Tagged: 2019

Atiku Abubakar will win, Buhari’s integrity is fake – Olusegun Obasanjo

Former president of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, has reportedly said he is sure that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s presidential candidate and his former deputy, Atiku Abubakar, will be elected as president in the coming elections. The elder statesman, who recently took a swipe at the administration of Muhammadu Buhari, described the president’s integrity and morality as fake and unbankable. The New Telegraph reported that the former president made this statement on Wednesday, January 30, at the Island Club 2019 Quarterly Business Lecture held in Lagos state. Obasanjo also said he has forgiven Atiku and he won’t be retracting his recent...

2019 presidency: Atiku Abubakar reveals Nigerians that’ll vote for Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, on Sunday said young Nigerians who got jobs in the last three years should vote for President Muhammadu Buhari in the forthcoming election. Abubakar, however, said those who lost their jobs since the inception of the Buhari administration should vote for him in the February 16 election. The former Vice President made this known in a statement issued by his Special Assistant on Communication, Phrank Shaibu. Shaibu said over a hundred million Nigerians cannot afford a decent meal per day. The statement reads: “We ask our dearest young population who got...

‘Buhari assaulting Nigerians in Babariga’ – Dino Melaye

The controversial Senator representing Kogi West district in the National Assembly, Dino Melaye has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of destroying democracy in Nigeria. Melaye in a post on his Twitter page titled, “THE AUDACITY OF BAD LEADERSHIP IN NIGERIA,” urged Nigerians to stand up against the government and stop ‘evil audacity’ in the country. Making reference to Buhari’s regime in 1983, Melaye said “Buhari in 1983 destroyed Democracy in Khaki and today in 2019 is assaulting Nigerians in babariga. “Man dies only once,Nigerians! we must all come out of our cocoons and stop this display of evil audacity. “Government is...

PDP Suspends Campaign In Protest Over CJN Onnoghen’s Removal

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaign Council has suspended its presidential campaign in protest of President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to suspend the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen. The president suspended the CJN on Friday, according to him, on the orders of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) where charges had been brought against Onoghen over asset declaration. According to s statement personally issued by the National Chairman of the main opposition party and co-Chairman of its Presidential Campaign Council, the action is also in solidarity with Nigerians in the party’s collective rejection of the assault against the nation’s...

You’re a coward and I’ll teach you a lesson – Buhari replies Obasanjo

President Buhari who replied the 16-page open letter written by Olusegun Obasanjo, described the former President as coward and further threatened to teach him a lesson he will never forget. Buhari who replied Obasanjo in a statement titled ‘Get Well Soon’, accused the former President of handpicking his candidates against all known rules of the party that got him into power. It was further claimed that the former President, has never allowed any succeeding leader of the country function freely. The statement reads in full; PRESIDENCY TO OBASANJO: GET WELL SOON The sixteen-page letter the former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo,...

Even Atiku knows that Buhari is honest – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says that members of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and their Presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar know that President Muhammadu Buhari is an honest man. Osinbajo stated this while addressing the `Drive 4 Buhari-Osinbajo’ rally organised by the `I am Ready’ campaign group alongside other support groups on Tuesday in Abuja. Referring to an earlier remark by Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi State, Osinbajo said that with Buhari Nigeria’s wealth is safe. Bello had earlier posed a question to crowd on whether they would rather deposit their monies in an Atiku Bank or a Buhari...

Burnaboy wins big at 2019 Soundcity MVP awards

The Soundcity MVP awards held on Saturday, January 5, 2019. The awards which took place at the Eko Convention Centre of Eko Hotels, Victoria Island, Lagos was graced with performances from A-list artists. Burnaboy won big as he swept four awards including the highly coveted “Africa Artist of the Year” while Davido and Wizkid got one award each. He also took the ‘Song of the Year’, ‘Listener’s Choice’ and ‘Best Make MVP at the award show. Although the first Soundcity MVP Awards was first held in 2016, since 2007, the winners are chosen by the viewers and fans by visiting...

Checkout Richard Mofe-Damijo’s New Year Message

Veteran Nigerian actor, Richard Mofe Damijo in his 2019 New Year message said he’s no longer surprised when people who earn next to nothing allegedly buy multi-million dollar cars and homes. According to him, ‘After all the catch phrase is “Fake it till you make it” but the question is, is faking it a guarantee to making it? Absolutely not. I have never believed the principle of faking it till you make it because it is a faulty principle that often puts people in trouble so I want to share a principle that has worked for me, which is the...

Djokovic wins first match of 2019

Novak Djokovic took just 55 minutes to claim his first win of the 2019 season, brushing aside Damir Dzumhur 6-1, 6-2 in the Qatar Open first round on Tuesday. In a one-sided match, the world number one showed he was intent on maintaining his form from last season into the new year with a totally dominant display against the Bosnian. The Serb, who has won the last two Grand Slams to take his majors total to 14, completed the match in under the hour by converting his first match point. FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

New Year: Be positive about 2019 – Okorocha tells Nigerians

The Governor of Imo State, Chief Rochas Okorocha, has urged Nigerians to be positive about the new year. Okorocha said year 2019 “will favour the country and her people more than 2018″. He stated this in a New Year message, signed by his Chief Press Secretary, CPS, Samuel Onwuemeodo, on Tuesday. Okorocha said, “No nation grows with the citizenry being negative about the progress of such a nation.” He said Nigerians should see light at the end of the tunnel over the nation’s politics, economy, unity and development. Okorocha insisted that 2018 was not a bad year, when properly scrutinized....