Monday, June 14, 2021


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#EndSARS: Celebrities behind protests must face the law – Garba Shehu

The Senior Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, has said that the celebrities who promoted the EndSARS protests which led to violence in Nigeria will be made to face the law.

Buhari salutes Basheer Mohammed @54

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Sen. Basheer Mohammed, Federal Commissioner, of the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons, on his 54th birthday.

WTO Presidency: We’ll push, push until you win, Buhari assures Okonojo-Iweala

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Abuja assured Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance and Economy, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, that the country will explore every opportunity and deploy its entire energy to ensure that she becomes the Director-General of World Trade Organisation, WTO.

Nigerian farmers will reap benefits of our policies – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that Nigerian farmers stand to reap the benefits of his government’s reforms as he continues to accord the highest priority to agriculture.

Buhari wishes US President, family quick recovery

President Muhammadu Buhari has joined all citizens of United States of America in prayers for quick and full recovery of President Donald Trump and his wife, Melanie, who reportedly tested positive to COVID-19.

Buhari pledges to support Jigawa flood victims

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured families affected by flooding in several communities in Jigawa of timely support from the Federal Government.

Buhari rejoices with Gbenga Ashafa at 65

President Muhammadu Buhari has rejoiced with Gbenga Ashafa as he marks his 65th birthday anniversary.

How Nigeria fought, won Polio virus war – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated fellow citizens on the joyous and historic occasion as Nigeria becomes Wild Polio Virus Free.

Eid-el-Fitr: Keep your spirits up despite COVID-19, Buhari urges Muslims

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Muslims to keep their spirits up in spite of the coronavirus pandemic, "which caught the world off guard, and has put a damper on what would otherwise have been a time of celebration for the Muslim faithful to mark the end of the Ramadan fasting period."

Buhari appoints ex-IGP Suleiman Abba as Board Chairman, Police Trust Fund

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of retired Inspector-General of Police, Suleiman Abba, as Chairman, Board of Trustees of the Nigeria Police Trust Fund.

Buhari’s Chief of Staff, dedicated public servant, U.S. govt eulogies late Abba Kyari

The U.S. government has described the late Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari as a dedicated public servant and respected interlocutor for the American government.

Buhari loses personal bodyguard, Warrant Officer Mato

The Presidency on Tuesday announced the death of one of President Muhammadu Buhari’s bodyguards, Warrant Officer Lawal Mato.

COVID-19 and the merchants of fake news, by Femi Adesina

Quite a challenging week it has been for Nigeria, and, indeed, the rest of the world. Except perhaps in China only, where the affliction started from, figures of Coronavirus infections continue to mount in other parts of the world. Italy and Spain have been particularly badly hit.

COVID-19: Buhari directs repositioning of Nigeria’s economy to mitigate global effect

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday directed a repositioning of the economy, starting with a review of 2020 budget to reflect realities in oil sector, and prioritizing health sector infrastructure to respond to the threats posed by COVID-19.

Sanusi Dethronement: Buhari commends Kano people

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the people of Kano State for keeping calm in the wake of dethronement of emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II on Monday.

Buhari appoints Justice Mensem as acting President of Court of Appeal

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem as the Acting President of the Court of Appeal for an initial period of three (3) months.

250 entries received for 2020 Campus Journalism Awards – Organiser

The Editor, Youths Digest, Gidado Yushau-Shuaib and organiser of the Campus Journalism Awards, CJA, says over 250 entries has been received for the 2020 edition of the annual award event.

Coronavirus: Buhari heeds to PDP calls to addresses Nigerians, warns against panic on virus

In what looked like a reaction to the call by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to address Nigerians on the outbreak of Coronavirus, President Muhammadu Buhari expressed sadness over the outbreak of the virus in the country.

Buhari mourns former Egyptian leader, Hosni Mubarak

President Muhammadu Buhari condoles with government and people of Egypt over the passing of former President, Hosni Mubarak, 91, on Tuesday.

Abba Kyari, major player in Buhari’s fight against corruption – Lawyer

A legal practitioner, Leo Ekpenyong, has described Abba Kyari, Chief of Staff to the President, as a man driving President Muhammadu Buhari’s fight’s against corruption.

My administration will no longer treat financial transactions in secret – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured that with the various reform agenda implemented by his administration, very soon, all government financial transactions will be done in the open.

Presidency blames Libya over ‘growing’ insecurity in Nigeria

A Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, has attributed the growing insecurity to the Libyan crisis which, according to him, let to the proliferation of small arms into the country.

Nigeria, Ethiopia sign agreement on visa waiver

Nigeria and Ethiopia have signed a visa waiver agreement for diplomatic and official passport holders, and a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, on Cooperation in the field of Defence.

Buhari meets Nigerian community in Ethiopia, vows to defeat terrorism

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration is fully determined to combat and defeat all acts of criminality, banditry and terrorism in the country.

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