Saturday, June 19, 2021


Muhammadu Buhari

Obasanjo contributed to Nigeria’s problems – Femi Adesina

The Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, says former President Olusegun Obasanjo contributed to the current chaos in the country, adding that the ex-military general should mind his utterances.

Buhari signs bond to end violence against children

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Abuja, signed a commitment to end all forms of violence and harmful practices against Nigerian children.

I remain indebted to Nigerians for love shown to me – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says all efforts will be made to improve the livelihood of Nigerians, starting with providing adequate security, reiterating that he owes Nigerians a debt of gratitude for the opportunity to serve.

Desertification: FCTA to plant 170,000 tree seedlings across terrirory

The Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, says it will plant 170,000 tree seedlings across the territory in fulfilling President Muhammadu Buhari’s pledge  to tackle desertification in the country.

Buhari directs security agencies to give no breathing space to terrorists, criminals

President Muhammadu Buhari has charged the military and other security agencies not to give breathing space to terrorists and criminals operating in various parts of the country.

A rejoinder to Igbo intellectuals on the Biafran minister in Buhari’s govt, by Yushau A. Shuaib

Recently when I joined up with Jaafar Jaafar and Abdulaziz Abdulaziz as Northern writers in the campaign for the appointment of an Igbo military officer to the position of the Nigerian Chief of Army Staff

Buhari visits Maiduguri on Thursday

President Muhammadu Buhari will visit Maiduguri on  Thursday on a one-day official visit to Borno State.

FEC approves resumption of FCT land swap plan

The Federal Executive Council, FEC, has approved the resumption of the Federal Capital Development Authority, FCDA, land swap plan.

Uzodinma plans insurance scheme for Imo police

Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo says the state government is working out a welfare package, including an insurance scheme, for the police personnel in the state.

Anti-corruption: Nigerian govt engages 320 monitors for social investment program in Kano

The Federal Government has engaged 320 Independent Monitors, IMs, for effective monitoring of the National Social Investment Programme, NSIP, in Kano.

10 years after, Buhari approves automatic employment for siblings of slain NYSC members

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved automatic employment in the Federal Civil Service for one graduate from each of the immediate families of the 10 slain National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, members in 2011 in Bauchi State.

Buhari govt’s acquisition of Landing Ship Tank for Nigerian Navy commendable – APC group

A group of the All Progressives Congress under the aegis of APC-Legacy Awareness Campaign, APC-LAC, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari deserves commendation by Nigerians for recently acquiring a first Landing Ship Tank, LST, for the Navy, since 1979.

Buhari administration encouraging local entrepreneurs – SGF

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Boss Mustapha, has applauded President Muhammadu Buhari for the efforts of his administration to encourage local entrepreneurs through technological initiatives.

Nigeria may not celebrate another Democracy Day, says Soyinka

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has said another Democracy Day may not be celebrated in Nigeria if the system of government is not decentralised.

Buhari proved he’s in charge, says ex-President Jonathan’s former media aide, Abati

A former spokesman to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Reuben Abati, has said that after his interaction with President Muhammadu Buhari during his interview with Arise TV recently, he concluded that the President is in charge of the country.

Buhari tasks NLNG on timely completion of Train 7

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday charged that the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas, NLNG, Train 7 be delivered on schedule so that the Train 8 project could begin.

Twitter, liable for #EndSARS destruction in Nigeria — Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, says Twitter and its founder, Jack Dorsey, are liable for the losses the country suffered during the EndSARS protest.

Buhari greets Abdulsalami Abubakar at 79

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated former Head of State, Abdulsalami Abubakar, on his 79th birthday, joining family members and friends to celebrate with the iconic leader.

Boko Haram luring recruits with N5,000 or N10,000 – Zulum

Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum has said Boko Haram insurgents offer as low as N5,000 to N10,000 to recruit informants and weapon smugglers.

Democracy Day: Buhari to address Nigerians Saturday

As part of this year’s Democracy Day celebration, President Muhammadu Buhari will on Saturday address Nigerians in a television and radio broadcast.

June 12 planned protests dangerous – JEPUIN warns

The Executive Secretary of Justice and Equity for Peace and Unity Initiative, JEPUIN, Tony Uranta, has warned that street protests planned for June 12 could be hijacked and may end in violence.

Lai Mohammed reveals details of Twitter’s plots against Nigeria

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed,  has justified the indefinite suspension of Twitter by giving insights into the several attempts by the microblogging and social networking site to destabilise the country.

Food security: Nigerian govt distributes 50,000 yam seeds to farmers in Ekiti

The Federal Government on Friday in Ado Ekiti distributed 50,000 certified yam seeds to farmers to boost food security in the country.

June 12 protest: Stay away from S/West – Yoruba forum warns

The Yoruba Appraisal Forum, YAF, has warned those planning a nationwide protest on June 12 Democracy Day to stay away from the South West.

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