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Atiku reacts to Buhari’s remarks, says I will never refer to Nigeria’s youths as lazy

Buhari Atiku

…New campaign spokesman, Keyamo still mute Whereas the newly appointed spokesman for the Buhari 2019 re-election campaign organization, Mr. Festus Keyamo (SAN), is yet to make any response, surging volume of reactions have continued to trial President Muhammadu Buhari’s remarks at the Commonwealth Business Forum on Wednesday in Westminster, London. Buhari’s comment had suggested that many Nigerian youths are lazy ...

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Buhari may not discuss re-election bid in UK, US, but may meet support groups

Buhari and MAY

Indications emerged on Monday after President Muhammadu Buhari’s meeting with British Prime Minister; Theresa May in London that issues surrounding his recently declared ambition for second term bid may not surface throughout his current trip unless meetings with Diaspora support groups who may wish to approach him for strategic roles and exchange of ideas ahead of 2019 presidential elections. Even ...

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ERGP’s focus Labs designed to remove bottlenecks impeding investments—Buhari

Adeosun Buhari

More details have emerged Wednesday on why the federal government launched the Focus Labs for the nation’s Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP). President Muhammadu Buhari had on Tuesday unveiled the scheme, saying it will among other things; remove the bottlenecks impeding investments in the country. The policy modeled after the Malaysian focus lab according to the President is aimed ...

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2019: When retired Generals say don’t override national interest with selfishness…

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Few days after former leader and General of the Nigerian Army, Dr. Olusegun Obasanjo had written President Muhammadu Buhari to bury his 2019 re-election bid, another tactical General and former leader, Gen. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, has cautioned the President to see reason and forget 2019 for the interest of the nation. However, Babangida begged all Nigerians to cooperate with President ...

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FG selling crude with no allocation for local refineries since Jan 15—KRPC

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Barely few days after President Muhammadu Buhari decried the far below installed capacity productivity of all four national refineries which was against his 2015 electoral promises, indications have emerged that one of the causes of the current fuel scarcity is non supply of crude to the refineries. Business Hilights gathered weekend that the Kaduna Refining and Petrochemical Company (KRPC) was ...

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‘Am here to show resolve in using ICT to drive change’—Buhari @ e-Nigeria

NITDA E Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday personally flagged off the 2017 e-Nigeria conference, saying “My presence here today is a demonstration of our commitment and strong belief in using ICT as a major driver of our developmental governance and economic reform plans aimed at bringing about the true CHANGE we promised our people”. According to him, “ICT is strategic in driving ...

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Buhari fails in his promise to be Minister of Petroleum for 18 months


More than two years after informing Nigerians that he is going to combine the post of Minister of Petroleum Resources and President of the country for only 18 months, the presidency has remained silent on why President Muhammadu Buhari is yet to announce a substantive Minister of Petroleum Resources. Some industry analysts traced the recent brouhaha that engulfed the ministry ...

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Buhari, ministers lure investors with new policies at 72nd UNGA


President Muhammadu Buhari and three ministers on Tuesday addressed the world on new business and investment windows in Nigeria at the ongoing 72nd United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), New York. In his emotion-laden speech, Buhari touched several global challenging issues in need of collective attention of the world and called on international investors to see Nigeria as the destination. President ...

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#ResumeOrResign: Day 2 turns injurious, but protesters remain adamant

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First test for the resilience of Nigerian youths calling on President Muhammadu Buhari to either resume work as elected President of federal Republic of Nigeria or resign and go home came on Tuesday as protesters were fired teargas by the Police but they remained unperturbed. The coalition of civil society groups, led by popular musician and ‘Area Fada’, Charles Oputa, ...

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Nigerians divided on FT’s analysis of Buhari’s economic policies in 2 years

Adeosun Buhari

Since the last week’s tailored analysis of Nigeria’s economy under President Muhammadu Buhari by David Pilling, Africa editor of Financial Times of London, suggesting that the economy is becoming worse than the current administration met it, Nigerian economic pundits who spoke to our correspondents have shown a sharp division in their submissions. Pilling had presented near convincing analogy, with a ...

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