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Femi Fani-Kayode Speaks On N162 Fuel Price, Says Nigerians Should Expect More From Buhari
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Femi Fani-Kayode Speaks On N162 Fuel Price, Says Nigerians Should Expect More From Buhari

A former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has said Nigerians should expect more hardships from President Muhammadu Buhari’s government. Reacting to the increase in pump price of premium motor spirit (PMS) otherwise known as petrol to N162 per litre with effect from September 2, 2020, Fani-Kayode in a post on his social media handles said he predicted that Nigerians will be worse off if the All Progressives Congress (APC) was elected in 2015. He also said that he warned Nigerians in 2015 but they rejected the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former President Goodluck Jonathan. He also said that he warned Nigerians in 2015 but they rejected the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former President Goodluck Jonathan. Fuel =N87 ECA =$2.5bn Dollar =N200 Bag of rice =N...
Solomon Dalung Blasts President Buhari’s Government Over Killings In North
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Solomon Dalung Blasts President Buhari’s Government Over Killings In North

Former Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung, Attacks President Buhari's Government Over Killings In North, Calls For Sack Of Service Chiefs Former Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung, has while lamenting the persistent killings in Nigeria's Northern region described the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government as the worst in the country's history. Dalung, in a trending video on his verified Facebook page, decried how innocent citizens were being killed across the Northern region despite huge security expenditure. He reminded President Buhari that more Nigerians residing in the North were being killed under his watch than at any time other time in history. Speaking in Hausa language, Dalung, who served as a minister under Buhari from 2015 to 2019, described the regime as a failure. ...
PDP Comes Hard On Buhari Over Killings, Robbery In Kaduna, Kogi
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PDP Comes Hard On Buhari Over Killings, Robbery In Kaduna, Kogi

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has claimed that the central control system of President Muhammadu Buhari’s government has collapsed. PDP made the remark while berating Buhari over the recent rise of insecurity across the country. The opposition party condemned the increasing armed robbery and kidnapping activities in Kaduna and Kogi States. Recall that some armed herdsmen had a few days ago invaded Tudu village in Doka, Kufana District of Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna. The attack left nine persons dead while many houses were destroyed by fire. Similarly, about 23 persons were killed during a robbery incident that occurred on Thursday at a commercial bank in Isanlu area of Kogi State. Reacting, PDP’s National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiya, berated ...
COVID-19: PDP Says Buhari’s Government Totally Irresponsible, Has Failed Woefully
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COVID-19: PDP Says Buhari’s Government Totally Irresponsible, Has Failed Woefully

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has come hard on Buhari-led government in its approach towards the COVID-19 pandemic. The party said the government’s approach was parochial and marred by corruption, nepotism, incompetence and narrow-minded politics. The PDP, in a statement on Friday by its spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan, spanked the Buhari administration for rebuffing wise counsels on the pandemic. The party chided the administration for what it described as attempts to shift the brunt of its failures to articulate and coordinate an effective national response to the pandemic to state governors. The PDP’s reaction comes on the heels of calls by the federal government to state governors for solution to the pandemic, after its officials had badly managed the situation. The par...
Buhari’s Government Is The Virus Destroying Nigeria – Omoyele Sowore (Video)
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Buhari’s Government Is The Virus Destroying Nigeria – Omoyele Sowore (Video)

Presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC) in the 2019 election, Omoyele Sowore has described President Buhari’s government as the ”virus destroying Nigeria.” Commenting on the Coronavirus pandemic Nigeria has been battling with since February, the media personality stated that Nigeria will also have to battle ”terrible leadership, incompetent leadership, wicked leadership once Coronavirus is gone. ” Sowore said in the video; “I do not want to glorify the response of the government in power, and the so called opposition, the PDP because these political parties are themselves viruses that are destroying the health of our country both physically, economically, politically, socially and culturally. “It is the pandemic that I am talking about. So, let’s discuss...
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Aisha Yesufu Replies Femi Adesina, Blasts Buhari’s Government

The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, says Nigerians ought to be thankful that the spate of attacks by Boko Haram has dropped. - See post. Reacting to the presidential spokesman's comment on channels tv, the BBOG co-convener listed things that have gone wrong since 2015 which was the beginning of the Buhari led administration. The activist listed Leah Shaibu, Zaria-Kaduna-Abuja road kidnappings and killings by bandits, poverty, CAN leader beheading, Jos-Maiduguri road menace, herdsmen crises, etc She insisted that Femi Adesina can't deny not to be aware of all these, In her words, we did not vote in 2015 for comparison of the killings Aisha noted that: In 2015 Nigeria was not the poverty capital of the world. In 2015 Leah Sharibu w...
Sowore: Gani Adams Says Buhari’s Government Not Different From Abacha Junta
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Sowore: Gani Adams Says Buhari’s Government Not Different From Abacha Junta

Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Abiodun Ige Adams, has described the re-arrest of Omoyele Sowore, convener of the #RevolutionNow movement, shortly after his release as a national tragedy. Adams said the situation that played out at the court only indicated that Nigeria had drifted as a democratic nation. Speaking at the weekend, he insisted that the situation in the country had justified that the rule of law was gradually dying, while the Federal Government remained helpless. "What happened at the court reminded me of the dark era of the military but, ironically, the present government under President Muhammadu Buhari is like the military junta of the late Sani Abacha in which the military brigandage held sway for years. “I have been watching events as they unfold, ...
Osinbajo Practically Out Of Buhari’s Government – Afenifere
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Osinbajo Practically Out Of Buhari’s Government – Afenifere

Yoruba socio-cultural group , Afenifere , says the fact that the President ’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari , now travels to faraway London to present memos and bills to President Muhammadu Buhari shows that Vice -President Yemi Osinbajo is practically out of Buhari’s government . The Spokesman for Afenifere , Yinka Odumakin , told The PUNCH on Tuesday that the seeming demotion of Osinbajo was part of the next level strategy of Buhari. The Afenifere spokesman was responded to questions on why the President , who is on a “ private visit” to London for 15 days refused to transfer power to his deputy as he had done in 2016 , 2017 and 2018 . Odumakin said, “ This is evidence that Nigeria is now under one man’ s rule . You can see that the National Assembly is a rubber stamp while the...
Prof Sagay Says Corruption Has Greatly Reduced Under Buhari’s Government
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Prof Sagay Says Corruption Has Greatly Reduced Under Buhari’s Government

Prof. Itse Sagay, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), is the Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC). In this interview with TEMIDAYO AKINSUYI, the legal luminary speaks on Nigeria’s journey in the last 59 years after Independence on October 1, 1960. He also spoke on how the government of President Muhammadu Buhari has greatly dealt with corruption in the country. Excerpts: Nigeria celebrated 59 years of Independence as a sovereign nation on Tuesday. As one of the Nigerians who witnessed our independence on October 1st 1960, how do you think we have fared as a nation? Well, we certainly have not lived up to our potentials. As I always tell people, our politicians and public officers have engaged in too much self-service at the expense of serving...
Buhari’s Government Is The Best Since Independence – MURIC
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Buhari’s Government Is The Best Since Independence – MURIC

As Nigeria marks its 59th independence anniversary, an Islamic human rights organization has identified the Buhari administration as the best since independence. Making this assertion is the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) in its independence day message signed by its Director, Professor Ishaq Akintola and circulated to the media on Tuesday, 1st October, 2019. According to the group, while it is generally agreed that corruption is Nigeria’s numero uno problem, it is only the current administration that has frontally addressed this dangerous cankerworm while President Muhammadu Buhari has been the only ruler who has boldly confronted it. “We adjudge the Buhari administration as the best in post-independence Nigeria. Everyone agrees that corruption is the bane of Nigeria’s developmen...
‘Buhari’s Govt Behaving Like Abacha’s’ – Wole Soyinka Reacts To Sowore’s Arrest
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‘Buhari’s Govt Behaving Like Abacha’s’ – Wole Soyinka Reacts To Sowore’s Arrest

The Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, has condemned the arrest of activist Omoyele Sowore. Mr Sowore, a presidential candidate in the last election, was arrested on Saturday for calling for a revolution against poor governance. “Beyond the word ‘revolution, another much mis-used and misunderstood word, nothing that Sowore has uttered, written, or advocated suggests that he is embarking on, or urging the public to engage in a forceful overthrow of government,” Mr Soyinka said. He compared the actions of the security agencies that arrested Mr Sowore to what happended during the tenure of the late dictator, Sani Abacha. “We underwent identical cynical contrivances under the late, unlamented Sani Abacha, when he sent storm-troopers to disrupt a planning session for a similar across...
Buhari’s Government Is Driving Nigeria Towards Disaster & Instability — Obasanjo
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Buhari’s Government Is Driving Nigeria Towards Disaster & Instability — Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that the President Buhari-led government is driving Nigeria towards “disaster and instability”. Obasanjo said this in an exclusive interview with Premium Times at his Ibogun Olaogun ancestral home in Ifo Local Government Area of Ogun State, last month. The former president fell apart with Buhari ahead of the 2019 general elections and endorsed the president’s closest rival and his estranged vice president, Atiku Abubakar. Speaking during the interview, Obasanjo noted that although the country has made considerable progress since the new dispensation began in 1999, the pace at which it is currently moving shows the nation may be inching towards disaster and instability. “I think we have no choice but to be on the path for sustainab...
I Am Glad Obasanjo & Soyinka Know Fulanisation Of Nigeria Agenda Is Real – FFK
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I Am Glad Obasanjo & Soyinka Know Fulanisation Of Nigeria Agenda Is Real – FFK

The statements of former president of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo over what he termed "the Fulanisation agenda" infuriated the presidency few days back and they have now threatened Obasanjo to withdraw the statement and apologize to the presidency. But OBJ as he is fondly called have vehemently refused. On Tuesday, Prof. Wole Soyinka expressed the same fear similar to what Chief Obasanjo released on his press release. Femi Fani-Kayode has for long being expressing this same fears but people tend not to take it seriously because he is an ardent critic to APC and President Buhari's government. FFK is however happy that notable Nigeria are now seeing what he saw and have been shouting about. He tweeted this this morning... I am glad that Baba OBJ and Prof. Wole Soyinka agree on ...
Buhari’s Government Strengthened Boko Haram By Paying Ransoms – Obasanjo
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Buhari’s Government Strengthened Boko Haram By Paying Ransoms – Obasanjo

Olusegun Obasanjo, Nigeria's former President who spoke at the 2nd session of the Synod held at the Cathedral Church of St.Paul’s Anglican Church, Oleh in Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta State, stated that Buhari's government strengthened Boko Haram by paying ransoms.The former President who warned that every insecurity situation in Nigeria must be taken seriously and be addressed at once without favouritism or cuddling, spoke on the topic, “Mobilizing Nigeria’s human& natural resources for national development and stability”. Admitting that Boko Haram and herdsmen acts of violence were not treated as they should at the beginning, Obasanjo stated that Buhari's government strengthened Boko Haram by paying ransoms which they have continuously denied. He said; “They h...
Buhari’s Government A Mass Failure, Ministers Have No Handover Notes – PDP
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Buhari’s Government A Mass Failure, Ministers Have No Handover Notes – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday described the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari as a “mass failure”, saying there was nothing ministers and agency heads would turn in as their handover notes as demanded by the president. The president, in a statement by Mallam Garba Shehu, his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, had asked his appointees to come up with a comprehensive status reports on policies, programmes, and projects of their respective ministries, departments, and agencies (MDAs). Shehu also said the government officials had until Wednesday, April 24, 2019 as the deadline for submission of their reports to the Presidential Audit Committee in the Office of the Vice President. However, speaking exclusively with Daily Independent, Kola Olo...
Now you Can steal the whole Nigeria, once you join APC you’re safe- Obasanjo
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Now you Can steal the whole Nigeria, once you join APC you’re safe- Obasanjo

Olusegun Obasanjo who slammed President Buhari again yesterday in an interview with BBC Yoruba, also stated that even if you have stolen the whole Nigeria, once you join APC you’re safe. Obasanjo who disclosed that Buhari’s government accommodates corrupt politicians who defect to the APC, added that those politicians who stole 15 years ago but attack the present government get dragged. He said; Now you can steal the whole of Nigeria, and if you belong to the APC you are safe. But you can steal N10 and criticize Buhari and his government, even when you stole that N10 15 years ago, they will come and say look you stole N10, you have seen that Here is a video of the interview below; This is coming after the former President who reacted to a statement about him being ‘sick’ b...
Buhari’s Government Has Delivered Visible Results On Power – Fashola
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Buhari’s Government Has Delivered Visible Results On Power – Fashola

Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola said the Buhari Government has fulfilled its promise of power supply through generation of additional electricity to Nigerians since 2015. Fashola spoke at a news conference in Abuja on Monday. Fashola, who presented his third year progress report said federal government at inception of the current administration promised to improve electricity supply via incremental, stable and ultimately uninterrupted power supply. “With regard to our mandate on power supply, I promised that we will improve on the gas supply, increase the transmission capacity, pay Ministry Departments and Agency (MDA) debts and generally improve your experience with power supply. “First by getting incremental power, then proceed to stable power and...
‘Buhari’s Government Most Corrupt Since 1999’ – Atiku Abubakar
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‘Buhari’s Government Most Corrupt Since 1999’ – Atiku Abubakar

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, has described the Buhari-led government ast the most corrupt administration since 1999. Atiku who was vice president during the Obasanjo administration, said this in Abakaliki, Ebonyi capital, while addressing some members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the state secretariat of the party yesterday July 10th. “What is happening today in our country is in contravention with all our provisions of our constitution. In our federation, we are supposed to have an inclusive government but you know that this federal government is not inclusive. You know that this federal government is not united; you know that this federal government is incompetent; you know that this federal government is more corrupt than any government we have come through si...
It Was A Gross Mistake To Think Buhari’s Government Was The Way Forward – eLDee
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It Was A Gross Mistake To Think Buhari’s Government Was The Way Forward – eLDee

Nigerian rapper and producer, Eldee took to his Twitter page to share his thoughts on happenings in Nigeria. In a series of tweets shared on his Twitter timeline, the rapper highlights the problems Nigerians are faced with and also that Buhari’s Government is definitely not the way forward as thought before. See his tweets below and don’t forget to share your thoughts below as well: