Shagari lived a life worthy of emulation, says Osun governor

Shagari lived a life worthy of emulation, says Osun governor

Osun state Governor Gboyega Oyetola has described the death of Second Republic President Shehu Shagari as a huge loss to the nation. He commiserated with Shagari’s family members, the people and government of Sokoto State and Nigerians. Shagari passed on in Abuja on Friday evening at the age of 93. According to a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Adeniyi Adesina, Governor Oyetola described the former president as a man of honour, who lived…

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Junaid Mohammed blasts Buhari, Osinbajo, Fashola over 2023 Yoruba presidency

Junaid Mohammed blasts Buhari, Osinbajo, Fashola over 2023 Yoruba presidency

Second Republic lawmaker, Junaid Mohammed, on Saturday lambasted the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo and the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola over their comments on the South West producing the President in 2023 if they vote President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019. Speaking with DAILY POST, Mohammed stressed that the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration was attempting to derail the country’s democratic process and cause mayhem by making such remark. Recall that Osinbajo had, while…

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EPL: Four players Manchester United want to build their team around revealed

EPL: Four players Manchester United want to build their team around revealed

Manchester United want their next manager to build the team around an exciting front four of Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial, Jesse Lingard and Paul Pogba, the UK Telegraph reports. The Red Devils will conduct a thorough search for their next permanent boss after appointing Ole Gunnar Solskjaer on an interim basis to replace Jose Mourinho. United have identified Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino as their ideal candidate to take charge at Old Trafford, but regardless of…

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Liverpool vs Arsenal: Real reason Ozil will not play in EPL clash

Liverpool vs Arsenal: Real reason Ozil will not play in EPL clash

Mesut Ozil is said to have withdrawn from Arsenal’s squad for the trip to Liverpool, because of a knee injury, the UK Metro reports. Ozil made his first Premier League start in six weeks in Arsenal’s 3-1 victory over Burnley at the Emirates. And the 30-year-old also started the Boxing Day clash with Brighton, but only played 45 minutes, before being replaced at half-time. Emery is said to have concerns about playing Ozil in intense…

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Buhari under fire for mourning Shehu Shagari

Buhari under fire for mourning Shehu Shagari

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has lambasted President Muhammadu Buhari for mourning Alhaji Shehu Shagari, the first Executive President of Nigeria. Shagari, 93, died on Friday at the National Hospital after a brief illness. Imo Ugochinyere, CUPP spokesman, in a statement on Saturday, said Buhari was one of the officers who dethroned the Shagari government in 1983 and should save his condolences. He said: “We commiserate with the Shagari family, the Sokoto State…

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2019: Igbo have no reason to vote Buhari – Agbakoba

2019: Igbo have no reason to vote Buhari – Agbakoba

Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Olisa Agbakoba SAN, has said the President Muhammadu Buhari does not deserve South-East votes because he has not done much for the geopolitical zone. He stated this yesterday in a statement issued to journalists in reaction to Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo’s appeal to the Southwest to vote Buhari in 2019 to secure a Yoruba presidency in 2023. According to Agbakoba, the VP was only making efforts to deliver his zone to the…

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Shehu Shagari: Why Buhari should have been killed – Atiku

Shehu Shagari: Why Buhari should have been killed – Atiku

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar on Friday said President Muhammadu Buhari should have been executed if Nigeria’s system was working. Atiku said Buhari should have been killed for overthrowing a democratically elected government in 1983. The Waziri of Adamawa, who spoke through his Media Aide, Paul Ibe, was reacting to a remark from Buhari’s campaign spokesperson, Festus Keyamo. Keyamo had claimed that the former Vice President should have been jailed for…

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