo couldn’t provide power — six things Buhari said at Aso Rock meeting

Abacha built roads, Obasanjo couldn’t provide power — six things Buhari said at Aso Rock meeting

As preparations for the 2019 elections continue to gather momentum politicians have been holding strategic meetings. On Monday, former President Olusegun Obasanjo travelled to Ondo to meet Afenifere leaders.On Tuesday, President Muhammadu Buhari who is seeking reelection, hosted the Buhari Support Organisation (BSO) at the presidential villa. The president who has hardly made negative comments about Obasanjo took a swipe [...]

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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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    ‘Life worthless under Buhari’ — suspended APC chieftain apologises to Jonathan

‘Life worthless under Buhari’ — suspended APC chieftain apologises to Jonathan

Timi Frank, a suspended chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has apologised to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, alleging that life is worthless under President Muhammadu Buhari.Frank, one of the then opposition leaders who criticised Jonathan in the buildup to the 2015 election, conveyed his apology in an open letter.He explained that he apologised to Jonathan because events in the last [...]

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    Segun Adeniyi: How to defeat Buhari in 2019

Segun Adeniyi: How to defeat Buhari in 2019

Olusegun Adeniyi, journalist and best-selling author, says only a united opposition can defeat President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019.Adeniyi said this at a special reading of 'Against the Run of Play’, his latest book, at the Ibadan School of Government and Public Policy (ISGPP).The chairman of the editorial board of THISDAY said the opposition must get "their acts together" to emerge victorious [...]

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    Farmers-herders crisis: We don’t have enough security personnel, says Ogbeh

Farmers-herders crisis: We don’t have enough security personnel, says Ogbeh

Audu Ogbeh, minister of agriculture, says the federal government does not have enough security personnel to guard every village in the country.Ogbeh said this on Thursday while speaking at a town hall meeting organised by the federal government to address farmers-herders crisis.The minister said everything must be done to end the pastoral movements."Unless you have units of 10 or 11 [...]

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    The task before the opposition

The task before the opposition

A successful and peaceful change of the government of the day is one of the indices that a democratizing society is successfully transiting to a mature democracy. This is why it was a major milestone for the country’s democracy that Jonathan and the ruling PDP lost the 2015 election to usher the second coming of Muhammadu Buhari.  In this sense, [...]

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    Report: FG writes US, UK over ‘hacking’ of Buhari’s health records

Report: FG writes US, UK over ‘hacking’ of Buhari’s health records

A committee probing the alleged hack of President Muhammadu Buhari’s health records in the build-up to the 2015 elections has written the US and UK to demand information.The federal government had set up a committee after reports surfaced that a rich supporter of former President Goodluck Jonathan reportedly hired SCL, a data analytics company, to paint President Buhari in a [...]

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    Buhari: My first war against corruption landed me in trouble

Buhari: My first war against corruption landed me in trouble

President Muhammadu Buhari says his first attempt to fight corruption led to his removal from office.In 1985, Ibrahim Babangida, a former head of state, plotted a coup which led to the removal of Buhari, then a military head of state.Speaking while inaugurating the new Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) headquarters in Abuja, the president said his administration is not [...]

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    PHOTOS: Buhari counts fake dollars at new EFCC head office

PHOTOS: Buhari counts fake dollars at new EFCC head office

It's not every day that Nigerians get to see their president holding dollars.But this was the amusing scene at the new head office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Abuja on Tuesday.After inaugurating the building said to be worth N25 billion, President Muhammadu Buhari went on inspection.When he got to the exhibition stand, he was shown fake [...]

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    Buhari: $320m Abacha loot will be spent on the poor

Buhari: $320m Abacha loot will be spent on the poor

President Muhammadu Buhari says the $320 million Sani Abacha loot will be put into the conditional cash transfer (CCT) scheme targeted at the "poorest of Nigerians".Buhari  said this on Monday while declaring open the 8th Commonwealth Regional Conference for Heads of Anti-Corruption Agencies in Abuja.The president said it was heartwarming to note that there is a renewed and collective effort [...]

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