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Buhari

Buhari Campaign Train Hits Enugu

Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama, says the South-East has a better deal in the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari in Feb. 16 presidential election. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Buhari will be in Enugu on Thursday, January 24 [...]

January 23, 2019 Government and politics
Atiku

Atiku twice better than Buhari, Obasanjo insists

Atiku: Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has again lampooned President Muhammadu Buhari, saying the President has shown absolute incompetence, just as he condones evil and corruption under his government. He said this yesterday in an interview with BBC Pidgin English programme, [...]

January 23, 2019 Government and politics
Muhammadu Buhari

I will not compromise in safeguarding people’s trust, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged not to compromise in providing good leadership that would guarantee a better life for all Nigerians. Buhari made the pledge when he led All Progressives Congress presidential campaign team on a courtesy visit to the [...]

January 23, 2019 Government and politics
Saraki

Saraki: Atiku didn’t travel to US as my aide

Senate President Bukola Saraki says the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, did not travel to the United States as an aide to the Senate President. The All Progressives Congress had said Atiku was finally allowed to [...]

January 23, 2019 Government and politics
Atiku

Atiku: more interested in hounding CJN, others than boosting FDI

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, , has alleged that the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari was more interested in hounding perceived enemies rather than boosting the depleting Foreign Direct Investment coming into the country. He made [...]

January 23, 2019 Government and politics
INEC

INEC, NURTW, FRSC sign MoU on transportation of election materials in Nasarawa

The Independent National Electoral Commission and National Union of Road Transport Workers have signed Memorandum of Understanding for the provision of vehicles for the transportation of election materials in Nasarawa State. Resident Electoral Commissioner in the state, Dr. Uthman Ajidagba, disclosed [...]

January 22, 2019 Government and politics
Obasanjo, Buhari in friendly mood at Council of State meeting

BREAKING: Obasanjo, Buhari in friendly mood at Council of State meeting

A meeting of the Council of State has opened at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari. Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, who, only on Sunday, heavily criticised the Buhari administration’s policies and alleged plans to rig the [...]

January 22, 2019 Government and politics
Obasanjo

Buhari Is Sick In The Spirit, Body And Soul – Obasanjo

Olusegun Obasanjo who reacted to a statement about him being ‘sick’ by Buhari, slammed the Nigerian President again who according to him is sick in the spirit, body and soul. Obasanjo who stated that Buhari needs to rest and allow [...]

January 22, 2019 Government and politics

Probe Obasanjo Now, Oshiomole Urges Buhari

The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has again called on President Muhammadu Buhari to investigate former President Olusegun Obasanjo for the alleged misdeeds during his tenure. He said Nigerians should hold the former president responsible for [...]

January 22, 2019 Government and politics
Shagari

Youths will be heads of Ministries, Parastatals if i re-elected – Buhari

Tony Nwoye, Director of Youth Mobilisation, All Progressives Congress, APC, Presidential Campaign Council, says youths will be heads of Ministries and Prastatals if President Muhammadu Buhari is re-elected. Mr Nwoye stated this on Monday in Abuja at a news conference [...]

January 22, 2019 Government and politics
Atiku

Atiku Cries In Jigawa As Mammoth Crowd Chants His Name

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, broke down in tears in Jigawa. Atiku weeped as a mammoth crowd chanted his name during the PDP presidential rally in Jalingo. The All Progressives Congress, APC, state government allegedly denied [...]

January 22, 2019 Government and politics
Grandfather of corruption Obasanjo needs doctor, says Presidency

Grandfather of corruption Obasanjo needs doctor, says Presidency

The Nigerian government Sunday said the verbal attacks on President Muhammadu Buhari and his ruling All Progressives Congress by the country’s former leader Olusegun Obasanjo was a sign of “corruption establishment” fighting back. A government spokesman said the “puerile attacks” [...]

January 21, 2019 Government and politics
Buhari Full Texct

Full text of Presidency’s reply to former President Obasanjo

The sixteen-page letter the former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, wrote to President Muhammadu Buhari and released this afternoon is the last push by desperate politicians who can’t handle the President politically and have resorted to subterfuge. Our first message to [...]

January 21, 2019 Government and politics
Buhari

‘My government has performed creditably’

President Muhammadu Buhari has insisted that his administration has impacted positively on Nigerians. He promised to build on the momentum and do even more during his second term in office. Speaking at an event tagged “Testimonies of Change” yesterday in [...]

January 21, 2019 Government and politics
Atiku

An open letter to articulated Atiku

Dear Turaki, I congratulate you on your triumphal entry into the US after many years of blacklisting induced by plenty corruption allegations. I also wish you success in your fifth shot at the Presidency – having failed in 1993, 2007, [...]

January 21, 2019 Government and politics
Ezekwesili

Ezekwesili is best alternative to Buhari, Atiku, says Bakare

The Serving Overseer of Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare, has described the presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, Mrs Oby Ezekwesili, as the best alternative to the incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari and Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, who [...]

January 21, 2019 Government and politics
INEC

INEC: No possibility of election postponement

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commissioner (INEC), Prof Mahmod Yakubu, says there is no possibility that the 2019 general elections will be postponed. Yakubu said this in an interview on Osasu Show posted on the show’s You Tube [...]

January 21, 2019 Government and politics
Tradermoni

Obasanjo chides Osinbajo, says Tradermoni, an absurdity

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Sunday, faulted the Federal Government’s loan scheme, otherwise known as Tradermoni, describing it as a sinister move to buy votes of the people. Obasanjo stated this in his 16-page statement titled, “Points for concern and [...]

January 21, 2019 Government and politics
APC kicks as Obasanjo

APC kicks as Obasanjo says Buhari behaving like Abacha

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Sunday, took a swipe at President Muhammadu Buhari, accusing him and “his hatchet men” of running an autocratic government similar to the administration of the late military dictator, Gen. Sani Abacha. Obasanjo stated this in [...]

January 21, 2019 Government and politics
Lalong: Plateau mammoth crowd symbolic endorsement of Buhari

Plateau mammoth crowd symbolic endorsement of Buhari – Lalong

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has described Saturday’s mammoth crowd at inauguration of the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari as an automatic endorsement of his candidature by people of the state. Buhari, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives [...]

January 20, 2019 Government and politics
Electoral violence: Taraba APC accuses Ishaku of arming thugs

Electoral violence: Taraba APC accuses Ishaku of arming thugs

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Taraba has accused Gov. Ishaku Darius of the state of allegedly arming political thugs across the state as part of PDP’s plans to disrupt the 2019 elections. Addressing newsmen in Jalingo on Saturday, the [...]

January 20, 2019 Government and politics
INEC

INEC: We won’t postpone elections in North-East

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has put to rest speculations that it may postpone elections in some communities in the North-East, which have come under attacks of Boko Haram. The commission, however, admitted that if not for the Nigerian [...]

January 20, 2019 Government and politics
Survivors of Sokoto gruesome attacks recount heart-rending tales

Survivors of Sokoto gruesome attacks recount heart-rending tales

Sokoto gruesome attacks: Last Sunday was a sad day for the people of Warwanna, Dutsi and Kursa villages in the Rabah Local Government Area of Sokoto State as 26 residents were dead– 10 in Warwanna, four in Dutsi and 11 [...]

January 20, 2019 Military

Buhari: Stop the trash, who has not missed step, Lauretta Onochie asks Nigerians

Nigerians will never seize to use what they see, hear and feel to make mockery and jest of the subject. Even if the person in question is a poor relative, friend, celebrity, president or business mogul, Nigerians will excoriate him. [...]

January 19, 2019 Government and politics

What Buhari/Osinbajo town hall appearance reveals

It was a town hall type media programme sponsored by MacArthur Foundation in collaboration with Nigerian Television Authority (NTA). In the words of President Muhammadu Buhari, it was taken for granted that not only Nigerians, but also “the world was [...]

January 19, 2019 Government and politics
Festus-Keyamo

APC’s 2015 promises were based on ‘all things being equal’ – Keyamo

You and others have been promoting the candidacy of President Muhammadu Buhari and yet an audio clip in which the Director-General of the Buhari Campaign Organisation, Rotimi Amaechi, was purportedly criticising the President for his handling of the government, went [...]

January 19, 2019 Government and politics
N156 Million Fraud

N156 Million Fraud: Atiku has no case to answer, insists PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described as laughable, threats by the Federal Government to question its Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, over alleged involvement in a N156 million fraud. Addressing an emergency press conference in Abuja yesterday, the party said [...]

January 19, 2019 Government and politics
Buhari meets Miyetti Allah in Aso Rock

Buhari meets Miyetti Allah in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday met with the leadership of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) in the Presidential Villa, Abuja where they restated their resolve to support his re-election on February 16 and not former Vice President Atiku [...]

January 19, 2019 Government and politics
Muhammadu Buhari

Muhammadu Buhari: We will not betray Nigerians’ trust if re-elected

President Muhammadu Buhari has said his government would not betray the trust reposed by Nigerians if he is voted for a second term in office, adding that those who looted the country’s treasury would have no hiding place. Speaking to [...]

January 19, 2019 Government and politics
Atiku

FG accuses Atiku of N156 Million fraud

The Federal Government, yesterday, said former Vice President and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has questions to answer over the collapse of Bank PHB. Abubakar is presently on a visit to the United States [...]

January 19, 2019 Government and politics