Tag: Muhammadu Buhari


14
Dec 2018
Nigeria’s economy in bad shape – Buhari

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari Friday told the state governors that the country’s economy is in a bad shape. According to the Chairman of Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Abdulaziz Yari, the President informed the governors that “the economy is in bad shape and that we have to come together, think and rethink on the way forward.” Yari, who is the governor of Zamfara State, and his colleagues, met with Buhari at the Presidential Villa after the National Economic Council meeting, which took place on Friday.   Although......

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20
Nov 2018
President Buhari Assures Credible Elections (Read Details)

As the nation moves into election mode with the commencement of election campaigns next week, President Muhammadu Buhari has again, given assurances of his determination to lay a foundation for free, fair and credible elections in the country. Responding to a speech by a delegation of Imams and senior Islamic scholars from the 36 states of the federation at the State House on Friday, President Buhari said that a number of measures put in place have seen the gradual improvement of elections, as in Edo, Anambra,......

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19
Nov 2018
‘What Will Set Nigeria On Fire’- President Buhari Speaks Out

President Muhammadu Buhari has warned politicians to conduct their electioneering with decorum and avoid setting the county ablaze, PoliticsNGR has learned. “We have no other country, let us not set it ablaze because of politics,” he told supporters of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC), top party officials and government functionaries, when he kicked off his campaign for re-election in 2019, with the launch of a “Campaign Manual/Next Level document” at the State House Conference Centre, Abuja, yesterday. “I am not unmindful that the National......

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18
Nov 2018
APC Vs PDP: ‘They Promised And Failed’ – Atiku Abubakar Mocks President Muhammadu Buhari

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has mocked the launch of the ‘Next Level’ campaign initiated by the Buhari campaign ahead of the 2019 elections. A statement by his Campaign Organisation on Sunday described the presentation as vague on policy and very big on promises. The spokesman, Segun Sowunmi, recalled that President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) made a number of promises, which they either denied or did not fulfill, “such as the promise to create 3 million jobs per annum and to......

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17
Nov 2018
Christian Leaders Visit Buhari Inside Aso Rock…You Won’t Believe What They Told Him

Christian Leaders under the auspices of the Christian Association of Nigeria on Friday told President Muhammadu Buhari to his face that the ruling All Progressives Congress was now becoming a safe haven where corrupt politicians can hide, Sun News reports. CAN, therefore, asked the President to make the war against corruption total and non-discriminatory in order to rid the nation of the corruption cancer which has eaten deep into her fabric. The CAN leadership, led by its President, Dr. Samson Ayokunle, spoke in Abuja during......

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16
Nov 2018
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President Muhammadu Buhari has said that his administration will continue to implement policies that attract investment and spark competition in critical sectors of the economy. The President also said he has developed interest in the oil sector. President Buhari stated this when he received the Management of LADOL Integrated Logistics Enterprise, who was on a courtesy visit yesterday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. He commended the company for taking advantage of the pro-business policies put in place by his administration aimed at bringing domestic and......

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15
Nov 2018
DSS Asks Buhari To Prosecute Oshiomhole For ‘Making Millions Of Dollars’ From APC Primaries (photo)

The Department of State Services (DSS) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to prosecute Adams Oshiomhole, National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), for allegedly receiving at least $55million in bribes before and after the party primaries all over the country. In October, SaharaReporters had reported how Oshiomhole and his cronies received up to N50million in bribes to award last-minute tickets to undeserving members of the party. The DSS subsequently grilled Oshiomhole last week, with reports emerging that the former labour leader had been asked......

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17
Oct 2018
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Erstwhile All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential aspirant, Dr. SKC Ogbonnia, has advised the ruling party to relieve its incumbent National Chairman of the party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, of his job if it wants to win the 2019 presidential election. In a statement, Ogbonnia said: “The calls for the removal of the national chairman of the All Progressive Congress, APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, are widening like wildfire. “That is not surprising. Unless the APC wants to risk a crushing defeat in 2019, the party has nowhere......

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27
Apr 2018
Breaking News: Buhari Leaves For USA Tomorrow To See Trump

President Muhammadu Buhari will leave Abuja on 28th April 2018, on an official working visit to the United States of America, on the invitation of President Donald Trump. President Buhari will have bilateral meeting with President Trump and a working lunch on Monday 30 April 2018. The meeting is to discuss ways to enhance the strategic partnership between the two countries and to advance shared priorities, such as: promoting economic growth, fighting terrorism and other threats to peace and security. The meeting will further deepen......

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17
Apr 2018
“Buhari Is Part Of Those Who Have Kept Nigerians Poor” – Aisha Says

Aisha Yesufu, co-convener of BringBackOurGirls, BBOG, advocacy group, on Monday insisted that President Muhammadu Buhari was part of those “wicked people” that kept Nigerians in poverty. The activist made the remark while reacting to Buhari’s claim that “wicked people kept Nigerians poor.” Buhari had said this while receiving a delegation of the Buhari Diaspora Support Organisation led by Mr Charles Sylvester in London, on Sunday. The President, had, however, noted that looking at the condition in which his administration met the country, without savings and......

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11
Apr 2018
7 Reasons Buhari May Lose Re-Election In 2019 (No. 1 Is The Realest)

Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, April 9 declared his intention to seek re-election in the 2019 general elections. Read HERE in case you missed the news when President Buhari made it know he will be running for Second term. Some Nigerians have expressed their displeasure over the president’s re-election bid, while pro-Buharists have continued to garner supports for his second term ambition. On the basis of the foregoing,  highlights the 7 reasons President Muhammadu Buhari may lose re-election in 2019. 1. Herdsmen Attack Nigeria......

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03
Nov 2017
Buhari to present 2018 budget next week Tuesday

• January to December cycle not sacrosanct, says Senate Leader • Adeosun declares new debt strategy will save N91.65 billion yearly President Muhammadu Buhari will next week Tuesday present the 2018 budget proposal to a joint session of the National Assembly. Senate President, Bukola Saraki said this yesterday as he read a letter from the President officially informing the upper legislative chamber of the presentation of the fiscal appropriation bill. The letter read in part: “In pursuant to Section 81 of the 1999 Constitution, may......

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22
Oct 2017
Buhari’s presidency against Nigeria’s unity, says Nwabueze

Chairman of The Patriots, Project Nigeria and Igbo Leaders of Thought respectively, Professor Ben Nwabueze, has regretted that despite his avowals that Nigeria’s unity was non-negotiable, President Muhammadu Buhari has continued to work against the country’s unity. Nwabueze said: “President Buhari owes it to the Nigerian people to admit that the divisions tearing the country apart are caused by his actions and utterances,” stressing that, “he should begin the process of self-correction, which involves the making of amends for his misguided past actions and utterances.”......

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01
Oct 2017
Knocks, hope, optimism as Nigeria clocks 57

• Ortom, Okowa, Dickson Say Challenges Surmountable • Our Differences, Challenges Should Not Divide Us – Ajimobi • No Reason To Celebrate, Buhari Has Failed – Junaid Muhammad • Military, Civil War Cause Of Nigeria’s Stagnation-Arewa • Fayose Warns Against Intimidation, Oppression A flurry of mixed messages, yesterday, made the rounds as the country celebrates its 57th independence anniversary today. And as expected, while some said celebrations were in order, in view of achievements recorded, others were acerbic, hinging on the litany of opportunities the......

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26
Sep 2017
Buhari’s health ‘private’ even if Nigeria paying, says Lai Mohammed

Nigeria’s president is under no obligation to disclose his medical condition even though he has spent most of the year being treated abroad, one of his ministers said on Tuesday. Muhammadu Buhari has spent lengthy periods in London since January, sparking speculation about his fitness to govern — and also questions about who was footing the bill. The 74-year-old former army general has said only that he required blood transfusions and had never been as sick in his life. Claims from political opponents that he......

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25
Sep 2017
Buhari congratulates Germany’s Merkel on election victory

President Muhammadu Buhari has joined other world leaders to congratulate the German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, on her election victory. Buhari felicitated with Merkel in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesinain, in Abuja on Monday. He also congratulated Merkel’s party for offering quality leadership to the European nation since the past 2 years, describing the victory as another opportunity to sustain the legacy of good work. The president recalled his interactions with Merkel over the years, especially at the......

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17
Sep 2017
Proscription of IPOB: Tension as violence spreads

• IPOB Alllegedly Kills Four In Asaba, Injures Dozens • APC Chieftain Cautions Military Against Setting Country On Fire • Uneasy Calm Still Pervades Jos The ongoing crises in the South East spilled over to Asaba, the Delta State capital, where four persons were on Friday night burnt to death, by unknown assailants. The assailants, who are suspected to be members of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), reportedly invaded a part a settlement at Abraka Market, at about 10pm and killed three men, one woman......

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