• You are out of tune with reality – FG replies US Congressman

    You are out of tune with reality – FG replies US Congressman

    The Federal Government has condemned the letter of a US Congressman, Tom Marino, asking his country to withhold security support to Nigeria, describing it as “out of tune with reality’”.

    Marino had written the letter to the US Secretary of State, John Kerry, alleging infractions on some principles and local and international regulations and conventions by the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration.

    Minister of Information and Culture, Lai MohammedMinister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed

    In a statement issued on Sunday in Abuja, the […]

  • US congressman’s comment on Buhari out of tune with reality – FG

    US congressman’s comment on Buhari out of tune with reality – FG

    The Federal Government has described as ‘’sadly out of tune with reality’’ the published letter from US Congressman Tom Marino to Secretary of State John Kerry, asking the US to withhold security assistance to Nigeria on the strength of some purported infraction by the Buhari Administration.

    The member of the United States Congress had written a letter to Secretary of State, John Kerry, asking the US government to withhold security assistance to Nigeria until President Muhammadu Buhari demonstrates a “commitment to […]

  • US Congressman accuses Buhari of autocratic tendencies, sectional appointments

    US Congressman accuses Buhari of autocratic tendencies, sectional appointments

    A member of the United States, U.S, Congress, Mr. Tom Marino, has asked the US government to withhold security assistance to Nigeria until President Muhammadu Buhari demonstrates a “commitment to inclusive government and the most basic tenets of democracy: freedom to assemble and freedom of speech”.

    The Congressman made this request in a letter he wrote to his country’s Secretary of State, John Kerry, which also asked the State Department to refrain from selling warplanes and other military equipment to Nigeria […]