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President Buhari Approves Monday May 24 Work Free day for Members of the Armed Forces
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President Buhari Approves Monday May 24 Work Free day for Members of the Armed Forces

President Buhari has approved Monday, May 24, as a work-free day for members of the Armed Forces. According to Bashir Ahmad, PA to the President on New Media, the holiday is to honor the late Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Ibrahim Attahiru, and other military officers who perished in last Friday's air crash in Kaduna. Bashir added that the President has also ordered that the National flag be flown at half-mast in all public buildings from Monday, May 24 to Wednesday, May 26. ''President @MBuhari  has approved a work free day for members of the Armed Forces on Monday, May 24, 2021 to honor the memory and services of the late Chief of Army Staff, and other military officers, who lost their lives in an unfortunate plane crash on Friday; To honor the memory and services of the late ...
President Buhari Arrives London For His Routine Medical Checkup
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President Buhari Arrives London For His Routine Medical Checkup

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in London, United Kingdom where he is to undergo a routine medical check-up. Presidential spokeperson, Bashir Ahmad shared a video of the president disembarking the airplane on Tuesday night, March 31, as he arrived London. The president is expected back in the country in the second week of April. Before his departure, Buhari met with the service chiefs and intensify their efforts towards fighting insecurity in the country. See video below. https://youtu.be/ZU7YzAum40c
Buhari Leaves For London For A Medical Check-up
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Buhari Leaves For London For A Medical Check-up

President Buhari has left for London for a medical checkup. Presidential aide, Bashir Ahmad shared pictures of Buhari leaving for London on his Instagram page. President @MBuhari has proceeded to London, the United Kingdom earlier this afternoon, for a routine medical check-up.
Bashir Ahmad Denies Report a Nigerian Pharmacist is Being Tried for Criticizing President Buhari
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Bashir Ahmad Denies Report a Nigerian Pharmacist is Being Tried for Criticizing President Buhari

Presidential aide, Bashir Ahmad, has dismissed reports that a Nigerian pharmacist, Solomon Akuma, has been remanded in prison for criticizing President Buhari. A report by Sahara Reporters stated that Solomon has been in detention for over a year. On Wednesday, March 24, Solomon was arraigned in court and was denied bail. ''Again, Court Denies Granting Bail To Pharmacist Who Criticised Buhari, After Spending One Year In Detention #FreeSolomonAkuma''SaharaReporters headline read on Twitter However, reacting to the report, Bashir said contrary to the claim, Solomon is being tried for saying he would pay an assassin to kill President Buhari and his former Chief of Staff. See Bashir's reaction to the report below
DPR Disowns Bashir Ahmad Appointment Letter, Says It’s Fake
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DPR Disowns Bashir Ahmad Appointment Letter, Says It’s Fake

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has debunked news of a purported appointment letter issued to a Mr. Bashir Ahmad, Personal Assistant on New Media to President Muhammadu Buhari. Rumours were rife yesterday, that the said Mr. Ahmad hustled his way in "as the head of the newly-established National Production Monitoring System (NPMS) of DPR – Nigeria’s preeminent oil and gas sector regulator. “Bashir got the appointment early January, but his documentation took place last week,” an online medium, PeoplesGazette reported. Mr. Ahmad, via online microblogging site Twitter, vehemently denied same. A friend sent me a link to a concocted story from an online news blog that the President has quietly appointed me as a manager of the DPR, a department of Ministry of Petroleum Re...
Bashir Ahmad Denies Being A DPR Manager Or Staff
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Bashir Ahmad Denies Being A DPR Manager Or Staff

Bashir Ahmad, president Buhari's media aide, has denied being a manager or staff of the Department Of Petroleum Resources (DPR). He said: A friend sent me a link to a concocted story from an online news blog that the President has quietly appointed me as a manager of the DPR, a department of Ministry of Petroleum Resources, for those who want to know the truth, the story is 100% FALSE. I am not a staff of the DPR. This is in reference to a story by People's Gazette which made the following allegation: Mr. Ahmad, 29, has served as personal assistant to Mr. Buhari on new media since 2016. Despite still retaining his presidency appointment, he recently hustled his way in as the head of the newly-established National Production Monitoring System (NPMS) of DPR – Nigeria’s preeminent oil...
“Stay In Your Lane, Sir” – Bashir Ahmad To Femi Fani-Kayode
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“Stay In Your Lane, Sir” – Bashir Ahmad To Femi Fani-Kayode

Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has refuted reports that he has defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Though we have had meetings across party lines and we are in a season of political consultation I have not left the PDP. Femi Fani-Kayode The Personal Assistant on New Media to President Muhammadu Buhari, Bashir Ahmad also replied him via Twitter... Please stay in your lane, sir. Bashir Ahmad It was reported earlier this week, that Fani-Kayode was making surreptitious moves to return to the APC after meeting with the Chairman, Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) Gov. Mai Mala Buni and Kogi Governor Yahaya Bello at a Guest House in Abuja. It can be recalled that Governor Yahaya Bello some hours ago, confirmed that "FFK" as he is fondly ...
FFK Won’t Be Welcomed In APC – Bashir Ahmad
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FFK Won’t Be Welcomed In APC – Bashir Ahmad

President Buhari's aide, Bashir Ahmad has reacted to report of former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode rejoining the All Progressives Congress. It was reported that Femi Fani-Kayode may be on his way back to the APC after meeting with the acting national chairman of the APC, Governor Mai Buni of Yobe State and Kogi Governor Yahaya Bello over the weekend. Reacting to the report, Ahmad said the former Minister may not be welcomed by the majority of APC members whom he attacked for several years. Ahmad wrote on his Twitter handle; “If he decides to join the governing party, I don’t think he will be welcome by the majority of the party members whom he made it a duty to attack and insult for several years."
Twitter Users React As Bashir Ahmad Attends A Wedding Where Most People Didn’t Wear Facemask
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Twitter Users React As Bashir Ahmad Attends A Wedding Where Most People Didn’t Wear Facemask

Personal Assistant to President Buhari on New Media, Bashir Ahmad has been tackled on Twitter after he shared photos of himself at a wedding in Bauchi state on Saturday January 30. He posted the photos and wrote; ''In Bauchi, for my good friend, @IbrahimRabo08’s wedding fatiha to his beautiful wife, Maimuna. May Allah bless their union with peace, understanding, love and beautiful children. Allah ya ba su zaman lafiya da fahimtar juna." However, some Nigerians pointed out that the the groom and guests were not wearing face masks, a violation of the COVID-19 protocols. A Twitter user @Ojornelu, wrote; "Then at night when NCDC drops their numbers you'd come tell us to wear a mask but can't do the same to the people around you.'' Responding to her comment, Bashir stated that he ...
Mr Education?: BBNaija’s Prince Asks Bashir Ahmad Why ASUU Strike Is Still Ongoing
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Mr Education?: BBNaija’s Prince Asks Bashir Ahmad Why ASUU Strike Is Still Ongoing

Following the impasse between the FG & ASUU on the ongoing Nationwide strike that is about 8 months old; Nigerians have brought up an old tweet from President Buhari's PA on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, posted on June 20 2019. Bookmark this tweet. This second tenure of President @MBuhari is going to be education, education and education. Schools will be upgraded. Our basic education system will be improved. Education will be priority. Number of out-of-school will be drastically reduced. Ex-BBN Season 5 Housemate, Prince Enwerem did react to the tweet. This is the 9month since ASUU has been on strike and nothing seems to be done about it. Why is this so Mr education? @BashirAhmaad
Bashir Ahmad Speaks On US Army Rescue Operation In Nigeria
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Bashir Ahmad Speaks On US Army Rescue Operation In Nigeria

President Buhari's aide, Bashir Ahmad writes: The @NBCNews deliberately excluded Niger and mentioned only Nigeria so they can get the target retweets and attract more Nigerians to curse Nigeria. They knew Nigerien will not take such information as an excuse to curse their country. Some Nigerians are already doing it gladly. https://mobile.twitter.com/BashirAhmaad/status/1322543637205536770 1 Like
FG Approves Establishment Of 6 New Federal Colleges Of Education
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FG Approves Establishment Of 6 New Federal Colleges Of Education

The federal government has approved the establishment of six new federal colleges of education in each of the six geo-political zones of the country. According to Bashir Ahmad, the presidential aide on new media, who made this known in a tweet on his official Twitter handle on Thursday, the locations of the new citadel of learning are Bauchi, Benue, Ebonyi, Osun, Sokoto and Edo state. There are 152 colleges of education in Nigeria, consisting of 21 federal, 82 private and 49 state colleges. FLASH: President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the establishment of six new federal colleges of education in each of the six geo-political zones of the country. •Bauchi •Benue •Ebonyi •Osun •Sokoto •Edo — Bashir Ahmad (@BashirAhmaad) May 14, 2020
Abba Kyari’s Funeral Arrangement Has Been Announced, To Be Buried In Abuja Today
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Abba Kyari’s Funeral Arrangement Has Been Announced, To Be Buried In Abuja Today

The funeral arangement of Abba Kyari, former Chief of Staff to President Buhari, has been announced. According to Bashir Ahmad, personal Assistant to President Buhari on New Media, late Kyari will be buried today April 18th in Abuja according to Islamic rites. ”Mallam Abba Kyari will be buried later today in Abuja according Islamic rites.” he wrote Kyari died on Friday April 17th weeks after he tested positive for the novel Coronavirus.  
Bashir Ahmad’s Response To Innoson On Ventilator Offer
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Bashir Ahmad’s Response To Innoson On Ventilator Offer

Imagine this response coming from FG spokesman to Innoson. Comparing a private company to a govt funded institution. Bayero University, Kano started producing ventilators without waiting for anyone to ask them to. I am sure nobody will stop Innoson Motors from starting the massive producion of the machine, especially at the moment when its market is much more profitable than that of motors’.
“There Was Nothing Wrong With The Ministry Of Finance Begging Elon Musk For Ventilators” Reno Omokri Says
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“There Was Nothing Wrong With The Ministry Of Finance Begging Elon Musk For Ventilators” Reno Omokri Says

Reno Omokri has defended the Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning after it went on Twitter to beg Tesla CEO Elon Musk for ventilators to treat coronavirus victims in Nigeria. Tesla co-founder, Elon Musk tweeted that he has ventilators to donate to hospitals worldwide for immediate use and the official Twitter account of Nigeria’s Ministry of Finance responded, asking him to send to Nigeria – a move Nigerians thought was inappropriate. President Buhari’s Personal Assistant on New Media, Bashir Ahmad also tweeted at Elon to ask for ventilators to be sent to Nigeria. However, Reno thinks what they did was not wrong. Reacting to it, he wrote: “There was NOTHING wrong with what the Ministry of Finance did, by begging Elon Musk for ventilators. No nation was prepar...
President Buhari Speaks on the Coronavirus Pandemic
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President Buhari Speaks on the Coronavirus Pandemic

Presidential aide, Bashir Ahmad, has shared a video of President Buhari speaking on the Coronavirus pandemic. Recall that Nigerians have called on the President to have a broadcast to update Nigerians on the measures his administration is taking to curtail the spread of Coronavirus in Nigeria. Well, a video of the President speaking about the pandemic when he addressed the leadership of the National Hajj Commission on March 21st, has been released. Watch the video and see reactions from Nigerians below
President Buhari Leaves For London With Governors Okezie Ikpeazu & Inuwa Yahaya
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President Buhari Leaves For London With Governors Okezie Ikpeazu & Inuwa Yahaya

Presidential Aide, Bashir Ahmad, shares Photos of President Buhari as he leaves for London. President @MBuhari accompanied by Governors Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya and Okezie Ikpeazu of Gombe and Abia States, departed Abuja for London, this afternoon. He will be in London to participate in the inaugural UK-Africa Investment Summit holding on Monday, January 20th, 2020.
UNGA74: Buhari Meets President Sousa Of Portugal (Photos)
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UNGA74: Buhari Meets President Sousa Of Portugal (Photos)

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, met with HE Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, President of Portugal at the ongoing UNGA in New York. Both leaders had a bilateral talk, on the sidelines of the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA74) in the United States. Buhari’s Personal Assistant on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, disclosed this in a tweet on his Twitter handle, Wednesday night. According to him, the former Prime Minister of Australia, Hon Kevin Rudd, was also in attendance at the bilateral meeting. “Today, on the sidelines of the #UNGA, President @MBuhari had a bilateral meeting with President of Portugal H.E. Mr Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa and former Prime Minister of Australia Hon. Kevin Rudd and Chief Operating Officer Sanitation and Water for All Joost Kooi...
VP Osinbajo Inaugurates Committee To Recover N5 Trillion AMCON Debts
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VP Osinbajo Inaugurates Committee To Recover N5 Trillion AMCON Debts

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday, inaugurated a Special Committee to recover the N5 trillion debts owed the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON). Personal Assistant to the President on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, disclosed this in a statement on his Twitter handle on Tuesday. A statement subsequently issued by Osinbajo’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande, also confirmed the development. Members of the committee include Heads and Representatives of Agencies such as AMCON; the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC); Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU); the ICPC; Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN); Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC); and the c. “One of the terms of reference is for the committee to prepare a rep...
Bashir Ahmad Should Be Sent Back To School For Proper Education – Oby Ezekwesili
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Bashir Ahmad Should Be Sent Back To School For Proper Education – Oby Ezekwesili

Many Nigerians Lashed out at Oby Ezekwesili for attending World Ecominic Forum bieng held in South Africa. Among those that Criticised her was New Media Aide to President Buhari,Bashir Ahmad who said " Nigerian government has boycotted the World Economic Forum holding in Cape Town, South Africa, but some individuals from Nigeria including a former Minister are attending on their own" Via his Twitter Handle. The Cable published the news as " Ezekwesili attending WEF on her own says Buhari'a aide, Bashir Ahmad" Ezekwesili respond by saying The aide should be sent back to school for proper Education "Please send that aide to school to get proper education. Who told him that a private citizen like me needs their @NigeriaGov to decide my participation @wef ? Imagine. I am doing ...
Buhari To Leave For Japan For 7th Tokyo International Conference On Africa Development
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Buhari To Leave For Japan For 7th Tokyo International Conference On Africa Development

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Sunday depart Nigeria for Japan to participate in the 7th Tokyo International Conference on African Development. The development was announced by the President’s Personal Assistant on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, on Friday via his Twitter handle. According to Ahmad, the event is billed to hold in the City of Yokohama, and will span from August 28 - 30, 2019. “President @MBuhari will depart Abuja Sunday for Japan to participate in the 7th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7) holding in the City of Yokohama, August 28-30, 2019”, Ahmad tweeted.
Picture Of Buhari With 1961 Classmates Shared By Bashir Ahmad. See Reactions
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Picture Of Buhari With 1961 Classmates Shared By Bashir Ahmad. See Reactions

Bashir Ahmad who is special assistant on new Media to president Muhammadu Buhari has posted a throwback picture of the president with his classmate on his Twitter handle. This is coming just after a WAEC official denied knowledge of whether the Cambridge University Assessment International Studies Education held by President Buhari is a certificate or not. “I cannot say whether it is a certificate because my signature is not on the document. It is not bearing my name or the name of my organisation, Punch reported The WAEC official as saying. He however said that the President sat for the examination. Some twitter users have since mocked Bashir and his principal. Check out some of the hilarious replies below:
Buhari’s Aide, Bashir Ahmad Set To Wed, To Mark 29th Birthday With Wife
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Buhari’s Aide, Bashir Ahmad Set To Wed, To Mark 29th Birthday With Wife

President Muhammadu Buhari Personal assistant on new media, Bashir Ahmad, has announced plan to wed in 2020. Bashir Ahmad, who clocked 28 on Monday, announced in a tweet that he would be celebrating his 29th birthday with his wife. He wrote, “Every year I celebrate my birthday, these are always part of it. The ‘you’re older than your age’ and ‘you should get married’ the latter is within my power, so insha Allah I’m celebrating my 29th with my wife. And if I could buy more years, today would’ve been my 40th birthday.’’
This Man Claimed To Be President Buhari’s Stepbrother, Presidency React
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This Man Claimed To Be President Buhari’s Stepbrother, Presidency React

A fan of President Muhammadu Buhari known as Datti Assalafy posted the picture of this old man who claimed to be related to the president on his Facebook page but Buhari's aid said the news is fake. Datti Assalafy said The man named Idris Usman is from Garin Gabas Twon, Hadejia Local Government, Jigawa State and he claimed to be stepbrother to President Muhammadu Buhari. Buharis father married the deceased mother of the 95 years old Idris before Buhari was born but they divorced and she went back to Garin Gabas in Jigawa where she gave birth to him. When idris was a child his mother sent him to Almajiri school and he didn't go back until he was 35 years old. By that time his mother was late so he continued living in Garin Gabas, According to Datti Assalafy. The man said their ...
Buhari Hosts Ooni, Sultan, Others To Iftar
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Buhari Hosts Ooni, Sultan, Others To Iftar

President Muhammadu Buhari hosted traditional and religious leaders to an Iftar meal (breaking of Ramadan fast) at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Monday. See the photographs, courtesy, Bashir Ahmad on Twitter:
FG Hires Lawyers In Saudi Arabia To Facilitate The Release Of Zainab Habib
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FG Hires Lawyers In Saudi Arabia To Facilitate The Release Of Zainab Habib

Presidential aide, Bashir Ahmad, this morning announced that the National Hajj Commission has hired Saudi Arabian lawyers to help in the facilitation of the release of Zainab Aliyu, the Nigerian lady falsely accused of drug peddling in Saudi Arabia. Zainab was arrested in December 2018 with Tramadol, a banned substance. Investigations by the Nigerian government have since revealed that the drug was planted in Zainab's luggage by a cartel that specialises in planting drugs in the bags of unsuspecting travelers. UPDATE: As President @MBuhari directed AGF to intervene in Zainab Habib’s case, the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria announces the hiring of lawyers in Saudi Arabia to compliment efforts of the Nigerian mission in the Kingdom towards securing her timely release from detenti...
Bashir Ahmad Replies Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde Again
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Bashir Ahmad Replies Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde Again

Bashir Ahmed has come out with a tweet to justify his initial "clean money" statement he made which was directed at the Nigerian Actress, Omotola Jalade. See what he wrote... "There are problems, and some have been with us since 1950s. Yes, I am partisan and I replied you because you mentioned @MBuhari and @ProfOsinbajo ’s govt which I am working in. We as Nigerians, can you honestly say we are all acting like we have problems? Do we really pay"
Omotola Replies Bashir Ahmad For Insinuating She’s Not Working For Clean Money
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Omotola Replies Bashir Ahmad For Insinuating She’s Not Working For Clean Money

Omotola Jalade has replied Nigeria's Presidency, after it debunked her comment of Nigeria is hellish under Buhari and Osinbajo and further insinuated that she is not working for clean money. Recall that Bashir Ahmed, a media aide to the President who replied Omotola on behalf of the Presidency, debunked claims that Nigeria is hellish under Buhari. He tweeted in response; Madam Omotola those who are working for CLEAN money are not complaining and will never refer our dear country as ‘hellish’. In Kano State alone, from 2015 to 2018, no fewer than 200 medium and small scale rice milling centres emerged. For that, billions circulated among millions. Omotola Jalade who fired back at the Presidency after it debunked her comment of 'Nigeria is hellish under Buhari', stated that as l...
Bashir Ahmad Replies Omotola Jalade For Saying Nigeria Is Hellish Under Buhari
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Bashir Ahmad Replies Omotola Jalade For Saying Nigeria Is Hellish Under Buhari

President Buhari’s personal assistant on new media, Bashir Ahmad has reacted to actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde’s criticism of the Buhari-Osinbajo adminitration. Omotola in a tweet she posted yesterday, said the country is hell under the watch of President Buhari. She wrote: "The Country Under your watch is Hellish! @ProfOsinbajo @MBuhari @NGRPresident The lack of Money in circulation, Now coupled with the Continuous Assault n Killings by Uniformed men’ll make this Country implode!!!It’s Unbearable! Do something!Insecurity!Fear n Desperation everywhere." Reacting to her tweet, Bashir in a tweet, stated that those who are making money legitimately have no complain about the current state of Nigeria. He wrote: " Madam Omotola those who are working for CLEAN money are not complain...
Presidency Offers To Give Atiku Phone Number Of Buhari
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Presidency Offers To Give Atiku Phone Number Of Buhari

Bashir Ahmad, Personal Assistant to President Buhari on New Media wrote: Good afternoon Waziri @Atiku , the INEC has just officially announced Lagos presidential election result, 20 states have been officially announced so far, it’s now so very obvious you have lost to President @MBuhari , should I drop his phone number now? #NigeriaDecides
Kwankwaso Counsels Supporters To Be Calm And Accept The Loss In Good Faith
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Kwankwaso Counsels Supporters To Be Calm And Accept The Loss In Good Faith

Senator Rabi’u Kwankwaso has asked the people of Kano state to accept the results of the presidential and national assembly elections in good faith. The bigwig of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) spoke in Hausa to placate the people over the loss. The All Progressives Congress (APC) won all the three senatorial seats and many seats of the House of Representatives. Alhaji Atiku Abubakar failed to make the minimum 25 per cent of the votes cast in Kano and Yobe States, according to the results announced by INEC. In the result announced in Kano, Muhammadu Buhari of the APC polled 1,464,768 (78.9%) of the vote cast, while Atiku Abubakar of the PDP polled 391,573 (21.1%). A candidate must win at least 25 per cent of the votes in two thirds of the state, apart from w...
‘It’s Real Me’ – President Buhari Finally Speaks On Being Cloned
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‘It’s Real Me’ – President Buhari Finally Speaks On Being Cloned

President Muhammadu Buhari has finally reacted to rumours of being cloned. We learned that the president addressed the issue while speaking at an event in Poland today. The Personal Assistant to the President on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, said in a Twitter post that Buhari, while addressing Nigerians in Poland, said some people had wished him dead when he was sick for many months. The tweet read, “A lot of people hoped that I died during my ill health. It is real me… I will soon celebrate my 76th birthday and I will still go strong. — President @MBuhari this evening in Kraków, Poland. His response to a question of him being cloned.” President Muhammadu Buhari made a crowd of Nigerians burst into laughter when he addressed rumours of being a 'clone'. It will be recalled that t...
Presidency Backs El-rufai, Says Peter Obi Deported Northerners From Anambra
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Presidency Backs El-rufai, Says Peter Obi Deported Northerners From Anambra

The Presidency has backed Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State for describing Peter Obi, the running mate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar as a ‘tribal bigot’ El-Rufai had in a tweet claimed that Obi supported his (El-Rufai’s) arrest by the Department of State Services, DSS in 2014 on the ground that “El-Rufai has no business being in Anambra State as it is not Katsina State.” Speaking on the development, Buhari’s Special Assistant on New media, Bashir Ahmad, in a post on his Twitter page, accused Obi of deporting northerners from his state during his tenure as governor of Anambra. Replying a tweet from Peter Obi, Ahmad wrote: “It’s a FACT that when you were Governor you deported Northerners back home, majority from my State, Kano...
Kebbi Gov, Bashir Ahmad Seen Publicly Cleaning Dirty Gutter As He Led His Cabinet Around The State
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Kebbi Gov, Bashir Ahmad Seen Publicly Cleaning Dirty Gutter As He Led His Cabinet Around The State

The presidential special adviser on social media, Bashir Ahmad, has taken to his Twitter to post some photos of the Governor of Kebbi State, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, who on Monday, led his entire cabinet to clean up drainages around Birnin Kebbi, the State Capital. According to Bashir, the the influential politician and former Senator, embarked on the mission with his crew in a bid to eradicate malaria from the state.
President Buhari Hosts Billionaire Moguls, Bill Gates And Aliko Dangote In Aso Rock
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President Buhari Hosts Billionaire Moguls, Bill Gates And Aliko Dangote In Aso Rock

Africa's richest man, Aliko Dangote, and his American billionaire counterpart, Bill Gates, were last night engaged in President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday evening hosted American billionaire, Bill Gates and Africa's richest man, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, to a private dinner at the State House, Presidential Villa, Abuja. The U.S tech mogul, Bill Gates was in Nigeria for the wedding of Alhaji Dangote's daughter, Fatima, to her pilot hubby, Jamil Abubakar, son of former Inspector General of Police, M.D Abubakar.a meeting with President Buhari in Aso Rock. The president's special adviser on new media, Bashir Ahmad, posted a video clip of the meeting and wrote: "President @MBuhari hosts Mr. Bill Gates and Alhaji Aliko Dangote to a dinner tonight at the Presidential Villa, Abuja." See...
2019 ELECTION: What Nigerians Are Saying About Buhari’s Re-Election Bid
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2019 ELECTION: What Nigerians Are Saying About Buhari’s Re-Election Bid

Controversies have continued to trail President Muhammadu Buhari’s reported re-election bid, amidst killings in Benue and economic challenges in the country. On Friday, some Nigerians the blasted All Progressive Congress for claiming President Muhammadu Buhari still has the populace support come 2019. This was in reaction to a video shared by President Muhammadu Buhari’s Personal Assistant on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, via his Twitter handle showing mammoth crowd hovering over Buhari at Kaduna for the inauguration of Kaduna–Abuja train service on Thursday. Bashir alongside the video wrote: “Millions of Nigerians cannot be emotionally blackmailed into choosing who they would vote for. These crowds here have already made their choice — and they love Nigeria. Even as much as they love ...
Police Arrest Suspect Over Kidnap Of Senator Shehu Sani’s Aide
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Police Arrest Suspect Over Kidnap Of Senator Shehu Sani’s Aide

Nigeria Police have confirmed the arrest of a suspect in connection with the abduction of an aide to Shehu Sani, a senator representing Kaduna Central. The aide was abducted by unknown gunmen in Kaduna. Residents said the aide, Bashir Ahmed, is also a teacher in a private Islamic school in Tudunwada, Kaduna. Witnesses who spoke with newsmen said masked gunmen molested Mr. Ahmed before whisking him away in a Hilux van to an unknown destination. “The kidnappers came with guns, wearing masks, beat Mallam Bashir Ahmed up, bundled him in a Hilux van and whisked him away. Everybody was scampering for safety. It’s a very scary situation,” Abdul Mansur, a witness said. Mukhtar Aliyu, Kaduna State command spokesperson, while confirming the incident on Saturday, said “one suspect has ...
Buhari Receives Osinbajo, Al-Makura, Others At Home
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Buhari Receives Osinbajo, Al-Makura, Others At Home

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met behind closed doors with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Being Buhari’s first working day since he returned from London, United Kingdom, on Saturday, it is believed that the meeting afforded Osinbajo the opportunity of briefing the President some of the developments that took place while he was away. The meeting was held inside one of the offices located inside Buhari’s official residence. Osinbajo had earlier in the day taken part in the national conference of the Nigerian Bar Association which was held in Lagos. Also on Monday, Buhari received in audience at his residence the Nassarawa State Governor, Tanko Al-Makura. Al-Makura was believed to have visited the President to welcome him from his medical ...
Presidency Reveals Name Of The Chibok Girl Who Escaped From Boko Haram Yesterday
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Presidency Reveals Name Of The Chibok Girl Who Escaped From Boko Haram Yesterday

The Chibok Girl who escaped from Boko Haram captivity on Wednesday has been identified as Mariam Mohammed-Isa, a 15-year old JSS 1 student from Chibok community, Borno state. The special assistant to Ag. President Osinbajo, Laolu Akande made this known on twitter. Mariam was found by the Nigerian troops while she was escaping from the captivity, according to President Buhari's P.A, Bashir Ahmad.    
“Buhari Unable To Eat & Drink Post By Sahara Reporters Is False” – Bashir Ahmad
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“Buhari Unable To Eat & Drink Post By Sahara Reporters Is False” – Bashir Ahmad

The personal assistant to President Buhari on new media, Bashir Ahmad has described as false a recent report by Sahara Reporters on President Buhari's health. The online publication in a report headlined; "Buhari Has Difficulty Drinking And Eating, But Cabal Won't Let Him Travel For Urgent Treatment" alleged that the president's effort to travel abroad for treatment has been frustrated by a cabal in Aso Rock But in a statement on Sunday, Mr. Bashir said that Nigerians do not need to worry about the president's health status. Read what he posted below; I have received many calls and text messages this evening, asking me whether the story published on Sahara Reporters about President Muhammadu Buhari's health status is true or not. The story like so many of its kind is untrue,...
Trump Silent On Phone Conversation With Buhari
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Trump Silent On Phone Conversation With Buhari

US President, Donald Trump, has remained silent over the phone conversation he reportedly had with President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria The US government has not reported the conversation on its website or mentioned it on any of their official social media accounts like @USAgov, @WhiteHouse, etc. Trump, who is notorious for his use of Twitter, has also not tweeted about it either from his personal account@realDonaldTrump or the official account @POTUS. He, however, tweeted about the visit of the Prime Minister of Canada, Justine Trudeau from his personal account. Even the United States Diplomatic Mission in Nigeria, has failed to acknowledge the phone conversation via@USEmbassyAbuja. However, the official accounts of the president of Nigeria, @NGRPresident; the government...
Funke Akindele Voted 2016 Most Influential Young Nigerian
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Funke Akindele Voted 2016 Most Influential Young Nigerian

Leading Nigerian Actress and Producer Funke Akindele has been voted as the 2016 Most Influential Young Nigerian in a public ranking poll conducted by reputable rating establishment, Avance Media. Funke Akindele who plays a lead role in her self-produced TV series Jenifa’s Diary in 2016 made lot of waves in the entertainment industry swept more accolades as she also got voted the 2016 Most Influential Young Nigerian in the Entertainment Industry as well as the Most Influential Young Nigerian lady on the ranking. The ranking which features 100 young Nigerians between the ages of 15 to 40 was launched by Avance Media in 2016 and drew participation from over 80 countries from across the world who voted for the 100 nominees to make up the final ranking. Following Funke keenly on the ra...

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