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REMARKS BY PRESIDENT MOHAMMADU BUHARI AT THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING OF THE APC, TUESDAY, 27TH MARCH, 2018

REMARKS BY PRESIDENT MOHAMMADU BUHARI AT THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING OF THE APC, TUESDAY, 27TH MARCH, 2018

REMARKS BY HIS EXCELLENCY MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT, FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA, AT THE NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING OF THE APC TUESDAY, 27TH MARCH, 2018 I am delighted to once again welcome you to this National Executive Committee Meeting of our great party. As we usually do, I hope we will take the opportunity of this

T.Y Danjuma’s evocations, By Kassim Afegbua 

The past week has been one loaded with potpourri of dramas with their different themes all woven around incompetence and the greater need for a better Nigeria. In quick succession, we heard of the release of Dapchi kidnapped girls, we read the linear narrative of one Sergeant David Bako who told an already befuddled nation

The Leah Sharibu Symbolism

By Sufuyan Ojeifo Liya (Leah) Sharibu is the name of the only Dapchi schoolgirl who is still in the captivity of those who abducted her and 109 others on February 19, 2018. The innocent girls were in search of western education, away from home, parents and loved ones. But unfortunately, they became victims of the

National Assembly and Buhari’s Challenge

By Sufuyan Ojeifo The refusal by President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to the Electoral Act 2010 Amendment Bill is the biggest challenge yet to the collective decision of the 8th National Assembly. Whereas, the passage of the amendment bill by the National Assembly is an approximation of a national consensus; the withholding of assent by

Ekweremadu: Demonising a demagogue 

By Sufuyan Ojeifo Since emerging as deputy senate president in 2015, despite being a member of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ike Ekweremadu has been a subject of both subtle and brazen attacks by entrenched interests in the All Progressives Congress (APC). They see him as a usurper of the conventional privileges of presiding

Osinbajo and nepotism

By Minabere Ibelema When Jesus said — according to gospel writer Matthew—that “By their fruits, ye shall know them,” he made it seem so simple. The reality is that people bear multiple fruits, and it is a complicated matter trying to determine which should define them. This foray into ontology came about after I read

Ambode’s reputation on the line

Animashaun As the rainy season has started rather early this year, many Nigerians are rejoicing. At least, the weather is now less harsh, making it a bit bearable to stay without public electric supply, if it ever comes though. But for the people in such communities as Ajah, Langbasa, Addo and Badore on the Lekki

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