News - President Muhammadu Buhari

Federal Court Backs IPOB’s Proscription

4 days ago /
Nation 

Justice Abdul Kafarati of the Federal High Court in Abuja today endorsed the presidential order banning the Indigenous People of Biafra(IPOB). Kafarati, who is the acting chief judge of the court, granted the injunction in chambers. The Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, had filed an exparte application urging the court to...

Kano Declares Friday Public Holiday

4 days ago /
Nation  Religion 

The Kano State Government has declared Friday, Sept. 22, as public holiday to mark the new Islamic year. Friday, Sept. 22, is the first day of Muharram, the first month in the Islamic calendar and it marks the beginning of the new Islamic year 1439 after Hijra. A statement by the state...

President Buhari Thanks UN For Support Against Boko Haram

5 days ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday at the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly in New York, urged the world to strive for peace and decent living for all people. Buhari, who delivered Nigeria’s National Statement, lauded the international community’s support against Boko Haram and for providing support to address the huge...

Ekweremadu Writes President Buhari

6 days ago /
Nation 

The Deputy President of the Nigerian senate, Ike Ekweremadu, has written to president Muhammadu Buhari, urging him to call off the ongoing operation python dance in the southeast to avoid tension that may degenerate into a full scale civil war.  In a five- page letter, Ekweremadu  urged the president to heed...

President Buhari To Address UNGA Today

6 days ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to address the seventy-second general assembly of the United Nations in New York on Tuesday The president who left Abuja on Sunday arrived New York at about 7pm ahead of his presentation of the country’s statement to the world body. The address of the Nigerian leader is...

President Buhari Arrives New York

1 week ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in New York to join other world leaders for the one week 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) high-level events starting on Tuesday. The President was accompanied by Govs. Abdul’aziz Yari of Zamfara, David Umahi of Ebonyi and Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN) of Ondo state. He...

Jonathan Asks Buhari To Summon Council Of State Over Rising South East Tensions

1 week ago /
Nation 

Former Nigerian president, Goodluck Jonathan, has called on president Muhammadu Buhari to summon a meeting of the national council of state over mounting south east tensions.  Jonathan, while condemning alleged killings of Biafra agitators by Nigerian soldiers, equally said “the desecration and destruction of religious places of worship or a police...

President Buhari Departs For U.N. General Assembly on Sunday

1 week ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja on Sunday for New York, to join other world leaders at the 72nd session of the united nations general assembly (UNGA 72).  The high point of the president’s visit will be his participation in the general debate during which he will deliver the country’s national...

FG Alerts On Possible Overflow Of River Niger

1 week ago /
Environment 

The Nigerian government has appealed to citizens to desist from acts capable of compounding the current flood situation in the country.  Minister of water resources, Suleiman Adamu who made the appeal after the weekly federal executive council meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, said the Nigerian government has already been...

Buhari Orders Inquiry Into Revenue Remittances By NIMASA, JAMB

1 week ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered investigations into alleged shortfall in revenue remittances by the Nigerian maritime administration and safety agency NIMASA and the joint admissions and matriculation board, jamb. Minister of finance Kemi Adeosun who disclosed this while briefing newsmen shortly after the federal executive council meeting held at the presidential...

Niger Delta Summit V.P. Osibanjo Stresses Harmonization Of Ideas And Visions

1 week ago /
Nation  Niger Delta 

Nigeria's vice president, Professor Yemi Osinbajo says there is the need for key players in the development of the Niger Delta to harmonise ideas and visions that will ensure the people benefit from the wealth of the region. Professor Osinbajo reiterated the resolve of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration to paying...

President Buhari Receives Ghana President

1 week ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met with his Ghanaian counterpart Nana Akufo-Ado at the presidential villa in Abuja Speaking to state house correspondents after the closed-door meeting, President Nanaakufo-Addo said he was in Abuja to confer with Buhari on a wide range of national and sub-regional issues The Ghanaian leader is visiting...

President Buhari Hosts Traditional Rulers, Harps On Peace

1 week ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari wants traditional rulers in the country to continue to remind their subjects of the need to live in peace and unity.  The president said this on Monday when he hosted members of the national traditional rulers council of Nigeria at the Aso Rock Villa in Abuja.  The president who...

President Buhari Returns To Abuja

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Abuja after spending the Eid-El-Kabir holidays in Daura, Katsina state. While in Daura, the President played host to several groups including Corp members serving in Katsina where he reiterated the need to sustain the country’s unity. Only on Monday, the President met with the President of...

Ordinary Nigerians Should Feel Impact Of Coming Out Of Recession—President Buhari

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to reports of the current state of the Nigerian economy saying that the real impact of coming out of recession will be better felt when ordinary Nigerians experience a change in their living conditions. President Buhari, who received the president of Niger, Alhaji  Mahamadou  Issoufou, at...

Exit From Economic Recession: Buhari Is Working For All Nigerians - Presidency

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The presidency says Nigeria’s exit from economic recession is a clear testimony that President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration is working for the progress and prosperity of all Nigerians. Senior special adviser to the president on media and publicity Femi Adesina said this on Tuesday in Abuja while addressing a solidarity rally for...

We Will Keep Doing Our Best, Buhari Promises

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari says he has returned to the country with renewed hope and strength to pursue policies that will improve the livelihood of the people and reposition Nigeria for good. This is just as the President received associations of farmers, businessmen, youths, elders and politicians from Katsina State at his...

Strike: FG Fixes Wednesday To Meet With Resident Doctors

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has fixed Wednesday to meet with the leadership of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD). The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, who convened the meeting said it would hold at 12 noon on September 6 in place of November 2 as earlier planned. Nigige explained...

I’ll Keep Doing My Best To Give Nigerians A Better Life – President Buhari

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians of his continuous commitment to serving the nation, attributing his recent convalescence to a divine act of the almighty god. Receiving associations of farmers, businessmen, youths, elders and politicians from Katsina at his country home, Daura on Monday, president Buhari said he returned to the...

Buhari Honours D’Tigress Team With Cash

3 weeks ago /
Sports  

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja received and rewarded the victorious D’Tigress Players with N1million each and N500,000 each for their officials. The President announced the donation shortly before the commencement of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting. He urged the team to remain focused and work towards winning the forthcoming...


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