Buhari, S’West monarchs meet over security

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday hosted several monarchs from the South West region of Nigeria at the State House, Abuja. Tolu Ogunlesi, who oversees the digital communications of the Presidency, on his verified Twitter handle revealed that the agenda of the meeting was security. He said that the delegation of South West monarchs was led by the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi. Also present at the meeting were Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, and the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu.

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Senior WAEC official confirms Buhari’s secondary school results

President Muhammadu Buhari opened his second day of defence on Wednesday before the Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC) by calling a senior official of the West African Examination Council (INEC) as his first witness of the day. The official, Oshindeinde Henry Adewunmi said he is the Deputy Registrar Charge of School Examination in Nigeria. The petitioners – Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) – are challenging Buhari’s election at the last presidential election on among other grounds, qualification. The petitioners are claiming the President did not have a…

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Buhari’s lawyer plays video on INEC’s stand on results transmission

A lawyer to President Muhammadu Buhari, Alex Izinyon (SAN), at the resumption of the proceedings of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) on Tuesday morning, played a video, where the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Mahmoud Yakubu said his commission could not transmit results electronically, because of inadequate communication facilities/coverage in the country and the challenge of cybersecurity. Prof Mahmoud Yakubu explained why results of last general elections could not be transmitted electronically, contrary to claim by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its last presidential candidate, Atiku…

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Buhari’s lawyer plays video on INEC’s stand on results transmission

A lawyer to President Muhammadu Buhari, Alex Izinyon (SAN), at the resumption of the proceedings of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) on Tuesday morning, played a video, where the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Mahmoud Yakubu said his commission could not transmit results electronically, because of inadequate communication facilities/coverage in the country and the challenge of cybersecurity. Prof Mahmoud Yakubu explained why results of last general elections could not be transmitted electronically, contrary to claim by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its last presidential candidate, Atiku…

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2 non-executive directors for chemical firm

Chemical and Allied Products (CAP) Plc has appointed Mrs Muhibat Omobolanle Idowu Abbas and Mrs Bolarin Okunowo as non-executive directors. The company said in a statement that the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) and the general public had been notified of the appointments. Abbas obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from the University of Lagos. She has attended various courses organised by IMD, Euromoney, Ashridge Business School and the Lagos Business School. Abbas is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) with over 30…

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MASSOB to Buhari: You’re using Abiola to score cheap political points

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Movement of Actualization for Sovereign State of Biafra(MASSOB) has told President Muhammadu Buhari that his posthumous honour of Late MKO Abiola was aimed at wooing the people of the south-west to support him in next year’s presidential election. It frowned at the President’s declaration of June 12 as democracy day as a mark of respect to Abiola. In a statement issued in Abakalkiki, Ebonyi state capital by its leader Comrade Uchenna Madu, MASSOB said not that it was unhappy about honouring Abiola but that the honour coming few months to…

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Buhari presiding over a failed government – Secondus

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National Chairman of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus said the threat by the National Assembly to invoke its constitutional powers on President Muhammadu Buhari over his alleged infringement of the constitution was evident that the president is presiding a failed government. Secondus in a statement yesterday by his Special Adviser on media, Ike Abonyi, said President Buhari ‎should quit immediately since it is now evident that he could not hold the government and the country together. “We in the opposition have been saying it interminably that…

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Killings: Take responsibility and stop sitting on the fence, Catholics tell Buhari

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Catholic bishops, priests and faithful in Imo State yesterday embarked on a mournful procession across the major streets of Owerri, the state capital in condemnation of the widespread killings across the country. The clerics also called on the federal government to take responsibility and fish out the perpetrators of the serial killings in the country particularly the masterminds of the gruesome murder of Catholic priests in Benue state. The Catholics who marched from the Pastoral Centre on Wetheral road terminated the procession at Assumpta Cathedral at control post urged president…

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BREAKING: Buhari Holds Security Meeting With Service Chiefs

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President Muhammadu Buhari is currently holding a closed-door meeting with the Service Chiefs at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, the nation’s capital. The President will be discussing an appraisal of the security situation in the country. In attendance at the meeting are the National Security Adviser, Mohammed Babagana Monguno, Minister of Defense, Mansur Dan-Ali, Director General of the NIA, Ahmed Abubakar and Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris. This follows an earlier meeting on Monday where President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo held separate meetings with the security…

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