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Insecurity: Northern Elders Ask Buhari To Resign
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Insecurity: Northern Elders Ask Buhari To Resign

President Buhari The Northern Elders Forum on Tuesday asked President Muhammadu Buhari, to resign for failing to provide security in the country. The forum made the demand in a statement by its spokesperson, Dr Hakeem Baba-Ahmed. It said it was disappointing that after nearly seven years of being in office, Buhari still has no answers to security challenges across the country. The statement read, “The administration of President Muhammadu Buhari does not appear to have answers to the challenges of security to which we are exposed. “We cannot continue to live and die under the dictates of killers, kidnappers, rapists and sundry criminal groups that have deprived us of our rights to live in peace and security. Read Also: Why We Haven’t Declared Bandit Leaders Wanted –Mili...
Buhari Govt Approved Terrorists Who Bombed Kaduna-Abuja Train’ – Omokri Alleges
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Buhari Govt Approved Terrorists Who Bombed Kaduna-Abuja Train’ – Omokri Alleges

Kaduna Train Bombing The President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government has come under criticism over the bombing of a Kaduna-Abuja train by terrorists. Reno Omokri, a socio-political activist, alleged that the terrorists responsible for the bombing were government approved. To back up his claim, Omokri lamented the inability of the Nigerian Government to locate and arrest these bandits. The former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan wondered why the Nigerian Government that arrested a pro-Biafra agitator, Nnamdi Kanu has failed to arrest these terrorists. Read also: Names of 398 Passengers On Board Bombed Abuja-Kaduna Train [Full list] In a tweet, Omokri said if Islamic cleric, Sheikh Gumi can locate these bandits why can’t the Federal Government locate them. ...
Buhari Knocks PDP Over APC Convention Criticism
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Buhari Knocks PDP Over APC Convention Criticism

President Buhari The President, Muhammadu Buhari, Sunday in Abuja, formally congratulated the Abdullahi Adamu-led 79-member National Executive Committee of the All Progressives Congress that emerged at the justconcluded convention in Abuja.He also said the unity of members put on display puts the party on a firmer footing for victory in next year, 2023, General Elections. This is according to a statement signed on Sunday by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, titled ‘President Buhari welcomes new APC leaders, commends members for Abuja show of unity.” Buhari who returned to the Convention ground at the Eagle Square, Sunday morning, along with the Vice President and the Senate President to witness and celebrate the inauguration of the elected party e...
APC Convention: Senator Adamu Emerges Chairman By Consensus
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APC Convention: Senator Adamu Emerges Chairman By Consensus

APC After days of negotiations and disagreements, the preferred candidate of the President, Muhammadu Buhari, for the position of the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Senator Abdullahi Adamu, was ratified as the new party chairman late Saturday night. The ratification of Adamu and other members of the incoming National Working Committee and Zonal Leaders of the party was part of activities at the convention of the party, which commenced on Saturday and ended in the early hours of Sunday at the Eagles Square, Abuja. Adamu, a former governor of Nasarawa State, who had emerged as a consensus candidate, was not among those who initially expressed interest in the chairmanship position. However, he was later drafted into the race by the Presidency and some gover...
Buhari’s Preferred Candidate To Become APC National Chairman Revealed
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Buhari’s Preferred Candidate To Become APC National Chairman Revealed

The Governor of Plateau State, Simon Lalong, has revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari told governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), that he would prefer Abdullahi Adamu to emerge as the party’s national chairman. Following a meeting with the President on Wednesday, the chairman of the Progressive Governors’ Forum (PGF), Atiku Bagudu, made it clear that the APC governors would support Buhari’s preferred chairmanship candidate. Speaking on Channels TV’s Politics Today on Thursday, Lalong claimed Buhari wants the party’s national chairmanship slot to be zoned to the north-central. Read Also: APC Presidential Ticket: Tinubu, Bello, Umahi, Others Learn Fate May He said: “The president said he preferred the chairman should come from the north...
Expect End SARS-like Protest – PDP Warns Buhari Govt
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Expect End SARS-like Protest – PDP Warns Buhari Govt

The main opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has warned the President Muhammadu Buhari government that it may experience another nationwide protest in form of the End SARS. The party said the protest may happen following the All Progressives Congress-led government’s inability to address the lingering fuel scarcity in the country. The PDP noted that the fuel problem in the country has doubled the hardship already being by Nigerians under the President Buhari government. The party said the government and the ruling party must not forget that there is a limit to what the citizens can bear, describing the current administration as arrogant, inhumane, unconcerned and insensitive. This was contained in.a statement issued by its spokesman, Debo Ologunagba, where the main o...
Buhari Returns To Nigeria After Medical Trip To London
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Buhari Returns To Nigeria After Medical Trip To London

President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja on Friday, following a medical check-up in London, UK. Buhari left the country on March 6. He had earlier planned to embark on the medical trip from Nairobi, Kenya after attending the United Nations Environmental Programme at 50, but returned to Nigeria on March 4. Read Also: President Apologises to Nigerians over Power Outage, Fuel Scarcity While in London, the president met with Mai Mala Buni, the Interim National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Committee. The presidential aircraft carrying Buhari touched down at the Presidential Wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, at about 7.09pm. Source: DailyPost
Buhari, Osinbajo And Bigotry Question By Femi Adesina
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Buhari, Osinbajo And Bigotry Question By Femi Adesina

Have you ever met a religious bigot before? Pray that you don’t. It’s not an interesting experience, irrespective of the faith the bigot professes. A bigot is obstinately or unreasonably attached to a belief, opinion, and is prejudiced against or antagonistic towards a person or people who don’t share what he believes. I ask again: have you met a religious bigot before? Pray that you don’t. And if you unfortunately do, don’t argue, don’t remonstrate with such person. Just show a clean pair of heels. Femi Adesina President Muhammadu Buhari is a man that had been serially de-marketed, flagellated and excoriated as a religious bigot. It was a narrative deliberately concocted and conjured by those who were afraid of the probity and integrity he could bring into public office. The...
President Buhari Regrets Inconvenience Caused By Petrol, Electricity Shortages
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President Buhari Regrets Inconvenience Caused By Petrol, Electricity Shortages

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sincere regrets for the inconvenience caused to citizens of the country following a prolonged shortage of petroleum products, something that the administration has successfully averted in its seven years in office. President Muhammadu Buhari According to the President, “the administration knows the fuel shortage has placed a strain on Nigerian citizens and businesses, but relief is on the way. I especially apologize to all sections of society for this. “The government is working round the clock to attend to this issue. An action plan agreed upon earlier this month is being implemented to address the scarcity. Working together with the Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN) and the Independent Petroleum Marketers Assoc...
Osinbajo Now In Charge Of Nigeria —Buhari Says
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Osinbajo Now In Charge Of Nigeria —Buhari Says

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Sunday, said Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is now in charge of the country.This comes as the President departs the country for the United Kingdom for a medical checkup.His departure had earlier been announced by the Special Adviser to the President, Femi Adesina. President Muhammadu Buhari It is, however, not clear if Buhari already transmitted a letter to the National Assembly handing over power to Osinbajo pending his return to the country. Read Also: Buhari Appoints New Executive Secretary For TETFundBuhari had said, “Well, I cannot claim to be doing the work alone. The government is fully represented. The Vice President is there.“Constitutionally, when I’m away, he’s in charge. Then, we have the Secretary to the Government of the Federation and t...