News - Buhari

"Semi-Literate Jackboot" Comment Against Buhari Is Complimentary - PDP

5 years ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said that it remains on the moral high ground compared to the All Progressives Congress, APC, as far as its commitment to issues-based campaigns is concerned. In a statement Tuesday, National Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Olisa Metuh, dismissed the claim by the APC that...

2015: Buhari’s Campaign Gets N54m Boost

5 years ago /
Nation  Politics 

The presidential flag-bearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, says he has received N54 million from Nigerians in support of his campaign for the 2015 elections. Buhari, who disclosed this during a news conference in Abuja on Tuesday, added that his support groups had risen to 82 with...

2015 Election: Akinyemi Appeals To Jonathan, Buhari To Sign Peace Pact

5 years ago /
Politics 

Nigeria’s Former Foreign Minister, Professor Bolaji Akinyemi, has appealed to presidential aspirant of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), President Goodluck Jonathan and that of the All Progressives congress (APC), General Mohammadu Buhari (rtd), to sign a Memorandum of Undertaking (MoU) to commit themselves to a peaceful balloting in 2015. This according...

Amaechi Named DG Of APC Presidential Campaign Organisation

5 years ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday named Gov. Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers as the Director-General of the APC Presidential Campaign Organisation. This is contained in a statement issued in Lagos on Thursday by the party’s National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed. The statement said the announcement followed the convention at which...

Why I Picked Osinbajo As My Running Mate – Buhari

5 years ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential candidate, Muhammadu Buhari, gave reasons why he picked Yemi Osibajo as his running mate as he bids to become Nigeria’s president again. Buhari while presenting Mr. Osinbajo to the media at APC’s national secretariat in Abuja said his running mate was chosen because of his...

Buhari’s Belated Choice Of Running Mate, The Height Of Incompetence - PDP

5 years ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the belated choice of Professor Yemi Osibajo by General Muhammadu Buhari as his running mate, six clear days after his emergence as the presidential candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), as the height of incompetence. This was made public Wednesday by the party's National...

2015 Elections: Buhari Picks Prof. Osibajo As His Running Mate

5 years ago /
Politics 

The APC Presidential flag-bearer has finally put an end to speculations on who becomes his vice with the adoption of Prof. Yemi Osibanjo as his running mate ahead of other candidates thrown up for the position. Professor Yemi Osibanjo, a former Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice, Lagos State, was chosen...

Buhari To Announce Running Mate On Wednesday

5 years ago /
Politics 

The National Chairman of Nigeria's leading opposition party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has declarred that the running mate for the party’s presidential candidate for the 2015 general election may be announced on Wednesday. Odigie-Oyegun, who made this known to members of the press in Abuja on Tuesday at the end of National...

President Jonathan Wishes General Buhari More Years Of Good Health As He Clocks 72 Tomorrow

5 years ago /
Nation 

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has written to congratulate General Muhammadu Buhari on the occasion of his 72nd birthday anniversary which comes up tomorrow, Wednesday, December 17, 2014. This was made public Tuesday in a press release by presidential spokesman Reuben Abati. In a congratulatory letter addressed to the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in next...

President Jonathan Is Like Jesus Christ – Doyin Okupe

5 years ago /
Politics 

Senior Special Assistant to President Goodluck Jonathan, Doyin Okupe, says the President is just like Jesus Christ. He said the burden Jesus carried when he died for the sins of mankind is similar to what Jonathan is presently carrying. Okupe made the assertion yesterday morning during a programme on Channels Television, Sunrise...

2015: Buhari Is Playing Godson To Tinubu - PDP

5 years ago /
Politics 

Nigeria's ruling party the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said that its flag-bearer and Nigeria's president, Goodluck Jonathan is running against former Lagos state governor and APC chieftain, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu and not General Muhammadu Buhari in the February 14 presidential election. This was made public by its National Publicity Secretary, Olisa...

 

Rights Group Calls For ICC Probe Of Nigerian Presidential Candidate

5 years ago /
Nation 

A Nigerian human rights group on Monday asked the International Criminal Court to bring charges against Nigerian presidential candidate Muhammadu Buhari for post-election violence in 2011. The Northern Coalition for Democracy and Justice said in a statement Buhari should face justice over the violence, when 800 people were killed and many...

Lai Mohammed: APC Yet To Pick Buhari's Running Mate

5 years ago /
Politics 

In a statement issued by the All Progressive Congress National Publicity Secretary on Sunday, Lai Mohammed, the party urged Nigerians to ignore the misleading reports and talks about the choice of the party running mate saying that the party had not even met to talk about such. The APC has...

Buhari: Terrorism Will Never Prevail in Nigeria

5 years ago /
Nation 

The All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, retired Maj.-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, on Saturday condemned the recent terrorist attacks in Kano and Jos. This is contained in a statement made available to newsmen in Lagos by the APC. Buhari, in the statement, said that the two historic cities were known for their rich...

Jonathan, Buhari Tasked On Issue-Based Campaigns

5 years ago /
Politics 

Ahead of the 2015 polls, the presidential candidates of the PDP and APC, President Goodluck Jonathan and Gen. Muhammadu Buhari were on Saturday urged to base their campaigns on issues. A cross section of the people that spoke at separate interviews to the News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) in Abuja, appealed to...

APC Chieftains Urge All To Support Buhari

5 years ago /
Politics 

Jubilation by supporters of retired Gen. Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday trailed his victory at the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential primary election. Buhari’s supporters and many other APC members and supporters were shouting, jumping up and chanting songs in and outside the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos, venue of the APC national...

Buhari Calls On Nigerians To Unite To Rescue And Rebuild Nigeria During Acceptance Speech

5 years ago /
Politics 

General Muhammadu Buhari, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on all Nigerians to be united in building a new Nigeria. He made this appeal during his acceptance speech after he was declared as the presidential candidate during the party's national convention that held in Lagos, southwest,...

I Will Govern Nigeria In Accordance With Constitution – Buhari

5 years ago /
Nation 

Retired Maj.-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate in the Feb. 14, 2015 presidential election, on Thursday promised to govern the country in accordance with the Nigerian constitution if elected. Buhari made the promise at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere in his acceptance speech after being declared the...

PDP Welcomes Buhari To 2015 Presidential Race

5 years ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party has welcomed the emergence of former Military Head of State, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari(retd.), as the Presidential flag bearer of the All Progressives Congress to the 2015 general elections. It recalled that this would be the fourth time Buhari will be contesting in the presidential election. The party,...

Buhari Wins APC Presidential Primary, Faces Jonathan In 2015 Election

5 years ago /
Politics 

Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd.) today at the All Progressives Congress (APC) convention in Lagos won the presidential primary to carry the party’s flag at the 2015 presidential election to be held on February 14th. The former Head of State grabbed about 3,500 votes being the majority of the votes cast to...