Buhari’s Laboured Opposition

Buhari’s Laboured Opposition

July 10, 2018 Jamila Abubakar 0

Killers of the garden variety in Buhari’s Nigeria chose to rain on his parade a week he and his quarrelsome political party were going through the motions of attempting to reclaim lost ground. The rampaging phenomenon of killings at will which has taken many parts northern of Nigeria as hostage made a stop in Plateau State, a place that has Read More

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Insurgency: ‘Buhari has achieved more than most developed countries’

June 23, 2018 AbdulRahman Zakariyau 0

  North East Zonal Vice Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Mustapha Salihu, in this interview with ABDULRAHMAN ZAKARIYAU, says President Muhammadu Buhari has achieved more than most developedcountries that have been fighting insurgency for years. Excerpts Your take on the recent ward and state congresses of the All Progressives Congress (APC) across the country Well, the exercise Read More

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Buhari and the Barmecide mentality

June 23, 2018 Clement Oluwole 0

Anyone coming in contact with the name Barmecide for the very first time would conveniently pass it as one of those chemicals (insecticide, pesticide or herbicide) used to eliminate pests, insects, etc, in the homes and on the farmlands. It can even be mistaken as a suffix for words like suicide, matricide, patricide or even fratricide. But Barmecide is far Read More

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Buhari okays new appointments for CBN, others

June 23, 2018 Eleojo Idachaba 0

  President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the renewal of tenure of three chief executive officers, four new non-executive directors of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and two new others for some federal agencies. The appointments were announced yesterday via a statement by the Permanent Secretary (General Services Office) in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Read More

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Constitution amendments: Buhari okays autonomy for State Assemblies, judiciary

June 9, 2018 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

  President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the 1999 Constitution Fourth Alteration Bill, which grants financial autonomy to the Houses of Assembly and the States’ Judiciary nationwide, Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang, said on Friday. Addressing State House correspondents in Abuja, Enang said with the signing into law the Constitution Alteration Read More

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Obasanjo: Call your security agents to order, Atiku tells Buhari

June 9, 2018 Bode Olagoke 0

  Following the alarm raised by former President Olusegun Obasanjo that the government was planning to arrest him, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to call security agencies to order in order to douse the tension in the country. Atiku, who said he received with serious concern the purported alert raised by former President Olusegun Read More

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June 12: Aregbesola commends Buhari, declares holiday

June 8, 2018 Lateef Dada 0

  Osun state government has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for recognising June 12 as Democracy Day and the conferment of GCFR on the late MKO Abiola. The government in a statement by the Commissioner for Home Affairs, Dr. Obawale Adebisi, said the decision of the federal government has justified Aregbesola’s stance of June 12. The state has, therefore, declared June Read More

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2019: Buhari planning to arrest me – Obasanjo

June 8, 2018 Bode Olagoke, Abuja 0

Former president, Olusegun Obasanjo has raised alarm over an alleged plot by President Muhammadu Buhari to frame him for a crime in a bid to silence his criticism of his administration. The former president made the claim in a press statement signed by his spokesperson, Kehinde Akinyemi on Friday. Part of his statement read, “Since Chief Olusegun Obasanjo declared in Read More

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2019: Innoson Motors donates vehicles for Buhari-Osibanjo campaigns

The Chief Executive Officer of Innoson Group of Companies Limited, Chief Innocent Ifediaso Chukwuma, has donated two operational Innocent Vehicles Motors (IVM): a bus IVM 500A and a Special Utility Vehicle (SUV) IVM G5 to the Buhari-Osinbanjo 2019 Campaign team. Donating the vehicles Thursday to Members of the Muhammadu Buhari Osinbanjo (MBO) Dynamic Support Group at Lagos House in Abuja, Read More

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2019: Emerhor promises Buhari 2 million votes from Delta

President Muhammadu Buhari would get massive support from the people of Delta state in the forthcoming 2019 elections, a stalwart of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Delta state, Mr Olorogun O’tega Emerhor, has said. Speaking to State House correspondents after a meeting with the Chief of Staff to the President, Mr. Abba Kyari, in Abuja, Emerhor said the President Read More

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday signed into law, the `Not Too Young To Run Bill’

May 31, 2018 Online Editor 0

While signing the bill, the president, on a lighter mood, ‘appealed’ to young people to defer their presidential ambition till after the 2019 general elections. It would be recalled that President Buhari had on Tuesday in his Democracy Day broadcast, pledged to sign the bill. The bill was passed by the National Assembly in July 2017 to alter Sections 65, Read More

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Democracy Day: APC-UK commends Buhari on development

May 29, 2018 Bode Olagoke, Abuja 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) United Kingdom chapter, has commended the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration for its efforts to fast-track the nation’s development. The leader UK chapter of the party, gave the commendation in an interview with Tuesday in Abuja, as part of activities marking this year’s democracy day. Appraising the President’s three years in office, Omole said ”only a Read More

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APC chieftain writes Trump, laments human right violation, others under President Buhari

May 27, 2018 Bode Olagoke, Abuja 0

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Timi Frank, has written an open letter to United States of America president, Donald Trump, a week after he wrote an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari. In the letter to Mr. Trump, Frank, who is the APC Deputy National Publicity, lamented the state of the economy, Nigeria’s human rights Read More

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Buhari and APC Congresses

May 26, 2018 Zayyad I. Muhammad 0

  The intense horse-trading and ploys witnessed in the just concluded ward, local government and state congresses of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have left the party more fractured than united. No political party can be crisis-free; especially when in power; internal squabble and scramble for ‘who gets what’ are normal in political parties and most common in nascent Read More

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$16 billion: OBJ, Buhari generate more heat than light over power sector

May 26, 2018 AbdulRahman Zakariyau 0

  In this report, ABDULRAHMAN ZAKARIYAU looks at the issues that led to President Muhammadu Buhari’s outburst that there is nothing to show for improved power, in spite of the colossal amount spent in the sector by previous administrations, as well as ex President Olusegun Obasanjo’s challenge that he is ready for probe. Like a recurring decimal, the allegation keeps Read More

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We remain committed to stability of West Africa – Buhari 

President Muhammadu Buhari said on Thursday in Abuja that the present administration would continue to work with ECOWAS countries to ensure stability in the sub-region as cross-border crimes pose more challenges to people and governments. “ECOWAS is doing its best, and as you know, Nigeria is fully involved in the process of restoring stability in Guinea Bissau,’’ the President told Read More

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Buhari meets Tinubu, other APC South-west caucus members 

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday had a dinner with members of the South West caucus of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The dinner started around 8.30pm at the new Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa. Notable personalities at the dinner were Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, former Governor of Lagos state, Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu; Chief Read More

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Buhari yet to receive petroleum industry bill – Presidency 

The Presidency said on Wednesday that President Muhammadu Buhari is yet to receive the harmonised Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) by the two chambers of the National Assembly on March 28, 2018. Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang, said his findings revealed that the bill is still undergoing standard operating legislative processes of the National Read More

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2019 and Obasanjo’s threat

May 12, 2018 Musa Aliyu 0

As the 2019 election draws nearer political forces are forming alliances just as alliances are collapsing. The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is, at the minute, taking the heat as some of its alliance partners issue subtle or direct threats and a few others withdraw their support. The opposition People’s Democratic Party, which lost power to PDP, is far worse Read More

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Saraki, Dogara to Buhari: We must call IGP to order

The non-appearance of the Inspector-General of Police Ibrahim Idris before the Senate, featured prominently at the parley between Senate President Bukola Saraki, Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, and President Muhammadu Buhari at the Villa, yesterday. And at the end of the meeting, the trio agreed on the need to call the police boss to order and tell him to Read More

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Social Media Buzz: Do you want accolades or assurance?

May 5, 2018 Samson Benjamin 0

Do you want accolades or assurance? The phrase “I deserve an accolade” has be trending for a while in the social media. A day hardly goes by without someone somewhere mentioning the phrase. What does an accolade really mean? Me self I no sabi the meaning, I just check dictionary now now. “An accolade is an award or privilege granted Read More

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Expectations as Buhari meets Trump today

April 30, 2018 Abdullahi M. Gulloma Abuja 0

President Muhammadu Buhari will today meet with President Donald Trump of the United States at the White House. The Nigerian president had arrived in Washington DC yesterday ahead of his four-day working visit to the United States. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the presidential aircraft carrying President Buhari and members of his entourage had left the presidential wing Read More

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No, Nigerian youths are not lazy

April 28, 2018 Clement Oluwole 0

Lately, President Muhammadu Buhari has been in the eye of the storm over his excoriation of Nigerian youths, describing them as lazy bones. Buhari’s anger was vented on the youths in faraway London where he addressed the Commonwealth Business Forum. According to Mr. President, their laziness is borne out of the belief that Nigeria is stupendously rich with oil (money)… Read More

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Impeachment: NASS blows hot air over aircraft

April 28, 2018 Joshua Egbodo 0

President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to purchase Super Tucano Aircraft from the United States Government has raised a lot of dust as both chambers of the National Assembly have threatened him with impeachment. In this report JOSHUA EGBODO traces the genesis of the controversy. From the beginning, controversy had dogged the insurgency fund since the idea was first mooted last December. Read More

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Buhari’s 2019 bid and matters arising, by GARBA SHEHU

April 23, 2018 Blueprint 0

The country is gearing itself up for the General Elections in February next year and with President Muhammadu Buhari announcing that he will bid for the governing Party, APC’s ticket to run fo a second term, all hell has been let loose by the chaotic, ill-prepared opposition camp.   A joke on WhatsApp last week was about the abuse and Read More

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