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    This could be your toughest assignment, Tinubu tells Gambari

This could be your toughest assignment, Tinubu tells Gambari

Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has told Ibrahim Gambari, chief of staff to President Muhammadu Buhari that this could be his toughest assignment. Gambari has served as under secretary-general of the United Nations and as the secretary-general’s special envoy on Cyprus, Zimbabwe and Myanmar and special representative in Angola. He was the minister of external affairs [...]

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    ‘Suspend VAT, provide stipends for citizens’ — Tinubu speaks on COVID-19

‘Suspend VAT, provide stipends for citizens’ — Tinubu speaks on COVID-19

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has prescribed measures the federal government can apply to mitigate the economic impact of the conoravirus outbreak on citizens.  In a message on his 68th birthday entitled, 'a message on the coronavirus', Tinubu said the government may have to take tougher measures to curb the spread of the disease such as [...]

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    Tinubu postpones colloquium to mark birthday over coronavirus

Tinubu postpones colloquium to mark birthday over coronavirus

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has postponed the annual colloquium to mark his birthday as a result of coronavirus (COVID-19). The former Lagos state governor will clock 68 on March 29. In a letter to his associates organising the event seen by TheCable, Tinubu said the decision to postpone the event is due to overriding public health [...]

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    Lagos APC: Tinubu has what it takes to lead Nigeria

Lagos APC: Tinubu has what it takes to lead Nigeria

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos state has described Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the party, as the Moses who will lead Nigeria to its promise land. Speaking at a press conference on Monday, Lanre Ogunyemi, general secretary of the party in the state, said Tinubu has contributed to modern Nigeria. Flanked by the new executive members of the party, Ogunyemi [...]

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    ‘You are expanding the kingdom of armed robbers’ — Bode George hits Sanwo-Olu over okada ban

‘You are expanding the kingdom of armed robbers’ — Bode George hits Sanwo-Olu over okada ban

Bode George, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says the ban of okada and tricycles in some areas  of Lagos will only increase the spate of armed robbery in the state. On February 1, the government of Babajide Sanwo-Olu restricted commercial motorcycles and tricycles in 15 local government areas and local council development areas. The action was received with widespread criticisms [...]

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    ‘Not a threat to unity… it needs correction’– five things Tinubu said on Amotekun

‘Not a threat to unity… it needs correction’– five things Tinubu said on Amotekun

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Wednesday, broke his silence on the controversial Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN) established by governors of the south-west zone. The governors established the joint security outfit code-named, Amotekun (Leopard), to tackle insecurity in the region. But Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation, declared the outfit illegal, saying matters of security are the [...]

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    Tinubu breaks silence on Amotekun

Tinubu breaks silence on Amotekun

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has broken his silence on the raging debate on Amotekun, the regional security outfit established by governors of the south-west zone. He said the foundation of the country had not been put at risk with the south-west regional security outfit launched by the governors of the zone in a bid to [...]

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    ‘You took bold decisions those before you failed to take’ — Tinubu hails Buhari at 77

‘You took bold decisions those before you failed to take’ — Tinubu hails Buhari at 77

Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says President Muhammadu Buhari took some bold decisions in governance that his predecessors knew were necessary but failed to take. Tinubu said this in statement issued by Tunde Rahman, his spokesman, to congratulate the president on his 77th birthday anniversary. He described Buhari as a man of principle and thanked [...]

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    ‘It’s a shame’ – Seun Kuti calls out Tinubu over Sowore’s detention

‘It’s a shame’ – Seun Kuti calls out Tinubu over Sowore’s detention

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    Tinubu meets with Buhari, Mamman Daura in Saudi Arabia

Tinubu meets with Buhari, Mamman Daura in Saudi Arabia

One day after hosting Abdulaziz Yari, governor of Zamfara state, President Muhammadu Buhari held a meeting with Mamman Daura, his cousin, and Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Saudi Arabia, where he is performing lesser hajj. Sa’ad Abubakar, sultan of Sokoto; Isa Dodo, Nigerian ambassador to Saudi Arabia; Ismaila Isa, an associate of the president; Wale Tinubu, [...]

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    ‘This is not Kwara’ – Tinubu rejects ‘O to ge’ in Lagos

‘This is not Kwara’ – Tinubu rejects ‘O to ge’ in Lagos

Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says "O to ge", the slogan used to dislodge Senate President Bukola Saraki is not applicable in Lagos. Loosely translated as "enough is enough", the slogan yielded massive rewards for Kwara APC as the party displaced all the three sitting senators in the state, won all house of reps seats and President [...]

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    Buhari didn’t order killing of citizens, says Tinubu

Buhari didn’t order killing of citizens, says Tinubu

Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC), has explained what President Muhammadu Buhari meant by saying the live of anyone who snatch ballot boxes during elections is at risk. At a meeting of APC leaders in Abuja on Monday, Buhari said: “Anybody who decides to snatch ballot boxes or lead thugs to disturb the election, maybe that would [...]

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    TRENDING VIDEO: Tinubu throws away APC flag at Ogun rally

TRENDING VIDEO: Tinubu throws away APC flag at Ogun rally

Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC), on Monday threw away the flag of his party during the presidential campaign rally in Abeokuta, Ogun state. The crowd had disrupted the rally, forcing security operatives to form a ring around President Muhammadu Buhari. The national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, was booed and stoned while announcing Dapo Abiodun as the governorship [...]

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    We’ll teach Atiku a lesson, says Tinubu

We’ll teach Atiku a lesson, says Tinubu

Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Saturday told party supporters to vote using their index finger during the February 16 presidential election. Tinubu took voting education to the supporters of the party who gathered at the Teslim Balogun stadium, Sululere, for the mega rally of APC presidential campaign. The elder statesman told the people not to use [...]

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    Tinubu: It’d have been better if PDP focused on just electricity for 16 years

Tinubu: It’d have been better if PDP focused on just electricity for 16 years

Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says it would have been better if the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) used its 16 years in power to develop only electricity. Tinubu said this on Friday while speaking at the flag-off campaign of the APC in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state capital. The former governor of Lagos asked Nigerians to vote [...]

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    Ambode ‘faces impeachment’ over second term bid

Ambode ‘faces impeachment’ over second term bid

Reports on the plot to stop Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of Lagos, in 2019 have been dismissed by stakeholders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state -- but emerging signs show he is fighting for his political life. Credible sources have informed TheCable that there is a threat to impeach Ambode if he does not drop his second term [...]

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