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Buhari Has Not Disappointed — Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, says his pursuit for change made him to leave his former party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to join the All Progressives Congress (APC). Mr. Amaechi said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria at the Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, …

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2019: Why Tinubu Shouldn’t Depend Heavily On Buhari

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There is no how the history of how opposition rode to power in Nigeria will be told without the mention of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu. He did everything. He sacrificed everything. He was the target of ‘bad-belle’ people. He was tried. He was blackmailed. What didn’t they do to him? This …

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2019: Kano People Are In My Pocket – Buhari Boasts

Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday made his first trip as Nigerian president to a key state, in the latest sign of his return to the national stage after months of illness and treatment abroad. The 74-year-old’s two-day visit to Kano, northern Nigeria’s largest city and capital of one its most populous …

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2019: Why We Won’t Support Buhari – South West Youths

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Youths in the South West have accused President Muhammadu Buhari of neglecting the Nigerian youths in his administration and not paying attention to their welfare. The Youths alleged that Buhari has failed the Nigerian youths especially by not fulfilling his electoral promises for them. The National President of the Yoruba …

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Buhari Will Defeat Atiku Abubakar In Any State.

Personal Assistant to the President on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie, says President Muhammadu Buhari will defeat former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar in any part of the country when Nigerians go to poll. Mrs Onochie said this yesterday in Abuja during her appearance on the weekend edition of Channels Television’s political …

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2019: Buhari Hints On Contesting Again

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IN what appears to be his subtle way of announcing his willingness to seek re-election in 2019 presidential election, President Muhammadu Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday night explained the reason behind having the governors of Akwa Ibom State, Udom Emmanuel and that of Bauchi State, Mohammed Abubakar to be present when …

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2019: ‘Buhari Should Go Home And Rest’ – Dogowa

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Senator Mas’ud El-Jibrin Dogowa, first elected Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Kano State, has told President Muhammadu Buhari not to seek re-election in 2019. Speaking in an interview with the Sun on Sunday, Dogowa said the inability of the president to tackle security and economic challenges facing …

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Atiku’s Next Big Fight After Leaving APC

Atiku Abubakar is exactly 71 years old today and yesterday’s ‘defection’ or resignation from the APC as he mildly put it might conveniently be seen as a birthday gift to his admirers. Unarguably, Atiku would conveniently satisfy the requirements of the Guineas Book of Records as the most mobile prominent …

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Presidency Resumes Talks With Senate On Magu

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The presidency has opened discussions with the Senate leadership over the refusal of the upper chamber to confirm the head of the country’s anti-graft agency. The Senate twice refused to confirm Ibrahim Magu as the chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). But the government has kept Magu …

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2019: No Automatic Ticket For Buhari, Says Tinubu

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The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Wednesday declared that the party would follow the normal democratic process in choosing its flagbearer in the 2019 Presidential Election. He said the leadership of the party had not endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari as its sole candidate for …

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“Only Buhari Can Give Igbo Presidency” – Arthur E

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Billionaire oil tycoon and chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Arthur Eze, has called for support from the people of the south-east for the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari, stressing that it is only through Buhari that the quest for Igbo presidency can actualized. Eze, who is …

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I Wish Buhari Greeted Me On My Birthday, Says Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has said one of his greatest wishes on his 57th birthday was to have woken up in the morning to receive a congratulatory message from President Muhammadu Buhari or read such message in the media. He said he expected the president as the father of …

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Fayose Chides Buhari for Supporting Sack of 22,000 Kaduna Teachers, say; “APC Govt Turning Workers Sack to Policy”

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has condemned President Muhammadu Buhari’s support for the Kaduna State Government’s planned sack of about 22,000 teachers that purportedly failed competency test conducted by the State Government. The governor said; “By openly supporting the sack of about 22,000 teachers in Kaduna State, President Buhari …

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“Ikoyi Whistle-Blower Will Be Paid This Month” – Adeosun

The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, on Sunday said that the whistle-blower who informed the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission of the N13bn recovered from an Ikoyi apartment in Lagos would be paid this month. Adeosun said this in a statement issued by her Special Adviser, Media and Communications, …

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I Will Address Issues Of Lop-sided Appointments, Insecurity – Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Abuja assured religious leaders, and all Nigerians, that his administration will address rising concerns of corruption, insecurity and injustices in various parts of the country. President Buhari gave the assurance when he received a Christian delegation led by the President of Christian Association of …

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Buhari Proposes N8.6trn Budget For 2018

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Nigeria’s Joint National Assembly has been presented with 2018 budget by President Buhari today. The Federal Government plans to spend about N8.6tn next year, a jump of about 15 per cent from the N7.44tn budgeted for the current year. The figures were contained in the 2018-2020 Medium Term Expenditure Framework …

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Aso Rock Clinic: We Can’t Risk Buhari’s Life —Reps

ABUJA—THE ad-hoc committee of the House of Representatives probing Aso Rock Clinic, yesterday, declared that the life of the President and his family members would not be put at risk, saying there was need to have an effective health management in place in case of an emergency. Chairman of the …

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Buhari Meets Tinubu, Saraki, Dogara Others In Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met with some chieftains of the ruling All Progressives Congress ahead of the party’s national caucus meeting slated for later in the day. Among those the President met behind closed doors is the party’s national leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu. He met with Tinubu separately shortly …

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Nigeria Will Burn If Jonathan Is Arrested – Orubebe

Against the backdrop of the recent invitation of former President Goodluck Jonathan by a Federal High Court and sundry statements made against his person, a Niger Delta Commentator and Ijaw leader, Hon. Kennedy Orubebe, has said that Nigeria will burn if the former President is arrested. Speaking to Sunday Telegraph …

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Buhari Is The Father Of Corruption – Mark Wosi

Samuel Awoyinfa, Femi Makinde, Success Nwogu, Simon Utebor, Alexander Okere, Peter Dada, Hindi Livinus, Gibson Achonu, Clement Nnachi and Olaide Oyelude Chieftains of the All Progressives Congress in some states of the federation have asked President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation Babachir …

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Saraki, Dogara, Denied Access To Aso Rock

Senate President Bukola Saraki, the Speaker of the House of Representatives , Yakubu Dogara and some principal officers of the National Assembly on Thursday night angrily turned back from Aso Rock. They were at the villa to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari over the 2018 appropriation bill. It was gathered …

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2019: Adamawa APC Dumps Atiku For Buhari

In the build-up to the 2019 presidential poll, stakeholders in Adamawa State All Progressives Congress (APC), at the weekend, dumped former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar and declared support for President Muhammadu Buhari. Adamawa APC reiterated that Buhari remains its candidate for the party’s presidential ticket in 2019. Atiku is from …

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2019: Plot To Dump Buhari Thickens

The plot to possibly prevent President Muhammadu Buhari from having an automatic ticket to contest the 2019 presidential election appears to be thickening by the day, as some prominent political figures of northern extraction have thrown their weights behind the South- West Caucus of the All Progressives Congress (APC), which …

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2019: No Credible Candidate Besides Buhari – Ortom

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on Tuesday said there was no other credible candidate for the 2019 presidential election that has the capacity to move Nigeria forward apart from President Muhammadu Buhari. Ortom, a governor elected on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress, said this in an interview …

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Buhari A Sectional Leader, – Fayose

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Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose has said that he was not surprised by the comment from the President of the World Bank Group, Jim Yong Kim that President Muhammadu Buhari directed specifically that the World Bank should shift its focus to the northern region of Nigeria, maintaining that “the …

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FG Moves To Enforce ‘No Work, No Pay’ Rule

The Federal Government has started the process of enforcing the ‘no work, no pay’ rule said to be captured in the Trade Disputes of the Federation. Once enforced, any worker who embarks on industrial action will lose his or her pay for that period while the period of the strike …

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Buhari Names Aishah Ahmad New CBN Deputy Governor

Olalekan Adetayo, AbujaPresident Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mrs. Aishah Ahmad, as Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria. According to a statement on Thursday by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, the President had presented Ahmad to the Senate for confirmation. Adesina said the woman …

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I’ll fight corruption better than Buhari – Atiku vows

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has vowed to fight corruption like never before if given the chance to preside over Nigeria’s affairs. Atiku also challenged those he described as his self-righteous political enemies to either prove his alleged corrupt activities or keep quiet. The APC chieftain said this during a facility …

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We Regret Appointing Aisha, She Must Resign – APC

The national working committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked the minister of women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan, to honourably resign over her scathing remarks on President Muhammadu Buhari. A member of the NWC and national vice chairman, northwest zone, Inuwa Abdukadir, called for the resignation of the …

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President Buhari Explains Why NYSC Is Necessary

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President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his pleasure, at seeing the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) achieving the purpose of national unity that inspired its creation in 1973. In a statement issued by his spokesman, Garba Shehu, Buhari said this while speaking to journalists at his country home after the Eid-el-Kabir …

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