President Buhari of Nigeria was today asked by a newsman at his polling unit if he will accept defeat in the ongoing Presidential election and hand over power to another winner (if he loses), his response:
A graphics designer sketched the first family in a lovely mood, probably before the sickness came or perhaps he is wishing the president will recover and get back to happiness with his family like this. Whichever it is, the sketch has become loved by many lovers of Buhari.
House of Reps member Abdulmumin Jibril shared it on his social media handles and promised a handsome reward for the creator and the 1000th person to retweet.
The ardent supporter of President Buhari wrote:
President Buhari met with Vice president Yemi Osinbajo, Speaker of house of Reps, Yakubu Dogara and Senate President Bukola Saraki before heading out of Nigeria tonight for another medical trip in London where his doctors are.
As promised yesterday, he met with the rescued girls at the state house in Abuja this evening before before his departure to London for another medical trip.
The President said it is time for the girls to get the best in life since they have seen the worst already.
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President Muhammadu Buhari today ( Sunday May 7th night) left Nigeria for London where he is scheduled to consult with his doctors. This is coming just about 3 weeks after his return from his last medical trip.
Vice president Osibanjo now goes back as acting president of Nigeria.
All those spreading the rumours that President Muhammadu Buhari is dead will be very disappointed to see this! Photos from NAN this evening shows the president is fully alive and not even in any intensive care. Below are photos of him and Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun and some APC leaders in UK.
The President is seen in another picture watching TV while making call and his legs crossed on a center table. See pictures below.
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that Boko Haram will be defeated hopeful by end of this year.
Buhari spoke in Cotonou on Saturday during a gala lunch held in honour by the President of Benin Republic, Boni Yayi.
He expressed optimism that the Multi-national Joint Task Force, MNJTF launched in Cameroon on Thursday would start yielding fruits soon.
This is as Yayi who described his country as the 37th State of Nigeria assured president Buhari that 800 troops would be contributed to the Joint Task Force by his country in the all-out-assault on insurgents.
While commending the gesture by Yayi, Buhari said
“and I assure you that we will defeat Boko Haram by the end of this year”.
President Buhari who was on a one-day official visit to Cotonou as the special guest of honour at the 55th independence anniversary of Benin Republic was bestowed with the national honor of the Republic of Benin.
Nigeria’s president recalled that both countries have maintained peace over the years even when…
President Buhari said in one of the ocassions during his visit to the USA that the US is 'aiding and abetting' Boko Haram insurgency by refusing to supply arms to Nigeria. He spoke about a US law called the Leahy Law that prevents the US government from selling arms to countries which fail to tackle human rights abuses by their armed forces. President Buhari made the accusation while addressing members of the US Institute of Peace on Wednesday, July 22nd:
"In our efforts at combating the activities of Boko Haram, the new Government has sought and obtained the support of not only our neighbours other international friends and partners. Regrettably, the blanket application of the Leahy Law by the United States on the grounds of unproven allegations of human rights violations levelled against our forces has denied us access to appropriate strategic weapons to prosecute the war against the insurgents. Our forces have remained largely impotent because they do not possess the…
Nigerian first lady, Aisha Buhari revealed yesterday that she still cooks for her husband and children even with her position.
She made this known a sallah party organized by her for children from different parts of the country in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to mark the Eid-el-Fitri celebration at the Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Her remark followed an excuse to depart from the party amid dances by the children.
“I’m going to leave you soon. I want to go back home to cook for my husband because my children are here playing with you. Nobody is at home, only my husband. So, I want to go back home to be with him and also cook dinner for him”, she said.
She further stated that the Sallah party was a mark of the seriousness her husband’s administration attached to the welfare of the youth.
The president ans his vice today reduced their salaries by 50%.
President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo have announced their decision to take only 50 per cent of the salary approved for them by the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission.
Their decision was contained in a statement made available to journalists on Friday by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu.
The President’s current annual remuneration as approved by RMAFC is put at N14,058,820.00.
With this development, Buhari will earn N7m per year throughout his four-year tenure.
Shehu said the President’s decision to cut his salary by half had been conveyed to the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation on Friday by the Permanent Secretary of the State House, Mr. Nebolisa Emodi.
Yesterday, President Buhari, his vice Osibanjo and other top officials of government were host to the Bring Back Our Girls group leaders in Abuja. The BBOG led by former minister of education and the convener of the group, Mrs Oby Ezekwesili demanded that the government take the rescue of the abducted Chibok girls as top priority and that the FG should apologize to Nigerians for the failure to rescue the girls who have overstayed in the bondage of their captors.
While responding, President Buhari expressed his disappointment over the response that the Goodluck Jonathan led administration gave the matter, calling it unresponsive. He also said boko haram is not propagating Islam but acting in ignorance. He said they should change their name to something else.
Yesterday, President Muhammadu Buhari fired his Chief Security Officer, Abdulrahman Mani, and requested the State Security Service to redeploy him out of the presidential villa, sources in the presidential villa and the State Security Service reported. The former CSO was said to have been dismissed by the President for what was termed overzealousness.
It was gathered that Mr. Mani has already been replaced by Bashir Abubakar, who, until his appointment was an assistant director in the Bayelsa state command of the SSS but the presidency has yet to officially announce the development.
Mr Femi Adesina who is the president's special adviser on media said all questions about it should be directed to the DSS as he does not speak on security.
A lot of Nigerians both on social media and on other platforms have started expressing worries and anger over the appointments being made by President Muhammadu Buhari since he became president of Nigeria. A lot of people from the South of Nigeria are worried that the president is making major appointments only from the northern parts of the country thereby threatening the Democracy and disrespecting the diversity of the country.
They said the appointments were in favour of the North alone and not in the best interest of the country.
President Buhari is from Katsina State, Senate President Bukola Saraki and House of Representatives Speaker, Yakubu Dogara, are from Kwara and Bauchi states respectively. The judiciary is led by Justice Mahmud Mohammed from Taraba State.
Out of the nine appointments made by Buhari so far, eight are from the North, while only one is from the South.
The appointments are: Director-General of the State Services, Lawal Daura, Katsina State; Acting Chairman, t…
President Muhammadu Buhari pictured doing some paper work in his official office at the Aso rock villa on Monday after he finally moved into the presidential building last weekend, 3 weeks after his inauguration.
President Muhammadu Buhari has finally packed into the presidential villa, this is coming 3 weeks after he was sworn into office. The presidency had initially explained that the villa was undergoing repairs.According to Punch report, Three weeks after his May 29 inauguration, the president on the evening of Sunday, 21st June, 2015, relocated to the Presidential Villa, Abuja. He joined his wife, Aisha, who had moved in on Thursday. Before he finally moved in, the President had in the afternoon of Sunday visited the Presidential Villa where he stayed for about 30 minutes. Those who thought that he had finally relocated to the seat of power were however shocked when Buhari left the premises after spending a few minutes.
Photos of President Buhari earlier today before he left Katsina and headed back to Abuja. He is currently back to Abuja and is expected to relocate to the Aso Rock villa. It was reported earlier today that his wife, Aisha Buhari packed into the village this week while her husband was away on a trip.
While her husband went on a tri, the wife of the number one citizen of the nation have reportedly packed into the presidential villa before her husband and his vice. According to report by Punch, the wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, has relocated to the Presidential Villa, Abuja, barely three weeks after President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration was inaugurated.
President Muhammadu Buhari has been likened to an old wine by the presidency. On Wednesday 17th June, the president's special adviser on media and publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, explained that like a good wine, President Muhammadu Buhari who will clock 73 in December, gets better with age.