Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Tag "Muhammadu Buhari"

    It’s time to take the war to the enemy, says Oyinlola on Fasoranti’s daughter

It’s time to take the war to the enemy, says Oyinlola on Fasoranti’s daughter

Olagunsoye Oyinlola, former governor of Osun state, says "criminals have declared war on Nigeria", asking the federal government to rise to the challenge of securing lives and properties.Reacting to the death of Funke Olakunrin, daughter of Reuben Fasoranti, Afenifere leader, Oyinlola called on President Muhammadu Buhari to come out and address Nigerians on what his plans are on insecurity.He said [...]

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    ICYMI: Buhari has no control over armed forces, says Ezekwesili

ICYMI: Buhari has no control over armed forces, says Ezekwesili

Oby Ezekwesili, former minister of education, says President Muhammadu Buhari is not taking charge of the country’s armed forces.She said this in an interview with journalists at the 11th Wole Soyinka Centre Media lecture series, in Lagos, on Saturday.The event was organised to celebrate the 85th birthday of Wole Soyinka, Nobel laureate.The former minister said Buhari feels more comfortable in [...]

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    ‘I’m worried over insecurity’ — Obasanjo writes another letter to Buhari

‘I’m worried over insecurity’ — Obasanjo writes another letter to Buhari

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has written yet another letter to President Muhammadu Buhari.This comes more than a year after the letter he wrote to the president generated so much uproar. He had criticised Buhari, asking him not to seek another term.In the new letter dated July 15, Obasanjo said he is very worried over the high level of insecurity in [...]

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    ‘One of Nigeria’s greatest prides’ — Buhari hails Soyinka at 85 

‘One of Nigeria’s greatest prides’ — Buhari hails Soyinka at 85 

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a congratulatory message to Wole Soyinka, Nobel laureate who clocked 85 on Saturday. In a statement issued by Femi Adesina, his spokesman, Buhari described the octogenarian as someone who lives his life for others. “President Muhammadu Buhari sends warm felicitations to Nobel Laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka, on his 85th birthday, July 13, 2019, rejoicing with the literary [...]

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    Stop hastening ‘Baba’ so that dead people aren’t appointed again

Stop hastening ‘Baba’ so that dead people aren’t appointed again

What they disingenuously blamed ex-governor Ibikunle Amosun for, they are all doing it. They all want to remain in power, even after either four (4) or eight (8) years. This is why they all can kill to ensure that they pass the baton of leadership to those whom are very loyal to them. Who amongst our politicians would want to [...]

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    Buhari asks senate to confirm Ibrahim Muhammad as CJN

Buhari asks senate to confirm Ibrahim Muhammad as CJN

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the senate to confirm Ibrahim Muhammad as the substantive chief justice of Nigeria (CJN).He sent a letter on this request to the upper legislative chamber on Thursday. The letter was read a day after the National Judicial Council (NJC) recommended Muhammad for the position.The president also sought approval to appoint 15 special advisers."In accordance with [...]

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    Buhari seeks senate’s confirmation of NCC, NIPSS nominees

Buhari seeks senate’s confirmation of NCC, NIPSS nominees

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked to the senate to confirm nominees for the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) and National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS).The president's request was contained in three letters read by Senate President Ahmad Lawan(pictured) on the floor of the upper legislative chamber on Tuesday.Buhari based his request on section 8 (1) of NCC act and [...]

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    Finally, Buhari signs AfCFTA

Finally, Buhari signs AfCFTA

President Muhammad Buhari has finally signed the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement.AfCFTA is a trade agreement between AU member states with the goal of creating a single market followed by free movement and a single-currency union.The president signed it at the 12th extraordinary session of the assembly of the union on AfCFTA and the first mid-year coordination meeting [...]

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    Tribunal: PDP presents different result sheets of Yobe LG

Tribunal: PDP presents different result sheets of Yobe LG

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Thursday, presented two results sheets for Nangere local government area of Yobe state at the presidential election tribunal. While presenting the documents, Mohammed Garba, head of the five-man panel, found that form EC8C of the local government result were two two instead of one. Responding to the judge’s query over which of the result should be admitted, [...]

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    Buhari: 35 Days into a second term

Buhari: 35 Days into a second term

Today is exactly 35 days since Buhari was inaugurated for a second term in office. It is also exactly 127 days (more than four months) since the President was presented a Certificate of Return by the Independent National Electoral Commission after being declared the winner of the presidential election conducted on February 23 2019. Since Buhari has spent over a [...]

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    Nigerian migrants bombed at Libyan camp

Nigerian migrants bombed at Libyan camp

Nigerians were among those killed at a migrants camp that was bombed in Tripoli, capital of Libya, on Tuesday night.At least 44 people were killed while as many as 130 were said to have sustained injuries in the incident which the United Nations said might amount to war crime.Survivors said the attack occurred about 11:30pm and that they had regularly [...]

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    Buhari finally agrees to sign AfCFTA

Buhari finally agrees to sign AfCFTA

President Muhammadu Buhari will sign the agreement establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) this weekend.The presidency announced this via Twitter on Wednesday.According to the tweet, Buhari will sign the agreement at the 12th Extraordinary Summit of the African Union scheduled to hold from July 4 to July 8 in Niamey, Niger Republic.His resolve to sign the treaty comes after "extensive [...]

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    PHOTO: The suspects arrested for allegedly kidnapping father-in-law of Buhari’s ADC

PHOTO: The suspects arrested for allegedly kidnapping father-in-law of Buhari’s ADC

The police have arrested two suspects in connection to the abduction of Musa Umar, father-in-law of President Muhammadu Buhari’s aide de camp (ADC).The suspects were paraded on Tuesday.Umar, the district head of Daura, Buhari’s hometown in Katsina state, who was kidnapped on May 1, was rescued in Kano, in the early hours of July 2.He was said to have regained freedom [...]

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    Buhari: 2019 elections are behind us… it’s now time to serve

Buhari: 2019 elections are behind us… it’s now time to serve

President Muhammadu Buhari says the time has come to serve Nigerians well since the 2019 elections "are behind us".Speaking at the presidential villa in Abuja while receiving the Buhari Support Group Centre, the president said his administration will continue to serve the ordinary people and explore the country's potentials for growth.Buhari said the results of the 2019 elections reflected the [...]

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    Southern leaders on Ruga: FG can’t force violent herders on our communities

Southern leaders on Ruga: FG can’t force violent herders on our communities

The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of "deploying federal might" to promote the interest of one ethnic group over others.The group was reacting to Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, comment that Ruga settlement proposed by the federal government is not for herders alone.In a statement signed by Yinka Odumakin (south-west); Chigozie Ogbu (south-east); Bassey Henshaw (south-south) [...]

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    Like Abacha’s vision 2010, like Buhari’s vision to lift 100million Nigerians out of poverty

Like Abacha’s vision 2010, like Buhari’s vision to lift 100million Nigerians out of poverty

Leaders speak, not because they have to speak; they speak because they have something meaningful and transformational to say. Our political leaders speak because they have to speak, playing politics, not because they have anything tangle to say that will further better the life of the common man. Infact, they are never committed to what they say. Furthermore, it is [...]

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