Sunday, November 18, 2018

Tag "Muhammadu Buhari"

    Atiku: Buhari would have arrested me if I am corrupt

Atiku: Buhari would have arrested me if I am corrupt

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar says President Muhammadu Buhari would have ordered his arrest if he had evidence of corruption against him.In a statement issued on his behalf by his campaign organisation, Abubakar said his emergence has thrown the camp of Buhari into confusion.He also dismissed the allegation of the Buhari Campaign Organisation that he clinched the ticket of the opposition [...]

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    Rewane: Buhari, Atiku will have to show us their ministers before elections

Rewane: Buhari, Atiku will have to show us their ministers before elections

Bismarck Rewane, CEO Financial Derivatives, says President Muhammadu Buhari and his top 2019 challenger, Atiku Abubakar, alongside other presidential hopefuls, will have to show us their cabinet before elections.The revered financial analyst said elections this time around will be different from the 2015 reality, and no one will vote change just for the sake of change.Rewane said all contenders must show [...]

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    ‘Don’t abandon APC’ — Buhari begs losers to emulate Ambode

‘Don’t abandon APC’ — Buhari begs losers to emulate Ambode

President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to all the aspirants who lost out in the primary elections of the All Progressives Congress (APC) not to abandon the party.In a statement by Garba Shehu, his spokesman, the president pleaded with them to demonstrate the spirit of sportsmanship.He advised the aspirants to learn from Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of Lagos state, who lost his [...]

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    EXTRA: Buhari wears pan-Nigerian attires again — ahead of 2019 polls

EXTRA: Buhari wears pan-Nigerian attires again — ahead of 2019 polls

Pictures of President Muhammadu Buhari putting on attires of different ethnic groups are currently in circulation.The pictures were released after the candidacy of Buhari for the 2019 poll was affirmed at the national convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abuja on Saturday.At least 7,000 delegates from 36 states and the federal capital territory (FCT) ratified Buhari’s candidacy.It [...]

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    Okorocha on primaries: I led APC governors to Buhari because we want the right thing done

Okorocha on primaries: I led APC governors to Buhari because we want the right thing done

Rochas Okorocha, governor of Imo state, says he led nine governors of the All progressives Congress (APC) to President Muhammadu Buhari because of the controversies which trailed the party's primaries for 2019 elections.TheCable had earlier reported how APC governors stormed Aso Rock over the primaries.The national working committee (NWC) of the ruling party had screened out preferred candidates of some [...]

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    El-Rufai, Akeredolu meet Buhari after disqualification of preferred senatorial candidates

El-Rufai, Akeredolu meet Buhari after disqualification of preferred senatorial candidates

President Muhammadu Buhari met with Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, and Rotimi Akeredolu, governor of  Ondo state, at the presidential villa in Abuja on Wednesday.El-Rufai and Akeredolu arrived at Aso Rock around 3.15pm and walked straight into the office of the president.The purpose of the meeting was unknown as of the time of filing this report.The meeting happened a day after [...]

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    Atiku: I’ve not seen Nigeria in such a bad shape since the civil war

Atiku: I’ve not seen Nigeria in such a bad shape since the civil war

Atiku Abubakar, one of the presidential aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says the current administration is the worst to emerge since the civil war. Abubakar, who was vice president from 1999 to 2007, said this on Sunday at a media chat organised under the aegis of The United Nigeria Group (TUNG) in Abuja.Listing his achievements in his years as [...]

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    Buhari ‘looking into’ poor welfare of soldiers fighting Boko Haram

Buhari ‘looking into’ poor welfare of soldiers fighting Boko Haram

President Muhammadu Buhari says he is "looking into" the poor welfare of soldiers fighting Boko Haram insurgents in the north-east.The president's comment comes in the wake of TheCable’s investigation on how soldiers beg "enemies" for food and wear slippers to the battlefield.In his Independence Day speech, Buhari said he remains committed to the well-being of soldiers and other security operatives in the [...]

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    IN FULL: Buhari’s Independence Day speech

IN FULL: Buhari’s Independence Day speech

Fellow Nigerians,Today is a day of celebration and solemn reflection. It is the anniversary of the day Nigerians realised one of the most cherished of human desires – the desire for freedom. We, therefore, give thanks to and remember our founding fathers who laboured so hard and sacrificed so much to build and bequeath to us this wonderful nation. It [...]

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    PHOTOS: Buhari visits injured air force pilots

PHOTOS: Buhari visits injured air force pilots

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday visited the two air force pilots that survived a jet crash on Friday.The jets had crashed in Katampe, a community near Abuja. Two pilots survived the crash while the third pilot died at the hospital.Buhari visited the pilots at the Defense Intelligence Hospital in Abuja. He also commiserated with them on the loss of their colleague, [...]

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    ‘Why I can’t remain your minister’ — Alhassan writes Buhari

‘Why I can’t remain your minister’ — Alhassan writes Buhari

Aisha Alhassan, minister of women affairs, says she is not qualified to remain a minister in an All Progressives Congress (APC) government that denied her the opportunity to contest governorship election in Taraba state.The national working committee of the APC had declared her ineligible to contest the governorship primary election scheduled for Sunday.Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the APC, had [...]

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    Buhari hails ‘impressive’ election of Nigerian-born Iwobi as senator in Italy

Buhari hails ‘impressive’ election of Nigerian-born Iwobi as senator in Italy

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Tony Iwobi, a Nigerian-born man elected senator in Italy.Iwobi is the first black politician to be elected into the Italian parliament.In a statement on Friday, Femi Adesina, special adviser to the president on media, said Buhari met with Iwobi alongside a high-powered team from the Italian senate.The meeting took place on the sidelines of [...]

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    PDP asks Buhari to probe wife over N2.5bn scandal

PDP asks Buhari to probe wife over N2.5bn scandal

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to probe Aisha, his wife, over the N2.5 billion scandal.Sani Baban-Inna, aide de camp (ADC) to the president's wife, has been accused of using her name to collect money from unsuspecting associates and government officials.In a statement on Wednesday, Kola Ologbondiyan, spokesman of the PDP, said the scandal has vindicated [...]

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    Obasanjo’s son declares support for Buhari’s second term

Obasanjo’s son declares support for Buhari’s second term

Abraham Obasanjo, son of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, has declared his support for the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari.Obasanjo's son conveyed this in a letter he wrote to the Buhari Campaign Organisation on Wednesday.Festus Keyamo, spokesman of the campaign, acknowledge receipt of the letter and shared its contenet."Dear Sir, please find attached a statement of my public declaration and [...]

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    US intelligence firm says Buhari could lose in 2019

US intelligence firm says Buhari could lose in 2019

Teneo Intelligence, a New York-based analysis firm, says the Osun state governorship election has shown that President Muhammadu Buhari could lose in 2019.The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) secured the highest votes in the governorship poll which the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared inconclusive.Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the PDP, polled 254,699, while his closest challenger, Isiaka Oyetola of the All [...]

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    Osun poll: Buhari has brutalised all agents of democracy, says Secondus

Osun poll: Buhari has brutalised all agents of democracy, says Secondus

Uche Secondus, chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, says President Muahammadu Buhari has brutalised all agents of democracy.He said this while responding to the Osun governorship election that was declared inconclusive.Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the PDP had polled majority vote of 254, 698, and Isiaka Oyetola, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has 254, 345 votes— leaving a margin [...]

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