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Ondo Herdsmen: ‘Stop Turning Blind Eye On Your Tribesmen’ – FFK To Buhari
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Ondo Herdsmen: ‘Stop Turning Blind Eye On Your Tribesmen’ – FFK To Buhari

Femi Fani-Kayode has attacked the Buhari-led administration for condemning Governor Rotimi Akeredolu's ultimatum for herdsmen to leave forest reserves in Ondo state within 7 days. The governor gave the directive on Monday, January 18 following claims that “bad elements” have turned the forest reserves into hideouts for keeping victims of kidnapping, negotiating for ransom and carrying out other criminal activities. In a statement released on Tuesday January 19, presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, stated that the governor being a senior lawyer should know better than unilaterally expelling thousands of herders who have lived all their lives in the state. FFK in a series of tweets posted this morning said Garba Shehu's position is ''insulting, provocative, asinine & absurd....
Nigeria Air Will Be Delivered Before 2023 – Sirika
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Nigeria Air Will Be Delivered Before 2023 – Sirika

Hadi Sirika, the minister for aviation, says plans are underway to ensure that Nigeria Air, the national carrier, is delivered before the end of the Muhammadu Buhari-led administration. Sirika was addressing journalists on after appearing before the senate committee on aviation for the 2021 budget defence by the ministry and its agencies on Tuesday. “We are on it. The transaction adviser has brought in the outline business case. It is being reviewed by the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC),” NAN quoted him to have said. “Soon after its completion, it will go to the federal executive council for approved. We will not leave this government without having it in place.” Hadi Sirika, the minister of aviation, had unveiled the national carrier project at the ...
Buhari must retraces his steps or else there will be no Nigeria left by 2023 – Femi Fani Kayode
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Buhari must retraces his steps or else there will be no Nigeria left by 2023 – Femi Fani Kayode

Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, says unless President Buhari "retraces his steps in presiding over the affairs of the nation, there will be no Nigeria left by 2023."   Femi Fani Kayode stated this in a post shared on his Facebook page this evening. His post comes days after former President Olusegun Obasanjo opined that Nigeria is slowly becoming a failed and divided state under the Buhari-led administration.   Read FFK's post below In 2015 I said Buhari WOULD divide Nigeria, you didn't believe me. In 2017 I said Buhari HAD divided Nigeria, you didn't believe me. In 2019 I said Buhari had pushed Nigeria to the BRINK of disintegration, you didn't believe me. Today I say unless Buhari retraces his steps and we build bridges between ourselves th...
Senators Protest Fuel, Electricity Hikes
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Senators Protest Fuel, Electricity Hikes

There is tension in the camp of the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, over increasing protests from lawmakers, following recent actions taken by President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration. The fear, Daily Sun gathered, is borne of claims that some of the lawmakers drawn from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) were plotting to convene an emergency sitting next week. The emergency sitting, it was further gathered, is to provide an avenue for lawmakers to question the response of the leadership to recent hikes of electricity and petroleum products. The Petroleum Pipeline and Product Marketing Company (PPMC), a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporations (NNPC), had on Wednesday announced a new ex-depot price of N151.56k fo...
FG Declares June 12 Public Holiday, To Mark Democracy Day
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FG Declares June 12 Public Holiday, To Mark Democracy Day

The Federal Government has declared Friday, June 12, 2020 as public holiday to mark this year’s Democracy Day Celebration. The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government in a statement signed by his Permanent Secretary and congratulated Nigerians at home and abroad for the entrenchment of democratic rule in the country. Aregbesola commended the heroes of democracy for their dogged determination and sacrifice which gave birth to Democratic Governance in Nigeria. He then appealed to all Nigerians to cherish these selfless efforts and collaborate with the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Administration to ensure the realization of the democratic ideals which these Patriots fought for, with their lives. The Minister who reassure...
We Don’t Collect Bribe to Approve Flights – Hadi Sirika Says
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We Don’t Collect Bribe to Approve Flights – Hadi Sirika Says

Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, has said he has never asked for or received a bribe and has challenged anyone who has contrary information to come forward. Sirika yesterday said the clarification became necessary after backlash from Nigerians on Twitter accusing the Ministry of Aviation of demanding money before flights are approved. Speaking at the presidential task force on COVID-19 briefing in Abuja, he said such claims are false. “I have read also on Twitter that there are certain monies being charged for approval for flights. This is far from the truth. It’s for free. It’s just frivolous; it’s just a pen to be approved,” he said. “Just send a text message, we will send them back as approved. So nobody should con anybody and people should stop living in the p...
Buhari Doing Nothing To End Killings, Persecution Of Christians By Fulani – EU
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Buhari Doing Nothing To End Killings, Persecution Of Christians By Fulani – EU

The European parliament, legislative branch of the European Union, has accused the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration of overseeing the persecution of Christians in the Northern part of Nigeria where Sharia law is in practice. The EU in a new report released on January 16, 2020 said over 6000 Christians had been murdered by "Fulani militants whereas in Sharia states, Christians face constant discrimination and are often considered second class citizens.” The report further adds that, “These attacks have continued with total impunity with perpetrators rarely being held to account whereas Amnesty International report has demonstrated wilful negligence by the Nigerian security forces concerning deadly attacks against farming communities.” The report says Buhari's poor ...
No Discrimination In Fight Against Corruption – AGF, Abubakar Malami
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No Discrimination In Fight Against Corruption – AGF, Abubakar Malami

The Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami has debunked claims of the Buhari-led administration fighting a discriminatory fight against corruption.   Speaking in Abuja on Thursday December 19, Malami said he was impressed with the speedy way the judiciary handled election cases and also paid attention to high-profile cases.   He disclosed that 22 ex-governors are either under probe or on trial following the implementation of the whistle-blowing policy which has led to recovery of stolen assets in Nigeria.   Malami said;   “Our fight against corruption is total, comprehensive and dispassionate devoid of any political or ethnic sentiments or inclination. “One of the multiple institutions involved in t...
Obey Nigerian Courts The Way You Obey British Courts – Femi Falana Tells FG
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Obey Nigerian Courts The Way You Obey British Courts – Femi Falana Tells FG

Human rights activist, Femi Falana has urged the Nigerian government to obey court orders the way it obeys those issued by courts in foreign countries. The Senior Advocate of Nigeria's took a swipe at the Federal Government after the Attorney General Abubakar Malami confirmed on Thursday November 28, that a $200 million bond which was approved by President Buhari was deposited in line with a stay of execution order for a $9.6 billion dollar judgement awarded by a British Court against Nigeria in favour of Process & Industrial Development (P&ID) limited. Femi Falana who stated that the Buhari-led administration did not give any pre-condition before obeying the court of its “former colonial master” as it does at home, asked that the order for the release of #RevolutionNow c...
IPPIS: ASUU Says Buhari Is Becoming Dictatorial
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IPPIS: ASUU Says Buhari Is Becoming Dictatorial

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has described alleged disobedience of President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to laws of the land as the greatest corruption. The union spoke on the latest directive by the Federal Government that her officials will move to campuses to begin enrolment of university workers on the Integrated Personnel Payroll and Information System (IPPIS). ASUU, while reacting through its University of Ibadan Chairman, Professor Deji Omole, stated that the union cannot be harassed or intimidated by those who have penchant for breaking the law of the land. According to him, breaking existing laws with impunity is the greatest corruption. Omole added that it is worrisome that a government under democracy is afraid of negotiation and dialogue but prefer...
If Jesus Were In Nigeria Today, He Won’t Keep Quiet – Obasanjo
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If Jesus Were In Nigeria Today, He Won’t Keep Quiet – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Sunday said if Jesus Christ were to be in Nigeria at this time, he would not keep quiet on the situation of the country. Obasanjo stated this in his goodwill message at the 64th annual national convention of the Foursquare Gospel Church in Nigeria held at the church campground on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Ajebo, Ogun State. The convention also featured installation of the new General Overseer of the church, Rev. Samuel Aboyeji, who took over from the immediate-past General Overseer, Rev. Felix Meduoye. Obasanjo, who disclosed that he first attended the church’s convention soon after he was released from prison, said the 64th convention was his fourth time of attending the church annual programme. Apparently reacting to the state of t...
Poultry Farmers Beg President Buhari Not To Re-Open Borders
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Poultry Farmers Beg President Buhari Not To Re-Open Borders

Poultry farmers and other stakeholders in the industry have given their support to the policy of the President Buhari-led administration on the closure of the country’s land borders. They also pleaded that the borders should be permanently closed. This, according to them, would drive the nation’s economic growth and food sufficiency. Speaking during the opening ceremony of this year’s Nigeria Poultry Show organised by the Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN), the poultry farmers said that Nigeria could only get better with the border closure, as it would equally boost sales and production in the industry. While giving his address on the theme, “Nigeria Poultry Industry: Managing the Value chain for National Development,” the President of PAN, Ezekiel Ibrahim supported the border cl...
DSS Confirms Receipt Of Court Order To Release Sowore
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DSS Confirms Receipt Of Court Order To Release Sowore

For the second time in about one month on Thursday, the Department of State Services failed to obey a court order directing the release of pro-democracy activist and Publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore. The agency, which was on Thursday morning served with the latest ruling of a Federal High Court, Abuja, by the court’s bailiff and lawyers to Sowore, acknowledged receipt of the document but refused to obey the directive. As at the time of filing this report, there was no indication that the agency was ready to honour the court order and release Sowore and Olawale Bakare widely known as Mandate, who had been detained in their custody since August 3 and 5, 2019 respectively. In a precursor to Thursday’s refusal to honour the order issued by Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Fed...
Femi Falana Accuses Moghalu Of Dumping YPP For APC Over Appointment
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Femi Falana Accuses Moghalu Of Dumping YPP For APC Over Appointment

Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana, has accused The presidential candidate of Young Progressive Party (YPP), in the 2019 Presidential election, Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, of dumping his party to take up an appointment from Buhari’s led administration. The human rights activist made the accusation at 2019 Felabration; a segment of the annual festival in honour of the iconic Legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, held at the NECA HOUSE, Lagos. We earlier reported that Moghalu announced his departure from the party (YPP) on Monday, October 14th, via his official account on popular micro-blogging platform, Twitter. Moghalu, also called for reform of the country’s electoral system ahead of the 2023 general elections. However, Falana, in his reaction to the development said; “I think it ...
Attahiru Jega Asks Nigerians To Vote Out Leaders That Fail Them
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Attahiru Jega Asks Nigerians To Vote Out Leaders That Fail Them

Former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Prof. Attahiru Jega, has urged Nigerians to vote out bad leaders, advising the federal government to use recovered loot to develop national social security to alleviate hardship in Nigeria. The former INEC boss spoke during a lecture organized by the Hudaibiyya Centre held at the Aminu Kano College of Legal and Islamic Studies in Kano, to mark Nigeria's 59th independence, reports DailyTrust. He said every Nigerian deserves a better life and it is the government’s responsibility to ensure that. He said it was unfortunate that responsiveness, leaders’ nonchalant attitude to the masses woes thrive in Nigeria, ‘‘whereas these are what other nations have been fighting to erase from their system. If a leader fai...
Ex-Northern Governor Desperate For Babatunde Fowler’s Job
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Ex-Northern Governor Desperate For Babatunde Fowler’s Job

People who say that politicians without political offices are like fish out of water surely know what they are talking about if the case of an immediate past governor of one of the northern states is anything to go by. Since he lost his bid for a second term in the 2019 general elections, he has been angling for juicy positions in the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration. One of the positions he is eyeing desperately, SENTRY gathered, is that of the Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) currently occupied by a former Chief Executive Officer of the Lagos State Internal Revenue Service, Dr. Babatunde Fowler. Although many expect that the former governor would take his scanty academic qualifications into consideration in angling for the juicy offic...
Charges Against Sowore Confirms Buhari Govt. Unprecedented Level Of Paranoia – Prof Wole Soyinka
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Charges Against Sowore Confirms Buhari Govt. Unprecedented Level Of Paranoia – Prof Wole Soyinka

Nobel Laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka has described the charges against Omoyele Sowore as a confirmation of the Buhari-led administration's unprecedented level of paranoia. Revealing that he first dismissed the report as fake news, Soyinka added that 'Sowore's Issue' has moved beyond harassment and taken on a sinister direction. He further stated that the nation had failed to learn from past experiences. He said, “This is utterly depressing news. So, the Sowore affair has moved beyond harassment and taken on a sinister direction. Outside the country where I happened to be engaged at the moment, I can testify that the immediate reaction around me was to dismiss this as yet another grotesque product of fake news, of which Nigerians have become the greatest practitioners. I confess that...
My Resignation Has Nothing To Do With Bashing I Received Online – Seun Onigbinde
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My Resignation Has Nothing To Do With Bashing I Received Online – Seun Onigbinde

Seun Onigbinde has stated that his resignation from the Buhari-led administration had nothing to do with the attacks he received online following his appointment. Onigbinde, the Co-founder of BudgIT, yesterday announced his resignation as the Technical Adviser to the Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Clem Agba. His resignation came after his appointment was greeted with shock and disapproval by Nigerians. Many felt he should never take an appointment with the same government his has openly criticised and worked against.
Buhari Has Judiciary, National Assembly In His Armpit, Pocket – Buba Galadima
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Buhari Has Judiciary, National Assembly In His Armpit, Pocket – Buba Galadima

Buba Galadima, ex-spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Presidential Campaign Council, has alleged that President Muhammadu Buhari has the judiciary and National Assembly, “completely under his armpit and pocket.” Galadima said this while accusing the Buhari-led administration of intimidating and muzzling the judiciary. Featuring on Channels Television’s Politics Today, Galadima was reacting to claims that some “friends of this government” are trying to manipulate cases in court. He also berated Buhari for failing to sign the Electoral Amendment Bill despite being passed by the National Assembly weeks to the general election. Galadima stated that the refusal to append his signature was a deliberate ploy by the presidency to rig the poll, a situation that led to a ...
#freesowore: 53 Rights Organizations To Hold Rally Demanding Sowore’s Release
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#freesowore: 53 Rights Organizations To Hold Rally Demanding Sowore’s Release

About 53 non-governmental organizations under the aegis of Coalition of Human and Civil Rights Organizations (COHCRO) are set to hold a protest calling for the release of Omoyele Sowore, an opponent of President Muhammadu Buhari in the last presidential election. Sowore was arrested on August 3 by the Nigerian secret police, the Department of State Services (DSS) and has been in detention since then. He was abducted by the DSS in a Gestapo style in his apartment for organizing a demonstration tagged, #RevolutionNow. A statement by Comrade Adeniyi Alimi Sulaiman on behalf of the coalition said: “Well-meaning Nigerians and lovers of genuine democracy would grace the event slated for Thursday 5th of September, 2019. “The planned March protest would draw members from no fewer t...
Stop Using Security Agencies To Silence Nigerians – Soyinka Tells Buhari
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Stop Using Security Agencies To Silence Nigerians – Soyinka Tells Buhari

Prof. Wole Soyinka has alleged that the Buhari-led administration is using security agencies to silence Nigerians. The Nobel Laureate made this claim at the unveiling of an art gallery in commemoration of his 85th birthday. Insisting that such move only shows that the government is afraid, Soyinka added that it also reduces those running the government, Igbere TV reports. “It is important to send strong message to this government and to the security services to stop trying to muzzle people when they come together to exchange ideas. “You’re reducing them as human beings and you’re also reducing yourselves as human beings, because it means you’re afraid to listen" he said. Speaking further at the event held on Saturday August 24, Soyinka told Nigerians not to believe everythi...
Protesters storm Amnesty International office, demand they leave Nigeria
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Protesters storm Amnesty International office, demand they leave Nigeria

Protesters have reportedly besieged the Amnesty International office in Abuja, demanding that the human rights group leave Nigeria just after they were allegedly placed on security watchlist by the Federal Government.   Isa Sanusi, a spokesperson for Amnesty International Nigeria confirmed the protest and also told Premium Times that the protesters appeared to be pro-government as they were angry with the group's criticism of the Buhari-led administration.   Chanting denigrating songs, the protesters also held placards that were unsympathetic with Amnesty International.     We reported earlier that Amnesty International was placed on security watchlist by the Presidency ahead of a nationwide “revolution” protest scheduled for August 5 and promot...
Former Delta APC Chairman, Okotie-Eboh, Is Dead. Uduaghan, Ogboru Mourn
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Former Delta APC Chairman, Okotie-Eboh, Is Dead. Uduaghan, Ogboru Mourn

A former Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Delta State, Chief Adolor Okotie-Eboh, is dead. Igbere TV reports that Okotie-Eboh died at the age of 64. Family source told usthat the late former chairman, who is the son of First Republic Minister of Finance, Chief Festus Okotie-Eboh, died in the early hours of Saturday after a brief illness. Meanwhile, a former Governor of Delta State and Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan has expressed shock over the death of Okotie-Eboh, whom he (Uduaghan) described as patriot of the Nigeria’s project under the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration. In a statement issued to Igbere TV and signed by Monoyo Edon, Uduaghan’s Media Assistant, he noted that the APC chieftain contributed ...
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Yoruba Youths, Ohanaeze Reject ‘Fulanization’ Agenda, Issue 12 Demands

Politics Nigeria has been furnished with a Joint Statement from the Yoruba Youth Council and the Ohanaeze Youth Council, announcing their rejection of an alleged 'Fulanization Agenda'. The Statement issued on Sunday was signed by the President, Yoruba Council of Youths Worldwide, Aremo Oladotun Hassan and Okechukwu Isiguzoro, President, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide. "We are deeply concerned with grave hearts of regrets as critical stakeholders being the largest umbrella body of youths in the Southwest and Southeast Geo-Political Zones of Nigeria and In Diaspora, coupled with our unending disappointments and gross abandonment with the Muhammadu Buhari's led Federal Government to have conspicuously allowed the dreaded ongoing Fulanization of Nigeria remain unmitigated, despi...
8th Senate Valedictory: Number Of Bills Passed By Each Senate
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8th Senate Valedictory: Number Of Bills Passed By Each Senate

As the 8th National Assembly officially winds up today, June 6, ahead of June 11 inauguration of the 9th NASS, Igbere TV has taken pain to research and compile the number of bills passed by each Senate starting from the 5th Senate till date. Find below, the number of bills passed by each Senate as compiled by Igbere TV... 8th Senate: 318 7th Senate: 128 6th Senate: 72 5th Senate: 129 We have also documented some key bills passed by the red chamber but declined by the Muhammadu Buhari led administration. Key Bills Declined Assent By President Buhari 1. Electoral Amendment Bill: - Rejected four times. - The last reason being that if signed into law, it was going to be injurious to the recently concluded general elections. According to the president, some of the propos...
Fulanization Agenda Only Exists On Minds Of PDP, Obasanjo – Kachi Iheme
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Fulanization Agenda Only Exists On Minds Of PDP, Obasanjo – Kachi Iheme

The Senatorial candidate of the Accord Party (AP), for Abia North Senatorial district during the February 23 national Assembly election and now, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress(APC), Chief kachi Iheme, has slammed the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former President Olusegun Obasanjo, over claims that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration was pursuing Fulani agenda in the country. According to him, “You see, it is the nature of the oppositions to cook up baseless allegations against the government in power. But, you and I know that the idea of fulanization/Islamization of Nigeria by the All Progressives Congress-led federal government only exist on the mind of the opposition PDP and their sponsors. “The President is a detribalized Nigerian. The ...
FG Can Seize Assets Even Without Corruption Allegation – Osinbajo
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FG Can Seize Assets Even Without Corruption Allegation – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said the federal government can seize assets from citizens who cannot explain the source of their wealth. The vice president stated this yesterday while declaring open the anti-corruption conference organised by his office and the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) in Abuja. “The Supreme Court in a lead judgment of Akaahs JSC, recently held that forfeiture under Section 17 of the Advanced Fee Fraud and Other Related Offences Act is a civil process, which neither requires the criminal conviction of the property owner nor his innocence,” he said. “This opens the door for forfeiture of assets that the purported owner cannot explain, whether or not an allegation of corruption is made,”Osinbajo explained. According to him,...
No State In Nigeria Is Controlled By Boko Haram – Buhari
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No State In Nigeria Is Controlled By Boko Haram – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that no territory in Nigeria is controlled by the Boko Haram terrorist group. The President stated this on Friday at the World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa. He explained that there has been a significant improvement in the fight against insurgency since his administration came into power. “We made significant gains in fighting Boko Haram. We have recaptured all territories held by Boko Haram in 2014. “We have liberated thousands of Nigerians held against their will. “Today, I am pleased to say no territory in the Federal Republic of Nigeria is held or controlled by Boko Haram”, the President added. According to him, the Buhari-led administration in the last four years has been focusing on security and the imple...
No Alternative To President Buhari – Akpabio Insists
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No Alternative To President Buhari – Akpabio Insists

The National Coordinator, Presidential Support Committee, Senator Godswill Akpabio has insisted that considering the achievements of the President Muhammadu Buhari -led administration in office, Nigeria has no other better alternative than to give him another term. Akpabio, who spoke with Journalists in Abuja, urged the South South people to reconsider their stand in planning to vote for the party that wants to sell the Nigeria National Petroleum Coporation(NNPC), and its other assets. Atiku Abubakar, the PDP Presidential Candidate, has vowed to sell the NNPC, if voted into power, to break what he called ‘mafia’ in the corporation. But Senator Akpabio said it will not be in the interest of the Niger Delta people for NNPC to be sold. “Yes I believe Nigerians can compare the ...
Osinbajo Reveals Persons Buhari Will Jail
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Osinbajo Reveals Persons Buhari Will Jail

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, says the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration will jail more corrupt Nigerians if re-elected. NAN reports that Osinbajo spoke on Sunday during his house-to-house campaign in Ifako-Ijaiye Local Government Area of Lagos State. He said grand corruption, which plagued the 16 years administration of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), contributed to the lack of infrastructure for Nigerians. Osinbajo said the Buhari-led APC government would focus on jobs for youths, power and providing enough resources to financially empower petty traders and business owners. “The difference between us and the PDP is that we don’t steal government resources. We use it for the people. We earn less and we spend more on the welfare of people than the p...
Give Us 8 Years Before Comparing Us With PDP, Buhari Tells Nigerians
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Give Us 8 Years Before Comparing Us With PDP, Buhari Tells Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerians to give his administration another chance of four (4) years before comparing it with that of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The Buhari-led administration will on May this year clock four years since it took over from the PDP which had held sway since 1999, until then opposition and now ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) terminated its reign in 2015. The APC while eyeing the exalted office of the presidency in 2015 promised heaven on earth should it be voted into office. At some instances top officials of the party dared Nigerians to stone them should they fail to perform within two years in office. Nigerians who were tired of the excesses of the PDP booted them out and fell for the promises of the APC to tackle insecurity,...
Buhari Govt, Worst Ever – Wike
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Buhari Govt, Worst Ever – Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Saturday described the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari as the worst Federal Government ever in the country’s history. Wike, who spoke during a mobilisation meeting at Unit 7, Ward 9 of Obio/Akpor Local Government Area, said Nigerians had suffered beyond measure under the Buhari administration. The governor maintained that Nigerians should not expect any good from the Federal Government which he said had been fighting everyone. He said that the current administration had also been fighting the judiciary so that they could manipulate the forthcoming general elections. The governor stated, “The APC Federal Government is fighting everyone. They struggled to destroy the National Assembly and failed. They are also fighting the j...
How I Rejected Bribe From Buhari, APC Government -Tambuwal
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How I Rejected Bribe From Buhari, APC Government -Tambuwal

The Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal has disclosed how he rejected a bribe from the All Progressives Congress, APC, in a bid to stop him from defecting to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Tambuwal disclosed that the APC-led Federal Government “hurriedly packaged” a road construction project in his village as a way of preventing him from dumping the ruling party. He made the disclosure at a rally in Silame area of the state while flagging-off PDP campaigns. The former PDP Presidential aspirant insisted that the hunger in the country was due to the incompetence of President Buhari led administration. He assured that PDP would win every available position in the state to punish the APC for its hatred for the people. According to Tambuwal: “When they realised I was ab...
Fayose Hopes To See Osinbajo Patronize Barbing Saloons In Ajegunle, Baga, Zamfara
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Fayose Hopes To See Osinbajo Patronize Barbing Saloons In Ajegunle, Baga, Zamfara

Former Governor of Ekiti State Mr. Ayodele Fayose has said that he hope that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will patronise ‘barbing saloons in Ajegunle Lagos, Baga in Borno or those armed bandits controlled towns in Zamfara.’ Fayose reacting to Osinbajo’s visit to Luxor Salon and Spar, Wuse 2, where he had a haircut and one on one interaction with barbers, customers and residents of the area who trooped out to welcome him to their neighbourhood said: ‘It is only election fever that will drive a VP to that high class barbing saloon in Abuja, something he never did in the last three & half years. ‘I hope to see the VP patronising barbing saloons in Ajegunle Lagos, Baga in Borno or those armed bandits controlled towns in Zamfara.’ Professor Osinbajo on Thursday visited New Kush...
Osinbajo Narrative On Selecting Buhari To Guarantee A Yoruba Presidency In 2023
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Osinbajo Narrative On Selecting Buhari To Guarantee A Yoruba Presidency In 2023

The Vice President, Prof Yemi Osibanjo on his Saturday visit to the palace of the Alaafin of Oyo,appealed to tribal sentiments, telling the Yorubas that 2023 presidency is theirs for the taking if they vote Buhari come 2019. Prof Osibanjo wants the Yorubas to vote for APC, not because of good reasons, but because of selfish reasons. He cares not that over 20 million Nigerians are now unemployed under the Buhari-led administration and Osibanjo-supervised economy. He does not care that Nigerians find it increasingly difficult to feed or cater to their families because of the fact that Buhari's incompetence has crumbled the economy and made Nigeria the capital of poverty. He does not care that 13.5 million Nigerian kids are out of school. He does not care that Millions of Nigerian s...
”Buhari Has Performed Exceptionally Well, He Deserves A Second Term In Office” – Lai Mohammed
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”Buhari Has Performed Exceptionally Well, He Deserves A Second Term In Office” – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, was a guest on Channels TV yesterday where he spoke extensively on why President Buhari deserves a second term in office. According to Lai Mohammed, the Buhari-led administration has performed well on most of its campaign promises. He added that President Buhari has rebranded governance and has put the country on the path of sustainable growth and development, among other things. “He has rebranded governance, he has put the country on the path of sustainable growth and development, he is rebuilding infrastructure, implementing what can be described as the most ambitious social investment programme in the history of the nation, he is ensuring that a few fat cats do not loot the national resources, at the same time, he is ensurin...