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Jigawa government declares Friday holiday to pray for Buhari

With the increasing need to offer prayer for ailing Nigeria president, Muhammadu Buhari, the Jigawa government has set apart Friday, July 7, as public holiday to give public servants opportunity to specially pray for his recovery. Making the announcement in Dutse on Thursday, the Public Relations Officer of the Head...

Buhari should resign just as he advised Yar’Adua to resign in 2009 — PDP

Akwa Ibom State Chapter of Peoples Democratic Party has accused Preisdent Muhammadu Buhari of double standard, challenging him to resign if he can no longer function as president, just as he challenged late president Yar'Ardua to resign in 2009 owing to his health status. President Buhari has been away in...

HAJJ: Don wants days reduction to save cost

Nigerian Hajj pilgrims Prof. Badmos Yusuf, Dean, School of Postgraduate, University of Ilorin, has advised the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) to reduce the number of days pilgrims
 spend in Saudi Arabia to cut cost. Yusuf, who was a former member, Presidential Committee on Hajj, gave the advice at the...

Buhari Sallah message in Hausa [AUDIO & TEXT]

President Muhammadu Buhari sent Nigeria Sallah greetings in Hausa. This has caused lots of controversies. Read and listen to the message below: "I AM IMMENSELY GRATEFUL TO GOD FOR HIS MERCY IN GUIDING US SUCCESSFULLY TO CONCLUDE ANOTHER RAMADAN. MY GREETINGS TO ALL NIGERIAN MUSLIMS AND OUR BROTHER CHRISTIANS ON THE...

Controversy trails audio message Buhari released in Hausa…Critics says it’s sectional, disunifying

President Muhammadu Buhari's Sallah greetings was released Sunday by the Presidency, the first time Nigerians will hear their president in 50 days he departed for medical treatment in the United Kingdom. However the audio recording, meant to bring Eid-el-Fitr tidings to his fellow Nigerians has generated controversies on Buhari's state...

Buhari speaks from London to confirm he’s not speech impaired…Presidency releases recording

In a bid to convince Nigerians that President Muhammad Buhari is not having problem speaking, the presidency has released his audio recording. The internet went agog with news that Mr. Buhari was not able to speak and has lost memory. President Buhari left Nigeria for medical vacation 50 days ago, and...

We are in support of Buhari’s peace initiatives, Niger Delta militants says

President Muhammadu Buhari's peace initiatives for the Niger Delta region has gained the acceptance of the ex-militant leaders, as they declare their allegiance in Port Harcourt, River State. This decision followed a crucial meeting between Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Brig.-Gen. Paul Boroh (Rtd) and the ex-militant leaders. According to...

‘Buhari to come back home in a weeks’

President Muhammadu Buhari's aides have revealed last night the ailing president is billed to come back home within a week, as his doctor might clear him as soon as possible. While chatting wih Sahara Reporters on condition of anonymity, one of the sources claimed that some of the president’s latest health symptoms...

President Buhari to return to Nigeria soon– Solomon Dalung

President Muhammadu Buhari will soon return to Nigeria from medical vacation, Solomon Dalung, the Minister of Sports and Youth Development revealed. Mr. Dalung made the revelation on Facebook this afternoon, saying "ALLAH SARKI, SAI BABA. Our God answers prayers, Mr President will soon return home, Insha 'Allah. I stand with Buhari." President...

Buhari and Aisha did not see when she visited London–Source

Report from online medium, Sahara Reporters, has claimed President Muhammadu Buhari and his wife, Aisha, were not allowed to see each when she last visited London. The site further said that even Buhari's aide and bodyguards are not allowed within his range and attributed all these shadowy action to efforts...

Buhari fund 2017 budget partly funded by recovered loot– Assistant

President Muhammadu Buhari's senior special assistant on prosecutions, Okoi Obono-Obla, has on Tuesday said that about 20 per cent of the 2017 budget spending would be financed from funds recovered from stolen treasury. READ ALSO: Why they want President Buhari dead  While speaking with newsmen, Obono-Obla said in response to questions...

Why they want Buhari dead– Onochie

Personal Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Social Media, Mrs Lauretta Onochie, has said some people's desire is to see his him dead. According to Onochie, enemies of Buhari go to extent of hiring marabouts and pastors to pray evil prayers and charms that the president should die. Aswering Punch why...

Buhari takes me as his son – Osinbajo

Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has said President Muhammadu Buhari treats him like his son. According to his media aide, Laolu Akande, Osinbajo said this at the palace of the Emir of Katsina, His Royal Highness Alhaji Abdulmumin Usman, on Thursday. “I feel very much at home in Katsina. Moreso because this...

Why Buhari didn’t attend FEC, by Mohammed

INFORMATION, Culture & Tourism Lai Mohammed has explained why President Muhammadu Buhari did not chair the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting yesterday. He needed rest and attended to government businesses from home, the minister said, adding that he mandated Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to chair the meeting that lasted...

I-G orders investigation into alleged comment by policeman

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, has ordered investigation into an alleged statement credited to a policeman, Inusa Biu, on his Facebook account. The News Agency of Nigeria ( NAN) reports that an online publication on HOTGISTNAIJA on April 26, credited a statement to Inusa captioned “Policeman threatens to...

Guru Maharaji to Buhari: Run to me for healing before it’s too late

Sat Guru Maharaji, the founder of the One Love Family has called for President Muhammadu Bihari to rush to him for healing. Maharaji made this call Monday while addressing journalists after a week-long program to celebrated the 30 years of existence of Maharaji Village, DailyPost reports. “He supposed to seek...

Presidency cuts deadline for business registration to 2 days

  THE Presidential Committee on Ease of Doing Business has slashed deadline for registration of new businesses from 10 to two days and effected a 24-hour timeline for registration of companies. President Muhammadu Buhari This takes effect from when an application form is completed and all required documents...

Presidency condemns media attack on anti-graft war

President Muhammadu Buhari: no media attack will stop anti-graft war The Presidency has warned it will not succumb to media attacks nor be deterred by false accusations by disgruntled elements to quenched its anti-graft war. “The war against corruption is here to stay. As long as President Muhammadu Buhari is in...

Actor Olumide Bakare is dead

Veteran actor Olumide Bakare died in the earlier hours of Saturday morning after battling with heart/lung disease. This was revealed by his personal assistant, who was with him when he passed away. Today, definitely is a sad day in Nollywood. Reports gathered claims that the actor is yet to fully recover...

Buhari nominates James Momoh as electricity regulatory Chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Prof. James Momoh for the position of Chairman of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC). The President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, made this known in a statement in Abuja on Friday. The President’s nominee to the Senate for confirmation is a...

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