Showing posts from August 19, 2017

Buhari meets with Osinbajo, service chiefs behind closed doors

President Muhammadu Buhari held a brief meeting with Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, service chiefs and heads of other security agencies, following his arrival from London on Saturday.
The closed-door meeting was held at the president’s official residence inside the Aso Rock Presidential Villa.
Journalists and other government officials were denied access to the venue for the entire duration of the meeting.
A number of youths, who attempted to make their way into the Presidential Villa to welcome the president, were also barred by security operatives.
Buhari returned to Abuja today, after over 100 days in the UK on medical vacation.

Watch Buhari's Response To The Press Upon His Arrival From Medical Trip

President Buhari responded to questions from the press on the sate of his health, on his arrival from medical trip, which he spent up to 103 days, in the UK

Photos: Presidential aides on standby to receive president Buhari

Presidential aides and the presidential guards are on standby as they await the arrival of President Buhari today. 

BREAKING NEWS: Buhari returns to Nigeria today

President Muhammadu Buhari returns to the country later today, after receiving medical attention in London.
The President had left the country on May 7, this year, after handing over power to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, who has functioned as Acting President since then.
President Buhari is expected to speak to Nigerians in a broadcast by 7 a.m on Monday, August 21, 2017. He thanks all Nigerians who have prayed ceaselessly for his recovery and well-being since the beginning of the health challenge.
FEMI ADESINA Special Adviser to the President (Media and Publicity) August 19, 2017
Source: Premium Times

Nnamdi Kanu Chickened Out, As IPOB Withdraws Threat To Boycott Anambra Election After Meeting Igbo Leaders

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has withdrawn its order to their members and general public to boycott the November 18 governorship election in Anambra State.The decision was reached after the IPOB leader Maxi Nnamdi Kanu attended a meeting organised by a non-governmental organisation, the Ala-Igbo International Foundation.
Leader of the foundation, Professor Uzodinma Nwala, says after much deliberations which they say is still ongoing, IPOB has assured the Igbo leaders that it won’t disrupt the November 18 governorship election.
People who are eligible to vote have also been told to go out and exercise their franchise without fear of molestation.
The Ala-Igbo Development Foundation is an Igbo group that brings together Igbo academics, elders, clerics, patriotic public figures, women and youth, both at home and abroad, with the main objective of protecting and ensuring the survival of Ndigbo, their culture and civilisation as well as the development of Igboland.