Date
August 22, 2018

800M SALLAH TREK: BUHARI PROVES HE’S FIT TO CONTEST IN 2019 – PRESIDENCY

The Presidency said President Muhammadu Buhari has demonstrated his fitness to run for a second term by trekking 800 metres from the Eid praying ground in Daura to his private residence. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that after the Eid prayers, President Buhari shunned protocol and opted to trek some 800 metres, acknowledging cheers from Nigerians who lined up on his home route to catch a glimpse of him. A presidential aspirant and incumbent governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, last week alleged that Buhari was “too old’’ to rule the country beyond 2019. According to Tambuwal, “President Muhammadu Buhari is just too old to be Nigeria’s leader, despite his integrity [Read]

2019: I regularly jog more than a mile –Atiku Abubakar shades Presidency

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar on Tuesday revealed that he wants Nigerians to vote for him, not because he can walk but because he can work. Atiku said this via his Twitter handle, @atiku, when he shared a photo of himself on a treadmill. He tweeted: “I regularly jog more than a mile & exercise, but it will be pedestrian of me to ask Nigerians to vote for me because of that. I want my party – the PDP, and Nigerians, to vote for me because I WORK not because I WALK. I will work to create jobs. I won’t walk to create an illusion.” See tweet: I regularly jog [Read]