President Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari approves payment of N22.68 billion for Nigeria Airways retirees
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Buhari approves payment of N22.68 billion for Nigeria Airways retirees

Nigeria's acting finance minister Zainab Ahmed addressing a press conference in Abuja….PHOTO:Twitter/ZShamsuna Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari on Monday approved the sum of N22.68 billion for the payment of retirement benefits to former workers of liquidated Nigerian Airways Ltd. Nigeria Airways was a Nigerian airline founded in 1958 after the dissolution […]

I’m not under any pressure to resign, says Obono-Obla
Mr. Okoi Obono Obla National News Nigeria Nigerian Law School President Muhammadu Buhari

I’m not under any pressure to resign, says Obono-Obla

Mr Okoi Obono-Obla, Chairman, Special Presidential Investigation Panel on the Recovery of Public Property Mr Okoi Obono-Obla, Chairman, Special Presidential Investigation Panel on the Recovery of Public Property, has denied reports that he was under pressure to resign, saying the “purported report is false, baseless and wicked”. Obono-Obla said on […]

Nigerian Twitter reacts to Nigeria Air suspension
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Nigerian Twitter reacts to Nigeria Air suspension

Nigeria Air The third attempt to own a national carrier by Nigeria has hit the rock again as the federal government suspend the most anticipated project, Nigeria Air, barely four months before its official launch. The Nigerian government unveiled the name and logo of the new national carrier on July […]

NASS joint committee reconvenes for amendment of Electoral Bill
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NASS joint committee reconvenes for amendment of Electoral Bill

National Assembly The National Assembly Joint Committee on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday reconvened to deliberate on the Electoral (Amendment) Bill 2018 for the fourth time. This is coming exactly two weeks after President Muhammadu Buhari, for the third time on Sept. 3, declined assent to the […]

Buhari approves dualisation of Ikot Ekpene-Aba road
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Buhari approves dualisation of Ikot Ekpene-Aba road

[FILE PHOTO] Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the dualisation of the road linking Ikot Ekpene in Akwa Ibom State and Aba in Abia State. Sen. Ita Enang, Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), disclosed this in an interview with State House correspondents on […]

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Kemi Adeosun’s resignation, salute to honour, integrity – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the resignation of Mrs Kemi Adeosun as Minister of Finance and acceptance of same by President Muhammadu Buhari is an action of honour, strength, character and integrity. Mr Yekini Nabena, the APC acting National Publicity Secretary, said this in a statement made available to […]

PDP calls for immediate arrest, prosecution of Adeosun
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PDP calls for immediate arrest, prosecution of Adeosun

[FILE]Nigeria's Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun attends the 2018 Annual Meetings of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) in Abuja, Nigeria July 13, 2018. Picture taken July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde Nigeria opposition party, the People’s Democratic Party(PDP), has called for the immediate arrest and prosecution of the former minister of finance, […]

Intrigues behind Adeosun’s fall
Mrs. Kemi Adeosun National National Youth Service Corps News Nigeria NYSC President Muhammadu Buhari

Intrigues behind Adeosun’s fall

[FILE PHOTO] Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun. PHOTO: CNBC Africa After months of intrigues and politicking over her presentation of a fake National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) discharge certificate, everything came to a climax yesterday with the final resignation of Finance Minister, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, from the cabinet of […]

Marafa berates Yari over comments on security
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Marafa berates Yari over comments on security

Abdulaziz Yari Sen. Kabiru Marafa, (APC-Zamfara Central) has faulted Gov. Abudulaziz Yari of Zamfara over his recent comments concerning the security situation in the state. Marafa, who spoke with State House correspondents on Friday, said he was in the Presidential Villa to offer useful clues to President Muhammadu Buhari on […]

N45 million form donated to Buhari is illegal, says Murray-Bruce
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N45 million form donated to Buhari is illegal, says Murray-Bruce

Senator Ben Murray-Bruce Nigerian lawmaker, senator Ben Murray-Bruce Wednesday said the donation of expression of interest and nomination forms to president Muhammadu Buhari for his re-election is illegal and should be rejected. A group known as Nigeria Consolidation Ambassador Network (NCAN) purchased N40 million nomination and N5 million expression of […]

APC adopts Buhari as presidential candidate
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APC adopts Buhari as presidential candidate

President Buhari Although the primary elections of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) were yet to hold, the party has adopted President Muhammadu Buhari presidential candidate for next year’s general election. The presidential primary is scheduled to hold on September 20. National Secretary of the APC, Maimala Buni, said any […]

Why Buhari is afraid of signing Electoral Act, by Wike
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Why Buhari is afraid of signing Electoral Act, by Wike

[FILE PHOTO] Nyesom Wike Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has alerted that President Muhammadu Buhari’s refusal to sign the amended Electoral Act is a grand plot to rig the 2019 general elections. Wike, who made the declaration in Port Harcourt, pleaded with the international community to revoke visas of Federal […]

Buhari gets report on assets recovery
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Buhari gets report on assets recovery

[FILE PHOTO] President Muhammadu Buhari. PHOTO/TWITTER/APCng President Muhammadu Buhari has received the report of the three-man presidential committee set up to audit recovered funds with a charge to the National Assembly to facilitate the quick passage of the Proceeds of Crimes Bill currently before it. Specifically, the Olufemi Lijadu-led panel […]

APC deserters corrupt, weak, selfish, says Buhari
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APC deserters corrupt, weak, selfish, says Buhari

[FILE PHOTO] Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday declared that all who defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to other political parties were selfish, weak and corrupt people that could not align with the vision of his administration. He made the remarks while accepting the expression of interest and nomination […]

Nigerians should be happy Buhari did not sign PIGB, says Enang
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Nigerians should be happy Buhari did not sign PIGB, says Enang

Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Sen. Ita Enang. Senior Special Assistant on National Assembly Matters (Senate) to the President, Ita Enang, has said rather than express displeasure, Nigerians should be grateful that President Muhammadu Buhari did not sign the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill […]

2019: Buhari to collect Presidential nomination form Tuesday
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2019: Buhari to collect Presidential nomination form Tuesday

[File] Buhari's return after holiday in London. Photo/Twitter/ NGRPresident President Muhammadu Buhari will on Tuesday collect Presidential Nomination form and the Expression of Interest. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the event will hold at the new Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, at 11.30a.m. NAN reliably […]

We are disappointed in Buhari, says Ohaneze
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We are disappointed in Buhari, says Ohaneze

Ndigbo Ohanaeze Ndigbo has expressed disappointment in the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government’s inability to revive coal production in Enugu. Buhari while campaigning as an aspirant in 2015 promised to revamp the moribund coal industry, which had been abandoned for many years. The president assured the people of abundant coal […]

2019 APC primaries: Chieftain lauds party for endorsing consensus in Ebonyi
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2019 APC primaries: Chieftain lauds party for endorsing consensus in Ebonyi

APC leader, Adams Oshiomole A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi, Chief Egwu Chima, has commended the party for endorsing consensus in the selection of the party’s flag bearers for the 2019 general elections. Chima, a former Commissioner for Information and Orientation in Ebonyi, made the commendation […]

Presidency says Buhari not in confrontation with NASS over electoral act
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Presidency says Buhari not in confrontation with NASS over electoral act

NASS The Presidency says President Muhammadu Buhari is neither in confrontation with the parliament over his refusal to sign the amended Electoral Act Bill nor against the use of card readers in the forthcoming elections. The President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, who stated this […]

When new electoral bill exacerbates executive, legislative mistrust
Buhari Chief Olusegun Osoba Issues National Assembly Ogun Petroleum Industry Governance Bill PIGB President Muhammadu Buhari

When new electoral bill exacerbates executive, legislative mistrust

Buhari Coming a few days after President Muhammadu Buhari declined assent to the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB), after 17 years in the works at both chambers of the National Assembly, the impression created by last Monday’s refusal of the presidency to sign the Electoral (Amendment) Bill, 2018 into law […]