News - President Muhammadu Buhari

Pro And Anti–Buhari Protest Continues

1 day ago /
Nation 

As the “Our Mumu Don Do” movement led by Charles Oputa on the phrase “Resume Or Resign” marked its day 8, of the protest, other pro-Buhari groups have continued to flood the unity fountain in Maitama, Abuja to show their support for the president. The groups under different names and slogans sprang...

President Buhari Expresses Hope That He Would Return Soon

2 days ago /
Nation 

Recuperating Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari as praised Nigerian television houses in particular and the media in general for keeping him abreast of events in Nigeria. Buhari gave the media a pat on the back when he received his media team at the Nigerian house in London on Saturday. The president who has...

FG Has Spent N6bn On School Feeding Programme In 14 States – Presidency

3 days ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has announced that a total of 14 states now benefit from the school feeding programme set up by the President Muhammadu Buhari administration. In a statement by the spokesperson to Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, Laolu Akande, the Presidency also noted that it is now close to its target...

Senate Condemns Police Brutality

6 days ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian senate has condemned the action of the police in using force to disperse a group of protesters in Abuja, campaigning against the medical vacation of president Muhammadu Buhari. A statement by the senate spokes person; Aliyu Abdullahi said the upper legislative chamber will not support any violation of the...

Why We Dispersed Protesters In Abuja – Police

1 week ago /
Nation 

The FCT Police command has explained why it dispersed some protesters under the auspices of Our-Mumu-Don-do Movement at Unity Fountain, Maitama, Abuja. The Police in a statement issued by its Public Relations Officer, DSP Anjuguri Manzah, said some miscreants, hoodlums and other criminal elements had infiltrated the protest hence the need...

NBC launches Digital Broadcasting In Kaduna

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has launched the Kaduna phase of the Digital Switch Over (DSO), signalling the commencement of the full roll-out of digital broadcasting across the state capital and environs. Speaking at the DSO launch in Kaduna, the Director General of NBC, Suleiman Kawu, who described the launch as...

Presidency Reacts To Calls For Buhari’s Resignation

1 week ago /
Nation 

The presidency says those calling for the resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari are acting in breach of the constitution of the federal republic of Nigeria. Senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity Garba Shehu said this while reacting to the position of some protesters who stormed the streets...

President Buhari Condemn Ozubulu Church Attack

1 week ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the Ozubulu Church attack in Anambra state, southeast Nigeria by yet to be identified gunmen, describing the incident as "an appalling crime against humanity and unspeakable sacrilege." Expressing his grief in a strongly worded statement issued by the senior special assistant on media and publicity, Garba...

Concerned Nigerians Ask Buhari To Resume Or Resign

1 week ago /
Nation 

Some youth groups under the ageis of Concerned Nigerians have defied the early morning showers in the Federal Capital Territory to protest the non-disclosure of the president’s health status. Speaking at the Unity Fountain in Abuja, members of the coalition say that the long stay of the president abroad has resulted...

ECOWAS Heads Of Immigration Meet In Abuja

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) is currently hosting Heads of ECOWAS Immigration, in the nation’s capital, Abuja. The aim of the meeting is to review the irregularities in the system as well as improve data sharing. The Comptroller General of Nigeria’s Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede, has called on all immigration agencies to...

Acting President Osinbajo Meets APC Forum

1 week ago /
Nation 

The forum of all progressives’ congress chairmen has expressed satisfaction with the steps taken by the APC-led federal government to return the country to the path of sustainable growth. Speaking with state house correspondents after paying a courtesy visit to the acting president at the Aso rock villa, chairman of the...

We Needed To Show Buhari That We Love Him – Governor Emmanuel

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has expressed confidence in the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari, describing him as a father who deserves support and love from all Nigerians. Governor Emmanuel said this while answering questions from Government House reporters at the Akwa Ibom international airport upon his return to the...

Sagay Seeks ‘Stiff Punishment’ For Lawyers Frustrating Anti-Corruption Fight

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Chairman Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption,  Professor Itse Sagay (SAN), has advocated “stiff punishment for counsel, particularly Senior Advocates, who have turned obstruction and frustration of proceedings on high-profile corruption cases into an art.” Sagay said such punishment for SANs must include denial of the right of appearance in such high...

“I am making good progress,’’ President Buhari tells Guinea President

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

Recuperating President Muhammadu Buhari has written to thank the President of Guinea,  Mr. Alpha Conde, for the nationwide prayers held last week by Guineans for his recovery and good health. In the letter dated July 24, 2017, President Buhari, said that the action of Conde, “ is a gesture that I...

PDP Governors, Others To Visit President Buhari

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

Governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party are among six governors who are scheduled to leave Nigeria today to visit President Muhammadu Buhari in London. It was gathered that the visit was being organised by the office of the National Security Adviser, Major General Babagana Munguno (retd.). It was...

Buhari Has Not Lost Any Bit Of His Sense Of Humour- Okorocha

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

Imo State Governor,  Rochas Okorocha, has  said  that President Muhammadu Buhari was very cheerful and has not lost any bit of his sense of humour when he and other leaders of the All Progressives Congress met him in London on Sunday. Okorocha gave this report in a telephone conversation Reported by...

In Second Tranche, Bayelsa, Delta, Kano Get Highest Paris Club Refunds

4 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Federal Ministry of Finance on Tuesday evening released the details of the second tranche of Paris Club refunds to the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory with five states receiving N10bn each. The funds were released on the premise that a minimum of 75 per cent of the funds...

Presidency To Drag Senate To Supreme Court Over Magu Controversy

1 month ago /
Politics 

The Presidency is planning to approach the Supreme Court to make a pronouncement on the lingering crisis between the executive and the National Assembly over the powers of the President to appoint some heads of government agencies without recourse to the Senate based on the provisions of Section 171 of...

Support FG To Entrench Permanent Peace – Garba Shehu

1 month ago /

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu has urged Nigerians to support the Federal Government in its efforts to bring permanent peace to the country. Shehu made the plea in an interview with the News Agency of Nigerian (NAN) on the sidelines of a...

President Buhari In High Spirits, Recuperating Fast – Osinbajo

1 month ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's  Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, says President Muhammadu Buhari is in high spirits and recuperating fast. He noted that the President would be back soon, although he gave no specific timeline regarding his return. Professor Osinbajo, who jetted out of the State House on Tuesday afternoon to the United Kingdom, told...


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