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Akwa Ibom Governor Disowns Aide Over Buhari’s Cow Comment

Akwa Ibom Governor Disowns Aide Over Buhari’s Cow Comment

NEWS
    The Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has disassociated himself from his aide who said that President Muhammadu Buhari cared more about his cows than Nigerians who are suffering economic hardship. The governor’s media aide, Essien Ndueso, Thursday, posted on Facebook, photos of Mr. Buhari’s recent visit to his ranch in Daura, and said of the photos, “Today, we are in an administration that cows fare better than human beings.” Mr. Ndueso mockingly added that “If the cost of grass were to increase, or if anyone were to tamper with the comfort of these cows, I am sure Baba would come back and take urgent actions. “Today fuel is N180 and those who earn their wages monthly from worshipping Baba on Facebook are also suffering the same fate,” he said. Th
2019: IBB May Likely ‘Overthrow’ Buhari Govt Again

2019: IBB May Likely ‘Overthrow’ Buhari Govt Again

NEWS, POLITICS
  Indications are beginning to show that former military head of State, General Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida (rtd) may stage a 'civilian coup' in the country come 2019. The 1985 palace coup in which Babangida overthrew General Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria current President, under the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC) was said to be successful because the latter decided to avoid bloodshed. That is said to be the most important reason he overthrew the administration of Buhari. In one of the interview he granted to the press, IBB was quoted to have told those who wish to listen that a coup or change comes about if there is frustration in the society. According to him, there was frustration in the society between 1984 to 1985, as a result the ground was fertile for a ...
2019: Kano State Is In My Pocket – President Buhari

2019: Kano State Is In My Pocket – President Buhari

NEWS, POLITICS
  President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday made his first strategic trip to Kano state where he will be for a two day visit. This visit however is seen by many as an indication he is seeking for a second term in office in 2019, being that Kano state is a key state for any presidential aspirant seeking to win presidential elections. Speaking at the palace of the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, Buhari gave little away about whether he planned to seek a second term. He said, “I know the elections. If they are to be free and fair, if it is a question of numbers, if it is a question of allowing people to make their choice, then I think the people are in my pocket”. President Buhari seems to have fully recovered after months of treatment had last month also visited thre
APC To Deltans: Okowa Doesn’t Feel Your Pains; He’s Misleading You And Taking Credit For The N800m APC FG Release To Councils

APC To Deltans: Okowa Doesn’t Feel Your Pains; He’s Misleading You And Taking Credit For The N800m APC FG Release To Councils

ENTERTAINMENT, NEWS, POLITICS
  Delta State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday says Governor Ifeanyi Okowa is impervious to the pain he is causing Deltans. The party stated this in reaction to the Delta state government claims that it released N800million to lessen the burden of councils in the payment of local government workers salaries. Delta APC however hinted that the N800million was the exact share Delta State Government got from the N28Billion loan package offered to the 35 states of the federation by President Buhari to pay local government workers’ salaries, adding that it was a lie for Okowa to say he released money when he did not add any additional money to relief the burden of the councils. Delta state Chairman of APC, Prophet Jones Ode Erue in a statement made
President Buhari Nominates Ojukwu As Human Rights Commission ES, Requests Senate Confirmation

President Buhari Nominates Ojukwu As Human Rights Commission ES, Requests Senate Confirmation

METRO, NEWS
  President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Anthony Ojukwu as the executive secretary of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC). In a report available to BigPen Online, President Buhari had in a letter to the senate which was read by Senate President, Bukola Saraki nominated Ojukwu and requested the senate to confirm the nominee according to the act of the commission. “In accordance with provisions of section 8 of the National Human Rights Commission amendment act 2010, I have the pleasure to present Mr. Anthony Okechukwu Ojukwu as the executive secretary of the National Human Rights Commission by the senate. Please find attached copies of his curriculum vitae". Mr. Anthony Ojukwu once confirmed by the senate will take over from Mrs. Oti Ovrawah who has been the Ag
“I am Innocent”- Maina Cries Out, Begs Buhari For Opportunity To Prove It

“I am Innocent”- Maina Cries Out, Begs Buhari For Opportunity To Prove It

NEWS, POLITICS
  The embattled former chairman of the Presidential Task force on Pension reforms, Adbulrasheed Maina has insisted that he is innocent of all the corruption allegations levelled against him and all he needs is an opportunity to prove his innocence. The ex-pension chief whose whereabouts remains unknown stated this during an exclusive interview with channels Television. He however begged President Buhari to give him an opportunity to prove his innocence. In the interview, he also said that the President is not given the full information as the people he trusts are not telling him the whole story. Hear him, “Thank God our President stands for the truth, the unfortunate thing is that some people around him whom he trusts are lying to him; this one I can attest to and g
2019: Buhari ‘Grieves’ Over Atiku’s Exit From APC

2019: Buhari ‘Grieves’ Over Atiku’s Exit From APC

NEWS, POLITICS
President Muhammadu Buhari appears not to have recovered from the 'shock' which the exit of former Vice-President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar is causing the ruling party, All Progressive Congress (APC). This is evidence in his message to the National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, on Monday. Buhari, conveyed his sympathy to the party Chairman at the inauguration of the Ama Pepple-led National Minimum Wage Committee. While acknowledging dignitaries that attended the event, turning to Odigie-Oyegun, Buhari said, “Accept my sympathy for losing a senior member of your party.” BigPen Online recalls that Atiku Abubakar announced his exist on Friday, citing failure of the APC to meet its electioneering promises to Nigerians as reasons for hi
We’ll Only Obey Buhari’s Directive To Pay Salary Arrears On Prompt Release Of 50% Paris Club Refund – Governors

We’ll Only Obey Buhari’s Directive To Pay Salary Arrears On Prompt Release Of 50% Paris Club Refund – Governors

NEWS
For the 36 states governors, it is only when President Muhammadu Buhari approve for immediate release, 50 per cent of Paris Club loan refund that his directive to pay all outstanding salary arrears before Christmas will sink down well with them. Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State gave this fresh condition for them to comply with the directive while briefing State House correspondents after the governors held a closed-door meeting with Mr. Buhari inside the council chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. According to Premium Times, Mr. Okorocha, who confirmed the directive from Mr. Buhari, said the payment of the arrears is dependent on the president’s approval of the payment of the 50 per cent Paris Club loan refund. “Yes, with the Paris Club coming, every worker should e
Buhari To Governors: I Give You Before Christmas To Pay Workers Salaries

Buhari To Governors: I Give You Before Christmas To Pay Workers Salaries

NEWS
Worried by public outcry of hardship in the country, President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday ordered thirty-six governors to ensure prompt payment of workers’ salaries in their respective states before Christmas. The President made the assertion in a meeting with the governors in Abuja on Monday. Personal Assistant on social media to the President, Mr. Bashir Ahmad disclosed this via his twitter handle @AhmadBashir on Monday after the meeting. "President Muhammadu Buhari has during the meeting with state governors, charged them to ensure that they pay all the salaries owed workers before Christmas". https://twitter.com/BashirAhmaad/status/935154525836636160  — Bashir Ahmad (@BashirAhmaad) November 27, 2017
Your Plan To Remove President Buhari Will Fail –APC Chieftain Fires Atiku

Your Plan To Remove President Buhari Will Fail –APC Chieftain Fires Atiku

NEWS, POLITICS
  Following the exit of former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the impending mass exodus of top party members, Prince Matthew Onyebuchi Agu, a chieftain of the party and staunch supporter of President Muhammadu Buhari, has come out hard against the former vice president, stating that his plans to unseat President Buhari in 2019 will fail. Prince Agu stated this while speaking to reporters in Enugu, added that the achievements of President Buhari justifies his divine mandate to lead the country. He therefore allayed fears that the exit of the former Vice President from the ruling party will pose a threat to the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari. “Buhari has a divine mandate of 8 years from God to fix Nige