HOW I GOT STAMINA FOR MY RE-ELECTION CAMPAIGN STILL BAFFLES ME- BUHARI

Abuja – President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, reflected on the recent general elections in which he secured a second term and said it still baffles him where he got the stamina to tour the country on campaigns. The president also admonished those who called themselves leaders at various levels against putting up straight faces, especially in this period of economic travails, noting that such posture could pass a wrong message to those governed. He used his re-election campaigns to buttress his point, saying the crowd that thronged his campaign grounds…

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WHY FEMI FALANA SAID BUHARI SHOULD BE BARRED FROM TAKING FOREIGN TRIPS

A foremost human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has opined that the President Muhammadu Buhari and all public officials should be barred from foreign trips until the county resolves its security challenges. Falana said this on Friday while presenting a paper on press freedom in Nigeria and the rule of law. According to the senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), the president and all the governors must return home to attend to the country’s security needs. What he wrote “It is high time President Buhari and all state governors who are abroad…

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SECRECY DOGS BUHARI’S STAY IN LONDON AS PRESIDENT KEEPS INDOORS

Seven days into President Muhammadu Buhari’s 10-day private visit to the United Kingdom with no public appearance of the president in Britain save for his arrival into the country in the late hours of April 25, has revived raging debates over concerns and secrecy of the president’s state of health. For nearly 170 hours in a foreign land, the president has not been seen nor heard from. As stated in the announcement by the presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, who termed the holiday a private visit, everything about Buhari’s trip since…

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SO SAD, BUHARI ABROAD AS HOME IS ON FIRE

I just love Muhammadu Buhari. That he no longer wears his general title makes him no less a soldier. Just weeks ago, a newspaper reported that Buhari has spent 404 days out of his four year presidency abroad. He has visited 33 countries so far and the UK has remained the president’s most favoured destination. He has spent 217 or more than half of his entire foreign travels in the UK as at the time the report was written. Last week, the president went on another ten-day vacation – to…

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UK VISIT: PDP, SANS DESCRIBE BUHARI’S REFUSAL TO INFORM NATIONAL ASSEMBLY AS ILLEGAL

Olusola Fabiyi, Eniola Akinkuotu, John Ameh, Leke Baiyewu and Ade Adesomoju Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has described as illegal President Muhammadu Buhari’s ‘private visit’ to London and his refusal to inform the National Assembly. Falana said this during an interview with SUNDAY PUNCH on Saturday The senior advocate said Section 145 of the 1999 Constitution stated expressly that whenever the President was travelling out of the country on vacation, he must transmit a letter to the National Assembly. The activist said, “No doubt, the President is entitled to embark on local and…

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LET NIGERIANS KNOW WHY YOU ARE TRAVELLING, PDP TELLS BUHARI

Give Nigerians reason for visit, PDP tells President Olusola Fabiyi, John Ameh, Olalekan Adetayo and Adelani Adepegba The Peoples Democratic Party and the Coalition of United Political Parties on Thursday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to disclose his reason for embarking on a 10-day trip to the United Kingdom. They said it was wrong for the President to embark on a journey without telling Nigerians what he would do while away. Their reactions followed a statement from the Presidency that President Muhammadu would travel to the UK on Thursday on a…

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SEE THE TEN TIMES BUHARI TRAVELLED TO UK

President Muhammadu Buhari at Nnamdi Azikiwe International airport Abuja . PHOTO: PHILIP OJISUA Nigerians Thursday morning woke up to the news of its president jetting out of Nigeria to the United Kingdom for the 11th time in four years.The president will be away for 10 days on a “private trip” to London,” a government statement said. Although his last trip to the UK was about eight months ago, the president’s visits to the UK have been mostly for a medical reason. Here are the 10 times Buhari has been to…

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BUHARI OFF TO UK TODAY ON A PRIVATE VISIT

John Ameh, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari will travel to the United Kingdom today on a “private visit”, according to the PresidenT He is to first make an official visit to Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, before jetting out to the UK. He will be away till May 5. A State House statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, said, “Further to the official visit by President Muhammadu Buhari to Lagos Wednesday where he commissioned a number of projects executed by the State Government, the…

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NIGERIANS REACT TO BUHARI SAYING HE DOESNT CARE IF THEY CALL HIM BABA GO SLOW

Following President Muhammadu Buhari’s comment that he does not care if peoples call him ”baba go slow” as long as there is no evidence that he stole from the country’s coffer, Nigerians have reacted. Nigerians while reacting have slammed him for making such comment when he is supposed to have hit the ground running. Reactions: But you might’ve been looking the other way while you lieutenants loot…. This thing is about your govt rather than about your person. Stop personalizing governance please .. — B. A. USMAN🔴 (@ABBABILYAMINU) April 10, 2019…

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