Buhari

DEFAMATION: Atiku demands N500m, apology from Buhari’s aide [READ MORE]

The standard bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last presidential election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has demanded N500million, apology and retraction from the Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie, as damages for alleged defamatory statement against him. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Atiku threatened that Onochie’s failure or neglect to accede to his demands within the next 48 hours will compel him to activate the full weight of the legal machinery against Onochie, without any further recourse. The former vice president said this in a letter by his lawyer, Mike Ozekhome, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), on May 14, stating that refusal [Read]

Former APC Chieftain Commends U.S. firm, Facebook for Exposing Buhari’s Political Consultant in Israel

A political activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has commended a report released by a U.S.-based firm, Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab, for exposing an Isreali-based political consulting and lobbying firm named Archimedes, who has been coordinating false reports on social media against former Vice President Atiku Abubakar. According to a news report published on Friday by Associated Press (AP), titled: “Isreali disinformation campaign targeted Nigerian election” , Frank said that Facebook had, on Thursday, banned Archimedes from the platform over its “coordinated and deceptive behavior” as well as conducted a sweeping take down of dozens of accounts and [Read]

2019 POLLS FALL-OUT: ‘I’m Wiser Now’, Says Ambode [READ MORE]

The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has said that having spent almost four years running the affairs of Lagos, he is “wiser” now. Mr Ambode said this while fielding questions from state house correspondents during his visit to President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja. The governor said he visited Abuja on behalf of Lagosians to appreciate Mr Buhari for inaugurating some of the projects in the state. When asked about what lessons he has learnt as a politician in Lagos, the governor said he has learnt a lot of things which has shaped his identity as someone who came into government as a “technocrat”. “You see, every politician learns every day,” [Read]

‘Can They Now Swallow Their Words?’ Presidency Mocks Opposition As Buhari Returns [READ MORE]

The presidency has asked political opponents and all those who said President Buhari’s trip to London was for hospitalization, to swallow their words. In a statement on Sunday, the Presidency through Femi Adesina, said President Buhari’s return after ten days in London, has put to rest all speculations suggesting that he was sick. [READ ALSO] BREAKING: Buhari Returns To Abuja After ‘Private Visit’ To UK [READ MORE] Adesina’s statement further added that the reports which said the president would extend his visit has also been proven as fake, adding that all those reports were vain imaginations of those he called “apostles of evil”. [READ ALSO] ‘Buhari has No Capacity To Manage This [Read]

‘Buhari Has No Capacity To Manage This Country, Because He is Busy Managing Himself’ – Afegbua

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of incompetence in handling the nation’s security challenges. PDP’s spokesperson Mr. Kassim Afegbua, who was a guest on Channels Television’s Sunday Politics, shortly after President Muhammadu Buhari arrived into the country from his ‘private’ visit to the United Kingdom, said the President lacks the capacity to lead Nigeria out of its security crisis. “The President has no capacity to manage us because he is busy managing himself,” Afegbua. [READ ALSO] BREAKING: Buhari Returns To Abuja After ‘Private Visit’ To UK [READ MORE] He accused the Federal Government of not addressing insecurity, claiming that it will be surprising if tomorrow’s headline [Read]

BREAKING: Buhari Returns To Abuja After ‘Private Visit’ To UK

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday returned to Abuja, after a 10-day ‘private visit’ to the United Kingdom. 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 overdrive since the President left the country on April 25, insinuating that he was going for hospitalization, and would not return after 10 days as stated.” Mr Adesina also said in their “vain imaginations, they even stated that fictive doctors [Read]

MAY 29: Army Uncovers Plot To Scuttle Democracy, Derail Buhari’s inauguration

The Nigerian Army on Saturday said it had uncovered a plot to derail the inauguration of President Muhammadu Buhari for second term in office by those it referred to as mischief makers and unpatriotic elements. It said the elements, after failing to prevent the 2019 general elections from holding successfully, were sponsoring Boko Haram terrorists as well as bandits to put the country and security agencies on edge. “Some of these mischievous elements thought that we would not have a safe and successful general elections but were proved wrong, hence they want to derail the scheduled handing over later this month and to scuttle the democratic process in the country”, [Read]

BREAKING: Buhari’s Son Yusuf Emerges 4th Richest Child Of A Sitting President — Forbes

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Forbes is about to publish a list of the richest president’s/despot’s kids on the planet and Yusuf Buhari made it to number 4 with a net worth of $2.3bn US dollars . Not bad when you consider that Yusuf’s father has only been President for 4years and that majority of the top ten rich kids have had the privilege of having their daddies in power for an average of 10yrs straight. Yusuf also is the second richest African to make the billionaire thief club with daughter of Angolan president being the only other African to beat him to score 3rd on the list with a [Read]

JUST IN: Reps Invite ‘This Man’ Buhari To Explain Widespread Killings By Bandits, Kidnappers

The House of Representatives on Thursday resolved to invite President Muhammadu Buhari over the “ongoing unwanton killings” and destruction of property by bandits and kidnappers, which have become rife in Nigeria, especially in the north-western states of the country. While calling on the Federal Government to urgently deploy soldiers to the affected areas, the lawmakers also asked the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to ensure the provision of relief materials to victims of the attacks. The resolutions followed an amendment to a motion brought under matters of urgent public importance by Ahmed Safana (APC, Katsina), and seconded by Gabriel Onyewife (PDP, Anambra). Tagged ‘the need for government intervention on the [Read]

Gunmen Storm Daura, Kidnap President Buhari’s in-law [READ MORE]

KATSINA – Gunmen have stormed Daura, kidnapping the father-in-law to President Buhari’s ADC. The victim Musa Umar who is said to be the Magajin Garin Daura was abducted in his Daura residence, Katsina North shortly after observing Maghrib prayer. A credible source in Daura told Channels Television that “the attackers shot sporadically to disperse the crowd and picked the traditional ruler in a Peugeot 406”. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the traditional ruler who is the father of Fatima Musa, wife of Colonel Mohammed Abubakar, the Aide de Camp, ADC, to President Muhammadu Buhari, he was a retired customs comptroller. The Katsina state command of the Nigerian police force when [Read]

2019 ELECTIONS: INEC replacing servers to conceal rigging, PDP alleges

The Peoples Democratic Party on Monday alleged that the Independent National Electoral Commission was replacing all the servers in its national headquarters in Abuja and offices in all the states of the federation. The party’s National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, made the allegations in a statement made available to journalists in Abuja. Ologbondiyan said the commission’s action was aimed at deleting the actual presidential election results transmitted from the polling centres across the country . He said the action further exposed the culpability of INEC in the manipulation of the 2019 presidential election . He said, “The PDP has been well briefed on how the INEC leadership and officials [Read]

BOOM! Reps Speakership: Northern Youths accuse Tinubu of plotting Buhari’s removal before 2023

  The Northern Youths Movement (NYM) has warned leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the north to be mindful of plot by the party’s National Leader, Bola Tinubu to snatch power from President Muhammadu Buhari before 2023 so as to pave way for his presidential ambition. The group alleged that Tinubu was already aware that with President Buhari in power till 2023, his presidential ambition can never be realized and now plotting to orchestrate Buhari’s impeachment latest by 2022 if he remained healthy till then. NYM in a release issued in Abuja on Saturday, which was signed by its Chairman, Mallam Ishaya Jato, said Tinubu’s desperation to [Read]

Again, Buhari Jets Out To UK On “Private Visit” [SEE PURPOSE OF VISIT HERE]

President Muhammadu Buhari will leave Nigeria for the United Kingdom (UK) anytime soon on what the presidency has described as a “private visit”. He will left the country after an official visit scheduled for Maiduguri, the Borno State capital on Thursday. This is further to his official visit to Lagos on Wednesday where he commissioned a number of projects, some still under construction, by the State Government. According to Mr Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity) Buhari is expected to return to Nigeria on May 5, 2019. There are however speculations that the president may be going to London for medicals, as his doctors are known [Read]

LAGOS VISIT: Gov Ambode has performed beyond doubts, says Buhari [READ MORE]

….Unveils Airport Road, Oshodi Transport Interchange, 820 Buses …With These Projects, The Future Of Lagos Is Secured- Ambode …Says Airport Flyover Open For Public Use May 10 After Quality Assurance Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday commissioned the remodeled Murtala Mohammed International Airport Road, the world class Oshodi Transport Interchange and the 820 high and medium capacity buses for public transportation, stating emphatically that State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode performed satisfactorily. Buhari, who commissioned the three impactful projects at a well-attended ceremony, said he was delighted to unveil the projects as they aptly reflected the drive and success of government in pursuing policies and programmes that will positively impact on [Read]

We transmitted election results to INEC server – Commission’s staff back Atiku

– Some members of the adhoc staff of INEC have admitted to transmitting the result of the presidential election to the commission’s server – APC had challenged Atiku Abubakar’s claim that he obtained results from INEC server showing his victory over President Muhammadu Buhari – Standing as witnesses, some presiding officers of the commission claimed to have truly sent the presidential election result to the server Some presiding officers of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) have admitted to transmitting the result of the February 23 presidential election to the commission’s server. The INEC staff members numbering 13, who claimed to have served in Borno and Yobe, made the submission [Read]