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Buhari jets to UK for two-week private visit after Lesser Hajj

President Muhammadu Buhari has left Makkah for Unitted Kingdom after he successfully performed the Lesser Hajj. President left Makkah for Jeddah at about 1.30pm (local time) while his presidential aircraft took-off for London at exactly 3.05pm. The departure was after all the airport protocol led by Mayor of Jeddah, Almeer bin Abdallah bin Jalawi. NAN reports that before performing the ...

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Aisha Buhari explains her long stay in UK, warns Nigerians against fake news

The First Lady, Aisha Buhari on Sunday warned Nigerians on the dangers of spreading fake news shortly after she returned from a medical leave from the United kingdom. Mrs Buhari gave the warning while fielding questions from journalists shortly after her arrival at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, in the early hours of Sunday. The first lady was received ...

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$9bn Award Against Nigeria: Govt officials involved will be punished- Malami

Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), hss vowed that all past and present government officials who caused the August 19, 2019 award of $9bn by a British court against Nigeria will be brought to book. Speaking during his first full day in office in Abuja after his Wednesday’s re-appointment for the second term as ...

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Attack on Ekweremadu a taboo, says Ohanaeze Ndigbo, UK

Ohanaeze Ndigbo, UK, has condemned the attack on former Deputy President of the Senate Ike Ekweremadu in Nuremberg, Germany, by members of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), calling it a taboo. Some IPOB members attacked Ekweremadu on Saturday where he was a special guest at the second annual Igbo Cultural Festival in Nuremberg, Germany. Dr Nnanna Igwe , the President ...

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I didn’t go to UK to compile ministerial list- Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday in Abuja dismissed the speculations that he was in the United Kingdom to compile the names of those who may be appointed as ministers during his second tenure of office. The president stated this when he reacted to a question from a correspondent of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), shortly after returning to Abuja after ...

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Election 2019: Buhari’s victory a triumph of light over darkness- APC Uk

The United Kingdom chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has described the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 election as the choice of light over darkness. Mr Fola Ojutalayo, Chairman APC UK Presidential Campaign Committee (PCC) made the remark in a statement made available to newsmen on Monday in Abuja. According to the statement, Ojutalayo spoke in ...

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Buhari’s Return: Presidency blasts ‘irresponsible’ opposition, ‘reckless’ media

‎Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday returned to Abuja, after a 10-day ‘private visit’ to the United Kingdom. It was gathered that the president’s jet touched down at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, at about 6:24 p.m. A statement by his spokesperson, Femi Adesina, said some “reckless online media, irresponsible political opposition, and other bilious groups and individuals, had gone on ...

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‘Private Visit’ to UK: Presidency declines comment on rumour on Buhari’s date of return

President Muhammadu Buhari may not return to Nigeria on Sunday, May 5 as expected. This is reportedly due to health complications. It was gathered that the President is extending his stay on doctors’ advice. Buhari had travelled to the United Kingdom on April 25. Buhari’s spokesman, Femi Adesina, was contacted for his reaction Friday afternoon. According to DailyPpost, the presidential ...

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President Buhari proceeds to UK on private visit Thursday

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Thursday proceed to the UK on a private visit, Mr Femi Adesina, the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity has disclosed. Adesina, in a statement in Abuja on Thursday, however, said the president would pay official visit to Maiduguri from where he would proceed to the UK. The presidential aide further revealed that President ...

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APC UK chapter says Buhari unbeatable, commends INEC on poll extension

The United Kingdom chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has commended the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to extend electioneering campaigns, saying it will help the party reach out to undecided electorate. Mr Jacob Ogunseye, spokesperson of the chapter, said this in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja, adding that President Muhammadu Buhari was unbeatable because ...

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