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2019 Election: Why Buhari Is Under Pressure To Run For Second Term – Presidency

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The Presidency, yesterday, explained why there is pressure from within and outside the country on President Muhammadu Buhari to seek a second term in office. According to the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, relevant stakeholders recognized President Buhari as possessing the capacity to stabilize the country. Shehu also informed journalists in Abuja that ...

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“God will continue to fish out bad eggs among us” – President Buhari

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President Muhammdu Buhari has urged his supporters not to be troubled by the recent defections that have hit the All Progressives Congress (APC). Buhari on Thursday, August 2, in Bauchi likened defectors from the APC, to bad eggs saying “God will continue to fish out the bad eggs among us” as the country approaches the 2019 general elections, The Punch reports. The ...

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President Buhari elected ECOWAS chairman

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, July 31, emerged the chairman of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). He was elected at the 53rd ordinary session of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government in Lome, Togo. The president’s personal assistant on new media, Bashir Ahmad, disclosed this in a message posted on his Twitter handle, @BashirAhmaad. ...

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Buhari Apologises To Lawmakers Over Row With Aso Rock Guards

President Muhammadu Buhari has tendered an apology to members of the national assembly over a row with security personnel earlier on Thursday. Led by Senate President Bukola Saraki and Yakubu Dogara, the legislators went to the presidential villa for a meeting with Buhari. Sources gathered that the meeting was about the 2018 budget. However, they reportedly left the villa in anger after security ...

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Governor Okorocha Criticises President Buhari For The First Time

Okorocha made the allegation in a statement issued by his Senior Special Adviser on Youth Affairs, Kenneth Emelu, during a one-day youth forum, convenned by the National Orientation Agency, NOA, and the state government in Owerri, the Imo state capital. The Imo governor asserted that the Buhari-led administration has done to little to recognise the youths. According to him,  We ...

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NEWS FLASH! Buhari Arrives Niamey For ECOWAS Meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Niamey, the Republic of Niger to participate in a meeting on common currency for the West African sub-region. The President left Nigeria this morning to attend the meeting which is planned to have in attendance other ECOWAS Task Force Common Currency member countries and he is currently in the meeting. The special adviser to the ...

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Rochas Okorocha Supports Buhari For 2019, Calls Nnamdi Kanu A “Mad Man”

Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha, has taken a swipe at the leader of the Indigenous people of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, calling him a mad man. Rochas Okorocha said this during an interview with the Sun news where he also stated that he would support president Muhammadu Buhari should the President contest in the 2019 Presidential election. “These young ...

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News Flash! President Buhari Arrives Turkey (Read)

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Turkey, where he will be taking part in the 9th summit of the Developing 8 (D-8) on Friday. Buhri arrived at the Esenboğa International Airport in Ankara, the country’s capital at about 6:20pm (Nigerian time) on Wednesday. He was received by Nigeria’s Ambassador to Turkey, as well as the Governor of Ankara and other Turkish ...

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Buhari Approves Payment Of Pension To Biafra War Veterans (Read Details)

Good news!! The veterans were dismissed from service for their participation in the war which lasted between 1967 and 1970.In a statement on Wednesday, the Pensions Transition Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) announced that payment will commence on Friday, October 20, in Enugu state. “The general public would recall that Nigeria witnessed an ugly civil war between July 1967 and January 1970 ...

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‘Buhari Has Fulfilled Campaign Promises To Nigerians’ – Lai Mohammed

Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed says President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration has fulfilled its campaign promises to Nigerians. The minister, in an interview with Vanguard, said the federal government had been able to decimate the dreaded Boko Haram terrorists. Mohammed added that terrorism is a global threat, saying that life has returned to normal in Borno state, which was ...

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I Am Satisfied With The Mutually Beneficial Cooperation Between Nigeria And China – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed delight at the mutually beneficial cooperation that exists between Nigeria and China. In a statement on Saturday, October 14, by his special adviser on media and publicity, Femi Adesina, the president congratulated China for “becoming an indispensable force in the comity of nations.” The congratulatory message was contained letter Buhari sent to President Xi Jinping ...

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Revealed: Every Nigerian President Since 1999 Has Been Accidental

A former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Ghali Umar Na’Abba, has stated that every leader Nigeria has had since the transition from military rule has been an accidental one. Olusegun Obasanjo, Umaru Yar’Adua, Goodluck Jonathan and Buhari have all taken on Nigeria’s highest office in this time. He was speaking at the 2016/2017 Matriculation and Fellowship Endowment ceremony of ...

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Fani-Kayode Blast Buhari For Telling World Bank To Focus On The North

Recall, World bank president, Jim Yong Kim had disclosed; You know, in my very first meeting with President Buhari he said specifically that he would like us to shift our focus to the northern region of Nigeria and we’ve done that. Now, it has been very difficult. The work there has been very difficult. Now, Former Minister of Aviation, Femi ...

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Focus On Northern Nigeria: President Buhari Confirms World Bank’s Statement

President of the World Bank, Jim Yong Kim, in a press conference yesterday disclosed (Here) that when he first met President Buhari, he told him to focus the developmental plans the bank has for Nigeria to the Northern region only. Read here.President Buhari in a series of tweets this afternoon, said that he’s always made the Northeast his priority even ...

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Ibe Kachikwu Meets President Buhari Over ‘Explosive’ Letter On NNPC Crisis

President Buhari is meeting Ibe Kachikwu few days after a memo sent by the minister to the president on NNPC boss’ alleged corruption was leaked to the media. The Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu, will meet President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa today (Thursday) at 11:30 a.m. The meeting is coming two days after a memo sent ...

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Buhari Should Dialogue With Respectable Igbo Leaders, Not Kanu – APC Chief

Tunde Ajibulu, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday said President Muhammadu Buhari should dialogue with respectable leaders in the South East to find a lasting solution to the current agitation in the region. He however disagreed with those asking the president to dialogue with Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) saying Kanu ...

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President Buhari Leaves New York For London Today

President Muhammadu Buhari has departed New York, where he attended the 72nd UN General Assembly, for the United Kingdom. Mr. Buhari was in New York to join other world leaders for the one week UNGA high-level events that started on Tuesday, He was accompanied by Governors Abdul’aziz Yari, David Umahi and Rotimi Akeredolu of Zamfara, Ebonyi and Ondo states respectively. Presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu, did ...

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Buhari Presidential Ambition Speculative – APC

Even though some persons and groups have started campaigning for the President, Muhammadu Buhari to run in 2019, the ruling party has stated that Buhari’s Presidential ambition is speculative. According to the APC National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, the Presidential ‎ambition of President Buhari is speculative and the party would not respond to such issue. Since the return of President Buhari ...

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How PDP Caused Buhari’s Illness

The monumental corruption occasioned on Nigeria during the tenure of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ]was what caused President Muhammed Buhari’s illness. According to Chief Modestus Umenzekwe, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, the N11 trillion stolen from the power sector alone is enough to make an anti-corruption crusader unwell. Umenzekwe, in a statement said the visit of the ...

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BREAKING News: President Buhari Meets With PDP And APC Leaders In Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari is meeting with the opposition PDP and the ruling APC eaders at the State House, Abuja. According to a video posted on Twitter by the official handle of the presidency (@NGRpresident), President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting with leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Chairman ...

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“You Have Nothing To Show For 2 Years” – Kaduna Catholic Bishops Blast Buhari, APC

Catholic Bishops in the Kaduna Ecclesiastical Province have attacked the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government over the state of the country’s economy. The bishops called on the government to adopt viable ways of healing the injuries inflicted on the citizens. According to the bishops, for more than two years after taking over government, the All Progressives Congress, APC, had not ...

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President Buhari Promises To Resign If He Fails To Recover Soon

President Muhammadu Buhari has given a timeline that he may resign by a specific time if he doesn’t recover from his undisclosed illness. Buhari left Nigeria for London on May 7 to attend to his failing health and since then, his deputy, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has been acting in his stead. Speaking with INDEPENDENT on Tuesday, a credible source in ...

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Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby visits President Buhari in London (Photo)

Today, Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby paid a personal visit to President Buhari at the Abuja House, London. According to a statement by the president’s media aide, Femi Adeshina, the Archbishop and President Buhari are friends, who share deep respect for each other. Archbishop Welby said he was delighted to see the rapid recovery President Buhari has made from his ...

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Buhari to visit Germany over Boko Haram, economy 

The issues of security and economy are expected to take the centre stage as President Muhammadu Buhari begins a three-day official visit to Germany on Thursday. According to a statement on Wednesday by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, the state visit holds between October 13 and 15. Adesina said in Berlin, the ...

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Buhari fires 22 top federal officials over budget padding

22 top federal officials have been sacked over the budget padding scandal Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari has punished about 22 top federal government officials over the 2016 budget padding scandal. A total of 184 civil servants were disciplined for their different roles in the padding of the 2016 budget. This was disclosed in Buhari’s authorised biography, ‘Muhammadu Buhari: The Challenges ...

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Without Buhari, Nigeria Would Have Packed Up By Now – Segun Oni

Engr. Segun Oni is a former governor of Ekiti State and now the Deputy National Chairman, (South) of the All Progressives Congress APC. In this interview, he speaks on the current economic recession among other issues. Some Nigerians have accused the APC of not knowing what to do with the economy. How true is this? Well, the public is right ...

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Buhari makes landmark visit to Oba of Benin

President Muhammadu Buhari paid a courtesy visit to the palace of the Oba of Benin, Eheneden Erediauwa. President Muhammadu Buhari at the palace of the Oba of Benin, alongside Governor Adams Oshiomhole. According to Daily Post, Buhari made the historic visit shortly after his arrival in Edo state for the All Progressives Congress (APC) mega rally on Tuesday, September 6. ...

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Elders, youths of Niger Delta make demands of Buhari

* Elders and stakeholders of the Niger Delta region have called on the US to prevail on President Muhammadu Buhari * The leaders of the region say Buhari’s government might be on the verge of pushing the region into a civil war * The Ijaw Youth Council has also called on Buhari to put necessary measures in place to address ...

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Tell Me If I Should Change Ministers – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari said yesterday that Nigerians should pass a verdict on the performance of his appointed officials during the administration’s first year in office so that he will know if he should change them. Asked if Nigerians should expect changes in his team during this anniversary period Buhari said, “I am waiting for the newspapers to tell me the ...

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Children’s Day: Read President Buhari’s Message To Every Nigerian Child

I heartily greet and felicitate with all Nigerian children on the occasion of this year’s Children’s Day celebration. I seize the opportunity of this year’s celebration which comes just two days before the first anniversary of the present administration, to reassure our children and youth that we remain fully committed to fulfilling our promise of a better Nigeria for all ...

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