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Presidency Apologises, Deletes Tweet Over Misleading Information On Rescued ABU Zaria Students

Nigeria’s Presidency has deleted an earlier tweet it published regarding the rescue of the three students of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria abducted on Monday. Bashir Ahmed, Personal Assistant on New Media to President Muhammdu Buhari, had yesterday tweeted that, “The Kaduna State police command has rescued three students of Ahmadu Bello University, ABU Zaria abducted on Monday along Abuja-Kaduna ...

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Atiku Framed Obasanjo Over The Years – Presidency

Some Presidency sources on Tuesday night faulted the alarm raised by the former Vice President and Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on former President Olusegun Obasanjo. Atiku had on Monday declared that President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration was bent on framing Obasanjo in order to stop him from criticising Buhari’s administration. In a statement by his ...

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I’ll Never Be A Rubber Stamp Senate President As Some Nigerians Think, Vows Lawan

Senator Ahmad Lawan has vowed never to be a rubber stamp Senate President to President Muhammadu Buhari’s executive as supposed by many Nigerians. The Senate President stated this in a statement he released on Friday through his special assistant on media and publicity, Mohammed Isa. He was addressing a group, Women Parliamentarians, led by Senator Joy Emordi in Abuja, when ...

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New NNPC GMD Not Related To Buhari’s Chief Of Staff, Says Presidency

Following conflicting information on social media, the presidency has on Thursday, June 20, cleared the air on the appointment of Mele Kyari as the group managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). According Bashir Ahmad, personal assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on new media, the new NNPC GMD Mele Kyari is not in any way related to Mallam ...

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Senate Presidency: Despite N5b Corruption Case Hanging On Goje, El-Rufai Says He Has Impeccable Integrity

Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has applauded Sen. Danjuma Goje (APC-Gombe Central) for stepping down for Sen. Ahmad Lawan (APC-Yobe) in the race for the Presidency of the 9th Senate. El-Rufai spoke with State House correspondents at the Presidential Villa, Abuja after he, Lawan, Goje and Senator-elect, Uba Sani (APC-Kaduna Central) emerged from a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu ...

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NASS Leadership: What Happened In 8th Senate Regrettable – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has advised Senators elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, not to follow the footsteps of the leadership of the outgoing eight senate, describing the relationship between the senate and executive as regrettable. Mr President gave the advice when he hosted a dinner for serving APC senators and the Senators-elect for the ninth senate ...

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Some APC Leaders Expect Buhari To Rig Supplementary Poll, Says Garba Shehu

Garba Shehu, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari, says the president will neither interfere with the supplementary polls in five states nor ask the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to change results in favour of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). In a statement on Sunday, Shehu said some APC leaders expected Buhari to abuse his office by usurping the powers ...

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Presidency Mocks Atiku For Boycotting Debate Over Buhari’s Absence

The Presidency has replied the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, on his reason for boycotting the ongoing presidential debate in Abuja. The presidential debate organised by the Nigeria Elections Debate Group (NEDG) and the Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria (BON) had President Buhari, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and his Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, ...

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Presidency Not Involved In Plot To Arrest Onnoghen, Frame Justices – Adesina

The presidency has denied plotting to arrest Walter Onnoghen, chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), as is being alleged by the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP). Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, said the presidency will not interfere with Onnoghen’s ongoing trial and has no involvement in an alleged plot to frame supreme court justices. On Friday, the CUPP alleged the presidency ...

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Galadima: Buhari Will Not Be Nigeria’s President By May 29

Buba Galadima, a spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential campaign organisation, says Muhammadu Buhari will not be Nigeria’s president come May 29. Galadima said this while speaking on Sunrise Daily, a Channels Television programme, on Wednesday. He made the comment in reaction to a statement by Ayo Arise, a former Ekiti senator, who said the president has integrity. ...

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