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Buhari Asks Governors To Enforce Free And Compulsory Basic Education

Buhari Asks Governors To Enforce Free And Compulsory Basic Education

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja urged State Governors to “enforce very vigorously” free and compulsory basic education for every child of primary and junior secondary school age. The President also urged the Governors to pay special attention to security, health and agriculture in the next four years of this administration. Inaugurating the National Economic Council (NEC) at the Presidential ... Read More »

For The Record: Full Text Of  President Buhari’s Speech At The Inauguration Of The National Economic Council (NEC) & Pictures

For The Record: Full Text Of President Buhari’s Speech At The Inauguration Of The National Economic Council (NEC) & Pictures

KEYNOTE ADDRESS OF HIS EXCELLENCY, PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI, ON THE INAUGURATION OF THE NATIONAL ECONOMIC COUNCIL (NEC), HELD ON THURSDAY 20TH JUNE, 2019, COUNCIL CHAMBERS, PRESIDENTIAL VILLA, ABUJA Protocols I am delighted to be with you this afternoon to inaugurate the National Economic Council (NEC). NEC is established by the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (1999), as amended. ... Read More »

NLC to Buhari: Stop lamenting, arrest and prosecute sponsors of killings and banditry

NLC to Buhari: Stop lamenting, arrest and prosecute sponsors of killings and banditry

*President Buhari* The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has called on the Federal Government to take decisive measures against recurring acts of killings and banditry in the country. NLC said “The recent disclosure by President Muhammadu Buhari that these attacks are being sponsored by politicians and religious leaders are weighty, but the government needs to go beyond disclosures by apprehending those ... Read More »

Photo News: President Buhari receives Governors Abiodun, Zulum in audience

Photo News: President Buhari receives Governors Abiodun, Zulum in audience

  *President Buhari welcoming Gov Abiodun to his office* President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, June 19, at Aso Rock Presidential Villa, Abuja received in audience Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State and his Borno State counterparts, Governor Babagana Umara Zulum. *President Buhari in handshake with Gov Zulum *Gov Abiodun briefing the president* *Gov Zulum making a presentation to the president. Read More »

Opinion: Abiola and his three strange friends, By Dare Babarinsa	 

Opinion: Abiola and his three strange friends, By Dare Babarinsa  

It is a matter of irony that President Muhammadu Buhari, who was decidedly hostile to Chief Moshood Abiola when he was our military Head of State, is the one to honour my old boss by recognising June 12 as a national holiday. Yesterday, the first time the day was marked by the entire nation, Buhari named the National Stadium, Abuja, ... Read More »

Executive does not desire a rubber stamp legislature, says Buhari

Executive does not desire a rubber stamp legislature, says Buhari

“ The President urges contestants who lost out to be gallant in defeat, and join hands with the victors who should exhibit magnanimity and eschew vindictiveness.” PRESIDENT BUHARI CONGRATULATES NEW NATIONAL ASSEMBLY PRESIDING OFFICERS President Muhammadu Buhari congratulates heartily the newly elected presiding officers of the Ninth National Assembly. The President also salutes all the national legislators and their political ... Read More »

I will protect Abuja residents, though they didn’t vote for me, says Buhari

I will protect Abuja residents, though they didn’t vote for me, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday vowed strong action in securing the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) as he described residents as necessary evil. He acknowledged that residents of the FCT did not vote for him and his Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo in the 2019 general elections. According to him:“I have just spoken to the senator on my left (Philip Aduda) and I ... Read More »

Photo News: President Buhari, Gbajabiamila, others attend Eid El Filtri Prayers at the Mambilla Barracks Eid Praying Ground

Photo News: President Buhari, Gbajabiamila, others attend Eid El Filtri Prayers at the Mambilla Barracks Eid Praying Ground

  President Muhammadu Buhari attends Eid El Filtri Prayers at the Mambilla Barracks Eid Praying Ground on 4th June 2019 *President Buhari with Chief Imam Captain Yusuf and Chief of Army Staff Lt Gen. TY Buratai. *President Buhari with Chief of Army Staff Lt Gen. TY Buratai, Leader of House Femi Gbajabiamila, Senator Kabiru Gaya and IG of Police Adamu ... Read More »

President Buhari at OIC: Facts Nigerians need to know, By Garba Shehu

President Buhari at OIC: Facts Nigerians need to know, By Garba Shehu

On Friday, President Muhammadu Buhari delivered the address of 16 African nations who are members of Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), making it the third time a Nigerian leader will speak at the OIC. Late President of Nigeria, Alhaji Umaru Yar’Adua and his successor, Dr Good luck Jonathan had attended previous meetings. The just concluded 2019 meeting held in Makka, ... Read More »

Buhari receives report on SARS Reform, says police must respect rights of citizens

Buhari receives report on SARS Reform, says police must respect rights of citizens

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday received the report of the Presidential Panel on the Reform of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) with a charge that police must not violate the fundamental human rights of Nigerians whom they have sworn to protect. Recalling that the panel was constituted as a result of public outcry and various media reports on allegations of ... Read More »

Breaking: Buhari off to Saudi Arabia on Thursday to attend OIC Summit in Mecca

Breaking: Buhari off to Saudi Arabia on Thursday to attend OIC Summit in Mecca

PRESIDENT BUHARI TO ATTEND OIC SUMMIT IN MAKKAH President Muhammadu Buhari departs Abuja on Thursday to attend the Summit of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Makkah, Saudi Arabia. The 14th session of the Summit Conference of the OIC, scheduled to hold on Friday, May 31, will be hosted by King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and attended by ... Read More »

Buhari takes oath of office for second term (See pictures)

Buhari takes oath of office for second term (See pictures)

President Muhammadu Buhari has taken the oath of office for his second term He was sworn in by the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Muhammad at a colourful ceremony held at Eagle Square, Abuja. President Buhari, his wife, the CJN and a judicial officer The ceremony was witnessed by scores of Nigerians and members of the diplomatic ... Read More »

Buhari gets commendation letter from NLC on Financial Regulation Reforms

Buhari gets commendation letter from NLC on Financial Regulation Reforms

The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has sent a commendation letter to President Muhammadu Buhari on the Financial Regulation Reforms carried out by his administration and for signing the N30,000 Minimum Wage Bill to law. In the latter dated 20th, May 2019, a copy of which was emailed to The State Online on Monday, May 27, 2019, NLC President, Comrade Ayuba ... Read More »

Hand over to Permanent Secretaries on May 28, Buhari tells ministers

Hand over to Permanent Secretaries on May 28, Buhari tells ministers

  President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday directed ministers to officially hand over their schedules to their respective Permanent Secretaries on May 28, while their handing over letters should be submitted to the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation. He gave the directive at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa during the valedictory Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting, ... Read More »

Buhari Back Home From Umrah, To Preside Over Valedictory  FEC Meeting On Wednesday

Buhari Back Home From Umrah, To Preside Over Valedictory FEC Meeting On Wednesday

  President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday returned to Abuja after performing the Umrah (Lesser Pilgrimage) in Saudi Arabia. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the presidential aircraft conveying the president and members of his entourage which took-off from Royal Terminal of the King Abdul’aziz International Airport around 2.00pm (local time), landed at the presidential wing of Nnamdi Azikiwe ... Read More »

Tinubu meets Buhari at Umra, drums up support for president (see pictures)

Tinubu meets Buhari at Umra, drums up support for president (see pictures)

With inauguration of President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term around the corner, a key ally and National Leader of governing All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu Monday in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, met with the president who is currently on Umra (lesser hajj). * R-L: President Buhari, Asiwaju Tinubu, First Lady Aisha Buhari During the meeting, Tinubu appealed to ... Read More »

Buhari off to Umrah

Buhari off to Umrah

President Muhammadu Buhari is due to embark on Umrah (lesser hajj) on Thursday. A statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu on Wednesday stated that: “President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted the invitation of King Salman Bin Abdulaziz, the ruler of Saudi Arabia and Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques to perform the Umrah (lesser pilgrimage) ... Read More »

My London trip not for compilation of new minsters list- Buhari

My London trip not for compilation of new minsters list- Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has dismissed the reports that his London trip was to compile the list of persons to be appointed as ministers during his second tenure. He stated this on Sunday in Abuja after a 10-day private visit to London. Buhari said he did not discuss the issue of the appointment of new cabinet ministers with anybody. The president ... Read More »

Anarchy is just a matter of days, declare State of Emergency, Muslim group tells Buhari

Anarchy is just a matter of days, declare State of Emergency, Muslim group tells Buhari

A Muslim non-governmental  group has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to move swiftly and address the insecurity afflicting the nation. The group, Al-Furqan in a letter to the president, a copy of which was made available to The State Online said “Your Excellency, Nigerians are right now too depressed to understand condemnation of killings and kidnapping everywhere. What Nigerians want ... Read More »

Breaking: Buhari intervenes in case of lady detained in S Arabia over drug planted in luggage

Breaking: Buhari intervenes in case of lady detained in S Arabia over drug planted in luggage

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed Mr Abubakar Malami, the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice to immediately intervene in the case of Zainab Aliyu, the student, incriminated in drug related matters and being detained by the Saudi Arabia authorities. A statement issued in Abuja on Monday by Abdur-Rahman Balogun, Media aide to Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, SSA to ... Read More »