Category Archives: Politics

Meet The 30 Year-Old Nigerian Entrepreneur Who Helped 3 African Presidents Get Elected!

“This is the man with the golden touch,” Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo excitedly told a guest in full glare of jubilant supporters and an observing press. “Anything he touches turns to gold.”

He is discussing Adebola Williams, CEO of StateCraft Inc, the correspondence office that fueled Ghana’s three-time presidential hopeful to a triumph this time, getting to be President in January.

He is not exaggerating. Williams, only 30 this year, has turned out to be the continent’s leading authority on winning elections, running a governance communication company that won the presidential elections in Nigeria in 2015 and then won the presidential elections in Ghana in 2016.

Both elections are eerily similar. Both incumbents, as Vice-Presidents had stumbled into public office based on the deaths of their principals. Both entered into office on a wave of wild popularity. Their opponents had run at least twice each before (three in the case of Nigeria’s Muhammadu Buhari) – and both had won in the years that they brought in StateCraft Inc to manage their political communication. Both campaigns ran on a ‘Change’ message.

“Because the conditions were so similar, it was easy to replicate a message of ‘Change’,” Williams says during an interview. “Not every election and every context will require a message of change, even though it’s a global movement. “But many countries in West Africa and across Africa are ripe, even desperate for change.”


Finally, Atiku Abubakar Breaks Silence, Addresses Nigerians On BUHARI’s Health Status Amid Conflicting Reports From Presidency!!

Former Vice President and an All Progressive Congress, APC chieftain, Atiku Abubakar has called on Nigerians to be prayerful especially as the president, Muhammadu Buhari is away from the country.
The APC chieftain made this call in a press statement issued by his Media Office in Abuja on Friday, 10 January, 2017.
In the statement, the former vice president urged Nigerians to pray for president Buhari’s health adding that he is mortal just like every other person.
Atiku Abubakar further added: “We deserve the care and support of one another in trying times.”

He noted that only the goodwill of Nigerians along with prayers can help bring the president back into the country hale and hearty.


‘What Made Us Overthrew And Sent Buhari To Prison In 1985! — IBB Revealed Shocking Revelations!!

On November 22, 1985, President Ibrahim Babangida spent 105 minutes with a Newswatch team of Dele Giwa, Ray Ekpu, Dan Agbese, Yakubu Mohammed and May Ellen Ezekiel.

During the interview, he talked about himself, the parting of ways with Buhari and Idiagbon, the challenges facing his 100-day old government and his hope for the future. Below are the excerpts as compiled then by Dele Olojede:

Q: When did it occur to you that you can be the president?

IBB: On August 27, 1985. People still believe that I nursed a lot of ambition, but I don’t think it ever occurred to me before that time.


The Real Truth Finally Revealed; ‘This Is What Is Stopping President Buhari From Returning To Nigeria

Sources very closed to the presidency have said that President Muhammadu Buhari plans to return to Nigeria on Saturday, February 11 after his test results came in “fine.”

However, Mr. Buhari’s return remains uncertain as his team of doctors in the United Kingdom has yet to certify him fit to take on the significant burden of his office.

According to Sahara Reporters, members of Buhari’s inner circle were pressuring him to return to Nigeria in order to avoid a power vacuum that could scale down their influence.

More details later


Bola Tinubu Opens Up: What Buhari Told Me In London – MUST READ

The national leader of the ruling APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has described President Muhammadu Buhari as “fit as fiddle” after he met the President at Abuja House in the UK yesterday.

A source told Finegist.Com that Buhari told Tinubu that he’s not happy with the hardship in the country and how many Nigerians are suffering, hence he needs help from everyone.

Mr President is aware that he’s losing supporters due to the troubling economic situation and wants his friends and associates to help come up with solutions that could assist government navigate the challenges and get Nigeria out of recession and improve the lives of Nigerians.


“I Am Happy To Be A Coward That Spoke Up…I Will Continue To Speak Up” — 2baba Replies Critics

2baba Idibia has spoken up for the first time since the successful #IStandWithNigeria protest.

Last night, the legendary singer shared a video, thanking fans for their support, praising the bold Nigerians who stepped out to make their voices heard during the #IStandWithNigeria protest. He also replied folks who have been dragging him for calling for the cancellation of the match.

“I watched with tears in my eyes as Nigerians came out yesterday to speak up in protest on the streets, on social media, on the radio,” he said. “I watched as Nigerians demonstrated that no one voice is louder than the other, whether you be 2baba or security forces. I watched as many people called me a coward but I am happy to be a coward that spoke up and I will always continue to speak up.”

“I am grateful [to] everybody that lent their voice when I lost mine. You guys are the real heroes,” he continued. “I am happy you came out. I am happy you came out peacefully.”

This heartfelt message came hours after comedian Gordons called the legendary singer an ‘illiterate’ in an interview with GoldMyne TV, slamming the singer for not using music as a tool to lead the protest.


Presidency In Shock As Fani-Kayode Exposes Buhari’s Hidden Medical Report

Former Aviation Minister and embattled Chieftain of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Fani Kayode, has on Sunday night, disclosed the true state of President Muhammadu Buhari’s health.

The explanation came after the president wrote to the National Assembly, informing the lawmakers of his intention to extend his medical vacation in London.

But Fani Kayode in a swift reaction said: “Buhari has finally acknowledged that he is sick and has extended his stay abroad indefinitely. It is now clear that Nigeria is in trouble.”

However, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, while explaining the development said Buhari is not in a hospital but in his residence at the Nigerian High Commission in England.
“I just spoke to the president’s personal doctor, and he told me President Buhari is not in any serious condition to worry about,” Shehu said.

He added: “He is not in hospital. He is in the residence at the Nigerian High Commission.”

Shehu further stated that the president was ready to return home with his delegation but for the arrival of some test results, which indicated that he needed further tests.

“He and his delegation were ready to come home today but for the delayed test result which came in today which necessitated that he delays his return.

“There is nothing to worry about as far as his condition is concerned,” Shehu said.

President Buhari departed Nigeria on January 19 on a 10-day vacation and handed over to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

The latest is the third time he would embark on medical vacation since assuming office two years ago.


Check Out The Educational Qualifications Of All President Buhari’s Children, You Will Be Amazed By The Caliber Of Schools They Attended

President Muhammadu Buhari has been largely touted as uneducated but his children cannot be branded so because findings show they are well-educated. According to Premium Times, in its review of the book “Muhammadu Buhari: The Challenges of Leadership in Nigeria” written by American professor, John Paden, President Buhari’s children had extensive education.
Here are the profiles of his children and the good schools they attended:
1) Fatima: Born March 7, 1975. Education: Airforce Primary School, Victoria Island, Lagos; Government College, Kaduna; Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria; postgraduate degree, Business Academy, Stratford, United Kingdom.
2) Nana-Hadiza: Born June 23, 1981. Education: Essence International School; Cobham Hall, Kent, United Kingdom; University of Buckingham; Postgraduate, National Teachers Institute, Kaduna; Masters in International Affairs and Strategic Studies, Polytechnic Kaduna.

3) Safinatu: Born October 13, 1983. Education: Essence International School; Cobham Hall, Kent, United Kingdom; University of Plymouth, United Kingdom; presently at Arden University, United Kingdom


BREAKING!! Robert Mugabe Attacks Buhari For Not Returning To Nigeria Yet, The Shocking Things He Said Again Is A Must Read

President of zimbabwe Robert Mugabe has chastised Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari for not keeping to his words.

Mr Mugabe speaking to local journalists who ask for his comments about rumors making round regarding Nigerian leader not alive and now presidency saying he won’t be resuming work on Monday.

Mugabe said I have suffered same in the past but never said I will return on certain date and fail “I do not understand the reasons why Buhari is releasing pictures as if he is a model” and now he won’t be resuming work as promised by him.

“Instead of going back home and assuring your people you are alive and well, you are busy releasing series of pictures like Tyson Beckford, I don’t understand what he is trying to put across “he added


WATCH VIDEO: See What Later Happened As Protesting Students Confront Gov. Amosun Over Outrageous Allowances And Salaries Of Politicians

Nigerian students in their large numbers marched on Ogun state to challenge the state government over funding of education in the state. In a tense meeting with the state governor, student leaders challenged the governor, “If you want citizens to make a sacrifice, you must make sacrifices with your outrageous allowances And salaries.”