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Obasanjo’s place in history is assured – Buhari

Obasanjo’s place in history is assured – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari heartily congratulated former president of Nigeria and elder statesman, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo (GCFR), as he turns 79 on March 5, 2016, noting that, his place in history is assured. Read More »

Buhari hails Adeboye at 74

Buhari hails Adeboye at 74

President Muhammadu Buhari has warmly congratulated the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, as he turns 74 years on 2 March, 2016. Read More »

Buhari moves to Qatar today

Buhari moves to Qatar today

President Muhammadu Buhari will leave Saudi Arabia today to begin an official visit to the State of Qatar, the second leg of his Middle East tour. Read More »

Buhari wants to Islamise Nigeria, Fayose cries out

Buhari wants to Islamise Nigeria, Fayose cries out

At Governor Nyesom Wike’s inter–denominational thanksgiving and victory celebration event that held in Port-Harcourt today, Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state the only governor present, claimed in his speech that the Buhari government is taking steps towards making Nigeria an Islamic nation. Read More »

IMF calls on Buhari to lift forex restrictions

IMF calls on Buhari to lift forex restrictions

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) called on Wednesday for Nigeria to lift foreign exchange curbs and let the naira reflect “market forces” more closely, also urging more fiscal discipline and structural reform to bolster growth. Read More »

Buhari heads to Saudi Arabia, Qatar

Buhari heads to Saudi Arabia, Qatar

President Muhammadu Buhari is to begin a week-long official visit to Saudi Arabia and Qatar from 22 February, 2016, according to a statement by his spokesman, Femi Adesina on Sunday. Read More »

Ijaw youths storm NDDC, begs Buhari to spare Maritime University

Ijaw youths storm NDDC, begs Buhari to spare Maritime University

Ijaw youths on Friday, stormed the headquarters of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC not for anything sinister but on a courtesy visit to the acting Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Mrs. Ibim Semenitari. Read More »

Nigeria struggles as Buhari wrangles with budget, naira

Nigeria struggles as Buhari wrangles with budget, naira

When Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari finally swore in his cabinet in November, nearly six months after taking office, he hoped to shake off his nickname “Baba Go Slow”. Read More »

Sack Prof Sagay now, Rivers Commissioner tells Buhari

Sack Prof Sagay now, Rivers Commissioner tells Buhari

For being very critical of the judgment of the Supreme Court judges that gave victory to Governor Nyesom Wike, the Rivers State Commissioner for Information and Communication, Dr. Austin Tam George has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-Corruption, Professor Itse Sagay. Read More »

2016 Budget: Buhari earmarks N500bn to alleviate poverty

2016 Budget: Buhari earmarks N500bn to alleviate poverty

The need to pay attention to the common man and spend the resources of this country on the poor people explains why the Buhari presidency has proposed a N500bn estimate in the 2016 budget, even as more details on the 6 social protection plans were released. Read More »

Ben Bruce blasts Buhari, says he is not a criminal

Ben Bruce blasts Buhari, says he is not a criminal

Senator Ben Murray-Bruce has stated that Nigerians are not criminals but instead they are hardworking people, noting specifically that himself and his followers are not criminals. Read More »

Buhari goes on short vacation

Buhari goes on short vacation

President Muhammadu Buhari says he is beginning a short vacation from today, February 5. He will be away till 10 February. A statement by media adviser, Femi Adesina did not indicate where the president will spend the five days. But it is presumed he is staying back in London, where he attended Thursday a summit on Syria. Read More »

Rivers APC leaders meet Oyegun, seek audience with Buhari

Rivers APC leaders meet Oyegun, seek audience with Buhari

Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers state on Wednesday requested a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari to address the party’s state of affairs and its political fortunes in the state. Read More »

Fight corruption to standstill, Awujale tells Buhari

Fight corruption to standstill, Awujale tells Buhari

The Awujale of Ijebu Land, Dr Sikiru Adetona, on Monday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to fight corruption to a standstill to safeguard Nigeria from possible collapse. Read More »

Buhari arrives Ijebu Ode

Buhari arrives Ijebu Ode

President Muhammed Buhari arrived the city of Ijebu Ode Monday evening amid tight security on a state visit to Ogun State. Presidential Buhari is in the state on a two-day visit to commission some projects in commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the creation of the state. Read More »

Buhari departs for France, UK Tuesday

Buhari departs for France, UK Tuesday

President Muhammadu Buhari will begin an official visit to France and Britain tomorrow, Tuesday, February 2, 2016, a statement by his media adviser, Femi Adesina said today. Read More »

Buhari repeating economic error he made as dictator – The Economist

Buhari repeating economic error he made as dictator – The Economist

The Economist has warned that Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari is making an economic blunder by refusing to devalue Nigeria’s currency, the naira. Read More »

Anti-Graft crusade: Buhari not on a vengeance mission, says SGF

Anti-Graft crusade: Buhari not on a vengeance mission, says SGF

Contrary to insinuations, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir David Lawal on Tuesday in Abuja dispelled insinuations that President Muhammadu Buhari, was on a vengeance mission in his fight against corruption. Read More »

REVEALED: Buhari supporters frustrating his anti-corruption war – Sani

REVEALED: Buhari supporters frustrating his anti-corruption war – Sani

A member of the Nigeria’s senate, Shehu Sani, revealed pathetically on Saturday that those doing everything to frustrate President Muhammadu Buhari’s fight against corruption are the same people singing his praise publicly. Read More »

Buhari interfering with court system, Joseph Daudu suggests

Buhari interfering with court system, Joseph Daudu suggests

Joseph Daudu, lead lawyer for embattled National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki has suggested President Muhammadu Buhari might be interfering with the court system. Read More »

Ijaw Youth Council warns Buhari over Tompolo’s prosecution

Ijaw Youth Council warns Buhari over Tompolo’s prosecution

Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) kinsmen of a former rebel leader, Government Ekpemupolo popularly known as Tompolo has warned the federal government led by President Muhammadu Buhari against conducting a witch-hunt after Tompolo was charged with theft and money laundering. Read More »

Buhari splashes millions on Nigerian athletes for their heroics

Buhari splashes millions on Nigerian athletes for their heroics

President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria has fulfilled his promise to Nduka Ugbade and Nigeria’s U-16 national team that won the maiden edition of the FIFA Youth Championship. Read More »

Buhari submits corrected version of 2016 budget

Buhari submits corrected version of 2016 budget

President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria has submitted a corrected version of the 2016 budget to national assembly, a letter read out on the floor of the senate confirmed on Tuesday. Read More »

Don’t put profit above Nigeria’s security, Buhari warns telcos

Don’t put profit above Nigeria’s security, Buhari warns telcos

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abu Dhabi urged telecommunication companies operating in Nigeria not to place their desire for huge profits above the security needs of the country. Read More »

Buhari tells Ban ki-Moon ‘We’ve driven Boko Haram into fall back positions’

Buhari tells Ban ki-Moon ‘We’ve driven Boko Haram into fall back positions’

President Muhammadu Buhari said Monday in Abu Dhabi that Nigeria has made very significant progress towards ending the Boko Haram insurgency since his assumption of office on May 29, 2015. Read More »

$2.1b: Why Buhari must not probe army chiefs

$2.1b: Why Buhari must not probe army chiefs

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Saturday advised President Muhammadu Buhari against his order that 18 military Generals be probed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, over alleged involvement in the $2.1 billion arms deal. Read More »

Buhari will not know peace, if Niger Delta knows no peace – Tompolo

Buhari will not know peace, if Niger Delta knows no peace – Tompolo

Government Ekpemupolo popularly known as Tompolo as said that Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari will not know peace if the Niger Delta region knows no peace. Read More »

Arms Deal: Buhari orders EFCC to probe Badeh, military chiefs

Arms Deal: Buhari orders EFCC to probe Badeh, military chiefs

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Economic Financial Crimes Commission to investigate former Chief of Defence Staff, Chiefs of Air Staff, others over corruption in military procurements. Read More »

Buhari’s govt slow in responding to crisis — Falana

Buhari’s govt slow in responding to crisis — Falana

Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), speaks with BAYO AKINLOYE and TOBI AWORINDE on President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption fight and why ex-President Goodluck Jonathan cannot be tried for the looting that took place under his watch Read More »

Dasukigate: I’m not at war with Buhari, EFCC over court orders —CJN

Dasukigate: I’m not at war with Buhari, EFCC over court orders —CJN

THE Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Mahmud Mohammed, said, last night, that he was not at war with President Muhammadu Buhari or any agency of government over the purported non-compliance with court orders freeing suspects of the arms scandal who were granted bail by judges. Read More »

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