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2019 Presidential Election: 'No automatic ticket for Buhari - Bola Tinubu

National Leader of the APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has disclosed that there won’t be no automatic ticket for President Buhari to run as APC’s presidential candidate in 2019.

Speaking further after a meeting with members of pan-Yoruba group, Afenifere, in Ondo state earlier today, Bola Tinubu said the party would follow all the due democratic process of conducting a primary to elect its presidential flag bearer. He added that the party has not endorsed President Buhari as its sole candidate for the forthcoming presidential election.

The revelation is contrary to the recent endorsement of President Muhammadu as the sole candidate of the APC for the 2019 election by the APC governors and Rochas Okorocha, declaring his support for President Buhari to run for a second term in office.

In Tinubu’s word;

“No governors can appropriate the power of endorsement to themselves. Buhari is a believer in the process. The Buhari, I know, believes in the rule of law. We wanted him even before the last convention and primary of the party and Akeredolu is here standing with me, he was not the governor then. He was one of the leading delegates that voted properly and Buhari was a clear winner. We followed all the constitutional provision and an individual or group’s opinion does not really matter at this stage, Buhari will want a normal process. Buhari that, I know, who says he will lose at any convention? But if the national body, the NEC (National Executive Committee) and all of us as members endorsed him as our single candidate, we will not be violating INEC regulations, we will not be violating our party constitution. What you are hearing is just a campaign by other people who might like to do so. Buhari has not excluded anybody, and he has not infringed on anybody’s ambition if there is. We can not be sycophantic about it.”

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This is Why Buhari Could be impeached

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President Buhari reportedly signs Proclamation labelling IPOB as Terrorist Group

This is Why Buhari Could be Impeached

Adesina Ogunlana, the President of Nigeria Bar Association, Ikeja branch has condemned President Muhammadu Buhari’s silence and inaction on herdsmen killings around the country.

According to Adesina Ogunlana, Buhari’s attitude is enough ground for him to be impeached.

While talking to the press, Adesina said the President is indirectly approving the killing by Fulani herdsmen. In his words:

“We have seen the federal government display its might and concern for security in certain parts of the country, the question and puzzle now is why the government is quiet in the face of the Fulani herdsmen which has led to the massacre of thousands of people and displacement of thousands of people from their normal abode.”

“The baffling silence, indifference and very low key response to the menace of the Fulani herdsmen who have been rated as the fourth deadliest terrorist organization in the world. This has raised grave allegation of partiality against the Federal Government in its clear relation to the menace of the Fulani herdsmen who have become notorious for mass slaughter of Nigeria people.

“We are joining hands and crying against the governor that it has not done enough. The chief reason, responsibility and duty of government is to ensure the security of life in its area. I dare say that the failure of the government to rise to the issue is enough ground for the impeachment of the President.

“Government where it fails to do its duty especially where it appears that indolence and ineptitude is deliberate and contrived, people would come to their own rescue and there would be no sympathy for that kind of a government.”

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Forbes: Aliko Dangote Remains Africa’s Richest Man

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50 Most Influential People; Bloomberg honours Dangote

Forbes: Aliko Dangote Remains Africa’s Richest Man

Billionaire business man Aliko Dangote, has again been named Africa’s richest man with a net worth of $12.2billion.

This is the for the seventh year in a row Dangote is topping the list of Africa’s richest man. He got an increase of $100m from a year earlier.

Only recently he was selected as the only African named in Bloomberg’s world 50 best persons in the year 2017.

Diamond mining heir, Nicky Oppenheimer of South Africa, is named number two on the list of Africa’s richest people with a net worth of $7.7bn. Making a whopping $700m from last year.

A notable change in the Forbes Billionaire List this year is the dropping of some notable Nigerians which includes Globacom Chairman, Mike Adenuga (5th richest man in Africa), with a net worth of $5.8bn, and Folorunsho Alakija (15th Richest in Africa), whose estimated $1.6bn fortune is in oil exploration.

However, two of the 23 listed African billionaires are women (unchanged from 2016) and they are; Isabel dos Santos, the daughter of Angola’s former President, Jose Santos, is worth an estimated $2.7bn, down from $3.2bn in 2016. Her net worth dropped in part due to a lower value for Banco BCI, as its book value plunged in 2016 amid a tough year for the oil-producing country.

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Aminu Atiku Kidnaps his Own Son after Losing Custody battle Yesterday

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Aminu Atiku Loses Custody of his Kids to Ex-wife, Fatima Bolori

Aminu Atiku Kidnaps his Own Son after Losing Custody battle Yesterday

In a new twist of event, Aminu Atiku had reportedly snatched his seven year old son Aamir Atiku, after he lost custody of his kids to his ex wife, Unmi Fatima Bolori.

Unmi Fatima Bolori claimed that Aminu, son of former Vice President Abubakar Atiku, snatched Aamir and drove off with him.

Confirming the event, Fatima’s counsel Okoh, said that Aminu “snatched” his son from the mom, locked him in his car before driving off”.

Okoh added that Aminu had refused to return the boy to her client. She said his mother was worried because they were due to catch a flight to her Abuja home today.

Unmi Fatima Bolori, the daughter of Maiduguri businessman Alhaji Bukar Bolori, and Aminu Atiku got married in Ghana in 2007 before they separated in 2011.

Aminu Atiku Loses Custody of his Kids to Ex-wife, Fatima Bolori

Yesterday, Chief Magistrate Ayeye granted Fatima Bolori full custody of the children after Aminu failed to file a response to her application for child custody.

The court also ordered Aminu Atiku to pay Bolori N250, 000 monthly for the upkeep of the children, beginning from this month, January 2018.

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