Tagged: Buhari

Controversy dogs planned test-run of $1.5 billion Lagos-Ibadan railway

As the Federal Government today test-runs the $1.5 billion Lagos-Ibadan rail line, the move has been contested by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and others familiar with the project. Though meant to boost economic activities and the diversification programme of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration, the stakeholders, however, punctured the motive. The main opposition party claimed that the move was as a “pre-election gimmick to hoodwink Nigerians and create an impression of performance.” In a statement by its national publicity secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP called on Nigerians to be “very cautious of the project as its opening without completion and...

Ayo Fayose reacts as President Buhari says he came into power in 2005

Immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has mocked President Muhammadu Buhari over a statement he made in Ekiti State. Buhari, while addressing his supporters in Ekiti on Tuesday, told them that his government was cautious of the promises they made when they came on board in 2005. Buhari was, however, sworn in on May 29, 2015 after defeating Goodluck Jonathan of the Peoples Democratic Party at the poll. See the video below: VIDEO: President Buhari While addressing addressing the people of Ekiti State, said he 'came into office in 2005'. pic.twitter.com/7JvpgJZIRk — Viral Trendz (@TheViralTrendz) February 5, 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...

Why PDP, Atiku are angry about Buhari’s decision on CJN Onnoghen – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Monday lambasted the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar for crying foul over the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen. Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, APC National Publicity Secretary, in a statement, stated that an order of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) was only respected by President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday. He said PDP and Atiku’s opposition to Justice Onnoghen’s suspension points to their penchant for anything corrupt and criminal. According to him, “We must ask ourselves these questions, why was Justice Onnoghen suspended? What...

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 ready to jail more corrupt people – Osinbajo

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, says the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration will jail more corrupt Nigerians if re-elected. NAN reports that Osinbajo spoke on Sunday during his house-to-house campaign in Ifako-Ijaiye Local Government Area of Lagos State. He said grand corruption, which plagued the 16 years administration of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), contributed to the lack of infrastructure for Nigerians. Osinbajo said the Buhari-led APC government would focus on jobs for youths, power and providing enough resources to financially empower petty traders and business owners. “The difference between us and the PDP is that we don’t steal government...

Atiku will spring surprise, beat Buhari in South-West – PDP replies Ajimobi

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has declared that its Presidential candidate and former Vice President of Nigeria, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar will beat the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidate, President Muhammadu Buhari in the February 16 presidential election in the South West region. Deputy National Publicity Secretary of PDP, Prince Diran Odeyemi made this revelation while reacting to a comment credited to Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State that President Buhari will get a landslide victory in the February 19 presidential election, said Abubakar “will shock All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidate in the February 16 presidential...

Oby Ezekwesili slams Buhari over CJN Onnoghen’s Suspension

Former Minister of Education, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, has reacted to the suspension of the Chief Judge of Nigeria, CJN, Walter Onnoghen. Justice Onnoghen was suspended on Friday by President Muhammadu who said he acted on an order of Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT. Ezekwesili, a former presidential candidate, expressed shock over the president’s decision. In a series of tweets, she called on Buhari to reverse what she described as a violation of the constitution. She added, “There are only but a few Nigerians today that are not shocked and embarrassed at the case made against the CJN but come on,...

‘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...

#PMBINOYO: “APC from top to bottom”, President Buhari declares as he presents party flag to Adelabu in Ibadan.

In the presence of a record-making crowd at the Mapo Hall venue of the All Progressives Congress (APC) rally in Ibadan, President Muhammadu has enjoined the people of Oyo state to ensure they vote for the ruling party across board in the upcoming elections, this, just after presenting the party’s flag to the state’s gubernatorial candidate, Adebayo Adelabu. In a famously characteristic way, the President signaled to the people as he repeatedly echoed “APC from top to bottom”, to a rousing cheer of the crowd. Read more… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email