Tinubu single-handedly chose Osinbajo for Buhari, was not interested in VP – General Ibrahim replies Prof. Paden

A retired general, Iliyasu Ibrahim, has discredited claims that a national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Ahmed Bola Tinubu was against the emergence of the Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo as running mate to President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2015 presidential election.

Ibrahim spoke on Tuesday in reaction to a portion of the recently-launched book by Professor John Paden on Buhari, titled: “Muhammadu Buhari: Challenges of Leadership,” which claimed that Osinbajo emerged as Vice President despite pressure against it by Tinubu.

Paden, in the book had stated that the former Lagos State governor had wanted the Vice President’s role for himself and not Osinbajo. Continue reading “Tinubu single-handedly chose Osinbajo for Buhari, was not interested in VP – General Ibrahim replies Prof. Paden”

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar on flight to London for Africa Summit (Photo)

Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar is pictured on a plane heading to the United Kingdom. No, he is not going on exile. He is preparing to speak to speak at the Africa Summit of the London School of Economics and Political Science(LSE) which will take place tomorrow April 22 and next-tomorrow April 23.

The event is an annual gathering that showcases what Africa has got to offer the world as well as discussions on issues affecting the dark continent.

Atiku, who is also the Turakin Adamawa, said:

“I’ll be speaking on philanthropy & capacity building at #LSEAfricaSummit. Please send me any questions you may have” he said.

Have a safe trip, Sir, and represent Africa well.