Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Tag "President Muhammadu Buhari"

    The economy mustn’t crash again, says Secondus on ‘delay’ of Buhari’s cabinet

The economy mustn’t crash again, says Secondus on ‘delay’ of Buhari’s cabinet

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to avoid driving the country into another recession with his "know-it-all attitude”.Speaking with PUNCH on Monday, Uche Secondus, national chairman of the party, asked Buhari to constitute his cabinet as soon as possible, warning that delay might affect the economy negatively.He said it was disheartening that Buhari is yet [...]

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    Buhari is a civilian autocrat, says Adebanjo

Buhari is a civilian autocrat, says Adebanjo

Ayo Adebanjo, a leader of Afenifere, the Yoruba socio-political organisation, says President Muhammadu Buhari is a civilian autocrat disguising under the guise of a democrat.In an interview with Tribune, the elder statesman said the power Buhari enjoys is preventing him from changing the constitution to suit the current demands of the country.He also said Buhari has not been active in solving [...]

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    Buhari joins millions of Nigeria to watch Eagles Vs Burundi

Buhari joins millions of Nigeria to watch Eagles Vs Burundi

President Muhammadu Buhari joined millions of Nigerians within and outside the country in watching the Super Eagles open their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations campaign against Burundi on Saturday.Odion Ighalo stepped off the bench to score the winner as Nigeria broke off the resilience of debutants Burundi to beat them 1-0 at the Alexandria Stadium on Saturday.The three-time African champions [...]

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    Provide a soothing balm to Nigeria’s many challenges, Buhari tells Eagles

Provide a soothing balm to Nigeria’s many challenges, Buhari tells Eagles

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on the Super Eagles of Nigeria to provide a soothing balm to the many challenges facing the country.In his charge to the team, Buhari said: "nothing but lifting of the diadem is good enough for our country" at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.Buhari also told them to play for the "honour of [...]

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    Has Buhari started his second term?

Has Buhari started his second term?

An adage says ‘when big challenges are giving hard blows to a person, smaller ones will have a field day’. No matter what this present administration says, there is fire on the mountain. Like joke like play a big conflagration is already consuming our big edifice as we used to make jest. The earlier we agreed on this and map [...]

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    PHOTOS: Buhari inaugurates national economic council

PHOTOS: Buhari inaugurates national economic council

President Muhammadu Buhari inaugurated the national economic council at the presidential villa in Abuja on Thursday.The council, which is headed by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, has as members, 36 governors, governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, ministers of finance, budget and national planning, agriculture, federal capital territory and the minister of state, petroleum.While inaugurating the council, Buhari charged governors to [...]

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    Serious leaders form their cabinets within one week, Obi taunts Buhari

Serious leaders form their cabinets within one week, Obi taunts Buhari

Peter Obi, vice-presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the general election, says leaders who are serious do not waste time to form their cabinets.Speaking with journalists in Lagos during the weekend, Obi called on President Muhammadu Buhari to unveil his team as soon as possible.Buhari was sworn in on May 29 while the main inauguration activities took [...]

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    Buhari goofs on reelection date, GDP growth projection

Buhari goofs on reelection date, GDP growth projection

President Muhammadu Buhari gave a wrong date on when he was reelected into office while speaking to millions of Nigerians in Abuja on Wednesday.In his Democracy Day speech, Buhari also gave wrong figures on Nigeria’s GDP growth projection for 2019.In the speech, a copy of which was obtained from Femi Adesina, his spokesman, the president said he was reelected [...]

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    Buhari: We’ll crack down on instigators of violence

Buhari: We’ll crack down on instigators of violence

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration will not tolerate those who incite violence and social unrest in the country.Buhari spoke during the June 12 Democracy Day celebration at Eagle Square, Abuja, on Wednesday.The president alleged that most instances of inter-communal and inter-religious strife are being sponsored or incited by ethnic, political or religious leaders for their selfish interest."Most of the [...]

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    TRENDING: Omo-Agege kneels before Buhari

TRENDING: Omo-Agege kneels before Buhari

Ovie Omo-Agege, senator representing Delta central, on Tuesday, knelt down to greet President Muhammadu Buhari after his emergence as deputy senate president.Omo-Agege had secured 68 votes during the senate election to defeat Ike Ekweremadu of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and immediate past occupier of the position, who had 37 votes.While paying a courtesy visit to the presidential villa, alongside Ahmad [...]

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    ‘Presidency frustrating AIT, Ray Power’ — Dokpesi raises the alarm

‘Presidency frustrating AIT, Ray Power’ — Dokpesi raises the alarm

Raymond Dokpesi, founder of DAAR Communications Plc, owners of Africa Independent Television (AIT) and Raypower FM, has accused presidency of using the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to frustrate his stations.Dokpesi made the allegation while speaking with journalists during a press conference at the company headquarters in Abuja on Thursday.He expressed concern over the leadership of the NBC, claiming that press [...]

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    IBB speaks on what Buhari needs to succeed

IBB speaks on what Buhari needs to succeed

Former military President Ibrahim Babangida says President Muhammadu Buhari needs the support of the people to succeed. Addressing reporters in Minna, Niger state capital, on Tuesday, the Nigerian leader expressed confidence that the security challenge would be brought under control “very soon”. He asked Nigerians to support Buhari in his second term in order to make the fight against insecurity successful. “What is [...]

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    The Economist predicts ‘more misery’ for Nigerians under Buhari

The Economist predicts ‘more misery’ for Nigerians under Buhari

The Economist has predicted "more misery ahead" for Nigerians in President Muhammadu Buhari's second term.In a report on Thursday, the magazine said more Nigerians slipped into poverty during Buhari's first term while the country's economy "stuck like a stranded truck."The Economist said while the nation's economy has performed poorly, there is "little sign of the kind of export-led industrial revolution that [...]

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    Reps ask Buhari to rescind executive order retrieving all gun licences

Reps ask Buhari to rescind executive order retrieving all gun licences

The house of representatives has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to rescind an executive order mopping up guns with private individuals.The lower legislative chamber made the call on Thursday after adopting a motion seeking to revoke the "executive order to remove, revoke and banish all firearms certificates and licences throughout the federation".It said mopping up the guns would expose citizens [...]

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    Buhari: Adjustment of 2019 budget may affect implementation

Buhari: Adjustment of 2019 budget may affect implementation

President Muhammadu Buhari says the N90 billion which the national assembly added to the 2019 budget may affect its smooth implementation.The president said this on Monday while signing the N8.92trn appropriation bill into law.The federal lawmakers had approved N100 billion as security intervention fund for Zamfara state.Buhari, however, expressed concern over the adjustment in the budget, saying it would make [...]

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    Secondus to Buhari: Work with state governors to tackle insecurity

Secondus to Buhari: Work with state governors to tackle insecurity

Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to work with the state governors to tackle the security challenges in the country.Secondus gave the advice at a thanksgiving service by Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers state, in Port Harcourt, on Saturday.According to a statement by Ike Abonyi, his special adviser on media, the PDP [...]

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