Sunday, February 17, 2019

Tag "President Muhammadu Buhari"

    I won’t campaign for Buhari in 2019 if things continue like this, says wife

I won’t campaign for Buhari in 2019 if things continue like this, says wife

A "few people" are behind the appointments made by the government of President Muhammadu Buhari, says his wife, Aisha. In an interview with BBC, Aisha Buhari said she may not support her husband's re-election bid should he fail to reshuffle his government."He is yet to tell me but I have decided as his wife, that if things continue like this up to [...]

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    Reno Omokri: I pray for Buhari twice a day… the Lord is my witness

Reno Omokri: I pray for Buhari twice a day… the Lord is my witness

Reno Omokri, special assistant to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan on new media, says in spite of his constant criticism, he prays twice daily for President Muhammadu Buhari.Omokri, a pastor, said the Bible is not against chastising leaders, and noted that the president is often oblivious to the things happening in the country.Consequently, he said Nigerians have a responsibility to inform the president [...]

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    Buhari doesn’t know 90% of people working for him, says wife

Buhari doesn’t know 90% of people working for him, says wife

If President Muhammadu Buhari was asked to name those he knew among every 50 people working for him, he would have difficulties with 45, Aisha Buhari, first lady, has said.Aisha, who said this in an interview with the Hausa Service of the BBC, also expressed worries at the efforts of some people to create division in the All Progressives Congress (APC).“This worries us a lot [...]

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    Paden: Buhari has incriminating evidence to jail Jonathan

Paden: Buhari has incriminating evidence to jail Jonathan

John Paden, the authorised biographer of President Muhammadu Buhari, says the president had evidence to put former President Goodluck Jonathan in jail for corruption, but he did not want to do so.In his book, ‘Muhammadu Buhari: Challenges of Leadership in Nigeria,’ Paden, a professor of international studies, wrote that Buhari was more concerned about recovering stolen funds than about jailing anybody.He [...]

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    Buhari and Dasuki are in-laws, says biographer who dismisses vendetta claims

Buhari and Dasuki are in-laws, says biographer who dismisses vendetta claims

John Paden, biographer of President Muhammadu Buhari, says there is no grudge between the president and Sambo Dasuki, former national security adviser (NSA).Dasuki, who is facing multiple charges of corruption at a federal capital territory (FCT) high court, once alleged that his prosecution and detention by the government was as a result of an old grudge Buhari had against him.In [...]

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    REVEALED: Buhari often skipped school and was always flogged by schoolmaster

REVEALED: Buhari often skipped school and was always flogged by schoolmaster

President Muhammadu Buhari was a reluctant student in his early years, John Paden, his authorised biographer, has revealed.According to Paden, a professor of international studies, in his book, ‘Muhammadu Buhari: The Challenges of Leadership in Nigeria’, Buhari often skipped school, which earned beatings by the schoolmaster.He wrote that Buhari decided to take his studies seriously with the encouragement of Waziri [...]

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    Jonathan’s account hasn’t been frozen, says presidency

Jonathan’s account hasn’t been frozen, says presidency

The presidency has dispelled the rumour that it is owing former President Goodluck Jonathan his allowances.In a statement on Friday, Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, also said that the bank account of the former president had not been frozen.Shehu explained that all past leaders Jonathan had received their allowances for the second quarter of the year, and that payment for the [...]

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    Come out of the creeks and embrace amnesty, FG tells militants

Come out of the creeks and embrace amnesty, FG tells militants

The federal government has appealed to militants in the Niger Delta to lay down their arms and embrace the amnesty programme, which will end in 2017.Paul Boroh, special adviser to the president on Niger Delta and coordinator of the presidential amnesty programme, ‎made the appeal while addressing four ex-militants in his office in Abuja on Friday.Boroh urged the ex-agitators who [...]

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    Buhari wise to end Saraki’s criminal trial, says Atiku

Buhari wise to end Saraki’s criminal trial, says Atiku

Atiku Abubakar, former vice-president, says the federal government took a wise decision by withdrawing the criminal charges of forgery it filed against Senate President Bukola Saraki and Ike Ekweremadu, his deputy.He commended the government, “particularly President Muhammadu Buhari for the withdrawal the criminal charges, thus paving the way for the resolution of the impasse between both arms of government”.The former [...]

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    Buhari ‘under enormous pressure’ to halt corruption trial of APC allies

Buhari ‘under enormous pressure’ to halt corruption trial of APC allies

President Muhammadu Buhari has been under enormous pressure to come to the aid of his All Progressives Congress (APC) allies accused of corruption — but he has remained unwavering in his decision to hands off the judiciary .This is according to Buhari’s biography written by John Paden, a professor of international studies.In the book, entitled 'Muhammadu Buhari: Challenges of Leadership in Nigeria,” Paden [...]

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    Buhari: Through his patriotic zeal, Jonathan shamed prophets of doom

Buhari: Through his patriotic zeal, Jonathan shamed prophets of doom

President Muhammadu Buhari says Goodluck Jonathan, his predecessor, contributed to the success of the 2015 general election.Buhari said this while speaking at the Leadership award ceremony in Abuja on Thursday.The newspaper honoured the president with the Leadership Person of Year award alongside Jonathan, and Attahiru Jega, former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).“I am most delighted to be [...]

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    You’ll pay for your evil action, military tells militants

You’ll pay for your evil action, military tells militants

The Nigeria military says it supports the talks between the federal government and Niger Delta militants, but it will not relent in making criminals "regret the consequences of their evil action".Rabe Abubakar, defence spokesman, said this in a statement in Tuesday.There have been attacks on oil installations in the Niger Delta despite a truce between the government and some militant [...]

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    Turkish govt has declared war on us, Nigerian student cries out from hiding

Turkish govt has declared war on us, Nigerian student cries out from hiding

Nigerian students in Turkey are in hiding following the government’s crackdown on them.One of the affected students, who spoke to TheCable on Sunday, said that the Turkish government had declared an all-out war on them.He said this is as a result of the refusal of President Muhammadu Buhari to accede to the request of closing down schools that shared the [...]

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    I won’t allow militants hold Nigeria to ransom, says Buhari

I won’t allow militants hold Nigeria to ransom, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration will not allow Niger Delta militants to hold the country to ransom.Buhari said this in his speech on the 56th independence anniversary of the country.He also sympathised with Nigerians over the current economic crisis, saying it would not last for long because he had already taken steps to revive the economy.“A new insurgency has reared [...]

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    PDP: Buhari has shown he belongs to somebody after all

PDP: Buhari has shown he belongs to somebody after all

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of complicity in the alleged manipulation of Wednesday’s Edo governorship election.Reacting to Buhari’s congratulatory message to Godwin Obaseki, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate and winner of the election, the party said the president had shown he belonged to somebody.The PDP said this in the context of Buhari’s inaugural speech [...]

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    Buhari: I will continue blaming PDP… it is absolutely necessary

Buhari: I will continue blaming PDP… it is absolutely necessary

President Muhammadu Buhari says he will keep blaming the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the present state of the country.He said this at the launch of a pictorial book entitled 'Buhari a new beginning' by Bayo Omoboriowo, his photographer, on Friday.“I'm going to bore you with what we met," he said."I know I'm being accused in the papers of passing [...]

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