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Buhari’s re-election campaign: PDP demands Amaechi’s resignation.

This is a press statement by PDP on President Buhari’s re-election campaign, released by Kola Ologbondiyan, National Publicity Secretary. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday demanded the immediate resignation of the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, from the federal executive council. The PDP, which hinged its demand on the appointment of Amaechi as …

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Nigeria: President Buhari officially back to work

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari officially returned to work on Monday after sending a letter to the country’s parliament following a health scare, the presidency said. “President Muhammadu Buhari today resumed duties after his vacation,” said presidential spokeperson Femi Adesina in a statement. Buhari, 74, returned to Nigeria last week Friday …

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Nigeria VP comes out of the shadows with president Buhari away

Nigeria’s vice president Yemi Osinbajo seems to have been everywhere while his boss is away. He even conducted a spot check on the public toilets at Lagos international airport. The clear aim, it seems, is to give the impression of business as usual while President Muhammadu Buhari is nearly 5 …

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Nigeria: Buhari discuss with Trump over the U.S. arms deal

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari discussed a possible new arms deal with U.S. President Donald Trump by telephone on Monday to help the West African nation fight terrorism, the Nigerian presidency said. Nigeria has been fighting since 2009 against an insurgency by Boko Haram militants trying to set up an Islamic …

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Buhari to stay in London for further medical checks


Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, who is in Britain for health checks, has asked parliament to extend his medical leave.  Mr Buhari left Nigeria two weeks ago and had been expected to return to Abuja today.  In a statement, his office said he’d been advised by doctors to complete and await …

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Buhari is alive – Presidency debunks death rumour


The Presidency last night refuted speculations that President Muhammadu Buhari was in a terrible health condition that could lead to his death, saying the president was well and alive. Buhari The presidency spoke through the two media aides of the president on media and publicity namely Mr. Femi Adesina who’s …

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