Oil theft: Sowore lambasts Tinubu, Buhari, Osinbajo, service chiefs

The 2023 presidential candidate of the African Action Congress, Omoyele Sowore, has described President Bola Ahmed Tinubu as a confused man. Sowore made this known in a tweet on Friday, June 2, 2023, while reacting to the President’s directive to service chiefs and heads of security and intelligence agencies on Thursday to deal with perpetrators of oil theft. PUNCH reports that the President had on Thursday, during his maiden official meeting with service chiefs and intelligence heads, led by the Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Lucky Irabor, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, directed service chiefs and heads of security and

By |June 2nd, 2023|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

Pensioners kick over jumbo severance package of N63bn for Buhari, Osinbajo, Lawmakers, others

Severance packages for the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, state governors and other political appointees leaving office in 2023 may cost the country about N63.45bn, findings by The PUNCH have shown. The figure also covers the severance gratuity for ministers, commissioners, National Assembly members, state assembly members and special advisers. It, however, does not include special assistants. A breakdown of the package indicates that the Federal Government would pay out N3.39bn while the states will cough out N60.06bn. The beneficiaries’ package was collated from a document obtained from the website of the Revenue Mobilisation and

BREAKING: Tinubu releases more information to Nigerians about APC, Buhari, Osinbajo, others 

A presidential aspirant and national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Thursday, opened up on his role in the emergence of Major-General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) as the President in 2015. The former Lagos State governor, while addressing the Ogun State APC delegates at the Presidential Lodge, Abeokuta, said Buhari, after losing 2003, 2007 and 2011 presidential elections, vowed not to contest again. Tinubu, however said he went to Katsina to persuade Buhari to contest and subsequently supported him to win in 2015. Tinubu also took a swipe at one of his fellow presidential aspirants in the

2023: Don’t contest, age not on your side – Ohanaeze chieftain tells Tinubu, Atiku, Osinbajo

Chuks Ibegbu, a former National Publicity Secretary of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has said Bola Tinubu, National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, should not run for President in 2023. Ibegbu said Tinubu and Atiku should drop their ambition due to their age. Speaking exclusively with DAILY POST, Ibegbu said Atiku, Tinubu and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo should pick a credible presidential candidate from the Southeast. He noted that the rigorous nature of the Presidency wouldn’t allow the likes of Tinubu and Atiku to perform optimally at their age. Ibegbu’s comment

Buhari speaks on his relationship with Osinbajo

President Muhammadu Buhari has said the opinion of Theophilus Danjuma, a retired general, is not more important than that of millions of Nigerians who voted for his reelection last year. Mr Buhari made this comment in an exclusive interview with The Interview by email released in Abuja on Saturday. Asked if he was concerned about the vote of low confidence expressed by Mr Danjuma during a recent book launch in Ibadan, Mr Buhari said, “And what is the vote of confidence of Nigerians in me, as expressed in the polls last year? That is what matters more, not the opinion

By |January 26th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Amotekun: Osinbajo meets Malami, IG, Southwest governors in closed door

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is currently meeting with all the six Southwest governors after the monthly National Economic Council (NEC) Meeting held at the Presidential Villa, on Thursday in Abuja. Also in attendance were the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, and the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice (AGF) Abubakar Malami. Details ..

By |January 23rd, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Presidency confirms sacking of Osinbajo’s aides

Says Buhari wants to reduce cost of administration  The Presidency has confirmed that President Muhammadu Buhari laid off some aides to Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo as part of the ongoing overhauling of the seat of government. “The exercise, which has been ordered by the President, is to streamline decision-making, cut down multiple authorities and reduce the cost of administration. “It is also an appropriate response to the general perception that the Presidency has an oversized and bloated workforce which acts as a drag on efficiency. “As may have been noticed by discerning members of the public, a number of political appointees

By |November 8th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Controversy as Buhari sacks Osinbajo’s aides

• No cold war in Aso Rock, presidency insists Vice President Yemi Osinbajo chaired the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting yesterday on behalf of President Muhammadu Buhari who is in London on a ‘private visit’. The duty, however, did little to douse speculations that relations between him and his principal have hit an all-time low. As the council sat at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, Nigerians heard the latest in a series of stories suggesting a methodical whittling down of the vice president’s influence. According to online reports, Buhari approved the sacking of at least 35 out of over 80

By |November 7th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Buhari relocates Presidency to UK, signs bill in UK, leaves Osinbajo floating

Amidst heightened suspicion  President Muhammadu Buhari has temporarily relocated the Presidency to the United Kingdom where he signed the Deep Offshore and Inland Basin Production Sharing Contract (PSC) Amendment Bill into law yesterday.  Starnews had reported that Buhari left Saudi Arabia on Saturday where he spent five days on an official trip, and later moved to the UK for a private visit which the presidency said will last till November 17 without handing over to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. Daily Trust reports that while in London, Buhari yesterday announced through a post on his official Twitter handle, @MBuhari the signing

By |November 5th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |1 Comment

3 Weeks Foreign Trip: Buhari refuses to hand over to Osinbajo

Human rights activist reacts Human rights activist, Inibehe Effiong, has lambasted President Muhammadu Buhari for embarking on a three-week foreign trip without handing over to Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, for the second time this year. Effiong said in a statement, “This President is lawless. Buhari has gotten away with murder. “In the spirit of the rule of law and due process, one would have expected Buhari to either comply with the mandatory requirement of Section 145 (1) of the Constitution by transmitting a letter to President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives to empower Prof. Osinbajo

By |October 29th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments
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