Tag Archives: Buhari

Buhari Urges Nigerians To Shun Divisive Actions

• Swears in Isa Kwarra as NPC chairman President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to Nigerians to desist from actions and comments that could jeopardise the unity and progress of the nation. President Buhari, who spoke during the launch of the 2021 Armed Forces Remembrance Day (AFRD) Emblem and Appeal Fund, said this year’s occasion reminded Nigerians of the need to ...

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Nigeria’s Imbalance Producing Sorrow, Poverty – Danjuma, Others Lament

The National Christian Elders Forum, being piloted by a former Minister of Defence, Gen. Theophilus Danjuma (retd.), and other statesmen, has demanded that Nigeria should be renegotiated. The NCEF also said the #EndSARS protests in the country was mismanaged by the regime of President Muhammadu Buhari because the army was released against unarmed protesters in the country. While demanding that whoever authorised ...

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#EndSARS: What It Feels Like To Be In The Shoes Of A Young Nigerian

Nigerian youths are often stereotyped and harassed by the police for being in possession of a laptop or iPhone. Photo by Olukayode Jaiyeola/NurPhoto via Getty Images Oludayo Tade, University of Ibadan Following weeks of nationwide protests against police brutality, led by young Nigerians who complain of being targeted by the police, Adejuwon Soyinka asked Oludayo Tade, a sociologist, to help ...

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Buhari, Gowon, Obasanjo, Other Former Nigerian Leaders Meet

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting some former Nigerian leaders. Although the agenda of the meeting is not made public, issues bordering on the current security situation in the country are believed to top the agenda. While Buhari is presiding from the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, some former Nigerian leaders are participating virtually. Those participating virtually include ...

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Buhari’s Full Speech On #EndSARS Protests

ADDRESS TO THE NATION BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE ENDSARS PROTESTS, 22ND OCTOBER, 2020 Fellow Nigerians, It has become necessary for me to address you having heard from many concerned Nigerians and having concluded a meeting with all the Security Chiefs. 2. I must warn those who have hijacked and misdirected ...

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Lekki Killings: I Called Buhari Twice But He Was Not Available

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Thursday said he called President Muhammadu Buhari to inform him of the killings of #ENDSARS protesters at Lekki Toll Gate, by the Nigerian Army on Tuesday, but was told he was not available. “I made calls to the President twice yesterday but was told he wasn’t in the office. The second time he was said ...

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Obasanjo Against Deployment Of Soldiers, Urges Buhari To Act Before It’s Too Late

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has condemned the deployment of soldiers to quell protests at the Lekki tollgate in Lagos. Obasanjo, in a statement titled “Statement on violence against protesters in Nigeria: An appeal for calm”, lamented that President Muhammadu Buhari didn’t exhaust all avenues before deploying soldiers. The former President called on Buhari to “restrain the military and other security ...

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SERAP Drags Buhari Govt, Military To ICC Over Killing Of #EndSARS Protesters

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent a petition to Mrs Fatou Bensouda, Prosecutor, International Criminal Court (ICC), urging her to “promptly investigate reports that Nigerian authorities military, and some politicians have used/ and are using thugs, soldiers and security agents to intimidate, harass, attack and kill #EndSARS peaceful protesters in several parts of Nigeria, including Abuja, Lagos, Edo, Osun, Plateau, ...

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Miyetti Allah Threatens Tinubu, Accuses Him Of Financing #EndSARS Protests Against Buhari

Protests justified, says Tinubu  The pan-Fulani Socio-Cultural organisation, Miyetti Allah Kailutal Hore Fulani Socio-Cultural Association, has accused the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, of masterminding and bankrolling the #EndSARS protest currently rocking the country. The Fulani group claimed that the #EndSARS protest, allegedly being financed by Tinubu, was aimed at bringing down the regime of President Muhammadu Buhari. ...

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#Restructure Nigeria Now?

By Casmir Igbokwe Nothing confirms the urgent need to save Nigeria now more than the current protests against police brutality across the country. For days now, #EndSARS/#EndSWAT protesters have held the nation hostage. Even in the North, people are no more comfortable. Northern youths started their protests against insecurity in the region last Friday. Tagged #Endinsecuritynow, the protesters have marched through ...

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