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Press release from the Imo State Government:
Subject: The Governor’s Photograph With President Obama On Digital Billboard Screen & Flex Bill Board Banner.
The attention of the Imo State Government has been drawn to His Excellency, Governor Rochas Okorocha’s photographs with president Barak Obama been shown on the digital billboard screen and flex billboard banner.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said he would not make compromised citizens and ‘hostages’ ministers.Buhari said on Monday in a live programme, Good Morning Nigeria, on the Nigerian Television Authority.
“We will try as much as possible to avoid appointing hostages; by this, I mean people who have been in the system but compromised their personal and professional integrity,
Former President Obasanjo has disclosed reasons why he allowed former head of state, Sani Abacha to arrest him in March 1995 for allegedly conspiring abroad against the Abacha regime, despite many opportunities to escape and accept an offer of political asylum by the US.
Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President, Femi Adesina, explained why President Buhari took his son, Yusuf Buhari, on his recent official trip to the United States.
“There is absolutely nothing wrong with the president traveling with one of his sons. It is an acceptable and standard practice.
President Muhammadu Buhari has told Barrack Obama-led United States government that he will not sanction gay marriage in Nigeria, saying ‘sodomy is against the law of the country and abhorrent to our culture’.
The spokesperson of the president, Femi Adesina said that the issue of gay marriage was discussed during one of the meeting Buhari held in the US but he rejected the offer.
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that his government will not spare any member of the opposition of his own party, the All Progressives Congress who is found culpable of corruption.
“If any of my associates or party member is indicted of corruption, they cannot escape justice. There is not going to be any APC member or any close personality found guilty that would escape justice,” he said.
Former national security adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki might be in soup for allegedly hijacking the budget implementation of the military and paramilitary agencies under the watch of Goodluck Jonathan.
Sources say Dasuki may be arraigned this week on various grave allegations bordering on alleged intent to commit treasonable felony, arms running and money laundering, among others.
President Buhari’s Meeting with Obama.
After the meeting, President Muhammadu buhari also addressed thousands of Nigerians who came to greet him in front of the Blair’s House in Washington, DC on Monday. See more photos below:
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has revealed that he chose the late former President Umaru Yar’ Adua as his successor because the others who wanted to take over from him were very corrupt.
Obasanjo said one of the people who wanted to succeed him in 2007 was “stinkingly corrupt” and that the only way he (Obasanjo) could justify himself before man and God was to go for Yar’Adua, who, he said, was the only one among the contenders then who was not corrupt.