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Gen. Muhammadu Buhari on Fuel Scarcity: We Must Reject a System That Has Turned One of World’s Largest Crude Exporters into an Importer of Petrol



Buhari 2015 BN 6The fuel scarcity that has hit several states in Nigeria has caused a lot of reactions in the past few days

Presidential aspirant, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari has also reacted to the fuel scarcity. He used his official twitter account to say a few things on the issue.


  1. some hater

    March 3, 2015 at 11:58 am

    Sai Buhari!!!!

  2. chukwukadibia

    March 3, 2015 at 12:01 pm

    Buhari should shut his old mouth up from the uk abeg,i can’t imagine Obama campaigning for an election in america from another country.very dumb if I may say.

    • Bobo

      March 3, 2015 at 1:22 pm

      Pointless! .Obama had an international tour of Europe and Middle East as a presidential candidate. Buhari’s visit to the UK is a very smart move. You plan ahead and strengthen ties with the international community that has lost hope in your country. You reach out to Nigerians in the diaspora and give them hope of a better home to return too. Common sense!

    • Sandi

      March 3, 2015 at 2:13 pm

      In all fairness the International world has not lost hope in Nigeria. Nigerians have lost hope in Nigeria. If the International community has lost hope, they won’t be setting shop here. Mexicans are farming in Enugu and exporting Pineapple, Chinese are also here in Construction and Real Estate Sector. The list goes on. So while we may think we look so bad to the world, investors over the past four years have increased.

    • Becca

      March 3, 2015 at 4:41 pm

      “You reach out to Nigerians in the diaspora…”
      But they can’t vote tho
      US expats can so it makes sense for Obama.

    • Bobo

      March 3, 2015 at 7:32 pm

      @Becca, i think you missed the point. Yes they can’t vote but they are still Nigerians and those that can vote recognize that he is making an attempt to boost his foreign policy credentials, same thing Obama did. Obama went on tour to meet other foreign leaders, and not to campaign for US expat votes. However, the move made improved his rating

    • nnenne

      March 4, 2015 at 12:49 am

      Which of these international communities will pick the like of Buhari for presidency?

    • Wale

      March 3, 2015 at 1:51 pm

      Yawn, yawn…another paid commenter. We know you…it won’t work, Nigerians have smartened up. Yes, they will take the Ankara and yams, but we will elect Buhari in three weeks…hmmm! A FRESH and PROGRESSIVE NIGERIA on the horizon!

    • Opsy

      March 3, 2015 at 3:56 pm

      Thank you Wale. Well said! Nuffsaid!!

    • bey

      March 3, 2015 at 7:49 pm

      If your claim that APC is really behind the fuel scarcity is true, then it further supports the argument that this current administration is CLUELESS Or how else does one explain that the PDP seem to suggest that the opposition is behind everything wrong with Nigeria.

      Also, I think the APC should consider documenting a story on Asari and Tompolo ( our co-presidents) who have made billions of dollars from this administration. Asari uses a presidential plate number, still yet, disclaimed Nigerian Citizenship and have gone on to build his University outside of Nigeria.( the least he could have done was to invest in Nigeria)

      @chukewukadiba this isn’t just about the PVC. Foreign Investors don’t watch AIT or NTA. We need to make a conscious effort to put Nigeria on the world stage (positively).. So I do think Buharis interviews on Aljazera / CNN / Chatham house is a plus for Nigeria. But hey what do I know 🙂

    • The Truth

      March 5, 2015 at 7:22 pm

      forget obama and america, this is nigeria and if the most of nigerians overseas are the ones in the uk why not?

    • toni

      May 24, 2015 at 10:29 am

      U r a stupid man/woman. Chukwu

  3. Dom!!!

    March 3, 2015 at 12:03 pm

    OH Please!!! Can you do better?

  4. isaid!

    March 3, 2015 at 12:20 pm

    I dont know about the rest of you , but i am really getting worried. Please what is GMB doing in the UK?

    • Kimmy

      March 3, 2015 at 1:10 pm

      He went there for a medical check up & also campaigning

    • anonymous

      March 3, 2015 at 1:35 pm

      And leave Nigeria where he should rightly b? All this packaging by APC will end come 28 of this month.belive it or not buhari is resting his old bones.

    • nnenne

      March 4, 2015 at 12:52 am

      It’s looks more like medical treatment than campaigning.

  5. fleur

    March 3, 2015 at 12:22 pm

    More details on the how sir because this is a curse that has affected most leaders in the past three decades – sanni, ibb, abdulkadir, obj, jonah. I miss anyone? Would like to hear your analysis of what the problem is and therefore the solution because we don tire.

  6. Chic

    March 3, 2015 at 12:31 pm

    Na wah oh… pple like Buhari see us as fool. For 6yrs ths is abt the 2nd time we are experiencing such scarcity he’s now using that as his campaign strategy. Pls try another one

    • Wale

      March 3, 2015 at 1:46 pm

      That is not true…

  7. Missy J

    March 3, 2015 at 12:49 pm

    Preach it Sir!! And you all complaining about his location,is he the president of Nigeria? For the past 2months he toured the whole states campaigning so what is it you guys want? Besides his VP Prof. Yemi is seriously holding campaign sessions do well to participate. I think that matters alot ( oh I forgot you people said he signed an oath to resign after six months.)Abegi..The main thing is for the message to be passed across and not the location of the vessel. His was in London and you listened to his speech. To me that’s the ultimate.

    • nnenne

      March 4, 2015 at 12:57 am

      “Professor Osiris holding campaign sections for Buhsri.”Are officially confirming our fears…that Buhari will be a figure head. That he will rule from behind?

  8. Busarni

    March 3, 2015 at 12:53 pm

    Buhari; are you sure you are the one really tweeting? When are you coming back from London? You and your cabal want to destabilize GEJ with fuel scarcity ? it is not working o jare, try another method.
    Fuel scarcity was worst under OBJ so this una (APC) last minute propaganda will not work. BTW, I think you should go and watch the documentary on TINUBU before you open your mouth. Saibuhari.

    • Wale

      March 3, 2015 at 1:49 pm

      Yawn, yawn…another paid commenter. We know you…it won’t work, Nigerians have smartened up. Yes, they will take the Ankara and yams, but we will elect Buhari in three weeks…hmmm! A FRESH and PROGRESSIVE NIGERIA on the horizon!

    • Wale the paid commenter

      March 3, 2015 at 4:46 pm

      Ooo Wale, you have been bought..dont love GEJ but accept that GMB failed as head of state and stole N25 billion as ptf chairman. The report Is in the newspaper and is publicly available. Anyway enjoy the financial benefit from GMB.

  9. justpassingby

    March 3, 2015 at 1:16 pm

    Who spoke? Buhari or Tinubu or Amech?
    GEJ is killing degrading boko haram
    Buhari ugly head and dirty fingers are working so hard on petrol. to create scarcity.

    We know your tricks

    • Wale

      March 3, 2015 at 1:50 pm

      Yawn, yawn…another paid commenter. We know you…it won’t work, Nigerians have smartened up. Yes, they will take the Ankara and yams, but we will elect Buhari in three weeks…hmmm! A FRESH and PROGRESSIVE NIGERIA on the horizon!

    • Busarni

      March 3, 2015 at 3:38 pm

      @Wale; running around all the posts makes you the “”real paid commenter””. You are jobless gahn! too many time on your hand; like all your comments all you want, at the end of the day you are only equal to one VOTE. That is, if you even have your PVC. Nonsense, your fellow e- rats have seen the writing on the wall and calmed down; you here stalking peoples comments.
      devote the time you have to praying that Buhari becomes fit and come back to Nigeria. Sai buhari; hahahaha

  10. Nahum

    March 3, 2015 at 1:17 pm

    LMAO!!! Kai, I swear Gejites and their comments…HILARIOUS!!! They will create incredulous accusations just to hit below the belt. Now it is APC that is responsible for fuel scarcity..LMAO!!! Abeg, no kill me o, make una carry your Jona for head.

  11. truenigerian

    March 3, 2015 at 1:19 pm

    No thanks ……………….the Federal Government has already imported 1biliion ltr for March.

    Save your strength.
    Get well soon.

    • Ade

      March 3, 2015 at 4:52 pm

      Sweetie, there in lies the problem. One of the top 10 producers of crude oil is importing 1 billion liters? Irony you call it? or irresponsibility on the nation’s part. You should be ashamed to call yourself a truenigerian!

  12. Opsy

    March 3, 2015 at 1:20 pm

    #Sai Buhari!!!! That is all!!! 😀

  13. ada nnewi

    March 3, 2015 at 1:49 pm

    The second time in 6 hyears kee? Are you sure you live in Nigeria….If you don’t know the reason for the scarcity let me enlighten you…. The steady devaluation of the Naira to the Dollar which is the currency oil marketers use to purchase PMS, the amount of subsidy the government has to pay to them has risen and government is yet to pay them the money owed (since december) due to the forex changes. In reality due to the drop in naira value fuel should be sold at about N112-N114. The marketers have refused to supply PMS without being paid what is owed to them……In other news the government is looking for how to pay them but not to seriously as most of the government’s funds are currently tied up in GEJ’s campaign which involves dashing out millions of dollars to all and sundry in his desperate bid to win the upcoming elections, while civil servants have not been paid in months and companies are laying off left, right and centre due to rising operational costs influenced by the dollar rates, import duties, horrible power supply…..hmmmmm…

    • Nahum

      March 3, 2015 at 2:15 pm

      See what I sad, incredulous lies. 2nd time in 6 years ke…when WE ALL KNOW that is a bloody lie. Kai, make una Gejites fear God with your lies o

  14. nene+

    March 3, 2015 at 2:10 pm

    @ ada nnewi There you go again,derailing from your aguement initially started.
    Jonathan sharing money to win election-

    Please help me with who pays the bill for Buhari and APC crew London trip?

    Is the monies from his 1.miliion naira never finishing balance?or Amechi loots from River state? or Lagos tax payers moneys looted by Tinubu.or is it the monies donated by innocent Nigerians for their campaign?????

    Please remove the plank in your eyes first. Not supporting sharing of monies but certainly cant tolerate squandering our monies in London by APC cronies

    On December salary please watch his interview by Mo Abudu where he apologised for Dec salaries and explained that server shut out the administrators.

    • ada nnewi

      March 3, 2015 at 2:42 pm

      From your reply, I won’t even bother…it’s like pouring water on an “ignorant” stone…

    • Nauti

      March 3, 2015 at 3:43 pm

      Taa kpuchie gi ihe ahu ikporo onu; You are the ignorant stone; today it’s nene; tomorrow it’s busarni. How do you cope with dropping comment on every single post on BN? Fear God and get a life. You irritate us here on BN. who let the dogs out?

    • Missy J

      March 3, 2015 at 5:09 pm

      @Nauti. I don’t know if its your village people the hid the reply button. LOL.
      Seriously what sought of double standard is this? Why not tell Nene to stay off Ada?? Afterall Nene mentioned Ada in her comment so its only natural for Ada to reply.

      Lies..Some of us love her on BN ooh.


      March 3, 2015 at 2:55 pm

      Nene, get your head outta your a*s, MONEY SHARED is different from MONEY RAISED/DONATED FOR CAMPAIGN. It’s no secret that GEJ has shared nothing less then $20million to different sectors and individuals, excluding his campaign budget, logistics and miscellaneous, btw all pdp states donated to his campaign, so what’s your point?. GEJ has milked the country dry. It is a shame that governance has degenerated so badly under him, and pdp’s corruption bug has eaten so deep, ppl don’t even bother to reason critically. GEJ has tampered with a lot of things, it’s worrisome to imagine him spending another 4 years.

      You couldn’t even defend or challenge her point about the source of fuel scarcity, but in the usual fashion of no brain having GEJITES, always finding ways to leave important issues, y’all learned from the best.

    • mujer

      March 3, 2015 at 4:27 pm


  15. Zee

    March 3, 2015 at 2:47 pm

    Hmmm! from this statement it seems life in Naija under Buhari would be perfect. No fuel scarcity, constant electricity ,free food for all, and no mosquitoes .

    • Miss lulu

      March 3, 2015 at 3:17 pm

      Lol let’s all wait and see! Fake promises everywhere.

  16. Ash

    March 3, 2015 at 3:01 pm

    Abeg shutup …….people dey talk Aboki too wan talk….kia……………….

  17. Taipan!

    March 3, 2015 at 3:15 pm

    GMB, y did’nt u do that wen u were are military dictator?

  18. Ebony

    March 3, 2015 at 4:59 pm

    But this did not start now. Buhari what did you do right when you could? Now social media account managers that don’t even know the year of Nigeria’s amalgamation are preaching.
    This guy inherited so much past failures. OBJ had 2 terms and there was fuel scarcity most times. Now it’s GEJ that brought it.
    I just wish we had a better candidate than these two.

  19. omoh

    March 3, 2015 at 4:59 pm

    smh @gejites omo wa ni eje o shee, that is what is killing us in these country,favourism nd tinz his frm my side nd tinz

  20. Sandy

    March 3, 2015 at 5:29 pm

    Fuel Importation and Scarcity started way before Jonathan’s Government o! Nigeria’s problems started with several previous leaders including Buhari!! He is partly responsible for the problems we have today

  21. ada

    March 3, 2015 at 5:42 pm

    hahahahahaaa…ada nnewi be liking her comments all by herself..and some other ridiculous people..and someone will come and write..”i liked it”

  22. Chidiogo

    March 3, 2015 at 6:20 pm

    with due respect GMB can u tell what u achieved in your tenure…atleast if GEJ have nothing ton show according to yuor fellows*wch i object to*, WHAT WERE YOUR ACHIEVENENTS….,PLZ ANY PRO BUHARI CAN ANSWER….


  23. me

    March 3, 2015 at 6:23 pm

    The last administration was worse. Every November December and every other time.

  24. EllesarisEllendil

    March 3, 2015 at 8:11 pm

    You guys are hilarious!!!.
    Buhari till 2019 then vote him out if messes up.

    • nnenne

      March 4, 2015 at 12:45 am

      But he has ruled before .Why bother.
      He lacks credibility too.

  25. Ifeanyi

    March 3, 2015 at 8:12 pm

    Nigerians are truly foolish!

    Someone made a statement and yet some people spend their time talking without providing superior argument …How can my Mum sell Bread and yet Bread is scare in my House? I am buying bread from my Neighbor….that is the real story with the Nigeria story…

    The Naira is been devalued and the US Dollar is the currency used for International Trade…It doesn’t make sense to keep importing when you cant even control your cost…Bottom line: You cannot deregulate in an import-driven economy. No other way – aside for fixing the Refineries – is possible no matter how we pray and fast…

    The foolish Govt, inept in ideas blames the was at that point I almost lost hope in the Nigerian state? Really? Please remember, NNPC is also short on fuel…so, the Oppostion also controls the NNPC Mega Stations..Please, spare me! #IamTired

    If you do not live in Gwoza, Mubi, Chibok, Maduguri, Potiskum and still shout GEJ2015 from London or Carlifornia…then, you are the real enemy of the sate!


  26. ty

    March 4, 2015 at 2:38 am

    i see most gej follwers here are illitrate or is it that they cant study or read about buahri when he was ruling. his good out did his bad if you can take time to read it well..

  27. Williegh

    March 4, 2015 at 4:49 am

    Sometimes I wonder if these so called GEJites actually live in Nigeria. I mean, after 6 years of the worst government we have ever had, where do you people find the nerve to still endorse GEJ? Make all of Una fear God small na.

  28. heeba

    March 4, 2015 at 10:45 am

    We will reject it oooooooooo
    Those who enjoy it should continue suffering

  29. solo

    March 4, 2015 at 1:14 pm

    A month to the election and none of the candidates have presented a substantial platform on any issue. Its all general things like ‘stop corruption’, ‘end boko haram’. Nobody wants to know how they plan to do it.

    Nigerians deserve the govt they get, another 4 yrs of the looting of whatever the country has left. By the time we smarten up about the real challenges we have, they’ll be no resources to pay for it.

  30. stella

    March 4, 2015 at 9:09 pm

    Buhari,Buhari,Buhari!!! how many times did I call your name?Please we luv Uncle Jona!!!Will vote for him fuel scarcity or not.He has done better than all of you military presidents put together. Also my Son says he is sad that someone that scored F9 in Maths is contesting to be the president of this country when in his school you can not even dream of picking up any prefect position if your grades are not on point, my son is just 10 years. We need to do better in this country for the sake of our children

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