Tag Archives: President Muhammadu Buhari
In the wake of the 2015 general election across Nigeria, election petition tribunals were set up to attend to cases of electoral malpractices and irregularities witnessed during the election
To give Buhari the benefit of the doubt, he may have searched well for an upright moral minister to do the job and ended up with picking himself as Minister of Petroleum Resources
Many Nigerians have openly and silently questioned the relationship between President Muhammadu Buhari and ex-Governor Bola Ahmed Tinubu. Loosely speaking, Buhari is more like the American personality Thomas E Dewey or Elliot Ness while Tinubu is more like Al Capone.
Buhari reveals that what has been termed by detractors as a slow pace is not so, but rather a deliberate move aimed at clearing the mess piled up by the last administration.
During his campaign in the March 28 election, the recurring accusations against (then) Major-General Buhari, who first came to power in a military coup in December 1983, were his high-handedness and how he jailed many Nigerians during his regime as the Nigeria’s military head of state
‘Slow, slow, fast’ is discipline and perhaps Buhari’s newer democratic approach to the “War against Indiscipline” without human rights queries. Buhari is in control and let us hope it translates in better governance for Nigeria.
Tinubu stated categorically that as far as he was concerned, Saraki’s emergence did not reflect the mandate of the APC party. He insisted that the already sworn in Senator deliberately defied a party he had sworn his allegiance to just for his personal interests.
Senator Ahmed Lawani had on Sunday been elected at the mock elections organised by the APC beating Saraki who boycotted the primaries with claims that the party adopted a voting pattern which he described as “undemocratic and against universal electoral norms and practice.”
The soldiers in their summon queried the refusal of Mr Minimah and the Nigerian army to make public the findings of the general court martial, this they described as illegal since their lives were at stake here