Dr. Ahmed Kurfi, a former chieftain of the defunct CPC, said it was Colonel Sambo Dasuki, the immediate past National Security Adviser, who introduced the General Muhammadu Buhari (retd), the then Leader of CPC, to Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the leader of ACN prior to the 2011 presidential election.
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Buhari released the list of ministerial nominees on Tuesday
On his verified Twitter handle: @drobafemihamzat, Hamzat, the former Commissioner of Works and Infrastructure in the state, expressed gratitude to God for the life his departed father lived
In a tell-all account in the current edition of The Interview magazine, Galadima said he was principally responsible for the alliance between the Congress for Progressive Change and the Action Congress of Nigeria against Buhari’s wishes
From the demographics we have now, the historic figures and the present realities that we know, these defections will have little or no impact on the chances of Mr. President’s re-election
Pundits, political commentators, columnists and studio discussants have all bemoaned the sheer rascality of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar at…
Umar said this in response to a claim made on Saturday by Abubakar that he is capable of defeating Buhari and winning Adamawa State for the Peoples Democratic Party in 2019 if he clinched the PDP ticket
This followed the announcement of the formation of the new group by an ally of President Muhammadu Buhari, Buba Galadima, on Wednesday
Though I am quite surprised that you now keep mum after a judgement that favoured your advocacy in the past, I refuse to believe that as the then spokesperson of the opposition party you were merely pretending or lying when you were defending my right to freedom of expression in 2013
For the second week running now, Ladoja, who left the PDP for Accord in 2011, had been hosting his erstwhile foot soldiers who served under him but deserted the camp due to irreconcilable political differences in 2011 to work for the success of the then Action Congress of Nigeria
In 2011, Buhari was defeated by former President Jonathan by 10 million votes. That was a trouncing.
The fact remains that in 2015, Muhammadu Buhari only won because strong elements of the PDP like Atiku Abubakar helped him secure his mandate. On his own, he would have suffered another massive loss. The key difference between 2015 and 2003, 2007 and 2011 was the input of Atiku Abubakar and Bola Tinubu
Obanikoro was said to have made the first move two months ago
Given Etiebet’s pedigree, Udoedehe, like the rest of us, knows very well that no one could better fit the bill. He knows also that those who hold sway in the party would not reckon on him to a point of making him flies the flag of the party in governorship contest.
He further appealed to party members to rather join hands with President Muhammadu Buhari “to effect the ‘change’ we jointly promised Nigerians in 2014”
It will be recalled that Tinubu, a National Leader of the APC and former Governor of Lagos State, supported Barrister Rotimi Akeredolu in the 2012 governorship election in the state
Among those Akeredolu defeated was Dr. Segun Abraham, the preferred candidate of a National Leader of the APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu
Ajimobi said this on Tuesday while addressing some Muslim stakeholders in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.
Dasuki said his support for the presidential ambition of Buhari dated as far back as 2003
Bamidele, representing Ekiti Central 1 Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, struck a new deal with the national leaders of the APC for a working relationship to deliver Buhari in the February 14 election in the state
As much as I have a strong aversion for vindictiveness, I also loathe a sitting government using the power entrusted in him to suppress and subvert the rule of law. Fayose must allow the rule of law to run its full course on those answering murder charges in court among these belligerent Fayemi’s aides to teach a strong lesson that power belongs to GOD