Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Tag "President Muhammadu Buhari"

    PDP asks national assembly to impeach Buhari

PDP asks national assembly to impeach Buhari

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked the national assembly to “commence the impeachment of President Muhammedu Buhari for the various constitutional breaches, especially the submission of two versions of the 2016 budget".The party made the demand after its national working committee meeting in Abuja on Thursday.The party urged the national assembly to "thoroughly investigate the shameful act, including  the distortion and banding of  [...]

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    I don’t know where your daughters are, Buhari ‘tells’ Chibok parents, BBOG group

I don’t know where your daughters are, Buhari ‘tells’ Chibok parents, BBOG group

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday told the parents of the missing Chibok girls that he did not know where their daughters were.The parents, 136 of them, together with members of the Bringbackourgirls (BBOG) movement, converged on the banquet hall of the presidential villa, seeking answers to the whereabouts of the 219 missing schoolgirls from Chibok in Borno state. But they [...]

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    Hundreds of Budget 2016 copies were delivered to the national assembly, says presidency

Hundreds of Budget 2016 copies were delivered to the national assembly, says presidency

The presidency has refuted reports that President Muhammadu Buhari has a hand in the missing 2016 budget at the national assembly. In a brief message to Thecable, Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, said many copies of the budget had been made available to the national assembly; countering reports that the document was missing. He was responding to reports of the disappearance of the 2016 budget [...]

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    Soldiers ‘detain’ 65 Chibok parents in Borno

Soldiers ‘detain’ 65 Chibok parents in Borno

Soldiers have detained 65 parents of the abducted Chibok girls who were on their way to Abuja from Borno to participate in the protest of the Bringbackourgirls (BBOG) movement scheduled for Thursday.According to Tunji Olanrewaju, a member of the BBOG strategic team and spokesman, who spoke with TheCable, the 65 parents were stopped at Askira, near Chibok, in Borno state by [...]

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    Budget 2016 ‘missing’ from national assembly

Budget 2016 ‘missing’ from national assembly

The 2016 budget presented to the national assembly on December 22, 2015 by President Muhammadu buhari is currently not with the federal legislature, TheCable can report.A top official of the national assembly, who did not want to be named, told TheCable that the "missing budget" was the crux of the discussion at Tuesday's executive session of the senate, which lasted more than [...]

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    REVEALED: Buhari’s associate, Isa, got N170m from Dasuki but has returned N100m to EFCC

REVEALED: Buhari’s associate, Isa, got N170m from Dasuki but has returned N100m to EFCC

Ibrahim Magu, chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says Jafaru Isa, an associate of President Muhammadu Buhari, who received a cash gift of N170m from Sambo Dasuki, former national security adviser (NSA), will still be prosecuted despite returning a part of the money.Isa, who was arrested last Wednesday, was released after he returned N100m to the EFCC, [...]

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    APC to PDP: You can’t tell us how to catch looters

APC to PDP: You can’t tell us how to catch looters

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is blackmailing anti-corruption agencies by its “orchestrated attacks on the hugely successful war against corruption being waged by the President Muhammadu Buhari administration”.The party said it was “aware of the plot by the PDP and their agents to stampede and blackmail anti-corruption agencies over ongoing corruption cases being investigated” [...]

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    APC to partner with Communist Party of China

APC to partner with Communist Party of China

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday signalled its intention to enter into partnership with the Communist Party of China (CPC), the founding and ruling political party of the Peoples Republic of China (PRC).According to Edegbe Odemwingie, APC’s assistant director of publicity, this was the result of a meeting held between Mai Mala Buni, APC’s national secretary and a Chinese [...]

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    BBOG group to storm villa again for Chibok girls

BBOG group to storm villa again for Chibok girls

The Bringbackourgirls advocacy group says it will march to the presidential villa next Thursday to seek answers from President Muhammadu Buhari on why 219 Chibok schoolgirls have remained in captivity despite his promise to rescue them.In a statement signed by Aisha Yesufu, Hadiza Bala Usman and Oby Ezekwesili, its coordinators, the group  flayed the president for declaring that Boko Haram [...]

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    Presidency: Buhari’s opinion on Dasuki ‘personal’

Presidency: Buhari’s opinion on Dasuki ‘personal’

The presidency says President Muhammadu Buhari will not interfere with the trials of Sambo Dasuki, former national security adviser (NSA), and Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), dismissing insinuations that the president is bent on influencing the court to jail the duo.According, Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, Buhari has the right to hold an opinion on the [...]

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    PDP: Buhari thinks Dasuki wants to be president

PDP: Buhari thinks Dasuki wants to be president

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says President Muhammadu is persecuting Sambo Dasuki, former national security adviser (NSA), out of suspicion that he is nursing a 2019 presidential ambition. The party said Dasuki, who is undergoing trial for alleged fraud, has vast political and security network, hence the president's bid to stop his 'suspected' ambition. It "sympathised" with "Buhari and leaders of the All [...]

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    PMB picks Danjuma, Dangote to resettle IDPs

PMB picks Danjuma, Dangote to resettle IDPs

Theophilus Danjuma, former minister of defence, and Aliko Dangote, Africa's richest man, will lead the presidential  committee to rehabilitate infrastructure and resettle internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the north-east. According to Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, the committee would be inaugurated soon. Speaking on Friday at the state house, Abuja, in response to a goodwill message delivered to him by Women In Politics Forum [...]

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    PDP describes Buhari’s budget as  ‘a big fraud’

PDP describes Buhari’s budget as ‘a big fraud’

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday described the N6.8 trillion 2016 federal budget presented by President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday as "a big fraud and executive conspiracy tailored towards mortgaging the future of the nation". The party flayed the decision to borrow N2 trillion, describing it as "the height of recklessness and deceit from a government that trends on propaganda". In a [...]

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    We’ll hold you to every word, Dogara tells Buhari

We’ll hold you to every word, Dogara tells Buhari

Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, says the national assembly will hold President Muhammadu Buhari to every word and provision in the 2016 budget.Buhari had presented a N6.08 trillion budget before a joint session of the national assembly on Tuesday.In his presentation, the president projected a capital expenditure of N1.8trn, which is 30 percent of the total budget.He [...]

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    Arms deal landed Nigeria ‘in crisis’, says Buhari

Arms deal landed Nigeria ‘in crisis’, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says the violation of the procurement of arms for the military under the last administration is responsible for some of the challenges confronting the country.Speaking on Monday when Michael Fallon, British secretary of state for defence, visited him in Abuja, Buhari  his government was taking urgent and appropriate actions "to restore order, due process and probity to the [...]

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    Buhari: I received only two SUVs from Jonathan

Buhari: I received only two SUVs from Jonathan

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said he received only two sports utility vehicles (SUVs) from the government of former President Goodluck Jonathan.This is contrary to reports that he received five armoured vehicles from Sambo Dasuki, former national security adviser.According to Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, Buhari received the two vehicles "in keeping with his entitlements as a former head of state".The [...]

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