SOME APC GOVERNORS DON’T MEAN WELL FOR YOU, APC STATE CHAIRMEN WARN BUHARI

Kamarudeen Ogundele, Abuja The All Progressives Congress state chairmen have warned President Muhammadu Buhari to be wary of governors working against the interest of the party because of their 2023 presidential election. They said the governors were behind the plot to remove the APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, because they saw him as a threat to their presidential aspiration. The chairmen expressed concerns that the concerned governors had been working day and night to get signatures for Oshiomhole’s removal. The chairman of the Forum of APC State Chairmen, who is…

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BUHARI COMMISSIONS 28KM ROADS WORTH 36BIL IN KATSINA

By Francis Sardauna in Katsina President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated the N36.12 billion road project constructed by the Katsina State government to enhance rural transportation in the state. The roads inaugurated included the 28-kilometre Randa-Doguru-Gallu-Kwanar and Gwanti-Shargalle. Speaking during the commissioning of the project Monday, the president commended Governor Aminu Bello Masari for the initiative and urged him to sustain the tempo. In his remarks, Governor Masari said the state government has between 2015 and 2019 awarded contracts for the construction of 18 roads with a total distance of 509.40…

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BUHARI CANNOT SAY HE WANTS TO STAY LONGER THAN MAY 2023 – DELE MIMODU

Dele Momodu in his weekly column ‘Pendulum’ writes about the rumours surrounding President Buhari and a possible third term agenda. According to him, ‘on a serious note, I choose to believe President Buhari on this occasion. I can’t see how he can come out in the open and tell us he wants to stay longer than 2023, after swearing by the Holy Koran. Besides as a Muslim he understands man alone cannot determine his tomorrow’. Read the full piece below… Fellow Nigerians, I don’t know about you, but I find…

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SENATE MAY PASS 2020 BUDGET BY THURSDAY

Deji Elumoye in Abuja The N10.33 trillion 2020 budget proposal presented by President Muhammadu Buhari to the National Assembly may be passed by the upper legislative chamber on Thursday. This is with a view to bringing the budget cycle effective 2020 fiscal year to January to December from the current May to April and the passage will be coming less than two months after the budget estimate was presented by the President to a joint session of the National Assembly on October 8. The Senate is currently working  towards the realisation of…

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LET”S BEG BUHARI FOR A ONE-PARTY STATE BY DELE MOMODU

Pendulum By Dele Momodu, Email: Dele.momody@thisdaylive.com PENDULUM BY DELE MOMODU Fellow Nigerians, let me confess right away that I’m a realist. If you like, call me chicken-hearted or lily-livered. No worries. All I know is that I was taught many lessons by the wisdom of the ancients. Let me share a few of them with you. One. If we cannot move forward, we must know when to turn backwards. Two. If you have not yet grabbed the sword, you cannot risk asking what manner of death killed your Dad. Three.…

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NIGERIANS ABUSE BUHARI OVER DESCRIPTION OF YAHAYA BELLO’S VICTORY AS ‘WELL WON’

Nigerians have expressed their disappointment at President Muhammadu Buhari for describing the emergence of Yahaya Bello as winner of Saturday’s  governorship election in Kogi as a “victory well won”. Bello had won by defeating Musa Wada of the Peoples Democratic Party with 216,518 votes. However, the election was marred with high rate of violence and electoral malpractices. President Buhari while congratulating Bello on Monday, said the “Victory was well won” as he also commended “INEC and security agencies for discharging their responsibilities under difficult conditions”. Angered by the comments made…

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WASHINGTON POST WRITES: WITH THE ARREST OF SOWORE, BUHARI UP TO HIS OLD TRICKS

The Washington post released an article condemning Muhammadu Buhari today over the continued detention of Sahara Reporter’s Omoyele sowore. See article below: With the arrest of a prominent journalist, Nigeria’s Buhari is up to his old tricks Political strongmen would have you believe they’re tough as nails, but they always turn out to have very thin skin. Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari likes to call himself a “converted democrat.” At least that’s what he said during his 2015 presidential run, when he was attempting to re-brand himself as a reformer after…

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BUHARI CONGRATULATES NEPHEW, MAMMAN DAURA AS HE TURNS 80

President Buhari has paid tribute to his main supporter and nephew, Mamman Daura in a message – Daura turned 80 on Saturday, November 9 and the president celebrated him with choice words – In the message, the president assured Daura that his contribution to Nigeria’s development will never be forgotten President Muhammadu Buhari has released a message celebrating his nephew, Mamman Daura, as he turned 80 years old on Saturday, November 9. Presidential aide, Garba Shehu, released a powerfully-worded statement late Saturday to eulogise the former journalist. In the message,…

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NIGERIANS IN UK PROTEST AGAINST BUHARI’S VISIT, SEE PIX

Nigerians under the platform of the Global Coalition for Security and Democracy in Nigeria on Thursday in the United Kingdom protested at the Abuja House in London over the visit by President Muhammadu Buhari for alleged medical treatment. The protesters led by Gabriel Agbontaen, demanded that President Buhari should return home and fix Nigerian hospitals instead of seeking medical treatment abroad and planning for the importation of foreign medical Doctors. They highlighted the insecurity and lack of basic amenities in Nigeria while Nigerian politicians continued to travel abroad to enjoy facilities…

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SEE SHELL-SHOCKED PDP REACTION TO DEFEAT AT THE SUPREME COURT

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus, has saluted Nigerians of all divide for their commitment and support to the party and to democracy in reaction to the Supreme Court judgement on Wednesday. He said that the final judgement belongs to God. The apex court on Wednesday dismissed the appeal of the PDP and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar against the All Progressives Congress, APC and its candidate, President Muhammadu Buhari. Secondus said that the commitment of Nigerians to democracy and its tenets despite inhibiting…

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