Oyegun: Buhari still in London to regain energy

The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) John Oyegun, has said that the reason why President Muhammadu Buhari was still staying back in London was to build up his stamina and energy. Oyegun, who visited the President in company with four other state governors at the weekend, confirmed that “the worst is over” concerning the President’s ill health.Speaking with newsmen at the party National Secretariat yesterday, Oyegun said “there has been sufficient information given to the public. We want to confirm that Mr. President is convalescing very…

2019: Fear grips politicians over Buhari’s health –Presidency

Indications have emerged that the improving health status of President Muhammadu Buhari is unsettling several politicians scheming to contest the presidency in 2019. Buhari, who left the country on May 7 to London, for follow-up medical checks, is said to be recuperating fast from an undisclosed ailment. A senior presidency source, who prefers not to be quoted, confirmed to our correspondent yesterday that recent development regarding how fast the president is getting better and the fact that he may soon return, has thrown some very powerful politicians off balance. The…

Buhari still in London to build up his stamina – Oyegun

The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Chief John Oyegun, has said that the reason why President Muhammadu Buhari is still staying back in London is to build up his stamina and energy. Oyegun, who visited the President in company of four other state governors at the weekend, confirmed that “the worst is over” concerning the President’s ill health. Speaking with newsmen at the party’s National Secretariat on Thursday, after receiving the report of the APC constitution review committee, Oyegun said “there has been sufficient information given…

Umahi: Not sure when Buhari’ll return

 * Says: “Not treating mere malaria” Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State has declared that he was not sure of when President Muhammadu Buhari would return to the country because he is not treating “mere malaria”. Umahi was one of the seven governors, from the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who visited Buhari, in London on Wednesday. Speaking after the visit, he said the president’s recuperation is going on smoothly, as opposed to the things said by “naysayers”. “We met a cheerful president whose level…

Buhari’s ill-health: Lawyers give Osinbajo, AGF, others two-week ultimatum

Some lawyers under the auspices of United Global Resolve for Peace (UGRFP) yesterday threatened to take legal action if a medical team was not set up within two weeks to ascertain if ailing President Muhammadu Buhari was fit to continue in office. The lawyers, who converged on Abuja, said if the ultimatum was not met, they would use the court to compel the Federal Executive Council (FEC) to set up a medical committee. The group added that they had already written letters to the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, the…

Renewed Southern Kaduna attacks worries Buhari – el-Rufai

President Muhammadu Buhari is worried about renewed clashes between the Hadara and the Fulanis in Kajuru Local Government Area, in the Southern part of Kaduna State. Consequently, he has appealed to the people of the area to stop reprisal, which had claimed many lives. Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, who was among the All Progressives Congress, (APC) Governors who just returned from London, on a visit to the ailing President, said Buhari was disturbed with the recent clash and specifically asked him to tell the people to sheath their sword. This is…

Buhari: Lawyers give Osinbajo, AGF, others two-week ultimatum

Some lawyers, on Wednesday, threatened to go to court and compel the Federal Executive Council (FEC) to set up a medical committee to ascertain if ailing President Muhammadu Buhari is fit enough to continue in office. The lawyers, who converged under the aegis of United Global Resolve for Peace (UGRFP), said they had already written letters to the Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami and the Acting Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF), Habibat Lawal, to set up…