News - muhammadu buhari

Buhari Wants Nigerian Troops Back From Guinea Bissau

2 days ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday told the President of ECOWAS Commission, Marcel A. de Souza, that Nigerian troops in Guinea Bissau need to be sent back home. He said this when he hosted Marcel A. de Souza at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. According to a statement by Buhari’s special adviser on...

EFCC Chairman, DSS DG Appear Before Senate Panel

2 days ago /
Nation 

Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu and the Director General of the DSS, Lawal Daura, are before a Senate panel to discuss the clash between EFCC and DSS officials. The clash began when operatives of the EFCC attempted to arrest former head of NIA, Mr Ayo...

Nigeria Has No Option Than To Fight Climate Change – Buhari

2 days ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that Nigeria has no other option than to join countries across the world to fight climate change. Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, gave the hint on Wednesday during his appearance on Politics Today. The President joined more than 60 Heads...

Peace Corp Wants IGP Idris Jailed For Contempt

3 days ago /
Security 

The incorporated trustees of the peace corps of Nigeria has asked  the Federal High Court, Abuja to commit the inspector general of Police, Ibrahim Idris to prison for his persistent disobedience of court orders relating to the corps. The corps wants Idris committed for refusing to vacate the corporate headquarters of...

Nigeria Requires International Support To Mitigate Climate Change Effects – Buhari

4 days ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on international community to support Nigeria’s commitment to reducing the negative effects of climate change. Speaking on Tuesday at the One Planet Summit in Paris, Buhari said Nigeria cannot implement the nationally determined contribution without adequate financial, technical and capacity building support from the developed countries. The One...

20 Years After, FG Hands Over Marina Presidential Lodge To Lagos

4 days ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government on Tuesday completed the final handing over of the Presidential Lodge, Marina to the Lagos State Government about 20 years after the journey to actualise it commenced. Speaking at the handing over ceremony, held at the Conference Room of Federal Ministry of Works, Power and Housing in Abuja...

Climate Change: Buhari Appeals For International Support

4 days ago /
Environment 

President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to the international community to support Nigeria’s commitment to reducing the negative effects of climate change. In a submission to the one planet summit in the French capital, Paris attended by over 60 heads of state and government as well as representatives of non-governmental and private...

Kano Business Community, CSOs Ask Buhari To Address Power, Agriculture

6 days ago /
Nation 

The business community has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to address power problems and revitalize agriculture. This came as the business community and civil society organizations held a town hall meeting with the president, who was in Kano for a two-day official visit to the state. At a forum with captains of industry, community...

Baru Woos Foreign Investors

6 days ago /
Nation 

The Group Managing Director Of The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Maikanti Baru has called on foreign investors to partner with the corporation in its multi-billion dollar projects expected to come up in the new year. Baru, who made the call in London as Forbes conferred on him the award for...

Buhari Eulogises Professor Akin Oyebode At 70

6 days ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated erudite scholar and renowned professor of international law, Professor Akin Oyebode, as he clocks 70 years. President Buhari joined the academia, all professional colleagues, family and friends of the scholar, who has spent 44 years in research, teaching and writing seminar papers that both institutions and...

President Buhari Mourns Emir Of Katagun, Kabir Umar

6 days ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the passing of Emir of Katagum, Kabir Umar, and has extended condolences to the emir’s family, friends, the people and government of Bauchi state. President Buhari in a statement noted that he shares in the grief of the people of the Katagum emirate and...

Buhari To Attend One Planet Summit In Paris, France

6 days ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari will participate alongside over 50 world leaders in the one planet summit in Paris, France on Tuesday, October 12, 2017. The summit, jointly organised by the united nations, the world bank group, and the French government in partnership with non-governmental organisations concerned about reversing the negative effects of...

Why ‘I Belong To Everybody And Nobody’ – Buhari

1 week ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has explained the rationale behind the message at his inaugural address: ‘I belong to everybody and I belong to nobody’. The President who is in Kano State on a two-day working visit said he made the statement in 2015 as a result of his experience in the country. “My...

PDP Alleges Plans To Disrupt Its Convention

1 week ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to investigate and caution those planning  to  disrupt the December nine elective national convention of the party.  Spokesman of the party, Dayo Adeyeye made the call while addressing newsmen at the national secretariat of the party ahead of Saturday’s convention. Adeyeye said the PDP leadership...

Prisoners Are Doomed Without Training, Says Buhari

1 week ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday said prisoners across the country are doomed without getting continuous training to help improve their lives. The President said this at a ceremony in Kurmawa Central Prison, Kano, where 500 inmates were either pardoned or set free upon the payment of fines by the state governor,...

500 Inmates Regain Freedom As Buhari Visits Kano

1 week ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday attended a ceremony in Kurmawa Central Prison Kano where 500 prisoners regained freedom. According to a statement issued by his spokesman, Mr Garba Shehu, the inmates were either pardoned or set free upon the payment of fines by Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje. The President graced the occasion with...

Reps Adopt 2018-2020 MTEF Document: $307 Exchange Rate, 2.3m BPD

1 week ago /
Nation 

The House of Representatives was in agreement with the executive on the set parameters in the 2018-2020 medium term expenditure framework (MTEF) and fiscal strategy paper (FSP). This was despite the attempt by Betty Apiafi, to divert attention to the statue recovered looted funds in funding the 2018 budget. The house...

Buhari Decorates Commander Guards Brigade, Commend Professionalism Of The Army

1 week ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the guards brigade for demonstrating a high-level of discipline and professionalism expected from officers and men of the Nigerian army. Speaking on Tuesday at the decoration ceremony of the commander, guards brigade, brig-gen. Musa Yusuf as major-general, president Buhari said it was instructive that the senior...

Super Eagles World Cup Preparation To Gulp N3bn

1 week ago /
Sports  

Minister of youth and sports development Solomon Dalung has assured Nigerians of government's determination to assisting the super eagles stage a successful outing in the 2018 FIFA world cup in Russia.  Speaking to state house correspondents after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Aso Rock Villa in Abuja, Dalung said...

House Of Reps Directs NNPC To Pay $1.5bn Royalties Into Consolidated Account

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria government will need to among other things reform its national security architecture particularly the Nigeria police if it hopes to deescalate tension in the polity and strengthen democratic governance for human security. This was part of views expressed at the tenth annual forum of laureates of the national...


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