News - President Muhammadu Buhari

Minister Sacks 789 Prostitutes From Abuja

16 hours ago /
Nation 

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Muhammad Bello has disclosed that over 789 prostitutes and other destitute have been repatriated to their various states of origin within the last two years of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration. Bello disclosed this to newsmen at a media parley in Abuja. According to him:...

Emir Of Kano Calls For peace, Unity Among Nigerians

1 day ago /
Nation 

The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, has called on ‎Nigerians to continue to live in peace with one another irrespective of their religious or ethnic affiliations.‎ Sanusi made the call on Tuesday during traditional Hawan Nasarawa at the Government House, Kano. ‎ The Emir advised adherents of the Islamic faith...

President Buhari Could Return To Nigeria Next Week

4 days ago /
Nation 

According to Sahara Reporters, President Muhammadu Buhari might be on his way back to the country, next week. It was gathered that two of the President’s aides, speaking anonymously, had revealed that as Sahara Reporters noted earlier, the symptoms the President is experiencing, were due to drug reactions. President Buhari had for...

FG Will Complete Lagos-Kano Rail Line This Year – Amaechi

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has announced that it will complete the Lagos-Kano rail project as well as a segment of the Lagos to Port Harcourt standard gauge before the end of 2017. The Minister Of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, disclosed this during an inspection of the container inland dry seaport in Kaduna State,...

 

2019: I’ll Never Endorse Sen. Abe’s Governorship Ambition – Amaechi

1 week ago /
Politics 

The leadership crisis rocking the Rivers State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has taken a turn for the worse with the Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, asserting that not even President Muhammadu Buhari, can make him endorse the governorship aspiration of Senator Magnus Abe. Amaechi told some stakeholders...

Buhari Is Alive And Speaks With Osinbajo Every Day – Lai Mohammed

1 week ago /
Nation 

Contrary to speculations that President Muhammadu Buhari may have died, the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said Acting President Yemi Osinbajo gets in touch with Buhari every day. He said this in Lagos during an interview with Seun Okinbaloye of Politics Today on Channels Television, which was monitored...

US Envoy Hails NDDC’s Stakeholders Engagement In Service Delivery

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The United States envoy to Nigeria, Ambassador William Stuart Symington, has commended the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), for communicating constantly with its stakeholders to ensure efficient service delivery to the people of the Niger Delta. Ambassador Symington gave the commendation when he led a delegation from the US mission in...

Acting President Osinbajo Signs 2017 Budget

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has signed the 2017 appropriation bill into law. Mr. Osinbajo signed the budget at about 4:40 p.m. on Monday inside his conference room in the presence of the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Abba Kyari; Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, Ministers...

Osinbajo To Sign Budget At 3PM Today

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo will sign the 2017 budget at 3pm on Monday, TheCable has learnt. Bamikole Omisore, media aide of Senate President Bukola, told TheCable that his principal and Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, would join the acting president at the presidential villa for the exercise. The budget...

Senate Reads Riot Act To Milk Producers

2 weeks ago /
Business and Economy  

The Nigerian Senate President,  Bukola Saraki, has decried the failure of dairy companies in the country to produce milk locally for their operations, warning that the situation where they resort to importation is no longer acceptable.Saraki gave the warning on Wednesday when a delegation from Friesland Campina Group, manufacturers of...

Senate Confirms Three Ambassadorial Nominees

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of three non-career ambassadorial nominees. The Senate confirmed the nominees after the Chairperson of its Committee on Foreign Affairs, Senator Monsurat Sunmonu presented a report on the screening of the nominees to the Upper Chamber. One of the nominees confirmed was Justice Sylvanus Nsofor...

Why Senate Confirmed Only 15 Out Of 27 REC Nominees

3 weeks ago /
Nation  Politics 

Facts have emerged on why the Senate confirmed 15 out of the 27 Independent National Electoral Commission Resident Electoral Commissioners ‎submitted for confirmation by President Muhammadu Buhari. Although there are petitions against some of the RECs, which the Senate Committee is currently treating, it was gathered that the others are undergoing...

Senate Confirms 15 INEC Resident Electoral Commissioners

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian senate has confirm the appointment of 15 out of 27 nominees as resident electoral commissioners of the independent national electoral commission {INEC} which were forwarded by president Muhammadu Buhari in April. Committee chairman, senator Suleiman Nazif representing Bauchi north senatorial district said report of the department of state services...

South East Group Accuse Kanu Of Infringing On His Bail Conditions

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The South East Peoples Assembly (SEPA), has asked the Federal High Court, Abuja, to revoke the bail granted to Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, a pro-secession leader. IPOB in collaboration with other groups, on Tuesday organised a successful sit-at-home in South East, an action SEPA regards as a breach of the bail conditions...

Federal Government Cancels Oil Blocs Awarded To Niger Deltans

4 weeks ago /
Niger Delta 

A group of investors and indigenes of the Niger Delta, yesterday, condemned the Federal Government’s cancellation of Oil Prospecting Licences,  OPL 2001, 2002 and 2003 in the Utapate field, stating that it was capable of re-igniting chaos in the Niger Delta region.  The investors affected by the cancellation are Jahcon International...

FG To Designate Specific Courts For Corruption Cases – Osinbajo

4 weeks ago /
Judiciary   Nation 

The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has announced that as part of judicial reforms to expedite corruption cases in the country, the Federal Government is set to designate some specific courts to the trial of such cases. This, he said is in addition to re-equipping the prosecution teams, in his first address...

Democracy Day: Minister Urges Nigerians To Be Patient, Hopeful

4 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has urged Nigerians to be patient and have hope in the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. Ngige, who made the call in an interview with newsmen in Awka on Monday, assured that the Federal Government was committed to the development and welfare...

PIGB: APC, Stakeholders In Oil Industry Commend Senate

1 month ago /
Business and Economy  

The All Progressives Congress (APC) and other stakeholders in the oil industry have commended the Senate on the passage of the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB). In a statement by the APC National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, on Thursday in Abuja, the party said the Bill aimed to reform the...

Okowa Condemns Alleged Plan To Hijack Buhari’s Government

1 month ago /
Nation 

Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has condemned alleged moves by some military personnel to remove the government of the day through a coup d’état. Okowa told newsmen on Sunday that any politician wooing the military to take over, is an enemy of the country. The governor spoke at the sideline of a...

Corruption In Military Hampers Insurgency Fight - Transparency International

1 month ago /
Nation 

The International anti-corruption body, Transparency International says the military graft is weakening Nigeria’s efforts to effectively battle the terrorist group, Boko Haram. In a statement by the anti-corruption body, Transparency International noted that President Muhammadu Buhari’s promise to tackle corruption and terrorism is being hampered by the lack of transparency in...


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