Service chiefs get partisan, attend Buhari’s campaign launch

Pictures of service chiefs attending President Muhammadu Buhari’s campaign rally tagged ‘Next Level’ have become a source of worry for the Atiku Abubakar Campaign Organisation, a spokesman for the organisation has said. Some service chiefs including the Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin; the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Abubakar Sadiq; and Chief of the Naval Staff, Vice…

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Peace Forum: Buhari departs for Paris

President Muhammadu Buhari will  depart Abuja on Friday for Paris, France, to participate in the first edition of the Paris Peace Forum which opens on Sunday and ends on Tuesday. Mr Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, made this known in a statement in Abuja on Friday. The Peace Forum is organised by the French…

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When the bully met the headmaster at the white house – Femi Fani Kayode

“Nigerian herdsmen don’t carry AK 47’s. They only use sticks”- President Buhari to President Donald Trump, The White House, 30th April 2018. “We’ve had serious problems with Christians who have been murdered, killed in Nigeria. We’re going to work on that problem and work on that problem very, very hard, because we can’t allow that to happen.”- President Donald Trump…

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Uproar in Senate over Buhari blaming Gadaffi for killings

There was uproar in the Senate yesterday over President Muhammadu Buhari’s claim that the herdsmen, who have killed hundreds of Nigerians, particularly since the inception of his administration, were trained and armed by the late Libyan President Muammar Gaddafi. In his response to comments by the Archbishop of Canterbury, His Grace Justin Welby, on the killings in Nigeria, when the…

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Bill Gates faults Nigeria’s economic growth scheme; says not fit for purpose

Bill Gate, the Co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, yesterday faulted the Federal Government’s Economic Recovery And Growth Plan (ERGP). Addressing stakeholders at the special session of the National Economic Council (NEC) meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the Presidential Villa, Abuja, Gates stressed the need for the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to take a…

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IBB’s full text on 2019: Towards national rebirth – urges Buhari to go

IN the past few months and weeks, I have played host to many concerned Nigerians who have continued to express legitimate and patriotic worry about the state of affairs in the country. Some of them have continued to agonize about the turn of events and expressly worried why we have not gotten our leadership compass right as a country with…

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[Full Letter] Obasanjo Letter to Buhari – A CLARION CALL FOR COALITION FOR NIGERIA MOVEMENT

THE WAY OUT: A CLARION CALL FOR COALITION FOR NIGERIA MOVEMENT Special Press Statement By President Olusegun Obasanjo ———————————————————————————————- Since we are still in the month of January, it is appropriate to wish all Nigerians Happy 2018. I am constrained to issue this special statement at this time considering the situation of the country. Some of you may be asking,…

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Obasanjo scolds Buhari, asks president to forget about 2019

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Tuesday, in a blistering and excoriating 13-page statement, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari not to seek re-election in 2019. Mr. Obasanjo, in a special press statement entitled, “The Wat Out: A Clarion Call for Coalition for Nigeria Movement” said Mr Buhari has performed far below expectation and should honourably “dismount from the horse” to join…

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Buhari leads birthday chorus for Jonathan

Former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan will be 60 tomorrow. But ahead of the milestone, President Muhammadu Buhari has led the chorus of birthday well-wishers, praising his younger predecessor for his humble beginnings and his rise to the topmost post in Nigeria. President Buhari in the message sent out by Special adviser on media, Femi Adesina warmly felicitated with  Jonathan on…

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Buhari to National Assembly: I am back in office

President Muhammadu Buhari has written the National Assembly, notifying it of his return to office. The Nigerian leader returned to the country on 19 August, after spending 103 days in London on medical vacation. In his letter dated August 21, 2017, he told the Senate as well as the House of Representatives, that he was resuming office. The letter stated…

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