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    Buhari’s speech: Changing sitting order in a stuck titanic?

Buhari’s speech: Changing sitting order in a stuck titanic?

The cartel of political prayer-warriors are bound to lay claims. But if anyone deserves credit for at least "fast-tracking" the return last Saturday evening of President Muhammadu Buhari to, as they say, continue his "good work" in Aso Rock, it must be the procession of contrarians who had laid a siege to Abuja and their comrades who barricaded Abuja House [...]

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    Femi Adesina: ‘Okechukwu’ Buhari won’t abandon south-east

Femi Adesina: ‘Okechukwu’ Buhari won’t abandon south-east

Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, says President Muhammadu Buhari will complete the second Niger bridge and fix roads in the south-east.Speaking when a coalition of south-east youth visited the villa to declare support for Buhari, on Tuesday,  Adesina said the region would get its fair share from the government.He said the presence of the youth was an indication that the president [...]

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    Buhari meets with service chiefs

Buhari meets with service chiefs

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday presided over a security council meeting at the presidential villa.The council is the executive organ responsible for national security decisions.The national security adviser,  service chiefs, and the inspector-general of police are at the meeting.The president returned to the country from the UK, where he went for medical treatment, on Saturday.On Monday, he addressed the country [...]

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    EXTRA: Rodents took over Buhari’s office during his leave, says Garba Shehu

EXTRA: Rodents took over Buhari’s office during his leave, says Garba Shehu

When the cat is away, the mice will play. When the Lion King returned to his den on Monday, he found out that lesser animals had been having a field day.On Monday, TheCable learnt from a presidential source that President Muhammadu Buhari would be working from home.The reason given for the development was ongoing "renovations" in the president's office.Little did Nigerians [...]

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    Has President Buhari been demystified?

Has President Buhari been demystified?

A recent article by Fredrick Nwabufo on President Muhammadu Buhari which appeared on theCable.ng online news portal was an interesting read. Nwabufo’s central thesis in the piece was that Buhari has been demystified.The article in question was interesting not because of the quality of its content or any profound intellectual reasoning advanced for the demystification, but because of the author’s [...]

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    PDP knocks Buhari: Your speech a monumental anti-climax

PDP knocks Buhari: Your speech a monumental anti-climax

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described President Muhammadu Buhari's nationwide broadcast as a "monumental anti-climax".The president addressed the country on Monday, his first speech since returning from his lengthy medical vacation in the UK.Among the things he talked about were Nigeria’s unity, national security and the insurgency in the north-east.The PDP said in a statement issued on Monday by [...]

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    Presidential broadcast and other stories

Presidential broadcast and other stories

“Baba don come oh. Baba o yo yo, Baba Bubu o yo yo”“What is that?”“Eh, o yo yo”“If you are this excited about President Buhari’s return, then why didn’t you go to Abuja to welcome him when he arrived from England on Saturday.”“I didn’t have to”“After 104 days on medical vacation in London. You should have been there to show [...]

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    Saraki, Dogara acknowledge receipt of Buhari’s resumption letter

Saraki, Dogara acknowledge receipt of Buhari’s resumption letter

Senate President Bukola Saraki and Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, say they have received letters from President Muhammadu Buhari notifying the national assembly of his return to the country.While Saraki disclosed this on his Facebook page on Monday, Dogara spoke in a two-paragraph statement issued by Turaki Hassan, his spokesman."I have received a letter from President Muhammadu [...]

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    Fayose to Buhari: We’re happy that you are back but Nigerians need food

Fayose to Buhari: We’re happy that you are back but Nigerians need food

Ayodele Fayose, Ekiti state governor, says though the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is happy about President Muhammadu Buhari's return to the country, “Nigerians are hungry.”Fayose, who is the chairman of the PDP governors’ forum, said this at a meeting of PDP governors in Asaba, Delta state.Buhari returned to the country on Saturday after a 103-day medical vacation in the UK.According [...]

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    ‘ASUU forgotten’, ‘Baba is angry with social media’, — reaction to Buhari’s broadcast

‘ASUU forgotten’, ‘Baba is angry with social media’, — reaction to Buhari’s broadcast

President Muhammadu Buhari addressed the country in a nationwide broadcast on Monday morning.The address is Buhari's first speech since returning from his 103-day medical vacation in the UK.Among the things he talked about were Nigeria’s unity, national security as well as the insurgency in the north-east.As usual, Nigerians on Twitter have made some critical, yet hilarious reactions concerning the president's [...]

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    Ezekwesili describes Buhari’s address as a ‘terrible case of missed opportunity’

Ezekwesili describes Buhari’s address as a ‘terrible case of missed opportunity’

Oby Ezekwesili, former minister of education, has described President's Muhammadu Buhari's Monday broadcast as a “terrible case of missed opportunity”.Buhari addressed Nigerians on Monday morning - his first speech since returning from the UK where he had gone for medical treatment.Among the things he talked about were Nigeria's unity, national security as well as the insurgency in the north-east.Less than [...]

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    Nigerian doctors to Buhari: We are capable of handling any ailment

Nigerian doctors to Buhari: We are capable of handling any ailment

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) says its members are capable of handling any ailment.In a communique issued after a national executive council (NEC) meeting in Kaduna, Mike Ogirima and Yusuf Tanko Sununu, president and secretary of the association, advised President Muhammadu Buhari to replicate in Nigeria what he saw in the London hospital where he was treated.They said Nigerian doctors [...]

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    Buhari: In 2003, Ojukwu and I agreed Nigeria must remain as one

Buhari: In 2003, Ojukwu and I agreed Nigeria must remain as one

President Muhammadu Buhari says he and Chukwuemeka Ojukwu, the late Igbo leader, agreed that Nigeria must remain as one.Ojukwu led the secessionist state of Biafra from 1967 to 1970. Some groups in the south-east are agitating for the restoration of the state.In a state broadcast on Monday, Buhari said he and Ojukwu discussed and analysed the problems of Nigeria when [...]

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    Aso Rock chapel sings ‘all things working for my good’ to celebrate Buhari’s return

Aso Rock chapel sings ‘all things working for my good’ to celebrate Buhari’s return

The Aso Rock chapel on Sunday celebrated the return of President Muhammadu Buhari by singing praises to God.Buhari returned to the country from the UK, where he received medical treatment, on Saturday.There was fanfare in Abuja and across the country to celebrate his return.On Sunday, the celebrations continued as the choir of the state house chapel did a special ministration [...]

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    Ethnic tension, rising insecurity – five issues Buhari should consider in his state address

Ethnic tension, rising insecurity – five issues Buhari should consider in his state address

President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Nigeria from the UK, where he had spent 103 days receiving medical treatment.His return was at best epochal. His supporters formed human walls on the airport road in Abuja to welcome him. There was also fanfare in his native Daura and in other parts of the country.A lot happened while the president was away. [...]

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    We thank God for saving Buhari’s life, says PDP

We thank God for saving Buhari’s life, says PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed belief that, having returned from his medical vacation, President Muhammadu Buhari is now healthier to assume duty.Buhari returned to the country on Saturday after he left to receive medical attention in the UK.In a statement issued by Dayo Adeyeye, PDP national publicity secretary, the party welcomed the president back to the country and [...]

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