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#2019Debate: What Charlyboy said about the absence of Buhari, Atiku

Nigerian singer/songwriter, television presenter, publisher, producer and one of Nigeria’s most controversial entertainers Charly Boy, born Charles Chukwuemeka Oputa, (also spelt Charlie Boy and known as CB, His Royal Punkness, and Area Fada), expressed his views about the 2019 presidential debate which witnessed the absence of leading candidates, President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). While both Atiku and Buhari had in separate statements explained why they shunned the debate, Fela Durotoye of the Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN), Oby Ezekwesili of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN)...

Buhari doesn’t have to debate – APC

The ruling All Progressive Congress, APC, has said President Buhari doesn’t need to debate, stating that his achievements will speak for him. This was made known in a Tweet by the official twitter page of the APC. The Tweet read; For President Buhari, he doesn’t have to debate, his achievements for 3.5 years will do the talk for him. In SW; Lag-Ibadan Rail, Lag-Abeokuta road, in SS & SE; Maritime University and 2nd Niger Bridge, in NE; Security, in NW; ABJ-KD-KN expressways, in NC; Baro Port and many more. FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

Atiku arrives Washington, DC to meet US Officials, Nigerians in US

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has arrived the capital of the United States of America, Washington, D.C. Atiku tweeted this on Thursday evening at 8.27pm West African Time via his verified Twitter handle, @atiku. The ex-Vice President is in company with Senate President Bukola Saraki, as revealed by the photograph that accompanied the tweet. Signed in Atiku’s initials AA, the presidential hopeful said he is in Washington, D.C. for “meeting with US government officials, Nigerians living in D.C metropolis and the business community.” See the Tweet: Just arrived Washington D.C for meeting with US government...

Vote most-experienced Adebayo Adelabu, Ajimobi declares

The Governor of Oyo state, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has enjoined the people of Oyo state to vote the All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial candidate, Mr. Adebayo Adelabu as the next Governor of the state because of his ranking experience. The Governor declared this today at the party’s inaugural gubernatorial rally in Egbeda/Ona-Ara federal constituency, adding that none of the other candidates possess the level of experience that the former CBN Deputy-Governor possesses, especially regarding core issues of governance and public service. Read more: FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

2019: Buhari’s minister resigns to run for Rep

2019: Buhari’s minister resigns to run for Rep

Nigeria’s minister of state for foreign affairs, Khadija Bukar Abba Ibrahim has resigned her appointment to run for elective positions in the 2019 general elections. Ibrahim will be running for Damaturu/Tarmuwa/Gujba/Gulani federal constituency of Yobe state in the National Assembly. The Sun reports that she confirmed to some State House correspondents that Wednesday’s Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting was going to be her last, shortly before the commencement of the meeting. Recall that Hajiya Khadija Ibrahim defeated her step son Mohammed Ibrahim to clinch the All Progressives Congress (APC) ticket for Damaturu/Gulani/Gujba/Tarmuwa, Yobe federal constituency last year’s October at the All...

Wole Soyinka blasts Obasanjo for supporting Atiku

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has asked Nigerians to be wary of a former President who pretends to be the conscience of the nation. Soyinka said this in Abuja on Wednesday at a symposium on fake news organised by BBC News. The playwright, who was a panellist at the event tagged, ‘Nigeria 2019: Countering Fake News,’ urged the traditional media not to act like the electronic media by spreading unfounded allegations. Reflecting on the effect of fake news ahead of next month’s elections, Soyinka asked Nigerians to be wary of a former President who pretends to be the conscience of...

How fake news put me in trouble with my wife – Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has lamented the negative effect of fake news, adding that it even put him in some trouble with his wife recently. Osinbajo said a blog put up a picture depicting him posing with strippers. The Vice-President said upon a closer inspection of the photo, he discovered that he had indeed taken a picture with the women at an entertainment event but they were fully clothed. He said the blogger picked a photo of where the women were not fully clothed and presented it to the public wrongly. Osinbajo said, “I have been one of the targets of...

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has asked Nigerians to be wary of a former President who pretends to be the conscience of the nation. Soyinka said this in Abuja on Wednesday at a symposium on fake news organised by BBC News. The playwright, who was a panellist at the event tagged, ‘Nigeria 2019: Countering Fake News,’ urged the traditional media not to act like the electronic media by spreading unfounded allegations. Reflecting on the effect of fake news ahead of next month’s elections, Soyinka asked Nigerians to be wary of a former President who pretends to be the conscience of...

Atiku blames Buhari for herdsmen killings

Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Tuesday said killings by herdsmen would continue in the country, unless President Muhammadu Buhari is voted out of office in 2019. Atiku said this while reacting to Amnesty International’s report on herdsmen/farmers’ clashes, which indicted the Federal Government for failing to stop the killing of 3,641 Nigerians by herdsmen in the last three years. In a statement by his Special Assistant on Public Communication, Phrank Shaibu, the former Vice-President described the Presidency’s response to the report as “tepid.” “Unless Nigerians vote out the All Progressives Congress administration, killings...