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Nigerians React As Same Entourage That Traveled With Buhari Welcome Him In S/Africa

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Nigerians have reacted to trending pictures of President Muhammadu Buhari and his travel delegation welcoming him as his visits South Africa

President Buhari on Wednesday left Abuja for South Africa to honour an invitation by his South African counterpart – Cyril Ramaphosa. The pair were billed to hold series of bilateral talks in the wake of renewed xenophobic attacks in the Rainbow Nation.

But rather than the essence of his visit dominating conversations back home in Nigeria, pictures of the President and his entourage remain a national talking point.

This is because President Buhari was seen being welcomed by the same entourage that traveled with him – which include but not limited to the Governors of Ebonyi State, Dave Umahi and Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje.

Incidentally the same delegation were seen with the President at the time of take off and inside the Presidential jet.

here how Nigerians are reacted.

Govs line up like refugees to shake hands with the President as he enters NAF 1.

Govs now enter the same NAF 1 with the President & laugh at their combine silliness in picture 1.

After they arrived SA, they came out before President, lined up & welcomed him to SA. pic.twitter.com/Yhb8IETUxG

— Aziz Bakare (@Backarray) October 3, 2019

— Fareedah Ibrahim (@fareedahibrahim) October 3, 2019

Since they don’t have any meaningful thing to do in their state, they are bunch of clueless state house occupier.
Alainikan se ni dede won, oni jabajaba ni won wa

— Alhaji Dansagam (@OTOgunnowo) October 4, 2019

— spin – logo wizrd (@rocfellah) October 4, 2019

My question is ,dis governors that follow Buhari to travel,what do they really go to do sef?do they go there for pleasure?I dont understand why dis folks keep wasting our transport,fuel money,allowance money etc.nigeria tire me..

— carlito (@carlito_b007) October 4, 2019

I still don’t get the logic behind these showings too, Look at Ganduje, he looks fully ready to lick Buhari’s ass if needed. These are what you do when your hands are dirty. They travel every month, but no sign of exposure in their policies.

Buhari relish in that ego-tripping display. Don’t expect anything to change anytime soon.

Another one that tips me off is that Military person that stands at the back of the President, VP, Govs and DepGovs when giving speeches.

Is is that they will fall?

— Obaro© (@0bar0) October 4, 2019

This Govt is a joke but I won’t blame them I once shouted Sia Baba I was Foolish and Naive look at my life now, Wish I have money to run away from this pains called Government

Please is there any sense in this? Because is difficult for me to understand. you de inside plane with some people na dem come welcome you again, na wa oooo

— DEJI OWOEYE (@dejidrama) October 4, 2019

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Border Closure: Alomo Bitters Manufacturer Loses $2m

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As the raging issues of border Closure by Buhari-led administration continues with Nigeria and even Ami neighbouring Africa nations.

KasaprekoLimited, is the manufacturer of Alomo Bitters, a beverage widely consumed by Nigerians.

The company is also Ghana’s largest local beverage manufacturer. It has lost about $2 million in revenue following the border closure by the Nigeria government.

This was made known in by Francis Holly Adzah, Kasaprekos Head of International Business Development when he stated in an interview with a Ghanaian news website, JoyBusiness that they have lost about $2 million in revenue following the action of the Federal Government of Nigeria to close borders with neighbouring countries.

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Buhari Working Hard To Meet Nigerians Need -Oshiomhole

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The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has expressed President Muhammadu Buhari’s determination to accelerate economic growth with a view to meeting the needs of Nigerians in his second term in office.

In a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Simon Ebegbulem, on Tuesday, Oshiomhole said this when a delegation from the Vietnamese Government paid him a courtesy in Abuja. The delegation was led by His Excellency, Nguyen Hai Ninh, the Deputy Chief of Office of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam.

According to him, to achieve this, the APC led Federal Government is reviving our textile industry. “The idea is to work towards taking advantage of comparative advantage in this sector in order to help provide jobs to the over 200 million of our population,” Oshiomhole said.

According to him, Buhari is in a hurry to provide jobs to unemployed Nigerians as well as accelerate the growth of the economy.

It is as a result of this that the APC led administration is fighting corruption vigorously for our commonwealth not to be concentrated in the hands of a few, but that of the majority.

“With a population of 200 million, we have the advantage of a huge market, but we also have a huge challenge of ensuring an economic growth that will make those 200 million people comfortable. “Before the coming of Buhari, we missed lots of opportunities,” he said.

Oshiomhole said that the country had challenges in power supply and security, adding that the President was fighting corruption to preventing few people from taking the wealth meant for the nation.

“Nigerians voted overwhelmingly for our President, so we are going to take advantage of the second term to ensure that we accelerate economic growth for us to meet the needs of our people.

“Right now, we are focusing on ensuring that we have a power supply. Vietnam has a strong textile industry and you have an international market, so I am glad to know about that.

“I am particularly keen on this because I work in the textile factory before and I think that there are one or two things we can learn from your experience because we are on the verge of reviving our textile industry which will help us create jobs,” he said. Oshiomhole commended the Vietnamese Government for backing Nigeria in its bid for the Presidency of the United Nations General Assembly.

He said that the countries would continue to deepen relationships in areas of trade and investment for the benefit of the two countries. Earlier, Hai Nin said the visit was to establish official relationship between the APC led government and the communist party of Vietnam.

He solicited the assistance of Nigeria in settling the crisis between Vietnam and China over the disputed South China sea, urging Nigeria to insist that the dispute be settled according to the UN established laws. (NAN)

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Bayelsa Guber: Jonathan Kinsmen, Others Joins APC

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As the gubernatorial polls of Bayelsa is drawing nearer on daily basis, grassroots politicians and kinsmen of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Chief Robert Enogha and Chief Claudius Enegesi have dumped the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State.

Prior to his defection, Enogha was the Chairman, Bayelsa Environmental Sanitation Authority and former two-time member of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly. Enogha, who was until his defection one of the restoration leaders in Ogbia, was also a former Commissioner for Environment in the state. Enegesi, one of the political associates of Jonathan, was a Speaker in the old Rivers State when Ada George was the governor.

The party stalwart, who was the pioneer Chairman of the PDP in Bayelsa when the party was formed in 1998, was a former national executive member of the party and a former caucus chairman of PDP, Ogbia chapter.

Also in Nembe, Chief Bright Erewari-Igbeta, a former House of Assembly member and presently Special Adviser to the Governor on Environment resigned his appointment from the government and also from the party. In the same council, Chief James Jephthah aka Octopus after series of meeting with leaders and supporters of PDP under the Octopus Umbrella said he and his political associates had decided to withdraw their membership of the PDP. But Enigha while jointing the APC cited dictatorial tendencies in PDP as a reason for his decision to leave the party. He said: “I write to formally inform you of my withdrawal of membership from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).

I am doing this with so much pain as a founding member of the party which was truly democratic as at then. “I must acknowledge the immense benefit and experience I have gathered over the years through service as a loyal and faithful member. However I have lost confidence in the party’s ability to accept where the opinion of majority counts, hence my resignation”.

Also in Brass, Chief Beimo Spiff the coordinator of the PDP governorship campaign council in Brass Local Government Area and brother to Senator Inatimi Rufus Spiff, Chairman of the PDP reconciliation committee, dumped the party for the APC.

Spiff and his supporters were received by the Secretary of the party, Alabo Martins. Beimo- Spiff in his letter of resignation addressed to the Chairman of the party said he was resigning from the party due to some “despicable injustices in the party

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