Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Tag "Punch newspaper"

    The Buhari/Punch tango

The Buhari/Punch tango

A very pathetic story which crept into the media a few hours to this weekend suddenly took away the appetite of sane citizens of the world. According to the story, some suspected Fulani herdsmen had beheaded Charles Chrisanthus, Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Bare Ward of Numan Local Government Area of Adamawa State. He was brutally slain on [...]

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    Buhari will NEVER approve humiliation of any journalist, says Garba Shehu

Buhari will NEVER approve humiliation of any journalist, says Garba Shehu

Garba Shehu, senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity, says his principal knows nothing about the expulsion of Lekan Adetayo, state house correspondent of PUNCH, from the presidential villa.On Monday, Adetayo was expelled from the villa by Bashir Abubakar, Buhari's chief security officer (CSO), for writing "uncomplimentary reports."Although, the reporter has been recalled back to the villa, [...]

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    Makarafi’s PDP acknowledges Buhari’s health challenge, says he needs rest

Makarafi’s PDP acknowledges Buhari’s health challenge, says he needs rest

The Ahmed Markafi faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described President Muhammadu Buahri as an elder statesman who needs rest and continuous medical attention.In a statement on the expulsion of Olalekan Adetayo, state house correspondent of PUNCH, from the presidential villa in Abuja, the opposition party said any attempt to gag the media in whatever form is an assault [...]

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    Expulsion of PUNCH reporter: CSO didn’t consult us, says Femi Adesina

Expulsion of PUNCH reporter: CSO didn’t consult us, says Femi Adesina

Femi Adesina, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari, says Bashir Abubakar, chief security officer (CSO), did not consult the media office before he expelled Olalekan Adetayo, PUNCH's state house correspondent, from Aso Rock.On Monday, the reporter was reportedly expelled for writing reports considered to be "uncomplimentary" to the Buhari administration.But in series of tweets, Adesina said his principal is committed to [...]

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