Thursday, September 19, 2019

Tag "Muhammadu Buhari"

    EXTRA: Despite treating ear infection, Buhari doesn’t hear Nigerians, says Sowore’s lawyer

EXTRA: Despite treating ear infection, Buhari doesn’t hear Nigerians, says Sowore’s lawyer

Inibehe Effiong, one of the lawyers advocating the release of Omoyele Sowore from custody of the Department of State Services (DSS), says "despite using taxpayers money to treat ear infection abroad", President Muhammadu Buhari does not listen to the cries of the people.In 2016, the presidency had announced that Buhari would proceed on a 10-day vacation to the United Kingdom [...]

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    There’s likelihood of more protests, northern coalition tells Buhari

There’s likelihood of more protests, northern coalition tells Buhari

The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) says with the growing anger among Nigerians, there is a likelihood of more protests in the country.The coalition said this in reaction to the #RevolutionNow protests that took place on Monday.After the not too successful protest, following the massive deployment of security agencies, the presidency had said Nigerians ignored the call of the [...]

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    Buhari remains best hope for our economy, Garba Shehu replies PDP

Buhari remains best hope for our economy, Garba Shehu replies PDP

Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, says President Muhammadu Buhari remains the best person to prevent the Nigerian economy from collapsing. Shehu was reacting to an accusation by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that Buhari is ruining the nation’s economy by leading it to be the world’s poverty capital.The opposition party also accused the president of holding Nigerians hostage.But Shehu, in a statement issued [...]

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    PDP: Buhari’s govt  foisting a siege mentality on Nigerians

PDP: Buhari’s govt foisting a siege mentality on Nigerians

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of holding Nigerians hostage.In a statement by Kola Ologbondiyan, its spokesman, the PDP expressed worries that Nigeria, which is a "prosperity hub and reference point", now has all the "trappings of a failed state" under the administration of Buhari.The party alleged that the president is now unable to guarantee any [...]

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    Catholic archbishop asks Buhari to see #RevolutionNow as a wake-up call

Catholic archbishop asks Buhari to see #RevolutionNow as a wake-up call

Adewale Martins, Catholic Archbishop of Lagos diocese, says the #RevolutionNow protest should be a wake-up call for President Muhammadu Buhari.In a statement on Wednesday, the archbishop urged the federal government to see the agitation as an opportunity to hear the complaints of Nigerians.He said clamping down on the protesters would not solve the country's problems.“Except urgent and concrete measures are [...]

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    New ministers to be inaugurated Aug 21

New ministers to be inaugurated Aug 21

President Muhammadu Buhari will inaugurate his new cabinet on Wednesday, August 21. Babatunde Lawal, permanent secretary, cabinet affairs office, said the swearing-in will follow the induction retreat for ministers-designate. Boss Mustapha, secretary to the government of the federation, listed objectives of the retreat to include: "building of a strong platform for synergy and teamwork; sensitising appointees on the status of the implementation of policies, [...]

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    Presidency: Days of coups and revolutions are over

Presidency: Days of coups and revolutions are over

 Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, says the days of revolutions and coups are over .Reacting to the planned "Revolution Now" that led to the arrest of Omoyele Sowore, an activist, Shehu said there is a difference between "peaceful protest and incitement to revolution".He said the organisation championing the planned protest is not backed by any" serious public face", challenging them to [...]

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    Buhari: There is a new Boko Haram

Buhari: There is a new Boko Haram

President Muhammadu Buhari says Boko Haram has now factionalised and mutated into a "new form of terrorist threat".Buhari was speaking on Friday at the graduation ceremony of Course 27 at the National Defence College that held in Abuja."In spite of the commendable progress, the Nigerian state is still beset with some existential and fundamental challenges. The Boko Haram, for instance, having [...]

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    PHOTOS: Buhari attends ceremony for defence college graduates

PHOTOS: Buhari attends ceremony for defence college graduates

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday participated at the graduation ceremony of course 27 of the National Defence College in Abuja.Among those present at the ceremony were Ahmad Lawan, senate president; Gabriel Olonisakin, chief of defence staff; and Tukur Buratai, chief of army staff.Others were Sadique Abubakar, chief of air staff; Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas, chief of naval staff; and Mohammed Adamu, [...]

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    ‘Typo on Buhari’s certificate’, ‘Atiku from Cameroon’ – controversies at the presidential tribunal

‘Typo on Buhari’s certificate’, ‘Atiku from Cameroon’ – controversies at the presidential tribunal

About four months after whirlwind proceedings, the presidential election petition tribunal has scheduled August 21 for final arguments in the petition filed by Atiku Abubakar, PDP presidential candidate, against President Muhammadu Buhari, challenging the outcome of the election.On Thursday, the president’s legal team closed its case, which it opened on Tuesday, at the tribunal after calling only seven witnesses.Wole Olanipekun, [...]

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    Buhari closes defence at tribunal – after calling seven witnesses

Buhari closes defence at tribunal – after calling seven witnesses

President Muhammadu Buhari has closed his case at the presidential election petitions tribunal.Buhari closed his defence on Thursday after Wole Olanipekun, his counsel, filed an application.The president who is the second respondent in the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Atiku Abubakar, its presidential candidate, opened his defence on Tuesday.Between Tuesday and Thursday, the second respondent [...]

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    Buhari: We’ll deal severely with evil Nigerians

Buhari: We’ll deal severely with evil Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration will deal severely with "evil Nigerians" inciting violence for political ends.Speaking during a meeting with south-west traditional leaders at the presidential villa in Abuja, on Wednesday, the president outlined some of the steps his administration is taking to address the security challenges.He said the police will be equipped with advanced technology, adding that closed [...]

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    PHOTOS: Buhari hosts south-west monarchs at Aso Rock

PHOTOS: Buhari hosts south-west monarchs at Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari hosted monarchs from the south-west at the presidential villa in Abuja on Wednesday.Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and Mohammed Adamu, inspector general of police, were at the event.Enitan Ogunwusi, ooni of Ife, Abdulrasheed Akanbi, Oluwo of Iwo, were among the traditional leaders in attendance.See pictures  from the event below:[...]

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    Buhari and Lawan: Marionette and marionette operator

Buhari and Lawan: Marionette and marionette operator

I always campaign and fight for a healthy and vigorous synergy between the Executive and Legislative arms of government. When this happens, the people benefit immensely for it, but what I detest is the legislative arm of government being filled with marionettes, being controlled by a marionette in the Federal Capital territory. When the Senators of the Federal Republic of [...]

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    Stop performing roles meant for Buhari, APC warns Atiku

Stop performing roles meant for Buhari, APC warns Atiku

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has warned Atiku Abubakar to watch the way he issues public statements as though he is the president. Atiku, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who lost to President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 presidential poll, has consistently made comments over matters that concern the country. In a statement on Tuesday, Lanre Issa-Onilu, APC spokesman, said [...]

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    Buhari: Religious tension would have been minimal if Abiola had been president

Buhari: Religious tension would have been minimal if Abiola had been president

President Muhammadu Buhari has described the late MKO Abiola as a "bridge builder" who could have prevented the religious and tribal issues besetting the country from happening.When he received elders from Ogun state at the presidential villa in Abuja on Tuesday, Buhari said had the presumed winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election been allowed to rule, Nigeria would [...]

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