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Adeleke vs Police: President Buhari Intervenes, Stops IG From Inviting Adeleke

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday stopped the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, from inviting the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the governorship election slated for Saturday in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke, according to Punch. Recall that the police yesterday invited Adeleke to the Force Headquarters in Abuja

Lawmaker Supports Buhari’s Re-election With 100 Cars

Rep. Umar Bago (APC-Chanchaga) says he will support the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger with 100 cars. Bago, who stated this on Tuesday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Minna, said that the two leaders remained the only credible choices in

Nigeria Divided Under Buhari – Saraki

Speaking while meeting with PDP delegates in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital on Monday, the Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki, described Nigeria under the control of President Muhammadu Buhari as a divided nation, where citizens don’t have a sense of belonging. According to Vanguard, the 2019 presidential aspirant of the Peoples’

Buhari Should Not Contest 2019 Election – Says Anglican Bishop

The Bishop of the Diocese of Ondo, Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) Stephen Oni, has said the nation needed a young and visionary person to become the next President of the country and urged President Muhammadu Buhari to drop his re-election bid in 2019. He lamented that some politicians in Nigeria

President Buhari Bags Ogoni Chieftaincy Title

President Muhammadu Buhari was on Friday at Presidential Villa, conferred with a chieftaincy title, `Menedolenu’ of Ogoni by the traditional ruler of Ogoni land, His Royal Majesty, King G.N.K Gininwa. The conferment was the highlight of a visit to Buhari by a delegation of the leaders of Ogoni land led by

What I’ll Do For Nigerian Students In Malaysia – Buhari

Speaking while receiving Letters of Credence from High Commissioner of Malaysia to Nigeria, Mrs Gloria Corina Peter Tiwet, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday, spoke on what he'll do for Nigerian students in Malaysia. The president assured the Malaysian government that issues relating to the documentation and

Buhari Reveals Why He Wants To Come Back As President In 2019

President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday said that he decided to seek re-election to protect the interest of Nigeria, Vanguard reports. President Buhari who stated this when he submitted his Expression of Interest and Nomination Form at the All Progressives Congress, APC, Secretariat, Abuja, said that every hand must be on deck not

Buhari, Ajimobi, Akiolu Make Last-minute Moves To Save Ambode

President Muhammadu Buhari, Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi; and Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, have embarked on a last-minute move to save Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, from an impending loss of the state All Progressives Congress ticket for the 2019 governorship election. There had been reports that Ambode was no

Buhari Too Needs To Change

ge at traffic junction, change at traffic lights…” This is quintessential Buhari speaking with the same mindset with which he superintended an autocracy in 1985 and ran the country aground. He has barely changed from that headmasterly attitude that drove him to make ruinous decrees that clamped down on press freedom,

Group To Hold Nationwide Rally For President Buhari’s Re-election

A group, Young People’s Support Movement for President Muhammadu Buhari will conduct a nationwide rally for the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 general election. The rally will be held in all the six geopolitical zones of the country. National Coordinator of the group, Comrade Anya S. Anya disclosed

Buhari: We’ll continue to deprive looters fruits of their crimes

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration will make sure that looters do not enjoy the fruit of their crimes. Buhari said this on Thursday when he received the report of the committee he set up to audit recovered funds. He described corruption as a threat to the well-being, national security, and economy

Some of the issues Buhari would rather not talk about

Garba Shehu, the special assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on media, just a day ago made the first official reaction on behalf of the presidency to an allegation against its Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, of defrauding a contractor to the tune of N30 million in a transaction for the

APC adopts Buhari as sole presidential candidate

The National Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Maimala Buni, on Tuesday said that President Muhammadu Buhari is the sole candidate of the party for 2019 Presidential election. However, the APC scribe also said that party members interested in contesting for the presidency, were free to pick the nomination form,

London Newspaper, The Economist Predicts Buhari’s Downfall In 2019

The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), the research unit of The Economist Magazine, has predicted that the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will defeat the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in the upcoming 2019 presidential election. EIU stated this in its latest country forecast overview on Nigeria that was obtained yesterday

Weakest Politicians Have Left APC – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said that a chain of weakest politicians have left the All Progressives Congress, (APC). Buhari was referring to the series of defections that engulfed the party. He spoke while receiving the Presidential nomination form bought for him by the Nigeria Consolidation Ambassador Network (NCAN). According to him, those

Buhari Departs Beijing For Abuja After FOCAC Summit In China

President Muhammadu Buhari is on his way back to the country after a six-day trip to China where he participated in the Forum of China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC). The Personal Assistant to the President on New Media, Mr Bashir Ahmed, revealed this via his Twitter handle. According to him, the President’s aircraft departed

Group Purchases N45m APC Nomination & Expression Of Interest Form For Buhari

A pro-Buhari group, Nigeria Consolidation Ambassadors Network, has purchased the APC nomination and expression of interest form for President Muhammadu Buhari at the cost of N45million. In his remark at the national secretariat of the party on Wednesday, the coordinator of the group, Sunusi Musa, said they raised the money for

We Won’t Vote Buhari, Atiku, Others – Women Group

A group, Kaduna Women Network Consultative Forum,  said its members would not vote for President Muhammadu Buhari or any candidate that emerged as the Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate, including former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar in the 2019 presidential election. Buhari is the standard bearer of the All Progressives Congress while Atiku and

Revealed: Five PDP Governors Currently Seeking Deal With Buhari

Desperate for a second term, five Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors are seeking a secret pact with President Muhammadu Buhari on the 2019 general elections, The Nation exclusively reports. Specifically,  the deal is for the governors to support Buhari’s re-election in return for the Presidency’s backing in their bid to retain their seats. The

Five Governors In Plot To Upturn Buhari’s Advice

Five governors have been fingered in a plot to upturn President Muhammadu Buhari’s advice to the All Progressives Congress (APC) to adopt direct primary in picking candidates for the 2019 elections, The Nation reports. The President is said to be strongly in support of direct primary at last week’s National Executive Committee (NEC)

Buhari To Spend $1.3b On East-West Road, Niger Bridge And Others

The Federal Government has set aside $1.3 billion (about N468 billion) from the National Sovereign Investment Fund to finance five critical infrastructure projects, among which are the second Niger Bridge, the East-West Road that links all Niger Delta states and the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai

PDP Blasts Buhari Over Comments On Illegal Migrants

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has criticised President Muhammadu Buhari’s statement to German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, that Nigerians caught up in their attempt to illegally enter the Europe are on their own. The party said Buhari’s comments further exposed him as an insensitive leader, who doesn’t care about the plight of

Colourful Photos Of Buhari, Aisha, Others As They Arrive China For FOCAC Summit

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday, arrived in Beijing, China for the 7th Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC). Buhari was accompanied to Beijing by his wife, Aisha, who is scheduled to participate in a spouses’ programme on China-Africa at the Great Hall of the People, with the theme: ‘‘Joining Hands

Buhari, Rule Of Law, National Interest And Security

President Muhammadu Buhari has been getting raps for asserting that his government would continue to place the nation’s security and national interests above the rule of law. He reportedly argued that the individual rights of suspected offenders would not be spared when national and public interests are threatened.  According to him, “Rule

A Nigerian Future Without Buhari Is Possible

This week must be one of the most humiliating ones for the Muhammadu Buhari Presidency. Here and there, he has had to endure insults and unpleasant observations from leaders of western countries he has spent valuable time trying to impress. First, it was the gratuitous insult from the United States president,

Why Buhari Has Refused To Assent To Petroleum Industry Bill – Enang

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Ita Enang, on Wednesday identified the provision of the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill permitting the Petroleum Regulatory Commission to retain as much as 10% of the revenue generated as one of the reasons President Muhammadu Buhari declined assent

Buhari, Tinubu, APC Caucus Meet In Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met with the national caucus of All Progressives Congress (APC) at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting at the New Banquet Hall of the State House started around 8.30pm. Those at the meeting included the the National Leader of the APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Chief Bisi Akande,

What will curb clashes between Herdsmen and Farmers – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said an initiative on dairy farming being championed by the Kingdom of Denmark and the Kaduna State government would go a long way in curbing clashes between cattle herders and farmers in the country. Receiving Mr Torben Gettermann, the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Denmark in

2019: Igbo should better vote for Buhari because he’ll win – Chris Ngige

Chris Ngige, Nigeria’s labour and productivity minister, has said it would be better for Igbo people to vote for President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 election because of favorable indications that he would win. Vanguard reports that Ngige said this when he addressed reporters. He accused Igbo people of suffering from

Buhari: We won’t sacrifice national security for rule of law

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration will not sacrifice issues of national security for the rule of law. The president said while delivering an address at the opening of the 2018 annual general conference of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) in Abuja. He said the rights of those who threaten national security

Buhari Asks Lawyers To Improve Sanctity, Integrity Of The Judiciary

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on lawyers across the country to sustain the integrity of Nigeria’s judicial system. The President made the call on Sunday while declaring open the 58th Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) in Abuja, the nation’s capital. “In the context of opinions and narratives about

Buhari Congratulates Malian, Zimbabwean Presidents On Election Victories

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the President of Mali, Ibrahim Keita, and his Zimbabwean counterpart, Emmerson Mnangagwa, on their election victories. The President rejoiced with both leaders on behalf of the Nigerian Government and its people, his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr Garba Shehu, said in a statement

APC will win 2019 elections — President Buhari boasts

President Buhari on Friday, in Daura has said the string of victory recorded by the All Progressives Congress (APC) in bye-elections in Bauchi, Katsina and Kogi States is sufficient proof that 2019 elections will be won by the party. Receiving the representatives of the 34 Chairmen of the Association of Local

Buhari explains Why he Walked 800m in Daura

President Muhammadu Buhari has explained why he walked 800m in his hometown in Daura after Eid prayers on Tuesday. The walk had been a subject of discussion on the 75-year old’s health – some saying he’s proven he’s fit to run for office, while others say walking 800m is not/should be a

Only Muhammadu Can Defeat Buhari

A very rich man invited about 20 of his employees to his palatial abode in Texas, United States for his 60th birthday celebration sometime ago. The rich man told his workers that during the private party there would be a swimming competition in his half-an-acre sized royal swimming pool. What

What Amosun, Lalong said after visit to Buhari

Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun and Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State, Wednesday, paid Sallah homage to President Muhammadu Buhari in Daura, Katsina State. Speaking to newsmen after the meeting, Amosun said he was in Daura to greet the President in the spirit of the Sallah celebration. He said: “It is just

I Can’t Be Distracted By Obasanjo, Atiku, Saraki, Other Defectors – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Daura said the combined efforts of defectors and their backers in the opposition will not distract his administration from the good work it is doing for the benefit and development of Nigeria. President Buhari stressed that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has the full understanding

Why Buhari Will Win 2019 General Election – Lawyer

A legal practitioner, Mr Realwan Okpanachi says that President Muhammadu Buhari is likely to be re-elected in 2019 due to his sterling quality of trust. Okpanachi, of Joe Abrahams (SAN) & Company, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Abuja. According to him, many

President Buhari Blows Hot On Corruption Again

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday promised Nigerians that he would never surrender to corruption. He said fighting corruption was a task that must be done in order to protect the larger interests of the ordinary Nigerians whom he said were the worst victims of diseases, poverty, malnutrition. Buhari spoke in his

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