Category: Politics

Aiteo chief Benedict Peters denies funding Obasanjo’s party

Benedict Peters, founder and vice-chairman of Aiteo Group, one of Nigeria’s leading energy companies, has denied being the financier of a nascent political movement being nurtured by former President Olusegun Obasanjo. The movement is known in the Nigerian media as the “Third Force”, the identity of which emerged in the controversial statement issued by the […]

Letter To Buhari: ”Buhari & Obasanjo Should Retire” – Fayose

The Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose, has described ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo’s letter to President Muhammadu Buhari as belated and self-serving. This was contained in a press statement by Fayose’s Chief Press Secretary, Idowu Adelusi, on Wednesday. Fayose said: “It is a face-saving letter after Obasanjo, who led the cabals that imposed Buhari, had seen […]

FG Replies Obasanjo, You’re Too Busy To See Buhari’s ‘Change’

The Federal Government has reacted to the statement released by former president Olusegun Obasanjo stating that Mr Obasanjo might have been too busy to notice the efforts being made by the Muhammadu Buhari administration to revamp the nation’s economy. Obasanjo had asked Buhari not to seek the second term. The Minister of Information and Culture, […]

FG Launch Programme to promote Buhari’s Policies

The Presidency has launched a weekly television and radio programme which is aimed at promoting the policies and programmes of the President Muhammadu Buhari’s led administration. This is contained in a statement issued on Wednesday in Abuja by Abiola Olusola, Deputy Director (Media) in the office of the Vice President. The announcement is coming 24 […]

”No one would hand over the mantle of leadership to you simply because you’re Young” – Masir El-Rufai

Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai has urged Nigerian youth to join political parties and participate in their processes. In a post shared on the Kaduna State’s official Facebook page, El-Rufai complained about “young people” who insult leaders on social media. If young people wish to “chase ‘old people,’ from positions of power, he wrote, they must join […]

Presidency begs Na’Abba

The Presidency has released major achievements of President Muhammadu Buhari with an appeal to former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Ghali Na’Abba, to be less critical of the administration. Malam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, made the appeal to Na’Abba in a statement issued in […]

2019: ”Brother Buhari Consider a Deserved Rest” – Obasanjo

Just back from Liberia, former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Tuesday threw another bombshell and asked President Muhammadu Buhari not to seek re-election in 2019. In a special press statement entitled, “The Way Out: A Clarion Call for Coalition for Nigeria Movement”, Obasanjo claimed Buhari has performed far below expectation and should honourably “dismount from the […]

2019: Tinubu, Akande meet Buhari

Two chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and Chief Bisi Akande, on Tuesday in Abuja met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the APC chieftains were in the presidential villa barely some hours after the release of a statement written […]

Election: South east leaders endorse Buhari

With eyes cast on the prospect of a South easterner becoming Nigeria’s president in 2023, some leaders from the region said they would back the re-election of  President Muhammadu Buhari next year. The leaders made the commitment on Monday during a visit to Buhari in Abuja. ‘‘We implore Mr President, as a just and fair-minded […]

”A Cele Pastor Predicted My Emergence As Aare Ona Kakanfo” – Gani Adams

A top pastor from the Celestial Church of Christ predicted the emergence of Gani Adams as the Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yoruba land, Adams has revealed. Adams was installed as the 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo at an event held on 13 January at Durbar Stadium in Oyo. Speaking at a special thanksgiving service to mark […]
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