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Nigeria’s president and ruling party were on Saturday accused of dirty tricks to stifle opposition support, with one week to go before the election in Africa’s most populous nation.
Tens of thousands of people turned out as President Muhammadu Buhari’s boisterous campaign bandwagon rolled into northern Nigeria’s biggest city, Kano.
The family of Amina Zakari, a national commissioner at the Independent National Electoral Commision (INEC), has explained its ties to President Muhammadu Buhari.
A founding member of Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) and elder statesman, Tanko Yakasai, has tacitly endorsed the candidature of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, and his running mate, Mr Peter Obi, ahead of 2091 presidential election.
The Northern Elders Council has reeled out the factors that will determine who to back for the 2019 presidential election, according to a report.
However, in a statement by its Spokesperson, Chuks Ibegbu, Ohanaeze warned “Yakasai and people like him who have kept the country down for years due to their antiquated and fixated stand on national issues to stop their antics and allow the present generation of Nigerians whom they want to stagnate to work out a progressive nation for all.”
Tanko Yakasai, an elder statesman, says restructuring was conceived by Afenifere, a pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, to destabilise the country.
Elder statesman, Tanko Yakasai, has said that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, the police and other security agencies may work against President Muhammadu Buhari’s defeat in 2019.
The Arewa Consultative Forum has said the conferment of national awards by President Muhammadu Buhari on the late Chief MKO Abiola; his running mate, Alhaji Babagana Kingibe; and the late human rights lawyer, Chief Gani Fawehinmi, will heal the wound of the annulment of June 12. 1993 presidential election by Gen. Ibrahim Babangida.
Elder statesman, Tanko Yakasai, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to issue executive order to validates the results of June 12, 1993 elections.
Elder statesman and Chairman, Northern Elders Council, Alhaji Tanko Yakasai, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari has only done well in the area of noise making in his three years in office.
Elder statesman, Alhaji Tanko Yakasai, on Thursday, gave graphic details of how Muslims in Kano and in Nigeria, including the whole of the sub Sahara-Africa, would miss the departure of late Khalifa Isyaka Rabiu.
Former Military President, General Ibrahim Babangida (retd), has again urged Nigerians to ensure that only the younger generations were voted to power in the country.
Former military president, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (rtd), has said he will support any project, organisation or body whose objective is to achieve one Nigeria.
Former Military President, Retired Gen. Ibrahim Babangida, has lauded the Northern Leaders Stakeholders Assembly (NLSA) for ensuring the advancement of the country and pledged his support for the assembly.
A prominent Northern Elder Statesman, Alhaji Tanko Yakasai, said in Kano on Monday that he is not surprised that President Muhammadu Buhari is seeking a second a second mandate for the Presidency.
Alhaji Tanko Yakasai, an elder statesman, has expressed huge disappointment at the remarks credited to a former Minister of Defence, Lt. Gen. Theophilus Y. Danjuma (rtd), that Nigerians should defend themselves in the face of attack by Fulani herdsmen.
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