Nigeria President: Muhammadu Buhari sends Strong message to Sultan of Sokoto

Nigeria President

The Nigeria President, Muhammadu Buhari sent a message to the Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, on the occasion of his 63rd birthday. The Nigeria newspaper report that the Nigeria President, Muhammadu Buhari’s message to the monarch was transmitted in a statement to The Nigeria newspaper on Saturday, signed by his senior special assistant on media and advertising, Garba Shehu. READ ALSO:  23 Nigerians to be executed in Saudi Arabia Muhammadu Buhari also said that “the head of Jama’atu Nasir Islam (JNI), general President of the Supreme…

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Wadume: APC gave me N13m for 2019 election

Wadume

Wadume: •I’m a political thug, not a kidnapper •I made N6m from a sitting governor •How I escaped from soldiers who wanted to kill me •Slain policemen identified themselves before soldiers killed them •Wadume’s uncle, brother, cousin reveal their roles. Suspected kidnap kingpin, Alhaji Hamisu Balla, a.k.a Wadume, who has been in the middle of the raging storm between the Nigerian Army and the Nigeria Police over the murder of three police operatives and two civilians by soldiers in Ibi town, Taraba state has finally opened up and made startling…

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Senator Tofowomo Creates More Appointments, Increases Aides From 46 To 62

Senator Tofowomo

Senator Nicholas Tofowomo, representing Ondo South Senatorial District at the Senate, has approved sixteen (16) additional appointments of nonstatutory Aides thus increasing the figure from 46 to 62 Aides. Recall that distinguished Senator Tofowomo initially released the appointments of 46 nonstatutory Aides in July, with effect from August 1, 2019. The new appointments also take effect from August 1, 2019, and all the appointees will receive their first salaries on Monday, August 26, 2019. The Senator has also signed a standing-order with his bank to ensure that salaries of all…

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President Buhari to assign portfolios to minister-designates

President Buhari

President Buhari will assign portfolios to the new members of his cabinet on Wednesday. This was confirmed in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Advertising, Femi Adesina, on Tuesday in Abuja. Buhari and the appointed ministers engaged in a two-day retreat, which ended on Tuesday. READ ALSO:  Actress Yvonne Nelson Confirms Split With Her Baby Daddy The second and final day of the retreat began with a presentation on the Processes and Procedures of the Cabinet, by the Secretary of the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr.…

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Former Governor Rashidi Ladoja talks about running for political seats in 2023

Governor Rashidi Ladoja

The former governor of the state of Oyo, Rashidi Ladoja, said he has no plans to leave politics. However, he clarified that he would no longer seek elections in any political seat. Osi Olubadan, who promised to be available for any development policy anywhere in the country, said he would never take the “siddon” approach to politics as rumored in some sectors. Ladoja clarified to the journalists at his residence in Bodija, Ibadan, on Sunday after observing the prayers of Eid-el-Kabir. READ ALSO: Ex-APC chairman Oyegun Receive message From Buhari…

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Ex-APC chairman Oyegun Receive message From Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari joined the members of the All Progressive Congress (APC) to congratulate Chief John Odigie Oyegun on his 80th birthday. He described it as a real example of patriot and democrat. In a statement by his spokesman, Femi Adesina, Buhari congratulated Oyegun for the milestone, which he said, he stood out with memories of great achievements “such as becoming a Permanent Secretary at the age of 30, winning a governor election in the early 50s, and providing visionary leadership to overthrow a functioning government for the first time…

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Peter Obi – I am ready to lay down my life for Nigeria

Peter Obi – I am ready to lay down my life for Nigeria

Peter Obi – I am ready to lay down my life for Nigeria   Peter Obi, the vice-presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 presidential election, in his speech at the 8th stakeholders meeting of Anambra State chapter of the PDP titled, ”Repositioning for power and good governance” held in Awka, said he was ready to lay down his life to deliver Nigerians from the hardship witnessed all over the country.   Alleging that every Nigerian now wants to identify with the PDP because they have…

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CAN Urge Buhari, Govs Not To Disenchant The masses

CAN President, Rev Samson Ayokunle, made the call in a chat with reporters in Abuja According to him, it is the failure of the past administrations at both federal and state levels that has placed the nation in a deplorable state on many fronts. CAN Urge Buhari He said: “It is our wish and prayer for those that are being sworn-in today (yesterday); the president and the vice president, the new and returning governors, that they will live up to the expectations of the masses, who voted them into office.…

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Buhari, Obasanjo, Jonathan, Others Absent at the Presidential Inauguration

President Muhammadu Buhari was absent at Wednesday night dinner organized to celebrate his second term inauguration. Similarly, former leaders were conspicuously missing at the event, which was held at the State House Banquet Hall. Only former Head of State, Yakubu Gowon, who also attended the inauguration ceremony at Eagle Square earlier in the day, graced the occasion. Former ex-civilian and military presidents missing were Olusegun Obasanjo, Goodluck Jonathan, Ibrahim Babangida, Ernest Shobekan and Abdusalami Abubakar. In attendance were service chiefs, Head of Civil Service of the Federation, members of the…

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INEC declares elections in Abuja inconclusive

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the Kuje Area Council chairmanship and councillorship elections inconclusive. INEC’s Returning Officer for the council, Zainab Gbefwi, told newsmen that the election was declared inconclusive due to electoral violence in Rubochi. Gbefwi said that because of the violence, the elections in Rubochi ward and some polling units in Kwaku and Kabi, where Card Readers were not fully used had to be canceled. She added that INEC materials were destroyed and some ad hoc staff injured in the course of the violence that…

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