Friday, August 14, 2020

Tag "Muhammdu Buhari"

    Buhari locks down Kano for two weeks as probe of ‘strange deaths’ continues

Buhari locks down Kano for two weeks as probe of ‘strange deaths’ continues

President Muhammdu Buhari has ordered a 14-day lockdown in Kano state to curb the spread of COVID-19.  The state, which has 77 confirmed COVID-19 cases, has recorded "strange deaths" in the last one week, creating confusion among residents. The government of Kano, which had initially denied the rising deaths later described the situation as a serious but attributed the deaths to acute fever, [...]

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    Buhari returns after ‘private visit’ to London

Buhari returns after ‘private visit’ to London

President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to the country after a "private visit" to the United Kingdom. The president headed to the UK from Saudi Arabia where he attended the third edition of the Future Investment Initiative (FII) after departing the country on October 27. The aircraft which brought him from the UK touched down at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja at 9:45pm. On the [...]

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    VIDEO: The moment Buhari signed peace accord for 2019 polls

VIDEO: The moment Buhari signed peace accord for 2019 polls

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed a peace accord for the 2019 elections. The accord was organised by the National Peace Committee. Meanwhile, Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), was absent at the signing of the deal. Below is a video of Buhari signing the peace accord. https://twitter.com/BashirAhmaad/status/1072521066805911553 [...]

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    Buhari should return in two weeks, says Okorocha

Buhari should return in two weeks, says Okorocha

Rochas Okorocha, governor of Imo state, says he expects President Muhammdu Buhari to return to the country in two weeks. Buhari has been receiving medical treatment in the United Kingdom since May 7. On Sunday, the president hosted John Oyegun, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and some governors of the ruling party. A picture of the meeting trended on social [...]

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    The enemies of your govt are within, APC senator tells Buhari

The enemies of your govt are within, APC senator tells Buhari

Isa Misau, an All Progressives Congress (APC) senator from Bauchi state, says the enemies of President Muhammadu Buhari are within the presidency. Misau said this on Wednesday, while contributing to the debate on the refusal of Hameed Ali, comptroller-general of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), to appear before upper legislative chamber in uniform. Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation (AGF), had written [...]

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    Buhari urges departing Entwistle to write a book on Nigeria

Buhari urges departing Entwistle to write a book on Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari wants James Entwistle, the outgoing ambassador of the US, to write a book on his years of working in Nigeria. Receiving Entwistle as well as Perry Calderwood, the outgoing high commissioner of Canada to Nigeria, at the state house on Monday, Buhari expressed appreciation to the US for its important roles in the success of Nigeria's 2015 general elections. He said US's insistence on [...]

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    Senate confirms 2 separate budget versions

Senate confirms 2 separate budget versions

Controversy continue in the red chamber of the national assembly on Thursday, when two different versions of the federal budget were discovered. The 2016 budget presented to the national assembly on December 22, 2015 by President Muhammadu Buhari was discovered to be missing on Tuesday. Senate President Bukola Saraki maintained on Thursday that the budget was never missing, he said Ita Enang, special [...]

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    Saraki’s rebellion seen as northern conspiracy against Yoruba, says Bisi Akande

Saraki’s rebellion seen as northern conspiracy against Yoruba, says Bisi Akande

Bisi Akande, pioneer chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the rebellion in the senate is being viewed in the south-west as a northern conspiracy against the Yoruba. He also alleged that individuals who feel threatened by the resolve of President Muhammadu Buhari to fight corruption influenced the emergence of Bukola Saraki as senate president. "While other position seekers are waiting in [...]

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    GMB’s opponents, loyalists storm Chatham House

GMB’s opponents, loyalists storm Chatham House

The speech of Muhammadu Buhari, presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), at the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House) on Thursday was preceded by demonstrations from two sets of people – one in support of his presidential ambition, the other against it. Those opposed to Buhari, comprising mainly young men, carried placards which read:  "Buhari belongs to the past", "The past [...]

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