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Fulani radio: Afenifere slams Buhari, reveals implications

The Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, on Sunday criticized the Federal Government for announcing the establishment of nomadic radio, being perceived in some quarters as frequency for the Fulani. Afenifere’s spokesperson, Yinka Odumakin, told Daily Post that the action was a danger signal to all Nigerians, starting from other nationalities in...

Buhari felicitates with Ganiyat Fawehinmi at 70

  President Muhammadu Buhari sends warm greetings to wife of late legal luminary and human rights activist, Mrs Ganiyat Fawehinmi, on her 70th birthday, joining family and friends in the joy of celebrating another auspicious milestone. The President believes the matriarch of the Fahewinmi family epitomises the resilience, wisdom and loyalty...

Ezekwesili mocks Buhari for retaining ministers for their “unique skills”

Former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili has mocked President Muhammadu Buhari over his reasons for retaining ministers in his cabinet throughout his first tenure. Buhari, while speaking at the valedictory session of FEC meeting on Wednesday, said that his decision to retain cabinet ministers in the last three and half...

Closing remarks by President Buhari at last FEC meeting

AT THE VALEDICTORY SESSION FOR MEMBERS OF THE FEDERAL EXECUTIVE COUNCIL (2015 – 2019) AT THE STATE HOUSE COUNCIL CHAMBER ON 22ND MAY, 2019. Today’s Federal Executive Council meeting is the last time we will meet as a cabinet before the commencement of the second and final term of this...

You will not succeed in tribunal, says Oba Akinolu

The Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, on Wednesday said Nigeria’s former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, will not succeed in his quest to overthrow President Muhammadu Buhari through the election tribunal. Oba Akiolu advised Atiku to drop his case against Buhari’s re-election, saying he strongly believed the president had the mandate...

PDP To Buhari: Order Investigation into N14 Trillion Corruption Before May 29

…Challenges Itse Sagay To Compile List The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) charges President Muhammadu Buhari to, within 14 days, account for the humongous corruption and treasury looting, under his watch, amounting to over N14 trillion, before the May 29 expiration date of the disastrous All Progressives Congress (APC)-led administration. This was...

Buhari accepts Saudi invitation, embarks on Umrah

President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted the invitation of King Salman Bin Abdulaziz, the ruler of Saudi Arabia and Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques to perform the Umrah (lesser pilgrimage) in the Kingdom. To this effect, the President, accompanied by close personal aides, will embark on the journey on Thursday,...

We have confidence in Buhari’s govt– Igede people of Benue

Prof Boniface Odeh, a community leader and Rector, School of Management Technology, Delta State has said that the Igede people in Benue State have confidence in the government of President Muhammadu Buhari. Odeh spoke Monday in Abuja during a courtesy visit by leaders of Oju/Obi Local Government Areas of Benue...
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Presidential inarguration will not hold on June 12 — Federal Govt

Nigerian Government has denied the rumour going round that the inauguration of Muhammadu Buhari for second term is May 29 not June 12 Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity stated this claims in an interview with a National newspaper where he debunked the...

Buhari dragged to court for not handing over to Osinbajo

President Muhammadu Buhari has been dragged to the Federal High Court in Lagos for failing to hand over to the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo. The lawyer, Inibehe Effiong, in a suit number FHC/L/CS/763/2019, had says, “Whether in view of the extant provisions of Section 145 (1) of the Constitution of the...

Atiku to accept defeat if tribunal declares Buhari winner

The 2019 Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has assured Nigerians that he would accept the verdict of the Presidential Election Tribunal on his petition challenging the emergence of President Muhammadu Buhari as winner of the election. He gave the assurance while stating that he would not allow...

Father of Buhari’s ADC’s wife, Musa Umar kidnapped in Katsina

Kidnappers on Wednesday night abducted the Magajin Garin Daura, Musa Umar, in his Daura residence. Daily Nigerian reports that Mr Umar, a retired customs comptroller, was abducted after observing Magrib prayer. The traditional ruler is the father of Fatima Musa, wife of Colonel Mohammed Abubakar, the Aide de Camp, ADC, to...

Atiku attacks Buhari again on certificate

Atiku Abubakar, who contested on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party for presidency, have called out President Muhammadu Buhari to ask the Nigerian Army to produce his academic certificates if truly he have them. Atiku said this in a petition filed against Buhari that the president should order for...

What Buhari said on Zamfara killings

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday said it is ridiculous and unfair to suggest that he was not concerned about the security situation in Zamfara State, nor doing anything about the insecurity there. In a statement on his Facebook page, he noted that ensuring the protection of the people of Nigeria...

Buhari travels to Senegal

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday left for Senegal to attend the inauguration of President Macky Sall. This was disclosed by presidential Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, via his official facebook handle, stating that Mohammed Abubakar, Nasir El-Rufai and Tanko Al-Makura, would accompanied the president to Senegal. Buhari seeks...

Buhari speaks on NASS bill on new minimum wage

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the two chambers of the National Assembly for the expeditious attention they accorded the new minimum wage bill. The President’s Senior Special Assistants on National Assembly Matters, Senator Ita Enang and Hon. Umar El-Yakub, gave the commendation in a chat with journalists at the Assembly...

How Rotimi Amaechi created problem for me in South East – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed that the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, created a serious problem for him when he pledged to construct a railway linking the South-East zone to the Northern part of Nigeria. Buhari made the disclosure during the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign in Enugu, on...

Why Buhari, Atiku both postponed rallies in Kano

Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has postponed his rally that was to hold on Wednesday, January 23 in Kano State. According to Governor Abdullahi Ganduje’s media aide, Salihu Tanko Yakasai, the state has “become the battleground of 2019 elections”. Atiku reportedly moved his rally until...

Boko Haram sponsored not by Nigerians but outsiders, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday said Boko Haram insurgents were being sponsored by forces outside Nigeria. He said the military needed a lot of money for purchase of gadgets, spare parts and arms to completely wipe out the terrorists. Buhari spoke during a live presidential town hall meeting tagged, “The Candidates”...

Buhari replies Obasanjo, says his speech sign of confusion

The Presidency has dismissed the recent utterances by former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, as a sign of confusion not worthy of attention. Speaking to journalists in Abuja on Wednesday, presidential Spokesperson, Garba Shehu, said that whoever Obasanjo chooses to support at the 2019 elections is irrelevant. He said the former president had...

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