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Buhari Absent As His Wife, Aisha Launches Book In Aso Rock
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Buhari Absent As His Wife, Aisha Launches Book In Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari is not among the dignitaries at the Conference Centre of the State House, Abuja, venue of the book launch of Aisha, his wife. The book, “Aisha Buhari, Being Different”, was authored by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Administration and Women Affairs, Dr. Hajo Sani. Buhari, who is currently in London for a medical check-up, is being represented by Prof Ibrahim Gambari, his Chief of Staff. Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo; his wife, Dolapo, are among the dignitaries in attendance.  
Buhari Meets Ortom In Aso Rock
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Buhari Meets Ortom In Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met with Benue Governor Samuel Ortom in the State House, Abuja over the recent attempt on his life by gunmen. Speaking to State House Correspondents after the meeting, Governor Ortom said he was pleased with President Buhari’s reaction to the development, adding they shared ideas on how to manage the crisis trailing the development.
Why Has No Yoruba Muslim Ever Occupied Aso Rock? – MURIC
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Why Has No Yoruba Muslim Ever Occupied Aso Rock? – MURIC

The Nigerian Islamic human rights organization, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), has thrown a question at the Nigerian political elite, particularly Yoruba leaders. The Islamic human rights body wants to know why no single Yoruba Muslim has ever occupied Aso Rock from independence to date. MURIC argued that all Yoruba heads of state have been Christians all along. To this end, the group has tabled a request for a Yoruba Muslim president come 2023. In a statement issued on Friday, 26th February, 2021, the director of MURIC, Professor Ishaq Akintola, contended that Yoruba Muslims have been at the receiving end of political and religious persecution for too long. He therefore opined that the time is ripe for a Yoruba Muslim president to emerge in Nigeria in the interest of fairness a...
Insecurity: Governors Meet In Aso Rock
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Insecurity: Governors Meet In Aso Rock

Governors of the 36 states of the federation on the aegis of the Nigeria Governors Forum have arrived at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, for a crucial meeting over the worsening security situation in the country. The meeting chaired by the NGF Chairman and Governor of Ekiti State , Kayode Fayemi, was scheduled for 8: 00 pm. A statement announcing the meeting was earlier issued by the Head, Media, and Public Affairs, Abdulrazaque Bello -Barkindo , said the meeting , which will be the first physical meeting since the coronavirus pandemic started in Nigeria in February 2020, has only one item on the agenda – security . Only last week , some members of the NGF, including Kebbi State Governor, Atiku Bagudu, his Kano State counterpart , Abdullahi Ganduje, Bello Matawalle of Zamfara a...
Ooni Of Ife Meets Buhari In Aso Rock
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Ooni Of Ife Meets Buhari In Aso Rock

First-class traditional ruler, Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, on Tuesday met with President Muhammadu Buhari behind closed doors in the Villa. The prominent Yoruba monarch visited Aso Rock, amid heated ethnic tension in Ondo and some parts in Oyo state, generated by the recent locals-Fulani herders’ confrontation. The details of the meeting or official release on the purpose of the traditional ruler’s visit is not known as at press time.
Aso Rock Cabal Asks Buhari To Place Tinubu On Security Watch List Before 2023
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Aso Rock Cabal Asks Buhari To Place Tinubu On Security Watch List Before 2023

Members of the Aso Rock cabal have asked President Muhammadu Buhari to place Bola Ahmed Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on watch list. The cabals comprising some members of the President’s extended family and friends are the powers behind the throne. This group, led by Buhari’s nephew, Mamman Daura, is said to have the ear of the President, influence policies and determine those who get major appointments. They accused Tinubu of sabotaging the war against insecurity in the country and instigating Nigerians, especially those from his South-West region, against the Buhari-led government. The group urged the President to order security agencies to investigate the recent activities of the APC stalwart. “They accused him (Tinubu) of instigatin...
High Court Banned Open Grazing In 1969, Akeredolu Rules Effective Tomorrow
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High Court Banned Open Grazing In 1969, Akeredolu Rules Effective Tomorrow

From tomorrow, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu’s seven-day grace to herdsmen to comply with a slew of rules will become effective. With the rules being challenged by Aso Rock and Miyetti Allah, a legal boost for correctness of the order has emerged in a revelation that a 1969 judgement in Abeokuta, Ogun state outlawed open cattle grazing. The judgment, which was not challenged, was given by Justice Adewale Thompson on 17 April, 1969 in Suit no AB/26/66. Johnson died in 2004 at the age of 82, his last role in retirement being secretary of Yoruba Elders Council (YCE). In his judgement, the jurist pronounced: “I do not accept the contention of Defendants that a custom exists which imposes an obligation on the owner of farm to fence his farm whilst the owner of cattle allows h...
Beninese President, Patrice Talon Meet Buhari At Aso Rock
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Beninese President, Patrice Talon Meet Buhari At Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met behind closed doors with President Patrice Talon of Benin Republic at the State House, Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Beninese leader, who arrived at the forecourt of the presidential villa at 11.09 a.m., was received by Mr Buhari. The agenda of the meeting between the two leaders, who immediately went into a closed-door meeting, was unknown to journalists. NAN, however, gathered that Mr Talon, who last met with the Nigerian leader in June 2019, was in the villa to thank Mr Buhari for ordering the re-opening of Nigerian borders in December 2020. Mr Buhari had in August 2019 ordered closure of Nigeria’s land borders to check smuggling of rice and other foodstuff as well as small arms and light weapons. The ...
Crisis In Aso Rock, A Governor Will Die, Niger Delta will clash with Fulani – Apostle Paul Okikijesu 2021 Prophecies
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Crisis In Aso Rock, A Governor Will Die, Niger Delta will clash with Fulani – Apostle Paul Okikijesu 2021 Prophecies

Apostle Paul Okikijesu of the Christ Apostolic Miracle Ministry has claimed in a series of prophecies that God revealed to him there will be a serious crisis in Aso Rock. According to him, the said crisis will shake the entire nation and affect every soul in the country. He said there will be a great misunderstanding between the Fulani herdsmen and Niger Delta people. “Thus says the Lord of hosts: A looming crisis will burst in Aso Rock between January and March 2021. It will have a widespread effect; it will shake the Nation and make people to tremble,” he said in the prophecies made available to DAILY POST. “Thus says the Lord: People should pray seriously for Aso Rock, because of the crisis that can make every soul in Nigeria to be worried. Write this period down, that i...
Governor Sanwo-Olu meets Buhari in Aso Rock (Photos)
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Governor Sanwo-Olu meets Buhari in Aso Rock (Photos)

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), and Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, met at the State House, Abuja, on Thursday. The reason for the meeting is yet unknown as at the time of filing this report. President @MBuhari received in audience @followlasg Governor, @jidesanwoolu at the State House, Abuja.
Buhari Not Safe In Aso Rock, He Should Resign – Pastor Giwa
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Buhari Not Safe In Aso Rock, He Should Resign – Pastor Giwa

Senior pastor of Awaiting The Second Coming Of Christ Ministry, Adewale Giwa has said that even President Muhammadu Buhari is not safe at the Presidential Villa going by the breakdown of security in the country. He also said that Buhari’s high-handedness has caused a major setback to national advancement. Giwa, in a statement to DAILY POST on Tuesday said Nigerians had chosen their destiny by allowing president Buhari to rule the country for another four years. The cleric, however, urged Nigerians to stay strong. He declared: “It’s unfortunate that we have a president who doesn’t listen to the yearnings of his people. “President Buhari’s high-handedness has brought setbacks to Nigeria in all ramifications. If they could kill a first-class monarch in Ondo state, who is...
Buhari’s N66 Million Aso Rock Rent, N45 Million Sewerage Charges Raise Eyebrows
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Buhari’s N66 Million Aso Rock Rent, N45 Million Sewerage Charges Raise Eyebrows

The State House, which includes the offices of the president and vice president, has earmarked N66.6 million for the payment of Aso Rock rent and N45 million for sewerage charges. These reoccurring and unexplained expenditures have again been captured in the 2021 budget. Other expenses in the State House budget include over N116 million for vehicle tyres while N436 million was earmarked for the phased replacement of vehicles and spare parts. The sum of N67.9 million was budgeted for motor vehicle fuel. Despite making a provision for over N10 million for the "purchase of giant HD copiers for the library and archive", the State House would spend N46 million and N22 million for the printing of non-security and security documents respectively. The 2021 budget dubbed "Budget ...
Lekki Shootings: Top US Officials Storm Aso Rock
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Lekki Shootings: Top US Officials Storm Aso Rock

AMIDST national crisis over the shooting of unarmed protesters at the Lekki Toll Plaza in Lagos on Tuesday, a delegation from the United States government has arrived in Nigeria. The team was at Aso Rock on Thursday to discuss with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo behind closed doors. The team, according to the US Mission in Nigeria “discussed ongoing violence, the importance of allowing citizens to peacefully demonstrate, and accountability and justice for victims.” The team comprises of US Assistant Secretary, Bureau for Democracy, Human Rights and Labour, Bob Destro; US Assistant Secretary, Bureau for Conflict Stabilisation Operations, Denise Natali; the Counselor of the US Department of State, Thomas Ulrich Brechbuhl; and the Charge d’Affairs, US Embassy, Kathleen FitzGibbon. ...
Buhari, Ghanaian President Akufo-Addo Meet In Aso Rock
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Buhari, Ghanaian President Akufo-Addo Meet In Aso Rock

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), and his Ghanaian counterpart, Nana Akufo-Addo, met on Sunday in Aso Rock. Buhari Sallau, Personal Assistant to the Nigerian president on Broadcast Media, made this known. The PUNCH gathered that Akufo-Addo earlier addressed his countrymen in a nationwide broadcast on Sunday. “President @MBuhari receives in audience Ghanian President H.E. @NAkufoAddo in State House on 20th Sep 2020,” the presidential aide tweeted attaching images of both presidents. Details of the meeting are unknown as of the time of filing this report. However, many shops belonging to Nigerian traders were recently shut in Ghana following a $1m levy imposed on them by the government of the West African country. Nigeria and Ghana had also in the l...
Afdb President Adesina Visit Aso Rock, For a  ‘closed Door’ Meeting With Buhari
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Afdb President Adesina Visit Aso Rock, For a ‘closed Door’ Meeting With Buhari

President of the African Development Bank, AfDB, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina attended a ‘closed door’ meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari in Aso Rock, Abuja. The visit on Thursday was the first since he was re-elected for a second term as president of the bank. The AfDB president reportedly stormed the State House, Abuja this afternoon and immediately entered into a ‘closed door’ meeting with Buhari. Bashir Ahmad, Personal Assistant on New Media to Buhari disclosed this on his twitter handle on Thursday. “President of the African Development Bank, Nigeria’s Dr Akinwumi adesina visits the State House, Abuja this afternoon, his first visit since after his re-election last month, now in a closed door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari,” he tweeted.
I Challenge Pastor Adeboye To Reveal What He Saw In Aso Rock – Nnamdi Kanu
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I Challenge Pastor Adeboye To Reveal What He Saw In Aso Rock – Nnamdi Kanu

Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has made claims about Pastor Enoch Adeboye’s refusal to speak with the press after his meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday. MCI reported that pastor Adeboye met with President Buhari behind closed-door on Monday. And after the meeting, the revered Christian leader shunned the eagerly awaiting State House correspondents as he made his way out of the Presidential Villa. Although details of the meeting have not been made available to the press till this moment, there are indications it was in connection to the controversial Companies and Allied Matters Act, CAMA, which the President signed into law on August 7, 2020. But Kanu is claiming that what the Pastor saw in Aso Rock his mouth could not speak. “T...
Adeboye Declines Interview After Closed-Door Meeting With Buhari In Aso Rock
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Adeboye Declines Interview After Closed-Door Meeting With Buhari In Aso Rock

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Monday, received the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Both of them met behind closed doors at the President’s office. They were joined at the meeting by the Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, who is also a pastor at the RCCG. The Chief of Staff to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, also attended the meeting that started around 3pm and ended a few minutes after. The cleric did not speak with State House correspondents at the end of the meeting. Also, the Presidency had yet to issue a statement on the meeting as of the time of filing this report. Buhari’s meeting with Adeboye, however, took place at a time religious leaders and bodi...
Crowd At Buruji Kashamu’s Burial In His Ijebu Igbo Home, Ogun State
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Crowd At Buruji Kashamu’s Burial In His Ijebu Igbo Home, Ogun State

The late Senator Buruji Kashamu has been buried in his palatial home in Ijebu Igbo, Ogun state. He reportedly died on Saturday due to complications from Covid-19 infection. His death has caused so much controversy on social media, notable of all the Condolence message by Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, who had berated the late Senator even after his death. Obasanjo in his message, addressed to Governor Abiodun of Ogun state, wrote that the Senator who evaded justice over alleged drug trafficking charges, couldn't escape death. https://youtu.be/V5glSLqtQv4
Buhari, Lawan Meet In Aso Rock
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Buhari, Lawan Meet In Aso Rock

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday met behind closed doors with the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan at the State House, Abuja on Sunday. The meeting was centred on the security challenges in the country, performance of the Service Chiefs, and the crisis tearing the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, apart. Speaking to journalists after the meeting, the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan said that he briefed the President on what was discussed on the floor of the senate as it concerns the myriads of security challenges that have bedevilled the country. According to him, “You know that the country is facing many serious and deep security challenges and I have come to meet with Mr President to discuss with him what we have discussed in the senate previously that we shoul...
APC NWC Meets With Gambari In Aso Rock
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APC NWC Meets With Gambari In Aso Rock

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, is leading some members of party’s National Working Committee (NWC) in a meeting with the Chief of Staff (CoS) to the president, Professor Ibrahim Gambari. The meeting is taking place in the CoS’ office in State House, Abuja. Sighted with the party boss were the National Vice Chairman (North West), Inuwa Abdulkadir; National Treasurer, Adamu Panda and two others. Oshiomhole was escorted to the meeting by a police orderly who had a pile of office files with him. The party boss is dealing with the fallout from the party’s disqualification of incumbent Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki, from participating in the state gubernatorial primaries. The meeting is believed to be in connection ...
Aso Rock Shooting: Aisha Buhari’s ADC, Escort Commander May Face Panel This Week
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Aso Rock Shooting: Aisha Buhari’s ADC, Escort Commander May Face Panel This Week

The shooting at the Presidential Villa involving Usman Shugaba , the Aide-de -Camp to the First Lady, Mrs Aisha Buhari, and other security agents attached to her will top the agenda of the police management team meeting today (Monday). The PUNCH gathered in Abuja on Sunday that the First Lady’s security aides would face a panel that would be set up by the leadership of the police. It was also learnt the affected security aides would not be restored to the wife of the President following their involvement in an altercation with a personal assistant and nephew of the President, Sabiu Yusuf, also known as Tunde, last Thursday, at the Presidential Villa. The trouble started on Thursday night, when the President’s wife and three of her children – Zahra, Halima and Yusuf – as well as so...
Femi Fani-kayode Makes More Revelations About Aso Rock Gunshots
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Femi Fani-kayode Makes More Revelations About Aso Rock Gunshots

Femi Fani-Kayode, Former Minister of Aviation, has made more claims about the sporadic gunshots witnessed at the Presidential Villa, Aso Rock, Abuja. It was gathered that the nephew of the president cum personal assistant, Sabiu Yusuf, allegedly ordered the withdrawal of Security Aides of the First Lady, Hajiya Aisha Buhari after series of gun battle at the villa. Yusuf was said to have returned from interstate travel, ‘Lagos’ to Aso Rock and failed to observe the Covid-19 safety code. Aisha Buhari, Zahra, Halima and Yusuf, accompanied by some of her security aides went to the residence of Sabiu, demanding that he self-isolate for 14 days, so as not to endanger the first family. In an attempt to intimidate the first lady, Sabiu was said to have ordered his security details ...
Shooting In Aso Rock: PDP Raises Alarm, Demands President Buhari’s Response
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Shooting In Aso Rock: PDP Raises Alarm, Demands President Buhari’s Response

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is alarmed by the reported shooting and security breaches within the precincts of the Presidential villa following a reported degenerated squabble among family members and officials of the Buhari Presidency. The PDP is deeply worried that the protracted spat between the First Lady, Aisha Buhari, and aides of President Muhammadu Buhari has now degenerated into violent combats, raids and free use of firearms within the Presidential villa. The party described as distressing, the report that a members of Mr. President's family were at scene of the assault against one of President Buhari’s aides, during which the First Lady’s security details were alleged to have resorted to the use of firearms. Our party is disturbed by such ugly situation in the B...
Buhari, Governors Meet In Aso Rock Over Autonomy For State Legislatures, Judiciary
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Buhari, Governors Meet In Aso Rock Over Autonomy For State Legislatures, Judiciary

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday met with the Nigerian Governors Forum over the recent Executive Order 10 that gives autonomy to State legislatures and Judiciary. President Buhari at the meeting agreed to delay gazetting of the Executive Order 10 after listening to the concerns raised by Governors on the Executive Order 10. Briefing State House correspondents after the meeting, Chairman of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum and Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi said after listening to their concerns, about the constitutionality of the Executive Order, President Buhari agreed that the gazetting order would be delayed. He said that the Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, and the Attorney General of the Federation, General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami were at the meetin...
“Aso Rock Might Lose Another Special Aide” – Primate Ayodele Says
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“Aso Rock Might Lose Another Special Aide” – Primate Ayodele Says

The founder of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church in Ejigbo, Lagos, Primate Elijah Ayodele, has warned that President Muhammadu Buhari might lose another “special aide” if he does not pray. In a series of prophecies, Ayodele urged the president to be active in governance and pray against losing another aide. Buhari, in April, lost his chief of staff, Abba Kyari, to complications arising from the coronavirus disease. The cleric said the new chief of staff, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, would step on toes, forcing politicians to plot his removal. He said: “Buhari should wake up, he doesn’t have a grip on his government. There will be crisis in Buhari’s government and he must be prayerful so as not to lose another special aide.” “Chief of Staff will step on toes because he wants to chang...
Covid-19: This Is The Real Reason Why Buhari Doesn’t Wear Face Masks
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Covid-19: This Is The Real Reason Why Buhari Doesn’t Wear Face Masks

President Muhammadu Buhari’s non-observance of the COVID-19 guidelines and protocol has been explained by the Presidency. Rationalizing non-usage of face mask by the President, the Personal Assistant to the President on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie, said there was no need for him to wear it since he is restricted to Aso Rock. According to her, expert medical protocol states that there is no need for face mask when in a safe environment. This is real reason why Buhari is not wearing the mask, she said, explaining the rule says only those visiting must wear face mask to ensure they don’t leave behind droplets in a safe environment. Pres. Buhari has not been wearing the mask even at FEC and other meetings held at the Villa since the outbreak of corona virus in Nigeria. In...
The Next CoS In Waiting? — 5 Possible Candidates
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The Next CoS In Waiting? — 5 Possible Candidates

Friday, April 17, 2020, didn’t go away without leaving its mark in the sands of time. It was a breaking news day; the news of the death of President Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari at 81,in the hands of the dreaded COVID-19 pandemic. This is one event that is rightly discomfitting the powers that be at Aso Rock considering the larger than life role the late Chief of Staff played in the life of the President. His influence was such that allowed him to take up even ministerial duties as exemplified by his trip to Germany necessitating him to negotiate power deals with Siemens on behalf of the Federal government of Nigeria. If you must recall, the role of the Chief of Staff is such that allows whoever holds it to call the shots in the Office of the President of Nigeria. Abba Kyari ...
Abba Kyari: Was Kemi Olunloyo Right About Death In Aso Rock?
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Abba Kyari: Was Kemi Olunloyo Right About Death In Aso Rock?

We can recall that on April 2nd of this month, controversial journalist Kemi Olunloyo, tweeted that a top ranking member of President Buhari's cabinet is dead, though she refused to mention any name. Could it be that it was Abba Kyari? If yes, then he died a long time ago and the Federal government is just informing the public about it or she was referring to someone else? #BREAKING�� A HIGH RANKING member of President Buhari's Cabinet has DIED ⚰️of #CoronaVirus #Covid9�☠️� complications. I will give the feds the honor of announcing it. U cannot hide it like Yar'Adua. I'm not telling because I value NATIONAL SECURITY OF NIGERIA #drkemiolunloyo
Buhari’s Government Irresponsible For Importing Chinese Doctors To Nigeria – Dino Melaye
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Buhari’s Government Irresponsible For Importing Chinese Doctors To Nigeria – Dino Melaye

A former lawmaker who represented Kogi West Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Senator Dino Melaye, has described the decision by the FG to import a 15-man Chinese medical team in Nigeria as leadership irresponsibility. Recall that about fifteen Chinese doctors entered Nigeria on Wednesday with the aim of helping the country manage the spread of Coronavirus. But reacting, Melaye took to his Twitter account on Thursday, alleging that leadership irresponsibility was the reason the Nigerian government disregarded earlier cautions by Nigerians. He said, ”It is Leadership irresponsibility for the FG to disregard the call by majority of Nigerians on the importation of Chinese doctors into Nigeria. ”It is gross disrespect for the NMA to be ignored with ignominy except the Chinese d...
Gwagwalada Hospital Ventilator Moved To Aso Rock – Reno Omokri Says
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Gwagwalada Hospital Ventilator Moved To Aso Rock – Reno Omokri Says

Former special aide to President Goodluck Jonathan is claiming one of the two ventilators in Gwagwalada hospital has been moved to state house Abuja . Is the govt hiding something? Is it only Kyari that has tested positive ? Since Kyari is being moved to Lagos who requires the ventilator in aso rock ? My source (a doctor) revealed that one of only 2 ventilators at Gwagwalada Specialist Hospital, has been ordered moved to an unknown location, suspected to be Aso Rock. I urge Nigerian journalists to go to the hospital to investigate and expose this government! .... RENO OMOKRI
Mild Drama As Monguno, Kyari Meet In Aso Rock
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Mild Drama As Monguno, Kyari Meet In Aso Rock

After weeks of a reported rivalry between the Chief of Staff (Cos) to the President, Abba Kyari and the National Security Adviser (NSA), Maj-Gen Babagana Monguno (rtd), they met yesterday for the first time. Kyari and Monguno were in the Presidential Villa, Abuja, to witness the inauguration of a 12-member National Assembly Service Commission (NASC) by President Muhammadu Buhari. For weeks, the duo has been at daggers drawn, with the NSA accusing the CoS of undue interference in matters bordering on national security, a role which is originally within the purview of his (Monguno) office, among other scathing allegations. In a memo, the NSA had warned the president’s “all-powerful” chief of staff against meddling in security affairs in the presidency. He also warned the nation’...
Former First Lady, Turai Yaradua Visits Aisha Buhari In Aso Rock (Photos)
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Former First Lady, Turai Yaradua Visits Aisha Buhari In Aso Rock (Photos)

Turai Yaradua, Wife of the former President late Umaru Yar'adua visited Nigeria First Lady, Aisha Buhari in the Aso Rock Villa, ten years after she had to leave because of her husband's death. Yesterday, I received my sister, former First Lady, HE, Hajiya Turai Yar’adua at the State House with her daughter Mrs Zainab Dakingari and Mrs Abdulaziz Yar’adua . I was pleased to see Mrs. Yar’adua in high spirit, we rubbed minds on a number of issues that touches on issues of gender based violence, drug abuse and youth development in Nigeria. I also got to hear her experience and perspectives on these issues. I conducted Her round the area of what used to be her former office and while she reminisced her time in the state house, she also inspected the pictures of former First Ladies in...
President Buhari Receives Governor Akeredolu At Aso Rock (Photos)
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President Buhari Receives Governor Akeredolu At Aso Rock (Photos)

President Muhammadu Buhari meets with Governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, SAN at the Presidential Villa, Aso Rock, Abuja, today, Tuesday, February 4,2020. Governor Akeredolu used the opportunity to personally invite the President to the commissioning of the Ore Flyover Bridge, a first in our dear State. The Governor also formally intimated him about the position of the Law concerning the NDDC MD position which should come from Ondo State amongst other issues. The Governor stated this in his tweets after the meeting with the president. In his words "I visited @mbuhari to personally invite him to the commissioning of the Ore Flyover Bridge, a first in our dear State. I also formally intimated him about the position of the Law concerning the NDDC MD...
Tinubu Visits Aso Rock; Says Not Yet Time To Talk About Buhari’s Successor
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Tinubu Visits Aso Rock; Says Not Yet Time To Talk About Buhari’s Successor

National leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Tuesday has cautioned against the haste in debating which zone of the country should produce the next president now. Tinubu, who spoke with State House Correspondents after a closed door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, said such would affect the pace of governance by President Mohammadu Buhari’s government. He cautioned that discussing 2023 presidency would distract the government from providing people-oriented services such as roads, and other development agenda of the administration.
Aisha Buhari Holds Prayer Session For Nigeria In Aso Rock (Photos)
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Aisha Buhari Holds Prayer Session For Nigeria In Aso Rock (Photos)

President Buhari's Wife, Aisha Buhari held a prayer session for the nation in Abuja yesterday. She tweeted and shared some photos saying.. Today I hosted a special prayer session convened for the Nation. The event reviewed the importance of supplication for the nation's guidance and development, the event witnessed the presence of Islamic Scholars from across the nation. I appreciate the presence of scholars and high government officials that attended the prayer session I call on the Muslim Ummah to promote the spirit of tolerance, love, harmony, and peaceful coexistence among the people of different faiths in the nation.
4 Blood Relatives Of President Buhari Who Work In Aso Rock By Farooq Kperogi
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4 Blood Relatives Of President Buhari Who Work In Aso Rock By Farooq Kperogi

Farooq Kperogi, a Nigerian academic, media scholar, public speaker and newspaper columnist has taken to popular micro-blogging platform, Twitter to share list of four blood relatives of President Muhammadu Buhari who officially work in Presidential Villa, Aso Rock. Recall that in October, there was a viral footage showing First Lady Aisha Buhari shouting at Mamman Daura's daughters in the state house sometime in 2017. The video led President Buhari into receiving knocks from several Nigerians for allowing his family to live with him in the Presidential Villa. In 2015, Buhari during his first term in office warned his family members to steer clear of his government. However, all turned out to be a lie as there are some of his family members who are working with him. See the full...
Osinbajo And The Aso Rock Cabal By Dele Momodu
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Osinbajo And The Aso Rock Cabal By Dele Momodu

Fellow Nigerians, as much as one is tempted to gloss over the hullabaloo inside the seat of power in Abuja, it is virtually impossible because there is always one drama or the other emanating from the place too frequently these days. Indeed, the melodrama has since become one day, new scene. Despite endless denials on both sides of the divide by spokespersons for the principal dramatis personae, it seems obvious that things are no longer at ease between the offices of the President, Muhammadu Buhari and his Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, no matter how much they or their mouthpieces try to sweep the unfortunate mess under the carpet. The latest farce surrounds the removal or otherwise of some of the aides of the Vice President. Approbation, confirmation and denials are rife. It is be...
Aso Rock Viral Video: First Lady Aisha Buhari Apologizes
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Aso Rock Viral Video: First Lady Aisha Buhari Apologizes

Nigeria's First Lady, Aisha Buhari on Wednesday apologized to her children and family members and all well-meaning Nigerians over the embarrassment that the leaked videos had caused. Aisha during a courtesy visit from wives of the Vice President and other principal officers commented on the videos circulating on social media. Sharing photos of the outing on her official handle, she wrote; I am happy to have received the wife of the vice president, governors wives, senate president’s wife & senators’ Wives, speaker’s wife & wives of members’ of the house of reps, who paid me a courtesy visit after my return. I use the opportunity to commend them for the good work they are doing in their various states and in collaboration with my Future Assured program. I also adv...
Apostle Suleman Prays For Aisha Buhari Over Cabal In Aso Rock
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Apostle Suleman Prays For Aisha Buhari Over Cabal In Aso Rock

Apostle Suleman of Omega Fire Ministries has reacted to the disagreement between Aisha Buhari and the family of Mamman Daura. Aisha Buhari and the Daura’s have been trading words with different accusations against each other. This was after a video surfaced showing Aisha ranting because she was prevented access to an apartment at the Aso Villa. The video was recorded by Mamman Daura’s daughter, Fatima Daura, who stated that she captured the scenario to prove she was violently attacked by Aisha. Reacting to the video, Apostle Suleman wrote on his Twitter handle: I am praying for the president's wife.just read an interview she granted and felt sad..I plead with @MBuhari to stand up for his wife and make her priority..all these cabals around him are there because of what they wan...
Mamman Daura Living In Aso Rock & Controlling Presidency, Is Shameful – Afenifere
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Mamman Daura Living In Aso Rock & Controlling Presidency, Is Shameful – Afenifere

Yoruba socio- cultural group , Afenifere , has described as shameful revelations by the daughter of Mamman Daura , Fatimah , that they have been living in the Presidential Villa for over three years . Afenifere further stated that it was most unfortunate that an unelected man could hijack the seat of power as revealed by the First Lady , Aisha Buhari . The Spokesman for Afenifere , Mr . Yinka Odumakin , said this during an interview with PUNCH on Tuesday . Odumakin said , “ It is unfortunate that Nigeria has reached the point where someone who was not elected or appointed and holds no position known to our constitution has become this powerful. “ It is a big shame and some of the personalities who are illegally in the Villa are granting interviews . It shows the level of im...
‘Mamman Daura’s Family Blocked Me In Aso Rock, Daughter Laughed, Mocked Me’ – Aisha
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‘Mamman Daura’s Family Blocked Me In Aso Rock, Daughter Laughed, Mocked Me’ – Aisha

President Muhammadu Buhari’s wife, Aisha, has given a rare insight into the power struggles at the State House, with details of how husband’s relatives physically confronted her. In an interview with BBC Hausa, Mrs Buhari confirmed the authenticity of a video that circulated online last week, saying she was the woman seen speaking angrily in the footage. The incident, however, did not happen now, she said. Mrs Buhari has spoken of a “cabal” that has controlled her husband, a description understood to mean a shadowy but powerful kitchen cabinet led by Mr Buhari’s nephew, Mamman Daura. A new video surfaced last week showing a woman speaking angrily at a location believed to be the presidential villa. Speaking in Hausa in the new interview, Mrs Buhari said she was the perso...
Presidency Faults Daura’s Daughter Over Leaked Aisha Buhari’s Video In Aso Rock
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Presidency Faults Daura’s Daughter Over Leaked Aisha Buhari’s Video In Aso Rock

A Presidency source on Monday faulted the recent release of a video by Mamman Daura’s daughter, Fatima. The video, released in the wake of the rumour claiming President Muhammadu Buhari was going to take a second wife last Friday, had shown part of the First Lady, Aisha Buhari’s body while shouting on the need for the Dauras to leave an accommodation in the Villa. A source, who does not want her name in prints, said that the video was shot over a year ago when the President’s son, Yusuf, had power bike accident in Abuja. According to her, the accommodation was needed for the then recuperating Yusuf. The order for the Dauras to vacate the Villa accommodation, she said, was approved by the President She said: “By now the airwaves are awash with Fatima, Mamman Daura’s daughte...
Aisha Buhari Confirms Video Of Her Ranting In Aso Rock
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Aisha Buhari Confirms Video Of Her Ranting In Aso Rock

Aisha, the wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, on Sunday, confirmed a viral video that showed her ranting about a locked door in the presidential villa. Mrs Buhari returned to Nigeria at about 4.30am on Sunday, after having been away on holiday in the United Kingdom, UK. She relocated to the UK after an earlier trip to Saudi Arabia. In a chat with newsmen, Aisha said she was the one in the footage. It was gathered that Aisha got angry after a disagreement with Mamman Daura, the president’s cousin, some months ago. In the clip, Aisha said: “This is the villa. We have over 200 soldiers guarding us, over 200 policemen. Why do you have to lock this door? What for, what for? Enough is enough. Let me know when you are leaving this place, let me know” Speaking, the president...
Osinbajo Turns Off Comment On Instagram Page As He Prepares To Move Out Of Aso Rock
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Osinbajo Turns Off Comment On Instagram Page As He Prepares To Move Out Of Aso Rock

These are not the best of times for the once seeming bubbling Vice President of Africa’s oil-rich country, Mr Yemi Osinbajo, as the battle to consume him seem to have finally made him quit what he loves doing most, which is posting on social media platforms. Mr Osinbajo who is deputy to Nigeria’s President, General Muhammadu Buhari has been in the news of recent with traditional media reporting on his possible resignation to pave way for a popular pastor and Buhari’s long-time confidant, Pastor Tunde Bakare, over yet to be disclosed offences. Following the quiet to unruffling of the VP which has led to condemnation on his person by Nigerians for being too weak and deserving of the treatment meted out to him by the presidential cabal through his various social media handles, he has gone a...
Mbaka Denies Claim That He Prophesied That There Will Be Heavy Rain In Aso Rock
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Mbaka Denies Claim That He Prophesied That There Will Be Heavy Rain In Aso Rock

Father Mbaka has come out to dissociate himself from false news going round that he prophesied that there will be heavy rain in Aso Rock on the 1st of October because God is angry with President Muhammadu Buhari. He also denied that he threatened to resign his priesthood by October 1if his latest prophecy does not come to pass.Below is what he said.... " I, Rev Fr Mbaka Ejike Camillus, don't do Adoration Ministry Programmes on Thursdays as the reporters misconstrued.The spreading/blackmailing media report is a wicked character assassination on me from the accursed demonic agents of darkness. I never prophesied anything about 1st October rain,thunder and darkness in Aso Rock nor God's anger against President Buhari. Equally, I never talked about resigning as a Priest. Why are people ...

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