BUHARI REACTS TO MAMMAN DAURA’S SPEECH: HE SPOKE FOR HIMSELF AND NOT FOR THE PRESIDENCY

The Presidency has reacted to the position of Mamman Daura, President Muhammadu Buhari’s nephew, on power shift ahead of 2023 general elections. DAILY POST recalls that Mamman Daura, a close relative of President Muhammadu Buhari had on Tuesday, while reacted to claims by Nigerians that he dictates and imposes decisions on the President during an interview with BBC Hausa Service, stated that Nigerians should always go for competence in picking their leaders. The Presidency in a statement signed by Garba Shehu, Buhari’s aide on Media and Publicity, said Mamman only…

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AFENIFERE, MBF, OHANEZE, OTHERS ATTACK DAURA: YOUR UNCLE BENEFITED FROM ZONING, NOT COMPETENCE YOUR STATEMENT EXPOSES NORTHERN PLOT

President’s nephew statement exposes northerners’ plot, says M’Belt Forum • Zoning not in the constitution, it’s parties’ affair – Arewa Consultative Forum Friday Olokor, Godwin Isenyo, Dennis Naku, Raphael Ede and James Abraham Socio-political organisations in the central and southern parts of the country on Wednesday took a swipe at Mamman Daura, a nephew of the President, Major General Muhammadu  Buhari’s (retd), over his comment on the zoning of the presidency in 2023. The organisations, including the Middle Belt Forum,  Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Afenifere and the South-South Elders’ Forum, in separate interviews…

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NWODO REPLIES MAMMAN DAURA ‘YOU ARE NOT BEING FAIR TO SOUTHEAST BY CALLING FOR END TO ROTATION NOW THAT IT’S OUR TURN’

  Raphael Ede, Enugu Nnia Nwodo, the President-General of Igbo apex socio-political body, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, on Wednesday, described as unfortunate, comments credited to Mamman Daura that the choice of who becomes Nigeria’s President in 2023 should be based on competence and not “turn-by-turn”. Daura, known as an influential powerbroker and nephew of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), had in an interview with BBC Hausa Service on Tuesday, said the most qualified Nigerian should succeed Buhari in 2023, irrespective of the zone such candidate comes from. Daura in the interview which has…

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PRESIDENT BUHARI LOSES NEPHEW, MUTARI DAURA, MAMMAN DAURA’S BROTHER

President Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari has lost his nephew, Alhaji Mutari Daura, Malam Mamman Daura’s younger brother. This was disclosed in a statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu on Friday. Buhari, while mourning his late nephew, said that death is inevitable which every soul must taste one day. He said, “Let me on behalf of myself and my family convey to you my deepest sympathy for the loss of Mutari Dauda. Death is inevitable and every soul must taste death one taste. “What…

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MAMMAN DAURA BREAKS SILENCE ON ABBA KYARI’S DEATH

Alhaji Mamman Daura, a nephew of President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the death of Mallam Abba Kyari, the late Chief of Staff to the President. Recall that Abba Kyari, whose death was announced last Friday, had died of complications from the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. In a tribute to Kyari which was made available to NAN on Friday, Mamman Daura, said Abba Kyari was a man of uncommon attributes who was blessed with mountainous gifts. He described the former Chief of Staff as a man with uncommon attributes of…

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BUHARI’S KINSMEN ATTACK AISHA OVER CRISIS IN THE PRESIDENCY

Olaide Oyelude and Maiharaji Altine Kinsmen of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), have faulted his wife, Aisha, over her Wednesday’s statement, which attacked the  Senior Special Assistant to the President, Garba Shehu. The kinsmen in Daura, in separate exclusive interviews with the Kastina State correspondent of The PUNCH,  on Wednesday evening, berated Mrs Buhari for making what they called a purely  private family affair, public. Mrs Buhari,  had in the statement on Wednesday morning,  said, “It was Garba Shehu,  who claimed that the government would not allow the…

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AISHA BUHARI EXPLODES: GARBA SHEHU SPEAKS FOR VILLA CABAL, ISSUES MAMMAN DAURA’S ORDER AS IF IT WAS THE PRESIDENT’S

How Mamman Daura gave presidential directive without my husband’s knowledge — Aisha Buhari First Lady, Aisha Buhari has alleged that Alhaji Mamman Daura gave a presidential directive without her husband’s knowledge. Until recently, Mamman Daura, a nephew of President Muhammadu Buhari lives in Glass House inside the presidential villa. The feud between the first lady and Daura’s family worsened in October when she returned from a two-month foreign trip. It became public knowledge when a video of the president’s wife asking questions and making comments about being locked out of…

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MAMMAN DAURA MARKS 80TH BIRTHDAY IN LONDON, SEE PICS AND REACTIONS FROM FFK, FAROOQ KPEROGI

President Buhari’s Nephew, closest friend, Mamman Daura, Journalist & Businessman celebrated his 80th birthday in London with his family. Here are photos and video from the celebration. President Muhammadu Buhari had released a message celebrating his nephew, mamman daura, as he turned 80 years old on Saturday, November 9. Reacting to the video from the celebration, Prof. Farooq Kperogi wrote: “Mamman Daura, Nigeria’s de facto president, celebrated his 80th birthday in LONDON with his family & associates, including Sen Amosun & Sirika. Buhari is also in London on a “private…

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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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NOBODY CAN COME BETWEEN BUHARI AND MAMMAN DAURA SAYS FAMILY, KINSMEN

Olusola Fabiyi, john alechenu,Femi Makinde,Mudiaga Affe,Alexander Okere,Olaide Oyelude and Godwin Isenyo The Daura family insists nobody can separate President Muhammadu Buhari from his nephew, Mamman Daura, despite the feud between Buhari’s wife, Aisha, and his close associate’s immediate family. Speaking during an interview with Sunday PUNCH at the family house of the Dauras in Shaishakowa Quarters in Daura, Katsina State, Mamman Daura’s younger brother, Usman Daura, said Buhari and Mamman Daura had both come a long way. He said, “Mallam Mamman Daura is the eldest man in our family now. I am his younger…

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