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How Dr Obafemi, who treated Yusuf Buhari, committed suicide
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How Dr Obafemi, who treated Yusuf Buhari, committed suicide

A Nigerian doctor identified as Dr Obafemi, who was the first medical personnel who attended to President Buhari son, Yusuf Buhari after his accident, reportedly committed suicide. Yusuf, who got married to Zahra, daughter of Nasiru Ado Bayero, the Emir of Bichi in Kano state last week suffered an injury to the head in a power bike in Abuja on December 26, 2017. Yusuf was admitted to Cedacrest Hospital in Abuja, following the bike crash in the Gwarimpa area of Abuja. He was discharged from the hospital on January 12, 2018 and flown abroad for further treatment. Yusuf returned to Nigeria after his medical treatment abroad on Thursday, March 1, 2018. His mother, Aisha Buhari, announced his return to the country on Twitter, saying Yusuf was welcomed back by govt officials. “We th...
Katsina Man, Abubakar Rabiu Hosts Ram Party To Celebrate Buhari’s Return From UK
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Katsina Man, Abubakar Rabiu Hosts Ram Party To Celebrate Buhari’s Return From UK

Staunch Buharist, Abubakar Rabiu, was so stricken with joy at the President’s return from a medical trip, he threw a ram party to celebrate. On Friday evening, the party packed out a popular restaurant opposite the takeoff site of the Federal University Dustin-Ma. Rabiu, popularly called Abu Albarka, known for his staunch support for Buhari, has made it a culture to slaughter rams and party every time the president return home from abroad – especially on a medical trip. This is his eighth time. The get-together was graced by other Buharists who breakfast together and pray for the unity and progress of Nigeria as well as Buhari’s health. “This time about 40 people attended the feast to break their fast. This is the least number of participants we have, probably due to...
Nobody Takes Buhari Seriously, Not Even The Service Chiefs – Abaribe
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Nobody Takes Buhari Seriously, Not Even The Service Chiefs – Abaribe

Senate Minority Leader, Enyinnaya Abaribe said on Wednesday that President Muhammadu Buhari’s medical trip to the United Kingdom suggests that the APC Government does not stay true to its words. Senator Abaribe stated this while appearing as a guest on Channels Television’s Politics Today. Abaribe who noted that Buhari’s medical trip did not contravene the law, however, stated that the exercise breached a moral contract, one that was set by the president himself. https://youtu.be/xPEILDLgqvA SECURITY SITUATION? The Senate Minority Leader, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, slammed President Muhammadu Buhari’s handling of the nation’s insecurity, saying nobody takes Buhari seriously not even the service chiefs. Abaribe stated this on Wednesday during an interview on Channels T...
Medical Experts Say Nigeria Loses Over ₦576 Billion Yearly To Medical Tourism
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Medical Experts Say Nigeria Loses Over ₦576 Billion Yearly To Medical Tourism

Almost two years after his last private trip to the United Kingdom (UK), President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, jetted out of the country on a medical trip to London for the sixth time since he was sworn into office in 2015. The president and some aides departed the Presidential Wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja, for the London ‘routine’ medical check-up around 2:30 p.m. Those at the airport to bid the president farewell included the Chief of Staff to the President, Ibrahim Gambari; Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Muhammed Bello; Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu and other presidential aides. Before departing the Presidential Villa, Buhari had met behind closed doors with security chiefs, where he directed them “to fish out and crus...
HURIWA Blasts Buhari For Allowing Aisha, Others Embark On Medical Trip Abroad
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HURIWA Blasts Buhari For Allowing Aisha, Others Embark On Medical Trip Abroad

Human Rights Writers Association Of Nigeria, HURIWA, has berated President Muhammadu Buhari for his failure to stop the members of his inner caucus from embarking on medical trips abroad. According to the rights group, the President Muhammadu Buhari government has shown no interest into investing massively in reviving the moribund health sector despite the brunt of the COVID-19 pandemic. [b]HURIWA also lamented Buhari’s lack of political will to set up a panel to investigate the allegations of corruption at the State House clinic.According to the rights group, the President Muhammadu Buhari government has shown no interest into investing massively in reviving the moribund health sector despite the brunt of the COVID-19 pandemic.The group pointed out that annual budgetary allocat...
Magu Reacts To Fayose’s Salsa Dancing Video
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Magu Reacts To Fayose’s Salsa Dancing Video

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has reacted to a video of Ayodele Fayose, dancing on a cruise ship while on a “medical trip” abroad. The special assistant on media and publicity to Mr Magu, Tony Amokeodo, on Thursday in a telephone interview with PREMIUM TIMES, said the commission is only prosecuting the former governor, not persecuting him. He added that since Mr Fayose’s trial is still on, the EFCC can only wait till he returns on the next adjourned date for the continuation of his trail. ”We are not going to react to that video (on) the grounds that the EFCC is prosecuting him, not persecuting him,” Mr Amokeodo said. ”Besides, the court granted him permission to travel abroad for medical attention. We are of the o...
After God, It’s Otedola In My Life’ – Christian Chukwu
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After God, It’s Otedola In My Life’ – Christian Chukwu

Christian Chukwu, former Super Eagles coach, says he lack words to use in thanking Femi Otedola, billionaire businessman, for footing his medical bill. Through the assistance of Otedola, Chukwu, who was down with prostrate cancer, underwent a surgery at Wellington Hospital in London. Otedola had issued him a cheque of $50,000 ahead of the medical trip. When he visited the billionaire upon his return to the country, Chukwu said after God, Otedola is the next person in his life. “Otedola has made me, I can play football again. If you saw me before I left for London, you won’t believe I’ll be here talking to you. I think I won’t be making a mistake if I say after God, it’s Otedola in my life,” he said.   “I had many complications and I couldn’t walk. When I heard Otedola brought...
Buhari Departs London For Nigeria After London Medical Trip
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Buhari Departs London For Nigeria After London Medical Trip

President Muhammadu Buhari has departed London, United Kingdom, for Nigeria after his "private visit" that sources have confirmed was a medical trip. His plane, a Boeing 737 Business, left Standsted Airport in London at about 12:20pm. On April 24, Buhari had left the country for London without handing over as constitutionally required to the Vice President. The "private visit" was a day after the President visited Lagos to commission projects, including the 10-lane Oshodi–Murtala Muhammed International Airport Road, the 170-Bed ‘Ayinke House’ (Maternity Hospital)) at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja; the Oshodi Transport Interchange and 820 mass transit buses. "Further to the official visit by President Muhammadu Buhari to Lagos Wednesday where h...
Dino Melaye shares photos on IG from his mansion as he returns to Nigeria
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Dino Melaye shares photos on IG from his mansion as he returns to Nigeria

Weeks after traveling out for a court approved the medical trip, Senator Dino Melaye has returned to Nigeria.   During his ongoing court trial with the Police, magistrate Mabel Segun-Bello ordered the authority to release the senator's passport, granting him leave to travel out of the country for treatment for a period of 20 days (June 18 to July 8, 2018). He was ordered to return the passport to the custody of the Commissioner of Police of the FCT upon his return.
President Buhari Departs Abuja For Medical Trip To London
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President Buhari Departs Abuja For Medical Trip To London

President Muhammadu Buhari has departed Abuja for London for a 4-day medical trip. The presidency had announced on Monday, that the trip is at the request of the president’s doctor and he’ll be back in the country on Saturday, May 12th.
Aisha Buhari Thanks Nigerians As Son Returns From Medical Trip
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Aisha Buhari Thanks Nigerians As Son Returns From Medical Trip

The wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has expressed her profound appreciation to Nigerians for the successful return of her son, Yusuf Buhari, from medical treatment after sustaining injury from motor-bike accident in Abuja. Mrs Buhari, who expressed her appreciation on her tweeter handle on Thursday in Abuja, said the Buhari family remained grateful to all Nigerians for their constant prayers for recovery of Yusuf Buhari. “We thank God for the return of our son Yusuf today after his medical trip. On behalf of the family I wish to express our appreciation for the goodwill and prayers since the unfortunate accident. May God Almighty bless all and continue to guide us all aright,” she tweeted. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Yusuf arrived Nnamdi Azikiwe Internationa...
President Buhari Welcomes His Son Yusuf As He Returns To Nigeria After Medical Trip To Germany
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President Buhari Welcomes His Son Yusuf As He Returns To Nigeria After Medical Trip To Germany

President Buhari could not hide his joy as he welcomed his son Yusuf Buhari, who came back to the country last night following his successful medical trip to Germany. Recall that, Yusuf was involved in a ghastly motorbike accident in December last year in which he broke his limb and sustained a head injury, and was he was subsequently transferred to Germany for further medical attention after undergoing a surgery in an Abuja based hospital. He was received at the airport by the Minister of State for Health.
Biafra: Buhari Will Not Return Again – Kanu
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Biafra: Buhari Will Not Return Again – Kanu

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has declared that President Muhammadu Buhari will not return from his medical trip in London. The IPOB leader made the declaration while addressing his followers in Nri, Anambra State. Kanu also warned that the anger of his god will descend on the people of Anambra if they went ahead to participate in the November 18 gubernatorial election in the state. He warned that anyone who opposes Biafra, “what happened to Buhari will happen to the person.” Kanu said, “Anybody that stands in the way of Biafra will be destroyed. “I have not made any pronouncement that did not come to pass. “I am saying that there will be no election in Anambra State on No­vember 18. “Nobody can stop IPOB. Bi­afraland is grossly marginalis...
Femi Kuti Tells Buhari To Resign
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Femi Kuti Tells Buhari To Resign

Afrobeat legend, Femi Kuti, has called for Buhari’s resignation, saying that the cost of his numerous medical trips is taking its toll on Nigeria’s already dwindling economy. In Interview Kuti fumed, ‘You see, I think he should just be sincere and hand over to Vice President Osinbajo.‘You cannot spend so many months going abroad for medical trip. Please, just resign and hand over to the vice president, or is it by force? ‘It is not a do or die affair now, do you know what it is costing Nigeria for the president to keep on going on those medical trips outside the country? What about the millions of people who cannot afford it.’Lamenting over the state of hospitals in Nigeria, Kuti stated, ‘If one of the biggest legacies the President leaves behind is making General Hospital one of int...
Nigeria Doesn’t Need A Ghost President- Reno Omokri
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Nigeria Doesn’t Need A Ghost President- Reno Omokri

Ex Presidential aide Reno Omokri has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to handover power to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. He was reacting to Buhari's absence at the Federal Executive Council meeting for the third time since his return from his medical trip to the UK on Wednesday. He said if President Buhari is sick he should hand over to Osinbajo, as it is hypocritical for the government to penalize ghost workers while the country has a Ghost President.
Buhari Begins UK Return Plans
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Buhari Begins UK Return Plans

The Nigerian president has according to fresh reports began plans to make a return to the United Kingdom on health grounds. This comes weeks after the president returned from his earlier extended medical vacation to the United Kingdom which lasted a total of 51 days. Buhari who had upon his return from the medical trip noted that he will return to the United Kingdom for further checks was reported by Sahara Reporters to have purchased air tickets for a 6-man advance party in preparation for his travel. The alleged move by the president comes after the presidency debunked rumors that it was bringing its team of medical experts from the UK to Nigeria for the president’s treatment.
Buhari Cancels Medical Trip To London, Invites Physicians To Nigeria
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Buhari Cancels Medical Trip To London, Invites Physicians To Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday changed a plan by which he was due to return to London this weekend for another round of medical treatment, barely two weeks after his return from a hospital there. Instead, his doctors will be arriving on Friday to carry out further medical examination on him. Sources at the Presidency informed SaharaReporters that the president’s advance party had already left Abuja earlier in the day by Ethiopian Airlines before they were recalled to Abuja. Our sources say the hawks within the presidency advised against taking the president abroad so soon after his seven weeks away, as that would begin to feed the rumor mill all over again about his ailment. In a short televised address upon his return, Buhari had hinted about returning to the hospit...

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