Former Nigerian leaders urge Buhari not to seek 2nd term

Nigeria's President Buhari to seek second term

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The NEC meeting is attended by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Senate President Bukola Saraki, Speaker of the House of Representatives Yakubu Dogara and other APC governors.

Malam Garba Shehu, the President's Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity confirmed this development in a statement in Abuja on Monday.

He said Buhari's interest to seek for second term smacked insensitivity against the backdrop of the earlier piece of advice for him not to re-contest in the face of rising cases of insecurity, excruciating poverty, horrific conditions of the citizenry and unemployment even attested by the global community. "And I want to assure you is that by the grace of God, Muhammadu Buhari will become president the second time". We have no apologies for that. "We are not talking to the willfully blind or deaf", Adesina said.

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"What I believe as a member of the party is that the work that Mr President has started a little over three years ago is so fundamental to the development of this country that he needs the opportunity to build on that and to consolidate on it".

"The Buhari / APC led Federal Govt has brought untold hardship, excruciating pains and debilitating poverty on Nigerians".

Minister of communications, Adebayo Shittu, has played down former president njOlusegun Obasanjo's political influence, saying he can not stop Muhammadu Buhari winning in 2019.

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According to the letter, out of this external borrowing sought by the president, lawmakers' approval was need for the government to issue a $2.5 billion dollar-Eurobond or Diaspora bond in the global market.

Barrister Sunusi said that with the declaration of the president, the group is now ready to kick-start the second phase of its mobilisation and support for the president through the recruitment of Nigerians who will not only vote for the President but also serve as his volunteers in 2019. "He has pursued programmes of growth and made the country better".

Some Nigerians stormed the Abuja House, London, on Tuesday to protest against President Muhammadu Buhari's re-election bid. "His place in history is already assured", Obasanjo said in the public statement.

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However, soaring U.S. crude production, which has jumped by a quarter since mid-2016, threatens to undermine Opec's efforts. The Saudis want oil prices near $80 to help support the valuation of Saudi Aramco ahead of its IPO, Bloomberg reports.

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