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2019: Tinubu Meets Buhari To Discuss Ambode’s Second-Term Ambition

President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Tinubu, were on Thursday night locked in a meeting in Abuja, over Tinubu’s withdrawal of support for the second term aspiration of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, ThisDay reports. It is understood that with Buhari’s last-minute intervention, Ambode would likely secure Tinubu’s […]

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Elder Statesmen: Since 1960, Nigeria Has Never Had A Leader More Sectional, Parochial, Tribalistic Like Buhari

Some elder statesmen from the Southern part of the country have accused President Muhammadu Buhari of being “sectional, narrow, parochial, and tribalistic”. They made their position known on Thursday after the announcement of the removal of Matthew Seiyefa as the Acting Director-General (DG) of the Department of State Services (DSS). Presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, had […]

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Man Who Climbed Telecoms Mast To Protest Buhari’s Re-election Bid Descends After 24 Hours

Nura Ilyasu, the man who climbed a telecommunications mast in Abuja on Wednesday to protest the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally descended. He came down from the mast on Thursday. Ilyasu touched ground at 11:25am voluntarily, after security operatives acceded to his request that he must address the press upon his descent. […]

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Nigeria Will Repay Loans From China ‘As And When Due’, Says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has dispelled concerns from various quarters describing the loans from the Chinese government as a “death trap”, noting that the Nigerian government would repay the loans “as and when due”. In a statement by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media & Publicity), the president also restated the present administration’s […]

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Angela Merkel Concludes Visits At Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday received the visiting German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The German leader, who is concluding her tour of three West African countries, arrived Aso Rock at about 10.02a.m. President Buhari, who welcomed the German Chancellor at the forecourt of the Presidential Villa, introduced some members of his […]