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Buhari: Why Lake Chad will continue to fuel terrorism


President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday called for more commitment from the international community on redirecting water to the Lake Chad, warning that the about 40 million population in the region will pose adverse migration and security challenges to the world. Receiving Letters of Credence from the High Commissioner of Canada to …

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I accept responsibility for service chiefs’ performance, says Buhari


President Muhammadu Buhari says the performance of the service chiefs may have been disappointing but he will continue to accept responsibility for not changing them. Buhari said this during an interview aired on Arise TV which was monitored by NEWSTIMES. The President said having been a military administrator, minister and …

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I’ve been fair to Igbo despite low votes – Buhari


President Muhammadu Buhari has taken a swipe at those criticising him for alleged marginalisation of the Igbo. Buhari said despite getting low votes from people in the region during the 2015 elections, he had been impartial in his appointments. He spoke during an interview aired on Arise TV on Monday …

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I’ll take action on IG soon, says Buhari


President Muhammadu Buhari says he will take action on the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, soon. Buhari said this during an interview aired on Arise TV which was monitored by NEWSTIMES. There have been growing demands for the IG, who has reached the retirement age of 60, to step aside. …

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Amaechi leaked audio: PDP asks Buhari to resign, quit presidential bid


The Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organization (PPCO) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to resign and end his re-election bid, following the “expressed disapproval and vilification” by the Director-General of his Presidential Campaign, Rotimi Amaechi, in the leaked audio recording. The PPCO in a statement on Monday by its Director …

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2019: I’ll give Nigeria a legacy of free, fair elections, says Buhari


President Muhammadu Buhari says free, fair and credible elections are the foundation of political stability and peace in any nation, assuring that he will leave a legacy of free and fair elections. The President said this when he inaugurated the All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Council in Abuja on Monday. …

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Allowing Buhari beyond 2019 will be disastrous, says Atiku group

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Some supporters of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, operating under the aegis of Atiku 2019 National Support Group, have urged Nigerians to support the former vice-president in next month’s presidential election. According to them, allowing President Muhammadu Buhari to rule the nation beyond 2019 will be …

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