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Former Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar, has said that restructuring the nation is needed if national integration and stability to be ensured. Atiku by said this in a paper he presented at the just concluded memorial service of the Late Gen.Usman Katsina Memorial Conference, Umaru Musa Yar'Adua Memorial ...

Nigeria's federal government says it is ready to prosecute, name and shame tax evaders that fail to utilise the tax amnesty program, the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS), to regularize their tax profiles, the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, declared on Thursday. She also ...
On the The Emergence of Umaru Shehu Yar'Adua and Goodluck Jonathan as PDP Flag Bearers for the 2007 Presidential Election, the book read, "The formidable party machine set up under the chairmanship of Senator Amadu Ali threw up Mallam Umaru Musa Yar'Adua as the PDP flag-bearer for the ...
For instance, in 2010, when the late President Umaru Yar'Adua was sick and his deputy, Goodluck Jonathan, was experiencing opposition from a cabal that did not want him to succeed his ailing boss, the governors, who needed money from the ECA, pushed for his confirmation as the Acting President so ...
"If you look at what is happening now and remember what happened when it was the time of the North to produce president, President Umaru Yar'Adua of blessed memory was produced but was he really a Northern choice? At the end of the day, Yar'Adua had mishap and lost his life in the process and ...

It is the wisdom of the crocodiles to shed tears when they would devour. But unlike the beast of the deep, the daughters of former Nigerian President, Late Alhaji Umaru Musa Yar'Adua, flash toothy smiles when they would devour. The late President's daughters betray no bloody appetite like the crocodile, ...
According to him, "I think this is Obasanjo's agenda. This is the second agenda, he is bringing. He did it during Umaru Musa Yar'Adua. He knows Umaru was not well, he brought him in and then attached Jonathan to him, so that soon he will not be able to complete the tenure, so that Jonathan can take over ...
Over the years, different narratives of how ex-President Goodluck Jonathan became running mate to late President Musa Yar'Adua in the 2007 elections, have surfaced. Ahmadu Ali, National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, at the time, has given his version of the story in an authorised ...
Former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr Ahmadu Ali, has provided fresh insights into the intrigues that led to the emergence of Dr Goodluck Jonathan as the presidential running mate to the late Umaru Musa Yar'Adua, at the party's convention on December 16, 2006.
Though flown to India for further treatment on the orders of late President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua in the aftermath of the tragedy, his condition has shown no signs of improvement since that period. He told Saturday PUNCH that rather than carrying out Yar'Adua's orders of taking him to a specialist hospital in ...
The Minister of finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, will on Thursday, 1 March, lead a high-powered Federal government delegation to the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS) stakeholders' symposium at the Umaru Musa Yar'adua Hall of the Murtala Square in Kaduna State. The VAIDS ...
That brings to mind the land mark event on December 22, 2008; when the late Nigerian president Umar Musa Yar'Adua conferred one of the highest honours in the land, 'The Order of The Federal Republic (OFR) on T B Joshua, in recognition of the Man of God's outstanding humanitarian services for the ...
Nigerians' political consciousness has been on a steady growth since 2010, following the constitutional crises that embroiled the presidency. President Umaru Yar'Adua was bed-ridden, unconscious in a hospital somewhere in Saudi Arabia and his handlers thought he needn't hand over to his deputy to be ...
Alhaji Ahmed Aminu Yar'adua, a gubernatorial aspirant of the Peoples Democratic party (PDP) in Katsina State stated this while speaking to Kano Chronicle in ... The former Permanent Secretary, said the late Umaru Musa Yar'adua's government recorded tremendous successes in Katsina, because of the ...
"If you look at what is happening now and remember what happened when it was the time of the North to produce president, President Umaru Yar'Adua of blessed memory was produced but was he really a Northern choice? At the end of the day, Yar'Adua had mishap and lost his life in the process and ...
They talked about the need to take ownership of the selection process, because the two presidents the region had produced since the inception of the Fourth Republic in 1999, Buhari and late President Umaru Yar'Adua, were not really nominees of the region, but leaders systematically foisted on the North.

It is the wisdom of the crocodiles to shed tears when they would devour. But unlike the beast of the deep, the daughters of former Nigerian president, Late Alhaji Umaru Musa Yar'Adua, flash toothy smiles when they would devour. The late President's daughters betray no bloody appetite like the crocodile, ...
He ran for president on the platform of the defunct Action Congress (AC) in that year's presidential election but lost to the late Umaru Yar'Adua of the PDP. In 2011, he contested the PDP primaries but was defeated by former President Goodluck Jonathan. In 2014, he ran against Mr. Buhari for the APC ticket ...
Yet, when President Umaru Yar'Adua passed on, while on the throne, the entire country was almost brought to fracture, just because, the section of the country where Yar'Adua came from, could not contemplate the presidency leaving that zone, without enjoying two terms. The same scenario reared its ugly ...
The Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), Niger Delta umbrella body of leaders, elders and stakeholders, has set up a 16-member bipartisan regional Presidential Amnesty Committee to interface with the federal government with a view to chart a way of strengthening the amnesty programme. The committee ...
Muturu, chairman, Amnesty Phase 2 in Delta State, who explained ex-militants' opposition, said "the ideal of peace and deserved development of the Niger Delta for which the late President Umaru Yar'Adua laudably offered and implemented the Amnesty programme remain far from being achieved.
The late President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua reconstituted a new committee, also headed by Lukman, on September 7, 2007. ... The PIB was originally submitted to the National Assembly by Yar'Adua, and a revised version submitted by his predecessor, former President Goodluck Jonathan, before Buhari's ...
That informed his first fault in 2007 when he coupled the Umaru Yar adua and Goodluck Jonathan presidency. He discovered to his chagrin that he could not control Yar adua. When Yar adua was terminally ill, he supported the call for his resignation. He unsympathetically spurned the secrecy around Yar ...
He single-handedly imposed the late Umaru Yar'Adua and Goodluck Jonathan on us. He played a major role in the emergence of the current President Buhari openly campaigning against his then estranged 'godson' Goodluck Jonathan. Though the general elections of next year are still months away the ...
Sir, you will recall how you 'forced' your way, produced and foisted on Nigeria and her citizens a then unhealthy Governor Umaru Musa Yar'Adua to succeed you as President and Dr. Goodluck Jonathan as his Vice in 2007. As a strongman and sitting President at the time you were in a position,more than ...
It is on record that he led the delegation of the South East Senators to request the long-awaited and politicised international airport from late President Umaru Yar'Adua in November 2007. Yar'Adua instantly directed the former Minister of Transport, Diezani Allison-Madueke, to issue a statement designating ...
Katsina -- Senator representing Katsina in the second republic, Senator Abba Ali has accused the former President Olusegun Obasanjo of plotting the downfall of President Muhammadu Buhari as he did during the late President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua time. Sen. Ali who served as Senator representing ...
... took the Babangida military regime to the cleaners in the days of the Structural Adjustment Program (SAP); he did same to the Abacha regime, but ended up in jail, for the crime of accessory to treason; he hand-picked the late President Umaru Yar'Adua, but was shocked to find that the man was not going ...
His stance after losing to the late Umaru Musa Yar'Adua in the 2007 polls solidified his image as a principled man. He had been the candidate for the All Nigeria People's Party (ANPP), pitted against Yar'Adua of the People's Democratic party (PDP). He did not take kindly toreceiving only 18% of the votes, ...
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has continued to exert significant influence on Nigeria's politics and leadership. In this piece, Bayo Akinloye examines how he has been able to control the reins of power of the world's most populous black nation from 1999 to date against the backdrop of his letter to ...
He did it against the late President Umaru Yar'Adua, whom he brought to power, forcing a situation that led the international community's call for the late president to relinquish power and allow his then vice, Goodluck Jonathan, to assume power. "By that way, the cabal was silenced by Obasanjo's position ...
He installed Umaru Yar'Adua via his 'Do or Die' 2007 election, but soon fell out with him when Yar'Adua wouldn't allow him to run his government and PDP from Ota and Abeokuta. Fate brought Jonathan forward and the Nigerian people installed him against the wishes of the Yar'Adua cabal and Obasanjo, ...
"Obasanjo brought Jonathan alongside late President Umaru Yar'Adua with the intention to remote-control them and after the demise of Yar'adua, Jonathan defied Obasanjo's unnecessary interference in his government and he turned against him," he said. Join us on facebook, twitter and Instagram
Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, Nasarawa State chapter has berated former President Olusegun Obasanjo over his statement on the state of the nation. Obasanjo, who lambasted President Muhammadu Buhari over his gross incompetent to superintend over the affairs of the ...
The statement said, "For the records, the Niger Delta Amnesty Programme was conceived and birthed by the Federal government as a timely intervention of the Late President, Umaru Yar'Adua in 2009. Since inception, the initiative has effectively pursued the aims and objectives that inspired its formation ...
"For the records, the Niger Delta Amnesty Programme was conceived and birthed by the Federal government as a timely intervention of the Late President, Umaru Yar'Adua on the 25th of June 2009. Since inception, the initiative has effectively pursued the aims and objectives that inspired its formation ...
The death of Jonathan predecessor, Umaru Yar'Adua, denied the North of an opportunity of a full term after the South, through Olusegun Obasanjo, had earlier completed a two-term tenure. Apart from dousing the tension created by the 2015 presidential campaigns, which demarcated the country along ...
He then proceeded to implement his "Plan B" by picking the late Umaru Musa Yar'Adua and his running mate, Goodluck Jonathan, to succeed him. Had Obasanjo allowed the political tide to run its natural course, Dr. Peter Odili would have clinched the People's Democratic party presidential ticket and the ...
Jonathan took office in May 2010 following the death of President Umaru Yar'Adua. In November 2010, his government decided to establish nine federal universities - one in each of the country's geopolitical zones. Of the nine universities, two - the Federal University of Wukari in Taraba State and the ...
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and chairman of the panel of Advisors of the Africa Initiative for governance (AIG), has blamed the late president Umaru Musa Yar'Adua for shattering some of the structures he had set up to check corruption in Nigeria. Obasanjo, according to THISDAY said this while ...
Former president Olusegun Onbasanjo yesterday said the late President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua dismantled structures he had put in place to check and curtail corruption. He stated that the removal of pioneer chairman of the Economic and Financial crime Commission (EFCC), Nuhu Ribadu, was the ...
President Umaru Yar'Adua did not leave the Villa alive. That was how Vice President Goodluck Jonathan mounted the podium. Goodluck was not so lucky. On November 22, 2012, the day he turned 50, his brother, Meni, died. That was when , First Lady, Patience, was recuperating from a series of surgeries ...
In a reply to Bruce's tweet, the governor said the Yar'Adua/Jonathan administration stalled the rail project for two years. Jonathan was the deputy of the late President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua. The governor said contrary to Bruce's claims, the administration of former President Olusegun Obasanjo - "which ...
"This is what happened in the case of General Yakubu Gowon, former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Alhaji Shehu Shagari, late President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua and former President Goodluck Jonathan." "If I were Atiku, I will surrender myself to Allah, and allow Allah's wish be done in my life," Tsav added ...
That was the fortune of Nigeria when Umaru Musa Yar'Adua emerged as President. His insistence on rule of law first sounded odd to some lawless elements who took such stand for granted because they never experienced rule of law in Nigeria before his coming. But that was the blessing that our country ...
... former member representing Kankara at the Katsina State House of Assembly, Abdulaziz Hamza Kankara, former PDP Vice Chairman in Funtua Zone, Sabiu Maijama'a. former Chairman, Funtua Local government area, Abdul Isah Funtua and former speaker, under late Governor Umaru Musa Yar'Adua, ...
Also in attendance were businessman Alhaji Aminu Dantata, Emir of Daura, Farouq Umar Farouq, Lamido Adamawa, Barkindo Aliu Mustafa, ... were then taken to the Danmarina Cemetery which is few meters away from the palace and where former President Umaru Sheu Musa Yar'adua was buried. Sirika ...
The Public Procurement Act, which was signed into law by late President Umaru Yar'Adua on June 4, 2007, provides for the establishment of the NCPP, and the Bureau of Public Procurement, BPP, as the regulatory authorities responsible for the monitoring and oversight of public procurement as well as ...
The Governor also said that N5 billion was spent on Niger Delta during the time of the late President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua. He added, "There was this decision under Yar'Adua when they were sourcing funds for Niger Delta Power Holdings. They took over N5 billion for power generation, we followed the ...


 

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