Sunday, December 16, 2018

Tag "President Muhammadu Buhari"

    ‘Displacing Buhari will be tough’, ‘Start from where we stopped’ — five things Obasanjo told Atiku

‘Displacing Buhari will be tough’, ‘Start from where we stopped’ — five things Obasanjo told Atiku

One of the most interesting stories in the history of Nigerian politics played out on Thursday when former President Olusegun Obasanjo reconciled with Atiku Abubakar, his deputy while in power. Obasanjo and Atiku had fallen out during their second term in office and until Thursday afternoon, the two had been on warring paths while all the attempts to make peace fell [...]

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    Atiku: Buhari’s cows are always 150… he has never run a successful business

Atiku: Buhari’s cows are always 150… he has never run a successful business

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has taken a jab at President Muhammadu Buhari, saying he has never run a successful business in his life.In a statement from his media office on Tuesday, Abubakar said the free and fair presidential primary conducted by the PDP has left the APC in a "state of panic and confusion".He [...]

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    Buhari: No part of Nigeria will be ignored under my watch

Buhari: No part of Nigeria will be ignored under my watch

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said no part of Nigeria will be ignored under his watch.The president gave the assurance when he received a delegation of Ugep Kingdom, Cross River, led by Obol Ofem Ubana, Obol Lopon of Ugep, a retired army officer.President Buhari was responding to a request by the royal father for the federal government to intervene and [...]

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    Ribadu: Fulani nomads marginalised… they benefit nothing from Nigeria

Ribadu: Fulani nomads marginalised… they benefit nothing from Nigeria

Nuhu Ribadu, former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the nomadic Fulani are not benefiting from Nigeria in any way.Ribadu said the Fulani think President Muhammadu Buhari has “abandoned” them and are angry with him.According to The Nation, he made the statement on Monday while speaking at a conflict resolution summit on the farmers/herders crisis.Ribadu said [...]

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    Keyamo: Nigerians should be worried about Atiku’s credibility

Keyamo: Nigerians should be worried about Atiku’s credibility

Festus Keyamo, spokesman of the reelection campaign of President Muhammadu Buhari, says Nigerians should be worried about the credibility of Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).In a statement on Sunday, Keyamo said Abubakar did not win the election on a free and fair basis but induced the delegates financially.He urged Nigerians to be careful in deciding who [...]

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    More APC governors storm Aso Rock over controversial primaries

More APC governors storm Aso Rock over controversial primaries

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting with some governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC).The meeting, holding at the presidential villa, Abuja, is believed to be regarding the party's controversial primary elections.The party had conducted governorship and senatorial elections across the states but the exercise was riddled with controversies, leading to its cancellation in states like Imo and Zamfara.The decision [...]

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    ‘Your daughter will return in peace’ — Buhari calls Leah Sharibu’s mother

‘Your daughter will return in peace’ — Buhari calls Leah Sharibu’s mother

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Rebecca Sharibu, mother of Leah, that his administration is doing its best to release the kidnapped girl from Boko Haram custody. Buhari gave the assurance when he called Rebbecca on Wednesday, according to Garba Shehu, his spokesman.Leah was among the 119 students of Government Girls Secondary School, Dapchi, Yobe state, abducted by Boko Haram in February.All [...]

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    Onyema: Nigerian airlines not working well because of govt policies

Onyema: Nigerian airlines not working well because of govt policies

Allen Onyema, the chief executive officer of Air Peace, says government policies are the reasons Nigerian airlines are not working well.The Air Peace boss commended President Muhammadu Buhari on the federal executive council's decision to suspend the national carrier project saying other countries are running from owning a national carrier."There is this talk that domestic airlines are not doing well. [...]

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    Buhari returns to Abuja after attending UN general assembly

Buhari returns to Abuja after attending UN general assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja from New York where he participated in the 73rd session of the United Nations general assembly.He also attended other official engagements on the sideline of the UNGA73 between September 24 and 29.The presidential aircraft conveying the president, his wife, Aisha, and some members of his entourage took off from JFK International Airport on Saturday [...]

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    Tambuwal: Nigeria needs a leader whose decisions won’t be influenced by ethnic biases

Tambuwal: Nigeria needs a leader whose decisions won’t be influenced by ethnic biases

Aminu Tambuwal, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, says he will not tackle insecurity like the Muhammadu Buhari administration if elected president.Okey Ikechukwu, spokesman of Tambuwal's campaign office, quoted the Sokoto governor as saying this during a visit to Nasarawa on Friday." will not adopt a one solution approach of the current government," Tambuwal said."I am here today to tell you that [...]

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    2019: ‘2.9m’ APC members in Kano endorse Buhari

2019: ‘2.9m’ APC members in Kano endorse Buhari

A total of 2,931,235 members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano state reportedly voted for President Muhammadu Buhari in the presidential primary election conducted Friday.Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of the state and returning officer of the election, announced that Buhari polled the number of votes in the exercise conducted across the 44 local government areas in the state.It is [...]

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    I don’t have to insult Buhari to show that I’m a PDP member, says Ebonyi gov

I don’t have to insult Buhari to show that I’m a PDP member, says Ebonyi gov

David Umahi, Ebonyi governor, says he does not have to insult President Muhammadu Buhari to prove that he's a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Umahi said this on Friday in Abakaliki during the quarterly media chat/dinner to mark the nation’s 58th anniversary and 22nd year of the state’s creation.The governor said the state government would name the one and [...]

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    Buhari: I’ll do better if I win re-election and survive the next four years

Buhari: I’ll do better if I win re-election and survive the next four years

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration will do better if he wins re-election and "survives the next four years".Buhari said "ordinary Nigerians" form the core of his support base, maintaining that "they always vote for me".The president made the comment on Thursday during an interactive session with Nigerian professionals based in the US and Canada.He said his administration has delivered [...]

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    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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