Aisha Buhari condemns APC primaries, blames Oshiomhole for unfairness

Aisha Buhari condemns APC primaries, blames Oshiomhole for unfairness

The wife of the president, Aisha Buhari, has criticised the primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Mrs Buhari, whose husband Muhammadu Buhari officially emerged the presidential candidate of the APC early Sunday, made her position known on her official Instagram page. She has been known to openly express her views on the party and the presidency in the past. Mrs Buhari’s criticism was more general as she did not specify which particular primaries or…

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What I want from Nigerian accountants – Buhari

What I want from Nigerian accountants – Buhari

President Muhammad Buhari has appealed to accountants and auditors in the country to assist in fighting corruption. The President made the appeal on Tuesday in Abuja at the 48th Annual Accountants’ Conference of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN). Buhari who was represented by the Minister of Budget and National Planning; Sen. Udoma Udo Udoma also urged ICAN members to deliberate on how they could contribute to support government efforts to reduce corruption…

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Nigeria at 58: Why I will continue to work tirelessly – Buhari

Nigeria at 58: Why I will continue to work tirelessly – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that he will continue to work “tirelessly to promote, protect and preserve what really matters in Nigeria. Buhari gave the assurance during his nationwide broadcast to mark Nigeria’s 58 Independence. The President said he will work towards a “united, peaceful, prosperous and secure Nigeria, where all, irrespective of background, can aspire to succeed.” He said, “Fellow Nigerians, “Now we have in our hands technology that is a powerful tool…

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Nigeria at 58: Buhari reveals those behind herdsmen killings, says conflict not religious

Nigeria at 58: Buhari reveals those behind herdsmen killings, says conflict not religious

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday revealed those behind the lingering crisis between herdsmen and farmers in some states of the federation. Buhari said those who are determined to plant the seeds of discord and disunity among Nigerians were responsible for the crisis. He made the disclosure during his Independence Day nationwide broadcast. The President, while assuring Nigerians of adequate security, also vowed to ensure that perpetrators are made to face the full wrath of the…

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How I escaped assassination in Kano – Buhari’s aide

How I escaped assassination in Kano – Buhari’s aide

Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on House of Representatives matters, Alhaji Abdulrahman Sulaiman Kawu Sumaila has narrated how he escaped assassination in Kano. Addressing the press yesterday, Sumaila said eight unknown armed men approached him at the All Progressive Congress (APC)’s Sumaila ward office where the party’s primaries was taking place and tried to attack him with dangerous weapons. He said: “I am at the Press Centre to acquaint you on recent happenings…

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2019: Buhari warns Nigerians against misuse of social media

2019: Buhari warns Nigerians against misuse of social media

President Muhammadu Buhari has warned Nigerians against the dangers associated with the misuse of social media. Buhari in his national broadcast to mark Nigeria’s 58th Independence Anniversary in Abuja on Monday, frowned at the way and manner the social media was being misused to provoke passions and stir tensions. He described it as an abuse of the new technologies, warning all well-meaning citizens to learn how to use modern technologies for the general good of…

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2019 elections: I will not muscle INEC – Buhari assures

2019 elections: I will not muscle INEC – Buhari assures

President Muhammadu Buhari has restated his commitment to ensuring free, fair and credible elections in the country. President Buhari stated this in a speech he delivered on Monday morning to mark the celebration of the 58th anniversary of Nigeria’s Independence. Stressing his support for credible elections, he said: “I have committed myself many times to ensuring that elections are fully participatory, free and fair and that the Independent National Electoral Commission will be exactly INDEPENDENT…

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Independence Day: I’ll continue to work for a united Nigeria – Buhari

Independence Day: I’ll continue to work for a united Nigeria – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to continue to work tirelessly to promote, protect and preserve a united, peaceful, prosperous and secure Nigeria. Buhari made the promise in his national broadcast aired early on Monday to mark the nation’s 58th Independence anniversary. He said he was committed to ensuring that Nigeria became a country where all, irrespective of background, could aspire to succeed. Taking a look at the nation’s journey in the past 58 years, the…

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Buhari’s using security agencies to suppress other tribes – ACF chieftain Abdulrahman

Buhari’s using security agencies to suppress other tribes – ACF chieftain Abdulrahman

A National Executive Committee member of the Arewa Consultative Forum, Mohammed Abdulrahman, tells TOBI AWORINDE that President Muhammadu Buhari may not achieve balance in the appointments of his security chiefs before the 2019 elections When asked what he think of the predominance of northerners among the security chiefs in the country as the election year approaches He said: The 2019 elections will be inconclusive because the blood flowing in Nigeria is beyond what God permits. God does not even permit…

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Gov. Ortom warns Buhari government, says nothing should happen to Benue N14.9bn Paris Club refund

Gov. Ortom warns Buhari government, says nothing should happen to Benue N14.9bn Paris Club refund

The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom on Friday warned the Federal Government against the disappearance of “a certain N4billion” from the recalled N14.9billion Paris Club refund from the state’s account. Ortom issued the warning while insisting that the state won’t accept anything less than the N14.9billion Paris Club refund meant for the state. In a statement by his spokesperson, Tever Akase and obtained by Eastern Reporter, Ortom said, “We have heard the rumour about a…

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