BUHARI’S NEW MOVE AGAINST SOCIAL MEDIA: WHY WE SHOULD WORRY

Inside Stuff with MARTINS OLOJA ‘BUHARI’S STRANGE SOCIAL MEDIA REGULATION AMBUSH’. Journalism professional bodies and indeed officials of the Nigerian Press organization (NPO) comprising the Newspapers Proprietors Association of Nigeria (NPAN), Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE), the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) should be vigilant about the new project of Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture: strange social media regulation project. The tone for this new bugbear has just been set with the Minister’s repeated warning that the government of Buhari would,…

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WHY SOUTH WEST IS TOLERATING BUHARI’S FAILURE BY SHEHU SANI

Senator Shehu Sani Senator Shehu Sani, who represented Kaduna Central at the Red Chamber in 8th National Assembly has given suggestions as to why the North and South have remained silent over the wrongs of the present government. Sani, in a tweet on Monday, said the northern people have so far tolerated the wrongs of President Muhammad Buhari because he is a northerner while the south has remained silent because they hope to clinch power in 2023. He tweeted: The North’s tolerance to wrong is because one of their own…

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BUHARI’S REASON FOR SEEKING POWER WAS FOR POWER IN ITSELF

Former presidential candidate, Oby Ezekwesili, has attacked President Muhammadu Buhari, saying that becoming president was his ‘one and only outcome’, Igbere TV reports. Mrs Ezekwesili said this in series of tweets on Tuesday. “It is more than obvious that ‘Becoming President’ was the one and only Outcome for @MBuhari. Or what explains the fact that he seldom shows any sense of urgency to tackling the numerous governance challenges that keep multiplying? Bear the title, @NGRPresident for nothing?” Ezekwesili asked. The former education minister added: “Do we at all have a…

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EL RUFAI’S SON THREATENS BUHARI OVER APPOINTMENTS

Bello, a son of Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has expressed concerns over recent appointment made by President Muhammadu Buhari, threatening to protest the re-appointment of some ministers and aides who served in his first term. The Kaduna State governor’s son said if Buhari re-appoints same set of ministers, he would lose the trust of Nigerians. “We trust you, Mr. President. It has nothing to do with partisanship. It has nothing to do with your cult following that only fools deny. But recent appointments aside, if some Ministers return, well,…

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BUHARI NAMES 11 MORE AIDES, BACKDATES THEIR APPOINTMENTS

John Ameh, Abuja In a separate statement just released by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Garba Shehu, President Muhammadu Buhari has made 11 more appointments. The 11 are Mohammed Sarki Abba – Senior Special Assistant to the President (Household and Social Events); Ya’u Shehu Darazo – Senior Special Assistant to the President (Special Duties); Dr Suhayb Sanusi Rafindadi – Personal Physician to the President; Amb. Lawal A. Kazaure – State Chief of Protocol; Sabiu Yusuf – Special Assistant (Office of the President). Others…

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BUHARI’S AIDES IN A FIX, WORKING WITHOUT SALARIES AND LETTERS OF REAPPOINTMENT

Aides of President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo whose appointments have not been renewed since the expiration of the last administration on May 29 are in a fix, PREMIUM TIMES reports. Appointees of the president, who occupy various positions in the presidency, were expected to leave office at the end of Mr Buhari’s first tenure on May 28, 2019. PREMIUM TIMES gathered that appointment letters issued to all the presidential aides had actually given May 29, 2019, as the termination date of their appointments. Mr Buhari has not…

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WHY MY PROGRAMMES, POLICIES ARE UNPOPULAR – BUHARI

President Buhari. Photo/Twitter/AsoRock • Promises formidable cabinet to deliver mandate President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday declared that his decision to move against very powerful individuals remains unpopular and challenging. He explained that most of his administration’s policies and programmes were also being rejected by only those whose interest has been affected.The president, who spoke when he received the Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) led by its chairman, Omoniyi Akinsiju, at the State House, Abuja, assured his visitors that he would put together a formidable team to deliver his Next Level mandate to…

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SEE THE CONDITION BILLIONAIRE TONY ELUMELU GAVE FOR BUHARI TO ACHIEVE GOAL OF LIFTING 100MIL PEOPLE OUT OF POVERTY

Business Mogul, Tony Elumelu, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s vow to lift 100 million Nigerians out of poverty will only be possible if only the Buhari-led administration could change its approach to achieving economic growth. Elumelu expressed the opinion while unveiling the Tony Elemelu Foundation’s package for young entrepreneurs from Northern Nigeria, at the 35th Convocation program of Ado Bayaro University in Kano, yesterday. According to Elumelu, some of the strict conditions that must be met before the President’s vow could be actualized include, provision of stable electricity supply…

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VINDICTIVE BUHARI AGAIN: FCT IS A NECESSARY EVIL, THAT WAS WHY THEY VOTED PDP, I AM HAPPY THEY PUT THEIR SENATOR FAR AWAY FROM ME, THEY DIDNT VOTE FOR ME,

The President said this yesterday June 4th when FCT permanent secretary, Christian Ohaa, led a delegation of Abuja residence comprising religious leaders, National Assembly members, civil servants, service chiefs and heads of other security agencies among others to pay him Sallah homage to mark the successful completion of this year’s Ramadan fast.   While speaking to the delegation, the President Buhari said that he would continue to protect the seat of power because any negative thing that happens to the place would also affect him and the entire residence. “I…

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HOW BUHARI FUMBLED IN HIS 3 TARGET AREAS OF SECURITY, ANTI-CORRUPTION, ECONOMY

By Emma Amaize Centre for Human Rights and Anti-Corruption Crusade, CHURAC, yesterday, dismissed President Muhammadu Buhari’s claim of achievements in the last four years, saying, he fumbled in his three target areas of security, corruption and economy. Buhari The group in a statement by its National President, Cleric Alaowei, said: “In fact, President Buhari’s first term performances if any, are a bitter pill to swallow. He has unarguably failed in his three prone areas of security, corruption and the economy. We pray that the country should not continue in this…

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