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How Saraki, El-Rufai stopped Buhari from picking me as Vice President – Tinubu

Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has revealed that Senate President Bukola Saraki and Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, stopped President Muhammadu Buhari from picking him as his running mate in the 2015 presidential election. Tinubu’s comments were contained in a book titled ‘Against the Run

Buhari, Tinubu congratulate Dangote at 60

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday felicitated with Africa’s richest man and philanthropist, Aliko Dangote, on his 60th birthday. “President Buhari joins the business world, Dangote’s friends and family in congratulating the Forbes’ rated richest African and black man for his patriotism and kind heartedness in always making sacrifices to safeguard the

Buhari’s govt., not low oil prices, caused recession — Pat Utomi

Nigerian economist and politician, Pat Utomi, has chided the Buhari administration for the state of the economy, saying it lacks the capacity for effective budget planning. He spoke in Awka, the Anambra State capital, on Wednesday, as guest lecturer at Emmanuel Egbogah Budget Roundtable organised by the Business School of Nnamdi

Buhari to inaugurate economic recovery plan Wednesday

President Muhammadu Buhari is to inaugurate the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) 2017-2020 on Wednesday, presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, disclosed in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja. Mr. Adesina, who is the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the president, said the inauguration of the plan was in furtherance

Buhari names new boards, managements for NEMA, NTA, FRCN — FULL LIST

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday approved appointments into the boards and executive managements of some government agencies and parastatals. The new appointees, according to a statement Friday by Femi Adesina, the special adviser to the president on media and publicity, are as follows: NATIONAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY (NEMA) Vice President Yemi Osinbajo —

Resign now, Nigerian lawmaker tells Buhari

A member of the Nigerian House of Representatives, Abdulmumini Jibrin, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to resign from office on health grounds. Mr. Jibrin, a member of the ruling All Progressives Congress, said the president’s ill health has affected governance in the country badly. “PMB should opt for or encourage to

Never again will terrorists seize any part of Nigeria – Buhari

Never again will terrorists take over and occupy any part of Nigeria’s territory, President Muhammadu Buhari vowed in Sambisa Forest on Monday. The President made the vow when he declared the 2017 Nigerian Army Small Arms Championship, NASAC, opened. Represented by the Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, Mr. Buhari noted that holding