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Gumus’ Controversial INEC Appointment: Iyasere, Ex-PDP Spokesman Urges Political Parties to Drag Buhari to Court

Gumus’ Controversial INEC Appointment: Iyasere, Ex-PDP Spokesman Urges Political Parties to Drag Buhari to Court

…Accuses President of planning to rig 2023 election As outrage continues to trail the appointment by President Muhammadu Buhari of Professor Rhoda Gumus, a known card-carrying member of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, as a Commissioner in the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, a former spokesman of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in Edo


Buhari Lifts Ban on Twitter

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered that the ban on Twitter, the micro-social media platform be lifted effective Thursday January 13th. The decision is coming seven months after the ban was imposed in June last year. Kashifu Abdullahi, director-general of the National Information Technical Development Agency, NITDA announced the decision of the government of Nigeria. According

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Igbo and Buhari’s Peace Speech in Imo State

(Published in the Nigerian Tribune on Monday, 13 September, 2021) President Muhammadu Buhari last week in Imo State acknowledged the resourcefulness and enterprising spirit of Igbo people. He said: “The fundamental thing about the Igbo people is that there is no town you visit in Nigeria without seeing the Igbo being in charge of either

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Buhari Sacks Two Ministers, Re-assigns Two others

President Muhammadu Buhari has relieved two members of his cabinet of their positions, just as he has moved two others to other offices. In a statement released by Femi Adesina, special adviser on media and publicity to the president, Mohammed Nanono, erstwhile minister of agriculture and rural development and Sale Mamman, his counterpart in the

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The signing of the Petroleum Industry Act last week was the first major official assignment of President Muhammadu Buhari after his return from 18-day trip to the United Kingdom. With the number of years, the legislation had spent in the National Assembly chambers, and the interest it has generated since it was sent to the

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The President is back

(Published in the Nigerian Tribune on Monday, 16 August, 2021) Twenty-four hours after paying an inter-infirmary visit to his co-Londoner, co-APC founder, comrade and power-sharer, President Muhammadu Buhari came back last week to meet his Nigeria as dying as he left it. Nigeria’s definition under him has remained sorrow, tears and blood. In his absence,

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The Senate Rejects the Nomination of Lauretta Onochie as INEC commissioner

At last the Nigerian Senate, Tuesday, rejected President Muhammadu Buhari’s nomination of Lauretta Onochie as a national commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. This followed the submission of the screening report by the Committee on INEC during plenary, recommending the rejection of the nominee.Kabiru Gaya, chairman of the committee, said Onochie’s nomination was

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David Mark Bows Out of Presidential Race

….As Wike Faults Buhari on Security Former Senate President, David Mark, has declared that he would not be contesting the 2023 presidential election. Mark made the declaration at Etche, Rivers State on Tuesday while inaugurating the 21-kilometre Odufor – Akpoku – Umuoye road construction by the Rivers State Government. Mark, who described the Rivers State

Protesters Carry placard and banners during a June 12 democracy day rally in Abuja. Photo: Afolabi Sotunde/Reuter.

Nigerians Denied Freedom on Democracy Day

Saturday, June 12, 2021, appeared to have been a national referendum on President Muhammadu Buhari’s six years rule as Nigerians protested bad governance, attempt to regulate the social media, intimidating the electronic media through the Nigeria Broadcasting Commission, NBC and spiraling insecurity across the country. Nigerians gathered in their numbers in Abuja, Lagos, and other

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