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Buhari to Nigerians: Encourage Super Eagles to bounce back and do better next time

President Buhari, while reacting to the defeat, released a statement advising Nigerians to encourage the boys to bounce back and do better next time.

Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to Nigeria’s elimination from the ongoing African Cup of Nations.

The Super-Eagles shockingly crashed out in the round-of-16 to Tunisia and as a result, did not meet up to the expectations they’d set for themselves in the Tournament.

After the defeat to Tunisia, the players faced heavy online bashing from angry Nigerians and some players were forced to deactivate their social media account.

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Dele Momodu: I didn’t sell Buhari to Nigerians, I only posted his pictures

Nigerians find it difficult to detach themselves from career politicians.

Dele Momodu, publisher of Ovation Magazine, has said he never campaigned for President Muhammadu Buhari Momodu said in an interview: “1 actually like the man personally but
his politics, no way.

The 2023 presidential aspirant denied allegations that he promoted Buhari’s campaign for the presidency. “I didn’t sell Buhari to you. All I did was post his pictures.

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Pastor Giwa: Buhari sees Kanu, Igboho as threats, will release them after 2023 polls

“They plan to release both Kanu and Sunday Igboho after the 2023 elections.

A popular Nigerian cleric, Pastor Adewale Giwa, has disclosed that the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, will be set free by President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration after the 2023 general elections.

The cleric also revealed that the known face of the agitation for Yoruba Nation, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, will equally be released from Benin Republic after the polls.

Pastor Giwa, who stated this during the weekend, said President Buhari’s administration saw the two agitators as a threat to the 2023 elections.

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Hanifa Abubakar: President Buhari reacts to murder of 5-year-old girl in Kano

“When breakthroughs like this happen, people will talk differently of law enforcement,” said the President.

The President urged the Police and Ministry of Justice to uphold the integrity of the detective work that busted the case by preparing well and presenting a good case that will earn the respect of the court.

President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the murder of Hanifa Abubakar, the five-year-old school girl whose body was discovered in a shallow grave in Kano after near two months.

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Poor Kaduna LGAs forced to contribute N115 million for Buhari’s security

The taxing of the local governments came on the heels of Mr Buhari’s visit to Kaduna to inaugurate several projects, including the re-modelled Murtala Muhammed Square, the Infectious Disease Hospital, Dangote Peugeot Automobile Nigeria Ltd and the Sabon Gari market in Zaria.

The Ministry of Local Government Affairs in Kaduna ordered local government areas to provide N115 million to procure extra security personnel in the state ahead of President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit on Thursday, Peoples Gazette has learnt.

This is contained in a letter signed by Iliyasu Hussain, the director inspectorate.

The letter, dated January 19, is titled ‘Approval to Provide Security Towards the President’s Visit’.

“I am directed to convey approval for the following local governments to incur expenditures to cater for additional security support to security agencies and logistics, preparatory to the visit of the president and commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to Kaduna state for commissioning of projects,” the letter said.

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How terrorists tried to kill me in Kaduna – Buhari

During the Kaduna visit, the President also commissioned ultra modern sports and shopping complexes at Murtala Mohammed Square, where he reiterated the likelihood of his staying in Kaduna after leaving office.

President Muhammadu Buhari has recounted the attempt by terrorists on his life in 2014, when he was travelling from Kaduna to Katsina, his hometown.

While commissioning some projects executed by the Governor Nasir el-Rufai’s administration, yesterday, Buhari recalled how he narrowly escaped being bombed near Kawo Bridge in Kaduna.

“There was an attempt to bomb me here and there was a market nearby,” he said, adding that his security escorts were vigilant.
During the Kaduna visit, the President also commissioned ultra modern sports and shopping complexes at Murtala Mohammed Square, where he reiterated the likelihood of his staying in Kaduna after leaving office.

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Buhari should declare “full-fledged” war on bandits – Gov Bello charges

He vowed that the government and security agencies will intensify efforts to ensure the perpetrators are apprehended.

Since bandits have been designated as terrorists, Niger’s governor, Abubakar Bello, believes it is time to wage a “full-fledged war” against them.

The governor was reacting to a recent attack on the settlements of Nakudna and Wurukuci in Niger state’s Shiroro LGA, which reportedly resulted in the deaths of over 30 people.

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Nigerian govt reveals some agreements reached with Twitter

The microblogging site also agreed to comply with applicable tax obligations on its operations under Nigerian law.

The Nigerian government has listed some of the agreements reached with Twitter before the suspension of its ban.

AMB recalls that the government lifted the ban on Twitter in Nigeria on January 13th.

Director-General of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, revealed that some of the agreements reached with Twitter include legal registration of its operations, taxation, and managing prohibited publications in line with Nigerian laws.

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Just In: Buhari approved and Lift Twitter ban

Kashifu, in a statement in Abuja, said the approval was given following a memo written to the President by Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof Isa Ali Ibrahim.

The federal government has lifted the suspension of Twitter operations in Nigeria after approval by President Muhammadu Buhari.

The decision was announced by the Chairman Technical Committee Nigeria-Twitter Engagement and Director-General National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, CCIE.

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Father Mbaka To Buhari: Nigeria Will Collapse If You Hand Over To Northerner

“If they try to make a northerner next President, disaster will happen, going forward will be impossible, going back will be a dream. Anyhow they want to do the political maneuvering, they should make sure that justice prevails.

The Spiritual Director of the Adoration Ministry Enugu, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, has warned the Muhammadu Buhari-led government that Nigeria may cease to exist if the north retains power in the forthcoming 2023 general elections.

Speaking during a sermon at the adoration ground in Enugu State, the popular Catholic priest warned Buhari against planning to hand over power to the north.
According to Mbaka, the Northerners should forget about leadership in the coming political era, saying there may be a disaster if the north tries to impose the next President on Nigerians.