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Senate, lawyers split over vacuum in presidency - Guardian;

Senate, lawyers split over vacuum in presidency - Guardian

GuardianSenate, lawyers split over vacuum in presidencyGuardianThe inability of President Muhammadu Buhari to resume duties on February 6 as contained in his earlier vacation letter to the Senate has triggered a debate over the legitimacy of the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo to continue to act on his behalf. Also ...and more »

Kaduna Killings: Before Buhari Is Crucified (1) - Leadership Newspapers

Kaduna Killings: Before Buhari Is Crucified (1)Leadership NewspapersThe backlash of criticisms of President Muhammedu Buhari's administration over the Southern Kaduna killings really pained the heart on account of its sentimentality. Commentaries by some Nigerians accused him of silence, conspiracy, inaction, shielding ...and more »

Buhari, Adesina 10 Things Aso Rock wants you to know about President's health - Pulse Nigeria

Buhari, Adesina 10 Things Aso Rock wants you to know about President's healthPulse NigeriaSpecial Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, phoned into Lagos Talk Radio on Tuesday morning. The subject? You guessed right: the health of a President who embarked on a 10-day vacation last month and ...and more »

Buhari in good health and expected soon, says Nigeria's VP - africanews;

Buhari in good health and expected soon, says Nigeria's VP - africanews

africanewsBuhari in good health and expected soon, says Nigeria's VPafricanewsNigeria's Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has defended President Buhari's absentia by saying he is hale and hearty, to quell rumours of his deteriorating health. ADVERTISING. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads · inRead invented by Teads. President ...and more »

A Sick Buhari Leaves Nigerians Uneasy & Bewildered - Face 2 Face (press release) (registration) (blog);

A Sick Buhari Leaves Nigerians Uneasy & Bewildered - Face 2 Face (press release) (registration) (blog)

Face 2 Face (press release) (registration) (blog)A Sick Buhari Leaves Nigerians Uneasy & BewilderedFace 2 Face (press release) (registration) (blog)Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari to Extend Sick Leave by Several Weeks In the 20 months since he assumed the presidency in May 2015, Mr Buhari has had to put his official duties on hold to seek foreign medical care at least four times. Photo Credit ...and more »

Buhari seeks indefinite extension of medical vacation from Senate - NAIJ.COM;

Buhari seeks indefinite extension of medical vacation from Senate - NAIJ.COM

NAIJ.COMBuhari seeks indefinite extension of medical vacation from SenateNAIJ.COMThe Nigerian Senate has confirmed receiving a letter from President Muhammadu Buhari for an extension of his medical leave from 10 days. Buhari seeks indefinite extension of medical vacation from Senate. President Buhari is in the UK on medical leave.and more »

Nigerian Democracy Awaits a Diagnosis - STRATFOR;

Nigerian Democracy Awaits a Diagnosis - STRATFOR

STRATFORNigerian Democracy Awaits a DiagnosisSTRATFORNigerian President Muhammadu Buhari arrives in New York City on Sept. 21, 2016. News of Buhari's extended medical absence has caused a stir in Nigeria, fueling speculation that the country is once again facing a premature political transition. (DREW ...and more »

Nigerians accuse Osinbajo of lying to hide Buhari's health status - NAIJ.COM;

Nigerians accuse Osinbajo of lying to hide Buhari's health status - NAIJ.COM

NAIJ.COMNigerians accuse Osinbajo of lying to hide Buhari's health statusNAIJ.COMSome Nigerians on social media have challenged the claims by Yemi Osinbajo that President Muhammadu Buhari is hale and hearty and would return to the country as soon as he completes the necessary tests recommended by his doctors in the United ...and more »

Politics Adesina - Don't Compare Buhari to Yar'Adua - Nigerian Bulletin

Politics Adesina - Don't Compare Buhari to Yar'AduaNigerian BulletinFemi Adesina, Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, doesn't want Nigerians to compare his boss' present absence to that of Late President Umaru Yar'Adua. buhari n yar'adua.jpg. During an appearance on ...and more »

We have received Buhari's letter – Senate - News Agency of Nigeria (satire) (press release);

We have received Buhari's letter – Senate - News Agency of Nigeria (satire) (press release)

News Agency of Nigeria (satire) (press release)We have received Buhari's letter – SenateNews Agency of Nigeria (satire) (press release)The Senate on Tuesday confirmed that it had received the letter from President Muhammadu Buhari extending his vacation in the UK. Senate spokesperson, Sen. Aliyu Sabi gave the confirmation on Tuesday while briefing members of the Senate Press Corps.and more »

Acting President Osinbajo hails Police handling of anti-govt protests - Premium Times;

Acting President Osinbajo hails Police handling of anti-govt protests - Premium Times

Premium TimesActing President Osinbajo hails Police handling of anti-govt protestsPremium TimesActing President Yemi Osinbajo has praised the Nigeria police for their handling of Monday's antigovernment protests. Hundreds of Nigerians in at least three cities took to the streets on Monday to condemn and seek a timely solution to worsening ...and more »

Politics Buhari's Health: 12 Nigerians That Should Give Us Answers - Nigerian Bulletin

Politics Buhari's Health: 12 Nigerians That Should Give Us AnswersNigerian BulletinNigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the Senate to extend his medical leave, deepening suspicions that his health is far worse than officials are publicly admitting. The 74-year-old leader who had been dogged by speculation about whether he ...and more »

#IStandWithNigeria: Vice-president Osinbajo addresses grievances as Buhari ill-health fears mount - International Business Times UK;

#IStandWithNigeria: Vice-president Osinbajo addresses grievances as Buhari ill-health fears mount - International Business Times UK

International Business Times UK#IStandWithNigeria: Vice-president Osinbajo addresses grievances as Buhari ill-health fears mountInternational Business Times UKThe Nigerian government is working tirelessly to improve the country's stagnant economy and better people's lives, Vice-president Yemi Osinbajo has said. He made the comments one day after protesters stormed the capital Abuja and the city of Lagos, ...and more »

If you are going into public office, you have no secrecy, Falana speaks on Buhari's health - NAIJ.COM;

If you are going into public office, you have no secrecy, Falana speaks on Buhari's health - NAIJ.COM

NAIJ.COMIf you are going into public office, you have no secrecy, Falana speaks on Buhari's healthNAIJ.COMA renowned lawyer and senior advocate of Nigeria Femi Falana have condemned President Muhammadu Buhari for not disclosed the status of his health condition to Nigeria. Falana said Nigerians have the right to know the health status of a sitting president.and more »

Femi Adesina says he has no direct contact with Buhari in UK - NAIJ.COM;

Femi Adesina says he has no direct contact with Buhari in UK - NAIJ.COM

NAIJ.COMFemi Adesina says he has no direct contact with Buhari in UKNAIJ.COMThe senior special assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on media and publicity, Femi Adesina, has confessed to not being able to reach his boss directly. Femi Adesina says he has no direct contact with Buhari in UK. President Buhari is in the UK for ...and more »

Metro Nigerian Doctors Release Statement Over President Buhari's Health - Nigerian Bulletin;

Metro Nigerian Doctors Release Statement Over President Buhari's Health - Nigerian Bulletin

Nigerian BulletinMetro Nigerian Doctors Release Statement Over President Buhari's HealthNigerian BulletinThe Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has demanded that President Buhari address the nation on his health status to allay fears surrounding his death. The association's president, Prof. Mike Ogirima, called on the Presidency to be transparent about ...and more »

President To Return Sooner Than Expected – Adesina - CHANNELS TELEVISION;

President To Return Sooner Than Expected – Adesina - CHANNELS TELEVISION

CHANNELS TELEVISIONPresident To Return Sooner Than Expected – AdesinaCHANNELS TELEVISIONfemi-adesina The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, has revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari will return sooner than expected. This is against the backdrop over the growing apprehension of the President's health.and more »

Nigeria dismisses concerns about president's health - Anadolu Agency;

Nigeria dismisses concerns about president's health - Anadolu Agency

Anadolu AgencyNigeria dismisses concerns about president's healthAnadolu AgencyNigeria has denied claims ageing President Muhammadu Buhari is seriously ill or incapacitated, calling on the public to disregard mounting concerns about the health of the 74-year-old former army general. Buhari on Sunday wrote to parliament seeking an ...and more »

Nigerian President Buhari 'hale and hearty', VP maintains - News24;

Nigerian President Buhari 'hale and hearty', VP maintains - News24

News24Nigerian President Buhari 'hale and hearty', VP maintainsNews24Cape Town – Nigeria's acting president Yemi Osibanjo has reportedly maintained that President Muhammadu Buhari is in "good shape", following reports on Monday that the 74-year-old leader had extended his stay in London for health reasons. Buhari ...and more »

Anti-FG protests rock Lagos, Abuja as Osinbajo opens up about pressure to resign - NAIJ.COM;

Anti-FG protests rock Lagos, Abuja as Osinbajo opens up about pressure to resign - NAIJ.COM

NAIJ.COMAnti-FG protests rock Lagos, Abuja as Osinbajo opens up about pressure to resignNAIJ.COMMajor Nigerian newspapers for Tuesday, February 7, are focused on the pro and anti-government rallies which rocked the country and acting President Yemi Osinbajo speaking about President Buhari's health. The Punch reports that protests held in Lagos, ...and more »