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Now is the time to stamp out terrorism- Buhari charges ECOWAS leaders

Now is the time to stamp out terrorism- Buhari charges ECOWAS leaders

  President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, urged ECOWAS leaders not to allow terrorist groups destabilise the region. ”Our region has made commendable progress in the realization of its regional integration and we must not allow terrorist groups to destabilize our Community and undermine the aspirations of our people for a safe, secure and prosperous ... Read More »

How I Received News Of My Victory At The Tribunal -Buhari

How I Received News Of My Victory At The Tribunal -Buhari

  President Muhammadu Buhari Friday in Abuja said heavy schedule of the inaugural Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting on Wednesday held his attention for many hours, keeping him from following the court ruling that validated his victory at the polls. The President, who received All Progressives Congress (APC) party leaders and Progressives Governors’ Forum, at the State House, said he ... Read More »

Why I handed Over The Treasury To Women- Buhari

Why I handed Over The Treasury To Women- Buhari

  President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja said placing women in strategic positions of his government, like the financial sector, is to ensure effective management of limited resources available, and promote a stronger sense of inclusiveness. President Buhari said he preferred women to oversee the economic and financial hub of the country, Ministry of Finance, as they can readily deploy ... Read More »

Omo-Agege congratulates Buhari on tribunal victory

Omo-Agege congratulates Buhari on tribunal victory

Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his victory at the  Presidential Election Petition Tribunal. In a congratulatory message on Wednesday personally signed by him, Senator Omo-Agege described the development as victory for democracy. “I join the millions of Nigerians in congratulating you on your overwhelming electoral victory won on the basis of ... Read More »

Dapo Abiodun felicitates with Buhari on victory at Tribunal

Dapo Abiodun felicitates with Buhari on victory at Tribunal

  R-L: President Buhari, Gov Abiodun* Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State on Wednesday expressed joy at the outcome of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal’s ruling, which affirmed the mandate of President Muhammadu Buhari. The tribunal dismissed the case brought against President Buhari by the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar. Governor Abiodun, in a statement by ... Read More »

Victorious Buhari to opposition: ‘Let’s put all bickering and distractions behind us’

Victorious Buhari to opposition: ‘Let’s put all bickering and distractions behind us’

President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to his victory at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal which on Wednesday upheld his election and dismissed petition filed against him by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP) and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. He said the ruling on the February 23, 2019 poll, “is victory for Nigerians who trooped out to overwhelmingly ... Read More »

Breaking: PDP rejects Tribunal judgment, heads to Supreme Court

Breaking: PDP rejects Tribunal judgment, heads to Supreme Court

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected Wednesday’s judgment of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal which affirmed the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari and dismissed the petition filed by the party and its presidential candidate in the last presidential polls, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. PDP in a press statement on Wednesday evening by Kola Ologbondiyan, its National Publicity Secretary “encouraged Nigerians ... Read More »

Buhari loses ‘Commander’ who served him for 30 years

Buhari loses ‘Commander’ who served him for 30 years

The Presidency has announced the death of a staff, nicknamed ‘ Commander’ who served President Muhammadu Buhari and his family for over 30 years. The death was announced on Tuesday by Garba Shehu Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media & Publicity) who stated in a press statement that : “President Muhammadu Buhari mourns the passing of a loyal and ... Read More »

Breaking: Tribunal fixes Sept. 11 as judgment day for Buhari, Atiku

Breaking: Tribunal fixes Sept. 11 as judgment day for Buhari, Atiku

  L-R: Buhari, Atiku* The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja, on Tuesday fixed Sept.11 to deliver judgment in the petition filed by Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar challenging the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in the Feb. 23 general election. This was announced by the Court of Appeal Public Relations Officer, Mrs Sadiat Kachalla, ... Read More »

Tribunal verdict ‘19: D Day scares Buhari, Atiku camps

Tribunal verdict ‘19: D Day scares Buhari, Atiku camps

  R-L: Buhari, Atiku* By Bridget Chiedu Onochie and Adamu Abuh (Abuja) Between Monday and Friday this week, the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal must hand down its verdict in the suit filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on the outcome of the February 23 presidential election. Although the tribunal did not give a ... Read More »

100 days in office: Buhari no more ‘Baba go slow’- Oshiomhole

100 days in office: Buhari no more ‘Baba go slow’- Oshiomhole

  As the President Muhammadu Buhari administration marks its first 100 days in office, the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has scored the administration high. “President Buhari can beat his chest to say I have started well, I have started fast. You cannot call him Baba go slow now, this time he is Baba ... Read More »

Buhari gives indication of re-opening of Embassy in Sri Lanka closed down in 2017

Buhari gives indication of re-opening of Embassy in Sri Lanka closed down in 2017

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that Nigeria will re-examine the closure of her embassy in Colombo in 2017 in view of the important relationship the country has with Sri Lanka. Speaking at a farewell audience granted the outgoing High Commissioner of the Democratic Republic of Sri Lanka, His Excellency Thambirajah Raveenthiran at the State House, Abuja, on Thursday, the President ... Read More »

Supreme Court strikes out perjury suit against Buhari

Supreme Court strikes out perjury suit against Buhari

The Supreme Court on Monday struck out the suit seeking the disqualification of President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 presidential election over alleged perjury. The suit was filed by Kalu Kalu, Labaran Ismail and Hassy El-Kuris, all legal practitioners. Delivering judgment, the Justice Mary Odili-led panel of five justices held that the case was statute barred and therefore dismissed. The ... Read More »

Toyota plans advanced medical diagnostics centre in Nigeria

Toyota plans advanced medical diagnostics centre in Nigeria

  *President Buhari with R-L: Senior Managing Executive Officer Toyota Tsusho Corporation Mr Minoru Murata, President and CEO Ichiro Kashitani and Senior Managing Executive Officer Mr Richard Bielle shortly after a meeting with Management of Toyota Tsusho Corporation in Yokohama Japan* Toyota Tsusho, a part of the Toyota conglomerate, has indicated interest in sectors like energy, healthcare and automobiles, saying ... Read More »

Nigerians engaging in criminal activities abroad do not represent our values- Buhari

Nigerians engaging in criminal activities abroad do not represent our values- Buhari

Nigerians engaging in criminal activities abroad do not represent our values- Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Yokohama, Japan said that the few Nigerians abroad indulging in criminal activities do not represent the values of majority of the people of the country. Meeting with leaders of the Nigerian Community living in Japan on the sidelines of the Seventh Tokyo International ... Read More »

Nigeria offers attractive investment opportunities, says Buhari

Nigeria offers attractive investment opportunities, says Buhari

Nigeria has very attractive investment opportunities with some of the highest Returns-on-Investment, President Muhammadu Buhari declared in Yokohama, Japan on Thursday. Presenting the country’s Statement at Plenary Session Three on “Public-Private Business Dialogue” at the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7), the President said he looked forward to prospective investors making inroads “in the following priority sectors in ... Read More »

Buhari in Japan gives reason for partial closure of Nigeria-Benin border

Buhari in Japan gives reason for partial closure of Nigeria-Benin border

  President Muhammadu Buhari has attributed the partial closure of Nigeria’s border with Benin Republic to the massive smuggling activities, especially of rice, taking place on that corridor. The Nigerian leader gave the reason during an audience granted his Beninois counterpart, Patrice Talon, on the margins of the Seventh Tokyo International Conference for African Development (TICAD7), in Yokohama, Japan on Wednesday. ... Read More »

Dangote loses three family members, Buhari sends condolence

Dangote loses three family members, Buhari sends condolence

  Dangote* President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday commiserated with Alhaji Aliko Dangote, Africa’s leading industrialist and businessman, following recent losses of some members of his family. The large extended family lost three persons, Aliko’s cousin, Madugu Dantata, his uncle, Alhaji Murtala Dantata and Alhaji Sa’idu Fanta, a relation. In a message of condolence to Aliko Dangote, the Dantata family and ... Read More »

Insecurity: Buhari meets northern traditional rulers

Insecurity: Buhari meets northern traditional rulers

  President Muhammadu Buhari Friday in Abuja said the entire structure of the Nigerian Police Force is being overhauled, re-positioned and primed with modern technological gadgets to meet rising challenges across the nation, while an intelligence loop among all security outfits has been created. The President, who received traditional rulers from the North led by His Eminence, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad ... Read More »

Buhari reshuffles permanent secretaries, accounting officers

Buhari reshuffles permanent secretaries, accounting officers

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, reshuffled some Permanent Secretaries and accounting officers in the Federal service following the restructuring /creation of new ministries by the Federal Government. Buhari on Wednesday during the swearing in of new ministers announced the creation of five new ministries. The new ministries are Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development; Police Affairs, Special Duties and ... Read More »