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Oshiomhole Replies Frank: Name Those That Gave Me $50m Bribe Or…

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has threatened to sue a former APC Chieftain, Mr Timi Frank, over the latter’s claim that he took $50m bribe from different aspirants during the party’s recently held primary elections. Mr Frank had alleged that Mr Oshiomhole was indicted of receiving the bribe in a report by the Department of State Services (DSS) following the APC Chairman’s interrogation two weeks ago by operatives of the Service. “I dare say that this singular act of…

PDP Challenges Buhari To Speak Out On Indictment By His Finance Minister

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) challenges President Muhammadu Buhari to speak out on the declaration by Finance Minister, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, that the policies of his administration were hurting the nation and destroying investor- confidence in our economy. The party said the declaration by the minister is a vindication of its stand that the Buhari administration was responsible for the nation’s economic woes and expressed dismay that President Buhari has kept mum on the issue since the minister made her declaration…

Buhari Phones Leah Sharibu’s Mother, Promises To Rescue Daughter

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, called Mrs Rebecca Sharibu, mother to Leah Sharibu, the Dapchi schoolgirl being held by terrorist group, Boko Haram. The President, in a telephone call, assured Mrs Sharibu of his commitment to ensure her daughter is rescued and returned to her safely. Today I spoke with Mrs Rebecca Sharibu, to reiterate our determination to bring her daughter Leah back home safely. The thoughts & prayers of all Nigerians are with the Sharibu family, & the families of all those still in…

Adeosun Helped Buhari Presidency ‘Loot N10trn,’ Claims PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged that trillions of naira was siphoned from the national treasury by the cabal in the Muhammadu Buhari Presidency under former minister of finance, Kemi Adeosun. The party, in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, on Sunday, called on the National Assembly to immediately open an investigation into claim. The PDP equally alleged that the $321 million repatriated by the Switzerland government to Nigeria has been re-looted by Presidency cabal and…

PDP Challenges Buhari, Reveal Names Of Contributors To Your 45m Nomination Forms

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Wednesday, challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to “make public the official correspondences of the 12 million members” of the groups that reportedly purchased his nomination form. PDP in a statement by its spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan, accused the “Presidency of round-tripping the N45 million claimed to have been contributed by a ‘shadowy’ group to buy the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential nomination form for President Muhammadu Buhari.” PDP noted that Buhari’s…

‘Daura Is Part Of Nigeria’, Amaechi Defends Siting N18bn University In Buhari’s Hometown

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has defended the federal government’s decision to build a Transportation University in Daura, Katsina state, hometown of President Muhammadu Buhari. Speaking to journalists in Abuja on Tuesday, Amaechi said Daura is part of Nigeria, like Enugu and Port Harcourt, noting that there is no special priority siting the institution at the President’s hometown. The N18 billion project is scheduled to commence in 2019. “Daura is also part of Nigeria,” the minister said. “The…

Punch Editorial On Buhari Is Fake News – Lai Mohammed

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has described an editorial by one of Nigeria’s prominent newspapers, Punch, as fake news. Mohammed said this on Thursday, while speaking when People’s Daily newspaper visited him in Abuja. The minister said the newspaper used “uncouth language” to make scathing allegations against President Muhammadu Buhari, without backed up evidence. He said the media is free to criticise the president but has no right to “denigrate” him as he is the symbol of Nigeria. In…

BREAKING: Buhari Picks Presidential Forms

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, moved a step closer to contesting the 2019 Presidential election after a group purchased his nomination form. This was disclosed by Bashir Ahmad, the Personal Assistant to the President on New Media. “While President @MBuhari is far in China, a group of good Nigerians bought expression of interest form and nomination form for him,” Ahmad wrote of Twitter. While President @MBuhari is far in China, a group of good Nigerians bought expression of interest form and nomination…

USIP Report: Call Buhari, APC To Order, PDP Urges World Leaders

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has appealed to the international community to hold President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) responsible, should there be violence before and during the 2019 general elections. The call comes on the heel of a report of the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) fearing widespread violence in Nigeria during the electioneering period. The party also urged world leaders and international bodies to immediately call Buhari and the APC to order, so that their…

Buhari Not Under Pressure To Drop Second Term Bid – Presidency

Contrary to claims in some section of the media that President Muhammadu Buhari was under pressure to drop his second term bid by some foreign powers, the Presidency has said there was no truth in that. Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, said this in a statement made available to journalists in Abuja on Tuesday. Adesina said contrary to the report, Buhari was being held in high esteem in the countries mentioned in the report. According to him, because Buhari is not flippant,…