News - muhammadu buhari

Buhari Visits Niamey On Tuesday

7 hours ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari will Tuesday depart for Niamey, republic of Niger, to participate in a meeting on common currency for the west African sub-region.   member countries of the ECOWAS task force on common currency are ‎Nigeria, cote d'ivoire, Ghana and Niger.   The minister of finance, Kemi Adeosun and the central bank of Nigeria governor,...

Igbo Leaders Of Thought Commend Buhari For Engagement With South East Zonal Leaders

8 hours ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has been commended over his recent engagements with leaders from the southeast zone of Nigeria. Some leaders of thought, under the aegis of Igbo people of Nigeria who gave the commendation during a march to the Aso Rock presidential villa, in  Abuja, said they see the interactions as a...

Buhari Directs Sack Of Maina

8 hours ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the immediate disengagement from service of Abdullahi Abdulrasheed Maina, former chairman of the presidential task force on pension reforms.  in a memo to the head of the civil service of the federation, the president equally demanded a full report of the circumstances of Maina's recall and...

Nigeria, Pakistan To Revamp Joint Commission

11 hours ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari says the Nigeria-Pakistan joint commission will be revamped as a veritable platform to strengthen economic and trade relations between both countries. President Buhari gave the assurance on Saturday in Istanbul at a bilateral meeting with prime Minister Shahidkhakanabbasi, on the margins of the ninth d-8 summit in turkey. The...

Buhari Asks African Leaders To Forge Closer Ties

12 hours ago /
International News 

President Muhammadu Buhari wants African leaders to speak ‘with one voice’, independent of foreign influence, to achieve economic integration, development, peace, and security on the continent. Speaking at a bilateral meeting with president Alpha Conde of guinea on Friday night in Istanbul, turkey, president Buhari said leaders should learn from history...

Buhari Returns To Abuja From Turkey

15 hours ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja after attending the d-8 summit in turkey. It was president Buhari's first visit to turkey since his election in 2015, but the second meeting with President Erdogan who as prime minister visited Abuja in march last year. President Erdogan hosted his nigerian counterpart to a...

Buhari Eulogises Ekwueme At 85

3 days ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has joined other prominent nigerians to felicitate with former vice president and elder statesman, dr. Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme (GCON) who turns 85 years on October 21, 2017. President Buhari in a statement described Ekwueme as a great man whose life’s journey had been a narrative of immeasurable grace,...

Buhari Urges Increased Trade And Investments Among D-8 Members

3 days ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged d-8 leaders to prioritize incentives and measures aimed at increasing trade and investments among member countries. Speaking at the ninth summit of the d-8 on Friday in Istanbul, president Buhari said the private sector and business communities in the economic organization must be assisted with incentives...

Senate Probes Paris Club Refunds, Other Bailout Funds

3 days ago /
Nation 

The Senate, yesterday, said that it would probe how the Paris Club refunds and other bailout funds given to state governors by President Muhammadu Buhari were approved. The decision by the apex legislative chamber to investigate the funds was provoked by concerns that many state governors currently owe workers’ salaries,...

Nigeria, Turkey To Strengthen Relations

3 days ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan have agreed, after talks, on Thursday in Ankara to strengthen cooperation between the security agencies of both countries to counter terrorism. Speaking at a joint press conference after a tete-a-tete with his host, President Buhari said he was ‘‘very pleased’’ that the defence...

Buhari Lays Wreath In Ankara, Turkey

4 days ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Ankara, the capital of turkey, laid a wreath at the mausoleum of turkey’s founding father, mustafa kemal ataturk, before meeting president Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the presidential palace.  Accompanied by Nigeria’s ambassador to turkey, Iliyasu Paragalda and other senior government officials, president Buhari laid the...

Buhari Congratulates Akinwumi Adesina

4 days ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria remains proud of its former minister of agriculture, Akinwumi Adesina, for winning the 2017 world food prize laureate. Adesina, who is the president of the African development bank (AFDB), will today be presented the $250,000 prize and laureate sculpture at a ceremony at the IOWA state...

IGP Idris Gives State Commissioners Of Police Marching Orders

4 days ago /
Nation  Security 

Nigeria’s Inspector General of Police Ibrahim Idris has given state police commissioners a one-week ultimatum to reverse all illegal deployment of mobile police personnel and special protection units attached to VIPs. The police chief who gave the directive during his monthly conference with state and zonal heads of the police also...

Buhari Charges Accountants On Corruption

4 days ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigerian accountants need to put the country first above other considerations. The president in a message to a conference of accountants in Abuja also charged them to help in the fight against cyber crime n Nigeria. The professionals were commended for their support in the anti corruption campaign...

President Buhari Departs For Turkey

5 days ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has departed Nigeria for Istanbul, turkey where he is expected to participate in the ninth summit of the developing 8 (d-8) on Friday, October 20, 2017. The president left Wednesday morning after presiding over a brief session of the federal executive council at the state house.  In Ankara, the...

Aisha Buhari Gives Nigerian Media Thumbs Up

5 days ago /
Nation 

Wife of Nigeria’s president, Aisha Buhari has commended the Nigerian  media for its   role in sustaining democracy  by  creating awareness and  disseminating credible information Aisha Buhari gave the commendation during the unveiling of a presidential dairy in Abuja to track and chronicle   achievements of the Buhari administration for future reference. President Muhammadu Buhari’s wife commended the media   for its efforts so far in nation...

Buhari Pledges Support For Niger Delta Development

5 days ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged continued support for the socio-economic development of the Niger Delta region. Giving the assurance at a brief ceremony in the state house to sign the bill establishing the university of petroleum resources, Effurun, Delta state, into law, the president said his administration is fully committed to...

Buhari Heads For 9th D-8 Summit In Turkey

5 days ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Wednesday depart for Istanbul, turkey to participate in the ninth summit of the developing 8 (d-8) on friday, October 20, 2017. Prior to the d-8 summit, president Buhari, at the invitation of president Recep Tayyip Erdogan of turkey, will participate in an official working visit to...

Benue Considers Downward Review Of N7.8 Billion Monthly Wage Bill

5 days ago /
Nation 

To address the problem of unpaid salaries in the state, Governor of Benue State Samuel Ortom says the state government is now left with no other option than to review downwards the wage bill, which according to him constitutes a huge burden on government.  In a chat with state house correspondents...

State Governors Ask Buhari To Release Balance Of London/Paris Funds

5 days ago /
Nation 

Governors of the thirty six states of the federation are asking President Muhammadu Buhari to release to them what is left of the London/Paris exit payment to enable the states plan for the 2018 fiscal year.  The governors are also hoping that ongoing reconciliation of figures regarding the exit fund will...


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