News - Buhari

I Am Yet To Endorse Any Presidential Candidate - Saraki

5 years ago /
Politics 

Senator Bukola Saraki who stepped down from the presidential race yesterday has said that he is yet to endorse any candidate for the upcoming 2015 elections, putting to bed insinuations that he stepped down for General Muhammadu Buhari. This was made known via a press release Tuesday by Bamikole Omishore. The...

Nigeria Not Well Governed – Buhari

5 years ago /
Nation 

A former Head of State, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (Retd), has said that Nigeria is not well managed. He also decried insecurity in some parts of the country, stating that he seriously desires that the country be secured and efficiently managed. Speaking in an interview with journalists in Ilorin on Monday after...

I Did Not Endorse Jonathan, Atiku, Buhari, Others For President

5 years ago /
Politics 

Former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, has debunked reports that he has endorsed an aspirant jostling for the office of the president in February 2015 election. Mr. Obasanjo, who spoke through one of his allies, Oyewole Fasawe, in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital on Monday, said he had neither endorsed nor condemned any...

2015 Presidency: Buhari Declares Wednesday, Kwankwaso On October 23

5 years ago /
Nation 

General Muhammadu Buhari,APC chieftain and Former presidential candidate of the de­funct Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), will on Wednesday, formally declare his interest in the presidential ticket of the main opposition party in the country, All Progressives Congress (APC). The event will hold at the Eagle Square in Abuja. Buhari’s declaration,...

2015 Elections: Political Associates Pressurised Me To Contest - Buhari

5 years ago /
Politics 

Former Nigerian military head of state and All Progressive Congress, APC, presidential aspirant, General Muhammadu Buhari has risen in self defence over his decision to reverse his decision not contest for elective office again. Just before the 2011 general elections, Buhari publicly declared that the elections would be his last outing...

2015 Election: Buhari Postpones Presidential Declaration To October 15

5 years ago /
Politics 

Former head of state, General Muhammadu Buhari, has postponed by one week his intention to formally declare his presidential interest on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) instead of declaring today as earlier scheduled. The declaration will now take place on Wednesday, October 15 2014, at the Eagle...

2015 Election:Former Kwara Governor, Bukola Saraki To Declare Position On Presidency

5 years ago /
Politics 

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Environment and Ecology, Dr. Bukola Saraki yesterday said he would disclose his rumored presidential ambition within the next couple of weeks. Some groups and individuals have been calling on the former governor, who is the APC leader in Kwara State, to vie for the APC presidential ticket...

APC Chieftain, Osita Okechukwu Urges Atiku To Step Down

5 years ago /
Politics 

Following the view expressed by Ex- Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, that he and co-contestant for the presidential ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC), the former Head State, General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd), shared a similar belief on the need for regime change, a loyalist of Buhari’s has canvassed for...

Namadi Sambo Doesn't Have A Say In Kaduna Politics – El Rufai

5 years ago /
Politics 

A former minister of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Nasir El-Rufai, on Thursday said defeating the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Kaduna state will be as simple as reading “ABCD”. He said PDP will be badly beaten because it has nothing to show in the state. Mr. El-Rufai, a governorship of the All...

El-Rufai Declares Intention To Contest For Kaduna Governorship

5 years ago /
Politics 

Mallam Nasiru El-Rufai, former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), on Thursday declared his intention to contest the Kaduna State governorship on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC). He said this in Kaduna when he visited the party’s office. He said, “I came along with my colleagues to...

Nigerians Don't Need A Religious Fanatic - Atiku Counsels Buhari

5 years ago /
Politics 

APC chieftain and presidential aspirant Atiku Abubakar has counseled co-aspirant, Muhammadu Buhari on the qualities Nigerians expect from political leaders in the 2015 contest. In a statement issued to welcome Buhari to the race for their Party’s presidential flag in Abuja, yesterday, Atiku told his colleague that to qualify to fly...

2015 Election: Not A Do Or Die Affair - Buhari

5 years ago /
Politics 

The All Progressive Congress chieftain Mohammed Buhari says the 2015 general election should not be a do or die affair. Buhari who said that he will declare his presidential ambition for the election very soon however told some youth groups on Tuesday in Abuja that if he does not emerge the...

2015 Election: Kaduna APC Lawmakers Endorse Mohammed Buhari

5 years ago /
Politics 

The members of the Kaduna State House of Assembly under the All Progressive Congress [APC], on Monday endorsed a former Head of State, Muhammadu Buhari’s aspiration to run for president in 2015. Twelve out of the 34 members of the Assembly are in the APC. The Minority Leader of the House, Muhammad...

Buhari Ignores Entreaties To Drop Presidential Bid

5 years ago /
Politics 

Major-General Buhari, former military Head of State, appears  to have ignored the humble request from advocates to step down and allow a younger aspirant carry the flag of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in next’s years presidential election. Buhari foolowers have continued to gather support from every segment of the party...

Buhari To Declare For Presidency October 8

5 years ago /
Nation  Politics 

Muhammadu Buhari, a former military head of state, is likely to declare his interest in running for the office of the Nigerian president on October 8, 2014 at the Eagle Square in Abuja. Mr. Buhari, who was Nigeria’s military dictator from December 31, 1983 to August 27, 1985, will be running...

I Will End My Political Career In APC - Atiku

5 years ago /
Politics 

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has said the All Progressives Congress (APC) is the party he would stay with for the remaining part of his political career even if he does not get the party’s presidential ticket for the 2015 election. Speaking with newsmen in Lagos Monday, Atiku said the period...

No Automatic Ticket For Buhari And Other - APC

5 years ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said it will not grant an automatic ticket to any of the leading presidential aspirants on the party's platform. This was coming ahead the allegation that some leaders of the party had been planning to give automatic ticket to Buhari, a development that was said...

 

Kwara APC General Secretary Dies

5 years ago /
Politics 

The death of the general-secretary , Mr.Yemi Afolayan has been announced by the all progressive congress in kwara. He was said to have died on Friday. A statement by the party's publicity secretary, Alhaji Sulaiman Buhari,confirmed the death of Afolayan. Afolayan who was once a member of kwara hpouse of assembly. “It...

Buhari Will Not Win APC Presidential Primary, Says Hanga

5 years ago /
Politics 

Senator Rufai Hanga, founding National Chairman of the defunct Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) and a prominent Kano politician on Tuesday in Abuja said that Muhammadu Buhari, former military head of state of Nigeria who is interested in contesting the 2015 presidential election under the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC will be unable to win the presidential primaries.

Come Join APC Kwankwaso Urges Lamido, Aliyu

5 years ago /
Politics 

Kano State Governor, Alhaji Rabiu Kwankwaso, yesterday urged the Governors of Jigawa and Niger States, Sule Lamido and Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu, to have a rethink and join the All Progressives Congress (APC) to save the country from the security challenges bedeviling it.