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August 14, 2018

UPP blasts Okigwe traditional rulers for endorsing Buhari

… Condemns attack on Ohanaeze Ndigbo leader The United Progressive Party (UPP) has condemned in very strong terms, the recent statement endorsing President Muhammadu Buhari for second term, by traditional rulers of Okigwe Zone. The party reminded such natural rulers and custodians of the people’s culture, norms and tradition, that they are expected to be neutral in politics. UPP’s great concern and embarrassment over the purported endorsement of Muhammadu Buhari for a second term by Okigwe Traditional rulers were contained in a release signed by the Deputy National Chairman of the party, Chief Chris Ejike Uche (Dimkpasaa). “We are pained…

I will win again if presidential election holds today – Buhari boasts

President Muhammadu Buhari has boasted that he is still as popular as he was during the 2015 presidential election. Buhari said this in an interview with the magazine, African Leadership. His words: “Yes, I was elected by an overwhelming majority of Nigerians, and I am ever grateful for the opportunity I have been given to serve. “However, I don’t consider the result of the so-called survey a slip in my public rating and acceptance. I appreciate the high expectations of Nigerians and as an administration we are working assiduously to deliver. “We came in with a mantra of Change and…

Buhari Appoints Ogbonaya Onu As The New SGF

  Barely 72-hours after former Head of State, Muhammadu Buhari, was inaugurated as Nigeria’s president,  he has appointed Ogbonaya Onu as the new Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF). This detail was made public moments ago by the APC Situation room. Though this latest development has not been confirmed by the presidency, brings to you five episodes of Dr Ogbonnaya Onu’s biography: 1. Date of birth: December 1, 1951. 2. State of origin: Ebonyi (Ohaozara LGA). 3. Eductaion: Izzi High School, Abakaliki, Ebonyi; the College of Immaculate Conception, Enugu (distinctions in physics and chemistry); UNILAG (chemical engineering, 1976); University of California, Berkeley,…

Jonathan hands over to Buhari: You’ve chosen the path of honour – Buhari

  Buhari Muhammadu Buhari, says President Goodluck Jonathan has chosen the path of honour with his decision to accept defeat in the 2015 presidential election. Buhari said this inside the Council Chambers of the Aso Rock Presidential Villa  on Thursday after receiving handover notes from Jonathan. The president-elect said if Jonathan had intended to make things difficult, they would have indeed be difficult. According to Buhari, President Jonathan has positively changed the course of the nation’s political history. On the handover notes, Buhari said he would not make any “strong contributions” on the document until he studies and digests it….