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Lauretta Onochie: profile of President Buhari PA nominated for INEC Federal Commissioner job

The screening of Lauretta Onochie by the Nigerian senate as INEC Federal Commissioner-nominee has been generating controversy among many concerned Nigerians. The controversy is mainly because she is the Personal Assistant on Social Media to Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari – meaning she is one of the President’s loyalists and also a card carrying member of …

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Buhari’s London trips, explained

President Muhammadu Buhari’s latest trip to the UK has been postponed. “The medical follow-up visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to the United Kingdom which was scheduled for today, Friday, June 25, 2021, has been postponed,” Femi Adesina, the President’s aide on media and publicity wrote on Facebook. Adesina did not reveal any new date for …

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“Nigerians love me, that’s why I’m paying them back” — President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he is committed to serving Nigerians because of the love they have for him. According to Buhari, providing adequate security and livelihood is a debt of gratitude he owed Nigerians for giving him the opportunity to serve. Speaking in Borno State on Thursday, June 17, the President said, “My …

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Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari in Borno state to ‘assess security’

Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari will start his one day working visit to Borno state, north-eastern Nigeria on Thursday. The state governor, Babagana Zulum says the president is visiting to “assess the security situation and inaugurate some of the projects” that both the federal and state governments have completed in the state. Borno is the base …

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Nigeria suspends Twitter indefinitely two days after the platform removed President Buhari’s tweet

The Federal Government of Nigeria has announced it has suspended Twitter’s operations in the country indefinitely, two days after the platform deleted President Buhari’s tweet. Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, announced the suspension in a statement citing the persistent use of the platform for activities that are capable of ‘undermining Nigeria’s corporate existence’. …

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AGF Malami denies advising Buhari to suspend the constitution and declare state of emergency

President Muhammadu Buhari has been asked to suspend the Nigerian constitution and declare a state of emergency across the nation in an attempt to find a solution to widespread chaos and insecurity plaguing the nation, if a report on People’s Gazette is to be believed. The online publication claims Attorney-General Abubakar Malami in a lengthy …

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Twitter deletes Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari’s tweet

Twitter has deleted a tweet in which Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari appear to threaten separatists among the people of Igbo-dominated South-East. In a statement issued by the office of President Muhammadu Buhari, who previously led Nigeria as a military ruler in the early 1980s, said “a rude shock” awaits “those bent on destroying the country …

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Foreign policy magazine declare Nigeria a failed state.

American news publication, ForeignPolicy.com has assessed Nigeria’s situation under President Muhammadu Buhari and declared the country “a failed state”. In an opinion piece co-authored by John Cambell, a former American ambassador to Nigeria the influential magazine writes:“Nigeria has long teetered on the precipice of failure. But now, unable to keep its citizens safe… Nigeria has …

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What happens if Nigeria can’t hold elections in 2023 due to insecurity?

Herdsmen killed 50 people in Ebonyi. Boko Haram killed 7 soldiers. Bandits killed 60 people in the NW and NC. Unknown gunmen and the military killed at least 15 people killed. These happened in Nigeria this weekend. So, which peace is Buhari going to give to Mali? #TableShaker — Reno Omokri (@renoomokri) June 1, 2021 …

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Fayose mocks Buhari over insecurity, calls him ‘the Jonah in our boat’

Former governor of Ekiti State, Peter Ayodele Fayose has likened Muhammadu Buhari to the biblical Jonah in a boat while reacting to the current state of insecurity in the country. He admitted that nothing is wrong with Nigeria as a country and Nigerians as a people, but blamed Buhari for how things have turned out …

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