Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Tag "President Muhammadu Buhari"

    What President Buhari possibly doesn’t know

What President Buhari possibly doesn’t know

The PDP began to fall from grace to grass when party members and their leaders started making arrogant statements as: “we would still win without you…” Close to two years now, I have observed the ruling party very closely and sadly, I have been able to see that the APC is a sad repeat of the past. Both online and [...]

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    Tambuwal: Buhari desperate to perpetuate self in power

Tambuwal: Buhari desperate to perpetuate self in power

Aminu Tambuwal, governor of Sokoto state, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of being desperate to perpetuate himself in power.Tambuwal, who is a presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), said this while meeting with delegates of the PDP in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti state capital, on Friday.The aspirant, who defected from the All Progressives Congress to the PDP in August, said [...]

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    CAN on new DSS DG: Buhari turning a deaf ear to the voice of wisdom

CAN on new DSS DG: Buhari turning a deaf ear to the voice of wisdom

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of making lopsided appointments.Samson Ayokunle, president of the association, said this in a statement on Monday.He said the president, who at his inauguration three years ago, promised to be fair to all has been "consistently and persistently discriminating against Christians and southerners in all his appointments and policies"."CAN notes [...]

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    Buhari challenges African countries to improve ports infrastructure

Buhari challenges African countries to improve ports infrastructure

President Muhammadu Buhari says Africa should take full advantage of maritime endowment within the continent as part of measures to strengthen economic development.The president said this during the opening ceremony of the first International Association For Ports and Harbours (IAPH) Africa regional conference hosted by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) in Abuja, on Monday.He said nations in Africa are largely [...]

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    N’assembly working on electoral bill rejected by Buhari

N’assembly working on electoral bill rejected by Buhari

The national assembly has started working on the electoral act amendment bill recently rejected by President Muhammadu Buhari.The joint national assembly committee on the bill announced this in Abuja on Monday.Suleiman Nazif, chairman of the joint committee, said the lawmakers were meeting to consider issues raised by the president regarding the bill.This is the fourth time the committee would be [...]

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    EFCC tackles HSBC, says bank laundering money for corrupt Nigerians

EFCC tackles HSBC, says bank laundering money for corrupt Nigerians

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has accused HSBC Bank of laundering proceeds of corruption for over 50 Nigerians, including a serving senator.A recent report attributed to the bank predicted that if President Muhammadu Buhari wins his second term bid, it would “stunt the economy”.Garba Shehu, senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity, had on Saturday [...]

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    Enelamah represents Buhari at commissioning of Akwa Ibom flood control project

Enelamah represents Buhari at commissioning of Akwa Ibom flood control project

President Muhammadu Buhari has commissioned an erosion and flood control project in Akpene Eket, Eket local government area of Akwa Ibom state.The project is one of the 26 federal government ecological intervention projects for the second quarter of 2017.Represented by Okey Enelamah, minister of industry, trade and investment, the president said his administration is committed to ensuring fair treatment for [...]

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    Adeosun ‘departs Nigeria’ after resignation

Adeosun ‘departs Nigeria’ after resignation

Kemi Adeosun, Nigeria's former minister of finance, has departed the country, a day after turning in her resignation letter.The minister had resigned after admitting that her National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) exemption certificate was forged.In her resignation letter, Adeosun said she didn't know the certificate was falsified as she relied on associates to obtain it after she returned to the [...]

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    PDP exists only on social media, says Keyamo

PDP exists only on social media, says Keyamo

Festus Keyamo, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari’s reelection campaign, says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has its existence only on Twitter and Whatsapp.He said this in reaction to a statement by the PDP, accusing the ruling APC of "killing democracy"  by fielding Buhari as its only presidential candidate.But Keyamo replied that the APC was not doomed but rather, the PDP [...]

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    Southern leaders reject new DSS DG, describe Buhari as Nigeria’s most tribalistic leader

Southern leaders reject new DSS DG, describe Buhari as Nigeria’s most tribalistic leader

Some elders under the aegis of the Southern and Middle Belt Forum have accused President Muhammadu Buhari of dividing Nigeria more than any other leader in the nation's history.In a statement Thursday, the forum condemned Buhari’s failure to make Matthew Seiyefa the substantive director-general of the Department of State Services (DSS).The leaders alleged that the act shows his "vote of [...]

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    Ezekwesili hints at running against Buhari

Ezekwesili hints at running against Buhari

Oby Ezekwesili, former minister of education, has hinted at challenging President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019.Writing via her Twitter handle on Wednesday, Ezekwesili asked if it was already late to join the race for 2019.A former vice-president of World Bank (African region), Ezekwesili has been a strong critic of Buhari, and has at various times accused him of failing in his [...]

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    Amaechi defends construction of N18bn Transportation University in Buhari’s hometown

Amaechi defends construction of N18bn Transportation University in Buhari’s hometown

Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, has defended the planned construction of Transportation University in Daura, Katsina state, where President Muhammadu Buhari is from.The construction of the N18 billion project is scheduled to start in 2019.Addressing journalists in Abuja on Tuesday, Amaechi said there is nothing special about siting the university in the president’s hometown since "Daura is also part of [...]

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    Buhari: We’ll continue to deprive looters fruits of their crimes

Buhari: We’ll continue to deprive looters fruits of their crimes

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration will make sure that looters do not enjoy the fruit of their crimes.Buhari said this on Thursday when he received the report of the committee he set up to audit recovered funds.He described corruption as a threat to the well-being, national security, and economy of Nigeria."We will not allow the wanton diversion and embezzlement [...]

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    FG: States owing salaries won’t get Paris Club refund

FG: States owing salaries won’t get Paris Club refund

The federal government says states must clear owed salaries and other related staff arrears before they would be able to access the remaining $2.69 billion Paris Club refund.Hassan Dodo, director of information, federal ministry of finance, made this known in a statement released on Tuesday."The DMO led the reconciliation process under the supervision of the Federal Ministry of Finance. The final [...]

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    Ngige: Nigerians should be clapping for Buhari’s government on a daily basis

Ngige: Nigerians should be clapping for Buhari’s government on a daily basis

Chris Ngige, minister of labour, says nobody could have performed better than President Muhammadu Buhari.Speaking when he met with journalists in Onitsha, Anambra state on Sunday, Ngige said Nigerians ought to be clapping for the government of Buhari on a daily basis.The minister said the situation of the country could have been worse if Buhari had not been elected in 2015.He [...]

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    ‘Things are changing’ — minister urges Nigerians in diaspora to return home

‘Things are changing’ — minister urges Nigerians in diaspora to return home

Ogbonnaya Onu, minister of science and technology, has urged Nigerians in the diaspora to return home and "help build a nation of everybody’s dream".The minister made the appeal during a series of town hall meetings held with Nigerians in the US.NAN reports that the minister was in the US to sensitise Nigerians on the presidential executive order V signed by [...]

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