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Buhari is willing to grant presidential pardon to late Ambrose Alli – Obaseki
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Buhari is willing to grant presidential pardon to late Ambrose Alli – Obaseki

[FILE PHOTO] Godwin Obaseki. PHOTO: Twitter/GovernorObaseki President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed willingness to grant presidential pardon to late Prof. Ambrose Ali, former Governor of Bendel State (now Edo and Delta), according to Edo Governor, Godwin Obaseki. Obaseki made the disclosure at a memorial service held in honour of the former […]

CSEAN asks Buhari to assent Electronic Transaction Bill
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CSEAN asks Buhari to assent Electronic Transaction Bill

[FILE PHOTO] President Muhammadu Buhari. PHOTO/TWITTER/APCng Cyber Security Expert Association of Nigeria (CSEAN) has called on President, Muhammadu Buhari to assent to the Electronic Transaction bill, which has been passed by the Senate in May last year. The cyber security advocacy group, said that assenting to the bill becomes very […]

How reaction of Buhari’s government to alleged HSBC report exposed its hypocrisy on anti-graft war
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How reaction of Buhari’s government to alleged HSBC report exposed its hypocrisy on anti-graft war

Buhari<br />Photo: Twitter/MBuhari Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption credentials are being questioned following the Nigerian government’s reaction to an unflattering report credited to banking giant HSBC. The bank, according to major Nigerian dailies, said in a report that the politicisation of economic policy would also slow reforms and at times […]

Buhari’s government has taken ten million Nigerians out of poverty, minister claims
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Buhari’s government has taken ten million Nigerians out of poverty, minister claims

[FILE PHOTO] President Buhari Nigeria’s minister of budget and national planning Senator Udoma Udo Udoma said the country’s government under president Muhammadu Buhari has moved over ten million Nigerians out of poverty. Udoma’s statement contradicts a recent Brookings Institution report which listed Nigeria as the country with the highest number […]

I will continue to be fair, unbias in appointment – Buhari
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I will continue to be fair, unbias in appointment – Buhari

[File]  Photo/Twitter/ NGRPresident Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari said he will continue to ensure equitable and fair distribution of appointments among the 36 states of the federation without being bias. Buhari, since assumption in office in 2015, has come under criticism from different sections of the country for allegedly favouring the […]

2019: Akpabio assures of landslide victory for Buhari in Akwa Ibom
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2019: Akpabio assures of landslide victory for Buhari in Akwa Ibom

[FILE PHOTO] Nigerian Senate's minority leader Senator Godswill Akpabio greets President Muhammadu Buhari in London on Sunday, August 8, 2018 Sen. Godswill Akpabio (APC-Akwa Ibom North-West) has expressed optimism that President Muhammadu Buhari will record a massive victory in Akwa Ibom State in the 2019 presidential election. Akpabio, alongside Sen. […]

Buhari extends FFS boss tenure
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Buhari extends FFS boss tenure

Federal Fire Service Comptroller General, Joseph Anebi President Mohammadu Buhari has reportedly approved the extension of the Federal Fire Service Comptroller General, Joseph Anebi. The development was disclosed through the official Twitter handle of the Federal Fire Service in the late hours of Saturday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) […]

Buhari extends FFS boss tenure
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Buhari extends FFS boss tenure

Federal Fire Service Comptroller General, Joseph Anebi President Mohammadu Buhari has reportedly approved the extension of the Federal Fire Service Comptroller General, Joseph Anebi. The development was disclosed through the official Twitter handle of the Federal Fire Service in the late hours of Saturday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) […]

Buhari commiserates with U.S., Sudan over natural disasters
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Buhari commiserates with U.S., Sudan over natural disasters

(FILES) In this file photo taken on September 11, 2018 President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media following a briefing on Hurricane Florence in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, DC.<br />US President Donald Trump promised Wednesday that the federal government was "ready" and "able" […]

Shehu Sani predicts Buhari’s re-election despite some ‘failures’
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Shehu Sani predicts Buhari’s re-election despite some ‘failures’

Senator Shehu Sani Nigerian lawmaker, senator Shehu Sani, has predicted victory for president Muhammadu Buhari in next year’s general elections despite “failure” in certain areas. The senator representing Kaduna central senatorial district said this on a Channels Television programme, Politics Today. Sani said some achievements recorded by the president will […]

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Buhari appoints new DSS boss

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday appointed Yusuf Magaji Bichi as the new Director-General of the Department of State Services. The appointment will take effect on Friday, September 14, 2018. The appointee is a core Secret Service operative. This came weeks after the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, acting in the […]

PANDEF accuses FG of reneging on promised Niger Delta talks
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PANDEF accuses FG of reneging on promised Niger Delta talks

[FILE PHOTO] Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) The Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) has accused the Federal Government of reneging on its promised consultations with the Niger Delta region since 2016. The group of elders said instead of engaging in meaningful discourses on the way forward, the government was engaging […]

Buhari, others eulogise sterling qualities of Esama of Benin at 84
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Buhari, others eulogise sterling qualities of Esama of Benin at 84

Chief Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion, Esama of Benin Kingdom President of the Pentecost Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), Rev. Felix Omobude yesterday led other clergymen in the country in appreciation to God as the Esama of Benin kingdom, Chief Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion, celebrated his 84th birthday. The celebration had dignitaries from all […]

NUNS kicks against JAMB ‘extortion,’ says body wants to impress Buhari
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NUNS kicks against JAMB ‘extortion,’ says body wants to impress Buhari

Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, JAMB Registrar The National Union of Nigerian Students, (NUNS), yesterday, said the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) is extorting ordinary Nigerians to impress President Muhammadu Buhari. The union kicked against exorbitant charges levied on admission seekers into higher institutions, saying the regulatory body is derailing the change mantra of the president, part of which includes making education affordable to the […]

When new electoral bill exacerbates executive, legislative mistrust
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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 […]

FOCAC: Buhari returns to Abuja
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FOCAC: Buhari returns to Abuja

The Mambilla Hydropower Project remains a key priority for Buhari's administration. September 5, in Beijing Buhari asked for President Xi‘s support and intervention, for the project. President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday night returned to Abuja after attending the Forum on China and Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) in Beijing. During the six-day […]

Osinbajo’s opinion on state police contrasts Buhari’s
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Osinbajo’s opinion on state police contrasts Buhari’s

Nigeria’s Vice-president Yemi Osinbajo again on Tuesday made a case for state police in the country, which has been one of the many demands of the those calling for the restructuring of the country and has enjoyed the support of the Nigerian Senate. The Senate on Tuesday, July 3 passed […]

Buhari alone cannot solve Nigeria’s problem – Fani-Kayode
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Buhari alone cannot solve Nigeria’s problem – Fani-Kayode

Fani-Kayode Former minister of Aviation Femi Fani-Kayode, on Saturday, said President Muhammadu Buhari alone cannot solve the country’s problems. Fani-Kayode, a member of the People’s Democratic Party, said in a Facebook that Nigerians have to do more “than just electing a new President” and the country needed an “all-encompassing referendum”  […]