The constitutional crisis of 2011 is, perhaps, one of the most heated political event that has been witnessed since the return of democracy in 1999. The absence of the then president Umaru Yar'adua, who was away on medical treatment for 90 days, created a series of events that further shaped the political landscape of Nigeria.
In May 2010, Nigeria lost one of its best men, Umaru Musa Yar'Adua, after a long-term illness. He was one of Nigeria's best presidents. However, there are three things he did during his tenure as president of of the federal republic of Nigeria Image source: Nairaland
There are so many great men who have supported this country in different ways, and they can't be easily forgotten because of the good things they have done. In this article, we will be discussing the only family in Nigeria to have produced two siblings as Vice President and President of the federation, and is called the Yar'Adua family.
Nobody is holding Buhari's sickness against him, Yar'adua was sick, and we loved him - Lere Olayinka
A former assistant to the ex-Governor of Ekiti State, Lere Olayinka, has taken to his Facebook page to compare President Muhammadu Buhari to former Nigerian President, Alhaji Musa Yar'adua. Alhaji Musa Yar'adua and Lere Olayinka || Google. According to him, he stated that nobody is holding the sickness of Mr. President against him, adding that Musa Yar'adua also fell sick when he was President, yet, Nigerians loved and prayed for him.
In 1960, Nigeria gained independence from Great Britain. Between 1960 and present, the country has produced a number of presidents and heads of state. Three people, on the other hand, were fortunate enough to become State Governors and later became President or Head of State of Nigeria.
Aminu Yar’Adua, one the children of late ex-President Umaru Yar’Adua, on Thursday, has been remanded to prison for allegedly killing four people in an auto crash in Yola. Photo Credit: TheAbusites:: Late Yar'adua Recall that late Musa Yar'adua reigned as Nigeria president for three years, between May 2007 and May 2010.
PDP was the only truly national party in 1999 and even though some politicians supported ANPP/AD candidate, Chief Olu Falae, they knew that it was Obasanjo that would win and it'd be a landslide victory. In 2003, PDP had no rival and so they won with a landslide victory.
President Musa Yar' Adua is one of Nigerian past president that will forever be missed. He had so many plans for Nigeria, from the moment he won the presidential election in 2007, Nigerians knew the country has gotten a true and sincere leader who had the vision of transforming the country.
Over the past five electoral cycles since Nigeria’s return to democracy in 1999, the country has witnessed several leaders who have ruled the country with different leadership styles. While good governance depends on building strong institutions that provide the framework for politicians to act in the public’s interest, it also depends on choosing competent and trustworthy politicians who have the strength of character to uphold the values of the institutions in the first place.
According to reports, as per PM News, Nigerian Billionaire, Femi Otedola has revealed what seems to be a deep secret of what former Military Head of State, Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida told him to tell Goodluck Jonathan when his President Umaru Yar'Adua was sick. According to Otedola, Babangida, who is popularly known as IBB asked him to tell Jonathan to sit on Yar'Adua's empty sit in the next Federal Executive Council Meeting (FEC) meeting, as a result of the uncertainty caused by the president's continued absence due to Illness.
Presidential spokesman Femi Adesina praised President Mohamedu Buhari for enacting the Petroleum Industry Act and said that he did what his predecessor did not do. Adesina published an article on her Facebook page on Thursday entitled "PMB: Calling him the teacher of the finals", mocking former President Olusegun Obasanjo and Omaru Yar'Adua And Goodluck Jonathan.
The former head of state, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, has made known that he sacked a governor for stealing just ₦313,000 when he was in charge as the head of state, but today people who have stolen billions of Naira are moving freely on the streets. Furthermore, the former head of state made it known that he is a saint when compared to democratically elected presidents like President Muhammadu Buhari, former presidentd Goodluck Jonathan, Yar'Adua and Olusegun Obasanjo.
The upper legislative House of the Nigerian National Assembly, the Senate has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to declare bandits in the country as terrorists. The Senate asked the president to treat bandits the way he would treat other terrorists. President Muhammadu Buhari. For some times now, marauding bandits have been carrying out their nefarious activities through out the country unchecked.
A whole lot has been said about President Buhari's administration and according to many experts, President Muhammadu Buhari has invested so much in the Nigerian infrastructural facilities. While reacting to the administration of different presidents that have ruled before President Buhari, the Chairman of Lagos State Wharf Landing Fee Collective Agency, a renowned APC member, a well known Igbo man and also the special adviser to Lagos State governor on Drainage and water resources, Joe Igbokwe, has taken to his official Facebook page to share Buhari Administration so far.
Nigerian Business Mogul, Mr. Femi Ortedola said he told President Jonathan to assume power even before the invocation of the Doctrine of Necessity. R-L Jonathan, Ortedola (Credit: Google Pic) The billionaire businessman stated this in his book slated to be launched in November. The Business mogul, in the book, gave a clear description of the role he played in encouraging the then Vice President Jonathan Goodluck Ebele to take over the office.
Aminu Yar’Adua, son of late President Musa Yar’Adua has been remanded in prison for allegedly killing four people and injuring two people in an accident due to over speeding. According to report, the 36-year-old son of the late president is a student of the American University of Nigeria (AUN), Yola.
Mr Aminu Yar'Adua, son of the late former President of Nigeria, Umaru Musa Yar'Adua, has been involved in an auto crash that caused the death of 4 people, injuring 2 others. DAILY POST reported that a 2 year old child, Suleiman Abubakar, was among the 4 victims who have passed on in the accident.
With President Yar'adua writhing on his sickbed in 2010, and as the nation yearned for a leader as protests engulfed Abuja, billionaire businessman Otedola and ex-military dictator Babangida (IBB) had a chat that changed the course of events. In a new book scheduled for release in November, Femi says IBB told him to advise former Vice President Goodluck to sit on Yar'adua's empty chair at the next Federal Executive Council meeting, in order to force the issue.
Former Presidents Obasanjo, Yar'Adua, and Jonathan are mocked by Buhari's aide, who claims that the president succeeded where they failed. President Muhammadu Buhari's spokesperson, Femi Adesina, congratulated the president for signing the Petroleum Industry Bill into law, saying he did what his predecessors had failed to do.
Late President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua's posthumous birthday is today. He was born on the 16th of August, 1951. Yar'Adua was the Governor of Katsina State from 1999 to 2007. He contested and won the Presidential election on the 21st of April, 2007 under the platform of the People's Democratic Party.