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I Haven’t Met, Spoken With The EFCC Chairman In Over 7 Months – Sagay
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I Haven’t Met, Spoken With The EFCC Chairman In Over 7 Months – Sagay

There were indications on Sunday that the anti-cor­ruption war being waged by President Muhammadu Bu­hari’s administration may have suffered a major setback following revelation by Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corrup­tion (PACAC), that he had neither met nor spoken with Ibrahim Umar, the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Com­mission (EFCC), since his appointment in July 2020. PACAC was established in August 2015 with the mandate to promote the reform agen­da of the government on the anti-corruption effort, and to advise the present adminis­tration in the prosecution of the war against corruption and the implementation of required reforms in Nigeria’s criminal justice system. The committee enjoyed a harmonious w...
You Are Nigeria’s ‘Divider-In-Chief’, Presidency Replies Obasanjo
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You Are Nigeria’s ‘Divider-In-Chief’, Presidency Replies Obasanjo

Presidency has replied former President Olusegun Obasanjo, over his recent comment against President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration. Obasanjo had at an interactive session with some socio-cultural groups in Abuja on Friday, said that Nigeria is fast drifting to a failed and badly divided state, noting that the country is economically becoming a basket case and poverty capital of the world. According to him: “Today, Nigeria is fast drifting to a failed and badly divided state, economically our country is becoming a basket case and poverty capital of the world, and socially, we are firming up as an unwholesome and insecure country. “And these manifestations are the products of recent mismanagement of diversity and socio-economic development of our country. “Old fault lines...
“Democracy Will Return To Nigeria When Buhari Leaves Office”- Fayose
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“Democracy Will Return To Nigeria When Buhari Leaves Office”- Fayose

Immediate past Governor of Ekiti state, Mr Ayodele Fayose has said that democracy isn’t worth celebrating under Buhari’s administration declaring democracy would only return when he leaves office. Fayose in a statement issued by his media aide, Lere Olayinka stated that the citizens should have known why democracy hasn’t been restored in the country under the Buhari-led government, saying it was painful that the “legacy of free, fair and transparent elections bequeathed to Nigeria by the PDP government has been destroyed, with elections in the country now being held at gun point.” Fayose said peace and prosperity can only be achieved, when leaders earn legitimacy through the ballot, decrying the open display of contempt for free, fair and transparent election by the All Progressives Cong...
“Buhari’s Major Problem Is Incompetent & Selfish Lieutenants” – Prof. Ango Abdullahi
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“Buhari’s Major Problem Is Incompetent & Selfish Lieutenants” – Prof. Ango Abdullahi

Professor Ango Abdullahi is a former minister and former Vice Chancellor of the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria. He is now the chairman of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF). In this interview with Daily Trust Saturday, he has, among others, blamed what he called incompetent and selfish appointees/associates for the “failure” of Buhari’s administration. Excerpt: Nigeria is celebrating 21 years since the return of democracy, what is your take on that? I did not believe 29th of May is the Democracy Day for Nigeria. Democracy Day is 1st of October, because that is the day that Nigeria became politically independent from colonial masters. If the interpretation of Democracy Day means Nigeria has moved from military to another form of administration, I wouldn’t say that we have moved...
Buhari Government Facing Unprecedented Challenge – Osinbajo
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Buhari Government Facing Unprecedented Challenge – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday declared that President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration was being faced with a challenge that no government in the history of Nigeria had confronted. Osinbajo, who was recently appoint by Buhari as Chairman of Economic Sustainability Committee, said this while explaining what the new team plans to achieve. “We must communicate to our people where we are now, and that we can no longer assume we are still where we used to be. “We are faced with a challenge that no government in the history of Nigeria has ever faced. So, we have to redesign our economic planning and change our thinking”, he said at the inaugural meeting. The team was formed to design and respond to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the crashing of oil prices in...
Court Orders FG To Pay Fine Of N200,000 To Sowore, Bakare
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Court Orders FG To Pay Fine Of N200,000 To Sowore, Bakare

Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the Nigerian Government to pay N200,000 each to Omoyele Sowore and Olawale Bakare, who are both standing trial in a case brought against them by President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration. Ojukwu’s action was necessitated by the prosecution’s sloppy showing on Wednesday where A. Aliyu standing in for the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), tried to slow down proceedings and further delay the commencement of the trial proper by making several false statements.
Insecurity: Adeboye Can’t Pretend Not To Know What Is Happening – Junaid Mohammed
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Insecurity: Adeboye Can’t Pretend Not To Know What Is Happening – Junaid Mohammed

Junaid Mohammed, elder-statesman and Second Republic lawmaker on Wednesday said Pastor Enoch Adeboye cannot claim he is ignorant of developments in President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration with one of his protege, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo as the number two man in the country. Adeboye had led a protest last Sunday against mindless killings in the country where he carried a placard and called for an end to bloodshed in the country. The cleric stressed that whether a Christian or a Muslim, “every life is precious to God.” Shortly before the walk against insecurity, Adeboye, who said every soul lost to insurgency was precious to God, prayed that evildoers in the country should be exposed. Reacting to the protest, Junaid in a chat with Daily Independent said “I don’t like talking ...
Buhari’ll Continue To Render Strategic Infrastructure To Grow Economy – Osinbajo
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Buhari’ll Continue To Render Strategic Infrastructure To Grow Economy – Osinbajo

President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration will continue to provide ‘game-changing’ infrastructure to drive economic development across the country, the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), has assured. Vice President Osinbajo gave the assurance on Monday in Kano during a one-day working visit to the State to commission some notable infrastructural projects by the Governor Abdullahi Ganduje administration. The Vice President, according to a statement issued by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media & Publicity, Laolu Akande, also further noted that most of the signature projects of the administration, including the Lagos-Kano Rail, Mambilla Hydro Plant, Second Niger Bridge, amongst others, would be completed during the second term of the Buhari admi...
‘Osinbajo Never Led A Prayer In RCCG For Buhari To Die’ – Spokesperson, Laolu Akande
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‘Osinbajo Never Led A Prayer In RCCG For Buhari To Die’ – Spokesperson, Laolu Akande

Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has reacted to another claim by a journalist Festus Adebayo about a supposed rift between him and President Muhammadu Buhari. Adebayo, who was appointed by the Senate President Ahmed Lawan as a spokesman but was sacked soon afterwards following widespread criticism for his critical reviews about Buhari’s administration, claimed Osinbajo fell out with his principal after two “infractions.” First, Adebayo claimed Osinbajo engaged in a “prayer coup” when Buhari was away for medical treatment in the United Kingdom. He claimed Osinbajo with “his Redeemed Christian Church of God accomplices” in Ogun state, prayed to God to make him president. Adebayo claimed Buhari’s ally entered during the prayer session and “the prayer warriors nearly prayed that...
Buhari’s Media Team Rejects Appointment Of BudgIT Co-Founder, Seun Onigbinde
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Buhari’s Media Team Rejects Appointment Of BudgIT Co-Founder, Seun Onigbinde

Buhari Media Organisation has rejected the appointment of the co-founder and chief executive of BudgIT, Seun Onigbinde, as technical adviser to the minister of finance, budget and national planning, Zainab Ahmed. News of Mr Onigbinde’s appointment broke on Friday. The BudgIT boss, known to have been vocal in his criticism of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration, came under intense attack on social media for accepting the appointment. In a statement on Sunday signed by BMO chairman, Niyi Akinsiju, and secretary Cassidy Madueke, the organisation said Onigbinde’s acceptance of the appointment shows he lacks honour. “Seun Onigbinde lacks honour and integrity, which are characters known of President Buhari, and thus could not be in the same team with him,” the statement s...
Atiku Framed Obasanjo Over The Years – Presidency Sources
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Atiku Framed Obasanjo Over The Years – Presidency Sources

Some Presidency sources on Tuesday night faulted the alarm raised by the former Vice President and Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on former President Olusegun Obasanjo. Atiku had on Monday declared that President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration was bent on framing Obasanjo in order to stop him from criticising Buhari’s administration. In a statement by his media office, Atiku had also alleged that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) was giving falsehoods to the media towards causing disaffection between him and Obasanjo on one hand, and between Obasanjo and Nigerians in general. But a Presidency source, who spoke to The Nation on a condition of anonymity, said that Atiku had so much framed Obasanjo that nobody ...
Soyinka Denies Criticising Buhari’s Administration
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Soyinka Denies Criticising Buhari’s Administration

Nobel laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka on Tuesday denied comments attributed to him in a national Newspaper on the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. Soyinka said he never uttered words attributed to him by the newspaper, which sought to cite the plague of violence by nomadic herdsmen for the “erosion of Buhari’s achievements.” The newspaper had reported that Soyinka lamented the growing challenges posed to the security of Nigerians by herdsmen, saying President Muhammadu Buhari’s failure to resolve them has eroded his administration’s achievements. Soyinka in his full rejoinder made available to journalists stated, ’’Re: Misrepresentation of Statement by The Nation’s Reporter. I denounce, in very strong terms, the report in THE NATION of July 15, 2019, regarding my...
Alaafin Of Oyo Supports Buhari, Slams Obasanjo ‘who Never Did All They Wanted’
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Alaafin Of Oyo Supports Buhari, Slams Obasanjo ‘who Never Did All They Wanted’

The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, who spoke at a gathering of Yoruba leaders on Thursday, in Ibadan, declared his support for President Buhari as he slammed former President Olusegun Obasanjo 'who never did all they wanted'. The Alaafin of Oyo who declared his support for President Buhari as he slammed Obasanjo, stated that traditional rulers are ready to work with President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration to restore peace and unity in the country. The monarch who claimed that Buhari is doing his best for the nation, cautioned the people not to blame the president, but support him to achieve the desired results for Nigeria. “Stop blaming Buhari, we will work with him to achieve the desired nation. We have had our son as the president who never did all we wanted for us. We...
Nigeria On The Verge Of Bankruptcy – Emir Sanusi
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Nigeria On The Verge Of Bankruptcy – Emir Sanusi

Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II on Tuesday declared that Nigeria is on the threshold of bankruptcy following unfavourable economic policies such as subsidizing petroleum products and electricity tariffs. The former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), who spoke during the ongoing 3rd National Treasury Workshop organized by the office of the Accountant General of the Federation holding in Coronation Hall, Government House, Kano advised President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration to cancel subsidy in petroleum subsidy and electricity tariffs if the economy must stabilize. According to him, “the country is Bankrupt and we are heading to bankruptcy. What happened is that the Federal Government do pay petroleum subsidy, pay electricity tariff subsidy, and if there is rise i...
Why We Are Celebrating Democracy Day On June 12 – Osinbajo
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Why We Are Celebrating Democracy Day On June 12 – Osinbajo

The Federal Government’s decision to celebrate Democracy Day on June 12 henceforth attest to the Buhari administration’s commitment to progressive ideals, especially as it relates to the political history of the country. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, gave the hint Tuesday when he received at the Presidential Villa, Mr Aristobulo Isturiz, the Vice President of Venezuela, who is leading the country’s delegation to Nigeria’s Democracy Day celebration. Vice President Isturiz is among world leaders at the head of their countries’ delegation attending Nigeria’s 2019 Democracy Day activities in Abuja. Explaining that the Buhari administration believes in resolving some of the issues around the annulled June 12 1993 presidential election, the Vice President added that “One of the...
Reno Omokri Releases Full Audio Clip of Amaechi Criticising Buhari
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Reno Omokri Releases Full Audio Clip of Amaechi Criticising Buhari

The full audio clip of Amaechi criticising Buhari has been released by popular critic of the Buhari’s administration, Reno Omokri. If you recollect, an audio clip of Amaechi criticizing President Muhammadu Buhari had circulated days back . The clip was however denied by the Presidency, which made Omokri threaten he would release the remaining parts, which he has just done. And according to him, there is still a remainder. He wrote: Yesterday, I set up the @NGRPresident. I knew if I released the full #AmaechiTapes, they’d say it was fake. Now that @ToluOgunlesi admitted it is actually Amaechi, but from 2014, here is the rest of Part 1 proving that @AsoRock lied. Part 2 is coming shortly. LISTEN and SHARE  

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