European Union Denies Favoring Buhari Over Goodluck Jonathan During 2015 Elections

European Union Denies Favoring Buhari Over Goodluck Jonathan During 2015 Elections

The European Union (EU) has denied favouring President Muhammadu Buhari above other candidates during the 2015 Presidential Elections in Nigeria. Santiago Fisas, former Chief Observer of the 2015 EU Election Observation Mission (EU EOM), and Member of the European Parliament, spoke in Abuja on Sunday while making clarification on EU assessment of the polls. “The international community is not in favour of any candidate above others,’’ he said. He commended former President Goodluck Jonathan for…

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Fayose Mocks Buhari For Reinstating Indicted Ex Pension Boss Into Civil Service

Fayose Mocks Buhari For Reinstating Indicted Ex Pension Boss Into Civil Service

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Sunday mocked the President Muhammadu Buhari administration for reabsorbing the wanted ex-Chairman of the defunct Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina, despite being indicted for allegedly perpetrating fraud to the tune of N2bn. Maina is expected to run for governor of Borno State in 2019 on the platform of the All Progressives Congress. In his reaction, however, Fayose, who is also under probe by the EFCC, said…

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2019: Okorocha Speaks On Buhari, Calls IPOB Leader, NnamdI Kanu ‘Mad Man’

2019: Okorocha Speaks On Buhari, Calls IPOB Leader, NnamdI Kanu ‘Mad Man’

Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha, has spoken again on the 2019 election and President Muhammadu Buhari’s rumored ambition. He disclosed that he would support the president if he declared ambition to re-contest. “I have so many windows open in 2019 as I wait for Mr. President to make his declaration, I want to be politically relevant and I have made the decision never to watch my country sink”, Okorocha told Sun. “If President Buhari declares…

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Animals Enjoy More Security In Nigeria Than Humans – Labour Leader

Animals Enjoy More Security In Nigeria Than Humans – Labour Leader

A former Vice President of Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, and General Secretary, National Union of Garment and Textile Workers of Nigeria, NUTGTWN, Comrade Issa Aremu, has claimed that animals are more secured in Nigerians than human beings. He added that the greatest threat to the country’s unity was the widening gap between the rich and the poor in the country. Speaking on Saturday in Kaduna at the Annual General Conference of the Committee for the…

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Even The Opposition PDP Is Aware Of All My Achievements – Buhari

Even The Opposition PDP Is Aware Of All My Achievements – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday said even the opposition is aware that his administration had degraded the Boko Haram sect. According to a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, the President spoke during a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Shahid Khakan Abbasi of Pakistan, on the margins of the ninth D-8 summit in Istanbul, Turkey. “We have moved them out from their strongholds in the North East, we have…

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What African Leaders Need To Do To Tackle Poverty, Violence – Buhari

What African Leaders Need To Do To Tackle Poverty, Violence – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on African leaders to speak ‘with one voice’ without foreign influence in order to tackle the problems of poverty and violence on the continent. According to a statement by Buhari’s aide, Mr. Garba Shehu, President Buhari said this would help to achieve economic integration, development, peace, and security in Africa. The statement reported that President Buhari stated this yesterday night at a bilateral meeting with President Alpha Conde of Guinea…

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Buhari Must Include Presidency Cabal, APC Members In Looters’ List To Be Published – Shehu Sani

Buhari Must Include Presidency Cabal, APC Members In Looters’ List To Be Published – Shehu Sani

Shehu Sani, Senator from Kaduna Central, has called on the Federal Government to include members of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, and the cabal suspected to be in the presidency in the list of looters to be published soon. Sani, in a figurative statement said the names of looters being compiled for publication should not have members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, alone. The Kaduna Central representative at the National Assembly made the…

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What Buhari Must Do To Be Voted In 2019 – Arewa Youth Forum

What Buhari Must Do To Be Voted In 2019 – Arewa Youth Forum

Arewa Youth Forum has predicted what President Muhammadu Buhari must do to enjoy massive vote from Nigerians in 2019. President of the Forum, Gambo Gujungu said Buhari’s ability to ‘tackle hunger in the land” will determine his victory at the next poll. Speaking with Vanguard, Gujungu said Buhari will be judged based on performance. Gujungu said Buhari was voted into power based on his promises, and his ability to deliver them will decide in 2019….

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Intels Vows To Comply With FG Policy Of TSA, Tenders Apology

Intels Vows To Comply With FG Policy Of TSA, Tenders Apology

Founder of Intels, Gabriele Volpi, has apologised to the federal government over the dispute that resulted in the termination of his company’s pilotage agreement with the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA). The agreement had allowed Intels to receive revenue on behalf of NPA for seven years. Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation and minister of justice, on September 27 directed Hadiza Bala Usman, NPA managing director, to terminate the pilotage contract, saying it was illegal ab…

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Buhari Solicits Economic Suport From D-8 As Summit Holds In Turkey

Buhari Solicits Economic Suport From D-8 As Summit Holds In Turkey

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Istanbul urged D-8 leaders to prioritize incentives and measures aimed at increasing trade and investments among member countries. Speaking at the ninth summit of the D-8, President Buhari said the private sector and business communities in the economic organization must be assisted with incentives to widen economic cooperation among member-states. ‘‘As the D-8, we need to intensify our activities with a view to enhancing various measures and incentives introduced…

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