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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...

Buhari speaks on tackling corruption

President Muhammadu Buhari declared open the 2018 e-Nigeria international conference and exhibition, organised by NITDA. He was accompanied by former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Nuhu Ribadu who was also the keynote speaker; Minister of Information, Adebayo Shittu; Minister of Youths and Sports, Solomon Dalong; among...

WAEC, Presidency disagrees on who initiated processing of Buhari’s result

  The Presidency and the West African Examinations Council, on Saturday, disagreed on the reason for the issuance of an Attestation of Results to President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday. While the Presidency insisted that Buhari didn’t apply for the results of the West African School Certificate Examination, which he claimed to...

Court fixes Nov. 26 to hear impeachment suit against Buhari

A Federal High Court sitting in Osogbo, the Osun State capital has fixed November 26 for hearing a suit seeking to compel the National Assembly to begin impeachment proceedings against President Muhammadu Buhari. The presiding judge, Justice Maurine Onyetenu made this known on Tuesday, as she entertained the case, which...

Buhari approves National Cementary as Justice Kutigi’s final resting place

President Muhammadu Buhari has paid tribute to former Chief Justice of Nigeria, late Justice Muhammed Idris Legbo Kutigi, hailing his contributions to the evolution of the country’s jurisprudence. The President, while also honouring the late CJN by authorizing his burial at the National Cemetery, Abuja, said the nation will not...
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What Buhari said during handing over of Seme-Krake joint border

STATEMENT BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA, AT THE HANDING-OVER CEREMONY OF THE SÈMÈ-KRAKÉ JOINT BORDER POST BETWEEN NIGERIA & BENIN BORDER ON October 23, 2018 It is my pleasure and honour to address you today on this occasion of the official Handing-Over Ceremony...

Buhari’s 2018 Independence Day speech [FULL TEXT]

NATIONAL BROADCAST BY H.E MUHAMMADU BUHARI PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE 58TH INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY, 1ST OCTOBER, 2018 Fellow Nigerians, Today is a day of celebration and solemn reflection. It is the anniversary of the day Nigerians realised one of the most cherished of human desires – the...

Buhari hails Mandela, condemns Xenophobia

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended former South African President, Nelson Mandela for his rare virtues, especially in the promotion of peace, unity and reconciliation. Buhari spoke on Monday evening at the declaration of Nelson Mandela Decade of Peace at the UN headquarters in New York in commemoration of the centenary...

Buhari appoints Amaechi DG of his campaign team

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi as the Secretary/Director General of his campaign team. This was contained in a statement signed by Buhari’s spokesperson, Garba Shehu, on Thursday. A terse statement, Amaechi will subsequently appoint other members of the Buhari-Osinbajo Presidential Campaign team. The...

Buhari does not understand governance – Saraki insists

Senate President and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday insisted that President Muhammadu Buhari does not understand governance and was not prepared to govern the country when he was elected in 2015. Saraki stated this while addressing Oyo State delegates and members of the party ahead...

Buhari denies endorsing any aspirant in Rivers, Abia states

President Muhammadu Buhari has refuted the rumours about his endorsement of any governorship aspirant in Rivers and Abia states and in any other states across Nigeria. The president in his statement made available by the special adviser on media and publicity, Femi Adesina, said, such rumours are malicious, misleading and...

I don’t believe Buhari deserves term in Nigeria– Man who climbed mast

Nura Ilyasu who climbed the telecom mast has descended after 24 hours. He had also been on 7-day hunger strike in protest against President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration. The 28-year-old man noted that he has not committed any crime but have rather done what is within the purview of the law,...

Buhari summons Tinubu to save Ambode from ‘disgrace’

In a bid to intervene in the rift between the Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode and his Godfather, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday reportedly summon Tinubu to Abuja. Tinubu who is also a national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, was also a governor of Lagos State,...

Nigeria vs Liberia: President Weah shows skills, as Buhari walked 800m

African leaders are no doubt making giant strides with their extra-milage steps to prove their humility and stamina to their subjects. But citizens in Nigeria and Liberia seems to expect these new display of talents to translate to robust economic reform and development, even as Presidents Muhammadu Buhari and...

Buhari: Why Nigerians must not allow PDP to return to power

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked Nigerians not to allow the main opposition the People Democratic Party (PDP) return to power come 2019. A group National Consolidation Ambassadors of Nigeria (NCAN), had last week purchased the N45 million nomination form for the president for his reelection. The President while returning the nomination...

Presidency speaks on Buhari’s committment to minimum wage increase

President Muhammadu Buhari is committed to the increase in the minimum wage, the Presidency has assured Nigerians. According to Senator Ita Enang, the senior special assistant to the president on National Assembly matters (Senate), at a Forum in Abuja addressing the alleged lack of commitment by the federal government to...

I want to be run for second term to protect Nigeria, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday said that he decided to seek re-election to protect the interest of Nigeria. President Buhari who stated this when he submitted his Expression of Interest and Nomination Form at the All Progressives Congress, APC, Secretariat, Abuja, said that every hand must be on deck not to...

Buhari will provide 24 hours electricity if re-elected– Amaechi

Rotimi Amaechi, Minister of Transportation, says the present administration is ready to provide 24-hour electricity supply for Nigerians if re-elected. Amaechi stated this while addressing newsmen in Abuja, on Tuesday. Highlighting the performance of the present administration under President Muhammadu Buhari, in the area of infrastructure development and fighting corruption, he...

Murray-Bruce fumes, speaks on Buhari’s 45m donation

Senator Ben Murray-Bruce has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari over the donation of N45 million he received to purchase forms for nomination and expression of interest for presidential race. Quoting electoral constitution,  Murray-Bruce noted that nobody can donate more than N1million, aside the fact of huge fee the All Progressives Congress...

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