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Biafra: Kanu discloses why Nigerian President will not return from Japan

Biafra: Kanu discloses why Nigerian President will not return from Japan

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Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has again come up with some claims about President Muhammadu Buhari. Nnamdi Kanu, in a statement he personally signed, said that President Buhari, who he described as Jubril-Buhari, has been encircled and trapped by members of IPOB in his (Buhari) hideout in a Yokohama hotel, adding that there is no escape for the Nigerian leader. The pro-Biafra leader, who claimed that the real Buhari was buried in Saudi Arabia, vowed that his group knows where the President’s presidential jet is and will never allow him to leave Japan. The IPOB leader claimed that even if they try to smuggle ‘Jubril-Buhari’ out by hiding him in a diplomatic bag, that they (IPOB) shall get hold of him. Kanu added, “How come all of
Buhari queries FIRS boss, Tunde Fowler

Buhari queries FIRS boss, Tunde Fowler

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Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS), Babatunde Fowler has been queried by President Muhammadu Buhari. The query signed by his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, was on poor revenue collections. Fowler, a former chairman of the Lagos Inland Revenue Services (LIRS) believed to have been recommended for the position by All Progressives Congress (APC) leader, Bola Tinubu, was asked to reply by Monday August 19, 2019. Titled; “RE: Budgeted FIRS Collections and actual collections”, the presidency is seeking explanation of what it suggested was insufficient tax collected between 2015 and 2018. It reads; “Your attached letter (FIRS/EC/ECW/0249/19/027 dated 26 July 2019) on the above subject matter refers. We observed significant variances between the budgeted collec
We are not mad people – Afenifere sends strong message to President Buhari

We are not mad people – Afenifere sends strong message to President Buhari

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Yinka Odumakin, the spokesperson of the Afenifere Renewal Group, has said that criticism of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration, is born out of the need to ensure that the government did the right things. He stated this while speaking on Channels TV’s Sunday Politics. According to Odumakin, if the government does the right thing like when it gave national honours to the Chief MKO Abiola, other heroes of Democracy and declared June 12 as the nation’s Democracy Day, then it would receive praise as it did then. “When they do good things, we say it. “When this government decided to honour June 12, didn’t we commend it? We did. “We are not mad people who will see (a) good thing and say it’s bad but we are also not sycophants who will see (a) bad thing and say it’s
RevolutionNow: Northern coalition demands sincere apology from Buhari

RevolutionNow: Northern coalition demands sincere apology from Buhari

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The Coalition of Northern Groups, CNG, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to issue a sincere apology to Nigerians. CNG said Buhari has not lived up to expectations and should as a matter of urgency apologise to the country. It spoke while reacting to the statement credited to Buhari thanking Nigerians for boycotting the RevolutionNow protest called by the 2019 presidential candidate of the African Action Congress, AAC, Omoyele Sowore. Sowore had called for a revolution over the alleged failure of the current Federal Government. Following the call for revolution, the Department of State Services, DSS, arrested Sowore last weekend. Despite Sowore’s arrest, the protest was held in pockets of locations. However, CNG has now said Buhari should rather apologise to Ni
Buhari group sends message to Atiku Abubakar

Buhari group sends message to Atiku Abubakar

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The Buhari Media Organisation, BMO, has accused the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the February 2019 election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar of being directly responsible for the ‘pauperisation of millions of Nigerians’ as head of the National Council on Privatisation, NCP. BMO said this contradicted Atiku’s claims that the President Muhammadu Buhari administration ruined the country. The BMO called on Atiku to heed the advice of his former boss, Olusegun Obasanjo, and seek proper forgiveness from Nigerians for the harm he did the country. Chairman of the BMO, Niyi Akinsiju, and Secretary, Cassidy Madueke, in a statement on Tuesday, noted that the former Vice President was again pushing a false narrative ‘to fool undiscerning Nigerians.’ “We are n
Sowore: Buhari breaks silence on revolution protest, sends message to sponsors

Sowore: Buhari breaks silence on revolution protest, sends message to sponsors

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President Muhammadu Buhari has urged sponsors of Global Coalition for Security and Democracy in Nigeria, which planned a “Revolution Now” protest for Monday, to identify themselves and lead the campaign or lose the right to call themselves leaders. This is coming after Omoyele Sowore, the convener of #RevolutionNow Protests, was picked up at his apartment in the early hours of Saturday. HOMENEWSPOLITICSMETROSPORTENTERTAINMENTOPINIONEDUCATIONHEALTHINTERVIEWDAILY POST GHANA CONNECT WITH US Daily Post Nigeria NEWS Sowore: Buhari breaks silence on revolution protest, sends message to sponsors Published on August 4, 2019 ByNsikak Nseyen President Muhammadu Buhari has urged sponsors of Global Coalition for Security and Democracy in
Why Buhari must submit names nominees in five days

Why Buhari must submit names nominees in five days

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President Muhammadu Buhari has till Friday to submit the list of ministerial nominees for screening by the Senate. This is because the senate would proceed on its two-month annual recess as from July 26 to September 26. Buhari, who was sworn in on May 29, has continued to delay the submission of the ministerial list, arguing that he will need to take his time to appoint the people he knows. The Chairman, Senate ad hoc Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Senator Adedayo Adeyeye, on Saturday, told reporters that the red chamber would proceed on its annual two-month recess this week if the Senate did not get the ministerial list by Friday. He said, “If the list does not come before Friday, the Senate will proceed on its annual recess. We are not giving the president any ul
Buhari vs Atiku: PDP tenders 1,353 result sheets at presidential tribunal

Buhari vs Atiku: PDP tenders 1,353 result sheets at presidential tribunal

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The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Friday tendered a total of 1,353 result sheets at the ongoing presidential election petitions tribunal sitting in Abuja. Counsel to PDP and its 2019 presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, Chris Uche told the tribunal that the result sheets comprised of EC8As and EC8Bs from 11 states. EC8A is the final result for a polling unit while EC8B is the final result at the ward level. Uche told the tribunal that the EC8As are 1,266 and the EC8Bs are 87 in number. “We have EC8As and Bs. The EC8As are 1,266 and the EC8Bs are 87 in number. “We have 38 receipts as payments for the documents,” he said. But counsel to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Yunus Usman objected to admission of the documents as evidence. He contend
Buhari vs Atiku: I got presidential election results from website operated by INEC official – ICT expert tells tribunal

Buhari vs Atiku: I got presidential election results from website operated by INEC official – ICT expert tells tribunal

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An ICT expert from Kenya, David Ayu Nyango Njoga on Friday said he retrieved the results of the 2019 presidential election from a server allegedly operated by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. Njong, who is a petitioner’s witness, told the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal that the results of the last elections were stored in a server allegedly operated by INEC. According to Njoga, he only got the report which he later analysed from a third party website: “www.factdontlieng.com”. Claiming that the information was provided by an INEC official, Njoga informed the tribunal that the alleged INEC official acted as an anonymous person. When asked if the website belonged to INEC, he said no but by a whistle-blower. Njonga said the website was created o
Details of Buhari’s meeting with Lawan, Gbajabiamila emerge

Details of Buhari’s meeting with Lawan, Gbajabiamila emerge

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President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday met with the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, where issues of national interest were deliberated upon. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the meeting held at the State House, Abuja, between the president and the two leaders of the National Assembly (NASS) came barely 24 hours after the assembly announced its plan to hold another security summit to tackle the nation’s security challenges. Speaking to State House correspondents at the end of the closed door meeting, the President of the Senate revealed that the national assembly would collaborate and cooperate with the executive arm of government in addressing the nation’s security and socio-economic challenge