Tag archive for ‘Buhari’
By Bar and Bench On Saturday, July 22nd, 2017

Reminiscences: I was not among those that arrested Buhari in 1985—Dasuki

Gives reasons why he didn’t flee after his indictment A former National Security Adviser (NSA), Mr. Sambo Dasuki, has refuted the claim that he was one of the military officers that arrested President Muhammadu More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

Ill-Health: Group gives National Assembly 18-day ultimatum to move against Buhari

Wants section 144 invoked to determine his fitness to remain in office A pressure group operating under the name of Concerned Nigerians on Wednesday gave the National Assembly 18 days ultimatum to commence a More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, July 13th, 2017

2019 Presidential Poll: We are now ready to push out Buhari out of Aso Villa—PDP lawmakers

Enamoured by Wednesday’s judgment of the Supreme Court which recognised Ahmed Makarfi as the substantive Chairman of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the Peoples Democratic Party caucus in the More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, July 13th, 2017

Of lion king, hyenas and jackals, by Olusegun Adeniyi

There is no better reflection of the state of our nation today than the Facebook exchange between the wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari and the Senator of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) representing More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, July 7th, 2017

Why the presidency must disclose Buhari’s health status now—Southern Christian Elders

Southern Nigeria Christian Elders (SONCEF) and a coalition of Niger Delta militants groups on Thursday joined a long list of stakeholders demanding immediate disclosure of President Muhammadu Buhari’s health More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

Why Buhari should remain office, by Evaristus Bassey

If Buhari resigns today, he would not die an unhappy man. He had a strong desire to return as Nigeria’s president, and he achieved that. He had a desire too to stamp out corruption in Nigeria, and he already More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, June 3rd, 2017

Two years of Buhari’s administration: Is change here with us?, by Sampson Ikemitang

Worthy of note is the implementation of Treasury Single Account (TSA) by the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.   It cannot be controverted that the Treasury Single Account (TSA) has to a large extent More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Corruption: Senate boosts Buhari’s anti-graft war, passes anti-corruption bill into law

The Senate has approved and passed a bill on Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters between Nigeria and other foreign states. The executive bill presented to the Senate by President Muhammadu Buhari, provides More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Ill-Health: Resign now, Fayose tells Buhari

Says his two years in office is a misadventure Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State on Tuesday requested President Muhammadu Buhari to resign from office with immediate effect. He is contending that his failed More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, May 29th, 2017

Mid-Term Report: Buhari’s govt performs below average—Afenifere

Says APC change slogan, a ruse A pan-Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, has rated President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration below average in terms of performance within the last two years. The More...