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MUHAMMADU BUHARI

Don’t Waste Your Money On Election Tribunal, Govs Advise Atiku

The governors of Edo and Niger States have advised the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar not to waste his money on a tribunal to contest the victory of president Muhammadu Buhari at the last presidential election. The duo of Godwin Obaseki and Abubakar Bello who spoke after attending a closed door meeting with president Buhari in Abuja said Atiku was hallucinating with his claim that he defeated Buhari with a margin of 1.6 million votes at the last presidential polls. !-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Rerun Elections: PDP Makes Fresh Allegations Against Buhari, APC, INEC

Ahead of the February 23 supplementary elections in parts of the country, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the Muhammadu Buhari Presidency of holding a secret meeting with top officials of security agencies and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The PDP, at a press conference it summoned on Thursday, said the Buhari-led All Progressives Congress (APC) is allegedly planning to use the military to “hijack” the supplementary elections on Saturday. The party said it is aware of “a!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Buhari, APC Begging Atiku To Drop Court Case, Galadima Claims

A stalwart of the Peoples Democratic Party, Buba Galadima has claimed that president Muhammadu Buhari is scheming to stop Atiku Abubakar, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP not to challenge the outcome of the February 16 presidential election in court. Recall that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC had declared Buhari winner of the election after he polled 15,191,847 votes to defeat his closest rival, Atiku. Atiku polled 11,262,978 to lose the election with a margin of 3,928,869 votes. The!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

INEC Server Shows I Defeated Buhari With 1.6 Million Votes, Atiku Claims

“I defeated president Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress, APC with about 1.6 million votes in the February 23 presidential election,” Atiku Abubakar, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has claimed. He said the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) computer server shows that he won the election. This is contained in the petition filed on Monday by the PDP and Mr Abubakar, to challenge the victory of Mr Buhari and his All Progressives Congress (APC). The petition, which sought to!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Nigerians Are Happier Under Buhari, Report Claims

As the world marks the International Day of Happiness, Nigeria is ranked 85 out of 156 countries and second in sub-Saharan Africa. The country ranked 91st position out of 156 in the last report released on March 14, 2018, by the Sustainable Development Solutions Networks (SDSN). The latest report is according to the annual Global Happiness Policy Report produced by the Global Happiness Council, which was released on Wednesday. It was edited by John F. Helliwell, Richard Layard, Jeffrey D. Sachs, et al. Finland!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Buhari Declines Assent To Climate Change Bill, 4 Others

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, declined assent to five bills transmitted to the Executive Arm by the Senate. The bills are the Climate Change Bill 2018; the Nigerian Film Commission Bill 2018; the Immigration Amendment Bill 2018; the Chartered Institute of Pension Practitioners of Nigeria Bill 2018; and the Digital Rights and Freedom Bill 2018. President Buhari’s decision was contained in five letters he wrote to the Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, and which were read on the floor of the!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

PDP Threatens To Stop Inauguration Of Buhari For 2nd Term

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has reacted to the court order that stopped the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC from final collation of Bauchi State governorship election results. The Federal High Court, Abuja, yesterday ordered INEC to stop the collation and announcement of the result of the March 9, 2019 governorship election in Bauchi State. Justice Inyang Ekwo issued the order after hearing an ex parte application filed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the incumbent governor of the!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Gbenga Daniel Speaks On ‘Abandoning’ Atiku After Losing Election

The former Director-General of the Atiku Abubakar Presidential Campaign Organisation, Otumbe Gbenga Daniel, has reacted to claims that he “abandoned” Alhaji Atiku Abubakar after the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate lost election. Daniel, a former governor of Ogun State, had on Saturday announced his resignation from the PDP, stating that he was quitting partisan politics. His resignation from the party and partisan politics came barely three weeks after Atiku, whom he toured the country with for!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Improving Healthcare, A Priority Of The Buhari Government – Udoma

The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma has said improving healthcare is one of the priorities of the President Muhammadu Buhari government. Udoma stated this in Abuja on Tuesday while declaring open the Value for Money in Health Sector Workshop organised by the Collaborative African Budget Reform Initiative (CABRI). The honourable minister recalled that even with a reduction by 3.2% of the aggregate Federal Government expenditure, from N9.120trillion in the 2018 Budget to N8.83!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

House Of Representatives Suspends Plenary Over 2019 Budget

The House of Representatives has suspended plenary to April 2, 2019 in order to ensure speedy and effective defense of the 2019 budget proposal by Ministries, Departments and Agencies, MDAs. This was sequel to a unanimous adoption of a motion by the majority leader of the House, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos) at the plenary on Tuesday, March 19. In his ruling, the deputy speaker of the House, Rep. Yussuf Lassun (APC-Osun), urged all the standing committees to work and conclude budget defense before May. He said!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…
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